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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
Dracula by Bram Stoker
Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver
The Cider House Rules by John Irving
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
Empire of Wild by Cherie Dimaline
Interview With the Vampire by Anne Rice
The Most Fun We Ever Had by Claire Lombardo
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
There There by Tommy Orange
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

What's new

The Circle by Katherena Vermette
Tom Lake by Ann Patchett
The Covenant of Water by Abraham Verghese
Learned by Heart by Emma Donoghue
The Breakaway by Jennifer Weiner
Someone You Trust by Rachel Ryan
Bright Young Women by Jessica Knoll
The Fraud by Zadie Smith
Nineteen Steps by Millie Bobby Brown
The Wren, The Wren by Anne Enright
The Vaster Wilds by Lauren Groff
Rouge by Mona Awad
The Observer by Marina Endicott
The Secret Hours by Mick Herron
A Season in Chezgh'un by Darrel McLeod
Normal Rules Don't Apply by Kate Atkinson
North Woods by Daniel Mason

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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