The Tenth Muse: A Novel
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Catherine Chung
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

An exhilarating novel about a trailblazing mathematician who unearths her own extraordinary family story and its roots in World War II
The first thing I remember being said of me with any consistency was that I was intelligent--and I recognized even then that it was a comment leveled at me with as much disapproval as admiration. Still, I never tried to h
The Snakes: A Novel
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Sadie Jones
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

"I wonder if it hurts them to shed their skins," she said. She didn't feel afraid standing in the darkness, imagining snakes, even with the smell of death in the air."

Recently married, psychologist Bea and Dan, a mixed-race artist, rent out their tiny flat to escape London for a few precious months. Driving through France they visit Bea's dropout

Alpha and Omega
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Harry Turtledove
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
"The standard-bearer for alternate history" (USA Today) now turns his potent imagination to the End of Days in this gripping novel about a discovery in the Middle East that turns the world upside down.

What would happen if the ancient prophecy of the End of Days came true? It is certainly the last thing Eric Katz, a secular archaeol
The Gifted School: A Novel
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Bruce Holsinger
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

"Like Big Little Lies with standardized testing, this addictive novel digs hard into the culture of striving parents and anxious children, exploring privilege, competition and the elusiveness of happiness. A deeply pleasurable read." - Meg Wolitzer

Smart and juicy, a compulsively readable novel about a previously happy group of friends and parents th

The Hard Stuff
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   David Gordon
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Ex-black-ops-specialist-turned-strip-club-bouncer Joe Brody has a new qualifica-tion to add to his resume: an alliance of New York City's mob bosses has deemed him its "sheriff." In the straight world, when you "see something" you "say something" to the law. In the bent world, they call Joe.



Still reeling from a particularly diffi

Star Path: People of Cahokia
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   W. Michael Gear
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
The fourth novel in the Cahokian story cycle, Star Path is an evocative tale about America's greatest pre-Columbian city by New York Times bestselling authors W. Michael and Kathleen O'Neal GearCan you say no to a living god? The answer for Blue Heron, former matron of the Four Winds Clan, is not really. She and the master thief Seven Skull Shield are sent to fa
Surfside Sisters: A Novel
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Nancy Thayer
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
A Nantucket woman returns home to find that reunions aren't always simple, in this heartwarming novel from the New York Times bestselling author of A Nantucket Wedding and Secrets in Summer.

Keely Green always dreamed of leaving the beautiful shores of Nantucket to become a writer. Now she's a bestselling novelist living in New York City, att
Patsy: A Novel
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Nicole Dennis-Benn
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

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, her oldest friend and secret love, who left home years before for the "land of o
One Little Secret: A Novel
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Cate Holahan
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Everyone has a secret. For some, it's worth dying to protect. For others, it's worth killing.The glass beach house was supposed to be the getaway that Susan needed. Eager to help her transplanted family set down roots in their new town -- and desperate for some kid-free conversation -- she invites her new neighbors to join in on a week-long sublet with her and he