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 travelers : a novel / Regina Porter.
"Meet James Samuel Vincent, an affluent Manhattan attorney who shirks his modest Irish American background but hews to his father’s meandering ways. James muddles through a topsy-turvy relationship with his son, Rufus, which is further complicated when Ru…
The stationery shop / Marjan Kamali.
"A novel set in 1953 Tehran, against the backdrop of the Iranian Coup, about a young couple in love who are separated on the eve of their marriage, and who are reunited sixty years later, after having moved on to live independent lives in America, to disc…
The perfect plan : a novel / Bryan Reardon.
"Liam Brennan teeters on the edge. Early one morning, he snaps, kidnapping a young woman who works for Drew Brennan, Liam's older brother and the upstart candidate in a heated election. This sudden, vicious attack appears to be the beginning of an unthink…
The porpoise : a novel / Mark Haddon.
"After a harrowing plane crash, Maja, the pregnant wife of the unimaginably wealthy Phillippe, is killed, but their daughter, Angelica, survives. Philipp's obsession with the girl's safety morphs into something sinister and grotesque. A young man name D…
Girl in the rearview mirror : a novel / Kelsey Rae Dimberg.
"They are Phoenix's first family: handsome Philip Martin, son of the sitting senator, an ex-football player who carries himself with an easy grace and who appears destined to stop into his father's seat when the time is right; his wife Marina, the stylish…
The body lies / Jo Baker.
"A young writer accepts a job at a university in the remote English countryside, to escape the scene of a violent assault. But when one of her students starts turning in chapters that blur the lines between fiction and reality, the professor recognizes he…
The islanders : a novel / Meg Mitchell Moore.
Anthony Puckett was a rising literary star. The son of an uber-famous thriller writer, Anthony's debut novel spent two years on the bestseller list and won the adoration of critics. But something went very wrong with his second work. Now Anthony's borrowi…
How to rule the world / Tibor Fischer.
London. A city robbing and killing people since 50BC. The Vizz: an industry in crisis. Baxter Stone, a film maker and television veteran, a lifelong Londoner (who thinks he sees better than others) is having problems in the postbrain, crumbling capital. S…
Flowers of mold : stories / Ha Seong-nan ; translated from the Korean by Janet Hong.
On the surface, Ha Seong-nan's stories seem pleasant enough, yet there's something disturbing just below the surface, ready to permanently disrupt the characters' lives. A woman meets her next-door neighbor and loans her a spatula, then starts suffering h…
Fleishman is in trouble : a novel / Taffy Brodesser-Akner.
"Dr. Toby Fleishman wakes up each morning surrounded by women. Women who are self-actualized and independent and know what they want--and, against all odds, what they want is Toby. Who knew what kind of life awaited him once he finally extracted himself f…
Fake like me / Barbara Bourland.
A satire of the absurdly glamorous New York high art scene, in which a young artist crumbles under unimaginable pressure while at an upstate artists' retreat.
The summer guests / Mary Alice Monroe.
"Late August is a beautiful time on the Southern coast--the peach trees are ripe, the ocean is warm, and the sweet tea is icy. A perfect time to enjoy the rocking chairs on the porch. But beneath the calm surface bubbles a threat: it's also peak hurricane…
Man of the year / Caroline Louise Walker.
"Dr. Robert Hart, Sag Harbor's just-named Man of the Year, is the envy of his friends and neighbors. His medical practice is thriving. He has a beautiful old house and a beautiful new wife and a beautiful boat docked in the village marina. Even his waywar…
Mrs. Everything : a novel / Jennifer Weiner.
"A smart, thoughtful, and timely exploration of two sisters' lives from the 1950s to the present as they struggle to find their places--and be true to themselves--in a rapidly evolving world. Mrs. Everything is an ambitious, richly textured journey throug…
Bunny / Mona Awad.
"Samantha Heather Mackey couldn't be more of an outsider in her small, highly selective MFA program at New England's Warren University. A scholarship student who prefers the company of her dark imagination to that of most people, she is utterly repelled b…
Honestly, we meant well / Grant Ginder.
Sue Ellen Wright has what she thinks is a close-to-perfect life. A terrific career as a Classics professor, a loving husband, and a son who is just about to graduate from college and safely leave the nest. But then disaster strikes. She learns that her hu…
The atonement child / Francine Rivers.
In one terrifying moment, Dynah Carey's perfect life is shattered by rape, her future irrevocably altered by an unwanted pregnancy, and her doting family torn apart. Her seemingly rock-solid faith is pushed to the limits as she faces the most momentous ch…
Princess Bari / Hwang Sok-Yong.
Princess Bari tells the story of a young girl, frail and brave, who escapes from famine and death in North Korea in the 1990s. Seeking refuge in China before crossing oceans in the hold of a cargo ship, she disembarks in London, with its bewildering mix o…
All my colors / David Quantick.
A wanna-be writer with an eidetic memory decides to claim authorship of a book that only he remembers, but soon finds that there are consequences for his theft.
Morelia : a novel / Renee Gladman.
A woman finds a non-English sentence written on a piece of paper tucked inside a book and becomes obsessed with discovering its secrets.
Appearances : a novel / Sondra Helene.
"Samantha--the fashionable wife of a successful businessman and doting mother of one--struggles to negotiate the spheres of intimacy between her husband and her family of origin. Samantha loves her husband, Richard, and she loves her sister, Elizabeth. Bu…
If the ice had held / Wendy J. Fox.
"Melanie Henderson's life is a lie. The scandal of her birth and the identity of her true parents is kept from her family's small, conservative Colorado town. Not even she knows the truth: that her birth mother was just fourteen and unmarried to her fathe…
During-the-event : a novel / by Roger Wall.
In the near future, climate change has ravaged the United States, leading the government to overcorrect through culls and relocation. Those who survive the mandated destruction are herded into "habitable production zones," trading their freedom for illusi…
Bad ideas : a novel / Missy Marston.
"Trudy works nights in a linen factory, avoiding romance and sharing the care of her four-year-old niece with Trudy's mother, Claire. Claire still pines for Trudy's father, a St. Lawrence Seaway construction worker who left her twenty years ago. Claire be…
The alchemy of noise : a novel / Lorraine Devon Wilke.
"Infused with beauty, humor, and pain, The Alchemy of Noise is a modern American love story that asks if love can bridge the distance between two Americas."--Laura Nicole Diamond, author of Shelter Us and Deliver Me In a world so full of lonely people and…
The wisdom of Sally Red Shoes / Ruth Hogan.
Once a spirited, independent woman with a rebellious streak, Masha's life was forever changed by a tragic event twelve years ago. Unable to let go of her grief, she finds comfort in her faithful canine companion Haizum and peace in the quiet lanes of her …
Searching for Sylvie Lee : a novel / Jean Kwok.
It begins with a mystery. Sylvie—the beautiful, brilliant, successful older daughter of the Lee family—flies to the Netherlands for one final visit with her dying grandmother—and then vanishes. Amy, the sheltered baby of the Lee family, is too young to re…
The friends we keep / Jane Green.
Evvie, Maggie, and Topher have known each other since university. Their friendship was something they swore would last forever. Now years have passed, the friends have drifted apart, and none of them ever found the lives they wanted - the lives they dream…
The Electric Hotel / Dominic Smith.
"Winding through the nascent days of cinema in Paris and Fort Lee, New Jersey, the battlefields of Belgium during World War I, and the faded Knickerbocker Hotel in 1960s Hollywood, The Electric Hotel follows the intertwined fates of the cinematographer Cl…
The tenant of Wildfell Hall / Anne Brontë ; edited and with an introduction and notes by Stevie Davies.
The mysterious new tenant of Wildfell Hall is a strong-minded woman who keeps her own counsel. Helen 'Graham' - exiled with her child to the desolate moorland mansion, adopting an assumed name and earning her living as a painter - has returned to Wildfell…
Wide Sargasso Sea / Jean Rhys ; introduction by Francis Wyndham.
Beautiful and wealthy Antoinette Cosway's passionate love for an English aristocrat threatens to destroy her idyllic West Indian island existence and her very life.
Valencia and Valentine / Suzy Krause.
"Valencia, a timid debt collector with crippling OCD, is afraid of many things, but the two that scare her most are flying and turning thirty-five. To confront those fears, Valencia’s therapist suggests that she fly somewhere—anywhere—before her upcoming …
I'll never tell / Catherine McKenzie.
"What happened to Amanda Holmes? Twenty years ago, she was found bludgeoned in a rowboat at the MacAllister family's Camp Macaw. No one was ever charged with the crime. Now, after their parents' sudden deaths, the MacAllister siblings retun to camp to …
The summer we lost her : a novel / Tish Cohen.
"In the tradition of bestselling domestic fiction from such authors as Liane Moriarty, Jodi Picoult, and Anna Quindlen, a wrenching, deeply heartfelt novel about a husband and wife, a missing child, and the complicated family secrets that can derail even …
On Earth we're briefly gorgeous : a novel / Ocean Vuong.
"Brilliant, heartbreaking, tender, and highly original - poet Ocean Vuong's debut novel is a sweeping and shattering portrait of a family, and a testament to the redemptive power of storytelling. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from a son to a…
All the lost things : a novel / Michelle Sacks.
It has been a while since seven-year-old Dolly's dad has spent time with her, just the two of them, so when he scoops her up and promises to take her on the adventure of a lifetime, Dolly is thrilled. The first days on the road are incredibly exciting. …
The paper wasp : a novel / Lauren Acampora.
An electrifying debut novel from the acclaimed author of The Wonder Garden, The Paper Wasp is a riveting knife-edge story of two women's dark friendship of twisted ambition set against the backdrop of contemporary Hollywood In small-town Michigan, Abby Gr…
Star-crossed : a novel / Minnie Darke.
Sometimes destiny needs a nudge in the right direction. When Justine Carmichael (Sagittarius, aspiring journalist and sceptic) bumps into her old friend Nick Jordan (Aquarius, struggling actor and true believer) it could be by chance. Or it could be writ…
Biloxi : a novel / Mary Miller.
"Mary Miller seizes the mantle of southern literature with this wry tale of middle age and the unexpected turns a life can take. Like her predecessors Ann Beattie and Raymond Carver, Mary Miller brings an essential voice to her generation. Building on her…
Lanny : a novel / Max Porter.
"There's a village an hour from London. It's no different from many others today: one pub, one church, redbrick cottages, some public housing, and a few larger houses dotted about. Voices rise up, as they might anywhere, speaking of loving and needing and…
Springtime in a broken mirror / Mario Benedetti ; translated by Nick Caistor.
"Santiago, a political prisoner in Uruguay, was jailed after a brutal military coup that saw many of his comrades flee elsewhere. Santiago, feeling trapped, can do nothing but write letters to his family, and try to stay sane. Far away, his nine-year-old …
Acts of infidelity / Lena Andersson ; translated from the Swedish by Saskia Vogel.
"Like diving into the mind of a brilliant, infuriating friend, this novel dissects the experience of "the other woman" with tremendous wit and insight. When Ester Nilsson meets the actor Olof Sten, she falls madly in love. Olof makes no secret of being ma…
Dark constellations / Pola Oloixarac ; translated from the Spanish by Roy Kesey.
"Canary Islands, 1882: Caught in the 19th-century wave of scientific classification, explorer and plant biologist Niklas Bruunis researches Crissia pallida, a species alleged to have hallucinogenic qualities capable of eliminating the psychic limits betwe…
Revolutionaries / Joshua Furst.
In his second novel, the acclaimed author of The Sabotage Café leads us on a long, strange trip through the heart of the sixties and beyond, as seen through the eyes of the revolution's poster child. Fred is the sole offspring of Lenny Snyder, the famous …
The binding : a novel / Bridget Collins.
"In the tradition of Sarah Waters, Helene Wecker, and Jessie Burton, an atmospheric and mystery-laden historical novel set within a magical world where books are not stories but the repository of individual lives"--Provided by publisher.
The patient one / Shelley Shepard Gray.
"Seven former best friends reunite and struggle to heal after the tragic death of one of their own in this evocative and heartrending novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Gift and Her Secret."--Provided by publisher.