Fiction

Primarily of interest to grownups

Chana Porter, The Seep

 “A unique alien invasion story that focuses on the human and the myriad ways we see and don’t see our own world. Mesmerizing.” 
—Jeff VanderMeer

A blend of searing social commentary and speculative fiction, Chana Porter’s fresh, pointed debut explores a strange new world in the wake of a benign alien invasion.

 

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$20.00
ISBN: 9781641290869
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Soho Press - January 21st, 2020

Julia Phillips, Disappearing Earth

Author Julia Phillips joins us for the paperback release of her dazzling novel Disappearing Earth, a National Book Awards Finalist and one of The New York Times' 10 best books of 2019 - and a nominee for Porter Square Books Staff Pick of the Year!

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$16.95
ISBN: 9780525436225
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Vintage - April 7th, 2020

*Canceled* Stephanie Wrobel with Mako Yoshikawa, Darling Rose Gold

*This event has been canceled due to public health concerns. We will make every effort to reschedule later this spring!*

Join Porter Square Books to hear Stephanie Wrobel discuss her debut novel Darling Rose Gold, in conversation with Mako Yoshikawa!

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$20.80
ISBN: 9780593100066
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Berkley - March 17th, 2020

Quan Barry with Mona Awad, We Ride Upon Sticks

Quan Barry reads from and presents her newest novel We Ride Upon Sticks, in conversation with Mona Awad, author of Bunny!

“Touching, hilarious, and deeply satisfying . . . Readers will cheer [the team] on because what they're really doing is learning to be fully and authentically themselves.” 
Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

We Ride Upon Sticks: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781524748098
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Published: Pantheon - March 3rd, 2020

Bunny: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525559733
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Published: Viking - June 11th, 2019

*Canceled* Sarah-Jane Stratford with Jen Deaderick, Red Letter Days

**Unfortunately due to unforseen circumstances the author is unable to join us, and we've canceled our event on Sunday, March 8 at 4pm. We're sorry for the inconvenience and encourage you to support the author and pick up a copy of Red Letter Days!**

 

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$17.00
ISBN: 9780451475572
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Berkley - February 25th, 2020

Beverly Jenkins, On the Corner of Hope and Main

Porter Square Books is delighted to host award-winning author Beverly Jenkins for a reading from the latest installment in her beloved Blessings series! Ms. Jenkins will be joined in conversation by author Caroline Linden, moderated by WGBH's Callie Crossley.

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$15.99
ISBN: 9780062699282
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - March 3rd, 2020

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$7.99
ISBN: 9780062913593
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Published: Avon - September 24th, 2019

Margarita Montimore, Oona Out of Order

"Reminiscent of Liane Moriarty’s What Alice Forgot and Kate Atkinson’s Life After LifeOona Out of Order is a delightfully freewheeling romp.” —Booklist (starred review)

Just because life may be out of order, doesn’t mean it’s broken.

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$21.59
ISBN: 9781250236609
Availability: On Order at the Warehouse
Published: Flatiron Books - February 25th, 2020

Clare Beams, The Illness Lesson

"A brainy page-turner that's gorgeous and frightening in equal measure."--Leni Zumas, author of Red Clocks

Sarah Waters meets Red Clocks in this searing novel which probes the timeless question: who gets to control a woman's body, and why?


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$26.95
ISBN: 9780385544665
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Published: Doubleday - February 11th, 2020

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