• Read An Excerpt From The Ice Palace Waltz

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    In The Ice Palace Waltz by Barbara L. Baer, two Jewish immigrant families—the rough and ready Western pioneers and the smooth, “our crowd” New Yorkers—come together in a riveting family saga amid the financial and social tumult of early twentieth century America. Below is an exclusive excerpt from the novel. One Leadville, Colorado 1889 In

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  • Read An Excerpt From The Singing Bones

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    The Singing Bones by Stephen Spotte recounts the life and times of eighteenth century polymath and explorer Georg Wilhelm Steller, the first European naturalist to visit Alaska. Below is an exclusive excerpt from the book. 1 Sunday the 10th of March in the year 1709 holds a special place for me. On the morning of

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  • Read An Excerpt From The Four Trials Of Henry Ford

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    In Gregory R. Piche’s new book, The Four Trials of Henry Ford, four landmark court cases reveal the dark side of Ford’s legal clashes and the quirks of his character and personality that ushered his image in the public’s imagination from mechanical savant and populist sage to isolated, imperious bigot. Below is an exclusive excerpt from

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  • Read An Excerpt From Consider The Feast

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    Consider the Feast follows Talia through the streets of The Quarter, where every imaginable delicacy is made and devoured, every unspeakable hunger is fulfilled. But the privileged patrons who feast there, and the third-world laborers who feed them—the haves and have-nots—are about to face a reckoning. Below is an exclusive excerpt from the novel. __________

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  • Read An Excerpt From The Year Of The Return

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    The Year of the Return by Nathaniel Popkin is a vivid story of families trying to reconnect with and support each other through trauma and loss, and a meditation on the possibility of moving on to a better future. Here is an exclusive excerpt from the novel. Prologue: The Lebanon Arms Harry Silk You’re asking

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  • Read An Excerpt From Laughing In The Dark

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    What better way to deal with the absurdity and certainty of mortality than to cry and laugh with your best friends? Here is an exclusive excerpt from the novel Laughing in the Dark by Susan Swartz: Chapter One As Franny drove north on the freeway, she saw three hot air balloons suspended in the late

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