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The Suitors

Written by Cecile David-Weill


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $15.95

A comedy of manners that serves as an insightful look at the lives of those in the upper classes.
 
After two sisters, Laure and Marie, learn of their parents’ plan to sell the family’s summer retreat, L’Agapanthe, they devise a scheme for attracting a wealthy suitor who can afford to purchase the... Read more >
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Lake People
Lake People
Written by Abi Maxwell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307961662
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Lake People

Written by Abi Maxwell


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $11.99

A haunting, luminous debut novel set in a small New Hampshire town: the story of the crisscrossing of lives, within and without family, and of one woman, given up for adoption as a baby, searching for the truth about her life.

As an infant, Alice Thorton was discovered in Kettleborough, New Hampshire...

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As Sweet as Honey
As Sweet as Honey
Written by Indira Ganesan
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ISBN: 9780307960450
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As Sweet as Honey

Written by Indira Ganesan


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $11.99

In her latest novel, Indira Ganesan, a writer often likened to Arundhati Roy and Chitra Divakaruni (see back of jacket for reviews), gives us an enchanting story of family life that is a dance of love and grief and rebirth set on a gorgeous island in the Indian Ocean.

The island...

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The Dinner
The Dinner
Written by Herman Koch
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385346849
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The Dinner

Written by Herman Koch


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $9.99

"A European Gone Girl." --The Wall Street Journal

An internationally bestselling phenomenon: the darkly suspenseful, highly controversial tale of two families struggling to make the hardest decision of their lives -- all over the course of one meal.

It's a summer's evening in Amsterdam, and two couples meet at a fashionable restaurant for... Read more >
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The Newlyweds
The Newlyweds
Written by Nell Freudenberger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307388971
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The Newlyweds

Written by Nell Freudenberger


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $15.95

Amina Mazid is twenty-four when she moves from Bangladesh to Rochester, New York, for love. A hundred years ago, Amina would have been called a mail-order bride. But this is the twenty-first century: she is wooed by—and woos—George Stillman online.
 
For Amina, George offers a chance for a new life for... Read more >
A Week in Winter
A Week in Winter
Written by Maeve Binchy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307273574
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A Week in Winter

Written by Maeve Binchy


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $26.95

Stoneybridge is a small town on the west coast of Ireland where all the families know one another. When Chicky Starr decides to take an old, decaying mansion set high on the cliffs overlooking the windswept Atlantic Ocean and turn it into a restful place for a holiday by the sea...

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A Week in Winter
A Week in Winter
Written by Maeve Binchy
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ISBN: 9780385350082
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A Week in Winter

Written by Maeve Binchy


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $9.99

Stoneybridge is a small town on the west coast of Ireland where all the families know one another. When Chicky Starr decides to take an old, decaying mansion set high on the cliffs overlooking the windswept Atlantic Ocean and turn it into a restful place for a holiday by the sea...

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A Week in Winter
A Week in Winter
Written by Maeve Binchy, Read by Rosalyn Landor
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307713643
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A Week in Winter

Written by Maeve Binchy
Read by Rosalyn Landor


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $40.00

Stoneybridge is a small town on the west coast of Ireland where all the families know one another. When Chicky Starr decides to take an old, decaying mansion set high on the cliffs overlooking the windswept Atlantic Ocean and turn it into a restful place for a holiday by the sea...

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A Week in Winter
A Week in Winter
Written by Maeve Binchy, Read by Rosalyn Landor
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ISBN: 9780307713698
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A Week in Winter

Written by Maeve Binchy
Read by Rosalyn Landor


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $20.00

Stoneybridge is a small town on the west coast of Ireland where all the families know one another. When Chicky Starr decides to take an old, decaying mansion set high on the cliffs overlooking the windswept Atlantic Ocean and turn it into a restful place for a holiday by the sea...

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The Invisible City
The Invisible City
Written by Pete Hamill
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307829146
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The Invisible City
A New York Sketchbook
Written by Pete Hamill


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: February 6, 2013
Price: $9.99

In this collection of thirty-four sketches, the author captures the extraordinary range of people, experiences, places and feelings that is New York City -- the city behind the glamorous facade of Manhattan, inhabited by people who remember when this was "a great big wonderful town and they were young in its... Read more >
The French Father
The French Father
Written by Alain Elkann, Translated by Alastair McEwen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908968043
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The French Father

Written by Alain Elkann
Translated by Alastair McEwen


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $15.95

The French Father centres on a dialogue between two men buried alongside each other in the Parisian cemetery of Montparnasse – now companions in the afterlife. One man, the author’s father, is strict, upper middle class, and a firm believer in the values and principles of the grande bourgeoisie. The other... Read more >
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Philida
Philida
Written by Andre Brink
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ISBN: 9780345805034
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Philida

Written by Andre Brink


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $15.00

This is what it is to be a slave: that everything is decided for you from out there. You just got to listen and do as they tell you. You don’t say no. You don’t ask questions. You just do what they tell you. But far at the back of your...

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Philida
Philida
Written by Andre Brink
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ISBN: 9780345805041
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Philida

Written by Andre Brink


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

This is what it is to be a slave: that everything is decided for you from out there. You just got to listen and do as they tell you. You don’t say no. You don’t ask questions. You just do what they tell you. But far at the back of your...

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The Beginner's Goodbye
The Beginner's Goodbye
Written by Anne Tyler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345533357
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The Beginner's Goodbye
A Novel
Written by Anne Tyler


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $15.00

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Anne Tyler gives us a wise, haunting, and deeply moving new novel about loss and recovery, pierced throughout with her humor, wisdom, and always penetrating look at human foibles.
 
Crippled in his right arm and leg, Aaron grew up fending off a sister who constantly wanted... Read more >
The French Father

Written by Alain Elkann
Translated by Alastair McEwen


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $9.99

The French Father centres on a dialogue between two men buried alongside each other in the Parisian cemetery of Montparnasse – now companions in the afterlife. One man, the author’s father, is strict, upper middle class, and a firm believer in the values and principles of the grande bourgeoisie. The other... Read more >
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Reunion at Red Paint Bay
Reunion at Red Paint Bay
Written by George Harrar
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ISBN: 9781590515457
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Reunion at Red Paint Bay

Written by George Harrar


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $14.95

Red Paint calls itself "the friendliest town in Maine," a place where everyone knows one another and nothing too disturbing ever happens. Native son Simon Howe is a sturdy family man--a good father and husband--and owner-editor of the town's newspaper. Because there's rarely any real news, he runs stories about Virgin... Read more >
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Reunion at Red Paint Bay

Written by George Harrar


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $14.95

Red Paint calls itself "the friendliest town in Maine," a place where everyone knows one another and nothing too disturbing ever happens. Native son Simon Howe is a sturdy family man--a good father and husband--and owner-editor of the town's newspaper. Because there's rarely any real news, he runs stories about Virgin... Read more >
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The Tin Horse
The Tin Horse
Written by Janice Steinberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679643746
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The Tin Horse
A Novel
Written by Janice Steinberg


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $26.00

In the stunning tradition of Lisa See, Maeve Binchy, and Alice Hoffman, The Tin Horse is a rich multigenerational story about the intense, often fraught bond sisters share and the dreams and sorrows that lay at the heart of the immigrant experience.

It has been more than sixty years since Elaine... Read more >
The Tin Horse
The Tin Horse
Written by Janice Steinberg
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ISBN: 9780345540287
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The Tin Horse
A Novel
Written by Janice Steinberg


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $12.99

In the stunning tradition of Lisa See, Maeve Binchy, and Alice Hoffman, The Tin Horse is a rich multigenerational story about the intense, often fraught bond sisters share and the dreams and sorrows that lay at the heart of the immigrant experience.

It has been more than sixty years since Elaine... Read more >
The Tin Horse
The Tin Horse
Written by Janice Steinberg, Read by Kate McGregor-Stewart
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780385359474
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The Tin Horse
A Novel
Written by Janice Steinberg
Read by Kate McGregor-Stewart


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $45.00

In the stunning tradition of Lisa See, Maeve Binchy, and Alice Hoffman, The Tin Horse is a rich multigenerational story about the intense, often fraught bond sisters share and the dreams and sorrows that lay at the heart of the immigrant experience.

It has been more than sixty years since Elaine... Read more >
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The Tin Horse
The Tin Horse
Written by Janice Steinberg, Read by Kate McGregor-Stewart
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ISBN: 9780385359481
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The Tin Horse
A Novel
Written by Janice Steinberg
Read by Kate McGregor-Stewart


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On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $22.50

In the stunning tradition of Lisa See, Maeve Binchy, and Alice Hoffman, The Tin Horse is a rich multigenerational story about the intense, often fraught bond sisters share and the dreams and sorrows that lay at the heart of the immigrant experience.

It has been more than sixty years since Elaine... Read more >
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The Summer They Came
The Summer They Came
Written by William Storandt
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ISBN: 9781588360557
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The Summer They Came
A Novel
Written by William Storandt


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 23, 2013
Price: $14.99

There was a time when the seaside town of Long Spit was known only to a few wealthy families and a straggle of New England beachgoers. But when gay developers from Man-hattan, searching for a new place for summer shares and tea dances, get a look at its gently curving beaches... Read more >
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The Antagonist
The Antagonist
Written by Lynn Coady
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ISBN: 9780307961365
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The Antagonist

Written by Lynn Coady


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $11.99

A piercing epistolary novel, The Antagonist explores, with wit and compassion, how the impressions of others shape, pervert, and flummox both our perceptions of ourselves and our very nature.

Gordon Rankin Jr., aka “Rank,” thinks of himself as “King Midas in reverse”—and indeed misfortune seems to follow him at every...

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The Antagonist
The Antagonist
Written by Lynn Coady, Read by MacLeod Andrews
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ISBN: 9780385366298
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The Antagonist

Written by Lynn Coady
Read by MacLeod Andrews


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $20.00

A piercing epistolary novel, The Antagonist explores, with wit and compassion, how the impressions of others shape, pervert, and flummox both our perceptions of ourselves and our very nature.

Gordon Rankin Jr., aka “Rank,” thinks of himself as “King Midas in reverse”—and indeed misfortune seems to follow him at every...

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More Than You Know
More Than You Know
Written by Penny Vincenzi
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ISBN: 9780767930864
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More Than You Know

Written by Penny Vincenzi


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $16.00

It’s 1958, and Eliza Clark has it all: good looks, a privileged upbringing, and a fast-paced career as a successful magazine editor. High fashion means high life, and she’s constantly jetting to Paris and Milan to take in the latest by Chanel, Dior, and Pucci. But when she falls head over...

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