Adult General Fiction

These general fiction books are new to our shelves in the last 30 days (most recent on top).

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List

The study of animal languages / Lindsay Stern.
"Ivan is a tightly wound philosophy professor whose reverence for logic and order governs not only his academic interests, but also his closest relationships. His wife, Prue, is quite the opposite: a pioneer in the emerging field of biolinguistics, she is…
The secret of clouds / Alyson Richman.
An English teacher with haunting childhood memories gains perspective and inspiration while tutoring a young Ukrainian immigrant whose serious health issues prevent him from taking any day for granted. By the best-selling author of The Velvet Hours.
Bangkok wakes to rain : a novel / Pitchaya Sudbanthad.
"A house in the center of Bangkok becomes the point of confluence where lives are shaped by upheaval, memory, and the lure of home. Witness to two centuries' flux in one of the world's most restless cities, a house plays host to longings and losses past,…
Imperfect solo : a dark comedy of random misfortune / Steven Boykey Sidley.
"Steven Boykey Sidley is an award-winning and multi-shortlisted novelist. His first novel, Entanglement won the UJ Debut Fiction Award and was shortlisted for the Sunday Times Fiction Prize and MNet Literary Award in South Africa. His second novel, Steppi…
Lost children archive / Valeria Luiselli.
"From the two-time NBCC Finalist, a fiercely imaginative novel about a family's summer road trip across America--a journey that, with breathtaking imagery, spare lyricism, and profound humanity, probes the nature of justice and equality in America today. …
The heavens : a novel / Sandra Newman.
"A young man, Ben, meets a young woman, Kate--and they begin to fall in love. From their first meeting, Ben knows Kate is unworldly and fanciful, so at first he isn't that concerned when she tells him about the recurring dream she's had since childhood. I…
Bowlaway : a novel / Elizabeth McCracken.
"A sweeping and enchanting new novel from the widely beloved, award-winning author Elizabeth McCracken about three generations of an unconventional New England family who own and operate a candlepin bowling alley"--Provided by publisher.
Foreign Born / John Herrmann ; introduction by Sara Kosiba, edited by Ross K. Tangedal.
"Written in 1925 but never published until now, John Herrmann's Foreign Born is a searing look at prejudice and war-time paranoia. This edition has been prepared from an original manuscript housed at the Harry Ransom Center in Austin, Texas"--Cover page […
The most beautiful night of the soul : more stories from the Middle East and beyond / Sándor Jászberényi ; translated from the Hungarian by Paul Olchváry.
"Set mostly in contemporary Cairo and Iraq, as well as Israel, London, and Hungary, these twelve short stories are told from the perspective of Cairo-based European war correspondent Daniel Marosh, a journalist examining some of today's most pressing Midd…
Forget you know me / Jessica Strawser.
Hoping to end an estrangement with her best friend, Liza panics when their video call is interrupted by a masked invader before her friend calls back later, pretending nothing has happened.
Good riddance / by Elinor Lipman.
"In a delightful new romantic comedy from Elinor Lipman, one woman's trash becomes another woman's treasure, with deliriously entertaining results. Daphne Maritch doesn't quite know what to make of the heavily annotated high school yearbook she inherits f…
On the other side / Carrie Hope Fletcher.
Evie Snow is 82 when she quietly passes away in her sleep, surrounded by her children and grandchildren. It's the way most people wish to leave the world but when Evie reaches the door of her own private heaven, she finds that she's become her 27-year-old…
The bright side of disaster : a novel / Katherine Center.
Jenny Harris always expected that she'd fall in love, get married, and have a baby--in that order. Now, very pregnant and not quite married, she actually doesn't mind that she and her live-in fiance, Dean, started their family earlier than planned. But th…
Castle of water / Dane Huckelbridge.
"Two very different people, one very small island. For Sophie Ducel, her honeymoon in French Polynesia was intended as a celebration of life. The proud owner of a thriving Parisian architecture firm, co-founded with her brilliant new husband, Sophie had m…
Unnatural habitats & other stories / Angela Mitchell.
This collection of seven connected stories set in the Ozarks explores the relationships between people and place and the changing culture of rural America. From a newly divorced woman employed by a front for illegal drugs, to a man who seeks revenge when …
The warriors : a novel / Paul Batista.
Legendary defense attorney Raquel Rematti represents a presidential candidate--and former First Lady of an ISIS-assassinated President--Senator Angelina Baldesteri in the most watched and explosive trial of the 21st Century. The Senator, a Democrat, sees …
The Museum of Modern Love / Heather Rose.
"Arky Levin has reached a creative dead end. Guilty and restless after an unexpected separation from his wife, almost by chance he stumbles upon an art exhibit that will change his life. Based on a real piece of performance art, the installation that the …
All the lives we never lived : a novel / Anuradha Roy.
"From the Man Booker Prize-nominated author of Sleeping on Jupiter, The Folded Earth, and An Atlas of Impossible Longing, a poignant and sweeping novel set in India during World War II and the present-day about a son's quest to uncover the truth about his…
Into? / North Morgan.
"Less than Zero with an Instagram account Konrad Platt needs to get out of town. Heartbroken after his boyfriend leaves him for another man, Konrad abandons his life in London for the warm sun and blue surf of LA. He occupies a refined world of hard abs, …