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Dubliners (Modern Library)

James Joyce was the singular figure of modernism, and to this day his grand vision looms large over contemporary literature and the entire Western canon. His stylistic innovations were revolutionary, yet nowhere is Joyce more accessible than in this volume of short stories, a brilliant collection that celebrates, critiques, and immortalizes the place that Joyce knew better than anyone else: Dublin.

Are You Sleeping
Are You Sleeping Sented by Michael

Serial meets Ruth Ware's In A Dark, Dark Wood in this inventive and twisty psychological thriller about a mega-hit podcast that reopens a murder case-and threatens to unravel the carefully constructed life of the victim's daughter.

How to Win at Life by Cheating at Everything

A lot of how-to books assume that the reader is a good and wholesome person who wants to follow the law and not rip other people off. This is FOOLISH! Let John D'Hough (not his real name) tell you all about the glorious world of grift, the science of scam, and the craft of criminality as he explains how he was able to fleece the entire town of Honest, Indiana. A bitingly comedic satire, this debut novel from Hollywood screenwriter Mark Perez pulls no punches, and everybody gets his fair share.

4321
4321 Sented by Michael

On March 3, 1947, in the maternity ward of Beth Israel Hospital in Newark, New Jersey, Archibald Isaac Ferguson, the one and only child of Rose and Stanley Ferguson, is born. From that single beginning, Ferguson's life will take four simultaneous and independent fictional paths. Four Fergusons made of the same genetic material, four boys who are the same boy, will go on to lead four parallel and entirely different lives. Family fortunes diverge. Loves and friendships and intellectual passions contrast. Chapter by chapter, the rotating narratives evolve into an elaborate dance of inner worlds enfolded within the outer forces of history as, one by one, the intimate plot of each Ferguson's story rushes on across the tumultuous and fractured terrain of mid twentieth-century America. A boy grows up-again and again and again.

So Much Blue
So Much Blue Sented by Luis

A new high point for a master novelist, an emotionally charged reckoning with art, marriage, and the past

The Shifting Pools
The Shifting Pools Sented by Luis

Fleeing war and the death of her family, Eve has carefully constructed a new life for herself in London. Yet she is troubled by vivid, disturbing dreams, symptoms of her traumatic past, which intrude increasingly on her daily life. As she is drawn further into her dream world, she finds herself caught up in a fresh battle for survival. A dark, lyrical fantasy about healing and reconnecting with the full richness of the self.

The Deep Dark Descending
The Deep Dark Descending Sented by Shon

Homicide Detective Max Rupert never fully accepted his wife's death, even when he believed that a reckless hit-and-run driver was to blame. Haunted by memories both beautiful and painful, he is plagued by feelings of unfinished business. When Max learns that, in fact, Jenni was murdered, he must come to terms with this new information-and determine what to do with it.

Black Rock White City
Black Rock White City Sented by Luis

A powerful debut novel about two refugees starting over after losing everything

Adventure Back on the Bayou: An Erotic Adventures Book II

In this sequel to Adventure Across Texas, An Erotic Adventures Book, Tagg and Lori, begin pushing to expand their horizons, both business wise, and sexually. When Tagg's plans meet with the reality of a far-reaching crime organization, Tagg tries to lead the goons of the wily gangster Sam Milinni, on a wild goose chase, then cut and run back to Louisiana.

14: Stories That Inspired Satyajit Ray

An anthology of short stories that master film-maker Satyajit Ray adapted into films. A rich zamindar has a dream that his daughter-in-law is an incarnation of Kali; a clerk s life turns upside down when he stumbles upon a magical stone which can turn any base metal into gold; a housewife steps out of her lower middle-class household into the big city to work as a salesgirl,and is awestruck by its labyrinthine ways; blessed with three magical boons from the king of ghosts, Goopy and Bagha fight the evil plans of the king of Halla and save the kingdom of Shundi; a group of friends run into a self-proclaimed ageless sage who claims to have been friends with Plato, Jesus and Buddha. With short stories from legendary writers like Tagore, Prabhat Kumar Mukhopadhyay, Rajshekhar Basu and Premchand, Fourteen is a beautiful collection of tales Satyajit Ray transformed into films, that have endured and become classics we all love and admire.

Shadow of a Thief: A Thriller

Combining his pitch perfect voice for the characters who live in New York's underbelly with a compelling new protagonist, Norm Green's Shadow of a Thief grabs you by the throat and doesn't let go

The Solace of Trees: A Novel

A Bosnian War orphan of Muslim heritage escapes his homeland, finds a new family in New England, and learns to deal with his trauma Cand years later falls into the depths of post-9/11 America's extraordinary rendition program. A piercing and resonant debut novel about war and the endurance of the human spirit, and a cautionary tale about the damage that can be inflicted upon war victims when wealthy nations become obsessed with self-protection and retribution. This book contains an author Q&A at the back, and so is ideal for book group adoption and discussion.

Safe
Safe Sented by Paul

"Safe is a propulsive thriller that confirms Ryan Gattis as one of our most gifted novelists." -Michael Connelly, author of The Wrong Side of Goodbye

To the Back of Beyond
To the Back of Beyond Sented by Luis

Edgar® Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author C.J. Box delivers a thriller about a troubled cop trying to save his son from a killer in Yellowstone.

A Little Girl Dreams of Taking the Veil

In the course of browsing an illustrated book of objects-umbrellas, watches, tools, clothes-artist Max Ernst was struck by the items' unusual juxtapositions. By manipulating the Victorian-era engravings into striking tableaux and adding brief captions, Ernst invented the collage novel and transformed banal advertising art into revealing dramas rooted in his dreams and secret desires.

Nebula Awards Showcase 2017

The Nebula Awards Showcase volumes have been published annually since 1966, reprinting the winning and nominated stories of the Nebula Awards, voted on by the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA).

Barren Island
Barren Island Sented by Paul

Winner of the AWP Award for the Novel

Deer Life
Deer Life Sented by Shon

A wicked fairy tale of witchcraft, bullying, revenge, and a mysterious bowler hat. Includes Ron's own whimsical illustrations.

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2017

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2017 contains twenty breathtaking stories-by a vibrant mix of established and emerging writers-selected by the series editor from the thousands published in literary magazines over the previous year. The collection includes essays by the three eminent guest jurors on their favorite stories, observations from the winning writers on what inspired them, and a comprehensive resource list of the many magazines and journals, both large and small, that publish short fiction.

The Secrets She Keeps
The Secrets She Keeps Sented by Shon

"Two terrific female characters, both with secrets. Add Michael Robotham's clean prose and whipcrack pacing. The result? A book you won't be able to put down, although you may occasionally want to hide your eyes." -Stephen King

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