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Mudbound
3.99
I wrote this book so I can hardly be expected to be objective!
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Jan 19, 2008
 
When She Woke
3.68
"If you must read one book this year, make it WHEN SHE WOKE." —Hillary's mom
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Jun 13, 2011
 
Tales From The Town Of Widows: And Chronicles Fom The Land Of Men
3.74
Tales from the Town of Widows and Chronicles from the Land of Men is a feast for anyone who relishes beautiful, intelligent writing infused with humor...more
Jan 2007
Feb 23, 2008
 
The Painter From Shanghai
3.75
The rampantly overused and often undeserved phrase "stunning debut" happens to be absolutely true in the case of this gorgeously crafted fictional tal...more
Jan 2007
Feb 23, 2008
 
Pickett's Charge
4.00
This hootenanny of a novel would have Flannery O’Connor snorting sweet tea out her nose on one page and crying her eyes out the next. Threadgill Picke...more
Jan 2012
Dec 08, 2013
 
America America
3.61
Ethan Canin just keeps getting better and better. This beautifully crafted novel, set in the 1970s, tells the story of Corey Sifter, a poor, bright, e...more
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Feb 23, 2008
 
The Gods of Heavenly Punishment
3.87
With the drama and sweep of THE ENGLISH PATIENT and a rich, painterly sensibility all her own, Jennifer Cody Epstein has created an indelible portrait...more
Jan 2011
Dec 08, 2013
 
The House Girl
3.74
A gripping story of identity and social justice told through the eyes of two indomitable women, one a slave and the other a modern-day attorney, deter...more
Jan 2011
Dec 08, 2013
 
The Fever Tree
3.62
An orphaned young gentlewoman, a shipboard romance en route to a strange and perilous land, a forced marriage to an enigmatic stranger... The Fever Tr...more
Jan 2012
Dec 08, 2013
 
The Best of Youth
3.62
The Best of Youthis what Jane Austen would write if she were here, now, inhabiting a brilliant, self-conscious young writer who'd just been orphaned a...more
Jan 2012
Dec 08, 2013
 
Blue Asylum
3.59
With this novel, Kathy Hepinstall presents the reader with the rare and delicious quandary of whether to race through and find out what happens to her...more
Jan 2012
Dec 08, 2013
 
Ten Things I've Learnt About Love
3.39
If this weren't billed as a debut novel, one would never know it. Sarah Butler writes with the deftness and delicacy of a master storyteller, giving u...more
Jan 2012
Dec 10, 2012
 
One Hundred and One Nights
3.42
A Hundred and One Nights is a fearless and seductive piece of ventriloquism by a storyteller in full command of his craft. With spare, lyrical prose,...more
Jan 2011
Dec 18, 2011
 
Glow
3.65
WithGlow,Jessica Maria Tuccelli has brought our Southern past to visceral and gorgeous life. Prepare to be drenched in the fierce humanity of her char...more
Jan 2011
Dec 08, 2013
 
The Exiles
3.05
With beguiling wit and tenderness, and the narrative confidence of a true storyteller, Allison Lynn pulls us deep into the hearts and minds of a young...more
Jan 2012
Dec 08, 2013
 
The Big Lie: Motherhood, Feminism, and the Reality of the Biological Clock
3.50
A courageous, deeply personal and unapologetically feminist exploration of delayed motherhood and infertility. This enlightening and empowering book s...more
Jan 2013
Dec 08, 2013
 
Babayaga
3.47
Eye of newt and toe of frog, wit and heart and mordant social commentary: this dark, delicious brew from Toby Barlow has it all.
Jan 2012
Dec 08, 2013
 
We're All in This Together: A Novella and Stories
3.55
A strong and imaginative debut from a writer to watch. My favorite story is "Frozen Animals," a creepy and evocative snow globe about an itinerant den...more
not set
Feb 23, 2008
 
Voodoo Heart
4.07
This is everything a short story collection should be: imaginative, powerful, beautifully crafted and delightfully strange. Scott Snyder is a compelli...more
Jan 2006
Feb 23, 2008
 
Beginner's Greek
3.20
A delightful, witty, romantic romp.
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Jul 06, 2008
 
Northanger Abbey
3.76
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Jul 07, 2011
 
Prodigal Summer
3.94
None
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Dec 08, 2013
 
For Kings and Planets: A Novel
3.68
None
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Jul 07, 2011
 
The Chronicles of Narnia (Chronicles of Narnia, #1-7)
4.22
None
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Jul 07, 2011
 
Where I'm Calling From: New and Selected Stories
4.42
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Jul 07, 2011
 
Selected Short Stories
4.13
None
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Jul 07, 2011
 
The Poisonwood Bible
3.98
None
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Dec 08, 2013
 
Slapstick or Lonesome No More!
3.87
None
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Jul 07, 2011
 
The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle, #4)
4.02
None
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Jul 07, 2011
 
Specimen Days
3.54
None
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Jul 07, 2011
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