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Cruel Beautiful World: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616203634
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Published: Algonquin Books - October 4th, 2016

“A gorgeous, seductive novel that is also terrifying and pulse-pounding.” —Wiley Cash, author of The Dark Road to Mercy

“Backdropped by the Vietnam War and the Manson murders, Cruel Beautiful World is a fast-moving page-turner about the naïveté of youth and the malignity of power.


The Midnight Watch: A Novel of the Titanic and the Californian Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250118271
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - April 11th, 2017

As the Titanic and her passengers sank slowly into the Atlantic Ocean after striking an iceberg late in the evening of April 14, 1912, a nearby ship looked on. Second Officer Herbert Stone, in charge of the midnight watch on the SS Californian sitting idly a few miles north, saw the distress rockets that the Titanic fired.


Miss Jane Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393354386
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 11th, 2017

Since his award-winning debut collection of stories, Last Days of the Dog-Men, Brad Watson has been expanding the literary traditions of the South, in work as melancholy, witty, strange, and lovely as any in America.


Fallen Land: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250116840
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - January 10th, 2017

An Indie Next pick, an Okra 2016 Winter Selection, and a SIBA Bestseller!


The Last Confession of Thomas Hawkins Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544944381
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Published: Mariner Books - March 21st, 2017

Winner of the CWA Historical Dagger Award

A Publishers Weekly Top Ten Crime/Mystery Novel of 2016
 
“Historical fiction just doesn’t get any better than this.” — Jeffery Deaver

“A rip-roaring ride . . .


News of the World: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062409218
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 20th, 2017

Soon to be a Major Motion Picture Starring Tom Hanks 

National Book Award FinalistFiction


The Sound of Gravel: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250077707
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 25th, 2017

An instant New York Times bestseller
“A haunting, harrowing testament to survival."People Magazine
“An addictive chronicle of a polygamist community.”New York Magazine
“Unforgettable”Entertainment Weekly


The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780778319801
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Published: Mira Books - January 31st, 2017

"Phaedra Patrick understands the soul. Eccentric, charming, and wise...The Curious Charms is not just for those who are mourning over love or the past. This book will illuminate your heart." -- Nina George, New York Times bestselling author of The Little Paris Bookshop


The Things We Keep: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250051929
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - January 17th, 2017

Anna Forster is only thirty-eight years old, but her mind is slowly slipping away from her. Armed only with her keen wit and sharp-eyed determination, she knows that her family is doing what they believe to be best when they take her to Rosalind House, an assisted living facility. But Anna has a secret: she does not plan on staying.


What Lies Between Us: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250118172
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - April 4th, 2017

Ganga, a young girl, grows up carefree in the midst of her loving family in an old and beautiful house nestled in the idyllic hill country of Sri Lanka. Her childhood is like any other—until it isn’t. A cherished friendship is revealed to have monstrous undertones and the consequences of trauma spell both the end of her childhood and that of her stable home.