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 Chef's Secret: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781501196423
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Published: Atria Books - February 12th, 2019

A captivating novel of Renaissance Italy detailing the mysterious life of Bartolomeo Scappi, the legendary chef to several popes and author of one of the bestselling cookbooks of all time, and the nephew who sets out to discover his late uncle’s secrets—including the identity of the noblewoman Bartolomeo loved until he died.

When Bartolomeo Scappi dies in 15


Leading Men: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525559054
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Published: Viking - February 12th, 2019

"Blazing . . . casts a spell right from the start." --Dwight Garner, The New York Times

"An extraordinary book." --Lauren Groff, author of Florida


Lost Children Archive: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525520610
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Published: Knopf - February 12th, 2019

“The novel truly becomes novel again in Luiselli’s hands—electric, elastic, alluring, new.” --Parul Sehgal, The New York Times

"Impossibly smart, full of beauty, heart and insight . . . Everyone should read this book." --Tommy Orange


The Night Tiger: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250175458
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 12th, 2019

“A sumptuous garden maze of a novel that immerses readers in a complex, vanished world.” —Kirkus (starred review)

From New York Times bestselling author Yangsze Choo, an utterly transporting novel set in 1930s colonial Malaysia, perfect for fans of Isabel Allende and Min Jin Lee


Finding Dorothy: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525622109
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Published: Ballantine Books - February 12th, 2019

This richly imagined novel tells the story behind The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the book that inspired the iconic film, through the eyes of author L. Frank Baum’s intrepid wife, Maud.


Early Riser: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780670025039
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Published: Viking - February 12th, 2019

The new standalone novel from bestselling author Jasper Fforde

Every Winter, the human population hibernates.

During those bitterly cold four months, the nation is a snow-draped landscape of desolate loneliness, devoid of human activity.

Well, not quite.


The City in the Middle of the Night Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780765379962
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Published: Tor Books - February 12th, 2019

*The Verge's Science Fiction and Fantasy Book We're Looking Forward to in 2019
*AV Club's 15 Most Anticipated Books of 2019
*Book Riot's Most Anticipated Books of 2019
*Kirkus' 30 Speculative Fiction Books You Should Read in February 2019
*Bookish's Winter's Must-Read Sci-fi & Fantasy


The Moroccan Girl: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250129956
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 12th, 2019

“Charles Cumming has breathed new life into the spy novel.” —Ben Macintyre, bestselling author of A Spy Among Friends


The Secretary: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062362353
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Published: Harper - February 12th, 2019

“A cool, contemporary, whip-smart thriller.” — —Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train


Territory of Light: A Novel Cover Image
By Yuko Tsushima, Geraldine Harcourt (Translated by)
$23.00
ISBN: 9780374273217
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 12th, 2019

From one of the most significant contemporary Japanese writers, a haunting, dazzling novel of loss and rebirth

“Yuko Tsushima is one of the most important Japanese writers of her generation.” —Foumiko Kometani, The New York Times

I was puzzled by how I had changed. But I could no longer go back . . .


Rutting Season: Stories Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781501192708
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Published: Scribner - February 12th, 2019

An intimate, sparkling collection of stories by a debut writer about girls behaving badly and families on the brink of collapse.

In these lucid, sharply observant stories, Mandeliene Smith traces the lives of men and women in moments of crisis: a woman whose husband has just died, a social worker struggling to escape his own past, a girl caught in a standoff between her mother’


Northern Lights Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501190292
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 12th, 2019

A stunning debut novel set in the late 1990s as an androgynous youth arrives in small-town Minnesota, searching for the mother who abandoned him as a child.

On a clear morning in the summer of 1997, Shane Stephenson arrives in Holm, Minnesota, with only a few changes of clothes, an old Nintendo, and a few dollars to his name.


Leprechauns: The Myths, Legends, & Lore Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781507208922
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Published: Adams Media - February 12th, 2019

Explore the magic, mischief, and mystery behind Ireland’s most iconic and beloved mythical creature: the leprechaun.

Leprechauns have been at the heart of Irish culture for years, capturing our hearts and minds alike—but how much do we really know about the leprechaun, anyway?


The Heavens Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802129024
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Published: Grove Press - February 12th, 2019

New York, late summer, 2000. A party in a spacious Manhattan apartment, hosted by a wealthy young activist. Dozens of idealistic twenty-somethings have impassioned conversations over takeout dumplings and champagne. The evening shines with the heady optimism of a progressive new millennium.


American Spy: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812998955
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Published: Random House - February 12th, 2019

“[This] unflinching, incendiary debut combines the espionage novels of John le Carré with the racial complexity of Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man.”Publishers Weekly (starred review)

What if your sense of duty required you to betray the man you love? 


Bowlaway: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062862853
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Published: Ecco - February 5th, 2019

A RECOMMENDED BOOK OF 2019 FROM
Entertainment Weekly * O, The Oprah Magazine * Southern Living * BBC * Huffington Post * Lit Hub * Kirkus * Bustle * Publishers Weekly * BookRiot * Popsugar * Bookish * The Boston Globe * The Seattle Times


The Age of Light: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316524087
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - February 5th, 2019

"Sweeping from the glamour of 1930's Paris through the battlefields of World War II and into the war's long shadow, The Age of Light is a startlingly modern love story and a mesmerizing portrait of a woman's self-transformation from muse into artist."--Celeste Ng, New York Times bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere


American Pop: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062697745
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Published: William Morrow - February 5th, 2019

"The House of Forster is built on bubbles; watching each wealth-addled generation try not to blow the family fortune and/or disgrace its name provides not only excellent Southern Gothic fun but a panoramic tour of the American Century."— Jonathan Dee, author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Privileges


When You Read This: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062834676
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Published: Harper - February 5th, 2019

A comedy-drama for the digital age: an epistolary debut novel about the ties that bind and break our hearts, for fans of Maria Semple and Rainbow Rowell.
Iris Massey is gone.
But she’s left something behind.


The Silent Patient Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250301697
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Published: Celadon Books - February 5th, 2019

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller

"An unforgettable—and Hollywood-bound—new thriller... A mix of Hitchcockian suspense, Agatha Christie plotting, and Greek tragedy."
Entertainment Weekly


More Than Words Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780735218307
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - February 5th, 2019

"A smart, sexy, delicious novel."--People

"Santopolo is a true master of matters of the heart." --Taylor Jenkins Reid

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Light We Lost comes a tender and moving new novel about a woman at a crossroads after the death of her father, and caught between the love of two men.


Black Leopard, Red Wolf (The Dark Star Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780735220171
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 5th, 2019

The New York Times Bestseller

"A fantasy world as well-realized as anything Tolkien made." --Neil Gaiman

"Gripping, action-packed....The literary equivalent of a Marvel Comics universe." --Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times


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Good Riddance Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780544808256
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - February 5th, 2019

The delightful new romantic comedy from Elinor Lipman, in which one woman’s trash becomes another woman’s treasure, with deliriously entertaining results.

Daphne Maritch doesn't quite know what to make of the heavily annotated high school yearbook she inherits from her mother, who held this relic dear.


This Is Not a Love Song Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316382144
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - February 5th, 2019

A debut collection of moving and darkly witty stories from an "admirably fearless" (New York Times Book Review) writer whom critics have compared to Michael Chabon, E.L. Doctorow, and Dennis Lehane


The Lost Man Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250105684
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 5th, 2019

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Two brothers meet in the remote Australian outback when the third brother is found dead, in this stunning new standalone novel from Jane Harper

Brothers Nathan and Bub Bright meet for the first time in months at the remote fence line separating their cattle ranches in the lonely outback.


The Black Ascot (Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries #21) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062678744
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Published: William Morrow - February 5th, 2019

Scotland Yard’s Ian Rutledge seeks a killer who has eluded Scotland Yard for years in this next installment of the acclaimed New York Times bestselling series.

An astonishing tip from a grateful ex-convict seems implausible—but Inspector Ian Rutledge is intrigued and brings it to his superior at Scotland Yard.


The Girls at 17 Swann Street: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250202444
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 5th, 2019

*A BookMovement Group Read*
**A People Pick for Best New Books**

Yara Zgheib’s poetic and poignant debut novel is a haunting portrait of a young woman’s struggle with anorexia on an intimate journey to reclaim her life.


The Hiding Place: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781524761011
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Published: Crown - February 5th, 2019

The thrilling second novel from the author of The Chalk Man, about a teacher with a hidden agenda who returns to settle scores at a school he once attended, only to uncover a darker secret than he could have imagined.


The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons #1) Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250175489
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Published: Tor Books - February 5th, 2019

"Everything epic fantasy should be: rich, cruel, gorgeous, brilliant, enthralling and deeply, deeply satisfying. I loved it."—Lev Grossman, author of The Magicians

When destiny calls, there's no fighting back.


Such Good Work: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501195648
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 5th, 2019

A timely and provocative debut novel that Rivka Galchen calls “wisely comic and tremendously moving,” about a creative writing teacher whose efforts to stay sober land him in Malmö, Sweden, where drugs are scarce but the refugee crisis forces a very different kind of reckoning.

YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE PERFECT TO DO GOOD

Jonas Anderson wants a fresh


The Winter Sister Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982100148
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Published: Atria Books - February 5th, 2019

In this spellbinding and suspenseful debut, a young woman haunted by the past returns home to care for her ailing mother and begins to dig deeper into her sister’s unsolved murder.

Sixteen years ago, Sylvie’s sister Persephone never came home.


Where Reasons End: A Novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781984817372
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Published: Random House - February 5th, 2019

A fearless writer confronts grief and transforms it into art, in a book of surprising beauty and love, "a masterpiece by a master” (Elizabeth McCracken, Vanity Fair).

"Li has converted the messy and devastating stuff of life into a remarkable work of art.”—The Wall Street Journal


The Spirit of Science Fiction: A Novel Cover Image
By Roberto Bolaño, Natasha Wimmer (Translated by)
$24.00
ISBN: 9780735222854
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Published: Penguin Press - February 5th, 2019

From a master of contemporary fiction, a tale of bohemian youth on the make in Mexico City


Here and Now and Then Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780778369042
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Published: Mira Books - January 29th, 2019

Here and Now and Then by Mike Chen will be available Jan 29, 2019. Preorder your copy today.


The Plotters: A Novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780385544382
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Published: Doubleday - January 29th, 2019

"Kill Bill meets Murakami. Twisted and surreal." D. B. John, author of Star of the North

"Editor's Choice" New York Times Book Review
"The Most Anticipated Crime Books of 2019" CrimeReads
“Most Anticipated Books of 2019” Lit Hub
"This Winter's Best Thrillers" Chicago Review of Books


House of Stone Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393635423
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 29th, 2019

In the chronic turmoil of modern Zimbabwe, Abednego and Agnes Mlambo's teenage son, Bukhosi, has gone missing, and the Mlambos fear the worst. Their enigmatic lodger, Zamani, seems to be their last, best hope for finding him.


Golden Child: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525572992
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Published: SJP for Hogarth - January 29th, 2019

A new novel from Sarah Jessica Parker’s imprint, SJP for Hogarth: a deeply affecting debut novel set in Trinidad, following the lives of a family as they navigate impossible choices about scarcity, loyalty, and love


At the Wolf's Table: A Novel Cover Image
By Rosella Postorino, Leah Janeczko (Translated by)
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250179142
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 29th, 2019

The international bestseller based on a haunting true story that raises provocative questions about complicity, guilt, and survival.


We Cast a Shadow: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525509066
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Published: One World - January 29th, 2019

“An incisive and necessary” (Roxane Gay) debut for fans of Get Out and Paul Beatty’s The Sellout, about a father’s obsessive quest to protect his son—even if it means turning him white


Judgment: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781101985816
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Published: Dutton - January 29th, 2019

**The Instant NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller**

New York Times
 bestselling author Joseph Finder returns with an explosive new thriller
 about a female judge and the one personal misstep that could lead to her—and her family's—downfall.


The Current: A Novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781616206772
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 22nd, 2019

One of Entertainment Weekly’s Most Anticipated Books of 2019

Tim Johnston, whose breakout debut Descent was called “astonishing,” “dazzling,” and “unforgettable” by critics, returns with The Current, a tour de force about the indelible impact of a crime on the lives of innocent people.

In


The Golden Tresses of the Dead: A Flavia de Luce Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780345540027
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Published: Delacorte Press - January 22nd, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A finger in a wedding cake is only the beginning in this deliciously shocking mystery featuring Flavia de Luce, “the world’s greatest adolescent British chemist/busybody/sleuth” (The Seattle Times).


The Weight of a Piano: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525654674
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Published: Knopf - January 22nd, 2019

For fans of Ann Patchett's Bel Canto, Annie Proulx's Accordion Crimes, Amanda Coplin's The Orchardist

A tour-de-force about two women and the piano that inexorably ties their lives together through time and across continents, for better and for worse.


The Suspect Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781101990513
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Published: Berkley - January 22nd, 2019

The New York Times bestselling author of The Widow returns with a brand new novel of twisting psychological suspense about every parent’s worst nightmare...


The Woman Inside: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781524744526
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Published: Dutton - January 22nd, 2019

An impossible-to-put-down domestic thriller about secrets and revenge, told from the perspectives of a husband and wife who are the most perfect, and the most dangerous, match for each other
 


The Inbetween Days Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781525830471
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Published: Graydon House - January 22nd, 2019

From the author of Something Like Happy comes an uplifting and emotionally compelling novel about a woman in a coma fighting for a second chance at life, love and happiness.Rosie Cooke is "in between." In between consciousness and oblivion. Life and death.


The Kingdom of Copper: A Novel (The Daevabad Trilogy #2) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062678133
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Published: Harper Voyager - January 22nd, 2019

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The Eulogist: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062839893
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Published: William Morrow - January 22nd, 2019

From the author of The Water Dancers and Good Family, an exquisitely crafted novel, set in Ohio in the decades leading to the Civil War, that illuminates the immigrant experience, the injustice of slavery, and the debts human beings owe to one another, witnessed through the endeavors of one Irish-American family.

Cheated out of their family estate in Northern Ireland


Talent Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316480550
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - January 22nd, 2019

ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2019 -- LitHub, The Millions, Thrillist, Entertainment Weekly

In this "deliciously funny, sharp, and sincere (Helen Oyeyemi)" debut, a young graduate student writing about--and desperately searching for--inspiration stumbles upon it in the unlikeliest of places.


The Patricide of George Benjamin Hill: A Novel Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781510731790
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Published: Skyhorse - January 15th, 2019

**ONE OF POPSUGAR'S “10 BOOKS BY DEBUT AUTHORS TO WATCH IN 2019”**

From a powerful new literary voice, a sweeping epic of one family and the destructive power of the American Dream


All their lives, the children of George Benjamin Hill have fought to escape the shadow of their father, a dust-bowl orphan, self-made millionaire in bedrock American capitalism (fa


The Dreamers: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812994162
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Published: Random House - January 15th, 2019

An ordinary town is transformed by a mysterious illness that triggers perpetual sleep in this mesmerizing novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Age of Miracles.

“This book is stunning.”—Emily St. John Mandel, author of Station Eleven