The college admissions scandal inspired Julie Bauxbaum's Admission, a novel about a young woman who watches her carefully constructed plans for the future crumble right in front of her. Chloe Berringer's life is practically perfect – at least it is until her mother is arrested for bribing her top-choice college into accepting Chloe. Now the teen is forced to grapple not only with her mother's actions but also her own culpability in the scheme.

The Arctic Fury

Greer Macallister's The Arctic Fury is part epic adventure and part mystery. Set in the 1850s, the novel follows woman adventurer Virginia Reeve as she takes a group of women searching for their missing husbands out into the Arctic. But when only five of the women return, Virginia ends up on trial, leaving the reader to unravel the truth about what happened during the expedition.

The Bitterwine Oath

Are a group of vengeance-seeking women killing 12 men every 50 years in the small town of San Solano, TX? That's the question at the center of Hannah West's spine-chilling The Bitterwine Oath, a supernatural-tinged story about a young woman who uncovers her grandmother's dark secret.