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The Eight Strokes of the Clock

by Maurice Leblanc Standard Ebooks (May 02, 2019)

Trying to escape from her boring life, Hortense Daniel meets the mysterious Prince Rénine (or should we say Arsène Lupin?) who enlists her help to solve eight mysteries, starting with one that is for her very...


The Hill of Dreams

by Arthur Machen Standard Ebooks (October 31, 2019)

The novel recounts the life of a young man, Lucian Taylor, focusing on his dreamy childhood in rural Wales, in a town based on Caerleon. The Hill of Dreams of the title is an old Roman fort where Lucian has...


Monsieur Lecoq

by Emile Gaboriau Standard Ebooks (July 24, 2019)

The third Lecoq novel goes back to the beginning, to Monsieur Lecoq’s first case, the case that began his reputation as a master of detection, master of disguise, and master of detail. The case begins simply:...


Black Beauty

by Anna Sewell Standard Ebooks (November 28, 2019)

Black Beauty is Anna Sewell's only novel, composed in the last years of her life between 1871 and 1877 while confined to her house as an invalid.

The story is told in the first person as an autobiographical memoir...


Middlemarch

by George Eliot Standard Ebooks (November 26, 2019)

“George Eliot” was the pen-name of Mary Ann Evans, one of the greatest of English novelists of the Victorian era. Her long novel Middlemarch, subtitled A Study of Provincial Life, is generally considered...


Lost in the Spanish Quarter

by Heddi Goodrich HarperVia (September 10, 2019)

Told with the intimacy and ferocity of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels and set in the passionate, intense, and crumbling neighborhood known as the Spanish Quarter of Naples, comes a tale of two students...


Little Lord Fauntleroy

by Frances Hodgson Burnett Standard Ebooks (November 03, 2019)

In Little Lord Fauntleroy, an American boy named Cedric is transported from the impoverished streets of New York City to the grandeur of his ancestral home, Dorincourt Castle. Here he learns how to become an...


The Dutch House

by Ann Patchett Harper (September 24, 2019)

A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!

From the New York Times bestselling author of Commonwealth and State of Wonder, comes Ann Patchett’s most powerful novel to date: a richly moving story that explores...


It Would Be Night in Caracas

by Karina Sainz Borgo & Elizabeth Bryer HarperVia (October 15, 2019)

Told with gripping intensity, It Would be Night in Caracas chronicles one woman’s desperate battle to survive amid the dangerous, sometimes deadly, turbulence of modern Venezuela and the lengths she must go...


The German House

by Annette Hess & Elisabeth Lauffer HarperVia (December 03, 2019)

A December 2019 Indie Next Pick! 

Set against the Frankfurt Auschwitz Trials of 1963, Annette Hess’s international bestseller is a harrowing yet ultimately uplifting coming-of-age story about a young female...


The Silent Canary

by Johanna Read Little, Brown and Company (August 13, 2019)

Inspired by a late-night double feature of Humphrey Bogart films, Julia Zax takes a job as an assistant for a Los Angeles private investigator working out of a garage in an abandoned Hollywood studio. Her friends...


Green Sky at Night

by Johanna Read Little, Brown and Company (August 13, 2019)

Most of the Andersons left Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota, years ago-and with good reason. With the iron mines of the Front Range now largely barren, the family have all left to make their lives in more hospitable places....


Baby Sings the Blues

by Johanna Read Little, Brown and Company (August 13, 2019)

After a failed attempt to build a career for herself as an opera singer in Vienna, Kate Farraday returns home to New York expecting to fall back into the boring life that her parents and older sisters always...


The Red Turtle

by Johanna Read Little, Brown and Company (August 13, 2019)

Darren LeMahieu has worked the bar at the Red Turtle on New Orleans's Frenchman Street for as long as he can remember. Truth is, he can't remember most of it. But a remarkable friendship with his new bouncer...


Water Shall Refuse Them

by Lucie McKnight Hardy Dead Ink (July 04, 2019)

“A coming of age story where the threat of violence shimmers like a heat haze.” – Andrew Michael Hurley, The Loney “Something strong, vivid and disquieting grows tall from Folk Horror soil in this novel.”...


The Ghost Factory

by Jenny McCartney Fourth Estate (March 21, 2019)

A powerful debut set in Belfast and London in the latter years of the twentieth century.

The Troubles turned Northern Ireland into a ghost factory: as the manufacturing industry withered, the death business...


Mara Saves the Sea

by Shalanta Boli Library For All (June 27, 2019)

Mara is very excited to see her friends in the deep deep ocean! But what will she do when she finds out they're sick!


Vivian

by Christina Hesselholdt & Paul Russell Garrett Fitzcarraldo Editions (June 19, 2019)

With Vivian, her second novel to be published in English, Christina Hesselholdt delves into the world of the enigmatic American photographer Vivian Maier (1926–2009), whose unique body of work only reached...


Grandpa’s Bamboo Flute

by John Kaupa Gonapa Library For All (May 10, 2019)

Sometimes when sit by the fire I hear strange music. Ah, it’s just Grandpa playing his old bamboo flute.

Reading Level 3

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: grandparents; family; traditions; spiritual beliefs....


Mumu for Kurabi’s Birthday

by Jordan Dean Library For All (May 02, 2019)

It is Kurabi's birthday and his family is preparing a traditional meal called a mumu. They will use hot stones and banana leaves to cool a delicious dinner! Reading Level 3 Keywords: traditions; cooking; celebrations;...


In Dependence

by Sarah Ladipo Manyika CASSAVA REPUBLIC (May 14, 2019)

In the early sixties, Tayo Ajayi sails to England from Nigeria to take up a scholarship at Oxford University. There he discovers a whole generation high on visions of a new and better world. He meets Vanessa...


Night Swimming

by Doreen Finn Mercier Press (May 03, 2019)

It is summer 1976 and a heatwave is gripping Ireland. Nine-year-old Megan lives in a redbrick house in Dublin with her mother, a beautiful and lonely artist, and her grandmother; her father's whereabouts are...


Sita Under The Crescent Moon

by Annie Ali Khan S&S India (June 18, 2019)

In present-day Pakistan, in the far corners of Lyari in Karachi, or

Hingol in Balochistan, or Thatta in Sindh, tightly knit groups of women

keep alive the folklore, songs and legends of Sati—their name for...


Gega Goes To The Market

by Delma Venudi-Geary Library For All (May 02, 2019)

Gega visits the market with her mum. Into the bilum go lots of vegetables to cook a tasty dinner for her hungry family. Reading Level 1 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: shopping; food; cooking; family.


Moonstomp

by Tim Wells Unbound Digital (June 27, 2019)

AGGRO ON THE STREETS OF LONDON!

1979: punk, reggae, boots, braces, button-down shirts. Packed full of music, style, and bovver, Moonstomp is the written in blood story of a teenage skinhead who’s also a werewolf....


The Wall in the Head

by Christopher Beanland Unbound Digital (May 30, 2019)

A black comedy about love, loss, the death of dreams, failure, bad TV, bad jokes, brutalist buildings. And Birmingham.


Snegurochka

by Judith Heneghan Salt (April 25, 2019)

‘Something terrible is happening here. Something terrible has already happened.’

Snegurochka opens in Kiev in 1992, one year after Ukraine’s declaration of independence. Rachel, a troubled young English...


Your Fault

by Andrew Cowan Salt (May 15, 2019)

Set in a 1960s English new town, Your Fault charts one boy’s childhood from first memory to first love. A year older in each chapter, Peter’s story is told to him by his future self as he attempts to recreate...


Tiny Love

by Larry Brown & Jonathan Miles Algonquin Books (November 26, 2019)

"Larry Brown wrote the way the best singers sing: with honesty, grit, and the kind of raw emotion that stabs you right in the heart. He was a singular American treasure." —Tim McGraw

A career-spanning collection, ...


Necessary People

by Anna Pitoniak Little, Brown and Company (May 21, 2019)

One of them has it all. One of them wants it all. Only one of them can win.

Stella Bradley is beautiful, rich, and very good at getting herself into trouble. Violet Trapp is smart, self-aware, and laser-focused...


The Polyglot Lover

by Lina Wolff & Saska Vogel And Other Stories (May 02, 2019)

‘Do you have to stare like that?’ I asked.

‘Think about the actors in porn. They’ve got no problem showing themselves off.’

‘Think about when I broke your nose,’ I replied.

Ellinor is thirty-six....


The Dearly Beloved

by Cara Wall Simon & Schuster (August 13, 2019)

***A Today show “Read with Jenna” Book Club Selection***

“A moving portrait of love and friendship set against a backdrop of social change.” —The New York Times Book Review (Editor’s Choice)

“Here...


The Miseducation of Henry Cane

by Charles Brooks Simon & Schuster (August 06, 2019)

A stunning coming-of-age novel about one young man's eye-opening sexual awakening at the hands of an intriguing older woman.

Henry Cane knows exactly what he’s going to do with the rest of his life.

That’s...


Who Are You, Calvin Bledsoe?

by Brock Clarke Algonquin Books (August 27, 2019)

“A story in which anything and everything can happen, and mostly does. This is a book of many trips—across oceans, back to the past, and, most profoundly, into the infinite deep space of the human heart....


The Scent of God

by Saikat Majumdar S&S India (January 22, 2019)

In an elite all-boys’ boarding school run by a Hindu monastic order in late-twentieth century India, things aren’t what they look like on the surface…

Anirvan, a young student, is fascinated by the music...


Supermarket

by Bobby Hall Simon & Schuster (March 26, 2019)

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The stunning debut novel from one of the most creative artists of our generation, Bobby Hall, a.k.a. Logic.

“Bobby Hall has crafted a mind-bending first novel, with prose that is...


Fled

by Meg Keneally Arcade (July 09, 2019)

Based on the life of an incredible historical heroine, a harrowing journey in search of love, justice, and freedom, told by the daughter of best-selling author Thomas Keneally (Schindler's List)

Jenny Gwyn has...


The Bobcat

by Katherine Forbes Riley Arcade (June 18, 2019)

** Longlisted for The Center for Fiction's best debut novel of 2019 **

With the hypnotic intensity of Emily Fridlund’s The History of Wolves and Fiona McFarlane’s The Night Guest, Katherine Forbes Riley...


Year of the Orphan

by Daniel Findlay Arcade (May 07, 2019)

The Road meets Mad Max in this stunning debut with a gutsy, badass young female protagonist—for fans of Station 11, The Passage, and Riddley Walker.

In a post-apocalyptic future where survivors scavenge in...


Bitter Leaves

by Tabatha Stirling Unbound Digital (February 07, 2019)

Welcome to the black heart of Singapore’s maid culture, where a woman’s life is cheap in one of the richest countries in the world. Here are the voices of the unheard, of maid and employer, of village girl...


Bobby Denise is Reigning Rampant

by Daniel Ross Unbound Digital (February 07, 2019)

Bobby Denise feels no guilt for what he did. So please, for the love of God, stop asking him about it. In 1985, one of the best stage magicians in Las Vegas ended his career in front of a horrified paying audience....


We Are All Good People Here

by Susan Rebecca White Atria Books (August 06, 2019)

From the author of A Place at the Table and A Soft Place to Land, an “intense, complex, and wholly immersive” (Joshilyn Jackson, New York Times bestselling author) multigenerational novel that explores the...


Soul of the Border

by Matteo Righetto Atria Books (June 11, 2019)

In this exhilarating coming-of-age tale set in the late 19th century, a daring young woman braves the wilds of the mountainous Austrian-Italian border—and the dangerous men who conspired with her missing father...


Paris, 7 A.M.

by Liza Wieland Simon & Schuster (June 11, 2019)

The acclaimed, award-winning author of A Watch of Nightingales imagines in a sweeping and stunning novel what happened to the poet Elizabeth Bishop during three life-changing weeks she spent in Paris amidst...


Riots I Have Known

by Ryan Chapman Simon & Schuster (May 21, 2019)

Center for Fiction 2019 First Novel Prize Long List

“Dark, daring, and laugh-out-loud hilarious, Riots I Have Known is one of the smartest—and best—novels of the year.”—NPR

“Chapman establishes himself...


The Obsoletes

by Simeon Mills Gallery Books (May 14, 2019)

The Obsoletes is a thought-provoking coming-of-age novel about two human-like teen robots navigating high school, basketball, and potentially life-threatening consequences if their true origins are discovered...


The Summer We Lost Her

by Tish Cohen Gallery Books (June 04, 2019)

For fans of Jodi Picoult and Anna Quindlen, comes an “astonishingly profound…exquisitely written drama” (Caroline Leavitt, New York Times bestselling author of Pictures of You) about a husband and a wife,...


Going Dutch

by James Gregor Simon & Schuster (August 20, 2019)

* MOST ANTICIPATED SUMMER READING SELECTION BY * ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY * BUZZFEED *

“In this intelligent, entertaining and elegantly written novel, James Gregor pulls off something many psychological novelists...


Ask Again, Yes

by Mary Beth Keane Scribner (May 28, 2019)

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

**The Tonight Show Summer Reads Pick**

“One of the most unpretentiously profound books I've read in a long time…modestly magnificent.” —Maureen Corrigan, Fresh Air

“A...


The Stationery Shop

by Marjan Kamali Gallery Books (June 18, 2019)

From the award-winning author of Together Tea—a debut novel hailed as “compassionate, funny, and wise” by Jill Davis, bestselling author of Girls’ Poker Night—comes a powerful love story exploring...