The Verifiers

Jane Pek

Claudia Lin is a lifelong mystery reader and a new employee at a company that verifies the identities of its clients’ online love interests. When Claudia’s newest client ends up dead, she takes it upon herself to solve the mystery of her suspicious death.

Yellow Wife

Sadeqa Johnson

Pheby has lived a relatively sheltered like on a plantation, shielded by the master’s sister and her mother’s position. She has been promised freedom on her 18th birthday, but just before she turns 18 she is sent to the Devil’s Half Acre, a jail in Richmond, Virginia.

Black Buck

Mateo Askaripour

Black Buck is a crackling, satirical debut novel about a young man given a shot at stardom as the lone Black salesman at a mysterious, cult-like, and wildly successful startup where nothing is as it seems.

The School for Good Mothers

Jessamine Chan

Frida Liu is struggling with her newly single motherhood. After some poor judgment on a very bad day, Frida’s custody of Harrier is at risk. But Frida is a candidate for a Big Brother-like institution that that re-educates bad mothers and measures the success or failure of a mother’s devotion. Faced with the possibility of losing Harriet, Frida must prove that a bad mother can be redeemed and learn to be good.