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And Give You Peace

by Jessica Treadway Graywolf Press (December 02, 2014)

How do you survive when the desperate action of a loved one has shattered your family? In And Give You Peace, a young woman, Anastasia Dolarn, courageously examines her seemingly normal childhood to uncover...


The Bride of Catastrophe

by Heidi Jon Schmidt Picador (November 25, 2014)

The much anticipated and darkly comic first novel from a prize-winning storyteller

"I grew up on a farm." The year is l974, the place Sweetwater College, and Beatrice Wolfe is telling the story of her life to...


Ugly Girls

by Lindsay Hunter Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 04, 2014)

Perry and Baby Girl are best friends, though you wouldn't know it if you met them. Their friendship is woven from the threads of never-ending dares and power struggles, their loyalty fierce but incredibly fraught....


Tiger, Tiger

by Philip Caveney St. Martin's Press (November 04, 2014)

Malaya in the late 1960s was at last casting off the yoke of British colonial rule. But Harry "Tiger" Sullivan, a retired military officer who had made is career in Malaya for almost two decades, had nowhere...


The Laughing Monsters

by Denis Johnson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 04, 2014)

Denis Johnson's New York Times bestseller, The Laughing Monsters, is a high-suspense tale of kaleidoscoping loyalties in the post-9/11 world that shows one of our great novelists at the top of his game.

Roland...


The Heart Does Not Grow Back

by Fred Venturini Picador (November 04, 2014)

EVERY SUPERHERO NEEDS TO START SOMEWHERE...

Dale Sampson is used to being a nonperson at his small-town Midwestern high school, picking up the scraps of his charismatic lothario of a best friend, Mack. He comforts...


She Took My Arm As If She Loved Me

by Herbert Gold St. Martin's Press (October 14, 2014)

Tracker of lost memories and lost souls, the veteran San Francisco private eye Dan Kasdan manages, along his way from the 1960s to the 1990s, to find Priscilla, the love of his life, only to lose her. Kasdan,...


The Ploughmen

by Kim Zupan Henry Holt and Co. (September 30, 2014)

An NPR Best Book of 2014

A Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection

A "bleak and brilliant" (Minneapolis Star Tribune) debut novel ,"one of the finest evocations of life in Western America in recent...


On the Edge

by Edward St. Aubyn Picador (October 14, 2014)

FROM THE MAN BOOKER–SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF THE PATRICK MELROSE NOVELS

Called "the most brilliant novelist of his generation" (Alan Hollinghurst), Edward St. Aubyn captivated and astonished readers and critics...


The Tattooed Soldier

by Héctor Tobar Picador (October 07, 2014)

Antonio Bernal is a Guatemalan refugee in Los Angeles haunted by memories of his wife and child, who were murdered at the hands of a man marked with yellow ink. In a park near Antonio's apartment, Guillermo...


Lila

National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction 2014

by Marilynne Robinson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 07, 2014)

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award

National Book Award Finalist

A new American classic from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gilead and Housekeeping

Marilynne Robinson, one of the greatest novelists...


Carry Me Back

by Laura Watt St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

In the tradition of Jack Finney's Time and Again, Laura Watt's debut novel Carry Me Back follows one man back in time, this time to revisit the glory days of country music and take a few hard-earned lessons...


The Book of Loss

by Julith Jedamus St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

Set in the perfectly realized world of imperial tenth-century Japan, The Book of Loss is a gripping novel of sexual jealousy at court.

A renowned storyteller and lady-in-waiting to the Empress, the narrator is...


Call Me

by P-P Hartnett St. Martin's Press (September 23, 2014)

Call Me by P-P Hartnett

When Liam decides to begin answering the personal ads of London's gay papers, he is at first bemused and fascinated. After all, it is simply a way to entertain himself and pass the time....


Ancestral Truths

by Sara Maitland Henry Holt and Co. (September 23, 2014)

There were three possible reasons given for the disappearance of the two hikers on Mount Nyangani: the treacherous terrain and climate; the banditos armados; the unforgiving spirit called Chirikuzi. In David'...


Wolf in White Van

by John Darnielle Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 16, 2014)

Long-listed for the 2014 National Book Award in fiction

Winner of the 2015 Alex Award for adult books with special appeal for young adultsWelcome to Trace Italian, a game of strategy and survival! You may now...


Love and War in California

by Oakley Hall St. Martin's Press (September 16, 2014)

The Sweeping Novel of a Twentieth-Century California Life

Love and War in California tells the story, through the eyes of Payton Daltrey, of the last sixty years of an evolving America.

The award-winning author...


No Brakes

by Lois Gould Henry Holt and Co. (September 09, 2014)

A vintage car rally in Northern Ireland--a three-day race over rough country roads through hostile territory where armed patrols shoot to kill. An American woman of a certain age, clever and independent, is...


Island of a Thousand Mirrors

by Nayomi Munaweera St. Martin's Press (September 02, 2014)

Before violence tore apart the tapestry of Sri Lanka and turned its pristine beaches red, there were two families. Yasodhara tells the story of her own Sinhala family, rich in love, with everything they could...


De Potter's Grand Tour

by Joanna Scott Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 02, 2014)

A gripping novel about a seemingly charmed marriage and a mysterious disappearance at sea

In 1905, a tourist agent and amateur antiques collector named Armand de Potter mysteriously disappeared off the coast...


10:04: A Novel

by Ben Lerner Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 02, 2014)

In the last year, the narrator of 10:04 has enjoyed unlikely literary success, has been diagnosed with a potentially fatal medical condition, and has been asked by his best friend to help her conceive a child....


Mrs. Hornstien

by Fredrica Wagman Henry Holt and Co. (August 26, 2014)

Every so often a writer invents a story whose simplicity cannot disguise for more than a few moments a work of radiant beauty and sustained power. Mrs. Hornstien is such a book.

With a raw lyricism all her own,...


The Furies

by Natalie Haynes St. Martin's Press (August 26, 2014)

"Steady pacing paired with well-timed foreshadowing and fully realized characters make this one compelling from the beginning. Fans of Donna Tartt's The Secret History (1992), Erin Kelly's The Poison Tree (2011),...


Small Blessings

by Martha Woodroof St. Martin's Press (August 12, 2014)

From debut novelist Martha Woodroof comes an inspiring tale of a small-town college professor, a remarkable new woman at the bookshop, and the ten-year old son he never knew he had.

Tom Putnam has resigned himself...


Nixoncarver

by Mark Maxwell St. Martin's Press (August 05, 2014)

Richard Nixon and Raymond Carver are walking on a California beach when they meet in this imaginative novel that creates a fictional friendship between the ex-president and the short story writer. In subtle...


A Good School

by Richard Yates Picador (July 29, 2014)

Richard Yates, who died in 1992, is today ranked by many readers, scholars, and critics alongside such titans of modern American fiction as Updike, Roth, Irving, Vonnegut, and Mailer.

In this work, he offers...


The Easter Parade

by Richard Yates Picador (July 29, 2014)

In The Easter Parade, first published in 1976, we meet sisters Sarah and Emily Grimes when they are still the children of divorced parents. We observe the sisters over four decades, watching them grow into two...


The Spark and the Drive

by Wayne Harrison St. Martin's Press (July 15, 2014)

By an award-winning writer of short fiction, a devastatingly powerful debut novel of hero-worship, first love, and betrayal

Justin Bailey is seventeen when he arrives at the shop of legendary muscle car mechanic...


Welcome to Heavenly Heights

by Risa Miller St. Martin's Press (July 08, 2014)

A first novel written by PEN Discovery Award Winner Risa Miller, Welcome to Heavenly Heights describes a group of American Jews who have left the United States, not just to move to Israel, but to live in a settlement...


The Stager

by Susan Coll Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 08, 2014)

The Stager is a comedy of rabbits and real estate in the D.C. suburbs from Susan Coll, the author of Acceptance and Beach Week

Dominique is one very bitter rabbit. His owner, Lars Jorgenson, is a former tennis...


Nobody Is Ever Missing

by Catherine Lacey Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 08, 2014)

Without telling her family, Elyria takes a one-way flight to New Zealand, abruptly leaving her stable but unfulfilling life in Manhattan. As her husband scrambles to figure out what happened to her, Elyria hurtles...


Landline

by Rainbow Rowell St. Martin's Press (July 08, 2014)

#1 New York Times bestselling author! A New York Times Best Seller! Goodreads Choice Award Winner for Best Fiction of 2014! An Indie Next Pick!

From New York Times bestselling author of Eleanor & Park and Fangirl...


High as the Horses' Bridles

by Scott Cheshire Henry Holt and Co. (July 08, 2014)

A Washington Post Top 50 of 2014 Fiction pick

A Wall Street Journal Book of the Year, selected by Phil Klay

Electric Literature 2014: Year of the Debut

A Largehearted Boy Favorite Novel of 2014

Slaughterhouse 90210...


Emeralds Included

Jana Bibi #3

by Betsy Woodman Henry Holt and Co. (July 08, 2014)

Feathers fly and cultures clash as the Jolly Grant House prepares to welcome a special delivery from Scotland

In the third installment of the Jana Bibi series, Betsy Woodman takes us back to the Jolly Grant house...


Cataract City

by Craig Davidson Graywolf Press (July 08, 2014)

A searing novel about two friends on opposite sides of the law, from the author of Rust and Bone, "a writer of immense power" (Peter Straub)

On the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, life beyond the tourist trade...


Thirty Seconds

by Michael J. Arlen Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 17, 2014)

Thirty Seconds is a look at the advertising industry by Michael J. Arlen.


The Lightning Cage

by Alan Wall St. Martin's Press (July 01, 2014)

Alan Wall's The Lightning Cage is a gothic, metaphysical novel given the speed and strength of a thriller.

A former seminarian, Christopher Bayliss abandons his studies in Rome and returns to England, determined...


Leaving Disneyland

by Alexander Parsons St. Martin's Press (July 01, 2014)

In Alexander Parsons's Leaving Disneyland, Doc Kane is sixteen years into a twenty-year murder sentence. Days away from a parole hearing, he means to get out and start a new life as a Square John--a law-abiding...


How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky

by Lydia Netzer St. Martin's Press (July 01, 2014)

Lydia Netzer, the award-winning author of Shine Shine Shine, weaves a mind-bending, heart-shattering love story that asks, "Can true love exist if it's been planned from birth?"

Like a jewel shimmering in a Midwest...


Friendship

by Emily Gould Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 01, 2014)

A novel about two friends learning the difference between getting older and growing up

Bev Tunney and Amy Schein have been best friends for years; now, at thirty, they're at a crossroads. Bev is a Midwestern...


The Stories We Tell

by Patti Callahan Henry St. Martin's Press (June 24, 2014)

Bestselling author Patti Callahan Henry is back with

a powerful novel about the stories we tell and the people we trust.

Eve and Cooper Morrison are Savannah's power couple. They're on every artistic board and...


Paris Trance

by Geoff Dyer Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 24, 2014)

People talk about love at first sight, about the way that men and women fall for each other immediately, but there is also such a thing as friendship at first sight.

Luke moves to Paris with the idea of writing...


Say Goodbye to Sam

by Michael J. Arlen Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 17, 2014)

It will come as no surprise that Michael J. Arlen's first novel is at once romantic, disturbing, and original, an artistic achievement of impressive subtlety and force.

A famous father and his estranged son meet...


Kilometer 99

by Tyler McMahon St. Martin's Press (June 17, 2014)

Malia needs to leave El Salvador. A surfer and aspiring engineer, she came to Central America as a Peace Corps volunteer and fell in love with Ben. Malia's past year has been perfect: her weeks spent building...


Abroad

by Katie Crouch Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 17, 2014)

Not since Donna Tartt's The Secret History has a novel this intoxicating captured the headiness and dark temptations of university life.

The old Etruscan city of Grifonia swarms with year-abroad students—thousands...


The Girl Who Was Saturday Night

by Heather O'neill Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 03, 2014)

An enchanting story of twins, fame, and heartache by the much-praised author of Lullabies for Little Criminals

Heather O'Neill charmed readers in the hundreds of thousands with her sleeper hit, Lullabies for...


Fast Greens

by Turk Pipkin St. Martin's Press (May 27, 2014)

In a timeless story of golf in the Kingdom of Texas, a young caddie gets in a deadly grudge match among a world of liars, cheats, and hustlers. Searching for the meaning of golf and life---and for the father...


The Clarinet Polka

by Keith Maillard St. Martin's Press (May 27, 2014)

Author Keith Maillard received critical acclaim with his novel Gloria, which told the story of a young woman on the cusp of womanhood in a town called Raysburg, West Virginia. In this book, The Clarinet Polka...


The Search

by Geoff Dyer Graywolf Press (May 20, 2014)

"A short, brilliant novel, The Search offers more in 150 pages than most books twice that length." —The Guardian

Walker meets Rachel at a glamorous party by the bay. When she turns up at his apartment two days...


Lost for Words

Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2014

by Edward St. Aubyn Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 20, 2014)

Edward St. Aubyn is "great at dissecting an entire social world" (Michael Chabon, Los Angeles Times)

Edward St. Aubyn's Patrick Melrose novels were some of the most celebrated works of fiction of the past decade....