Looking for something new to be thankful for? Check out new fiction in November! Devour one or more of the titles below, or feast your eyes on an expanded list for even more reads to fit your current taste.
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All Her Little Secrets by Wanda Morris
The lone black female corporate attorney in midtown Manhattan discovers her white boss, and lover, dead with a gunshot wound to his head, and must deal with office suspicions and gossip when she is promoted as his successor.
Thriller/Suspense, Intricately Plotted, Intensifying
A Marvellous Light by Freya Marske
Robin Blyth is accidentally named the civil service liaison to a hidden magical society and is forced to contend with the beauty and danger operating beneath normal reality while uncovering what happened to his predecessor.
Historical Fantasy, Atmospheric, Compelling
The Dark Hours by Michael Connelly
LAPD Detective Renée Ballard, investigating a New Year’s Eve murder along with an unsolved murder, teams up Detective Harry Bosch once again when their two cases–one old and one new–intersect, while an undetected killer watches their every move.
Police Procedural, Suspenseful, Gritty
Dava Shastri’s Last Day by Kirthana Ramisetti
After receiving a brain cancer diagnosis at seventy, one of the world’s richest women tells her children that she wants to announce her death early so that she can read her obituaries, which ultimately reveal devastating secrets.
Domestic Fiction, Character-driven, Family Drama
The Fastest Way to Fall by Denise Williams
Britta didn’t plan on falling for her personal trainer, and Wes didn’t plan on Britta. Plans change and it’s unclear if love, career, or both will meet them at the finish line. They convince themselves their attraction is harmless, but when they start working out in person, Wes and Britta find it increasingly challenging to deny their chemistry and maintain a professional distance.
Romantic Comedy, Banter-filled, Steamy
Our Country Friends by Gary Shteyngart
It’s March 2020 and a calamity is unfolding. A group of friends and friends-of-friends gathers in a country house to wait out the pandemic. Over the next six months, new friendships and romances will take hold, while old betrayals will emerge, forcing each character to reevaluate whom they love and what matters most.
Realistic Fiction, Humorous, Moving
The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven by Nathaniel Ian Miller
A novel set in the decades between the two World Wars offers the story of a man who banishes himself to a solitary life in the Arctic Circle, and is saved by good friends, a loyal dog, and a surprise visit that changes everything.
Historical Fiction, Leisurely Paced, Likeable