When Clara Winter left her rural Adirondacks town for college, she never looked back. Her mother, Tamar, a loving but fiercely independent woman who raised Clara on her own, all but pushed her out the door, and so Clara built a new life for herself, far from her roots and the world she had always known.
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.
A love story and a journey through music, the exquisite and perfectly pitched new novel from the bestselling author of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy
Cass and Ryan Connor have achieved family nirvana. With three kids between them, a cat and a yard, a home they built and feathered, they seem to have the Modern Family dream. Their family, including Cass' two children from previous relationships, has recently moved to Portland --a new start for their new lives. Cass and Ryan have stable, successful careers, and they are happy.
"Like Grace Paley and Lucia Berlin, she's a master of taking a story past its easiest meaning; like Alice] Munro, a master of the compression and dilation of time... Silber] has an American voice: silvery, within arm's length of old cadences, but also limber, thieving, marked by occasional raids on slang and jargon, at ease both high and low, funny, tenderhearted, sharp.
Are the skies clearing up at last for the Quinn family?
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
Roxane Gay's Favorite Book of 2017, Washington Post
When Molar Alan and his older brother, Aaron, fill out their Christmas wish lists front and back, the Santa at the mall informs the boys they won't be getting anything they asked for. Instead, he says, they will receive everything they never wanted. This isn't your garden-variety Santa, he's Dr.
"This goes down like a cup of hot cocoa--warm and sweet." --Entertainment Weekly
A heartwarming holiday read from USA Today bestselling author Carolyn Brown
"No one writes with more authority or cool-eyed compassion about the experience of women in war both on and off the battlefield than Helen Benedict.
"Entertaining . . . outsized . . . A big, expressive debut." --Wall Street Journal"Admirably fearless . . . Mathews has talent in buckets." --New York Times Book Review
"As rich and raucous as the city it celebrates." --O., The Oprah Magazine
The author of the critically acclaimed The Book of Jonah explores questions of love and choice, disappointment and hope in the lives of two strangers who meet by chance in this mesmerizing tale that unfolds over one Thanksgiving Day.