Fiction

Over My Dead Body Jeffrey Archer

OVER MY DEAD BODY is the newest and most thrilling of the genre's master. Detective Chief Inspector William Warwick and ex-undercover agent Ross Hogan chase killers through London, Geneva and on a luxury liner en route to New York

 

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A Permanent Member of the Family Russell Banks

A PERMANENT MEMBER OF THE FAMILY is a collection of twelve new stories that exhibit Russell Banks' absolute mastery of this particular genre of storytelling. Be sure to check out the dark thoughts in Christmas Party.

 

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Mrs. Osmond John Banville

MRS. OSMOND continues the story of Isabel Archer, the protagonist of Henry James' classic novel The Portrait of a Lady, retelling the tale and then taking it further, all with Banville's characteristically thoughtful and arresting prosody, as well as a clever sense of humor.

 

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The Only Story Julian Barnes

THE ONLY STORY is the story of a young college student and a married older woman who fall in love after being paired together in a tennis tournament, and how their relationship evolved over the years.

 

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Lookaway, Lookaway Wilton Barnhardt

LOOKAWAY, LOOKAWAY is Southern satire at its finest. The protagonist is an unforgettable woman attempting to put back together a family coming apart.

 

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Far As The Eye Can See Robert Bausch

FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE is a literary journey across the western part of America immediately following the Civil War. The protagonist captures the reader with his search for survival with a woman who believes she can save him and a Crow brave who shows him the real meaning of freedom and strength.

 

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The Sellout Paul Beatty

THE SELLOUT is a darkly comic look at race in this country. It contains laugh-out-loud scenes and when the last page is turned, the reader will understand why it won the National Book Critics Award and was the first American novel to win the Man Booker Award.

 

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Mistress of the Ritz Melanie Benjamin

MISTRESS OF THE RITZ is a fascinating and thrilling take on the true story of the husband and wife...

The Swans of Fifth Avenue Melanie Benjamin

THE SWANS OF FIFTH AVENUE is a spectacular look at our state's bad boy of literature, Truman Capote. No library should be without this delicious novel that exposes the gossip and scandal Capote created with his betrayal of Manhattan's finest.

 

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The Mothers Brit Bennett

THE MOTHERS is a brilliant debut novel about a beautiful, rebellious high school senior, who will be the first in her family to go to college. Still grieving her mother's death, the protagonist hides a deep secret. Nationwide reviews have been powerful.

 

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