New Adult Fiction

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...)

 

Cherry: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525520139
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Published: Knopf - August 14th, 2018

Jesus' Son meets Reservoir Dogs in a breakneck-paced debut novel about love, war, bank robberies, and heroin.


The Distance Home: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525508748
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Published: Random House - August 7th, 2018

“[Paula] Saunders skillfully illuminates how time heals certain wounds while deepening others. . . . A mediation of the violence of American ambition.”—The New York Times Book Review


So Much Life Left Over: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781524747886
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Published: Pantheon - August 7th, 2018

A POWERFULLY EVOCATIVE AND EMOTIONALLY CHARGED NOVEL FROM THE ACCLAIMED AUTHOR OF CORELLI’S MANDOLIN


His Favorites: A Novel Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781476799391
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Published: Scribner - August 14th, 2018

From the highly acclaimed, bestselling National Book Award finalist and author of A Short History of Women, a searing and timely novel about a teenaged girl, a charismatic teacher, and a dark, open secret.

They were on a lark, three teenage girls speeding across the greens at night on a “borrowed” golf cart, drunk.


Our Homesick Songs Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501124488
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 14th, 2018

From Emma Hooper, critically acclaimed author of Etta and Otto and Russell and James, a People magazine “Pick of the Week,” comes a lyrical, charming, and mystical story of a family on the edge of extinction, and the different way each of them fights to keep hope, memory, and love alive.

The Connor family is one of the few that is still left in their idyllic fishin


The Third Hotel: A Novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780374168353
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 7th, 2018

"[A] future cult classic." —The New York Times Book Review


The Masterpiece: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781524742959
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Published: Dutton - August 7th, 2018

In her latest captivating novel, nationally bestselling author Fiona Davis takes readers into the glamorous lost art school within Grand Central Terminal, where two very different women, fifty years apart, strive to make their mark on a world set against them.


If You Leave Me: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062645173
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Published: William Morrow - August 7th, 2018

“An immersive, heartbreaking story about war, passion, and the road not taken.” People

“Heartrending . . . a stunning feat of lyricism.” — USA Today


The Line That Held Us Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780399574221
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 14th, 2018

From critically acclaimed author David Joy comes a remarkable novel about the cover-up of an accidental death, and the dark consequences that reverberate through the lives of four people who will never be the same again.


Three Things About Elsie: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501187384
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Published: Scribner - August 7th, 2018

The bestselling author of the “remarkable…masterfully constructed, pitch-perfect” (Booklist, starred review) debut The Trouble with Goats and Sheep delivers a suspenseful and emotionally satisfying novel about a lifelong friendship, a devastating secret, and the small acts of kindness that bring people together.

There are three things you should kn


Goodbye, Paris: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501196508
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Published: Touchstone - August 7th, 2018

A BOOK OF THE MONTH CLUB PICK
AN INDIE NEXT PICK


Jojo Moyes meets Eleanor Oliphant in Goodbye, Paris, an utterly charming novel that proves that sometimes you have to break your heart to make it whole.

Grace once had the beginnings of a promising musical career, but she hasn’t been able to play her cello publicly since a traumatic event at music colleg


Before She Sleeps Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781883285760
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Published: Delphinium - August 7th, 2018

In modern, beautiful Green City, the capital of South West Asia, gender selection, war and disease have brought the ratio of men to women to alarmingly low levels. The government uses terror and technology to control its people, and women must take multiple husbands to have children as quickly as possible.


The Reservoir Tapes Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781936787913
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Published: Catapult - August 7th, 2018

An American Booksellers Association Indie Next Pick

Returning us to the extraordinary territory of Jon McGregor's Man Booker Prize long-listed novel Reservoir 13, The Reservoir Tapes take us deep into the heart of an English village that is trying to come to terms with what has happened on its watch.


Horse: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781101874332
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Published: Knopf - August 7th, 2018

The haunting debut of a plainspoken, utterly original new voice: a novel about a girl on the cusp of her teenage years, who is growing up faster than she ever hoped she would.


Rust & Stardust: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250164193
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Published: St. Martin's Press - August 7th, 2018

“Greenwood’s glowing dark ruby of a novel brilliantly transforms the true crime story that inspired Nabokov’s Lolita. Shatteringly original and eloquently written....So ferociously suspenseful, I found myself holding my breath.” —Caroline Leavitt, New York Times bestselling author of Pictures of You


Meet Me at the Museum: A Novel Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781250295163
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Published: Flatiron Books - August 7th, 2018

An Indie Next and LibraryReads Selection

“The charmer of the summer.”
—NPR

“Warm-hearted, clear-minded, and unexpectedly spellbinding, Meet Me at the Museum is a novel to savor.”
—Annie Barrows, #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society


Becoming Belle Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780735214408
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 7th, 2018

A witty and inherently feminist novel about passion and marriage, based on a true story of an unstoppable woman ahead of her time in Victorian London.


The Sea Queen: A Novel (The Golden Wolf Saga #2) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062563736
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Published: Harper - August 14th, 2018

An exhilarating Viking saga filled with the rich history, romantic adventure and political intrigue that have made Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander, George R. R.


Severance: A Novel Cover Image
By Ling Ma
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374261597
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 14th, 2018

Maybe it’s the end of the world, but not for Candace Chen, a millennial, first-generation American and office drone meandering her way into adulthood in Ling Ma’s offbeat, wryly funny, apocalyptic satire, Severance.


The Shortest Way Home: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781524741860
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Published: Dutton - July 31st, 2018

Named a Best Book of 2018 by Real Simple and Redbook

"Delightful... effervescent, heady and intoxicating." -Elin Hilderbrand

How far would you got to find the place you belong?


Fruit of the Drunken Tree: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385542722
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Published: Doubleday - July 31st, 2018

“One of the most dazzling and devastating novels I’ve read in a long time...Readers of Fruit of the Drunken Tree will surely be transformed.”
--San Francisco Chronicle


This Body's Not Big Enough for Both of Us: A Novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780385543965
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Published: Doubleday - July 31st, 2018

"Cantero has written the funniest private investigator this side of Peter Sellers. How can you not love the warring siblings, opposites in a single body, as they outwit everyone they meet? You will. You will love them."
--Josh Malerman


Immigrant, Montana: A novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525520757
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Published: Knopf - July 31st, 2018

The author of the widely praised Lunch with a Bigot now gives us a remarkable novel--reminiscent of Teju Cole, W. G. Sebald, John Berger--about a young new immigrant to the United States in search of love: across dividing lines between cultures, between sexes, and between the particular desires of one man and the women he comes to love.


She Was the Quiet One: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250081834
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Published: St. Martin's Press - July 31st, 2018

From the author of It’s Always the Husband comes a riveting new suspense novel about privilege, power, and what happens when we let ambition take control.


Bloody Sunday: A Thriller (A Dewey Andreas Novel #8) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250140760
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Published: St. Martin's Press - July 31st, 2018

"Ben Coes' Bloody Sunday is a propulsive read with enough plot hooks, twists, and action to fill five thrillers. Fans of Brad Thor, Vince Flynn, and Tom Clancy will tear through Bloody Sunday and close the book counting the days till Dewey’s next adventure." —Mark Greaney, New York Times bestselling author of Agent in Place


Mary B: A Novel: An untold story of Pride and Prejudice Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780399592218
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Published: Random House - July 24th, 2018

A new, wholly original perspective on [Pride and Prejudice] . . . the ultimate Austen adaptation for our time.”—Real Simple, “Best Books of 2018 (So Far)”
 
Named a best summer read by NewsdayBustle, and Family Circle


Ghosted: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525522775
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Published: Pamela Dorman Books - July 24th, 2018

Instant New York Times bestseller!

"I absolutely loved this book and didn't want it to end." --Liane Moriarty, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little Lies

“This is an ‘accidentally stayed up until 4 a.m. because it's impossible to put down’ kind of novel.” --USA Today


Silent Hearts: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501181924
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Published: Atria Books - July 24th, 2018

“A rich, haunting, immersive story of cultures at the crossroads—deeply moving.


Only to Sleep: A Philip Marlowe Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781524759612
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Published: Hogarth - July 24th, 2018

Lawrence Osborne brings one of literature's most enduring detectives back to life – as Private Investigator Philip Marlowe returns for one last adventure.


How to Love a Jamaican: Stories Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781524799205
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Published: Ballantine Books - July 24th, 2018

“In these kaleidoscopic stories of Jamaica and its diaspora we hear many voices at once: some cultivated, some simple, some wickedly funny, some deeply melancholic. All of them shine.”—Zadie Smith

“This dazzling debut marks the emergence of a knockout new voice.”O: The Oprah Magazine


Believe Me: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781101966310
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Published: Ballantine Books - July 24th, 2018

In this twisty psychological thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Before, an actress plays both sides of a murder investigation.
 


Charlotte Walsh Likes To Win Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501179419
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 24th, 2018

Cosmopolitan: “Most Anticipated Books for 2018”
Elle: “Best Books to Read This Summer”
Goop: “15 Books We’re Reading This Summer”
People: “Best Summer Books”
PopSugar: “25 Best New Books to Put in Your Beach Bag This Summer


Whistle in the Dark: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062309716
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Published: Harper - July 24th, 2018

Emma Healey follows the success of her #1 internationally bestselling debut novel Elizabeth Is Missing, winner of the Costa First Novel Award, with this beautiful, thought-provoking, and psychologically complex tale that affirms her status as one of the most inventive and original literary novelists today.


America for Beginners: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062668752
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Published: William Morrow - July 24th, 2018

Recalling contemporary classics such as Americanah, Behold the Dreamers, and The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, a funny, poignant, and insightful debut novel that explores the complexities of family, immigration, prejudice, and the American Dream through meaningful and unlikely friendships forged in unusual circumstances.


A Noise Downstairs: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062678256
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Published: William Morrow - July 24th, 2018

The New York Times bestselling author of No Time for Goodbye returns with a haunting psychological thriller that blends the twists and turns of Gillian Flynn with the driving suspense of Harlan Coben, in which a man is troubled by odd sounds for which there is no rational explanation.


Inappropriation: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062699732
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Published: Ecco - July 24th, 2018

“This is a daring book, thrillingly of our moment.” -- Emma Cline, author of The Girls

A wildly irreverent take on the coming-of-age story that turns a search for belonging into a riotous satire of identity politics


Hits and Misses: Stories Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780316468893
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Published: Little Brown and Company - July 24th, 2018

A hilarious collection inspired by a former Saturday Night Live writer's real experiences in Hollywood, chronicling the absurdity of fame and the humanity of failure in a world dominated by social media influencers and reality TV stars.


The Late Bloomers' Club: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781101981238
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Published: Pamela Dorman Books - July 17th, 2018

“A downright delightful read. . . [with] everything you want from a small town summer read: sweetness, charm, and a side of romance.” HelloGiggles

A delightful novel about two headstrong sisters, a small town's efforts to do right by the community, and the power of a lost dog to summon true love


The Wrong Heaven Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316516211
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Published: Little Brown and Company - July 17th, 2018

Including the story "Horse," as heard on This American Life.
For fans of George Saunders and Karen Russell, an "amazing, wildly inventive" collection of stories that straddles the line between the real and the fantastical. (Kevin Wilson)


Give Me Your Hand Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316547185
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Published: Little Brown and Company - July 17th, 2018

A life-changing secret destroys an unlikely friendship in this "magnetic" (Meg Wolitzer) psychological thriller from the Edgar Award-winning author of Dare Me.
You told each other everything. Then she told you too much.
Kit has risen to the top of her profession and is on the brink of achieving everything she wanted. She hasn't let anything stop her.


Baby Teeth: A Novel Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250170750
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Published: St. Martin's Press - July 17th, 2018

One of Entertainment Weekly’s Must-Read Books for July
People Magazine's Book of the Week
"Gripping" InStyle
"Propulsive." —New York Times Book Review
One of Bustle's "Fifteen Books With Chilling Protagonists That Will Keep You Guessing"


The Garden Party: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780399179723
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Published: Random House - July 10th, 2018

A rehearsal dinner brings together two disparate families in this sparkling, witty novel


The Lido Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781501182037
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 10th, 2018

**INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER**

“In many ways, this meditation on community and swimming follows in the footsteps of the enormously popular A Man Called Ove… Both are charming and heartwarming.”—Kirkus Reviews

WE'RE NEVER TOO OLD TO MAKE NEW FRIENDS—OR TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Rosemary Peterson has lived in Brixton,


Half Moon Bay: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501190889
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Published: Scribner - July 10th, 2018

A smart, haunting tale of psychological suspense from the award-winning New York Times bestselling author of Turn of Mind.

Jane loses everything when her teenage daughter is killed in a senseless accident. Jane is devastated, but sometime later, she makes one tiny stab at a new life: she moves from San Francisco to the tiny seaside town of Half Moon Bay.


My Year of Rest and Relaxation Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525522119
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Published: Penguin Press - July 10th, 2018

The New York Times bestseller.

From one of our boldest, most celebrated new literary voices, a novel about a young woman's efforts to duck the ills of the world by embarking on an extended hibernation with the help of one of the worst psychiatrists in the annals of literature and the battery of medicines she prescribes.


A Terrible Country: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735221314
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Published: Viking - July 10th, 2018

A New York Times Editors' Choice

"This artful and autumnal novel, published in high summer, is a gift to those who wish to receive it."
—Dwight Garner, The New York Times


"Hilarious, heartbreaking . . . A Terrible Country may be one of the best books you'll read this year."
—Ann Levin,
Associated Press


The Good Fight: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781101884126
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Published: Delacorte Press - July 10th, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Against the electrifying backdrop of the 1960s, Danielle Steel unveils the gripping chronicle of a young woman discovering a passion for justice and of the unsung heroes she encounters on her quest to fight the good fight.


All These Beautiful Strangers: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062796707
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Published: William Morrow - July 10th, 2018

"This is going to be big." -Entertainment Weekly

“Juicy, clever, and beguiling."- Cecily von Ziegsar, author of the Gossip Girl novels


What We Were Promised Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316437189
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Published: Little Brown and Company - July 10th, 2018

Set in modern Shanghai, a debut by a Chinese-American writer about a prodigal son whose unexpected return forces his newly wealthy family to confront painful secrets and unfulfilled promises.


Metamorphica: Fiction Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374208646
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - July 10th, 2018

A brilliant and daring novel that reimagines Ovid’s Metamorphoses


The Last Cruise: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385536288
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Published: Doubleday - July 10th, 2018

From the acclaimed PEN/Faulkner Award-winning author of The Great Man comes a riveting high-seas adventure that combines Christensen's signature wit, irony, and humanity to create a striking and unforgettable vision of our times.


An Ocean of Minutes: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501192555
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Published: Touchstone - July 10th, 2018

AN INDIE NEXT PICK!
A “Best Book of 2018” —Real Simple


In the vein of The Time Traveler’s Wife and Station Eleven, a sweeping literary love story about two people who are at once mere weeks and many years apart.

America is in the grip of a deadly flu pandemic.


Orchid and the Wasp: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781524761103
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Published: Hogarth - July 10th, 2018

"A gem of a novel." ELLE

“Caoilinn Hughes is a massive talent.” – Anthony Doerr, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of All the Light We Cannot See


An unforgettable young woman navigates Dublin, London and New York, striving to build a life raft for her loved-ones amidst economic and familial collapse.
 


Suicide Club: A Novel About Living Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781250185341
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - July 10th, 2018

"A provocative new author. A fascinating debut novel. Read it!” —Jeff VanderMeer

In Rachel Heng's debut set in near future New York City—where lives last three hundred years and the pursuit of immortality is all-consuming—Lea must choose between her estranged father and her chance to live forever.