By Kathryn HarrisonEnchantments cover

From one of America’s most admired literary voices comes a gorgeously written, enthralling novel set in the final days of Russia’s Romanov Empire. Mesmerizing, haunting, and told in Harrison’s signature crystalline prose, “Enchantments” is a love story about two people who come together as everything around them is falling apart.

Carry the One

Carry the One coverBy Carol Anshaw

This stunning, breakout achievement has already been hailed by Emma Donoghue, bestselling author of “Room,” for presenting “passion and addiction, guilt and damage, all the beautiful mess of family life. “Carry the One” will lift readers off their feet and bear them along on its eloquent tide.”

Birds of a Lesser Paradise: Stories

Birds of a Lesser Paradise coverBy Megan Mayhew Bergman

From a prizewinning young writer whose stories have been anthologized in “The Best American Short Stories” and “New Stories from the South” comes a heartwarming and hugely appealing debut collection that explores the way our choices and relationships are shaped by the menace and beauty of the natural world.

If You Were Here

If You Were Here coverBy Jen Lancaster

Amish-zombie-teen-romance author Mia and her husband Mac buy and renovate their first home in the Chicago suburbs that John Hughes’ movies made famous. Along their harrowing renovation journey, they get caught up in various wars with the homeowners’ association, meet some less-than-friendly neighbors, and are joined by a hilarious cast of supporting characters.