Book List in Order: 5 titles

  • “A wondrous novel, with prose that sparkles like certain sidewalks after rain. . . . That’s it, I thought. That’s exactly what it’s like to live in New York.” —New York Times Book Review “A masterful...


  • First published in 1993, Sister is a story of love and violence bearing justice. In author and critic Jim Lewis’ first novel, an orphaned, 17-year-old Wilson leaves his Nebraska home and heads south to Mississippi. There, he finds work as a gardene...


  • A note to parents who read these stories (perhaps with your children):Kids today face an amazing collection of pressures and challenges. They arebombarded with vast amounts of information, are presented with countlesschoices, and are closely surround...


  • Returning a hero from the battlefields of World War II, Walter Selby settles into a charmed domestic life in Memphis. But in a few brief moments, Walter sees his life and his world fracture and split apart, driving him to commit a terrible crime. Man...


  • After a car accident in quiet Sugartown, Texas, drifter Caroline Harrison decides to settle down, but her hidden past cannot be ignored, her anger and fear build, and a small house in upstate New York will not be forgotten. Reprint....