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The Missing Treasures of Amy Ashton

Eleanor Ray · Gallery Books
Format: Hardcover

comes a funny and tender debut about a reclusive artist whose collection has gotten out of control - but whose unexpected friendship with a pair of new neighbors might be just what she needs to start over.Amy Ashton once dreamed of becoming an artist - of creating beautiful objects. But now she simply...
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The Siren

Katherine St. John
Format: Book

In the midst of a sizzling hot summer, some of Hollywood's most notorious faces are assembled on the idyllic Caribbean island of St. Genesius to film The Siren, starring dangerously handsome megastar Cole Power playing opposite his ex-wife, Stella Rivers. The surefire...

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The Last Green Valley: A Novel

Mark Sullivan
Format: Hardcover

In late March 1944, as Stalin's forces push into Ukraine, young Emil and Adeline Martel must make a terrible decision: Do they wait for the Soviet bear's intrusion and risk being sent to Siberia? Or do they reluctantly follow the wolves - murderous Nazi officers who have pledged...
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Animal: A Novel

Lisa Taddeo · Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

Honestly, sometimes I think it's the only recourse. Killing men in times like these. Joan has spent a lifetime enduring the cruel acts of men. But when one of them commits a shocking act of violence in front of her, she flees New York City in search of Alice, the only person alive who can help...
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The Nine Lives of Rose Napolitano: A Novel

Donna Freitas
Format: Hardcover

In every woman there are many stories . . . Rose Napolitano is fighting with her husband, Luke, about prenatal vitamins. She promised she'd take them, but didn't. He promised before they got married that he'd never want children, but now he's changed his mind. Their marriage...
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My Ride or Die: A Novel

Leslie Cohen · William Morrow Paperbacks
Format: Paperback

A timely and hilarious millennial women's fiction novel about two friends who decide to give up their search for a perfect man and devote their lives to each other - but their careful plan soon begins to unravel with unexpected consequences. Fall in love. Get married. Turn to your...

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The Incredible Winston Browne

Sean Dietrich
Format: Hardcover

Sometimes ordinary people do the most extraordinary things of all.In the small, sleepy town of Moab, Florida, folks live for ice cream socials, Jackie Robinson, and the local paper's weekly gossip column. For decades Sheriff Winston Browne has watched over Moab with a generous eye,...
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The Living Sea of Waking Dreams: A novel

Richard Flanagan · Knopf
Format: Book

In a world of perennial fire and growing extinctions, Anna's aged mother is dying--if her three children would just allow it. Condemned by their pity to living, subjected to increasingly desperate medical interventions, she instead turns her focus to her hospital window, through...

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Impostor Syndrome: A Novel

Kathy Wang
Format: Book

In 2006 Julia Lerner is living in Moscow, a recent university graduate in computer science, when she’s recruited by Russia’s largest intelligence agency. By 2018 she’s in Silicon Valley as COO of Tangerine, one of America’s most famous technology companies. In between...

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The Fourth Child: A Novel

Jessica Winter

"A beautifully observed and thrillingly honest novel about the dark corners of family life and the long, complicated search for understanding and grace." - Jenny Offill, author of Dept. of Speculation and Weather"The Fourth Child is keen and beautiful and heartbreaking - an exploration...
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Seven Days in June

Tia Williams · Grand Central Publishing
Format: Hardcover

. Brooklynite Eva Mercy is a single mom and bestselling erotica writer, who is feeling pressed from all sides. Shane Hall is a reclusive, enigmatic, award-winning literary author who, to everyone's surprise, shows up in New York. When Shane and Eva meet unexpectedly at a literary event,...
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Lurkers

Sandi Tan · Soho Press
Format: Hardcover

In a suburban LA neighborhood, neighbors keep wary distance and at times collide, propelled by desire, fury, and mischief. Precocious Korean American sisters Mira and Rosemary find their world rocked by a suicide; a charismatic and creepy drama teacher grooms his students; an aging gay horror...
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The Last Exiles: A Novel

Ann Shin · Park Row; Original edition
Format: Hardcover

An unforgettable saga inspired by true events, The Last Exiles is a searing portrait of a young couple in Pyongyang and their fight for love and freedomJin and Suja met and fell in love while studying at university in Pyongyang. She was a young journalist from a prominent family, while...
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Girl in the Walls: A Novel

A. J. Gnuse
Format: Book

Elise knows every inch of the house. She knows which boards will creak. She knows where the gaps are in the walls. She knows which parts can take her in, hide her away. It’s home, after all. The home her parents made for her, before they were taken from her in a car crash. And home...

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Silverview: A Novel

John le Carré · Viking
Format: Hardcover

Julian Lawndsley has renounced his high-flying job in the city for a simpler life running a bookshop in a small English seaside town. But only a couple of months into his new career, Julian's evening is disrupted by a visitor. Edward, a Polish émigré living in Silverview, the big house...
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The Dictionary of Lost Words: A Novel

Pip Williams · Ballantine Books
Format: Hardcover

Esme is born into a world of words. Motherless and irrepressibly curious, she spends her childhood in the Scriptorium, a garden shed in Oxford where her father and a team of dedicated lexicographers are collecting words for the very first Oxford English Dictionary. Young Esme's place...
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The Thousand Crimes of Ming Tsu

Tom Lin · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

The Thousand Crimes of Ming Tsu is a fierce new version of the Westward Dream." - Jonathan Lethem, author of Motherless BrooklynOrphaned as a baby, Ming Tsu, the son of Chinese immigrants, is raised by the notorious leader of a California crime syndicate, who trains him to be his deadly...
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The Parted Earth

Anjali Enjeti · Hub City Press
Format: Hardcover

Spanning more than half a century and cities from New Delhi to Atlanta, Anjali Enjeti's debut is a heartfelt and human portrait of the long shadow of the Partition of India on the lives of three generations of women. The story begins in August 1947. Unrest plagues the streets of New Delhi...
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Passage West: A Novel

Rishi Reddi · Ecco
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping, vibrant first novel following a family of Indian sharecroppers at the onset of World War I, revealing a little-known part of California history1913: Ram Singh arrives in California's Imperial Valley, reluctantly accepting his friend Karak's offer to come work on a small...
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A Shadow in the Ember

Jennifer L. Armentrout · ‎Blue Box Press
Format: Paperback

Born shrouded in the veil of the Primals, a Maiden as the Fates promised, Seraphena Mierel's future has never been hers. Chosen before birth to uphold the desperate deal her ancestor struck to save his people, Sera must leave behind her life and offer herself to the Primal of Death...
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Vulnerable AF

Tarriona Ball · Andrews McMeel Publishing
Format: Paperback

The real-life story of a relationship in the author's past told in verse and short prose pieces. Relatable and honest, with Tank's signature mix of whimsy and realness, Vulnerable AF is about the difference between love and infatuation, the danger and confusion of losing yourself...
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We Two Alone: Stories

Jack Wang · HarperVia
Format: Hardcover

Praised as "utterly remarkable" and "deeply resonant" by Pulitzer Prize-winning authors Viet Thanh Nguyen and Robert Olen Butler, a bold and brilliant debut collection, in the vein of The Refugees, which dramatizes the Chinese diaspora across the globe over the past...
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The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata

Gina Apostol · Soho Press
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

The first ever US publication of Gina Apostol's Philippine National Book Award-winning novel.The story of Raymundo Mata, a visually impaired member of a 19th century anti-Spanish Philippine revolutionary society, is a polyphonic whirlwind of voices and histories. Told in the form of a memoir,...
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