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9 New Novels with Shocking Endings

  • FICTION

    LIGHT FROM OTHER STARS

    MAY 7, 2019

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

LIGHT FROM OTHER STARS

by Erika Swyler

Grand in scope and graceful in execution, Swyler’s latest is at once a wistfully nostalgic coming-of-age tale and a profound... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE FLIGHT PORTFOLIO

    MAY 7, 2019

FICTION

THE FLIGHT PORTFOLIO

by Julie Orringer

Altogether satisfying. Mix Alan Furst and André Aciman, and you’ll have a feel for the territory in which this well-plotted... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    KEEP THIS TO YOURSELF

    MAY 7, 2019

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

KEEP THIS TO YOURSELF

by Tom Ryan

A tightly plotted mystery with an unforgettably unnerving reveal. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    TRUST EXERCISE

    APRIL 2, 2019

  • FICTION

    IF SHE WAKES

    MAY 14, 2019

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

IF SHE WAKES

by Michael Koryta

Koryta has never been better than with this knuckle-biting thriller. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    YOU MUST NOT MISS

    APRIL 23, 2019

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

YOU MUST NOT MISS

by Katrina Leno

Readers will ponder this exceedingly creepy gut punch of a tale long after turning the last page. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE WOLF AND THE WATCHMAN

    MARCH 5, 2019

  • FICTION

    THE WALL

    MARCH 5, 2019

FICTION

THE WALL

by John Lanchester

Dystopian fiction done just right, with a scenario that’s all too real. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    DESCENDANT OF THE CRANE

    APRIL 2, 2019

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

DESCENDANT OF THE CRANE

by Joan He

With complex worldbuilding and character development, readers tired of cookie-cutter stories will find some surprise twists... Full review >

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