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-bestselling author Robin Cook takes on the cutting-edge world of gene-modification in this pulse-pounding new medical thriller.
A haunting debut novel about family and sacrifice, Winter Loon reminds us of how great a burden the past can be, the toll it exacts, and the freedom that comes from letting it go.
“One of the most pleasurable and satisfying new books I've read in a long time.
An evocative and wildly absorbing novel about the Winters, a family living in New York City’s famed Dakota apartment building in the year leading up to John Lennon’s assassination
INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A December 2018 Indie Next Pick
One of Kirkus Reviews' Best of 2018 Picks
BookPage Best of the Year 2018
A LibraryReads Pick for November 2018
A LibraryReads Hall of Fame Winner
Washington Post's 10 Books to Read This November
A couple (now separated), plus their daughter, plus their new partners, all on an epic Christmas vacation. What could go wrong? This razor-sharp novel puts a darkly comic twist on seasonal favorites like Love Actually and The Holiday.
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY REAL SIMPLE
Robert B. Parker's iconic and irresistible PI Sunny Randall is back, and the stakes are higher than ever as she races to protect her ex-husband--and his Mafia family--from the vengeful plan of a mysterious rival.
Recommended by Vogue, the BBC, Southern Living, Pure Wow, Hey Alma, Esquire, EW, Refinery 29, Bust, and Read It or Weep
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The thrilling history of the Targaryens comes to life in this masterly work by the author of A Song of Ice and Fire, the inspiration for HBO’s Game of Thrones.
"Pulpy, peppery and sinister, served up in a comic deadpan...This scorpion-tailed little thriller leaves a response, and a sting, you will remember."--NEW YORK TIMES
"The wittiest and most fun murder party you've ever been invited to."--MARIE CLAIRE
A People Magazine Book of the Week and New York Post Best Book of the Week
Love, ambition, and the consequences of both lie at the heart of this spellbinding epic of two working-class kids who become a successful singing act during the big band era of the 1940s.
A killer elite--six assassins--are on the loose. So is Alex Cross.
The feel-good book of the year: a delightful novel of friendship, community, and the way small acts of kindness can change your life, by the bestselling author of The Story of Arthur Truluv
“An addictive Rubik’s Cube of vice that keeps turning up new patterns of depravity… a satire of writerly ambition wrapped in a psychological thriller… A Ladder to the Sky is an homage to Patricia Highsmith, Oscar Wilde and Edgar Allan Poe, but its execution is entirely Boyne’s own." -- Ron Charles, Washington Post
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Lincoln in the Bardo, a darkly comic short story about the unintended consequences unleashed by our quest to tame the natural world—featuring gorgeous black-and-white illustrations by Chelsea Cardinal.
An extraordinary new novel by Samantha Harvey--whose books have been nominated for the Man Booker Prize, the Women's Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize), and the Guardian First Book Award--The Western Wind is a riveting story of faith, guilt, and the freedom of confession.
From the creators of the #1 podcast Limetown, an explosive prequel about a teenager who learns of a mysterious research facility where over three hundred people have disappeared—including her uncle—with clues that become the key to discovering the secrets of this strange town.
On a seemingly ordinary day, seventeen-year-old Lia Haddock hears news that will change h
Stephanie Plum faces the toughest puzzle of her career in the twenty-fifth entry in Janet Evanovich's #1 New York Times-bestselling series.
“Vita Nostra” — a cross between Lev Grossman’s “The Magicians” and Elizabeth Kostova’s “The Historian” [...] is the anti-Harry Potter you didn’t know you wanted.” -- The Washington Post
A sweeping family saga and love story that offers a vivid and unique portrayal of life in war-torn 1941 Bucharest and life behind the Iron Curtain during the Soviet Union occupation—perfect for fans of Lilac Girls and Sarah’s Key.
On a freezing night in January 1941, a little Jewish girl is found on the steps of an apartmen
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
“If three characters were good in Big Little Lies, nine are even better in Nine Perfect Strangers.” —Lisa Scottoline, The New York Times Book Review
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little Lies
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Family secrets come back to haunt Jack Reacher in this electrifying thriller from “a superb craftsman of suspense” (Entertainment Weekly).
Jonathan Lethem’s first detective novel since Motherless Brooklyn
“One of America’s greatest storytellers.” —Washington Post
In this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe finds herself running for office—much to her dismay.
"[An] atmospheric suspense novel....Pick it up now." —O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE
In the wintery silences of Pennsylvania’s Blue Ridge Mountains, a woman befriends a mysterious foreigner—setting in motion this suspenseful, atmospheric, politically charged debut
“Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke are back with their fifth enthralling mystery in the New York Times bestselling Under Suspicion series; You Don’t Own Me finds television producer Laurie Moran stopping at nothing to solve the murder of a celebrity doctor—even as she finds herself in grave danger as a mysterious stalker plots his next
A spy is dead. A legend is born. This is how it all began. The explosive prequel to Casino Royale, from bestselling author Anthony Horowitz.
"Berlin probably deserved a Pulitzer Prize." —Dwight Garner, The New York Times
Dakota Territory, 1866. Following the murders of a frontier fort's politically connected sutler and his wife in their illicit off-post brothel, Lieutenant Martin Molloy and his long-suffering orderly, Corporal Daniel Kohn, are ordered to track down the killers and return with "boots for the gallows" to appease powerful figures in Washington.
From the author of the million-copy bestseller The Girl With All the Gifts comes a heart-stopping thriller with twists you won't see coming and a heroine you can't trust.Liz Kendall wouldn't hurt a fly. Even when times get tough, she's devoted to bringing up her two kids in a loving home.
$26.00ISBN: 9780525560432Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking - November 6th, 2018
"Read this now, because everyone you know will be talking about it by early 2019." —Washington Post
From the award-winning author of Ways to Disappear, a taut, timely novel about what a powerful politician thinks he can get away with and the group of misfits who finally bring him down.$26.00ISBN: 9781328987822Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - November 6th, 2018"A gorgeous achievement.”—Min Jin Lee, author of Pachinko
From the author of The Calligrapher’s Daughter comes the riveting story of two sisters, one raised in the United States, the other in South Korea, and the family that bound them together even as the Korean War kept them apart.
In 1948 Najin and Calvin Cho, with t$29.00ISBN: 9780316484800Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - October 30th, 2018
Harry Bosch teams up with LAPD detective Renée Ballard to solve the murder of a young girl in the new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly.$19.95ISBN: 9781982102319Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scribner - October 30th, 2018
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
The latest from legendary master storyteller Stephen King, a riveting, extraordinarily eerie, and moving story about a man whose mysterious affliction brings a small town together—a timely, upbeat tale about finding common ground despite deep-rooted differences.$26.99ISBN: 9780062855251Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: William Morrow - October 30th, 2018
NAMED ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF THE FALL BY
The Washington Post • Elle.com • Buzzfeed • Entertainment Weekly • Bustle • The Globe and Mail • Apartment Therapy • Town & Country • Harper's Bazaar$20.00ISBN: 9780525537564Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons - October 30th, 2018
A new must-have collection for fans of the New York Times bestselling Mitford series, featuring the prayers, sermons, and inspiration from beloved Father Tim, as well as new essays and reflections on faith from author Jan Karon.$29.95ISBN: 9780385544153Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Doubleday - October 23rd, 2018
#1 bestselling author John Grisham’s The Reckoning is his most powerful, surprising, and suspenseful thriller yet.
“A murder mystery, a courtroom drama, a family saga…The Reckoning is Grisham's argument that he's not just a boilerplate thriller writer. Most jurors will think the counselor has made his case.”$29.99ISBN: 9780062684561Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - October 16th, 2018
New York Times bestseller
An NPR pick for Best Books of 2018
One of Christian Science Monitor's best fiction reads of 2018
One of Newsweek's Best Books of the year$27.95ISBN: 9781616203580Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Algonquin Books - October 16th, 2018The bestselling author of The Art Forger and The Muralist delivers a page-turning historical thriller of art and revenge, of history and love, that will transport readers to 1920s Paris and America.
It’s the summer of 1922, and nineteen-year-old Paulien Mertens finds herself in Paris—broke, disowned, and completely alone.$28.00ISBN: 9781538728529Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grand Central Publishing - October 16th, 2018Get swept up in an epic romance from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Notebook, a heartbreaking love story spanning decades and continents--from North Carolina to Zimbabwe.$23.99ISBN: 9780062294449Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - October 9th, 2018
In this enchanting sequel to the number one bestseller The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Mitch Albom tells the story of Eddie’s heavenly reunion with Annie—the little girl he saved on earth—in an unforgettable novel of how our lives and losses intersect.$26.99ISBN: 9780062851963Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ecco - October 16th, 2018
From the acclaimed author of Speak comes a kaleidoscopic novel about Robert Oppenheimer—father of the atomic bomb—as told by seven fictional characters$27.99ISBN: 9780062856395Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Custom House - October 16th, 2018
“Masterful…scary and smart, working as a horror story but also a philosophical inquiry into the nature of will and love. Perry did as much in her richly praised novel The Essex Serpent, but this is a deeper, more complex novel and more rewarding.” —Washington Post$26.00ISBN: 9780735212978Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons - October 23rd, 2018
From the New York Times bestselling author of The House at Tyneford, an epic family saga about a headstrong Austrian heiress who will be forced to choose between the family she's made and the family that made her at the outbreak of World War I.
The start of a war. The end of a dynasty.$27.99ISBN: 9780062443038Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ecco - October 23rd, 2018
“Looking for a terrific read? I highly recommend PULSE. . . It's a story to get lost in.” —Stephen King
“Harvey’s lethal imagination is cranked to eleven in this one . . . his best yet by far. Superb!”
— Lee Child$16.00ISBN: 9780525574682Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Broadway Books - October 16th, 2018
A Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick
“Get ready to be swept up in a whirlwind romance. It absolutely charmed me.” —Reese Witherspoon$25.00ISBN: 9780316411059Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - October 16th, 2018
The eerie, disturbing story of one of our perennial fascinations--witchcraft in colonial America--wrapped up in a lyrical novel of psychological suspense."Once upon a time there was and there wasn't a woman who went to the woods."
$27.99ISBN: 9780062435866Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: William Morrow - October 16th, 2018
Acclaimed detective V. I. Warshawski tackles a pair of perplexing cases involving those closest to her in this compelling and timely adventure that centers on some of the most divisive and pressing issues of our time$26.99ISBN: 9780062697714Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: William Morrow - October 23rd, 2018
A bold, heartfelt tale of life at Green Gables . . . before Anne: A marvelously entertaining and moving historical novel, set in rural Prince Edward Island in the nineteenth century, that imagines the young life of spinster Marilla Cuthbert, and the choices that will open her life to the possibility of heartbreak—and unimaginable greatness.$20.00ISBN: 9780451491336Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Berkley - October 23rd, 2018
On New York Post's Required Reading List
A book that "speak[s] volumes about our need for connection — human, feline or otherwise."—The San Francisco Chronicle
A life-affirming anthem to kindness and self-sacrifice, The Travelling Cat Chronicles shows how the smallest things can provide the greatest joy.$27.00ISBN: 9780525534327Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Riverhead Books - October 23rd, 2018
"An amazing achievement...A compulsively readable novel, so canny and weird and surfeited with the reality of human capacity and ingenuity that I am stymied for comparison. Dickens and David Lynch? Defoe meets Margaret Atwood? Judge for yourself." --Gregory Maguire, New York Times bestselling author of Wicked