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Clandestine passion boils over in the suspenseful historical novel The Paying Guests, set in 1920s London following the social upheaval of World War I.
The bestselling author of Room returns with a historical mystery, Frog Music, about the unsolved murder of trouser-wearing free spirit Jenny Bonnet in 1876 San Francisco.
She went undercover for her exposé, Nickel and Dimed, and now she lays her soul bare in Living with a Wild God, a personal account of her internal quest for the meaning of life.
A fervent affair derails the ho-hum life of a fortysomething mom in Tempting Fate, the latest from the chick lit phenom whose characters now face the trials of middle age.
The author of the revealing memoir Girl, Interrupted returns with a thinly veiled account of her unconventional childhood in the dark, humorous Cambridge.
The Norwegian crime powerhouse sends his curmudgeonly police hero Harry Hole far afield in Cockroaches, a Bangkok-set murder mystery newly available in English.
A retired cop reopens a cold case involving a crooked businessman on the lam, his dead mistress, and abandoned wife and daughters in the stand-alone thriller After I'm Gone.
Sue Monk Kidd
A young girl in 19th-century Charleston is given a slave for her 11th birthday in The Invention of Wings, a new historical novel from the author of The Secret Life of Bees.
After his electrifying memoir, A Long Way Gone, about his time as a child soldier, the Sierra Leonean writer looks at life after war in his new novel, Radiance of Tomorrow.
The unlikely intersection of a suicidal Japanese teen and a curious novelist resonates in A Tale for the Time Being, a Goodreads Choice Finalist in Fiction.
Are we addicted to food? The Goodreads Choice Finalist in Best Food & Cookbooks investigates the secrets of the processed food industry in Salt Sugar Fat.
Absurd but oh-so-true stories are told with expressive drawings in the hilarious Hyperbole and a Half, a Goodreads Choice Finalist for Best Humor.
A Shanghai courtesan and her madam mother are separated in The Valley of Amazement, the latest multigenerational story from the author of The Joy Luck Club.
Who is Stella Bain? Injured near the front lines of World War I, an American woman awakes in France without her memory in this twisting historical novel.
From Calcutta to Rhode Island, the Indian American experience is told in a sweeping new novel, The Lowland, from the acclaimed author of Interpreter of Maladies.
In We Are Water—the latest from the She's Come Undone scribe—family secrets surface as divorced mother of three Annie prepares to marry her lover, Viveca, in Connecticut.
Eleven years since her last book, the novelist who gave us The Secret History returns with The Goldfinch, the story of an orphan and the art world's dangerous underbelly.
A United States president seduces a White House intern in the all-too-familiar cautionary tale The First Affair, a new novel from the duo behind The Nanny Diaries.
Kim Stanley Robinson
Cast naked into the wilds of the Paleolithic Ice Age, a young apprentice braves the elements in Shaman, a prehistorical novel by the science fiction master.
A painting connects two love stories, one in modern-day London and one in 1916 German-occupied France, in her new historical novel, The Girl You Left Behind.
In the mind-twisting mystery Night Film, a dogged investigative reporter pursues a reclusive horror director, whose life and all-too-real films are cloaked in secrecy.