The O’HENRY Prize Stories 100th Anniversary Edition, Laura Furman Editor, Anchor - Now celebrating its centenary, this prestigious annual anthology gathers the twenty best new short stories published in the previous year.
We Love Anderson Cooper, R. L. Maizes, Macmillian - In her debut short story collection, We Love Anderson Cooper, R.L. Maizes takes readers into some intriguing scenarios: a young man who decides to come out during his bar mitzvah, a disfigured tattoo artist who discovers healing powers, a therapist, whose new couch has the power to take away sadness, a woman haunted by the spirit of her dead dogs.
The Confessions of Frannie Langton, Sara Collins, Harper Collins - Frannie grew up a slave on a Jamaican plantation. Her master, Langton, chose her as his assistant in his experiments on cadavers.
Collector's Apprentice, B. A. Shapiro, Algonquin Books - returns with another unforgettable tale about the lengths to which people will go for their obsession, whether it be art, money, love, or vengeance.
Where the Light Falls, Nancy Hale, Library of America - “Nancy Hale’s touch was so precise and delicate that you might think you’re reading undiscovered Edith Wharton stories.
The Editor, Steven Rowley, Peguin Random House - The Editor Explores Mother/Son Relationships - I can’t lie. I was drawn to Steven Rowley’s novel THE EDITOR for the chance to spend time, even fictionally, with Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
Courting Mr. Lincoln, Louis Bayard, Algonquin Books - From the prizewinning author of Mr Timothy and The Pale Blue Eye comes Courting Mr Lincoln, the page-turning and surprising story of a brilliant and melancholic Abraham Lincoln and the two people who loved him the most . . .
Boy Swallows Universe, Trent Dalton, Harper Collins - To say that 12-year-old Eli Bell lives an unusual life would be a gross understatement. His brother, Gus, communicates by writing words in the air, some of which seem prophetic ...
The Killing of Butterfly Joe, Rhidian Brook, Picador - Rhidian Brook is the best-selling Welsh author and screen writer of The Aftermath, now a major Hollywood movie produced by Ridley Scott and starring Acadamy Award nominee, Keira Knightley.
The Magnetic Girl, Jessica Handler, Hub City Press - History and Imagination Yield Compelling Tale