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

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  • The Portable Veblen: A Novel
    Elizabeth McKenzie
    Paperback: 11/01/2016
     
    An exuberant, one-of-a-kind novel about love and family, war and nature, new money and old values by a ...
  • The Mothers
    Brit Bennett
    Hardcover: 10/11/2016
     
    A dazzling debut novel from an exciting new voice, The Mothers is a surprising story about young love, a big ...
  • Crossing the Horizon
    Laurie Notaro
    Hardcover: 10/04/2016
     
    Soar back to the fearless 1920s with #1 New York Times bestselling writer Laurie Notaro - beloved author of ...
  • The Underground Railroad: A Novel
    Colson Whitehead
    Hardcover: 08/02/2016
     
    From prize-winning, bestselling author Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave...
  • Purity
    Jonathan Franzen
    Paperback: 08/02/2016
     
    A magnum opus for our morally complex times from the author of Freedom
  • Miss Jane
    Brad Watson
    Hardcover: 07/12/2016
     
    Astonishing prose brings to life a forgotten woman and a lost world in a strange and bittersweet Southern ...
  • How to Set a Fire and Why
    Jesse Ball
    Hardcover: 07/05/2016
     
    A singular, blistering novel about a teenage girl who has lost everything - and will burn anything.

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