Agatha Raisin and the Perfect Paragon (Agatha Raisin #16) by M.C. Beaton
Agatha’s newly formed detective agency takes on an unusual case…
The House is on Fire by Rachel Beanland
A shocking story in a young nation, tearing apart a community in a single night.
Agatha Raisin and the Deadly Dance (Agatha Raisin #15) by M.C. Beaton
Can the feisty Agatha Raisin cut it as a private investigator?
Recitatif by Toni Morrison
In this 1983 short story—the only short story Morrison ever wrote.
A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley
A family portrait that is also a near-epic investigation into the broad landscape.
Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan
It is 1985 in a small Irish town.
Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House (Agatha Raisin #14) by M.C. Beaton
Another witty mystery featuring the quirky, crime-solving sleuth Agatha Raisin.
The Sellout by Paul Beatty
Born in Dickens, Los Angeles, the narrator of The Sellout spent his childhood as the subject in his father’s racially charged psychological studies
The Blacktongue Thief by Christopher Buehlman
Kinch Na Shannack owes the Takers Guild a small fortune for his education as a thief
The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor by Gabriel García Márquez
Eight crew members of the Caldas, a Colombian destroyer, were washed overboard and disappeared…
The Ninth Metal (The Comet Cycle #1) by Benjamin Percy
It began with a comet…
Pumpkin Spice Peril (Cupcake Bakery Mystery #12) by Jenn McKinlay
Life is all sugar and spice for the Fairy Tale Cupcake bakers.