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The Conspirators The Chevali...Alexandre Dumas père

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The Conspirators The Chevalier d’Harmental
Alexandre Dumas père
Public Domain Books , English

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of H...Rachel Joyce

Meet Harold Fry, recently retired. He lives in a small English village with his wife, Maureen, who seems irritated by almost everything he does, even down to how he butters his toast. Little differentiates one day from the next. Then one mo… more

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: A Novel
Rachel Joyce
Random House , English

The House on Fortune StreetMargot Livesey

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It seems like mutual good luck for Abigail Taylor and Dara MacLeod when they meet at university and, despite their differences, become fast friends. Years later they remain inseparable: Abigail, the actress, allegedly immune to romance, and… more

The House on Fortune Street
Margot Livesey
HarperCollins e-books , English

Ethan Frome [with Biographic...Edith Wharton

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Ethan Frome” is considered by many to be one of Edith Wharton’s greatest literary accomplishments. Set in rural New England, “Ethan Frome” is the story of its title character who marries Zenobia, a nagging hypochondriac of a woman, and fin… more

Ethan Frome [with Biographical Introduction]
Edith Wharton
Digireads.com , English

The Custom of the CountryEdith Wharton

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The Custom of the Country
Edith Wharton
Public Domain Books , English

One Last Great WickednessDavid Stansfield

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A middle-aged Englishman, whose father committed suicide when the man was thirteen years old, comes across some letters his father had sent from the trenches of World War One. Certain words and phrases in these letters reveal a side of his … more

One Last Great Wickedness
David Stansfield
David Stansfield , English

Facing Grace with Gloria and...William H. Coles

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Facing Grace with Gloria and Other Stories explores mysteries of human desires and the unique ways each of us struggles to fulfill our meaning for existence. Each story is unique in time and setting, every character balancing strengths an… more

Facing Grace with Gloria and Other Stories
William H. Coles
AuthorHouse , English

Far Bright StarRobert Olmstead

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The year is 1916. The enemy, Pancho Villa, is elusive. Terrain is unforgiving. Through the mountains and across the long dry stretches of Mexico, Napoleon Childs, an aging cavalryman, leads an expedition of inexperienced horse soldiers on s… more

Far Bright Star
Robert Olmstead
Algonquin Books , English

The Blue Book: A NovelA.L. Kennedy

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From one of the U.K.’s most dazzling novelists—whom Richard Ford has called “a profound writer”—comes this daring new novel set in the unsteady, self-contained world of a luxury liner. While on a transatlantic trip with her soon-to-be-fia… more

The Blue Book: A Novel
A.L. Kennedy
Little A , English

The Red GardenAlice Hoffman

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The Red Garden introduces us to the luminous and haunting world of Blackwell, Massachusetts, capturing the unexpected turns in its history and in our own lives.      In exquisite prose, Hoffman offers a transforming glimpse of small-town Am… more

The Red Garden
Alice Hoffman
Broadway Books , English

Putting Your Passion Into Pr...David Sterry, Arielle Eckstut

You have an idea. A great idea. Now what? Whether you dream of having your name on the cover of a successful book (and 81% of Americans believe they have a book in them), or you’re a seasoned yet frustrated veteran of the publishing jungle… more

Putting Your Passion Into Print: Get Your Book Published Successfully!
David Sterry, Arielle Eckstut
Workman Publishing Company , English

American Wife (Michigan Lite...Elaine Ford

“Elaine Ford’s collection roams the territory between the intellect and the heart. She writes of the human condition with precision, in language that is both grave and conversational. Her characters step out of the real world onto the page,… more

American Wife (Michigan Literary Fiction Awards)
Elaine Ford
The University of Michigan Press , English

The Sportswriter: Bascombe T...Richard Ford

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As a sportswriter, Frank Bascombe makes his living studying people—men, mostly—who live entirely within themselves. This is a condition that Frank himself aspires to. But at thirty-eight, he suffers from incurable dreaminess, occasional p… more

The Sportswriter: Bascombe Trilogy (1) (Vintage Contemporaries)
Richard Ford
Vintage , English

The Paris Wife: A NovelPaula Mclain

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“A beautiful portrait of being in Paris in the glittering 1920s—as a wife and as one’s own woman.”—Entertainment Weekly   A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures the love affair between two unforgettable p… more

The Paris Wife: A Novel
Paula Mclain
Ballantine Books , English

A Reliable WifeRobert Goolrick

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Rural Wisconsin, 1909. In the bitter cold, Ralph Truitt, a successful businessman, stands alone on a train platform waiting for the woman who answered his newspaper advertisement for “a reliable wife.” But when Catherine Land steps off the … more

A Reliable Wife
Robert Goolrick
Algonquin Books , English

The Other Alexander, Book I ...Andrew Levkoff

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In the greatest, foulest city in the world, love, mayhem and betrayal find the slave, Alexandros. Given as a gift to the richest man in Rome, he soon discovers that intrigue and murder stalk the house of his master. Alexandros can solve the… more

The Other Alexander, Book I of The Bow of Heaven
Andrew Levkoff
Andrew Levkoff , English

The Custom of the CountryEdith Wharton

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The Custom of the Country
Edith Wharton

The Vagrants: A NovelYiyun Li

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BONUS: This edition contains a The Vagrants discussion guide.In luminous prose, award-winning author Yiyun Li weaves together the lives of unforgettable characters who are forced to make moral choices, and choices for survival, in China in … more

The Vagrants: A Novel
Yiyun Li
Random House , English

The Whistling SeasonIvan Doig

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Can’t cook but doesn’t bite.” So begins the newspaper ad offering the services of an “A-1 housekeeper, sound morals, exceptional disposition” that draws the hungry attention of widower Oliver Milliron in the fall of 1909. And so begins the … more

The Whistling Season
Ivan Doig
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt , English

Caleb's Crossing: A NovelGeraldine Brooks

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A New York Times bestselling tale of passion and belief, magic and adventure from the Pulitzer Prize–winning authorBethia Mayfield is a restless and curious young woman growing up in Martha’s vineyard in the 1660s amid a small band of pione… more

Caleb’s Crossing: A Novel
Geraldine Brooks
Penguin Books , English