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Oh William!: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812989434
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Published: Random House - October 19th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout explores the mysteries of marriage and the secrets we keep, as a former couple reckons with where they’ve come from—and what they’ve left behind. 


On the Way to the Wedding: Bridgerton (Bridgertons #8) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780063140677
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Published: Avon - October 26th, 2021

A New York Times Bestseller

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn comes the story of Gregory Bridgerton, in the final installment of her beloved Regency-set novels featuring the charming, powerful Bridgerton family, now a series created by Shondaland for Netflix.

GREGORY’S STORY


The Last Checkmate: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063141933
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - October 19th, 2021

A PopSugar Best Book of the Year!


Sistersong Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316320771
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Published: Redhook - October 5th, 2021

“WEAVES A CAPTIVATING SPELL OF MYTH AND MAGIC AROUND THE READER.” —​Jennifer Saint, author of Ariadne

Three royal siblings fight to keep the old, wild magic of the land alive and the Saxon invaders from their borders in this "absolutely stunning" debut set in ancient Britain and inspired by the folk ballad "The Twa Sisters&quo


The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316592550
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 26th, 2021

The “briskly entertaining” (New York Times Book Review), “transporting and wholly original” (People Magazine) novel about one man who banishes himself to a solitary life in the Arctic Circle, and is saved by good friends, a loyal dog, and a surprise visit that changes everything.

#1 INDIE NEXT PICK
Longlisted for the Center for Fiction First


The Days of Afrekete: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374140052
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 19th, 2021

“I didn't feel like I was reading this novel—I felt like I was living it.” —Ann Patchett, author of The Dutch House


New York, My Village: A Novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393881424
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 2nd, 2021

Exuberant storytelling full of wry comedy, dark history, and devastating satire—by the celebrated and original author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, Say You’re One of Them.


Memorial: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593087282
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 26th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK


A Lover's Discourse Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802149534
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Published: Grove Press - October 19th, 2021

A story of desire, love, language, and the meaning of home--told through conversations between a Chinese graduate student and an Australian man, falling in love against the backdrop of Brexit London.

"I don't believe in love at first sight."

I was taken aback. I thought we were definitely in love at first sight.


The Fallen Angel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802157621
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Published: Grove Press - October 19th, 2021

In the gripping conclusion to Tracy Borman's Stuart-era trilogy, Frances Gorges must face a dangerous new enemy deep within the court of James I

Life has never been quiet for Frances Gorges at the court of King James, but after finding herself at the center of plots and conspiracies for many years both as an accused witch and a secret Catholic, by 1614 Frances hopes to distance


Five Tuesdays in Winter Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802158765
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Published: Grove Press - November 9th, 2021

"Five Tuesdays in Winter moved me, inspired me, thrilled me. It filled up every chamber of my heart. I loved this book." --Ann Patchett


By the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Writers & Lovers and Euphoria comes a masterful new collection of short stories


Love in the Big City Cover Image
By Sang Young Park, Anton Hur (Translator)
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802158789
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Published: Grove Press - November 16th, 2021

A funny, transporting, surprising, and poignant novel that was one of the highest-selling debuts of recent years in Korea, Love in the Big City tells the story of a young gay man searching for happiness in the lonely city of Seoul


The Harpy Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802159137
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Published: Grove Press - November 16th, 2021

Part revenge tale, part fairytale, The Harpy is an electrifying story of marriage, infidelity and power by the author of the #1 Indie Next Pick, The End We Start From, Megan Hunter


Chasing Homer Cover Image
By László Krasznahorkai, John Batki (Translated by), Max Neumann (By (artist)), Szilveszter Miklós (Performed by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780811227971
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Published: New Directions - November 2nd, 2021

A classic escape nightmare, Chasing Homer is sped on not only by Krasznahorkai’s signature velocity, but also by a unique musical score and intense illustrations


Trust Cover Image
By Domenico Starnone, Jhumpa Lahiri (Translator)
$17.00
ISBN: 9781609457037
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Published: Europa Editions - November 9th, 2021

A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF FALL 2021


Following the international success of Ties and the National Book Award-shortlisted Trick, Domenico Starnone gives readers another searing portrait of human relationships and human folly.


On Girlhood: 15 Stories from the Well-Read Black Girl Library Cover Image
By Glory Edim (Editor)
$23.95
ISBN: 9781631497698
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Published: Liveright - October 26th, 2021

NPR • Best Books of 2021

Proudly introducing the Well-Read Black Girl Library Series, On Girlhood is a lovingly curated anthology celebrating short fiction from such luminaries as Rita Dove, Alice Walker, Toni Morrison, and more.

“When you look over your own library, who do you see?”


Born of No Woman: A Novel Cover Image
By Franck Bouysse, Lara Vergnaud (Translated by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781635420227
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Published: Other Press - October 26th, 2021

The Guardian: Best Translated Fiction 
CrimeReads: Best International Crime Novel of the Year 

 In this gothic tale reminiscent of Faulkner’s Light in August, a young woman’s journals divulge the horrible secrets of a wealthy family in late nineteenth-century rural France.


Beheld Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781635576559
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - October 19th, 2021

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
A Publishers Weekly Best Fiction Book of 2020
Most Anticipated Books of 2020 -- Vogue, Medium, LitHub
Honoree for the 2021 Society of Midland Authors Prize
Finalist for the 2021 Ohioana Book Award in fiction
A Massachusetts Book Awards “Must Read Book”


The House of Rust: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450680
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 19th, 2021

The first Graywolf Press African Fiction Prize winner, a story of a girl’s fantastical sea voyage to rescue her father


What Happens at Night Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781646220786
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Published: Catapult - October 19th, 2021

A couple find themselves at a fading, grand European hotel full of eccentric and sometimes unsettling patrons in this "faultlessly elegant and quietly menacing" allegorical story that examines the significance of shifting desires and the uncertainty of reality (Garth Greenwell, author of Cleanness).


Pity the Beast Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781913505141
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Published: And Other Stories - November 2nd, 2021

Following in the footsteps of such chroniclers of American absurdity as Cormac McCarthy, Joy Williams, and Charles Portis, Robin McLean's Pity the Beast is a mind-melting feminist Western that pins a tale of sexual violence and vengeance to a canvas stretching back to prehistory, sideways into legend, and off into a lonesome future.


Win Me Something Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781951142735
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Published: Tin House Books - November 2nd, 2021

A NPR, Electric Lit, and Entropy Best Book of the Year

A Washington Post, Shondaland, NPR Books, Parade, Lit Hub, PureWow, Harper’s Bazaar, PopSugar, NYLON, Alta, Ms. Magazine, Debutiful and Good Housekeeping Best Book of Fall


A Certain Hunger Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781951213435
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Published: Unnamed Press - October 18th, 2021

One of Vanity Fair's Books That Will Get You Through This Winter
"One of the most uniquely fun and campily gory books in my recent memory... A Certain Hunger has the voice of a hard-boiled detective novel, as if metaphor-happy Raymond Chandler handed the reins over to the sexed-up femme fatale and really let her fly. --The New York Times


The Underneath Cover Image
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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 in The Underneath.


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