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...)
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
"Graceful, moving and powerful."
--Michael Chabon, New York Times bestselling author of Moonglow
LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE
Late Essays: 2006-2016 will be available January 2018.
From the Nobel Prize-winning author J. M. Coetzee, the haunting sequel to The Childhood of Jesus, continuing the journey of David, Simon, and Ines
The award-winning and internationally acclaimed author of the To the End of the Land now gives us a searing short novel about the life of a stand-up comic, as revealed in the course of one evening's performance.
#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
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. AndThe Death of Kings is his best book yet." Philip Kerr, New York Timesbestselling author ofThe 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 Pick
The 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 writes with abandon and razor-sharp wit as he details the struggles and joys of being a 'self-made man'....A fast-paced, mind-bending romantic thriller from an author with humor, heart, and big writing muscles." --Kirkus Reviews, 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 proverb
From the dean of intrigue novelists (St. Louis Post-Dispatch) comes a knife-edge story of terrorism and revenge.
In Ulster, Northern Ireland, a petty criminal kills a woman in a drunken car crash. Her sons swear 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 bestseller
Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction
An ambitious, exuberant new novel moving from North West London to West Africa, from the multi-award-winning author of White Teeth and On Beauty
"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
Notable Book of 2016 --Washington Post
10 Favorite Books of 2016 -- Colette Bancroft, Tampa Bay Times
10 Best Mysteries of 2016 -- Adam Woog, Seattle Times
WINNER OF THE GLASS KEY AWARD previous winners include Henning Mankell, Jo Nesbo, Karin Fossum, Stieg Larsson and Arnaldur Indridason
WINNER 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 new novel from Ron Hansen, the award-winning author of The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, 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 Times
In 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.