Literary Thrills

The Family Chao: A Novel By Lan Samantha Chang Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781324050469
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 20th, 2022

Featured on Barack Obama's 2022 Summer Reading List
An NPR and Vogue Best Book of the Year
One of Literary Hub's and The Millions' Most Anticipated Books of 2022
A Goodreads Readers' Most Anticipated Mystery of 2022


The Rabbit Hutch: A novel By Tess Gunty Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593534663
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Published: Knopf - August 2nd, 2022

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER A NEW YORKER ESSENTIAL READ The standout literary debut that everyone is talking about "Inventive, heartbreaking and acutely funny."—The Guardian

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: The New York Times, TIME, NPR, Oprah Daily, People


The Temple House Vanishing By Rachel Donohue Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643750279
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Published: Algonquin Books - July 6th, 2021

The New York Times Best Thrillers of 2021
"Steamily atmospheric . . . A twisted Gothic tale, emotional in its language and febrile in its atmosphere, and it will appeal to readers who love to hear about obsession, repression . . .


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The Long Corner By Alexander Maksik Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781609457518
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Published: Europa Editions - May 17th, 2022

A bold novel about ambition, grief, creativity, beauty, and existential emptiness that retraces the arc of American life and culture in the first decades of the 21st century.


The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida By Clarissa Goenawan Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781641292634
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Published: Soho Press - March 23rd, 2021

From the critically acclaimed author of Rainbirds comes a novel of tragedy anddark histories set in Japan.

University sophomore Miwako Sumida has hanged herself, leaving those closest to her reeling. In the months before her suicide, she was hiding away in a remote mountainside village, but what, or whom, was she running from?


A Burning: A novel By Megha Majumdar Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593081259
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Published: Vintage - June 29th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A READ WITH JENNA BOOK CLUB PICK!


The Whispering House By Elizabeth Brooks Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781951142360
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Published: Tin House Books - March 16th, 2021

"Eerie and addictive. . . . Like Wuthering Heights, The Whispering House is a melancholy novel, its characters filled with dark longings." — The New York Times Book Review

From the acclaimed author of The Orphan of Salt Winds


The Night Singer: A Novel (The Island Murders #1) By Johanna Mo Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143136682
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Published: Penguin Books - August 3rd, 2021

The #1 international crime series from Sweden!

An island never forgets -- especially if you're the daughter of a murderer


Mad Honey: A Novel By Jodi Picoult, Jennifer Finney Boylan Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781984818386
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Published: Ballantine Books - October 4th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Alternatingly heart-pounding and heartbreaking. This collaboration between two best-selling authors seamlessly weaves together Olivia and Lily’s journeys, creating a provocative exploration of the strength that love and acceptance require.”—The Washington Post
 


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The Winters: A Novel By Lisa Gabriele Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525559726
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Published: Penguin Books - January 7th, 2020

"A stylish, highly original and completely addictive take on du Maurier's Rebecca. Read it!" —Shari Lapena, New York Times bestselling author of The Couple Next Door

“Dark and richly atmospheric. . . A bewitching novel about love, lies, and the ghosts that never quite leave us alone.” –Bustle 


The Underneath By Melanie Finn Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781953387103
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Published: Two Dollar Radio - November 16th, 2021

With the assurance and grace of her acclaimed novel The Gloaming--which earned her comparisons to Patricia Highsmith--Melanie Finn returns with a precisely layered and tense new literary thriller.


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Mexican Gothic By Silvia Moreno-Garcia Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525620808
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Published: Del Rey - June 15th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “It’s Lovecraft meets the Brontës in Latin America, and after a slow-burn start Mexican Gothic gets seriously weird.”—The Guardian
 


Lord of the Flies By William Golding, Lois Lowry (Afterword by), Jennifer Buehler (Contributions by) Cover Image
By William Golding, Lois Lowry (Afterword by), Jennifer Buehler (Contributions by)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780399501487
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Published: Penguin Books - December 16th, 2003

Golding’s iconic 1954 novel, now with a new foreword by Lois Lowry, remains one of the greatest books ever written for young adults and an unforgettable classic for readers of any age.
 
This edition includes a new Suggestions for Further Reading by Jennifer Buehler.


The Sentence: A Novel By Louise Erdrich Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780062671134
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 6th, 2022

"Dazzling. . . . A hard-won love letter to readers and to booksellers, as well as a compelling story about how we cope with pain and fear, injustice and illness. One good way is to press a beloved book into another's hands. Read The Sentence and then do just that."—USA Today, Four Stars


The Paper Wasp By Lauren Acampora Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802148810
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Published: Grove Press - March 17th, 2020

"Take The Talented Mr. Ripley, cross it with Suspiria, add a dash of La La Land and mix it all at midnight and this arty psychological stalker novel is what might result."--New York Times Book Review


The Perishing: A Novel By Natashia Deón Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640095601
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Published: Counterpoint - November 1st, 2022

A Black immortal in 1930's Los Angeles must recover the memory of her past in order to discover who she truly is in this extraordinarily affecting novel for readers of N. K. Jemisin and Octavia E. Butler.


The Mad Women's Ball: A Novel By Victoria Mas, Frank Wynne (Translated by) Cover Image
By Victoria Mas, Frank Wynne (Translated by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9781419757600
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Published: The Overlook Press - September 13th, 2022

A New York Times best historical novel of the year, adapted as a major film for Amazon Prime, this feminist literary thriller is set in Paris's infamous Salpêtrière asylum—now in paperback

The Salpêtrière Asylum: Paris, 1885. Dr.


Razorblade Tears: A Novel By S. A. Cosby Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250252715
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 5th, 2022

*INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER* One of Barack Obama's Recommended Reads for Summer New York Times Notable Book • NPR’s Best Books of 2021 • Washington Post’s Best Thriller and Mystery Books of the Year • TIME Magazine’s 100 Must-Read Books of 2021 • New York Public Library’s Best Books of the Year • Goodreads Choice Award Nominee • Book


The Vegetarian: A Novel By Han Kang Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101906118
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Published: Hogarth - August 23rd, 2016

WINNER OF THE INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE • “[Han] Kang viscerally explores the limits of what a human brain and body can endure, and the strange beauty that can be found in even the most extreme forms of renunciation.”—Entertainment Weekly


Apples Never Fall By Liane Moriarty Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250220271
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - July 19th, 2022

#1 New York Times Bestseller

From Liane Moriarty, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little Lies and Nine Perfect Strangers, comes Apples Never Fall, a novel that looks at marriage, siblings, and how the people we love the most can hurt us the deepest.


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All's Well: A Novel By Mona Awad Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982169671
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Published: S&S/ Marysue Rucci Books - August 2nd, 2022

From the author of Bunny, which Margaret Atwood hails as “genius,” comes a “wild, and exhilarating” (Lauren Groff) novel about a theater professor who is convinced staging Shakespeare’s most maligned play will remedy all that ails her—but at what cost?

Miranda Fitch’s life is a waking nightmare.


Harlem Shuffle: A Novel By Colson Whitehead Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525567271
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Published: Anchor - August 9th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys, this gloriously entertaining novel is  “fast-paced, keen-eyed and very funny ... about race, power and the history of Harlem all disguised as a thrill-ride crime novel" (San Francisco Chronicle).