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"Last Night I Dreamt I went to Manderley Again..."

With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim ... More details on Rebecca

Last night I dreamed I went to Manderley again. It seemed to me I stood by the iron gate leading to the drive, and for a while I could not enter, for the way was barred to me. There was a padlock and ...
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What do readers say about The Ten Thousand Doors of January?

lyrical and poetic beautiful and fable-like young adult fantasy twisty and interesting

"A gorgeous, aching love letter to stories, storytellers, and the doors they lead us through…absolutely enchanting."-Christina Henry, bestselling author of Alice and Lost Boys

LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER! Finalist for the 2020 Hugo, Nebula, Locus, a... More details on The Ten Thousand Doors of January

When I was seven, I found a door. I suspect I should capitalize that word, so you understand I’m not talking about your garden- or common-variety door that leads reliably to a white-tiled kitchen or a...
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What do readers say about The Song of Achilles?

breathtakingly beautiful authentic-sounding prose a retelling homeric

Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. Despite their differences, Achilles befriends the shamed prince, and as they grow into young men skilled in the... More details on The Song of Achilles

MY FATHER WAS A KING AND THE SON OF KINGS. HE was a short man, as most of us were, and built like a bull, all shoulders. He married my mother when she was fourteen and sworn by the priestess to be fru...
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In 1948, when he is fifteen, Trond spends a summer in the country with his father. The events - the accidental death of a child, his best friend's feelings of guilt and eventual disappearance, his father's decision to leave the family for another wom... More details on Out Stealing Horses

Early November. It’s nine o’clock. The titmice are banging against the window. Sometimes they fly dizzily off after the impact, other times they fall and lie struggling in the new snow until they can ...
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sweeping love story that crosses time, from a bleak 22nd century to 10th century Iceland - a land of rugged beauty and ax-hewn justice.

In a desolate future built on virtual reality, Ginn is a romantic who yearns for something real. She designs en... More details on Beautiful Wreck

True, vivid smells were something I yearned for, but tonight I was grateful the programming team couldn’t get them right. Realistic sweat and stale beer, and the iron tinge of blood, would have made t...
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"Emotionally engaging… [A] romantic page-turner." -Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

"A sexy, suspenseful, gorgeously written book." -Curtis Sittenfeld, author of Prep

A propulsive novel about sex, love, family, money, class, home, and horses -... More details on The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls

I was fifteen years old when my parents sent me away to the Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls. The camp was located in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, concealed in the Blue Ridge Mountains. You could dr...
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A chilling, classically-inspired ghost story from Susan Hill, our reigning mistress of spine-tingling fiction.

For the last twenty years Sir James Monmouth has journeyed all over the globe in the footsteps of his hero, the great pioneering traveler ... More details on The Mist in the Mirror

For a few seconds, until my eyes grew accustomed to the gloom, I could see nothing. The hallway was cold and had a dank, below-ground smell, mingled with the fumes of smoke and ale, which must have pe...
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"With more twists than a bag of pretzels, this compelling family saga may make you question what you think you know about your own relatives."-Cosmopolitan

"Roanoke girls never last long around here. In the end, we either run o... More details on The Roanoke Girls

The second time I saw Roanoke was a month after my mother committed suicide. She hanged herself from her bedroom doorknob while I was at school. Made a noose of her bathrobe sash and knelt in supplica...
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A charming ne'er-do-well returns to his haunted Irish hometown to uncover the truth about his mother in this "supernaturally skilled debut" (Vanity Fair) and turns the town-and his life-upside down.

Having been abandoned at an orphanage as a baby, Ma... More details on Himself

For Mulderrig is a place like no other. Here the colours are a little bit brighter and the sky is a little bit wider. Here the trees are as old as the mountains and a clear river runs into the sea. Pe...
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From the bestselling author of The Last Unicorn comes an "engaging story of a friendship that transcends time"(Library Journal)…

Arriving in the magnificent countryside of Dorset, England, to live with her mother and new stepfather, the young and ver... More details on Tamsin

When I was really young, if there was one thing I wanted in the world, it was to be invisible. I used to sit in class and daydream about it, the way the other kids were daydreaming about being a movie...
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