New Adult Fiction

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...)

 

The Glitch Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385542784
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Published: Doubleday Books - May 22nd, 2018

A fast, funny, deeply hilarious debut--The Glitch is the story of a high-profile, TED-talking, power-posing Silicon Valley CEO and mother of two who has it all under control, until a woman claiming to be a younger version of herself appears, causing a major glitch in her over-scheduled, over-staffed, over-worked life.


A View of the Empire at Sunset Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374283612
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Published: Farrar Straus and Giroux - May 22nd, 2018

Award-winning author Caryl Phillips presents a biographical novel of the life of Jean Rhys, the author of Wide Sargasso Sea, which she wrote as a prequel to Charlotte Bront 's Jane Eyre.


The Outsider Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781501180989
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Published: Scribner Book Company - May 22nd, 2018

An unspeakable crime. A confounding investigation. At a time when the King brand has never been stronger, he has delivered one of his most unsettling and compulsively readable stories.


The Mandela Plot Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781328886187
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - May 22nd, 2018

A vibrant, propulsive literary thriller that charts the high-stakes journey of a young man trying to find his place in a country that has lost its way​


Star of the North Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525573296
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Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - May 22nd, 2018

A propulsive and ambitious thriller about a woman trying to rescue her twin sister from captivity in North Korea, and the North Korean citizens with whom she forms an unlikely alliance


Beach House Reunion Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501193293
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Published: Gallery Books - May 22nd, 2018

Whisking you back to the shores of her bestselling Beach House series, Mary Alice Monroe weaves together a tale of the struggles and triumphs of the historic Rutledge family of Charleston, South Carolina. Beautifully wrought and rich with keen insight, this is an illuminating tale of new beginnings, resilience, and one family's enduring love.


Into? Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781250147448
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 22nd, 2018

Brett Easton Ellis with an Instagram account

You know Konrad from your various social feeds - sun kissed, gym ripped and always having a better time than you. Or is he?


A Shout in the Ruins Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316556477
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Published: Little Brown and Company - May 15th, 2018

"A masterpiece. Powers has written a novel that includes all the ferocity, complexity, and racial violence of the American South" --- Philipp Meyer, author of American Rust


The Ensemble Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735214767
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 15th, 2018

"A riveting look inside the world of classical musicians and an intimate study of friendships." --Marie Claire

The addictive novel about four young friends navigating the cutthroat world of classical music and their complex relationships with each other, as ambition, passion, and love intertwine over the course of their lives.


Tin Man Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780735218727
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - May 15th, 2018

Shortlisted for the Costa Novel of the Year Award

"This is an astoundingly beautiful book. It drips with tenderness. It breaks your heart and warms it all at once."--Matt Haig, author of How to Stop Time


How to Walk Away Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250149060
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Published: St. Martin's Press - May 15th, 2018

From the author of Happiness for Beginners comes an unforgettable love story about finding joy even in the darkest of circumstances.


The Storm Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501174506
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Published: Atria Books - May 15th, 2018

"A remarkable debut, in which fiction vividly portrays specific events in history."--Booklist (starred review)

"This powerful and important debut is a story for our time." --Library Journal (starred review)


Alternative Remedies for Loss Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781635571714
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - May 8th, 2018

An Amazon Best of the Month Selection for May 2018

A slyly funny coming-of-age novel about a young woman fumbling her way into the mysteries of loss and the travails of adulthood as she tries to make sense of a vanished mother's legacy.


My Ex-Life Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250122438
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 8th, 2018

"With My Ex-Life, a heartwarming comedy of manners about second chances and starting afresh, he has pretty much outdone himself...McCauley fires off witticisms like a tennis ace practicing serves...In the vein of inveterate beguilers like Laurie Colwin, Elinor Lipman, and Maria Semple, McCauley is warm but snappy, light but smart--and just plain enjoyable." --NPR.org


Our Kind of Cruelty Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374228194
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Published: MCD/Farrar Straus and Giroux - May 8th, 2018

One of LitHub's Most Anticipated Thrillers of 2018


What Should Be Wild: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062684134
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Published: Harper - May 8th, 2018

“Delightful and darkly magical. Julia Fine has written a beautiful modern myth, a coming-of-age story for a girl with a worrisome power over life and death. I loved it.”  —Audrey Niffenegger, author of The Time Traveler’s Wife and Her Fearful Symmetry


That Kind of Mother: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062667601
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Published: Ecco - May 8th, 2018

NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2018 BY Buzzfeed • The Boston Globe •  The Millions • InStyle • Southern Living • Vogue • Popsugar


Warlight Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525521198
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - May 8th, 2018

NATIONAL BEST SELLER

From the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of The English Patient: a mesmerizing new novel that tells a dramatic story set in the decade after World War II through the lives of a small group of unexpected characters and two teenagers whose lives are indelibly shaped by their unwitting involvement.


The Island Dwellers: Stories Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780399591495
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Published: Random House - May 1st, 2018

For readers of Miranda July, Rebecca Lee, and Mary Gaitskill, a debut short-story collection that is a mesmerizing blend of wit, transgression, and heart.


The Cactus Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780778318996
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Published: Park Row - May 1st, 2018

In this witty and heartfelt debut, one woman's unconventional journey to motherhood means learning to embrace the unexpectedEven the prickliest cactus has its flower...For Susan Green, messy emotions don't fit into the equation of her perfectly ordered life.


Love and Ruin Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781101967386
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 1st, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The bestselling author of The Paris Wife returns to the subject of Ernest Hemingway in a novel about his passionate, stormy marriage to Martha Gellhorn--a fiercely independent, ambitious young woman who would become one of the greatest war correspondents of the twentieth century.


Adjustment Day Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393652598
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 1st, 2018

People pass the word only to those they trust most: Adjustment Day is coming. They've been reading a mysterious book and memorizing its directives. They are ready for the reckoning.


You Me Everything Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735224537
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Published: Pamela Dorman Books - May 1st, 2018

Set in the French countryside on an idyllic summer vacation, a delicious, tender novel about finding every bit of joy in life no matter what's thrown at us


The Hellfire Club Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316472319
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Published: Little Brown and Company - April 24th, 2018

*Instant New York Times Bestseller*
The debut political thriller from Jake Tapper, CNN's chief Washington correspondent and the New York Times bestselling author of The Outpost-- 1950's D.C. intrigue about a secret society and a young Congressman in its grip


The Optimistic Decade Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616206307
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Published: Algonquin Books - May 1st, 2018

"Bighearted, wise, and beautifully written, this sharply observant exploration of idealism gone awry engages at every level." --Andrea Barrett, author of The Voyage of the Narwhal and Archangel

This entertaining and assured debut novel about a utopian summer camp and its charismatic leader asks smart questions about good intentions gone terribly wrong.


Welcome to Lagos Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781936787807
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Published: Catapult - May 1st, 2018

An Official Belletrist Book Pick An American Booksellers Association Indie Next Pick Elle.com, 1 of 32 Best Books to Read This Summer "Welcome to Lagos doesn't just give us a glimpse of Nigeria, it transports us there. Onuzo's storytelling is masterful, her characters are irresistible, and her voice is astounding in its subtle power.


You Think It, I'll Say It: Stories Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780399592867
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Published: Random House - April 24th, 2018

"Every bit as smart, sensitive, funny, and genuine as her phenomenally popular novels,"* a dazzling collection from the New York Times bestselling author of Prep, American Wife, and Eligible


Theory of Bastards Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781609454371
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Published: Europa Editions - April 24th, 2018

"Stage four. Surgery. Recovering." While those are the simple words that once described Dr. Francine Burk's situation, the reality is much more complex. Her new reality is bacon rinds for breakfast and feeling unduly thrilled by her increasing ability to walk across a room without assistance.


Circe (#1 New York Times Bestseller) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316556347
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Published: Little Brown and Company - April 10th, 2018

#1 New York Times Bestseller
" A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story, Circe manages to be both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right." --- Alexandra Alter, New York Times


The Only Story Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525521211
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - April 17th, 2018

From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sense of an Ending, a novel about a young man on the cusp of adulthood and a woman who has long been there, a love story shot through with sheer beauty, profound sadness, and deep truth.


The Darkling Bride Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780425286432
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Published: Ballantine Books - March 6th, 2018

Three generations of Irish nobles face their family secrets in this spellbinding novel from the award-winning author of the Boleyn King trilogy.


Noir: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062433978
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Published: William Morrow - April 17th, 2018

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!


The Good Pilot Peter Woodhouse Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781524747534
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Published: Pantheon Books - April 10th, 2018

From the beloved and best-selling author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series comes a heartwarming tale of hope and friendship set amid the turmoil of World War II.


Cove Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781936787845
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Published: Catapult - April 10th, 2018

"Cynan Jones is utterly brilliant. The writing in Cove is so delicate and cruel and insightful. I don't understand why no statues have been erected in his honour yet." --Eimear McBride, The Times Literary Supplement


The Spirit Photographer Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781468315875
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Published: Overlook Press - April 17th, 2018

Boston, 1870. Photographer Edward Moody runs a booming business capturing the images of the spirits of the departed in his portraits. He lures grieving widows and mourning mothers into his studio with promises of catching the ghosts of their deceased loved ones with his camera.


The Soul of a Thief Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781335144577
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Published: Hanover Square Press - April 17th, 2018

In the spring of 1944, I realized that I was not going to survive the war...Shtefan Brandt, adjutant to a colonel of the Waffen SS, has made it through the war so far in spite of his commander's habit of bringing his staff into combat, and a pair of secrets that are far more dangerous than the battlefield.


Ecstasy Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780544800892
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - April 10th, 2018

In the glittering hotbed of turn-of-the-twentieth-century Vienna, one woman's life would define and defy an era


Go Ask Fannie Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735218567
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 10th, 2018

Everyone has baggage. The Blaire siblings are just taking theirs home for the long weekend.


Macbeth (Hogarth Shakespeare) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780553419054
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Published: Hogarth Press - April 10th, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A heart-pounding new thriller from the author of The Snowman and The Thirst


The Good Pilot Peter Woodhouse Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781524747534
Availability: Available Now
Published: Pantheon Books - April 10th, 2018

From the beloved and best-selling author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series comes a heartwarming tale of hope and friendship set amid the turmoil of World War II.


Sugar Money Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781628728897
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Published: Arcade Publishing - March 6th, 2018

Set in 1765 on the Caribbean islands of Grenada and Martinique, Sugar Money opens as two enslaved brothers - Emile and Lucien - are sent on an impossible mission forced upon them by their masters, a band of mendicant French monks.

The monks run hospitals in the islands and fund their ventures through farming cane sugar and distilling rum.


American by Day Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781328876652
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - April 3rd, 2018

A gripping and timely novel that follows Sigrid--the dry-witted detective from Derek B. Miller's best-selling debut Norwegian by Night--from Oslo to the United States on a quest to find her missing brother


The Oracle Year: A Novel Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780062686633
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 3rd, 2018

From bestselling comic-book franchise writer Charles Soule comes a clever and witty first novel of a twentysomething New Yorker who wakes up one morning with the power to predict the future—perfect for fans of Joe Hill and Brad Meltzer, or books like This Book Is Full of Spiders and Welcome to Night Vale.


Varina: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062405982
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Published: Ecco - April 3rd, 2018

Sooner or later, history asks, which side were you on?

In his powerful new novel, Charles Frazier returns to the time and place of Cold Mountain, vividly bringing to life the chaos and devastation of the Civil War


Lawn Boy Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616202620
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 3rd, 2018

"Jonathan Evison's voice is pure magic. In Lawn Boy, at once a vibrant coming-of-age novel and a sharp social commentary on class, Evison offers a painfully honest portrait of one young man's struggle to overcome the hand he's been dealt in life and reach for his dreams. It's a journey you won't want to miss, with an ending you won't forget."


Evening Primrose Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781635060324
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Published: Quercus Books - April 3rd, 2018

When Masechaba finally achieves her childhood dream of becoming a doctor, her ambition is tested as she faces the stark reality of South Africa's public health-care system. As she leaves her deeply religious mother and makes friends with the politically-minded Nyasha, Masechaba's eyes are opened to the rising xenophobic tension that carries echoes of apartheid.


Sophia of Silicon Valley: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062673015
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Published: William Morrow - April 10th, 2018

Sharp, dramatic, and full of insider dish, SOPHIA OF SILICON VALLEY is one woman’s story of a career storming the corridors of geek power and living in the shadow of its outrageous cast of maestros.


Twenty-One Days: A Daniel Pitt Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399179884
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 10th, 2018

In the first book of an all-new series, a young lawyer races to save his client from execution, putting him at odds with his own father: Thomas Pitt, head of London's Special Police Branch.


Sociable Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780385542821
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Published: Doubleday Books - March 27th, 2018

"Extremely funny." --Bethanne Patrick, The Washington Post


The Balcony Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316554671
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Published: Little Brown and Company - March 27th, 2018

"Jane Delury arrives on the scene of her debut with a sensibility fully formed and a breathtaking array of writerly gifts at her command." -- Jennifer Egan

A century-spanning portrait of the inhabitants of a French village, revealing the deception, despair, love, and longing beneath the calm surface of ordinary lives.


Unbury Carol Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780399180163
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Published: Del Rey Books - April 10th, 2018

"This one haunts you for reasons you can't quite put your finger on. . . . Josh Malerman] defies categories and comparisons with other writers."--Kirkus Reviews

The Bram Stoker Award-nominated author of Bird Box returns with a haunting tale of love, redemption, and murder.


A Nantucket Wedding Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781101967102
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 3rd, 2018

Wedding bells are ringing--and a widowed mother of two hopes the occasion will reunite her daughters in this captivating novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Island House and Secrets in Summer.


Country Dark Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780802127792
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Published: Grove Press - April 10th, 2018

Chris Offutt is an outstanding literary talent, whose work has been called "lean and brilliant" (New York Times Book Review) and compared by reviewers to Tobias Wolff, Ernest Hemingway, and Raymond Carver. He's been awarded the Whiting Writers Award for Fiction/Nonfiction and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Fiction Award, among numerous other honors.


Evening Primrose Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781635060324
Availability: Available Now
Published: Quercus Books - April 3rd, 2018

When Masechaba finally achieves her childhood dream of becoming a doctor, her ambition is tested as she faces the stark reality of South Africa's public health-care system. As she leaves her deeply religious mother and makes friends with the politically-minded Nyasha, Masechaba's eyes are opened to the rising xenophobic tension that carries echoes of apartheid.


America Is Not the Heart Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735222410
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Published: Viking - April 3rd, 2018

"A saga rich with origin myths, national and personal . . . Castillo is part of a younger generation of American writers instilling literature with a layered sense of identity." --Vogue

How many lives fit in a lifetime?