Laura Kalpakian Book List - FictionDB

Book List in Order:14 titles

  • The daughter of Hollywood royalty, Roxanne Granville is used to getting what she wants -- even if she has to break the rules. But after a falling-out with her grandfather, a powerful movie mogul, she has to face life on her own for the first time.…...


  • Eden was born in 1920 into a contentious California tribe, and the ingredients of her life include her grandmother's reserve, her aunt's instinct for action, and her mother's foggy warmth. Seasoned with spicy herbs, and a few bitter ones, simmered a...


  • "In a memoir, the author and the narrator have an uneasy relationship. What does the reader know of the author? That the author lived to tell the tale. What does the reader know of the narrator? That the tale needed to be told."Six women, each with h...


  • In the autumn of 1939 young Waverley Scott arrives on remote Isadora Island in the Puget Sound. She is to be a student at Temple School -- banished, she knows, because her features too closely resemble those of her mother's married employer. Alone, a...


  • Magic brewed from the merely commonplace distinguishes the stories in The Delinquent Virgin. A plaster Virgin--conventionally set in a church Nativity scene--goes missing night after night with strange community consequences. The mysterious governess...


  • Celia Henry owns the most famous bed-and-breakfast in the whole Northwest. At Henry's House on Isadora Island, Celia has created a faux-family homestead, a testament to tradition. Personally, however, Celia's unconventional love life has kept Isadora...



  • Written by an authority on Victor Hugo's classic novel, this sequel chronicles the life of Cosette, the adopted daughter of Jean Valjean, and her romance with Marius Pontmercy, while revolution continues to envelop France. 100,000 first printing. $10...


  • This sequel to Truth Tales contains ten stories by ten of the most renowned and inventive writers of India, translated from nine different languages. Rich in regional flavor, each story offers a glimpse into the everyday lives of Indian women, from t...






  • Here we meet Muniyakka, called “walkie-talkie” because she mutters to herself; Shakun, the dollmaker, an exploited artist who needs to feel that others depend on her; and Jashoda, professional mother to children of the rich, from Mahasveta Devi’...


  • Joyce Jackson's life is dedicated to the memory of Elvis, but the state of California wants to prove she is a welfare cheat. But from Joyce, caseworker Emily Shaw learns the power of music, memory, and the imagination. The author of Beggars and Choos...




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    Covering the years 1890 to the present, this saga introduces three generations of Douglasses, a Mormon family headed by matriarch Ruth Douglass, a tough, bitter, independent mother of six whose husband goes mad...