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THE WASP EATER by William Lychack

THE SAINT OF INCIPIENT INSANITIES by Elif Shafak

The Wasp Eater by William Lychack THE WASP EATER is a love story about a boy’s quest to bring his mother and father back together again. He sets out to do this by running away to redeem a family ring at a pawn shop, as if his whole world was but one gesture away from life, as if all of his mother’s ache and anger and longing could be released by one symbol, a blue diamond that had always stood for her own father and the life he promised for her and her family before he died...

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The Saint Of Incipient Insanities by Elif Shafak Elif Shafak, an outstanding name in the young generation of Turkish authors, is a literary superstar in Turkey where her previous four novels have won every award available to a writer. THE SAINT OF INCIPIENT INSANITIES is her first book written in English and is set on a college campus in New England. It features a cast of foreign students trying to make a place for themselves in America...

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EARLY LEAVING by Judy Goldman

TEARJERKER by Daniel Hayes

Early Leaving by Judy Goldman In EARLY LEAVING, the second novel by highly regarded poet and novelist Judy Goldman, readers are told the story of a comfortably middle class mother who wakes one morning to find the police at her door to arrest Early, her only son -a star athlete and honor student- for murder. We meet a woman who is so protective of her son --over-involved, suffocating at times -- that the only way out for him is to disappoint her profoundly. And he does...

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Tearjerker by Daniel Hayes Unhinged by years of rejection, an author plots a wild scheme to gain an editor’s undivided attention...
Until I bought one, I’d never touched a gun, never stood in front of a full-length mirror pointing a gun at myself. Bang, bang. Mine was a Magnum .357 purchased in New Jersey, much more svelte than I’d imagined a gun could be. Evan Ulmer takes matters into his own hands...

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THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US by Masha Hamilton

THE SAME SWEET GIRLS by Cassandra King

The Distance Between Us by Masha Hamilton An authentic look at the emotional and ethical chaos within a war correspondent who becomes a bit too involved, Masha Hamilton’s THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US is a straight-ahead story of human passion - desire, conviction, and the guilt of a survivor - struggling for order within the frayed justice of the Middle East conflict.

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The Same Sweet Girls by Cassandra King "If anybody has written a better book about the power of women's friendships, I haven't read it. Cassandra King has caught the timbre and import of women's voices as they speak to and of each other so perfectly that her jersey should be retired. "The Same Sweet Girls" is tender, funny, heartbreaking, and astoundingly unsentimental..."

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BEAUTIFUL INEZ by Bart Schneider

MAKING IT UP AS I GO ALONG by Maria T. Lennon

Beautiful Inez by Bart Schneider "Inez Roseman has a brilliant career as a violinist with the San Francisco Orchestra, a successful husband, and two bright and talented children. But despite her seemingly perfect life , Inez is obsessed with thoughts of suicide.
Sylvia Bran also has an obsession. Enraptured with the beautiful violinist, Sylvia pretends to be a reporter and arranges to interview Inez..."

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Making Up As I Go Along by M. T. Lennon "Meet Saffron Roch, a California native who’s living her life’s dream by traveling the world as a war correspondent. She’s found what she thinks is love with Oscar, a surgeon working for Doctors Without Borders, whose enormous ego has more to do with his “overcompensation” than his considerable surgical skill. But Saffron, whose daily mantra is to seek the truth..."

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GODS OF ABERDEEN by Micah Nathan

LIVES OF THE ARTISTS by Robert Clark

Gods Of Aberdeen by Micah Nathan A haunting and suspenseful novel about a brilliant young man who enrolls at a small New England college and becomes embroiled in a mysterious death-and the ultimate scientific quest. Eric Dunne is a sixteen-year-old academic phenom. Desperate to escape his foster family, Eric graduates early from high school and earns a scholarship to Aberdeen College, a small, stately school in northern Connecticut...

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Lives of the Artists by Robert Clark Mary and Alex have attained the pot of gold at the end of the dot-com rainbow. Wealthy beyond their wildest dreams, the thirtysomething Seattle couple is now free to do whatever they wish. That means pursuing the artistic vocations they always felt more suited to—writing for Mary and painting for Alex—in the intoxicatingly inspirational...

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THE WASHINGTON STORY by Adam Langer

GOLFING WITH GOD by Roland Merullo

The Washington Story by Adam Langer The Washington Story takes the characters Adam Langer introduced in his critically acclaimed first novel Crossing California forward in time into the 1980's, and beyond the boundaries of West Rogers Park, Chicago...

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Golfing ith God by Roland Merullo In a previous life, Herman “Hank” Fins-Winston had been a golf pro—an excellent teacher of the game who never quite made it on the circuit, having missed his one real shot at greatness. He now lives in a lovely condominium on the thirteenth fairway of one of heaven’s 8,187 golf courses. God and His closest companions, you see, play the game often...

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THE NEW WOMAN by Jon Hassler

THE SPACE BETWEEN US by Thrity Umrigar

At eighty-seven years old, Agatha McGee knows she is slowing down. From the window of her new home in the Sunset Senior apartments, she can see that Staggerford has become a town with hustle and bustle that threatens to leave her behind. She's not quite ready for the kind of slow-paced participation that arts and crafts classes and weekly trips to the Blue Sky Casino promise...

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Devastating in its power, remarkable in its achievement, here is a searing, addictively readable novel that vividly captures the delicate balance of class and gender in contemporary India—witnessed through the lives of two compelling women
Set in Bombay, The Space Between Us is a wondrously imagined, emotionally rich snapshot of modern India...

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"Art is never the voice of a country, it is an even more precious thing, the voice of the individual, doing its best to speak, not comfort of any sort, but truth. And the art that speaks it most unmistakably, most directly, most variously, most fully, is fiction."
--Eudora Welty

 

Fiction coming out in 2015

January: THE ANATOMY LESSON by Nina Siegal, paperback

February: MISS HAZEL AND THE ROSA PARKS LEAGUE by Jonathan Odell, hard cover & paperback, MURDER AT CAPE THREE POINTS by Kwei Quartey, paperback, HAUNTED (the Arnaud Legacy) by Lynn Carthage, paperback, THE NIGHT JESUS FELL TO EARTH, stories by Ron Rash, paperback

March: I ALWAYS LOVED YOU by Robin Oliveira, paperback, DINNER WITH BUDDHA by Roland Merullo

April: WHERE THEY FOUND HER by Kimberly McCreight

July: DOLLBABY by Laura McNeal, paperback

August: THE RACE FOR PARIS by Meg Waite Clayton, THE STORY HOUR by Thrity Umrigar, paperback

September: ABOVE THE WATERFALL by Ron Rash

 

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