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This guide encompasses the genres of literary, historical, and inspirational fiction.

General fiction

This guide will help you find your next great fiction read in the genres of literary, historical, and inspirational fiction. In these guides, we are highlighting what's new, classics, local authors, staff picks, audiobooks, and graphic novels that will guide you if you're already an established fan or if you're entirely new to the genre. Happy reading!

Fall reads

Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman
We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
The Secret History by Donna Tartt
The Cider House Rules by John Irving
Autumn by Ali Smith
September by Rosamunde Pilcher
Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle

What's new

Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin
The Last White Man by Mohsin Hamid
Lapvona by Otessa Moshfegh
Hey, Good Luck Out There by Georgia Toews
Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
Learning to Talk by Hilary Mantel
The Ballad of Perilous Graves by Alex Jennings
Counterfeit by Kirstin Chen
Nightcrawling by Leila Mottley
Ordinary Monsters by J.M. Miro
These Impossible Things by Salma El-Wardany
We Measure the Earth With Our Bodies by Tsering Yangzom Lama
Such Big Dreams by Reema Patel
The School for German Brides by Aimie K. Runyan
Kaikeyi by Vaishnavi Patel

Staff picks

Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel
Five Little Indians by Michelle Good
Detransition, Baby by Torrey Peters
The Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn
White Teeth by Zadie Smith
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
The Subtweet by Vivek Shraya
The Round House by Louise Erdrich
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

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