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Ten Thousand Saints: A Novel

by Eleanor Henderson HarperCollins e-books (June 07, 2011)

“Eleanor Henderson is in possession of an enormous talent which she has matched up with skill, ambition, and a fierce imagination.  The resulting novel, Ten Thousand Saints, is the best thing I’ve read...


Faith: A Novel

by Jennifer Haigh HarperCollins e-books (May 10, 2011)

"[Haigh is] an expertnatural storyteller with an acute sense of her characters' humanity." —NewYork Times

 

"We have the intriguing possibility that the nextgreat American author is already in print." —Fort...


The Poisonwood Bible

by Barbara Kingsolver HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959. They carry with them everything...


The Raising

by Laura Kasischke HarperCollins e-books (March 15, 2011)

“Kasischke’s writing does what good poetry does—it shows us an alternate world and lulls us into living in it . . . The language catapults us into another plane of existence, one of facade and reflection.” ...


Drinking Closer to Home: A Novel

by Jessica Anya Blau HarperCollins e-books (January 18, 2011)

“Riveting and startling….So raw and funny I wanted to read parts aloud to strangers.” —Dylan Landis, author of Normal People Don't Live Like This

“Jessica Anya Blau…creates characters that have a...


Tourquai: A Novel

by Tim Davys HarperCollins e-books (February 15, 2011)

"[An] audacious concept. . . . [A] giddy thrill." —Los Angeles Times 

"Weird? Obviously. . . . There’s more than stuffing here, though, including questions of good vs. evil, life vs. death, and sanity...


The Financial Lives of the Poets

by Jess Walter HarperCollins e-books (September 22, 2009)

The Financial Lives of the Poets is a comic and heartfelt novel from National Book Award nominee Jess Walter, author of Citizen Vince and The Zero, about how we get to the edge of ruin—and how we begin to...


The Department of Lost & Found

by Allison Winn Scotch HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

“Allison Winn Scotch is the real deal and The Department of Lost and Found is one you absolutely won’t want to miss.”

—Johanna Edwards, author of The Next Big Thing

“Funny, touching, tender, true….I...


Mondo Desperado: A Serial Novel

by Patrick McCabe HarperCollins e-books (November 16, 2010)

Patrick McCabe has long been recognized as a writer of rare talent and unique voice, whose vision of the world is so distinctive that "McCabesque" has become an adjective with multiple meanings, including "exquisitely,...


Emerald Germs Of Ireland

by Patrick McCabe HarperCollins e-books (November 23, 2010)

"There is something special about the relationship we all have with our mothers . . . "

Meet Pat McNab, forty-five years old, and about to embark on a homicidal rampage sparked by matricide. Or is he?

Pat spent...


Mary Ann in Autumn: A Tales of the City Novel

Tales of the City #8

by Armistead Maupin HarperCollins e-books (November 02, 2010)

“An enormously talented writer. . . . By writing about what’s seemingly different, Armistead Maupin always manages to capture what’s so hilariously, painfully true for all of us.” —Amy Tan, author...


A Ripple From the Storm

Children of Violence #3

by Doris Lessing HarperCollins e-books (October 12, 2010)

Martha Quest, the embodied heroine of the Children of Violence series, has been acclaimed as one of the greatest fictional creations in the English language. In a Ripple from the Storm, Doris Lessing charts...


The Four-Gated City

Children of Violence #5

by Doris Lessing HarperCollins e-books (October 19, 2010)

Dorris Lessing's classic series of autobiographical novels is the fictional counterpart to Under My Skin. In these five novels, first published in the 1950's and 60s, Doris Lessing transformed her fascinating...


A Proper Marriage

Children of Violence #2

by Doris Lessing HarperCollins e-books (October 19, 2010)

An unconventional woman trapped in a conventional marriage, Martha Quest struggles to maintain her dignity and her sanity through the misunderstandings, frustrations, infidelities, and degrading violence of...


The Good Daughters

by Joyce Maynard HarperCollins e-books (August 24, 2010)

“A story of choices and events so intimate I felt I was part of it. The novel is wrenching, the emotions radiant, and it will leave readers transformed”

—Luanne Rice, author of The Deep Blue Sea for Beginners...


Caribou Island: A Novel

by David Vann HarperCollins e-books (January 18, 2011)

“Dazzling…. Vann knows the darkness but he writes from the compassionate light of art.  This is an essential book.”  —Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Good Scent from a Strange...


Stiltsville: A Novel

PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize 2011

by Susanna Daniel HarperCollins e-books (August 03, 2010)

“A wise and loving portrait of a marriage….Susanna Daniel writes beautifully of matters of the heart.”

— Jennifer Haigh, author of The Condition

 

Against a vivid South Florida background, Susanna Daniel’s...


Lanceheim: A Novel

by Tim Davys HarperCollins e-books (June 15, 2010)

The second book in Tim Davys’s Mollisan Town quartet—following the critically-acclaimed AmbervilleLanceheim is a literary and psychological drama in which the trials and tribulations of stuffed animals...


Ask the Dust

by John Fante HarperCollins e-books (May 18, 2010)

Ask the Dust is a virtuoso performance by an influential master of the twentieth-century American novel. It is the story of Arturo Bandini, a young writer in 1930s Los Angeles who falls hard for the elusive,...


Small Wars: A Novel

by Sadie Jones HarperCollins e-books (February 09, 2010)

“Sadie Jones has a long literary future ahead of her.” —Tracy Chevalier, author of Girl with the Pearl Earring

Fresh off her triumphantly assured debut novel The Outcast, award-winning author Sadie Jones...


Handsome Harry: A Novel

by James Carlos Blake HarperCollins e-books (January 26, 2010)

Harry Pierpont and John Dillinger were die-hard and deadly partners who made national headlines with their daring bank hold-ups and gun battles -- and they had a lot of laughs while they were at it. They were...


Ordinary Thunderstorms: A Novel

by William Boyd HarperCollins e-books (January 26, 2010)

“William Boyd seems singularly blessed with both an innate love of storytelling and the talent to render those stories in swift, confident prose.” —The New York Times

From William Boyd, award-winning author...


Landlocked

Children of Violence #4

by Doris Lessing HarperCollins e-books (December 22, 2009)

In the aftermath of World War II, Martha Quest finds herself completely disillusioned. She is losing faith with the communist movement in Africa, and her marriage to one of the movement's leaders is disintegrating....


Checker and the Derailleurs: A Novel

by Lionel Shriver HarperCollins e-books (November 17, 2009)

Beautiful and charismatic, nineteen-year-old Checker Secretti is the most gifted and original drummer that the club-goers of Astoria, Queens, have ever heard. When he plays, conundrums seem to solve themselves,...


Correcting the Landscape

Bellwether Prize 2004

by Marjorie Kowalski Cole HarperCollins e-books (November 10, 2009)

The editor of a small weekly newspaper in Fairbanks, Alaska, Gus Traynor is an independent spirit whose idealism has survived numerous tests. When big business interests threaten the breathtaking wilderness...


The Lacuna

Women's Prize for Fiction 2010

by Barbara Kingsolver HarperCollins e-books (November 03, 2009)

In The Lacuna, her first novel in nine years, Barbara Kingsolver, the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Poisonwood Bible and Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life, tells the story...


Hitler's Niece

by Ron Hansen HarperCollins e-books (October 27, 2009)

Hitler's Niece tells the story of the intense and disturbing relationship between Adolf Hitler and the daughter of his only half-sister, Angela, a drama that evolves against the backdrop of Hitler's rise to...


In the Night Season

by Richard Bausch HarperCollins e-books (October 27, 2009)

Nora Michaelson and her eleven-year-old son, Jason. are going through a difficult adjustment to life after the accidental death of Jason's father. at a time when the family's small business was failing. The...


Mariette in Ecstasy

by Ron Hansen HarperCollins e-books (October 27, 2009)

The highly acclaimed and provocatively rendered story of a young postulant's claim to divine possession and religious ecstasy.


The Female of the Species

by Lionel Shriver HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

Still unattached and childless at fifty-nine, world-renowned anthropologist Gray Kaiser is seemingly invincible—and untouchable. Returning to make a documentary at the site of her first great triumph in Kenya,...


86'd

by Dan Fante HarperCollins e-books (September 22, 2009)

In Los Angeles, struggling telemarketer-writer and part-time drunk Bruno Dante is jobless again. The publication of his book of short stories has been put off indefinitely. Searching the want ads for a gig,...


The Average American Male

by Chad Kultgen HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

An offensive, in-your-face, brutally honest and completely hilarious look at male inner life and sexual fantasy. In the course of this hilariously honest book, our narrator suffers through a relationship with...


The Web and The Root

by Thomas Wolfe HarperCollins e-books (August 04, 2009)

Shortly before his death at a tragically young age, author Thomas Wolfe presented his editor with an epic masterwork that was subsequently published as three separate novels: You Can't Go Home Again, The Hills...


Curing the Blues with a New Pair of Shoes

by Dixie Cash HarperCollins e-books (July 21, 2009)

Elvis has left the building . . . and his shoes have followed suit!

No holiday in tiny Salt Lick, Texas, is more revered than January 8th—Elvis's birthday! To commemorate the grand occasion, Hogg's Drive-In—where...


A World of Thieves

by James Carlos Blake HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In 1928 New Orleans, eighteen-year-old Sonny LaSalle is a top prep student and champion amateur boxer -- and he venerates his fraternal twin uncles, Buck and Russell, armed robbers who love their profession....


In Between Men

by Mary Castillo HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

What else could go wrong for 29-year-old ESL teacher and single mom Isa Avellan after she's been voted the un-sexiest woman alive by the entire student body?

Well . . .

She could be knocked unconscious by a well-kicked...


Every Night Is Ladies' Night

by Michael Jaime-Becerra HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

With a cast of characters so vivid they seem to leap from the page, this collection of linked short stories offers a portrait of individuals aching to find their place in an indifferent world. The characters...


The Book of Dead Birds

Bellwether Prize 2002

by Gayle Brandeis HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Ava Sing Lo has been accidentally killing her mother's birds since she was a little girl. Now in her twenties, Ava leaves her native San Diego for the Salton Sea, where she volunteers to help environmental activists...


Game Control

by Lionel Shriver HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Eleanor Merritt, a do-gooding American family-planning worker, was drawn to Kenya to improve the lot of the poor. Unnervingly, she finds herself falling in love with the beguiling Calvin Piper despite, or perhaps...


A Perfectly Good Family

by Lionel Shriver HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Following the death of her worthy liberal parents, Corlis McCrea moves back into her family's grand Reconstruction mansion in North Carolina, willed to all three siblings. Her timid younger brother has never...


The Bean Trees

by Barbara Kingsolver HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

The Bean Trees is bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver’s first novel, now widely regarded as a modern classic. It is the charming, engrossing tale of rural Kentucky native Taylor Greer, who only wants to...


Pilgrim

by Timothy Findley HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

On April 17, 1912—ironically, only two days after the sinking of the Titanic—a figure known only as Pilgrim tries to commit suicide by hanging himself from a tree. When he is found five hours later, his...


Loving Chloe

by Jo-Ann Mapson HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

When thirty-four-year-old Chloe Morgan appears on Hank Oliver's doorstep in Cameron, Arizona, she arrives with more than her old white German shepherd, Hannah, and a rambunctious young horse in tow. Chloe is...


Miss Understanding

by Stephanie Lessing HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Zoe Rose never quite fit in.

As the only kid in kindergarten with an enormous red afro, Zoe was taunted by the other little girls for refusing to share her "Annie" wig, even when she swore it was her own hair...


Michael Tolliver Lives

Tales of the City #7

by Armistead Maupin HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The seventh novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga, soon to return to television as a Netflix original series once again starring Laura Linney and...


The Outlander

Hammett Prize 2007

by Gil Adamson HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In 1903 a mysterious young woman flees alone across the West, one heart-pounding step ahead of the law. At nineteen, Mary Boulton has just become a widow—and her husband's killer. As bloodhounds track her...


Prodigal Summer

by Barbara Kingsolver HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Barbara Kingsolver's fifth novel is a hymn to wildness that celebrates the prodigal spirit of human nature, and of nature itself. It weaves together three stories of human love within a larger tapestry of lives...


The Septembers of Shiraz

PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize 2008

by Dalia Sofer HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Adrien Brody and Salma Hayek

In the aftermath of the Iranian revolution, rare-gem dealer Isaac Amin is arrested, wrongly accused of being a spy. Terrified by his disappearance,...


The Space Between Us

by Thrity Umrigar HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

“This is a story intimately and compassionately told against the sensuous background of everyday life in Bombay.”—Washington Post Book World

 

“Bracingly honest.”—New York Times Book Review

 

The...


Sure of You

Tales of the City #6

by Armistead Maupin HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

A fiercely ambitious TV talk show host finds she must choose between national stardom in New York and a husband and child in San Francisco. Caught in the middle is their longtime friend, a gay man whose own...