Hope and Glory
One of the year’s most anticipated by Marie Claire, Essence, Debutiful, & Goodreads
A brilliant debut by a British-Nigerian author—a heartfelt family drama that will delight book club readers and fans of books like The Girl with the Louding Voice and Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows.
"Jendella Benson has drawn such a compelling world. The...Read more »
“A mesmerizing read. Medel’s prose is hypnotic—it’s hard to believe this is her first novel. I was completely engrossed in this story, in the shadow each generation casts on the one that comes after it, in the tension between caring for oneself and caring for others.”
—Avni Doshi, author of the Booker Prize-shortlisted novel Burnt Sugar
Through... Read more »
Yinka, Where Is Your Huzband?
NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2022 BY MARIE CLAIRE, PARADE, ESSENCE, MS. MAGAZINE, POPSUGAR, BUSTLE, BOOKRIOT, DEBUTIFUL AND MORE!
“Feel good, funny, and clever, it’s got smash-hit written all over it!” –Josie Silver, New York Times bestselling author of One Day in December
“Yinka is a lovable and relatable disaster—which is to say, she isn’t... Read more »
Moving, sexy, and archly funny, Gina Apostol's Philippine National Book Award–winning Bibliolepsy is a love letter to the written word and a brilliantly unorthodox look at the rebellion that brought down a dictatorship.
Gina Apostol's debut novel, available for the first time in the US, tells of a young woman caught between a lifelong desire... Read more »
No Land to Light On
From the author of The Girls at 17 Swann Street comes a “masterful story of tragedy and redemption” (Hala Alyan, author of Salt Houses) “written in soul-searing prose” (BookPage, starred review) about a young Syrian couple in the throes of new love on the cusp of their bright future when a travel ban rips them apart on the eve of their son’s... Read more »
If you enjoyed The Elegance of the Hedgehog, then you’ll love Still Life.
“Still Life is an exquisite, tender, funny (meet Clause, the parrot) novel spanning four decades, several families (most formed by choice) love stories, post WW!! history, and poetic reflections on art, set in London and Florence. It's unimaginable that anyone but Sarah Winman could have read her novel with as much warmth, passion and humor. I wept and laughed out loud every time I listened, and when the book ended I felt truly bereft.”Cheryl, Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza
What Storm, What Thunder
-Finalist Aspen Words Literary Prize
-Longlisted for the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature
At the end of a long, sweltering day, as markets and businesses begin to close for the evening, an earthquake of 7.0 magnitude shakes the capital of Haiti, Port-au-Prince.
Award-winning author Myriam J. A. Chancy masterfully charts the inner lives of...Read more »
Against the Loveless World
2020 Palestine Book Awards Winner
2021 Aspen Words Literary Prize Finalist
“Susan Abulhawa possesses the heart of a warrior; she looks into the darkest crevices of lives, conflicts, horrendous injustices, and dares to shine light that can illuminate hidden worlds for us.” —Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize–winning author
In this... Read more »
The Books of Jacob
“Just as awe-inspiring as the Nobel judges claimed.” – The Washington Post
“Olga Tokarczuk is one of our greatest living fiction writers. . . This could well be a decade-defining book akin to Bolaño’s 2666.” –AV Club
“Sophisticated and ribald and brimming with folk wit. . . The comedy in this novel blends, as it does in life, with genuine... Read more »
When We Were Birds
A mythic love story set in Trinidad, Ayanna Lloyd Banwo's radiant debut is a masterwork of lush imagination and exuberant storytelling—a spellbinding and hopeful novel about inheritance, loss, and love's seismic power to heal.
“Heartwarming and heartbreaking, fantastical and familiar, with characters that burrow their way into your heart and... Read more »
The Book of Not
Nervous Conditions: Book #3
The Book of Not continues the saga of Tambudzai, picking up where Nervous Conditions left off. As Tambu begins secondary school at the Young Ladies’ College of the Sacred Heart, she is still reeling from the personal losses that war has inflicted upon her family—her uncle and sister were injured in a mine explosion. Soon she’ll come face to... Read more »
The Minister Primarily
A major literary event—the eagerly anticipated publication of a long-lost novel from legendary writer and three-time Pulitzer Prize nominee John Oliver Killens, hailed as the founding father of the Black Arts Movement and mentor to celebrated writers, including Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, Arthur Flowers, and Terry McMillan.
Wanderlust has taken...Read more »
Brother, Sister, Mother, Explorer
“One of a number of excellent debut novels already out in the still-new year, this is a singular work. Taking on the coming-of-age from young adulthood into something deeper and more mature, the story follows a sister and brother as they reckon with their mother’s passing and begin to understand what life should and should not be as it gets lived. Their tourist town of Ciudad de Tres Hermanas gives us not only a vivid picture of the present but casts a knowing eye on the layers of the past. Beautifully done.”Rick Simonson, The Elliott Bay Book Company
It Is Wood, It Is Stone
“A lush depiction of privilege and power, sex and stability . . . following three women in São Paulo . . . It Is Wood, It Is Stone is an elegant arrival of a new talent.”—Elle
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Good Housekeeping • Marie Claire • Harper’s Bazaar • Publishers Weekly
With sharp, gorgeous prose, It Is Wood, It Is Stone takes... Read more »
The Streets Have No Queen
As a painter travels the world and creates his art, he also mourns the death of his Queen, his wife. He is secluded from the world and finds an escape through the drawings in his work. Not until he gets an unexpected knock at his door does his life take a drastic turn. The guest presents a problem that traps them inside of a home for seventy-two...Read more »
A River Called Time
A monumental speculative fiction story of love, loyalty, politics, and conscience, set in parallel Londons.
"This mystical coming-of-age tale...is sure to please fans of thought-provoking speculative fiction."
"A River Called Time is a masterful reimagining of the African diaspora's influence on England, and on the world. It's a... Read more »
The Lost Book of Adana Moreau
“A book about Hurricane Katrina, pirates and Dominicanas, luminous science fiction worlds, portals, and refugees all drawn seamlessly together in an enveloping arc that follows the manuscript of Adana Moreau, and those pulled into its orbit. Zapata also asks deeper questions about disasters and home, and their place in our lives, while immersing us in an exceptionally written, unforgettable story.”Aubrey, Powell's Books
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice
Set in Haiti, a breathtaking love story—a saga of passion, tenacity, and hope in the face of disaster
We first meet Zwazo Delalun, or Zo, during his childhood, in the 1990s, in a fishing village on the western tip of Haiti. An orphan, he learns to swim and fish, then to harvest almonds and cut cane. He... Read more »
The Celestine Prophecy
The #1 bestselling phenomenon with millions of copies sold around the world -- now with a guide to creating your own Celestine Prophecy experience.
You have never read a book like this before--a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever.
In the rain forests of Peru, an ancient manuscript has been discovered. Within its... Read more »
Red Island House
If you enjoyed Homegoing, then you’ll love Red Island House.
“A good reader really brings a book to life, but a GREAT reader makes a book unforgettable. Bahni Turpin's brilliant reading of Red Island House will leave you bathed in the richness of the life of Shay, the mistress of the house, the lushness of tropical Madagascar, and the mysterious lives of everyone dwelling in and around the Red House. Even if you've already read this gem, I guarantee the audiobook will wow you even more.”Angie, The Country Bookshop