Historical Fiction

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Libertie: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616207014
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Published: Algonquin Books - March 30th, 2021

The New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2021
The New York Times Book Review Best Historical Fiction of 2021
Washington Post Best Books of 2021: 50 Notable Works of Fiction
TIME 100 Must-Read Books of 2021


The critically acclaimed and Whiting Award–winning author of We Love You, Charlie Freeman returns


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Matrix: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594634499
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 7th, 2021

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

WINNER OF THE 2022 JOYCE CAROL OATES PRIZE

FINALIST FOR THE 2021 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION

One of Barack Obama's Favorite Books of 2021


Hamnet Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781984898876
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Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Of all the stories that argue and speculate about Shakespeare’s life ... here is a novel ... so gorgeously written that it transports you." —The Boston Globe


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Great Circle: A novel Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780525656975
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Published: Knopf - May 4th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK • WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION NOMINEE • The unforgettable story of a daredevil female aviator determined to chart her own course in life, at any cost: an “epic trip—through Prohibition and World War II, from Montana to London to present-day Hollywood—and you’ll relish eve


The Lincoln Highway: A Novel Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780735222359
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Published: Viking - October 5th, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

More than ONE MILLION copies sold

A TODAY Show Read with Jenna Book Club Pick


A New York Times Notable Book, and Chosen by Oprah Daily, Time, NPR, The Washington Post and Barack Obama as a Best Book of the Year


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The Guest Book: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250110275
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 5th, 2020

Instant New York Times Bestseller
Longlisted for Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence
2020 New England Society Book Award Winner for Fiction

The Guest Book is monumental in a way that few novels dare attempt.” —The Washington Post


The Shadow King: A Novel Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393358513
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 1st, 2020

Shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize, and named a best book of the year by the New York Times, NPR, Elle, Time, and more, The Shadow King is an “unforgettable epic from an immensely talented author who’s unafraid to take risks” (Michael Schaub, NPR).


Moon and the Mars: A Novel Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781644211038
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Published: Seven Stories Press - August 31st, 2021

An exploration of NYC and America in the burgeoning moments before the start of the Civil War through the eyes of a young, biracial girl—the highly anticipated new novel from the winner of the Center for Fiction's First Novel Prize.


The Magician: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781476785080
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Published: Scribner - September 7th, 2021

A New York Times Notable Book, Critic’s Top Pick, and Top Ten Book of Historical Fiction

Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, NPR, Vogue, The Wall Street Journal, and Bloomberg Businessweek

From one of today’s most brilliant and beloved novelists, a dazzling, epic family saga set a


The Four Winds: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250178602
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 2nd, 2021

"The Bestselling Hardcover Novel of the Year."--Publishers Weekly


Palmares Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780807033494
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Published: Beacon Press - September 14th, 2021

2022 Pulitzer Prize Finalist in Fiction

A NPR BOOKS WE LOVE 2021 Selection


The Sweetness of Water (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316362481
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - June 15th, 2021

An Instant New York Times bestseller / An Oprah’s Book Club Pick

In the spirit of The Known World and The Underground Railroad, an award-winning “miraculous debut” (Washington Post) about the unlikely bond between two freedmen who are brothers and the Georgia farmer whose alliance will alter their lives, and his, forever


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China Room: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593298145
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Published: Viking - July 13th, 2021

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2021 BOOKER PRIZE
FINALIST FOR THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION'S CARNEGIE MEDAL
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2021 BY NPR, TIME, AND THE STAR-TRIBUNE

“Sunjeev Sahota's new novel follows characters across generations and continents...Heart-wrenching.” Entertainment Weekly


The Parted Earth Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781938235771
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Published: Hub City Press - May 4th, 2021

Spanning more than half a century and cities from New Delhi to Atlanta, Anjali Enjeti's debut is a heartfelt and human portrait of the long shadow of the Partition of India on the lives of three generations of women.


The Mad Women's Ball: A Novel Cover Image
By Victoria Mas, Frank Wynne (Translated by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781419757594
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Published: The Overlook Press - September 7th, 2021

Soon to be a major film from Amazon Studios, the prizewinning French bestseller
 

“In this darkly delightful Gothic treasure, Mas explores grief, trauma, and sisterhood behind the walls of Paris’s infamous Salpêtrière hospital.”  

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An Observant Wife: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250260079
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Published: St. Martin's Press - September 14th, 2021

In this rich and compassionate novel, An Observant Wife, Naomi Ragen continues the love story between newly observant California-girl Leah and ultra-Orthodox widower Yaakov from An Unorthodox Match.


The Book of Longings: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143111399
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Published: Penguin Books - March 23rd, 2021

“An extraordinary novel . . . a triumph of insight and storytelling.” —Associated Press

A true masterpiece.” —Glennon Doyle, author of Untamed


Magic City: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063073227
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 4th, 2021

"A compelling page-turner that will keep readers hoping against hope that everything will somehow, magically, turn out for the best." — Atlanta Journal-Constitution


The Living and the Lost: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250780829
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - September 7th, 2021

From the author of Paris Never Leaves You, Ellen Feldman's The Living and the Lost is a gripping story of a young German Jewish woman who returns to Allied Occupied Berlin from America to face the past and unexpected future


The Stolen Lady: A Novel of World War II and the Mona Lisa Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062993595
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 21st, 2021

From the acclaimed author of The Night Portrait comes a stunning historical novel about two women, separated by five hundred years, who each hide Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa—with unintended consequences.


France, 1939


The Paris Hours: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250307200
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 4th, 2021

“Like All the Light We Cannot See, The Paris Hours explores the brutality of war and its lingering effects with cinematic intensity. The ending will leave you breathless.” —Christina Baker Kline, author of Orphan Train and A Piece of the World

One day in the City of Light. One night in search of lost time.