NIGHT FALL by Simon R. Green
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 12, 2018

"A splendid riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma, conveyed with trademark wisecracking humor, and carried out with maximum bloodshed and mayhem. In a word, irresistible."
This finale—as in final, last, ultimate, never-to-be-another—wraps up two of Green's popular and successful fantasy series, the Secret Histories (Moonbreaker, 2017, etc.) and the Nightside (The Bride Wore Black Leather, 2012, etc.).Read full book review >
FLORIDA by Lauren Groff
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 5, 2018

"A literary tour de force of precariousness set in a blistering place, a state shaped like a gun."
In 11 electric short stories, the gifted Groff (Fates and Furies, 2015, etc.) unpacks the "dread and heat" of her home state. Read full book review >

THE PROPOSAL by Jasmine Guillory
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 4, 2018

"A charming book for the modern romance lover."
After a disastrous and highly public proposal gone wrong, a no-nonsense freelance writer rebounds with her knight in shining armor. Read full book review >
MOURNING by Eduardo Halfon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 2018

"In this follow-up to The Polish Boxer (2012) and Monastery (2014), Halfon constructs a kind of postmodern memorial to his grandfathers, who outlived the horrors of the Holocaust but not its searing emotional aftereffects."
In his latest autobiographical novel to be translated into English, Guatemalan native Halfon's same-named alter ego continues his far-flung travels to probe hidden family truths dating back to Nazi concentration camps. Read full book review >
ASYMMETRY by Lisa Halliday
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 6, 2018

"A singularly conceived graft of one narrative upon another; what grows out of these conjoined stories is a beautiful reflection of life and art."
Two seemingly unrelated novellas form one delicately joined whole in this observant debut. Read full book review >

THE MYSTERY OF THREE QUARTERS by Sophie Hannah
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 28, 2018

"As in her two earlier Agatha Christie pastiches (Closed Casket, 2016, etc.), Hannah is content to supply boundless ingenuity in place of more 1930s detail, this time adding a divinely inspired denouement that seems to go on for longer than the week that leads up to it."
Hercule Poirot gets pulled into a mystery in the most awkward possible way when someone signing himself Hercule Poirot writes four letters accusing four different people of the same murder. Read full book review >
THE MERE WIFE by Maria Dahvana Headley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 17, 2018

"There's not a false note in this retelling, which does the Beowulf poet and his spear-Danes proud."
Headley, a writer of juvenile fiction (Aerie, 2016, etc.) and fantasy, steps into the adult world with this spot-on reimagining of a classic of Old English literature. Read full book review >
NEWCOMER by Keigo Higashino
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 20, 2018

"Part Sherlock Holmes, part Harry Bosch, Higashino's hero is a quietly majestic force to be reckoned with. Here's hoping his demotion continues to bring him to the attention of readers from East to West."
Demoted back to local policing from the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department's Homicide Division, Kyochiro Kaga (Malice, 2014) makes a deep impression on the quiet Nihonbashi Precinct. Read full book review >