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Flannery Culp wants you to know the whole story of her spectacularly awful senior year. Tyrants, perverts, tragic crushes, gossip, cruel jokes, and the hallucinatory effects of absinthe - Flannery and the seven other friends in the Basic Eight have s... Read more about The Basic Eight
August 25, Verona Dear Adam, Well, you were right–the only way to really look at Italy is to stop gaping at all the Catholicism and just sit down and have some coffee. For the past couple of hours I’v...
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On the day Oliver Marks is released from jail, the man who put him there is waiting at the door. Detective Colborne wants to know the truth, and after ten years, Oliver is finally ready to tell it.
A decade ago: Oliver is one of seven young Shakespea... Read more about If We Were Villains
I sit with my wrists cuffed to the table and I think, But that I am forbid / To tell the secrets of my prison-house, / I could a tale unfold whose lightest word / Would harrow up thy soul. The guard s...
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A teacher at a New England prep school ignites a gender war-with deadly consequences-in this dark and provocative novel by the bestselling author of The Passenger
"Riveting . . . full of imagination and power."-Caroline Kepnes, author of You and Prov... Read more about The Swallows
I don’t hate teaching. I don’t love it either. That’s also my general stance on adolescents. I understand that one day they’ll rule the world and we’ll all have to live with the consequences. But ther...
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Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum existence of their contemporaries. But when ... Read more about The Secret History
Does such a thing as 'the fatal flaw,' that showy dark crack running down the middle of a life, exist outside literature? I used to think it didn't. Now I think it does. And I think that mine is this:...
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
Cosmopolitan ... Read more about Night Film
A large chandelier showered golden light on the crowd as I surveyed the party in the bronze mirror over the mantel. I was startled to spot someone I barely recognized: myself. Blue button-down, sports...
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A gothic-infused debut of literary suspense, set within a secluded, elite university and following a dangerously curious, rebellious undergraduate who uncovers a shocking secret about an exclusive circle of students . . . and the dark truth beneath h... Read more about Catherine House
I ran a hand over my stomach. I was going be sick. The back of my throat tasted like sour wine and my ears rang with the echoes of a party: a smutty, fucked-up bass line reverberating through the floo...
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A NATION-AL JEW-ISH BOOK AWARD FINALIST
A Recommended Book From:
The New York Times * Good Morning America * Entertainment Weekly * Electric Literature * The New York Post * Alma * The Millions * Book Riot
A commanding debut and a poignant coming-o... Read more about The Orchard
For the first seventeen years of my life I lived in Brooklyn. From nursery through the eleventh grade—blurred, prehistoric years—I attended a small yeshiva called Torah Temimah, the translation of whi...
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"A gothic and elegant page-turner."-The Boston Globe
Twenty years ago, Jane Hudson fled the Heart Lake School for Girls in the Adirondacks after a terrible tragedy. The week before her graduation, in that sheltered wonderland, three lives were taken... Read more about The Lake of Dead Languages
IHAVE BEEN TOLD TO MAKE THE LATIN CURRICULUM RELEvant to the lives of my students. I am finding, though, that my advanced girls at Heart Lake like Latin precisely because it has no relevance to their ...
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"This is the smart summer thriller you've been waiting for."-NPR's All Things Considered
NAMED A MUST READ BY THE BOSTON GLOBE, BBC.COM, AND NEW YORK POST
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY NPR
A compulsively readable psychological thriller set in New... Read more about Black Chalk
I hold the phone to my chest for some time after the call has ended. And then, crossing the room, I open my curtains for the first time in three years. Because now he has found me, tracked me down, an...
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The Secret History meets Lie with Me in Micah Nemerever's compulsively readable debut novel-a feverishly taut Hitchcockian story about two college students, each with his own troubled past, whose escalating obsession with one another leads to an act ... Read more about These Violent Delights
The pills let his mother sleep, but they didn’t help her do it well. They left her lower eyelids dark and thick, as if she hadn’t slept at all. Paul could tell when she was taking them because she bec...
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