What does it mean to be a woman and a mother? How do our unsolved pasts affect our present? What is the meaning of a fulfilling life? Bestselling novelists Cheryl A. Head (Time’s Undoing: A Novel), Sadeqa Johnson (A Reese Book Club Pick), and Etaf Rum (New York Times bestselling author of A Woman is No Man) explore these questions in new novels
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2022. "A frothy picaresque that ... 'vibrates to the sweet celestial confusion' of Soutine's painting: delirious and earthy, reverent and irreligious."-- The New York Times Book Review. A wild, effervescent, absinthe-soaked novel that tells of the life of the extraordinary artist Chaim Soutine.
Coming of age is never easy. Three novels explore the stories of a young man in Africa, a young gay boy in Georgia, and a girl whose discovery of family secrets forces her to grow up too early.
Celebrate all the ways love makes us who we are with the romance that Entertainment Weekly calls "wise, wildly unique"--from the bestselling co-author of Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist--about a teen who wakes up every morning in a different body, living a different life.
From traveling with acclaimed writer Somerset Maugham in Asia to experiencing rural Appalachia when it was culturally and geographically isolated, these historical novels transport the reader to different times and places.
From the bestselling author of Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk comes a novel about Hollywood, the cost of stardom, and selfless second acts, inspired by an extraordinary true story.
From the New York Times bestselling author of All the Missing Girls and "master of suspense, Megan Miranda" (Mary Kubica, New York Times bestselling author of The Good Girl), a thrilling mystery about a group of former classmates who reunite to mark the tenth anniversary of a tragic accident, only to have one of the survivors disappear, casting fear and suspicion on the original tragedy.
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.
What makes the relationships between mothers and daughters even more complicated? Hereditary magic. KJ Dell'Antonia, New York Times best-selling author of The Chicken Sisters (a Reese's book club pick) discusses her latest book, Playing the Witch Card, why fictional witches are having a moment and why literary magic has to cause problems rather than solve them—and suggests more witchy reads to add to your #tbr.
Court Gentry is caught between the Russian mafia and the CIA in this latest electrifying thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling Gray Man series.
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook--made into the Academy Award-winning movie starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper--a poignant and hopeful novel about a widower who takes in a grieving teenager and inspires a magical revival in their small town.
It is 1883, and America is at a crossroads. At a tiny college in Upstate New York, an idealistic young professor has managed to convince Mark Twain, Frederick Douglass, Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Confederate memoirist Forrest Taylor, and romance novelist Lucy Comstock to participate in the first (and last) Auburn Writers' Conference for a public discussion about the future of the nation.
After an unjust murder trial, spirits of the dead rise from a field in the rural South, revealing “a mesmerizing story of loss, injustice, and revenge” (Sue Monk Kidd). Shortlisted for the Crooks Corner Prize. Hudson will be in conversation with Jennie Fields.
A dramatic story of duplicity and resistance, betrayal and loyalty, set against the backdrop of World War II, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Light in Hidden Places.
Stella Bankwell has suddenly found herself in a "heap of trouble," in the words of her mountain people. Possible federal indictments that lead to a murder leads to serious danger for Stella. It turns out to be the beginning of Stella Bankwell, former Atlanta socialite, becoming Stella Bankwell, amateur sleuth.
From "one of the most acute and lasting writers of her generation" (The New York Times), a ghost story set in the nineteenth and twenty-first centuries, an elegiac consideration of grief, devotion (filial and romantic), and the vanishing and persistence of all things--seen and unseen.
From J. A. Jance's New York Times bestselling Brady and Walker novels, federal investigator Dan Pardee, Brandon Walker's son-in-law, crosses paths with Sheriff Joanna Brady as he traces the bloody path of a merciless serial killer across the Southwest in this intense thriller.
A story so poignant, gripping and lyrical, resonant with the emotional urgency of Alice Walker's classics and the poignant charm of Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Life of Bees, Wade in the Water tells the layered story of a friendship that develops between Ella, a 12 year-old precocious and mistreated black girl who sees God in the clouds, and Katherine St. James, a mysterious, strikingly well-dressed white woman who arrives in rural Mississippi in the early 80s.
The characters from the Nathaniel trilogy and the cast from the Peeper trilogy come together in Ron York's latest novel, Charlie's Encore.