The Word is Murder

By Anthony Horowitz. The best-selling author of Moriarty reinvents himself as the fictional sidekick of a disgraced police detective whose dark and mysterious secrets complicate the case of a woman found strangled hours after planning her own funeral. 100,000 first printing.

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There There

By Tommy Orange. A novel that grapples with the complex history and identity of Native Americans follows twelve characters, each of whom has private reasons for traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow.

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The Death of Mrs. Westaway

By Ruth Ware. After erroneously receiving a mysterious letter about a large inheritance, Hal attends the deceased’s funeral and realizes that something is very, very wrong.

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Mr. Flood’s Last Resort

By Jess Kidd. The award-winning author of Himself presents the tale of a lonely caregiver and a cranky hoarder who tackle respective notions of forgiveness, independence, sainthood, duty and connections before dark family secrets are brought to light, revealing the sinister fate of a missing local schoolgirl.

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Love and Ruin

By Paula McLain. The best-selling author of The Paris Wife returns to her fan-favorite subject, Ernest Hemingway, in a tale set on the eve of World War II that is inspired by his passionate, stormy marriage to a fiercely independent, ambitious young Martha Gellhorn, who would become one of the 20th century’s leading war correspondents.

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The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century

By Kirk Wallace Johnson. Documents the astonishing 2009 theft of an invaluable collection of ornithological displays from the British Museum of Natural History by a talented American musician, tracing the author’s years-long investigation to track down the culprit and understand his motives, which were possibly linked to an obsession with the Victorian art of salmon fly-tying.

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The Only Story

By Julian Barnes. A man who ran away as a teen university student with a married woman more than twice his age reflects on how they fell in love, how he freed her from a sterile marriage and how their relationship fell apart as she succumbed to depression. By the award-winning author of The Sense of an Ending.

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Noir: A Novel

By Christopher Moore. A mad-cap noir set on the streets of post-World War II San Francisco follows a smitten barkeep and unofficial fixer-for-hire as he investigates his paramour’s disappearance amid a series of weird events involving an unidentified flying object and a mysterious plane crash. By the author of Secondhand Souls.

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Circe

By Madeline Miller. Follows Circe, the banished witch daughter of Helios, as she hones her powers and interacts with famous mythological beings before a conflict with one of the most vengeful Olympians forces her to choose between the worlds of the gods and mortals.

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The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath

By Leslie Jamison. The best-selling author of The Empathy Exams presents an exploration of addiction that blends memoir, cultural history, literary criticism and journalistic reportage to analyze the role of stories in conveying the addiction experience, sharing insights based on the lives of genius artists whose achievements were shaped by addiction.

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