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The Bitterroots by CJ Box

Former police officer Cassie Dewell is trying to start over with her own private investigation firm. Guilty about not seeing her son and exhausted by the nights on stakeout, Cassie […]

Deep River, by Karl Marlantes

In the early 1900s, as the oppression of Russia’s imperial rule takes its toll on Finland, the three Koski siblings–Ilmari, Matti, and the politicized young Aino–are forced to flee to […]

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, by Ocean Vuong

Poet Ocean Vuong’s debut novel is a shattering portrait of a family, a first love, and the redemptive power of storytelling. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from […]

The Big Kahuna, by Janet & Peter Evanovich

Straight arrow FBI Agent Kate O’Hare always plays by the rules. Charming Con Man Nicholas Fox makes them up as he goes along. She thinks he’s nothing but a scoundrel. […]

A Wonderful Stroke of Luck, by Anne Beatty

At a boarding school in New Hampshire, Ben joins the honor society led by Pierre LaVerdere, an enigmatic, brilliant, yet perverse, teacher who instructs his students not only about how […]

The Parade, by Dave Eggers

An unnamed country is leaving the darkness of a decade at war, and to commemorate the armistice the government commissions a new road connecting two halves of the state. Two […]

The Lost Man, by Jane Harper

Brothers Nathan and Bub Bright meet for the first time in months at the remote fence line separating their cattle ranches in the lonely outback. Their third brother, Cameron, lies […]

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, […]