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  • The Swans of Fifth Avenue

    Hardcover - English - 9780345528698

    Benjamin, Melanie       

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Theauthor of The Aviator s Wife returns with a triumphant new novel about New York s Swans of the 1950s and the scandalous, headline-making, and enthralling friendship between literary legend Truman Capote and peerless socialite Babe Paley.

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  • Judas

    Hardcover - English - 9780544464049

    Oz, Amos    de Lange, Nicholas   

    Winner of the International Literature Prize, the new novel by Amos Oz is his first full-length work since the best-selling A Tale of Love and Darkness.

    Jerusalem, 1959. Shmuel Ash, a biblical scholar, is adrift in his young life when he finds work as a caregiver for a bril ..

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  • Blood Meridian: Or the Evening Redness in the West

    Paperback - English - 9780679728757

    McCarthy, Cormac       

    An epic novel of the violence and depravity that attended America's westward expansion, Blood Meridian brilliantly subverts the conventions of the Western novel and the mythology of the "wild west." Based on historical events that took place on the Texas-Mexico border in the 1850s, it traces ..

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  • The Kitchen House

    Paperback Original - English - 9781439153666

    Grissom, Kathleen       

    Kathleen Grissom, New York Times bestselling author of the highly anticipated Glory Over Everything, established herself as a remarkable new talent with The Kitchen House, now a contemporary classic. In this gripping novel, a dark secret threatens to expose the best and worst in ..

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  • Fates and Traitors: A Novel of John Wilkes Booth

    Hardcover - English - 9780525954309

    Chiaverini, Jennifer       

    TheNew York Timesbestselling author ofMrs. Lincoln s Dressmakerreturns with a riveting work of historical fiction following the notorious John Wilkes Booth and the four women who kept his perilous confidence.
    John Wilkes Booth, the mercurial son of an acclaimed British stage actor ..

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  • Winter of the World

    Mass Market Paperbound - English - 9780451468222

    Follett, Ken       

    Picking up where Fall of Giants, the first novel in the extraordinary Century Trilogy, left off, Winter of the World follows its five interrelated families American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh through a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning wit ..

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  • The Invention of Wings

    Paperback - English - 9780143121701

    Kidd, Sue Monk       

    From the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees, a #1 New York Times bestselling novel about two unforgettable American women.Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the ..

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  • The Light Between Oceans

    Mass Market Paperbound - English - 9781501127977

    Stedman, M. L.       

    The years-long New York Times bestseller and Goodreads Best Historical Novel that is "irresistible...seductive...with a high concept plot that keeps you riveted from the first page" (O, The Oprah Magazine)--soon to be a major motion picture from Spielberg's Dreamworks starring Michael ..

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  • The Dollhouse

    Hardcover - English - 9781101984994

    Davis, Fiona       

    "Rich both in twists and period detail, this tale of big-city ambition is impossible to put down." People
    Fiona Davis's stunning debut novel pulls readers into the lush world of New York City's glamorous Barbizon Hotel for Women, where in the 1950s a generation of aspiring mode ..

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  • When the Emperor Was Divine

    Paperback - English - 9780385721813

    Otsuka, Julie       

    The debut novel from the PEN/Faulkner Award Winning Author of The Buddha in the Attic
    On a sunny day in Berkeley, California, in 1942, a woman sees a sign in a post office window, returns to her home, and matter-of-factly begins to pack her family's possessions. Like thousands of ..

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  • Katherine of Aragon, the True Queen

    Hardcover - English - 9781101966488

    Weir, Alison       

    Bestselling author and acclaimed historian Alison Weir takes on what no fiction writer has done before: creating a dramatic six-book series in which each novel covers one of King Henry VIII s wives. In this captivating opening volume, Weirbrings to life the tumultuous tale of Katherine of Aragon, He ..

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  • The Paris Architect

    Paperback - English - 9781402294150

    Belfoure, Charles       

    The New York Times Bestseller "A beautiful and elegant account of an ordinary man's unexpected and reluctant descent into heroism during the second world war." --Malcolm GladwellA thrilling debut novel of World War II Paris, from an author who's bee ..

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  • To Capture What We Cannot Keep

    Hardcover - English - 9781250071446

    Colin, Beatrice       

    Set against the construction of the Eiffel Tower, this novel charts the relationship between a young Scottish widow and a French engineer who, despite constraints of class and wealth, fall in love.In February 1887, Caitriona Wallace and Emile Nouguier meet in a hot air balloon, floating high ..

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  • Pharaoh: A Novel of Ancient Egypt

    Hardcover - English - 9780062276483

    Smith, Wilbur       

    Worldwide #1 bestselling author Wilbur Smith returns to Ancient Egypt in a captivating new novel that will transport you to extraordinary times.EGYPT IS UNDER ATTACK.Pharaoh Tamose lies mortally wounded. The ancient city of Luxor is surrounded, All seems lost.Taita, advisor to the Pharaoh, prepares ..

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  • The Secret Chord

    Paperback - English - 9780143109761

    Brooks, Geraldine       

    A page turner. . .Brooks is a master at bringing the past alive. . .in her skillful hands the issues of the past echo our own deepest concerns: love and loss, drama and tragedy, chaos and brutality. Alice Hoffman, The Washington Post
    A rich and utterly absorbing novel about the life o ..

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  • America's First Daughter

    Paperback - English - 9780062347268

    Dray, Stephanie    Kamoie, Laura   

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn a compelling, richly researched novel that draws from thousands of letters and original sources, bestselling authors Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie tell the fascinating, untold story of Thomas Jefferson s eldest daughter, Martha Pats ..

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  • Ross Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall, 1783-1787

    Paperback Official PBS TV - English - 9781492622079

    Graham, Winston       

    As Seen on Masterpiece on PBS(r): Book 1 of the beloved Poldark seriesIn the first novel in Winston Graham's hit series, a weary Ross Poldark returns to England from war, looking forward to a joyful homecoming with his beloved Elizabeth. But instead he discovers his father has died, ..

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  • Secrets of a Charmed Life

    Paperback - English - 9780451419927

    Meissner, Susan       

    The author of A Fall of Marigolds journeys from the present day to World War II England, as two sisters are separated by the chaos of wartime ...
    She stood at a crossroads, half-aware that her choice would send her down a path from which there could be no turning back. But instead of two c ..

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  • The Gilded Years

    Paperback - English - 9781501110450

    Tanabe, Karin       

    "Tanabe immerses the reader in a world of romance and manners, but also leaves you gripping the edge of your seat...An elegant and extremely gratifying imagining of one remarkable woman's life." --USA TODAY
    "Think: 'Gatsby' meets college meets an impressive beach read." --theSk ..

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  • The Traitor's Wife: The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America

    Paperback - English - 9781476738604

    Pataki, Allison       

    A riveting historical novel about Peggy Shippen Arnold, the cunning wife of Benedict Arnold and mastermind behind America's most infamous act of treason...
    A riveting historical novel about Peggy Shippen Arnold, the cunning wife of Benedict Arnold and mastermind behind America's most infamous ac ..

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