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....
|Heading Out to Wonderful||Robert Goolrick||
HEADING OUT TO WONDERFUL is an edge-of-the-chair story of love gone bad and obsession. It is a juicy, suspenseful and erotic novel that was named by the American Booksellers Association as one of the best books in the country.
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|At the Water's Edge||Sara Gruen||
AT THE WATER'S EDGE is the story of a young woman in 1944 traveling to Scotland with her husband and his best friend. Left alone much of the time, she establishes friendships during these war days and witnesses an encounter with the Loch Ness monster. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic...
|City On Fire||Garth Risk Hallberg||
CITY ON FIRE is an unforgettable novel about love and betrayal, art and truth, and rock 'n' roll - and about what makes living worthwhile.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Garth Risk Hallberg on the title page at his office. There is a label on the jacket that reads, "Signed First...
|The Christmas Kid||Pete Hamill||
THE CHRISTMAS KID AND OTHER BROOKLYN STORIES is a collection about the borough in which Pete Hamill was born, grew up and is so close to his heart. This is a must- read for anyone who seeks to understand the world today through the lens of the world that once was.
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|The Nightingale||Kristin Hannah||
THE NIGHTINGALE was named Book of the Year by many media outlets. This is one of the most powerful stories we've read and found it mesmerizing in describing the resilience of the human spirit during the horrifying years in occupied France during World War Two.
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|The Great Alone||Kristin Hannah||
THE GREAT ALONE is the first work after Kristin Hannah's blockbuster success The Nightingale. Set in 1974, it is the story of a troubled Vietnam veteran who moves his family to the desolation of the Alaskan wilderness. While at first his wife and daughter enjoy the beautiful landscape and the rugged community...
ENON follows a man dealing with a personal tragedy through the New England landscape.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Paul Harding on a page that was bound into the book. It is a new, unread, unopened first edition. Published in September, 2013 by Random House, an imprint of...