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  • Buffalo Jump Blues

    Buffalo Jump Blues

    Keith McCafferty

    Buffalo Jump Blues weaves a gripping tale of murder, wildlife politics, and lost love.

  • Jonathan Unleashed

    Jonathan Unleashed

    Meg Rosoff

    A funny, wise romantic comedy set in Manhattan, Jonathan Unleashed is a story of tangled relationships, friendships, and dogs.

  • Little Girl Gone

    Little Girl Gone

    Gerry Schmitt

    Afton Tangler faces a brutal case of assault and abduction in this fresh new thriller.  

  • Paper and Fire

    Paper and Fire

    Rachel Caine

    We are united with Jess Brightwell who must choose between his friends, his family, or the Library willing to sacrifice anything and anyone in the search for ultimate control...

  • The Waking Fire

    The Waking Fire

    Anthony Ryan

    A new saga that intertwines lives and empires colliding with the known and unknown. 

  • The Wolf Road

    The Wolf Road

    Beth Lewis

    The Wolf Road is an intimate cat-and-mouse tale of revenge and redemption, played out against a vast, unforgiving landscape.

  • Dancing with the Tiger

    Dancing with the Tiger

    Lili Wright

    A heroine for our time, traveling alone, finding the courage to show her true face.  

  • Pond

    Pond

    Claire-Louise Bennett

    Shimmering and unusual, Pond demands to be devoured in a single sitting that will linger long after the last page.

  • Siracusa

    Siracusa

    Delia Ephron

    Set on the sun-drenched coast of the Ionian Sea, Siracusa unfolds with the pacing of a psychological thriller and delivers an unexpected final act that none can see coming.

  • The Wicked Boy

    The Wicked Boy

    Kate Summerscale

    With riveting detail and rich atmosphere, Kate Summerscale recreates a terrible crime and its aftermath, uncovering an extraordinary story of man's capacity to overcome the past.

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EARLY REVIEWS

  • June

    June

    Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

    A page-turner that shifts deftly between the past and present and reexamines legacies, their definition of family, and what it truly means to love someone, steadfastly, across the ages.

  • Food and the City

    Food and the City

    Ina Yalof

    In Food and the City, Ina Yalof takes us on an insider’s journey into New York’s pulsating food scene alongside the men and women who call it home.

  • She Poured Out Her Heart

    She Poured Out Her Heart

    Jean Thompson

    She Poured Out Her Heart is a finely wrought, haunting story of female friendship and deception, and the distance in between.

  • The Wonder Trail

    The Wonder Trail

    Steve Hely

    A blend of travel writing, history, and comic memoir, The Wonder Trail will inspire, inform, and delight.

  • The Devils of Cardona

    The Devils of Cardona

    Matthew Carr

    By turns an involving historical thriller and a novel with parallels to our own time, The Devils of Cardona is an unexpected and compelling read.

  • Ghosts of War

    Ghosts of War

    Brad Taylor

    With time running out, and America demanding vengeance, Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill race to unravel a mystery before a point of no return is reached.

  • Hustling Hitler

    Hustling Hitler

    Walter Shapiro

    From acclaimed writer Walter Shapiro, the true-life story of how his great uncle--a Jewish vaudeville impresario and amateur con-man--managed to swindle Hitler during WWII.

  • But What If We're Wrong?

    But What If We're Wrong?

    Chuck Klosterman

    New York Times-bestselling author and acclaimed cultural critic Chuck Klosterman explores the possibility that our currently held beliefs and assumptions about the world will eventually be proven wrong.

  • Break in Case of Emergency

    Break in Case of Emergency

    Jessica Winter

    Jessica Winter’s ferociously intelligent debut novel is a wry satire of celebrity do-goodism as well as an exploration of the difficulty of navigating friendships.

  • Sons and Daughters of Ease and Plenty

    Sons and Daughters of Ease and Plenty

    Ramona Ausubel

    Sons and Daughters of Ease and Plenty is a story of American wealth, class, family, and mobility, approached by award-winner Ramona Ausubel.

  • How to Ruin Everything

    How to Ruin Everything

    George Watsky

    Alternately ribald and emotionally resonant, How to Ruin Everything announces a versatile writer with a promising career ahead.

  • Love, Sex and Other Foreign Policy Goals

    Love, Sex and Other Foreign Policy Goals

    Jesse Armstrong

    From an Oscar-nominated screenwriter, a laugh-out-loud Waugh-like satiric novel about a band of British dilettantes who try to halt the Bosnian war by performing "peace plays" from the back of their van in Sarajevo.

  • This Must Be the Place

    This Must Be the Place

    Maggie O'Farrell

    Shot through with humor and wisdom, This Must Be the Place is a powerful rumination on the nature of identity, and the complexities of loyalty and devotion

  • The Hopefuls

    The Hopefuls

    Jennifer Close

    A glorious send-up of young D.C. and a blazingly honest portrait of a marriage, this is the finest work yet by one of our most beloved writers.

  • Liar Liar

    Liar Liar

    M.J. Arlidge

    Readers reunite with Detective Helen Grace in the latest thriller from M.J. Arlidge.

  • Sunshine Beach

    Sunshine Beach

    Wendy Wax

    The story of three women coming together to bring a historic seaside hotel back to life.

  • The Invisible Library

    The Invisible Library

    Genevieve Cogman

    A fresh new voice that takes us on an fun, time-traveling, fantasy adventure.

  • The Memory of Lemon

    The Memory of Lemon

    Judith Fertig

    Claire "Neely" Davis embarks on a flavorful quest to craft the perfect wedding celebration, while uncovering a family history that sheds light on both the missing ingredients and her own problems.

  • Radio Girls

    Radio Girls

    Sarah-Jane Stratford

    The story of a woman finding her voice, both on and off the air.

  • Since She Went Away

    Since She Went Away

    David Bell

    “A natural storyteller and a superb writer.”—#1 New York Times Bestselling Author Nelson DeMille

  • A Most Extraordinary Pursuit

    A Most Extraordinary Pursuit

    Juliana Gray

    A novel about the whims of the heart, the motives of men, and the nature of time itself…

  • Buffalo Jump Blues

    Buffalo Jump Blues

    Keith McCafferty

    Buffalo Jump Blues weaves a gripping tale of murder, wildlife politics, and lost love.

  • Jonathan Unleashed

    Jonathan Unleashed

    Meg Rosoff

    A funny, wise romantic comedy set in Manhattan, Jonathan Unleashed is a story of tangled relationships, friendships, and dogs.

  • The Wolf Road

    The Wolf Road

    Beth Lewis

    The Wolf Road is an intimate cat-and-mouse tale of revenge and redemption, played out against a vast, unforgiving landscape.

  • Little Girl Gone

    Little Girl Gone

    Gerry Schmitt

    Afton Tangler faces a brutal case of assault and abduction in this fresh new thriller.  

  • Paper and Fire

    Paper and Fire

    Rachel Caine

    We are united with Jess Brightwell who must choose between his friends, his family, or the Library willing to sacrifice anything and anyone in the search for ultimate control...

  • The Waking Fire

    The Waking Fire

    Anthony Ryan

    A new saga that intertwines lives and empires colliding with the known and unknown. 

  • Dancing with the Tiger

    Dancing with the Tiger

    Lili Wright

    A heroine for our time, traveling alone, finding the courage to show her true face.  

  • Pond

    Pond

    Claire-Louise Bennett

    Shimmering and unusual, Pond demands to be devoured in a single sitting that will linger long after the last page.

  • Siracusa

    Siracusa

    Delia Ephron

    Set on the sun-drenched coast of the Ionian Sea, Siracusa unfolds with the pacing of a psychological thriller and delivers an unexpected final act that none can see coming.

  • The Wicked Boy

    The Wicked Boy

    Kate Summerscale

    With riveting detail and rich atmosphere, Kate Summerscale recreates a terrible crime and its aftermath, uncovering an extraordinary story of man's capacity to overcome the past.

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