Fiction

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Kirstin Chen, Bury What We Cannot Take

Kirstin Chen discusses her new novel with Laura Van Den Berg.

The day nine-year-old San San and her twelve-year-old brother, Ah Liam, discover their grandmother taking a hammer to a framed portrait of Chairman Mao is the day that forever changes their lives. To prove his loyalty to the Party, Ah Liam reports his grandmother to the authorities. But his belief in doing the right thing sets in motion a terrible chain of events.

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$24.95
ISBN: 9781542049702
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Little a - March 20th, 2018

Curt Eriksen, A Place of Timeless Harmony

When Richard Delmore and his lover Sofie Cerruti decide to escape from the confines of their affair in the Twin Cities, they choose the white sands of Zanzibar and the verdant slopes of the outer lip of the Ngorongoro Crater as their romantic destination. It's a temporary paradise they're after, a reprieve from the limitations of the life of deception they lead in the States.

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$14.95
ISBN: 9781680031454
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Published: Texas Review Press - November 23rd, 2017

Lauren Grodstein & Jessica Shattuck

Karen Neulander, a successful New York political consultant and single mother, has always been fiercely protective of her son, Jacob, now six.

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$15.95
ISBN: 9781616208011
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Published: Algonquin Books - March 20th, 2018

The Women in the Castle: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062563675
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 2nd, 2018

Leslie Wheeler, Rattlesnake Hill

It's November in the Berkshires, a dreary time of dwindling light when the tourists have fled along with the last gasp of fall foliage. So when a stranger shows up in the sleepy hilltown of New Nottingham and starts asking questions, the locals don't exactly roll out the welcome wagon.

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$16.99
ISBN: 9781893035812
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Published: Encircle Publications, LLC - February 16th, 2018

Benjamin Ludwig & Meg Kearney

This event is presented in conjunction with FosterOn.

Full of great big heart and unexpected humor, Ludwig's debut introduces the lovable, wholly original Ginny Moon who discovers a new meaning of family on her unconventional journey home.

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$15.99
ISBN: 9780778330882
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Published: Park Row - December 26th, 2017

When You Never Said Goodbye: An Adoptee's Search for Her Birth Mother: A Novel in Poems and Journal Entries Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780892554799
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Published: Persea Books - March 21st, 2017

Snowbound: Best New England Crime Stories 2017

Snowbound, the fifteenth 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.

Contributing authors Christine Bagley, Connie Hambley Johnson, and Sharon Daynard will share their stories.

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$16.95
ISBN: 9781947915015
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Published: Level Best Books - October 23rd, 2017

Vandana Singh, Ambiguity Machines

In her first North American collection, Vandana Singh's deep humanism interplays with her scientific background in stories that explore and celebrate this world and others and characters who are trying to make sense of the people they meet, what they see, and the challenges they face. An eleventh century poet wakes to find he is as an artificially intelligent companion on a starship. A woman of no account has the ability to look into the past.

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$16.00
ISBN: 9781618731432
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Published: Small Beer Press - February 13th, 2018

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