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  • Children of the Jacaranda Tree
    Sahar Delijani
    Paperback: 06/17/2014
     
    A stunning debut novel set in post-Revolutionary Iran that gives voice to the men, women, and children who won...
  • What the River Washed Away
    Muriel Mharie Macleod
    Paperback: 07/23/2013
     
    A missing child, a buried tin of coins, and a terrible secret - these lie at the heart of Muriel Macleod's ...
  • All Woman and Springtime : A Novel
    Brandon W. Jones
    Paperback: 03/12/2013
     
    This spellbinding debut, reminiscent of Memoirs of a Geisha, depicts, with chilling accuracy, life behind ...
  • A Good American : A Novel
    Alex George
    Paperback: 02/05/2013
     
    An uplifting novel about the families we create and the places we call home.
  • The Undertow : A Novel
    Jo Baker
    Paperback: 12/11/2012
     
    The American debut of an enthralling new voice: a vivid, indelibly told work of fiction that follows four ...
  • The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared
    Jonas Jonasson
    Paperback: 09/11/2012
     
    A reluctant centenarian much like Forrest Gump (if Gump were an explosives expert with a fondness for vodka) ...
  • Vandal Love : A Novel
    Deni Y. B├ęchard
    Paperback: 05/15/2012
     
    In assured and mystically powerful prose, Deni Y. Béchard tells a wide-ranging, spellbinding story of a ...

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