#Lila by @zafatista

An intimate true story about the complexities of female friendship, the mysteries of faith and desire, and the way two girls can grow up and apart, by the award-winning author of Halsey Street. When Naima Coster met Lila, they were girls of colour in a predominantly white private school in Manhattan. As adolescents they found each…

#SpeedGrieving by @AllisonEEllis

From a suddenly widowed but resourceful young mother comes this darkly funny, poignant, and true exploration of love, loss, and starting over—with a plan. When Allison Ellis’s husband died of an unexpected heart attack, there was no playbook for a thirty-three-year-old widow with a breastfeeding infant. In her grief, she devised a practical strategy: find…

#TheVisitor by @dodaistewart

Maybe it’s true: love is just around the corner. But in this bittersweet true story, what’s a hopefully romantic New York City woman to do when that corner is three thousand miles away? One cold, lonely night, Manhattan writer Dodai Stewart meets a charming stranger on an internet dating site. He’s sexy. He’s smart. He’s funny. There’s…

#CardiffbytheSea by @JoyceCarolOates

From one of the most important contemporary American writers, Cardiff, by the Sea is a bold, haunting collection of four previously unpublished novellas. In the titular novella, an academic in Pennsylvania discovers a terrifying trauma from her past after inheriting a house in Cardiff, Maine from someone she has never heard of. Mia, the protagonist…

#YesAnd by @KristiCCoulter

Can I be honest with you? A wife and husband face a defining moment in their relationship in this emotional, sweet, and surprising confessional about love, monogamy, and the secrets we share. When Kristi Coulter’s husband proposed, she didn’t admit her fears. When they exchanged vows, she didn’t reveal that she was terrified that marriage…

#TheDarkestEvening by @AnnCleeves

DCI Vera Stanhope returns in The Darkest Evening, the ninth novel in Sunday Times bestseller Ann Cleeves’ enduringly popular series. Driving home during a swirling blizzard, Vera Stanhope’s only thought is to get there quickly. But the snow is so heavy; she becomes disoriented and loses her way. Ploughing on, she sees a car slewed off the road…

#Me by @eltonofficial

Christened Reginald Dwight, he was a shy boy with Buddy Holly glasses who grew up in the London suburb of Pinner and dreamed of becoming a pop star. By the age of twenty-three, he was performing his first gig in America, facing an astonished audience in his bright yellow dungarees, a star-spangled T-shirt and boots…

#TheSilkMerchantsDaughter by @DinahJefferies

1952, French Indochina. Since her mother’s death, eighteen-year-old half-French, half-Vietnamese Nicole has been living in the shadow of her beautiful older sister, Sylvie. When Sylvie is handed control of the family silk business, Nicole is given an abandoned silk shop in the Vietnamese quarter of Hanoi. But the area is teeming with militant rebels who…

#BeforeYouWake by @AdamLGNevill

A new trilogy of horror tales from the award-winning writer’s second collection – HASTY FOR THE DARK – featuring more of the nightmarish visions and ghastly creatures that have been disturbing readers for years. In this book you’ll find three stories of occult and demoniac horror. No blackmail is as ghastly as extortion from angels….

#AWeddingThing by @SheaSerrano & Larami Serrano

A hilarious story about a change in plans—the most harrowing, beautiful, and unforgettable day in the life of the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Basketball (and Other Things) and his miraculous wife. Two days before Shea and Larami Serrano were to be married, four months into her pregnancy with twin boys, she went into labor. Stuck in…