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The Freedman's Story

by William Parker Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

The manuscript of the following pages has been handed to me with the request that I would revise it for publication, or weave its facts into a story which should show the fitness of the Southern black for the...


The Dutch House

by Ann Patchett Harper (September 24, 2019)

Ann Patchett, the New York Times bestselling author of Commonwealth and State of Wonder, returns with her most powerful novel to date: a richly moving story that explores the indelible bond between two siblings,...


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 Nobodies

by Liza Palmer Flatiron Books (September 10, 2019)

“Liza Palmer's voice is fresh, exciting, and necessary. She's a must-read author.” —Taylor Jenkins Reid, author of Daisy Jones & the Six

Charmingly candid, hilarious, and deeply moving, The Nobodies is...


Things You Save in a Fire

by Katherine Center St. Martin's Publishing Group (August 13, 2019)

**INDIE NEXT PICK FOR AUGUST**

**AN AUGUST 2019 LIBRARYREADS SELECTION**

**BOOK OF THE MONTH PICK FOR JULY**

**AN AMAZON EDITOR’S PICK FOR AUGUST**

“Center gives readers a sharp and witty exploration of love...


Hunter's Moon

by Philip Caputo Henry Holt and Co. (August 06, 2019)

"Powerful....Caputo's wisdom runs deep. Few writers have better captured the emotional lives of men." The New York Times Book Review

From Philip Caputothe author of A Rumor of War, The Longest Road, and...


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!


Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe

by Heather Webber Tom Doherty Associates (July 16, 2019)

Heather Webber's Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe is a captivating blend of magical realism, heartwarming romance, and small-town Southern charm.

Nestled in the mountain shadows of Alabama lies the little town...


The Wind That Lays Waste

by Selva Almada Graywolf Press (July 09, 2019)

A taut, lyrical portrait of four people thrown together on a single day in rural Argentina

The Wind That Lays Waste begins in the great pause before a storm. Reverend Pearson is evangelizing across the Argentinian...


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;...


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.


The Flatshare

by Beth O'Leary Flatiron Books (May 28, 2019)

What if your roommate is your soul mate? A joyful, quirky romantic comedy, Beth O'Leary's The Flatshare is a feel-good novel about finding love in the most unexpected of ways.

Tiffy and Leon share an apartment....


The Organs of Sense

by Adam Ehrlich Sachs Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 21, 2019)

"This book is only for people who like joy, absurdity, passion, genius, dry wit, youthful folly, amusing historical arcana, or telescopes." —Rivka Galchen, author of Little Labors and American Innovations

In...


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...


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...


The Gulf

by Belle Boggs Graywolf Press (April 02, 2019)

A hilarious send-up of writing workshops, for-profit education, and the gulf between believers and nonbelievers

Marianne is in a slump: barely able to support herself by teaching, not making progress on her poetry,...


If Cats Disappeared from the World

by Genki Kawamura & Eric Selland Flatiron Books (March 12, 2019)

The international phenomenon that has sold more than two million copies, If Cats Disappeared from the World is a heartwarming, funny, and profound meditation on the meaning of life.

The young postman’s days...


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...


The Peacock Feast

by Lisa Gornick Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 05, 2019)

From “one of the most perceptive, compassionate writers of fiction in America...immensely talented and brave” (Michael Schaub, NPR), a historical saga about love, class, and the past we never escape.

The...


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...


All the Water in the World

by Karen Raney Scribner (August 06, 2019)

A stunning debut novel about a teenage girl and her mother as they grapple with first love, family secrets, and tragedy.

Maddy is sixteen. Smart, funny, and profound, she has loyal friends, a mother with whom...


The Need

by Helen Phillips Simon & Schuster (July 09, 2019)

* BEST OF 2019 SUMMER READING *

THE NEW YORK TIMES * VANITY FAIR * O, THE OPRAH MAGAINZE * ELLE * VULTURE * NYLON * OPRAHMAG.COM * THRILLIST * BUSTLE * NEWSWEEK * STAR TRIBUNE (MINNEAPOLIS) * MILWAUKEE JOURNAL...


A Keeper

by Graham Norton Atria Books (August 13, 2019)

From Graham Norton—the BAFTA-award-winning Irish television host and author of the “charming debut novel” (New York Journal of Books) Holding, a masterly and haunting tale of secrets and ill-fated love...


The Road Home

by Richard Paul Evans Simon & Schuster (May 07, 2019)

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Richard Paul Evans, the dramatic conclusion in the riveting Broken Road trilogy—a powerful redemption story about finding happiness on a pilgrimage across iconic Route...


Into the Jungle

by Erica Ferencik Gallery/Scout Press (May 28, 2019)

Featured in the New York Times Book Review Summer Reading Guide * A Crime by the Book “Most Anticipated” Novel * Featured in the New York Post Summer Round Up * Starred Publishers Weekly Review * A Publishers...