Lists and Suggestions

List: New Fiction in January

Benjamin, Melanie

Draws on oral histories of the Great Plains blizzard of 1888 to depict the experiences of two teach...

Jones, Robert

Two enslaved young men on a Deep South plantation find refuge in each other while transforming a qu...

Hawkins, Rachel

Supplementing her modest income by stealing small valuables from her gated-community clients, a brok...

Robson, Jennifer

Hiding from the Nazis in the guise of a Christian farmer's wife, a Jewish woman is met with sus...

Youngson, Anne

Abandoning their previous lives, two friends agree to drive a third friend's narrowboat through...

Johnson, Sadeqa

Born on a plantation but set apart from the others by her mother's position as a medicine woman...

Gardner, Lisa

Investigating the cold-case disappearance of a Haitian teen in a gritty Boston neighborhood, Frankie...

Rous, Emma

A twisty novel features a grand estate with many secrets, an orphan caught in a web of lies, and a y...

Kelly, Julia

A tale of five women living across three different times whose lives are all connected by one very s...

Smith, Michael Farris

A tale inspired by Fitzgerald's famous narrator imagines the life of Nick Carraway before Gatsb...

McGuire, Seanan

Regan passes through a mysterious doorway before finding herself in a fantastical world of magical e...

Hurwitz, Gregg

Retiring from his Nowhere Man activities in exchange for an unofficial pardon, former government ass...

Johnson, Julia Claiborne

Follows the experiences of a former Yale student whose life at a 1930s Reno divorce ranch is upended...

Askaripour, Mateo

An unambitious college graduate accepts a job at Sumwun, the hottest NYC startup, and reimagines him...

Tschida, Sam

Waking from a coma with no memory of who she is, a wealthy millennial tries to piece together her id...

Audrain, Ashley

A devoted mother with a painful past gradually realizes that something is very wrong with her daught...

Falvey, Patricia

Sisters Nora and Delia have been given the chance of a lifetime--to escape their poor Irish farm and...

Taylor, Bradley

Assisting a witness's flight from murderous foreign agents, Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill unco...

O'donnell, Paraic

A Victorian-inspired supernatural mystery follows the experiences of a Cambridge dropout and his sav...

Eaton, Ellie

Piecing together memories from her teen years at an elite English boarding school, Josephine gradual...

North, Anna

A riveting adventure story features a fugitive girl, a mysterious gang of robbers, and their dangero...

Child, Lincoln

A mummified corpse, over half a century old, is found in the cellar of an abandoned building in a re...

Foster, Fiona King

A woman with elite skills from her violent past travels with her family and an escaped criminal thro...