Back | April Newsletter

SelectReads News
Dearreader template
  New Fiction  
Shining City: A Novel
Shining City: A Novel

Tom Rosenstiel · Ecco
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A polished and gripping political debut that Michael Connelly calls "an edge of your seat thriller," Shining City is set in DC amid a harrowing Supreme Court nomination fight."Amazing. . . . Pulses with momentum. . . . A debut that will be remembered for years." - Michael...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Weight of This World
The Weight of This World

David Joy · Putnam
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Critically acclaimed author David Joy, whose debut, Where All Light Tends to Go, was hailed as "a savagely moving novel that will likely become an important addition to the great body of Southern literature" (The Huffington Post) , returns to the mountains of North Carolina with...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Wanderers
The Wanderers

Meg Howrey · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Station Eleven meets The Martian in this brilliantly inventive novel about three astronauts training for the first-ever mission to Mars, an experience that will push the boundary between real and unreal, test their relationships, and leave each of them - and their families - changed forever...
Read More check catalog
 
 
All Grown Up
All Grown Up

Jami Attenberg · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Middlesteins comes a wickedly funny novel about a thirty-nine-year-old single, childfree woman who defies convention as she seeks connection. Who is Andrea Bern? When her therapist asks the question, Andrea knows the right things to say:...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley: A Novel
The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley: A Novel

Hannah Tinti · The Dial Press
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A coming-of-age novel and a literary thrill ride about the price we pay to protect the people we love most."A father-daughter road trip you won't soon forget." - Richard Russo Samuel Hawley isn't like the other fathers in Olympus, Massachusetts. A loner who spent years living...
Read More check catalog
 
 
In the Name of the Family: A Novel
In the Name of the Family: A Novel

Sarah Dunant · Random House
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

The author of Blood and Beauty returns with another captivating novel about Renaissance Italy and one of history's most notorious families. Before the Corleones, before the Lannisters, there was the Borgias. Bestselling novelist Sarah Dunant has long been drawn to the high drama of Renaissance...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Woman on the Stairs: A Novel
The Woman on the Stairs: A Novel

Bernhard Schlink · Pantheon
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

A missing painting. A mysterious woman. Her husband and her lover. Here, the internationally acclaimed author delivers what his fans have been waiting for since The Reader - a powerful new novel about obsession, creativity, and love. A brilliant and naïve young lawyer's life is changed...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Devil and Webster
The Devil and Webster

Jean Hanff Korelitz · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

From the bestselling author of You Should Have Known and Admission, a twisty new novel about a college president and a student protest that mirrors today's campus unrest. Naomi Roth is the first female president of Webster College, a once conservative school now known for producing fired-up,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Himself: A Novel
Himself: A Novel

Jess Kidd · Atria Books
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

"A highly unusual tale set in a highly unusual Irish village full of dark secrets ... Lushly imagined, delightfully original, and very, very funny, it hurtles along from the very first page" (M.L. Stedman, author of The Light Between Oceans) .Having been abandoned on the steps...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

Lisa See · Scribner
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A thrilling new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa See explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter who has been adopted by an American couple.Li-yan and her family align their lives around the seasons and the farming of tea. There is ritual and routine, and it has been...
Read More check catalog