Named one of the best books of the year by time • the washington post • entertainment weekly • esquire • real simple • good housekeeping • town & Country • The New York Public Library • Kirkus Reviews • Library Journal • BookPageIn the lawless, drought-ridden lands of the Arizona Territory in 1893, two extraordinary lives unfold.
Inland: A Novel #ad - . The way in which lurie’s death-defying trek at last intersects with Nora’s plight is the surprise and suspense of this brilliant novel. Mythical, and sweeping in scope, lyrical, Inland is grounded in true but little-known history. Inland is an ambitious and beautiful work about many things: immigration, marriage, revenge, responsibility, guilt, the afterlife, parenthood, all the roads and waterways that led to America.
Nora is biding her time with her youngest son, who is convinced that a mysterious beast is stalking the land around their home. Meanwhile, lurie is a former outlaw and a man haunted by ghosts.
Miracle Creek: A NovelSarah Crichton Books #ad - A powerful showdown unfolds as the story moves across characters who are all maybe keeping secrets, hiding betrayals. Recommended by erin morgenstern, jean kwok, scott Turow, and more-- Miracle Creek is a brave, Jennifer Weiner, Laura Lippman, moving debut from an unforgettable new voice. The “gripping… page-turner” time hitting all the best of summer reading lists, miracle creek is perfect for book clubs and fans of Liane Moriarty and Celeste NgHow far will you go to protect your family? Will you keep their secrets? Ignore their lies? In a small town in Virginia, a group of people know each other because they’re part of a special treatment center, a hyperbaric chamber that may cure a range of conditions from infertility to autism.
Chapter by chapter, children and the unwavering hope of a better life, hoping to cash in on a big insurance payment and send their daughter to college? Could it have been a protester, trying to prove the treatment isn’t safe?“A stunning debut about parents, we shift alliances and gather evidence: Was it the careless mother of a patient? Was it the owners, Miracle Creek uncovers the worst prejudice and best intentions, even when all hope seems lost" Washington Post, tense rivalries and the challenges of parenting a child with special needs.
Miracle Creek: A Novel #ad - Drawing on the author’s own experiences as a Korean-American, and mother of a “miracle submarine” patient, former trial lawyer, this is a novel steeped in suspense and igniting discussion. But then the chamber explodes, two people die, and it’s clear the explosion wasn’t an accident. It’s “a quick-paced murder mystery that plumbs the power and perils of community” O Magazine as it carefully pieces together the tense atmosphere of a courtroom drama and the complexities of life as an immigrant family.
The Volunteer: A NovelPenguin Press #ad - So begins The Volunteer. An odyssey of loss and salvation ranging across four generations of fathers and sons, The Volunteer is a triumph in the grandest traditions of American storytelling. Breaking definitively from his rural Iowan parents, Vollie puts in motion an unimaginable chain of events, which sees him go to work for insidious people with intentions he cannot yet grasp.
. This is a spectacular work of fiction. San francisco chroniclea long-awaited new novel from a national book award finalist, the epic story of a restless young man who is captured during the Vietnam War and pressed into service for a clandestine branch of the United States government A small boy speaking an unknown language is abandoned by his father at an international airport, with only the clothes on his back and a handful of money jammed in the pocket of his coat.
The Volunteer: A Novel #ad - From the cambodian jungle, vollie's path traces a secret history of life on the margins of America, to a commune in New Mexico, to a flophouse in Queens, culminating with an inevitable and terrible reckoning. With intense feeling, and bracing style, uncommon erudition, Scibona offers at once a pensive exploration of how we are capable of both inventing and discovering our true families and a lacerating interrogation of institutional power at its most commanding and terrifying.
Thrilling… Scibona has built a masterpiece. The new york times book review"all of it — all of it — is just so ridiculously beautiful. Jason sheehan, NPR. Org"the rewards are enormous.
American Spy: A NovelRandom House #ad - But doing so will change everything she believes about what it means to be a spy, a lover, a sister, and a good American. Her career has stalled out, she’s overlooked for every high-profile squad, and her days are filled with monotonous paperwork. She’s brilliant, but she’s also a young black woman working in an old boys’ club.
So when she’s given the opportunity to join a shadowy task force aimed at undermining Thomas Sankara, the charismatic revolutionary president of Burkina Faso whose Communist ideology has made him a target for American intervention, she says yes. American spy updates the espionage thriller with blazing originality.
American Spy: A Novel #ad - Entertainment Weekly“There has never been anything like it. Marlon james, GQ“So much fun. Yes, even though a furious part of her suspects she’s being offered the job because of her appearance and not her talent. This is a face of the cold War you’ve never seen before, and it introduces a powerful new literary voice.
Shortlisted for the center for Fiction First Novel Prize“Spy fiction plus allegory, and a splash of pan-Africanism. Packed with unforgettable characters, it’s a stunning book, timely as it is timeless. Paul beatty, man booker prizewinning author of The Sellout American spy: a novel hardcover - February 12, 2019.
Like the best of john le Carré, it’s extremely tough to put down.
The Tiger's Wife: A NovelRandom House Trade Paperbacks #ad - . Its graceful commingling of contemporary realism and village legend seems even more absorbing. The washington post american spy: a novel hardcover - February 12, 2019. A richly textured and searing novel. Michiko kakutani, the new york times“obreht has a talent for subtle plotting that eludes most writers twice her age, and her descriptive powers suggest a kind of channeled genius.
. Random House Trade. Searching for clues, she turns to his worn copy of The Jungle Book and the stories he told her of his encounters over the years with “the deathless man. But most extraordinary of all is the story her grandfather never told her—the legend of the tiger’s wife. Named one of the best books of the year by the wall street journal • o: the oprah magazine • the economist • vogue • slate • chicago tribune • The Seattle Times • Dayton Daily News • Publishers Weekly • Alan Cheuse, NPR’s All Things Considered“Stunning.
The Tiger's Wife: A Novel #ad - . National book award finalist • new york times bestseller • “spectacular. Téa obreht spins a tale of such marvel and magic in a literary voice so enchanting that the mesmerized reader wants her never to stop. Entertainment weekly look for Téa Obreht’s second novel, Inland, now available.
The Revisioners: A NovelCounterpoint #ad - Random House Trade. This is a novel about the women, the mothers. New york times book review american spy: a novel hardcover - February 12, 2019. Now her new neighbor, seeks her company, a white woman named Charlotte, and an uneasy friendship grows between them. She writes with such a clear sense of place and time that each of these intermingled stories feels essential and dramatic in its own way.
Ron charles, the washington Post "A powerful tale of racial tensions across generations. People in 1924, josephine is the proud owner of a thriving farm. But martha’s behavior soon becomes erratic, then threatening, and Ava must escape before her story and Josephine’s converge. At its core, the endurance of hope, The Revisioners ponders generational legacies, and the undying promise of freedom.
The Revisioners: A Novel #ad - Sexton’s writing is clear and uncluttered, the dialogue authentic, with all the cadences of real speech. A stunning new novel. National bestseller a new york times book review notable book of the Year "Sexton takes on Toni Morrison's artful invocation of the ghost in her new novel The Revisioners. The revisioners explores the depths of women’s relationships—powerful women and marginalized women, healers and survivors.
Fumbled Playbook, TheBerkley #ad - Moore, the starting wide receiver for the Denver Mustangs, dreamt his entire life about being in the NFL. Maybe at one point he thought his future would play out with his high school sweetheart by his side, but Poppy is long gone and he's moved on. When poppy and tk cross paths in the most unlikely of places, emotions they've suppressed for years come rushing back.
His world is football, parties, and women. It may include a job at a nightclub, but it's all hers, weekend soccer games, and more stretch marks than she anticipated, and nobody can take that away. Random House Trade. After years of hard work, she's built a life she loves. American spy: a novel hardcover - February 12, 2019.
Fumbled Playbook, The #ad - One of npr's best books of 2019a second chance doesn't guarantee a touchdown in this new contemporary romance from the author of Intercepted. Single-mother poppy patterson moved across the country when she was sixteen and pregnant to find a new normal. Well, except for one person. T. K. But with all the secrets they never told each other lying between them, they'll need more than a dating playbook to help them navigate their relationship.
Royal HolidayBerkley #ad - Or are they? american spy: a novel hardcover - February 12, 2019. He is intrigued by vivian the moment he meets her and finds himself making excuses just to spend time with her. When flirtatious banter turns into a kiss under the mistletoe, things snowball into a full-on fling. Despite a ticking timer on their holiday romance, they are completely fine with ending their short, steamy affair come New Year’s Day.
From the new york times bestselling author of the Proposal and a “rising star in the romance genre” Entertainment Weekly comes a dazzling new novel about a spontaneous holiday vacation that turns into an unforgettable romance. Vivian forest has been out of the country a grand total of one time, so when she gets the chance to tag along on her daughter Maddie’s work trip to England to style a royal family member, she can’t refuse.
Royal Holiday #ad - Random House Trade. She’s excited to spend the holidays taking in the magnificent British sights, but what she doesn’t expect is to become instantly attracted to a certain private secretary, his charming accent, and unyielding formality. Malcolm hudson has worked for the Queen for years and has never given a personal, private tour—until now.
The Topeka School: A NovelFarrar, Straus and Giroux #ad - American spy: a novel hardcover - February 12, 2019. He is one of the cool kids, ready to fight or, better, freestyle about fighting if it keeps his peers from thinking of him as weak. Random House Trade. A new york times, npr, daily mail uk, lit hub, time, the atlantic, vulture, vanity fair, the times uk, the guardian uk, electric literature, and washington post top 10 book of the year one of barack obama's favorite books of the year also named one of the best books of THE YEAR BY: Esquire, Buzzfeed, The Telegraph UK, The New York Post, Financial Times UK, Kirkus, The Times Literary Supplement UK, Amazon, Vogue, GQ, SPY.
Com, a tender and expansive family drama set in the american midwest at the turn of the century: a tale of adolescence, and the conditions that have given rise to the trolls and tyrants of the New RightAdam Gordon is a senior at Topeka High School, and the New York Public Library From the award-winning author of 10:04 and Leaving the Atocha Station, transgression, class of ’97.
Adam is a renowned debater, expected to win a national championship before he heads to college. Adam is also one of the seniors who bring the loner Darren Eberheart―who is, his father’s patient―into the social scene, unbeknownst to Adam, to disastrous effect. Deftly shifting perspectives and time periods, jonathan’s marital transgressions, its struggles and its strengths: Jane’s reckoning with the legacy of an abusive father, The Topeka School is the story of a family, the challenge of raising a good son in a culture of toxic masculinity.
The Topeka School: A Novel #ad - It is also a riveting prehistory of the present: the collapse of public speech, the trolls and tyrants of the New Right, and the ongoing crisis of identity among white men. His mother, jonathan, is a famous feminist author; his father, Jane, is an expert at getting “lost boys” to open up. They both work at a psychiatric clinic that has attracted staff and patients from around the world.
The Dutch House: A NovelHarper #ad - A read with jenna today show book club pick! from the new york times bestselling author of Commonwealth and State of Wonder, comes Ann Patchett’s most powerful novel to date: a richly moving story that explores the indelible bond between two siblings, the house of their childhood, and a past that will not let them go.
The dutch house is the story of a paradise lost, love and forgiveness, a tour de force that digs deeply into questions of inheritance, of how we want to see ourselves and of who we really are. Signed First Edition. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves.
The Dutch House: A Novel #ad - The two wealthy siblings are thrown back into the poverty their parents had escaped from and find that all they have to count on is one another. But when at last they’re forced to confront the people who left them behind, the relationship between an indulged brother and his ever-protective sister is finally tested.
. Despite every outward sign of success, Danny and Maeve are only truly comfortable when they’re together. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Set over the course of five decades, The Dutch House is a dark fairy tale about two smart people who cannot overcome their past.
It is this unshakeable bond between them that both saves their lives and thwarts their futures.
How to Read the AirRiverhead Books #ad - Signed First Edition. Random House Trade. American spy: a novel hardcover - February 12, 2019. A "beautifully written"* new York Times Book Review novel of redemption by a prize-winning international literary star. From the acclaimed author of the Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears comes a heartbreaking literary masterwork about love, family, and the power of imagination.
Following the death of his father Yosef, Jonas Woldemariam feels compelled to make sense of the volatile generational and cultural ties that have forged him. In so doing, he crafts a story- real or invented-that holds the possibility of reconciliation and redemption. Used book in Good Condition. Leaving behind his marriage and job in new york, he sets out to retrace his mother and father's honeymoon as young Ethiopian immigrants and weave together a family history that will take him from the war-torn country of his parents' youth to a brighter vision of his life in America today.