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A Best Book of the Year:
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A REESE WITHERSPOON X HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK
USA Today's top 100 books to read while stuck at home social distancing
A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK!
NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2020!
NPR BEST BOOK OF 2020
PEOPLE MAGAZINE TOP TEN BOOKS OF THE YEAR
BOOKPAGE BEST BOOK OF 2020
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING BEST BOOK OF 2020
*LAMBDA LITERARY AWARD FINALIST*Fresh, funny, bittersweet...This book delivers humor, humanity and hubris.--New York Times Book Review
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR
"Her most unsettling work yet — and her most realistic." --New York Times
Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, O, The Oprah Magazine, NPR, Vulture, Bustle, Refinery29, and Thrillist
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK!
"In a time when all we want is hope, it’s a beautiful book to reach for." -Jenna Bush Hager
“Literary sunshine.”—New York Times
“The queen of the summer novel.”—Entertainment Weekly
A riveting debut novel set in contemporary Seoul, Korea, about four young women making their way in a world defined by impossible standards of beauty, after-hours room salons catering to wealthy men, ruthless social hierarchies, and K-pop mania
Discover stories that inspire a "great capacity for wonder" (New York Times) from the beloved author of A Wrinkle in Time: named one of the spring's most anticipated books (Good Housekeeping), this collection transcends generational divides to highlight the power of hope and joy.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The House of the Spirits, this epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents follows two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home.
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR
NAMED A BEST OF THE YEAR BY: NPR, TIME, ESQUIRE, THE GUARDIAN, LIT HUB, ELECTRIC LITERATURE, THE FINANCIAL TIMES, THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING PHENOMENON
More than 10 million copies sold worldwide
A Reese’s Book Club Pick
A Business Insider Defining Book of the Decade
"I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!"--Reese Witherspoon
"Painfully beautiful."--The New York Times Book Review
In June of 1940, when Paris fell to the Nazis, Hitler spent a total of three hours in the City of Light—abruptly leaving, never to return. To this day, no one knows why.
LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE
From the beloved Anne Tyler, a sparkling new novel—an instant New York Times bestseller—about misperception, second chances, and the sometimes elusive power of human connection.
COMING SOON FROM AMAZON AND NICOLE KIDMAN’S BLOSSOM FILMS
A BEST BOOK OF 2020
TIME Magazine・The Atlantic・Book Riot・Electric Literature・The New York Times (Notable Book of the Year)
The story of three women by a writer hailed by Haruki Murakami as Japan's most important contemporary novelist, WINNER OF THE AKUTAGAWA PRIZE.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
WASHINGTON POST, AMAZON, NPR, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, KIRKUS, CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY, AND GOOD HOUSEKEEPING BEST BOOK OF 2020
“An extraordinary novel . . . a triumph of insight and storytelling.” —Associated Press
“A true masterpiece.” —Glennon Doyle, author of Untamed
M. R. Carey's Rampart trilogy is "an epic post-apocalyptic fable" (Kirkus) like no other, set in a world where nature has turned against us.
“The reigning queen of historical fiction” -- Fiona Davis, New York Times bestselling author of The Lions of Fifth Avenue
From the New York Times bestselling author of Unto Us a Son is Given, comes one of her most dark and thrilling mysteries yet.
A woman's cryptic dying words in a Venetian hospice lead Guido Brunetti to uncover a threat to the entire region in Donna Leon's haunting twenty-ninth Brunetti novel.
“This debut novel about an Irish expat millennial teaching English and finding romance in Hong Kong is half Sally Rooney love triangle, half glitzy Crazy Rich Asians high living—and guaranteed to please.” —Vogue
A Marie Claire Book Club Pick!
Even with a step-by-step plan, these fake fiancés might accidentally fall for each other in this hilarious, heartfelt romantic comedy from the author of The Marriage Game.
A compact tour de force about sex, violence, and self-loathing from a ferociously talented new voice in fiction, perfect for fans of Sally Rooney, Rachel Cusk, Lydia Davis, and Jenny Offill.
“Shrewd and sensual, Popkey's debut carries the scintillating charge of a long-overdue girls' night." —O, The Oprah Magazine
The New York Times Best Historical Fiction of 2020
The Guardian's Best Fiction of 2020
Thrillist's Best Books of the Year
Daniel Kehlmann transports the medieval legend of the trickster Tyll Ulenspiegel to the seventeenth century in an enchanting work of magical realism, macabre humor, and rollicking adventure.
WINNER OF THE 2020 PEN/HEMINGWAY AWARD FOR DEBUT NOVEL.
ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:"The perfect novel. . . . Freshly mysterious." --The Washington Post
THE NEW YORKER - NPR - TIME - THE WASHINGTON POST- ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY - AND MORE
A FINALIST FOR THE 2020 BOOKER PRIZEAND THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE JOHN LEONARD PRIZE A NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS' CHOICE
"A blistering coming of age story" --O: The Oprah Magazine
2021 ALEX AWARD WINNER
ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:
NPR • TIME • BOOK RIOT • LITHUB • KIRKUS REVIEWS
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERFrom the beloved author of the nationwide best seller Dept. of Speculation--one of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of the Year--a "darkly funny and urgent" (NPR) tour de force about a family, and a nation, in crisis
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - "A quite extraordinary novel. Colum McCann has found the form and voice to tell the most complex of stories, with an unexpected friendship between two men at its powerfully beating heart."--Kamila Shamsie, author of Home Fire
In this “blisteringly innovative and outrageous” (The Observer) novel that the Los Angeles Times describes as "somewhere between Nabokov's Pnin and Veep,” a young politician discovers a mysterious stuffed aardvark on his doorstep and sets out on a journey to find out what it means.$15.99ISBN: 9780358272557Availability: At the Store NowPublished: Mariner Books - February 2nd, 2021
"Dazzling...Riveting." —New York Times Book Review
"Chen has one of the year's big debut books." —Philadelphia Inquirer
“Gripping and illuminating . . .$17.00ISBN: 9780735216730Availability: At the Store NowPublished: Riverhead Books - February 2nd, 2021
Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Fiction
Winner of the Gotham Book Prize
One of Barack Obama's "Favorite Books of the Year"
Oprah's Book Club Pick
Named one of the Top Ten Books of the Year by the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly and TIME Magazine
A Washington Post Notable Novel$17.00ISBN: 9780525541974Availability: At the Store NowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 26th, 2021
One of the New York Times Book Review's Top Ten Best Crime Novels of 2020
One of USA Today's Best Books of 2020
"[A] hypnotic debut. . . .[An] uncommonly clever whodunit." --The New York Times Book Review$17.99ISBN: 9780778388289Availability: Available to OrderPublished: Mira Books - November 24th, 2020
Featured in Polygon's Best of 2020"The best kind of dystopian novel: one rooted deeply in the hearts of his characters and emphasizing hope and connection over fear.... Compelling, realistic, and impossible to put down." --Booklist$16.00ISBN: 9780307948472Availability: At the Store NowPublished: Vintage - November 17th, 2020
2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
"One of the funniest books of the year. . . . A delicious, ambitious Hollywood satire." —The Washington Post$17.00ISBN: 9780802148506Availability: At the Store NowPublished: Grove Press - October 13th, 2020
WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER$16.00ISBN: 9780593085141Availability: At the Store NowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons - December 1st, 2020
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK
"A charming, hilarious, feel-good story about the kind of bonds & rivalries only sisters can share. Also, a great present for your sister for the holidays!!"--Reese Witherspoon
Three generations. Two chicken shacks. One recipe for disaster.$17.00ISBN: 9780062963680Availability: Available to OrderPublished: Harper Perennial - January 5th, 2021
New York Times Bestseller | A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick | A New York Times Book Review Notable Book | TIME Magazine's 100 Must-Read Books of 2019$16.00ISBN: 9780525565499Availability: At the Store NowPublished: Anchor - February 2nd, 2021
"This fully animated portrait of Nancy Wake . . . will fascinate readers of World War II history and thrill fans of fierce, brash, independent women, alike."
--LISA WINGATE, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours$18.00ISBN: 9780399590610Availability: At the Store NowPublished: One World - November 17th, 2020
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • From the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me, a boldly conjured debut novel about a magical gift, a devastating loss, and an underground war for freedom.$16.99ISBN: 9780063011953Availability: At the Store NowPublished: William Morrow Paperbacks - December 29th, 2020
Now a Major Motion Picture
It is 1870 and Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. An elderly widower who has lived through three wars and fought in two of them, the captain enjoys his rootless, solitary existence.$15.95ISBN: 9780345804341Availability: At the Store NowPublished: Anchor - June 30th, 2020
In this Pulitzer Prize-winning, New York Times bestselling follow-up to The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys unjustly sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida.
$16.95ISBN: 9780525657224Availability: At the Store NowPublished: Vintage - January 12th, 2021
The time: not so long from now. The place: AutoAmerica, a country surveilled by one “Aunt Nettie,” a Big Brother that is part artificial intelligence, part internet, and oddly human—even funny. The people: divided. The “angelfair” Netted have jobs and, what with the country half under water, literally occupy the high ground.$16.00ISBN: 9780525534884Availability: At the Store NowPublished: Riverhead Books - February 2nd, 2021
LONGLISTED FOR THE STORY PRIZENamed one of the Best Books of the Year by Bustle and Lit Hub A fiercely empathetic group portrait of the marginalized and outcast in moments of crisis, from one of the most galvanizing voices in American fiction.$16.95ISBN: 9781641292979Availability: At the Store NowPublished: Soho Crime - November 24th, 2020
Welcome to the thrilling and unnervingly prescient world of the slow horses. This team of MI5 agents is united by one common bond: They've screwed up royally and will do anything to redeem themselves.$18.99ISBN: 9781949199734Availability: At the Store NowPublished: West Virginia University Press - September 1st, 2020
*FINALIST for the 2020 National Book Award for Fiction*
*WINNER of the 2021 PEN/Faulkner Award*
*WINNER of the 2020 Story Prize*
*WINNER of the 2020 L.A.$17.00ISBN: 9780802156983Availability: At the Store NowPublished: Grove Press, Black Cat - November 5th, 2019
NATIONAL BESTSELLER$16.99ISBN: 9781982136468Availability: Available to OrderPublished: Gallery / Saga Press - January 26th, 2021
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
From USA TODAY bestselling author Stephen Graham Jones comes a “masterpiece” (Locus Magazine) of a novel about revenge, cultural identity, and the cost of breaking from tradition.$17.00ISBN: 9780756416935Availability: At the Store NowPublished: DAW - July 7th, 2020
Includes a brand-new Binti story!
Collected for the first time in a trade paperback omnibus edition, the Hugo- and Nebula-award-winning Binti trilogy, the story of one extraordinary girl's journey from her home to distant Oomza University.$16.99ISBN: 9780316556323Availability: At the Store NowPublished: Back Bay Books - April 14th, 2020
"A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story," this #1 New York Times bestseller is "both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right" (Alexandra Alter, The New York Times).$18.99ISBN: 9780765392114Availability: At the Store NowPublished: Tor Books - October 6th, 2020
“A revolution is happening in speculative fiction, and Annalee Newitz is leading the vanguard."--Wil Wheaton
From Annalee Newitz, founding editor of io9, comes a story of time travel, murder, and the lengths we'll go to protect the ones we love.$16.99ISBN: 9781328485373Availability: At the Store NowPublished: Mariner Books - November 3rd, 2020
“To read their stories felt to me the way I suspect other people feel hearing jazz for the first time,” recalls Curtis Sittenfeld of her initial encounter with the Best American Short Stories series.