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When Rose McCarthy's staff at Mode magazine pitches a cover shoot with Hollywood's hottest young actress, the actress's sizzling affair with a bestselling French author is exposed. The author happens to be Rose's son-in-law, which creates a painful dilemma for her. Her daughter Nadia, a talented interior designer, has been struggling to hold her marriage together, and conceal the truth from their young daughters, her family, and the world. Despite her sisters' well-meaning advice, Nadia needs to figure out what she herself thinks, and what to do next.
The Nasr family - Syrian mother, a Lebanese father, and three American children - all have lived a life of migration. Still, they've always had their ancestral home in Beirut - a constant touchstone - and the complicated, messy family love that binds them. They all have secrets, but in a city smoldering with the legacy of war, an ongoing flow of refugees, religious tension, and political protest, those secrets ignite, imperiling the fragile ties that hold this family together. Author of "The Salt Houses." Print run 40,000.
Emily has come a long way since she lost her two passions fifteen years ago: music, and Rob. With her caring doctor husband, Ezra, she now has a beautiful life. But when a tragic event in Emily's present too closely echoes her past, and parts of her story that she'd hoped never to share come to light, her perfect life is suddenly upturned. Then Emily hears a song on the radio about the woman who got away. The melody and voice are hauntingly familiar. As Emily's past passions come roaring back into her life, she'll find herself asking: who is she meant to be? Who is she meant to love? Author of "The Light We Lost." Print run 75,000.
Kabul, 1978: ten-year-old Sitara's world is shattered when her entire family is assassinated. Smuggled out of the palace, Sitara is brought to America and takes on a new name - Aryana. New York, 2008: forty years after that fatal night, Aryana's world is rocked again when an elderly patient appears in her examination room - the soldier who saved her, yet may have murdered her entire family. Realizing that she cannot go on without finding the truth, Aryana embarks on a quest that takes her back to Kabul and through shadowy memories of the world she loved and lost. Author of "The House Without Windows." Print run 75,000.
Kelly, Martha Hall.
Inspired by true accounts, Martha Hall Kelly provides a vivid, detailed look at the Civil War experience. Readers are introduced to Georgeanna Woolsey, a Union nurse who joins the war effort during the Civil War, and how her calling leads her to cross paths with Jemma, a young enslaved girl who is sold off and conscripted into the army, and Ann-May Wilson, a southern plantation mistress whose husband enlists. It's a sweeping story of women caught in a country on the brink of collapse, in a society grappling with nationalism and unthinkable racial cruelty. Author of "Lilac Girls."
A community in the Piedmont of North Carolina rises in outrage as a county initiative draws students from the largely Black east side of town into predominantly white high schools on the west. When Gee and Noelle join the school play meant to bridge the divide between new and old students, their paths collide, and their two seemingly disconnected families begin to form deeply knotted, messy ties that will shape the trajectory of their adult lives. And their mothers - each determined to see her child inherit a better life - will make choices that will haunt them for decades to come. Author of "Halsey Street." Print run 25,000.