Looking for your next great read? Let the stars align and pick for you! Our office astrologer has picked out fresh new reads that correspond with each zodiac sign. Read on to find out more…
The Next Person You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
The absolutely enchanting sequel to the number one bestseller The Five People You Meet in Heaven is out now! It tells the story of Eddie’s heavenly reunion with Annie—the little girl he saved on earth—in an unforgettable novel of how our lives and losses intersect.
Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
Read Esi Edugyan’s acclaimed new novel that’s been shortlisted for the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize and is also a finalist for the 2018 Man Booker Prize, the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, AND has received widespread acclaim from publications such as The New York Times, Seattle Times, The Toronto Star, The Boston Globe and more. Washington Black follows a young field slave on a Barbados sugar plantation as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure with his eccentric new master.
What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera
In the most exciting YA collaboration probably EVER, What If It’s Us is the story of Arthur and Ben.Arthur is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that the universe can deliver a show-stopping romance when you least expect it. Ben thinks the universe needs to mind its business. If the universe had his back, he wouldn’t be on his way to the post office carrying a box of his ex-boyfriend’s things. But when Arthur and Ben meet-cute at the post office, what exactly does the universe have in store for them?
The Christmas Sisters by Sarah Morgan
It’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas! Sarah Morgan’s The Christmas Sisters, the warm, happy book about three adopted sisters that return home to Scotland for Christmas, where family tensions run high. As their mother’s dreams of hosting the perfect Christmas start to unravel, she must rely on the magic of the holiday season to bring everyone together once again.
The Plus One by Sophia Money-Coutts
The Plus One is a hilarious debut novel in the vein of Sophie Kinsella that will have you laughing out loud. Polly’s not looking for ‘the one’, just the plus one… Polly Spencer is fine. She’s single, turning thirty, and only managed to have sex twice last year. But seriously, she’s fine. But it’s a New Year, a new leaf, and all that. Polly’s determined that over the next 365 days she’ll be able to get her s**t together.
Family Trust by Kathy Wang (On Sale: October 30)
Perfect for fans of Crazy Rich Asians and The Nest, Family Trust is a hilarious, sharp and smart family drama based in California’s Silicon Valley about a Chinese immigrant family’s attempts (or not) to fulfill its dying patriarch’s last bequest.
The Labyrinth of Spirits by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The Labyrinth of Spirits is the newest installment in Zafon’s Cemetery of Forgotten universe, a collection of books that are basically an homage to storytellers and books. The story transports readers to Franco’s Spain to investigate the mysterious disappearance of Mauricio Valls, Spain’s Minister of Culture. What follows is a suspenseful, heart-pounding thriller that you do not want to miss.
The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
This brilliantly original murder mystery is Gosford Park meets Murder on the Orient Express. What starts with a celebration ends in a tragedy, as Evelyn Hardcastle, the young and beautiful daughter of the house, is killed. But Evelyn will not die just once. And the only way to break this cycle is to identify the killer. But each time the day begins again, Aiden, one of the guests summoned to Blackheath for the party, wakes in the boy of a different guest. And someone is determined to prevent him ever escaping Blackheath…
The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
In April 1942, Lale Sokolov was forcibly transported to Auschwitz-Birkenau, where he was put to work as a camp tattooist – the man who would tattoo numbers on his fellow prisoners. One day, Lale comforts a trembling young Jewish woman named Gita, and vows to survive the camp and marry her. A tale of love amidst the most heinous of atrocities, The Tattooist of Auschwitz is a fictional retelling of real-life events based on recorded interviews with Lale Sokolov.
I Know You Know by Gilly Macmillan
The bestselling author of What She Knew, The Perfect Girl, and Odd Child Out is back with another chilling and twisted mystery! I Know You Know follows two shocking murder cases twenty years apart, and the detective who risks everything to solve them.
Small Fry by Lisa Brennan-Jobs
In this mesmerizing memoir, Lisa Brennan-Jobs – daughter of renowned inventor and Apple CEO Steve Jobs – gives us an inside look at her experiences growing up, from feeling distant and isolated as a young girl to eventually gaining his attention as she grew older. With honest, wit, and intelligence, Small Fry guides us through Lisa’s anything-but-ordinary life in the heart of the Silicon Valley tech boom.
Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
A stunning story of love and opera, Bel Canto takes place at a private party at an embassy in South America after a group of terrorists takes control. A famous opera singer and a Japanese CEO are part of the group that is abducted, and as days and weeks go on, the hostages must find a way to work together to escape, despite the language barrier.
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