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  • A Boy of the Agoge, Paperback
    The smaller of twins, born long after two elder brothers, Leonidas was considered an afterthought from birth -- even by his mother. Lucky not to be killed for being undersized, he was not raised as a prince like his eldest brother, Cleomenes, who was heir to the throne, but instead had to endure the..
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  • A Column of Fire, Hardcover
    International bestselling author Ken Follett has enthralled millions of readers with The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End, two stories of the Middle Ages set in the fictional city of Kingsbridge. The saga now continues with Follett's magnificent new epic, A Column of Fire. In 1558, the anc..
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  • A Fine Retribution, Hardcover
    Dewey Lambdin, the reigning master of maritime fiction, continues the adventures of Alan Lewrie, Royal Navy, from his days as a midshipman to captain of his own ship and, though on somewhat dubious grounds, a baronetcy in the 23rd book in the Alan Lewrie series, A Fine Retribution.Captain Alan Lewri..
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  • A Full Circle, Paperback
    In 1878, two years after the Greasy Grass Fight that some called Custer's Last Stand, U.S. soldiers and government contractors rounded up 270 Arapaho people. From the very young to the very old, they were forced to walk from Fort Robinson in western Nebraska across half of what is now the state of W..
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  • A Gentleman in Moscow, Paperback
    More than half a million readers have fallen in love with the New York Times bestseller A Gentleman in Moscow "How delightful that in an era as crude as ours this finely composed novel stretches out with old-World elegance." --The Washington Post "'The Grand Budapest Hotel' and 'Eloise' meets all th..
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  • A Girl Like You: A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Novel, Paperback
    Henrietta Von Harmon works as a 26 girl at a corner bar on Chicago's northwest side. It's 1935, but things still aren't looking up since the big crash and her father's subsequent suicide, leaving Henrietta to care for her antagonistic mother and younger siblings. Henrietta is eventually persuaded to..
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  • A Journal of the Plague Year, Paperback
    In 1665 the plague swept through London, claiming over 97,000 lives. Daniel Defoe was just five at the time of the plague, but he later called on his own memories, as well as his writing experience, to create this vivid chronicle of the epidemic and its victims. A Journal (1722) follows Defoe's fict..
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  • A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines, Paperback
    Kurt G del's Incompleteness Theorems sent shivers through Vienna's intellectual circles and directly challenged Ludwig Wittgenstein's dominant philosophy. Alan Turing's mathematical genius helped him break the Nazi Enigma Code during WWII. Though they never met, their lives strangely mirrored one an..
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  • A Month in the Country, Paperback
    In J. L. Carr's deeply charged poetic novel, Tom Birkin, a veteran of the Great War and a broken marriage, arrives in the remote Yorkshire village of Oxgodby where he is to restore a recently discovered medieval mural in the local church. Living in the bell tower, surrounded by the resplendent count..
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  • A Pillar of Iron: A Novel of Ancient Rome, Paperback
    New York Times Bestseller: A magnificent novel of ancient Rome and the tragic life of Cicero, who tried in vain to save the republic he loved from tyranny. In this riveting tale, the Roman Empire in its final glory is seen through the eyes of philosopher, orator, and political theorist Marcus Tulliu..
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  • A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian, Paperback
    With this wise, tender, and deeply funny novel, Marina Lewycka takes her place alongside Zadie Smith and Monica Ali as a writer who can capture the unchanging verities of family. When an elderly and newly widowed Ukrainian immigrant announces his intention to remarry, his daughters must set aside th..
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  • A Shout in the Ruins, Hardcover
    "A masterpiece. Powers has written a novel that includes all the ferocity, complexity, and racial violence of the American South" --- Philipp Meyer, author of American Rust Set in Virginia during the Civil War and a century beyond, this novel by the award-winning author of The Yellow Birds explores ..
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  • A Star Called Henry, Paperback
    Roddy Doyle's acclaimed novel about an intrepid Irishman's years of reckless heroism and adventure - -An extraordinarily entertaining epic.- (The Washington Post) Look for Roddy Doyle's new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017 Born at the beginning of the twentieth century, Henry Smart lives thro..
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  • A.D. 30, Paperback
    A sweeping epic set in the harsh deserts of Arabia and ancient Palestine. A war that rages between kingdoms on the earth and in the heart. The harrowing journey of the woman at the center of it all. Step back in time to the year of our Lord...A.D. 30. The outcast daughter of one of the most power..
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  • Against the Inquisition, Paperback
    " A] stirring song of freedom." --Nobel Prize laureate Mario Vargas LlosaFrom a renowned prize-winning Argentinian author comes a historical novel based on the true story of one man's faith, spirit, and resistance during the Spanish Inquisition in Latin America.Born in sixteenth-century Argentina, F..
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  • Ahab's Wife: Or, the Star-Gazer: A Novel, Paperback
    From the opening line---Captain Ahab was neither my first husband nor my last---you will know that you are in the hands of a master storyteller and in the company of a fascinating woman hero. Inspired by a brief passage in Moby-Dick, Sena Jeter Naslund has created an enthralling and compellingly rea..
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  • All They Will Call You, Paperback
    All They Will Call You is the harrowing account of "the worst airplane disaster in California's history," which claimed the lives of thirty-two passengers, including twenty-eight Mexican citizens--farmworkers who were being deported by the U.S. government. Outraged that media reports omitted only th..
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  • Amiable with Big Teeth, Hardcover
    A monumental literary event: the newly discovered final novel by seminal Harlem Renaissance writer Claude McKay, a rich and multilayered portrayal of life in 1930s Harlem and a historical protest for black freedom The unexpected discovery in 2009 of a completed manuscript of Claude McKay's final no..
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  • Among the Living, Paperback
    Now in paperback, a moving novel about a Holocaust survivor's unconventional journey back to a new normal in 1940s Savannah, Georgia In late summer 1947, thirty-one-year-old Yitzhak Goldah, a camp survivor, arrives in Savannah to live with his only remaining relatives. They are Abe and Pearl Jesler,..
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  • An Echo in the Bone, Hardcover
    Diana Gabaldon's brilliant storytelling has captivated millions of readers in her bestselling and award-winning Outlander saga. In An Echo in the Bone, the seventh volume, Gabaldon continues the extraordinary story of the eighteenth-century Scotsman Jamie Fraser and his twentieth-century time-trave..
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  • An Echo in the Bone, Hardcover
    In this epic of imagination, time travel, and adventure, Diana Gabaldon continues the riveting story begun in ``Outlander.`` Jamie Fraser is an eighteenth-century Highlander, an ex-Jacobite traitor, and a reluctant rebel in the American Revolution. His wife, Claire Randall Fraser, is a surgeon--from..
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  • Anne Boleyn, a King's Obsession, Hardcover
    In this second novel of Alison Weir's epic Six Tudor Queens series, the acclaimed author and historian weaves exciting new research into the story of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's most infamous wife, a woman ahead of her time whose very life--and death--forever changed a nation. Born into a noble Engli..
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  • Another Side of Paradise, Hardcover
    In 1937 Hollywood, gossip columnist Sheilah Graham's star is on the rise, while literary wonder boy F. Scott Fitzgerald's career is slowly drowning in booze. But the once-famous author, desperate to make money penning scripts for the silver screen, is charismatic enough to attract the gorgeous Miss ..
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  • Another Woman's Husband, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: Gill PaulAs the world mourns the loss of Diana, Princess of Wales, one young woman uncovers a forgotten story of passion, betrayal, and a scandal surrounding the British crown in this unforgettable novel by the bestselling author of The Secret Wife. Two women who challenged th..
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  • Antes de Que Llegaras / Before We Were Yours, Paperback
    El libro que ha arrasado por sorpresa en las listas de Estados Unidos, basado en el impactante caso de ni os robados que conmocion al pa s. Aunque la vida nos lleve por diferentes caminos, el coraz n siempre recuerda a donde pertenece. Memphis, 1939 Rill Foss y sus cuatro hermanos peque os disfruta..
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  • Antony and Cleopatra, Paperback
    A sweeping epic of ancient Rome from the #1 bestselling author of The Thorn Birds In this breathtaking follow-up to The October Horse, Colleen McCullough turns her attention to the legendary romance of Antony and Cleopatra, and in this timeless tale of love, politics, and power, proves once agai..
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  • As Bright as Heaven, Hardcover
    From the acclaimed author of Secrets of a Charmed Life and A Bridge Across the Ocean comes a new novel set in Philadelphia during the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918, which tells the story of a family reborn through loss and love. In 1918, Philadelphia was a city teeming with promise. Even as its young..
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  • Badenheim 1939, Paperback
    Badenheim 1939 owes everything to its author's astonishing capacity to recreate the energies and confusions of innocent and uncomprehending victims who, always loyal to civility and social graces, fail to even dimly see the cruel terms of their imminent fate. NUME CARTE: Badenheim 1939, PaperbackISB..
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  • Before the Belle, Paperback
    On May 3, 1943, a lone American B-24 on a secret mission from Bovington airdrome in England neared the Icelandic coast bound for the United States. Captain Robert ``Shine`` Shannon was at the controls. He and his nine man crew of Hot Stuff had been honored two weeks earlier as being the first heavy ..
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  • Between Earth and Sky, Paperback
    In Amanda Skenandore's provocative and profoundly moving debut, set in the tragic intersection between white and Native American culture, a young girl learns about friendship, betrayal, and the sacrifices made in the name of belonging. On a quiet Philadelphia morning in 1906, a newspaper headline c..
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  • Birth of the Kingdom, Paperback
    Inthe final gripping volume of Jan Guillou'sboundary-breaking Crusades Trilogy, exiled warrior Arnde Gotha returns home to Sweden, determined to liberate and unite his homelandin what promises to be his greatest trial yet. Traveling from Saladin'ssand-swept Holy Lands to the Scandinavian North, Arn'..
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  • Black Rain, Paperback
    Black Rain is centered around the story of a young woman who was caught in the radioactive ``black rain`` that fell after the bombing of Hiroshima. lbuse bases his tale on real-life diaries and interviews with victims of the holocaust; the result is a book that is free from sentimentality yet manage..
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  • Blameless, Hardcover
    From one of Europe's most revered authors, a tale of one man's obsessive project to collect the instruments of death, evil, and humanity's darkest atrocities in order to oppose them Claudio Magris's searing new novel ruthlessly confronts the human obsession with war and its savagery in every age and..
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  • Blood Eye: A Novel (Raven: Book 1)
    Contributor(s):Author: Giles KristianIn a thrilling adventure of brotherhood, warfare, and treachery, Giles Kristian takes us into ninth-century England, a world of darkness, epic conflict, and an unforgiving God served by powerful priests. On ships shaped like dragons, bristling with oars and armor..
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  • Boardwalk Summer, Paperback
    In this new novel from the USA Today bestselling author of The Dressmaker's Dowry, two young women two generations apart discover the joy and heartbreak of following their dreams. Aspiring Hollywood actress Violet makes a shocking choice in 1940, and seventy years later, Mari sets out to discover wh..
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  • Bound for Gold: A Peter Fallon Novel of the California Gold Rush, Hardcover
    Rare-book dealer Peter Fallon returns in a thrilling historical novel about the California Gold Rush, by New York Times bestselling author William MartinBound for Gold continues New York Times bestselling author William Martin's epic of American history with the further adventures of Boston rare-boo..
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  • Bring Up the Bodies, Paperback
    WINNER OF THE 2012 MAN BOOKER PRIZE The sequel to Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Bring Up the Bodies delves into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne Boleyn. Though he battled for seven years to marry her, Henry is disenchanted ..
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  • Bury What We Cannot Take, Hardcover
    The day nine-year-old San San and her twelve-year-old brother, Ah Liam, discover their grandmother taking a hammer to a framed portrait of Chairman Mao is the day that forever changes their lives. To prove his loyalty to the Party, Ah Liam reports his grandmother to the authorities. But his belief i..
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  • Bury What We Cannot Take, Paperback
    The day nine-year-old San San and her twelve-year-old brother, Ah Liam, discover their grandmother taking a hammer to a framed portrait of Chairman Mao is the day that forever changes their lives. To prove his loyalty to the Party, Ah Liam reports his grandmother to the authorities. But his belief i..
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  • Captain Blood, Paperback
    During the tumultuous reign of James II, Englishman Peter Blood, a gentleman-physician barely escapes the gallows after his arrest for treating a wounded rebel. Sentenced to ten years of slavery on a Barbados plantation, Blood escapes from captivity and boldly embarks on a career as a pirate, never ..
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  • Captains and the Kings, Paperback
    New York Times Bestseller: Sweeping from the 1850s through the early 1920s, this towering family saga examines the price of ambition and power. Joseph Francis Xavier Armagh is twelve years old when he gets his first glimpse of the promised land of America through a dirty porthole in steerage on an ..
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  • Carnegie's Maid, Hardcover
    From the author of The Other Einstein, the mesmerizing tale of what kind of woman could have inspired an American dynasty.Clara Kelley is not who they think she is. She's not the experienced Irish maid who was hired to work in one of Pittsburgh's grandest households. She's a poor farmer's daughter w..
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  • Caroline: Little House, Revisited, Paperback
    USA Today Bestseller One of Refinery29's Best Reads of SeptemberIn this novel authorized by the Little House Heritage Trust, Sarah Miller vividly recreates the beauty, hardship, and joys of the frontier in a dazzling work of historical fiction, a captivating story that illuminates one courageous, re..
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  • Castle Butte, Hardcover
    Seventeen-year-old Alden Clare has plenty weighing on him: an ailing father, a restless older brother, and an impatient girlfriend. His brother argues with their father and leaves. His girlfriend, Claudette, decides she doesn't want to wait any longer, so she goes to live with Alden's friend, Cash. ..
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  • Castle to Castle, Paperback
    It is Germany near the end of World War II, the Allies have landed and members of the Vichy France government have been sequestered in a labyrinthine castle, replete with secret passages and subterranean hideaways. The group of 1,400 terrified officials, their wives, mistresses, flunkies, and Nazi `..
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  • Ceridwen of Kilton: Book Two of the Circle of Ceridwen Saga, Paperback
    An uncontrolled passion. A heart-breaking decision. A battle that seals the Fate of all. Ninth-century Saxon England crumbles under the onslaught of a relentless foe - the Danish Vikings. Ceridwen, a young woman with divided loyalties, watches as the peace and plenty she enjoys at the Saxon strongho..
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  • Chariot on the Mountain, Hardcover
    Based on little-known true events, this astonishing account from Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist Jack Ford vividly recreates a treacherous journey toward freedom, a time when the traditions of the Old South still thrived--and is a testament to determination, friendship, and courage . . . ..
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  • Children and Fire, Paperback
    The fourth novel in Ursula Hegi's acclaimed Burgdorf cycle is ``a thoughtful, sidelong approach to the worst moment in Germany's history that invites us to understand how decent people come to collaborate with evil`` (Kirkus Reviews). Children and Fire tells the story of one day that will forever tr..
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