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…


The Songbird and the Rambutan Tree

Lucille Abendanon

The Songbird and the Rambutan Tree by Lucille Abendanon is a heart-breaking historical middle grade debut.  It’s inspired by the author’s grandmother’s true survival story during the second World War…


MARY

Megan Campisi

Based on true, historical events, Mary asks how we can demand tolerance for our beliefs when we feel that those across the divide don’t deserve the same. It’s August 1863, and Kate Warner is the Pinke…


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 Circus Train

Amita Parikh

Two lives collide in a world of secrets. But one secret greater than them all, Is about to tear them apart . . . At the World of Wonders, Europe’s most magnificent travelling circus, every moment is f…


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

A woman begins work on a novel about Mary Shelley while pregnant for the first time. Recently married, she has just moved from New York to Montana. As the woman writes, fragments of Shelley’s story be…