Author and photographer Susan Kuklin met and interviewed six transgender or gender-neutral young adults and used her considerable skills to represent them thoughtfully and respectfully before, during, and after their personal acknowledgment of gender identity. Portraits, family photographs, and candid images grace the pages, augmenting the emotional and physical journey each youth has taken.
He was the brother of “the Arab” killed by the infamous Meursault, the antihero of Camus’s classic novel. Seventy years after that event, Harun, who has lived since childhood in the shadow of his sibling’s memory, refuses to let him remain anonymous: he gives his brother a story and a name—Musa—and describes the events that led to Musa’s casual murder on a dazzlingly sunny beach.
In a bar in Oran, night after night, he ruminates on his solitude, on his broken heart, on his anger with men desperate for a god, and on his disarray when faced with a country that has so disappointed him.
In this vibrant new historical novel, the acclaimed
author of The Plum Tree and What She Left Behind
explores one young woman’s determination to put
an end to child labor in a Pennsylvania mining
As a child, Emma Malloy left isolated Coal River,
Pennsylvania, vowing never to return. Now,
orphaned and penniless at nineteen, she accepts a
train ticket from her aunt and uncle and travels back to the rough-hewn
community. Treated like a servant by her relatives,
Douglas Petersen may be mild mannered, but
behind his reserve lies a sense of humor that,
against all odds, seduces beautiful Connie into
a second date . . . and eventually into marriage.
Now, almost three decades after their relationship
first blossomed in London, they live more or
less happily in the suburbs with their moody
seventeen-year-old son, Albie.
Then Connie tells Douglas that she thinks she wants a divorce.
The timing couldn’t be worse. Hoping to encourage her son’s artistic
They exist in two different centuries, but their love
Cassandra craves drama and adventure, so the last
thing she wants is to spend her summer marooned
with her mother and stepfather in a snooty
Massachusetts shore town. But when a dreamy
stranger shows up on their private beach claiming
it’s his own—and that the year is 1925—she is
swept into a mystery a hundred years in the making.
As she searches for answers in the present, Cassandra discovers a truth that
puts their growing love—and Lawrence’s life—into jeopardy.
First They Were Family. Then They Were Strangers. Now They Are Lost
Whiskey and Charlie may be identical twins, but they are also polar opposites who are incapable of getting along. Their relationship has deteriorated so much that Charlie can’t even bear to talk to his brother anymore. But when a freak accident puts Whiskey in a coma and leaves their family in limbo, Charlie is forced to face the fact he may never speak to his brother again.
Whiskey and Charlie is a wise, clever exploration of making mistakes and facing up to them,