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A darkly clever take on Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None and other classics of the genre, Ten Dead Comedians is a marvel of literary ventriloquism, with hilarious comic monologues in the voice of every suspect. It’s also an ingeniously plotted puzzler with a twist you’ll never see coming! Fred Van Lente’s brilliant debut is both an […]

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A wildly entertaining debut about a Brooklyn Heights wife and mother who has embezzled a small fortune from her children’s private school and makes a run for it, leaving behind her trust fund poet husband, his maybe-secret lover, her two daughters, and a school board who will do anything to find her. “[A] wonderful and […]

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A sweeping, unforgettable novel from The New York Times bestselling author of Maine, about the hope, sacrifice, and love between two sisters and the secret that drives them apart. Watch the video below of J. Courtney Sullivan speaking to librarians at our Open Book Event in December. Nora and Theresa Flynn are twenty-one and seventeen […]

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Not since Good Grief has a book about a young widow been so poignant, funny, original, and utterly believable. A compelling debut novel about loss. Enter for your chance to win an ARC and watch a video from the author below! Lilian Girvan has been a single mother for three years—ever since her husband died […]

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From the New York Times bestselling author of She’s Not There, a new novel about a woman whose family and identity are threatened by the secrets of her past. Watch Jennifer Finney Boylan’s presentation from our Open Book Event below. Long Black Veil is the story of Judith Carrigan, whose past is dredged up when […]

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An extraordinary, propulsive novel based on the true story of a family of Polish Jews who scatter at the start of the Second World War, determined to survive, and to reunite. Watch Georgia Hunter’s presentation from our Open Book Event below. It is the spring of 1939, and three generations of the Kurc family are […]

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On December 1st we hosted our second Open Book Event, a tristate program of book buzzes, panels, and author presentations. We had six incredible authors including Will Schwalbe, Hannah Tinti, Holly Black, J. Courtney Sullivan, Georgia Hunter, and Jennifer Finney Boylan. Today, we’re highlighting Will Schwalbe’s presentation about his next book, Books for Living. From the author […]