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Nine Perfect Strangers – Liane Moriarty

Nine people gather at a remote health resort. Some are here to lose weight, some are here to get a reboot on life, some are here for reasons they can’t even admit to themselves. Amidst all of the luxury and pampering, the mindfulness and meditation, they know these ten days might involve some real work. But none of them could imagine just how challenging the next ten days are going to be. Frances Welty, the formerly best-selling romantic novelist, arrives at Tranquillum House nursing a ...



Unsheltered – Barbara Kingsolver

The New York Times bestselling author of Flight Behavior, The Lacuna, and The Poisonwood Bible and recipient of numerous literary awards—including the National Humanities Medal, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and the Orange Prize—returns with a timely novel that interweaves past and present to explore the human capacity for resiliency and compassion in times of great upheaval. How could two hardworking people do everything right in life, a woman asks, and end up destitute? Willa Knox and her husband followed all the rules as responsible parents and professionals, and have nothing to show for ...



No Direction Home – Diane Winger

Love knows no borders. In this timely and skillfully-crafted story, the immigrant family of thirteen-year-old Emma Cabezas is ripped apart. Her older brother faces deportation after attempting to renew his DACA status and her parents are dragged away in handcuffs by immigration officers. Family friend Sandi Moreno takes her in, but Emma soon witnesses the abusive truth about Sandi’s husband and teenage sons. Desperate and afraid, she makes a rash decision to attempt to reunite with her deported loved ones in Honduras. Her dangerous journey ...



A Spark of Light – Jodi Picoult

The author of Small Great Things returns with a powerful and provocative new novel about ordinary lives that intersect during a heart-stopping crisis. “Picoult at her fearless best . . . Timely, balanced and certain to inspire debate.”—The Washington Post The warm fall day starts like any other at the Center—a women’s reproductive health services clinic—its staff offering care to anyone who passes through its doors. Then, in late morning, a desperate and distraught gunman bursts in and opens fire, taking all inside hostage. After rushing to the ...



Fruit of the Drunken Tree – Ingrid Rojas Contreras

“One of the most dazzling and devastating novels I’ve read in a long time…Readers of Fruit of the Drunken Tree will surely be transformed.” –San Francisco Chronicle “Simultaneously propulsive and poetic, reminiscent of Isabel Allende…Listen to this new author’s voice — she has something powerful to say.” –Entertainment Weekly A mesmerizing debut set in Colombia at the height Pablo Escobar’s violent reign about a sheltered young girl and a teenage maid who strike an unlikely friendship that threatens to undo them both Seven-year-old Chula and ...



Pieces of Her – Karin Slaughter

The #1 internationally bestselling author returns with a new novel in the vein of the New York Timesbestsellers Pretty Girls and The Good Daughter—a story even more electrifying, provocative, and suspenseful than anything she’s written before. What if the person you thought you knew best turns out to be someone you never knew at all . . . ? Andrea Cooper knows everything about her mother Laura. She’s knows she’s spent her whole life in the small beachside town of Gullaway Island; she knows she’s never wanted anything more ...



Acupuncture of The Mind – Goran Zivanovic

Psychiatric wards are full of mirrors. During his mind surgeries, Julian practiced healing methods unlike I, his long-time colleague, had ever known. My time at Cathedral Psychiatric Facility is where my rebirth and growth took shape. At present, I am one of the Directors of Psychiatry at Cathedral. ‘Death fertilises rebirth,’ Julian reminded me often. ‘It’s organic.’ Something within Julian died long ago. I regularly saw the shadowy remains lodged deep in his eyes when he stepped from one world to the next. Julian allowed ...

A Loss Too Great – Lonz Cook

Tom and Mary Stetson have the perfect marriage and the best son. Their joy of the last 20 years is reflective in the way their son, Tom Junior, achieves and excel. As responsible parents, they guide Tom Junior to a course for success. Tom Junior develops a growing independence and prides himself on being a true patriot. When Tom Junior graduates high school, he decides to pay his college tuition. His decision embarks him on a journey with the Army. Though Junior understands his parents’ ...