Boarding a 1950s ship and sequestered to an out-of-sight dining table with other marginalized children, an 11-year-old boy shares rollicking adventures while traveling to various world regions, learning about jazz, women and a shackled prisoner along the way.
The idyllic lives of civic-minded environmentalists Patty and Walter Berglund come into question when their son moves in with aggressive Republican neighbors, green lawyer Walter takes a job with Big Coal, and go-getter Patty becomes increasingly unstable and enraged.
Enjoying international success rivaled only by long-time friend Elvis Presley, a sibling singing group is remembered by surviving member Maxine Brown years later, who reflects on their shared past while hungering to secure her legacy. By the author of Why I Came West.
Follows the story of refugees' son Tor Baz, who travels throughout the remote tribal regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan and witnesses the effects of extreme culture and geography on the lives of those he encounters.
Unable to stop killing off the heroines of his novels, celebrated writer Mr. Fox is confronted by a living embodiment of his muse, Mary, who challenges him to join her in fairy-tale stories where they must stay together in spite of disparate character traits. By the award-winning author of White Is for Witching.
Rookie Border Patrol agent Valentine Pescatore is recruited as an informant by a beautiful U.S. agent investigating a powerful Mexican crime family and is plunged into the lawless "triple border" region of South America in a showdown of violence and betrayal.