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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...


There Is No Year: A Novel

by Blake Butler HarperCollins e-books (June 07, 2011)

"Butler is an original force who is fearless with form. . . . [an] inventive and deeply promising young author." —Time Out New York

"[Butler's] sentences. . . twist and evolve, and there's a perverse...


Magic City: A Novel

by Jewell Parker Rhodes HarperCollins e-books (May 17, 2011)

Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1921. A white woman and a black man are alone in an elevator. Suddenly, the woman screams, the man runs out, and the chase to capture and lynch him begins.

When Joe, a young man trying to be...


The Beekeeper's Lament: How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America

by Hannah Nordhaus HarperCollins e-books (May 24, 2011)

“You’llnever think of bees, their keepers, or the fruits (and nuts) of their laborsthe same way again.” —Trevor Corson, author of The Secret Life of Lobsters

Award-winning journalist Hannah Nordhaus tells...


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...


My New American Life: A Novel

by Francine Prose HarperCollins e-books (April 26, 2011)

“Francine Prose is a world-classsatirist who’s also a world-class storyteller.”—Russell Banks

 

Francine Prose captures contemporary America at itsmost hilarious and dreadful in My New American Life,...


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.” ...


Under the Mercy Trees: A Novel

by Heather Newton HarperCollins e-books (January 18, 2011)

“[An] eloquent, sorrowful novel....Readers of both Pat Conroy, on one hand, and Carson McCullers, on the other, will relish Newton’s flawed characters and piquant portrayal of small town life.” —Booklist...


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...


The Gospel in Brief

by Leo Tolstoy & Dustin Condren HarperCollins e-books (February 15, 2011)

The greatest novelist of all time retells the greatest story ever told, the life of Jesus Christ, in The Gospel in Brief—Leo Tolstoy’s riveting, novelistic integration of the four Gospels into a single,...


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...


What Was the Hipster?: A Sociological Investigation

by n+1 HarperCollins e-books (October 26, 2010)

Who was the turn-of-the-century hipster? Who is free enough of the hipster taint to write this history without contempt or nostalgia? Why are we tempted to declare the neo-hipster moment over, when the hipster's...


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...


5 Minutes and 42 Seconds

by Timothy Williams HarperCollins e-books (March 02, 2010)

Cameisha Douglass has it all -- a sprawling home in a posh neighborhood, a fancy car, three healthy children, and a husband, Fashad, who is devoted to her. Her biggest worry is catching her daytime soap operas...


Like A Sister: A Novel

by Janice Daugharty HarperCollins e-books (October 26, 2010)

It is 1956, and thirteeen-year-old Sister must raise her three siblings on her own, as her mother, Marnie, has a new boyfriend who isn't interested in kids.  Taking charge of her life, Sister befriends  a...


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...


A Time of Angels

by Patricia Schonstein HarperCollins e-books (September 14, 2010)

Primo Verona is born with a gift of clairvoyance so strong that he is able to predict his own mother's death while still in her womb. Brought up on a rich diet of astronomy, philosophy, and storytelling, Primo...


A Quilt of Dreams

by Patricia Schonstein HarperCollins e-books (September 07, 2010)

Set in Grahamstown, South Africa, during the 1990s at the height of political unrest and opposition to apartheid, this is the bittersweet story of two people whose lives intertwine with-out them knowing each...


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...


Bad Marie: A Novel

by Marcy Dermansky HarperCollins e-books (June 22, 2010)

“Reading Marcy Dermansky’s Bad Marie is like spending a rainy afternoon in a smaller, older movie theater watching a charming French movie with a woman (or a man) you’ve just met on the street and already...


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...


Island Beneath the Sea: A Novel

by Isabel Allende HarperCollins e-books (April 27, 2010)

“Allende is a master storyteller at the peak of her powers.”

Los Angeles Times

From the sugar plantations of Saint-Domingue to the lavish parlors of New Orleans at the turn of the 19th century, the latest...


The Torn Skirt: A Novel

by Rebecca Godfrey HarperCollins e-books (May 04, 2010)

At Mt. Douglas (a.k.a. Mt. Drug) High, all the girls have feathered hair, and the sweet scent of Love's Baby Soft can't hide the musk of raw teenage anger, apathy, and desire. Sara Shaw is a girl full of fever...


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...


Matters of Chance

by Jeannette Haien HarperCollins e-books (October 27, 2009)

Matters of Chance is a glorious, aptivating novel about Morgan and Maude Shurtliff, who fall in love and marry in the years before World WarII. Unable to have children of their own, Morgan and Maude adopt twin...


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...


The All of It

by Jeannette Haien HarperCollins e-books (October 27, 2009)

JeannetteHaien’s award-winning first novel relates theseemingly simple tale of a parishioner confiding in her priest, but the tangledconfession brings secrets to light that provoke a moral quandary for not...


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.


Ben, In the World

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

At eighteen, Ben is in the world, but not of it. He is too large, too awkward, too inhumanly made. Now estranged from his family, he must find his own path in life. From London and the south of France to Brazil...


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...