FEATURED TITLES

  • If You Want to Make God Laugh

    If You Want to Make God Laugh

    Bianca Marais

    The complicated lives of three women become inextricably linked in post-Apartheid South Africa and begs the question: How far will the human heart go to protect itself and the ones it loves?

  • The Pawful Truth

    The Pawful Truth

    Miranda James

    After a sudden murder, Charlie races to unravel this mystery. And to draw out the culprit, he may just have to put his own life on the line…

  • The Wolf's Call

    The Wolf's Call

    Anthony Ryan

    Vaelin travels to the realms of the Merchant Kings, a land ruled by honor and intrigue. There, as the drums of war thunder across kingdoms, Vaelin learns that there are some battles that even he may not be strong enough to win.

  • Chances Are . . .

    Chances Are . . .

    Richard Russo

    Shot through with Russo’s trademark comedy and humanity, this absorbing saga follows how friendship’s bonds are every bit as constricting and rewarding as those of family or any other community.

  • Death in a Budapest Butterfly

    Death in a Budapest Butterfly

    Julia Buckley

    Hana and her family must catch the killer when a guest is poisoned at a tea event. They work to save Maggie's Tea house and bring the beautiful Budapest Butterfly teacup back home where it belongs.

  • First Cosmic Velocity

    First Cosmic Velocity

    Zach Powers

    By turns grim and whimsical, fatalistic and deeply hopeful, First Cosmic Velocity is a sweeping novel of the heights of mankind’s accomplishments, the depths of its folly, and the people–and canines–with whom we create family.

  • Polite Society

    Polite Society

    Mahesh Rao

    Pairing stiletto-sharp observation and social comedy with moments of true tenderness, this delicious whirl through the mansions of India’s dazzling elite celebrates that there’s no one route to perfect happiness.

  • Cookies and Clairvoyance

    Cookies and Clairvoyance

    Bailey Cates

    Randy is not only Katie’s fiancé’s coworker, but also the boyfriend of fellow spellbook club member and witch Bianca Devereaux. When he is accused of murder, they'll have to prove his innocence.

  • How to Catch a Wicked Viscount

    How to Catch a Wicked Viscount

    Amy Rose Bennett

    Sophie’s plans to make a spectacular debut go horribly awry when she and her friends are expelled from a young ladies’ academy. They determine that unconventional means need to be employed in the husband-hunting market.

  • A Night's Tail

    A Night's Tail

    Sofie Kelly

    Kathleen’s brother, Ethan, has arrived in town with his band. But not everything goes as scheduled when one of Ethan’s bandmates gets into a fight with a man interested in investing in the town who is later found dead.

  • Bringing Down the Duke

    Bringing Down the Duke

    Evie Dunmore

    Set in England, 1879, at University of Oxford, Annabelle finds herself attempting to not give in to the powerful attraction she has for a man who opposes everything she stands for.

  • Well Met

    Well Met

    Jen DeLuca

    Her summer in Willow Creek was only ever supposed to be a pit stop on the way to somewhere else for Emily, but soon she can’t seem to shake the fantasy of establishing something more with someone she meets there.

  • Word to the Wise

    Word to the Wise

    Jenn McKinlay

    When a town newcomer is murdered, Lindsey knows it's up to her to dig through the hidden chapters of his life to find the real culprit.

  • The Vanished Bride

    The Vanished Bride

    Bella Ellis

    A young wife and mother has gone missing from her home, leaving behind two small children. A humble parson’s daughters—the Brontë sisters—learn of the crime. The sisters are horrified and set out to investigate the mysterious disappearance.

  • How Quickly She Disappears

    How Quickly She Disappears

    Raymond Fleischmann

    Alfred, a dangerous stranger with a plan of his own, arrives in town and commits an inexplicable act of violence. And he offers a startling revelation: He knows exactly what happened to Elisabeth’s sister who disappeared years ago.

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EARLY REVIEWS

  • The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

    The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

    Abbi Waxman

    When the father Nina never knew existed suddenly dies, leaving behind innumerable family members, Nina is horrified. It’s time for Nina to come out of her comfortable shell, but she isn’t convinced real life could ever live up to fiction.

  • Life and Other Inconveniences

    Life and Other Inconveniences

    Kristan Higgins

    Emma London and her grandmother, Genevieve, have a rocky relationship. So what is Emma to do when Genevieve does the one thing Emma never expected of her and, after not speaking to her for nearly two decades, calls and asks for help?

  • Milady

    Milady

    Laura L. Sullivan

    Milady de Winter is known as a villainess, seductress, and a secondary player in someone else’s tale. But now, in this take on The Three Musketeers, she finally tells her own story.

  • The Affair of the Mysterious Letter

    The Affair of the Mysterious Letter

    Alexis Hall

    Captain Wyndham is drawn into a mystery that leads him from literary salons to the drowned back-alleys of Ven and even to a prison cell in lost Carcosa. 

  • The Body Lies

    The Body Lies

    Jo Baker

    At once a breathless cat-and-mouse game and a layered interrogation of the fetishization of the female body, The Body Lies gives us an essential story for our time that will have you checking the locks on your doors.

  • Where the Light Enters

    Where the Light Enters

    Sara Donati

    Unable to ignore the plight of New York's less fortunate, two intrepid female doctors draw on all resources to protect their patients.

  • Layover

    Layover

    David Bell

    In this whirlwind, fast-paced novel filled with lies, deceit, and secrets, Joshua tries to discover why a woman has vanished from her own life.

  • The Floating Feldmans

    The Floating Feldmans

    Elyssa Friedland

    Between the troublesome family secrets, old sibling rivalries, and her two teenage grandkids, Annette’s birthday vacation on a cruise is looking more and more like the perfect storm.

  • Ellie and the Harpmaker

    Ellie and the Harpmaker

    Hazel Prior

    Dan Hollis lives a happy, solitary life in the countryside of the English moors. On the anniversary of her father’s death, Ellie Jacobs comes across Dan’s barn. She soon realizes that Dan gives her a fresh perspective on her own life.

  • The Bromance Book Club

    The Bromance Book Club

    Lyssa Kay Adams

    Distraught and desperate to save his marriage, Gavin finds help from a secret romance book club made up of Nashville’s top alpha men. With the help of their current read, the guys coach Gavin on saving his marriage.

  • Someone to Honor

    Someone to Honor

    Mary Balogh

    At first Gil and Abigail seem to embody what the other most despises. Yet behind the appearances of the once-grand lady and the once-humble man are two people who share an understanding of what true honor means.

  • Lock Every Door

    Lock Every Door

    Riley Sager

    Jules Larsen takes a new job as an apartment sitter at one of Manhattan’s most high-profile buildings. However, she discovers something that makes her want to escape before her temporary status becomes permanent.

  • Gone Too Long

    Gone Too Long

    Lori Roy

    Tightly coiled and chilling, Gone Too Long ensnares, twists, and exposes the high price we are willing to pay for the ones we love.

  • The Perfect Plan

    The Perfect Plan

    Bryan Reardon

    Liam seems like the problem child and his brother Drew has always been the perfect son. Now, as Liam tries to stay one step ahead of the authorities and his brother, every passing minute provides a deeper glimpse into the brothers’ past.

  • The Travelers

    The Travelers

    Regina Porter

    With piercing humor, exacting dialogue, and a beautiful sense of place, Regina Porter’s debut is both an intimate family portrait and a sweeping exploration of what it means to be American today.

  • The Most Fun We Ever Had

    The Most Fun We Ever Had

    Claire Lombardo

    Spanning nearly half a century, and set against the quintessential American backdrop of Chicago and its prospering suburbs, Lombardo’s debut explores the triumphs and burdens of love and the fraught tethers of parenthood and sisterhood.

  • Very Nice

    Very Nice

    Marcy Dermansky

    Zigzagging between the rarefied circles of Manhattan investment banking, the self-serious MFA programs of the Midwest, and the private bedrooms of Connecticut, Very Nice is an audacious and wickedly smart take on the way we live now.

  • The Substitution Order

    The Substitution Order

    Martin Clark

    A remarkable tour of the law’s tricks and hidden trapdoors, The Substitution Order is both wise and ingenious, a wildly entertaining novel that will keep you guessing–and rooting for its tenacious hero–until the very last page.

  • The Second-Worst Restaurant in France

    The Second-Worst Restaurant in France

    Alexander McCall Smith

    Renowned Scottish cookbook writer Paul Stuart is hard at work on his new book and travels to the French countryside to focus. However, as the village becomes more complicated, Paul must call upon all his experience to bring order back.

  • Say Say Say

    Say Say Say

    Lila Savage

    Tightly woven, humane and insightful, tracing unflinchingly the most intimate reaches of a young woman’s heart and mind, Say Say Say is a riveting story about what it means to love, in a world where time is always running out.

  • Hungry

    Hungry

    Jeff Gordinier

    Hungry is a memoir, a travelogue, a portrait of a chef, and a chronicle of the moment when daredevil cooking became the most exciting and groundbreaking form of artistry.

  • No Matter

    No Matter

    Jana Prikryl

    No Matter is an elegy for our ongoing moment, when what seemed permanent suddenly appears to be on the brink of collapse.

  • Home for Erring and Outcast Girls

    Home for Erring and Outcast Girls

    Julie Kibler

    With great pathos and powerful emotional resonance, Home for Erring and Outcast Girls explores the dark roads that lead us to ruin, and the paths we take to return to ourselves.

  • Singapore Sapphire

    Singapore Sapphire

    A. M. Stuart

    Set in early twentieth-century Singapore, Harriet Gordon is soon drawn into a murderous web of treachery and deceit.

  • The Perfect Son

    The Perfect Son

    Lauren North

    When Tess Clarke wakes up in the hospital the day after her son Jamie’s eighth birthday, she’s sure of these things: She’s been stabbed, her son is missing, and she knows who is involved. But no one is listening to her.

  • Unbreak Me

    Unbreak Me

    Michelle Hazen

    Andra lives at her family’s horse ranch, imprisoned by the memories of an assault. When she needs help training her foals, she hires a cowboy from New Orleans. But even their love can’t escape the shadow of what they’ve been through.

  • Salvation Day

    Salvation Day

    Kali Wallace

    Zahra knew the plan, but she and her crew could not guess was what waited for them, a terrifying secret buried by the government. A threat to all of humanity that lay sleeping alongside the orbiting dead.

  • The Passengers

    The Passengers

    John Marrs

    Just as self-driving cars become the trusted, safer norm, eight people find themselves in a terrifying situation, including a faded TV star, a pregnant young woman, an abused wife, an illegal immigrant, and a suicidal man.

  • A Killer Edition

    A Killer Edition

    Lorna Barrett

    Tricia decides to join the local animal-rescue board and enter the Great Stoneham Bake-Off, but neither pans out as smoothly as she’d hoped. After her neighbor's sudden death, is the culprit still lurking in town?

  • A Song for a New Day

    A Song for a New Day

    Sarah Pinsker

    In this science fiction novel, the government has banned concerts, and Luce’s connection to the world is closed off forever. She does what she has to do: she performs in illegal concerts.

  • Bewitched and Betrothed

    Bewitched and Betrothed

    Juliet Blackwell

    When Lily Ivory stumbles on the uniform of a former prisoner from Alcatraz and SFPD inspector Carlos Romero’s cousin is kidnapped, Lily suspects something dangerous has been unleashed on the ghost-ridden island of Alcatraz.

  • Priest of Lies

    Priest of Lies

    Peter McLean

    When Tomas Piety returned from the war, he just wanted to rebuild his empire of crime with his gang of Pious Men. But his past as a spy for the Queen’s Men drew him back in and brought him more power than he ever imagined.

  • The Harp of Kings

    The Harp of Kings

    Juliet Marillier

    Liobhan must find and retrieve a precious harp. Faced with plotting courtiers and druids, an insightful storyteller, and a boorish Crown Prince, Liobhan soon realizes an Otherworld power may be meddling in the affairs of the kingdom.

  • Chances Are . . .

    Chances Are . . .

    Richard Russo

    Shot through with Russo’s trademark comedy and humanity, this absorbing saga follows how friendship’s bonds are every bit as constricting and rewarding as those of family or any other community.

  • First Cosmic Velocity

    First Cosmic Velocity

    Zach Powers

    By turns grim and whimsical, fatalistic and deeply hopeful, First Cosmic Velocity is a sweeping novel of the heights of mankind’s accomplishments, the depths of its folly, and the people–and canines–with whom we create family.

  • Polite Society

    Polite Society

    Mahesh Rao

    Pairing stiletto-sharp observation and social comedy with moments of true tenderness, this delicious whirl through the mansions of India’s dazzling elite celebrates that there’s no one route to perfect happiness.

  • Bringing Down the Duke

    Bringing Down the Duke

    Evie Dunmore

    Set in England, 1879, at University of Oxford, Annabelle finds herself attempting to not give in to the powerful attraction she has for a man who opposes everything she stands for.

  • Cookies and Clairvoyance

    Cookies and Clairvoyance

    Bailey Cates

    Randy is not only Katie’s fiancé’s coworker, but also the boyfriend of fellow spellbook club member and witch Bianca Devereaux. When he is accused of murder, they'll have to prove his innocence.

  • How Quickly She Disappears

    How Quickly She Disappears

    Raymond Fleischmann

    Alfred, a dangerous stranger with a plan of his own, arrives in town and commits an inexplicable act of violence. And he offers a startling revelation: He knows exactly what happened to Elisabeth’s sister who disappeared years ago.

  • The Vanished Bride

    The Vanished Bride

    Bella Ellis

    A young wife and mother has gone missing from her home, leaving behind two small children. A humble parson’s daughters—the Brontë sisters—learn of the crime. The sisters are horrified and set out to investigate the mysterious disappearance.

  • A Night's Tail

    A Night's Tail

    Sofie Kelly

    Kathleen’s brother, Ethan, has arrived in town with his band. But not everything goes as scheduled when one of Ethan’s bandmates gets into a fight with a man interested in investing in the town who is later found dead.

  • Word to the Wise

    Word to the Wise

    Jenn McKinlay

    When a town newcomer is murdered, Lindsey knows it's up to her to dig through the hidden chapters of his life to find the real culprit.

  • The Pawful Truth

    The Pawful Truth

    Miranda James

    After a sudden murder, Charlie races to unravel this mystery. And to draw out the culprit, he may just have to put his own life on the line…

  • Death in a Budapest Butterfly

    Death in a Budapest Butterfly

    Julia Buckley

    Hana and her family must catch the killer when a guest is poisoned at a tea event. They work to save Maggie's Tea house and bring the beautiful Budapest Butterfly teacup back home where it belongs.

  • The Wolf's Call

    The Wolf's Call

    Anthony Ryan

    Vaelin travels to the realms of the Merchant Kings, a land ruled by honor and intrigue. There, as the drums of war thunder across kingdoms, Vaelin learns that there are some battles that even he may not be strong enough to win.

  • Well Met

    Well Met

    Jen DeLuca

    Her summer in Willow Creek was only ever supposed to be a pit stop on the way to somewhere else for Emily, but soon she can’t seem to shake the fantasy of establishing something more with someone she meets there.

  • How to Catch a Wicked Viscount

    How to Catch a Wicked Viscount

    Amy Rose Bennett

    Sophie’s plans to make a spectacular debut go horribly awry when she and her friends are expelled from a young ladies’ academy. They determine that unconventional means need to be employed in the husband-hunting market.

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RECENT OFFERS

  • Bewitched and Betrothed

    Bewitched and Betrothed

    Juliet Blackwell

    When Lily Ivory stumbles on the uniform of a former prisoner from Alcatraz and SFPD inspector Carlos Romero’s cousin is kidnapped, Lily suspects something dangerous has been unleashed on the ghost-ridden island of Alcatraz.

  • Priest of Lies

    Priest of Lies

    Peter McLean

    When Tomas Piety returned from the war, he just wanted to rebuild his empire of crime with his gang of Pious Men. But his past as a spy for the Queen’s Men drew him back in and brought him more power than he ever imagined.

  • Very Nice

    Very Nice

    Marcy Dermansky

    Zigzagging between the rarefied circles of Manhattan investment banking, the self-serious MFA programs of the Midwest, and the private bedrooms of Connecticut, Very Nice is an audacious and wickedly smart take on the way we live now.

  • Hungry

    Hungry

    Jeff Gordinier

    Hungry is a memoir, a travelogue, a portrait of a chef, and a chronicle of the moment when daredevil cooking became the most exciting and groundbreaking form of artistry.

  • Salvation Day

    Salvation Day

    Kali Wallace

    Zahra knew the plan, but she and her crew could not guess was what waited for them, a terrifying secret buried by the government. A threat to all of humanity that lay sleeping alongside the orbiting dead.

  • Say Say Say

    Say Say Say

    Lila Savage

    Tightly woven, humane and insightful, tracing unflinchingly the most intimate reaches of a young woman’s heart and mind, Say Say Say is a riveting story about what it means to love, in a world where time is always running out.

  • The Substitution Order

    The Substitution Order

    Martin Clark

    A remarkable tour of the law’s tricks and hidden trapdoors, The Substitution Order is both wise and ingenious, a wildly entertaining novel that will keep you guessing–and rooting for its tenacious hero–until the very last page.

  • The Second-Worst Restaurant in France

    The Second-Worst Restaurant in France

    Alexander McCall Smith

    Renowned Scottish cookbook writer Paul Stuart is hard at work on his new book and travels to the French countryside to focus. However, as the village becomes more complicated, Paul must call upon all his experience to bring order back.

  • Home for Erring and Outcast Girls

    Home for Erring and Outcast Girls

    Julie Kibler

    With great pathos and powerful emotional resonance, Home for Erring and Outcast Girls explores the dark roads that lead us to ruin, and the paths we take to return to ourselves.

  • No Matter

    No Matter

    Jana Prikryl

    No Matter is an elegy for our ongoing moment, when what seemed permanent suddenly appears to be on the brink of collapse.

  • Singapore Sapphire

    Singapore Sapphire

    A. M. Stuart

    Set in early twentieth-century Singapore, Harriet Gordon is soon drawn into a murderous web of treachery and deceit.

  • A Killer Edition

    A Killer Edition

    Lorna Barrett

    Tricia decides to join the local animal-rescue board and enter the Great Stoneham Bake-Off, but neither pans out as smoothly as she’d hoped. After her neighbor's sudden death, is the culprit still lurking in town?

  • The Perfect Son

    The Perfect Son

    Lauren North

    When Tess Clarke wakes up in the hospital the day after her son Jamie’s eighth birthday, she’s sure of these things: She’s been stabbed, her son is missing, and she knows who is involved. But no one is listening to her.

  • Unbreak Me

    Unbreak Me

    Michelle Hazen

    Andra lives at her family’s horse ranch, imprisoned by the memories of an assault. When she needs help training her foals, she hires a cowboy from New Orleans. But even their love can’t escape the shadow of what they’ve been through.

  • The Passengers

    The Passengers

    John Marrs

    Just as self-driving cars become the trusted, safer norm, eight people find themselves in a terrifying situation, including a faded TV star, a pregnant young woman, an abused wife, an illegal immigrant, and a suicidal man.

  • The Harp of Kings

    The Harp of Kings

    Juliet Marillier

    Liobhan must find and retrieve a precious harp. Faced with plotting courtiers and druids, an insightful storyteller, and a boorish Crown Prince, Liobhan soon realizes an Otherworld power may be meddling in the affairs of the kingdom.

  • A Song for a New Day

    A Song for a New Day

    Sarah Pinsker

    In this science fiction novel, the government has banned concerts, and Luce’s connection to the world is closed off forever. She does what she has to do: she performs in illegal concerts.

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