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The Mask of Mirrors

Recommended for those who enjoy dark fantasy with elaborate worldbuilding.

The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding

Fans of British royalty and that particular kind of historic fiction that is interwoven with a strand of modernity—think Beatriz Williams and others' The Glass Ocean—should consider this novel. ["Historical details about fabric, embroidery, and the royal family are well incorporated into their stories, with light romance rounding out this charming work of historical fiction": LJ 9/15/18 review of the Morrow hc.]

The Outsider

Recommended for King's myriad fans and for those wanting a mystery that's a bit outside the ordinary. ["King's fans may be dispirited by this latest disappointing thriller; however, his name alone will ensure it flies off the shelves": LJ 4/1/18 review of the Scribner hc.]

The Feed

Recommended for sf lovers. ["This thought-provoking debut shines a speculative light on the subjects of connection, disconnection, and identity in a not-so-distant digital age": LJ 2/15/18 starred review of the Morrow hc.]

The Girls in the Picture

Recommended for fans of historic fiction and early Hollywood. ["This engrossing and rewarding read provides the same mixture of well-researched plot and fascinating characters who have made Benjamin's previous novels so outstanding": LJ 9/1/17 starred review of the Delacorte hc.]


Recommended for fans of hard sf, Weir devotees, and those who enjoy a strong female protagonist. ["Narrated by a kick-ass leading lady, this thriller has it all—a smart plot, laugh-out-loud moments, and really cool science": LJ 9/15/17 starred review of the Crown hc.]

Uncommon Type: Some Stories

Recommended for short story fans and Hanks devotees. ["Hanks's stories evoke dreams and flights of imagination that everyone has experienced, making the what ifs' of life tangible": LJ 10/15/17 review of the Knopf hc.]

The Enemies of Versailles

Recommended for lovers of historical fiction with a chick lit sensibility and Philippa Gregory fans.


Recommended for listeners who want a taste of anthropology with their fiction and who enjoy long family sagas. ["Those who enjoy historical fiction with strong characterizations will not be disappointed as they ride along on the emotional journeys": LJ 10/15/16 starred review of the Grand Central hc.]

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