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...)

 

Olive, Again: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812996548
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Published: Random House - October 15th, 2019

#1 New York Times bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout continues the life of her beloved Olive Kitteridge, a character who has captured the imaginations of millions.


The Guardians: A Novel Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780385544184
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Published: Doubleday - October 15th, 2019

John Grisham delivers a classic legal thriller–-with a twist.


The Man Who Saw Everything Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781632869845
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - October 15th, 2019

Longlisted for the Booker Prize

An electrifying novel about beauty, envy, and carelessness from Deborah Levy, author of the Booker Prize finalists Hot Milk and Swimming Home.


A Dog's Promise: A Novel (A Dog's Purpose #3) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250163516
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Published: Forge Books - October 15th, 2019

A Dog's Promise continues the story of Bailey, the good dog whose journey started in A Dog's Purpose and continued in A Dog's Journey (both major motion pictures). This time, Bailey is joined by Lacey, another very special dog, who helps Bailey fulfill his promise over the course of several lives.


It Would Be Night in Caracas Cover Image
By Karina Sainz Borgo, Elizabeth Bryer (Translated by)
$24.99
ISBN: 9780062936868
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Published: HarperVia - October 15th, 2019

Told with gripping intensity, It Would be Night in Caracas chronicles one woman’s desperate battle to survive amid the dangerous, sometimes deadly, turbulence of modern Venezuela and the lengths she must go to secure her future.


Holding on to Nothing Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781949467086
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Published: Blair - October 22nd, 2019

Lucy Kilgore has her bags packed for her escape from her rural Tennessee upbringing, but a drunken mistake forever tethers her to the town and one of its least-admired residents, Jeptha Taylor, who becomes the father of her child.


Fishnet Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982116156
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - October 15th, 2019

A “thoughtful, bruising, poignant, and poetic” (Ian Rankin) debut in which a woman’s search for her missing sister leads her into the world of contemporary sex work.

Rona Leonard was only twenty-years-old when she walked out of her sister Fiona’s flat and disappeared.

Six years later—worn down by a tedious job, childcare, and an aching absence in


Christmas Shopaholic: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593132821
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Published: The Dial Press - October 15th, 2019

#1 New York Times bestselling author Sophie Kinsella returns with a festive new Shopaholic adventure filled with holiday cheer and unexpected gifts.

“Funny, charming, and the perfect read to get into the holiday spirit.”—PopSugar


Grand Union: Stories Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525558996
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Published: Penguin Press - October 8th, 2019

Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal! 

A dazzling collection of short fiction


Marley: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982129705
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Published: Atria Books - October 8th, 2019

“By some uncanny act of artistic appropriation, [Clinch] has, without imitating Dickens, entered into the phantasmagoric realm that is the great novelist’s quintessential territory…Startling and creative…Remarkable… Masterly.” —The New York Times Book Review

From the acclaimed author of Finn comes a masterful reima


What Happens in Paradise Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316435574
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 8th, 2019

Secret lives and new loves emerge in the bright Caribbean sunlight, in the follow-up to national bestseller Winter in Paradise


Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780358023937
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 8th, 2019

A handsome stranger. A dead billionaire. A citywide treasure hunt. Tuesday Mooney’s life is about to change…forevermore.

Tuesday Mooney is a loner. She keeps to herself, begrudgingly socializes, and spends much of her time watching old Twin Peaks and X-Files DVDs.


The Giver of Stars: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399562488
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Published: Pamela Dorman Books - October 8th, 2019

“With characters so real they feel like dear friends and a compelling storyline, this is a beautiful, special novel. I loved it and didn’t want it to end!”  
—Liane Moriarty, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little Lies
 
“A captivating tale of love, friendship, and self-actualization.”


The Girl Who Reads on the Métro: A Novel Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781250315427
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Published: Flatiron Books - October 8th, 2019

“With a cast of characters reminiscent of the French film Amélie, Féret-Fleury creates a world that is delightful and enchanting…Light and sweet as a bonbon, this little confection of a book is delicious.” —Kirkus Reviews


Before the Devil Fell Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781335217554
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Published: Hanover Square Press - October 8th, 2019

"Hauntingly atmospheric and relentlessly suspenseful, this dark and compelling mystery reveals a shocking bedrock of buried secrets--and shows what can happen when traditional New England witchcraft meets the light of modern day.


Bloody Genius (A Virgil Flowers Novel #12) Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780525536611
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - October 1st, 2019

Virgil Flowers will have to watch his back--and his mouth--as he investigates a college culture war turned deadly in another one of Sandford's "madly entertaining Virgil Flowers mysteries" (New York Times Book Review).


Witches' Dance Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781941360293
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Published: Lanternfish Press - October 22nd, 2019

Hilda Greer's love affair with the violin began at the age of seven, when she attended a performance by the virtuoso Phillip Manns. She believed him with a child's faith when he declared himself the reincarnation of Niccol Paganini and then dashed from the stage, his mind in ruins.


Little Voices Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781542092265
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Published: Thomas & Mercer - October 1st, 2019

The voice in her head says he's guilty. She knows he's innocent.

Devon Burges is in the throes of a high-risk birth when she learns of her dear friend's murder. The police quickly name another friend as the chief suspect, but Devon doesn't buy it--and despite her difficult recovery, she decides to investigate.


Cilka's Journey: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250265708
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 1st, 2019

From the author of the multi-million copy bestseller The Tattooist of Auschwitz comes a new novel based on a riveting true story of love and resilience.

Her beauty saved her — and condemned her.


Frankissstein Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802129499
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Published: Grove Press - October 1st, 2019

Since her astonishing debut at twenty-five with Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, Jeanette Winterson has achieved worldwide critical and commercial success as "one of the most daring and inventive writers of our time" (Elle).


Royal Holiday Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781984802217
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Published: Berkley - October 1st, 2019

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Proposal and a “rising star in the romance genre” (Entertainment Weekly) comes a dazzling new novel about a spontaneous holiday vacation that turns into an unforgettable romance.


Right after the Weather Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781476747798
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Published: Atria Books - October 1st, 2019

The author of the “graceful and compassionate” (People) New York Times bestseller Carry the One presents a new and long-awaited novel exploring what happens when untested people are put to a hard test, and in its aftermath, find themselves in a newly uncertain world.

It’s the fall of 2016.


Careless in Red: An Inspector Lynley Novel (A Lynley Novel) Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9780062982162
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 1st, 2019

From New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth George, a stunning mystery featuring Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley that explores the perfect crime—now available as a limited Olive Edition from Harper Perennial.


The Topeka School: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374277789
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 1st, 2019

Named one of the most anticipated fall books by:


The Butterfly Girl: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062698162
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Published: Harper - October 1st, 2019

“A heartbreaking, finger-gnawing, and yet ultimately hopeful novel by the amazing Rene Denfeld.” —Margaret Atwood, via Twitter


Full Throttle: Stories Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062200679
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Published: William Morrow - October 1st, 2019

New York Times Bestseller!

In this masterful collection of short fiction, Joe Hill dissects timeless human struggles in thirteen relentless tales of supernatural suspense, including “In The Tall Grass,” one of two stories co-written with Stephen King and the basis for the terrifying feature film from Netflix.


Ninth House Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250313072
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Published: Flatiron Books - October 8th, 2019

The mesmerizing adult debut from Leigh Bardugo, a tale of power, privilege, dark magic, and murder set among the Ivy League elite


A Tall History of Sugar Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781617757518
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Published: Akashic Books - October 1st, 2019

"An epic tale of two soulmates: Moshe Fisher, born with mismatched eyes and pale skin that bruises easily, and Arrienne Christie, 'her skin even at birth the color of the wettest molasses, with a purple tinge under the surface.' Arrienne is his protector at school--and later his lover--but how they eventually wind up together is part of this unconventionally crafted story that spans decades, fr


The Sinister Mystery of the Mesmerizing Girl (The Extraordinary Adventures of the Athena Club #3) Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781534427877
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - October 1st, 2019

Mary Jekyll and the Athena Club race to save Alice—and foil a plot to unseat the Queen, in the electrifying conclusion to the trilogy that began with the Nebula Award finalist and Locus Award winner The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter.

Life’s always an adventure for the Athena Club...especially when one of their own has been kidnapped!


The Girl Who Reads on the Métro: A Novel Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781250315427
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - October 8th, 2019

“With a cast of characters reminiscent of the French film Amélie, Féret-Fleury creates a world that is delightful and enchanting…Light and sweet as a bonbon, this little confection of a book is delicious.” —Kirkus Reviews


She Was Like That: New and Selected Stories Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781476799421
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Published: Scribner - October 1st, 2019

From Kate Walbert, the highly acclaimed, National Book Award nominee, comes a dazzling, career-spanning collection of new and selected stories.

In these twelve deft, acutely funny and often heartbreaking stories, Kate Walbert delves into the hearts and minds of women. Her characters are searchers, uneasy in one way or another. They yearn for connection.


Bloody Genius (A Virgil Flowers Novel #12) Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780525536611
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - October 1st, 2019

Virgil Flowers will have to watch his back--and his mouth--as he investigates a college culture war turned deadly in another one of Sandford's "madly entertaining Virgil Flowers mysteries" (New York Times Book Review).


Future Tense Fiction: Stories of Tomorrow Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781944700959
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Published: Unnamed Press - October 2nd, 2019

Future Tense Fiction is a collection of electrifying original stories from a veritable who's-who of authors working in speculative literature and science fiction today. Featuring Carmen Maria Machado, Emily St. John Mandel, Charlie Jane Anders, Nnedi Okorafor, Paolo Bacigalupi, Madeline Ashby, Mark Oshiro, Meg Elison, Maureen F.


The Dutch House: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062963673
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Published: Harper - September 24th, 2019

A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!


The Water Dancer (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399590597
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Published: One World - September 24th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • From the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me, a boldly conjured debut novel about a magical gift, a devastating loss, and an underground war for freedom.


The World That We Knew: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781501137570
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 24th, 2019

This instant New York Times bestseller and longlist recipient for the 2020 Andrew Carnegie Medal takes place in 1941, during humanity’s darkest hour, and follows three unforgettable young women who must act with courage and love to survive.

“[A] hymn to the power of resistance, perseverance, and enduring love in dark times…gravely beautiful…Hoffma


Lethal Agent (A Mitch Rapp Novel #18) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781501190629
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Published: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - September 24th, 2019

An unprecedented and terrifying bioterrorism plot threatens to kill millions in the midst of a divisive presidential election in this new thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling Mitch Rapp series.

A toxic presidential election is underway in an America already badly weakened by internal divisions.


The Shadow King Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393083569
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 24th, 2019

With the threat of Mussolini's army looming, recently orphaned Hirut struggles to adapt to her new life as a maid in Kidane and his wife Aster's household. Kidane, an officer in Emperor Haile Selassie's army, rushes to mobilize his strongest men before the Italians invade.


The Future of Another Timeline Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780765392107
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Published: Tor Books - September 24th, 2019

A revolution is happening in speculative fiction, and Annalee Newitz is leading the vanguard."--Wil Wheaton


The Quarter: Stories Cover Image
By Naguib Mahfouz, Roger Allen (Translator), Elif Shafak (Foreword by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780863563751
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Published: Saqi Books - September 24th, 2019

Meet the people of Cairo's Gamaliya quarter. There is Nabqa, son of Adam the waterseller who can only speak truths; the beautiful and talented Tawhida who does not age with time; Ali Zaidan, the gambler, late to love; and Boss Saqr who stashes his money above the bath. A neighbourhood of demons, dancing and sweet halva, the quarter keeps quiet vigil over the secrets of all who live there.


The Hours: A Novel (Picador Modern Classics #1) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250239358
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Published: Picador Modern Classics - September 24th, 2019

Beautifully repackaged as part of the Picador Modern Classics series, this special edition is small enough to fit in your pocket and bold enough to stand out on your bookshelf.


The Lottery and Other Stories (FSG Classics) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250239365
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Published: Picador Modern Classics - September 24th, 2019

One of the most terrifying stories of the twentieth century, Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” created a sensation when it was first published in The New Yorker in 1948. "Power and haunting," and "nights of unrest" were typical reader responses.


A Single Man: A Novel (Picador Modern Classics) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250239372
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Published: Picador Modern Classics - September 24th, 2019

Beautifully repackaged as part of the Picador Modern Classics series, this special edition is small enough to fit in your pocket and bold enough to stand out on your bookshelf.


The Great Fire: A Novel (Picador Modern Classics) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250239426
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Published: Picador Modern Classics - September 24th, 2019

Beautifully repackaged as part of the Picador Modern Classics series, this special edition is small enough to fit in your pocket and bold enough to stand out on your bookshelf.


Red at the Bone: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525535270
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 17th, 2019

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"An exquisite tale of family legacy….The power and poetry of Woodson’s writing conjures up Toni Morrison." – People

 


The Secrets We Kept: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525656159
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Published: Knopf - September 3rd, 2019

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 
A HELLO SUNSHINE x REESE WITHERSPOON BOOK CLUB PICK


A Single Thread: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525558248
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Published: Viking - September 17th, 2019

"A buoyant tale about the path to acceptance and joy--beginning, like all journeys, with one brave step."--People

An immersive, moving story of a woman coming into her own at the dawn of the Second World War, from internationally bestselling author Tracy Chevalier


A Hero Born: The Definitive Edition (Legends of the Condor Heroes #1) Cover Image
By Jin Yong, Anna Holmwood (Translated by)
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250220608
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Published: St. Martin's Press - September 17th, 2019

The epic Chinese classic and phenomenon published in the US for the first time!

Featured in iO9's 2019 Fall Preview.


A Trick of Light: Stan Lee’s Alliances Cover Image
By Stan Lee, Kat Rosenfield, Luke Lieberman (Afterword by), Ryan Silbert (Afterword by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9780358117605
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - September 17th, 2019

From Stan Lee, the pop-culture legend behind Marvel’s Avengers, Black Panther, X-Men, Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, and Iron Man, comes a major publishing event. One of the last creative acts of a master storyteller, A Trick of Light was first introduced in the best-selling audiobook Stan Lee’s Alliances: A Trick of Light.


On Division: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374175313
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 17th, 2019

“A novel of wisdom and uncertainty, of love in its greater and lesser forms, and of the struggle between how it should be and how it is. It is impossible not to be moved.”
—Amy Bloom, author of White Houses


The Quarter: Stories Cover Image
By Naguib Mahfouz, Roger Allen (Translator), Elif Shafak (Foreword by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780863563751
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Saqi Books - September 24th, 2019

Meet the people of Cairo's Gamaliya quarter. There is Nabqa, son of Adam the waterseller who can only speak truths; the beautiful and talented Tawhida who does not age with time; Ali Zaidan, the gambler, late to love; and Boss Saqr who stashes his money above the bath. A neighbourhood of demons, dancing and sweet halva, the quarter keeps quiet vigil over the secrets of all who live there.


A Cosmology of Monsters: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781524747671
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Published: Pantheon - September 17th, 2019

"If John Irving ever wrote a horror novel, it would be something like this. I loved it.” —Stephen King

Noah Turner sees monsters.

His father saw them—and built a shrine to them with The Wandering Dark, an immersive horror experience that the whole family operates.


A Very Scandinavian Christmas: The Greatest Nordic Holiday Stories of All Time (Very Christmas) Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781939931764
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Published: New Vessel Press - September 17th, 2019

Our fourth book in the very popular Very Christmas series, this collection brings together the best Scandinavian holiday stories including classics by Hans Christian Andersen of Denmark; Nobel Prize winner Selma Lagerl f, August Strindberg and Hjalmar S derberg of Sweden; as well as the acclaimed contemporary Norwegian authors Karl Ove Knausgaard and National Book Award nominee Vigdis Hjort


Heaven, My Home (A Highway 59 Mystery #2) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316363402
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Published: Mulholland Books - September 17th, 2019

Featured on NPR/Fresh Air
In this "captivating" crime novel (People) by the award-winning author of Bluebird, Bluebird, Texas Ranger Darren Mathews is on the hunt for a missing boy -- but it's the boy's family of white supremacists who are his real target