With starred reviews from publications including Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, and Library Journal—your patrons will want to read these much-anticipated books that reviewers are raving about.


FICTION


The Murder of Mr. Wickham by Claudia Gray

“Gray provides plenty of backstory and enough depth to her characters that even those who mix up their Pride and Prejudice with their Sense and Sensibility will delight in the Agatha Christie–style mystery. . . . There’s so much fun to be had in this reimagined Austen world—and the mystery is so strong—that one can only hope, dear reader, that more books will follow.” —Booklist, starred review

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 On sale May 3, 2022 | Available in trade Paperback, eBook,  and Audio Download editions


All the Seas of the World by Guy Gavriel Kay

“A mosaic of captivating story lines within a mesmerizing narrative frame. . . . Kay constructs a rich world that easily draws readers in. Historical fantasy fans will be wowed.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

“This is an immersive reading experience; readers will taste the dust in their mouths, see the high seas from the deck of a merchant ship, feel the bustle of the city market. What results is necessary sustenance for the starving reader. A masterpiece from a master of the craft.” – Booklist, starred review

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 On sale May 17, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook,  and Audio Download editions


This Time Tomorrow by Emma Straub

“As always, Straub creates characters who feel fully alive, exploring the subtleties of their thoughts, feelings, and relationships. . . . Combine Straub’s usual warmth and insight with the fun of time travel and you have a winner.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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 On sale May 17, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook,  CD, Audio Download, and Large Print editions


Nora Goes Off Script by Annabel Monaghan

“Irresistible…With pitch-perfect characters full of foibles and flaws, the work taps into genuine feelings as the characters fall in love. This is a winner.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Brimming with compelling characters….Readers will connect with the warmth and humor of this relationship-fiction gem.” —Booklist, starred review

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On sale June 7, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook,  and Audio Download editions


Nuclear Family by Joseph Han

“Tragic, funny, and strikingly ingenious, Han’s prodigious debut is a spectacular achievement. Seamlessly dovetailed into his sublime multigenerational saga are pivotal history lessons, anti-colonial denunciations, political slaps.” —Booklist, starred review

“Han makes a smashing debut with this stunning take on identity and migration told through the multiple perspectives of a Korean American family . . . [W]hile it’s heartbreaking, it’s also sharply hilarious . . . This is a master class from a brilliant new voice.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

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On sale June 7, 2022 | Available in Hardcover and eBook editions


The Lunar Housewife by Caroline Woods

“The tantalizing slice of literary history, combined with the revealing look at good-old-boy sexism in postwar publishing, will draw readers across multiple genres.”—Booklist, starred review

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 On sale June 7, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook,  and Audio Download editions


The Mutual Friend by Carter Bays

“Bays’ debut explores a spectrum of connections (and disconnections) between a group of New

York City millennials…through a lens that is equal parts realistic and larger than life, deftly parsing through the many ways our digital lives create ripples through our real ones.” —Booklist, starred review

“This is a rare thing: an original, intelligent novel that’s not just a perfect summer beach read, but one that deserves serious awards consideration as well. Put down your phone and pick it up… A major accomplishment.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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On sale June 7, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook,  and Audio Download editions


Flying Solo by Linda Holmes

“Holmes blends humor, emotional depth, and small-town charm in this delightful story about the bonds of family and friendship, showing how even the most independent people need someone to lean on. Readers will love spending time with Laurie and her friends.”—Booklist, starred review

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 On sale June 14, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook,  Audio Download, and Large Print editions


Dele Weds Destiny by Tomi Obaro

“Obaro’s debut novel immerses the reader in the highs and lows of being a Nigerian. She skillfully provides enough context for readers outside of the culture while also writing for Nigerian readers who will see themselves, their mothers, and their aunties in the three protagonists.”—Booklist, starred review

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 On sale June 28, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook,  Audio Download, and Large Print editions


Red on the River by Christine Feehan

“Bestseller Feehan (Murder at Sunrise Lake) fires on all cylinders with this expertly wrought romantic suspense novel.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

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 On sale June 28, 2022 | Available in Hardcover and eBook editions


The Dead Romantics by Ashley Poston

“Poston makes her adult debut with a refreshing rom-com about love, loss, and hope….She manages to both affirm the cynics and give hope to the romantics by simultaneously embracing and subverting rom-com tropes. The sparkling dialogue makes the characters come alive—even the dead ones. Readers won’t be able to put this down.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

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 On sale June 28, 2022 | Available in Trade Paperback, eBook, and Audio Download editions


Joan: A Novel of Joan of Arc by Katherine J. Chen

“An elegant and engaging work of historical fiction . . . Making [Joan of Arc] real requires imagination and empathy, and Chen brings both to the task. . . .”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Revolutionary . . . Chen masterfully transforms the two-dimensional martyr into a multifaceted woman and warrior.”—Booklist, starred review

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 On sale July 5, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook,  and Audio Download editions


Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin

“Zevin layers the narrative with her characters’ wrenching emotional wounds as their relationships wax and wane… … This is a one-of-a-kind achievement.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Riveting… Zevin has written the book she was born to write, a love letter to every aspect of gaming…Sure to enchant even those who have never played a video game in their lives, with instant cult status for those who have.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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 On sale July 5, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook,  Audio Download, and Large Print editions


Sirens & Muses by Antonia Angress

“[A] winning debut . . . Angress nimbly embodies each of her characters, allowing her exceptional storytelling abilities to shine. . . . [Sirens & Muses] is a standout.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

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 On sale July 12, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook,  and Audio Download editions


Upgrade by Blake Crouch

“[A] nail-biting near-future science thriller . . . Crouch fully develops his alarming concept and its implications along with delivering masterful characterizations. This is the best yet from a creative and gifted author.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

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 On sale July 12, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook,  and Audio Download editions


Winter Work by Dan Fesperman

“[A] superb spy thriller. . . . The action builds to a deeply satisfying denouement. Cold War-era spy fiction doesn’t get much better than this.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

“An engrossing, deep-in-the-weeds thriller.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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On sale July 12, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook,  and Audio Download editions


The Last White Man by Mohsin Hamid

“A brilliantly realized allegory of racial transformation… Hamid’s story is poignant and pointed, speaking to a more equitable future in which widespread change, though confusing and dislocating in the moment, can serve to erase the divisions of old as they fade away with the passing years. A provocative tale that raises questions of racial and social justice at every turn.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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 On sale August 2, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook,  Audio Download, and Large Print editions


Babysitter by Joyce Carol Oates

“Carefully constructed sentences, pitch-perfect dialogue, and a central character who is simultaneously sympathetic and repellent. An outstanding novel from a true modern master who jumps across genres with unrivaled dexterity.”—Booklist, starred review

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On sale August 23, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook,  and Audio Download editions


NONFICTION


In the Shadow of the Gods by Dominic Lieven

“Moving chronologically from ancient times in Mesopotamia to the present, Lieven, a former professor of Russian studies at the London School of Economics and winner of the Wolfson History Prize, focuses on memorable monarchs as they evolved in their roles…A consistently engaging comparison-contrast look at the mechanics of empire.”Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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 On sale June 7, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook,  and Audio Download editions


Acceptance by Emi Nietfeld

“A complex meditation on desperation, leveraging personal pain, and how the drive to achieve can be a gift and a pathology simultaneously. . . . A powerful memoir of overcoming adversity that also effectively interrogates the concept of meritocracy.” Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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 On sale August 2, 2022 | Available in Hardcover, eBook,  and Audio Download editions


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