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Karen Harper's New Novel, THE IT GIRLS, is Based on the Lives of Two Amazing Sisters

One sailed the Titanic and started a fashion empire. The other overtook Hollywood and scandalized the world. Together, they were unstoppable.

Three Very Different People are Brought Together in Isabel Allende's Latest Novel

IN THE MIDST OF WINTER journeys from present-day Brooklyn to Guatemala in the recent past to 1970s Chile and Brazil.

Precious Ramotswe Learns Valuable Lessons about First Impressions and Forgiveness

Mma Ramotswe ultimately brings to light important truths about friendship and family --- both the one you’re born with and the one you choose.

Alice Hoffman Has Written the Spellbinding Prequel to Her 1995 Novel, PRACTICAL MAGIC

THE RULES OF MAGIC takes readers inside the lives of Frances and Jet Owens before their nieces, Sally and Gillian, came along.

What Books Did Groups That Entered October's "What's Your Book Group Reading?" Contest Read Most Frequently?

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THE HONEYMOON by Dinitia Smith

Dinitia Smith’s novel recounts George Eliot’s honeymoon in Venice following her marriage to a handsome young man 20 years her junior. When she agreed to marry John Walter Cross, Eliot was recovering from the death of George Henry Lewes, her beloved companion of 26 years. Eliot was bereft: left at the age of 60 to contemplate profound questions about her physical decline, her fading appeal and the prospect of loneliness. In her youth, Mary Ann Evans --- who would later be known as George Eliot --- was a country girl, considered too plain to marry, so she educated herself in order to secure a livelihood.

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The Honeymoon by Dinitia Smith - Historical Fiction

Based on the life of George Eliot, famed author of MIDDLEMARCH, this captivating account of Eliot’s passions and tribulations explores the nature of love in its many guises.

Precious Ramotswe learns valuable lessons about first impressions and forgiveness in this latest installment of the beloved and bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series.

New York Times and worldwide bestselling author Isabel Allende returns with a sweeping novel about three very different people who are brought together in a mesmerizing story that journeys from present-day Brooklyn to Guatemala in the recent past to 1970s Chile and Brazil.

The It Girls by Karen Harper - Historical Fiction

From New York Times bestselling author Karen Harper comes a novel based on the lives of two amazing sisters. One sailed the Titanic and started a fashion empire. The other overtook Hollywood and scandalized the world. Together, they were unstoppable.

Christmas is the season of the heart, and #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber is here to warm yours with a delightful holiday novel of first impressions and second chances.

SIT! STAY! SPEAK! author Annie England Noblin’s novel takes one woman starting over, adds an aging pug named Teddy Roosevelt, and proves the power of a well-baked dog treat.

The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman - Historical Fiction

Thrilling and exquisite, real and fantastical, THE RULES OF MAGIC --- the spellbinding prequel to PRACTICAL MAGIC --- is a story about the power of love, reminding us that the only remedy for being human is to be true to yourself.

Wonder by R. J. Palacio - Fiction

This special movie tie-in edition of WONDER features an eight-page full-color insert with photos from the film, a foreword by the director Stephen Chbosky, an afterword by R.J. Palacio, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the movie with anecdotes from the cast and crew, and a family discussion guide.