1. The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht
A young doctor in a war torn Balkan country recalls tales from her beloved grandfather.
2. Room by Emma Donoghue
The life of a 5-year-old boy imprisoned in a 12-by-12 room.
3. A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
Vampires, demons and witches plot to steal a magical book from an American professor.
4. When the Killings Done by T.C. Boyle
A woman washes up on a rat-infested shore starting a family's link with California's Channel Islands.
5. Sing You Home by Jodi Picoult
A lesbian couple fights one of the partner's ex-husband for custody of their embryos.
6. The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick Rothfuss
The continuing saga of Kvothe the Bloodless
7. Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
Abandoned at her family's Everglades theme park, a 13 year old girl journeys to the underworld to find her sister.
8. When the Thrill is Gone by Walter Mosley
A cheating wife and a beautiful client add complications to P.I. Leonid McGill's life.
9. Satori by Don Winslow
Fresh from prison, assassin Nicholai Hel assumes a new identity in this prequel to Shibumi.
10. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
The final book of the "Millennium Trilogy" has Lisbeth Salander in peril.