Three young men and a woman journey together from India to England to build a better future while hiding painful secrets from the past and struggling with financial limitations and the punishing realities of immigrant life.
Joining his billionaire father at a secret compound where terminally ill people are placed in stasis in the hopes of future-world cures, Jeff explores questions about humanity's right to control death and his father's resolve to secure his own longevity.
A Depression-era Appalachian farm wife is branded as a witch by her fundamentalist husband when she bonds with a USDA agent who has traveled to the North Carolina mountains to instruct regional families on how to modernize their homes and farms.
Years after waking up dozens of feet below the ground on the palm of what seems to be a mysterious giant metal hand, a top-level physicist leads a team of people to discover the nature of the hand, where it came from, and what it portends for humanity.
The Volunteer, a nineteenth-century Yorkshire whaling ship, becomes the stage for a confrontation between brutal harpooner Henry Drax and ex-army surgeon Patrick Sumner, the ship's medic, during a violent, ill-fated voyage to the Arctic.
Half a century after reluctantly painting a forgery of the only surviving work by a seventeenth-century female Dutch artist, Ellie Shipley curates an exhibit of women Dutch painters and risks exposure when both the original and her forgery arrive.
In a world where you can lead multiple lives simultaneously, have constant, perfect companionship and never die, two best friends—Chance and Leap—discover that this miracle is hiding unspeakable horrors from the world and embark on a quest for answers and survival after they are targeted by a remorseless killer.
Returning to his childhood home when his father is diagnosed with cancer, aspiring writer Ted discovers that his father's health fails whenever the Red Sox lose, a finding that leads a group of supporters to orchestrate the illusion of a Sox winning streak.
Sharing what she believes will be a last tryst with a longtime secret lover on the eve of his marriage, a woman reflects on the years they have spent together and her journey of self-discovery against a backdrop of 20th-century history. By the award-winning author of Waterland.
Hoping that if she wins a local beauty pageant her father will come home, Raymie practices twirling a baton and performing good deeds while outmaneuvering a drama queen and a saboteur who become her unlikely friends and allies during a painful challenge. By the Newbery Medal-winning author of The Tale of Despereaux.
Writing about a moth consumed by a candle flame, a girl burned in an airplane accident, and a baptism on a cold beach, Dillard bears witness to the violent incursions of the Absolute into the wreck of space, and her vision of the power-play of holy fire.
When she returns with her sister Jane to their Ohio hometown after their father falls ill, New York magazine editor Lizzy Bennett confronts her younger sisters' football fan girl antics, a creepy cousin's unwanted attentions and the infuriating standoffish manners of a handsome neurosurgeon.