Just in: Fiction

beach_readsHere’s 6 new gems for our general fiction readers. The Green Road by Anne Enright is a family drama set in County Clare, written by a former  Man Booker prize winner. Second Life by S. J. Watson is a psychological thriller about a woman with a secret identity. Unbecoming by Rebecca Scherm tells how a small town American girl became an international jewel thief. In Balm by Dolen Perkins¬Valdez, ex-slaves move to Chicago in search of new life. In Echoes by Brendan Duffy, a couple’s rural escape is disturbed by things that go bump in the night. Church of Marvels by Leslie Parry is a “ravishing first novel” set in turn of the century new York (ensemble cast, intersecting story lines). And finally, The End of Days by Jenny Erpenbeck, which explores the many paths a life can take, won the presigious Hans Fallada Prize.

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