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Anna Karenina

by Constance Garnett and Leo Tolstoy

Date Added: 05/25/2017

The Deep End of the Ocean

by Jacquelyn Mitchard

Beth Cappadora, smart-mouthed and disorganized, has considered herself a good mother of her three children. Then her three-year-old son Ben disappears from the hotel while the whole family is visiting Chicago for Beth's 15th high-school reunion.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

House Of Sand And Fog

by Andre Dubus III

A dispute over the ownership of a house leads to tragic consequences.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

The Rapture of Canaan

by Sheri Reynolds

A young girl, living within an extreme religious group, finds her own salvation, after she falls off of the path of righteousness.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Ellen Foster

by Kaye Gibbons

The story of a redoubtable 11-year-old orphan who overcomes adversity with humor, spunk and determination.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Songs in Ordinary Time

by Mary Mcgarry Morris

Marie is a strong but vulnerable divorced woman, whose ambitions for her chidren and loneliness make her easy prey for a con man.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

A Virtuous Woman: A Novel

by Kaye Gibbons

Two unforgettable characters, Jack Ernest Stokes, known as Blinking Jack, and his wife, Ruby Pitt Woodrow Stokes, tell the story of their years together.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

River, Cross My Heart: A Novel

by Breena Clarke

Six-year-old Clara is drowned in the Potomac. Twelve-year-old Johnnie Mae, must come to terms with the powerful emotions sparked by her sister's death and discover the kind of woman she will become.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Vinegar Hill

by A. Manette Ansay

Dutifully accompanying her newly unemployed husband, Ellen has brought her two children into the home of her in-laws on Vinegar Hill—a loveless house suffused with the dust of bitterness and cruelty.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Open House: A novel

by Elizabeth Berg

Samantha's husband leaves her, and after the divorce, she settles down to reconstruct a life for herself and her eleven-year-old son. To meet her mortgage payments, Sam decides to take in boarders.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Here On Earth

by Alice Hoffman

After twenty years March and her 15 year old daughter returns to the small Massachusetts town where she grew up . And meets Hollis, the boy she loved, the man she can't now seem to stay away from.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Mother of Pearl: A Novel

by Melinda Haynes

The story revolves about twenty-eight-year-old Even, a black man who grew up an orphan, and Valuable Korner, a fifteen-year-old white girl who is the daughter of the town whore and an unknown father.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Gap Creek: The Story of a Marriage

by Robert Morgan

Mountain life in the Southern Appalachian Region ...

Date Added: 05/25/2017

The Book of Ruth

by Jane Hamilton

This book, Hamilton's first novel, is about Ruth, a girl who while growing up compares poorly to her prodigy brother Matt.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

The Treasure Hunt

by Bill Cosby

It's a rainy day and Little Bill is bored. Other members of the family have hobbies, treasures that keep them busy. But Little Bill has nothing...Until Great-Grandma helps him find his own treasures.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

The Meanest Thing to Say

by Bill Cosby

A new boy in his second grade class tries to get the students to play a game that involves saying the meanest thing possible to one another, so Little Bill shows him a better way to make friends.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Icy Sparks

by Gwyn Hyman Rubio

A young girl's growing up in Appalachia, with the undiagnosed condition of Tourette’s Syndrome, narrated by the now-grown Icy Sparks.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


by Elie Wiesel and Marion Wiesel

A new translation of Wiesel's landmark book Night, and the text of his 1986 Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Stolen Lives: Twenty Years in a Desert Jail

by Michele Fitoussi and Malika Oufkir and Ros Schwartz

The tale of a Moroccan family that was imprisoned for over 20 years for their father's crime. A fascinating story - all the more so because it is true and happened in our time!

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Back Roads

by Tawni O'Dell

Harley Altmyer barely has it together. With his father dead and his mother in prison for murder, he has to work at 2 low-paying jobs and take care of his 3 younger sisters.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

The Corrections

by Jonathan Franzen

Novel about the old-fashioned world of civic virtue and sexual inhibition colliding with the era of home surveillance, hands-off parenting, and globalized greed.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Love in the Time of Cholera

by Gabriel García Márquez and Edith Grossman

In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love, but she marries another. Will the lovers reunite after more than 50 years apart?

Date Added: 05/25/2017

The Pilot's Wife

by Anita Shreve

Oprah's latest Book Club pick is The Pilot's Wife by Anita Shreve--an engrossing thriller woven between the pages of a stirring meditation on love and betrayal.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

Black and Blue

by Anna Quindlen

Fran tells of a troubled marriage, why she stayed and why she chose to run away. The story unravels the complex threads of identity and desire that shape her life.

Date Added: 05/25/2017

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