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Great Secret, The: An Intergalactic Tale of Madness, Obsession, and Startling Revelations

by L. Ron Hubbard Galaxy Press (September 08, 2008)

Fanner Marston is on the verge of uncovering the key to gaining absolute control over the universe.  The only problem is, he’s certifiably insane—a crazed Peter Lorre on a power trip. Driven by greed and...


Miles Walker, You're Dead

by Linda Jaivin St. Martin's Griffin (September 29, 2014)

Miles Walker--the self-proclaimed 'best painter' of his generation--longs for success without compromise. His roommate Thurston, a moody medievalist with a roomful of battle-axes, tells him it's possible--if...


Republic Of Dirt

Woefield #2

by Susan Juby Harper Perennial (February 17, 2015)

Prudence Burns is an overly idealistic Brooklyn girl who has inherited a derelict plot of land named Woefield Farm. Her motley crew of farm hands consists of Earl, an elderly, reclusive bluegrass legend; Seth,...


The Outsorcerer's Apprentice

YouSpace #3

by Tom Holt ORBIT (July 15, 2014)

A happy workforce, it is said, is a productive workforce.

Mmmm.

Try telling that to an army of belligerent goblins. Or the Big Bad Wolf. Or a professional dragons layer. Who is looking after their well-being?...


Home to Woefield: A Novel

Woefield #1

by Susan Juby HarperCollins e-books (March 08, 2011)

“I laughed out loud more times reading this book than any book I’ve read in years….I never wanted to leave Woefield, and you won’t, either.”

—Meg Cabot, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The...


When It's A Jar

YouSpace #2

by Tom Holt ORBIT (December 17, 2013)

Maurice has just killed a dragon with a bread knife. And had his destiny foretold... and had his true love spirited away. That's precisely the sort of stuff that'd bring out the latent heroism in anyone. Unfortunately,...


Mary Ann in Autumn: A Tales of the City Novel

Tales of the City #8

by Armistead Maupin HarperCollins e-books (November 02, 2010)

Inspiration for the Netflix Limited Series, Tales of the City

The eighth novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga.

Following the success of his New...


The Days of Anna Madrigal

Tales of the City #9

by Armistead Maupin Harper (January 21, 2014)

Inspiration for the Netflix Limited Series, Tales of the City

The ninth novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga.

The Days of Anna Madrigal, the suspenseful,...


Deadly Housewives

by Christine Matthews HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

A heart-stopping mystery anthology from fourteen of today’s best-loved and bestselling female mystery and suspense writers.

In the expert hands of fourteen unsurpassed storytellers, being a housewife takes...


Michael Tolliver Lives

Tales of the City #7

by Armistead Maupin HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Inspiration for the Netflix Limited Series, Tales of the City

The seventh novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga.

Nearly two decades after ending his...


Sure of You

Tales of the City #6

by Armistead Maupin HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Inspiration for the Netflix Limited Series, Tales of the City

The sixth novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga.

A fiercely ambitious TV talk show...


Apocalypse Cow

by Michael Logan St. Martin's Griffin (May 20, 2013)

If you think you've seen it all -- WORLD WAR Z, THE WALKING DEAD-- you haven't seen anything like this. From the twisted brain of Michael Logan comes Apocalypse Cow, a story about three unlikely heroes who must...


Doughnut

YouSpace #1

by Tom Holt ORBIT (March 01, 2013)

The doughnut is a thing of beauty.

A circle of fried doughy perfection.

A source of comfort in trying times, perhaps.

For Theo Bernstein, however, it is far, far more.

Things have been going pretty badly for...


Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

Dirk Gently #2

by Douglas Adams Pocket Books (February 26, 2013)

Beloved, bumbling Detective Dirk Gently returns in this standalone novel from Douglas Adams, the legendary author of one of the most beloved science fiction novels of all time, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the...


Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Dirk Gently #1

by Douglas Adams Pocket Books (February 26, 2013)

From Douglas Adams, the legendary author of one of the most beloved science fiction novels of all time, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, comes a wildly inventive novel--in trade paperback for the first...


This Book Is Full of Spiders

by David Wong Thomas Dunne Books (October 01, 2012)

From the writer of the cult sensation John Dies at the End comes another terrifying and hilarious tale of almost Armageddon at the hands of two hopeless heroes.

WARNING:

You may have a huge, invisible spider living...


My Favorite Fangs

by Alan Goldsher St. Martin's Griffin (August 06, 2012)

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE...WITH THE SOUND OF SUCKING

Maria von Trapp is sweet, innocent, and can sing like an angel. Oh, and she's also a bloodthirsty vampire.

When Maria is kicked out of the zombie-infested abbey...


Last of the Donkey Pilgrims

by Kevin O'Hara Forge Books (January 31, 2005)

Kevin O'Hara's journey of self-discovery begins as a mad lark: who in their right mind would try to circle the entire coastline of Ireland on foot--and with a donkey and cart no less?

But Kevin had promised his...


John Dies at the End

by David Wong Thomas Dunne Books (September 28, 2009)

"David Wong has updated the Lovecraft tradition and infused it with humor that rather than lessening the horror, increases it dramatically. Every time I set the book down down, I was wary that something really...


In the Rooms

by Tom Shone Thomas Dunne Books (April 11, 2011)

Part Nick Hornby, part Jay McInerney, with a dash of vermouth, In the Rooms is a warm, sharply observed comedy about sex, lies, drinking, and second chances

London literary agent Patrick Miller comes to New...


Late to the Party

by Kelly Quindlen Roaring Brook Press (April 20, 2020)

From author Kelly Quindlen comes a poignant and deeply relatable story about friendship, self-acceptance, and what it means to be a Real Teenager. Late to the Party is an ode to late bloomers and wallflowers...


Charlotte Street

by Danny Wallace William Morrow Paperbacks (October 23, 2012)

“Unmissable...will have you laughing out loud and melt your heart, all at once.”

Cosmopolitan (UK)

Danny Wallace is a British writer, producer, and award-winning journalist whom GQ (UK) calls, “One of...


Going Coastal

by Wendy French Forge Books (May 29, 2006)

Jody Rogers thought she was taking charge of her life, so why does it feel like everything is spinning out of control?

In the space of twenty-four hours, Jody has quit her dead-end job as a waitress at Dean's...


The Heap

by Sean Adams William Morrow (January 07, 2020)

New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

Featured on recommended reading lists by the New York Times  New York Post • Library Journal • Thrillist • Locus • USA TODAY

"The first great...


Carnegie Hill

by Jonathan Vatner Thomas Dunne Books (August 19, 2019)

Town & Country Magazine's Must-Read Books of Summer 2019 | She Reads' Best Books for Your Summer Roadtrip

"Carnegie Hill has got to be one of the most charming, hilarious, and insightful books I've read in ages....


Campusland

by Scott Johnston St. Martin's Press (August 12, 2019)

"This high-spirited, richly imagined, and brave novel is a delight to read... Smart and hilarious."

-- Kirkus Reviews

Joyous, fast and funny, Scott Johnston's Campusland is a satiric howl at today's elite educational...


Honestly, We Meant Well

by Grant Ginder Flatiron Books (June 10, 2019)

"This rollicking book has it all: sex, lies, and scenery. Grant Ginder weaves a wonderful, engrossing multi-generational family story, with the Greek isles as a backdrop so beautiful that the reader will want...


The Made-Up Man

by Joseph Scapellato Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 04, 2019)

"Scapellato's blend of existential noir, absurdist humor, literary fiction, and surreal exploration of performance art merges into something special. . . . The Made-Up Man is a rare novel that is simultaneously...


Viral

by Mike Jeavons Unbound Digital (February 07, 2019)

What is the worst thing that could happen to an introvert? For Chad McKenna, it’s discovering that his bully of brother, Sam, has uploaded a video of him jerking off to the internet. Thankfully, Chad knows...


Iron Bird

by Robert Woodshaw Unbound Digital (January 24, 2019)

Remember Animal Farm? Remember the Seven Commandments? Well, this time it’s the creatures in the zoological gardens that are attempting to manage their own affairs. And instead of a critique of communism the...


Naked Came the Florida Man

Serge Storms #23

by Tim Dorsey William Morrow (January 07, 2020)

"Can it still be hurricane season? Must be, because here come Serge A. Storms and his perpetually stoned bro, Coleman, in Tim Dorsey’s gonzo crime caper.” –The New York Times Book Review

The “compulsively...


There's a Word for That

by Sloane Tanen Little, Brown and Company (April 02, 2019)

A hilarious and moving chronicle of a wildly flawed family that comes together--in rehab, of all places--even as each member is on the verge of falling apart

Meet Marty Kessler, a retired LA film producer whose...


The Third Wheel

by Michael J. Ritchie Unbound Digital (November 15, 2018)

English teacher Dexter feels like he’s being taunted by the universe. Everywhere he turns he’s accosted by wedding invitations, housewarming parties and tables for two. Every last one of his friends is settling...


Someday Jennifer

by Risto Pakarinen HarperAvenue (August 06, 2019)

What if the only way forward is to go back?

Peter is stuck. The promise of his youth has petered out into a comfortable but lonely adulthood: his career is flat, his friendships exist only on Facebook and his...


Cheer Up, Mr. Widdicombe

by Evan James Atria Books (March 26, 2019)

Named one of 2019’s most anticipated reads by Entertainment Weekly, “a hilarious and witty joy of a novel about a family’s insanely dramatic summer at their new island home” (Cosmopolitan) in the Pacific...


Stay Up with Hugo Best

by Erin Somers Scribner (April 02, 2019)

One of Vogue’s Best Books of 2019

“Incisive, funny, and tinged with melancholy, the timely novel follows two lost but clever souls desperate for connection.” --Entertainment Weekly

June Bloom is twenty-nine,...


Hark

by Sam Lipsyte Simon & Schuster (January 15, 2019)

An “extremely funny...brilliantly alive” (The New York Times Book Review) social satire of the highest order from bestselling author Sam Lipsyte, centered around an unwitting mindfulness guru and the phenomenon...


No Sunscreen for the Dead

Serge Storms #22

by Tim Dorsey William Morrow (January 15, 2019)

A USA Today Bestseller!

The Sunshine State’s most lovable psychopath, Serge A. Storms, kills it in this zany adventure from the “compulsively irreverent and shockingly funny” (Boston Globe) king of mayhem,...


The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters

by Balli Kaur Jaswal William Morrow (April 30, 2019)

The author of the Reese Witherspoon Book Club selection Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows follows her acclaimed America debut with this life-affirming, witty family drama—an Indian This Is Where I Leave You...


The Judge Hunter

by Christopher Buckley Simon & Schuster (May 01, 2018)

The latest comic novel from Christopher Buckley, in which a hapless Englishman embarks on a dangerous mission to the New World in pursuit of two judges who helped murder a king.

London, 1664. Twenty years after...


French Exit

by Patrick Dewitt Ecco (August 28, 2018)

A Recommended Book of the Season from

Vanity Fair * Entertainment Weekly * Vulture * The Millions * Publishers Weekly * Esquire

From bestselling author Patrick deWitt, a brilliant and darkly comic novel about...


What the Hell Did I Just Read

by David Wong St. Martin's Press (October 02, 2017)

John Dies at the End's "smart take on fear manages to tap into readers' existential dread on one page, then have them laughing the next" (Publishers Weekly) and This Book is Full of Spiders was "unlike any other...


Big Guns

by Steve Israel Simon & Schuster (April 17, 2018)

From Steve Israel, the Congressman-turned-novelist who writes “in the full-tilt style of Carl Hiaasen” (The Washington Post), a comic tale of the mighty firearm industry, a small Long Island town, and Washington...


Hannah Green and Her Unfeasibly Mundane Existence

by Michael Marshall Smith HarperVoyager (July 27, 2017)

An unpredictable, poignant, and captivating tale for readers of all ages, by the critically acclaimed author of Only Forward.

There are a million stories in the world. Most are perfectly ordinary.

This one…...


How to Be Famous

by Caitlin Moran Harper (July 03, 2018)

A Library Journal Best Book of 2018

Johanna Morrigan (aka Dolly Wilde) has it all: she is nineteen, lives in her own flat in London, and writes for the coolest music magazine in Britain. Her star is rising, just...


Millard Salter's Last Day

by Jacob M. Appel Gallery Books (November 07, 2017)

In the spirit of the New York Times bestselling A Man Called Ove, this is the heartwarming story of a man who decides to end his life before he’s too old--but then begins to reconsider when he faces complications...


Flatscreen: A Novel

by Adam Wilson Harper Perennial (February 21, 2012)

“OMFG, I nearly up and died from laughter when I read Flatscreen. This is the novel that every young turk will be reading on their way to a job they hate and are in fact too smart for.” —Gary Shteyngart,...


Further Tales of the City

Tales of the City #3

by Armistead Maupin Harper Perennial (January 31, 2012)

Inspiration for the Netflix Limited Series, Tales of the City

The third novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga.

The calamity-prone residents of 28...


More Tales of the City

Tales of the City #2

by Armistead Maupin Harper Perennial (January 31, 2012)

Inspiration for the Netflix Limited Series, Tales of the City

The second novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga.

The tenants of 28 Barbary Lane have...


Babycakes

Tales of the City #4

by Armistead Maupin Harper Perennial (January 31, 2012)

Inspiration for the Netflix Limited Series, Tales of the City

The fourth novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga.

When an ordinary househusband and...