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.

Cost of Living

Emily Maloney

In Cost of Living, Emily Maloney examines her experiences with our the trouble U.S. health care system from both the perspective of a patient and a caregiver. In doing so, she examines what the health care system costs us – financially emotionally, physically, and spiritually.

Eight Perfect Hours

Lia Louis

Thirty-something Noelle Butterby is on her way back from an event at her old college when she becomes stranded on a highway during a blizzard. All seems lost until Sam Attwood, a handsome American stranger trapped in a nearby car, knocks on her window and offers assistance. What follows is eight perfect hours together, until morning arrives and the roads finally clear. The two strangers part, positive they’ll never see each other again but fate, it seems, has a different plan.

Nick & Noel’s Christmas Playlist

Codi Hall

After Nick returns from the military, his long-term girlfriend breaks up with him. Luckily, Nick has his friends and family to bring him joy and comfort. After a night out takes an unexpected turn, Nick discovers he has romantic feelings for his best friend Noel.

The Santa Suit

Mary Kay Andrews

Ivy Perkins buys an old farmhouse sight unseen after her divorce. Upon arriving at her new home, she discovers that the last family left all of their things, including a Santa suit complete with a Dear Santa letter in the pocket. Ivy takes it upon herself to figure out the mystery behind the letter as she acclimates to her new small town life.

It All Comes Back to You

Farah Naz Rishi

After Kiran Noorani’s mom died, Kiran vowed to keep her dad and sister, Amira, close—to keep her family together. But when Amira announces that she’s dating someone, Kiran’s world is turned upside down. Not only will Amira start tearing the family apart, she is dating Kiran’s ex-boyfriend’s brother – who ghosted her three years prior.

Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism

Amanda Montell

The author of the widely praised Wordslut analyzes the social science of cult influence: how cultish groups from Jonestown and Scientology to SoulCycle and social media gurus use language as the ultimate form of power.

Fifty Words for Rain

Asha Lemmie

Nori, a young, biracial girl ends up living with her grandparents after her mother abandons her at their front gate. Mom disappears. An embarrassment to her aristocratic family due to her race, Nori is hidden away until her brother arrives and becomes her ally.