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Hannah Kent

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Taut and terrifying, Snowblind is a startling debut from Ragnar Jonasson, an extraordinary new talent.

Where: An isolated fishing village in the fjords of northern Iceland, where no one locks their doors.

Who: Ari Thór is a rookie policeman on his fi... View details

There was pure happiness in her voice. Kristín was always softly spoken, as if nothing ever took her by surprise, but Ari Thór was starting to learn how to read her expressions. Those deep-blue eyes t...
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From the author of the worldwide bestseller Room: "Her greatest achievement yet…Emma Donoghue shows more than range with Frog Music - she shows genius."- Darin Strauss, author of Half a Life.

Summer of 1876: San Francisco is in the fierce grip of a... View details

Sitting on the edge of the bed in the front room, Blanche stoops to rip at the laces of her gaiters. “‘Dors, min p’tit quinquin—’” Her husky voice frays to a thread on the second high note. She clears...
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The women in an Arctic village must survive a sinister threat after all the men are wiped out by a catastrophic storm in this "gripping novel inspired by a real-life witch hunt. . . . Beautiful and chilling" (Madeline Miller, bestselling author of Ci... View details

The men came scrambling down the black rock like dark, swift insects, glinting and hard-bodied with blades and scythes. They began to swing and cut before the whale was even dead. It bucking and all o...
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International superstar Yrsa Sigurdardottir has captivated the attention of readers around the world with her mystery series featuring attorney Thora Gudmundsdottir. Now, with I Remember You, Yrsa will stun readers once again with this out-of-this-wo... View details

“I don’t know who could have done this, but I doubt it was kids or teenagers. Although it’s certainly possible.” Freyr stuck his hands in his pockets and stared at the destruction in front of him once...
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"A Handmaid's Tale for the 21st century" (Prism Magazine), Wood's dystopian tale about a group of young women held prisoner in the Australian desert is a prescient feminist fable for our times. As the Guardian writes, "contemporary feminism may have ... View details

SO THERE were kookaburras here. This was the first thing Yolanda knew in the dark morning. (That and where’s my durries?) Two birds breaking out in that loose, sharp cackle, a bird call before the sun...
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A memoir of a family's year living in Reykjavik that "captures the fierce beauty of the Arctic landscape" (Booklist).

Sarah Moss had a childhood dream of moving to Iceland, sustained by a wild summer there when she was nineteen. In 2009, she saw an a... View details

I cannot remember the beginning of my longing for northerly islands. It may be hereditary; the childhood holidays that weren’t spent driving across Eastern Europe took place in Orkney and the Hebrides...
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Finalist for The New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award

One August afternoon, two sisters-Sophia, eight, and Alyona, eleven-go missing from a beach on the far... View details

The water receded. Alyona could see, under her sister’s feet, the pebbles breaking the curves of Sophia’s arches, the sweep of grit left by little waves. Sophia bent to roll up her pant legs, and her ...
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Zimbabwe is the first collection of poetry from Zimbabwean born, UK based writer Tapiwa Mugabe. This collection introduces a fresh and bold voice into the rich current that is emerging from young African millennial artists.... View details

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The Orange Prize-winning author Kate Grenville reaches back into her family's history to craft an astounding new novel about the pioneers of New South Wales. Already a best seller in Australia, The Secret River is the dramatic and potent story of Gre... View details

The Alexander, with its cargo of convicts, had bucked over the face of the ocean for the better part of a year. Now it had fetched up at the end of the earth. There was no lock on the door of the hut ...
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The twisty new thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Couple Next Door and A Stranger in the House

A weekend retreat at a cozy mountain lodge is supposed to be the perfect getaway . . . but wh... View details

The road curves and twists unexpectedly as it leads higher and deeper into the Catskill Mountains, as if the farther you get from civilization, the more uncertain the path. The shadows are deepening, ...
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