Books

Today is not your day

Biotech entrepreneur Tess Whitford has built her life around the certainty of science and logic, and she thrives on solving problems. But when one of her dearest friends exhausts the reaches of medicine while fighting cancer and grabs onto the hope...

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Today is not your day

With her fourth collection, acclaimed short story writer Marian Thurm brings her darkly comic sense of humor to a memorable set of new characters—every one of whom is brought to vivid life under her sharply observant but always compassionate gaze...

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Girl Sent Away

Terrified by his daughter’s increasingly reckless behavior, Toby Sedgwick takes a tough love approach and enrolls Ava in Mount Hope, a wilderness behavioral camp for troubled teens. Ava quickly realizes that the camp is little more than a prison...

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Hippie Inc

The original hippies weren’t baby boomers or freeloaders or communists or a passing fad with few lasting accomplishments. They were an amazing group of highly intelligent, creative,  innovative, and industrious freethinkers.

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Girls I know

In the winter of 2001, 29-year-old Walt Steadman—grad school dropout, sperm donor, and holder of other odd jobs—survives a shooting in his favorite Boston café that leaves four people dead. In this tragedy’s wake, Walt is forced to contemplate what...

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Twelve Weeks

Very healthy for most of her life, at age fifty-six Karen Lee Sobol received a shocking diagnosis. A rare incurable blood cancer raged through her. Unwilling to accept conventional chemotherapy, she chose to…

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The Bookie's SOn

The year is 1960 and the place is the Bronx. All twelve-year-old Ricky Davis wants to do is play stickball with his friends and flirt with the building super’s daughter. But when his father crosses gangster Nathan…

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Annie Begins

At almost 29, Annie Thompson is as brilliant in business as she is disastrous in relationships. It’s the dawn of the dot-com boom, and Annie is determined to make it big. But her single-minded focus on work is put to…

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Veronica's Nap

Veronica Berg has everything she needs to make her dream of becoming a painter come true: a charming home studio in Provence, a hard-working husband and a nanny who watches her two-year-old twins…

 

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