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Wisconsin Author. Madison College instructor.
In the latest Bad Axe County series, Sheriff Heidi Kick struggles to prevent a radical religious sect from turning her county into the next Jonestown, all while a dark secret from her past puts her life in danger.
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST. In this contemporary debut novel, Andrés, a gay Latinx professor, returns to his suburban hometown in the wake of his husband's infidelity and attends his twenty-year high school reunion.
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST. Set primarily on the island of Ibiza, the story is narrated by the writer Amanda Wordlaw, whose closest friend, a gifted sculptor named Catherine Shuger, is repeatedly institutionalized for trying to kill a husband who never leaves her.
From the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic comes a simmering historical noir about a daydreaming secretary, a lonesome enforcer, and the mystery of the missing woman they're both desperate to find
2021 National Book Award Winner
The stories of an African American author out on a cross-country publicity tour to promote his novel, a young Black boy named Soot living in a rural town in the recent past, and a possibly imaginary child named The Kid all converge.
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of All the Light We Cannot See, Cloud Cuckoo Land is set in Constantinople in the fifteenth century, in a small town in present-day Idaho, and on an interstellar ship decades from now.
Cast out of the royal court by Eleanor of Aquitaine, deemed too coarse and rough-hewn for marriage or courtly life, seventeen-year-old Marie de France is sent to England to be the new prioress of an impoverished abbey, its nuns on the brink of starvation and beset by disease.