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Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country by Pam Houston

“How do we become who we are in the world? We ask the world to teach us.” In her travels from the Gulf of Mexico to Alaska, Pam Houston explores […]

Desert Cabal, by Amy Irvine

Ed Abbey’s Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness turns fifty this fall, and its iconic author, who has inspired generations of rebel-rousing advocacy on behalf of the American West, […]

Elevation, by Stephen King

Although Scott Carey doesn’t look any different, he’s been steadily losing weight. There are a couple of other odd things, too. He weighs the same in his clothes and out […]

The Fall of Gondolin, by J.R.R. Tolkien

In the Tale of The Fall of Gondolin are two of the greatest powers in the world. There is Morgoth of the uttermost evil, unseen in this story but ruling […]

The Girl in the Back: A Female Drummer’s Life…, by Linda Davis-Chanin

Nineteen seventy-seven. New York City. Dark. Dangerous. Thrilling. Punk Rock. Blondie. David Bowie. Drinking. Drugs. Happening at the speed of light. Seventeen-year old Laura, quaking within her skin while the […]

Clock Dance, by Anne Tyler

Willa Drake can count on one hand the defining moments of her life. In 1967, she is a schoolgirl coping with her mother’s sudden disappearance. In 1977, she is a […]

The President is Missing, by Bill Clinton and James Patterson

Check out this summer’s ultimate fantasy. President Bill Clinton and bestselling novelist James Patterson have written a spellbinding thriller, The President is Missing. As the novel opens, a threat looms. […]

The Map of Salt and Stars, by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar

This rich, moving, and lyrical debut novel is to Syria what The Kite Runner was to Afghanistan; the story of two girls living eight hundred years apart—a modern-day Syrian refugee […]

Gun Love, by Jennifer Clement

“Fourteen-year-old Pearl France lives in the front seat of a broken down car and her mother Margot lives in the back. Together they survive on a diet of powdered milk […]