Our Wives Under the Sea by Julia Armfield

Staff Pick

Armfield's stunningly written novel is a thought-provoking exploration of what makes relationships last. Focused on Miri and her wife, Leah, who grows distant after returning from a deep-sea research trip, the book combines an intricate relationship drama with a dash of Lovecraftian horror.


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ISBN: 9781250229908
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Published: Flatiron Books - June 27th, 2023

If I Survive You by Jonathan Escoffery

Staff Pick

Escoffery debuts with a brilliant mosaic of interconnected stories detailing the lives of a first-generation Jamaican family struggling to carve out a place for themselves in 1970s Miami. Deftly switching tenses and perspectives, Escoffery fully fleshes out each character, proving his merits as he goes along and giving readers a book filled with comedy and deeply human moments that's worth checking out.


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ISBN: 9781250872210
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Published: Picador - September 5th, 2023

The Berry Pickers by Amanda Peters

Staff Pick

When four-year-old Ruthie goes missing from the blueberry fields where her family works each summer, her brother Joe is the last to see her. What follows is a story of grief, hope, and extraordinary forgiveness surrounding an indigenous family. Spanning five decades, the narrative recreates the sense of an impending end and the melancholic memories of a dying man so vividly it puts the reader right in the room where Ruthie and Joe have reunited to recount what's transpired in their lives since that fateful day in the summer of 1962.

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ISBN: 9781646221950
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Published: Catapult - October 31st, 2023