Here are the latest Adult Fiction titles we're excited about.
(That didn't sound very excited, did it? Let's try again.)
These are the most awesome new Adult Fiction titles we have ever seen in our entire lives and we want to buy them all!
(Over the top? Oh well...)
"A book of visceral and tender beauty whose echoes persist long after the final page."
--David Mitchell, author of The Bone Clocks
A witty, heartfelt novel that brilliantly evokes the confusions of adolescence and marks the arrival of an extraordinary young talent.
From Paul Yoon, the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of Once the Shore and Snow Hunters, comes a luminous collection of short stories set throughout the world--from the Hudson Valley to the Russian Far East--across periods of time after World War II.
"Suspense doesn't get smarter than this."--Lee ChildJane Rizzoli and Maura Isles--the inspiration for the smash hit TNT series--continue their bestselling crime-solving streak, as they pursue a shadowy psychopath keeping secrets and taking lives.
"Absolutely delightful." --PeopleThe enchanting story of a bookshop, its grieving owner, a supportive literary community, and the extraordinary power of books to heal the heart
"Platzer's take on race, religion, class, and politics--all the subjects you're not supposed to discuss--is sure to get people talking." --Vanity Fair
*A Most-Anticipated book of 2017 by The Millions
*Best New Science Fiction for Summer by The Washington Post
Everyone else knows the truth about you, now you can know it, too.
Lizzie Borden took an axOr did she? In this riveting debut novel, See What I Have Done, Sarah Schmidt recasts one of the most fascinating murder cases of all time into an intimate story of a volatile household and a family devoid of love.
And gave her mother forty whacks
When she saw what she had done,
She gave her father forty-one.
From the best-selling author of The Dog Stars and The Painter, a luminous, masterful novel of suspense--the story of Celine, an elegant, aristocratic private eye who specializes in reuniting families, trying to make amends for a loss in her own past.
How far is too far when it comes to protecting your marriage? Find out in this relentlessly paced novel of psychological suspense for anyone who loved The Couple Next Door.
From the #1 bestselling author of The Historian comes a mesmerizing novel that spans the past and the present--and unearths the troubled history of a gorgeous but haunted country.
The eagerly anticipated new novel from the author of THE WATCHMAKER OF FILIGREE STREET--a treacherous quest in the magical landscape of nineteenth-century Peru. In 1859, ex-East India Company smuggler Merrick Tremayne is trapped at home in Cornwall after sustaining an injury that almost cost him his leg.
THE NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER"It's the epic love story of 2017."--Redbook "One Day meets Me Before You meets your weekender bag."--The Skimm
An instant New York Times Bestseller"It was as if Hamid knew what was going to happen to America and the world, and gave us a road map to our future... At once terrifying and ... oddly hopeful." -Ayelet Waldman, The New York Times Book Review "Moving, audacious, and indelibly human." -Entertainment Weekly, "A" rating
Autumn. Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. That's what it felt like for Keats in 1819. How about Autumn 2016? Daniel is a century old. Elisabeth, born in 1984, has her eye on the future. The United Kingdom is in pieces, divided by a historic, once-in-a-generation summer. Love is won, love is lost. Hope is hand-in-hand with hopelessness. The seasons roll round, as ever.
More than half a million readers have fallen in love with the New York Times bestseller A Gentleman in Moscow"How delightful that in an era as crude as ours this finely composed novel stretches out with old-World elegance." --The Washington Post "'The Grand Budapest Hotel' and 'Eloise' meets all the Bond villains." --TheSkimm
New York Times Best Seller
Identical twin sisters who couldn't look more alike...or live more differently.
The Instant New York Times and USA Today Bestseller
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Freaky pleasure...it scratches a nostalgic itch for those who grew up on Saturday morning Scooby-Doo cartoons and sugar-bombed breakfast cereal"
--USA Today "Deliriously wild, funny and imaginative. Cantero is an original voice."
--Charles Yu, author of How to Live in a Science Fictional Universe
Winner of the British Book Awards Fiction Book of the Year and overall Book of the Year, selected as the Waterstones Book of the Year, and a Costa Book Award Finalist
Instant New York Times Bestseller
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - For readers of The Nightingale and Sarah's Key, inspired by the life of a real World War II heroine, this remarkable debut novel reveals the power of unsung women to change history in their quest for love, freedom, and second chances.
#1 New York Times Bestseller
The acclaimed, bestselling author--winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize--tells the enthralling story of how an unexpected romantic encounter irrevocably changes two families' lives.
"The debut novel of the year." --Vogue
"A richly volatile study of grief, wonderment and love." --Sam Sacks, The Wall Street Journal
"Magpie Murders is a double puzzle for puzzle fans, who don't often get the classicism they want from contemporary thrillers." --Janet Maslin, The New York Times
With empathy, grace, humor, and piercing insight, the author of gods in Alabama pens a powerful, emotionally resonant novel of the South that confronts the truth about privilege, family, and the distinctions between perception and reality---the stories we tell ourselves about our origins and who we really are.
A young woman returns home to care for her failing father in this fine, funny, and inescapably touching debut, from an affecting and wonderfully original new literary voice
A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream--the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, the #1 New York Times bestseller from Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South
"The first great thriller of 2017 is here: Final Girls, by Riley Sager. If you liked Gone Girl, you'll like this."--Stephen King
Introducing Ren?e Ballard, a fierce young detective fighting to prove herself on the LAPD's toughest beat, from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly.
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
"Graceful, moving and powerful."
--Michael Chabon, New York Times bestselling author of Moonglow
LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZELate Essays: 2006-2016 will be available January 2018.
**WINNER OF THE 2017 MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE**
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The long-awaited first novel from the author of Tenth of December a moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln, as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, living and dead, historical and invented
One of Entertainment Weekly's 10 Best Books of 2017 So Far
For fans of Orphan Train and Water for Elephants, a compelling historical novel from "one of the best authors of women's fiction" (Library Journal). Set against the turbulent backdrop of American Vaudeville, four sisters embark on an unexpected adventure--and a last-ditch effort to save their family.
A stunning debut novel about love and forgiveness, about the violence of memory and the equal violence of its loss--from O. Henry Prize-winning author Emily Ruskovich
"Rennie Airth is one of the best detective writers around. And The Death of Kings is his best book yet."--Philip Kerr, New York Times bestselling author of The Other Side of Silence
New York Times-bestselling Tad Williams' ground-breaking epic fantasy saga of Osten Ard begins an exciting new cycle
Freya Miller, funny and tenacious with a taste for vodka, escapes a recent tragedy by answering an advertisement for a nursing job that promises LIGHT DUTIES. LARGE PAY. NO QUESTIONS ASKED OR ANSWERED. Her new employer is the infamous, eccentric, and stupendously rich Vincetti family, heads of the Halcyon Corporation.
"So delicately calibrated and precisely beautiful that one might not immediately sense the sledgehammer of pain building inside this book. And I mean that in the best way. What powerful tension and depth this provides "--Aimee Bender
People's Best New Books PickThe Wall Street Journal's Best New Mysteries "Fans of Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl will devour this fast-paced story."--InStyle
A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice"Disturbing and magical....with a grace and eloquence." - NPR Books "Full of lush, mesmerizing detail and keen insight into the easy intimacy between young girls which disappears with adulthood." - The New Yorker
The year is 1888 and Jack the Ripper begins his reign of terror.
The sequel to Me Before You, which is now a major motion picture.Look out for Jojo's new book, Paris for One and Other Stories, available now.
We all lose what we love at some point, but in her poignant, funny way, Moyes reminds us that even if it's not always happy, there is an ever after. Miami Herald
Baptiste Molino has devoted his life to other people's happiness. Moored on his beloved houseboat on the edge of Toulouse, he helps his clients navigate the waters of contentment, whilst remaining careful never to make waves of his own.
Travel back in time to 1932 and book a first-class suite on the passenger liner RMS Aquitania, but take care, for among your fellow passengers is a ruthless killer.... Direct threats from Australia's warring Right and the Left having quieted, wealthy Rowland Sinclair and his group of bohemian friends are their way home to Sydney via New York after a lengthy stay in Europe.
First, Janet Marsh is told she'll have to wait before moving into her new home. Then she finds out the house has been vandalized. Again. The chief suspect? Una Graham, an advice columnist for the local paper--who's trying to make a name for herself as an investigative reporter.
An odyssey through the mind and memory of a washed-up writer, from one of Europe's most provocative novelists
"Wake presents an intense, suspenseful, and unusual tale of romantic suspense that will make readers question their perceptions of gender and relationships." --Booklist (starred review)
Do we belong to the Earth or does the Earth belong to us? The question raised by Chief Seathl almost two centuries ago continues to be the defining quandary of the wet, wild rainforests along the shores of the Pacific Northwest.
An audacious psychological thriller where nothing is what it seems.
Ted McKay had it all: a beautiful wife, two daughters, a high-paying job. But after being diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor he finds himself with a gun to his temple, ready to pull the trigger. Then the doorbell rings.
Usually the police work means minor injuries and mental health assessments. But teenager Solomon Idris's case is different. Idris has taken eight people hostage in a fast-food restaurant, and is demanding to see a lawyer and a BBC reporter. Harry is sent in to treat the clearly-ill teenager . . .
"The bell rings at midnight, as death requires it." - Irish proverbFrom "the dean of intrigue novelists" (St. Louis Post-Dispatch) comes a knife-edge story of terrorism and revenge.
A page-turning new novel from the author of "Livability, "winner of the Oregon Book Award
Acclaimed Swedish author Camilla Grebe makes her solo American debut with a psychological thriller as cunning in its twists as it is captivating in its storytelling--for fans of the celebrated crime fiction of Camilla Lackberg, Jo Nesbo, Ruth Ware, and Fiona Barton.
From Dana Spiotta, the author of Eat the Document and Stone Arabia, "A brilliant novel...about female friendship, the limits of love and work, and costs of claiming your right to celebrate your triumphs and own your mistakes" (Elle).
A New York Times bestsellerAn ambitious, exuberant new novel moving from North West London to West Africa, from the multi-award-winning author of White Teeth and On Beauty
Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction
"Katniss Everdeen, you have competition."--Entertainment Weekly
The thrilling conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Tearling trilogy.
**Named a Best Book of the Year by the Boston Globe and Los Angeles Times**From the internationally acclaimed author of The Infatuations comes the mesmerizing story of a couple living in the shadow of a mysterious, unhappy history--a novel about the cruel, tender punishments we exact on those we love.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
But Jessica has a secret of her own ... a secret that may just mean she has a chance to make it out alive.
Edgar Award winning author Stefanie Pintoff shoots to thrill in her gripping new novel of suspense.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
#1 USA TODAY BESTSELLER
WINNER OF THE GLASS KEY AWARD - previous winners include Henning Mankell, Jo Nesbo, Karin Fossum, Stieg Larsson and Arnaldur IndridasonWINNER OF THE DANISH DEBUTANT AWARD WINNER OF THE HARALD MOGENSEN PRIZE Publishers Weekly, Starred Review Booklist, Starred Review
Original introduction by Warren Ellis, author of Transmetropolitan and Gun Machine
In this gorgeous fantasy in the spirit of Guy Gavriel Kay and Robin McKinley, a prince and a princess must work together to save their kingdom from outside invaders...and dangers within.Long ago the Kieba, last goddess in the world, raised up her mountain in the drylands of Carastind. Ever since then she has dwelled and protected the world from unending plagues and danger...
In this gripping page-turner, an ex-agent on the run from her former employers must take one more case to clear her name and save her life.
Grandeur and opulence are everything in the famed New Orleans Garden District where pets are family and no bling is too big. Opening Furry Godmother, pet boutique and organic treat bakery, is Lacy Marie Crocker's dream come true--until the glitter gun used to make her Shih Tzu tutus becomes a murder weapon. And Lacy becomes public enemy #1.
From the Booker short-listed author of Jamrach's Menagerie comes the extraordinary, moving, and unsettling tale of a woman, branded a freak from birth, who becomes an international sensation but longs for genuine human connection
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The incomparable hero of Jack Reacher: Never Go Back takes readers to school in his most explosive novel yet. After eleven straight global #1 bestsellers, discover the thrillers that The New York Times calls "utterly addictive."
From the bestselling author of The Boy Who Drew Monsters and The Stolen Child comes a modern take on the Orpheus and Eurydice Myth A Suspenseful tale of romance and enchantment
In the much-anticipated sequel to the "magnificent fantasy epic" (NPR) Grace of Kings, Emperor Kuni Garu is faced with the invasion of an invincible army in his kingdom and must quickly find a way to defeat the intruders.
One of PopSugar's "25 Books You're Going to Curl Up with this Fall."
"The Other Einstein takes you into Mileva's heart, mind, and study as she tries to forge a place for herself in a scientific world dominated by men."-Bustle
"A marvelous journey into both history and imagination...A perfectly compelling and fast-paced story" (San Francisco Chronicle) from Ron Hansen about an iconic American criminal of the old West: legendary outlaw, Billy the Kid.
"An exquisite meditation on motherhood, marriage and the meaning of home." --The New York TimesIn the tradition of The Hours and Revolutionary Road comes a "beautifully written and atmospheric" (Hannah Kent, author of Burial Rites) novel set in England, Australia, and India in the early 1960s.
In his latest mystery set in Scotland and the Outer Hebrides, award-winning author Peter May spins a tale about three disparate cases that may or may not be linked...
Bestselling author Ken Liu selects his multiple award-winning stories for a groundbreaking collection--including a brand-new piece exclusive to this volume.