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Smoke

Joe Ide · Mulholland Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

In East Long Beach, California, the LAPD is barely keeping up with the neighborhood's high crime rate. Murders go unsolved, lost children unrecovered. But someone from the neighborhood has taken it upon himself to help solve the cases the police can't or won't touch. A high...
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Life After Death: A Novel

Sister Souljah
Format: Book

Winter Santiaga hit time served. Still stunning, still pretty, still bold, still loves her father more than any man in the world, still got her hustle and high fashion flow. She's eager to pay back her enemies, rebuild her father's empire, reset his crown, and ultimately to snatch...

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Klara and the Sun: A novel

Kazuo Ishiguro · Knopf
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Klara and the Sun, the first novel by Kazuo Ishiguro since he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, tells the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, who, from her place in the store, watches carefully the behavior of those who come in to browse,...
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The Committed

Viet Thanh Nguyen · Grove Press
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited new novel from one of America's most highly regarded contemporary writers, The Committed follows the Sympathizer as he arrives in Paris as a refugee. There he and his blood brother Bon try to escape their pasts and prepare for their futures by turning their hands to capitalism...
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We Begin at the End

Chris Whitaker
Format: Hardcover

Duchess Day Radley is a thirteen-year-old self-proclaimed outlaw. Rules are for other people. At school the other kids make fun of her -- her clothes are torn, her hair a mess. But let them throw their sticks, because she'll throw stones. Duchess might be a badass, but she's really...
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Foregone: A Novel

Russell Banks
Format: Hardcover

A searing novel about memory, abandonment, and betrayal from the acclaimed and bestselling Russell Banks At the center of Foregone is famed Canadian American leftist documentary filmmaker Leonard Fife, one of sixty thousand draft evaders and deserters who fled to Canada to avoid serving...
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The Lost Apothecary: A Novel

Sarah Penner · Park Row
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In this addictive and spectacularly imagined debut, a female apothecary secretly dispenses poisons to liberate women from the men who have wronged them - setting three lives across centuries on a dangerous collision courseRule #1: The poison must never be used to harm another woman.Rule...
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Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage

Anne Lamott
Format: Book

By turns wise, funny, tragic, mystical, visionary, and imaginative, Lamott's latest book after Almost Everything: Notes on Hope will appeal to a wide range of readers who have previously enjoyed her relatable writing. Readers new to Lamott are opening themselves...

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Come Fly the World: The Jet-Age Story of the Women of Pan Am

Julia Cooke · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

Required to have a college education, speak two languages, and possess the political savvy of a Foreign Service officer, ajet-age stewardess serving on iconic Pan Am between 1966 and 1975 also had to be between 5’3" and 5’9", between 105 and 140 pounds, and under 26 years...
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The Soul of a Woman

Isabel Allende
Format: Hardcover

"When I say that I was a feminist in kindergarten, I am not exaggerating," begins Isabel Allende. As a child, she watched her mother, abandoned by her husband, provide for her three small children without "resources or voice." Isabel became a fierce and defiant little...
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