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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
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 7th, 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
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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 (Wolf Hall Trilogy #3) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780805096606
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - March 10th, 2020

The brilliant #1 New York Times bestseller


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Simon the Fiddler: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062966742
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Published: William Morrow - April 14th, 2020

“The reader is treated to a kind of alchemy on the page when character, setting and song converge at all the right notes, generating an authentic humanity that is worth remembering and celebrating.” — New York Times


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$27.00
ISBN: 9780802148537
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Published: Grove Press - March 3rd, 2020

Following the breakout success of her critically acclaimed and award-winning novel Euphoria, Lily King returns with an unforgettable portrait of an artist as a young woman.


The American Agent: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062436672
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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
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - March 3rd, 2020

When Dottoressa Donato calls the Questura to report that a dying patient at the hospice Fatebenefratelli wants to speak to the police, Commissario Guido Brunetti and his colleague, Claudia Griffoni, waste no time in responding.

"They killed him. It was bad money. I told him no," Benedetta Toso gasps the words about her recently-deceased husband, Vittorio Fadalto.


City of Girls: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781594634741
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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
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Published: Knopf - March 24th, 2020

"The Glass Hotel may be the perfect novel for your survival bunker."
--Ron Charles, The Washington Post


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


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$27.00
ISBN: 9781632868220
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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
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Published: Knopf - April 7th, 2020

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER

“If ever there was a perfect time for a new Anne Tyler novel, it’s now.” —People 
“Tyler's novels are always worth scooping up—but especially this gently amusing soother, right now.” —NPR