Results for General Fiction + Love Stories + Strong Female Leads, set in USA

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  • Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald
    Therese Fowler
    Paperback: 03/04/2014
     
    A dazzling novel that captures all of the romance, glamour, and tragedy of the first flapper, Zelda Fitzgerald...
  • Dept. of Speculation
    Jenny Offill
    Hardcover: 01/28/2014
     
    Dept. of Speculation is a portrait of a marriage. It is also a beguiling rumination on the mysteries of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Why We Broke Up
    Daniel Handler, Maira Kalman
    Paperback: 12/03/2013
     
    Min Green and Ed Slaterton are breaking up, so Min is writing Ed a letter and giving him a box. Inside the box...
  • The Sandcastle Girls : A Novel
    Chris Bohjalian
    Paperback: 04/16/2013
     
    The Sandcastle Girls is a sweeping historical love story steeped in Chris Bohjalian's Armenian heritage.
  • The Newlyweds : A Novel
    Nell Freudenberger
    Paperback: 02/12/2013
     
    A powerful, funny, richly observed tour de force by one of America's most acclaimed young writers: a story of ...
  • Say Her Name : A Novel
    Francisco Goldman
    Paperback: 04/10/2012
     
    Celebrated novelist Francisco Goldman married a beautiful young writer named Aura Estrada in the summer of ...

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