There is no big set piece to open "Solo," the new James Bond novel by British author William Boyd. The secret agent best known as 007 doesn't launch the story with an extravagant car chase, sky diving stunt or gunfight.
Us is a novel by David Nicholls — author of One Day — about a man attempting to salvage his marriage and bond with his teenage son during a monthlong European vacation. Me Before You author Jojo Moyes writes, "I loved this book. Funny, sad, tender: for anyone who wants to know what happens after the Happy Ever After." Out Oct. 28
& sons by David Gilbert. A famous reclusive writer and his three sons find their bond tested by the weight of long-held secrets and a cumbersome legacy shaped by boarding school, Hollywood, and the elite circles of the publishing world.