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High Maintenance

By: Belle, Jennifer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Riverhead Trade: 2002

Seller ID: 285


Set in the manic world of New York real estate, High Maintenance is the story of Liv Kellerman, a young woman who's just left her husband and, more important, their fabulous penthouse apartment with its Empire State Building view. On her own for the first time in her life, she relocates to a crumbling Greenwich Village hovel and contemplates her next move. Before long she finds her true calling: selling real estate. With her native eye for prime properties and an ability... View more info

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The Hours

By: Cunningham, Michael

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: Straus, Giroux, 1998

Seller ID: 1309


Exiled in Richmond in the 1920s, Virginia Woolf struggles to tame her rebellious mind and make a start on her new novel. In 1990s New York, Clarissa Vaughan goes shopping for flowers for a party for her AIDS-suffering poet-friend. This novel meditates on artistic behaviour, love and madness. View more info

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Rebecca

By: Du Maurier, Daphne

Price: $5.49

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company: 1938

Seller ID: 1769


Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again . . . With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young bride of a husband she barely knew. For in every corner of every room were phantoms of a time dead but not forgotten—a past devotedly preserved by the sinister housekeeper, Mrs. Danvers: a suite ... View more info

Their Eyes Were Watching God a novel

By: Hurston, Zora Neale

Price: $3.49

Publisher: New York, Perennial Library: 1990

Seller ID: 1742


Highlighting and notes throughout. Book is still very readable with no tears. ; With a new foreword by Mary Helen WashingtonOne of the most important and enduring books of the twentieth century, Their Eyes Were Watching God brings to life a Southern love story with the wit and pathos found only in the writing of Zora Neale Hurston. Out of print for almost thirty years—due largely to initial audiences’ rejection of its strong black female protagonist—Hurston’s ... View more info

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Before and Again

By: Mortman, Doris

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Paperbacks: 2004

Seller ID: 1052


After years of suffering from terrible nightmares, Callie Jamieson's mother took her own life when Callie was just a little girl. Now a successful investigative reporter, Callie has done all she can to put the past behind her. But lately, she's been having the same disturbing dream that drove her mother mad-right down to the chilling murder at the end...Anxious and exhausted, Callie must put aside her personal demons when she's assigned an investigative article on the... View more info

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Season of the MacHete

By: Patterson, James

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Vision: 1995

Seller ID: 492


Cool and glamorous, they appear to be a successful couple on a holiday. Yet Damian and Carrie Rose are psychopathic murderers for hire. On this picture-perfect vacation island, their target is Peter Macdonald, a dashing young American who forsakes a life of leisure to confront cold-blooded terror. But when they clash in a shocking endgame, a hideous truth will emerge - one that can destroy them all. View more info

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The Lovely Bones

By: Sebold, Alice

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books: 2004

Seller ID: 297


Book Club Edition; When we first meet 14-year-old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was before milk carton photos and public service announcements, she tells us; back in 1973, when Susie mysteriously disappeared, people still believed these things didn't happen. In the sweet, untroubled voice of a precocious teenage girl, Susie relates the awful events of her death and her own adjustment to the strange new place she finds herself. It looks a lot like her schoo... View more info

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The Pilot's Wife a novel

By: Shreve, Anita

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown & Company: 1998

Seller ID: 1541


Small spot of damage to upper left of book cover. ; Until now, Kathryn Lyons's life has been peaceful if unextraordinary: a satisfying job teaching high school in the New England mill town of her childhood; a picture-perfect home by the ocean; a precocious, independent-minded fifteen-year-old daughter; and a happy marriage whose occasional dull passages she attributes to the unavoidable deadening of time. As a pilot's wife, Kathryn has learned to expect both intense exhi... View more info

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Islands A Novel

By: Siddons, Anne Rivers

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, HarperCollinsPublishers: 2004

Seller ID: 1544


Anny Butler is a caretaker, a nurturer, first for her own brothers and sisters, and then as a director of an agency devoted to the welfare of children. What she has never had is a real family. That changes when she meets and marries Lewis Aiken, an exuberant surgeon fifteen years older than Anny. When they marry, she finds her family -- not a traditional one, but a group of Charleston childhood friends who are inseparable, who are one another's surrogate family. They are... View more info

Good Grief a novel

By: Winston, Lolly

Price: $4.49

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 2004

Seller ID: 1147


When 36-year-old Sophie Stanton's husband dies of cancer, she desperately wants to be a graceful, composed Jackie Kennedy kind of widow. Alas, Sophie is more of a Jack Daniels kind. Self-medicating with cartons of ice cream for breakfast, showing up to work in her bathrobe and bunny slippers, soon she's lost not only her husband, but her job and her waistline. In an attempt to reinvent her life, Sophie moves to Ashland, Oregon, where she finds an embittered 13-year-old g... View more info