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Homeland Elegies
Homeland Elegies
By Akhtar, Ayad
2020-09 - Little Brown and Company
9780316496421 Check Our Catalog

 

A "profound and provocative" new work by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Disgraced and American Dervish an immigrant father and his son search for belonging -- in post-Trump America, and with each other (Kirkus Reviews).

"Passionate, disturbing, unputdownable." -- Salman Rushdie

A deeply personal work about identity and belonging in a nation …More
 

Piranesi
Piranesi
By Clarke, Susanna
2020-09 - Bloomsbury Publishing
9781635575637 Check Our Catalog

 

 

From the New York Times bestselling author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, an intoxicating, hypnotic new novel set in a dreamlike alternative reality.

Piranesi's house is no ordinary building: its rooms are infinite, its corridors endless, its walls are lined with thousands upon thousands of statues, each one different from all the others. Within the labyrinth of …More
 

Monogamy
Monogamy
By Miller, Sue
2020-09 - Harper
9780062969651 Check Our Catalog

 

 

A brilliantly insightful novel, engrossing and haunting, about marriage, love, family, happiness and sorrow, from New York Times bestselling author Sue Miller.

Graham and Annie have been married for nearly thirty years. A golden couple, their seemingly effortless devotion has long been the envy of their circle of friends and acquaintances.

Graham is a …More
 

The Big Door Prize
The Big Door Prize
By Walsh, M. O.
2020-09 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780735218482 Check Our Catalog

 

The New York Times bestselling author of My Sunshine Away returns with another instant Southern classic: a gripping and heartfelt novel about a mysterious machine that upends a small Louisiana town, asking us all to wonder if who we truly are is who we truly could be.

What would you do if you knew your life's potential? That's the question facing the residents of …More
 

A Rogue of One's Own
A Rogue of One's Own
By Dunmore, Evie
2020-09 - Berkley Books
9781984805706 Check Our Catalog

 

A lady must have money and an army of her own if she is to win a revolution--but first, she must pit her wits against the wiles of an irresistible rogue bent on wrecking her plans...and her heart.

Lady Lucie is fuming. She and her band of Oxford suffragists have finally scraped together enough capital to control one of London's major publishing houses, with one purpose: to use it in a …More
 

Transcendent Kingdom
Transcendent Kingdom
By Gyasi, Yaa
2020-09 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780525658184 Check Our Catalog

 

Yaa Gyasi's stunning follow-up to her acclaimed national best seller Homegoing is a powerful, raw, intimate, deeply layered novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama.

Gifty is a sixth-year PhD candidate in neuroscience at the Stanford University School of Medicine studying reward-seeking behavior in mice and the neural circuits of depression and addiction. Her …More
 

The Exiles: A Novel
The Exiles: A Novel
By Kline, Christina Baker
2020-08 - Custom House
9780062356345 Check Our Catalog

 

 

OPTIONED FOR TELEVISION BY BRUNA PAPANDREA, THE PRODUCER OF HBO'S BIG LITTLE LIES

"A tour de force of original thought, imagination and promise ... Kline takes full advantage of fiction -- its freedom to create compelling characters who fully illuminate monumental events to make history accessible and forever etched in our minds. -- Houston …More
 

Betty
Betty
By McDaniel, Tiffany
2020-08 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780525657071 Check Our Catalog

 

A stunning, lyrical novel set in the rolling foothills of the Appalachians about a young girl and the family truths that will haunt her for the rest of her life

"A girl comes of age against the knife."

So begins the story of Betty Carpenter. Born in a bathtub in 1954 to a white mother and a Cherokee father, Betty is the sixth of eight siblings. The world they inhabit in the …More
 

The Bright Side Sanctuary for Animals
The Bright Side Sanctuary for Animals
By Mandelbaum, Becky
2020-08 - Simon & Schuster
9781982112981 Check Our Catalog

 

From the winner of the 2016 Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction comes a tender and funny debut novel, set over one emotionally charged weekend at an animal sanctuary in western Kansas, where maternal, romantic, and community bonds are tested in the wake of an estranged daughter's homecoming.

The Bright Side Sanctuary for Animals is in trouble.

It's late 2016 when Ariel …More
 

Crossings
Crossings
By Landragin, Alex
2020-07 - St. Martin's Press
9781250259042 Check Our Catalog

 

 

A sparkling debut. Landragin's seductive literary romp shines as a celebration of the act of storytelling. --Publishers Weekly

Romance, mystery, history, and magical invention dance across centuries in an impressive debut novel. --Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)

Deft writing seduces the reader in a complex tale of pursuit, denial, and …More
 

Empire of Wild
Empire of Wild
By Dimaline, Cherie
2020-07 - William Morrow & Company
9780062975942 Check Our Catalog

 

 

"Deftly written, gripping and informative. Empire of Wild is a rip-roaring read "--Margaret Atwood, From Instagram
 

"Empire of Wild is doing everything I love in a contemporary novel and more. It is tough, funny, beautiful, honest and propulsive--all the while telling a story that needs to be told by a person who needs …More
 

What You Wish for
What You Wish for
By Center, Katherine
2020-07 - St. Martin's Press
9781250219367 Check Our Catalog

 

 

The story's message, that people should choose joy even (and especially) in difficult and painful times, seems tailor-made for this moment. A timely, uplifting read about finding joy in the midst of tragedy, filled with quirky characters and comforting warmth.--Kirkus (starred review)

From the New York Times bestselling author of How to Walk Away comes …More
 

The Safe Place
The Safe Place
By Downes, Anna
2020-07 - Minotaur Books
9781250264800 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Superbly tense and oozing with atmosphere, Anna Downes's debut, The Safe Place, is the perfect summer suspense, with the modern gothic feel of Ruth Ware and the morally complex family dynamics of Lisa Jewell.

Welcome to paradise...will you ever be able to leave?

Emily is a mess.

Emily Proudman just lost her acting agent, her job, and her apartment in one …More
 

Survivor Song
Survivor Song
By Tremblay, Paul
2020-07 - William Morrow & Company
9780062679161 Check Our Catalog

 

 

"Fresh and surprising. Survivor Song may be one of Tremblay's best-- beautifully detailed, viscerally frightening, and deep with emotional resonance. --Dan Chaon, New York Times bestselling author of Ill Will
 

A riveting novel of suspense and terror from the Bram Stoker award-winning author of The Cabin at …More