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  • Out of The Easy
    Ruta Sepetys
    Paperback: 03/04/2014
     
    With characters as captivating as those in her internationally bestselling novel Between Shades of Gray, Ruta ...
  • The Betrayal : A Novel
    Helen Dunmore
    Paperback: 09/06/2011
     
    A riveting and emotionally absorbing portrait of post-war Soviet Russia, a world of violence and terror, where...
  • The Lacuna : A Novel
    Barbara Kingsolver
    Paperback: 08/25/2010
     
    In her most accomplished novel, Barbara Kingsolver takes us on an epic journey from the Mexico City of artists...
  • Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet : A Novel
    Jamie Ford
    Paperback: 10/06/2009
     
    One of BookBrowse's Top 3 Favorite Books of 2009.

    Set during one of the most conflicted and volatile times in ...
  • When The Emperor was Divine
    Julie Otsuka
    Paperback: 10/01/2003
     
    This commanding debut novel paints a portrait of the Japanese internment camps unlike any we have ever seen. A...

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