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Things You Save in a Fire

by Katherine Center

From the New York Times bestselling author of How to Walk Away comes a stunning new novel about courage, hope, and learning to love against all odds.

Cassie Hanwell was born for emergencies. As one of the only...

Hard Mouth

by Amanda Goldblatt

  • Counterpoint is proud to publishing the debut novel by this brilliant 2018 National Endowment for the Arts Creative Fellow, Amanda Goldblatt
  • Written with the sheer wit and exuberance of Nell Zink and the hypnotic...

  • Shrug

    by Lisa Braver Moss

    • In the US, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner—which equates to more than 10 million women and men per year. Children who witness domestic violence in their homes are...

    Keeping Lucy

    by T. Greenwood

    PopSugar's 30 Must-Read Books of 2019

    Good Housekeeping's 25 Best New Books for Summer 2019

    Better Homes & Gardens 13 New Books We Can't Wait to Read This Summer

    The heartbreaking and uplifting story, inspired...

    Hunter's Moon

    by Philip Caputo

    "Powerful....Caputo's wisdom runs deep. Few writers have better captured the emotional lives of men." The New York Times Book Review

    From Philip Caputothe author of A Rumor of War, The Longest Road, and...

    Never Have I Ever

    by Joshilyn Jackson

    New York Times bestselling author Joshilyn Jackson—”an admired writer who deserves to be a household name” (Kirkus Reviews)—displays her masterful talent in this dark and deliciously addictive tale of...

    What I Lived For

    by Joyce Carol Oates

    The stunning, classic portrait of a powerful man's downward spiral to moral ruin

    Jerome "Corky" Corcorn. A money-juggling wheeler dealer, rising politico, popular man's man, and successful womanizer. It is a...

    Gravity Is the Thing

    by Jaclyn Moriarty

    The adult debut from bestselling, award-winning young adult author Jaclyn Moriarty—a frequently hilarious, brilliantly observed novel in the spirit of Maria Semple, Rainbow Rowell, and Gail Honeyman—that...

    Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe

    by Heather Webber

    Heather Webber's Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe is a captivating blend of magical realism, heartwarming romance, and small-town Southern charm.

    Nestled in the mountain shadows of Alabama lies the little town...

    The Last Book Party

    by Karen Dukess

    *A July 2019 Indie Next List Great Read*

    *One of Parade's Most Anticipated Books of Summer 2019*

    *An O Magazine Best Beach Read of 2019*

    *A New York Post Best Beach Read of 2019*

    The Last Book Party is a...

    Famous People

    by Justin Kuritzkes

    This fresh, smart novel in the guise of a celebrity memoir probes the inner life of a mega-famous pop star

    Honestly, what amazes me the most with a lot of the people I meet is that they think they’re so big....

    Stay and Fight

    by Madeline ffitch

    "Like Bastard Out of Carolina, ffitch's electrifying debut novel is a paean to independence and a protest against the materialism of our age." —O: The Oprah Magazine

    "Delightfully raucous." —Sam Sacks, The...

    Whisper Network

    by Chandler Baker


    “Honest, timely, and completely thrilling.” Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine book pick)

    “Part page-turning thriller, part smart examination...

    The Snakes

    by Sadie Jones

    The award-winning, bestselling author of The Uninvited Guests and The Outcast returns with a bold, brilliant, and beautiful novel, unflinching in its gaze, which holds the reader in its tense grip from start...


    by Season Butler

    “Terribly moving. A clear-sighted, poignant rumination on loneliness, love, the melancholy of age and of youth—and, in its quiet way, the end of the world.”— China Miéville, author of Perdido Street...

    One Night in Georgia

    by Celeste O. Norfleet

    Set in the summer of 1968, a provocative and devastating novel of individual lives caught in the grips of violent history—a timely and poignant story that reverberates with the power of Alice Walker’s Meridian...

    Dream Sequence

    by Adam Foulds

    Adam Foulds, the award-winning author of The Quickening Maze, pens a stunning and terrifying vision of the damage done between a fan and a celebrity in Dream Sequence—where the borders between inner and outer...

    The Islanders

    by Meg Mitchell Moore

    J. Courtney Sullivan’s Maine meets the works of Elin Hilderbrand in this delicious summer read involving three strangers, one island, and a season packed with unexpected romance, well-meaning lies, and damaging...

    The Summer Demands

    by Deborah Shapiro

    “Shapiro’s prose is elegant, effortless, but it’s her characters that will keep you up late into the night, hoping you can save them.” — Stephanie Danler, author of Sweetbitter

    On the verge of her fortieth...

    My Life as a Rat

    by Joyce Carol Oates

    “A painful truth of family life: the most tender emotions can change in an instant.  You think your parents love you but is it you they love, or the child who is theirs?”  --Joyce Carol Oates, My Life...