Indie Next List - April
When this list was originally assembled, all books had late March or April pub dates. Due to the current pandemic situation, some pub dates may have changed to later in 2020. All books on the list are available for purchase or preorder!
"The Glass Hotel may be the perfect novel for your survival bunker."
--Ron Charles, The Washington Post
An instant New York Times Bestseller
A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!
"A thrilling debut that deserves your attention." –Ron Charles, the Washington Post
Lambda Literary Award-winning author TJ Klune’s breakout contemporary fantasy
An Indie Next Pick!
One of Publishers Weekly's "Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2020"
One of Book Riot’s “20 Must-Read Feel-Good Fantasies”
The New York Times Best Seller
#1 April LibraryReads Pick
April Indie Next Pick
Goodreads Big Book of Spring
Steel Magnolias meets Dracula in this '90s-set horror novel about a women's book club that must do battle with a mysterious newcomer to their small Southern town, perfect for murderinos and fans of Stephen King.
A young congressman discovers a mysterious stuffed aardvark on his doorstep and sets out on a journey to find out what it means in this "weird, wonderful" novel about the secrets we keep from ourselves and their history-shaping consequences (Esquire).
$25.95ISBN: 9781643750255Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 DaysPublished: Algonquin Books - April 7th, 2020
A Most-Anticipated Book of the Year: O, The Oprah Magazine * The New York Times * The Washington Post *Vogue * Bustle * BuzzFeed * Ms.$26.95ISBN: 9780525655756Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Knopf - August 18th, 2020
From the acclaimed author of Wintering: a thrilling ode to the spirit of adventure and the vagaries of loss and love$27.95ISBN: 9781641290418Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Soho Crime - April 7th, 2020
In June of 1940, when Paris fell to the Nazis, Hitler spent a total of three hours in the City of Light—abruptly leaving, never to return. To this day, no one knows why.
The New York Times bestselling author of the Aimée Leduc investigations reimagines history in her masterful, pulse-pounding spy thriller, Three Hours in Paris.$26.00ISBN: 9780525537205Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Riverhead Books - April 7th, 2020
A GOOP Book Club Pick
"A fully immersive epic drama packed with narrative riches and exquisitely crafted prose."—San Francisco Chronicle
"Belongs on a shelf all of its own." —NPR
“Outstanding.”—The Washington Post$27.00ISBN: 9781982124106Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 DaysPublished: Atria Books - April 7th, 2020
“A riveting depiction of hard-won female empowerment that weaves together meticulous research, unsolved murder—and an unforgettable young heroine.” —The Washington Post
The Handmaid’s Tale meets Alice in Wonderland in this gripping and imaginative historical novel about a shunned orphan girl in 16th-century England who is ensnare$16.95ISBN: 9781771963190Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Biblioasis - April 21st, 2020
Shortlisted for the 2017 International Man Booker Prize
Shortlisted for the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award$26.99ISBN: 9781250134769Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: St. Martin's Press - April 14th, 2020
An extraordinary debut in the tradition of classic works from authors such as Mark Kurlansky, Mary Roach, and Rose George.
An exuberant and insightful work of popular history of how streets got their names, houses their numbers, and what it reveals about class, race, power, and identity.$16.00ISBN: 9781982123918Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 DaysPublished: Gallery Books - March 24th, 2020
From the New York Times bestselling author behind the “joyful, warm, touching” (Jasmine Guillory, New York Times bestselling author) The Unhoneymooners comes a delightfully charming love story about what happens when two assistants tasked with keeping a rocky relationship from explosion start to feel sparks of their own.$26.00ISBN: 9781982121433Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster - April 7th, 2020
Meet Roxy. For fans of Where’d You Go, Bernadette and Bridget Jones’s Diary comes “just the kind of comic novel we need right now” (The Washington Post) about an Austin artist trying to figure out her life one letter to her ex-boyfriend at a time.
Bridget Jones penned a diary; Roxy writes letters.$28.00ISBN: 9780316509848Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 DaysPublished: Orbit - March 24th, 2020"A glorious fantasy."--Neil GaimanThree-time Hugo Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author N.K. Jemisin crafts her most incredible novel yet, a story of culture, identity, magic, and myths in contemporary New York City.$26.00ISBN: 9781635573220Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 17th, 2020
Most Anticipated Books of 2020 - Vogue, Medium, LitHub
From the bestselling author of The Wives of Los Alamos comes the riveting story of a stranger's arrival in the fledgling colony of Plymouth, Massachusetts-and a crime that shakes the divided community to its core.$26.00ISBN: 9780593100066Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 DaysPublished: Berkley - March 17th, 2020
THE USA TODAY BESTSELLER
"If you enjoyed The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides, read Darling Rose Gold."—Washington Post
“Sensationally good - two complex characters power the story like a nuclear reaction...”—Lee Child
$26.00ISBN: 9781938235627Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hub City Press - May 19th, 2020
EW's 50 Most Anticipated Books of 2020 - O Magazine's "31 LGBTQ Books That'll Change the Literary Landscape in 2020" - BookRiot's "Most Anticipated LGBTQ Books of 2020" - Lambda Literary's "Most Anticipated LGBTQ Books$26.00ISBN: 9781948226486Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 DaysPublished: Catapult - March 31st, 2020
This "fiercely written and endlessly readable" novel of a teenage girl in thrall to a magnetic--and terrifying--preacher who promises to save her dying town is "a godsend" (Entertainment Weekly).$26.99ISBN: 9780358164081Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 DaysPublished: John Joseph Adams/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - April 7th, 2020A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A Best Book of April from Time, Entertainment Weekly, USA Today, Fortune, Business Insider, Marie Claire, PopSugar, PureWow, Tor.com, Huffington Post, BookRiot, Literary Hub, Buzzfeed, Amazon’s Editors’ Pick, Apple Books, IndieNext, LibraryReads
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