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Louise Miller, The City Baker's Guide to Country Living

A full-hearted novel about a big-city baker who discovers the true meaning of home--and that sometimes the best things are found when you didn't even know you were looking

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ISBN: 9781101981214
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Published: Penguin Books - November 7th, 2017

Barbara Ridley, When It's Over

Coming of age in Prague in the 1930s, Lena Kulkova is inspired by the left-wing activists who resist the rise of fascism. She meets Otto, a refugee from Hitler's Germany, and follows him to Paris to work for the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War.

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ISBN: 9781631522963
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Published: She Writes Press - September 26th, 2017

Joan Dempsey, This Is How It Begins

In 2009, eighty-five-year-old art professor Ludka Zeilonka gets drawn into a political firestorm when her grandson, Tommy, is among a group of gay Massachusetts teachers fired for allegedly silencing Christian kids in high school classrooms. The ensuing battle to reinstate the teachers raises the specter of Ludka's World War II past--a past she's spent a lifetime trying to forget.

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ISBN: 9781631523083
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Published: She Writes Press - October 3rd, 2017

Robert Olmstead, Savage Country

In September 1873, Elizabeth Coughlin, a widow bankrupted by her husband's folly and death, embarks on a buffalo hunt with her estranged and mysterious brother-in-law, Michael. With no money, no family, no job or security, she hopes to salvage something of her former life and the lives of the hired men and their families who depend on her. The buffalo hunt that her husband had planned, she now realizes, was his last hope for saving their land.

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ISBN: 9781616204129
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 26th, 2017

Hernán Díaz & Paul Yoon

A young Swedish immigrant finds himself penniless and alone in California. The boy travels east in search of his brother, moving on foot against the great current of emigrants pushing West.

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ISBN: 9781566894883
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Published: Coffee House Press - October 10th, 2017

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ISBN: 9781501154089
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 15th, 2017

Seth Rogoff, First, the Raven

Sy Kirschbaum has spent almost twenty years in Prague translating legendary Czech dissident Jan Horak's samizdat masterpiece, Blue, Red, Gray. On the cusp of finishing, he is called back to his Maine hometown to see his troubled former lover, Ida Fields, now the wife of their childhood friend Gabe Slatky.

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ISBN: 9781944697440
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Published: Sagging Meniscus Press - September 15th, 2017

Stephanie Gayle, Idyll Fears

It's two weeks before Christmas 1997, and Chief Thomas Lynch faces a crisis when Cody Forrand, a six-year-old with a life-threatening medical condition, goes missing during a blizzard. The confusing case shines a national spotlight on the small, sleepy town of Idyll, Connecticut, where small-time crime is already on the rise and the police seem to be making mistakes left and right.

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ISBN: 9781633883574
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Published: Seventh Street Books - September 5th, 2017


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