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  • Ordinary Girls
    Jaquira Díaz
    Published 10/29/19

    With a story reminiscent of Tara Westover's Educate and Roxane Gay's Hunger, celebrated writer Jaquira Díaz triumphantly maps a way out of despair toward love and hope and delivers a memoir that reads as electrically as a novel.
  • The Seine
    Elaine Sciolino
    Published 10/29/19

    A vibrant, enchanting tour of the Seine from longtime New York Times foreign correspondent and best-selling author Elaine Sciolino.
  • The In-Betweens
    Mira Ptacin
    Published 10/29/19

    A young writer travels to Maine to tell the unusual story of America's longest-running camp devoted to mysticism and the world beyond.

Publishing This Week

  • All This Could Be Yours
    Jami Attenberg
    Published 10/22/19

    From critically acclaimed New York Times best-selling author Jami Attenberg comes a novel of family secrets: think the drama of Big Little Lies set in the heat of a New Orleans summer.
  • Famous in Cedarville
    Erica Wright
    Published 10/22/19

    From one of the most original writers in crime fiction comes a diabolical mystery wrapped in Hollywood tinsel.
  • I Hope You Get This Message
    Farah Naz Rishi
    Published 10/22/19

    In this high concept YA novel debut that's We All Looked Up meets The Sun Is Also a Star, three teens must face down the mistakes of their past after they learn that life on Earth might end in less than a week.

Publishing Soon

  • A Castle in Wartime
    Catherine Bailey
    Published 10/29/19

    An enthralling story of one family's extraordinary courage and resistance amidst the horrors of war from the New York Times bestselling author of The Secret Rooms.
  • Dread of Winter
    Susan Bickford
    Published 10/29/19

    The remote town of Oriska, New York, hasn't been home for Sydney Lucerno for thirteen years. She's escaped the creeping addictions and long-simmering anger that are as much a part of the landscape as the bitter cold. But when she gets the call that ...
  • Find Me
    André Aciman
    Published 10/29/19

    In this spellbinding exploration of the varieties of love, the author of the worldwide bestseller Call Me by Your Name revisits its complex and beguiling characters decades after their first meeting.

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New in Hardcover

  • Your House Will Pay
    Steph Cha
    Published 10/15/19

    In the wake of the police shooting of a black teenager, Los Angeles is as tense as it's been since the unrest of the early 1990s.
  • Divide Me By Zero
    Lara Vapnyar
    Published 10/15/19

    As a young girl, Katya Geller learned from her mother that math was the answer to everything. Now, approaching forty, she finds this wisdom tested.
  • Fireborne
    Rosaria Munda
    Published 10/15/19

    Game of Thrones meets Red Rising in a debut young adult fantasy that's full of rivalry, romance...and dragons.

New in Paperback

  • A Mind Unraveled
    Kurt Eichenwald
    Published 10/15/19

    The compelling story of an acclaimed journalist and New York Times bestselling author's ongoing struggle with epilepsy—his torturous decision to keep his condition a secret to avoid discrimination, and his ensuing decades-long battle to not only...
  • Unsheltered
    Barbara Kingsolver
    Published 10/15/19

    A timely novel that interweaves past and present to explore the human capacity for resiliency and compassion in times of great upheaval.
  • Sugar Run
    Mesha Maren
    Published 10/8/19

    Set within the charged insularity of rural West Virginia, Sugar Run is a searing and gritty debut about making a run for another life.

Top Recommendations for Book Clubs

  • The Winemaker's Wife
    Kristin Harmel
    Published 8/13/19

    A moving story set amid the champagne vineyards of northern France during the darkest days of World War II.
  • Marilou Is Everywhere
    Sarah Elaine Smith
    Published 7/30/19

    Consumed by the longing for a different life, a teenager flees her family and carefully slips into another -- replacing a girl whose own sudden disappearance still haunts the town.
  • America for Beginners
    Leah Franqui
    Published 7/30/19

    Recalling contemporary classics such as Americanah, Behold the Dreamers, and The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, a funny, poignant, and insightful debut novel that explores the complexities of family, immigration, prejudice, and the American Dream ...

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