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Peaces
Peaces
by Helen Oyeyemi

Honeymooning aboard a historic former tea-smuggling train, newlyweds Otto and Xavier enjoy the locomotive’s fantastical accommodations before encountering a secretive fellow passenger, who imparts a surprising message.

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Good Company
Good Company
by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

Flora Mancini finds everything she thought she knew about her husband, her marriage and her relationship with her best friend upended when she makes a startling discovery.

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The City We Became
The City We Became
by N K Jemison

Head into the dark underbelly of New York City, where a roiling, ancient evil stirs in the halls of power, threatening to destroy the city and her six newborn avatars.

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Life's Too Short
Life's Too Short
by Abby Jimenez

Gaining an unexpected online following after quitting her job to travel the world, a woman anticipating a short life becomes the guardian of her infant niece before her resolve to avoid relationships is tested by a baby-savvy lawyer.

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Klara and the Sun
Klara and the Sun
by Ishiguro, Kazuo

Waiting to be chosen by a customer, an Artificial Friend programmed with high perception observes the activities of shoppers while exploring fundamental questions about what it means to love.

Infinite Country
Infinite Country
by Patricia Engel

Moving their family to what they believe will be a safer but temporary home in Houston, two young parents are forced to choose between an undocumented status in America and returning to the violence of war-torn Bogotâa.

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Milk Blood Heat
Milk Blood Heat
by Dantiel W. Moniz

A debut collection explores such topics as human connections, race, womanhood, inheritance and inner darkness in a series of intergenerational tales featuring protagonists in the sultry cities and suburbs of Florida.

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Detransition, Baby
Detransition, Baby
by Torrey Peters

A trans woman, her detransitioned ex, and his cisgender lover build an unconventional family together in the wake of heartbreak and an unplanned pregnancy.

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The Wife Upstairs
The Wife Upstairs
by Rachel Hawkins

Supplementing her modest income by stealing small valuables from her gated-community clients, a broke dog-walker endeavors to win the heart of a wealthy bachelor before learning his late wife’s own rags-to-riches story.

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The Push
The Push
by Ashley Audrain

A devoted mother with a painful past gradually realizes that something is very wrong with her daughter, a fear that is complicated by her husband’s dismissive views and the birth of a healthy son.

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