Book List in Order: 7 titles

  • Adam Finney, a young man who is mentally disabled, faces sterilization and lobotomy in a state-supported asylum. When he is found dead in the French Broad River of rural North Carolina, his teenaged stepsister, Jess, is sought for questioning by thei...


  • On an early spring night, Sophie and her boyfriend Crow slip away from a rowdy high school party and sneak off into the woods. But what is meant to be an idyllic, intimate evening turns into a nightmare. Sophie is attacked and refuses to speak; Crow ...


  • Fascinating tales of Southern California history from 1800 to 1920. Over 50 informative and entertaining short stories with dozens of photographs. Also contains authentic old California recipies, and sightseeing trips for revisiting history through s...


  • Recently Nominated for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, Night Talk has served as an inspiration for honest discussions of race around the country.A beautiful, moving story of the unlikely and enduring friendship of two girls, one white ...


  • Molly Hanner's marriage to William is slowly unraveling, and the pulls of entropy this exerts upon them and their three children painfully instruct Molly in the many ways people barely miss loving each other. But divorce is only a catalyst in Molly's...


  • Jacob Bechner, summoned back to his birthplace of Sweetwater, Tennessee, by a dying, longtime family friend named Callie, fears that the dying woman will reveal something about the death--by fire--of his older brother Drue...


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    In this finely crafted collection, acclaimed writer Elizabeth Cox examines the lives of common people and how they deal with life when uncommon things happen to them — how they accept their fate, sometimes choosing to move on, sometimes not. The st...