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Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.

Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.

November 2023


Class: A Memoir of Motherhood, Hunger and Higher Education by Stephanie Land - Memoir, Nonfiction

Atria/One Signal Publishers | 9781982151393 | Published November 7, 2023

Stephanie Land's debut memoir MAID was a story about a housecleaner escaping poverty and abuse, but it was also a story about a woman with a dream. In CLASS, Land takes us with her as she finishes college and pursues her writing career. Facing barriers at every turn including a byzantine loan system, not having enough money for food, navigating the judgments of professors and fellow students who didn’t understand the demands of attending college while under the poverty line --- Land finds a way to survive once again, finally graduating in her mid-thirties. CLASS paints an intimate and heartbreaking portrait of motherhood as it converges and often conflicts with personal desire and professional ambition. 

Kennedy 35 by Charles Cumming - Espionage, Fiction, Thriller

Mysterious Press | 9781613164556 | Published November 7, 2023

1995: In the wake of the Rwandan genocide, 24-year-old spy Lachlan Kite and his girlfriend, Martha Raine, are sent to Senegal on the trail of a hunted war criminal. The mission threatens to spiral out of control, forcing Kite to make choices which will have devastating consequences not only for his career at top-secret intelligence agency BOX 88, but also for his relationship with Martha. 2023: Eric Appiah, an old friend from Kite’s days at school and an off-the-record BOX 88 asset, makes contact with explosive information about what happened all those years ago in West Africa. When tragedy strikes, Kite must use all the resources at his disposal to protect Martha from a criminal network with links to international terror.

The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans - Fiction, Holiday

Gallery Books | 9781668015391 | Published November 7, 2023

Thirty years ago, Richard Paul Evans wrote a small Christmas tale for his two young daughters --- an expression of love celebrating the joy of fatherhood and the beauty of childhood. Evans printed a couple dozen copies of his book and shared it with family and friends, which they began sharing with their loved ones. Within a few years, what began as a private expression of love for his two young daughters evolved into a beloved gift whose popularity quickly spread throughout the world. Soon, his masterpiece became a global phenomenon, becoming one of the bestselling books of the century. Now, this special anniversary edition brings this heartwarming novel to a new generation. 

The Future by Naomi Alderman - Fiction, Literary Fiction

Simon & Schuster | 9781668025680 | Published November 7, 2023

When Martha Einkorn fled her father’s isolated compound in Oregon, she never expected to find herself working for a powerful social media mogul hell-bent on controlling everything. Now, she’s surrounded by mega-rich companies designing private weather, predictive analytics and covert weaponry, while spouting technological prophecy. Martha may have left the cult, but how much future is actually left?Across the world in Singapore, a remarkable piece of software appears to Lai Zhen at the exact moment she's fleeing an assassin. If those behind it can save her from danger, what do they want from her, and what else do they know about the future? While a few billionaires assured of their own safety lead the world to destruction, Martha’s relentless drive and Zhen’s insatiable curiosity could lead to something beautiful or the cataclysmic end of civilization.

The Liberators by E. J. Koh - Fiction

Tin House Books | 9781959030157 | Published November 7, 2023

At the height of the military dictatorship in South Korea, Insuk and Sungho are arranged to be married. The couple soon moves to San Jose, California, with an infant and Sungho’s overbearing mother-in-law. Adrift in a new country, Insuk grieves the loss of her past and her divided homeland, finding herself drawn into an illicit relationship that sets into motion a dramatic saga and echoes for generations to come. From the Gwangju Massacre to the 1988 Olympics, flashbacks to Korean repatriation after Japanese surrender, and the Sewol ferry accident, E. J. Koh’s exquisitely drawn portraits and symphonic testimony from guards, prisoners, perpetrators and liberators spans continents and four generations of two Korean families forever changed by fateful past decisions made in love and war. 

The General and Julia by Jon Clinch - Fiction, Literary Fiction

Atria Books | 9781668009789 | Published November 14, 2023

Barely able to walk and rendered mute by the cancer metastasizing in his throat, Ulysses S. Grant is scratching out words, hour after hour, day after day. Desperate to complete his memoirs before his death so his family might have some financial security and he some redemption, Grant journeys back in time. He had once been the savior of the Union, the general to whom Lee surrendered at Appomattox, a twice-elected president who fought for the civil rights of Black Americans and against the rising Ku Klux Klan, a plain farmer-turned-business magnate who lost everything to a Wall Street swindler, a devoted husband to his wife Julia and loving father to four children. In this gorgeously rendered and moving novel, Grant rises from the page in all of his contradictions and foibles, his failures and triumphs.

The Helsinki Affair by Anna Pitoniak - Espionage, Fiction, Thriller

Simon & Schuster | 9781668014745 | Published November 14, 2023

Amanda Cole is a brilliant young CIA officer following in the footsteps of her father, who was a spy during the Cold War. When a Russian defector warns of the imminent assassination of a US senator, Amanda takes the warning seriously, but her superiors don’t. Twenty-four hours later, the senator is dead. And the assassination is just the beginning. Corporate blackmail, covert manipulation, corrupt oligarchs: the Kremlin has found a dangerous new way to wage war. Amanda races to unravel the international conspiracy. But as she gets closer and closer to the truth, a central question haunts her: Why was her father’s name written down in the senator’s notes? What does Charlie Cole really know about the Kremlin plot?

The New Naturals by Gabriel Bump - African American Interest, Fiction, Literary Fiction

Algonquin Books | 9781616208806 | Published November 14, 2023

An abandoned restaurant on a hill off the highway in Western Massachusetts doesn't look like much. But to Rio, a young Black woman bereft after the loss of her newborn child, this hill becomes more than a safe haven --- it becomes a place to start over. She convinces her husband to help her construct a society underground, somewhere everyone can feel loved, wanted, and accepted. She locates a Benefactor and soon their utopia begins to take shape. Two unhoused men, a young and disillusioned journalist and a former soccer player are all persuaded to check it out. But no matter how much these people all yearn for meaning and a sanctuary from the existential dread of life above the surface, what happens if this new society can't actually work? What then? 

UFO: The Inside Story of the US Government's Search for Alien Life Here—and Out There by Garrett M. Graff - History, Nonfiction

Avid Reader Press/Simon & Schuster | 9781982196776 | Published November 14, 2023

From the post-war Project Blue Book to the Pentagon’s modern-day Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program, bestselling author and historian Garrett M. Graff presents the first serious narrative history of humanity’s hunt for alien life --- including the military and CIA’s secret, decades-long quest to study UFOs. Drawing on original archival research, declassified documents and interviews with senior intelligence and military officials, Graff's book traces the long history of our quest to understand one of the most profound and popular questions of all time: whether or not aliens exist.

We Must Not Think of Ourselves by Lauren Grodstein - Family Life, Fiction, Historical Fiction

Algonquin Books | 9781643752341 | Published November 28, 2023

In November 1940, Adam Paskow becomes a prisoner in the Warsaw Ghetto, where the Jews of the city are cut off from their former lives and held captive by Nazi guards, and await an uncertain fate. Weeks later, he is asked to join a secret group of archivists working to preserve the truth of what is happening inside these walls. Adam agrees and begins taking testimonies from his students, friends, and neighbors. One of the people Adam interviews is his flatmate Sala Wiskoff, who is stoic, determined, and funny --- and married with two children. Over the months of their confinement, in the presence of her family, Adam and Sala fall in love. Their relationship feels both impossible and vital, their connection keeping them alive. But when Adam discovers a possible escape from the Ghetto, he is faced with an unbearable choice: Whom can he save, and at what cost?