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 epic new novel from the internationally acclaimed and best-selling author of 1Q84
"Tana French's best and most intricately nuanced novel yet. . . Get ready for the whiplash brought on by its final twists and turns." -The New York Times
A brilliant new work of suspense from "the most important crime novelist to emerge in the past 10 years." (Washington Post)
Set against the assassination of JFK, a poignant and evocative crime novel that centers on a desperate cat-and-mouse chase across 1960s America—a story of unexpected connections, daring possibilities, and the hope of second chances from the Edgar Award-winning author of The Long and Faraway Gone.
Frank Guidry’s luck has finally run out.
A rich, spellbinding new novel from the author of The Lake House—the story of a love affair and a mysterious murder that cast their shadow across generations, set in England from the 1860s until the present day.
My real name, no one remembers.
The truth about that summer, no one else knows.
In the summer of 1862, a group of young artists led by the pa
From the attic of Lyntons, a dilapidated English country mansion, Frances Jellico sees them--Cara first: dark and beautiful, then Peter: striking and serious. The couple is spending the summer of 1969 in the rooms below hers while Frances is researching the architecture in the surrounding gardens. But she's distracted.
In the tradition of modern classics The Dinner and A Gentleman in Moscow comes The Waiter, in which the finely tuned balance of a grand European restaurant (that has seen better days) is irrevocably upset by an unexpected guest.
In a centuries-old European restaurant called The Hills, a middle-aged waiter takes pride in the unchangeable aspects of his job: the we
A collection of Christmas stories written by African-American journalists, activists, and writers from the late 19th century to the modern civil rights movement.
The Whitbread Award-winning author of A Good Man in Africa and the Costa Award-winning Restless now gives us a sweeping new novel that unfolds across fin-de-siècle Europe as it tells a story of ineffable passions--familial, artistic, romantic--and their power to shape, and destroy, a life.
Virgil Flowers investigates a miracle--and a murder--in the wickedly entertaining new thriller from the master of "pure reading pleasure" (Booklist)
From controversial cryptozoologist and explorer Dr. Veronica Wigberht-Blackwater, The Compendium of Magical Beasts is a definitive field guide that explores the history, biology, and anatomy of mythological creatures.
A husband's secret life, a wife's new beginning: escape to the Caribbean with New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand. Irene Steele shares her idyllic life in a beautiful Iowa City Victorian house with a husband who loves her to sky-writing, sentimental extremes.
In this outrageous novel from Joe Ide, "the best thing to happen to mystery writing in a very long time" (New York Times), the case of a young artist's missing mother sets IQ on a collision course with his own Moriarty.$28.00ISBN: 9780525483700Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bantam - September 11th, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • When this relentless rogue FBI agent comes knocking, her adversaries will have to answer—with their lives—in the latest thrilling Jane Hawk novel by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Corner.$28.99ISBN: 9780062563170Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - October 2nd, 2018
Bernard Cornwell’s epic story of the making of England continues in this eleventh installment in the bestselling Saxon Tales series—"like Game of Thrones, but real" (The Observer)—the basis of the hit Netflix television series The Last Kingdom.$26.99ISBN: 9781501194900Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Gallery Books - October 2nd, 2018
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the popular Black Dagger Brotherhood series comes a brand-new novel about arson investigator, Anne Ashburn, who is consumed by her troubled past, her family’s scorched legacy, and her current case: chasing a deadly killer.
Anne Ashburn is a woman consumed...
By her bitter family legacy, by her scorched career as a$27.95ISBN: 9780393244106Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - October 2nd, 2018
For as long as she can remember, Susan Dunn has been trying to escape. But peace and happiness have always eluded her--now an adjunct professor, she is tortured by the novel she cannot finish, and a lack of feeling toward a husband who loves her.$26.00ISBN: 9780451492043Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Berkley - October 2nd, 2018
"A Riveting reimagining of a true tale of forbidden love."--People
A captivating novel following the exploits of Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy, the forgotten and rebellious daughter of one of America's greatest political dynasties.$28.99ISBN: 9780345544988Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ballantine Books - October 2nd, 2018
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of Small Great Things returns with a powerful and provocative new novel about ordinary lives that intersect during a heart-stopping crisis.
“Picoult at her fearless best . . . Timely, balanced and certain to inspire debate.”—The Washington Post$16.00ISBN: 9780525538684Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: TarcherPerigee - October 2nd, 2018
This Christmas classic combines solid historical fact with glorious legend to deliver the definitive story of Santa Claus. For anyone who has ever wondered, you're right to believe in him!
$27.99ISBN: 9781250087300Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: St. Martin's Press - October 2nd, 2018
New York Times bestselling author Diane Chamberlain delivers a thrilling, mind-bending novel about one mother's journey to save her child.$25.99ISBN: 9781250180254Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tor Books - October 2nd, 2018
A blockbuster, near-future science fiction thriller, S.L. Huang's Zero Sum Game introduces a math-genius mercenary who finds herself being manipulated by someone possessing unimaginable power…$26.00ISBN: 9781328489883Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 2nd, 2018A new novel by the author of The Loney, which was praised by Stephen King as "an amazing piece of fiction."
In the wink of an eye, as quick as a flea,
The Devil he jumped from me to thee.
And only when the Devil had gone,
Did I know that he and I'd been one . .$25.99ISBN: 9781335943910Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hanover Square Press - October 2nd, 2018
"A fun, moody, twisty thriller, with a sun-touched, West Coast vibe...$26.99ISBN: 9781481494922Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Saga Press - October 2nd, 2018
“Immersive, involving, suspenseful, and intriguing, with a main character you’ll love.” —Lee Child, #1 internationally bestselling author of the Jack Reacher novels
“When a master of her craft offers to tell you a story, let her.$27.95ISBN: 9781524732646Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - October 2nd, 2018
The Vampire Chronicles continue with a riveting, rich saga--part adventure, part suspense--of Prince Lestat and the story of the Blood Communion as he tells the tale of his coming to rule the vampire world and the eternal struggle to find belonging, a place in the universe for the undead, and how, against his will, he must battle the menacing, seemingly unstoppable force determined to thwart hi$35.00ISBN: 9781681778617Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Pegasus Books - October 2nd, 2018
American crime writing was reborn in the 1920s. After years of dominance by British authors, new American writers--with fresh ideas about the detective and the mystery--appeared on the scene and rose to heights of popularity not witnessed since the success of the Sherlock Holmes tales in America.$26.00ISBN: 9781786893789Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Canongate - August 30th, 2018
Edinburgh, 1847. City of Medicine, Money, Murder. Young women are being discovered dead across the Old Town, all having suffered similarly gruesome ends. In the New Town, medical student Will Raven is about to start his apprenticeship with the brilliant and renowned Dr Simpson. Simpson's patients range from the richest to the poorest of this divided city.$27.00ISBN: 9780735219342Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons - October 2nd, 2018
The prequel to Dracula, inspired by notes and texts left behind by the author of the classic novel, Dracul is a supernatural thriller that reveals not only Dracula’s true origins but Bram Stoker’s—and the tale of the enigmatic woman who connects them.$27.00ISBN: 9780802128959Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Mysterious Press - October 2nd, 2018
Henry Porter, who has been widely hailed as a next-generation John le Carr , is a bestselling author in the UK and has won the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award. From the refugee camps of Greece to the mountains of Macedonia, a thirteen-year-old boy is making his way to Germany and to safety.$28.00ISBN: 9780316176637Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - September 25th, 2018
A dramatic story of WWII espionage, betrayal, and loyalty, by the #1 bestselling author of Life After Life$26.00ISBN: 9781524743444Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dutton - September 25th, 2018
THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
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BookPage’s Most Anticipated Fall 2018 Fiction$27.00ISBN: 9780735211148Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Riverhead Books - September 25th, 2018
A sweeping tale of conspiracy theories, assassinations, and twisted obsessions -- the much anticipated masterpiece from Juan Gabriel Vásquez.$25.99ISBN: 9780765387523Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tor Books - September 25th, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A super-powered collision of extraordinary minds and vengeful intentions—#1 New York Times bestselling author V. E. Schwab returns with the thrilling follow-up to Vicious.$22.95ISBN: 9781101947395Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - September 25th, 2018
From the National Book Award finalist, a breathtakingly spare and shattering new novel that traces the intersection of three star-crossed lives.$26.00ISBN: 9781501178771Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - September 25th, 2018
A FALL 2018 HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SELECTION BY * PEOPLE * O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE * ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY * VULTURE * CHICAGO TRIBUNE * THE MILLIONS * FAST COMPANY * SEATTLE TIMES * ST.$28.99ISBN: 9781501190599Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - September 25th, 2018
*Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller*
The #1 New York Times bestselling series returns with Mitch Rapp racing to prevent Russia’s gravely ill leader from starting a full-scale war with NATO.
“Mills is the only writer capable of filling the enormous void left by Vince Flynn.”—The Real Book Spy
When Russian pr$25.95ISBN: 9780525655619Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - September 25th, 2018
If you want to learn about yourself, start by exploring the world around you.
$35.00ISBN: 9781501181412Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Skybound Books - September 25th, 2018
A teen girl and her robot embark on a cross-country mission in this illustrated science fiction story, perfect for fans of Ready Player One and Black Mirror.$15.00ISBN: 9780525539094Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Riverhead Books - September 18th, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES bestseller
An illustrated book on the refugee crisis that will break your heart in under 48 pages, from the #1 New York Times-bestselling author of The Kite Runner, A Thousand Splendid Suns, and And the Mountains Echoed.$35.00ISBN: 9780062668691Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - September 18th, 2018
The internationally acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author returns to the magnificent universe he constructed in his bestselling novels The Shadow of the Wind, The Angel’s Game, and The Prisoner of Heaven in this riveting series finale—a heart-pounding thriller and nail-biting work of suspense which introduces a sexy, seductive new heroine whose inve$26.95ISBN: 9780525521426Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - September 18th, 2018
"Enthralling" --Boston Globe "Extraordinary" --Seattle Times "A rip-roaring tale" --Washington Post
FINALIST FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE and THE SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE$29.00ISBN: 9780399564512Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking - September 18th, 2018
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Discovery of Witches, a novel about what it takes to become a vampire.$29.00ISBN: 9780316422734Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Mulholland Books - September 18th, 2018"Rowling's wizardry as a writer is on fulsome display" (USA Today) in this #1 New York Times bestseller. Lethal White is the fourth book in the Cormoran Strike series from the international bestselling author Robert Galbraith."I seen a kid killed...He strangled it, up by the horse."$27.99ISBN: 9781250191793Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: St. Martin's Press - September 18th, 2018
"Torday is a singular American writer with a big heart and a real love for the world. He has the rare gift for writing dynamic action scenes while being genuinely funny." —George Saunders$27.99ISBN: 9781250297792Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tor Books - September 18th, 2018
Legion: The Many Lives of Stephen Leeds, is #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson's novella collection of science fiction thrillers that will make you question reality--including a never-before-published story.
Stephen Leeds is perfectly sane. It's his hallucinations who are mad.$26.00ISBN: 9781501165719Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atria Books - September 18th, 2018
The “delicious and addictive” (Salon) Claire DeWitt series returns with a thrilling, noirish knockout of a novel that follows three separate narratives starring the self-proclaimed “world’s greatest detective.” As Cara Hoffman, author of Running, says, this “is a hard-boiled, existential masterpiece.”
Claire DeWitt, the world&r$33.00ISBN: 9780914671992Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Archipelago - September 18th, 2018
The final installment in the long awaited, internationally celebrated My Struggle series.$26.99ISBN: 9781982101442Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Gallery/Scout Press - September 11th, 2018
From the New York Times bestselling author of A Million Little Pieces and Bright Shiny Morning comes Katerina, James Frey’s highly anticipated new novel set in 1992 Paris and contemporary Los Angeles.
A kiss, a touch. A smile and a beating heart. Love and sex and dreams, art and drugs and the madness of youth.$28.99ISBN: 9780062859952Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - September 11th, 2018
Shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction
“Wonderful… completely transporting.” —Madeline Miller, New York Times bestselling author of Circe and The Song of Achilles$28.00ISBN: 9780316477604Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - September 11th, 2018
"A dream of a novel... Part mystery, part war story, part romance." --Anthony Doerr, author of All the Light We Cannot See$27.99ISBN: 9781250295187Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Flatiron Books - September 11th, 2018
“I have five words for Rebecca Serle’s The Dinner List: wistful, delicious, romantic, magical, love.”
—Gabrielle Zevin, New York Times Bestselling Author of The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry and Young Jane Young