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The Last Woman Standing by Thelma Adams

The Last Woman Standing by Thelma Adams

Pub Date: Jun 24, 2016

The Last Woman Standing, Thelma Adams, Lake Union Publishing – Young Josephine Marcus runs away from her stifling home life in 1880’s San Francisco to marry Johnny Behan, a charming older man who’s aiming to become the sheriff of Tombstone, Arizona Read more »

Voices in the Night

Voices in the Night by Steven Millhauser

Pub Date: Jun 24, 2016

Voices in the Night, Steven Millhauser, Vintage Books – Pulitzer-Prize-winning author Steven Millhauser’s collection of disquieting short stories, “Voices in the Night,” are outlandish tales laced with jarring twists, reminiscent of the old “Twilight Zone” television series Read more »

Flamecaster by Cinda Williams Chima

Flamecaster by Cinda Williams Chima

Pub Date: Jun 15, 2016

Flamecaste, Cinda Williams Chima, Harper Teen – The Seven Realms have been at war for twenty-five years. Gerard Montaigne, King of Arden, is determined to forge an empire out of the realms Read more »

Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift

Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift

Pub Date: Jun 14, 2016

Mothering Sunday, Graham Swift, Alfred A Knopf – In 1924 twenty-two year old Jane Fairchild worked as a housemaid in the home of the Nivens, a well-to-do family living in Berkshire, England Read more »

Highly Illogical Behavior

Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley

Pub Date: Jun 5, 2016

Highly Illogical Behavior, John Corey Whaley, Dial Books – Solomon Reed is an agoraphobic with a panic disorder. In middle school while suffering a panic attack, he stripped and dived into the school’s fountain Read more »

Last Days of Magic by Mark Tompkins

The Last Days of Magic by Mark Tompkins

Pub Date: May 16, 2016

The Last Days of Magic, Mark Topkins, Viking – Medieval Ireland has long been a stronghold of magic in the world. It resisted attempts by many foreign powers to conquer it thanks to the Morrígna, a divine female trinity manifesting as twins Aisling and Anya in the mortal world and a third, Anann, in the spirit realm Read more »

The Girl From Home by Adam Mitzner

The Girl From Home by Adam Mitzner

Pub Date: May 16, 2016

The Girl From Home, Adam Mitzner, Gallery Books – Jonathan Caine is a true Wall Street high flier, a man with supreme confidence in his abilities to ride the thermals of finance and soar ever higher in wealth and power Read more »

Shakespeare in America edited by James Shapiro

Pub Date: May 10, 2016

Shakespeare in America, James Shapiro Editor, Library of America – Willa Cather wrote in 1894 that William Shakespeare “belongs” to two nations, America and England, a theme that resonates through “Shakespeare in America,” an anthology that traces Shakespeare and his influences in the United States from 1776 to the present Read more »