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About Jubilee Hardcover : 320 pages Publisher : Blackstone Publishing; Unabridged Edition (October 6, 2020) When Bianca appears late one night at her brother’s house in Santa Ana, she is barely conscious, though not alone. Jubilee, wrapped in a fuzzy pink romper, is buckled into a car seat. Jubilee, who Bianca feeds and clothes and bathes and […]
Join us for an Instagram tour for 142 OSTRICHES About 142 Ostriches Paperback: 272 pages Publisher: Kensington (February 25, 2020) Set against the unexpected splendor of an ostrich ranch in the California desert, April Dávila’s beautifully written debut conjures an absorbing and compelling heroine in a story of courage, family and forgiveness. When Tallulah Jones was thirteen, […]
About Scent of Butterflies Paperback: 288 pages Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark (January 7, 2014) Betrayal, forgiveness, identity and obsession churn against the tumultuous landscape of the Islamic revolution and seemingly perfect gardens of southern California in this compelling novel from bestselling author Dora Levy Mossanen. Amidst a shattering betrayal and a country in turmoil, Soraya flees Iran to make a […]
About So L.A. Paperback: 384 pages Publisher: Lettered Press; First edition (June 20, 2012) Magdalena de la Cruz breezed through Berkeley and built an empire selling designer water. She’d never felt awkward or unattractive… until she moved to Los Angeles. In L.A., where “everything smells like acetone and Errol Flynn,” Magdalena attempts to reinvent herself as a […]
About The Forgetting Tree Hardcover: 416 pages Publisher: St. Martin’s Press; First Edition edition (September 4, 2012) From The New York Times bestselling author of The Lotus Eaters, a novel of a California ranching family, its complicated matriarch and an enigmatic caretaker who may destroy them. When Claire Nagy marries Forster Baumsarg, the only son of prominent California citrus ranchers, […]
About Wrecker Hardcover: 304 pages Publisher: Bloomsbury USA (February 15, 2011) Set amid the giant trees of northern California’s magical Lost Coast, Wrecker is the story of a nearly broken boy who unexpectedly finds a family. After foster-parenting four young siblings a decade ago, Summer Wood tried to imagine a place where kids who are left […]