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

My dark Vanessa : a novel / Kate Elizabeth Russell.
"2000. Bright, ambitious, and yearning for adulthood, fifteen-year-old Vanessa Wye becomes entangled in an affair with Jacob Strane, her magnetic and guileful forty-two-year-old English teacher. 2017. Amid the rising wave of allegations against powerful m…
These ghosts are family : a novel / Maisy Card.
"Stanford Solomon has a shocking, thirty-year-old secret. And it’s about to change the lives of everyone around him. Stanford Solomon is actually Abel Paisley, a man who faked his own death and stole the identity of his best friend. And now, nearing the …
A good neighborhood / Therese Anne Fowler.
"In Oak Knoll, a verdant, tight-knit North Carolina neighborhood, professor of forestry and ecology Valerie Alston-Holt is raising her bright and talented biracial son, Xavier, who’s headed to college in the fall. All is well until the Whitmans—a family w…
Under the rainbow : a novel / Celia Laskey.
"When a group of social activists arrive in a small town, the lives and beliefs of residents and outsiders alike are upended, in this wry, embracing novel. Big Burr, Kansas, is the kind of place where everyone seems to know everyone, and everyone shares …
We ride upon sticks / Quan Barry.
"Set in the coastal town of Danvers, Massachusetts, where the accusations began that led to the 1692 witch trials, We Ride Upon Sticks follows the 1989 Danvers High School Falcons field hockey team, who will do anything to make it to the state finals—even…
In five years : a novel / Rebecca Serle.
"Where do you see yourself in five years? When Type-A Manhattan lawyer Dannie Cohan is asked this question at the most important interview of her career, she has a meticulously crafted answer at the ready. Later, after nailing her interview and accepting…
Blackwood / Michael Farris Smith.
"In this timeless, mythical tale of unforgiving justice and elusive grace, rural Mississippi townsfolk shoulder the pain of generations as something dangerous lurks in the enigmatic kudzu of the woods. The town of Red Bluff, Mississippi, has seen better d…
The jetsetters : a novel / Amanda Eyre Ward.
"When seventy-year-old Charlotte Perkins submits a sexy essay to the Become a Jetsetter contest, she dreams of reuniting her estranged children: Lee, an almost-famous actress; Cord, a handsome Manhattan venture capitalist who can’t seem to find a partner;…
Sharks in the time of saviors / Kawai Strong Washburn.
"A groundbreaking debut novel that folds the legends of Hawaiian gods into an engrossing family saga; a story of exile and the pursuit of salvation"--Provided by publisher.
The numbers game : a novel / Danielle Steel.
"Eileen Jackson was happy to set aside her own dreams to raise a family with her husband, Paul. Together they built an ordinary life in a Connecticut town, the perfect place for their kids to grow up. But when Eileen discovers that Paul's late nights in t…
The heart is a full-wild beast : and maketh many wild leaps : new and selected stories / John L'Heureux.
"A nun crashes her car; an unborn child sings to its mother; a troubled priest is in the market for a London apartment. In The Heart Is a Full-Wild Beast, John L'Heureux explores head-on life's biggest questions, and the moments--of joy, doubt, transcende…
Highwire moon : a novel / Susan Straight.
"At three years old, Elvia was placed in foster care when her mother, Serafina, an undocumented migrant worker, was deported. Twelve years later, Serafina risks everything to return to the United States and the daughter she was forced to abandon." --back…
The regrets : a novel / Amy Bonnaffons.
"Reality and dream collide in Amy Bonnaffons's dazzling, darkly playful debut novel about a love affair between the living and the dead. For weeks, Rachel has been noticing the same golden-haired young man sitting at her Brooklyn bus stop, staring off wit…
Last turn home : a novel / Lara Alspaugh.
"A dream job, a loft apartment all to herself and a relationship with one of Chicago’s favorite sons is all Tessa Wallace thinks she needs to be happy. Life is moving along exactly how she planned it. When a phone call from her hometown comes with news of…
Where the beauty is / Lara Alspaugh
"Nora Phillips’ life is perfect. Well, she wants you to believe it is. With her youngest son graduating from high school eight years after her daughter, Nora should be looking forward to the adventures that lie ahead and spending more time with her husban…
This town sleeps : a novel / Dennis E. Staples.
"On an Ojibwe reservation called Languille Lake, within the small town of Geshig at the hub of the rez, two men enter into a secret romance. Marion Lafournier, a midtwenties gay Ojibwe man, begins a relationship with his former classmate Shannon, a heavil…
The body double / Emily Beyda.
"A strange man discovers our nameless narrator selling popcorn at a decrepit small-town movie theater and offers her an odd and lucrative position: she will forget her job, her acquaintances, even her name, and move to Los Angeles, where she will become t…
Continental divide : a novel / by Alex Myers.
"Go West, Young Man. Isn't that the advice every east coast boy has considered at least once in his life? At nineteen, almost twenty, Ron Bancroft thinks those words sound pretty good. Newly out as transgender, Ron finds himself adrift: kicked out by his …
Squirrels in the wall : a novel in short stories / by Henry Hitz.
This novel, told in stories by a collection of interspecies voices, presents a unique and darkly hilarious blend of human and animal perspectives in a single setting on a Wisconsin lake. The stories provide a kaleidoscope of heartbreak among both human an…
The dreamed part / Rodrigo Fresán ; translated from the Spanish by Will Vanderhyden.
"Following his failure to break into the Hadron Collider and merge with the so-called 'God particle', The Writer from The Invented Part can no longer write or sleep. Instead, he lies awake, imagining and reimagining key moments of his life, spinning out a…
There you are / Mathea Morais.
"Growing up in the '80s and '90s in St. Louis, Octavian Munroe and Mina Rose found a future in music. Between the stacks at Rahsaan's Records, the two fell in love to the sounds of Prince and A Tribe Called Quest. But in the wake of grief and heartbreak, …
Interior Chinatown / Charles Yu.
"From the infinitely inventive author of How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe comes a deeply personal novel about race, pop culture, assimilation, and escaping the roles we are forced to play."--Provided by publisher.
Mac on a hot tin roof / Melinda Metz.
"As a tabby cat with criminal tendencies, MacGyver is always a whisker away from trouble. But when he stumbles upon a litter of four motherless kittens, he really has his paws full. It's clear Mac has to take care of the cuddly little furballs, at least u…
American grief in four stages : stories / Sadie Hoagland.
"A collection of short stories about grief, death, and trauma, set primarily in the US (from the Salem witch trials to present day), with one story set in Mesoamerica"--Provided by publisher.
From hell to breakfast : a novel / Meghan Tifft.
"Lucinda's boyfriend Dracua says he's the Dracula--he sleeps in a coffin, hunts pigeons for blood, and only goes out at night. But is he really? Unsettlingly, there has been a spate of recent disappearances and Lucinda begins to question whether it's mo…
The tie that binds : a novel / Kent Haruf.
"Colorado, January 1977. Eighty-year-old Edith Goodnough lies in a hospital bed, IV taped to the back of her hand, police officer at her door. She is charged with murder. The clues: a sack of chicken feed slit with a knife, a milky-eyed dog tied outdoors …
Coventry / Joseph Bathanti.
"Bathanti surely drew on his extensive experience teaching in prisons to create scads of unforgettable and unforgiving characters in an equally unforgettable and unforgiving setting: a prison camp. Cal Gaddy is haunted by his father, a guard who took you…