At the age of fourteen, Ian Manuel was sentenced to life in prison. He survived eighteen years in solitary confinement until he was freed as part of an incredible crusade by the Equal Justice Initiative. My Time Will Come is an inspiring story of a man who transcended adversity through determination and art—in Ian Manuel’s case, through his dedication to writing poetry. Read more here.
Eric Nguyen debuts with a stunning novel about an immigrant Vietnamese family who settles in New Orleans and struggles to remain connected to one another as their lives are inextricably reshaped. Things We Lost to the Water is an exquisite tale-telling of love, survival, loss, and a sense of family. Read more here.
Jean Kyoung Frazier's debut novel, Pizza Girl, is a coming-of-age novel about an audacious and wryly funny pregnant pizza delivery girl who becomes obsessed with one of her customers. Read more here.
Maggie O'Farell's Hamnet confronts a parent's greatest woe: the loss of a child. This fictional account imagines the emotional repercussions of Shakespeare and his wife after they lose their only son, 11-year-old Hamnet, to the black plague in 1596. Read more here.
A riveting historical fiction that takes readers back to 1662, Chris Bohjalian's Hour of the Witch illustrates a life of a Puritan woman who plots her escape from a violent marriage; risking her life to file for divorce. It is a is a timely and terrifying story of socially sanctioned brutality and the original American witch hunt. Read more here.
Ralph Ellison, an American master, tells a dramatic story encapsulating the violent and atrocity inflicted on generations of women, men, and children. Juneteenth (Revised) is a historical fiction about the war they fought to make lives with people they loved. Read more here.
We explore the silent conversations we have with ourselves with acclaimed psychologist Ethan Kross in his book Chatter. With tools hidden in plain sight, readers can make their inner voice work in their favor. Read the first few pages on the blog.
A detective takes time off from work and is invited by her estranged brother to celebrate his engagement at a hotel high in the Swiss Alps. But that place was once an abanded sanatorium, and when her brother's fiancee goes missing after storm and more guests start panicking, she must trust her instincts if they hope to find her. They just don't know the real danger they're in..
There's a haunting midnight dance that steals children away, an eerie fairy island that appears once every seven years, a magical silver horse that emerges from a dark lake...