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jacquelyn-mitchard's picture
Feb.19.2012
12-year-old Veronica Swan's idyllic life in a close-knit Mormon community is shattered when her two younger sisters are brutally murdered. Although her parents find the strength to forgive the deranged killer, Scott Early, Veronica cannot do the same. Years later, she sets out alone to avenge...
bob-mustin's picture
Jan.14.2012
Stephen Banks loos up from breakfast at a Clarkesville, Georgia, diner to see a frightened and unkempt young woman climb from the truck. Who is she? Banks must find out. The task is a daunting one - her name is Ginger, and she has amnesia. As Banks and Ginger leave Clarkesville in search of her...
pamela-steele's picture
Jan.04.2012
Avery is no stranger to the weight of loss, the way it shapes and defines the expanse of a life. The death of her sister, when Avery was just a child herself, engulfed her and her family—a mother driven mad, a father who disappeared, and all the while, neighbors and friends ignoring and...
robert-leleux's picture
Dec.24.2011
The Living End is a tribute to an unforgettable woman, and a testimony to the way a disease can awaken an urgent desire for love and forgiveness. Told with sparkling wit and warmth, The Living End will resonate with families coping with Alzheimer's, and any reader looking for...
jessica-keener's picture
Nov.30.2011
Sixteen-year-old Sarah Kunitz lives in a posh, suburban world of 1970 Boston. From the outside, her parents’ lifestyle appears enviable – a world defined by cocktail parties, expensive cars, and live-in maids to care for their children – but inside their five-bedroom house, all is not well for the...
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Nov.21.2011
  “The Flaw in the Fabric, Book 1 of A Travellers Guide for Lost Souls” – set along the Granite Coast of Nova Scotia – is a world in which the boundaries of space and time are developing stress cracks. Through one such crack, brought on by a hurricane in the ghost-infested province of Nova...
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Nov.01.2011
The tree is decorated, the cookies are baked, and the packages are wrapped, but the biggest celebration this Christmas is Gaby Summerhill's wedding. Since her husband died three years ago, Gaby's four children have drifted apart, each consumed by the turbulence of their own lives. They haven't...
jennie-nash's picture
Oct.05.2011
An IndieNext Notable Pick, this is a story about three generations of artists who are grappling with the source of creativity and the limits of love. Claire has a successful career as a food photographer, a loving husband, a gorgeous home on the beach, and a daughter whose career as a...
ellen-hopkins's picture
Sep.14.2011
THREE FEMALE FRIENDS FACE MIDLIFE CRISES IN A NO-HOLDS-BARRED EXPLORATION OF SEX, MARRIAGE, AND THE FRAGILITY OF LIFE.Holly: Filled with regret for being a stay-athome mom, she sheds sixty pounds and loses herself in the world of extramarital sex. Will it bring fulfillment?Andrea: A single mom...
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Aug.30.2011
Pleasures and Ponderings: From Nun to Nudist to Now offers friendship as you share the universal experiences of hurt and love, frustration and celebration, fear and success. When you're in a reflective space, read "Living with Loss and Longing," "What Am I Here For?" "What if I Don't Figure it...