Fiction

The Odds Stewart O'Nan

THE ODDS: A LOVE STORY follows a couple on their thirtieth anniversary who liquidate their savings with the aim of traveling to a casino, booking the bridal suite, and then risking everything on one huge gamble.

 

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The Man Without a Shadow Joyce Carol Oates

THE MAN WITHOUT A SHADOW explores neuroscience through both a personal and a professional experience. A scientist is perplexed at where to draw the line when it comes to ethics, obsession and passion. 

 

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Inland Téa Obreht

INLAND is the story of a frontier woman in 1892 Arizona, as she and her youngest son await the return of her husband and her oldest sons, and Lurie, a former outlaw now driven to set across the vast expanse of the American southwest, and how their separate threads begin to entwine.

 

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Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League Jonathan Odell

MISS HAZEL AND THE ROSA PARKS LEAGUE witnesses two women exchanging animosity for friendship. They discover that the differences of their race and status can be overcome by their similar experiences in life. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best...

Orhan's Inheritance Aline Ohanesian

ORHAN'S INHERITANCE follows a young man's journey from Turkey to the United States to unravel the mystery of why his grandfather would bequeath the family estate to a stranger thousands of miles away. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best for the...

Where The Crawdads Sing Delia Owens

WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING is a moving tale about a mysterious young woman named Kya Clark, who lives...

Adjustment Day Chuck Palahniuk

ADJUSTMENT DAY is another piece of fantastic, transgressive fiction by the master of the genre. Like all his work, this is a thrilling and shocking look at the world through twisted eyes, creating a dystopian version of the future where, among other events, a website exists that allows people to vote for whom they deem...

Bel Canto Ann Patchett

BEL CANTO is a beautiful scenario of the Stockholm Syndrome where the captors (a band of terrorists) and the captives (a posh South American leader's house full of important guests and a famous opera singer) forget the demands of the world and develop friendships and real compassion.

 

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Commonwealth Ann Patchett

COMMONWEALTH is a mesmerizing tale of two families split apart and somewhat coming together in a strange manner. When a well-known author discovers the details, he publishes a huge best-seller based on these facts. Ironically, the families' stories are actually based on fact - the real author's!

 

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Run Ann Patchett

RUN takes place in a twenty-four hour period with a focus on a former mayor of Boston concerned about his children after an accident. Political issues take a back seat when family is concerned.

 

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