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weight of a piano

THE WEIGHT OF A PIANO

Chris Cander

For fans of Ann Patchett’s Bel Canto, Annie Proulx’s Accordion Crimes, Amanda Coplin’s The Orchardist A tour-de-force about two women and the piano that inexorably ties their lives together through…

I LIKED MY LIFE

Abby Fabiaschi

…from their lives? How they can possibly continue without her? As they sift through details of her last days, trying to understand the woman they thought they knew, Brady and…

Baby Teeth

BABY TEETH

Zoje Stage

In the tradition of Room comes a debut about a mom desperate to find help for her young daughter, whose disturbing behavior grows increasingly dangerous. Suzette is unable to form…

One of our recommended books for 2019 is Motherhood So White by Nefertiti Austin

MOTHERHOOD SO WHITE

Nefertiti Austin

When Nefertiti Austin, a single African American woman, decided she wanted to adopt a Black baby boy out of the foster-care system, she was unprepared for the fact that there…

One of our recommended books is Hieroglyphics by Jill McCorkle

HIEROGLYPHICS

Jill McCorkle

A mesmerizing novel about the burden of secrets carried across generations. Lil and Frank married young, launched into courtship when they bonded over how they both—suddenly, tragically— lost a parent…

the gown

THE GOWN

Jennifer Robson

…Robson takes us inside the workrooms where one of the most famous wedding gowns in history was created. Balancing behind-the-scenes details with a sweeping portrait of a society left reeling…