Fiction

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Updated February 23, 2024
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The Librarianist
Patrick deWitt
NATIONAL BESTSELLER From bestselling and award-winning author Patrick deWitt comes the story of Bob Comet, a man who has lived his life through and for literature, unaware that his own experience is a poignant and affecting narrative in itself.  Bob Comet is a retired librarian...
The Fraud
Zadie Smith
The New York Times bestseller * One of the New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year * One of NPR's Best Books of the Year * Named a Best Book of the Year by Publishers Weekly "[A] brilliant new entry in Smith's catalog . . . The Fraud is not a...
Tom Lake
Ann Patchett
A Best in Fiction Book for 2023 #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK In this beautiful and moving novel about family, love, and growing up, Ann Patchett once again proves herself one of America's finest writers. "Patchett...
THE VASTER WILDS
Groff, Lauren
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2023 NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY NPR, TIME, ESQUIRE, VOGUE, LA TIMES, SLATE, HARPER'S BAZAAR and others "Part historical, part...
Hello Beautiful
Ann Napolitano
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK * From the author of Dear Edward comes a "powerfully affecting" (People) family story that asks: Can love make a broken person whole? "Another tender tearjerker . . . Napolitano chronicles life's...
North Woods
Daniel Mason
A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR A WASHINGTON POST TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR * FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD A sweeping novel about a single house in the woods of New England, told through the lives of...
The Invisible Hour
Alice Hoffman
The latest New York Times bestseller from beloved author Alice Hoffman celebrates the enduring magic of books and is a "wonderful story of love and growth" (Stephen King). One June day when Mia Jacob can no longer see a way to survive, the power of words saves her. The...
The Bee Sting
Paul Murray
One of The New York Times Top 10 Books of 2023 Winner of the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2023 and the 2023 Nero Book Award for Fiction Shortlisted for the 2023 Booker Prize and the 2024 Writers' Prize for Fiction ...
CROOK MANIFESTO
Whitehead, Colson
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * The two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author of Harlem Shuffle continues his Harlem saga in a powerful and hugely-entertaining novel that summons 1970s New York in all its seedy glory. A Best Book of the Year: The New...
Let Us Descend
Jesmyn Ward
OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK * Instant New York Times Bestseller * Named one of the best books of 2023 by The Washington Post, Vanity Fair, The Boston Globe, Time, The New Yorker, and more. "Nothing short of epic,...
The Guest
Emma Cline
NATIONAL BESTSELLER * A young woman pretends to be someone she isn't in this "spellbinding" (Vogue), "smoldering" (The Washington Post) novel by the New York Times bestselling author of The Girls.   "Under Cline's command, every...
Wellness
Nathan Hill
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK * AN NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR * The New York Times best-selling author of The Nix is back with a poignant and witty novel about a modern marriage and the bonds that keep people together. Mining the...
Pineapple Street
Jenny Jackson
A New York Times bestseller | A Good Morning America Book Club Pick Chosen as a best book of the year by The New York Times | Time | NPR | USA Today | Elle | Harper's Bazaar | Town & Country | Vogue | BBC | POPSUGAR |...
I AM HOMELESS IF THIS IS NOT MY HOME
Moore, Lorrie
A NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST * A NEW YORKER ESSENTIAL READ * From "one of the most acute and lasting writers of her generation" (The New York Times)--a ghost story set in the nineteenth and twenty-first centuries, an elegiac consideration of grief,...
Lady Tan's Circle of Women
Lisa See
*NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!* From "one of those special writers capable of delivering both poetry and plot" (The New York Times Book Review) an immersive historical novel inspired by the true story of a woman physician in 15th-century China--perfect for fans of...
Family Lore
Elizabeth Acevedo
NATIONAL BESTSELLER A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK! Shortlisted for The Center for Fiction 2023 First Novel Prize From National Book Award-winning author Elizabeth Acevedo comes the story of one Dominican American family told through the voices of its women<...
Hang the Moon
Jeannette Walls
"A rollicking tale." --The Washington Post *"Propulsive." --Associated Press * "Wild, smart, energetic." --Los Angeles Times * "Brilliant and effervescent." --NPR From the #1 bestselling author of The Glass Castle, the instant New York Times bestseller a...
Prophet Song
Paul Lynch
WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2023 * NATIONAL BESTSELLER On a dark, wet evening in Dublin, scientist and mother-of-four Eilish Stack answers her front door to find two officers from Ireland's newly formed secret police on her step. They have arrived to interrogate her husband, a...
Learned by Heart
Emma Donoghue
"A wrenching love story" (Chris Bohjalian, The Washington Post) based on the true story of two girls who fall secretly, deeply, and dangerously in love at boarding school in 19th century York, from the bestselling author of Room and The Wonder. Drawing on years of...
The Armor of Light
Ken Follett
An epic continuation of the series that began with The Pillars of the Earth, The Armor of Light heralds a new dawn for Kingsbridge, England, where progress clashes with tradition, class struggles push into every part of society, and war in Europe engulfs the entire continent and...
Dayswork
Chris Bachelder
In the endless days of the pandemic, a woman spends her time sorting fact from fiction in the life and work of Herman Melville. As she delves into Melville's impulsive purchase of a Massachusetts farmhouse, his fevered revision of Moby-Dick there, his intense friendship with neighbor Nathaniel...
Witness: Stories
Jamel Brinkley
A Best Book of the Year: The New York Times Book Review, NPR, The New Yorker, Los Angeles Times, Oprah Daily, Elle, The Boston Globe, Kirkus Reviews, BookPage, Electric Literature, Library Journal, Commonweal Magazine
The House of Doors
Tan Twan Eng
LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE LONGLISTED FOR THE WALTER SCOTT PRIZE FOR HISTORICAL FICTION INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORKER, NPR, SLATE, THE FINANCIAL TIMES, AND A WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE WORK
Terrace Story
Hilary Leichter
From the author of the acclaimed novel Temporary, an intimate exploration of time, a fable about love, an epic daydream for a broken-hearted world Annie, Edward, and their young daughter, Rose, live in a cramped apartment. One night, without warning, they find a beautiful terrace...
Somebody's Fool
Richard Russo
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls returns to North Bath, in upstate New York, and to the characters that captured the hearts and imaginations of millions of readers in his beloved best sellers Nobody's Fool and Everybody's...
Study for Obedience
Sarah Bernstein
WINNER OF THE 2023 SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE Shortlisted for the 2023 Booker Prize Included in Granta's Best of Young British Novelists 2023 For readers of Shirley Jackson, Iain Reid, and Claire-Louise Bennett, a haunting, compressed masterwork from an extraordinary new...
No Two Persons
Erica Bauermeister
One book. Nine readers. Ten changed lives. New York Times bestselling author Erica Bauermeister's No Two Persons is "a gloriously original celebration of fiction, and the ways it deepens our lives."* That was the beauty of books, wasn't it? They took you...
THE RACHEL INCIDENT
O'Donoghue, Caroline
A TIME, NPR, and LitHub Best Book of the Year * A USA TODAY BESTSELLER * A brilliantly funny novel about friends, lovers, Ireland in chaos, and a young woman desperately trying to manage all three "O'Donoghue deepens the familiar coming-of-age...
The Making of Another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece: A novel
Tom Hanks
NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER * AN NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR * From the legendary actor and best-selling author: a novel about the making of a star-studded, multimillion-dollar superhero action film...and the humble comic books that inspired it. Funny, touching, and wonderfully thought...
Baumgartner
Paul Auster
A taut yet expansive novel of love, memory, and grief from Paul Auster, best-selling, award-winning author and "one of the great American prose stylists of our time"  - New York Times Paul Auster's brilliant eighteenth novel opens with a scorched...
This Is Salvaged: Stories
Vauhini Vara
Pushing intimacy to its limits in prose of unearthly beauty, Vauhini Vara explores the nature of being a child, parent, friend, sibling, neighbor, or lover, and the relationships between self and others. A young girl reads the encyclopedia to her elderly neighbor, who is descending into...
The English Experience
Julie Schumacher
A NEW YORKER BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR * Beleaguered Professor Jason Fitger chaperones Payne University's annual "Experience: Abroad" to London and beyond, with eleven undergrads in tow * The bestselling author of Dear Committee Members and The Shakespeare Requirement...
BANYAN MOON: A READ WITH JENNA PICK
Thai, Thao
A TODAY Show #ReadWithJenna Book Club Pick "A riveting mother-daughter tale." -- Elle "Radiant. ... An intimate account of one family's planting of roots in American soil and the sacrifices great and small that each member makes along the way." -- Washington Post A...
Old God's time /
Barry, Sebastian,
LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE Named a Best Book of 2023 by the New Yorker, Washington Post, NPR, and Kirkus Reviews "You should be reading Sebastian Barry. [He] has a special understanding of the human heart." --The Atlantic
The Late Americans
Brandon Taylor
INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF THE YEAR BY VOGUE, ELLE, OPRAH DAILY, THE WASHINGTON POST, BUZZFEED AND VULTURE "Erudite, intimate, hilarious, poignant . . . A gorgeously written novel of youth's promise, of...
THE RIVER WE REMEMBER
Krueger, William Kent
AN EDGAR AWARD NOMINEE In 1958, a small Minnesota town is rocked by a shocking murder, pouring fresh fuel on old grievances in this dazzling novel, an instant New York Times bestseller and "a work of art" (The Denver Post). On Memorial Day...
Loot
Tania James
LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN FICTION * A spellbinding historical novel set in the eighteenth century: a hero's quest, a love story, the story of a young artist coming of age, and an exuberant heist adventure that traces the bloody legacy of colonialism across two continents and...
Roman Stories
Jhumpa Lahiri
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Interpreter of Maladies returns with her first short story collection since the publication of her number one New York Times best seller Unaccustomed Earth--a major literary event and a tour de force Nine mesmerizing...
Old Babes in the Wood
Margaret Atwood
NATIONAL BESTSELLER * From the bestselling, award-winning author of The Handmaid's Tale and The Testaments, a dazzling collection of short stories that look deeply into the heart of family relationships, marriage, loss and memory, and what it means to spend a life together...
The Wind Knows My Name
Isabel Allende
NATIONAL BESTSELLER * "The lives of a Jewish boy escaping Nazi-occupied Europe and a mother and daughter fleeing twenty-first-century El Salvador intersect in this ambitious, intricate novel about war and immigration" (People), from the author of A Long Petal of the Sea and...
The Wren, The Wren
Anne Enright
Nell McDaragh never knew her grandfather, the celebrated Irish poet Phil McDaragh. But his love poems seem to speak directly to her. Restless and wryly self-assured, at twenty-two Nell leaves her mother Carmel's orderly home to find her own voice as a writer (mostly online, ghost-blogging for an...
The Collected Regrets of Clover
Mikki Brammer
Named a Best Book of 2023 by NPR "This weird, lovely and sweetly satisfying novel [is] engaging and accessible...Clover's emergence from a shuttered life is moving enough to elicit tears, and Brammer's take on death and grieving is profound enough to feel genuinely...
Day
Michael Cunningham
NATIONAL BESTELLER * An "exquisite" (The Boston Globe) exploration of love and loss, the struggles and limitations of family life--and how we all must learn to live together and apart--from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Hours "The only problem with...
Good Night, Irene
Luis Alberto Urrea
An Instant New York Times Bestseller This "powerful, uplifting, and deeply personal novel" (Kristin Hannah, #1 NYT bestselling author of The Four Winds), at once "a heart-wrenching wartime...
The Five-Star Weekend
Elin Hilderbrand
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hotel Nantucket: After tragedy strikes, food blogger Hollis Shaw gathers four friends from different stages in her life to spend an unforgettable weekend on Nantucket. Hollis Shaw's life seems...
Zero Sum: Stories
Joyce Carol Oates
Zero-sum games are played for lethal stakes in these arresting stories by one of America's most acclaimed writers, the award-winning, best-selling author of Blonde A brilliant young philosophy student bent on seducing her famous philosopher-mentor finds herself...
The New Naturals
Gabriel Bump
**A 2023 NEW YORK TIMES and WASHINGTON POST Notable Book and a BOSTON GLOBE Best Book of the Year** From the Ernest J. Gaines Award-winning author of Everywhere You Don't Belong, a touching, timely novel--called "smart...
A Council of Dolls
Mona Susan Power
LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD The long-awaited, profoundly moving, and unforgettable new novel from PEN Award-winning Native American author Mona Susan Power, spanning three generations of Yanktonai Dakota women from the 19th century to the present day. From the mid...
Death Valley
Melissa Broder
Named a Best Book of 2023 by The New York Times ("incandescent...hilarious...a triumph"), Oprah Daily ("surreal, absurd, lucid, and wise"), Vanity Fair ("Broder [is] a genius and a sorceress"), and more! From the visionary author of Milk Fed...
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