A Novel

Jennifer Weiner

Atria: $26.99

The bestselling author's latest looks at how four women are bound by infertility and a hope for the future. (July)

Three Days Before the Shooting…

The Unfinished Second Novel

Ralph Ellison, edited by John F. Callahan and Adam Bradley

Modern Library: $25 paper

A gathering of the portions of Ellison's planned opus — a part of which appeared as "Juneteenth" in 1999 — that he labored over until his death in 1994. (available now)

To Be Sung Underwater

A Novel

Tom McNeal

Little, Brown: $24.99

Twenty years on, a married woman wonders whether she can rekindle the flame with the man she loved in her youth. (June)

Whatever Gets You Through the Night

A Story of Sheherezade and the Arabian Entertainments

Andrei Codrescu

Princeton University Press: $22.95

Codrescu reimagines how Sheherezade saved Baghdad's virgins through a heroic feat of storytelling that lasted for 1,001 nights. (June)

A Wild Surge of Guilty Passion

A Novel

Ron Hansen

Scribner: $25

A woman beseeches her hosiery salesman lover to kill her husband in this Jazz Age tale based on an actual murder case. (June)

The Year We Left Home

A Novel

Jean Thompson

Simon & Schuster: $25

Feminism, antiwar sentiment and the pull of city life shape this saga of a rural Iowa family spanning the last decades of the 20th century. (available now)