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

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First Impressions: Member Recommendations

  • The Almost Sisters
    Joshilyn Jackson
    Published 7/11/17

    Superheroes have always been Leia Birch Briggs' weakness. One tequila-soaked night at a comics ...
  • The Necklace
    Claire McMillan
    Published 7/4/17

    Always the black sheep of the tight-knit Quincy clan, Nell is cautious when she's summoned to the ...
  • Happiness
    Heather Harpham
    Published 8/1/17

    Happiness begins with a charming courtship between hopelessly attracted opposites: Heather, a world-...

Publishing Soon

  • Happiness
    Heather Harpham
    Published 8/1/17

    Happiness begins with a charming courtship between hopelessly attracted opposites: Heather, a world-...
  • Girl in Snow
    Danya Kukafka
    Published 8/1/17

    Who are you when no one is watching?

    When a beloved high schooler named Lucinda Hayes is found ...
  • A Boy in Winter
    Rachel Seiffert
    Published 8/1/17

    Early on a grey November morning in 1941, only weeks after the German invasion, a small Ukrainian ...

Featured This Week

  • How to Set a Fire and Why
    Jesse Ball
    Published 6/13/17

    A singular, blistering novel about a teenage girl who has lost everything - and will burn anything.
  • Dinner with Edward
    Isabel Vincent
    Published 6/13/17

    A nonagenarian and a recently divorced reporter meet weekly for dinner, and the discussion ranges ...
  • The Noise of Time
    Julian Barnes
    Published 6/13/17

    A compact masterpiece dedicated to the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich: Julian Barnes's first ...

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New in Hardcover

  • Reading with Patrick
    Michelle Kuo
    Published 7/11/17

    A memoir of race, inequality, and the power of literature told through the life-changing friendship ...
  • The Graybar Hotel
    Curtis Dawkins
    Published 7/4/17

    In this stunning debut collection, Curtis Dawkins, an MFA graduate and convicted murderer serving ...
  • The Confusion of Languages
    Siobhan Fallon
    Published 6/27/17

    A searing debut novel from the award-winning author of You Know When the Men are Gone, about ...

New in Paperback

  • Conclave
    Robert Harris
    Published 7/25/17

    The best-selling author of Enigma and Fatherland turns to today's Vatican in a ripped-from-the-...
  • My Name Is Leon
    Kit De Waal
    Published 7/25/17

    For fans of The Language of Flowers, a sparkling, big-hearted, page-turning debut set in the 1970s ...
  • All Is Not Forgotten
    Wendy Walker
    Published 7/18/17

    It begins in the small, affluent town of Fairview, Connecticut, where everything seems picture ...

Top Recommendations for Book Clubs

  • Lily and the Octopus
    Steven Rowley
    Published 5/30/17

    Combining the emotional depth of The Art of Racing in the Rain with the magical spirit of The Life ...
  • This Must Be the Place
    Maggie O'Farrell
    Published 5/16/17

    A dazzling novel from bestselling writer Maggie O'Farrell, winner of the Costa Novel Award—an ...
  • Homegoing
    Yaa Gyasi
    Published 5/2/17

    Winner of the 2016 BookBrowse Debut Novel Award

    A novel of breathtaking sweep and emotional power ...

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