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Pillow Talk II: More Lesbian Stories Between the Covers

By: Newman, Leslea

Price: $6.48

Publisher: Alyson Books: July 2000

Seller ID: 34540

ISBN: 1555835198

Condition: Used - Good


An Excerpt"Uncommon Janitors in Lust" by Lisa GonzalesI swear the fucking mop handle would do. Every night for the last two weeks, we've shown up around 7:15, and the little hot mami I lust after is still in her cubicle working hard for her money. Working so hard to keep her skirt and top still closet-fresh and her hair newly primped and fragranced. She drives me crazy and makes me so horny when she goes through her drawn-out motion to say hello.It's a slow pan to the right and then the left, and then her dimples start to form a smile, but first she completes the head lift, directs he... View more info

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Her Fearful Symmetry

By: Niffenegger, Audrey

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Scribner: September 2010

Seller ID: 79751

ISBN: 1439169012

Condition: Used - Good


Julia and Valentina Poole are twenty-year-old sisters with an intense attachment to each other. One morning the mailman delivers a thick envelope to their house in the suburbs of Chicago. Their English aunt Elspeth Noblin has died of cancer and left them her London apartment. There are two conditions for this inheritance: that they live in the flat for a year before they sell it and that their parents not enter it. Julia and Valentina are twins. So were the girls' aunt Elspeth and their mother, Edie. The girls move to Elspeth's flat, which borders the vast Highgate Cemetery, where Christin... View more info

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McSweeney's Issue 30 (Mcsweeney's Quarterly Concern)

By: Eggers, Dave

Price: $4.00

Publisher: McSweeney's: March 2009

Seller ID: 98653

ISBN: 1934781223

Condition: Used - Good


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The Invention of Our Lives: A Novel

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Washington Square Press: January 0001

Seller ID: 100936

ISBN: 1476776342

Condition: Used - Good


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My Sherlock Holmes: Untold Stories of the Great Detective

By: Kurland, Michael

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Minotaur Books: January 2004

Seller ID: 105141

ISBN: 0312325959

Condition: Used - Good


For over a century, readers have thrilled to the exploits of Sherlock Holmes as told from the point of view of Dr. Watson. But do Watson's tales really tell the true story of the Great Detective? In this collection of thirteen original tales, each narrated by a side character from the original canon, another side of the legend is revealed. From what Inspector Lestrade really thought about Holmes to Holmes' untold encounter with the insidious Dr. Fu Manchu, from the bitter reminiscences of C. Auguste Dupin to the thoughts of his long-term landlady, Mrs. Hudson, the long-standing veil of mystery... View more info

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Murder in Baker Street: New Tales of Sherlock Holmes

By: Greenberg, Martin Harry

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Running Press: September 2002

Seller ID: 105144

ISBN: 0786710748

Condition: Used - Good


Ingeniously contrived and shrewdly executed by some of the finest talents at work in crime fiction todayAnne Perry, Loren Estleman, Gillian Linscott, Edward D. Hoch, Peter Tremayne, Stuart Kaminsky, Jon L. Breen, Bill Crider, Howard Engel, Carolyn Wheat, and L. B. Greenwoodthe eleven stories in this premier volume celebrate the keen mind and singular manners of the Great Detective. This collection is of the highest order and should be required for every Sherlockian shelf.Minneapolis Star Tribune A worthier gift for any mystery aficionado cannot be imagined.Chicago Sun-Times Uniformly faithful ... View more info

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That Summer Place: Private Paradise island Time old Things

By: Macomber, Debbie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Mira Books: July 2005

Seller ID: 109379

ISBN: 0778321193

Condition: Used - Good


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Chairman Mao Would Not Be Amused: Fiction from Today's China

By: Goldblatt, Howard

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Grove Press: February 1996

Seller ID: 123301

ISBN: 0802134491

Condition: Used - Good


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Mr Dickens and his Carol

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Allison & Busby:

Seller ID: 125571

ISBN: 0749022787

Condition: Used - Good


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Original Bliss

By: A. L. Kennedy

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Vintage: February 2000

Seller ID: 43519

ISBN: 0375702784

Condition: Used - Good


"Kennedy is a world class writer."--"The New York Times Book Review" A brilliant American debut from one of Scotland's most acclaimed writers, named by Granta as one of the Twenty Best Young British Novelists. Emotionally numb, crippled with insomnia, and caught in a frightening, abusive marriage, Helen Brindle believes that God has recently left her. She spends her days performing banal domestic chores in front of a blaring television. On the BBC one day she watches a self-help guru expound on, among other things, the "rules" of masturbation and the importance of "interior lives." Edw... View more info

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Midnight Champagne (Mysteries & Horror)

By: A. Manette Ansay

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Perennial: August 2000

Seller ID: 7563

ISBN: 038072975X

Condition: Used - Good


April Liesgang and Caleb Shannon have known each other for just three short months, so their Valentine's Day wedding at a chapel near the shores of Lake Michigan has both families in an uproar. As the festivities unfold (and the cash bar opens), everyone has an opinion and a lively prediction about April and Caleb's union, each the reflection of a different marital experience.Meanwhile, at the nearby Hideaway Lodge, a domestic quarrel ends in tragedy. As April and Caleb's life together begins, death parts another man and woman in angry violence--and as the two stories gradually intersect... View more info

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Blue Water: A Novel

By: A. Manette Ansay

Price: $6.98

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks: April 2006

Seller ID: 26429

ISBN: 0380732882

Condition: Used - Good


From New York Times bestselling author A. Manette Ansay comes an unforgettable story of two families united by tragedy -- and one woman's deeply emotional journey toward a choice she'd never thought possible.On an ordinary morning in Fox Harbor, Wisconsin, Meg and Rex Van Dorn's lives are irrevocably altered when a drunk driver -- Meg's onetime best friend, Cindy Ann Kreisler -- slams into the Van Dorns' car, killing their six-year-old son, Evan. As Meg recovers from her own injuries, she and Rex are shocked when Cindy Ann receives a mere slap on the wrist. In their rage and grief, they ... View more info

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Avenged

By: A. R. Chandler, Russell Chandler

Price: $7.50

Publisher: RiverOak Publishing: June 2002

Seller ID: 46727

ISBN: 1589199642

Condition: Used - Good


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The Silent Wife: A Novel

By: A. S. A. Harrison

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: June 2013

Seller ID: 111587

ISBN: 0143123238

Condition: Used - Good


"This summer's "Gone Girl"- I gobbled it down in one sitting." - Anne Lamott, "People" Jodi and Todd are at a bad place in their marriage. Much is at stake, including the affluent life they lead in their beautiful waterfront condo in Chicago, as she, the killer, and he, the victim, rush haplessly toward the main event. He is a committed cheater. She lives and breathes denial. He exists in dual worlds. She likes to settle scores. He decides to play for keeps. She has nothing left to lose. Told in alternating voices, "The Silent Wife "is about a marriage in the throes of dissolution, a couple he... View more info

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Incas: Book One: The Puma's Shadow

By: A.B. Daniel

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Touchstone: August 2002

Seller ID: 73007

ISBN: 0743432746

Condition: Used - Good


A sweeping tale of splendor and savagery unfolds as an ancient Incan civilization is haunted by omens, shaken by civil war, shattered by European conquest...and transformed through the power of destined love. Since childhood Anamaya has lived as a captive, waiting to learn how and when she will be offered as a sacrifice. But when the dying emperor, Huayna Capec, summons her, she is granted destiny, not death. Her eyes, as blue as the sacred waters of Lake Titicaca, are a powerful sign that she was sent by Quilla, the Moon Goddess, to ensure the emperor's passage to the Other World -- and ... View more info

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Incas: Book Two: The Gold of Cuzco

By: A.B. Daniel

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Touchstone: December 2002

Seller ID: 73008

ISBN: 0743432754

Condition: Used - Good


In this haunting second book of the internationally bestselling "Incas" trilogy, the Incan empire is threatened by the Conquistadors, whose insatiable hunger for gold will destroy a glorious, ancient civilization -- unless they can be thwarted by a mystic force greater than any army.... Princess Anamaya's hypnotic blue eyes have seen too much. Having guarded the passage of the dying Emperor, she is now chosen by the gods to stand beside the new Emperor and divine the future of the Incan Empire -- a future shadowed by brutal warriors who worship foreign gods. The Conquistadors and their ar... View more info

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Possession

By: A.S. Byatt

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Vintage: October 1991

Seller ID: 7525

ISBN: 0679735909

Condition: Used - Good


National Bestseller Winner of England's Booker Prize and the literary sensation of the year, Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once an intellectual mystery and triumphant love story. It is the tale of a pair of young scholars researching the lives of two Victorian poets. As they uncover their letters, journals, and poems, and track their movements from London to Yorkshire--from spiritualist seances to the fairy-haunted far west of Brittany--what emerges is an extraordinary counterpoint of passions and ideas. An exhilarating novel of wit and romance, an intellec... View more info

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Babel Tower

By: A.S. Byatt

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vintage: July 1997

Seller ID: 80728

ISBN: 0679736808

Condition: Used - Good


At the heart of Babel Tower are two law cases, twin strands of the Establishment's web, that shape the story: a painful divorce and custody suit and the prosecution of an "obscene" book. Frederica, the independent young heroine, is involved in both. She startled her intellectual circle of friends by marrying a young country squire, whose violent streak has now been turned against her. Fleeing to London with their young son, she gets a teaching job in an art school, where she is thrown into the thick of the new decade. Poets and painters are denying the value of the past, fostering dreams of re... View more info

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Cutting for Stone

By: Abraham Verghese

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: January 2010

Seller ID: 116340

ISBN: 0375714367

Condition: Used - Good


Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon. Orphaned by their mother's death and their father's disappearance, bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine, the twins come of age as Ethiopia hovers on the brink of revolution. Moving from Addis Ababa to New York City and back again, "Cutting for Stone" is an unforgettable story of love and betrayal, medicine and ordinary miracles--and two brothers whose fates are forever intertwined. View more info

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The Quickening Maze: A Novel

By: Adam Foulds

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Penguin Books: June 2010

Seller ID: 34545

ISBN: 0143117793

Condition: Used - Good


A visionary novel by "one of the most talented writers of his generation" ("The Times Literary Supplement")-shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize Based on real events, "The Quickening Maze" won over UK critics and readers alike with its rapturous prose and vivid exploration of poetry and madness. Historically accurate yet brilliantly imagined, this is the debut publication of this elegant and riveting novel in the United States. In 1837, after years of struggling with alcoholism and depression, the great nature poet John Clare finds himself in High Beach- a mental institution located ... View more info

You Are Not a Stranger Here

By: Adam Haslett

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Doubleday/Random House: January 2002

Seller ID: 99574

ISBN: 0965066118

Condition: Used - Good


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Falling Glass

By: Adrian McKinty

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Serpent's Tail: October 2012

Seller ID: 116088

ISBN: 1846687837

Condition: Used - Good


"McKinty possesses a talent for pace and plot structure that belies his years."--"Publishers Weekly"Killian makes a living enforcing other people's laws, collecting debts, dealing out threats and finding people who do not wish to be found. But when Richard Coulter, an Irishman with political connections, offers him half a million to track down his ex-wife and children, Killian finds himself embroiled in something far bigger than he bargained for.Adrian McKinty grew up in Northern Ireland and lived in the United States for a number of years. His novel "Fifty Grand" won the 2010 Spineti... View more info

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Big Stone Gap: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle)

By: Adriana Trigiani

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: April 2001

Seller ID: 101826

ISBN: 0345438329

Condition: Used - Good


Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, the tiny town of Big Stone Gap is home to some of the most charming eccentrics in the state. Ave Maria Mulligan is the town's self-proclaimed spinster, a thirty-five year old pharmacist with a " mountain girl's body and a flat behind." She lives an amiable life with good friends and lots of hobbies until the fateful day in 1978 when she suddenly discovers that she's not who she always thought she was. Before she can blink, Ave's fielding marriage proposals, fighting off greedy family members, organizing a celebration for visiting celebrities, an... View more info

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Rococo

By: ADRIANA TRIGIANI

Price: $4.00

Publisher: POCKET BOOKS: January 2006

Seller ID: 103102

ISBN: 0743495888

Condition: Used - Good


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Kiss Carlo: A Novel

By: Adriana Trigiani

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Harper Paperbacks: January 2018

Seller ID: 116442

ISBN: 006231923X

Condition: Used - Good


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Very Valentine: A Novel

By: Adriana Trigiani

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial: January 2010

Seller ID: 116908

ISBN: 0061257060

Condition: Used - Good


The Angelini Shoe Company, one of the last family-owned businesses in Greenwich Village, has been making exquisite wedding shoes since 1903 but now teeters on the brink of financial collapse. To save their business from ruin, thirty-three-year-old Valentine Roncalli--apprentice to and granddaughter of master artisan Teodora Angelini--must bring the family's old-world craftsmanship into the twenty-first century. Juggling her budding romance with dashing chef Roman Falconi, her duty to her family, and a design challenge presented by a prestigious department store, Valentine returns to Italy w... View more info

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Curtain: Poirot's Last Case: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

By: Agatha Christie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks: October 2011

Seller ID: 110401

ISBN: 0062074091

Condition: Used - Good


The crime-fighting careers of Hercule Poirot and Captain Hastings have come full circle--they are back once again in the rambling country house in which they solved their first murder together.Both Poirot and Great Styles have seen better days--but, despite being crippled with arthritis, there is nothing wrong with the great detective and his "little gray cells." However, when Poirot brands one of the seemingly harmless guests a five-time murderer, some people have their doubts. But Poirot alone knows he must prevent a sixth murder beforethe curtain falls. . . . View more info

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The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side: A Miss Marple Mystery (Miss Marple Mysteries)

By: Agatha Christie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks: April 2011

Seller ID: 120280

ISBN: 0062073672

Condition: Used - Good


One minute, silly Heather Babcock had been babblingon at her movie idol, the glamorous MarinaGregg. The next, Heather suffered a massive seizure, poisoned by a deadly cocktail.It seems likely that the cocktail was intended for thebeautiful actress. But while the police fumble to findclues, Miss Marple begins to ask her own questions, because as she knows--even the most peacefulvillage can hide dark secrets. View more info

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Sparkling Cyanide

By: Agatha Christie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks: April 2012

Seller ID: 121132

ISBN: 0062074385

Condition: Used - Good


Six people sit down to a sumptuous meal at a table laid for seven. In front of the empty place is a sprig of rosemary--"rosemary for remembrance." A strange sentiment considering no one is likely to forget the night, exactly a year ago, that Rosemary Barton died at exactly the same table, her beautiful face unrecognizable, convulsed with pain and horror.But then Rosemary had always been memorable--she had the ability to arouse strong passions in most people she met. In one case, strong enough to kill. . . . View more info

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The Map of Love: A Novel

By: Ahdaf Soueif

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Anchor: September 2000

Seller ID: 91806

ISBN: 0385720114

Condition: Used - Good


Booker Prize Finalist "Sweeping and evocative--. An unconventional love story."--"The Times" (London) With her first novel, In the Eye of the Sun, Ahdaf Soueif garnered comparisons to Tolstoy, Flaubert, and George Eliot. In her latest novel, which was shortlisted for Britain's prestigious Booker Prize, she combines the romantic skill of the nineteenth-century novelists with a very modern sense of culture and politics--both sexual and international. At either end of the twentieth century, two women fall in love with men outside their familiar worlds. In 1901, Anna Winterbourne, rece... View more info