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Fiction Book List

 

 

Every Kind of Wicked
Every Kind of Wicked
By Black, Lisa
2020-08 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9781496722386 Check Our Catalog

 

In this mesmerizing new novel from bestselling author Lisa Black, the discovery of a young man's corpse leads forensics expert Maggie Gardiner and Cleveland detective Jack Renner into a dark and dangerous web of lies . . .

Life and death have brought Maggie Gardiner full circle, back to the Erie Street Cemetery where she first entered Jack Renner's orbit. …More
 

Whirlwind
Whirlwind
By Dailey, Janet
2020-08 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9781496727350 Check Our Catalog

 

At the Alamo Canyon Ranch, set amid the desert foothills of Southern Arizona, the Champion women carry on the family legacy of breeding bucking bulls for the rodeo. In a world where bloodline is everything, love is the only risk worth taking . . .

Everyone's talking about Whirlwind at this year's Professional Bull Rider's Competition. But the promising young bull is the last thing on …More
 

The Jackal
The Jackal
By Ward, J. R.
2020-08 - Gallery Books
9781501195068 Check Our Catalog

 

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Sinner brings another hot adventure of true love and ultimate sacrifice in the Black Dagger Brotherhood world.

The location of the glymera's notorious prison camp was lost after the raids. When a freak accident provides Nyx clues to where her sister may still be doing time, she becomes determined to find the secret …More
 

No Offense
No Offense
By Cabot, Meg
2020-08 - William Morrow & Company
9780063007123 Check Our Catalog

 

 

New York Times-bestselling author Meg Cabot returns with a charming romance between a children's librarian and the town sheriff in the second book in the Little Bridge Island series.
 

 

Welcome to Little Bridge, one of the smallest, most beautiful islands in the Florida Keys, home to sandy white beaches, …More
 

Sweet Sorrow: The Long-Awaited New Novel from the Best-Selling Author of One Day
Sweet Sorrow: The Long-Awaited New Novel from the Best-Selling Author of One Day
By Nicholls, David
2020-08 - Houghton Mifflin
9780358274278 Check Our Catalog

 

From the best-selling author of One Day comes a bittersweet and brilliantly funny coming-of-age tale about the heart-stopping thrill of first love--and how just one summer can forever change a life.

Now: On the verge of marriage and a fresh start, thirty-eight year old Charlie Lewis finds that he can't stop thinking about the past, and the events of one particular …More
 

This Little Light
This Little Light
By Lansens, Lori
2020-08 - Overlook Press
9781419747212 Check Our Catalog

 

An urgent bulletin from an all-too-believable near future where a smart young woman who questions the new world order is accused of being a terrorist--an intense, unputdownable read by the author of The Girls

Taking place over the course of 48 hours in 2024, This Little Light draws readers into a universe of born-again Christians and celebrity worship where abortion is …More
 

The Only Good Indians
The Only Good Indians
By Jones, Stephen Graham
2020-07 - Gallery / Saga Press
9781982136451 Check Our Catalog

 

"One of 2020's buzziest horror novels." --Entertainment Weekly

A "Most Anticipated Books of Summer" selection in Esquire, Elle, Vulture, Time, AV Club, Bustle, and Literary Hub

"Gritty and gorgeous" --The New York Times

"Jones is one of the best writers working today …More
 

Her Last Flight
Her Last Flight
By Williams, Beatriz
2020-06 - William Morrow & Company
9780062834782 Check Our Catalog

 

 

One of Summer's Most Anticipated Reads, according to Goodreads, SheReads, and Bookish

"I think Beatriz Williams is writing the best historical fiction out there. It's lush with period detail but feels immediate."--Elin Hilderbrand

The beloved author returns with a remarkable novel of both raw suspense and lyric beauty-- the …More
 

Shadows of Foxworth
Shadows of Foxworth
By Andrews, V. C.
2020-06 - Gallery Books
9781982114459 Check Our Catalog

8th book in Dollanganger series

Forbidden passions have been the hallmark of the Dollanganger clan since Flowers in the Attic debuted more than forty years ago. In this third book of a new related trilogy, witness the birth of the Dollanganger curse as Corrine Foxworth's children learn that family is but destiny by another, crueler name.

As a young girl in France, Marlena Hunter's life was a fairy tale. She had …More
 

Holding Out for Christmas
Holding Out for Christmas
By Dailey, Janet
2020-06 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9781496727534 Check Our Catalog

4th book in Cowboy Christmas series

New York Times bestselling author Janet Dailey combines the beloved holiday traditions of small-town Branding Iron, Texas, with sparkling romance . . .

She's all he wants for Christmas. Maybe even forever . . .

Conner Branch still hasn't stopped thinking about the sultry singer he spotted on stage during last year's …More
 

Death in Her Hands
Death in Her Hands
By Moshfegh, Ottessa
2020-06 - Penguin Press
9781984879356 Check Our Catalog

 

" An] intricate and unsettling new novel . . . Death in Her Hands is not a murder mystery, nor is it really a story about self-deception or the perils of escapism. Rather, it's a haunting meditation on the nature and meaning of art."

-Kevin Power, The New Yorker

From one of our most ceaselessly provocative literary talents, a …More
 

The Way of Love
The Way of Love
By Peterson, Tracie
2020-06 - Bethany House Publishers
9780764232299 Check Our Catalog

2nd book in Willamette brides series

Faith Kenner is pursuing her dream to become a doctor at Willamette University's medical college so she can use her gift for healing to help those in need, especially the native populations forced onto reservations and then neglected. When she meets Andrew Gratton, a handsome riverboat captain who has been injured on his ship, she uses her skills to tend his wound, and a friendship grows between …More
 

If I Were You: A Novel
If I Were You: A Novel
By Austin, Lynn
2020-06 - Tyndale House Publishers
9781496437297 Check Our Catalog

 

"A stunning historical saga of hardship and desire in wartime. . . . Readers won't be able to turn the pages fast enough in this] . . . unique take on the traditional World War 2 tale." --Library Journal

From bestselling and eight-time Christy Award-winning author Lynn Austin comes a remarkable novel of sisterhood, self-discovery, and romance set against the backdrop of …More
 

The Palace
The Palace
By Reich, Christopher
2020-08 - Mulholland Books
9780316456012 Check Our Catalog

 

In his greatest challenge yet, international spy Simon Riske must face a ring of ruthless masterminds and foil a plot with global implications as he becomes the world's most wanted man.

Life is good for Rafael de Bourbon. The forty-year-old Spaniard recently married to a wealthy English beauty, and is days away from opening a luxury boutique hotel off the southern coast of Thailand. But …More
 

Malorie: A Bird Box Novel
Malorie: A Bird Box Novel
By Malerman, Josh
2020-07 - Del Rey Books
9780593156858 Check Our Catalog

 

In the thrilling sequel to Bird Box, the inspiration for the record-breaking Netflix film that starred Sandra Bullock and "absolutely riveted" Stephen King, New York Times bestselling author Josh Malerman brings unseen horrors to life.

"This sequel is as tense and harrowing as the original, with a new depth that raises the stakes."--Riley Sager, author of Lock Every …More
 

Once Dishonored
Once Dishonored
By Putney, Mary Jo
2020-07 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9781496720269 Check Our Catalog

 

Bestselling author Mary Jo Putney's romantic Regency-set series features soldiers, spies-and the special redemption only love can bring . . .

A man who has lost his honor has nothing . . .

London, 1816. As a Royal Navy officer, Lucas Mandeville, Lord Foxton, has fought his share of battles on the high seas, followed by long years of imprisonment. But on this …More
 

Deadly Touch
Deadly Touch
By Graham, Heather
2020-07 - Mira Books
9780778360957 Check Our Catalog

 

She's being murdered.

It was supposed to be a fun girls' weekend in Salem, but when a past-life regression session instead sends a terrifying vision of murder to Kylie Connelly, she's shaken and doesn't know what to think. Worse, later she identifies the attacker from her vision: he's a prominent local politician.

Special Agent Jon Dickson of the FBI's Krewe of Hunters is …More
 

Near Dark: A Thriller
Near Dark: A Thriller
By Thor, Brad
2020-07 - Atria Books
9781982104061 Check Our Catalog

20th book in Scot Harvath series

"Fast-paced...pulse-pounding...supremely entertaining...His best ever." --The Washington Times

"If you love thrillers...if you've ever read a thriller you enjoyed...if you think you *might* like a thriller...you HAVE to order Brad Thor's Near Dark. This might be the single greatest thriller I've covered on The Real Book Spy. It's …More
 

The Revelators
The Revelators
By Atkins, Ace
2020-07 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780525539490 Check Our Catalog

10th book in Quinn Colson series

In this gripping new crime novel from the New York Times-bestselling author, Quinn Colson returns to take down a criminal syndicate that has ravaged his community, threatened his family, and tried to have him killed.

Shot up and left for dead, Sheriff Quinn Colson has revenge on his mind. With the help of his new wife Maggie, rehabilitation, and sheer force of will, he's walking …More
 

The Lost Diary of Venice
The Lost Diary of Venice
By Deroux, Margaux
2020-06 - Ballantine Books
9781984819482 Check Our Catalog

 

Two impossible love stories are fatefully connected by one artistic legacy in a stunning debut that leaps between the mysteries of late-Renaissance Venice and the dramas of present-day America.

"Enchanting from the first page."--Sarah Jio, New York Times bestselling author of All the Flowers in Paris

In the wake of her father's death, Rose Newlin finds …More
 

If You Must Know
If You Must Know
By Beck, Jamie
2020-06 - Montlake Romance
9781542008716 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Life turns upside down for two sisters in Wall Street Journal bestselling author Jamie Beck's emotional novel about how secrets and differences can break--or bind--a family.

Sisters Amanda Foster and Erin Turner have little in common except the childhood bedroom they once shared and the certainty each feels that her way of life is best. Amanda follows the rules--at the …More
 

Always the Last to Know
Always the Last to Know
By Higgins, Kristan
2020-06 - Berkley Books
9780593199855 Check Our Catalog

 

Sometimes you have to break a family to fix it.

From New York Times bestselling author Kristan Higgins, a new novel examining a family at the breaking point in all its messy, difficult, wonderful complexity.

The Frosts are a typical American family. Barb and John, married almost fifty years, are testy and bored with each …More
 

The Vanishing Half
The Vanishing Half
By Bennett, Brit
2020-06 - Riverhead Books
9780525536291 Check Our Catalog

 

 

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A GOOD MORNING AMERICA Book Club Pick

"Bennett's tone and style recalls James Baldwin and Jacqueline Woodson, but it's especially reminiscent of Toni Morrison's 1970 debut novel, The Bluest Eye." --Kiley Reid, Wall Street Journal

"A story of absolute, universal timelessness ...For any era, it's an …More
 

The Daughters of Erietown
The Daughters of Erietown
By Schultz, Connie
2020-06 - Random House
9780525479352 Check Our Catalog

 

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Hidden desires, long-held secrets, and the sacrifices people make for family are at the heart of this powerful first novel by the popular Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist.

"A moving, unforgettable story about time, progress, and how the mistakes of one generation get repeated or repaired by the next."--J. Courtney Sullivan, New York Times …More
 

The Sight of You
The Sight of You
By Miller, Holly
2020-06 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780593085585 Check Our Catalog

 

The Light We Lost meets How to Walk Away in this romantic and page-turning debut that poses a heartbreaking question: Would you choose love, if you knew how it would end?

"Unique and breathtaking and painful and broken and perfect . . . just like love. I'm still crying, yet all I want to do is settle down and read it again." --Jodi Picoult

Joel has sworn off …More
 

A Burning
A Burning
By Majumdar, Megha
2020-06 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780525658696 Check Our Catalog

 

A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK

For readers of Tommy Orange, Yaa Gyasi, and Jhumpa Lahiri, an electrifying debut novel about three unforgettable characters who seek to rise--to the middle class, to political power, to fame in the movies--and find their lives entangled in the wake of a catastrophe in contemporary India.

Jivan is a Muslim girl from the slums, …More
 

The Girl from Widow Hills
The Girl from Widow Hills
By Miranda, Megan
2020-06 - Simon & Schuster
9781501165429 Check Our Catalog

 

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Last House Guest--a Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick--comes a riveting new novel of psychological suspense about a young woman plagued by night terrors after a childhood trauma who wakes one evening to find a corpse at her feet.

Everyone knows the story of "the girl from Widow Hills."

Arden Maynor was just a child when …More
 

Devolution: A Firsthand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre
Devolution: A Firsthand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre
By Brooks, Max
2020-06 - Del Rey Books
9781984826787 Check Our Catalog

 

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The #1 New York Times bestselling author of World War Z is back with "the Bigfoot thriller you didn't know you needed in your life, and one of the greatest horror novels I've ever read" (Blake Crouch, author of Dark Matter and Recursion).

As the ash and chaos from Mount Rainier's eruption swirled and finally settled, the …More
 

28 Summers
28 Summers
By Hilderbrand, Elin
2020-06 - Little Brown and Company
9780316420044 Check Our Catalog

 

A "captivating and bittersweet" novel by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Summer of '69 Their secret love affair has lasted for decades -- but this could be the summer that changes everything (People).

When Mallory Blessing's son, Link, receives deathbed instructions from his mother to call a number on a slip of paper in her desk drawer, he's not …More
 

American Demon
American Demon
By Harrison, Kim
2020-06 - Ace Books
9780593101414 Check Our Catalog

 

A thrilling return to the #1 New York Times bestselling urban fantasy series, continuing Rachel Morgan's story.

RACHEL MORGAN IS BACK--AND THE HOLLOWS WILL NEVER BE THE SAME.

What happens after you've saved the world? Well, if you're Rachel Mariana Morgan, witch-born demon, you quickly discover that something might have gone just a little bit wrong. That the very same acts …More
 

Night. Sleep. Death. The Stars.: A Novel
Night. Sleep. Death. The Stars.: A Novel
By Oates, Joyce Carol
2020-06 - Ecco Press
9780062797582 Check Our Catalog

 

 

The bonds of family are tested in the wake of a profound tragedy, providing a look at the darker side of our society by one of our most enduringly popular and important writers

Night Sleep Death The Stars is a gripping examination of contemporary America through the prism of a family tragedy: when a powerful parent dies, each of his adult children …More
 

Pizza Girl
Pizza Girl
By Frazier, Jean Kyoung
2020-06 - Doubleday Books
9780385545723 Check Our Catalog

 

"Fresh, funny, bittersweet...This book delivers humor, humanity and hubris."--New York Times Book Review

Named a most anticipated book of 2020 by Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Elle, Marie Claire, Time, People, BuzzFeed, Bustle, and more

In the tradition of audacious and wryly funny novels like The Idiot …More
 

The Secret Women
The Secret Women
By Williams, Sheila
2020-06 - Amistad Press
9780062934222 Check Our Catalog

 

 

TOP SUMMER 2020 BEACH READ PICK--Time, Woman's World, and Parade.

The author of Dancing on the Edge of the Roof, now a Netflix film starring Alfre Woodard, returns with a riveting, emotionally rich, novel that explores the complex relationship between mothers and daughters in a fresh, vibrant way--a stunning page-turner for fans of Terry …More
 

Spy, Spy Again
Spy, Spy Again
By Lackey, Mercedes
2020-06 - Daw Books
9780756413231 Check Our Catalog

3rd book in Valdemar: family spies series

In this third novel of the Family Spies series, set in the bestselling world of Valdemar, Heralds Mags and Amily's youngest child must follow in his parents' footsteps to protect both his family and the realm.

Thirteen year old Prince Kyril and Mags and Amily's fourteen-year-old son Tory "share" the Gift of Farsight--although neither of them are Chosen. They are self-trained, though …More
 

You Exist Too Much
You Exist Too Much
By Arafat, Zaina
2020-06 - Catapult
9781948226509 Check Our Catalog

 

 

A "provocative and seductive debut" of desire and doubleness that follows the life of a young Palestinian American woman caught between cultural, religious, and sexual identities as she endeavors to lead an authentic life (O, The Oprah Magazine)

On a hot day in Bethlehem, a 12-year-old Palestinian-American girl is yelled at by a group of men outside the Church of the …More
 

Broken People
Broken People
By Lansky, Sam
2020-06 - Hanover Square Press
9781335013934 Check Our Catalog

 

ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF THE YEAR

Vogue, O, The Oprah Magazine, Parade, Library Journal, Harper's Bazaar and more

"Profound and affecting."--Chloe Benjamin

"Broken People leads us through the winds of time and memory to offer a riveting portrait of transformation. I am better for having read it."--Jamie Lee …More
 

The Lies That Bind
The Lies That Bind
By Giffin, Emily
2020-06 - Ballantine Books
9780399178955 Check Our Catalog

 

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - In the irresistible new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of All We Ever Wanted and Something Borrowed, a young woman falls hard for an impossibly perfect man before he disappears without a trace. . . .

It's 2 A.M. on a Saturday night in the spring of 2001, and twenty-eight-year-old Cecily Gardner sits alone in …More
 

The Persuasion
The Persuasion
By Johansen, Iris
2020-06 - Grand Central Publishing
9781538762967 Check Our Catalog

 

When Eve Duncan's daughter, Jane MacGuire, becomes a killer's target, Jane must team up with longtime love interest Seth Caleb in this suspenseful novel from the #1 bestselling author of Smokescreen.

Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan and ex-Navy Seal Joe Quinn are about to give Seth Caleb their trust for the most important duty of his life: keeping their daughter, Jane, safe at …More
 

The Second Home
The Second Home
By Clancy, Christina
2020-06 - St. Martin's Press
9781250239341 Check Our Catalog

 

 

A novel of family and place and belonging. --Rebecca Makkai, Pulitzer Prize finalist

Tender and suspenseful. --Chloe Benjamin, New York Times bestselling author

Some places never leave you...

After a disastrous summer spent at her family's home on Cape Cod when she is seventeen, Ann Gordon is very happy to never visit Wellfleet again. If only she'd …More
 

All My Mother's Lovers
All My Mother's Lovers
By Masad, Ilana
2020-05 - Dutton Books
9781524745974 Check Our Catalog

 

One of . . .

Electric Literature's "Most Anticipated Debuts of Early 2020" - O Magazine's "31 LGBTQ Books That'll Change the Literary Landscape in 2020" - Publisher Weekly's "Spring 2020 Literary Fiction Announcements" - Buzzfeed's "Most Highly Anticipated Books Of 2020" - The Millions's "Most Anticipated: The Great First-Half …More
 

The Jane Austen Society
The Jane Austen Society
By Jenner, Natalie
2020-05 - St. Martin's Press
9781250248732 Check Our Catalog

 

 

* NATIONAL BESTSELLER *

This novel delivers sweet, smart escapism. --People

Fans of The Chilbury Ladies' Choir and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society will adore The Jane Austen Society... A charming and memorable debut, which reminds us of the universal language of literature and the power of books to unite and heal. --Pam …More
 

The Queen's Secret: A Novel of England's World War II Queen
The Queen's Secret: A Novel of England's World War II Queen
By Harper, Karen
2020-05 - William Morrow & Company
9780062979650 Check Our Catalog

 

 

If you love Jennifer Robson or The Crown you will love New York Times bestselling author Karen Harper's novel about Elizabeth, The Queen Mother.

1939. As the wife of the King George VI and the mother of the future queen, Elizabeth--"the queen mother"--shows a warm, smiling face to the world. But it's no surprise that Hitler himself …More
 

Happy and You Know It
Happy and You Know It
By Hankin, Laura
2020-05 - Berkley Books
9781984806239 Check Our Catalog

 

"For fans of Sex and the City and The Nanny Diaries comes this juicy story...that would make even the most meticulously Drybar-ed hair curl."--Good Housekeeping

As seen in The Washington Post - Good Housekeeping - theSkimm - Good Morning America - ABC News …More
 

The Wife Stalker
The Wife Stalker
By Constantine, Liv
2020-05 - Harper
9780062967282 Check Our Catalog

 

 

The bestselling author of The Last Mrs. Parrish--a Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick--returns with a psychological thriller, filled with chilling serpentine twists, about a woman fighting to hold onto the only family she's ever loved--and how far she'll go to preserve it.

Named one of the most anticipated thrillers of the year by …More
 

The Anthill
The Anthill
By Pachico, Julianne
2020-05 - Doubleday Books
9780385545891 Check Our Catalog

 

"Pachico's The Anthill is superb"--KELLY LINK

A wildly original blend of social horror and razor sharp satire, The Anthill is a searing exploration of privilege, racism, and redemption in the Instagram age.

In the end, it's much easier to not look at the screaming feeling. To not examine it. Better to just keep on rushing …More
 

My Mother's House
My Mother's House
By Momplaisir, Francesca
2020-05 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780525657156 Check Our Catalog

 

"A shockingly original exploration of class, race, and systemic violence . . . This house, tainted by the human evil it contains, is reminiscent of the opening line of Toni Morrison's Beloved. And, like Morrison, Momplaisir uses the tropes of fantasy to try to assert truths that ordinary language and realistic imagery cannot communicate . . . Momplaisir's debut …More
 

Daughters of Smoke and Fire: A Novel
Daughters of Smoke and Fire: A Novel
By Homa, Ava
2020-05 - Harry N. Abrams
9781419743092 Check Our Catalog

 

The unforgettable, haunting story of a young woman's perilous fight for freedom and justice for her brother, the first novel published in English by a female Kurdish writer

Set in Iran, this extraordinary debut novel takes readers into the everyday lives of the Kurds. Leila dreams of making films to bring the suppressed stories of her people onto the global stage, but obstacles keep …More
 

The Poison Flood
The Poison Flood
By Farmer, Jordan
2020-05 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780593085073 Check Our Catalog

 

"A near-Shakespearean snarl, a mad, seven-day action crucible set in the West Virginia wild...The Poison Flood is an ambitious saga, cockamamie and passionate. Through Hollis, Farmer produces a pocket Hillbilly manifesto."--Atlanta Journal Constitution

A captivating, gritty, and tender story of a reclusive musician and the environmental disaster that threatens his small town …More
 

Little Eyes
Little Eyes
By Schweblin, Samanta
2020-05 - Riverhead Books
9780525541363 Check Our Catalog

 

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE

"Her most unsettling work yet -- and her most realistic." --New York Times

A visionary novel about our interconnected present, about the collision of horror and humanity, from a master of the spine-tingling tale.

They've infiltrated homes in Hong Kong, shops in Vancouver, the streets of in Sierra Leone, town …More
 

Silence on Cold River
Silence on Cold River
By Dunn, Casey
2020-05 - Pegasus Crime
9781643134086 Check Our Catalog

 

Three people cross paths in the north Georgia woods one night, setting into motion a race to catch a ruthless and chillingly inventive serial killer.

On a run through the woods outside her north Georgia hometown, defense attorney Ama Chaplin encounters a mysterious hiker and recognizes him, too late, as a sociopath she successfully defended when he was a teenager. In the intervening seventeen …More
 

Rodham
Rodham
By Sittenfeld, Curtis
2020-05 - Random House
9780399590917 Check Our Catalog

 

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - From the author of American Wife and Eligible . . . He proposed. She said no. And it changed her life forever.

"Deviously clever . . . Sittenfeld's Hillary is both a player in the Game of Thrones and a romance novel heroine. She's a brilliant badass who has found her voice and knows how to use it. She's whoever she wants to be."--O: …More
 

Real Men Knit
Real Men Knit
By Jackson, Kwana
2020-05 - Berkley Books
9781984806505 Check Our Catalog

 

"If you're looking for an easy charmer, this is the novel for you."--Shondaland

When their foster-turned-adoptive mother suddenly dies, four brothers struggle to keep open the doors of her beloved Harlem knitting shop.

Jesse Strong is known for two things: his devotion to his adoptive mom, Mama Joy, and his reputation for breaking hearts. When Mama Joy unexpectedly passes away, he …More
 

Hard Cash Valley
Hard Cash Valley
By Panowich, Brian
2020-05 - Minotaur Books
9781250206923 Check Our Catalog

 

 

The plotting is skilled, as is the sleuthing, and the landscape is stunning. But it's the hard-jawed characters, with their tough talk and scarred souls, who really get under your skin." -- Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review

Return to McFalls County and Bull Mountain in Hard Cash Valley, where Brian Panowich weaves another masterful tale of Southern Noir. …More
 

Summer Darlings
Summer Darlings
By Foster, Brooke Lea
2020-05 - Gallery Books
9781982115029 Check Our Catalog

 

Set during the splendid summer days of 1960s Martha's Vineyard, this page-turning debut novel pulls back the curtain on one mysterious and wealthy family as seen through the eyes of their nanny--a college student who, while falling in love on the elegant island, is also forced to reckon with the dark underbelly of privilege.

In 1962, coed Heddy Winsome leaves her hardscrabble Irish …More
 

The Imperfects: A Novel
The Imperfects: A Novel
By Meyerson, Amy
2020-05 - Park Row
9780778305071 Check Our Catalog

 

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED BY GOOD MORNING AMERICA - PARADE - OK MAGAZINE - ELLE CANADA - CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

"A page-turning family saga, this book will entertain readers of all generations." --Good Morning America

"Compassionate, thoughtful, and surprisingly moving... …More
 

The Heirloom Garden
The Heirloom Garden
By Shipman, Viola
2020-04 - Graydon House
9781525804649 Check Our Catalog

 

In her inimitable style, Viola Shipman explores the unlikely relationship between two very different women brought together by the pain of war, but bonded by hope, purpose...and flowers

Iris Maynard lost her husband in World War II, her daughter to illness and, finally, her reason to live. Walled off from the world for decades behind the towering fence surrounding her home, …More
 

The Moment of Tenderness
The Moment of Tenderness
By L'Engle, Madeleine
2020-04 - Grand Central Publishing
9781538717820 Check Our Catalog

 

Discover stories that inspire a "great capacity for wonder" (New York Times) from the beloved author of A Wrinkle in Time named one of the spring's most anticipated books (Good Housekeeping), this collection transcends generational divides to highlight the power of hope and joy.

This powerful collection of short stories traces an emotional arc …More
 

To Have and to Hoax
To Have and to Hoax
By Waters, Martha
2020-04 - Atria Books
9781982136116 Check Our Catalog

 

Named a Best Romance of April by Goodreads, Popsugar, Bustle, and more

In this fresh and hilarious historical rom-com, an estranged husband and wife in Regency England feign accidents and illness in an attempt to gain attention--and maybe just win each other back in the process.

Five years ago, Lady Violet Grey and Lord James Audley met, fell in love, …More
 

One Perfect Summer
One Perfect Summer
By Novak, Brenda
2020-04 - Mira Books
9780778310037 Check Our Catalog

 

Some families we're born into

Some we find for ourselves

When Serenity Alston swabbed her cheek for 23andMe, she joked about uncovering some dark ancestral scandal. The last thing she expected was to discover two half sisters she didn't know existed. Suddenly, everything about her loving family is drawn into question. And meeting these newfound sisters …More
 

The Chosen Ones
The Chosen Ones
By Roth, Veronica
2020-04 - John Joseph Adams/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
9780358164081 Check Our Catalog

 

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A Best Book of April from Time, Entertainment Weekly, USA Today, Fortune, Business Insider, Marie Claire, PopSugar, PureWow, Tor.com, Huffington Post, BookRiot, Literary Hub, Buzzfeed, Amazon's Editors' Pick, Apple Books, IndieNext, LibraryReads

The masterful first novel for adults from the mega-selling author of the …More
 

The Secrets of Love Story Bridge
The Secrets of Love Story Bridge
By Patrick, Phaedra
2020-04 - Park Row
9780778309789 Check Our Catalog

 

"Patrick blends romance, mystery, and quirkiness to highly entertaining effect." --Booklist

"A wonderfully hope-filled story." --Sarah Haywood, New York Times bestselling author of The Cactus

A single father gets an unexpected second chance at love in the …More
 

Sea Wife
Sea Wife
By Gaige, Amity
2020-04 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780525656494 Check Our Catalog

 

"Sea Wife is a gripping tale of survival at sea--but that's just the beginning. Amity Gaige also manages, before she's done, to probe the underpinnings of romantic love, marriage, literary ambition, political inclinations in the Trump age, parenthood, and finally, the nature of survival itself in our broken world. Gaige is thrillingly talented, and her novel enchants."

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The End of October
The End of October
By Wright, Lawrence
2020-04 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780525658658 Check Our Catalog

 

"An eerily prescient novel about a devastating virus that begins in Asia before going global . . . A page-turner that has the earmarks of an instant bestseller." --New York Post

"Featuring accounts of past plagues and pandemics, descriptions of pathogens and how they work, and dark notes about global warming, the book produces deep shudders . . . A disturbing, eerily timed …More
 

Take Me Apart
Take Me Apart
By Sligar, Sara
2020-04 - MCD
9780374272616 Check Our Catalog

 

 

My favorite debut crime novel of 2020. --Sarah Weinman, The Crime Lady

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A West Coast art-world satire, an erotic romance and a descent into madness with a] gratifying conclusion. --Tom Nolan, The Wall Street Journal

*

Dark and poetic . . . an outstanding debut that will satisfy fans of crime novels, …More
 

The Knockout Queen
The Knockout Queen
By Thorpe, Rufi
2020-04 - Alfred A. Knopf
9780525656784 Check Our Catalog

 

"Full of verve... Revelatory." --Los Angeles Times

A dazzling and darkly comic novel of love, violence, and friendship in the California suburbs

Bunny Lampert is the princess of North Shore⁠--beautiful, tall, blond, with a rich real-estate-developer father and a swimming pool in her backyard. Michael⁠⁠--with a ponytail down his back …More
 

Island Affair
Island Affair
By Oliveras, Priscilla
2020-04 - Zebra
9781420150179 Check Our Catalog

 

 

USA Today bestselling author Priscilla Oliveras launches a new romantic comedy series set in Key West, Florida and filled with humor, Latinx culture, and fun family dynamics perfect for summer beach reading...

Sought-after social media influencer Sara Vance, in recovery from an eating disorder, is coming into her own, with a potential career …More
 

Reproduction
Reproduction
By Williams, Ian
2020-04 - Europa Editions
9781609455750 Check Our Catalog

 

 

WINNER OF THE 2019 SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE AND CBC'S BEST NOVEL OF THE YEAR, this best-selling debut novel is an energetically told, funny, and moving book about how strangers become family.

Reproduction tells a crooked love story in which love takes strange, winding paths and grows in a context shaped by community, family, longstanding friendships, and fleeting …More
 

The Business of Lovers
The Business of Lovers
By Dickey, Eric Jerome
2020-04 - Dutton Books
9781524745202 Check Our Catalog

 

All is fair in love and lust in New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey's tale of two brothers, four women, and the business of desire.

Unlike their younger brother, Andr , whose star as a comedian is rising, neither Dwayne nor Brick Duquesne is having luck with his career--and they're unluckier still in love. Former child star Dwayne has just been fired from his …More
 

The Book of Longings
The Book of Longings
By Kidd, Sue Monk
2020-04 - Viking
9780525429760 Check Our Catalog

 

"An extraordinary novel . . . a triumph of insight and storytelling." --Associated Press

"A true masterpiece." --Glennon Doyle, author of Untamed

An extraordinary story set in the first century about a woman who finds her voice and her destiny, from the celebrated number one New York Times bestselling author of The Secret Life of Bees …More
 

Walk the Wire
Walk the Wire
By Baldacci, David
2020-04 - Grand Central Publishing
9781538761465 Check Our Catalog

6th book in Amos Decker series

Amos Decker -- the FBI consultant with a perfect memory -- returns to solve a gruesome murder in a booming North Dakota oil town in the newest thriller in David Baldacci's #1 New York Times bestselling Memory Man series.

When Amos Decker and his FBI colleague Alex Jamison are called to London, North Dakota, they instantly sense that the thriving fracking …More
 

Pretty Things
Pretty Things
By Brown, Janelle
2020-04 - Random House
9780525479123 Check Our Catalog

 

Two wildly different women--one a grifter, the other an heiress--are brought together by the scam of a lifetime in a page-turner from the New York Times bestselling author of Watch Me Disappear.

An ID Book Club Selection - "Pretty Things is awesome. Simple as that. I loved every page. Janelle Brown is your new must-read …More
 

If I Had Your Face
If I Had Your Face
By Cha, Frances
2020-04 - Ballantine Books
9780593129463 Check Our Catalog

 

A riveting debut novel set in contemporary Seoul, Korea, about four young women making their way in a world defined by impossible standards of beauty, after-hours room salons catering to wealthy men, ruthless social hierarchies, and K-pop mania

"Absolutely stunning . . . If I Had Your Face marks the entrance of a bright new voice in fiction."--Taylor …More
 

If It Bleeds
If It Bleeds
By King, Stephen
2020-04 - Scribner Book Company
9781982137977 Check Our Catalog

 

From #1 New York Times bestselling author, legendary storyteller, and master of short fiction Stephen King comes an extraordinary collection of four new and compelling novellas--Mr. Harrigan's Phone, The Life of Chuck, Rat, and the title story If It Bleeds--each pulling you into intriguing and frightening places.

The novella is a form King has …More
 

Sunrise on Half Moon Bay
Sunrise on Half Moon Bay
By Carr, Robyn
2020-04 - Mira Books
9780778310099 Check Our Catalog

 

Sometimes the happiness we're looking for has been there all along...

Adele and Justine have never been close. Born twenty years apart, Justine was already an adult when Addie was born. The sisters love each other, but they don't really know each other.

When Addie dropped out of university to care for their ailing parents, Justine, a successful lawyer, covered the …More
 

Vagabonds
Vagabonds
By Jingfang, Hao
Translator Liu, Ken
2020-04 - Gallery / Saga Press
9781534422087 Check Our Catalog

 

A century after the Martian war of independence, a group of kids are sent to Earth as delegates from Mars, but when they return home, they are caught between the two worlds, unable to reconcile the beauty and culture of Mars with their experiences on Earth in this spellbinding novel from Hugo Award-winning author Hao Jingfang.

This genre-bending novel is set on Earth in the wake of a …More
 

Perfect Tunes
Perfect Tunes
By Gould, Emily
2020-04 - Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster
9781501197499 Check Our Catalog

 

"Perfect Tunes is an intoxicating blend of music, love, and family from one of the essential writers of the internet generation." --STEPHANIE DANLER

"Perfect Tunes is a zippy and profound story of love, loss, heredity, and par-enthood. I gulped it down, as will all mothers, New Yorkers, music fans, and lovers of quick-moving novels that are both funny and deep. I loved …More
 

Queenie Malone's Paradise Hotel
Queenie Malone's Paradise Hotel
By Hogan, Ruth
2020-04 - William Morrow & Company
9780062979643 Check Our Catalog

 

 

From the wildly popular bestselling author of The Keeper of Lost Things comes a surprising and uplifting story about the complicated relationships between mothers and daughters, and the magic of chosen family.

Tilly was a bright, outgoing little girl who loved fizzy drinks, naughty words, and liked playing with ghosts and matches. When her …More
 

Miss Julia Knows a Thing or Two
Miss Julia Knows a Thing or Two
By Ross, Ann B.
2020-04 - Viking
9780525560517 Check Our Catalog

22nd book in Miss Julia series

The delightful new installment of the beloved and New York Times bestselling Miss Julia series

Miss Julia has decided to turn over a new leaf. It's time to stop meddling in other peoples' lives, she thinks--but her hands are full before long Her neighbor Mildred is sent into a tizzy when a grandchild she's never met shows up on her doorstep. And Mildred's husband keeps …More
 

Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982
Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982
By Nam-Joo, Cho
Translator Chang, Jamie
2020-04 - Liveright Publishing Corporation
9781631496707 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Truly, flawlessly, completely, she became that person.

In a small, tidy apartment on the outskirts of the frenzied metropolis of Seoul lives Kim Jiyoung. A thirtysomething-year-old "millennial everywoman," she has recently left her white-collar desk job--in order to care for her newborn daughter full-time--as so many Korean women are expected to do. But she quickly begins to …More
 

The Happy Ever After Playlist
The Happy Ever After Playlist
By Jimenez, Abby
2020-04 - Forever
9781538715642 Check Our Catalog

 

One trouble-making dog brings together two perfect strangers in this USA Today bestselling romantic comedy full of "fierce humor and fiercer heart." (Casey McQuiston, NYT bestselling author of Red, White & Royal Blue)

Two years after losing her fianc , Sloan Monroe still can't seem to get her life back on track. But one trouble-making pup with a "take …More
 

Hidden Salem
Hidden Salem
By Hooper, Kay
2020-04 - Berkley Books
9781984802897 Check Our Catalog

1st book in Bishop / Special Crimes Unit series

A town shrouded in the occult. An evil that lurks in the dark. The SCU returns in a hair-raising novel from New York Times bestselling author Kay Hooper.

Nellie Cavendish has very good reasons to seek out her roots, and not only because she has no memory of her mother and hardly knew the father who left her upbringing to paid caregivers. In the eight years since her twenty-first …More
 

Redhead by the Side of the Road
Redhead by the Side of the Road
By Tyler, Anne
2020-04 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780525658412 Check Our Catalog

 

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER

"If ever there was a perfect time for a new Anne Tyler novel, it's now." --People

"Tyler's novels are always worth scooping up--but especially this gently amusing soother, right now." --NPR

From the beloved Anne Tyler, a sparkling new novel about misperception, second chances, and the sometimes elusive power of human …More
 

The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires: A Novel
The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires: A Novel
By Hendrix, Grady
2020-04 - Quirk Books
9781683691433 Check Our Catalog

 

The New York Times Best Seller

#1 April LibraryReads Pick

April Indie Next Pick

Goodreads Big Book of Spring

Steel Magnolias meets Dracula in this '90s-set horror novel about a women's book club that must do battle with a mysterious newcomer to their small Southern town, perfect for murderinos and fans …More
 

Afterlife
Afterlife
By Alvarez, Julia
2020-04 - Algonquin Books
9781643750255 Check Our Catalog

 

 

A Most-Anticipated Book of the Year: O, The Oprah Magazine * The New York Times * The Washington Post *Vogue * Bustle * BuzzFeed * Ms. Magazine *The Millions * The Huffington Post * PopSugar * The Lily * Goodreads * Library Journal * LitHub * Electric Literature

The first adult novel in …More
 

A Bad Day for Sunshine
A Bad Day for Sunshine
By Jones, Darynda
2020-04 - St. Martin's Press
9781250149442 Check Our Catalog

1st book in Sunshine Vicram series

 

New York Times bestselling author Darynda Jones is back with the first novel in the brand-new snarky, sassy, wickedly fun Sunshine Vicram series--A Bad Day for Sunshine

Laugh-out-loud funny, intensely suspenseful, page-turning fun.--New York Times bestselling author Allison Brennan

A Bad Day For Sunshine is a great …More
 

The Honey-Don't List
The Honey-Don't List
By Lauren, Christina
2020-03 - Gallery Books
9781982123918 Check Our Catalog

 

From the New York Times bestselling author behind the "joyful, warm, touching" (Jasmine Guillory, New York Times bestselling author) The Unhoneymooners comes a delightfully charming love story about what happens when two assistants tasked with keeping a rocky relationship from explosion start to feel sparks of their own.

Carey Duncan has worked for home remodeling …More
 

Beheld
Beheld
By Nesbit, Tarashea
2020-03 - Bloomsbury Publishing
9781635573220 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Most Anticipated Books of 2020 - Vogue, Medium, LitHub

From the bestselling author of The Wives of Los Alamos comes the riveting story of a stranger's arrival in the fledgling colony of Plymouth, Massachusetts-and a crime that shakes the divided community to its core.

Ten years after the Mayflower pilgrims arrived on rocky, unfamiliar soil, …More
 

When We Believed in Mermaids
When We Believed in Mermaids
By O'Neal, Barbara
2019-07 - Lake Union Publishing
9781542004527 Check Our Catalog

 

 

From the author of The Art of Inheriting Secrets comes an emotional new tale of two sisters, an ocean of lies, and a search for the truth.

Her sister has been dead for fifteen years when she sees her on the TV news...

Josie Bianci was killed years ago on a train during a terrorist attack. Gone forever. It's what her sister, Kit, an ER doctor in Santa Cruz, has …More