Fiction

Skull Water

Heinz Insu Fenkl

Insu is the son of a Korean mother and a GI father in the U.S. Army. Growing up near the army base in the aftermath of the Vietnam War, he and his two best friends, also “half and halfs,” spend their…


Brotherless Night

V.V. Ganeshananthan

Jaffna, 1981. Sixteen-year-old Sashi wants to become a doctor. But over the next decade, as a vicious civil war subsumes Sri Lanka, her dream takes a different path as she watches those around her, in…


To Catch a Storm

Mindy Mejia

When her husband’s car is found abandoned and on fire—in the middle of a rainstorm—the police suspect Eve Roth had something to do with it. After all, her husband was suspended from the University of…


The Connellys of County Down

Tracey Lange

A new novel from the author of the instant New York Times bestseller We Are the Brennans When Tara Connelly is released from prison after serving eighteen months on a drug charge, she knows rebuilding…


Every Rising Sun

Jamila Ahmed

In twelfth century Persia, clever and dreamy Scheherazade bears witness to the infidelity of the Malik’s wife. When Scheherazade tells the Malik of what she has seen, she sets the Seljuk Empire on fir…


Go as a River

Shelley Read

Victoria Nash is just a teenager in the 1940s, but she runs the household on her family’s peach farm in the ranch town of Iola, Colorado—the sole surviving female in a family of troubled men. Wilson M…


Reproduction

Louisa Hall

Part autofiction, part biography of Mary Shelley, and part contemporary retelling of Frankenstein, Reproduction considers what it means to create life – and art – in a world that’s in crisis. With its…


THE WOMAN WHO CLIMBED TREES

Smriti Ravindra

Exquisitely written, a blend of ghost stories, myths, and song, The Woman Who Climbed Trees is a haunting, deeply felt multi-generational story that illuminates the transitional nature of women’s live…


The Presence of Absence

Simon Van Booy

As a writer lies dying, he has one last story to tell: a tale of faith and devotion, a meditation on what lies beyond this life, and a prayer of gratitude that may lead to rebirth. This is Simon Van B…


Pupetta

Philippe Vilain

In 1950s Naples, Assunta Maresca, nicknamed Pupetta, is the daughter of a domineering Mafioso. But Pupetta, “the little doll” fears nothing and no one. At the age of nineteen, she takes part in a beau…