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The Mayan god of death sends a young woman on a harrowing, life-changing journey from the jungles of the Yucatán to the bright lights of Mexico City—and deep into the darkness of the Mayan underworld, in this one-of-a-kind fairy tale inspired by Mexican folklore.
A Little Life follows four college classmates—broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition—as they move to New York in search of fame and fortune. A hymn to brotherly bonds and a masterful depiction of love in the twenty-first century, Hanya Yanagihara’s stunning novel is about families we are born into, and those that we make for ourselves.
This fresh debut is a mind-bending novel unlike anything you’ve read before. Rory Power’s work is a feminist Lord of the Flies about three best friends living in quarantine at their island boarding school, and the lengths they go to uncover the truth of their confinement when one disappears.
Such a Fun Age is a page-turning and big-hearted story about race and privilege, set around a young black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer, and a surprising connection that threatens to undo them both.
A murder…A tragic accident…Or just parents behaving badly? What’s indisputable is that someone is dead. Big Little Lies is a brilliant take on ex-husbands and second wives, mothers and daughters, schoolyard scandal, and the little lies that can turn lethal.
Sugar—the once-anonymous online columnist at The Rumpus, now revealed as Cheryl Strayed, author of bestselling Wild—is the person thousands turn to for advice. Rich with humor and insight—and absolute honesty—this book is a balm for everything life throws our way.
The Vanishing Half is an engrossing page-turner about family and relationships. It considers the lasting influence of the past as it shapes a person’s decisions, desires, and expectations, and explores some of the multiple reasons and realms in which people sometimes feel pulled to live as something other than their origins.
From the author of The Goldfinch, a group of clever eccentric misfits at an elite college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum existence of their contemporaries. But when they go beyond the boundaries of normal morality, they discover how hard it can be to truly live and how easy it is to kill.
Inspired by the incredible true story of one Jewish family separated at the start of World War II, determined to survive—and to reunite. An extraordinary, propulsive novel, We Were the Lucky Ones demonstrates how in the face of the twentieth century’s darkest moment, the human spirit can endure and even thrive.
Elizabeth Bennet’s early determination to dislike Mr. Darcy is a prejudice only matched by the folly of his arrogant pride. Their first impressions give way to true feelings in a comedy profoundly concerned with happiness and how it might be achieved.
Newly arrived in New York City, twenty-two-year-old Tess lands a job working front of house at a celebrated downtown restaurant. What follows is her education: in champagne and cocaine, love and lust, dive bars and fine dining rooms, as she learns to navigate the chaotic, enchanting, punishing life she has chosen.
From the author of The Chalk Man comes an unputdownable psychological thriller about a man who returns home to settle old scores—and uncovers a secret darker than he could have imagined.
In the witty and heartfelt novel, How to Behave in a Crowd, Camille Bordas immerses readers in the interior life of a boy puzzled by adulthood and beginning to realize that the adults around him are just as lost.
When Theodore Finch and Violet Markey meet on the ledge of the bell tower at school, it’s unclear who saves whom. And when they pair up on a project to discover the “natural wonders” of their state, both Finch and Violet make even more important discoveries. But as Violet’s world grows, Finch’s begins to shrink.
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