When his father enlists in the military and makes him return his beloved pet fox to the wild, Peter, who has been sent to live with his grandfather hundreds of miles away, embarks on a journey filled with astonishing discoveries in order to be reunited with his fox. By the award-winning author of the Clementine series and illustrated by Jon Klassen.
When he stumbles upon a time-traveling wormhole, bar owner Karl Bender develops a business selling access to people who want to travel back in time to hear their favorite bands until he accidentally sends his best friend Wayne back in time way too far and must team up with a prickly astrophysicist to bring him back.
A tennis match in the 16th-century between the Italian artist Caravaggio and the Spanish poet Francisco Quevedo, played with a ball made from beheaded Anne Boleyn's hair, decides the fate of the world. Translated by Natasha Wimmer.
An allegorical novel in three parts is set in the fictional High Mountains of seventeenth-century Portugal and beyond, where characters explore questions of loss and faith while on a quest, while tackling ghosts, and in the contemporary world.
A bawdy collection of 50 fairy tales told by 10 storytellers over five days follows the compilation efforts of 17th-century Italian poet Giambattista Basile and traces the experiences of a cursed princess who would win back her betrothed.
When a terrible event robs him of his sexual virility, "Juice" Terry Lawson, a top shagger, drug-dealing, gonzo pornstar and taxi driver, must figure out how to navigate through life while encountering a series of characters, all of whom present their own unique challenges on the depraved streets of Edinburgh.
When celebrated Brazilian writer Beatriz Yagoda, who is deep in gambling debt, disappears, Emma, her American translator, flies to Brazil where she and Beatriz's children conspire to solve the mystery of her disappearance and staunch the colorful demands of her various outstanding affairs.
Braving an upper Midwest blizzard to search for her missing meth-addicted mother, Percy James stops by the cabin of two drug addicts and flees with their endangered baby, triggering a dangerous race from the elements and a band of desperate criminals.
A legendary opera singer tries to discover who betrayed her secret past as a courtesan when she is offering her a chance at immortality through a libretto that tells her tale in the new novel from the author of Edinburgh.
After turning her back on a position most people could only dream of, General Turyin Mulaghesh, one of the most powerful people in all the Saypur empire, is sent to a backwater posting to investigate a discovery only she's qualified to make sense of, one that could change the world - or destroy it.
An aimless amateur translator struggling under the thumb of an oppressive parent and an ambitious medical researcher from a hippie family endure tests to their bond and question their priorities as their wedding approaches.
Reunited as adults, childhood friends Patricia Delfine, who is magically gifted, and Laurence Armstead, an engineering genius, discover that something bigger than either of them has brought them together to either save the world, or plunge it into a new Dark Ages.
This work of literary speculative fiction by the author of Troll: A Love Story is set in an alternate-world extreme welfare state, and follows the experiences of a woman whose addiction to illegal chili peppers pits her against state-controlled love, sex and free will.
Told through interweaving narratives that move between past and present, a debut novel follows a young ballerina of rare talent whose life is upended when she falls in love with her much-older mentor, and a professor of dance at a Midwestern college who has a risky affair with a student that threatens to destroy everything she has worked so hard for.
When Tim Sundblade escapes from prison, his sole possession is an infallible plan for the ultimate heist — but it's a two-person job. When he meets Virginia, a curiously well-spoken "ten-dollar tramp" and discovers that the only thing that she has a passion for is "drifts of money, lumps of it," he knows he's found his partner as well as his match. There's no telling whether this lavender-eyed angel will be Sunblade's making or his damnation.
A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.
In 1859, 11-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American South, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.