Summary: Raised by his grandmother in Chicago’s South Side, young Claude McKay Love hopes going away to college in Missouri will help him escape the havoc of his life there, but he discovers in this coming-of-age story that it’s not so easy to leave your past behind—or find a safe place to land.
Summary: In this captivating dual narrative novel, a modern-day woman discovers remarkable parallels between her own life and her home’s previous owner, a quintessential 1950s housewife whose hidden notes inspire her to discover what it means to be a wife fighting for her place in a patriarchal society.
Summary: Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. She is a famous painter and her husband, Gabriel, an in-demand fashion photographer. Until one evening, when Gabriel returns home late from work and Alicia shoots him five times in the face and then never speaks another word. #1 New York Times bestseller.
Summary: In the near future, a cyborg Joan of Arc is born who can cause earthquakes with her fists. She is the last hope to reverse accelerating climate change, and challenge a dictator who would enslave the remnants of humanity as the Earth becomes uninhabitable. A poet named Christine, trapped aboard a space station, looks down and writes the epic story of their battle.
Summary: Beginning in 1910 during the time of Japanese colonization and ending many decades later in 1989, Pachinko is the epic saga of a Korean family told over four generations. From bustling street markets to the halls of Japan's finest universities to the pachinko parlors of the criminal underworld, Lee's complex and passionate characters survive and thrive against the indifferent arc of history.
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