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The Quartet by Joseph J. Ellis

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The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789 by Joseph J. Ellis The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Founding Brothers shares historical insights into America’s post-Revolution efforts for independence, citing key debates over the creations of the Articles of Confederation and the Bill of Rights. Read More »

After You by JoJo Moyes

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Coming in September : After You, the sequel to the beloved New York Times million-copy bestseller, Me Before You A NOTE FROM JOJO MOYES ABOUT HER EXCITING NEW NOVEL, AFTER YOU: Dear Reader, I wasn’t going to write a sequel to Me Before You. But for years, readers kept asking and I kept wondering what Lou did with her life. ... Read More »

Villa America by Liza Klaussmann

Villa America

Villa America by Liza Klaussmann When Sara Wiborg and Gerald Murphy met and married, they set forth to create a beautiful world together-one that they couldn’t find within the confines of society life in New York City. They packed up their children and moved to the South of France, where they immediately fell in with a group of expats, including ... Read More »

The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

Marriage of Opposites

The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman “From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dovekeepers and The Museum of Extraordinary Things: a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro - “the Father of Impressionism”. Growing up on idyllic St. Thomas in the early 1800s, Rachel ... Read More »

DCI Banks: Aftermath

Aftermath

DCI Banks: Aftermath “A young woman is unconscious, bleeding from a head wound. Hiding in the cellar is her husband, ready to wield a knife at anyone who tries to enter, desperate to protect his secret. What happens next leaves one of the officers dead, the other fighting for her career and Inspector Banks with a chilling murder investigation that ... Read More »

H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald

H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald

H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald Helen Macdonald wins The Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction , the UK’s premier prize for non-fiction books. “H is For Hawk tells the story of how the death of Helen’s father triggered her to follow a childhood dream and become a falconer, obsessed with the idea of training her own goshawk. The book is an unflinchingly ... Read More »

Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee

Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee

Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee An historic literary event: the publication of a newly discovered novel, the earliest known work from Harper Lee, the beloved, bestselling author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic,To Kill a Mockingbird. Originally written in the mid-1950s, Go Set a Watchman was the novel Harper Lee first submitted to her publishers before To Kill a Mockingbird. Assumed to ... Read More »