Primarily of interest to grownups

Julia Quinn, The Girl with the Make-Believe Husband

With her brother Thomas injured on the battlefront in the Colonies, orphaned Cecilia Harcourt has two unbearable choices: move in with a maiden aunt or marry a scheming cousin. Instead, she chooses option three and travels across the Atlantic, determined to nurse her brother back to health. But after a week of searching, she finds not her brother but his best friend, the handsome officer Edward Rokesby.

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ISBN: 9780062388179
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Published: Avon - May 30th, 2017

Sonja Yoerg, All the Best People

An intricately crafted story of madness, magic and misfortune across three generations from the author of The Middle of Somewhere and House Broken.

Vermont, 1972. Carole LaPorte has a satisfying, ordinary life. She cares for her children, balances the books for the family's auto shop and laughs when her husband slow dances her across the kitchen floor. Her tragic childhood might have happened to someone else. 

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ISBN: 9780399583490
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Published: Berkley - May 2nd, 2017

Anita Shreve, The Stars Are Fire

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Weight of Water and The Pilot's Wife (an Oprah's Book Club selection): an exquisitely suspenseful new novel about an extraordinary young woman tested by a catastrophic event and its devastating aftermath--based on the true story of the largest fire in Maine's history.

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ISBN: 9780385350907
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Published: Knopf - April 18th, 2017

Patricia A. Smith & Virginia Pye

Patricia A. Smith discusses her debut novel in conversation with Virginia Pye, author of River of Dust and Dreams of the Red Phoenix.

A young boy's murder unleashes chaos in the life of a schoolteacher and a small New England town. 

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ISBN: 9781617754876
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Published: Kaylie Jones Books - January 3rd, 2017

Mary Gordon, There Your Heart Lies

From the award-winning novelist Mary Gordon, here is a book whose twentieth-century wisdom can help us understand the difficulties we face in the twenty-first: There Your Heart Lies is a deeply moving novel about an American woman's experiences during the Spanish Civil War, the lessons she learned, and how her story will shape her granddaughter's path. 

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ISBN: 9780307907943
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Published: Pantheon - May 9th, 2017

Rescheduled: Julie Lekstrom Himes & Michael Reynolds

It is 1933 and Mikhail Bulgakov's enviable career is on the brink of being dismantled. His friend and mentor, the poet Osip Mandelstam, has been arrested, tortured, and sent into exile. Meanwhile, a mysterious agent of the secret police has developed a growing obsession with exposing Bulgakov as an enemy of the state. To make matters worse, Bulgakov has fallen in love with the dangerously candid Margarita.

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ISBN: 9781609453756
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Published: Europa Editions - March 14th, 2017

Kei Miller, Augustown

Ma Taffy may be blind but she sees everything. So when her great-nephew Kaia comes home from school in tears, what she senses sends a deep fear through her. While they wait for his mama to come home from work, Ma Taffy recalls the story of the flying preacherman and a great thing that did not happen.

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ISBN: 9781101871614
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Published: Pantheon - May 23rd, 2017

Best New England Crime Stories

Join contributors Christine Bagley, Ruth McCarty, Connie Johnson Hambley, and Janet Halpin. 

Windward, the fourteenth Best New England Crime Stories anthology, continues the tradition of presenting the best mystery and crime fiction from both acclaimed, seasoned authors and exciting new voices. 

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ISBN: 9780692711071
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Published: Level Best Books - October 13th, 2016


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