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  • Calling Me Home
    Julie Kibler
    Paperback: 01/07/2014
     
    Calling Me Home by Julie Kibler is a soaring debut interweaving the story of a heartbreaking, forbidden love ...
  • The Paris Wife : A Novel
    Paula McLain
    Paperback: 11/27/2012
     
    A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures a remarkable period of time and a ...
  • The Secret History of Costaguana : A Novel
    Juan Gabriel Vásquez
    Paperback: 08/07/2012
     
    Tragic and despairing, comic and insightful, The Secret History of Costaguana is a masterpiece of historical ...
  • The First Desire
    Nancy Reisman
    Paperback: 08/30/2005
     
    Set in Buffalo, New York in the 1930s and '40s, The First Desire is a book of great emotional power that ...
  • The Clearing
    Tim Gautreaux
    Paperback: 05/01/2004
     
    Set in a harsh landscape that engenders raw emotions, this gritty tale is by turns wise, violent, and ...
  • The Bonesetter's Daughter
    Amy Tan
    Paperback: 01/01/2002
     
    Tan's newest novel mixes pure fiction with elements of autobiography. In the acknowledgements she writes, ...

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