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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

  • Landfalls
    Naomi J. Williams
    Published 12/6/16

    By turns elegiac, profound, and comic, Landfalls reinvents the maritime adventure novel for the ...
  • To Capture What We Cannot Keep
    Beatrice Colin
    Published 11/29/16

    Set against the construction of the Eiffel Tower, this novel charts the relationship between a young...
  • Conclave
    Robert Harris
    Published 11/22/16

    The best-selling author of Enigma and Fatherland turns to today's Vatican in a ripped-from-the-...

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New in Hardcover

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

    A love story, a story of racial divide, and a story of the South as it fell in the war, The Second ...
  • The Dry
    Jane Harper
    Published 1/10/17

    A small town hides big secrets in The Dry, an atmospheric, page-turning debut mystery by award-...
  • Always Happy Hour
    Sue Miller
    Published 1/10/17

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

New in Paperback

  • 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.
  • The Lightkeepers
    Abby Geni
    Published 1/10/17

    A debut novel from a talented and provocative new writer which upends the traditional structure of a...

Top Recommendations for Book Clubs

  • Not If I See You First
    Eric Lindstrom
    Published 11/1/16

    The Rules

    Don't deceive me. Ever. Especially using my blindness. Especially in public.

    Don't ...
  • Submission
    Michel Houellebecq
    Published 10/25/16

    Michel Houellebecq's new book may be satirical and melancholic, but it is also hilarious, a comic ...
  • The Blind Astronomer's Daughter
    John Pipkin
    Published 10/11/16

    A novel of the obsessions of the age: scientific inquiry, geographic discovery, political ...

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