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Mother's Day 2020 Fiction Suggestions

Many new novels have been released in early 2020! Below is a collection of what is on hand as of May 1st. Others may be available to order in time for Sunday... 

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Afterlife Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781643750255
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)
Published: Algonquin Books - April 7th, 2020

A Time Magazine Must-Read Book of 2020
A Most-Anticipated Book of the Year: O, The Oprah Magazine * The New York Times * The Washington Post *Vogue * Bustle * BuzzFeed * Ms.


The Book of Longings: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525429760
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Viking - April 21st, 2020

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

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


The Mirror & the Light: A Novel (Wolf Hall Trilogy #3) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780805096606
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - March 10th, 2020

The brilliant #1 New York Times bestseller

Named a best book of 2020 by The New York Times, The Washington Post, TIME, The Guardian, and many more


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Simon the Fiddler: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062966742
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: William Morrow - April 14th, 2020

The critically acclaimed, bestselling author of News of the World and Enemy Women returns to Texas in this atmospheric story, set at the end of the Civil War, about an itinerant fiddle player, a ragtag band of musicians with whom he travels trying to make a living, and the charming young Irish lass who steals his heart.


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$27.00
ISBN: 9780802148537
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Grove Press - March 3rd, 2020

I loved this book not just from the first chapter or the first page but from the first paragraph... The voice is just so honest and riveting and insightful about creativity and life. --Curtis Sittenfeld

#ReadWithJenna Book Club Pick as Featured on Today


The American Agent: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062436672
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Harper Perennial - March 24th, 2020

Beloved heroine Maisie Dobbs, “one of the great fictional heroines” (Parade), investigates the mysterious murder of an American war correspondent in London during the Blitz in a page-turning tale of love and war, terror and survival.

When Catherine Saxon, an American correspondent reporting on the war in Europe, is found murdered in her London digs, news of her dea


Trace Elements: A Comissario Guido Brunetti Mystery Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802148674
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - March 3rd, 2020

From the New York Times bestselling author of Unto Us a Son is Given, comes one of her most dark and thrilling mysteries yet.

A woman's cryptic dying words in a Venetian hospice lead Guido Brunetti to uncover a threat to the entire region in Donna Leon's haunting twenty-ninth Brunetti novel.


City of Girls: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781594634741
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)
Published: Riverhead Books - April 7th, 2020

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

From the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and The Signature of All Things, a delicious novel of glamour, sex, and adventure, about a young woman discovering that you don't have to be a good girl to be a good person.


Circe Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316556323
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 14th, 2020

"A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story," this #1 New York Times bestseller is "both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right" (Alexandra Alter, The New York Times).


The Glass Hotel: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525521143
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Knopf - March 24th, 2020

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: THE NEW YORKER NPR TIME THE WASHINGTON POST ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY AND MORE!

“The perfect novel. . . . Freshly mysterious.” The Washington Post


The Guest Book: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250110275
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)
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


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Old Lovegood Girls Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781632868220
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - May 5th, 2020

"As always, wry, beady­eyed, acute." —Margaret Atwood, via Twitter

From the bestselling, award-winning author of Flora and Evensong comes the story of two remarkable women and the complex friendship between them that spans decades.


Redhead by the Side of the Road: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525658412
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Knopf - April 7th, 2020

LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE

From the beloved Anne Tyler, a sparkling new novel—an instant New York Times bestseller—about misperception, second chances, and the sometimes elusive power of human connection.