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Garth Stein

USA flag (1964 - )

Garth Stein is the author of three novels: The Art of Racing in the Rain (Harper, 2008); How Evan Broke His Head and Other Secrets (Soho Press, 2005), which won a 2006 Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Book Award, and was a Book Sense Pick in both hardcover and paperback; and Raven Stole the Moon (Pocket, 1998). He has also written a full-length play, Brother Jones, which received its first production in Los Angeles, in February, 2005, and was described as "brimming with intensity," by the L.A. Weekly.
Garth Stein recommends
The Crying Tree (2009)
Naseem Rakha
"Beautifully written, expertly crafted, fiercefully rendered. The Crying Tree is a story of forgiveness and redemption, but at its core is a love story as well. And that is the most powerful story of all."
One Good Dog (2010)
Susan Wilson
"A wonderful novel: a moving, tender, and brilliantly crafted story about two fighters - one a man, one a dog - hoping to leave the fight behind, who ultimately find their salvation in each other."
Healer (2010)
Carol Cassella
"A suspenseful, gripping story that is both provocative and gratifying."
Joy For Beginners (2011)
Erica Bauermeister
"Moving, touching, wonderfully written, inspiring to read."
Unsaid (2011)
Neil Abramson
"An extraordinary story of animals, mortality, and the power of love. Everyone needs to read this novel!"
Abide with Me (2013)
Sabin Willett
"A passionate, gripping novel of modern tragedy and timeless love."
Almost Missed You (2017)
Jessica Strawser
"Almost Missed You is an emotional powerhouse of a novel."
The Reminders (2017)
Val Emmich
"Val Emmich has created an indelible cast of complex and quirky characters who drew me in for an emotional and humorous ride. THE REMINDERS is a book brimming with heart and soul-you really must read it!"
The Lost History of Stars (2017)
Dave Boling
"The Lost History of Stars is a heart-wrenching yet ultimately uplifting story of an extraordinary young woman and her family, who are forced to endure unimaginable hardship at the hands of a brutal war. Dave Boling’s brilliant novel is a meditation on the resiliency of the soul and the spirit, and will long be remembered."

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