The seven titles with May publication dates excerpted in this sampler include four novels, a debut, and one each nonfiction and young adult.
Start with bestselling nonfiction author Sheila Heti’s novel, Motherhood. Stephen McCauley’s My Ex-Life is about an unusual, comical midlife crisis, while the internationally bestselling author Sarah Winman’s Tin Man portrays the life of an autoworker in a small working-class town. Araminta Hall’s Our Kind of Cruelty introduces her brand of psychological suspense to U.S. readers for the first time.
Aimee Molloy The Perfect Mother centered around a group of women whose lives become indelibly connected when one of their newborns goes missing.
Tessa Fontaine’s The Electric Woman is a memoir about running away to join the circus and much more.
Finally, you can enjoy Legendary, Stephanie Garber’s sequel to her New York Times bestselling debut YA novel Caraval.
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