The Book of Unknown Americans

By Cristina Henríquez

Named a New York occasions and Washington Post remarkable booklet, an NPR nice learn, The day-by-day Beast's Novel of the 12 months, and a Mother Jones, Oprah.com, School Library Journal, and BookPage most sensible e-book of the Year

When fifteen-year-old Maribel Rivera sustains a poor damage, the Riveras go away at the back of a comfy lifestyles in Mexico and chance every thing to return to the USA in order that Maribel may have the care she wishes. after they arrive, it’s now not lengthy prior to Maribel draws the eye of Mayor Toro, the son of 1 in their new pals, who sees a kindred spirit during this appealing, broken outsider. Their love tale units in movement occasions that would have profound repercussions for everybody concerned. right here Henríquez seamlessly interweaves the tale of those star-crossed fans, and of the Rivera and Toro households, with the testimonials of guys and girls who've come to the U.S. from in all places Latin the United States. The booklet of Unknown Americans is a beautiful novel of hopes and desires, guilt and love—a booklet that provides a resonant new definition of what it potential to be American.

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Indiscretion: A Novel

By Charles Dubow

Harry and Madeleine Winslow were blessed with expertise, cash, and grace. Harry is a countrywide ebook Award–winning writer. Madeleine is a lady of elegant good looks and beauty. The Winslows play host to a coterie of shut associates and acolytes desirous to delight in their golden radiance, whether or not they are of their bucolic East Hampton cottage, out of the country in Rome, or of their cozy new york brownstone.

One weekend, Harry and Maddy meet Claire, who eagerly falls into their welcoming orbit. yet quickly her reverence transforms right into a risky wish, and she or he now not is still one in all their hangers-on.

A tale of affection, lust, deception, and betrayal as visible throughout the omniscient eyes of Maddy’s youth buddy Walter, a narrator equivalent to Nick Carraway in The nice Gatsby, Indiscretion is an irresistibly sensual page-turner.

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Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned: Stories

By Wells Tower

A NEW YORK occasions ebook REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICE

Viking marauders descend on a much-plundered island, hoping a few mayhem will shake off the iciness blahs. a guy is booted out of his domestic after his spouse discovers that the print of a naked foot at the within his car's windshield does not fit her personal. Teenage cousins, drugged by way of summer time, meet with a reckoning within the woods. A boy runs off to the carnival after his stepfather bites him in a brawl. Wells Tower's model of the United States is touched with the seamy elegance of the dropout, the misfit: failed inventors, boozy dreamers, hapless fathers, wayward sons. With electrical prose and savage wit, Everything Ravaged, every little thing Burned is a profound new selection of stories.

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Kowloon Tong: A Novel of Hong Kong

By Paul Theroux

Ninety-nine years of colonial rule are finishing because the British arrange at hand over Hong Kong to China. For Betty Mullard and her son, Bunt, it does not difficulty them - till the mysterious Mr. Hung from the mainland bargains them a wide sum for his or her family members enterprise. they decline, but fail to gain Mr. Hung is not like the chinese language they have identified: he'll settle for no refusals. whilst a tender woman worker whom Bunt has been relationship vanishes, he's pressured to make vital judgements for the 1st time in his existence - yet his solid intentions are pitted opposed to the need of Mr. Hung and the specter of the final word betrayal.

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Famous in Love

By Rebecca Serle

Soon to be a chain on Freeform, previously ABC kinfolk, starring Bella Thorne.

"A must-read for a person fascinated with existence and love at the back of the scenes."--Bella Thorne, actor and writer of Autumn Falls

When Paige Townsen will get plucked from highschool obscurity to big name within the motion picture variation of a blockbuster publication sequence, her lifestyles adjustments essentially in a single day. inside of a month, Paige has traded the quiet streets of her place of birth for a bustling movie set at the seashores of Maui, and he or she is spending caliber time along with her costar Rainer Devon, one in all People's Sexiest males Alive. but if stricken celebrity Jordan Wilder lands the function of the opposite element within the movie's well-known love triangle, Paige's loopy new lifestyles starts off to resemble her character's.
In this interesting story of romance and drama, either on-and offscreen, Paige needs to comply with a loopy new lifestyles with out the day-by-day aid of her family and friends, whereas understanding who she is--and who she wants--as the entire global watches.

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The Secret Hum of a Daisy

By Tracy Holczer

Twelve-year-old Grace and her mom have continuously been their very own family members, touring from position to put like gypsies. yet Grace wants to finally have a house all their very own. simply while she thinks she's discovered it her mom says it is time to circulation back. Grace summons the braveness to inform her mom how she relatively feels and will constantly remorse that her final phrases to her were indignant ones.

After her mother's unexpected dying, Grace is pressured to dwell with a grandmother she's by no means met. She cannot think her mom would need her to stick with this stranger. Then Grace reveals clues in a mysterious treasure hunt, like the ones her mom used to ship her on. might be it is her mom, exhibiting her tips on how to her precise home.

Lyrical, poignant and fresh, The mystery Hum of a Daisy is a fantastically instructed center grade story with loads of center.

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The Fall of Princes: A Novel

“A heart-wrenching, appealing, darkly comedian, deeply worthy story that stuns back and againwith razor-sharp prose and glittering wit.” —Téa Obreht, writer of The Tiger’s Wife

“A darkish, intoxicating morality story . . . a global of extra and decadence and the cost paid by way of some—but in no way all . . . Seductive and provocative.” —Garth Stein, writer of A surprising Light and The artwork of Racing within the Rain

within the spellbinding new novel from number one New York occasions bestselling writer Robert Goolrick, Eighties new york shimmers just like the mirage it was once, as funds, strength, and invincibility seduce a gaggle of younger Wall road turks. jointly they achieve the top, reaching the type of wealth that provides them entry to anything--and a person. till, one after the other, they fall. The Fall of Princes takes readers on a trip that's either starkly revealing and dazzlingly entertaining.

“Each bankruptcy is haunting and compulsively readable, written in a daring, brash voice that goals for over-the-top and miraculously sticks the landing.” —Entertainment Weekly

“While [Goolrick] describes a lifestyle which could by no means be attainable back, he additionally manages to show its attractive, tragic charm in an unforgettable rush of prose . . . impossible to resist, bittersweet.” —The Boston Globe

“Compelling, entirely seductive.” —Booklist                        
                                              
 “Brilliantly good done.” —New York day-by-day News

“A vibrant author with a penchant for electrical scenes.” —Minneapolis celebrity Tribune

“While The Fall of Princes patrols territory marked through Tom Wolfe,Jay McInerney and Michael Lewis, Goolrick writes with an immediacyand precision that make this international suppose as though it's all his personal . . . Painfully beautiful.”  —The Washington Post

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The Look of Love: A Novel

“Jio has turn into one of many most-read ladies in America.” –Woman’s World
 
Born in the course of a Christmas snowstorm, Jane Williams gets an extraordinary reward: the power to see real love. Jane has emerged from an sick early life a lonely, hopeless romantic whilst, on her twenty-ninth birthday, a mysterious greeting card arrives, specifying that Jane needs to determine the six kinds of love ahead of the complete moon following her 30th birthday, or face grave results. whilst Jane falls for a technological know-how author who doesn’t think in love, she fears that her destiny is sealed. encouraged through the vintage music, The glance of Love is totally mesmerizing.

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