Henry, Allmon and Henrietta carry the heavy burdens of the generations before them; their blood binds them to this landscape, and their futures to the fate of one horse.This Southern Gothic is a great American novel—wide in scope and alive with the ghosts that haunt our nation.
This is a charming and quirky story that gives us permission to love our animals in the consuming, over-the-top, bizarre ways that we do.
Lily is the Hobbes to Ted’s Calvin, the Enzo to his Denny, the Richard Parker to his Pi, and with one slow tug of a shoelace Lily bursts Ted’s heart open, and marks herself indelibly inside of a reader’s.
- This is a sexy story of espionage and life lived on the edge.
Betty Thorpe Pack, American socialite turned MI6 spy, had a successful career trading in pillow talk and secrets during WWII.
As a child, Franny’s life is changed when her parents divorce, her mother remarries, and she is suddenly part of a blended family of siblings and situations.
This is a tender and heartbreaking novel about the dissolution of families, the creation of new relationships, and the effect this has on the children involved.
Beautifully written in Ann Patchett’s gifted style.
- “We are Kentuckians first and Virginians second and Christian third,” Henry Forge tells his young daughter.
The Forges are more than a family, and they are more than horse breeders.