Adult General Fiction

These general fiction books are new to our shelves in the last 30 days (most recent on top).

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List

Lake City : a novel / Thomas Kohnstamm.
"Hunkered down in his childhood bedroom in Seattle's worn-out Lake City neighborhood, idealistic but self-serving striver Lane Bueche licks his wounds and hatches a plot to win back his estranged Manhattanite wife. He discovers a precarious path forward w…
Unquiet : a novel / Linn Ullmann ; translated from the Norwegian by Thilo Reinhard.
"He is a renowned Swedish filmmaker and has a plan for everything. She is his daughter, the youngest of nine children. Every summer, since she was a little girl, she visits him at his beloved stony house surrounded by woods, poppies, and the Baltic sea. N…
The 13th juror / John T. Lescroart.
A lawyer takes on the defense of a woman accused of murdering both her husbands and her son. The complex truth of the case slowly unravels, changes, bends, and fades in and out of focus, until only the 13th juror must be convinced of her innocence.
A people's history of Heaven : a novel / Mathangi Subramanian.
"In Bangalore, India, five young women fight to save their homes, which are really only shacks and lean-tos, in a slum named "Heaven," which the city wants to bulldoze in order to accommodate its growing tech industry"--Provided by publisher.
Ghost wall / Sarah Moss.
In the north of England, far from the intrusions of cities but not far from civilization, Silvie and her family are living as if they are ancient Britons, surviving by the tools and knowledge of the Iron Age. For two weeks, the length of her father's vaca…
That was a shiver : and other stories / James Kelman.
"A local tries to sell his sister to a trucker as he passes through town; a couple put their children to bed and hear a loud scratching at the wall; a man looks into a mirror and reflects on becoming more like his father. Sparky, touching and brilliantly …
Four novels of the 1930s / John O'Hara ; Steven Goldleaf, editor.
Already a frequent contributor of well-crafted stories to The New Yorker when he turned to the larger canvas of the novel, John O'Hara wrote with unusual acuity about the power of status and class in American life. His reputation as a novelist rests large…
Chronicles of a radical hag (with recipes) : a novel / Lorna Landvik.
"In the small town of Granite Creek, Minnesota, Haze Evans suffers a stroke at the age of 89 and slips into a coma. Haze is a local legend, having written a daily column in the Granite Creek Gazette for fifty years running" --Provided by publisher.
Queenie : a novel / Candice Carty-Williams.
"'[B]rilliant, timely, funny, heartbreaking.'--Jojo Moyes, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You; Bridget Jones's Diary meets Americanah in this disarmingly honest, boldly political, and truly inclusive novel that will speak to anyone who …
The parade : a novel / Dave Eggers.
"From the best-selling author of The Monk of Mokha, a spare, powerful story of two men, Western contractors sent to work far from home, tasked with paving a road to the capital in a dangerous and largely lawless country. Four and Nine are partners, workin…
The hypnotist's love story / Liane Moriarty.
"A novel about a hypnotherapist who falls in love with a man whose ex-girlfriend is stalking him"--Provided by publisher.
My sunshine away / M.O. Walsh.
A man reflects on the summer of his fourteenth year, where in Baton Rouge he fell in love with a golden-haired girl across the street before an unspeakable crime shattered illusions in his seemingly idyllic neighborhood.--Provided by publisher.
Swann's way / Marcel Proust ; translated by C.K. Scott Moncrieff and Terence Kilmartin.
Presents the first book of Proust's monumental work "Remembrance of Things Past", introducing such themes as the destructive force of obsessive love, the allure and the consequences of transgressive sex, and the selective eye that shapes memories.
The children act : a novel / Ian McEwan.
Fiona Maye is a High Court judge in London presiding over cases in family court. She is fiercely intelligent, well respected, and deeply immersed in the nuances of her particular field of law. Often the outcome of a case seems simple from the outside, the…
The ruined house : a novel / Ruby Namdar ; translated from the Hebrew by Hillel Halkin.
Andrew P. Cohen, a professor of comparative culture at New York University, is at the zenith of his life. Adored by his classes and published in prestigious literary magazines, he is about to receive a coveted promotion--the crowning achievement of an env…
The language of sycamores / Lisa Wingate.
After Karen Sommerfield is suddenly forced to deal with the threat of cancer at the same time her company downsizes her, she returns to the rural Missouri Ozarks and her grandmother's old farm on an odyssey to find herself.
Where the forest meets the stars / Glendy Vanderah.
A mysterious child teaches two strangers how to love and trust again. After the loss of her mother and her own battle with breast cancer, Joanna Teale returns to her graduate research on nesting birds in rural Illinois, determined to prove that her recent…
If, then : a novel / Kate Hope Day.
In the quiet haven of Clearing, Oregon, four neighbors find their lives upended when they begin to see themselves in parallel realities. Ginny, a devoted surgeon whose work often takes precedence over her family, has a baffling vision of a beautiful co-wo…
The liar's child : a novel / Carla Buckley.
In this intense and intimate family portrait that moves at a thriller's pace, a troubled woman faces a gripping moral dilemma after rescuing two abandoned children from a hurricane. On the outskirts of North Carolina's Outer Banks sits The Paradise, an ap…
Me for you / Lolly Winston.
"From the New York Times bestselling author of Good Grief comes a richly poignant and stirring story that asks: How soon is too soon to fall in love again? The last thing Rudy expected was to wake up one Saturday morning, a widow at fifty-four years old.…
Barren Island : a novel / Carol Zoref.
"How does one remember a world that literally no longer exists? How do the moral imperatives to do so correspond to the personal needs that make it possible? Told from the point-of-view of Marta Eisenstein Lane on the occasion of her 80th birthday, Barren…
Silent night : a novel / Danielle Steel.
"Paige Watts is the ultimate stage mother. The daughter of Hollywood royalty, Paige channels her own acting dreams into making her daughter, Emma, a star. By the age of nine, Emma is playing a central role in a hit TV show. Then everything is shattered by…
Little faith : a novel / Nickolas Butler.
"In this moving new novel from celebrated author Nickolas Butler, a Wisconsin family grapples with the power and limitations of faith when one of their own falls under the influence of a radical church."--Provided by publisher.
Daisy Jones & the Six : a novel / Taylor Jenkins Reid.
"Daisy is a girl coming of age in L.A. in the late sixties, sneaking into clubs on the Sunset Strip, sleeping with rock stars, and dreaming of singing at the Whisky a Go-Go. The sex and drugs are thrilling, but it's the rock and roll she loves most. By th…
Gingerbread : a novel / Helen Oyeyemi.
"The prize-winning, bestselling author of Boy, Snow, Bird and What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours returns with a bewitching and inventive novel."--Provided by publisher.
When all is said / Anne Griffin.
If you had to pick five people to sum up your life, who would they be? If you were to raise a glass to each of them, what would you say? And what would you learn about yourself, when all is said? At the bar of a grand hotel in a small Irish town sits 84-y…
The perfect alibi / Phillip Margolin.
"The "master of heart-pounding suspense"--New York Times bestseller Phillip Margolin--returns with a new legal thriller starring Robin Lockwood. A young woman accuses a prominent local college athlete of rape. Convicted with the help of undisputable DNA e…
Winesburg, Ohio / Sherwood Anderson ; introduction by Malcolm Cowley.
Profiles the people of a small midwestern town in the early 1900s, revealing the consequences of human misunderstanding.
Winter igniting / Rebecca Zanetti.
His only goal was survival until he met her... With nothing to lose, former cop Damon Winter agrees to an undercover op, infiltrating a cult in the dangerous post-Scorpius world. After one look at his new partner, he knows she belongs far away from not on…
The wall : a novel / John Lanchester.
"The best-selling author of The Debt to Pleasure and Capital returns with a chilling fable for our time. Ravaged by the Change, an island nation in a time very like our own has built the Wall--an enormous concrete barrier around its entire border. Joseph …
The peacock feast / Lisa Gornick.
"Louisa Meets Bear, SCB/FSG, 2015."--Provided by publisher.
99 percent mine : a novel / Sally Thorne.
"From the author of USA Today-bestseller The Hating Game comes a poignant and witty romantic comedy about a twin battling her brother over their crumbling inheritance -- and his sexy best friend who is determined to knock down her walls"--Provided by publ…
Mala vida : a novel / Marc Fernandez ; translated from the French by Molly Grogan.
Present-day Spain, a time of economic crisis and resurgent populist nationalism. The radical right has just won the election after twelve years of Socialist rule. In the midst of this political upheaval, a series of murders is committed, taking place from…
Southern nights / Barry Gifford.
"A collection of three of Gifford's wildest and weirdest Southern gothic novels Barry Gifford's three Southern Gothic novels, Night People, Arise and Walk, and Baby Cat-Face, may be among the weirdest and best of Gifford's novels for their sheer velocity…
McGlue / Ottessa Moshfegh.
McGlue is in the hold, too drunk from the night before to be sure of name or situation or orientation--he may have killed a man. That man may have been his best friend. Intolerable memory accompanies sobriety. A sail on the seas of literary tradition, Mos…
In dog we trust / Beth Kendrick.
"From the author of Once Upon a Wine, a new novel set in the charming seashore town of Black Dog Bay, Delaware. When Jocelyn Hilliard finds herself named legal guardian for the late Mr. Allardyce's pack of prized Labrador retriever show dogs, her world i…