New and recommended

Vampires in the Lemon Grove By Karen Russell (Knopf, $24.95)

New stories, awash in the fantastic and strange.

The Burn Palace By Stephen Dobyns (Blue Rider, $27.95)


In New England village, blending Dickens and King.

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See Now Then By Jamaica Kincaid (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $24)

Bitter, autobiographical novel traces a marital breakup.