The Shadow King

The Shadow KingA gripping novel set during Mussolini s 1935 invasion of Ethiopia, The Shadow King takes us back to the first real conflict of World War II, casting light on the women soldiers who were left out of the historical record With the threat of Mussolini s army looming, recently orphaned Hirut struggles

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One More River to Cross

One More River to CrossIn 1844, two years before the Donner Party, the Stevens Murphy company left Missouri to be the first wagons into California through the Sierra Nevada Mountains Mostly Irish Catholics, the party sought religious freedom and education in the mission dominated land and enjoyed a safe journey until Oc

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The Ventriloquists

The VentriloquistsIn this triumphant debut inspired by true events, a ragtag gang of journalists and resistance fighters risk everything for an elaborate scheme to undermine the Reich.Brussels, 1943 Twelve year old street orphan Helene survives by living as a boy and selling copies of the country s most popular news

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Black Card

Black CardWith dark humor, Chris L Terry s Black Card is an uncompromising examination of American identity In an effort to be black enough, a mixed race punk rock musician indulges his own stereotypical views of African American life by doing what his white bandmates call black stuff After remaining s

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When the Plums Are Ripe

When the Plums Are RipeIn Cameroon, plum season is a highly anticipated time of year But for the narrator of When the Plums Are Ripe, the poet Pouka, the season reminds him of the time when our country had discovered the root not so much of its own violence as that of the world s own, and, in response, had thrown its so

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Aldri, aldri, aldri

Aldri, aldri, aldriJeg er 35 r gammel Jeg vil ikke ha barn Dette er ikke noe jeg snakker med andre om Det er noe jeg skammer meg over, noe jeg unng r, g r lange muntlige omveier rundt N r vennene mine snakker om f barn, bytter jeg samtaleemne Jeg vil ikke v re skr sikker eller bastant, for plutselig v kner j

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The Testaments

The TestamentsIn this brilliant sequel to The Handmaid s Tale, acclaimed author Margaret Atwood answers the questions that have tantalized readers for decades When the van door slammed on Offred s future at the end of The Handmaid s Tale, readers had no way of telling what lay ahead for her freedom, prison or d

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The Dutch House

The Dutch HouseAt the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia.

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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely FineNo one s ever told Eleanor that life should be better than fine Meet Eleanor Oliphant She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she s thinking Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by fro

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My Sister, the Serial Killer

My Sister, the Serial KillerMy Sister, the Serial Killer is a blackly comic novel about how blood is thicker and difficult to get out of the carpet than water When Korede s dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what s expected of her bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of

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Little Fires Everywhere

Little Fires EverywhereEveryone in Shaker Heights was talking about it that summer how Isabelle, the last of the Richardson children, had finally gone around the bend and burned the house down In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is meticulously planned from the layout of the windi

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Every Thing You Are

Every Thing You AreFrom the bestselling author of Whisper Me This comes a haunting and lyrical novel about the promises we make and the forgiveness we need when we break them One tragic twist of fate destroyed Braden Healey s hands, his musical career, and his family Now, unable to play, adrift in an alcoholic daze,

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Drowning With Others

Drowning With OthersThey have the perfect marriage Did one of them kill to get it Prep school sweethearts Ian and Andi Copeland are envied by everyone they know They have successful businesses, a beautiful house in St Louis, and their eldest daughter, Cassidy, is following in their footsteps by attending prestigiou

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The Woman in the Window

The Woman in the WindowAnna Fox lives alone a recluse in her New York City home, unable to venture outside She spends her day drinking wine maybe too much , watching old movies, recalling happier times and spying on her neighbors Then the Russells move into the house across the way a father, a mother, their teen

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Dein perfektes Jahr

Dein perfektes JahrA MAN CONSUMED BY A MEANINGLESS LIFE IS GOING TO DO SOMETHING HE S NEVER CONSIDERED DOING BEFORE HE S GOING TO ENJOY THE DAY For hyper particular publishing heir Jonathan Grief, the day starts like any other with a strict morning fitness regimen that ll keep his divorced, easily irritated, cyn

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City of Girls

City of GirlsFrom the 1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love and The Signature of All Things, a delicious novel of glamour, sex, and adventure, about a young woman discovering that you don t have to be a good girl to be a good person Life is both fleeting and dangerous, and there is no point i

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The Water Dancer

The Water DancerYoung Hiram Walker was born into bondage When his mother was sold away, Hiram was robbed of all memory of her but was gifted with a mysterious power Years later, when Hiram almost drowns in a river, that same power saves his life This brush with death births an urgency in Hiram and a daring schem

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The Great Alone

The Great AloneAlaska, 1974 Unpredictable Unforgiving Untamed For a family in crisis, the ultimate test of survival Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision he will move his family north, to Alaska,

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