New & Notable Books

New & Notable Books


The Personal Librarian by Victoria Christopher Murray and Marie Benedict

The Instant New York Times Bestseller • A Good Morning America Book Club Pick • Starred reviews from Library Journal and Booklist • “A powerful take on the accomplishments of J.P. Morgan’s librarian….This does fine justice to a remarkable historical figure.” —Publishers Weekly

The Book of Delights by Ross Gay

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Featured on on NPR’s This American Life • Named one of the Best Books of 2019 by the Washington Independent Review of Books and Shelf Awareness

The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang

Nebula, Locus, and World Fantasy Award nominee • Winner of the Crawford Award • Named one of the best books of the year by The Washington Post, Time, The Guardian, Paste, Vulture, Bustle, and The Verge • Now in seven languages

The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins

Starred reviews from Kirkus, Booklist, and Library Journal • A Buzzfeed Best Fantasy of the Year • A Book Riot Best Book of the Year • “Wholly original . . . the work of the newest major talent in fantasy.”—The Wall Street Journal

Red Rising by Pierce Brown

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, BUZZFEED, AND SHELF AWARENESS • “Red Rising ascends above a crowded dys­topian field.”—USA Today

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

#1 New York Time Bestseller • Published in over 40 countries around the world • Now a Netflix movie • “A jewel . . . Poignant and keenly observed, Guernsey is a small masterpiece about love, war, and the immeasurable sustenance to be found in good books and good friends.”—People Magazine

Virgin River by Robyn Carr

The bestselling Virgin River books are now a hit Netflix series! • “The Virgin River books are so compelling—I connected instantly with the characters and just wanted more and more and more.“ —#1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber

The Atrocity Archives by Charlie Stross

Book 1 of the iconic Hugo-nominated Laundry Files series • Contains the Hugo-winning novella “The Concrete Jungle”

Ivy + Bean by Annie Barrows

New York Times bestselling series • An ALA Notable Children’s Book • A Kirkus Reviews Best Children’s Book of the Year • SOON TO BE A NETFLIX MOVIE SERIES

Back Roads by Tawni O’Dell

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An Oprah’s Book Club Pick • A Main Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

The Murder of Tutankhamen by Bob Brier, PhD.

Starred review from Booklist • “By the time you finish his intrigue-filled reconstruction of Tutankhamen’s world–which includes such elements as teen-age love, religious heresy, the Orwellian rewriting of history and the desperate pleas of a terrified queen–you risk coming to care a good deal about the young Pharaoh’s fate.” –The New York Times