New and Best Books in Adult Fiction

The Secret Book of Flora Lea: A Novel By Patti Callahan Henry Cover Image
ISBN: 9781668011836
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Published: Atria Books - May 2nd, 2023


When a woman discovers a rare book that has connections to her past, long-held secrets about her missing sister and their childhood spent in the English countryside during World War II are revealed.

In the war-torn London of 1939, fourteen-year-old Hazel and five-year-old Flora are evacuated to a rural village to escape

Lady Tan's Circle of Women: A Novel By Lisa See Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982117085
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Published: Scribner - June 6th, 2023


From “one of those special writers capable of delivering both poetry and plot” (The New York Times Book Review) an immersive historical novel inspired by the true story of a woman physician in 15th-century China—perfect for fans of Lisa See’s classics Snow Flower and the Secret Fan and Tea Girl of Hummin

The Wind Knows My Name: A Novel By Isabel Allende, Frances Riddle (Translated by) Cover Image
By Isabel Allende, Frances Riddle (Translated by)
ISBN: 9780593598108
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 6th, 2023

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “The lives of a Jewish boy escaping Nazi-occupied Europe and a mother and daughter fleeing twenty-first-century El Salvador intersect in this ambitious, intricate novel about war and immigration” (People), from the author of A Long Petal of the Sea and Violeta

A History of Burning By Janika Oza Cover Image
ISBN: 9781538724248
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 2nd, 2023

This epic, sweeping historical novel full of "wondrous complexity” spans continents and a century, and reveals how one act of survival can reverberate through generations (Rachel Khong, author of Goodbye, Vitamin). ​

One of the New York Times 100 Notable Books

Longlisted for the Carol Shields Prize for Fiction, the Asian Pacific A

Why Fathers Cry at Night: A Memoir in Love Poems, Letters, Recipes, and Remembrances By Kwame Alexander Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316417228
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 23rd, 2023

This powerful memoir from a #1 New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Medalist features poetry, letters, recipes, and other personal artifacts that provide an intimate look into his life and the loved ones he shares it with.

In an intimate and non-traditional (or "new-fashioned") memoir, Kwame Alexander shares snapshots of a man learning how to love.

Victory City: A Novel By Salman Rushdie Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593243398
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Published: Random House - February 7th, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The epic tale of a woman who breathes a fantastical empire into existence, only to be consumed by it over the centuries—from the transcendent imagination of Booker Prize–winning, internationally bestselling author Salman Rushdie

The Night Travelers: A Novel By Armando Lucas Correa Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501187988
Published: Atria Books - January 10th, 2023

Four generations of women experience love, loss, war, and hope from the rise of Nazism to the Cuban Revolution and finally, the fall of the Berlin Wall in this sweeping novel from the bestselling author of the “timely must-read” (People) The German Girl.

Berlin, 1931: Ally Keller, a talented young poet, is alone and scared when she gives birth to a mixed-rac

Spare By The Duke of Sussex Prince Harry Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593593806
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Published: Random House - January 10th, 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Discover the global phenomenon that tells an unforgettable story of love, loss, and healing.

“Compellingly artful . . . [a] blockbuster memoir.”—The New Yorker (Best Books of the Year)