Whoa... prepare to be taken on a wild ride with Thomas' singular and legitimate horror. Matilda, a psychologist researching how memories are made, meets Ashanique, a young girl who harbors the memories of past lives and may hold the key to unlocking a disturbing conspiracy. But teaming up puts both Matilda and Ashanique in more danger than they could ever imagine. This book's got it all -- a breakneck pace, shadowy experiments, and a TRULY horrific villain. Read it before it inevitably becomes a blockbuster movie!
-Recommended by Erika
This chilling new mystery in the USA Today bestselling series by Charles Finch takes readers back to Charles Lenox's very first case and the ruthless serial killer who would set him on the course to become one of London's most brilliant detectives.
I Know What You Did Last Summer meets the French countryside in this exhilarating psychological suspense debut about a woman trapped by the bonds of friendship--perfect for fans of The Widow and The Woman in Cabin 10.
"What a wonderful, emotional ride It's like the Ordinary People of the 21st century...such an achievement " --Robyn Carr, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Summer That Made UsSEEING THE WORLD THROUGH ROSIE COLORED GLASSESJust as opposites attract, they can als
Amy Bloom is no stranger to historical fiction, but this is the first time she's written fiction about real people, and the result is a sensitive portrayal of a one-of-a-kind relationship. Lorena "Hick" Hickok is a successful female reporter when she moves into FDR's White House and becomes Eleanor Roosevelt's confidant, lover and dearest friend. Bloom's writing sparkles, and she crafts an intriguing picture of both the time period and the Roosevelt family, but it's Hick herself - and her own amazing story - that really steals the show.
From Willy Vlautin, award-winning author of Lean on Pete and The Motel Life, comes a powerful exploration of identity and loneliness pulled from deep within America's soul.
Combining the infectious narration of Nick Hornby's Funny Girl, the philosophical lyricism of Roberto Bola o's The Savage Detectives, and the mesmerizing power of Anna North's The Life and Death of Sophie Stark, a breathtaking debut, brimming with youthful brio and irresistible humor, that chronicles a young man's friendship with a most peculiar artist.
A debut novel set against a background of hospital rounds and life-or-death decisions that pulses with humor and empathy and explores the heart's capacity for forgiveness...
"Richly depicting emotional interiority of its characters, Raeff's novel reveals how the devastating effects of war and hidden secrets can impact lives across decades." --Publishers Weekly
As her Wisconsin community endures a long season of drought and feels the shockwaves of World War II, fifteen-year-old Cielle endures a more personal calamity: the unexpected death of her father. On a balmy summer afternoon, she finds him hanging in the barn--the start of a dark secret that threatens her family's livelihood.
"Nuanced, sharp, and beautifully written, Sadness Is a White Bird manages, with seeming effortlessness, to find something fresh and surprising and poignant in the classic coming-of-age, love-triangle narrative, something starker, more heartbreaking: something new." --Michael Chabon
"Rarely does a novel begin with rollicking fierceness that grabs readers from its opening lines and doesn't loosen its grip or lessen its hold all the way through... Miller's writing is intoxicating and one doesn't need to be a fantasy or sci-fi fan to adore this book."--Kim Curtis, Associated Press
From the award-winning author of For Today I Am a Boy, a gripping and deeply felt novel about a group of young girls at a remote camp--and the night that changes everything and will shape their lives for decades to come
With her latest book, Kristin Hannah has created a true saga that feels as vast and sweeping as the Alaskan landscape itself. In 1974, the Allbright family - dad Erut, mom Cora and 13-year-old Leni - move to Alaska, hoping to settle there permanently and find purpose through living off the land. But survival proves difficult when the greatest danger is found inside their home. I was completely caught up in Hannah's story, and can't remember the last time I cared so much about a set of characters. I promise, you will care, too
- Recommended by Erika
Believe the hype, people... Tayari Jones' story of one married couple's experience is every bit as good as you've been led to believe. Roy and celestial are newlyweds with big dreams and a bright future ahead, until an unfathomable stroke of bad luck changes their lives forever. As she asks readers to contemplate the very nature and meaning of marriage, Jones makes us understand each and every one of her characeter's' thoughts and actions (even the ugly ones), and it all adds up to something completely heart--rending. This book is such a winner.
- Recommended by Erika
Elegantly written and profoundly moving, this spellbinding debut affirms Boast's reputation as a "new young American voice for the ages" (Tom Franklin). Born with a rare (and real) condition in which she suffers degrees of paralysis when faced with intense emotion, Daphne has few close friends and even fewer lovers. Like her mythic namesake, even one touch can freeze her.
"How To Stop Time is marvelous in every sense of the word." --Deborah Harkness, author of The All Souls Trilogy
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Benedict Cumberbatch.
"I promise you have never read a story like this."--Blake Crouch, New York Times bestselling author of Dark Matter
Two brothers are exposed to the brutal realities of life and the seductive cruelty of power in this riveting debut novel--a story of savagery and race, injustice and honor, set in the untamed frontier of 1880s Australia--reminiscent of Philipp Meyer's The Son and the novels of Cormac McCarthy.
NATIONAL BESTSELLER"Asymmetry is extraordinary...Halliday has written, somehow all at once, a transgressive roman a clef, a novel of ideas and a politically engaged work of metafiction." --Alice Gregory, The New York Times Book Review
"Ver nica Gerber writes with a luminous intimacy; her novel is clever, vibrant, moving, profoundly original. Reading it made me feel as if the world had been rebuilt." --Francisco Goldman
Matilda Goodman is an underemployed wedding photographer grappling with her failure to live as an artist and the very bad lie she has told her boyfriend (that she has a dead twin). Harry, her (totally alive) brother, is an untenured professor of literature, anxiously contemplating his dead-end career and sleeping with a student.