Popular American Fiction
Geek Love
Geek Love
Paperback      ISBN: 0375713344
Aloysious and Lillian Binewski, proprietors of a traveling carnival, attempt to reduce overhead by breeding their own freak show, with tragic results.
Lost in the City: Stories
Lost in the City
Stories
Paperback      ISBN: 006219321x
“Original and arresting….[Jones’s] stories will touch chords of empathy and recognition in all readers.
All over Creation
All over Creation
Paperback      ISBN: 0142003891
Returning home to the Idaho potato farm she had fled twenty-five years earlier, Japanese-American Yumi Fuller struggles with her father's terminal illness, her mother's Alzheimer's, her former best friend, and a former lover who once offended the town. By the author of My Year of Meats. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
The Mermaid Chair
The Mermaid Chair
Paperback      ISBN: 0143036696
Jessie Sullivan's conventional life is transformed when she is summoned home to tiny Egret Island, where she meets Brother Thomas, a monk who is about to take his final vows, and encounters the legend of a beautiful and mysterious chair dedicated to a saint who had originally been a mermaid. By the author of The Secret Life of Bees. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 1,000,000 first printing.
Haunted: A Novel
Haunted
A Novel
Paperback      ISBN: 1400032822
Twenty-three interconnected stories chronicle the experiences of people who have answered an ad for an artist's retreat, believing that they will find a peaceful refuge in order to create their individual masterpieces, only to find themselves trapped in a cavernous old theater in which they are kept completely isolated, with heat, power, and food in increasingly short supply. Reprint. 250,000 first printing.
Prep
Prep
Paperback      ISBN: 081297235x
During the late 1980s, fourteen-year-old Lee Fiora leaves behind her close-knit, middle-class Indiana family to enroll in an elite co-ed boarding school in Massachusetts, becoming a shrewd observer of, and eventually a participant in, their rituals and customs.
Blood Meridian: Or the Evening Redness in the West
Blood Meridian
Or the Evening Redness in the West
Paperback      ISBN: 0679728759
Based on incidents that took place in the southwestern United States and Mexico around 1850, this novel chronicles the crimes of a band of desperados, with a particular focus on one, "the kid," a boy of fourteen
Evvie Drake Starts Over
Evvie Drake Starts Over
Hardcover      ISBN: 0525619240
The host of NPR's "Pop Culture Happy Hour" podcast presents a heartfelt debut about the unlikely relationship between a young widow and a major league pitcher who has lost his game. A first novel.
The Little Friend
The Little Friend
Paperback      ISBN: 1400031699
Growing up in a small Mississippi town in a family haunted by the murder of her brother, Harriet Cleve Dusfresnes lives in a world of her imagination, until, at the age of twelve, she decides to find the murderer and exact her revenge. By the author of The Secret History. Reprint. 250,000 first printing.
My Ishmael
My Ishmael
Paperback      ISBN: 0553379658
In a concluding sequel to Ishmael, twelve-year-old Julie comes of age under the tutelage of a lowland gorilla with telepathic powers, becoming his secret collaborator in Ishmael's earnest quest to save the world. Reprint.