New Adult Fiction

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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...)

 

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The Starless Sea: A Novel Cover Image
$23.16
ISBN: 9780385541213
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Published: Doubleday - November 5th, 2019

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Night Circus, a timeless love story set in a secret underground world—a place of pirates, painters, lovers, liars, and ships that sail upon a starless sea.


On Swift Horses: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525538110
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 5th, 2019

“Cinematic . . . The spaces she creates for her characters . . . have the aura of realms.” —The New York Times Book Review

Named a Most Anticipated Book of Fall by The New York Times, Real Simple, Electric Literature, and more.


The Siberian Dilemma (The Arkady Renko Novels #9) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781439140253
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 5th, 2019

From the award-winning, bestselling author of Gorky Park and Tatiana comes a breathtaking new novel about investigator Arkady Renko—“one of the most compelling figures in modern fiction” (USA TODAY)—who travels deep into Siberia to find missing journalist Tatiana Petrovna.

Journalist Tatiana Petrovna is on the move.


36 Righteous Men: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781324002895
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 5th, 2019

New York homicide detectives pursue a serial killer in this apocalyptic thriller.


The Ocean at the End of the Lane (Illustrated Edition) Cover Image
By Neil Gaiman, Elise Hurst (Illustrator)
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062995315
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Published: William Morrow - November 5th, 2019

“A novel about the truths—some wonderful, some terrible—that children know and adults do not.” —Time magazine

A beautiful, immersive, fully illustrated edition of Neil Gaiman’s beloved #1 bestselling novel, featuring illustrations by Elise Hurst.


This Is Pleasure: A Story Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781524749132
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Published: Pantheon - November 5th, 2019

Starting with Bad Behavior in the 1980s, Mary Gaitskill has been writing about gender relations with searing, even prophetic honesty. In This Is Pleasure, she considers our present moment through the lens of a particular #MeToo incident.
 


The Revisioners Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781640092587
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - November 5th, 2019

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year

" A] stunning new novel . . . Sexton's writing is clear and uncluttered, the dialogue authentic, with all the cadences of real speech... This is a novel about the women, the mothers." ―New York Times Book Review


Fate of the Fallen Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250293794
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Published: Tor Books - November 5th, 2019

Fate of the Fallen is the start of a brand new adventure from New York Times bestselling author Kel Kade

Not all stories have happy endings.

Everyone loves Mathias. Naturally, when he discovers it’s his destiny to save the world, he dives in head first, pulling his best friend Aaslo along for the ride.


The Accomplice: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501121425
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Published: Atria Books - November 5th, 2019

“Gripping and authentic…Kanon’s imagination flourishes [and] the narrative propulsion is clear.


Blind Search: A Mercy Carr Mystery (Mercy and Elvis Mysteries #2) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250153050
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Published: Minotaur Books - November 5th, 2019

Former Army MP Mercy Carr and her retired bomb-sniffing dog Elvis are back in Blind Search, the sequel to the page-turning, critically acclaimed A Borrowing of Bones


Nothing to See Here Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062913463
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Published: Ecco - October 29th, 2019

A New York Times Bestseller  •  A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!


The Revisioners Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781640092587
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - November 5th, 2019

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year

" A] stunning new novel . . . Sexton's writing is clear and uncluttered, the dialogue authentic, with all the cadences of real speech... This is a novel about the women, the mothers." ―New York Times Book Review


Kiss the Girls and Make Them Cry: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781501171703
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 5th, 2019

An electrifying new thriller from “Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark!

When investigative journalist Gina Kane receives an email from a “CRyan” describing her “terrible experience” while working at REL, a high-profile television news network, including the comment “and I’m not the only one,” Gina knows she has to pursue the sto


Agent Running in the Field: A Novel Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781984878878
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Published: Viking - October 22nd, 2019

“[Le Carré’s] novels are so brilliant because they’re emotionally and psychologically absolutely true, but of course they’re novels.” —New York Times Book Review

A new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author John le Carré, a great holiday book gift

 


All This Could Be Yours Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780544824256
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 22nd, 2019

“All hail Jami Attenberg, the queen of dysfunctional families.” —Refinery29

Big Little Lies meets Succession in the scorching heat of the Big Easy . .


The Deserter: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781501101755
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 22nd, 2019

*NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*

An “outstanding” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) blistering thriller featuring a brilliant and unorthodox Army investigator, his enigmatic female partner, and their hunt for the Army’s most notorious—and dangerous—deserter from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nelson DeMille and Alex DeMille.


To the Land of Long Lost Friends: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (20) (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series #20) Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781524747824
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Published: Pantheon - October 22nd, 2019

In the latest book in the widely beloved No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe takes on a case for a childhood acquaintance and finds that family relationships are always a tricky proposition—even for Botswana's premier female detective.


Secrets of the Chocolate House (Found Things #2) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250072443
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 22nd, 2019

The second novel in a bewitching series "brimming with charm and charisma" that will make "fans of Outlander rejoice!" (Woman's World Magazine)


Where the Crawdads Sing Deluxe Edition Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780593187982
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - October 22nd, 2019

A beautiful, deluxe edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller--with over 4 million copies sold--that will make the perfect holiday gift or treat for yourself.

A Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick

"I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!"--Reese Witherspoon


Olive, Again (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812996548
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Published: Random House - October 15th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • 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

In this instant #1 New York Times bestseller, John Grisham delivers a classic legal thriller—with a twist.

“Terrific…affecting…Grisham has done it again.”—Maureen Corrigan, The Washington Post
 
“A suspenseful thriller mixed with powerful themes.”—Associated Press


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The Man Who Saw Everything Cover Image
$20.80
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

As seen in the New York Times Book Review. 

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

Spend your winter on sunlit shores in the New York Times bestselling follow-up to Winter in Paradise, as secret lives and new loves emerge under the bright Caribbean sky.


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

A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK

I’ve been a huge Jojo Moyes fan. Her characters are so compelling. . . It’s such a great narrative about personal strength and really captures how books bring communities together.” –Reese Witherspoon

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!


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

“This timely novel takes on friendship, desire, fear, and vulnerability in one incisive, witty, and powerful package.” —People

“Astonishes with the force of its unexpected beauty.” —The New York Times Book Review

The author of the “graceful and compassionate” (People) New York Times bestsel


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

A NEW YORK TIMES, TIME, GQ, Vulture, and WASHINGTON POST TOP 10 BOOK of the YEAR


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

"A Tall History of Sugar is a gift for grown-up fans of fairy tales and those who love fiction that metes out hard and surprising truths. Forbes's writing combines the gale-force imagination of Margaret Atwood with the lyrical pointillism of Toni Morrison."
--New York Times Book Review, Editors' Choice


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.