Fiction

Fiction Book List

Crossroads: A Novel
Crossroads: A Novel
By Franzen, Jonathan
2021-10 - Farrar, Straus and Giroux
9780374181178 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Jonathan Franzen's gift for wedding depth and vividness of character with breadth of social vision has never been more dazzlingly evident than in Crossroads.

It's December 23, 1971, and heavy weather is forecast for Chicago. Russ Hildebrandt, the associate pastor of a liberal suburban church, is on the brink of breaking free of a marriage he finds joyless--unless his wife, …More
 

The Lincoln Highway
The Lincoln Highway
By Towles, Amor
2021-10 - Viking
9780735222359 Check Our Catalog

 

The bestselling author of A Gentleman in Moscow and Rules of Civility and master of absorbing, sophisticated fiction returns with a stylish and propulsive novel set in 1950s America

In June, 1954, eighteen-year-old Emmett Watson is driven home to Nebraska by the warden of the juvenile work farm where he has just served fifteen months for involuntary manslaughter. …More
 

The Unknown
The Unknown
By Graham, Heather
2021-09 - Mira Books
9780778312154 Check Our Catalog

 

Someone wants to watch the city burn...

Sienna Murray was only fourteen when she pulled her neighbors out of a raging house fire. A decade later, she still can't explain what happened that night, how she knew to save them at just the right moment--or why she receives the same mysterious warning when it happens again...

New member of the Krewe of Hunters elite paranormal …More
 

The Beginning
The Beginning
By Lewis, Beverly
2021-09 - Bethany House Publishers
9780764237515 Check Our Catalog

 

Susie Mast's Old Order life in Lancaster County's Hickory Hollow has been shaped by events beyond her control, with the tragic deaths of her Dat and close-in-age brother casting a particularly long shadow. Now twenty-two, Susie remains unmarried despite her longtime affection for friend Obie Yoder. Believing Obie might never show romantic interest in her, Susie accepts Del Petersheim's …More
 

Once in a Lifetime
Once in a Lifetime
By Monroe, Mary
2021-09 - Dafina Books
9781496730633 Check Our Catalog

 

Beloved, award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Mary Monroe delivers a hopeful and heartwarming story about an impossible Christmas dream, an unexpected act of goodwill--and a surprising chain of events that could gift joy far beyond the holiday season...
 

Free-spirited, living on the fly, Vanessa Hayes is still always down for …More
 

Waiting on Love
Waiting on Love
By Peterson, Tracie
2021-10 - Bethany House Publishers
9780764232411 Check Our Catalog

 

Elise Wright loves her Great Lakes life onboard her father's ship, the Mary Elise. As cook, Elise can keep an eye on her father and the grief he bears, fulfilling a promise to her late mother. But in doing so, she may forfeit love and a family of her own.

Trying to forget his own guilt over a wrong decision while captaining another ship, Nick Clark hires on as the Mary …More
 

I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness
I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness
By Watkins, Claire Vaye
2021-10 - Riverhead Books
9780593330210 Check Our Catalog

 

"There's some kind of genius sorcery in this novel. It's startlingly original, hilarious and harrowing by turns, finally transcendent. Watkins writes like an avenging angel. It's thrilling and terrifying to stand in her wake." --Jenny Offill, author of Dept. of Speculation and Weather

A darkly funny, soul-rending novel of love in an epoch of collapse--one woman's …More
 

The Santa Suit: A Novella
The Santa Suit: A Novella
By Andrews, Mary Kay
2021-09 - St. Martin's Press
9781250279316 Check Our Catalog

 

 

From May Kay Andrews, the New York Times bestselling author of Hello, Summer, comes a novella celebrating the magic of Christmas and second chances in The Santa Suit.

When newly-divorced Ivy Perkins buys an old farmhouse sight unseen, she is definitely looking for a change in her life. The Four Roses, as the farmhouse is called, is a labor of love--but Ivy didn't …More
 

Santa Cruise
Santa Cruise
By Michaels, Fern
2021-09 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9781496731197 Check Our Catalog

 

Fun, friendship and romance are on board as four lifelong friends embark on a holiday singles cruise in a heartwarming new novel by #1 New York Times bestselling author Fern Michaels.
 

Fans of Debbie Macomber and Danielle Steel won't want to miss this enchanting, humorous, and heartwarming novel that takes you on a singles cruise with four lifelong …More
 

The Matzah Ball
The Matzah Ball
By Meltzer, Jean
2021-09 - Mira Books
9780778312130 Check Our Catalog

 

A PopSugar Most Anticipated Book!

"The Matzah Ball had me laughing out loud...an all-around terrific read."--Debbie Macomber, #1 New York Times bestselling author

Oy! to the world

Rachel Rubenstein-Goldblatt is a nice Jewish girl with a shameful secret: she loves Christmas. For a decade she's hidden her career as a …More
 

The Last House on Needless Street
The Last House on Needless Street
By Ward, Catriona
2021-09 - Tor Nightfire
9781250812629 Check Our Catalog

 

 

The buzz...is real. I've read it and was blown away. It's a true nerve-shredder that keeps its mind-blowing secrets to the very end. --Stephen King

Catriona Ward's The Last House on Needless Street is a shocking and immersive read perfect for fans of Gone Girl and The Haunting of Hill House.

"The new face of literary dark fiction." --Sarah …More
 

On Location
On Location
By Smith, Sarah
2021-09 - Berkley Books
9780593201657 Check Our Catalog

 

Nothing like a rocky start between enemy coworkers stuck together on location to prove that love isn't just a ploy for ratings--it's a force of nature.

Alia Dunn has finally gotten her big break. After years of working her way up at TV's top outdoor travel channel, she gets the green light from network executives to bring her dream project to life: produce a series about …More
 

The Book of Form and Emptiness
The Book of Form and Emptiness
By Ozeki, Ruth
2021-09 - Viking
9780399563645 Check Our Catalog

 

"Heart-breaking and heart-healing--The Book of Form and Emptiness is a triumph." --Matt Haig, New York Times bestselling author of The Midnight Library

A brilliantly inventive novel about loss, growing up, and our relationship with things

One year after the death of his beloved musician father, thirteen-year-old Benny Oh begins to hear voices. The …More
 

Bewilderment
Bewilderment
By Powers, Richard
2021-09 - W. W. Norton & Company
9780393881141 Check Our Catalog

 

 

The astrobiologist Theo Byrne searches for life throughout the cosmos while single-handedly raising his unusual nine-year-old, Robin, following the death of his wife. Robin is a warm, kind boy who spends hours painting elaborate pictures of endangered animals. He's also about to be expelled from third grade for smashing his friend in the face. As his son grows more troubled, Theo hopes to keep …More
 

A Lot Like Adios
A Lot Like Adios
By Daria, Alexis
2021-09 - Avon Books
9780062959966 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Alexis Daria's A Lot Like Adi�s is a charming, sexy spitfire of a novel! Between Mich and Gabe's crackling dialogue and their palpable yearning, I fell hard and fast for this book, racing through its pages until I finally closed it with an overflowing heart and a deep happy sigh. Romance readers, this is your new favorite book! --Emily Henry, #1 New York …More
 

The Reluctant King
The Reluctant King
By K'Wan
2021-09 - Akashic Books
9781636140155 Check Our Catalog

 

 

The King family is on the political rise in New York City, but must weather the violent storm wrought by their darkest secrets.

Meet the Kings, one of the most influential families in New York City. In the power circles of the movers and shakers, they are regarded as modern-day royalty. A politically connected father, a socialite mother, and three promising children: they look every …More
 

A Christmas in the Alps
A Christmas in the Alps
By Carlson, Melody
2021-09 - Fleming H. Revell Company
9780800739331 Check Our Catalog

 

After a time of heartache and loss, Simone Winthrop discovers a tantalizing letter from her French great-grandmother, which seems to suggest that she is heir to a family treasure. Ever practical, Simone assumes the claim is baseless, but her best friend encourages her to find out for sure. Despite her deep-rooted fear of flying, Simone boards a jet to travel to Paris at Christmastime to uncover …More
 

So Many Beginnings: A Little Women Remix
So Many Beginnings: A Little Women Remix
By Morrow, Bethany C.
2021-09 - Feiwel & Friends
9781250761217 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Four young Black sisters come of age during the American Civil War in So Many Beginnings, a warm and powerful YA remix of the classic novel Little Women, by national bestselling author Bethany C. Morrow.

North Carolina, 1863. As the American Civil War rages on, the Freedpeople's Colony of Roanoke Island is blossoming, a haven for the recently emancipated. Black people …More
 

The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina
The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina
By Córdova, Zoraida
2021-09 - Atria Books
9781982102548 Check Our Catalog

 

Perfect for fans of Alice Hoffman, Isabel Allende, and Sarah Addison Allen, this is a gorgeously written novel about a family searching for the truth hidden in their past and the power they've inherited, from the author of the acclaimed and "giddily exciting" (The New York Times Book Review) Brooklyn Brujas series.

The Montoyas are used to a life without explanations. They know …More
 

The Magician
The Magician
By Toibin, Colm
2021-09 - Scribner Book Company
9781476785080 Check Our Catalog

 

From one of today's most brilliant and beloved novelists, a dazzling, epic family saga set across a half-century spanning World War I, the rise of Hitler, World War II, and the Cold War.

Colm T ib n's magnificent new novel opens in a provincial German city at the turn of the twentieth century, where the boy, Thomas Mann, grows up with a conservative father, bound by propriety, …More
 

The Charm Offensive
The Charm Offensive
By Cochrun, Alison
2021-09 - Atria Books
9781982170714 Check Our Catalog

 

A MOST ANTICIPATED ROM-COM SELECTED BY * BUZZFEED * LGBTQ READS BUSTLE * THE NERD DAILY * ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT * FROLIC MEDIA * AND MORE!

"The Charm Offensive will sweep you off your feet." --PopSugar

In this witty and heartwarming romantic …More
 

The Archer
The Archer
By Swamy, Shruti
2021-09 - Algonquin Books
9781616209902 Check Our Catalog

 

"Teems with exuberance, beauty, and life." --C Pam Zhang, author of How Much of These Hills Is Gold

In this transfixing novel, a young woman comes of age in 1960s- and 1970s-era Bombay, a vanished world that is complex and indelibly rendered. Vidya's childhood is marked by the shattering absence and then the bewildering reappearance of her mother and baby brother at the …More
 

Fault Lines
Fault Lines
By Itami, Emily
2021-09 - Custom House
9780063099807 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Combining the incisive intimacy of Sally Rooney with the sharp wit of Helen Fielding, a compulsively readable and astonishingly relatable debut novel about marriage, motherhood, love, self and the vibrant, surprising city that is modern Tokyo

Mizuki is a Japanese housewife. She has a hardworking husband, two adorable children, and a beautiful Tokyo apartment. It's …More
 

In Every Mirror She's Black
In Every Mirror She's Black
By Akinmade Åkerström, Lola
2021-09 - Sourcebooks Landmark
9781728240381 Check Our Catalog

 

 

A sexy, surprising, searing debut about love, loss, desire, and the many dimensions of Black womanhood.--Deesha Philyaw, 2020 National Book Award Finalist & award-winning author of The Secret Lives of Church Ladies

An arresting debut for anyone looking for insight into what it means to be a Black woman in the world.

Three Black …More
 

The Bennet Women
The Bennet Women
By Appiah-Kubi, Eden
2021-09 - Montlake
9781542029179 Check Our Catalog

 

 

In this delightfully modern spin on Pride and Prejudice, love is a goal, marriage is a distant option, and self-discovery is a sure thing.

Welcome to Bennet House, the only all-women's dorm at prestigious Longbourn University, home to three close friends who are about to have an eventful year. EJ is an ambitious Black engineering student. Her best friend, Jamie, is a newly …More
 

Talk to Me
Talk to Me
By Boyle, T. C.
2021-09 - Ecco Press
9780063052857 Check Our Catalog

 

 

From bestselling and award-winning author T.C. Boyle, a lively, thought-provoking novel that asks us what it would be like if we could really talk to the animals

When animal behaviorist Guy Schermerhorn demonstrates on a TV game show that he has taught Sam, his juvenile chimp, to speak in sign language, Aimee Villard, an undergraduate at Guy's university, is …More
 

New Kingdom
New Kingdom
By Smith, Wilbur
2021-09 - Zaffre
9781838774370 Check Our Catalog

 

A brand-new Egyptian novel from the master of adventure fiction, Wilbur Smith

In the heart of Egypt

Under the watchful eye of the gods

A new power is rising

In the city of Lahun, Hui lives an enchanted life. The favoured son of a doting father, and ruler-in-w aiting of the great city, his fate is set. But behind the beautiful fa ades a sinister evil is plotting. …More
 

Robert B. Parker's Stone's Throw
Robert B. Parker's Stone's Throw
By Lupica, Mike
2021-09 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780525542117 Check Our Catalog

20th book in Jesse Stone series

Paradise is rocked by the mayor's untimely death in the latest novel starring police chief Jesse Stone.

The town of Paradise receives a tragic shock when the mayor is discovered dead, his body lying in a shallow grave on a property on the lake. It's ostensibly suicide, but Jesse's has his doubts . . . especially because the piece of land where the man was found is the subject of a …More
 

Matrix
Matrix
By Groff, Lauren
2021-09 - Riverhead Books
9781594634499 Check Our Catalog

 

Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2021 by Time, Entertainment Weekly, Buzzfeed, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Vulture, The Guardian, and more.

"Thrilling and heartbreaking...An electric work of historical fiction." -Time Magazine

"[A] page-by-page pleasure as we soar with her." -New York Times

"Stunning... …More
 

Meant to Be: If the Shoe Fits
Meant to Be: If the Shoe Fits
By Murphy, Julie
2021-08 - Hyperion Avenue
9781368053372 Check Our Catalog

1st book in Meant to be series

If the Shoe Fits encompasses everything I love about rom-coms. I laughed, I swooned, I smiled. Another hit for Julie Murphy!

--Colleen Hoover, #1 New York Times best-selling author of Hopeless

If the shoe doesn't fit, maybe it's time to design your own.

Cindy loves shoes. A well-placed bow or a chic stacked …More
 

Whiplash
Whiplash
By Dailey, Janet
2021-08 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9781496727367 Check Our Catalog

2nd book in Outer planets trilogy

Fans of edge of your seat romance and readers of B.J. Daniels, Lindsay McKenna, and Diana Palmer won't want to miss this electrifying and genuine new page-turner from the bestselling romance legend.

When Val Champion returns to the family ranch, she's ready to put her past behind her. Her dreams of a Hollywood acting career have become a …More
 

The Education of Nevada Duncan
The Education of Nevada Duncan
By Weber, Carl
Author Phillips, C. N.
2021-08 - Urban Books
9781645562160 Check Our Catalog

 

Ride along with Carl Weber and C. N. Phillips for this fresh, enthralling spin-off to the Family Business series as the heir to a crime family finds himself targeted by an enemy and he'll need more than his family by blood to save him...

Nevada Duncan is the heir to the Duncan and Zuniga crime family fortunes, but before he can take the mantle of power, he has to be educated about the …More
 

19 Yellow Moon Road
19 Yellow Moon Road
By Michaels, Fern
2021-08 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9781496731173 Check Our Catalog

33rd book in Sisterhood series

In a thrilling story of friendship, adventure, and vigilante justice from the legendary bestseller Fern Michaels, The Sisterhood reunites to investigate The Haven, a suspicious spiritual organization that's more dangerous cult than caring commune...
 

The Sisterhood: a group of women from all walks of life bound by friendship and years of adventure. …More
 

A Slow Fire Burning: A Novel
A Slow Fire Burning: A Novel
By Hawkins, Paula
2021-08 - Riverhead Books
9780735211230 Check Our Catalog

 

The scorching new thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Girl on the Train.

"A Slow Fire Burning twists and turns like a great thriller should, but it's also deep, intelligent and intensely human." - Lee Child

"Only a clairvoyant could anticipate the book's ending" - New York Times

With the same …More
 

The Heart Principle
The Heart Principle
By Hoang, Helen
2021-08 - Berkley Books
9780593197837 Check Our Catalog

3rd book in Kiss quotient series

A woman struggling with burnout learns to embrace the unexpected--and the man she enlists to help her--in this heartfelt new romance by USA Today bestselling author Helen Hoang.

When violinist Anna Sun accidentally achieves career success with a viral YouTube video, she finds herself incapacitated and burned out from her attempts to replicate that moment. And when her …More
 

A Hustler's Queen: Reloaded
A Hustler's Queen: Reloaded
By Saundra
2021-08 - Dafina Books
9781496734099 Check Our Catalog

 

In this explosive new novel from rising urban lit star Saundra, a good girl turned L.A. drug kingpin's lady discovers lethal skills, mega success--and deadly secrets--she never banked on...

Forced to trade her college plans for dealing on the streets of L.A., Precious Cummings has a new priority: stay on top of the game and carry on her murdered lover's kingpin legacy. With the empire …More
 

The Madness of Crowds: A Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel, 17)
The Madness of Crowds: A Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel, 17)
By Penny, Louise
2021-08 - Minotaur Books
9781250145260 Check Our Catalog

17th book in Armand Gamache Three Pines series

 

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache returns to Three Pines in #1 New York Times bestseller Louise Penny's latest spellbinding novel

You're a coward.

Time and again, as the New Year approaches, that charge is leveled against Armand Gamache.

It starts innocently enough.

While the residents of the Qu bec village of Three Pines take advantage of the deep snow to ski …More
 

The Island: A Thriller
The Island: A Thriller
By Coes, Ben
2021-08 - St. Martin's Press
9781250140821 Check Our Catalog

9th book in Dewey Andreas series

 

CIA operative Dewey Andreas is America's last line of defense when terrorists take over Manhattan, targeting the U.N. and the President himself in The Island, the latest in this New York Times bestselling series by Ben Coes.

America is about to face the deadliest terrorist attack on it's soil since 9/11. Iran has been planning a revenge attack for years, with three …More
 

In the Country of Others
In the Country of Others
By Slimani, Leila
2021-08 - Penguin Books
9780143135975 Check Our Catalog

 

The award-winning, #1 internationally bestselling new novel by the author of The Perfect Nanny, about a woman in an interracial marriage whose fierce desire for autonomy parallels her adopted country's fight for independence

The world of men is just like the world of botany. In the end, one species dominates another. One day, the orange will win out over the lemon, or vice …More
 

The Shimmering State
The Shimmering State
By Westgate, Meredith
2021-08 - Atria Books
9781982156718 Check Our Catalog

 

Named Vogue's "Best Books to Read This Summer" ∙ The Millions "Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2021 Book Preview"

"A shimmering, dreamlike experience of multiple lives that collide and repel through fate and coincidence." --Lydia Kiesling, author of The Golden State

A luminous literary debut following two patients in recovery after an …More
 

Gone for Good
Gone for Good
By Schaffhausen, Joanna
2021-08 - Minotaur Books
9781250264602 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Gone For Good is the first in a new mystery series from award-winning author Joanna Schaffhausen, featuring Detective Annalisa Vega, in which a cold case heats up.

The Lovelorn Killer murdered seven women, ritually binding them and leaving them for dead before penning them gruesome love letters in the local papers. Then he disappeared, and after twenty years …More
 

The Show Girl
The Show Girl
By Harrison, Nicola
2021-08 - St. Martin's Press
9781250200150 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Nicola Harrison's The Show Girl gives a glimpse of the glamorous world of the Ziegfeld Follies, through the eyes of a young midwestern woman who comes to New York City to find her destiny as a Ziegfeld Follies star.

Fans of Elizabeth Gilbert's City of Girls will drink this up. --Booklist

It's 1927 when Olive McCormick moves from …More
 

Dark Roads: A Novel
Dark Roads: A Novel
By Stevens, Chevy
2021-08 - St. Martin's Press
9781250133571 Check Our Catalog

 

 

"Chevy Stevens is a brilliant and unique talent and Dark Roads is an instant classic. My hat's off to her." -- C. J. Box, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Long Range

My favorite Chevy Stevens book since Still Missing...The suspense builds with every page, and the ending is a complete shocker.--Sarah Pekkanen, #1 New York Times …More
 

Say Goodbye
Say Goodbye
By Rose, Karen
2021-08 - Berkley Books
9781984805331 Check Our Catalog

3rd book in Sacramento series

Eden faces a final reckoning when the cult's past victims hunt them down in this explosive, high-stakes thriller in the Sacramento series from New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose.

For decades, Eden has remained hidden in the remote wilds of the Pacific Northwest, "Pastor" keeping his cult's followers in thrall for his personal profit and sexual …More
 

Once There Were Wolves
Once There Were Wolves
By McConaghy, Charlotte
2021-08 - Flatiron Books
9781250244147 Check Our Catalog

 

 

* INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *

From the author of the beloved national bestseller Migrations, a pulse-pounding new novel set in the wild Scottish Highlands.

Inti Flynn arrives in Scotland with her twin sister, Aggie, to lead a team of biologists tasked with reintroducing fourteen gray wolves into the remote Highlands. She hopes to heal not only the dying …More
 

Afterparties: Stories
Afterparties: Stories
By So, Anthony Veasna
2021-08 - Ecco Press
9780063049901 Check Our Catalog

 

 

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A Roxane Gay's Audacious Book Club Pick!

Named a Best Book of Summer by: Wall Street Journal * Thrillist * Vogue * Lit Hub * Refinery29 * New York Observer * The Daily Beast * Time * BuzzFeed * Entertainment Weekly

A vibrant story …More
 

The Perfume Thief
The Perfume Thief
By Schaffert, Timothy
2021-08 - Doubleday Books
9780385545747 Check Our Catalog

 

LOS ANGELES TIMES TOP 10 BEST BOOK OF THE SUMMER

A Gentleman in Moscow meets Moulin Rouge in this stylish, sexy page-turner set in Paris on the eve of World War II, where Clementine, a queer American ex-pat and notorious thief, is drawn out of retirement and into one last scam when the Nazis invade.

[A] superb novel . . . This is historical …More
 

We Were Never Here
We Were Never Here
By Bartz, Andrea
2021-08 - Ballantine Books
9781984820464 Check Our Catalog

 

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK - "This book is every suspense lover's dream and it kept me up way too late turning pages. . . . A novel with crazy twists and turns that will have you ditching your Friday night plans for more chapters."--Reese Witherspoon

A backpacking trip has deadly consequences in this "eerie psychological thriller . . . with …More
 

Fierce Little Thing
Fierce Little Thing
By Beverly-Whittemore, Miranda
2021-07 - Flatiron Books
9781250779427 Check Our Catalog

 

 

"A Secret History-esque tale...All the ingredients for the perfect summer read." --The Millions

"Captivating, thoughtful, and tense, a great read for those who enjoy psychological thrillers and complex puzzles. Highly recommended." --New York Journal Review of Books

"It's time to come Home. All five of you. Or …More
 

Heartbreak for Hire
Heartbreak for Hire
By Hartl, Sonia
2021-07 - Gallery Books
9781982167783 Check Our Catalog

 

A smart, sexy, and witty romantic comedy--perfect for fans of Christina Lauren and Sally Thorne--about a twentysomething who lives out every woman's fantasy: getting paid to give men who do us wrong a taste of their own medicine. But when a previous target unexpectedly shows up at her office, she's forced to rethink her life as a professional heartbreaker.

Brinkley Saunders has a …More
 

It's Raining Men
It's Raining Men
By Hammerle, Julie
2021-07 - Entangled: Amara
9781649370280 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Don't drink and text.

Even on the cusp of forty, I had to learn that the hard way. After discovering my best friend, who I was supposed to grow old and single with, got engaged, I drowned my loneliness in one too many Old Fashioneds and woke up with thirty-nine responses from every available man in my phone. Yup, I even texted my plumber...and he turned me down.

Apparently, my …More
 

All the Little Hopes
All the Little Hopes
By Weiss, Leah
2021-07 - Sourcebooks Landmark
9781728232744 Check Our Catalog

 

 

A Southern story of friendship forged by books and bees, when the timeless troubles of growing up meet the murky shadows of World War II.

Deep in the tobacco land of North Carolina, nothing's been the same since the boys shipped off to war and worry took their place. Thirteen-year-old Lucy Brown is precocious and itching for adventure. Then Allie Bert Tucker wanders into …More
 

Safe in My Arms
Safe in My Arms
By Shepard, Sara
2021-07 - Dutton Books
9781524746780 Check Our Catalog

 

The latest novel from Sara Shepard, author of Reputation and the #1 New York Times bestselling Pretty Little Liars series. When the principal of an elite California preschool is attacked, three moms--who feel like outsiders among the school's manicured and ultra-wealthy community--must work together to uncover what she's hiding, figure out who's trying to frame them, and make sure …More
 

What Strange Paradise
What Strange Paradise
By El Akkad, Omar
2021-07 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780525657903 Check Our Catalog

 

From the widely acclaimed, best-selling author of American War, a new novel--beautifully written, unrelentingly dramatic, and profoundly moving--that looks at the global refugee crisis through the eyes of a child.

"It is one thing to put a human face on a migrant crisis and another to do so in so compelling a way that a reader simply cannot put your book down. --Gish Jen, …More
 

The Woman from Uruguay
The Woman from Uruguay
By Mairal, Pedro
Translator Croft, Jennifer
2021-07 - Bloomsbury Publishing
9781635577334 Check Our Catalog

 

 

New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

From acclaimed Argentine author Pedro Mairal and Man Booker International-winning translator Jennifer Croft, the unforgettable story of two would-be lovers over the course of a single day.

Lucas Pereyra, an unemployed writer in his forties, embarks on a day trip from Buenos Aires to Montevideo to pick up fifteen thousand …More
 

The Book of Accidents
The Book of Accidents
By Wendig, Chuck
2021-07 - Del Rey Books
9780399182136 Check Our Catalog

 

family returns to their hometown--and to the dark past that haunts them still--in this masterpiece of literary horror by the New York Times bestselling author of Wanderers

"The dread, the scope, the pacing, the turns--I haven't felt all this so intensely since The Shining."--Stephen Graham Jones, New York Times bestselling author of The Only …More
 

When We Were Young
When We Were Young
By Roper, Richard
2021-07 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780525539919 Check Our Catalog

 

From the author of Something to Live For, a nostalgic, heart-warming story of two long-lost friends who embark on a 184-mile walk of the Thames Path in order to find their way back to the truth, and to their friendship.

How do you move forward...when all you want to do is go back?

Joel and Theo haven't spoken since the summer they turned sixteen, …More
 

Intimacies
Intimacies
By Kitamura, Katie
2021-07 - Riverhead Books
9780399576164 Check Our Catalog

 

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE SUMMER READS

"One of the best novels I've read in 2021." - Dwight Garner, The New York Times

"A perfect novel--taut and seductive." --Brandon Taylor, author of Real Life and Filthy Animals

"Intimacies is a haunting, precise, and morally astute novel that reads like a …More
 

Virtue
Virtue
By Hoby, Hermione
2021-07 - Riverhead Books
9780593188590 Check Our Catalog

 

Named a Summer Must Read by Wall Street JournalTown & CountryElleHarper's BazaarEntertainment WeeklyGlamourEsquireBustle, Town & Country, Refinery29, and more

"[Hoby] might have just written the defining New York City novel of our fraught, socially anxious, and politically tumultuous times." …More
 

She Who Became the Sun
She Who Became the Sun
By Parker-Chan, Shelley
2021-07 - Tor Books
9781250621801 Check Our Catalog

 

 

"Magnificent in every way.--Samantha Shannon, author of The Priory of the Orange Tree

A dazzling new world of fate, war, love and betrayal.--Zen Cho, author of Black Water Sister

She Who Became the Sun reimagines the rise to power of the Ming Dynasty's founding emperor.

To possess the Mandate of Heaven, the female monk Zhu will do anything …More
 

A Woman of Intelligence
A Woman of Intelligence
By Tanabe, Karin
2021-07 - St. Martin's Press
9781250231505 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Captivating. --The Washington Post

Named a Best Book of Summer by Good Morning America - BuzzFeed - PopSugar - BookRiot - LifeSavvy - CT Post

From a master of historical fiction (NPR), Karin Tanabe's A Woman of Intelligence is an exhilarating tale of post-war New York City, and one …More
 

Isn't It Bromantic?
Isn't It Bromantic?
By Adams, Lyssa Kay
2021-07 - Berkley Books
9780593332771 Check Our Catalog

 

One of Bustle's Best New Books of July 2021

A Popsugar Best Book and Best Romance of July 2021

With his passion for romance novels, it was only a matter of time before Vlad wrote one.

Elena Konnikova has lived her entire adult life in the shadows. As the daughter of a Russian journalist who mysteriously disappeared, she escaped danger the only way she knew how: She …More
 

I Couldn't Love You More
I Couldn't Love You More
By Freud, Esther
2021-07 - Ecco Press
9780063057180 Check Our Catalog

 

 

A sweeping story of three generations of women, crossing from London to Ireland and back again, and the enduring effort to retrieve the secrets of the past

It's London, 1960, and Aoife Kelly--once the sparkling object of young men's affections--runs pubs with her brusque, barking husband, Cash. Their courtship began in wartime London, before they returned to Ireland …More
 

The Final Girl Support Group
The Final Girl Support Group
By Hendrix, Grady
2021-07 - Berkley Books
9780593201237 Check Our Catalog

 

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A Good Morning America Buzz Pick

"The horror master...puts his unique spin on slasher movie tropes."-USA Today

A can't-miss summer read, selected by The New York TimesOprah DailyTime, USA TodayThe Philadelphia InquirerCNN, LitHub…More
 

A Psalm for the Wild-Built
A Psalm for the Wild-Built
By Chambers, Becky
2021-07 - Tordotcom
9781250236210 Check Our Catalog

 

 

In A Psalm for the Wild-Built, Hugo Award-winner Becky Chambers's delightful new Monk and Robot series gives us hope for the future.

It's been centuries since the robots of Panga gained self-awareness and laid down their tools; centuries since they wandered, en masse, into the wilderness, never to be seen again; centuries since they faded into myth and urban legend.

One …More
 

China Room
China Room
By Sahota, Sunjeev
2021-07 - Viking
9780593298145 Check Our Catalog

 

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2021 BOOKER PRIZE

"Sunjeev Sahota's new novel follows characters across generations and continents...Heart-wrenching." --Entertainment Weekly

"An intimate page-turner with a deeper resonance as a tale of oppression, independence and resilience." --San Francisco Chronicle

A transfixing, powerfully imaged (USA …More
 

While We Were Dating
While We Were Dating
By Guillory, Jasmine
2021-07 - Berkley Books
9780593100844 Check Our Catalog

 

An instant New York Times bestseller!

Two people realize that it's no longer an act when they veer off-script in this sizzling romantic comedy by New York Times bestselling author Jasmine Guillory.

Ben Stephens has never bothered with serious relationships. He has plenty of casual dates to keep him busy, family drama he's trying to ignore and his advertising job to …More
 

Yoga Pant Nation
Yoga Pant Nation
By Gelman, Laurie
2021-07 - Henry Holt & Company
9781250777577 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Good Morning America Buzz Pick

From the author of Class Mom and You've Been Volunteered comes a new book on one mom's challenges through parenting and life, keeping her on her toes and perpetually in yoga pants.

Jen Dixon of Overland Park, Kansas--fearless mother of a fifth-grade boy and two thirty-something daughters--is used to juggling a lot, from …More
 

Trial by Fire
Trial by Fire
By Deutermann, P. T.
2021-07 - St. Martin's Press
9781250273048 Check Our Catalog

8th book in World War II navy series

 

Based on a true story--P. T. Deutermann's Trial by Fire is a dramatic WWII novel of attack, survival, and triumph on board an aircraft carrier in the Pacific.

It's March 1945 and the war in the Pacific is approaching its apocalyptic climax. The largest wartime armada ever assembled, Task Force 58, is closing in on Okinawa; once taken, it will finally put …More
 

A Passage North
A Passage North
By Arudpragasam, Anuk
2021-07 - Hogarth Press
9780593230701 Check Our Catalog

 

LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE - A young man journeys into Sri Lanka's war-torn north in this searing novel of longing, loss, and the legacy of war from the author of The Story of a Brief Marriage.

"One of the most individual minds of their generation."--Financial Times

"A novel of tragic power and uncommon beauty."--Anthony Marra

…More