Miracle Creek / Angie Kim
A dramatic murder trial in the aftermath of an experimental medical treatment and a fatal explosion upends a rural Virginia community where personal secrets and private ambitions complicate efforts to uncover what happened.
The Body Lies / by Jo Baker
Moving to an English countryside university after witnessing an assault in London, a young writer supervises an escalating debate about violence against women before one of her male students writes a novel about her horrific murder.
The Last House Guest / Megan Miranda
A suspenseful new novel about an idyllic town in Maine dealing with the suspicious death of one of their own–and her best “summer” friend, who is trying to uncover the truth…before fingers point her way.
Cape May: a novel / Chip Cheek
Southern newlyweds honeymooning in 1957 Cape May are pulled into the dramas of a trio of sophisticated New England urbanites who render the deserted beach community an intimate playground of corruptive recklessness.
The Farm: a novel / Joanne Ramos
Ensconced within a Hudson Valley retreat where expectant birth mothers are given luxurious accommodations and lucrative rewards to produce perfect babies, a Filipino immigrant is forced to choose between a life-changing payment and the outside world.
The Guest Book / Sarah Blake
The bereaved matriarch of a powerful early-20th-century American family makes a fateful decision that reverberates throughout two subsequent generations further impacted by racism, reversed circumstances and disturbing revelations.
American Spy: a novel / Lauren Wilkinson
What if your sense of duty required you to betray the man you love? One woman struggles to choose between her honor and her heart in this enthralling espionage drama that deftly hops between New York and West Africa.
The Altruists: a novel / Andrew Ridker
On the brink of losing the family home, a Midwestern college professor and widower reaches out to his estranged children under the guise of a reconciliation, only to unleash a maelstrom of age-old resentments.
Machines Like Me: and people like you / Ian McEwan
Two lovers in an alternative 1980s London who construct a perfect synthetic human before finding themselves in a morally complex love triangle.
Normal People: a novel / Sally Rooney
The unconventional secret childhood bond between popular Connell and lonely, intensely private Marianne is tested by character reversals in their first year at a Dublin college that render Connell introspective and Marianne social, but self-destructive.
The Flight Portfolio / Julie Orringer
The story of Varian Fry’s extraordinary effort to save the lives and work of Jewish artists fleeing the Holocaust.