Elese's Favorite Fiction of 2016

The Queen of the Night Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780544925472
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Published: Mariner Books - November 1st, 2016

A novel to sink into. Curl up on the couch and be swept away by the saga of Lilliet Berne's deliciously extravagant life.


Here Comes the Sun Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781631491764
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - July 5th, 2016

Whoa. This was an impressive debut. About the lives of three women from a Jamaican village threatened by a hotel development. Complex characters and compelling storytelling.

 


News of the World Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062409201
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Published: William Morrow & Company - October 4th, 2016

Poetic slice of historical fiction set in North Texas. A great pick for pretty much every reader on your holiday list.


The Sympathizer: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802124944
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Published: Grove Press - April 12th, 2016

New in paperback as of 2016 ... Part Vietnam War-era spy thriller, part satire, entirely excellent. The best thing I read this year.


The Mothers Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399184512
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 11th, 2016

A beautifully written, page-turning story of young lives, friendships and grief - set in contemporary Southern California.


The Sellout Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250083258
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Published: Picador USA - March 1st, 2016

My favorite book of 2015 is now out in paperback. Hallelujah! A deep, dark satire about race in America. Winner of the Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. 


The Underground Railroad Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385542364
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Published: Doubleday Books - August 2nd, 2016

On everyone's list for a reason ... it's that good.

 


The Girls Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812998603
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Published: Random House - June 14th, 2016

A 1960s Northern California 14-year-old falls into the orbit of a Manson Family-like cult. The content is as arresting as its cover.