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The House in the Cerulean Sea

TJ Klune · Tor Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Lambda Literary Award-winning author TJ Klune's breakout contemporary fantasy

Linus Baker is a by-the-book case worker in the Department in Charge of Magical Youth. He's tasked with determining whether six dangerous magical children are likely to bring about the end of the world.

Arthur...

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Honey Girl: A Novel

Morgan Rogers
Format: Paperback(Original)

A refreshingly timely and relatable debut novel about a young woman whose life plans fall apart when she meets her wife.With her newly completed PhD in astronomy in hand, twenty-eight-year-old Grace Porter goes on a girls' trip to Vegas to celebrate. She's a straight A, work-through-the-summer...
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Detransition, Baby: A Novel

Torrey Peters · One World
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

.Reese almost had it all: a loving relationship with Amy, an apartment in New York City, a job she didn't hate. She had scraped together what previous generations of trans women could only dream of: a life of mundane, bourgeois comforts. The only thing missing was a child. But then...
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Gideon the Ninth

Tamsyn Muir · Tor.com
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A USA Today Best-Selling Novel!

"Unlike anything I've ever read. " -- V.E. Schwab

"Lesbian necromancers explore a haunted gothic palace in space!" -- Charles Stross

"Brilliantly original, messy and weird straight through." -- NPR

The...

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The Guncle

Steven Rowley
Format: Hardcover

Patrick, or Gay Uncle Patrick (GUP, for short) , has always loved his niece, Maisie, and nephew, Grant. That is, he loves spending time with them when they come out to Palm Springs for weeklong visits, or when he heads home to Connecticut for the holidays. But in terms of caretaking and relating...
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Red, White & Royal Blue: A Novel

Casey McQuiston · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 432
Format: Paperback

"I took this with me wherever I went and stole every second I had to read! Absorbing, hilarious, tender, sexy -- this book had everything I crave. I'm jealous of all the readers out there who still get to experience Red, White & Royal Blue for the first time!" - Christina...

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The Song of Achilles: A Novel

Madeline Miller · Ecco
Format: Paperback

“At once a scholar’s homage to The Iliad and startlingly original work of art by an incredibly talented new novelist….A book I could not put down.”—Ann Patchett“Mary Renault lives again!” declares Emma Donoghue, author of Room, referring to The Song...
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A Little Life: A Novel

Hanya Yanagihara · Doubleday
Pages: 720
Format: Hardcover

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST

SHORT-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE

Brace yourself for the most astonishing, challenging, upsetting, and profoundly moving book in many a season. An epic about love and friendship in the twenty-first century that goes into some of the darkest...
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Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

Jeanette Winterson · Grove Press
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Winner of the Whitbread Prize for best first fiction, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit is a coming-out novel from Winterson, the acclaimed author of The Passion and Sexing the Cherry. The narrator, Jeanette, cuts her teeth on the knowledge that she is one of God's elect, but as this budding...
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You Exist Too Much: A Novel

Zaina Arafat · Catapult
Format: Hardcover

A "provocative and seductive debut" of desire and doubleness that follows the life of a young Palestinian American woman caught between cultural, religious, and sexual identities as she tries to lead an authentic life (O, The Oprah Magazine) On a hot day in Bethlehem, a 12-year-old...
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Real Life: A Novel

Brandon Taylor · Riverhead Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A novel of startling intimacy, violence, and mercy among friends in a Midwestern university town, from an electric new voice.

A novel of rare emotional power that excavates the social intricacies of a late-summer weekend--and a lifetime of buried pain. Almost everything about Wallace,...
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Less: A Novel

ANDREW SEAN GREER · Lee Boudreaux Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A struggling novelist travels the world to avoid an awkward wedding in this hilarious Pulitzer Prize-winning novel full of "arresting lyricism and beauty" (The New York Times Book Review) .

WINNER...
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Mostly Dead Things

Kristen Arnett · Tin House Books
Pages: 354
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Bestseller

"This book is my song of the summer." -- Parul Sehgal, The New York Times

A Most Anticipated Book of 2019 at Esquire, The Week, BuzzFeed, NYLON, Bustle, HuffPost, The Boston Globe, and more.

One morning, Jessa-Lynn Morton walks...

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On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

Ocean Vuong · Penguin Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Poet Ocean Vuong's debut novel is a shattering portrait of a family, a first love, and the redemptive power of storytelling

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read. Written when the speaker, Little Dog, is in his late twenties, the letter...

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Exciting Times: A Novel

Naoise Dolan · Ecco
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"This debut novel about an Irish expat millennial teaching English and finding romance in Hong Kong is half Sally Rooney love triangle, half glitzy Crazy Rich Asians high living - and guaranteed to please." - Vogue An intimate, bracingly intelligent debut novel about a millennial...
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This Is How It Always Is: A Novel

Laurie Frankel · Flatiron Books
Pages: 327
Format: Hardcover

"It made me laugh, it made me cry, it made me think." -- Liane Moriarty, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little Lies

This is how a family keeps a secret ... and how that secret ends up keeping them.

This is how...

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Starling Days: A Novel

Rowan Hisayo Buchanan · The Overlook Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The moving new novel by the author of Harmless Like You, a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice and NPR Great Read

On their first date, Mina told Oscar that she was bisexual, vegetarian, and on meds. He married her anyhow. A challenge to be met. She had low days,...
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Outlawed

Anna North
Format: Hardcover

The Crucible meets True Grit in this riveting adventure story of a fugitive girl, a mysterious gang of robbers, and their dangerous mission to transform the Wild West.In the year of our Lord 1894, I became an outlaw. The day of her wedding, 17 year old Ada's life looks good; she loves...
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The Death of Vivek Oji: A Novel

Akwaeke Emezi · Riverhead Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

What does it mean for a family to lose a child they never really knew?One afternoon, in a town in southeastern Nigeria, a mother opens her front door to discover her son's body, wrapped in colorful fabric, at her feet. What follows is the tumultuous, heart-wrenching story of one family's...
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Written in the Stars: A Novel

Alexandria Bellefleur · Avon
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

In her debut with nods to Bridget Jones and Pride and Prejudice, Alexandria Bellefleur delivers a charming #ownvoices queer rom-com about a free-spirited social media astrologer who agrees to fake a relationship with an uptight actuary until New Year's Eve - with results not even the stars...
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Memorial: A Novel

Bryan Washington · Riverhead Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"This book, in what feels like a new vision for the 21st century novel, made me happy." - Ocean Vuong, author of On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous"This book made me think about the nature of love, and family, and anger, and grief, and love again." - Jasmine Guillory,...
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The Prettiest Star

Carter Sickels · Hub City Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

EW's 50 Most Anticipated Books of 2020O Magazine's "31 LGBTQ Books That'll Change the Literary Landscape in 2020"BookRiot's "Most Anticipated Most Anticipated LGBTQ Books of 2020"Atlanta Journal Constitution's "10 Southern Books We Can't...
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Patsy: A Novel

Nicole Dennis-Benn · Liveright
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From nationally celebrated novelist Nicole Dennis-Benn, a brave, stirring portrait of a Jamaican woman who leaves her daughter behind for a new life in America.

When Patsy gets her long-coveted visa to America, it's the culmination of years of yearning to be reunited with Cicely,...
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Plain Bad Heroines: A Novel

Emily M. Danforth · William Morrow
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

"Brimming from start to finish with sly humor and gothic mischief. Brilliant." - SARAH WATERSThe Favourite meets The Haunting of Hill House in this highly imaginative and original horror-comedy centered around a cursed New England boarding school for girls, a wickedly whimsical...
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With Teeth: A Novel

Kristen Arnett · Riverhead Books
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the New York Times-bestselling sensation Mostly Dead Things: a surprising and moving story of two mothers, one difficult son, and the limitations of marriage, parenthood, and love If she's being honest, Sammie Lucas is scared of her son. Working from home in the close...
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Giovanni's Room

James Baldwin
Format: Book

Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. With a sharp, probing imagination, James Baldwin's now-classic narrative delves into the mystery of loving and creates a moving, h
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Under the Rainbow: A Novel

Celia Laskey · Riverhead Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

When a group of social activists arrive in a small town, the lives and beliefs of residents and outsiders alike are upended, in this wry, embracing novel.Big Burr, Kansas, is the kind of place where everyone seems to know everyone, and everyone shares the same values-or keeps their opinions...
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Under the Udala Trees

Chinelo Okparanta · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Inspired by Nigeria's folktales and its war, Under the Udala Trees is a deeply searching, powerful debut about the dangers of living and loving openly. Ijeoma comes of age as her nation does; born before independence, she is eleven when civil war breaks out in the young republic of Nigeria....
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Boys of Alabama: A Novel

Genevieve Hudson · Liveright
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

O, The Oprah Magazine * "31 LGBTQ Books That'll Change the Literary Landscape in 2020"Lit Hub * "Most Anticipated Books by LGBTQ Authors For the First Half of 2020"Ms. Magazine * "Reads for the Rest of Us: Feminist Books Coming Out in 2020""A gripping,...
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Rainbow Milk: A Novel

Paul Mendez
Format: Hardcover

In the 1950s, ex-boxer Norman Alonso is a determined and humble Jamaican who has immigrated to Britain with his wife and children to secure a brighter future. Blighted with unexpected illness and racism, Norman and his family are resilient, but are all too aware that their family will need...
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The Prophets

Robert Jones · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A singular and stunning debut novel about the forbidden union between two enslaved young men on a Deep South plantation, the refuge they find in each other, and a betrayal that threatens their existenceIsaiah was Samuel's and Samuel was Isaiah's. That was the way it was since the beginning,...
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Romance in Marseille

Claude McKay · Penguin Classics
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

The pioneering novel of physical disability, transatlantic travel, and black international politics. A vital document of black modernism and one of the earliest overtly queer fictions in the African American tradition. Published for the first time. A Penguin Classic Buried in the archive...
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When Katie Met Cassidy

Camille Perri · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed author of The Assistants comes another gutsy book about the importance of women taking the reins--this time, when it comes to love, sex, and self-acceptance.

When it comes to Cassidy, Katie can't think straight.

Katie Daniels, a twenty-eight-year-old...
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All My Mother's Lovers: A Novel

Ilana Masad · Dutton
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

One of . . . Electric Literature's "Most Anticipated Debuts of Early 2020" * O Magazine's "31 LGBTQ Books That'll Change the Literary Landscape in 2020" * Publisher Weekly's "Spring 2020 Literary Fiction Announcements" * Buzzfeed's "Most...
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The Paying Guests

Sarah Waters · Riverhead Books
Pages: 576
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling novel that has been called "a tour de force" (Wall Street Journal) , "unputdownable" (The Washington Post) , "a delicious hothouse of a novel" (USA Today) , "effortless"...
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Something to Talk About

Meryl Wilsner · Berkley
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

A showrunner and her assistant give the world something to talk about when they accidentally fuel a ridiculous rumor in this debut romance.Hollywood powerhouse Jo is photographed making her assistant Emma laugh on the red carpet, and just like that, the tabloids declare them a couple. The so-called...
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A Brief History of Seven Killings: A Novel

Marlon James · Riverhead Books
Pages: 688
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize

A recipient of the 2015 American Book Award

One of the Top 10 Books of 2014 - Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book

Named a best book of the year by:
The New York...
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The Sunlight Pilgrims: A Novel

Jenni Fagan · Hogarth
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

The stunning new novel from the highly-acclaimed author of The Panopticon

It's November of 2020, and the world is freezing over. Each day colder than the last.
There's snow in Israel, the Thames is overflowing, and an iceberg separated from the Fjords in Norway is expected...
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Long Black Veil: A Novel

Jennifer Finney Boylan · Crown
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Donna Tartt and Megan Abbott, a novel about a woman whose family and identity are threatened by the secrets of her past, from the New York Times bestselling author of She's Not There

On a warm August night in 1980, six college students sneak into the dilapidated...
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Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake

Alexis Hall · Forever
Format: Paperback

Following the recipe is the key to a successful bake. Rosaline Palmer has always lived by those rules - well, except for when she dropped out of college to raise her daughter, Amelie. Now, with a paycheck as useful as greaseproof paper and a house crumbling faster than biscuits in tea,...
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Secrets of Happiness

Joan Silber · Counterpoint
Format: Hardcover

Ethan, a young lawyer in New York, learns that his father has long kept a second family--a Thai wife and two kids living in Queens. In the aftermath of this revelation, Ethan's mother spends a year working abroad, returning much changed, and events introduce her to the other wife. Across...
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Fiebre Tropical: A Novel

Juliana Delgado Lopera · Amethyst Editions
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

"Inventive and heady mixture of Spanish and English." - The White Review Uprooted from her comfortable life in Bogot√°, Colombia, into an ant-infested Miami townhouse, fifteen-year-old Francisca is miserable and friendless in her strange new city. Her alienation grows when her mother...
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Butter Honey Pig Bread

Francesca Ekwuyasi
Format: Paperback

Spanning three continents, Butter Honey Pig Bread tells the interconnected stories of three Nigerian women: Kambirinachi and her twin daughters, Kehinde and Taiye. Kambirinachi believes that she is an Ogbanje, or an Abiku, a non-human spirit that plagues a family with misfortune by being...
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A World Between: A Novel

Emily Hashimoto · The Feminist Press at CUNY
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

In 2004, college students Eleanor Suzuki and Leena Shah meet in an elevator. Both girls are on the brink of adulthood, each full of possibility and big ideas, and they fall into a whirlwind romance. Years later, Eleanor and Leena collide on the streets of San Francisco. Although grown and changed...
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Bestiary: A Novel

K-Ming Chang · One World
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

One evening, Mother tells Daughter a story about a tiger spirit who lived in a woman's body. She was called Hu Gu Po, and she hungered to eat children, especially their toes. Soon afterward, Daughter awakes with a tiger tail. And more mysterious events follow: Holes in the backyard...
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Love After Love: A Novel

Ingrid Persaud · One World
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An electrifying novel of an unconventional family in Trinidad mended by their individual, and collective, quests for love - "a wonder [that] teems with real, Trinidadian life" (Claire Adam, award-winning author of Golden Child) "Love After Love is gift after gift. . . . Dazzlingly...
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Broken People: A Novel

Sam Lansky · Hanover Square Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A Vogue Most Anticipated Book of 2020An O, The Oprah Magazine "LGBTQ Book That Will Change the Literary Landscape in 2020""Profound and affecting." - Chloe Benjamin"Broken People leads us through the winds of time and memory to offer a riveting portrait of transformation....
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Who Is Vera Kelly?

Rosalie Knecht · Tin House Books
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

"The twisty, literary, woman-driven spy novel you've always wanted to read. Dazzling." -- Amy Stewart, New York Times bestselling author of Girl Waits With Gun

A Most Anticipated Book of 2018 at The Huffington Post, Book Riot, Bustle, Autostraddle, and more.

New...

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Enter the Aardvark

Jessica Anthony · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A Republican Congressman struggles to save his career after a stuffed aardvark appears on his doorstep in this original and uproarious novel of politics, power, and sexuality.Early one morning on a hot day in August, millennial Congress-bro Alexander Paine Wilson (R) is planning his reelection...
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The Liar's Dictionary: A Novel

Eley Williams · Doubleday
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

n. the phenomenon of false entries within dictionaries and works of reference. Often used as a safeguard against copyright infringement.Peter Winceworth, Victorian lexicographer, is toiling away at the letter S for Swansby's multivolume Encyclopaedic Dictionary. His disaffection compels...
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