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Seven Days in June
Seven Days in June
by Tia Williams

Running into reclusive author Shane Hall at a literary event, bestselling erotica writer Eva Mercy, over the next seven days, reconnects with this man who broke her heart 20 years earlier until he disappears again, leaving more questions than answers.

The Plot
The Plot
by Jean Hanff Korelitz

Wildly successful author Jacob Finch Bonner, who had stolen the plot of his book from a late student, fights to hide the truth from his fans and publishers, while trying to figure out who wants to destroy him.

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While Justice Sleeps
While Justice Sleeps
by Stacey Abrams

Plunged into an explosive role she never anticipated, Avery Keene, now the legal guardian of power of attorney for the legendary Justice Howard Wynn, must unravel the clues he left behind in regards to a dangerous conspiracy that has infiltrated the highe

Just Last Night
Just Last Night
by Mhairi McFarlane

When one night changes everything between her and her best friends, Eve wonders if she really knew them at all as her future veers in a surprising new direction when someone from the past comes back into her life.

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Fugitive Telemetry
Fugitive Telemetry
by Martha Wells

Assisting Preservation Station security when he discovers a murdered body on the premises, Murderbot reluctantly speaks to humans to help identify the victim and determine what happened.

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Great Circle
Great Circle
by Maggie Shipstead

A century after daredevil female aviator Marian Graves’s disappearance in Antarctica, actress Hadley Baxter is cast to play her and immerses herself in the role as their fates — and their dreams — become intertwined.

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Project Hail Mary
Project Hail Mary
by Andy Weir

The sole survivor on a desperate, last-chance mission to save both humanity and the earth, Ryland Grace is hurtled into the depths of space when he must conquer an extinction-level threat to our species.

The Immortalists
The Immortalists
by Chloe Benjamin

Chloe is a graduate of Vassar College and the MFA in fiction at the University of Wisconsin. She lives with her husband in Madison, Wisconsin.

I'm Waiting for You
I'm Waiting for You
by Kim Bo-young

Four tales of speculative fiction includes the story of an engaged couple trying to fight time and space to get married and a story featuring godlike beings who created Earth and humanity and pass judgement on them.

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Daddy
Daddy
by Emma Cline

An anthology of 10 stories includes three original entries and follows a theme of how fateful choices and other disturbances reveal the perversity and violence beneath the surface of everyday life.