Reviews of the best new books, and previews of dozens of books publishing soon

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First Impressions: Member Recommendations

  • Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions
    Mario Giordano
    Published 3/6/18

    For fans of A Man Called Ove and the novels of Adriana Trigiani, a charming, delightfully sexy, and bighearted novel starring Auntie Poldi, Sicily's newest amateur sleuth.
  • Sometimes I Lie
    Alice Feeney
    Published 3/13/18

    My name is Amber Reynolds. There are three things you should know about me:
    1. I'm in a coma.
    2. My husband doesn't love me anymore.
    3. Sometimes I lie.
  • Anatomy of a Miracle
    Jonathan Miles
    Published 3/20/18

    A profound new novel about a paralyzed young man's unexplainable recovery — a stunning exploration of faith, science, mystery, and the meaning of life.

Publishing Soon

  • The Space Barons
    Christian Davenport
    Published 3/20/18

    The historic quest to rekindle the human exploration and colonization of space led by two rivals and their vast fortunes, egos, and visions of space as the next entrepreneurial frontier
  • The Corporation
    T. J. English
    Published 3/20/18

    A fascinating, cinematic, multigenerational history of the Cuban mob in the US from "America's top chronicler of organized crime" and New York Times bestselling author of Havana Nocturne.
  • The Brightest Sun
    Adrienne Benson
    Published 3/20/18

    An illuminating debut following three women in sub-Saharan Africa as they search for home and family.

Featured This Week

  • The Not-Quite States of America
    Doug Mack
    Published 2/27/18

    An eye-opening journey to the most overlooked parts of America.
  • Educated
    Tara Westover
    Published 2/20/18

    An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University.
  • All Our Wrong Todays
    Elan Mastai
    Published 2/20/18

    Filled with humor and heart, and saturated with insight and intelligence and a mind-bending talent for invention, this novel signals the arrival of a major talent.

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New in Hardcover

  • Fisherman's Blues
    Anna Badkhen
    Published 3/13/18

    An intimate account of life in a West African fishing village, tugged by currents ancient and modern, and dependent on an ocean that is being radically transformed.
  • Sometimes I Lie
    Alice Feeney
    Published 3/13/18

    My name is Amber Reynolds. There are three things you should know about me:
    1. I'm in a coma.
    2. My husband doesn't love me anymore.
    3. Sometimes I lie.
  • The Parking Lot Attendant
    Nafkote Tamirat
    Published 3/13/18

    A mesmerizing, indelible coming-of-age story about a girl in Boston's tightly-knit Ethiopian community who falls under the spell of a charismatic hustler out to change the world

New in Paperback

  • Eveningland
    Michael Knight
    Published 3/20/18

    These stories, told with economy and precision, infused with humor and pathos, excavate brilliantly the latent desires and motivations that drive life forward.
  • The Confessions of Young Nero
    Margaret George
    Published 3/20/18

    The New York Times bestselling and legendary author of Helen of Troy and Elizabeth I now turns her gaze on Emperor Nero, one of the most notorious and misunderstood figures in history.
  • Dadland
    Keggie Carew
    Published 3/20/18

    A spellbinding journey into surprising and shady corners of twentieth-century politics, a rackety English childhood, the poignant breakdown of a family, the corridors of dementia and beyond.

Top Recommendations for Book Clubs

  • The Women in the Castle
    Jessica Shattuck
    Published 1/2/18

    Three women, haunted by the past and the secrets they hold.
  • Ginny Moon
    Benjamin Ludwig
    Published 12/26/17

    Told in an extraordinary and wholly unique voice that will candidly take you into the mind of a curious and deeply human character.
  • Wolf Season
    Helen Benedict
    Published 10/10/17

    After a hurricane devastates a small town in upstate New York, the lives of three women and their young children are irrevocably changed.

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