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The Warmest December


The long-awaited reissue of McFadden’s best-selling second novel praised by Toni Morrison, USA Today, Washington Post, and others—published simultaneously with McFadden’s new novel Gathering of Waters.


We Are All Crew


A satirical adventure story featuring two young teens, in the style of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.

Wide Eyed


Part of Dennis Cooper’s Little House on the Bowery series, this collection of stories is told by a woman compelled to divulge her secrets, fantasies, and obsessions.



Revoyr’s novel examines the effects of change on a small, isolated town, the strengths and limits of community, and the sometimes conflicting loyalties of family and justice.