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One of Elizabeth Bowen's most artful and psychologically acute novels, The House in Paris is a timeless masterpiece of nuance and atmosphere, and represents the very best of Bowen's celebrated oeuvre. When eleven-year-old Henrietta arrives at the Fis... More details on The House In Paris

INATAXI skidding away from the Gare du Nord, one dark greasy February morning before the shutters were down, Henrietta sat beside Miss Fisher. She embraced with one arm a plush toy monkey with limp li...
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This powerful work about a transgender sex worker in the red-light district of Bombay who is given an unexpected task, is a gripping literary page-turner-difficult and moving, surprising and tender.

The Parcel's astonishing heart, soul and unforgetta... More details on The Parcel

Underwear Tree had its name thanks to the array of underclothes that were left to hang and dry in its loving care. It was one giant hanger for clothes, a dhobi’s delight. At any time of day, underwear...
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What do readers say about Love the One You're With?

fun, light read a true love story a typical girly a cute, feel-good book

How do you know if you've found the one? Can you really love the one you're with when you can't forget the one who got away?

Emily Giffin, author of the New York Times bestselling novels Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and Baby Proof, poses thes... More details on Love the One You're With

It happened exactly one hundred days after I married Andy, almost to the minute of our half-past-three-o’clock ceremony. I know this fact not so much because I was an overeager newlywed keen on observ...
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Love, lust, murder, mayhem and high society converge in one thrilling debut

Part Gossip Girl, part Edgar Allan Poe, and wholly beautiful, elegant and suspenseful, this novel set in Venice during the Renaissance is a true romantic thriller. When Cass... More details on Venom

Man falls down before the Angel of Death like a beast before the slaughterer.” The priest’s low voice echoed across the cavernous church. Thin shafts of sunlight cut paths through the stained-glass wi...
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"It is impossible to resist this novel's wit, grace, and charm." -Lauren Groff, author of The Monsters of Templeton and Arcadia

A smart and slyly funny tale of love, temptation, confusion, and commitment; a triumphant and beautifully executed recast... More details on The Innocents

Adam had, for the occasion, bought a new suit. He had wavered between dandyish black, chalk-striped and double-breasted, and a more traditional two-button jacket in deep navy wool. After some consider...
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"A surprising and incredibly satisfying story of chance and fate."- New York Times bestselling author Taylor Jenkins Reid

"I read it in one long gulp and didn't want it to end."- New York Times bestselling author Jill Sant... More details on You Were There Too

There are only seven tomato plants at the True Value—six of them have little green orbs of fruit weighing down the stems and the seventh’s leaves are yellowed and hangdog like the ones in my garden. I...
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Otto and Sophie Bentwood live childless in a renovated Brooklyn brownstone. The complete works of Goethe line their bookshelf, their stainless-steel kitchen is newly installed, and their Mercedes is parked curbside. But after Sophie is bitten on the ... More details on Desperate Characters

Mr. and Mrs. Otto Bentwood drew out their chairs simultaneously. As he sat down, Otto regarded the straw basket which held slices of French bread, an earthenware casserole filled with sautéed chicken ...
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#1 New York Times bestselling author! A New York Times Best Seller! Goodreads Choice Award Winner for Best Fiction of 2014! An Indie Next Pick!



As far as time machines go, a magic tele... More details on Landline

Apparently bicycles never got stolen back in Nebraska—and people never tried to break in to your house. Neal didn’t even lock the front door most nights until after Georgie came home, though she’d tol...
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What do readers say about If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things?

deeply sympathetic portrayal virtually no plot beautiful book. just beautiful a very powerful

In this Booker Prize-nominated "dream of a novel," ordinary middle-class lives converge and collide one summer day in England (The Times).

In delicate, intricately observed close-up, this novel makes us privy to the private lives of residents of a qu... More details on If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things

The low soothing hum of air-conditioners, fanning out the heat and the smells of shops and cafes and offices across the city, winding up and winding down, long breaths layered upon each other, a lulla...
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A transcendent tale of a woman's self-discovery-the New York Times-bestselling second work of fiction by the author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Book of Longings

Inside the church of a Benedictine monastery on Egret Island, just off the coast... More details on The Mermaid Chair

February 17, 1988, I opened my eyes and heard a procession of sounds: first the phone going off on the opposite side of the bed, rousing us at 5:04 A.M. to what could only be a calamity, then rain pum...
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