CELESTIAL BODIES by Jokha Alharthi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 2019

"A richly layered, ambitious work that teems with human struggles and contradictions, providing fascinating insight into Omani history and society."
Omani author Alharthi's novel, the first by a woman from that country to be translated into English, won the 2019 International Man Booker Prize with its sweeping story of generational and societal change. Read full book review >
RIGHT AFTER THE WEATHER by Carol Anshaw
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2019

"Another treat from the great Anshaw: sharply observed, unsentimentally compassionate, always cognizant of life's complexities."
In her early 40s, Cate is tired of low-paying theater gigs, handouts from her parents, and a furtive affair with Dana, who will never leave her live-in girlfriend. Read full book review >

ALL THIS COULD BE YOURS by Jami Attenberg
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 22, 2019

"Not a gentle novel but a deeply tender one."
After the brutish family patriarch has a heart attack, the surviving Tuchmans (mostly) gather at his deathbed, each of them struggling to make sense of their past—and come to terms with their present. Read full book review >
NIGHT SCHOOL by Zsófia Bán
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 15, 2019

"Acerbic, playful, full of quick-witted philosophy, and unstintingly original, this is a varied and unsettling reader for our varied and unsettling times."
Award-winning Brazilian/Hungarian essayist, historian, and critic Bán's fiction debut presents itself as a tongue-in-cheek student textbook. Read full book review >
NIGHTCHASER by Amanda Bouchet
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2019

"Bouchet's masterful writing and storytelling meet science-fiction romance, in hyperdrive."
A space rebel with a price on her head discovers she may have the power to alter the balance of power in a galactic struggle—just as she's falling for a sexy trader with dangerous secrets of his own. Read full book review >

THE BITTERROOTS by C.J. Box
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 13, 2019

"An appealing new heroine, a fast-moving plot, and a memorably nightmarish family make this one of Box's best."
The creator of Wyoming Fish and Game Warden Joe Pickett (Wolf Pack, 2019, etc.) launches a new series starring a female private eye who messes with a powerful family and makes everyone involved rue the day. Read full book review >
FLEISHMAN IS IN TROUBLE by Taffy  Brodesser-Akner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 18, 2019

"Firing on all circuits, from psychological insight to cultural acuity to narrative strategy to very smart humor. Quite a debut!"
It's not like Fleishman's estranged wife, a high-powered talent agent, was ever a very involved mother. But now she's dropped off the kids—while he was asleep—and disappeared. Read full book review >
HOW TO LOVE A DUKE IN TEN DAYS  by Kerrigan Byrne
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 27, 2019

"An un-put-down-able story that combines sensuality, tenderness, slightly far-fetched dramatic scenes, and memorable characters."
In late Victorian England, a sexual assault survivor and a scarred nobleman nicknamed the Terror of Torcliff marry for practical reasons but become enamored with each other—within 10 days, as the title promises. Read full book review >