NOW IS NOT THE TIME TO PANIC
By Kevin Wilson
Twenty years after secretly causing panic in her hometown through the written word and artwork, along with a fellow loner named Zeke, famous author, mom, and wife Frances Eleanor Budge gets a call that brings her past rushing back, threatening to upend everything.
THE FORTUNES OF JADED WOMEN
By Carolyn Huynh
With her and her sisters cursed never to find love and happiness, Mai Nguyen, at a crossroads in her life, seeks guidance from her trusted psychic in Hawaii whose unexpected prophecy brings together her entire estranged family—for better or for worse.
THE MAGIC KINGDOM
by Russell Banks
In 1971, a property speculator recorded his life story, reflecting on his time in a community of Shakers in Florida, which saved his family from complete ruin, meditating on youth, belief, betrayal, Florida’s ever-changing landscape, and the search for an American utopia.
THE WHALEBONE THEATRE
By Joanna Quinn
In 1928, 12-year-old orphan Cristabel Seagrave and the rest of the household build a theatre from a whale’s skeletal rib cage, where imagination comes to life and where her acting comes into play years later as she becomes a British secret agent on a dangerous mission in Nazi-occupied France.
WE ARE THE LIGHT
By Matthew Quick
After the death of his wife, whom he insists visits him every night in the form of an angel, Lucas Goodgame forms an unlikely alliance with a young man, ostracized by their community, who begins camping out in his backyard, bringing with him hope and the power to heal.
HOW NOT TO DROWN IN A GLASS OF WATER
By Angie Cruz
Forced back into the job market after losing her factory gig during the Great Recession, 50-something Cara Romero narrates the story of her life to her career counselor and confronts her darkest secrets and regrets.
THE OTHER SIDE OF NIGHT
by Adam Hamdy
The discovery of a plea for help in a secondhand book entangles disgraced police officer Harriet Healty in the lives of two men: David Asha, a writer last seen stepping off a cliff, and Ben Elmys, once the love of her life and David’s trusted friend—who might be a murderer.
PARTNERS IN CRIME
By Alisha Rai
While settling her aunt’s affairs with the help of Naveen Desai, a lawyer--and the man she rejected--Mira and Naveen find themselves in a mad dash through Las Vegas, following clues to untangle the mess her family left behind, which puts both their lives in danger.
AND THERE WAS LIGHT
By Jon Meacham
The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer examines the life and moral evolution of Abraham Lincoln and how he navigated the crises of slavery, secession, and war by both marshaling the power of the presidency while recognizing its limitations.
FEN, BOG & SWAMP
By Annie Proulx
The history of the wetlands, a vital source of storing carbon emissions, their degradation over centuries, and the serious ecological consequences that have resulted are explored in the second work of nonfiction from the multiple award-winning author of “Brokeback Mountain.”