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The Woman in the Window: A Novel Hardcover – January 2, 2018

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The Woman in the Window: A Novel Hardcover – January 2, 2018



Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller!“Astounding. Thrilling. Amazing.” —Gillian Flynn“Unputdownable.” —Stephen King“A dark, twisty confection.” —Ruth Ware“Absolutely gripping.” —Louise Penny
For readers of Gillian Flynn and Tana French comes one of the decade’s most anticipated debuts, to be published in thirty-six languages around the world and already in development as a major film from Fox: a twisty, powerful Hitchcockian thriller about an agoraphobic woman who believes she witnessed a crime in a neighboring house.

It isn’t paranoia if it’s really happening . . .
Anna Fox lives alone—a recluse in her New York City home, unable to venture outside. She spends her day drinking wine (maybe too much), watching old movies, recalling happier times . . . and spying on her neighbors.
Then the Russells move into the house across the way: a father, a mother, their teenage son. The perfect family. But when Anna, gazing out her window one …

Little Fires Everywhere Hardcover – September 12, 2017

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Little Fires Everywhere Hardcover – September 12, 2017The runaway New York Times bestseller!
Named a Best Book of the Year by: 
People, The Washington Post, Bustle, Esquire, Southern Living, The Daily Beast, GQ, Entertainment Weekly, NPR, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Audible, Goodreads, Library Reads, Book of the Month, Paste, Kirkus Reviews, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and many more!

"I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting." –Jodi Picoult
“To say I love this book is an understatement. It’s a deep psychological mystery about the power of motherhood, the intensity of teenage love, and the danger of perfection. It moved me to tears.” - Reese Witherspoon
“I am loving Little Fires Everywhere. Maybe my favorite novel I've read this year.”—John Green
"Witty, wise, and tender. It's a marvel." – Paula Hawkins
From the bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You, a riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Ric…

This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage

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This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage
Blending literature and memoir, Ann Patchett, author of State of  Wonder, Run, and Bel Canto, examines her deepest commitments—to writing, family, friends, dogs, books, and her husband—creating a resonant portrait of a life in This is the Story of a Happy Marriage.
This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage takes us into the very real world of Ann Patchett’s life. Stretching from her childhood to the present day, from a disastrous early marriage to a later happy one, it covers a multitude of topics, including relationships with family and friends, and charts the hard work and joy of writing, and the unexpected thrill of opening a bookstore.
As she shares stories of the people, places, ideals, and art to which she has remained indelibly committed, Ann Patchett brings into focus the large experiences and small moments that have shaped her as a daughter, wife, and writer.

Educated: A Memoir Hardcover – February 20, 2018

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Educated: A Memoir Hardcover – February 20, 2018

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University
“A coming-of-age memoir reminiscent of The Glass Castle.”—O: The Oprah Magazine “Tara Westover is living proof that some people are flat-out, boots-always-laced-up indomitable.”—USA Today “The extremity of Westover’s upbringing emerges gradually through her telling, which only makes the telling more alluring and harrowing.”—The New York Times Book Review “Westover brings readers deep into this world, a milieu usually hidden from outsiders.”—The Economist
Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her “head-for-the-hills” bag. In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in…

An American Marriage: A Novel (Oprah's Book Club 2018 Selection) Hardcover – February 6, 2018

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An American Marriage: A Novel (Oprah's Book Club 2018 Selection) Hardcover – February 6, 2018
THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!
OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB 2018 SELECTION
“Haunting . . . Beautifully written.” --The New York Times Book Review

“Brilliant and heartbreaking . . . Unforgettable.” --USA Today

“A tense and timely love story . . . Packed with brave questions about race and class.” --People

“Compelling.” --The Washington Post

“Epic . . . Transcendent . . . Triumphant.” --ElleNewlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. Roy is arrested and sentenced to twelve years for a crime Celestial knows he didn’t commit. Though fiercely independent, Celestial finds herself bereft and unmoored, taking comfort in Andre, her childhood friend, and…

The Great Alone: A Novel Hardcover – February 6, 2018

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The Great Alone: A Novel Hardcover – February 6, 2018
An instant #1 New York Times bestseller!
"A TOUR DE FORCE." ―Kirkus (starred review)
Alaska, 1974.
Unpredictable. Unforgiving. Untamed.
For a family in crisis, the ultimate test of survival.
Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision: he will move his family north, to Alaska, where they will live off the grid in America’s last true frontier.
Thirteen-year-old Leni, a girl coming of age in a tumultuous time, caught in the riptide of her parents’ passionate, stormy relationship, dares to hope that a new land will lead to a better future for her family. She is desperate for a place to belong. Her mother, Cora, will do anything and go anywhere for the man she loves, even if means following him into the unknown.
At first, Alaska seems to be the answer to their prayers. In a wild, remote corner of the state, they find a fiercely…

The Pankstone Chronicles: Four Short Sweet Regency Romances Kindle Edition

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The Pankstone Chronicles: Four Short Sweet Regency Romances Kindle Edition
The Pankhurst Chronicles is a series of short stories about four of the children of the Earl of Pankhurst., and their journeys to find love:
In the Viscount’s Valentine, meet Mariah – lovely, accomplished – and not certain who has sent her a Valentine – was it the largely unknown Mr. Foxton? Or was it Freddie, Mariah’s oldest friend and secret love?
The Marquess and the May Flower is Elizabeth’s story – she is the eldest of the siblings, quiet and resigned to being an old maid after her fiancé was lost at sea. But can an old flame rekindle her finer feelings?
Michael joins us in the Earl and All Hallow’s Eve, where he and his cousin Fiorentina investigate strange ghost sightings in the portrait gallery at Pankstone Manor – are the ghosts trying to tell Michael something?
Drusilla and the Duke is the final story, about Drusilla, the beautiful, boisterous, excitable sibling, and the competition she and the Duke of Qua…

There There: A novel Hardcover – Deckle Edge, June 5, 2018

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There There: A novel Hardcover – Deckle Edge, June 5, 2018
Fierce, angry, funny, heartbreaking—Tommy Orange’s first novel is a wondrous and shattering portrait of an America few of us have ever seen, and it introduces a brilliant new author at the start of a major career. 
          There There is a relentlessly paced multigenerational story about violence and recovery, memory and identity, and the beauty and despair woven into the history of a nation and its people. It tells the story of twelve characters, each of whom have private reasons for traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow. Jacquie Red Feather is newly sober and trying to make it back to the family she left behind in shame. Dene Oxendene is pulling his life back together after his uncle’s death and has come to work at the powwow to honor his uncle’s memory. Opal Viola Victoria Bear Shield has come to watch her nephew Orvil, who has taught himself traditional Indian dance through YouTube videos and has come to the powwow to dance …

Heart Berries: A Memoir Hardcover – February 6, 2018

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Heart Berries: A Memoir Hardcover – February 6, 2018
Selected by Emma Watson as the Our Shared Shelf Book Club Pick for March/April 2018  A New York Times Editor's Choice A Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection  "A sledgehammer. . . . Her experiments with structure and language . . . are in the service of trying to find new ways to think about the past, trauma, repetition and reconciliation, which might be a way of saying a new model for the memoir." ―Parul Sehgal, The New York Times 
"Heart Berries by Terese Mailhot is an astounding memoir in essays. Here is a wound. Here is need, naked and unapologetic. Here is a mountain woman, towering in words great and small... What Mailhot has accomplished in this exquisite book is brilliance both raw and refined." ―Roxane Gay, author of Hunger 
Heart Berries is a powerful, poetic memoir of a woman's coming of age on the Seabird Island Indian Reservation in the Pacific Northwest. Having survived a profoun…

Before We Were Yours: A Novel Hardcover – June 6, 2017

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Before We Were Yours: A Novel Hardcover – June 6, 2017
The NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY BESTSELLER!  For readers of Orphan Train and The Nightingale comes a "thought-provoking [and] complex tale about two families, two generations apart . . . based on a notorious true-life scandal."
Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family's Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge--until strangers arrive in force. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown into a Tennessee Children's Home Society orphanage, the Foss children are assured that they will soon be returned to their parents--but they quickly realize the dark truth. At the mercy of the facility's cruel director, Rill fights to keep her sisters and brother together in a world of danger and uncertainty.
Aiken, South Carolina, present day. Born into wealth and priv…

The Paris Effect Paperback – June 1, 2016

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The Paris Effect Paperback – June 1, 2016
Friendship, loss, and a tantalizing trip to Paris…
"Discover a Paris that few casual tourists see" (Paris Voice) in this highly praised #1 Amazon Best Seller in Women's Fiction. "A can't-put-down… absorbing adventure" (Kirkus Reviews).
When Amy loses her best friend, Kat, to cancer, she thinks their dream of a secret trip to Paris will never come true. Yet Kat’s last words urge her to embark on the Paris trip alone and leave her stale life in Phoenix behind.
Guided by Kat’s bold voice, Amy takes the plunge and sneaks off to Paris without telling a soul – not even her husband. However, despite finally being in the City of Light, she finds that her problems have come right along with her.
Through her adventures, laced with luscious descriptions of food and Paris, Amy learns that often in life, love, and friendship, nothing is exactly as it seems. Will Amy choose the life she’s discovered in Paris or decide to revive the on…

We Were the Lucky Ones: A Novel Paperback – January 2, 2018

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We Were the Lucky Ones: A Novel Paperback – January 2, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Inspired by the incredible true story of one Jewish family separated at the start of World War II, determined to survive—and to reunite—We Were the Lucky Ones is a tribute to the triumph of hope and love against all odds “Love in the face of global adversity? It couldn't be more timely.” —Glamour It is the spring of 1939 and three generations of the Kurc family are doing their best to live normal lives, even as the shadow of war grows closer. The talk around the family Seder table is of new babies and budding romance, not of the increasing hardships threatening Jews in their hometown of Radom, Poland. But soon the horrors overtaking Europe will become inescapable and the Kurcs will be flung to the far corners of the world, each desperately trying to navigate his or her own path to safety.  As one sibling is forced into exile, another attempts to flee the continent, while others struggle to escape cert…