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  • The Second Mrs. Hockaday
    Susan Rivers
    Published 1/10/17

    When Major Gryffth Hockaday is called to the front lines of the Civil War, his new bride is left to ...
  • Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk
    Kathleen Rooney
    Published 1/17/17

    It's the last day of 1984, and 85-year-old Lillian Boxfish is about to take a walk.

    As she ...
  • Rise
    Cara Brookins
    Published 1/24/17

    Equipped only with YouTube instructional videos, a small bank loan, a mile-wide stubborn streak, ...

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  • Once We Were Sisters
    Sheila Kohler
    Published 1/17/17

    When Sheila Kohler was thirty-seven, she received the heart-stopping news that her sister Maxine, ...
  • The Nowhere Man
    Gregg Hurwitz
    Published 1/17/17

    Evan Smoak is the Nowhere Man.

    Taken from a group home at twelve, Evan was raised and trained as ...
  • The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead
    Chanelle Benz
    Published 1/17/17

    A brother and sister turn outlaw in a wild and brutal landscape. The daughter of a diplomat ...

Featured This Week

  • Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk
    Kathleen Rooney
    Published 1/17/17

    A love letter to city life, however shiny or sleazy, Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney...
  • Homesick for Another World
    Ottessa Moshfegh
    Published 1/17/17

    An electrifying first collection from one of the most exciting short story writers of our time.
  • Always Happy Hour
    Mary Miller
    Published 1/10/17

    Combining hard-edged prose and savage Southern charm, Mary Miller showcases biting contemporary ...

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New in Hardcover

  • Night of Fire
    Colin Thubron
    Published 1/17/17

    Award-winning, bestselling novelist and travel writer Colin Thubron returns to fiction with his ...
  • History Is All You Left Me
    Adam Silvera
    Published 1/17/17

    From the New York Times bestselling author of More Happy Than Not comes an explosive examination of ...
  • Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk
    Kathleen Rooney
    Published 1/17/17

    A love letter to city life, however shiny or sleazy, Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney...

New in Paperback

  • The Things We Keep
    Sally Hepworth
    Published 1/17/17

    With honesty and true understanding, Sally Hepworth pens this poignant story of one of today's ...
  • Mothering Sunday
    Graham Swift
    Published 1/10/17

    A luminous, intensely moving tale that begins with a secret lovers' assignation in the spring of ...
  • The Confidence Game
    Maria Konnikova
    Published 1/10/17

    An intriguing investigation into what makes a con artist, and why we continue to be duped by them.

Top Recommendations for Book Clubs

  • The Never-Open Desert Diner
    James Anderson
    Published 11/8/16

    A singularly compelling debut novel, about a desert where people go to escape their past, and a ...
  • Fishbowl
    Bradley Somer
    Published 11/1/16

    At turns funny and heartbreaking, a goldfish names Ian escapes from his bowl and, plummeting toward ...
  • The Wangs vs. the World
    Jade Chang
    Published 10/4/16

    A hilarious debut novel about a wealthy but fractured Chinese immigrant family that had it all, only...

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