|The Goldfinch||Donna Tartt||
THE GOLDFINCH follows the struggling life of a young boy who survives an accident that kills his mother, and then abandoned by his father and adopted by a wealthy Park Avenue family. In adulthood, he is captivated by a painting that reminds him of his mother, but also draws him into the criminal underworld.
|Twice a Spy||Keith Thomson||
TWICE A SPY follows a former CIA agent who is losing his marbles and wangles his son into the operation to lend a hand. Clever stuff by an author who has obviously thoroughly researched the CIA.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed on the title page by Keith Thomson at the store. It is a...
|Angels at the Gate||T.K. Thorne||
ANGELS AT THE GATE finds a young girl in ancient days, masquerading as a boy to avoid the restrictions placed on her gender. As she grows into womanhood and the feelings that ensue, she abandons all that she has known to follow her new world. Based on meticulous research of early history.
|Nora Webster||Colm Tóibín||
NORA WEBSTER follows events in the life of a young Irish widow raising four children as she reaches the depths of despair and finds solace. Colm Tóibín has again created one of his signature unforgettable characters.
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|All the Stars in the Heavens||Adriana Trigiani||
ALL THE STARS IN THE HEAVENS is a breathtaking saga based on the true story of the romance between Clark Gable and Loretta Young. Set in the Hollywood of the 1930s, the book is chock full of larger-than-life characters like Spencer Tracy, David Niven and many more.
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|Kiss Carlo||Adriana Trigiani||
KISS CARLO is the entwined story of a successful Italian family in post-World-War-Two Philadelphia suddenly having to deal with one of it's members more interested in Shakespeare than the business of their kin. The plot takes those involved to a dreamy mountaintop village in Italy and back to Philly, by way of New York...
|One Last Thing Before I Go||Jonathan Tropper||
ONE LAST THING BEFORE I GO is the story of a man whose ex-wife is getting married, his teenage daughter is pregnant and he is faced with life-saving surgery - and trust us, it hilarious!
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed on the title page by Jonathan Tropper at his office. It is a new...
|Redhead by the Side of the Road||Anne Tyler||
REDHEAD BY THE SIDE OF THE ROAD finds Micah, a cautious tech expert in Baltimore and a creature of habit, dealing with a string of sudden surprises that turn his life upside down, like his girlfriend getting an eviction notice and a young man coming to his door and claiming to be his son, and all told with Anne's...
|Vinegar Girl||Anne Tyler||
VINEGAR GIRL is a modern day retelling of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew using a scientist's daughter for the protagonist. Our young hero is the object of her father's outrageous plan to marry her off to his assistant to prevent this brilliant immigrant from being deported. Fun ensues
|Clock Dance||Anne Tyler||
CLOCK DANCE is the story of an older woman finding meaning in her life when she flies across the country to attend to a woman and a child she's never met.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed on the title page by Anne Tyler at her office. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for...