From the new Emily Henry to exciting novels coming from Colson Whitehead and Riley Sager, #CheckOutforSummer with these hot new books you don’t want to miss!

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Happy Place: A Novel by Emily Henry

*A LibraryReads Hall of Fame Pick*

A couple who broke up months ago pretend to still be together for their annual weeklong vacation with their best friends in this glittering and wise new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Emily Henry.

“The beach-read master hooks us again.”—People

“Here she is at last, a reigning queen of beach reads . . . Henry returns with another of her surefire-hit romantic comedies this spring, this one about a forced-proximity fake relationship . . . Expect to see it on vacationers’ Instagram feeds all summer long, and deservedly so.”—Elle

Available in Hardcover, eBook, and Audio Editions.

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The Wishing Game: A Novel by Meg Shaffer

*A LibraryReads Pick*

Years ago, a reclusive mega-bestselling children’s author quit writing under mysterious circumstances. Suddenly he resurfaces with a brand-new book and a one-of-a-kind competition, offering a prize that will change the winner’s life in this absorbing and whimsical novel.

“Clever and hopeful . . . a love letter to reading and the power that childhood stories have over us long after we’ve grown up.”—V. E. Schwab, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

“Meg Shaffer’s beautiful novel is part Willy Wonka, part magical realism, and wholly moving. It broke my heart and patched it over and reminded me that even as an adult, if you look hard enough, you can find the child still inside you.”—Jodi Picoult,  New York Times bestselling co-author of Mad Honey

Available May 30th in Hardcover, eBook, and Audio Editions.

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Double-Decker Dreams: A Novel by Lindsay MacMillan

Perfect for fans of Emily Henry and Sophie Cousens, bestselling author Lindsay MacMillan gives us a refreshing take on love at first sight.

“This friends-to-lovers story is a wholesome exploration of feet-on-the-ground, real world, slow burn, deep love found only in real life.”—Abby Jimenez, New York Times bestselling author of Part of Your World

Available June 6th in Trade Paperback and eBook Editions.

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The Only One Left: A Novel by Riley Sager

*A LibraryReads Hall of Fame Pick*

Bestselling author Riley Sager returns with a Gothic chiller about a young caregiver assigned to work for a woman accused of a Lizzie Borden-like massacre decades earlier.

“Riley Sager’s spellbinding The Only One Left captures you in its snares from its first tantalizing pages. A Gothic house of horrors, it carries you along effortlessly before delivering a symphony of twists so shocking it took my breath away.”—Megan Abbott, New York Times bestselling author ofBeware the Woman and The Turnout

“Always master of suspense, Sager had me gasping out loud and listening for sounds in my house. I loved this book and it may even be my new favorite of Sager’s.”—Mystery and Suspense Magazine

Available June 20th in Hardcover, eBook, and Audio Editions.

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Save What’s Left: A Novel by Elizabeth Castellano

An outrageously funny debut novel about a woman who moves to a small beach town looking for peace, only to find herself in an all-out war with her neighbors.

 “An absolute delight. It’s laugh out loud funny and full of heart. I loved it.”—J. Courtney Sullivan, New York Times bestselling author of Friends and Strangers

 “You’ll laugh out loud as [Kathleen] goes to war against the development (and her neighbors), and cheer her on as she figures out just what she needs.”—The Skimm

Available June 27th in Hardcover, eBook, Audio, and Large Print Editions.

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Crook Manifesto: A Novel by Colson Whitehead

The two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author of Harlem Shuffle continues his Harlem saga in a powerful and hugely-entertaining novel that summons 1970s New York in all its seedy glory.

Crook Manifesto is a darkly funny tale of a city under siege, but also a sneakily searching portrait of the meaning of family.  Colson Whitehead’s kaleidoscopic portrait of Harlem is sure to stand as one of the all-time great evocations of a place and a time.

Available July 18th in Hardcover, eBook, Audio, and Large Print Editions.

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Silver Nitrate: A Novel by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Daughter of Doctor Moreau and Mexican Gothic comes a fabulous meld of Mexican horror movies and Nazi occultism: a dark thriller about the curse that haunts a legendary lost film—and awakens one woman’s hidden powers.

“No one punctures the skin of reality to reveal the lurking, sinister magic beneath better than Silvia Moreno-Garcia.”—Kiersten White, #1 bestselling author of Hide

Available July 18th in Hardcover, eBook, Audio, and Large Print Editions.

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The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store: A Novel by James McBride

From James McBride, author of the bestselling Oprah’s Book Club pick Deacon King Kong and the National Book Award–winning The Good Lord Bird, a novel about small-town secrets and the people who keep them.

“The interlocking destinies of [McBride’s] characters make for tense, absorbing drama and, at times, warm, humane comedy. . . If it’s possible for America to have a poet laureate, why can’t James McBride be its storyteller-in-chief? —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Available August 8th in Hardcover, eBook, Audio, and Large Print Editions.

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