Contemporary Fiction Books

Contemporary fiction books featured on Comet Readings.

Brown Girls by Daphne Palasi Andreades Publication date: January 4, 2022 Publisher: Random House Hardcover: 224 Pages Publisher Description ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2022—Bustle, Chicago Review of Books, Nylon, PopSugar, The Rumpus If you really want to know, we are the color of 7-Eleven root beer. The color of sand at Rockaway Beach …

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Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult Publication date: November 30, 2021 Publisher: Ballantine Books Hardcover: 336 Pages Publisher Description #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Small Great Things and The Book of Two Ways comes “a powerfully evocative story of resilience and the triumph of the human spirit” (Taylor Jenkins Reid, author of Malibu Rising) Rights sold to …

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The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak Publication date: November 2, 2021Publisher: Bloomsbury PublishingHardcover: 368 Pages Publisher Description A rich, magical new novel on belonging and identity, love and trauma, nature and renewal, from the Booker-shortlisted author of 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World. Two teenagers, a Greek Cypriot and a Turkish Cypriot, meet …

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Fiona and Jane by Jean Chen Ho Publication date: January 4, 2022 Publisher: Viking Hardcover: 288 Pages Publisher Description A witty, warm, and irreverent book that traces the lives of two young Taiwanese American women as they navigate friendship, sexuality, identity, and heartbreak over two decades. Best friends since second grade, Fiona Lin and Jane …

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One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle Publication date: March 1, 2022 Publisher: Atria Books Hardcover: 272 Pages Publisher Description The New York Times bestselling author of the “heartwarming, heartbreaking, and hard to put down” (Laurie Frankel, New York Times bestselling author) modern classic In Five Years returns with a moving and unforgettable exploration of the powerful bond between mother and daughter …

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Beautiful World Where Are You by Sally Rooney Publication date: September 7, 2021 Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Hardcover: 368 Pages Publisher Description Beautiful World, Where Are You is a new novel by Sally Rooney, the bestselling author of Normal People and Conversations with Friends. Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a warehouse, and asks him if …

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