Fiction

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Christopher Castellani, Leading Men

Chris Castellani launches his new novel in conversation with Lauren Groff.

In July of 1953, at a glittering party thrown by Truman Capote in Portofino, Italy, Tennessee Williams and his longtime lover Frank Merlo meet Anja Blomgren, a mysteriously taciturn young Swedish beauty and aspiring actress. Their encounter will go on to alter all of their lives.

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ISBN: 9780525559054
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Published: Viking - February 12th, 2019

Andre Dubus III, Gone So Long

Few writers can enter their characters so completely or evoke their lives as viscerally as Andre Dubus III. In this deeply compelling new novel, a father, estranged for the worst of reasons, is driven to seek out the daughter he has not seen in decades.

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$27.95
ISBN: 9780393244106
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 2nd, 2018

Chaya Bhuvaneswar, White Dancing Elephants

A woman grieves a miscarriage, haunted by the Buddha's birth. An artist with schizophrenia tries to survive hatred and indifference in small-town India by turning to the beauty of sculpture and dance. Orphans in India get pulled into a strange "rescue" mission aimed at stripping their mysterious powers. A brief but intense affair between two women culminates in regret and betrayal.

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$16.95
ISBN: 9781945814617
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Published: Dzanc Books - October 9th, 2018

Clea Simon, A Spell of Murder

"It's Harriet's fault. It's always her fault, not that she'll ever admit it." So begins A Spell of Murder, a Witch Cats of Cambridge mystery, the first in a new cozy series that mixes feline fiction with a touch of the paranormal, and a little romance as well. Becca, newly single and newly unemployed, wants to believe she has psychic powers. With nothing but time - and a desire for empowerment - she's studying to become a witch.

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$26.00
ISBN: 9781947993327
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Published: Polis Books - December 11th, 2018

Jessica Lucci, Watch City

Time travel, totalitarianism, and tea. Professor Tess Alset must choose liberation over love in order to emancipate her city from power-hungry despots. Verdandi, the professor’s apprentice, could hold the life saving key to the lock of time. If the city falls before the clocks are set right, the professor’s quest to rescue her true love will be destroyed. As will her dreams of scones and jam.

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$18.84
ISBN: 9781732349506
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Published: Indie Woods - September 10th, 2018

Katherine Arden, The Winter of the Witch

Katherine Arden discusses her new novel with writer and artist (and bookseller!) Marika McCoola.

Following their adventures in The Bear and the Nightingale and The Girl in the Tower, Vasya and Morozko return in this stunning conclusion to the bestselling Winternight Trilogy, battling enemies mortal and magical to save both Russias, the seen and the unseen.

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$28.00
ISBN: 9781101885994
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Published: Del Rey - January 8th, 2019

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