EXTRAORDINARY FICTION FOR EXTRAORDINARY TIMES

By Walden Pond Books

By Walden Pond Books

The Confessions of Frannie Langton

Sara Collins

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A servant and former slave is accused of murdering her employer and his wife in this astonishing historical thriller that moves from a Jamaican sugar plantation to the fetid streets of Georgian London. A brilliant, searing depiction of race, class, and oppression, this is the story of a woman of her own making in a world that would see her unmade.

Delayed Rays of a Star

Amanda Lee Koe

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The lives of three very different women - pioneering Chinese-American movie star Anna May Wong, Hollywood icon Marlene Dietrich, and Nazi film propagandist Leni Riefenstahl - are woven into a spellbinding and visceral depiction of the roles, calculations, and betrayals each must perform to survive.

A Children's Bible

Lydia Millet

$25.95 $23.87

As an apocalyptic hurricane strikes a vacation retreat, teenage alienation and adult complacency are thrown into the starkest relief.

Bunny

Mona Awad

$17.00 $15.64

A gifted outsider at an elite Ivy League college is granted membership in an exclusive club that slowly begins to reveal itself as a sinister, revenge-driven cult.

Wilder Girls

Rory Power

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Three young women go to extremes trying to uncover the dark truth about the mysterious disease that has had them quarantined at their boarding school on a Maine island. An emotion-packed tour de force that critics are justly comparing to "Lord of the Flies".

The Wall

John Lanchester

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A chilling dystopian novel that blends the most compelling issues of our time - rising waters, rising fear, rising political division - into a riveting story of love, trust, and survival.

The Mirror & the Light

Hilary Mantel

$30.00 $27.60

Hilary Mantel brings to a triumphant close the trilogy she began with her peerless, Booker Prize-winning historical novels, "Wolf Hall" and "Bring Up the Bodies".

Recursion

Blake Crouch

$17.00 $15.64

A global epidemic spreads through no known means, driving its victims mad with memories of a life they never lived. A relentless thriller about time, identity, and memory.

The River

Peter Heller

$16.00 $14.72

This heart-pounding story of wilderness survival combines gripping action and adventure with some of the most sublime natural history writing in modern fiction.

The End of October

Lawrence Wright

$27.95 $25.71

As a lethal virus of unknown origin ravages huge swaths of the planet, a renowned epidemiologist heads up increasingly hopeless attempts to control it. Deeply rooted in factual research, this eerily prescient and propulsive page-turner may well prove the most frightening novel you'll read this year.

Naamah

Sarah Blake

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In a work of astounding invention set during the Great Flood, Sarah Blake reclaims the story of Noah's wife, Naamah, the woman who kept the family on the Ark alive.

The Down Days

Ilze Hugo

$26.00 $23.92

In the aftermath of a deadly epidemic, a South African city in the near future begins to lose its mind.

Quichotte

Salman Rushdie

$18.99 $17.47

A modern Don Quixote lands in Trumpian America and finds plenty of windmills to tilt at. Just as Cervantes wrote Don Quixote to satirize the culture of his era, one of the major literary voices of our time takes the reader on a wild ride through a country on the verge of moral and spiritual collapse.

The Tenth Muse

Catherine Chung

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When Katherine, a mathematician of exceptional ability, embarks on a quest to solve the greatest unsolved mathematical problem of her time, she turns to a theorem with a mysterious history that may hold the answers to secrets long buried during World War II - and the solution to her own identity.

Fall; Or, Dodge in Hell

Neal Stephenson

$21.99 $20.23

A mind-blower of a novel about an afterlife where uploaded brain scans exist as digital souls. Neal Stephenson raises profound existential questions and explores the revolutionary scientific breakthroughs that are transforming our future. Combining the technological, philosophical, and spiritual in one grand saga, he delivers a speculative literary epic for the modern age.