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charles-a-ray's picture
Al Pennyback learns that a cousin he hardly knew has died and left him property in his will.  The problem is, he has to go to Houston, Texas, near where he grew up, to settle the matter.  Along with the trauma of going back to a place he swore he'd never return to, he has to deal with the...
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“Andrew Porter is a born storyteller . . . He makes his own space instantly and invites you in. Hats off!”  —Barry Hannah   From a commanding new voice in fiction comes a novel as perceptive as it is generous: a portrait of an American family trying to cope in our world today, a story...
heywood-gould's picture
This is so typical of me. I make a sex- for term papers- deal  with a whacko chick in my American Lit. class. She sticks around just long enough to make me fall crazy in love then disappears. Six months later she’s back like nothing happened. But then the weirdness starts. My apartment is...
gwendolyn-zepeda's picture
Jessica Luna is your typical 26 year old: she has man trouble, mom trouble, and not a clue what to do with her life (though everyone else in her family seems to have plenty of suggestions!) After a lifetime of being babied by her family, Jess is incapable of trusting herself to make the right...