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...)
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The million-copy bestseller Lilac Girls introduced the real-life heroine Caroline Ferriday. Now Lost Roses, set a generation earlier and also inspired by true events, features Caroline’s mother, Eliza, and follows three equally indomitable women from St. Petersburg to Paris under the shadow of World War I.
Beloved heroine Maisie Dobbs, “one of the great fictional heroines” (Parade), investigates the mysterious murder of an American war correspondent in London during the Blitz in a page-turning tale of love and war, terror and survival.
When Catherine Saxon, an American correspondent reporting on the war in Europe, is found murdered in her London digs, news of her dea
A gripping and deftly plotted narrative of family and belonging, Lights All Night Long is a dazzling debut novel from an acclaimed young writer
"A luminous debut. . . . It's hard not to read the book in a single sitting."--The Los Angeles Times
From the bestselling author of P.S., I Love You, a fiercely feminist story collection that illuminates--sometimes in fantastical ways--how women of all kinds navigate the world today.$27.00ISBN: 9781501192944Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Gallery Books - April 16th, 2019
Juliette Fay—“one of the best authors of women’s fiction” (Library Journal)—transports us back to the Golden Age of Hollywood and the raucous Roaring Twenties, as three friends struggle to earn their places among the stars of the silent screen—perfect for fans of La La Land and Rules of Civility.$25.99ISBN: 9781335652904Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hanover Square Press - April 9th, 2019
Two brothers brave a whirlwind summer in this taut and luminous coming-of-age novelA twelve-year-old boy lives with his family in a small, poverty-stricken town in Vermont. His father works at a manufacturing plant, his mother is a homemaker, and his fifteen-year-old brother is about to enter high school.$29.00ISBN: 9781538761410Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grand Central Publishing - April 16th, 2019
Detective Amos Decker discovers that a mistake he made as a rookie detective may have led to deadly consequences in the latest Memory Man thriller in David Baldacci's #1 New York Times bestselling series.$26.00ISBN: 9780525572534Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Crown - April 9th, 2019
Warm, wise, and magical—the latest novel by the bestselling author of THE LITTLE PARIS BOOKSHOP and THE LITTLE FRENCH BISTRO is an astonishing exploration of the thresholds between life and death$27.99ISBN: 9780062882981Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ecco - April 9th, 2019
A provocative new novel from bestselling author T.C. Boyle exploring the first scientific and recreational forays into LSD and its mind-altering possibilities
In this stirring and insightful novel, T.C. Boyle takes us back to the 1960s and to the early days of a drug whose effects have reverberated widely throughout our culture: LSD.$27.00ISBN: 9780374156022Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Sarah Crichton Books - April 16th, 2019
A thrilling debut novel for fans of Liane Moriarty and Celeste Ng about how far we’ll go to protect our families—and our deepest secrets
My husband asked me to lie. Not a big lie. He probably didn’t even consider it a lie, and neither did I, at first . . .$24.00ISBN: 9781635572582Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bloomsbury Publishing - April 2nd, 2019
NAMED ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2019 BY
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY * ESQUIRE * VULTURE * BUZZFEED * BOSTON GLOBE * AV CLUB’s * NYLON * MEDIUM * THE MILLIONS * HUFFINGTON POST * THE RUMPUS * LIT HUB * PUBLISHERS WEEKLY * THE WEEK * AM New York * USA TODAY * LOS ANGELES TIMES$26.00ISBN: 9781982102357Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scribner - April 2nd, 2019
June Bloom is twenty-nine, broke, and an aspiring comedy writer.
Hugo Best is a beloved late-night TV icon and notorious womanizer who invites her to his mansion for Memorial Day Weekend.
This is the story of their four days together, a “zippy… magnificent… devilishly fun ride.”—Vogue
June Bloom is a smart, funny,$27.00ISBN: 9780525537960Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 2nd, 2019
From the bestselling author of Lily and the Octopus comes a novel about a struggling writer who gets his big break, with a little help from the most famous woman in America.$27.00ISBN: 9780525539643Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 9th, 2019
Bestselling and award-winning author Lisa Scottoline reaches new heights with this riveting novel about how a single decision can undo a family, how our past can derail our present, and how not guilty doesn't always mean innocent.$20.76ISBN: 9781524747145Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Pantheon - March 26th, 2019
From the Pulitzer Prize finalist and author of The Moor’s Account, here is a timely and powerful novel about the suspicious death of a Moroccan immigrant—at once a family saga, a murder mystery, and a love story, informed by the treacherous fault lines of American culture.$26.95ISBN: 9780871404817Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Liveright Publishing Corporation - April 9th, 2019
Two decades later, John Frazier adjusts to his own homecoming. Detoxing from a dope addiction acquired in the barracks of Vietnam, yet still aching to write the next great American novel, he struggles to silence the phantoms that have trailed him from the muddy jungles.$26.99ISBN: 9781464210679Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Poisoned Pen Press - April 2nd, 2019
"An irresistible social noir." --New York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein
There has never been a better time for revenge
One-time socialite Maud Warner polishes up the rags of her once glittering existence and bluffs her way into a signature New York restaurant on a sunny October day. When she walks out again, a man will have been shot.$26.00ISBN: 9781501144868Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - April 9th, 2019
When a young woman leaves her family—and the civilized world—to join an off-the-grid community headed by an enigmatic leader, she discovers that belonging comes with a deadly cost, in this lush and searing debut novel.
At nineteen, Berie encounters a seductive and mysterious man at a bus station near he$27.00ISBN: 9781501171956Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atria Books - April 16th, 2019
A happily married woman's perfect life shatters when her husband turns up dead hundreds of miles away from where he should have been, and she suddenly discovers that there was a part of him she knew nothing about.
Alice Dupont’s perfect marriage was a perfect lie.$28.00ISBN: 9781501197840Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scribner - April 16th, 2019
The first novel in nearly a decade from Myla Goldberg, the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Bee Season—a compelling and wholly original story about a female photographer grappling with ambition and motherhood, a balancing act familiar to women of every generation.
Feast Your Eyes, framed as the catalogue notes from a$27.00ISBN: 9781501198823Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atria Books - April 9th, 2019
For fans of high-concept thrillers such as Annihilation and The Girl with All the Gifts, this breathtaking dystopian psychological thriller follows an American academic stranded at a Swiss hotel as the world descends into nuclear war—along with twenty other survivors—who becomes obsessed with identifying a murderer in their midst after the body of a young girl is disco$26.00ISBN: 9781501199615Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atria Books - March 26th, 2019
Named one of 2019’s most anticipated reads by LitHub and Entertainment Weekly
From a bright new voice in contemporary fiction comes a hilarious and sophisticated comedy of manners about a delightfully eccentric family and the absurd happenings that befall them during one frenzied summer at their home in the Pacific Northwest.$24.95ISBN: 9781524732752Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - March 26th, 2019
The celebrated Pulitzer finalist and prize-winning author of Dinner at the Center of the Earth and What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank delivers his best work yet, a streamlined comic masterpiece about a son’s failure to say Kaddish for his father.$26.99ISBN: 9780062898104Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - April 2nd, 2019
“Boy Swallows Universe hypnotizes you with wonder, and then hammers you with heartbreak. . . . Eli’s remarkably poetic voice and his astonishingly open heart take the day. They enable him to carve out the best of what’s possible from the worst of what is, which is the miracle that makes this novel marvelous.” -Washington Post$28.00ISBN: 9780735218895Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 9th, 2019
"[Metropolis is] a perfect goodbye--and first hello--to its hero...Bernie Gunther has, at last, come home."--Washington Post
New York Times-bestselling author Philip Kerr treats readers to his beloved hero's origins, exploring Bernie Gunther's first weeks on Berlin's Murder Squad.$27.00ISBN: 9780735223042Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking - April 9th, 2019
A member of the greatest generation looks back on the loves and losses of his past and comes to treasure the present anew in this poignant and thoughtful new novel from a modern master$24.99ISBN: 9780778369356Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Park Row - March 26th, 2019
"Sweet and resonant." --People, "Best New Books" Pick"A heartwarming and tender tale of growth and redemption....$26.95ISBN: 9780385352680Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - April 2nd, 2019
New York Times Best Seller
"Freudenberger's brilliant and compassionate novel takes on the big questions of the universe and proves, again, that she is one of America's greatest writers." --Andrew Sean Greer, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Less$25.99ISBN: 9780062856562Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - April 9th, 2019
An exquisite, heart-breaking novel by an Irish discovery.$26.99ISBN: 9780062857750Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ecco - March 26th, 2019
“Julie Langsdorf mines wit from the ways that people manage (or don’t) to live in close proximity. Her smart, enjoyable suburban comedy is observant and knowing about social selves and hidden selves, and the ways in which they are sometimes made to overlap.”
—Meg Wolitzer, author of The Female Persuasion$26.00ISBN: 9781984822178Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hogarth - April 16th, 2019
From the celebrated author of Conversations with Friends comes “a stunning novel about the transformative power of relationships” (People), hailed as “a masterpiece, pure and simple” (Minneapolis Star Tribune).
$25.00ISBN: 9781982109110Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scribner - March 26th, 2019
“All the tawdry details I’m dying for are in these stories, but they’re given out like old sweaters—without shame, without guile.$27.00ISBN: 9781938235481Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hub City Press - April 9th, 2019
Wall Street Journal's Ten Books You'll Want to Read This Spring Indie Next Pick, April 2019 Spring Okra Pick from the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance
In rural north Georgia two decades after the Civil War, thirteen-year-old Lulu Hurst reaches high into her father's bookshelf and pulls out an obscure book, The Truth of Me$25.00ISBN: 9781948226165Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Catapult - April 9th, 2019
"Optic Nerve is one of the best books I've read in years. How did Mar a Gainza pull off something so risky when it never reads as anything less than delightful and engrossing? This is a book that loosens the restraints on literature and gives us a new way of seeing." --Gabe Habash, author of Stephen Florida$26.99ISBN: 9780062838094Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: William Morrow - April 16th, 2019
Proclaimed as “truly spellbinding,” a “great fable” that “functions as transporting romance” by the Guardian, the runaway #1 international bestseller$26.00ISBN: 9780451491725Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Berkley - March 26th, 2019
“A dark and irresistible debut.”—People
“Will shock even the savviest suspense readers.”—Real Simple
Dexter meets Mr. and Mrs. Smith in this wildly compulsive debut thriller about a couple whose fifteen-year marriage has finally gotten too interesting...$27.00ISBN: 9780525511380Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: The Dial Press - March 26th, 2019
Follow the eccentric, cantankerous, utterly charming Professor Chandra as he tries to answer the biggest question of all: What makes us happy?$26.00ISBN: 9780525535928Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 9th, 2019
From an award-winning writer comes a tender and wise new novel about love and forgiveness in 1960s Australia, in which a lonely farmer finds his life turned upside down by the arrival of a vibrant librarian.
"Beautifully written."--Garth Stein
"A poignant journey of unthinkable loss, love, and the healing capacity of the written word."--Ellen Keith$27.00ISBN: 9780802129437Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grove Press - April 9th, 2019
A masterful debut novel by Plimpton Prize winner Isabella Hammad, The Parisian illuminates a pivotal period of Palestinian history through the journey and romances of one young man, from his studies in France during World War I to his return to Palestine at the dawn of its battle for independence.$28.00ISBN: 9780316485555Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - March 25th, 2019
Captain Amy Cornwall's family is missing. She'll do whatever it takes to bring them home.$28.00ISBN: 9781101907146Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hogarth - March 26th, 2019
“A dazzling debut, establishing Namwali Serpell as a writer on the world stage.”—Salman Rushdie, The New York Times Book Review
“Clear-eyed, energetic and richly entertaining.”—The Washington Post
$27.00ISBN: 9781250309884Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Henry Holt and Co. - April 9th, 2019
"Enlists your heart as well as your mind. . . . Packed with wild moments of grace and fear and abandon."
—The New York Times
"Book groups, meet your next selection."
"[Choi is] a master of emotional pacing. . . . You won't be disappointed."
—The Washington Post$24.95ISBN: 9781524748210Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Pantheon - April 16th, 2019
In the Swedish criminal justice system, certain cases are considered especially strange and difficult, in Malmö, the dedicated detectives who investigate these crimes are members of an elite squad known as the Sensitive Crimes Division.
These are their stories.$27.99ISBN: 9781590519776Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Other Press - April 16th, 2019
Inspired by the true story of a former slave who became a saint, this poignant novel explores how a human being can survive the obliteration of her identity, and how kindness and generosity can be born out of profound trauma.$26.95ISBN: 9781616207588Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Algonquin Books - March 19th, 2019“Everything about A People’s History of Heaven is wonderful: the lyrical, light touch of the narrator, the story, the humor, and most of all, the girls.$25.95ISBN: 9780525655305Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - March 19th, 2019
From the bestselling author of The Monk of Mokha and The Circle comes a taut, suspenseful story of two foreigners' role in a nation's fragile peace.$26.99ISBN: 9780778369103Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Park Row - March 5th, 2019
"Filled with unexpected twists, Beautiful Bad is a riveting read." --Sarah Pekkanen, #1 New York Times bestselling author of An Anonymous Girl"The ending will leave you staggered." --Liv Constantine, bestselling author of The Last Mrs.$26.00ISBN: 9781501196010Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Gallery/Scout Press - March 19th, 2019
NAMED ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2019 BY WOMAN’S DAY, NEWSDAY, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, BUSTLE, AND BOOK RIOT!
“[B]rilliant, timely, funny, heartbreaking.” —Jojo Moyes, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You
Bridget Jones’s Diary meets Americanah in this$26.00ISBN: 9780316419468Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Redhook - March 19th, 2019An absorbing tale of love, sacrifice, family ties, and magic, set in the Pacific Northwest in the aftermath of World War II, by the author of A Secret History of Witches$26.00ISBN: 9780525511878Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Spiegel & Grau - March 19th, 2019
An “irresistible” (Anthony Marra) debut about a Russian American girl’s bumpy path to adulthood
“The voice is so, so sharp and so funny that I am just like tickled—tickled!—to be reading it.”—Emma Straub, The Wall Street Journal
$28.99ISBN: 9780062824615Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: William Morrow - March 5th, 2019
Sometimes the price of justice is a good man’s soul.
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Natchez Burning trilogy returns with an electrifying tale of friendship, betrayal, and shattering secrets that threaten to destroy a small Mississippi town.