Books Without an Adoption Theme


Baby's On Fire: Stories
by Liz Prato
A collection of short stories. Adoptee Author: Liz Prato Publication Year: 2015 Adoptee Reviews:  Other Reviews:  Atticus Review Washington Independent Review of Books      

The End of Alice
by A. M. Homes
Here is the incredible story of an imprisoned pedophile who is drawn into an erotically charged correspondence with a nineteen-year-old suburban coed. As the two reveal--and revel in--their obsessive desires,

Fatal Flight: A Boots Beaumont Mystery
by Lori Paris and Joe Soll
Two sociopaths meet by accident and discover they share a vision; greed and revenge. As they join forces, they decide not only who will live and who will die, but

Hell or High Water: A Novel
by Joy Castro
Nola Céspedes, an ambitious young reporter at the Times-Picayune, catches a break: An assignment to write her first full-length feature. While researching her story, she also becomes fixated on the

How Eskimos Keep Their Babies Warm: And Other Adventures in Parenting (from Argentina to Tanzania and everywhere in between)
by Mei-Ling Hopgood
Mei-Ling Hopgood, a first-time mom from suburban Michigan―now living in Buenos Aires―was shocked that Argentine parents allow their children to stay up until all hours of the night. Could there

How Winter Began
by Joy Castro
Iréne gives the wealthy businessmen what they want, diving headfirst into the filthy river, thinking only of providing for her baby daughter, Marisa, as the men salivate over her soaked

I'm Not Saying, I'm Just Saying
by Matthew Salesses
I’m Not Saying, I’m Just Saying, a novel in flash fiction, is a raw, honest look at parenting, commitment, morality, and the spaces that grow between and within us when

Jack
by A. M. Homes
In Jack, A. M. Homes gives us a teenager who wants nothing more than to be normal—even if being normal means having divorced parents and a rather strange best friend.

The Last Repatriate
by Matthew Salesses
In 1953, after the end of the Korean War, 23 POWs refused to repatriate to America. THE LAST REPATRIATE tells the story of Theodore Dickerson, a prisoner who eventually returns

May We Be Forgiven
by A. M. Homes
In this vivid, transfixing new novel, A. M. Homes presents a darkly comic look at twenty-first-century domestic life and the possibility of personal transformation. Harold Silver has spent a lifetime

Music for Torching
by A. M. Homes
As A.M. Homes's incendiary novel unfolds, the Kodacolor hues of the good life become nearly hallucinogenic.Laying bare th foundations of a marriage, flash frozen in the anxious entropy of a

Nearer Home: A Novel
by Joy Castro
The irresistible, razor-sharp second book in the post-Katrina New Orleans-set crime series featuring unforgettable and gutsy reporter Nola Céspedes Early one morning, Times-Picayune crime reporter Nola Céspedes goes for her regular run in

Perilous Passage: A Boots Beaumont Mystery (Volume 3)
by Joe Soll
Five raptor lovers meet on Facebook and decide to go on an adventure. They travel to the Caribbean and become modern day pirates. They board sailboats in the middle of

Pretty: A Novel
by Jillian Lauren
Bebe Baker is an ex-everything: ex-stripper, ex-Christian, ex-drug addict, ex-pretty girl. It's been one year since the car accident that killed her boyfriend left her scarred and shaken. Flanked by

The Safety of Objects: Stories
by A. M. Homes
Originally published in 1990 to wide critical acclaim, this extraordinary first collection of stories by A. M. Homes confronts the real and the surreal on even terms to create a

Spot the Terrorist!
by Lori Jakiela
Lori Jakiela's Spot the Terrorist! takes the reader on flights through the ordinary-turned-extraordinary, where the everyday experiences of a flight attendant become something much stranger and wilder. Adoptee Author: Lori Jakiela

Things You Should Know: A Collection of Stories
by A. M. Homes
Homes's distinctive narratives illuminate our dreams and desires, our memories and losses, and our profound need for connection, and demonstrate how extraordinary the ordinary can be. In "Chinese Lesson," we

This Book Will Save Your Life
by A. M. Homes
Richard Novak is a modern-day Everyman, a middle-aged divorcé trading stocks out of his home. He has done such a good job getting his life under control that he needs