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Gone with the Wind

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1937

by Margaret Mitchell & Pat Conroy

Since its original publication in 1936, Gone With the Wind—winner of the Pulitzer Prize and one of the bestselling novels of all time—has been heralded by readers everywhere as The Great American Novel.

Widely...


Rainwater

by Sandra Brown

Ella Barron, a single Texas mother, built a careful life running a boarding house in the Depression-era cotton South. But when a mysterious stranger takes a free room, he also takes Ella’s careful life apart....


Winter of the World

The Century Trilogy #2

by Ken Follett

Ken Follett's Fall of Giants, the first novel in the extraordinary historical epic Century Trilogy, was an international sensation, acclaimed as "sweeping and fascinating, a book that will consume you for days...


Fall of Giants: Book One of the Century Trilogy

The Century Trilogy #1

by Ken Follett

Ken Follett’s magnificent new historical epic begins, as five interrelated families move through the momentous dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women’s suffrage....


Shanghai Girls: A Novel

Shanghai Girls #1

by Lisa See

BONUS: This edition contains a Shanghai Girls discussion guide and an excerpt from Lisa See's Dreams of Joy.

In 1937 Shanghai—the Paris of Asia—twenty-one-year-old Pearl Chin and her younger sister, May,...


The Distant Hours: A Novel

by Kate Morton

The #1 internationally bestselling author of The Forgotten Garden mesmerizes readers with this haunting tale of long-buried secrets and the twists of fate that can alter lives forever.

It starts with a letter,...


Dreams of Joy: A Novel

Shanghai Girls #2

by Lisa See

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In her most powerful novel yet, acclaimed author Lisa See returns to the story of sisters Pearl and May from Shanghai Girls, and Pearl’s strong-willed nineteen-year-old daughter,...


The Forgotten Garden: A Novel

by Kate Morton

From the internationally bestselling author of The House at Riverton, an unforgettable new novel that transports the reader from the back alleys of poverty of pre-World War I London to the shores of colonial...


The Wettest County in the World: A Novel Based on a True Story

by Matt Bondurant

Based on the true story of Matt Bondurant's grandfather and two granduncles, The Wettest County in the World is a gripping tale of brotherhood, greed, and murder. The Bondurant Boys were a notorious gang of...


Halfhyde on Zanatu

Halfhyde #9

by Philip McCutchan

All is not well on Zanatu: the idyllic Polynesian island is in rebellion, and the British Navy sends Lieutenant St Vincent Halfhyde to find out why. Halfhyde steams to investigate, braving typhoons and coral...


Sick Heart River

by John Buchan

‘Sick Heart River turns the adventure yarn into a spiritual quest with an authority that few have ever rivalled.’ – Evening Standard Sick Heart River is both John Buchan’s most powerful novel and his last,...


Wish You Well

by David Baldacci

Precocious 12-year-old Louisa Mae Cardinal lives in

the hectic New York City of 1940 with her family.

Then tragedy strikes--and Lou and her younger brother,

Oz, must go with their invalid mother to live on their...


Roosevelt's Beast

by Louis Bayard

A reimagining of Teddy and Kermit Roosevelt’s ill-fated 1914 Amazon expedition—a psychological twist on the smart historical thriller that first put Louis Bayard on the map

1914. Brazil’s Rio da Dúvida...


The Blue Orchard: A Novel

by Jackson Taylor

On the eve of the Great Depression, Verna Krone, the child of Irish immigrants, must leave the eighth grade and begin working as a maid to help support her family. Her employer takes inappropriate liberties,...


The Diplomat's Wife

The Kommandant's Girl #2

by Pam Jenoff

How have I been lucky enough to come here, to be alive, when so many others are not? I should have died…. But I am here.

1945. Surviving the brutality of a Nazi prison camp, Marta Nederman is lucky to have escaped...


Phantom Ships

by Claude Le Bouthillier

Novelist and poet Claude Le Bouthillier draws on his Acadian and New Brunswick heritage to create this account of the end of the French Empire in Canada.


A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar: A Novel

by Suzanne Joinson

It is 1923. Evangeline (Eva) English and her sister Lizzie are missionaries heading for the ancient city of Kashgar on the Silk Road. Though Lizzie is on fire with her religious calling, Eva's motives are not...


Halfhyde and the Guns of Arrest

Halfhyde #3

by Philip McCutchan

Royal Navy Lieutenant St Vincent Halfhyde is once again despatched to Africa. This time his mission is to help capture a British traitor who carries secret blueprints of British warships. Assisted by a Scotland...


The Saga of Rifka and Herschel

by Dorothy Friedman

The Saga of Rifka and Herschel begins in South Africa where Herschel Haverman joins the Frankel family after his parents are murdered in Lithuania. Eventually, Herschel goes to Munich for his rabbinical studies....


The Dressmaker

by Kate Alcott

Tess, an aspiring seamstress, thinks she’s had an incredibly lucky break when she is hired by famous designer Lady Lucile Duff Gordon to be her personal maid on theTitanic. Once on board, Tess catches the...