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 multigenerational narrative that’s nothing short of brilliant.” —People
“Simply unputdownable.” —Good Housekeeping
“The perfect book club pick.” —SheReads
Named a Best Book of Summer by Entertainment Weekly, Cosmopolitan, Woman’s Day, PopSugar
A stunning tour de force following three fierce, unforgettable Southern women in the years leading up to the Great Depression
From the New York Times bestselling author of Dark Matter and the Wayward Pines trilogy comes a relentless thriller about time, identity, and memory—his most ambitious, mind-boggling, irresistible work to date, and the inspiration for Shondaland’s upcoming Netflix film.
“Intellectually stimulating and viscerally exciting, The Darwin Affair is breathtaking from start to stop.” —The Wall Street Journal
Get ready for one of the most inventive and entertaining novels of 2019—an edge-of-your-seat Victorian-era thriller, where the controversial publication On the Origin of Species sets off a string o$27.00ISBN: 9780812993431Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House - June 11th, 2019
A magical love story, inspired by the legend of a woman who vanished from Grand Central Terminal, sweeps readers from the 1920s to World War II and beyond. “Readers who enjoyed The Time Traveler’s Wife will be enchanted.”—Publishers Weekly$26.00ISBN: 9781982100452Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Gallery Books - June 11th, 2019
Beware the Man of the Year. You may praise him, resent him, even want to be him: but beneath the elegant trappings that define him, danger looms.$25.95ISBN: 9781524732011Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - June 11th, 2019
From the creator of the beloved and universally acclaimed television series BoJack Horseman, a fabulously off-beat collection of short stories about love—the best and worst thing in the universe.$26.99ISBN: 9781250143150Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Flatiron Books - June 11th, 2019
“This rollicking book has it all: sex, lies, and scenery. Grant Ginder weaves a wonderful, engrossing multi-generational family story, with the Greek isles as a backdrop so beautiful that the reader will want to dive in.”
— Emma Straub, New York Times bestselling author of The Vacationers and Modern Lovers$27.00ISBN: 9780316475457Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - June 4th, 2019A simmering family drama about a father and daughter who embark on a road trip through the American South -- but what they're leaving behind is as important as what lies ahead.$27.00ISBN: 9780374170660Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - June 11th, 2019
A chemistry student falls for his teacher and uncovers a centuries-old quest for the elixir of life$26.00ISBN: 9780525559733Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking - June 11th, 2019
"A wild, audacious and ultimately unforgettable novel." —Michael Schaub, Los Angeles Times
"Every time I open it up, I stumble upon a crackling sentence." —Dwight Garner, The New York Times
"Awad is a stone-cold genius." —Ann Bauer, The Washington Post$26.00ISBN: 9780802129413Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grove Press - June 11th, 2019
An electrifying debut novel from the acclaimed author of The Wonder Garden, The Paper Wasp is a riveting knife-edge story of two women's dark friendship of twisted ambition set against the backdrop of contemporary Hollywood
In small-town Michigan, Abby Graven leads a solitary life.$26.99ISBN: 9781501193620Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Gallery Books - June 11th, 2019
From the New York Times bestselling author of the Beach House series comes a heartwarming and evocative novel about the bonds and new beginnings that are born from natural disasters and how, even during the worst of circumstances—or perhaps because of them—we discover what is most important in life.$26.99ISBN: 9781501197215Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - June 11th, 2019
The acclaimed, award-winning author of A Watch of Nightingales imagines in a sweeping and stunning novel what happened to the poet Elizabeth Bishop during three life-changing weeks she spent in Paris amidst the imminent threat of World War II.
June 1937.$26.99ISBN: 9780062840066Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: William Morrow - June 11th, 2019
"One of my own favorite writers." –Elin Hilderbrand
Named a Best Beach Read of Summer by Vulture, PureWow, She Reads and Women.com$35.00ISBN: 9780062458711Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: William Morrow - June 4th, 2019
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Seveneves, Anathem, Reamde, and Cryptonomicon returns with a wildly inventive and entertaining science fiction thriller—Paradise Lost by way of Philip K.$27.00ISBN: 9781982106980Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scribner - May 28th, 2019
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
“A beautiful novel, bursting at the seams with empathy.” —Elle
A profoundly moving novel about two neighboring families in a suburban town, the friendship between their children, a tragedy that reverberates over four decades, the daily intimacies of marriage, and the power of forgiveness.$28.00ISBN: 9781594634734Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Riverhead Books - June 4th, 2019
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!$27.99ISBN: 9780062676832Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - May 28th, 2019
Death, deception, and a detective with quite a lot to hide stalk the pages of Anthony Horowitz's brilliant murder mystery, the second in the bestselling series starring Private Investigator Daniel Hawthorne.
“You shouldn’t be here. It’s too late . . . ”$26.00ISBN: 9780525562023Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Press - June 4th, 2019
Named one of the most anticipated books of 2019 by Vulture, Entertainment Weekly, Buzzfeed, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Oprah.com, Huffington Post, The A.V. Club, Nylon, The Week, The Rumpus, The Millions, The Guardian, Publishers Weekly, and more.$20.79ISBN: 9781250174611Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tor Books - June 4th, 2019
Sharp, mainstream fantasy meets compelling thrills of investigative noir in Magic for Liars, a fantasy debut by rising star Sarah Gailey.
Ivy Gamble was born without magic and never wanted it.
Ivy Gamble is perfectly happy with her life – or at least, she’s perfectly fine.$26.95ISBN: 9781631495632Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Liveright Publishing Corporation - June 4th, 2019
Entertainment Weekly - Washington Post - Buzzfeed - Vulture - O Magazine - Vanity Fair - Elle - Real Simple
A beautifully layered portrait of motherhood, immigration, and the sacrifices we make in the name of love from award-winning novelist Nicole Dennis-Benn.$24.95ISBN: 9781947793309Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tin House Books - June 4th, 2019
One morning, Jessa-Lynn Morton walks into the family taxidermy shop to find that her father has committed suicide, right there on one of the metal tables. Shocked and grieving, Jessa steps up to manage the failing business, while the rest of the Morton family crumbles. Her mother starts sneaking into the shop to make aggressively lewd art with the taxidermied animals.$25.00ISBN: 9781328629678Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - June 4th, 2019A deliciously disarming debut novel about a twenty-something Londoner who discovers that she may have been looking for love — and pleasure — in all the wrong places (i.e. from men).
Julia has had enough. Enough of the sex noises her roommate makes. Enough of her dead-end government job.$26.99ISBN: 9781335952844Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hanover Square Press - June 4th, 2019
"Heath's boundless imagination and singular voice have produced a truly unique thriller." --Jeffery Deaver, New York Times bestselling author, on Hangman
$26.99ISBN: 9780062834300Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: William Morrow - June 4th, 2019
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A READ WITH JENNA • TODAY SHOW BOOK CLUB PICK$27.00ISBN: 9780374146856Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Sarah Crichton Books - June 4th, 2019
A sweeping work of historical fiction from the New York Times–bestselling author Dominic Smith, The Electric Hotel is a spellbinding story of art and love.$25.95ISBN: 9780393292947Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - June 4th, 2019
On the morning of her seventieth birthday, Georgianna Grove receives an unexpected letter that calls her back to Missing Lake, Wisconsin, where her mother was murdered sixty-six years earlier. Georgie's father had confessed to the murder the next morning and was carted off to a state penitentiary.$25.95ISBN: 9780525519980Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - June 4th, 2019
An aging art scholar and a visiting student, haunting echoes of France's colonialist past, and a delicious navarin of lamb--Bruno is back, and his latest case leads him from the Renaissance to the French Resistance and beyond by way of a corpse at the bottom of a well.$27.99ISBN: 9781250200112Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: St. Martin's Press - June 4th, 2019
An epic and cinematic novel by debut author Nicola Harrison, Montauk captures the glamour and extravagance of a summer by the sea with the story of a woman torn between the life she chose and the life she desires.
Montauk, Long Island, 1938.$26.00ISBN: 9781635573404Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bloomsbury Publishing - June 4th, 2019
"A bighearted novel about family, migration, and the unbearable difficulties of love. Here's a cast of characters you won't soon forget." Ayana Mathis, author of The Twelve Tribes of Hattie$27.99ISBN: 9781612197852Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Melville House - June 4th, 2019
A dazzling, inventive literary adventure story in which Captain Ahab confronts Captain Nemo and the dark cultural stories represented by both characters are revealed in cliffhanger fashion.$27.00ISBN: 9781501131387Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atria Books - May 21st, 2019
Named a “Hot Summer Read of 2019” by The Boston Globe
In this provocative, wildly entertaining, and compelling novel, seven women enrolled in an extreme weight loss documentary discover self-love and sisterhood as they enact a daring revenge against the exploitative filmmakers.
Alice and Daphne, both successful and accomplished working mothers$29.00ISBN: 9781538750148Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grand Central Publishing - May 21st, 2019
A resilient young woman must outwit a sadistic psychopath in this pulse-pounding thriller from the author of The Silence of the Lambs, a "master still at the top of his strange and chilling form" (Wall Street Journal).$27.00ISBN: 9781501187933Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atria Books - May 7th, 2019
“[B]reathtakingly threaded together from start to finish with the sound of a beating heart.” —The New York Times
“Immersive, both heartbreaking and redemptive, steeped in harrowing historical events and heroic acts of compassion that will have you refl$27.00ISBN: 9781594634833Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Riverhead Books - May 14th, 2019
"A perfect summer novel: funny and tender but also provocative and wise. . . One of the most hopeful and insightful novels I've read in years."-Ron Charles, The Washington Post
"Serious yet joyous comedy, reminiscent of the Pultizer-winning Less" - Out Magazine$26.99ISBN: 9780062851895Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - May 21st, 2019
“A startling, compelling historical debut novel. . . should be on top of your vacation reading pile.” -The Washington Post
“A stunning debut. . . . I love this book.” -Guardian$27.00ISBN: 9780525510819Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Spiegel & Grau - May 28th, 2019
The fates of a cast of seemingly unconnected people converge during the celebration of an ancient holiday in a “a darkly glittering novel” (The New York Times) that brings to mind Station Eleven and The Age of Miracles.$26.00ISBN: 9780525559221Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Press - May 14th, 2019
"Fun, hilarious, and extremely touching." -- NPR.org
A beautifully observed and deeply funny novel of May Attaway, a university gardener who sets out on an odyssey to reconnect with four old friends over the course of a year.$26.00ISBN: 9781984822826Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Crown - May 21st, 2019
A sparkling romantic comedy about one woman’s decision to tinker with the horoscopes of the man of her dreams—with far-reaching consequences
“A bright, brilliant, joyful love story.”—Josie Silver, #1 New York Times bestselling author of One Day in December$27.00ISBN: 9781984853752Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House - May 7th, 2019
NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Life is a lucrative business, as long as you play by the rules.
People Book of the Week • “[Joanne] Ramos’s debut novel couldn’t be more relevant or timely.”—O: The Oprah Magazine (25 Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2019)$24.00ISBN: 9781555978402Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Graywolf Press - May 14th, 2019
An entrancing new novel by the author of the prizewinning Grief Is the Thing with Feathers$26.95ISBN: 9780525520412Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - May 14th, 2019
"Splendidly imagined . . . Thrilling" --Simon Winchester
"A genuine masterpiece" --Gary Shteyngart
An Entertainment Weekly Best Book of 2019 So Far
Spellbinding, moving--evoking a fascinating region on the other side of the world--this suspenseful and haunting story announces the debut of a profoundly gifted writer.$27.99ISBN: 9780062862822Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ecco - May 7th, 2019
From Calabria to Connecticut: a sweeping family saga about sisterhood, secrets, Italian immigration, the American dream, and one woman's tenacious fight against her own fate$28.95ISBN: 9780307959409Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - May 7th, 2019
“Bighearted, gorgeous, historical, suspenseful, everything you want a novel to be” (—Andrew Sean Greer, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Less), a new book inspired by the World War II story you've never heard—the real-life quest of an unlikely hero to save the lives and work of Europe’s great minds from the impending Holocaust
$28.00ISBN: 9780399182242Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Delacorte Press - May 21st, 2019
A captivating novel based on the story of the extraordinary real-life American woman who secretly worked for the French Resistance during World War II—while playing hostess to the invading Germans at the iconic Hôtel Ritz in Paris—from the New York Times bestselling author of The Aviator's Wife and The Swans of Fifth Avenue.$26.00ISBN: 9781501168925Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Gallery/Scout Press - May 28th, 2019
Featured in the New York Times Book Review Summer Reading Guide * A Crime by the Book “Most Anticipated” Novel * Featured in the New York Post Summer Round Up * Starred Publishers Weekly Review * A Publishers Weekly “Big Summer Books” * A Kirkus Reviews “Creepy Thrillers” Pick
In this pulse-pounding thr$27.99ISBN: 9781250110251Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Flatiron Books - May 7th, 2019
Instant New York Times Bestseller
“The Guest Book is monumental in a way that few novels dare attempt.” —The Washington Post
The thought-provoking new novel by New York Times bestselling author Sarah Blake
A lifetime of secrets. A history untold.$26.95ISBN: 9781616959098Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Soho Crime - May 14th, 2019
The highly anticipated follow-up to the critically acclaimed novel The Widows of Malabar Hill.$24.95ISBN: 9781631492167Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Liveright Publishing Corporation - May 21st, 2019
Louis has been forlorn since his wife of thirty-seven years left him, his father passed, and he impulsively retired from his job in anticipation of an inheritance check that may not come.$28.00ISBN: 9781538746264Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grand Central Publishing - May 14th, 2019For fans of All the Light We Cannot See and The Women in the Castle comes a riveting literary novel that is at once an epic love story and a heart-pounding journey across WWI-era Russia, about an ambitious young doctor and her scientist brother in a race against Einstein to solve one of the greatest mysteries of the universe.$27.00ISBN: 9781524761509Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Crown - May 7th, 2019
“The most clever plot twist of the year.”—Washington Post
“I nominate Kate Moore, the protagonist of Chris Pavone’s sizzling new thriller The Paris Diversion, for patron saint of working wives and mothers everywhere.”—Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review$26.99ISBN: 9781250295637Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Flatiron Books - May 28th, 2019
What if your roommate is your soul mate? A joyful, quirky romantic comedy, Beth O'Leary's The Flatshare is a feel-good novel about finding love in the most unexpected of ways.
Tiffy and Leon share an apartment. Tiffy and Leon have never met.$26.99ISBN: 9781335953759Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hanover Square Press - May 7th, 2019
*A Library Journal "Emerging Stars" Pick*A mesmerizing novel of World War II Singapore, "a story about memory, trauma, and ultimately love" (New York Times)--for fans of Pachinko and We Were the Lucky OnesSingapore, 1942.