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For Readers: Meet Your Next Good Book

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Expand your reading into new genres with these recommendations inspired by multiple genres. Read more...


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The House on Vesper Sands by Paraic O'Donnell

The House on Vesper Sands by Paraic O'Donnell

"Characters from all walks of life are drawn together by a cryptic murder in shadowy Victorian London." —Laura

IQ by Joe Ide

IQ by Joe Ide

"Solving cases ignored by the LAPD, a resident of one of LA's toughest neighborhoods investigates threats against a rap mogul, a case that becomes more far-reaching and dangerous as he encounters a vengeful ex-wife and an unhinged hit man." —Mary

Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam

Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam

"A couple rents a house for for a getaway but things escalate when the owners return with news of a catastrophe." —Gina

The Discomfort of Evening by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld

The Discomfort of Evening by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld

"Following the death of their older brother, young Jas and her siblings become obsessed with death and dark fantasies." —Emily

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab

"Running away from an arranged marriage, Addie makes a Faustian bargain for independence, living for more than 300 years before meeting a man who might change her fate." —Anne

Winter Counts by David Heska Wanbli Weiden

Winter Counts by David Heska Wanbli Weiden

"The story of Vigil Wounded Horse, a vigilante enforcer on the Rosebud Reservation, is a stark crime novel and the poverty and drugs Virgil seeks to fight." —Mary

Big Town, Small Girl by Michelle Gallen

Big Town, Small Girl by Michelle Gallen

"Twenty-something Majella lives in a small town in Northern Ireland. She is on the autism spectrum and has a lot to deal with: an alcoholic mother, a missing father, and a grandmother who was brutally murdered. For fans of Derry Girls." —Lillian

Marion Lane and the Midnight Murder by T. A. Willberg

Marion Lane and the Midnight Murder by T. A. Willberg

"A twist on the British historical mystery that takes you below the streets of London to a world of spies, unusual gadgets, and dark secrets." —Laura

Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

"Set in 1980s Glasgow, this story chronicles a lonely boy's relationship with his alcoholic mother." —Gina

Our Darkest Night by Jennifer Robson

Our Darkest Night by Jennifer Robson

"In WWII, a young Jewish woman from Venice poses as a farmer's wife with a Catholic seminarian in an effort to escape the Nazis controlling Italy." —Anne

Caste by Isabel Wilkerson

Caste by Isabel Wilkerson

"A thought-provoking explanation of our invisible caste system and the eight characteristics of caste in America, India, and Nazi Germany." —Jessica

The Low, Low Woods by Carmen Maria Machado

The Low, Low Woods by Carmen Maria Machado

"In this horror graphic novel, high school students El and Vee are determined to uncover the mystery behind the chilling memory-altering illness that plagues their small Pennsylvania town." —Emily

Snow by John Banville

Snow by John Banville

"So many secrets to uncover in this dark mystery about the brutal murder of a priest at an Irish country manor." —Lillian

His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie

His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie

"When Afi Tekple marries the wealthy Elikem Ganyo, she is torn between following the wishes of her family and finding her own independence." —Jessica


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