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An Italian Wife
by Ann Hood
From the best-selling author of The Obituary Writer , the stirring multigenerational story of an Italian-American family. An Italian Wife is the extraordinary story of Josephine Rimaldi—her joys, sorrows, and passions, spanning more than seven decades. The novel begins in turn-of-the-century Italy, when fourteen-year-old...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
The Obituary Writer: A Novel
by Ann Hood
A sophisticated and suspenseful novel about the poignant lives of two women living in different eras. On the day John F. Kennedy is inaugurated, Claire, an uncompromising young wife and mother obsessed with the glamour of Jackie O, struggles over the decision of whether to stay in a loveless marriage or follow the man she loves and...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
The Knitting Circle: A Novel
by Ann Hood
“An intelligent, moving read” ( Pages ) and “a testament to women’s friendship and to Ann Hood’s talent” (Hilma Wolitzer). After the sudden loss of her only child, Mary Baxter joins a knitting circle in Providence, Rhode Island, as a way to fill the empty hours and lonely days. The women welcome her, each teaching Mary a...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Places to Stay the Night: A Novel
by Ann Hood
Libby woke up that morning and knew it was time to leave . . . Libby Harper, unsatisfied with her suburban life, abandons Massachusetts, her two teenage children, and Tom, her husband of eighteen years. Depressed and feeling trapped, she is determined to realize her fantasies of Hollywood fame before it is too late. Dana has...
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Categories: Literary Fiction
Somewhere Off the Coast of Maine: A Novel
by Ann Hood
"Brilliant....[The Vietnam era] is vividly captured by Ann Hood."— New York Times Book Review In 1969, as Peter, Paul and Mary croon on the radio and poster paints splash the latest antiwar slogans, three young friends find love. Suzanne, a poet, lives in a Maine beach house awaiting the birth of a child she will call Sparrow....
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica; Contemporary Fiction
The Red Thread: A Novel
by Ann Hood
The new bestseller from the author of The Knitting Circle : “Is there anyone who can write about the connections between ordinary people as well as Ann Hood does?”—Jodi Picoult “In China there is a belief that people who are destined to be together are connected by an invisible red thread. Who is at the end of your red...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Something Blue: A Novel
by Ann Hood
College friends Lucy and Katherine reunite as adults—and build a new friendship as changed women Katherine shows up at Lucy’s Manhattan doorstep having run away from the marriage altar. Lucy isn’t thrilled to see her former sorority sister—her own life as a children’s book illustrator is complicated enough, especially as...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
How I Saved My Father's Life (and Ruined Everything Else)
by Ann Hood
Twelve-year-old Madeline believes she can perform miracles. And her biggest one to date is saving her father from an avalanche. But, unmiraculously, he divorces Madeline's mother after his recovery, writes a book about the avalanche, becomes a celebrity, and marries Ava Pomme, a renowned tart maker. When he leaves, Madeline is left with...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Comfort: A Journey Through Grief
by Ann Hood
“Rarely do memoirs of grief combine anguish, love, and fury with such elegance.” — Entertainment Weekly A moving and remarkable memoir about the sudden death of a daughter, surviving grief, and learning to love again.
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Categories: Memoirs; Social Sciences
Do Not Go Gentle: My Search for Miracles in a Cynical Time
by Ann Hood
The day my father was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer, I decided to go and find him a miracle. Do Not Go Gentle  is a transporting memoir about Ann Hood’s quest to find a cure, if not an outright miracle, that would cure her father’s cancer. Her “spiritual Odyssey, with a secret history all its own” would take her...
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Categories: Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People; Memoirs
Crazy Horse #5: Brave Warrior (The Treasure Chest)
by Ann Hood
The New York Times calls Ann Hood's thrilling The Treasure Chest series "delightful!" In book five, Felix and Maisie re-enter The Treasure Chest and suddenly find themselves in the midst of a Lakota village. While exploring they meet a young man, soon to be known as Crazy Horse--and embark on an adventure that includes fascinating...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Coney Island Dreams (A Short Story from The Atlantic for Kindle) ('The Atlantic' Fiction for Kindle)
by Ann Hood
Ann Hood’s Coney Island Dreams, exclusive for Kindle, follows Carmine Rimaldi, a young man who had everything. No one could understand Carmine would leave home for Coney Island. In his hometown, a small village of Italian immigrants in the middle of Rhode Island, no one saw what Carmine saw—that beyond this place lay opportunity. To...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
Clara Barton #1: Angel of the Battlefield (The Treasure Chest)
by Ann Hood
While exploring The Treasure Chest, Felix and Maisie are transported to a Massachusetts farm in 1836. Disappointed that they have not landed in their beloved New York City, they wonder why they were brought to Massachusetts to meet a young girl named Clara Barton. Perhaps Clara has a message for the twins? Or maybe they have one for her?
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Alexander Hamilton #2: Little Lion (The Treasure Chest)
by Ann Hood
Now that the twins have begun to settle into their new lives at Elm Medona, they delve deeper into The Treasure Chest and uncover more about the Pickworth family, including the disappearance of their great-uncle Thorne and the theft of priceless family artifacts. In this adventure, The Treasure Chest transports Felix and Maisie to...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Harry Houdini #4: Prince of Air (The Treasure Chest)
by Ann Hood
The secrets of Elm Medona thicken . . . with Harry Houdini! When Great-Uncle Thorne arrives at Elm Medona, Maisie and Felix's lives get shaken up again. Uncle Thorne moves the family into the mansion proper. One night, Great-Aunt Maisie arranges for Thorne, Maisie, and Felix to rendezvous with her in The Treasure Chest. Minutes later...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Queen Liliuokalani #6: Royal Prisoner (The Treasure Chest)
by Ann Hood
In Book 6 of The Treasure Chest , Felix and Maisie take a trip to New York City to visit their father and meet his new girlfriend. While there, Maisie reveals to Felix that she has a jeweled crown she took from The Treasure Chest. The twins travel to Hawaii in the late 1800s, where they spend time with the royal family and continue to...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Pearl Buck #3: Jewel of the East (The Treasure Chest)
by Ann Hood
Return to The Treasure Chest with Felix and Maisie . . . When Felix Robbins gets a crush on Lily Goldstein, a classmate who is adopted from China, he decides to try to take her back in time so that she can see the country where she was born. Maisie discovers his plot, and foils it. But the twins end up in a small village on the Yangtze...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Ruby: A Novel
by Ann Hood
A grieving young widow and a pregnant teenager find an uncommon friendship in a luminous, deeply moving novel   After a college student speeding in a blue Honda Civic kills her husband of less than a year, Olivia is completely lost. One hot summer day, she walks into the beachfront Rhode Island cottage she and David bought the...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction
The Book That Matters Most: A Novel
by Ann Hood
An enthralling novel about love, loss, secrets, friendship, and the healing power of literature, by the bestselling author of The Knitting Circle . Ava’s twenty-five-year marriage has fallen apart, and her two grown children are pursuing their own lives outside of the country. Ava joins a book group, not only for her love of reading...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting
by Ann Hood
“In this lovely anthology, Sue Grafton, Barbara Kingsolver, and other authors go public with their passion for knitting.”— People magazine, four stars “The impressive collection of writers here have contributed essays that celebrate knitting and knitters. They share their knitting triumphs and disasters as well as their life...
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Categories: Unknown
Providence Noir (Akashic Noir)
by Ann Hood
Peter Farrelly's story "The Saturday Night Before Easter Sunday" has been nominated for an Edgar Award for Best Short Story! Named a Favorite Book of 2015 by Scott MacKay at Rhode Island Public Radio "Even Providence's signature public art has a dark side in Providence Noir (Akashic), which includes a story called 'WaterFire's...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Nonfiction
Morningstar: Growing Up with Books
by Ann Hood
A memoir about the magic and inspiration of books from a beloved and best-selling author. In her admired works of fiction, including the recent The Book That Matters Most , Ann Hood explores the transformative power of literature. Now, with warmth and honesty, Hood reveals the personal story behind these beloved novels. Growing up...
Today's Price: $9.44
Categories: Memoirs
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