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by Richard House
The Kills is an epic novel of crime and conspiracy told in four books. It begins with a man on the run and ends with a burned body. Moving across continents, characters, and genres, there will be no more ambitious or exciting novel published this year.
by Amy Bloom
Disappointed by their families, Iris and Eva journey through 1940s America in search of fame and fortune. Iris's ambitions take the pair from small-town Ohio to an unexpected and sensuous Hollywood, and to the jazz clubs and golden mansions of Long Island. Lucky Us is a thrilling and resonant novel.
by Malcolm Brooks
In the mid 1950s, America was flush with prosperity and saw an unbroken line of progress clear to the horizon, while the West was still very much wild. In this incandescent debut, Brooks animates that time and untamed landscape, in a tale of the modern and the ancient, of love and fate, and of heritage threatened by progress.
by Louise Penny
Chief Inspector Gamache is happily retired in the village of Three Pines, that is, until his neighbour Clara Morrow asks him to help find her missing husband – a man so desperate to recapture his fame as an artist, he would sell his soul. And may have.
by Mary Kubica
Born to a prominent Chicago judge and his stifled socialite wife, Mia Dennett moves against the grain as a young inner-city art teacher. One night, Mia unwisely leaves a bar with an enigmatic stranger. With his smooth moves and modest wit, at first Colin Thatcher seems like a safe one-night stand. But following Colin home will turn out to be the worst mistake of Mia's life.
by Haruki Murakami
Here is the remarkable story of Tsukuru Tazaki, a young man haunted by a great loss, of dreams and nightmares that have unintended consequences for the world around us, and of a journey into the past that is necessary to mend the present. It is a story of love, friendship, and heartbreak for the ages.
by Jessie Burton
Set in seventeenth century Amsterdam - a city ruled by glittering wealth and oppressive religion - a masterful debut steeped in atmosphere and shimmering with mystery. Enchanting, beautiful, and exquisitely suspenseful, The Miniaturist is a magnificent story of love and obsession, betrayal and retribution, appearance and truth.
by Daniel Schreiber
Susan Sontag (1933–2004) was one of America’s first celebrity intellectuals. In the first biography to be published since her death, Daniel Schreiber portrays a glamorous woman full of contradictions and inner conflicts, whose life mirrored the cultural upheavals of her time.
by Helen Thorpe
From an award-winning writer comes a ground breaking account of three women deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, and how their military service affected their friendship, their personal lives, and their families.
by Ted Hope
An inspiring, tell-all look at the indie film business from one of the industry's most passionate producers, Hope for Film captures the rebellious punk spirit of the indie film boom in 1990s New York City, its collapse two decades later and its current moment of technology-fueled regeneration.
Malala Yousafzai, the co-author of I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World, tells the The New York Times Sunday Book Review that Paulo Coelho is her favorite writer of all time. Coelho's new book, Adultery, is out now.
Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote a gritty memoir in the 1920s, but real life as a pioneer girl was too violent and the book was never published - until now. Copies will be available soon.
The timeless classic To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee takes top spot in the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction #ThisBook campaign.
The National Post calls Michael Crummey's new book Sweetland "a thing of beauty, one of the finest novels we are likely to encounter this year."
Philippa Gregory tells The Telegraph, "I have an intimate relationship with my books because they feed my imagination and hunger for scholarship."