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True Love

by Sarah Gerard

An Entertainment Weekly 30 Hottest Books of the Summer Selection  A Refinery29 25 Books You’ll Want To Read This Summer Selection

One of today’s most provocative literary writers—the author of the...


The Color of Air

by Gail Tsukiyama

PARADE’s Best Books to Read this Summer

From the New York Times bestselling author of Women of the Silk and The Samurai's Garden comes a gorgeous and evocative historical novel about a Japanese-American family...


A Gift for a Ghost

by Borja Gonzalez

An untalented punk band and a parallel dimension--what could go wrong?

 

In Borja González's stunning graphic novel, two parallel stories reflect and intertwine in a tale of youthful dreams and desires. In...


Misconduct of the Heart

by Cordelia Strube

Toronto Book Award Winner Cordelia Strube is back with another caustic, subversive, and darkly humorous book

Stevie, a recovering alcoholic and kitchen manager of Chappy's, a small chain restaurant, is frantically...


Starling Days

by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

The moving new novel by the author of Harmless Like You, a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice and NPR Great Read

 

On their first date, Mina told Oscar that she was bisexual, vegetarian, and on meds....


The Empress of Salt and Fortune

The Singing Hills Cycle #1

by Nghi Vo

"Dangerous, subtle, unexpected and familiar, angry and ferocious and hopeful... The Empress of Salt and Fortune is a remarkable accomplishment of storytelling."--NPR

A Paste Most Anticipated Novel of 2020

A Library...


Pride of Eden

by Taylor Brown

The enthralling new novel from the acclaimed author of Fallen Land, The River of Kings, and Gods of Howl Mountain

Retired racehorse jockey and Vietnam veteran Anse Caulfield rescues exotic big cats, elephants,...


The Operator

by Gretchen Berg

"What if you could listen in on any phone conversation in town? With great humor and insight, The Operator by Gretchen Berg delivers a vivid look inside the heads and hearts of a group of housewives and pokes...


You Will Never Be Forgotten

by Mary South

In this provocative, bitingly funny debut collection, people attempt to use technology to escape their uncontrollable feelings of grief or rage or despair, only to reveal their most flawed and human selves

An...


The Exhibition of Persephone Q

by Jessi Jezewska Stevens

A WALL STREET JOURNAL AND VOGUE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2020

"A triumph of tone and intelligence. Percy Q's perspective is skewed and searching at once, and through her eyes, we see afresh not only New York's...


The Lost Diary of M

by Paul Wolfe

An engrossing debut novel that cannily reimagines the extraordinary life and mysterious death of bohemian Georgetown socialite Mary Pinchot Meyer— secret lover of JFK, ex-wife of a CIA chief, sexual adventurer,...


Home Making

by Lee Matalone

The Millions Most Anticipated Books in February

"An intricate exploration of family and home, of mother and child, of friends, of women and written with both precision and style."—Weike Wang, author of Chemistry...


Indelicacy

by Amina Cain

"Indelicacy isn't merely a book, it's a world; a world I wanted to live in, forever . . . Arch, yet warm; aspiring and impervious; confiding and enigmatic; reposing and intrepid; Cain has conjured a protagonist...


The Gnome Stories

by Ander Monson

An unsettling, wildly imaginative collection of stories

The Gnome Stories focuses on characters who are loners in the truest sense; who are in the process of recovering from mental, physical, or emotional trauma;...


Secret Lives of Mothers & Daughters

by Anita Kushwaha

A breathtaking novel about the ties that bind mothers and daughters together and the secrets that tear them apart.

Veena, Mala and Nandini are three very different women with something in common. Out of love,...


Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick

by Zora Neale Hurston

From “one of the greatest writers of our time” (Toni Morrison)—the author of Barracoon and Their Eyes Were Watching God—a collection of remarkable stories, including eight “lost” Harlem Renaissance...


All the Ways We Said Goodbye

by Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig & Karen White

The New York Times bestselling authors of The Glass Ocean and The Forgotten Room return with a glorious historical adventure that moves from the dark days of two World Wars to the turbulent years of the 1960s,...


The Gimmicks

by Chris McCormick

The Gimmicks is a gorgeous epic that astounds with its scope and beauty. With empathy and humor, McCormick unravels the ties between brotherhood and betrayal, love and abandonment, and the fictions we create...


Africaville

by Jeffrey Colvin

A ferociously talented writer makes his stunning debut with this richly woven tapestry, set in a small Nova Scotia town settled by former slaves, that depicts several generations of one family bound together...


The General Zapped an Angel

by Howard Fast

An imaginative, strange, and boldly inventive collection of stories from a singular mind, with a new introduction by Mark Harris

In The General Zapped an Angel, featuring nine supremely entertaining fantasy...