Monstress Read-Alikes

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War by Candlelight Daniel Alarcon In this collection, Alarcon takes the reader from Third World urban centers to the fault lines that divide nations and people, personalizing the shifting realities of our own contemporary world.
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The Mechanics of Falling and Other Stories Catherine Brady The stories in this collection explore those moments when the seemingly fixed coordinates of our lives abruptly give way/--when mother love fractures, a faithful husband abandons his family, a conscientious middle-class life implodes, or loyalty demands an excruciating sacrifice.
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The Middleman and Other Stories Bharati Mukherjee Passionate, comic, violent, and tender, these stories draw us into the center of a cultural fusion in the midst of its birth pangs, yet glowing with the energy and exuberance of a society remaking itself.
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Esther Stories Peter Orner Peter Orner explores the impact of life's essential moments, those brief but far-reaching occasions that haunt his characters. The discovery of a crime, a theatrical performance in a small town, or the recollection of a cruel wartime decision are equally affecting in Orner's vivid scenarios.