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People Collide: A Novel By Isle McElroy Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063283756
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Published: HarperVia - September 26th, 2023

A marriage story with a Freaky Friday twist, McElroy's followup to their excellent debut The Atmospherians with the story of Eli and Elizabeth, a married couple with different career trajectories who suddenly switch bodies. Sharp, funny, and moving; McElroy is among my favorite authors working today.

- Evan


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The Album of Dr. Moreau By Daryl Gregory Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250782106
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Published: Tordotcom - May 18th, 2021

This is a Murder mystery novella about genetically modified Human/Animal hybrids who happen to also be the biggest boyband in the world. When the manager of the band is found torn apart in bed after a wild afterparty in a Las Vegas hotel all signs point to the popstars. Its up to Detective Luce Delgado to sort out the facts before she's forced to let the band go.

Such a fun read from beginning to end, If you’re looking for a quick read to spend an evening with, a locked room mystery is always a good time.

- Ivan


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Funny You Should Ask: A Novel By Elissa Sussman Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593357323
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Published: Dell - April 12th, 2022

Inspired by the 2011 GQ profile on Chris Evans, this book follows a journalist and a Hollywood actor after one fateful interview leads to an unforgettable weekend, and then to a mysterious falling out. This novel dances the line between literary fiction and romance, but ultimately enraptures you with its quick wit and lovable characters. A perfect read if you’re looking for something light and fun but not too cheesy!

- Ciara


The Wall By Marlen Haushofer, Shaun Whiteside (Translated by), Claire Louise-Bennett (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Marlen Haushofer, Shaun Whiteside (Translated by), Claire Louise-Bennett (Afterword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780811231947
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Published: New Directions - June 21st, 2022

A stream of consciousness telling of a woman who wakes up to find that everyone else on earth has seemingly disappeared. Confined to one specific area in a village by an invisible barrier, she must learn how to survive with her newfound solitude.

- Jessie Z


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A Lady's Guide to Fortune-Hunting: A Novel By Sophie Irwin Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593491973
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Published: Penguin Books - April 18th, 2023

Fans of Bridgerton and Pride and Prejudice will love this delightful romance! Kitty Talbot heads to London to secure a wealthy husband, and her family's future, by whatever means necessary. After her initial plan is foiled by the serious Lord Radcliffe, the two begrudgingly take on the London season as allies.  Featuring witty banter, dry humor, and a host of loveable characters, this book will have you giggling and laughing out loud!

- Billie Anna


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Eleutheria By Allegra Hyde Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593315248
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Published: Vintage - March 8th, 2022

Hyde's debut novel is a chillingly relevant climate dystopia with a delightfully unreliable narrator who must carve out a niche for herself in a crumbling society while navigating heartbreak, hope, and the social strata of a cult of personality.

- Noa


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Hamnet By Maggie O'Farrell Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781984898876
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Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2021

It has all the makings of a perfect book: Beautiful prose and great storytelling.

- Robb D.


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The Devil's Detective (Thomas Fool Series) By Simon Kurt Unsworth Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780804172929
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Published: Anchor - February 9th, 2016

Hell's detective, Thomas Fool is sent by the Hellish Powers to investigate murders that coincide with visits from Heaven's delegation.  The deeper he digs, the higher the stakes and the body count.  And what he discovers will shake the foundations of Heaven and Hell.
 

- Thomas D