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  • Victoria
    Daisy Goodwin
    Published 11/22/16

    In 1837, less than a month after her eighteenth birthday, Alexandrina Victoria – sheltered, ...
  • 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

    As she traverses a grittier Manhattan, a city anxious after an attack by a still-at-large subway ...

Publishing Soon

  • Kill the Next One
    Frederico Axat
    Published 12/13/16

    Ted McKay had it all: a beautiful wife, two daughters, a high-paying job. But after being diagnosed ...
  • The Private Life of Mrs Sharma
    Ratika Kapur
    Published 12/13/16

    Renuka Sharma is a dutiful wife, mother, and daughter-in-law holding the fort in a modest rental in ...
  • The Hollow Men
    Rob McCarthy
    Published 12/20/16

    Dr. Harry Kent likes to keep himself busy - juggling hospital duties with his work as a police ...

Featured This Week

  • The Mothers
    Brit Bennett
    Published 10/11/16

    A dazzling debut novel from an exciting new voice, The Mothers is a surprising story about young ...
  • Cruel Beautiful World
    Caroline Leavitt
    Published 10/4/16

    Set in the early 1970s against the specter of the Manson girls, when the peace and love movement ...
  • News of the World
    Paulette Jiles
    Published 10/4/16

    It is 1870 and Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings to ...

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New in Hardcover

  • 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
    Thomas Harris
    Published 11/22/16

    The best-selling author of Enigma and Fatherland turns to today's Vatican in a ripped-from-the-...
  • Victoria
    Daisy Goodwin
    Published 11/22/16

    Drawing on Queen Victoria's diaries, which she first started reading when she was a student at ...

New in Paperback

  • The Gardens of Consolation
    Parisa Reza
    Published 12/6/16

    Against the backdrop of a rapidly changing Iran, Parisa Reza has written a powerful love story ...
  • Landfalls
    Naomi J. Williams
    Published 12/6/16

    By turns elegiac, profound, and comic, Landfalls reinvents the maritime adventure novel for the ...
  • I Let You Go
    Clare Mackintosh
    Published 11/29/16

    The next blockbuster thriller for those who loved The Girl on the Train and Gone Girl.... a novel ...

Top Recommendations for Book Clubs

  • Fishbowl
    Bradley Somer
    Published 11/1/16

    At turns funny and heartbreaking, a goldfish names Ian escapes from his bowl and, plummeting toward ...
  • The Opposite of Everyone
    Joshilyn Jackson
    Published 10/11/16

    A fiercely independent divorce lawyer learns the power of family and connection when she receives a ...
  • Under the Udala Trees
    Chinelo Okparanta
    Published 9/20/16

    Inspired by Nigeria's folktales and its war, Under the Udala Trees is a deeply searching, ...

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