"Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book."--Jane Smiley, 13 WAYS OF LOOKING AT THE NOVEL
We certainly felt our spirits rise after looking at this month's featured novels. One of the year's most acclaimed debuts, and recently named National Book Award Finalist for Fiction, THE TIGER'S WIFE makes its debut in paperback. The always-surprising Chris Bohjalian brings readers THE NIGHT STRANGERS, a ghost story perfectly timed for this season of ghoulies and ghosties and long-legged beasties, and things that go bump in the night. Paulo Coelho delights and inspires with ALEPH, his most personal story to date.
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THE TIGER'S WIFE Written by Tea Obreht Available Nov. 1st $15.00 http://information.randomhouse.com/HS?a=ENX7CkR1RUUm8SA9MOBTbgrnGHxKQ4RUpPcStGb5lw8W0bBhOG5mpqVsje_HheFjplz-
National Book Award Finalist for Fiction now available in paperback
Weaving a brilliant latticework of family legend, loss, and love in an unnamed Balkan country, Tea Obreht, the youngest of The New Yorker's 20 best American fiction writers under 40, has spun a timeless novel that has established her as one of the most vibrant, original authors of her generation.
THE NIGHT STRANGERS Written by Chris Bohjalian $25.00 http://information.randomhouse.com/HS?a=ENX7CkR1RUUm8SA9MOBTbgrnGHxKQ4RUpfcStGb5lw8W0bBhOG5mpqVsje_HheFjplz_
From the bestselling author of THE DOUBLE BIND, SKELETONS AT THE FEAST, and SECRETS OF EDEN, comes a dramatic ghost story teeming with the colorful characters, masterful plot, and shocking twists that Chris Bohjalian's readers expect and love.
ALEPH Written by Paulo Coelho $24.95 http://information.randomhouse.com/HS?a=ENX7CkR1RUUm8SA9MOBTbgrnGHxKQ4RUuvcStGb5lw8W0bBhOG5mpqVsje_HheFjplz8
In his most personal novel to date, Paulo Coelho returns with a remarkable journey of self-discovery. Like the main character in his much-beloved THE ALCHEMIST, Paulo is facing a grave crisis of faith. As he seeks a path of spiritual renewal and growth, he decides to begin again: to travel, to experiment, to reconnect with people and the landscapes around him.
THE DESCENDANTS Written by Kaui Hart Hemmings $15.00 http://information.randomhouse.com/HS?a=ENX7CkR1RUUm8SA9MOBTbgrnGHxKQ4RUu_cStGb5lw8W0bBhOG5mpqVsje_HheFjplz9
Now a major motion picture starring George Clooney and directed by Alexander Payne
Fortunes have changed for the King family, descendants of Hawaiian royalty and one of the state's largest landowners. Forced to examine what they owe not only to the living but to the dead, Matt, Scottie, and Alex King take to the road on a memorable journey that leads to unforeseen humor, growth, and profound revelations.
DAMNED Written by Chuck Palahniuk $24.95 http://information.randomhouse.com/HS?a=ENX7CkR1RUUm8SA9MOBTbgrnGHxKQ4RUuPcStGb5lw8W0bBhOG5mpqVsje_HheFjplwC
Welcome to the afterlife as only Chuck Palahniuk could imagine it: a twisted inferno where The English Patient plays on endless repeat, roaming demons devour sinners limb by limb, and the damned interrupt your dinner from their sweltering call center to hard-sell you Hell. He makes eternal torment, well, simply divine.
THE INFORMATIONIST Written by Taylor Stevens $14.00 http://information.randomhouse.com/HS?a=ENX7CkR1RUUm8SA9MOBTbgrnGHxKQ4RUufcStGb5lw8W0bBhOG5mpqVsje_HheFjplwD
In this high-octane, debut thriller for fans of Lee Child and Robert Ludlum's Bourne trilogy, information specialist Vanessa Munroe fiercely guards the secrets of her own past--until they are the only things that can save her life.
NEMESIS Written by Philip Roth $15.00 http://information.randomhouse.com/HS?a=ENX7CkR1RUUm8SA9MOBTbgrnGHxKQ4RUvvcStGb5lw8W0bBhOG5mpqVsje_HheFjplwA
Moving between the streets of Newark and a pristine summer camp high in the Poconos, NEMESIS tenderly and startlingly depicts a young man's passage into personal disaster, the condition of childhood, and the painful effect that the wartime polio epidemic has on a closely-knit, family-oriented Newark community and its children.
"An artfully constructed, suspenseful novel with a cunning twist towards the end."--J. M. Coetzee, New York Review of Books
A PLAIN & FANCY CHRISTMAS Written by Cynthia Keller Available Oct. 25th $16.00 http://information.randomhouse.com/HS?a=ENX7CkR1RUUm8SA9MOBTbgrnGHxKQ4RUv_cStGb5lw8W0bBhOG5mpqVsje_HheFjplwB
One fateful day, two very different women, one from a Pennsylvania Amish community, the other from a big city, receive shocking news: the two were switched at birth. Shaken to the core by this momentous news, they are plunged into an exploration of who they are and where they really belong.
A SOUND AMONG THE TREES Written by Susan Meissner $14.99 http://information.randomhouse.com/HS?a=ENX7CkR1RUUm8SA9MOBTbgrnGHxKQ4RUvPcStGb5lw8W0bBhOG5mpqVsje_HheFjplwG
As a young bride, Susannah Page was rumored to be a Civil War spy for the North, a traitor to her Virginian roots. Her great-granddaughter Adelaide, the current matriarch of Holly Oak, doesn't believe that Susannah's ghost haunts the antebellum mansion looking for a pardon, but rather the house itself bears a grudge toward its tragic past.
BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS
THE DEATH CURE Written by James Dashner $17.99 http://information.randomhouse.com/HS?a=ENX7CkR1RUUm8SA9MOBTbgrnGHxKQ4RUvfcStGb5lw8W0bBhOG5mpqVsje_HheFjplwH
From New York Times bestselling author, James Dashner, comes the third book in THE MAZE RUNNER TRILOGY.
The time for lies is over. But the truth is more dangerous than Thomas could ever imagine. Will anyone survive the Death Cure? ======================================================================
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