Fiction

A small sampling of the fiction we carry in our store.
Americanah Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780307455925
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Published: Anchor Books - March 4th, 2014

The bestselling novel--a love story of race and identity--from the award-winning author of We Should All Be Feminists and Dear Ijeawele.


The Twelve Tribes of Hattie Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9780307949707
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Published: Vintage - October 8th, 2013

A New York Times Notable Book
An NPR Best Book of the Year
A Buzzfeed Best Book of the Year


The Summer We Got Free Cover Image
$15.40
ISBN: 9780988628601
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Published: Bgd Press, Inc. - November 20th, 2012

At one time a wild young girl and a brilliant artist, Ava Delaney changes dramatically after a violent event that rocks her entire family. Once loved and respected in their community and in their church, they are ostracized by their neighbors, led by their church leader, and a seventeen-year feud between the Delaneys and the church ensues.


Flight Behavior Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780062124272
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 4th, 2013

"Kingsolver is a gifted magician of words."
--Time


The Language of Flowers Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780345525550
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 3rd, 2012

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Room Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9780316098328
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 18th, 2011

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE -- nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Picture

To five-year-old-Jack, Room is the world. . . . It's where he was born, it's where he and his Ma eat and sleep and play and learn. At night, his Ma shuts him safely in the wardrobe, where he is meant to be asleep when Old Nick visits.


My Soul to Take Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781439176146
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Published: Washington Square Press - September 6th, 2011

Essence bestselling and award-winning author Tananarive Due delivers a heart-stopping new novel continuing the story of descendants of an immortal line of people who are the only ones capable of saving the world.


A Discovery of Witches Cover Image
$16.20
ISBN: 9780143119685
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Published: Penguin Books - December 27th, 2011

Book one of the New York Times-bestselling All Souls trilogy--"a wonderfully imaginative grown-up fantasy with all the magic of Harry Potter and Twilight" (People)


Silver Sparrow Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9781616201425
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Published: Algonquin Books - May 8th, 2012

With the opening line of Silver Sparrow, "My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist," author Tayari Jones unveils a breathtaking story about a man's deception, a family's complicity, and the two teenage girls caught in the middle.


Arcadia Falls Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780345497543
Availability: Backordered
Published: Ballantine Books - February 8th, 2011

Financial straits and a desire for a fresh start take recently widowed Meg Rosenthal and her aloof teenage daughter, Sally, to Arcadia Falls, a tucked-away hamlet in upstate New York where Meg has accepted a teaching position at a boarding school. The creaky, neglected cottage they'll be calling home feels like an ill omen, but Meg is determined to make the best of it.


The Postmistress Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780425238691
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Published: Berkley Publishing Group - February 1st, 2011

The New York Times bestseller- "A beautifully written, thought-provoking novel." -#1 New York Times bestselling author Kathryn Stockett.


The Dovekeepers Cover Image
$16.20
ISBN: 9781451617481
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Published: Scribner Book Company - April 3rd, 2012

The Dovekeepers is Alice Hoffman's most ambitious and mesmerizing novel: "striking....Hoffman grounds her expansive, intricately woven, and deepest new novel in biblical history, with a devotion and seriousness of purpose" (Entertainment Weekly).


Saints and Sinners: Stories Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780316122726
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 9th, 2011

With her inimitable gift for describing the workings of the heart and mind, Edna O'Brien introduces us to a vivid new cast of restless, searching people who-whether in the Irish countryside or London or New York-remind us of our own humanity.


Red Weather Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780816520350
Availability: Special Order
Published: University of Arizona Press - April 1st, 2012

This trip wasn't about her, her need to escape. She had been too young when it happened. Too young to understand what could be worth risking everything for. Even now they seemed naive, foolish in their belief that anything could change. They had tried to save a generation. If she couldn't save them, she might find a way to finish their story. Neva Greene is seeking answers.


Wingshooters Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9781936070718
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Published: Akashic Books - February 8th, 2011

"Revoyr does a remarkable job of conveying protagonist] Michelle's lost innocence and fear through this accomplished story of family and the dangers of complacency in the face of questionable justice."
--Publishers Weekly (starred review)


Sing You Home Cover Image
$15.30
ISBN: 9781439102732
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Published: Atria Books - October 18th, 2011

Every life has a soundtrack. All you have to do is listen.


Vida Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781604864878
Availability: Backordered
Published: PM Press - December 12th, 2011

Originally published in 1979, this piece of revolutionary fiction is a bestselling author's classic paean to the 1960s. At the center of the novel stands Vida Asch, who has lived underground for almost a decade.


Makeda Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9781617750229
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Published: Openlens - August 30th, 2011

"Eloquent and erudite, Robinson's oft-times mystical coming-of-age saga teems with rich and evocative historical insights."
--Booklist

"Hypnotic . . . one of the finest novels this year . . . Robinson] is a gifted storyteller."
--Essence


Swamplandia! Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9780307276681
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Published: Vintage Books - July 26th, 2011

Thirteen-year-old Ava Bigtree has lived her entire life at Swamplandia , her family's island home and gator-wrestling theme park in the Florida Everglades.


The Taste of Salt Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9781565129252
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 13th, 2011

Award-winning novelist Martha Southgate (who, in the words of Julia Glass, "can write fat and hot, then lush and tender, then just plain truthful and burning with heart") now tells the story of a family pushed to its limits by addiction over the course of two generations.


Bitter in the Mouth Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780812981322
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Published: Random House Trade - August 9th, 2011

Bitter in the Mouth is a brilliant, virtuosic novel about a young woman's search for identity and the true meaning of family.


A Map of Home Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780143116264
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Published: Penguin Books - September 1st, 2009

From America to the Middle East and back again-- the sparkling story of one girl's childhood, by an exciting new voice in literary fiction


Home Cover Image
$13.50
ISBN: 9780312428549
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Published: Picador USA - September 1st, 2009

WINNER OF THE ORANGE PRIZE 2009
A 2008 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE
A New York Times Bestseller
A Washington Post Best Book of the Year
A Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year


Olive Kitteridge Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780812971835
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Published: Random House Trade - September 30th, 2008

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE - THE EMMY AWARD-WINNING HBO MINISERIES STARRING FRANCES MCDORMAND, RICHARD JENKINS, AND BILL MURRAY


Serena Cover Image
$13.49
ISBN: 9780061470844
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Published: Ecco Press - September 29th, 2009

A New York Times bestseller and PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist, Serena by award-winning author Ron Rash is "masterfully written...sprawling, engrossing and--from time to time--nightmarish," (San Francisco Chronicle); a remarkable novel that "recalls both John Steinbeck and Cormac McCarthy," (The New Yorker).


The Sealed Letter Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780547247762
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Published: Mariner Books - September 24th, 2009


A Tale for the Time Being Cover Image
$15.30
ISBN: 9780143124870
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Published: Penguin Books - December 31st, 2013

A brilliant, unforgettable novel from bestselling author Ruth Ozeki--shortlisted for the Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award

"A time being is someone who lives in time, and that means you, and me, and every one of us who is, or was, or ever will be."


The Evening Hour Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781608195978
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC - January 17th, 2012

Most of the wealth in Dove Creek, West Virginia, is in the earth-in the coal seams that have provided generations with a way of life. Born and raised here, twenty-seven-year-old Cole Freeman has sidestepped work as a miner to become an aide in a nursing home. He's got a shock of bleached blond hair and a gentle touch well suited to the job.


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More of This World or Maybe Another Cover Image
$12.59
ISBN: 9780061732270
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 20th, 2009

More of This World or Maybe Another is a collection of award-winning short fiction about four outsiders whose unruly lives intersect on the back streets of New Orleans from writer Barb Johnson. Funny and haunting by turns, Johnson's unforgettable characters are driven by something fragile and irresistible, a sputtering drive to love and be loved, in these "stunning stories . . .


Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781594485367
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 6th, 2011

Introducing a new star of her generation, an electric debut story collection about mixed-race and African-American teenagers, women, and men struggling to find a place in their families and communities.