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A Moving Meditation on the Demands of Marriage and Parenthood

Bestselling author David Nicholls' follow-up to ONE DAY is a funny and moving look at marriage --- now available in paperback!

A Stunning Debut About a Daughter Grappling with the Legacy of her Father

The fate of a renowned musician's rare and glorious cello reveals a shocking secret from his past.

Yale Graduate Jeff Hobbs Relays the Shocking Story of His Talented Roommate and Friend

Robert Peace was destined for greatness, but his bizarre double life would soon take its toll on his bright future in this compelling biography.

The Ultimate Edition of the Bestselling Author's Wildly Successful First Novel

The story of a London businessman's journey into a world of shadows and darkness called the Neverwhere--- now featuring Gaiman's “preferred text."

20 Books We Can't Wait to Watch on the Big Screen This Year

From blockbusters to indies --- and everything in between --- film adaptations of beloved books are can't-miss entertainment!

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US
by David Nicholls

US is a moving meditation on the demands of marriage and parenthood, the regrets of abandoning youth for middle age, and the intricate relationship between the heart and the head. And in David Nicholls’s gifted hands, Douglas’s odyssey brings Europe --- from the streets of Amsterdam to the famed museums of Paris, from the cafés of Venice to the beaches of Barcelona --- to vivid life just as he experiences a powerful awakening of his own. Will this summer be his last as a husband, or the moment when he turns his marriage, and maybe even his whole life, around?
 
Now available in paperback!
 

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THE SILVER SWAN
by Elena Delbanco

Alexander Feldmann is a revered and sought-after performer. After years of searching, he acquires a glorious cello, the Silver Swan, a rare Stradivarius masterpiece long lost to the world of music. Mariana is Alexander’s only child, and the maestro has large ambitions for her. By the age of 19 she emerges as a star cellist in her own right, and is seen as the inheritor of her father’s genius. Mariana believes the Silver Swan will be hers one day, until a stunning secret from her father’s past entwines her fate and that of the Silver Swan in ways she never could have imagined.

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Death and Mr. Pickwick by Stephen Jarvis - Historical Fiction

DEATH AND MR. PICKWICK is a vast, richly imagined, Dickensian work about the rough-and-tumble world that produced Dickens and is, like the great writer’s immortal novels, full of preposterous characters, shaggy-dog stories, improbable reversals, skulduggery, betrayal and valor.

From award-winning, New York Times bestselling author and neuroscientist Lisa Genova comes a powerful new novel that does for Huntington’s Disease what her debut STILL ALICE did for Alzheimer’s.

A Necessary End by Holly Brown - Psychological Thriller

The author of DON'T TRY TO FIND ME returns with a taut, riveting novel of psychological suspense --- a domestic drama full of secrets and twists --- about a woman determined to have a child, her ambivalent husband and a pregnant teenager with a secret agenda of her own.

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman - Fiction

The #1 New York Times bestselling author’s ultimate edition of his wildly successful first novel  --- about a young London businessman who is plunged through the cracks of reality into a world of shadows and darkness called the Neverwhere --- featuring Gaiman's “preferred text.”

Newport by Jill Morrow - Fiction

Following in the steps of Beatriz Williams and Amor Towles, this richly atmospheric, spellbinding novel transports readers to the dazzling, glamorous world of Newport during the Roaring Twenties and to a mansion filled with secrets as a debonair lawyer must separate truth from deception.

In this sophisticated thriller, lawyer Jay Porter, hero of Attica Locke’s bestseller BLACK WATER RISING, returns to fight one last case, only to become embroiled once again in a dangerous game of shadowy politics and a witness to how far those in power are willing to go to win.

The Remedy for Love by Bill Roorbach - Romantic Thriller

Intensely moving, frequently funny, THE REMEDY FOR LOVE is a harrowing story about the truths we reveal when there is no time or space for artifice.

A heartfelt and riveting biography of the short life of a talented young African-American man who escapes the slums of Newark for Yale University only to succumb to the dangers of the streets --- and of one’s own nature --- when he returns home.

Rich in detail and so cleanly wrought, Elena Delbanco’s debut novel, THE SILVER SWAN, is a delicious read that dives into the romances and idiosyncrasies of the world’s top musicians --- it is bound to inspire excitement and plenty of discussion for any book club.

In the tradition of Jennifer Robson, comes this compelling debut that weaves the fascinating story of a young woman who must risk her life as a spy to help stop Napoleon’s invasion of Great Britain in the winter of 1803.

Us by David Nicholls - Fiction

The highly anticipated new novel from David Nicholls, author of the mega-bestselling fiction sensation ONE DAY, which follows one man’s efforts to salvage his marriage --- and repair his troubled relationship with his teenaged son --- during the course of a trip around Europe.