Fiction

Chances Are... Richard Russo

CHANCES ARE... features three old friends who met in college durings the 60s, all with very...

Everybody's Fool Richard Russo

EVERYBODY'S FOOL includes many of the good old boys from Nobody's Fool. It is full of humor and heart, following a man trying to make the best of the little time he has left.

 

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Trajectory Richard Russo

TRAJECTORY is a collection of four expansive stories chock full of Richard Russo's trademark humor.

 

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The Chilbury Ladies' Choir Jennifer Ryan

THE CHILBURY LADIES' CHOIR is a wonderful look at the indomitable spirit of the women of a small English town at the beginning of World War Two. After defying the Vicar's closing of the choir, these brave gals face serious questions concerning a Jewish refugee, and other matters of life and death.

 

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Field of Prey John Sandford

FIELD OF PREY is another in the acclaimed Lucas Davenport thrillers. This one finds a string of dead bodies, all discovered in a cistern in the middle of a cornfield.

 

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Tenth of December: Stories George Saunders

TENTH OF DECEMBER is a brilliant collection by the master of short stories. Subjects run from class to love to sex to despair to war. They are outrageous, hilarious and tender. This is a terrific read.  

 

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Lincoln in the Bardo George Saunders

LINCOLN IN THE BARDO won the Man Booker Prize as the best English language work of fiction. It is George Saunders' first novel, and a unique look at the tragedy of President Abraham Lincoln's loss of his young son Willie. The format and story line is displayed in a form invented by the brilliant Saunders....

The Distance Home Paula Saunders

THE DISTANCE HOME takes place in the stark, rolling fields of the author's home state of South Dakota. Set during the Baby Boom years of post-war America, it examines the relationship between ever-achieving sister Rene, shy and sweet brother Leon, and their slowly distancing parents. Both sharp and tender in turn, this...

The Kept James Scott

THE KEPT is a dramatic, powerful and violent tale, told with a unique brilliance. Set in upstate New York in 1897, a teenager and his mother set out to avenge the murders of their family members. James Scott writes in a style reminiscent of Cormac McCarthy. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless...

The Secret Wisdom of the Earth Christopher Scotton

SECRET WISDOM OF THE EARTH gives the reader a warm and wonderful story of the bonding of a boy and his grandfather, side-by-side with a large coal company's disregard for the community's environment. Throw in a hate crime and you'll have one of our all-time favorite books and best sellers. This title has been...