You'll Grow Out of It by Jessi Klein

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Jessi Klein, head writer of Emmy Award-winning series Inside Amy Schumer and former Saturday Night Live writer, delivers a collection of confessional and—of course, hilarious—autobiographical essays about her real-life experiences (showing her Spanxs at award shows!) with the same rat-a-tat-tat timing of her iconic comedy bits. If you read this on public transportation, get ready for people to stare as you laugh out loud. $26;

Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler

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Dubbed "the Kitchen Confidential [by Anthony Bourdain (2000)] of our time" by New York Times' Gabrielle Hamilton, this debut novel from a New York City service-industry veteran spotlights the rock-n-roll lifestyle of restaurant professionals off and on duty. If you have an appetite for work-based dramedys, then this dish of a novel is for you. $25;

Heroes of the Frontier by Dave Eggers  (July 26)

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With acclaimed (and vastly divergent) novels like A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, Zeitoun and The Circle, Dave Eggers' newest novel takes readers to the Alaskan wilderness where a failed dentist and her children head to the Last Frontier in an old RV as she literally and figuratively meets the end of the road in this dark comedic journey. $28.95;

The Girls in the Garden by Lisa Jewell

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If you tore through Paula Hawkins' The Girl on the Train, then this book needs to be in your bag now. Based in a gated, upscale London neighborhood that shares a communal garden square, residents are neighborly and children frolic aimlessly—until a thirteen-year old girl is found dead in the rose garden. Expect a ton of pointed fingers and—for readers—flipping pages. $25;

End of Watch by Stephen King

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Lord of suspense, Stephen King brings to print his—gasp!—55th novel this summer. End of the Watch is the third volume of his bestselling trilogy (following Mr. Mercedes and Finders Keepers), bringing Detective Bill Hodges' journey to a heart-pounding conclusion. This book proves the author remains King of supernatural thrillers. $30;

The After Party by Anton DiSclafani

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The second novel by Anton DiSclafani (The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls famehits close to home for seasoned Houstonians, as privilege and femininity are explored through the young, beautiful housewives of River Oaks in the '50s. But what happens when those women defy societal conventions? Friendships are risked, and personal identities are examined. $26;

Losing It by Emma Rathbone (July 19)

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People have sex all the time, right? For twenty-six year old Julia Greenfield, she doesn't—and hasn't ever! Filled with colorful characters, the New Yorker contributor brings laugh-out-loud humor to navigating the uncharted (and uncomfortable) territories of modern romance. $26;

You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott (July 26)

Hear this Edgar Award–winning mystery author, known for bestsellers The Fever and Dare Me, read from her newest thriller, You Will Know Me, about the perils of parental sacrifice and how far people go to make their children's dreams come true at Murder by the Book on August 6. $26;

The Children by Ann Leary 

Popular author of The Good House (slated soon to be a film starring Meryl Streep and Robert De Niro) delivers a New England page turner that pulls back the veil of a wealthy Connecticut family as step siblings reckon with their parents’ past and their own future. $26.99;

The Girls by Emma Cline

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Cline's first novel is a seductive portrait of impressionable young women in Northern California during the legendary (and violent) end of the 1960s as they fall under the influence of the soon-to-be infamous cult leader Charles Manson. Fans of Jeffrey Eugenides's The Virgin Suicides will love this haunting portrait of these girls and the women they become. $27;
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