Campus Classics for the Fall
The IdiotBy Elif Batuman
A portrait of the artist as a young woman. A novel about not just discovering but inventing oneself.
The Secret HistoryBy Donna Tartt
Under the influence of a charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at a New England college discover a way of thought and life a world away from their banal contemporaries.
Ace of SpadesBy Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé
Gossip Girl meets Get Out in Ace of Spades, a YA contemporary thriller by debut author Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé about two students, Devon & Chiamaka, and their struggles against an anonymous bully.
Ninth HouseBy Leigh Bardugo
From the author of Shadow and Bone, now a hit NETFLIX series
Hell BentBy Leigh Bardugo
Thick with history and packed with Bardugo’s signature twists, Hell Bent brings to life an intricate world full of magic, violence, and all too real monsters
The MagiciansBy Lev Grossman
The Magicians is one of the most daring and inventive works of literary fantasy in years. No one who has escaped into the worlds of Narnia and Harry Potter should miss this breathtaking return to the landscape of the imagination.
KillinglyBy Katharine Buetner
A real-life unsolved mystery about academia, family trauma, and the risks faced by women who dared to pursue unconventional paths at the end of the 19th century.
The Atlas SixBy Olivie Blake
A dark academic debut fantasy with an established cult following that reads like The Secret History meets The Umbrella Academy