Frankly, Frank Li is in trouble. He has fallen in love—with a girl who isn’t Korean. To appease his conservative Korean parents, he comes up with a fake dating scheme (because those never backfire). But a huge curveball from life makes Frank wonder if he ever knew anything about life in the first place. This sweet, moving debut will make you feel all the joy, frustration, wonder, and angst of falling in love for the first time.
John Grisham is back with a mystery that you’ll want to read in one sitting. During a hurricane at Camino Island, a bestselling mystery author dies in circumstances that suggest murder. As Bruce investigates his friend’s death, he finds a shocking and dangerous discovery.
A romance novelist who has fallen out of love with happily ever afters, and a super-serious literary fiction writer who never believed in them in the first place. When they strike up a friendship and a flirtation, it makes for some of the best chemistry we’ve read!
An instant #1 New York Times bestselling novel! Brit Bennett follows up her very popular debut, The Mothers, with a story about a pair of twins. We follow the sisters from the 1950s through the 1990s as they lead very different lives – one sister lives in their hometown and the other lives as a white woman, passing in a town that doesn’t know her past.
Go back in time to a murder set in 1969 Brooklyn, when an old church deacon shoots a drug dealer at point-blank range. While this doesn’t sound comical, James McBride shares a story that is both funny and poignant, as he unpacks the reason for the shooting and provides vivid descriptions of the various people affected by it.
The Book of Longings centers around an audacious storyline: a young woman named Ana who becomes the wife of Jesus. Though a work of fiction, this novel is grounded in meticulous research. Sue Monk Kidd asks us to imagine if such a woman could have been written out of history and focuses her mesmerizing story on giving voice to a woman set during a time when women were often silenced.
Step into an isolated mansion in 1950s Mexico with Noemí who arrives to save her cousin after receiving a frantic letter. This brave and glamorous socialite-turned-detective takes us on her journey to uncover the treacherous secrets that live between the walls, without knowing exactly who to trust.
Oh, you wanted something fun and frothy and escapist? Kevin Kwan to the rescue. The author of the Crazy Rich Asians series is back with a standalone novel that is a sweet and funny homage to A Room With a View.
This book comes with a little extra endorsement. “They say Jack Reacher is our generation’s James Bond.” In this case, the “they” is Ken Follet. So jump in—Lee Child’s hero is back with more twists, danger, and justice.
This book is so good, you’ll most likely read it in one sitting. Emira, a young black woman, babysits for a wealthy white family, and, when she’s caught up in a racist confrontation, her employer is aghast. This empathetic novel is not only a commentary on race and privilege in America but also a thoughtful coming of age story.