|The Paris Hours||Alex George||
THE PARIS HOURS explores, over one single day, the joy, sadness, and secrets of four regular people whose lives become entwined with some of the more famous celebrities of 1920s Paris: Ernest Hemingway, Marcel Proust, Gertrude Stein, and Josephine Baker....
|Setting Free the Kites||Alex George||
SETTING FREE THE KITES is a coming of age story featuring two unlikely teenage friends. One is cautious, the other daring, one an observer, the other curious. They bond while working one summer at a run-down amusement park. This warm and moving story explores the pain and joy of youthful friendship, by the author of...
|City of Girls||Elizabeth Gilbert||
|Acts of God||Ellen Gilchrist||
ACTS OF GOD is Ellen Gilchrist's finest collection of salty stories of tragedy and good. These characters run the gamut from fighters to believers to survivors.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Ellen Gilchrist on the title page at the store. It is a new, unread first edition...
|City of Women||David R. Gillham||
CITY OF WOMEN is an extraordinary story of ordinary Germans attempting to live and survive in war-torn Berlin in 1943. Life and death choices conflict with right and wrong every day. This is a true page-turner.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by David Gillham on the title page at his...
|A House Among the Trees||Julia Glass||
A HOUSE AMONG THE TREES is an expertly written tale of a famous author of children's books who leaves his fortune to his long-time assistant, and her attempts to honor his final requests for the many people whose lives he touched with his work and his vibrant personality.
THIS COPY (shown below...
|And the Dark Sacred Night||Julia Glass||
AND THE DARK SACRED NIGHT is an exquisitely memorable tale of the search for an unknown father. There are unexpected twists and turns throughout the story to keep the reader mesmerized.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Julia Glass on a page that was bound into the book. It is a new...
FLORA is a delightful story of a precocious ten-year old girl being cared for by her late mother's twenty-two-year-old cousin. The tale is set during the final months of World War Two, at Oak Ridge, Tennessee, where the child's father is engaged in secret military work. By the end of the book, it's difficult to...
|Nothing Is Forgotten||Peter Golden||
NOTHING IS FORGOTTEN is the story of a budding radio host in 1950s New Jersey who travels to Khrushchev’s USSR to discover who was behind the murder of his Russian-Jewish grandmother, as well as to learn more about himself and his family's dark past. It's an absolutely fantastic look at the post-WWII global climate and how it...
|Wherever There Is Light||Peter Golden||
WHEREVER THERE IS LIGHT is based on the true story of traditionally African-American colleges in the 1930s rescuing Jewish-German professors and bringing them to the United States to teach. One such fictionalized case is presented with the faculty member's son falling in love with the university president's daughter....