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Leaving Lucy Pear

Leaving Lucy Pear
  • Author : Anna Solomon
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 26 July 2016
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“From the first page, I was under Anna Solomon’s spell.” —Sue Monk Kidd From the author of The Book of V., a novel chosen as a must-read book by TIME Magazine, InStyle, Good Housekeeping, The Millions, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, and BookPage Set in 1920s New England, the story of two women who are both mothers to the same unforgettable girl—a big, heartrending novel from award-winning writer Anna Solomon One night in 1917 Beatrice Haven sneaks out of her

The Book of V.

The Book of V.
  • Author : Anna Solomon
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release : 05 May 2020
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A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK A BELLETRIST BOOK CLUB PICK For fans of The Hours and Fates and Furies, a bold, kaleidoscopic novel intertwining the lives of three women across three centuries as their stories of sex, power, and desire finally converge in the present day. Lily is a mother and a daughter. And a second wife. And a writer, maybe? Or she was going to be, before she had children. Now, in her rented Brooklyn apartment she’

The Little Bride

The Little Bride
  • Author : Anna Solomon
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 28 January 2021
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Tells the story of a 16-year-old Russian Jewish mail-order bride who finds herself stranded in the prairies of South Dakota married to a man twice her age and falling in love with her 19-year-old step-son. Original. 40,000 first printing.

Labor Day: True Birth Stories by Today's Best Women Writers

Labor Day: True Birth Stories by Today's Best Women Writers
  • Author : Eleanor Henderson,Anna Solomon
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release : 15 April 2014
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Thirty acclaimed writers share their personal birth stories—the extraordinary, the ordinary, the terrifying, the sublime, the profane It's an elemental, almost animalistic urge—the expectant mother's hunger for birth narratives. Bookstores are filled with month-by-month pregnancy manuals, but the shelves are virtually empty of artful, entertaining, unvarnished accounts of labor and delivery—the stories that new mothers need most. Here is a book that transcends the limits of how-to guides and honors the act of childbirth in the twenty-first

The Turtle Warrior

The Turtle Warrior
  • Author : Mary Ellis
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 25 January 2005
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The Turtle Warrior is the story of the Lucas family, who live in a beautiful and remote part of Wisconsin inhabited by working-class European immigrants and the Ojibwe. By 1967 the Lucas farm has fallen into disrepair, thanks to the hard drinking of John Lucas, who brutalizes his wife and two sons. When the eldest, James, escapes by enlisting to fight in Vietnam, he leaves young Bill alone to protect his mother with only his own will and the spirit of

Mandarins, Jews, and Missionaries

Mandarins, Jews, and Missionaries
  • Author : Michael Pollak
  • Publisher : Weatherhill, Incorporated
  • Release : 28 January 1998
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Tells the story of the bands of Jews who wandered along the Silk Roads across central Asia to settle in China centuries ago. It gives an account of their lives and culture, and an insight into both Chinese and Jewish history.

The Gravity of Birds

The Gravity of Birds
  • Author : Tracy Guzeman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 06 August 2013
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A debut novel already destined to be a book club favorite. “With its deft interweaving of psychological complexity and riveting narrative momentum, with its gorgeous prose and poetic justice, The Gravity of Birds is about sibling rivalry, tragedies, and resurrections. And it’s irresistibly exquisite” (San Francisco Chronicle). Forty-four years after the brilliant young painter, Thomas Bayber, first meets Alice and Natalie Kessler, Bayber unveils a never-before-seen work, Kessler Sisters—a provocative painting depicting the young Thomas, Alice, and Natalie.

Impersonation

Impersonation
  • Author : Heidi Pitlor
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release : 18 August 2020
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“By turns revealing, hilarious, dishy, and razor-sharp, Impersonation lives in that rarest of sweet spots: the propulsive page-turner for people with high literary standards.” —Rebecca Makkai, author of The Great Believers Allie Lang is a professional ghostwriter and a perpetually broke single mother to a young boy. Years of navigating her own and America’s cultural definitions of motherhood have left her a lapsed idealist. Lana Breban is a powerhouse lawyer, economist, and advocate for women’s rights with designs

The Year of the Hare

The Year of the Hare
  • Author : Arto Paasilinna
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 28 December 2010
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An internationally bestselling comic novel in which a man—with the help of a bunny—suddenly realizes what’s important in life “Escapism at its best . . . Just pure fun.” —NPR.org “Which of us has not had that wonderfully seditious idea: to play hooky for a while from life as we know it?” With these words from his foreword, Pico Iyer puts his finger on the exhilaratingly anarchic appeal of The Year of the Hare, a novel in the bestselling

Seating Arrangements

Seating Arrangements
  • Author : Maggie Shipstead
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 12 June 2012
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The Van Meters have gathered at their family retreat on the island of Waskeke to celebrate the marriage of daughter Daphne to the impeccably appropriate Greyson Duff. The weekend is full of champagne, salt air and practiced bonhomie, but long-buried discontent and simmering lust stir beneath the surface. Winn Van Meter, father of the bride, is not having a good time. Barred from the exclusive social club he’s been eyeing since birth, he’s also tormented by an inappropriate

For the Love of Money

For the Love of Money
  • Author : Sam Polk
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 11 July 2017
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"A former hedge-fund trader presents a memoir about coming of age on Wall Street, his obsessive pursuit of money, his disillusionment and the radical new way he has come to define success, "--NoveList.

A Recipe for Disaster

A Recipe for Disaster
  • Author : Belinda Missen
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release : 07 August 2018
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Life’s not always a piece of cake...

How to Be Richer, Smarter, and Better-Looking Than Your Parents

How to Be Richer, Smarter, and Better-Looking Than Your Parents
  • Author : Zac Bissonnette
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 24 April 2012
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Striking out on your own for the first time is exhilarating. But in a culture full of bad advice, predatory banks, and splurge-now-pay-later temptations, it can also be extremely dangerous—leading you to make financial decisions that could hurt you for years to come. Combine this with a slumped economy, mounds of student loans, and dubious examples from reality TV stars to politicians to your own parents, and it’s no wonder so many twenty-somethings are struggling. Twenty-three-year-old Zac Bissonnette—

The Dunwich Horror

The Dunwich Horror
  • Author : H.P. Lovecraft
  • Publisher : Oregan Publishing
  • Release : 15 March 2018
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In H.P. Lovecraft's, "The Dunwich Horror", we are told the story of Wilbur Whateley, the son of a deformed albino mother and an unknown father (alluded to in passing by the mad Old Whateley as "Yog-Sothoth"), and the strange events surrounding his birth and precocious development. Wilbur matures at an abnormal rate, reaching manhood within a decade. All the while, his sorcerer grandfather indoctrinates him into certain dark rituals and the study of witchcraft.

The Weight of Ink

The Weight of Ink
  • Author : Rachel Kadish
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 06 June 2017
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WINNER OF A NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD A USA TODAY BESTSELLER "A gifted writer, astonishingly adept at nuance, narration, and the politics of passion."—Toni Morrison Set in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first century, The Weight of Ink is the interwoven tale of two women of remarkable intellect: Ester Velasquez, an emigrant from Amsterdam who is permitted to scribe for a blind rabbi, just before the plague hits the city; and Helen Watt, an ailing historian