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The Secret Wisdom of the Earth

by Christopher Scotton Grand Central Publishing (January 06, 2015)

"A marvelous debut...has everything a big, thick novel should have, and I hated to put it down." - John Grisham

"A page-turner." - New York Times Book Review

For readers of The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, this is...


Home Leave: A Novel

by Brittani Sonnenberg Grand Central Publishing (June 03, 2014)

Chris Kriegstein is a man on the move, with a global career that catapults his family across North America, Europe, and Asia. For his wife, Elise, the hardship of chronic relocation is soothed by the allure...


Old Scores

by Nicholas Delbanco Grand Central Publishing (November 01, 2000)

Twenty-five years ago, Paul Ballard was a young college professor, and Elizabeth Sieverdsen was his adoring student. Now, he is a retired and reclusive man, and she is a recently divorced and conflicted woman....


You Should Have Known

by Jean Hanff Korelitz Grand Central Publishing (March 18, 2014)

Grace Reinhart Sachs is living the only life she ever wanted for herself, devoted to her husband, a pediatric oncologist at a major cancer hospital, their young son, Henry, and the patients she sees in her therapy...


Mercy Snow: A Novel

by Tiffany Baker Grand Central Publishing (January 14, 2014)

In the tiny town of Titan Falls, New Hampshire, the paper mill dictates a quiet, steady rhythm of life. But one day a tragic bus accident sets two families on a course toward destruction, irrevocably altering...


Between, Georgia

by Joshilyn Jackson & Author Grand Central Publishing (July 03, 2006)

Nonny Frett understands the meaning of the phrase "in

between a rock and a hard place" better than any woman

alive. She's got two mothers, "one deaf-blind and the

other four baby steps from flat crazy." She's got...


Gods in Alabama

by Joshilyn Jackson Grand Central Publishing (April 01, 2005)

For 10 years Arlene has kept her promises, and God has kept His end of the bargain. Until now.

When an old schoolmate from Possett turns up at Arlene's door in Chicago asking questions about Jim Beverly, former...


Everybody Has Everything

by Katrina Onstad Grand Central Publishing (June 25, 2013)

After years of unsuccessful attempts at conceiving a child, Ana and James become parents overnight, when a terrible accident makes them guardians to 2 ¿ year-old Finn. Suddenly, two people who were struggling...


When She Came Home - Free Preview (The First 7 Chapters)

by Drusilla Campbell Grand Central Publishing (April 09, 2013)

WHEN SHE CAME HOME

Frankie Byrne Tennyson stunned everyone when she decided to enlist in the U.S. Marine Corps. Now-after bravely serving her country in Iraq-she's finally come home. Home to a husband whose lingering...


Sister Mine

by Nalo Hopkinson Grand Central Publishing (March 12, 2013)

Nalo Hopkinson--winner of the John W. Campbell Award, the Sunburst Award, and the World Fantasy award (among others), and lauded as one of our "most inventive and brilliant writers" (New York Post)--returns...


The Middlesteins: A Novel

by Jami Attenberg Grand Central Publishing (October 23, 2012)

For more than thirty years, Edie and Richard Middlestein shared a solid family life together in the suburbs of Chicago. But now things are splintering apart, for one reason, it seems: Edie's enormous girth....


Hollow Kingdom

by Kira Jane Buxton Grand Central Publishing (August 27, 2019)

One pet crow fights to save humanity from an apocalypse in this uniquely hilarious debut from a genre-bending literary author.

S.T., a domesticated crow, is a bird of simple pleasures: hanging out with his owner...


The Exceptions

by David Cristofano Grand Central Publishing (August 07, 2012)

From David Cristofano, the Edgar® Award-nominated author of The Girl She Used to Be, comes a poignant, darkly witty story about the ties that bind us together . . . and the choices that rip us apart.

THE EXCEPTIONS...


The Honk and Holler Opening Soon

by Billie Letts Grand Central Publishing (April 15, 2001)

Caney Paxton wanted his cafe to have the biggest and brightest sign in Eastern Oklahoma-the "opening soon" part was supposed to be just a removable, painted notice. But a fateful misunderstanding gave Vietnam...


Better With You Here

by Gwendolyn Zepeda Grand Central Publishing (July 17, 2012)

Some friends help us heal . . .

If you ask her, Natasha Davila will tell you there's nothing more important to her than her kids. She'll do anything for her son and daughter-even play nice with her ex-husband....


The Executioner's Song

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1980

by Norman Mailer & Dave Eggers Grand Central Publishing (May 08, 2012)

Norman Mailer's Pulitzer Prize-winning and unforgettable classic about convicted killer Gary Gilmore now in a brand-new edition.

Arguably the greatest book from America's most heroically ambitious writer, THE...


The Gilly Salt Sisters

by Tiffany Baker Grand Central Publishing (March 14, 2012)

The author of the New York Times bestselling The Little Giant of Aberdeen County returns with a magic-tinged tale of dreams, family secrets, and betrayals on a New England salt farm.

In the isolated Cape Cod...


Say You'll Be Mine

by Julia Amante Grand Central Publishing (October 25, 2011)

Isabel Gallegos is only a handshake away from living her dream life. After years of putting everyone else's needs before her own, she's selling her family's vineyard and moving to a quiet cottage on the California...


Tony and Susan: The riveting novel that inspired the new movie NOCTURNAL ANIMALS

by Austin Wright Grand Central Publishing (December 15, 2015)

THE BOOK THAT INSPIRED TOM FORD'S NEW FILM, NOCTURNAL ANIMALS, STARRING JAKE GYLLENHAAL AND AMY ADAMS

"A SUPERB AND THRILLING NOVEL...EXTRAORDINARY." -- Ian McEwan

"COMPELLING...MESMERIZING...ABSOLUTELY IRRESISTIBLE."--...


Silenced

by Kia DuPree Grand Central Publishing (October 18, 2011)

One of the hottest new writers in urban fiction, award-winning author Kia DuPree has been hailed for her heart-wrenching storytelling and unforgettable characters. Now she takes you to Washington, D.C.'s most...


Secret Obsession

by Kimberla Lawson Roby Grand Central Publishing (September 06, 2011)

Paige Donahue has always lived in her sister Camille's shadow. As children, Camille had the grades, the friends, and their parents' love, while Paige was left with hand-me-downs and criticism. Now as adults,...


Saint Mazie: A Novel

by Jami Attenberg Grand Central Publishing (June 02, 2015)

Meet Mazie Phillips: big-hearted and bawdy, she's the truth-telling proprietress of The Venice, the famed New York City movie theater. It's the Jazz Age, with romance and booze aplenty--even when Prohibition...


The White Rose

by Jean Hanff Korelitz Grand Central Publishing (March 17, 2015)

Passion, infidelity, social climbing, and one very special white rose weave a seductive narrative in this intelligent and tender novel.

At forty-eight, Marian Kahn, a professor of history at Columbia, has reached...


In Office Hours

by Lucy Kellaway Grand Central Publishing (February 07, 2011)

IN OFFICE HOURS is the story of Stella and Bella, two intelligent working women who each fall for impossible lovers--at work. Kellaway's keen observations on the way in which affairs move from state to state...


House Divided

by Raul Ramos y Sanchez Grand Central Publishing (January 28, 2011)

Once they had a country, a culture, a future. Today, upheaval and betrayal have turned their world upside down. And for one family-a U.S. war hero, his deeply religious wife, and their impressionable fourteen-year-old...


The Recessionistas

by Alexandra Lebenthal Grand Central Publishing (August 09, 2010)

It's the day after Labor Day, 2008, and the elite universe of New York's Upper East Side is about to unravel along with the economy. Socialite Grigsby Somerset is barely aware of her changing world, and has...


More Church Folk

by Michele Andrea Bowen Grand Central Publishing (July 28, 2010)

It is now 1986, and the preachers of the Gospel United Church are preparing for their much-anticipated Triennial General Conference. The last time readers encountered the good Rev. Theophilus Simmons, he was...


Try to Remember

by Iris Gomez Grand Central Publishing (May 05, 2010)

"Lyrical, poignant, and smart, as compassionate and hopeful as it is heartbreaking...a novel you will never forget." - Jenna Blum, New York Times bestselling author of Those Who Save Us

If she tries, Gabriela...


The Secrets of Newberry

by Victor McGlothin Grand Central Publishing (June 21, 2010)

Two lifelong friends are about to discover the hard side of life in The Big Easy after a heinous crime is committed . . .

THE SECRETS OF NEWBERRY

1950s New Orleans couldn't be sweeter for Ivory "Bones" Arcineaux...


Lone Star Legend

by Gwendolyn Zepeda Grand Central Publishing (January 25, 2010)

PARADISE LOST

If she can find the time, Sandy Saavedra will stop to breathe. New management has turned work upside down and her father's upcoming marriage-something he forgot to mention to Sandy-means there's...


Damaged

by Kia DuPree Grand Central Publishing (January 26, 2010)

Camille Logan feels trapped. After she is sexually and emotionally abused by her foster parents, she turns to the one person she knows she can trust--her boyfriend Chu, a mid-level drug dealer. But when life...


Technicolor Pulp

by Arty Nelson Grand Central Publishing (September 26, 2009)

Jimi, a twenty-three-year-old Generation X-er, struggles for a sense of identity and an understanding of the world as he travels to London and Paris while under the influence of drugs, alcohol, and tumultuous...


Face

by Aimee Liu Grand Central Publishing (October 31, 2009)

In her piercing and pignant fictional debut, Aimee Liu crosses continents and generations, from New York's Chinatown to pre-war Shaghai, to tell a tale of a young woman trapped between two worlds.


Leaving Atlanta

by Tayari Jones Grand Central Publishing (May 30, 2009)

An award-winning author makes her fiction debut with this coming-of-age story of three young black children set against the backdrop of the Atlanta child murders of 1979.


Where the Heart Is

by Billie Letts Grand Central Publishing (April 15, 2001)

Talk about unlucky sevens. An hour ago, seventeen-year-old, seven months pregnant Novalee Nation was heading for California with her boyfriend. Now she finds herself stranded at a Wal-Mart in Sequoyah, Oklahoma,...


Spooner

by Pete Dexter Grand Central Publishing (September 24, 2009)

Warren Spooner was born after a prolonged delivery in a makeshift delivery room in a doctor's office in Milledgeville, Georgia, on the first Saturday of December, 1956. His father died shortly afterward, long...


Living the Gimmick

by Ben Peller Grand Central Publishing (October 01, 2000)

From the time he was able to body slam a pillow, Michael dreamed of becoming a professional wrestler, vanquishing imaginary enemies and nagging self-doubt with every drop kick he landed. As his buddies hit the...


The Untelling

by Tayari Jones Grand Central Publishing (October 15, 2007)

Aria Jackson lived through the car crash that killed her father and brother when she was nine. At 25 she begins to unearth secrets about family, friends, her past, and her altered reality in this journey through...


Being Mrs. Alcott

by Nancy Geary Grand Central Publishing (October 15, 2007)

A Cape Cod housewife deals secretly with an illness and confronts losing the home that has been the cornerstone of her family life.


Mail

by Mameve Medwed Grand Central Publishing (January 01, 2001)

Reminiscent of the novels of Nora Ephron, this brilliantly-written, hilariously touching tale explores a contemporary woman's quirky love life.

Katinka O'Toole has discovered that a degree from Harvard does not...


The Little Giant of Aberdeen County

by Tiffany Baker Grand Central Publishing (January 08, 2009)

When Truly Plaice's mother was pregnant, the town of Aberdeen joined together in betting how recordbreakingly huge the baby boy would ultimately be. The girl who proved to be Truly paid the price of her enormity;...


Cage's Bend

by Carter Coleman Grand Central Publishing (October 15, 2007)

Cage, Nick, and Harper appear to be the archetypal sons of the ideal American family of the 1960s and 70s. The firstborn, Cage, is the golden boystar athlete and scholar, adventurous, handsome, and preternaturally...


Shameless

by Paul Burston Grand Central Publishing (September 03, 2007)

Martin is kind, decent, not bad on the eyes... and look where that's got him. His boyfriend of four years has run off with a male prostitute, and his friends John and Caroline both have enough excess baggage...


The Summer We Got Saved

by Pat Cunningham Devoto Grand Central Publishing (October 15, 2007)

- Pat Cunningham Devoto's most recent novel, Out of the Night That Covers Me (0-446-52751-3, Warner hard-cover, 1/01), has over 60,000 copies in combined print and was highly praised in the New York Times Book...


Host Family

by Mameve Medwed Grand Central Publishing (January 01, 2001)

Daisy and Henry have been married for 20 years, and for all that time they have served as host families for international students coming to study at Harvard. So Daisy should have seen it coming when Henry dumps...


The Bridges of Madison County

by Robert James Waller Grand Central Publishing (March 15, 2001)

If you've ever experienced the one true love of your life, a love that for some reason could never be, you will understand why readers all over the world were so moved by this small, unknown first novel that...


As It Is in Heaven

by Niall Williams Grand Central Publishing (August 31, 1999)

Time has already stopped for Stephen Griffin when he moves into the little house by the sea. Twenty-eight years old and haunted by death, the tall, awkward, shy schoolteacher is Content to care for his father...


Thug Lovin'

by Wahida Clark Grand Central Publishing (August 10, 2009)

Tasha and Trae, the hood's favorite couple, are still together following the events of Thug Matrimony. Even with their relocation to sunny Los Angeles, the drama of New York cannot be escaped. From running a...


Choose Me

by Xenia Ruiz Grand Central Publishing (August 01, 2009)

Told in alternating voices, the debut novel CHOOSE ME is the tumultuous story of a Latina woman and an African American man whose search for true romance takes a detour through the perfect love of God. Eva has...


Free Food for Millionaires

by Min Jin Lee Grand Central Publishing (July 02, 2007)

From the author of the 2017 National Book Award Finalist PACHINKO

NPR Fresh Air Top Ten Books of the Year * USA Today Top Ten Books of the Year * The Times (London) Top Ten Books of the Year

From the award-winning...