Armageddon in Retrospect by Kurt Vonnegut
The late, great Kurt Vonnegut wrestles with the horrors of his age in this collection of unpublished writings that showcase his trademark humor and humanism. Varied in form and tone, the pieces are united in theme as they reflect on facets of war and peace.
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Huxley’s bleak future prophesized in Brave New World was a capitalist civilization which had been reconstituted through scientific and psychological engineering, a world in which people are genetically designed to be passive and useful to the ruling class. Satirical and disturbing, Brave New World is set some 600 years ahead, in “this year of stability, A.F. 632″—the A.F. standing for After Ford, meaning the godlike Henry Ford.
Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter
The stunning new novel from the international #1 bestselling author—a searing, spellbinding blend of cold-case thriller and psychological suspense. Two girls are forced into the woods at gunpoint. One runs for her life. One is left behind …
The Priest by Francine Rivers
The story of Aaron, book one in the popular Sons of Encouragement series by the New York Times bestselling author of Redeeming Love and A Voice in the Wind.
His courage covered his brother’s fear. His sacrifices atoned for the people’s sin. His voice carried the words of God.
Swamplandia by Karen Russell
From the celebrated twenty-nine-year-old author of the everywhere-heralded short-story collection St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves (“How I wish these were my own words, instead of the breakneck demon writer Karen Russell’s . . . Run for your life. This girl is on fire”—Los Angeles Times Book Review) comes a blazingly original debut novel that takes us back to the swamps of the Florida Everglades, and introduces us to Ava Bigtree, an unforgettable young heroine.