AllisonAllison recommends:

Some Luck, by Jane Smiley, from Alfred A. Knopf, ISBN# 9780307700315, $26.95.

Fangirl, by Rainbow Rowell, from St. Martin’s Griffin, ISBN# 9781250030955, $18.99.

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, by Junot Diaz, from Riverhead Books, ISBN# 9781594483295, $16.00.

Trans Atlantic, by Colum McCann, from Random House, ISBN# 9780812981926, $16.00.