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The Book of Harlan a Washington Post Notable Book of 2016

The Book of Harlan by Bernice L. McFadden has been named A Washington Post Notable Book of 2016. Congratulations Bernice! The book—and most other titles on our list—is available at a 50% discount until December 2106, by using the coupon code HS2016 upon check out.

Unsportsmanlike Conduct a Boston Globe Best Book of 2016

Unsportsmanlike Conduct by Jessica Luther has been named A Boston Globe Best Book of 2016. Congratulations Jessica! The book—and most other titles on our list—is available at a 50% discount until December 2106, by using the coupon code HS2016 upon check out.

Katia D. Ulysse: Hello 2017

Drifting author Katia D. Ulysse welcomes us to 2017 with a touching look back at who we lost in 2016, and a moving call to face the new year with love and thanks.

“Resolutions” by Robert Pope

She brushed her hair, watching her hazel eyes, her wide lips, and her creamy dark complexion. The card lay on the vanity: John P. Fletcher. She put on the white dress she had laid out on her bed. She opened her purse, slid in the compact Ruger, silver with a black handgrip, and walked slowly to the corner . . .


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