The Djinn Waits a Hundred Years
by Shubnum Khan
A dark and heady dream of a book about a ruined mansion by the sea, the djinn that haunts it, and a curious girl who unearths the tragedy that happened there a hundred years previous
Love Marriage: A Novel
by Monia Ali
Yasmin, daughter of a straitlaced, striving Muslim clan, is engaged to Joe, who hails from an affluent, progressive, narcissistic tribe. As the families attempt a peaceful merger, crisis looms: Joe’s mother once posed nude for a photo as a kind of feminist statement. Culture clashes, political satire, Oedipal conflicts—they’re all here in this romp of a book.
by Kristin Chen
Swift, surprising, and sharply comic, Counterfeit is a stylish and feminist caper with a strong point of view and an axe to grind. Peering behind the curtain of the upscale designer storefronts and the Chinese factories where luxury goods are produced, Kirstin Chen interrogates the myth of the model minority through two unforgettable women determined to demand more from life.
The Book of Awesome
by Neil Pasricha
If you loved the smash hit Such a Fun Age, don't sleep on Reid's newest. It'll take you right back to college, as a residential assistant finds herself entangled with a visiting professor in more ways than one. This is a story of indiscretions and gray areas, power dynamics and privilege that's wound as tight as a violin string. Just don't forget to breathe while you're reading (go ahead and thank us later).
by Rachel Hawkins
When Ruby McTavish Callahan Woodward Miller Kenmore dies, she’s not only North Carolina’s richest woman, she’s also its most notorious. The victim of a famous kidnapping as a child and a widow four times over, Ruby ruled the tiny town of Tavistock from Ashby House, her family’s estate high in the Blue Ridge mountains. In the aftermath of her death, that estate—along with a nine-figure fortune and the complicated legacy of being a McTavish—pass to her adopted son, Camden
The Storm We Made
by Vanessa Chan
This refreshing, gripping historical fiction takes place in occupied Malaya during WWII and the decade that led up to it, telling the story of a family brought to the brink both by their oppressors and the guilt of a mother who's kept a crushing secret. Told by four deeply real characters, you'll find yourself rooting for them even as they butt up against the limits of right and wrong.