Fiction

The Headmaster's Darlings Katherine Clark

HEADMASTER'S DARLINGS: A MOUNTAIN BROOK NOVEL with a foreword BY and also signed by Pat Conroy, is a fictional account of a bigger-than-life Headmaster at one of the South's most prestigious college preparatory schools, located in one of the country's most affluent areas. This comic novel exposes southern society and...

Everyone Brave is Forgiven Chris Cleave

EVERYONE BRAVE IS FORGIVEN is set in London at the beginning of World War II, and tells the little known story of teachers sending their pupils to rural areas to protect them from Nazi air raids in London - the light skin children, that is. There is also a wartime story of romance and loss. The book is inspired by the...

Daddy Emma Cline

DADDY is a brilliant collection of dark stories praised by critics around the country. These literary treasures run the gamit from an absentee father collecting his son from boarding school to a young woman selling her underwear to a stranger to a notorious guest arriving in the Southwest for rehab. Fans of The...

Water Dancer Ta-Nehisi Coates

THE WATER DANCER is a gorgeously written work of magical realism that balances the horrors of slavery against the fantastical. The protagonist Hiram escapes and joins a guerilla cell planning to return to the plantation and liberate his family still in bondage. This character could have been imagined from the minds of...

Don't Let Go Harlan Coben

DON'T LET GO reopens old wounds for Detective Nap Dumas as a new case finds clues to an old girl friend who disappeared along the time his brother was found dead along with his brother's girlfriend. The detective begins to now wonder about his former close friends.

 

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Missing You Harlan Coben

MISSING YOU gives readers a peek at on-line dating, and as NYPD detective Kat Donovan delves deeper into her investigation, the case suddenly becomes very personal. The protagonist eventually challenges her feelings about everyone she knows, including family and a former fiancé.

 

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Six Years Harlan Coben

SIX YEARS is how long Jake Fisher has nursed his broken heart when he reads that the husband of the woman who smashed his dreams has died. The more the story unfolds, the more he finds that his picture perfect remembrances are unraveling.

 

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The Stranger Harlan Coben

THE STRANGER finds Adam Price with his life turned upside down after meeting a stranger who whispers a few words and disappears. When he confronts his wife about what the stranger has told him, he faces the possibility of losing his life.

 

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Highfire Eoin Colfer
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The Death of Santini Pat Conroy

THE DEATH OF SANTINI is autobiographical and  introduces fans to new members of Pat Conroy's family, and the continuing  exposure of family struggle and finally - forgiveness. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best for the last several decades. We...