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Of Time and the River

Of Time and the River
  • Author(s): Thomas Wolfe
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Era(s): Earlly 20th Century

Overseas

Overseas
  • Author(s): Beatriz Williams
  • Location(s): France, New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): 20th Century and Modern

‘…a heady blend of wit, charm, and romantic sizzle, all wrapped around a tantalizing mystery.’ Anne Fortier, New York Times bestselling author When twenty-something Wall Street analyst Kate Wilson attracts the notice of the legendary Julian Laurence at a...

Portrait of a Spy

Portrait of a Spy
  • Author(s): Daniel Silva
  • Location(s): London, New York City (NYC), World
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

Gabriel Allon and his wife Chiara,his Italian wife are still trying to retire to the English countryside and really go back to art restoration. Gabriel Allon, secret agent, assassin and master art restorer, returns in a spellbinding new novel...

Preparation For the Next Life

Preparation For the Next Life
  • Author(s): Atticus Lish
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Early 21st Century

In post-9/11 New York, Zou Lei is an illegal immigrant from northwest China. Forced to work fourteen-hour days and live in squalor, she nevertheless embraces the many freedoms her adopted homeland has to offer. Damaged by three tours in...

Relative Fortunes

Relative Fortunes
  • Author(s): Marlowe Benn
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Mystery
  • Era(s): 1920s

In 1920s New York, the price of a woman’s independence can be exorbitant—even fatal. In 1924 Manhattan, women’s suffrage is old news. For sophisticated booklover Julia Kydd, life’s too short for politics. With her cropped hair and penchant for...

Reservation Blues

Reservation Blues
  • Author(s): Sherman Alexie
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC), Seattle, Washington State
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Second half of the 20th Century

Only Big Mom can help when you’ve made a deal with the Devil. Robert Johnson, legendary blues man, arrives at the Spokane Reservation looking for relief. Thomas Builds-the-Fire shows him the way and finds himself owner of the great...

Rules of Civility

Rules of Civility
  • Author(s): Amor Towles
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Late 1930s

Set in New York City in 1938, Rules of Civility tells the story of a watershed year in the life of an uncompromising twenty-five-year- old named Katey Kontent. Armed with little more than a formidable intellect, a bracing wit,...

Saints of New York

Saints of New York
  • Author(s): R J Ellory
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): 2000s

‘Saints of New York pulls no punches with a gritty and unsettling narrative that cements Ellory’s reputation as a rising star of crime fiction… uncompromising and utterly compelling.’ (WATERSTONES BOOKS QUARTERLY )

Sleeping People Lie

Sleeping People Lie
  • Author(s): Jae de Wylde
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC), Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1990s onwards

Paris, France, and attractive, vibrant 26-year-old Sloane from Stamford, England, meets Nicholas, a writer and artist from Boston, USA, and ten years her senior. The attraction is immediate. Sloane believes that she has found the love of her life....

Someday, Someday, Maybe

Someday, Someday, Maybe
  • Author(s): Lauren Graham
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): Mid 2000s

From Lauren Graham, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood, comes a witty, charming, and hilariously relatable debut novel about a struggling young actress trying to get ahead?and keep it together?in New York City. It’s January 1995, and...

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