Michelle Hall Bjork

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The Woman Upstairs

• <b>Author:</b> Claire Messud<p>Told with urgency, intimacy, and piercing emotion, this <i>New York Times</i> bestselling novel is the riveting confession of a woman awakened, transformed, and abandoned by a desire for a world beyond her own.<p>Nora Eldridge is a reliable, but unremarkable, friend and neighbor, always …

The Interestings

• <b>Author:</b> Meg Wolitzer<p>“Remarkable . . . With this book [Wolitzer] has surpassed herself.”—The New York Times Book Review "A victory . . . The Interestings secures Wolitzer's place among the best novelists of her generation. . . . She's every bit as literary as Franzen or Eugenides. But the very human …

Three Girls and a Baby

• <b>Author:</b> Rachel Schurig<p>Ginny McKensie's life is spiraling out of control.<p>Finished with college, she should have been planning her wedding. After all, Ginny and Josh were made for each other—everyone said so. Except the love of her life didn't agree.<p>Now Ginny is back in her hometown, unwillingly …

The Slave Across the Street

• <b>Author:</b> Theresa L. Flores & PeggySue Wells<p>While more and more people each day become aware of the dangerous world of human trafficking, most people in the U.S. still believe this is something that happens to foreign women, men and children--not something that happens to their own.<p>In this powerful …

Impossible Odds

• <b>Author:</b> Jessica Buchanan and Others<p><b>A New York Times bestseller!</b><p>In 2006, twenty-seven-year-old Jessica Buchanan stepped off a plane in Nairobi, Kenya, with a teaching degree and long-held dreams of helping to educate African children. By 2009, she had met and married a native Swede named Erik …

Beautiful Day

• <b>Author:</b> Elin Hilderbrand<p>A summer wedding stirs up trouble on both sides of the family in this beloved bestseller from "the queen of the summer novel" (<i>People</i>).<p>The Carmichaels and the Grahams have gathered on Nantucket for a happy occasion: a wedding that will unite their two families. Plans are …

How to Eat a Cupcake

• <b>Author:</b> Meg Donohue<p>“An irresistible blend of sweet and tart, this book is truly a treat to be savored.”<br>—Beth Kendrick, author of The Bake Off and Second Time Around<p>“A sparkling, witty story about an unlikely, yet redemptive, friendship….Grab one of these for your best friend and read it …

Best Kept Secret

• <b>Author:</b> Jeffrey Archer<p><b>International bestselling author Jeffrey Archer’s mesmerizing saga of the Clifton and Barrington families continues.</b><p>London, 1945. Who shall inherit the Barrington family fortune? The vote in the House of Lords has ended in a tie. The Lord Chancellor’s deciding vote will cast a …

I'll See You Again

• <b>Author:</b> Jackie Hance<p><b>In a powerful and intimate memoir, Jackie Hance shares her story of unbearable loss, darkest despair, and—slowly, painfully, and miraculously—her cautious return to hope and love.</b><p>Until the horrific car accident on New York State’s Taconic Parkway that took the lives of her three …

Escape from Camp 14

• <b>Author:</b> Blaine Harden<p><b>The heartwrenching New York Times bestseller about the only known person born inside a North Korean prison camp to have escaped. Blaine Harden's latest book, King of Spies, will be available from Viking in Fall 2017.</b><br>North Korea’s political prison camps have existed twice as …

Waiting to Be Heard

• <b>Author:</b> Amanda Knox<p>Amanda Knox spent four years in a foreign prison for a crime she did not commit, as seen in the Nexflix documentary Amanda Knox.<p>In the fall of 2007, the 20-year-old college coed left Seattle to study abroad in Italy, but her life was shattered when her roommate was murdered in …

The Surfing Lesson

• <b>Author:</b> Elin Hilderbrand<p>A digital edition short story about a wife coming to terms with her fading marriage from bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand.<p>Margot's reservoir of romantic feelings for her husband Drum is running dry. But while the family is on vacation in Nantucket, Margot finds an …

Silent Run

• <b>Author:</b> Barbara Freethy<p>An emotional and suspenseful story from #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Barbara Freethy...<p>A woman wakes in a hospital bed with no idea of who she is. Her memory is gone, her baby missing. All she has is the gripping certainty that she is in mortal danger. Then a …

An Invisible Thread

• <b>Author:</b> Laura Schroff<p><b>An Invisible Thread tells of the life-long friendship between a busy sales executive and a disadvantaged young boy, and how both of their lives were changed by what began as one small gesture of kindness.</b><p>When Laura Schroff brushed by a young panhandler on a New York City corner …

Inside of a Dog

• <b>Author:</b> Alexandra Horowitz<p>The bestselling book that asks what dogs know and how they think. The answers will surprise and delight you as Alexandra Horowitz, a cognitive scientist, explains how dogs perceive their daily worlds, each other, and that other quirky animal, the human.<p>Horowitz introduces …

The Kingmaker's Daughter

• <b>Author:</b> Philippa Gregory<p>In this <i>New York Times</i> bestseller that inspired the critically acclaimed Starz miniseries <i>The White Queen</i>, Philippa Gregory tells the tale of Anne Neville, a beautiful young woman who must navigate the treachery of the English court as her father, known as the Kingmaker, uses …

The Orchardist

• <b>Author:</b> Amanda Coplin<p>At once intimate and epic, The Orchardist is historical fiction at its best, in the grand literary tradition of William Faulkner, Marilynne Robinson, Michael Ondaatje, Annie Proulx, and Toni Morrison.<p>In her stunningly original and haunting debut novel, Amanda Coplin evokes a …

Fly Away

• <b>Author:</b> Kristin Hannah<p><i>Once, a long time ago, I walked down a night-darkened road called Firefly Lane, all alone, on the worst night of my life, and I found a kindred spirit. That was our beginning. More than thirty years ago. TullyandKate. You and me against the world. Best friends forever. But</i> …

The Engagements

• <b>Author:</b> J. Courtney Sullivan<p>From the <i>New York Times</i> best-selling author of <i>Commencement</i> and <i>Maine</i> comes a gorgeous, sprawling novel about marriage—about those who marry in a white heat of passion, those who marry for partnership and comfort, and those who live together, love each other, and have …

Crazy Rich Asians

• <b>Author:</b> Kevin Kwan<p><b>The acclaimed international bestseller ("A dizzily shopaholic comedy." --The New York Times) soon to be a MAJOR MOTION PICTURE starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh and Gemma Chan!</b><p>When New Yorker Rachel Chu agrees to spend the summer in Singapore with her boyfriend, …

The Silver Star

• <b>Author:</b> Jeannette Walls<p>From the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>The Glass Castle,</i> Jeannette Walls’ gripping new novel that "transports us with her powerful storytelling...She contemplates the extraordinary bravery needed to confront real-life demons in a world where the hardest thing to do …

Revenge Wears Prada

• <b>Author:</b> Lauren Weisberger<p>With brand-new scenes, <i>The New York Times</i> bestseller and sequel you’ve been waiting for—the follow-up to the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestseller, <i>The Devil Wears Prada</i>!<p>Almost a decade has passed since Andy Sachs quit the job “a million girls would die for” working for Miranda …

Sea Glass Island

• <b>Author:</b> Sherryl Woods<p><i>Under summer skies,</i> New York Times <i>bestselling author Sherryl Woods evokes family, friendship and heartfelt emotion</i><p>With her two younger sisters heading for the altar, will Samantha Castle exchange old dreams for new ones? Lately she'd rather be on the North Carolina coast with …

And the Mountains Echoed

• <b>Author:</b> Khaled Hosseini<p><b>An unforgettable novel about finding a lost piece of yourself in someone else.</b><p>Khaled Hosseini, the #1 <i>New York Times</i>–bestselling author of <i>The Kite Runner</i> and <i>A Thousand Splendid Suns</i>, has written a new novel about how we love, how we take care of one another, and how the …