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The Rules of Arrangement

by Delia Stanley

In Anisha Bhatia’s romance novel The Rules of Arrangement, a woman struggles to reconcile her traditions with her ambition. At twenty-six, Zoya is reflective and driven. She already has an accomplished career in advertising; her... Read More

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Jane of Battery Park

by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

A chance encounter changes the trajectory of two lives in Jaye Viner’s novel Jane of Battery Park. Eight years ago, Jane and Daniel met and connected in Battery Park. She saw a cute surfer dude. He saw a gorgeous girl. And the man... Read More

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A House Full of Windsor

by John M. Murray

A hoarding matriarch throws a family into disarray in the endearing novel "A House Full of Windsor". Sarah delivers advice as the host of a beloved morning show segment in New York. When the ratings drop, she begins to have doubts about... Read More

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Seeking Two Elks Fighting

by Jeremiah Rood

"Seeking Two Elks Fighting" is a rich historical novel in which a man works to find himself at the height of Idaho’s gold rush. Joseph Dorris’s sweeping historical novel "Seeking Two Elks Fighting", the fifth entry in the Sheepeater... Read More

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by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

"Recruited" is a booze-soaked literary salute to the dot com heyday of the 1990s. A young woman almost loses herself in the splashy world of recruiting in Lauren E. Anderson’s novel Recruited. Olivia is about to graduate from Dartmouth... Read More

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My Famous Brain

by Brandee Gruener

In the literary novel "My Famous Brain", a departed man reflects on his past with nostalgia. In Diane Wald’s charming novel "My Famous Brain", a psychologist probes the events of his life after the fact. Fusty Professor MacLeod was a... Read More

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Clean Sweep

by Aimee Jodoin

"Clean Sweep" is a heartrending novel in which a privileged woman learns empathy—and about how families don’t have to be based on genetic bonds. In E. B. Lee’s novel "Clean Sweep", an under served New York City community transforms... Read More

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