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Under Wrapped
Under Wrapped
by Charmaine R. Parker
About the Author
Charmaine R. Parker is a former journalist who has worked as a reporter, copy editor, and managing editor. The publishing director for Strebor Books, she is the sister of national bestselling author Zane. She received a bachelor’s of fine arts from... (read more)

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2 A.M. at the Cat's Pajamas
2 A.M. at the Cat's Pajamas
by Marie-helene Bertino
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Marie Helene-Bertino is the author of SAFE AS HOUSES, winner of the Iowa Short Fiction Prize. An Emerging Writer Fellow at New York's Center for Fiction, she has spent six years as an editor and writing instructor at One Story. A Philadelphia native, she... (read more)

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Ishmael's Oranges
Ishmael's Oranges
by Claire Hajaj
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Its April 1948 and war hangs over Jaffa. One minute seven-year-old Salim is dreaming of taking his first harvest from the family orange tree with his father; the next he is swept away by “the great catastrophe” into a life of exile. Meanwhile... (read more)

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Deep Shelter
Deep Shelter
by Oliver Harris
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Oliver Harris holds an MA in Shakespeare studies from University College London and an MA in creative writing from the University of East Anglia. He has worked in clothing warehouses, at PR companies, and as a TV and film extra, and more recently... (read more)

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Black Sun
Black Sun
by Edward Abbey
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Edward Abbey spent most of his life in the American Southwest. The author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, including the much celebrated Desert Solitaire, which decried the waste of America's wilderness, Abbey was one of the country's... (read more)

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Jane's Harmony
Jane's Harmony
by Ryan Winfield
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The next smart, sexy romance from the New York Times bestselling author of Jane’s Melody.... (read more)

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Ride Around Shining
Ride Around Shining
by Chris Leslie-Hynan
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Chris Leslie-Hynan is originally from Wisconsin and received his MFA in fiction from the Iowa Writers' Workshop in 2008. He lives in Portland. This is his first book.... (read more)

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The Old Reactor
The Old Reactor
by David Ohle
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Moldenke is sent to the “free” prison town at Altobello with an indeterminate sentence for defecating on a grave. It was an accident. He has a rare bowel condition. Altobello is full of Jellyheads and features old nuclear reactor on the edge... (read more)

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Fives and Twenty-Fives
Fives and Twenty-Fives
by Michael Pitre
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Its the rule—always watch your fives and twenty-fives. When a convoy halts to investigate a possible roadside bomb, stay in the vehicle and scan five meters in every direction. A bomb inside five meters cuts through the armor, killing everyone... (read more)

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Phoebe's Way
Phoebe's Way
by Pamela Ditchoff
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Phoebes Way is the story of a Saint John Ambulance therapy dog whose unsentimental lessons on aging propel this powerful work of fiction from author Pamela Ditchoff. Phoebes cross is carried throughout the rooms of Mersey House, a nursing home in Safe... (read more)

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Accidents of Marriage
Accidents of Marriage
by Randy Susan Meyers
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From the bestselling author of The Comfort of Lies comes an engrossing look at the darker side of a marriage and how an ordinary family responds to an extraordinary crisis. With The Comfort of Lies, Randy Susan Meyers garnered phenomenal praise: “... (read more)

Available September 2, 2014
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God's Plenty: A Study of Hugh Hood's Short Fiction
God's Plenty: A Study of Hugh Hood's Short Fiction
by W. J. Keith
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A companion volume to Canadian Odyssey: A Reading of Hugh Hood's The New Age, God's Plenty surveys the short fiction of the writer dubbed Canada's Marcel Proust. Hugh Hood, an unparalleled stylist, was equally accomplished in short forms and long: this... (read more)

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Barracuda
Barracuda
by Christos Tsiolkas
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The “immensely moving” (Sunday Times) story of a young athlete’s coming of age, by the Man Booker Prize-longlisted author of The Slap   Daniel Kelly has one chance to escape his working-class upbringing. His astonishing ability in... (read more)

Available September 9, 2014
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Charles Dickens: Complete Novels, Volume II (Anthem Essential Classics)
Charles Dickens: Complete Novels, Volume II (Anthem Essential Classics)
by Charles Dickens
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Charles Dickens (1812–1870) was a major English novelist whose classic works of fiction enjoyed unprecedented popularity during the Victorian period. Dickens is responsible for some of the most iconic novels and characters in English literature... (read more)

Available July 2014
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How to Build a Girl
How to Build a Girl
by Caitlin Moran
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“Morans frank wit is appealing.” The New Yorker on How to Be a Woman... (read more)

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Conversations, Volume 1
Conversations, Volume 1
by Jorge Luis Borges
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Buddhism, love, Henry James, and the tango are just a few of the topics Jorge Luis Borges, Argentinas master writer, and extraordinary conversationalist, discusses in the first volume of the remarkable new series, Conversations. The eighty-four-... (read more)

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An Ideological Death: Suicide in Israeli Literature (Cultural Expressions)
An Ideological Death: Suicide in Israeli Literature (Cultural Expressions)
by Rachel S. Harris
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An Ideological Death: Suicide in Israeli Literature examines literary challenges to Israels national narratives. The centrality of the army, the mythology of the New Jew, the vision of the first Israeli city, Tel Aviv, and the very process by which a... (read more)

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Oroonoko: Or, the Royal Slave, a True Story (Art of the Novella)
Oroonoko: Or, the Royal Slave, a True Story (Art of the Novella)
by Aphra Behn
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APHRA BEHN (c. 1640-1689), born in Kent, England, claimed to have visited the British colony of Surinam, where Oroonoko is set. She wrote poetry, short stories, stage plays, and political propaganda for the Tory party, as well as her great amorous and... (read more)

Available August 12, 2014
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Orphan Girl
Orphan Girl
by Maggie Hope
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She's no more than an unpaid servant Lorinda is only a child when tragedy deprives her of her true family and, sent to live with her aunt in her boarding house, she grows up desperately craving affection. And although she finds friendship—and... (read more)

Available March 2015
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The Devil's Tub: Collected Stories
The Devil's Tub: Collected Stories
by Edward Hoagland
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Edward Hoagland, best known for his essays, is also an extraordinary writer as fiction, as readers of his stories “The Final Fate of Alligators” and “Kwan's Coney Island” can attest. First published in periodicals such as The Paris... (read more)

Available October 2014
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