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Bestsellers Titles: May

Month Bestsellers Items

Dark Parts of the Universe

A genre-bending YA mystery, following a group of teenagers who discover a dead body while playing an app-based adventure game.

The Funeral Cryer

A witty yet profound story about one woman's midlife reawakening in contemporary rural China.

The Familiar

It starts like this: In a shabby house, on a shabby street, in the new capital of Madrid, Luzia Cotado uses scraps of magic to get through her days of endless toil as a scullion. And how does it end?

King of Dead Things

YA fantasy steeped in Afro-Carribbean folklore follows two Black teens searching for a powerful artifact in the hidden magical side of London.

The Sicilian Inheritance

A long-awaited trip to Sicily, a disputed inheritance, and a family secret that some will kill to protect . . .

A Short Walk Through a Wide World

An epic debut that charts the incredible, adventurous life of one woman as she journeys the globe trying to outrun a mysterious curse that will destroy her if she stops moving.

Wild Life

As sensitive and touching as it is urgent . . . Wild Life is a poignant exploration of the natural world. -O, The Oprah Magazine

The Breakup Lists

Love is more complicated than "boy meets boy" in Adib Khorram's sharply funny new romantic comedy, set in the sordid world of high school theater.

Pride and Joy

Black Cake meets Death at a Funeral in this heartwarming and hilarious novel about three generations of a Nigerian Canadian family grappling with their matriarch's sudden passing while their auntie insists that she is coming back.

Made Glorious

In a vicious, delicious novel inspired by Shakespeare's Richard III, Eagar lifts the curtain on a high school thespian who'll stop at nothing to land the lead.

The Garden

The discovery of a secret garden with unknown powers fuels this page-turning and psychologically thrilling tale of women yearning to become mothers and the ways the female body has always been policed and manipulated.

You Know What You Did

In this heart-pounding debut thriller, a first-generation Vietnamese American artist must confront nightmares past and present. . . .

Close to Death

Detective Hawthorne is once again called upon to solve an unsolvable case--a gruesome murder in an idyllic gated community in which suspects abound.

Daughter of Mine

When Hazel Sharp, daughter of Mirror Lake's longtime local detective, unexpectedly inherits her childhood home, she's warily drawn back to the town--and people--she left behind almost a decade earlier.

Bless Your Heart

A crackling mystery-horror novel with big-hearted characters and Southern charm with a bite.

Funny Story

A shimmering, joyful new novel about a pair of opposites with the wrong thing in common.

Lunar New Year Love Story

Graphic novel superstars Gene Luen Yang and LeUyen Pham join forces in this heartwarming rom-com about fate, family, and falling in love.


A thriller that explores the possible and unintended dangers of the very real efforts to resurrect the woolly mammoth and other long-extinct animals.

The Backyard Bird Chronicles

A gorgeous, witty account of birding, nature, and the beauty around us that hides in plain sight.