Adult General Fiction

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The body politic : a novel / Brian Platzer.
"New York City is still regaining its balance in the years following 9/11, when four twenty-somethings--Tess, Tazio, David, and Angelica--meet in a bar, each yearning for something: connection, recognition, a place in the world, a cause to believe in. Nea…
The time of Jacob's trouble / Donna VanLiere.
"A typical day at the rehabilitation center turns into a nightmare for Emma Grady when her favorite physical therapy patient vanishes in front of her, along with several colleagues. Fear turns to chaos as Emma begins the frantic race from Brooklyn to Quee…
Barn 8 : a novel / Deb Olin Unferth.
"Two auditors for the US egg industry go rogue and conceive a plot to steal a million chickens in the middle of the night—an entire egg farm’s worth of animals. Janey and Cleveland—a spirited former runaway and the officious head of audits—assemble a prec…
Made in Saturn / Rita Indiana, translated from the Spanish by Sydney Hutchinson.
"These are the children of revolutions, and this is their story. This is the Caribbean. This is Argenis Luna: an artist who no longer paints, a heroin addict who no longer uses, and an overgrown child trying to make sense of his inheritance in a country w…
The boys' club : a novel / Erica Katz.
"Alex Vogel has always been a high achiever who lived her life by the book--star student and athlete in high school, prelaw whiz in college, Harvard Law School degree. Accepting a dream offer at the prestigious Manhattan law firm of Klasko & Fitch, she pr…
Johannesburg / Fiona Melrose.
"6 December 2013. It is a searing hot day in Johannesburg. Gin has returned to the city of her birth to throw a party for her mother’s eightieth birthday. She is determined, with lists and meals and flower arrangements, to show that she has become a fully…
Private means : a novel / Cree LeFavour.
"A deliciously compulsive first novel from the critically acclaimed author of the memoir Lights On, Rats Out, Private Means follows two married intellectuals who find themselves at odds with one another and dare to look elsewhere for intimacy and thrills.…
Migrations / Charlotte McConaghy.
"Franny Stone has always been a wanderer. By following the ocean's tides and the birds that soar above, she can forget the losses that have haunted her life. But when the wild she so loves begins to disappear, Franny can no longer wander without a destina…
The yellow wall-paper and selected writings / Charlotte Perkins Gilman ; introduction by Kate Bolick.
"Wonderfully sardonic and slyly humorous the writings of...Charlotte Perkins Gilman were penned in response to her frustrations with the gender-based double standard that prevailed in America as the twentieth century began. Perhaps best known for her chi…
The bitter and sweet of cherry season : a novel / Molly Fader.
Everything Hope knows about the Orchard House is from the stories of her late mother. So when she arrives at the northern Michigan family estate late one night with a terrible secret and her ten-year-old daughter in tow, she's not sure if she'll be welcom…
Luster / Raven Leilani.
"No one wants what no one wants. And how do we even know what we want? How do we know we’re ready to take it? Edie is stumbling her way through her twenties—sharing a subpar apartment in Bushwick, clocking in and out of her admin job, making a series of …
My part of her: a novel / Javad Djavahery ; translated from the French by Emma Ramadan ; preface by Dina Nayeri.
"For our unnamed confessor, the summer months spent on the Caspian Sea during the 1970s are a magically transformative experience. There, he is not the 'poor relative from the North,' but a welcome guest at his wealthy cousin Nilou's home and the gatekeep…
You exist too much : a novel / Zaina Arafat.
Told in vignettes that occur in American and Middle East settings, a debut novel follows the experiences of a young Palestinian-American who is marginalized for her sexual orientation before the traumas of her past drive her toward self-destructive impuls…
The rock blaster / Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by George Goulding
"The year is 1911. The young rock blaster Oskar Johansson is almost killed in an accident. In spite of serious injuries, however, Oskar survives and, after a long recovery, resumes his work. Decades later, Oskar, now retired and summering on a Swedish ar…
The golden key / Marian Womack.
1901. After the death of Queen Victoria, England heaves with the uncanny. Séances are held and the dead are called upon from darker realms. Helena Walton-Cisneros, known for her ability to find the lost and the displaced, is hired by the elusive Lady Matt…
The two lives of Louis & Louise / Julie Cohen.
Louis and Louise are the same person born in two different lives. They are separated only by the sex announced by the doctor and a final 'e'. They have the same best friends, the same red hair, the same dream of being a writer, the same excellent whistle.…
The daughters of Erietown : a novel / Connie Schultz.
"In the 1950s, Ellie and Brick are teenagers in love. A basketball star, Brick could escape his abusive father and be the first person in his working-class family to go to college. But when Ellie becomes pregnant, they marry, she gives up her dream of nur…
Members only / Sameer Pandya.
"First the white members of Raj Bhatt’s posh tennis club call him racist. Then his life falls apart. Along the way, he wonders: where does he, a brown man, belong in America? Raj Bhatt is often unsure of where he belongs. Having moved to America from Bom…
Love after love : a novel / Ingrid Persaud.
"After Betty Ramdin's abusive husband dies, she invites a colleague, Mr. Chetan, to move in with her and her son, Solo, as their lodger. Over time, these three form an unconventional family, loving each other deeply and depending upon one another. Then, o…
The lightness : a novel / Emily Temple.
One year after her father leaves home for a meditation retreat and never returns, Olivia, yearning to make sense of his departure and to escape her overbearing mother, runs away and retraces his path to a place known as the Levitation Center.
Everyone knows how much I love you : a novel / Kyle McCarthy.
Moving in with a childhood friend she betrayed years earlier, Rose becomes increasingly drawn to her roommate's boyfriend and exerts unconscious influence that threatens to reignite the worst moments of each woman's life.
The Margot affair : a novel / Sanaë Lemoine.
""There were so many of us, children of these double families who dreamed of the other side. That night, I fantasized about the separate spheres of our lives colliding..." Introspective and headstrong, and fueled by an intensity she can't name, Margot Lou…
I was told it would get easier / Abbi Waxman.
"Stuck in a bus full of strangers, mother-and-daughter duo Jessica and Emily Burnstein watch their carefully mapped-out college tour devolve into something they never expected.... Jessica and Emily have very different ideas of how this college tour should…
Eliza starts a rumor / Jane L. Rosen.
"The author of Nine Women, One Dress delivers a charming, unforgettable novel about four women, one little lie, and the big repercussions that unite them all. It wasn't supposed to happen this way. When Eliza Hunt created The Hudson Valley Ladies' Bulleti…
Saving Ruby King / Catherine Adel West.
In the South Side of Chicago, a young woman is determined to protect her best friend and a deadly secret that threatens to undermine both of their families.
The swap / Robyn Harding.
"Low Morrison is not your average teen. You could blame her hippie parents or her looming height or her dreary, isolated hometown on an island in the Pacific Northwest. But whatever the reason, Low just doesn't fit in-and neither does Freya, a once-famous…
How the penguins saved Veronica / Hazel Prior.
"A curmudgeonly but charming old woman, her estranged grandson, and a colony of penguins proves it's never too late to be the person you want to be in this rich, heartwarming story from the acclaimed author of Ellie and the Harpmaker. Eighty-five-year-old…
The sight of you / Holly Miller.
"Joel has sworn off falling in love. But when he meets Callie, he can’t help being drawn to her. In Callie, he sees a second chance at life. And in Joel, Callie discovers the kind of love she’d always hoped was real. They challenge each other to take chan…
Night. Sleep. Death. The stars. : a novel / Joyce Carol Oates.
After former mayor, John Eare "Whitey" McClaren dies, his wife and five adult children experience grief in unexpected ways.
Broken people : a novel / Sam Lansky.
"'He fixes everything that’s wrong with you in three days.' This is what hooks Sam when he first overhears it at a fancy dinner party in the Hollywood hills: the story of a globe-trotting shaman who claims to perform 'open-soul surgery' on emotionally dam…
Rodham : a novel / Curtis Sittenfeld.
"In 1971, Hillary Rodham is a young woman full of promise. Life magazine covered her Wellesley commencement speech, she's attending Yale Law School, and she's on the forefront of student activism and the women's rights movement. Then she meets a fellow la…
Last Tang standing / Lauren Ho.
"At thirty-three, Andrea Tang is living the dream: She has a successful career as a lawyer, a posh condo, and a clutch of fun-loving friends who are always in the know about Singapore's hottest clubs and restaurants. All she has to do is make partner at h…
Pizza girl : a novel / Jean Kyoung Frazier.
"Eighteen years old, pregnant, and working as a pizza delivery girl in suburban Los Angeles, our charmingly dysfunctional heroine is deeply lost and in complete denial about it all. She's grieving the death of her father (who she has more in common with t…
The secret women : a novel / Sheila Williams.
"Elise Armstrong, Carmen Bradshaw, and DeeDee Davis meet in a yoga class. Though vastly different, these women discover they all have one thing in common: their mothers have recently passed away. Becoming fast friends, the trio make a pact to help each ot…
500 miles from you : a novel / Jenny Colgan.
A London nurse suffering from PTSD is transferred to a small town in the Scottish Highlands, switching places with an Army veteran who feels like a fish out of water in the city, uniting the pair in an email friendship.
Daddy's girls : a novel / Danielle Steel.
"Decades ago, after the death of his wife, Texas ranch hand JT Tucker took his three small daughters to California to start a new life. With almost no money, a will of iron, and hard work, he eventually built the biggest ranch in California. But when he d…
The bright side of going dark / Kelly Harms.
Forced to fake her wedding for her sponsors after her fiancé jilts her, social media influencer Mia Bell tries to find a life offline, while techie loner Paige Miller hacks Mia's account and impersonates her in an effort to connect with her half-sister.
The index of self-destructive acts : a novel / Christopher Beha.
"On the day Sam Waxworth arrives in New York to write for the Interviewer, a street-corner preacher declares that the world is coming to an end. A data journalist and recent media celebrity—he correctly forecast every outcome of the 2008 election—Sam know…
The poison flood / Jordan Farmer.
"Hollis Bragg lives on the fringes. The hunchbacked son of a West Virginia hill preacher, he now resides in rural isolation next to the burned-out husk of his father's church, and earns his living ghostwriting songs for a popular band that left the povert…
Brave girl, quiet girl : a novel / Catherine Ryan Hyde.
Kidnapped during a carjacking, two-year-old Etta is discovered and protected by an abandoned homeless teen who forges an unlikely friendship with the child's financially strapped single mother.
The second home / Christina Clancy.
"After a disastrous summer spent at her family summer home on Cape Cod, seventeen-year-old Ann Gordon was left with a secret that changed her life forever, and created a rift between her sister, Poppy, and their adopted brother, Michael. Now, fifteen year…
Sorry I missed you : a novel / Suzy Krause.
When Mackenzie, Sunna, and Maude move into a converted rental house, they are strangers with only one thing in common--important people in their lives have "ghosted" them. Mackenzie's sister, Sunna's best friend, and Maude's fiancé--all gone with no expla…
The kids are gonna ask / Gretchen Anthony.
After their mother’s death, a pair of twins launch a podcast in an effort to find the biological father they never knew, only to get caught in a national debate as their show gains popularity.
The five acts of Diego León / Alex Espinoza.
"Growing up in a Mexican village at the height of the Revolution, Diego León finds his passion for singing and dancing, and forges a deep connection to his ancestors, the P’urhépecha. But soon young Diego is sent to the city to live with his white, aristo…
Blue ticket : a novel / Sophie Mackintosh.
"A mesmerizing, refracted vision of our society: In a world where women can't have it all, but are selected as either mothers or workers at the beginning of their adult lives, is choice the biggest burden of all?"--Provided by publisher.
The summer house / Lauren K. Denton.
"Written in Lauren Denton's signature Southern style, The Summer House tells the story of two women who must face the pain of the past to embrace the future and learn who they truly are"--Provided by publisher.
Friends and strangers / J. Courtney Sullivan.
"Elisabeth, an accomplished journalist and new mother, is struggling to adjust to life in a small town after nearly twenty years in New York City. Alone in the house with her infant son all day (and awake with him much of the night), she feels uneasy, adr…
Sex and vanity : a novel / Kevin Kwan.
"On her very first morning on the jewel-like island of Capri, Lucie Churchill sets eyes on George Zao and she instantly can't stand him. She can't stand it when he gallantly offers to trade hotel rooms with her so that she can have a view of the Tyrrhenia…
The party upstairs / Lee Conell.
"Ruby has a strange relationship to privilege. She grew up the super’s daughter in the basement of an Upper West Side co-op that gets more gentrified with each passing year. Though not economically privileged herself, her close childhood friendship with C…
Artifact : a novel / Arlene Heyman.
"From practicing psychiatrist and critically acclaimed author of Scary Old Sex ("the kind of bliss that lifts right off the page" -Dwight Garner, NYT), Artifact is the dazzling, half-century-spanning story of biologist Lottie Kristin. Born in Michigan in …
Grown ups / Marian Keyes.
"They're a glamorous family, the Caseys. Johnny Casey, his two brothers Ed and Liam, their beautiful, talented wives and all their kids spend a lot of time together--birthday parties, anniversary celebrations, weekends away. And they're a happy family. Jo…
Two truths and a lie : a novel / Meg Mitchell Moore.
"The rest of us had out Tommy Bahama beach cairs slong low in the sank, Hydro Flasks in the cupholders. This woman had no water bottle that anyone could see. No Yeti full of cold brew. Certainly no snacks to share. Truth: Sherri Griffin and her daught…
The moment of tenderness / Madeleine L'Engle ; with an introduction by Charlotte Jones Voiklis.
"This powerful collection of short stories traces an emotional arc inspired by Madeleine L'Engle's early life and career, from her lonely childhood in New York to her life as a mother in small-town Connecticut. In a selection of eighteen stories discovere…
Something to live for / Richard Roper.
"All Andrew wants is to be normal. That's why his coworkers believe he has the perfect wife and two children waiting at home for him after a long day. But the truth is, his life isn't exactly as people think...and his little white lie is about to catch up…
Our fathers / Rebecca Wait.
"A young man has returned to the remote island of Litta: Tom Baird, the only survivor of a horrific act twenty years earlier, when his father picked up a shotgun and killed his wife, his daughter, his older son, and finally himself. The killings shocked …
A star is bored / Byron Lane.
"A hilariously heartfelt novel about living life at full force, and discovering family when you least expect it, influenced in part by the author's time as Carrie Fisher's beloved assistant. Charlie Besson is about to have an insane job interview. His car…
True story : a novel / Kate Reed Petty.
"2015. A gifted and reclusive ghostwriter, Alice Lovett makes a living helping other people tell their stories. But she is haunted by the one story she can’t tell: the story of, as she puts it, 'the things that happened while I was asleep.' 1999. Nick Br…
The butterfly lampshade : a novel / Aimee Bender.
"On the night her single mother is taken to a mental hospital after a psychotic episode, eight year-old Francie is staying with her babysitter, waiting to take the train to Los Angeles to go live with her aunt and uncle. There is a lovely lamp next to the…
The weekend / Charlotte Wood.
"For nearly four decades, lifelong friends Jude, Wendy, Adele, and Sylvie have seen each other through romances, child-rearing, changing careers, divorces, medical recoveries, and general aging. But now Sylvie has died, and the three remaining women are t…
The death of Vivek Oji / Akwaeke Emezi.
"A tender, potent, and compulsively readable novel of a Nigerian-Indian family and the deeply held secret that tests their traditions and bonds"--Provided by publisher.
Another kind of madness : a novel / Ed Pavlic.
Ndiya Grayson returns to her childhood home of Chicago as a young professional, but even her high-end job in a law office can't protect her from half-repressed memories of childhood trauma. One evening, vulnerable and emotionally disarrayed, she goes out …
Five little indians / Michelle Good.
"Taken from their families when they are very small and sent to a remote, church-run residential school, Kenny, Lucy, Clara, Howie and Maisie are barely out of childhood when they are finally released after years of detention. Alone and without any skills…
Big summer : a novel / Jennifer Weiner.
"Six years after the fight that ended their friendship, Daphne Berg is shocked when Drue Cavanaugh walks back into her life, looking as lovely and successful as ever, with a massive favor to ask. Daphne hasn’t spoken one word to Drue in all this time—she …
This won't end well / Camille Pagán.
"No new people: that's Annie Mercer's vow. It's bad enough that her boss sabotaged her chemistry career and her best friend tried to cure her with crystals. But after her fiancé, Jon, asks for space while he's gallivanting around Paris, Annie decides she …
Ceremonials / Katharine Coldiron.
"Ceremonials is a twelve-part lyric novella inspired by Florence + the Machine's 2011 album of the same name. It's the story of two girls, Amelia and Corisande, who fall in love at a boarding school. Corisande dies suddenly on the eve of graduation, but A…
Dear Emmie Blue / Lia Louis.
"A novel about teenager Emmie Blue, who releases a balloon with her email address and a big secret into the sky, only to fall head-over-heels for the boy who finds it; now, fourteen years later, the one thing Emmie has been counting on is gone for good, a…
The all-night sun : a novel / Diane Zinna.
"Lauren Cress teaches writing in the international program at a small college outside of Washington, D.C. In the classroom, she is poised, smart, and kind, well-liked by her students and colleagues. But in her personal life, Lauren is troubled and isolate…
The lost and found bookshop : a novel / Susan Wiggs.
"In the wake of a shocking tragedy, Natalie Harper inherits her mother’s charming but financially strapped bookshop in San Francisco. She also becomes caretaker for her ailing grandfather Andrew, who grew up in the historic Perdita Street building that ho…
What's left of me is yours : a novel / Stephanie Scott.
"In Japan, a covert industry has grown up around the 'wakaresaseya' (literally 'breaker-upper'), a person hired by one spouse to seduce the other in order to gain the advantage in divorce proceedings. When Sato hires Kaitaro, a wakaresaseya agent, to have…
The other family / Loretta Nyhan.
"With a dissolving marriage, strained finances, and her life in flux, Ally Anderson longs for normal. Her greatest concerns, though, are the health problems of her young daughter, Kylie. Symptoms point to a compromised immune system, but every doctor they…
Final judgment : a Samantha Brinkman legal thriller / Marcia Clark.
After falling for an ambitious entrepreneur, defense attorney Samantha Brinkman is challenged to prove her lover innocent of murder when his alibi and past are thrown into question.
Careful what you click for / Mary B. Morrison.
"For Jordan, Victoria, Kingston, and Chancelor, exciting, fast-paced Atlanta offers everything their hometowns couldn’t. But career success is easy compared to the city’s dating scene of users, losers, and gold diggers. So they decide online dating might …
A burning / Megha Majumdar.
"After a fiery attack on a train leaves 104 people dead, the fates of three people become inextricably entangled. Jivan, a bright, striving woman from the slums looking for a way out of poverty, is wrongly accused of planning the attack because of a carel…
The vanishing half / Brit Bennett.
"The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, it's everything: their familie…
The secrets of love story bridge / Phaedra Patrick.
"A single father gets an unexpected second chance at love....It’s summer in the city and passions are soaring along with the temperature—for everyone but Mitchell Fisher, who hates all things romance. He relishes his job cutting off the padlocks that coup…
Mum & dad / Joanna Trollope.
"It’s been twenty-five years since Gus and Monica left England to start a new life in Spain, building a vineyard and wine business from the ground up. However, when Gus suffers a stroke and their idyllic Mediterranean life is thrown into upheaval, it’s le…
The resolutions : a novel / Brady Hammes.
"The three Brennan siblings are well on their way in the world. Samantha, the youngest, is a ballerina who recently joined the ranks of a Russian dance company; her brother Jonah is a grad student studying elephants in the rainforest of Gabon; and the eld…
All adults here / Emma Straub.
"A warm, funny and keenly perceptive novel about the lifecycle of one family -- as the kids become parents, grandchildren become teenagers, and a matriarch confronts the legacy of her mistakes, from the New York Times-bestselling author of Modern Lovers a…
Little family / Ishmael Beah.
"A novel about young people living at the margins of society, struggling to replace the homes they have lost with the one they have created together. Hidden away from a harsh outside world, five young people have improvised a home in an abandoned airplan…
The heirloom garden / Viola Shipman.
"Iris Maynard lost her husband in World War II, her daughter to illness and, finally, her reason to live. Walled off from the world for decades behind the towering fence surrounding her home, Iris has built a new family of flowers. Iris propagates her own…
The lies that bind : a novel / Emily Giffin.
"It's 2 AM on a Saturday night in the spring of 2001, and twenty-eight-year old Cecily Gardner sits alone in a dive bar on New York's Lower East Side, questioning her life. Feeling lonesome and homesick for the Midwest, she wonders if she'll ever make it …
Recipe for persuasion  : a novel / Sonali Dev.
When chef Ashan Raje joins the cast of a hit reality television show to save her restaurant, she finds herself paired with her first love, soccer star and celebrity Rico Silva.
Sister dear / Hannah Mary McKinnon.
"Beauty. Wealth. Success. She’s got it all. And it all should’ve been mine. When Eleanor Hardwicke’s beloved father dies, her world is further shattered by a gut-wrenching secret: the man she’s grieving isn’t really her dad. Eleanor was the product of an…
Summer longing / Jamie Brenner.
When a baby girl is abandoned on her doorstep, Ruth Cooperman, new to Provincetown, turns to her neighbors for help and is drawn into the drama of the close-knit community as alliances are made, relationships are tested, and secrets are uncovered.
The motion of the body through space : a novel / Lionel Shriver.
Deciding in the face of an ignominious early retirement to enter a triathlon, a once-sedentary narcissist embarks on an obsessive fitness regime while his surgery-debilitated wife is treated with contempt by his sexy personal trainer.
The new girl : a novel / Harriet Walker.
"She’s borrowed your life. But what if she decides to keep it? Glamorous Margot Jones is the fashion editor at glossy magazine Haute. Pregnant with her first child, Margot’s carefully curated life is the object of other women’s envy—who wouldn’t want her…
These women : a novel / Ivy Pochoda.
"In West Adams, a rapidly changing part of South Los Angeles, they’re referred to as 'these women.' These women on the corner. These women in the club. These women who won’t stop asking questions. These women who got what they deserved....Ivy Pochoda crea…
The wife stalker : a novel / Liv Constantine.
"Breezing into the upscale seaside paradise of Westport, Connecticut, gorgeous thirtysomething Piper Reynard sets down roots, opening a rehab and wellness space and joining a local yacht club. When she meets Leo Drakos, a handsome, successful lawyer, the …
A week at the shore / Barbara Delinsky.
""A first-rate storyteller who creates believable, sympathetic characters who seem as familiar as your neighbors," (The Boston Globe), Barbara Delinsky presents a captivating new novel about a woman whose unexpected reunion with her estranged family force…
Things you would know if you grew up around here : a novel / Nancy Wayson Dinan.
Returning from a family wedding to find her friend missing during the 2015 Memorial Day floods in Texas, 18-year-old Boyd joins a neighbor in a search that is complicated by the opening of a dangerous back-roads fissure.
On Ocean Boulevard / Mary Alice Monroe.
"It's been sixteen years since Cara Rutledge has returned home to the beautiful shores of Charleston, South Carolina. Over those years, she has weathered the tides of deaths and births, struggles and joys. And now, as Cara prepares for her second wedding,…
Girls of summer : a novel / Nancy Thayer.
"From star-crossed matches to unexpected love triangles, summer on Nantucket always holds the promise of romance in this sensational novel from New York Times bestselling author Nancy Thayer. Lisa Hudson feels more alive than she has in a long time after …
All my mother's lovers : a novel / Ilana Masad.
"For fans of Mostly Dead Things and Goodbye Vitamin, a warm and witty debut novel about love, loss, and a transformative roadtrip"--Provided by publisher.
Shakespeare for squirrels : a novel / Christopher Moore.
Inspired by Shakespeare's most-performed play finds The Serpent of Venice's Pocket of Dog Snogging assuming the duties of a murdered Puck to identify hidden adversaries who have complicated an arranged marriage.
Boys of Alabama / Genevieve Hudson.
"A sensitive teen, newly arrived in Alabama, falls in love, questions his faith, and navigates a strange power. While his German parents don’t know what to make of a South pining for the past, shy Max thrives in the thick heat. Taken in by the football te…
The water keeper / Charles Martin.
Tending the grounds of an island church with no parishioners, retired priest Murphy Shepherd voyages down the Intracoastal waterway to scatter a friend's ashes before agreeing to help a woman whose daughter has been abducted into the world of trafficking.
Tiny imperfections / Alli Frank and Asha Youmans.
"At thirty-nine, Josie Bordelon’s modeling career as the 'it' black beauty of the ’90s is far behind her. Now director of admissions at San Francisco’s most sought after private school, she’s chic, single, and determined to keep her seventeen-year-old dau…
A good marriage : a novel / Kimberly McCreight.
"Lizzie Kitsakis is working late when she gets the call. Grueling hours are standard at elite law firms like Young & Crane, but they’d be easier to swallow if Lizzie was there voluntarily. Until recently, she’d been a happily underpaid federal prosecutor.…
My mother's house / Francesca Momplaisir.
" When Lucien flees Haiti with his wife, Marie-Ange, and their three children to New York City's South Ozone Park, he does so in the hopes of finding reinvention, wealth, and comfort. He buys a rundown house in a community that is quickly changing from on…
The imperfects / Amy Meyerson.
A family's discovery of a priceless inheritance leads them on a pursuit for the truth that transforms their lives in unexpected ways. By the best-selling author of The Bookshop of Yesterdays.
A children's bible : a novel / Lydia Millet.
"An indelible and haunting new novel that explores the loss of childhood, intergenerational conflict, and humanity's complacency in the face of its own demise. Lydia Millet's multilayered new novel - her first since the National Book Award Longlist Sweet …
Hello, summer / Mary Kay Andrews.
"New York Times bestselling author and Queen of the Beach Reads Mary Kay Andrews delivers her next blockbuster, Hello Summer. Conley Hawkins left her family's small town newspaper, The Silver Bay Beacon, in the rear view mirror years ago. Now, after ten y…
Swimming in the dark : a novel / Tomasz Jedrowski.
In early 1980s Poland during the violent decline of communism, two young men fall in love but eventually find themselves on opposite sides of the political divide.
The Sweeney sisters : a novel / Lian Dolan.
Maggie, Eliza, and Tricia Sweeney find out they have a sister they never knew they had, it throws their father's literary legacy, and they own lives, into upheaval.
Camino winds / John Grisham.
"Just as Bruce Cable’s Bay Books is preparing for the return of bestselling author Mercer Mann, Hurricane Leo veers from its predicted course and heads straight for the island. Florida’s governor orders a mandatory evacuation, and most residents board up …
Take me apart / Sara Sligar.
"A riveting debut novel of psychological suspense about a young archivist whose obsession with her subject's mysterious death threatens to destroy her fragile grasp on sanity"--Provided by publisher.
The wedding dress : a novel / Danielle Steel.
"The Wedding Dress is a poignant new novel from Danielle Steel, whose countless #1 New York Times bestsellers have made her one of America's favorite storytellers"--Provided by publisher.
If I had your face : a novel / Frances Cha.
"Kyuri is an achingly beautiful woman with a hard-won job at a Seoul 'room salon,' an exclusive underground bar where she entertains businessmen while they drink. Though she prides herself on her cold, clear-eyed approach to life, an impulsive mistake thr…
The business of lovers / Eric Jerome Dickey.
"Unlike their younger brother Andre, whose star as a comedian is rising, neither Dwayne nor Brick Duquesne is having luck with his career, and they're unluckier still in love. Former child star Dwayne has just been fired from his latest acting role and ba…
The house of deep water / Jeni McFarland.
"River Bend, Michigan, is the kind of small town most can’t imagine leaving, but three women couldn’t wait to escape. When each must return-–Linda Williams, never sure what she wants; her mother, Paula, always too sure; and Beth DeWitt, one of River Bend’…
Pretty things : a novel / Janelle Brown.
"Nina once bought into the idea that her fancy liberal arts degree would lead to a fulfilling career. When that dream crashed, she turned to stealing from rich kids in L.A. alongside her wily Irish boyfriend, Lachlan. Nina learned from the best: Her mothe…
Master class / Christina Dalcher.
"From the critically acclaimed author of Vox comes a suspenseful new novel that explores a disturbing alternate reality where the government has legalized eugenics. Elena Fairchild is a teacher at one of the state's new elite schools, where children under…
Sunrise on Half Moon Bay / Robyn Carr.
"Sometimes the happiness we’re looking for has been there all along. Adele and Justine have never been close. Born twenty years apart, Justine was already an adult when Addie was born. The sisters love each other but they don’t really know each other. Whe…
The ancestor : a novel / Danielle Trussoni.
Inheriting a noble title, money, and a castle in Italy, Alberta "Bert" Monte believes this sudden windfall is a dream come true until she arrives in Italy and unravels a dark legacy of ancestral treasures that is in her very genes.
You and me and us : a novel / Alison Hammer.
"Alexis Gold knows how to put the 'work' in working mom. It’s the 'mom' part that she’s been struggling with lately. Since opening her own advertising agency three years ago, Alexis has all but given up on finding a good work/life balance. Instead, she’s …
Miss Julia knows a thing or two / Ann B. Ross.
"In this latest installment of the Miss Julia series, Miss Julia has decided to stop meddling in other peoples' lives. But soon she is called on to help when Mildred's grandchild, whom she has never met, shows up unexpectedly. Miss Julia has experience de…
Redhead by the side of the road / Anne Tyler.
"From the beloved and best-selling Anne Tyler, a sparkling new novel about misperception, second chances, and the sometimes elusive power of human connection. Micah Mortimer is a creature of habit. A self-employed tech expert, superintendent of his Baltim…
Afterlife : a novel / by Julia Alvarez.
"A literature professor tries to rediscover who she is after the sudden death of her husband, even as a series of family and political jolts force her to ask what we owe those in crisis in our families, biological or otherwise"--Provided by publisher.
Alice asks the big questions : a novel / Laurent Gounelle ; translated from the French by Sandra Smith.
"Alice is very good at her job. She's on the rise at a prominent PR firm, and there is no image-management disaster she can't fix. But when her dearest friend, a parish priest in a charming French village, becomes depressed about his dwindling number of p…
A dangerous breed : a novel / Glen Erik Hamilton.
An invitation addressed to his long-dead mother sparks Van Shaw's curiosity about the woman he barely knew. As he digs into young Moira Shaw's past, he uncovers startling details about her life, including her relationship to a boy named Sean Burke, a boy …
South of the buttonwood tree / Heather Webber.
"Blue Bishop has a knack for finding lost things. While growing up in charming small-town Buttonwood, Alabama, she’s happened across lost wallets, jewelry, pets, her wandering neighbor, and sometimes, trouble. No one is more surprised than Blue, however, …
Mother land : a novel / Leah Franqui.
"When Rachel Meyer, a thirtysomething foodie from New York, agrees to move to Mumbai with her Indian-born husband, Dhruv, she knows some culture shock is inevitable. Blessed with a curious mind and an independent spirit, Rachel is determined to learn her …
Pew : [a novel] / Catherine Lacey.
"A human-like creature emerges in a small town and sends the citizens into a frenzy"--Provided by publisher.
Utopia Avenue : a novel / David Mitchell.
"Soho, London, 1967. Folk-rock-psychedelic quartet Utopia Avenue is formed. Guitarist Jasper de Zoet, a shy, half-Dutch public-school musical prodigy, was hearing voices long before he dropped acid. Keyboardist Elf Holloway must defy the prejudices of her…
Make Russia great again : a novel / Christopher Buckley.
Herb Nutterman, a long-time Trump Organization employee, unexpectedly becomes President Trump's White House chief of staff and finds himself entangled in Russian intrigue and leading the president's reelection campaign.
The exhibition of Persephone Q / Jessi Jezewska Stevens.
"Percy is pregnant. She hasn't told a soul. Probably she should tell her husband--certainly she means to--but one night she wakes up to find she no longer recognizes him. Now, instead of sleeping, Percy is spending her nights taking walks through her neig…
Collected stories / Lorrie Moore ; with an introduction by Lauren Groff.
"Collected here for the first time in one volume are forty stories by Lorrie Moore--originally published in the acclaimed collections Self-Help, Like Life, Birds of America, and Bark and including three additional stories excerpted from her novels."--insi…
Lost at sea / Erica Boyce.
"When beloved local fisherman John Staybrook is lost at sea his death stirs up more than grief. Hidden secrets throughout the small community begin to bubble to the surface, and everyone from the local librarian to the nurses at the hospital are swept up …
St. Christopher on Pluto / Nancy McKinley.
"MK and Colleen get reacquainted while working at different stores in a bankrupt mall. Way back, the women went to Catholic school together and collaborated on racy letters to a soldier in Vietnam who thought they were much older than seventh graders—a ru…
Machines in the head : selected stories / Anna Kavan ; edited by Victoria Walker.
"Anna Kavan is...a writer whose stories explored the inner world of her imagination and plumbed the depths of her long addiction to heroin. This new selection of Kavan’s stories gathers the best work from across the many decades of her career, including o…
Photos of you / Tammy Robinson.
"When Ava Green turns twenty-eight, she discovers this will be her last birthday. The cancer she thought she'd beaten three years ago is back, only this time it's terminal, and she's not going to waste any of the time she has left. There's one thing she's…
Wildland : a novel / Rebecca Hodge.
"She’ll do anything to save them. But what will she do to save herself? When Kat Jamison retreats to the Blue Ridge Mountains, she’s counting on peace and solitude to help her make a difficult decision. Her breast cancer has returned, but after the death…
There is confusion / Jessie Redmon Fauset ; introduction by Morgan Jerkins.
"Set in early twentieth-century New York City, There Is Confusion tells the story of Joanna Marshall, a talented dancer willing to sacrifice everything for success; Maggie Ellersley, an extraordinarily beautiful girl determined to leave her working-class …
The lucky star / William T. Vollmann.
"After being initiated into a coven of island witches, Neva begins to fulfill her fate in a Tenderloin dive bar. Her worshippers include Richard, the introverted, alcoholic, occasionally omniscient narrator; a profane, aggressive transgender sex worker na…
Shuggie Bain : a novel / by Douglas Stuart.
"Shuggie Bain is the unforgettable story of young Hugh "Shuggie" Bain, a sweet and lonely boy who spends his 1980s childhood in public housing in Glasgow, Scotland. Thatcher's war on heavy industry has put husbands and sons out of work, and the city's not…
Romance in Marseille / Claude McKay ; edited and with an introduction by Gary Holcomb and William J. Maxwell.
"Romance in Marseille traces the adventures of a rowdy troupe of dockworkers, prostitutes, and political organizers--collectively straight and queer, disabled and able-bodied, African, European, Caribbean, and American. Set largely in the culture-blendin…
Mercy House : a novel / Alena Dillon.
"Inside a century-old row house in Brooklyn, renegade Sister Evelyn and her fellow nuns preside over a safe haven for the abused and abandoned. Gruff and indomitable on the surface, warm and wry underneath, little daunts Evelyn, until she receives word th…
Indelicacy / Amina Cain.
"A cleaning woman at a museum of art nurtures aspirations to do more than simply dust the paintings around her. She dreams of having the liberty to explore them in writing, and so must find a way to win herself the time and security to use her mind. She e…
Eden Mine / S. M. Hulse.
"For generations, the Fabers have lived near Eden Mine, scraping by to keep ahold of their family's piece of Montana. Jo and her brother, Samuel, will be the last. Despite a long battle, their property has been seized by the state through eminent domain--…
Beside myself / Sasha Marianna Salzmann ; translated from the German by Imogen Taylor.
"A brilliant literary debut about belonging, family and love, and the enigmatic nature of identity. Beside Myself is the disturbing and exhilarating story of a family across four generations. At its heart is one woman's search for her twin brother. When A…
The complete novels / Flann O'Brien ; with an introduction by Keith Donohue.
"Flann O’Brien, along with Joyce and Beckett, is part of the holy trinity of modern Irish literature. His five novels–collected here in one volume–are a monument to his inspired lunacy and gleefully demented genius. O’Brien’s masterpiece, At Swim-Two-Bird…
Goshen Road : a novel / Bonnie Proudfoot.
"Goshen Road is an elegiac, unvarnished, and empathetic portrait of one working-class family over two decades in rural West Virginia, with sisters Dessie and Billie Price as its urgently beating heart. Bonnie Proudfoot captures them, their husbands, and t…
More than we remember / Christina Suzann Nelson.
"When Addison Kilbourn's husband is involved in a car accident that leaves a woman dead, her perfectly constructed life crumbles apart. With her husband's memory of that night gone and the revelation of a potentially life-altering secret, Addison has to r…
Quarry / Célia Houdart ; translated from the French by K.E. Gormley.
"In Pisa, Italy, an Armenian immigrant named Marco Ipranossian sits in jail awaiting judgment on the attempted murder of a local official. The novel opens on the first day of his hearing-three years after his arrest-and follows the lives of (among others)…
Home making : a novel / Lee Matalone.
"Cybil is a war child—the result of a brief affair between a young Japanese woman and a French soldier—who at a young age is transplanted to Tucson, Arizona, and raised by an American officer and his rigid wife. After a rebellious adolescence, she grows u…
B, Book, and me / by Sagwa Kim ; translated from Korean by Sunhee Jeong.
"Best friends b and Rang are all each other have. Their parents are absent, their teachers avert their eyes when they walk by. Everyone else in town acts like they live in Seoul even though it’s painfully obvious they don’t. When Rang begins to be bullied…
Shining Man / Todd Dills.
"Shining Man follows the adventures of Cash (a mononym), a fry cook in Charlotte, N.C., who one day receives an message that his shiftless father has died. Cash sets off for his old man’s last known whereabouts, Chicago, thus instigating a sequence of eve…
Lucky beach / JoAnn Bassett.
"Monica Gomez of Rio Blanco, Arizona, is one lucky twenty-nine-year-old. She's smart, pretty, and single. Oh yeah, and a year ago shoe won forty-five million dollars in a magazine sweepstakes. But as luck would have it, hitting the jackpot triggered an…
Hijabistan / Sabyn Javeri
"A young kleptomaniac infuses thrill into her suffocating life by using her abaya to steal lipsticks and flash men. An office worker feels empowered through sex, shunning her inhibitions but not her hijab, until she realizes that the real veil is drawn ac…