Adjustment Day by Chuck Palahniuk
A timely satire by the best-selling author of Fight Club lampoons the absurdities in society with a depiction of a world where politician warmongering, erupting economic divides and melodramatic doomsday predictions culminate in the rise of a mysterious book that issues directives for the approaching Adjustment Day.
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By Invitation Only by Dorothea Benton Frank
A young, sophisticated Chicago woman falls for the owner of a farm on Johns Island, a lush lowcountry paradise off the coast of South Carolina, and trades the bustle of cosmopolitan city life for the vagaries of a small Southern community. By the best-selling author of The Hurricane Sisters.
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The Cactus by Sarah Haywood
Avoiding messy emotions in a perfectly ordered life marked by a logic-oriented career and a friends-with-benefits arrangement, Susan tackles the unexpected double challenge of losing her mother and becoming pregnant and is challenged to ask for help while discovering herself in unlikely ways. A first novel.
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Do This for Me by Eliza Kennedy
A high-powered attorney and mother of two disastrously self-destructs when her husband's affair comes to light, forcing her to figure out what is really important in her life and what she truly wants from it. By the author of I Take You.
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The Ensemble by Aja Gabel
Forging a familial bond over their shared artistic talents and secrets, four young people navigate a cutthroat world and their complex relationships with each other, as ambition, passion and love reinforce and divide them throughout the course of their lives.
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The Forgotten Road by Richard Paul Evans
A follow-up to The Broken Road follows the inspirational pilgrimage of a man believed dead in a fiery plane crash who survives due to a remarkable twist of fate before embarking on a journey across Route 66 to pursue a second chance at life and opportunities to correct past mistakes. By the best-selling author of The Christmas Box. Broken Road No. 2
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The Glitch by Elisabeth Cohen
A high-profile, TED-talking, power-posing Silicon Valley CEO and mother of two finds her over-scheduled life turned upside-down by the baffling appearance of a woman claiming to be a younger version of herself.
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The High Season by Judy Blundell
Forced to rent out her family's beautiful seaside Long Island home every summer just so that they can afford to keep it, Ruthie is forced to go to extreme lengths to protect the life she loves in the wake of a suddenly estranged marriage, greedy co-workers who are threatening her job, the return of an old flame and her teen daughter's destructive relationship. By the National Book Award-winning author of What I Saw and How I Lied.
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The Honey Farm by Harriet Alida Lye
Attracted to an artists' colony on a drought-stricken honey farm where residents are offered free room and board in exchange for hard labor, a wide-eyed poetry graduate falls for a distracted fellow artist and begins to notice simmering tensions linked to ominous, plague-like events and her hostess's past. A first novel.
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How to Walk Away by Katherine Center
When an accident on what was supposed to be the happiest day of her life lands her in the hospital with a very uncertain future, Margaret struggles to come to terms with family secrets, heartbreak and starting over before discovering love in an unexpected place. By the author of Happiness for Beginners.
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Limelight by Amy Poeppel
A family's move to New York City brings surprises and humor as their lives merge with the captivating world of Broadway. By the author of Small Admissions.
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Lost Empress by Sergio de la Pava
Shocked when her brother inherits their father's NFL team in spite of her pivotal role in building the family dynasty, Nina takes over a small indoor football franchise and resolves to take the NFL by storm, an ambition that is challenged by a criminal mastermind who prepares to commit an audacious act. By the award-winning author of A Naked Singularity.
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The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
A woman begins serving two life sentences at Stanville Women's Correctional Facility deep in 2003 California's Central Valley, reflecting on the San Francisco of her youth and her relationship with her young son while navigating the harsh realities of a bare-essentials life of casual violence at the hands of the guards and her fellow inmates. By the award-winning author of The Flamethrowers.
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The Mercy Seat by Elizabeth H. Winthrop
Set during the hours leading up to the scheduled execution of a black teen for the alleged rape of a white woman in 1943 Louisiana, a meticulous portrait of race, racism and injustice in the Jim Crow era South traces the experiences of the convicted boy; his father, the District Attorney; the convict truck driver delivering the executioner's chair and a couple grappling with grief and secrets. By the author of The Why of Things.
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My Ex-Life by Stephen McCauley
Hitting rock bottom after his beautiful apartment is sold to his ex, David receives an unexpected call from his first wife, Julie, and agrees to help her sullen teen daughter get into college, an endeavor that brings lingering feelings and unresolved issues to light. By the best-selling author of The Object of My Affection.
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The Optimistic Decade by Heather Abel
A founder of a back-to-the-land summer camp, a pair of bankrupt former ranchers, an ex-camper-turned-activist and a fanatical teen navigate the ups and downs of idealism and good intentions gone wrong during years marked by the oil-shale bust, protests against the Reagan Administration and the Gulf War.
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The Pisces by Melissa Broder
Bottoming out after a dramatic breakup, a habitual student accepts her sister's invitation to dog-sit on Venice Beach for the summer, where she meets an eerily attractive swimmer one night whose Sirenic identity transforms her understanding of what real love looks like. A first novel.
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The Seasonaires by Janna King
Working as carefree seasonaires for a chic clothing brand, six Nantucket workers find their ambitions and summer fun interrupted by the corporate machinations of the company's owner, who stages dramatic conflicts among her workers while demanding they post their lives on social media.
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Sorority by Genevieve Sly Crane
In the wake of a pledge's mysterious death, a house of sorority sisters hide secrets ranging from eating disorders to extreme sexual belief systems while fiercely hiding the truth about what happened behind a strong wall of absolute sisterhood that is only partially compromised by one student's inability to forget the truth.
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That Kind of Mother by Rumaan Alam
Overwhelmed by new motherhood in spite of her love for her infant son, Rebecca, a white woman, asks a kind black woman, Priscilla, to become her family's nanny, only to have her perspectives changed about her own life of privilege, a situation that compels her to take on unanticipated challenges in the aftermath of a tragedy.
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Tin Man by Sarah Winman
Shortlisted for the Costa Novel of the Year Award, a heartbreaking celebration of love in all its forms gradually reveals a fallout between two longtime friends and Oxford students over the course of a decade marked by the marriage of one and the disappearance of the other. By the author of When God Was a Rabbit.
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To the Moon and Back by Karen Kingsbury
Meeting a bereft and smitten son of an Oklahoma City bombing victim who bonded with, and then lost contact with, the daughter of another bombing victim, Ashley struggles to help the man find the girl at the same time she tries to get her skeptical husband to understand why she feels strongly compelled to get involved. By the author of In This Moment. Baxter Family No. 3
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Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
Years after growing up in the care of a group of mysterious protectors who served in unspecified ways during World War II, a young man endeavors to piece together the truth about his parents and the unconventional education he received. By the award-winning author of The English Patient.
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What Should Be Wild by Julia Fine
Born with the power to kill or restore life at a touch, a young woman endures a childhood of objectification and a complete inability to experience physical contact before she ventures into the woods at the edge of her village to remove a curse that has plagued the women in her family for centuries. A first novel.
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