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(2007) Chasing Fireflies – A Novel of Discovery

From Publishers Weekly In his fifth novel, Martin (Maggie; When Crickets Cry) offers the same brand of sentimental Southern storytelling that has endeared him to readers. Just before T-boning her Impala into a train, a woman on a suicide run kicks her horrifically abused little boy, known only as Snoot-or to the state, John Doe 117-out of the car. Chase Walker, a reporter for the Brunswick Daily i... »

Uncharted

Tracey Garvis Graves-and Anna and T.J.-return in this companion novella to the New York Times bestseller On the Island. When twenty-three-year-old dot-com millionaire Owen Sparks walked away from his charmed life, he had one goal in mind: get as far away as possible from the people who resented his success, or had their hand out for a piece of it. A remote uncharted island halfway around the world... »

With Friends Like These

The third book in an exciting and inspiring new series from national bestselling author ReShonda Tate Billingsley Only one girl will be chosen…. In the year since Camille, Alexis, Jasmine, and Angel joined Rachel Jackson’s church youth group, the four best friends have bonded over boys, pitched in on community projects, and shared their deepest secrets. There’s nothing they don&#... »

I Know I’ve Been Changed

Denial isn’t just a river. . . Raedella Rollins left the dusty town of Sweet Poke, Arkansas, on a Texas-bound bus with four mismatched suitcases, a newsroom job offer, and a promise to herself: never look back. Now, less than a decade later, she’s a top-rated talk show host, a celebrity news anchor, and fiancee to Houston’s star councilman. The future looks bright for Rae, and Sw... »

Everybody Say Amen

Gold Pen Award-winning author ReShonda Tate Billingsley returns to the Houston congregation of her #1 Essence magazine bestseller, Let the Church Say Amen, in this warm and powerful sequel. When her husband hears God’s call to become a preacher, Rachel Jackson Adams is distressed — she grew up a preacher’s daughter, and knows how difficult life under the microscope can be for a r... »

What’s Done In the Dark

#1 national bestselling author ReShonda Tate Billingsley gets to the heart of loss, love, and betrayal in her latest novel that is sure to delight her legions of fans. Felise is not the kind of woman to cheat on her husband—especially with her best friend’s man. But after one perfect storm of a night, it happened…and she can hardly believe it herself. To top it off, when she woke... »

The Potty Mouth at the Table

Pinterest. Foodies. Anne Frank’s underwear. New York Times bestselling author Laurie Notaro-rightfully hailed as “the funniest writer in the solar system” (The Miami Herald)-spares nothing and no one, least of all herself, in this uproarious new collection of essays on rudeness. With the sardonic, self-deprecating wit that makes us all feel a little better about ourselves for ide... »

This Shared Dream

Kathleen Ann Goonan introduced Sam Dance and his wife, Bette, and their quest to alter our present reality for the better in her novel In War Times (winner of the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Novel and ALA’s Best Science Fiction Novel of 2008). Now, in This Shared Dream, she tells the story of the next generation. The three Dance kids, seemingly abandoned by both parents when the... »

In War Times

Kathleen Ann Goonan burst into prominence with Queen City Jazz, the start of her Nanotech Quartet. The Bones of Time, her widely acclaimed second novel, was a finalist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award in 2000. In War Times is deeply satisfying SF. Sam, the protagonist, is a young enlisted man in 1941 when his older brother Keenan is killed at Pearl Harbor. Seduced by a mysterious woman, Sam gives he... »

Three Days Before the Shooting …

NATIONAL BESTSELLER “[A]n extraordinary book, a work of staggering virtuosity. With its publication, a giant world of literature has just grown twice as tall.”–Newsday From Ralph Ellison–author of the classic novel of African-American experience, Invisible Man–the long-awaited second novel. Here is the master of American vernacular–the rhythms of jazz and gospel... »

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