Fiction

Moonglow Michael Chabon

MOONGLOW is Chabon at his best, telling multiple stories that are taken from real life, although most are created from his mind. Readers will be  treated to an intense World War II hero who spends time in jail for attacking his civilian boss, a holocaust survivor, and even a few appearances from Wernher von Braun, the...

Telegraph Avenue Michael Chabon

TELEGRAPH AVENUE features a classic David versus Goliath of the music world. It is set in San Francisco starring friends and bandmates  trying to hang on to their struggling record emporium as a megastore is headed their way. The new operation is owned by an ex-NFL quarterback, who happens to be the fifth richest black...

The Last Runaway Tracy Chevalier

THE LAST RUNAWAY tells of a young Quaker woman who arrives in the American Midwest in the 1850s to find life very different from her home across the Atlantic. She is drawn into helping slaves escape on the Underground Railway and discovers principles count for little, even within a religious community famed for...

A Single Thread Tracy Chevalier

A SINGLE THREAD takes place in 1932, where Violet has become a "surplus woman" after the deaths of both her brother and her fiance in World War I. She saves up enough money to move away from her cold mother, and finds a community in a group of women who sew the kneelers for the grand cathedral in town. However, she...

New Boy Tracy Chevalier

NEW BOY is Tracy Chevalier's retelling of Shakespeare's Othello on an elementary school playground of the 1970s. The Hogarth series and the world class authors chosen for the task, translate the Bard's work into stories all readers will appreciate.

 

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At the Edge of the Orchard Tracy Chevalier

AT THE EDGE OF THE ORCHARD is a riveting family drama with settings ranging from Connecticut through Ohio to California, in the middle of the nineteenth century. A harsh theme is discovered understanding different types of apple trees and the fruit they produce. This title has been selected as a Booksmith...

Past Tense: A Jack Reacher Novel Lee Child

PAST TENSE finds Jack Reacher taking a cross-country road trip, but before long he finds himself embroiled in a mystery about...

Blue Moon: A Jack Reacher Novel Lee Child
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Night School Lee Child

NIGHT SCHOOL finds Jack Reacher back in the classroom learning how to track down a Jihadist.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Lee Child at his New York office on a page that was bound into the book. It is a new, unread, unopened first edition with a "Signed Copy" sticker on the...

The Ex-Suicide: A Mountain Brook Novel Katherine Clark

THE EX-SUICIDE: A MOUNTAIN BROOK NOVEL is focused on the house previously occupied by the famous writer, Walker Percy, where his father committed suicide. The storyline follows a young man who is reluctant to accept the reins of the family business his parents are anxious to turn over. An old flame shows then enters...