Remember back when we said that this fall was one of the biggest ever? Well, that is especially true for fiction. Here are our favorite books from among the dozens going on sale today–click on the title to read our review. Which one are you most looking forward to reading?
Duplex by Kathryn Davis (Graywolf). Davis is a weird and wonderful writer, and her new book takes place in a mysterious duplex that is on the cusp of reality and imagination.
Let Him Go by Larry Watson (Milkweed). When a young boy is caught between two warring families, can anything but tragedy result? Watson returns to the West with a powerful story of love and loyalty.
MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood (Doubleday). Atwood concludes her MaddAddam trilogy with the story of Zeb, who originally appeared as one of “God’s Gardeners” in Oryx & Crake and became a key member of the resistance in The Year of the Flood.
The Maid's Version by Daniel Woodrell (Little, Brown). Set in his hometown, the book was inspired by a 1926 dancehall tragedy whose true cause remains a mystery—and whose legacy still haunts the small town today. Was it an accident, or something more sinister? Woodrell is the perfect author to take on this small-town American story.
Moonrise by Cassandra King (Maiden Lane Press). A modern-day retelling of the classic novel Rebecca, King's powerful latest is set on a beautiful estate in the Blue Ridge Mountains, where love, jealousy and ghosts combine.
The Women Who Lost Her Soul by Bob Shacochis (Grove). Award-winning journalist Shacochis spins another gripping, suspenseful tale of occupied Haiti in his new novel, which finds lawyer Tom Harrington attempting to unravel the murder of a beautiful journalist.
Shaman by Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit). The best-selling author of the Mars trilogy and 2312 has written a powerful coming-of-age story, set nearly 30,000 years in the past. Sure to appeal to fans of Robinson's futuristic work as well as fans of Clan of the Cave Bear.
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