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Summary: "The Pushcart Prize is the only annual anthology to exclusively showcase the very best writing from America's alternative literary presses. Each year contributing editors, whose ranks include the most important writers of today, along with hundreds of small presses, nominate thousands of stories, poems, essays and memoirs for inclusion in Pushcart's collection. This unique submissions process...

Publisher / Publication Date: Pushcart Prize Fellowships 2018

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Ignatius, David

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Summary: A hyper-fast quantum computer is the digital equivalent of a nuclear bomb: whoever possesses one will be able to shred any encryption in existence, effectively owning the digital world. The question is: Who will build it first, the United States or China? The latest of David Ignatius's timely, sharp-eyed espionage novels follows CIA agent Harris Chang into a quantum research lab compromised by...

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2018

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Carpenter, Stephanie

Summary: Missing Persons by Stephanie Carpenter won the 2017 Press 53 Award for Short Fiction. These ten stories, all of which were published in literary journals including Crab Orcahrd Review, Nimrod International Journal, and The Missouri Review, offer readers a glimpse into the lives of ordinary people facing out-of-the-ordinary problems—street sweepers sending incomplete messages that a young couple...

Publisher / Publication Date: Press 53 2017

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Black, Levi

Summary: "In Red Right Hand, Charlie Tristan Moore was thrust into a nightmarish world of lurking Lovecraftian horrors when The Man In Black, a diabolical Elder God, chose her as his unwilling Acolyte. Discovering her own power, Charlie ultimately defied The Man In Black, but at a cost. Now armed with a magic coat made from the skin of a flayed angel, Charlie is out to destroy The Man In Black and save...

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor, a Tom Doherty Associates Book 2017

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Cantrell, Julie

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Summary: " When two estranged sisters reunite for their parents' 50th anniversary, a family tragedy brings unexpected lessons of hope and healing amid the flowers of their mother's perennial garden. Eva--known to all as Lovey--grew up in Oxford, MS, surrounded by literary history and her mother's stunning perennial gardens. But a garden shed fire and the burns suffered by one of her best friends seemed...

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2017

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Niederhoffer, Galt

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Summary: "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 Seattle--a new start for their new lives. Cass and Ryan have stable, successful careers, and they are happy. But trouble begins...

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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McGregor, Jon

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Summary: A teenage girl has gone missing and everyone is called upon to join the search. The villagers fan out across the English moors as the police set up roadblocks and news reporters descend. Meanwhile, there is still work that must be done: cows milked, fences repaired, stone cut, pints poured, sermons written, a pantomime rehearsed. As the seasons unfold and the search for the missing girl goes...

Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2017

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Taylor, Peter

Summary: This first volume offers twenty-nine early masterpieces, including such classics as “A Spinster’s Tale,” “What You Hear from ’Em?,” “Venus, Cupid, Folly and Time” and “Miss Leonora When Last Seen.” As a special feature, an appendix in the first volume gathers three stories Taylor published as an undergraduate that show the early emergence of his singular style and sensibility.

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2017

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Taylor, Peter

Summary: This second volume presents thirty stories including many of his most ambitious works, among them “Dean of Men,” a monologue delivered by a middle-aged father to his long-haired son about the limits of idealism; “In the Miro District,” a parable of the Old South’s enduring persistence in the New; and “The Old Forest,” one of Taylor’s most celebrated works, the story of a young man who...

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2017

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Huber, Anna Lee

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Summary: Lured to Umbersea Island to attend the engagement party of one of her late husband's fellow officers, Verity mingles among the men her husband once fought beside, and discovers dark secrets--along with a murder clearly meant to conceal them. Relying on little more than a coded letter, the help of a dashing stranger, and her own sharp instincts, Verity is forced down a path she never...

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2017

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Howard, Jonathan L.

Summary: In an alternate universe where Nazi Germany is the dominant superpower, Daniel Carter begins working for a German secret security service to uncover a conspiracy behind a major scientific project.

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2017

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Reay, Katherine

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Summary: After years of following her best friend's lead, Mary Davies finds a whimsical trip back to Austen's Regency England paves the way towards a new future.

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2017

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Picard, Jean-Luc

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Summary: "The Autobiography of Jean-Luc Picard tells the story of one of the most celebrated names in Starfleet history. His extraordinary life and career makes for dramatic reading: court martials, unrequited love, his capture and torture at the hand of the Cardassians, his assimilation with the Borg and countless other encounters as captain of the celebrated Starship Enterprise"--Amazon.com.

Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Books 2017

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Estleman, Loren D.

Summary: Between July 1875 and November 1883, a single outlaw robbed the stagecoaches of Wells Fargo in California's Mother Lode country a record of twenty-eight times. Armed with an unloaded shotgun, walking to and from the scenes of the robberies, often for hundreds of miles, and leaving poems behind, the infamous Black Bart was fiercely hunted. Between robberies, Black Bart was known as Charles E....

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2017

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Stearns, R. E.

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Summary: "Two engineers hijack a spaceship to join some space pirates--only to discover the pirates are hiding from a malevolent AI. Now they have to outwit the AI if they want to join the pirate crew--and survive long enough to enjoy it. Adda and Iridian are newly minted engineers, but aren't able to find any work in a solar system ruined by economic collapse after an interplanetary war. Desperate for...

Publisher / Publication Date: Saga Press 2017

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Summary: Presents a collection of the best science fiction and fantasy short stories written during 2016.

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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Ritter, Krysten

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Summary: Successful environmental lawyer Abby Williams is forced to confront her small-town past while investigating a high-profile corruption case back home. Abby Williams left Barrens, Indiana and is working as an environmental lawyer in Chicago. When a new case takes her back home, the successful life Abby painstakingly created begins to crack. Tasked with investigating Optimal Plastics, the town's...

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2017

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Jacobs, Liska

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Summary: "A novel about a young woman who loses her job and her boyfriend and spirals down a dark path of self-destruction that threatens to harm anyone close to her."--

Publisher / Publication Date: MCD/FSG Originals 2017

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Thompson, Victoria (Victoria E.)

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Summary: "An exciting new series featuring woman-on-the-run Elizabeth Miles--from the beloved national bestselling author of the Gaslight Mysteries. Every woman plays a part--but some are more dangerous than others ... Like most women, Elizabeth Miles assumes many roles; unlike most, hers have made her a woman on the run. Living on the edge of society, Elizabeth uses her guile to relieve so-called...

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2017

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Summary: Collects sixteen tales of suspense, horror, and the supernatural from the Colonial era.

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Patterson, James

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Summary: Santosh Wagh quit his job as head of Private India after harrowing events in Mumbai almost got him killed. But Jack Morgan, global head of the world's finest investigation agency, needs him back. Jack is setting up a new office in Delhi, and Santosh is the only person he can trust. Still battling his demons, Santosh accepts, and it's not long before the agency takes on a case that could make or...

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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Wilde, Lori

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Summary: Wearing a too-tight “Santa Baby” costume held in by a double pair of Spanx, Paige MacGregor runs headlong into a gorgeous, grey-eyed hunk of a long, tall cowboy. And not just any cowboy, but country-western star Cash Colton, visiting Twilight to perform in a charity concert. Most women would melt at his feet, but Paige knows all too much about self-assured men with cocky attitudes, so she tells...

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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Haley, James L.

Summary: "Commander Bliven Putnam faces the biggest military conflict between the United States and Britain since the Revolution in this high seas adventure by award-winning historian James L. Haley. At the onset of the War of 1812, the British control the most powerful navy on earth and, to keep up their numbers, they are forcing helpless American traders into service against their own flag. In the...

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2017

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Staub, Wendy Corsi

Summary: In Valley View, a small town populated by mediums, a superstitious killer is on the prowl and gunning for Bella Jordan, who witnessed one of his body dumps, and the whole town must come together to stop the murderer before he strikes again.

Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane 2017

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