Books You May Have Missed

Books You May Have Missed

Mexican Gothic
Mexican Gothic
By Moreno-Garcia, Silvia
2020-06 - Del Rey Books
9780525620785 Check Our Catalog

 

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - "It's Lovecraft meets the Bront's in Latin America, and after a slow-burn start Mexican Gothic gets seriously weird."--The Guardian

IN DEVELOPMENT AS A HULU ORIGINAL LIMITED SERIES PRODUCED BY KELLY RIPA AND MARK CONSUELOS - NOMINATED FOR THE BRAM STOKER AWARD - NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New Yorker …More
 

To Tell You the Truth
To Tell You the Truth
By MacMillan, Gilly
2020-09 - William Morrow & Company
9780062875587 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Named a New York Times Best Thriller of the Year and Best Book to Gift
 

An unsettling and atmospheric thriller that's almost impossible to put down . . . Will keep you guessing right up until its satisfying but unexpected conclusion. -- Buzzfeed

Riveting. -- …More
 

The Last Great Road Bum
The Last Great Road Bum
By Tobar, Hector
2020-08 - MCD
9780374183424 Check Our Catalog

 

 

One of Publishers Weekly's Top 10 Fiction Books from 2020Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal for Excellence and the Joyce Carol Oates prize. One of Exile in Bookville's Favorite Books of 2020. One of LA Weekly's Top 10 California Books of 2020.

In The Last Great Road Bum, H ctor Tobar turns the peripatetic true story of a naive son of Urbana, …More
 

The Talented Miss Farwell
The Talented Miss Farwell
By Tedrowe, Emily Gray
2020-09 - Custom House
9780062897725 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Catch Me If You Can meets Patricia Highsmith in this "stylish" (New York Times Book Review) page-turner of greed and obsession, survival and self-invention that is a piercing character study of one unforgettable female con artist.

At the end of the 1990s, with the art market finally recovered from its disastrous collapse, Miss Rebecca Farwell has made a …More
 

Eden Mine
Eden Mine
By Hulse, S. M.
2020-02 - Farrar, Straus and Giroux
9780374146474 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Winner of the Christianity Today Book Award, Fiction

In Eden Mine, the award-winning author of Black River examines the aftershocks of an act of domestic terrorism rooted in a small Montana town on the brink of abandonment, as it tears apart a family, tests the faith of a pastor and the loyalty of a sister, and mines the deep rifts that come when the reach of the …More
 

Mother Land
Mother Land
By Franqui, Leah
2020-07 - William Morrow & Company
9780062938848 Check Our Catalog

 

 

"Lively and evocative, Mother Land is a deftly crafted exploration of identity and culture, with memorable and deeply human characters who highlight how that which makes us different can ultimately unite us."--Amy Myerson, author of The Bookshop of Yesterdays and The Imperfects

 

From the critically …More
 

Crooked Hallelujah
Crooked Hallelujah
By Ford, Kelli Jo
2020-07 - Grove Press
9780802149121 Check Our Catalog

 

"A book that you want to share with everyone you know and one that you are desperate to keep in your own possession. A masterful debut and a new and thrilling voice for readers across the globe." --Sarah Jessica Parker, on Instagram

It's 1974 in the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and fifteen-year-old Justine grows up in a family of tough, complicated, and loyal women presided over by her …More
 

When We Were Young and Brave: A Novel
When We Were Young and Brave: A Novel
By Gaynor, Hazel
2020-10 - William Morrow & Company
9780063034839 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Gaynor's story of courage and strength will make you believe in the heroic spirit in each of us. --Lisa Wingate, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours
 

The New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Came Home sets her unforgettable new novel in China during WWII, inspired …More
 

Dreaming Death
Dreaming Death
By Graham, Heather
2020-09 - Mira Books
9780778310105 Check Our Catalog

32nd book in Krewe of hunters series

SWEET DREAMS AREN'T MADE OF THIS

Ever since she was a child, Stacey Hanson has had strange dreams--and sometimes they come true. Her skills and experience led her straight to the FBI's Krewe of Hunters. Now a serial killer is stalking Washington, DC, and people are scared. And it will be Stacey's first case.

Special Agent Keenan Wallace isn't exactly thrilled to be teamed up with a rookie, …More
 

The New Wilderness
The New Wilderness
By Cook, Diane
2020-08 - Harper
9780062333131 Check Our Catalog

 

 

WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF FICTION OF 2020

NPR BEST BOOK OF 2020

BUZZFEED BEST BOOK OF 2020

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE
 

THE ENVIRONMENTAL NOVEL OF OUR TIMES --Lemn Sissay, Booker Prize Judge

A …More
 

The End of the Day
The End of the Day
By Clegg, Bill
2020-09 - Gallery/Scout Press
9781476798202 Check Our Catalog

 

"Reading The End of the Day] is like studying a stained-glass window up close, each piece bright and sharply cut, but when you step back and see it as a whole you discover a large, beautiful, mysterious work of art." --David Ebershoff, New York Times bestselling author of The Danish Girl and The 19th Wife

Following his acclaimed New York Times …More
 

Dracula's Child
Dracula's Child
By Barnes, Jonathan
2020-09 - Titan Books (UK)
9781789093391 Check Our Catalog

 

Evil never truly dies...and some legends live forever. The dark heart of Bram Stoker's classic is reborn; capturing the voice, tone, style and characters of the original yet with a modern sensibility this novel is perfect for fans of Dracula and contemporary horror.

Inventive and spooky Mark Gatiss, co-creator of the hit BBC series …More
 

Utopia Avenue
Utopia Avenue
By Mitchell, David
2020-07 - Random House
9780812997439 Check Our Catalog

 

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The long-awaited new novel from the bestselling, prize-winning author of Cloud Atlas and The Bone Clocks.

New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice - "Mitchell's rich imaginative stews bubble with history and drama, and this time the flavor is a blend of Carnaby Street and Chateau Marmont."--The Washington Post …More
 

Confessions on the 7:45
Confessions on the 7:45
By Unger, Lisa
2020-10 - Park Row
9780778310150 Check Our Catalog

 

"Intricate and nuanced--on par with the best top-flight psychological suspense." --L.A. Times

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

From master of suspense Lisa Unger comes a riveting thriller about a chance encounter that unravels a stunning web of lies.

Selena Murphy is commuting home on the train when she strikes up …More
 

Truly, Madly, Deeply
Truly, Madly, Deeply
By Kingsbury, Karen
2020-10 - Atria Books
9781982104382 Check Our Catalog

31st book in Baxters series (full listing)

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTELLER

In love for the first time, a son's decisions about the future divides his family in this fearless and thought-provoking novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of life-changing fiction.

When eighteen-year-old Tommy Baxter declares to his family that he wants to be a police officer after graduation, his mother, …More
 

The Hollow Places
The Hollow Places
By Kingfisher, T.
2020-10 - Gallery / Saga Press
9781534451124 Check Our Catalog

 

A young woman discovers a strange portal in her uncle's house, leading to madness and terror in this gripping new novel from the author of the "innovative, unexpected, and absolutely chilling" (Mira Grant, Nebula Award-winning author) The Twisted Ones.

Pray they are hungry.

Kara finds the words in the mysterious bunker that she's discovered behind a hole in the wall of …More
 

A Good Man
A Good Man
By Katz, Ani
2020-01 - Penguin Books
9780143134985 Check Our Catalog

 

I sat down to read A Good Man and didn't move until I'd finished...I loved this book. --Caroline Kepnes, author of You

A dark and gripping novel of psychological suspense about a family man driven to unspeakable acts, in the vein of The Perfect Nanny and We Need to Talk About Kevin.

Thomas Martin was a devoted family man who had all the …More
 

Ties That Tether
Ties That Tether
By Igharo, Jane
2020-09 - Berkley Books
9780593101940 Check Our Catalog

 

One of Betches' 7 Books by Black Authors You Need to Read This Summer

One of Elite Daily's Books Featuring Interracial Relationships You Should Read In 2020

One of Marie Claire's 2020 Books You Should Add to Your Reading List

When a Nigerian woman falls for a man she knows will break her mother's heart, she must choose …More
 

Something to Talk about
Something to Talk about
By Wilsner, Meryl
2020-05 - Berkley Books
9780593102527 Check Our Catalog

 

A showrunner and her assistant give the world something to talk about when they accidentally fuel a ridiculous rumor in this debut romance.

Hollywood powerhouse Jo is photographed making her assistant Emma laugh on the red carpet, and just like that, the tabloids declare them a couple. The so-called scandal couldn't come at a worse time--threatening Emma's promotion and Jo's new movie. …More
 

Seven Days in Summer
Seven Days in Summer
By Willett, Marcia
2020-08 - Thomas Dunne Books
9781250177438 Check Our Catalog

 

 

For readers who like romantic and family-relationship tales on the frothy side, Willett's latest is quite a dish.--Booklist

Seven Days in Summer is a sparkling novel about the love that brings family and friends to the same beach house year after year, and the secrets that may drive them apart.

A busy mom of twins, Liv is looking forward to …More
 

Little Disasters
Little Disasters
By Vaughan, Sarah
2020-08 - Atria Books
9781501172229 Check Our Catalog

 

"Taut, clever, compelling, and guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat." --Paula Hawkins, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Girl on the Train and Into the Water

From the bestselling author of Anatomy of a Scandal--soon to be a Netflix series--a new thought-provoking novel exploring the complexity of motherhood and all that connects and …More
 

The Night Portrait
The Night Portrait
By Morelli, Laura
2020-09 - William Morrow & Company
9780062993571 Check Our Catalog

 

 

USA Today Bestseller

This is a truly original novel that has earned its place among my favorite works of historical fiction.--Jennifer Robson, USA Today bestselling author of The Gown

An exciting, dual-timeline historical novel about the creation of one of Leonardo da Vinci's most famous paintings, Portrait of a Lady …More
 

Jack
Jack
By Robinson, Marilynne
2020-09 - Farrar, Straus and Giroux
9780374279301 Check Our Catalog

4th book in Gilead series

 

New York Times bestseller

Named a Best Book of 2020 by the Australian Book ReviewAV ClubBooks-a-Million, Electric Literature, Esquire, the Financial TimesGood Housekeeping (UK), The GuardianKirkus Reviews, Literary Hub, the New Statesman, the New York Public Library, NPR, the Star Tribune, …More
 

Cleo McDougal Regrets Nothing
Cleo McDougal Regrets Nothing
By Scotch, Allison Winn
2020-08 - Lake Union Publishing
9781542021227 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Politics is a test of wills in a sharp, funny, and emotional novel about truth and consequences by the New York Times bestselling author.

Cleo McDougal is a born politician. From congresswoman to senator, the magnetic, ambitious single mother now has her eye on the White House--always looking forward, never back. Until an estranged childhood friend shreds her in an op-ed hit …More
 

Head Over Heels
Head Over Heels
By Orenstein, Hannah
2020-06 - Atria Books
9781982121471 Check Our Catalog

 

Named a best beach/summer read by O, The Oprah MagazineCosmopolitanParadePopSugarMarie ClaireBustle, and more

From the author of the Love at First Like and Playing with Matches, an electrifying rom-com set in the high stakes world of competitive gymnastics, full of Hannah Orenstein's signature "charm, whimsy, and giddy …More
 

How the Penguins Saved Veronica
How the Penguins Saved Veronica
By Prior, Hazel
2020-06 - Berkley Books
9781984803818 Check Our Catalog

 

A curmudgeonly but charming old woman, her estranged grandson, and a colony of penguins proves it's never too late to be the person you want to be in this rich, heartwarming story from the acclaimed author of Ellie and the Harpmaker.

Eighty-five-year-old Veronica McCreedy is estranged from her family and wants to find a worthwhile cause to leave her fortune to. When she sees a …More
 

The Roxy Letters
The Roxy Letters
By Lowry, Mary Pauline
2020-04 - Simon & Schuster
9781982121433 Check Our Catalog

 

Meet Roxy. For fans of Where'd You Go, Bernadette and Bridget Jones's Diary comes "just the kind of comic novel we need right now" (The Washington Post) about an Austin artist trying to figure out her life one letter to her ex-boyfriend at a time.

Bridget Jones penned a diary; Roxy writes letters. Specifically: she writes letters to her hapless, rent-avoidant …More
 

Small Silent Things
Small Silent Things
By Page, Robin
2019-09 - Harper Perennial
9780062879233 Check Our Catalog

 

 

"Robin Page balances the quiet exterior with her characters' public selves and the quiet, intense rage that burns alongside the trauma that they carry. For this, the novel's title and the pages that follow are a promise fulfilled. Page announces her debut as a confident voice with much depth both within her lines and in the pockets of space between them, breathing life into her …More
 

Friends and Strangers
Friends and Strangers
By Sullivan, J. Courtney
2020-06 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780525520597 Check Our Catalog

 

A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK

An insightful, hilarious, and compulsively readable novel about a complicated friendship between two women who are at two very different stages in life, from the best-selling author of Maine and Saints for All Occasions (named one of the Washington Post's Ten Best Books of the Year and a New York Times Critics' …More
 

The Fixed Stars
The Fixed Stars
By Wizenberg, Molly
2020-08 - Abrams Press
9781419742996 Check Our Catalog

 

From a bestselling memoirist, a thoughtful and provocative story of changing identity, complex sexuality, and enduring family relationships

At age 36, while serving on a jury, author Molly Wizenberg found herself drawn to a female attorney she hardly knew. Married to a man for nearly a decade and mother to a toddler, Wizenberg tried to return to her life as she knew it, but something …More