There’s a Fortune Cookie In My Turtle Soup

By Gerard Brooker

I could see it on the front page of the Hohhot News tomorrow: American Man Shot and Killed at Bus Station. The only detail we have now is that the murder appears to be one of jealousy. The alleged murderer has escaped, and the young woman at the scene appeared to be delirious. More details tomorrow. Fiction.

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Enchantments

By Kathryn HarrisonEnchantments cover

From one of America’s most admired literary voices comes a gorgeously written, enthralling novel set in the final days of Russia’s Romanov Empire. Mesmerizing, haunting, and told in Harrison’s signature crystalline prose, “Enchantments” is a love story about two people who come together as everything around them is falling apart.

Where It Began

Where It Began coverBy Ann Redisch Stampler

After she is in a horrific car crash while drunk, Los Angeles high-school student Gabriella Gardiner assumes she stole her rich boyfriend’s car and smashed it into a tree, but she cannot remember anything about the events of the evening.

Home Front

Home Front coverBy Kristin Hannah

The blockbuster bestselling author of “Night Road” and “Firefly Lane” delivers a masterful novel that explores the sacrifices of one American family and illuminates the true cost of honor, duty, and love, offering an intimate look at the inner landscape of a disintegrating marriage and a dramatic examination of the price of war.

Defending Jacob

By William Landay

Andy Barber has been an ADA in his suburban Massachusetts county for more than 20 years. He is respected in his community and happy at home with his wife, Laurie, and son, Jacob. But after a shocking crime shatters their New England town, Andy is blindsided by what happens next: His 14-year-old son is charged with the murder of a fellow student.

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