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 moving portrait of love and friendship set against a backdrop of social change.” —The New York Times
“Here is the power of the novel in its simplest, richest for: bearing intimate witness to human beings grappling with their faith and falling in love. That Wall executes it so beautifully?
The New York Times bestselling author of The Tiger’s Wife returns with “a bracingly epic and imaginatively mythic journey across the American West” (Entertainment Weekly).
Instant #1 bestseller from The Globe and Mail (Toronto) and The Toronto Star
“Love and betrayal, forgiveness and redemption combine in a heady tale of the ever-present past…fantastic!” —Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author of The Lost Girls of Paris
The author of the “engrossing” (
A teacher at a New England prep school ignites a gender war—with deadly consequences—in this dark and provocative novel by the bestselling author of The Passenger
“Riveting . . . full of imagination and power.”—Caroline Kepnes, author of You and Providence
A haunting Orwellian novel about the terrors of state surveillance, from the acclaimed author of The Housekeeper and the Professor.
A captivating debut novel about a woman who falls into an overwhelming mutual obsession with the Upper East Side mother who hires her as a nanny
FINALIST FOR THE 2019 MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE
"A brilliant literary murder mystery." -Chicago Tribune
"Extraordinary. Tokarczuk's novel is funny, vivid, dangerous, and disturbing, and it raises some fierce questions about human behavior. My sincere admiration for her brilliant work." -Annie Proulx
"This high-spirited, richly imagined, and brave novel is a delight to read... Smart and hilarious."
— Kirkus Reviews
A hair-raising, atmospheric thriller from the acclaimed author of the “ripping good” (The New York Times) novel Three Graves Full, inspired by the real-life unsolved theft of a seventeenth-century painting.
In less than half a minute, a home-security camera captures the hidden resolve in fourteen-year-old Carly Liddell as she fe
A riveting new novel from New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author C. J. Box.
The ties that bind can burn you.
One pet crow fights to save humanity from an apocalypse in this uniquely hilarious debut from a genre-bending literary author.S.T., a domesticated crow, is a bird of simple pleasures: hanging out with his owner Big Jim, trading insults with Seattle's wild crows (those idiots), and enjoying the finest food humankind has to offer: Cheetos ®.
$26.00ISBN: 9781984803788Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Berkley - August 6th, 2019
A rich, heartwarming and charming debut novel that reminds us that sometimes you find love in the most unexpected places.
Dan Hollis lives a happy, solitary life carving exquisite Celtic harps in his barn in the countryside of the English moors. Here he can be himself, away from social situations that he doesn’t always get right or completely understand.$27.99ISBN: 9781501188770Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Gallery/Scout Press - August 6th, 2019
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of In a Dark, Dark Wood, The Woman in Cabin 10, The Lying Game, and The Death of Mrs. Westaway comes Ruth Ware’s highly anticipated fifth novel.
When she stumbles across the ad, she’s looking for something else completely.$26.99ISBN: 9780062662637Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper Voyager - August 6th, 2019
Rin’s story continues in this acclaimed sequel to The Poppy War—an epic fantasy combining the history of twentieth-century China with a gripping world of gods and monsters.
The war is over.
The war has just begun.$26.00ISBN: 9781419739088Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harry N. Abrams - August 6th, 2019$27.00ISBN: 9781982108694Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scribner - August 6th, 2019
A stunning debut novel about a teenage girl and her mother as they grapple with first love, family secrets, and tragedy.
Maddy is sixteen. Smart, funny, and profound, she has loyal friends, a mother with whom she’s unusually close, a father she’s never met, devoted grandparents, and a crush on a boy named Jack. Maddy also has cancer.$27.00ISBN: 9781982109585Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atria Books - August 6th, 2019
From the bestselling and award-winning author of The Sparrow comes an inspiring historical novel about “America’s Joan of Arc” Annie Clements—the courageous woman who started a rebellion by leading a strike against the largest copper mining company in the world.
In July 1913, twenty-five-year-old Annie Clements had seen enough of the world to know that$27.00ISBN: 9781524743772Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dutton - August 6th, 2019
In the thrilling, suspenseful new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz, all of Ellie de Florent-Stinson’s secrets come to light in one eventful evening full of twists, turns, and surprises.
$27.00ISBN: 9781451608915Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atria Books - August 6th, 2019
From the author of A Place at the Table and A Soft Place to Land, an “intense, complex, and wholly immersive” (Joshilyn Jackson, New York Times bestselling author) multigenerational novel that explores the complex relationship between two very different women and the secrets they bequeath to their daughters.
Eve Whalen, privileged child of an old-mone$26.00ISBN: 9781501171819Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - August 6th, 2019
A New York Times, Washington Post, Telegraph, and BBC’s most anticipated book of August 2019
One of Time’s 32 Books You Need to Read This Summer
A stunning debut novel, from Rhodes Scholar and winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing, Tope Folarin about a Nigerian family living in Utah and their uncomfortable assi$26.00ISBN: 9780525539278Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 6th, 2019
A stunningly imaginative novel about the Cold War, the Russian space program, and the amazing fraud that pulled the wool over the eyes of the world.$27.00ISBN: 9780525560050Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking - August 6th, 2019
"Hassib, herself an Egyptian immigrant living in West Virginia, articulates the full-bodied chorus of Egypt's voices."
--The New York Times Book Review$26.00ISBN: 9780525620754Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Del Rey - July 23rd, 2019
The Mayan god of death sends a young woman on a harrowing, life-changing journey in this dark, one-of-a-kind fairy tale inspired by Mexican folklore.
$28.95ISBN: 9780525521365Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - August 6th, 2019
From the award-winning, internationally best-selling Spanish writer, author of The Infatuations, comes a gripping new novel of intrigue and missed chances--at once a spy story and a profound examination of a marriage founded on secrets and lies.$26.99ISBN: 9780062473653Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: William Morrow - August 6th, 2019
"Thrilling and suspenseful...a modern-day grown-up Nancy Drew." -- Jamie Lee Curtis, Time
Emily Harlow is a professional organizer who helps people declutter their lives; she’s married to man who can’t drive past a yard sale without stopping. He’s filled their basement, attic, and garage with his finds.$26.95ISBN: 9781101947746Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - July 30th, 2019
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls comes a new revelation: a riveting story about the abiding yet complex power of friendship.$26.99ISBN: 9780062855312Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: William Morrow - July 30th, 2019
“Wonderful—suspense and surprises, real characters, and a scary, ominous backbeat. This feels like the book Jackson was born to write.” —Lee Child, New York Times bestselling author$27.00ISBN: 9780525557654Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Pamela Dorman Books - July 30th, 2019
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!
"No-one does suburban paranoia like Shari Lapena--this slowly unfurling nightmare will have you biting your nails until the end."
--Ruth Ware, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in Cabin 10$25.99ISBN: 9780778308706Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Park Row - July 30th, 2019
"Somewhere the ghosts of Shirley Jackson and the Henry James of The Turn of the Screw are smiling, because a wildly talented young writer has joined their lineage."
-- George Saunders, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Lincoln in the Bardo$27.00ISBN: 9780451499332Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Crown - July 23rd, 2019
An emotionally raw and resonant story of love, loss, and the enduring power of friendship, following the lives of two young women connected by a home for “fallen girls,” and inspired by historical events.
$26.00ISBN: 9780525535249Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Riverhead Books - July 30th, 2019
One of Los Angeles Times "Most Anticipated Books of the Summer"
A SKIMM READS PICK
A BELLETRIST BOOK CLUB PICK
"This novel reads like a miracle." --NPR$26.99ISBN: 9781250219657Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: St. Martin's Press - July 30th, 2019
"One of my favorite books of the year." —Lee Child
“Cancel all your plans and call in sick; once you start reading, you'll be caught in your own escape room—the only key to freedom is turning the last page!” —Kirkus Reviews (starred)
"A sleek, well-crafted ride." —The New York Times$27.00ISBN: 9781524744588Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dutton - July 30th, 2019
The bright lights of the theater district, the glamour and danger of 1950s New York, and the wild scene at the iconic Chelsea Hotel come together in a dazzling new novel about a twenty-year friendship that will irrevocably change two women's lives—from the national bestselling author of The Dollhouse and The Address.$28.00ISBN: 9781538713082Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grand Central Publishing - July 30th, 2019
In this pulse-pounding thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen, forensic sculptor Eve Duncan journeys to Africa to help families torn apart by a violent attack deep in the jungle--but she may be putting herself in more danger than she knows.$26.00ISBN: 9781640091917Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Counterpoint LLC - July 30th, 2019
"Speaking of Summer gives us a powerful song about what it means to survive as a woman in America." --Jesmyn Ward, National Book Award winner and author of Sing, Unburied, Sing
"Raise s] universal questions about mental illness, racism, and love . . . Fiercely astute."--Tayari Jones, O, The Oprah Magazine$26.00ISBN: 9780399563058Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Pamela Dorman Books - July 23rd, 2019
“The perfect pick-me-up on a hot summer day.”
“[A] charmer of a take. . . Warm, witty and--like any good craft beer--complex, the saga delivers a subtly feminist and wholly life-affirming message.”
$26.99ISBN: 9780062390011Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: William Morrow - July 23rd, 2019
A New York Times Bestseller!$26.99ISBN: 9780062883735Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - July 23rd, 2019
The adult debut from bestselling, award-winning young adult author Jaclyn Moriarty—a frequently hilarious, brilliantly observed novel—that follows a single mother’s heartfelt search for greater truths about the universe, her family and herself.$26.99ISBN: 9780062886644Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ecco - July 23rd, 2019
“Propulsive. . . . Highly enjoyable. . . . It sets up a sequel, one that I very much look forward to reading.” —The New York Times Book Review$26.00ISBN: 9780316452717Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Redhook - July 23rd, 2019
The ultimate book-lover's fantasy, featuring a young scholar with the power to bring literary characters into the world, for fans of The Magicians, Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, and The Invisible Library.$26.95ISBN: 9780385543408Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Doubleday - July 23rd, 2019
"Black Sun is fascinating and has fearsome authenticity."
--Frederick Forsyth, #1 New York Times bestselling author
"Thrilling and suspenseful."
--Simon Sebeag Montefiore, New York Times bestselling author of The Romanovs$26.00ISBN: 9781982111335Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atria Books - July 23rd, 2019
An eccentric woman who is great with numbers—but not so great with people—realizes it’s up to her to pull a community together in this charming, big-hearted debut perfect for fans of Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine and The Rosie Project.
Germaine Johnson doesn’t need friends. She has her work and her Sudoku puzzles.$26.00ISBN: 9780316440929Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Orbit - July 23rd, 2019In Jade War, the sequel to the World Fantasy Award-winning novel Jade City, the Kaul siblings battle rival clans for honor and control over an Asia-inspired fantasy metropolis.$24.95ISBN: 9780385537070Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Doubleday - July 16th, 2019
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER$28.99ISBN: 9780062834836Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - July 16th, 2019
#1 New York Times Bestseller • #1 USA Today Bestseller • #1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva, this summer’s hottest thriller.$24.00ISBN: 9781982122737Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scribner - July 16th, 2019
**A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice**
From the acclaimed, Man Booker Prize-shortlisted author of All That Man Is, a stunning, virtuosic novel about twelve people, mostly strangers, and the surprising ripple effect each one has on the life of the next as they cross paths while in transit around the world.
A woman strikes up a conve$27.00ISBN: 9781984817211Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ballantine Books - July 16th, 2019
“A compulsive page-turner with shades of Donna Tartt’s The Secret History peopled by a new generation.”—Catherine Steadman, New York Times bestselling author of Something in the Water$25.95ISBN: 9781524748296Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Pantheon - July 16th, 2019
In this delightful sequel to the best-selling comedic novel My Italian Bulldozer, Paul Stuart's travels take him to a French village, where the local restaurant's haute cuisine leaves a lot to be desired.$19.95ISBN: 9781947793361Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tin House Books - July 16th, 2019
"Delightful ... In Lara, Maum has given a little-considered daughter a more hopeful future." --Mona Simpson, The New York Times Book Review$26.95ISBN: 9780385544627Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Doubleday - July 16th, 2019
*A novel by the author of the viral essay sensation "The Crane Wife"*
"An innovative work of climate fiction, a nuanced and empathic family story, and, for my money, the summer's best novel thus far."
"The most oddly enticing novel you will read this year...Keenly satirical yet unashamedly tender."
--Wall Street Journal$26.00ISBN: 9780525539247Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons - July 16th, 2019
Two women are watching each other.
Phoebe Miller isn't sure when the rusty car started showing up in the cul-de-sac she calls home, or why its driver would be spying on her. What could be interesting about an unhappy housewife who drowns her sorrows in ice cream and wine and barely leaves her house?
Only one knows why.$26.00ISBN: 9780735217928Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Press - July 16th, 2019
Microdoses of the straight dope, stories so true they had to be wrapped in fiction for our own protection, from the best-selling author of But What if We're Wrong?$26.95ISBN: 9781324002918Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - July 16th, 2019
On a ravaged street overlooking a cemetery in Beirut's Christian enclave, we meet an eccentric young man named Pavlov, the son of a local undertaker.$26.00ISBN: 9780316489768Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Orbit - July 16th, 2019
Game of Thrones meets Gladiator in this debut epic fantasy about a world caught in an eternal war, and the young man who will become his people's only hope for survival.