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Contemporary Fiction

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  • Release Date: August 1, 2016
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Planning a funeral is nothing like planning a wedding. Aimee, the protagonist in this marvelous debut, has loved her fiancé, James, since childhood. She’s elated to be finally planning their wedding. But her plans are interrupted by earth-shattering news: James has... Read more
— Kelli Martin, Editor

Crime Fiction

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It’s bubbling to the surface, threatening to boil over. Deep breaths, shifting feet. Control yourself; count to ten. Don’t let it send you over the edge, no matter what. Rage. Bestselling Polish author Zygmunt Miłoszewski demonstrates the power of this emotion to... Read more
— Gabriella Page-Fort, Editor

Legal Thriller

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I’ve always been a fan of legal thrillers, and my favorites are the David versus Goliath stories, like Erin Brockovich and John Grisham’s The Pelican Brief, both made memorable by Julia Roberts. I’m compelled by the hope that no matter how big the adversary, the... Read more
— JoVon Sotak, Editor

Historical Fiction

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A secret anchors the heart of this rich, riveting family saga, a beautiful tale of characters’ lives stitched together by the intimate, heartbreaking details of slavery. Henry, the white patriarch of a family that used to own slaves, has a daughter, Margaret. But what... Read more
— Kelli Martin, Editor

Literary Fiction

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Midair is a provocative and bold coming-of-age novel that asks the question: How do we learn to forgive and forget? Perhaps some of us would rather forget the past. But this novel offers us the chance to revisit the emotional roller coaster of the teenage years, in a... Read more
— Carmen Johnson, Editor

Nonfiction Essays

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  • Release Date: August 1, 2016
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Reading the witty, warm, and wise personal essays in Emotional Rescue reminds me that there may be no better soundtrack for success, or medicine for loneliness, than pop music. Songs for breakups, songs for loss, songs for good days and bad: often the stuff we play... Read more
— Barry Harbaugh, Editor

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