Written by Cline, Ernest
Zack Lightman has spent his life dreaming. Dreaming that the real world could be a little more like the countless science-fiction books, movies, and videogames he s spent his life consuming. Dreaming that one day, some fantastic, world-altering event will shatter the monotony of his humdrum existence and whisk him off on some grand space-faring adventure.
Written by Warlick, Ashley
Absolutely dazzling. Paula McLain, author of The Paris Wife Filled with food and passion...If you love historical fiction, you'll fall hard for this one. Bustle.comShe d made it sound as though her husband would be joining them for dinner. She d made it sound that way on purpose, and then she arrived alone.
Written by Donohoe, Kathleen
A debut novel about the passionate loves and tragic losses of six generations of women in a family of firefighters, spanning from famine-era Ireland to Brooklyn a decade after 9/11
Written by Hernandez, Carlos
A quirky collection of short sci-fi stories for fans of Kij Johnson and Kelly Link Assimilation is founded on surrender and being broken; this collection of short stories features people who have assimilated, but are actively trying to reclaim their lives. There is a concert pianist who defies death by uploading his soul into his piano.
Written by Perri, Camille
The debut novel that J. Courtney Sullivan calls addictive, hilarious, and smart. It s "9 to 5 for the student loan generation and Publishers Weekly describes as if the characters from HBO s Girls were capable of larceny and blackmail.
Written by Mahajan, Karan
Finalist for the 2016 National Book Award ANew York TimesEditors ChoiceNamed a Best Book of 2016 by: Esquire, Time magazine, Vulture.comLonglisted forthe FT/Oppenheimer Emerging Voices Award
Written by Gruen, Sara
"NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER In this thrilling new novel from the author of "Water for Elephants, " Sara Gruen again demonstrates her talent for creating spellbinding period pieces. "At the Water s Edge "is a gripping and poignant love story about a privileged young woman s awakening as she experiences the devastation of World War II in a tiny village in the Scottish Highlands.
Written by Miller, Kei
In the wake of Marlon James s Man Booker Prize winning A Brief History of Seven Killings, Augustown set in the backlands of Jamaica is a magical and haunting novel of one woman s struggle to rise above the brutal vicissitudes of history, race, class, collective memory, violence, and myth.
Written by Alaa Al Aswany
From the most popular Egyptian novelist of his generation (“a suitable heir to the mantle worn by Naguib Mahfouz” —The Guardian), a rollicking, exuberant and powerfully moving story of a family swept up by social unrest in post–World War II Cairo.