Magic for Beginners
By Kelly Link (Random House, $18)
This collection of stories marries realism with the dream world, making the strange familiar in a way reminiscent of Borges or Kafka.
After I Do
By Taylor Jenkins Reid (Washington Square, $19)
On a one-year break from her marriage, Lauren begins making important discoveries about herself, her family and what it means to be married.
By Marisha Pessl (Doubleday, $23)
When a director's daughter is found dead, an investigative reporter vows to get to the bottom of her death, as well as her father's dark films.