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Shattered Justice: A Savage Murder and the Death of Three Families' Innocence

by John Philpin HarperCollins e-books (May 10, 2011)

A family's horror— one child murdered . . .another destroyed.

The Crowes’ neighbors in the peaceful middle classcommunity in San Diego’s North County were shockedby the savagery of the crime—a young girl...


The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris

by John Baxter HarperCollins e-books (May 24, 2011)

Thrust into the unlikely role of professional "literary walking tour" guide, an expat writer provides the most irresistibly witty and revealing tour of Paris in years.

In this enchanting memoir, acclaimed author...


And then, she ...

by the Womanity community Zebook.com (April 29, 2011)

Who is Zora? Why did you leave such a desperate letter in a copy of the famous novel Perfume by Patrick Suskind? And how did this book end up in a book club in a small American town lost in the middle of nowhere?...


Cervantes Street

by Jaime Manrique Akashic Books (September 04, 2012)

A mesmerizing fictional biography of Miguel de Cervantes (author of Don Quixote) that Junot Diaz calls a "masterpiece."


Savage Coast

by Muriel Rukeyser & Rowena Kennedy-Epstein The Feminist Press at CUNY (May 17, 2013)

Never before published, this autobiographical novel captures the politics and passion of the Spanish Civil War.


Miles to Go: The Second Journal of the Walk Series

The Walk #2

by Richard Paul Evans Simon & Schuster (April 05, 2011)

Alan Christoffersen, a once-successful advertising executive, wakes one morning to find himself injured, alone, and confined to a hospital bed in Spokane, Washington. Sixteen days earlier, reeling from the sudden...


My Struggle: Book 3

My Struggle #3

by Karl Ove Knausgaard & Don Bartlett Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 27, 2014)

The third volume—the book that made Knausgaard a phenomenon in the United States—in the addictive New York Times bestselling series

A family of four—mother, father, and two boys—move to the south coast...


Walking on Water

by Richard Paul Evans Simon & Schuster (May 06, 2014)

With this New York Times bestseller, the beloved Walk series ends as Alan Christoffersen reaches his destination and the beginning of a new life: “Definitely a journey worth taking” (Booklist).

After the...


Richard Paul Evans: The Complete Walk Series eBook Boxed Set

by Richard Paul Evans Simon & Schuster (May 06, 2014)

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Christmas Box, an inspiring and uplifting series about one man’s search for faith as he walks across America.

What would you do if you lost everything—your...


We Were Flying to Chicago

by Kevin Clouther Black Balloon Publishing (April 21, 2014)

A debut collection in which characters find unexpected moments of profound insight while navigating the monotony of daily life.


Psychos: A White Girl Problems Book

by Babe Walker Gallery Books (April 29, 2014)

In this hysterical follow-up to the New York Times bestseller White Girl Problems, Babe Walker travels the globe as she tries to figure out the answer to the question foremost on everyone's mind—including...


This Little Piggy

by M.G. Crisci Orca Publishing Company USA (January 29, 2014)

A DISTURBING TALE OF WALL STREET'S LUNATIC FRINGE.

Sandra Martini thought she had it all: fulfilling career, storybook marriage, two loving children and lots of country clubs...at least until husband Victor,...


The Cape: and Other Stories from the Japanese Ghetto

by Kenji Nakagami & Eve Zimmerman Stone Bridge Press (February 15, 2014)

Explosive stories of the little-known burakumin from one of Japan's great postwar literary masters.


Palmerino

by Melissa Pritchard Bellevue Literary Press (December 23, 2013)

A richly atmospheric, supernaturally shaded novel based on the true story of a brilliant Victorian-era writer and intellectual


All the Happiness You Deserve

by Michael Piafsky Prospect Park Books (January 20, 2014)

Piafsky’s captivating, Tarot-inspired debut depicts the dramatic arc of an Everyman’s life from childhood to old age.


A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries

by Kaylie Jones Akashic Books (December 22, 2013)

The inspiration for the Merchant Ivory film starring Kris Kristofferson and Barbara Hershey.


Le Coeur rouge de la bohème

by Klaus Carl Parkstone International (January 10, 2007)

The self-appointed “leader” of the artists’ group Die Brücke (Bridge), founded in Dresden in 1905, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner was a key figure in the early development of German Expressionism. His first works...


Bitter Eden

by Tatamkhulu Afrika Picador (February 25, 2014)

ONE OF NPR'S GREAT READS OF 2014

A modern classic being introduced to the United States for the first time, Tatamkhulu Afrika's autobiographical novel illuminating the profound and incomparable bonds forged...


The Traitor's Wife

by Allison Pataki Howard Books (February 11, 2014)

A riveting historical novel about Peggy Shippen Arnold, the cunning wife of Benedict Arnold and mastermind behind America’s most infamous act of treason...

Everyone knows Benedict Arnold—the Revolutionary...


Dropping in with Andy Mac: The Life of a Pro Skateboarder

by Andy Macdonald, Theresa Foy Digeronimo & Lauren Monchik Gallery Books (June 30, 2008)

As a baby he flipped himself upside down in his jolly jumper.

As a kid he rode his Big Wheel into traffic.

When he discovered skateboarding,

his life was changed forever.

So how did Andy Macdonald go from death-defying...


The Blue Orchard

by Jackson Taylor Touchstone (January 12, 2010)

On the eve of the Great Depression, Verna Krone, the child of Irish immigrants, must leave the eighth grade and begin working as a maid to help support her family. Her employer takes inappropriate liberties,...


Fierce: A Memoir

by Barbara Robinette Moss Scribner (November 01, 2007)

From the award-winning author of Change Me into Zeus's Daughter comes this compelling memoir about a single mother determined to break the patterns that she has been taught.

Barbara Robinette Moss grew up in...


Caged Innocence

by A.P. Ri'Chard Strebor Books (November 04, 2008)

A teenager, determined to end the reign of his abusive, alcoholic father, ends up accused of a murder he didn't commit.

A noted Klansman, Miran Thompson, has been killed, and the prime suspect in his murder...


Life & Death In an American Harem

by L. M. Ollie Taheke Press (November 10, 2013)

Based on true events which took place in the early 60's, this is a story that confirms the truth of the adage "Be careful what you wish for".

Determined to leave behind a life of poverty, Lizzie Lambert dreamt...


Christopher & His Kind

by Christopher Isherwood Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 19, 2013)

Christopher and His Kind is an intriguing slice of autobiography. It covers ten years in the writer's life-from 1929, when Isherwood left England to spend a week in Berlin and decided to stay there indefinitely,...


A Book Without Photographs

by Sergei Shargunov Glagoslav Publications B.V. (May 15, 2013)

Sergei Shargunov's A Book Without Photographs follows the young journalist and activist through selected snapshots from different periods of his remarkable life. Through memories both sharp and vague, we see...


The Misfortunates

by Dimitri Verhulst St. Martin's Press (October 15, 2013)

Frank, tender, and brutally funny, Dimitri Verhulst's semi-autobiographical story details the vibrantly entertaining journey of a boy growing up in a family of alcoholics in Belgium

Sobriety and moderation are...


White Girl Problems

by Babe Walker Hachette Books (January 31, 2012)

Babe Walker, center of the universe, is a painstakingly manicured white girl with an expensive smoothie habit, a proclivity for Louboutins, a mysterious mother she's never met, and approximately 50 bajillion...


Love and Happiness

by Galt Niederhoffer St. Martin's Press (September 10, 2013)

Jean Banks won't give up on love. It's the prism through which she sees the world, the stuff of the independent movies she produces in New York City, and it created the son and daughter she shares with her director...


Bill W. A Strange Salvation: A Biographical Novel Based on Key Moments in the Life of Bill Wilson, the Alcoholics Anonymous Founder, and a Probing of

by Paul Hourihan Vedantic Shores Press (June 29, 2013)

After Bill Wilson's supreme achievement in founding Alcoholics Anonymous, why would he have suffered a serious depression that lasted more than a decade? This book attempts to throw light on the question, one...


Moses, Man of the Mountain

by Zora Neale Hurston HarperCollins e-books (May 18, 2010)

In this 1939 novel based on the familiar story of the Exodus, Zora Neale Hurston blends the Moses of the Old Testament with the Moses of black folklore and song to create a compelling allegory of power, redemption,...


One Man's Bible

by Gao Xingjian HarperCollins (March 17, 2009)

One Man's Bible is a fictionalized account of Gao Xingjian's life under the Chinese Communist regime. Daily life is riddled with paranoia and fear, and government propaganda turns citizens against one another....


The Facts

by Philip Roth Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 02, 2013)

A rigorously unfictionalized narrative that portrays Roth unadorned -- as young artist, as student , as son, as lover, as husband, as American, as Jew -- and candidly examines how close the novels have been...


Dancer

Irish Book Award for Best Novel 2004

by Colum Mccann Henry Holt and Co. (June 25, 2013)

From the acclaimed author of This Side of Brightness, the epic life and times of Rudolf Nureyev, reimagined in a dazzlingly inventive masterpiece-published to coincide with the tenth anniversary of Nureyev's...


Dishwasher

by Pete Jordan HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Dishwasher is the true story of a man on a mission: to clean dirty dishes professionally in every state in America. Part adventure, part parody, and part miraculous journey of self-discovery, it is the unforgettable...


The Ultimate Robinson Crusoe Bundle

by Daniel Defoe & Peter Longueville HarperPerennial Classics (June 25, 2013)

This special collection brings together Daniel Defoe’s two adventure-filled novels about the now famous character, Robinson Crusoe, and Peter Longueville’s castaway story, The English Hermit. In The Life...


A Step of Faith: A Novel

by Richard Paul Evans Simon & Schuster (May 07, 2013)

Following the New York Times bestseller The Road to Grace, Richard Paul Evans’s hero Alan Christoffersen faces a life-changing crisis on his journey to grace.

After the death of his beloved wife, after the...


My Struggle: Book 2

My Struggle #2

by Karl Ove Knausgaard & Don Bartlett Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 02, 2013)

"[Book 2] sears the reader because Knausgaard is a passionate idealist [who] wants to fight the conformity and homogeneity of modern bourgeois existence." —James Wood, The New Yorker

In the second installment...


My Struggle: Book 1

My Struggle #1

by Karl Ove Knausgaard & Don Bartlett Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 02, 2013)

My Struggle: Book 1 introduces American readers to the audacious, addictive, and profoundly surprising international literary sensation that is the provocative and brilliant six-volume autobiographical novel...


The Winged Seed: A Remembrance

by Li-Young Lee BOA Editions Ltd. (March 15, 2013)

A reissue of acclaimed poet Li-Young Lee's heart-wrenching memoir, with a new foreword by the author and never-before-seen photos.


Novel Without Lies & Cynics

by Anatoly Mariengoff, Jose Alanis & Andrew Bromfield Glas (February 21, 2013)

The turbulent life of the great poet Yesenin against the flamboyant background of Bohemian Moscow in the 1920.


All Blood Runs Red: Life and Legends of Eugene Jacques Bullard - First Black American Military Aviator

by Henry Scott Harris eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

Life and legends of Eugene Jacques Bullard, the first black American military aviator... from his childhood to WWI hero, 47 chapters of his life from the time he ran away from home, alone at the age of eight...


Once Upon a Coin

by Aditi Jd Bhardwaj eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

Coin Story is all about life, its variations and spontaneity. It begins with the dramatic birth of the coin and leads to its childhood, adolescence, middle age, to its old age and finally to the end. Like every...


Gray

by Pete Wentz & James Montgomery MTV Books (February 19, 2013)

A fascinating and stunning novel from Pete Wentz, the founder and bassist of punk sensation Fall Out Boy—that reveals the dark side of rock-and-roll.

Sometimes, late at night in the hotel room, after the lights...


A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius: A Memoir Based on a True Story

by Dave Eggers Simon & Schuster (February 12, 2013)

From the author of The Circle—the inspiration for the major motion picture starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks!

"Exhilarating…Profoundly moving, occasionally angry, and often hilarious…A Heartbreaking Work...


Precious Memories

by Lynn Stannard FastPencil (December 03, 2012)

How do I say thank you to such a dear friend?  A long-time intercessor, Marilyn has been faithful in prayer support for me for most of my life.  She remembers being part of a group of women who were praying...


Day

by Elie Wiesel & Anne Borchardt Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 21, 2006)

"Not since Albert Camus has there been such an eloquent spokesman for man." --The New York Times Book Review

The publication of Day restores Elie Wiesel's original title to the novel initially published in English...


Dawn

by Elie Wiesel & Frances Frenaye Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 21, 2006)

"The author…has built knowledge into artistic fiction."—The New York Times Book Review

Elisha is a young Jewish man, a Holocaust survivor, and an Israeli freedom fighter in British-controlled Palestine; John...


More Stories from My Father's Court

by Isaac Bashevis Singer & Curt Leviant Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 14, 2001)

A delightful sequel to a cherished autobiographical collection by the Nobel Laureate

In My Father's Court is one of Isaac Bashevis Singer's most affecting autobiographical works. The stories in it, published...


How Should a Person Be?

by Sheila Heti Henry Holt and Co. (June 19, 2012)

Chosen as one of fifteen remarkable books by women that are shaping the way we read and write in the 21st century by the book critics of The New York Times

"Funny...odd, original, and nearly unclassifiable...unlike...