Holiday Recommendations - Adult Fiction

Transcendent Kingdom: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525658184
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Published: Knopf - September 1st, 2020

A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK!

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER 

Finalist for the WOMEN'S PRIZE

Yaa Gyasi's stunning follow-up to her acclaimed national best seller Homegoing is a powerful, raw, intimate, deeply layered novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama
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Shuggie Bain: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802148506
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Published: Grove Press - October 13th, 2020

WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


The Nickel Boys: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780345804341
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Published: Anchor - June 30th, 2020

In this Pulitzer Prize-winning, New York Times bestselling follow-up to The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys unjustly sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida.
 


Passage West: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780060898793
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Published: Ecco - April 21st, 2020

A Recommended Book from BookRiot, Bustle, The Millions and Teen Vogue


The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780765387561
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Published: Tor Books - October 6th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
USA TODAY BESTSELLER
NATIONAL INDIE BESTSELLER
THE WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER

Recommended by Entertainment Weekly, Real Simple, NPR, Slate, and Oprah Magazine
#1 Library Reads PickOctober 2020


The Only Good Indians Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982136451
Availability: Unavailable
Published: Gallery / Saga Press - July 14th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From USA TODAY bestselling author Stephen Graham Jones comes a “masterpiece” (Locus Magazine) of a novel about revenge, cultural identity, and the cost of breaking from tradition.


The Death of Vivek Oji: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525541608
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 4th, 2020

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR’S CHOICE

LONGLISTED FOR THE DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE

"Electrifying." — O: The Oprah Magazine
 


How Much of These Hills Is Gold: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525537205
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Riverhead Books - April 7th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES  NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR

ONE OF NPR'S BEST BOOKS OF 2020 

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 BOOKER PRIZE

FINALIST FOR THE 2020 CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE


What Are You Going Through: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593191415
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 8th, 2020

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2020 BY NPR, PEOPLE, AND O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE

A NEW YORK TIMES CRITICS’ TOP BOOK OF 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

“As good as The Friend, if not better.” —The New York Times
 
“Impossible to put down . . . leavened with wit and tenderness.” —People


A Long Petal of the Sea: A Novel Cover Image
By Isabel Allende, Nick Caistor (Translated by), Amanda Hopkinson (Translated by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984820150
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Published: Ballantine Books - January 21st, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The House of the Spirits, this epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents follows two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home.


The Book of Longings: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525429760
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Published: Viking - April 21st, 2020

“An extraordinary novel . . . a triumph of insight and storytelling.” —Associated Press

A true masterpiece.” —Glennon Doyle, author of Untamed


Riot Baby Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250214751
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Published: Tordotcom - January 21st, 2020

A 2021 Hugo Award Finalist!

A 2021 Nebula Award Finalist!

A 2021 Locus Award Finalist!

Winner of the 2020 New England Book Award for Fiction!

Winner of an 2021 ALA Alex Award!


Winner of the 2021 AABMC Literary Award!

A 2021 Ignyte Award Finalist!


The New Wilderness Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062333131
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Published: Harper - August 11th, 2020

WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF FICTION OF 2020

NPR BEST BOOK OF 2020

BUZZFEED BEST BOOK OF 2020

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE

"THE ENVIRONMENTAL NOVEL OF OUR TIMES" —Lemn Sissay, Booker Prize Judge


The Shadow King: A Novel Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393358513
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 1st, 2020

Shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize, and named a best book of the year by the New York Times, NPR, Elle, Time, and more, The Shadow King is an “unforgettable epic from an immensely talented author who’s unafraid to take risks” (Michael Schaub, NPR).


The Glass Hotel: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525521143
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Published: Knopf - March 24th, 2020

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:
THE NEW YORKER  NPR • TIME • THE WASHINGTON POST• ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY  AND MORE!

“The perfect novel. . . . Freshly mysterious.” The Washington Post


Real Life: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525538882
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 18th, 2020

A FINALIST FOR THE 2020 BOOKER PRIZE

AND THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE JOHN LEONARD PRIZE

NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS' CHOICE


“A blistering coming of age story” —O: The Oprah Magazine


A Burning: A novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525658696
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Published: Knopf - June 2nd, 2020

A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK!
A New York Times Notable Book


Fifty Words for Rain: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781524746360
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Published: Dutton - September 1st, 2020

Good Morning America Book Club Pick and New York Times Bestseller!
 


The Boy in the Field: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062946393
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Published: Harper - August 11th, 2020

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year | An O Magazine Best Book of the Year


His Only Wife Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781616209155
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 1st, 2020

A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR
A Time Magazine Must-Read Book of 2020
One of BuzzFeed's "29 Books We Couldn’t Put Down This Year"

A Must-Read Novel: The New York Times Book Review * BuzzFeed *  Marie Claire * Parade * Travel + Leisure * Ms.


Leave the World Behind: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062667632
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Published: Ecco - October 6th, 2020

A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!

Finalist for the 2020 National Book Award (Fiction)


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At Night All Blood Is Black: A Novel Cover Image
By David Diop, Anna Moschovakis (Translated by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9780374266974
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 10th, 2020

Shortlisted for the 2021 International Booker Prize | Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for fiction

"Astonishingly good."
—Lily Meyer, NPR
"So incantatory and visceral I don’t think I’ll ever forget it." Ali Smith, The Guardian | Best Books of 2020


The Cold Millions: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062868084
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Published: Harper - October 27th, 2020

“One of the most captivating novels of the year.” – Washington Post 

NATIONAL BESTSELLER


The Exiles: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062356345
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Custom House - August 25th, 2020

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

OPTIONED FOR TELEVISION BY BRUNA PAPANDREA, THE PRODUCER OF HBO'S BIG LITTLE LIES


Inheritors Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385545372
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Published: Doubleday - July 14th, 2020

Winner of The Story Prize Spotlight Award
Winner of the PEN/Open Book Award
Longlisted for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize

"This splendid story collection is a sword through the heart."Ben Fountain


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