Contemporary

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The Glass Ocean, an ambitious project written by three New York Times bestselling authors is a work of historical fiction mixed with a huge mystery at its core and a couple of rom

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Gone So Long has everything a novel could ask for: It’s a literary page-turner that explores the grit and pain of working class lives through complex personalities and beautifully pungent,

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At first glance a retelling of Beowulf doesn't seem that original. There have been countless spin-offs in prose, poetry, and even a movie.

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“The Drama Teacher . . . is a masterful psychological thriller. Readers will laugh at Gracie's hijinks and marvel at her audacity.”

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“Putney by Sofka Zinovieff is a disturbing, yet powerfully captivating story that tells how just one secret can destroy many lives.”

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The first chapter of Not Her Daughter is taut, intense, gripping—and by the end of its handful of pages, it’s clear the speaker, entrepreneur and CEO Sarah Walker, has taken someone else’s

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Marissa Parlette, a speech-language pathologist at a local elementary school in Tranquil Cove, Washington, is working with nine-year-old Anna Black who has a stuttering problem.

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Ah, for the naivete of the sixties and seventies, when Americans were shocked that their own government would publish false statistics, that U.S.

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Psychological suspense has a new reigning queen.

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Ashley, Lauren, and Natalie have been through everything together. From college days to husbands to babies to business, they have been there for each other, navigating the good and the bad.

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The Queen Isabella, a dowager cruise ship, sets sail in her retirement voyage, a two-week leisurely journey from Los Angeles to Hawaii.

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When does friendship cross boundaries to become more? As graduate students, Rachel, Claire, and Charlie form an inseparable bond.

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In Sandra Block’s new book, What Happened That Night, Dahlia, a paralegal wrestles with an event that happened to her five years earlier, and the memories of that event rush back when a vi

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“Groff’s characters are so real, complete with their flaws, fears and eccentricities, that they will stay with you long after you have left Florida.” 

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Raney Moore is no slacker. The morning after discovering that her seemingly wonderful husband Aaron has had an affair, she unleashes the hounds of hell on him.

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Readers familiar with Man Booker Prize winners will quickly realize why Dorthe Nors’ novel, Mirror, Shoulder, Signal was a 2017 finalist for the international prize.

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Once again we're back in the slow-paced Low Country of South Carolina. Instead of the locale being the beach, we meet the English family who owns and operates a working farm.

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Martha's Vineyard is the setting for this intriguing thriller. Glass blower Kat Weber just sold one of her creations, receiving a fortune for it.

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In a world in which books, TV, and the media often seem to be screaming, it’s refreshing to come across a novel that remembers the value of the whisper, of subtlety, and of not having to have every

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For roughly three years, between ages 37 and 40, the unnamed narrator of Motherhood—a Canadian writer living with her long-term boyfriend, Miles, a criminal defense lawyer—debates whether

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At first glance, the timing of New York Review Books Classics’ rerelease of Helen Weinzweig’s Basic Black with Pearls is almost as intriguing as the novel itself.

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Greer Kadetsky, the brilliant, introverted child of two totally apathetic parents has never quite been able to find her voice—or, if she has found it, hasn’t been able to use it.

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Alternate Side by Anna Quindlen is a novel in miniature.

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As one of 2018’s most anticipated books, Kristin Hannah’s The Great Alone had an enormous amount of buzz and early praise to live up to.

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