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Fiction - General

Ender in Exile Ender in Exile
by Orson Scott Card

At first, Ender believed that they would bring him back to Earth as soon as things quieted down. But things were quiet now, had been quiet for a year, and it was plain to him now that they would not bring him back at all, that he was much more useful as a name and a story than he would ever be as an inconvenient flesh-and-blood person.




by Edward Chupack



Pharmakon Pharmakon
by Dirk Wittenborn

William Friedrich, an ambitious professor of psychology at Yale in the early 1950s, has stumbled upon a drug that promises happiness -- and that can make him a famous man. His is a humanitarian effort; an attempt to relieve Americans of suffering.



Moscow Rules Moscow Rules
by Daniel Silva

Tthe death of a journalist leads Allon to Russia, where he finds that, in terms of spycraft, even he has something to learn. He's playing by Moscow rules now. This is not the grim, gray Moscow of Soviet times but a new Moscow, awash in oil wealth and choked with bulletproof Bentleys.



Church of the Dog Church of the Dog
by Kaya McLaren

Deep in Oregon farm country, Edith and Earl McRae are looking down the barrel of yet another anniversary with none of the joy such a milestone should hold. Instead, they are stuck in a past that holds them to heartbreak and tragedies and keeps them from cherishing their wonderful lives together.



In The Woods In The Woods
by Tana French

As dusk approaches a small Dublin suburb in the summer of 1984, mothers begin to call their children home. But on this warm evening, three children do not return from the dark and silent woods.



The Stone Gods The Stone Gods
by Jeanette Winterson

Mankind has rendered its planet unlivable and is beginning to colonize a new blue planet. Our heroine Billie Crusoe's flight to the future is also a return to the distant past -- "Everything is imprinted forever with what once was."



Four Wives: A Novel Four Wives: A Novel
by Wendy Walker

In Wendy Walker's brilliant debut novel, the lives of four wives and mothers intertwine in an insightful tale of suburban life set amid outrageous wealth.



I Never Saw Paris I Never Saw Paris
by Harry I. Freund

On his way to a department store on 57th Street in Manhattan, 64-year-old businessman Irving Caldman is waiting at the intersection of Park Avenue with three other pedestrians when a driver, asleep at the wheel, jumps the curb.



Hooked Hooked
by Jane May

In Jane May's delightfully witty and original take on a classic Grimms' fairytale, a sailor with a dream gets help from a very fishy source . . .



The Mongoose Deception The Mongoose Deception
by Robert Greer

When Cornelius McPherson, a former highway maintenance man, finds himself trapped in a tunnel he helped create decades earlier, he's horrified to discover the well-preserved, frozen arm of a fellow worker. McPherson remembers a secret the man whispered to him -- that he knew who assassinated John F. Kennedy.



The Pinball Theory of Apocalypse: A Novel The Pinball Theory of Apocalypse: A Novel
by Jonathan Selwood

For years, painter Isabel Raven has made an almost-living forging Impressionist masterpieces to decorate the McMansions of the not-quite-Sotheby's-auction rich. But when she serendipitously hits on an idea that turns her into the "It Girl" of the L.A. art scene, her career takes off just as the rest of her life heads south.