New Christmas Fiction

Meg’s brother Rob and his fiancé decide to throw a party just before Christmas and then elope, but the two mothers find out and start trying to pull together the kind of over-the-top event the couple was trying to avoid. To make matters worse, a murder is afoot.

Lindy Carmichael isn’t feeling particularly joyful. Reading through a box of childhood letters to Santa and reminiscing about what she’d wished for as a young girl may be just the inspiration Lindy needs. So she decides to write a new letter to Santa, one that will encourage her to have faith and believe just as she’d done all those years ago. 

Employed as a ranch caretaker  and caring for her recently orphaned nephews, Annelise is crushed when Billionaire Tate Sheridan shows up to sell the ranch two week before Christmas. Annie resigns, but Tate asks them to stay and help him get the house ready for one last family Christmas before it’s put on the market.

Reuniting for a state-of-the-art cruise during the holidays–one with hundreds of eligible men–four best friends cheer each other on through speed-dating events and shore excursions, but soon discover things not going as planned as they set sail on surprising new adventures.

Guilted into being bridesmaids at their parents’ vow renewal ceremony, sisters Reggie and Dena Sommerville, each working through tough personal issues, find love in the most unexpected of places–their hometown.

Ivy finds an old Santa suit with a note in it’s pocket from a little girl who has one Christmas wish: for her father to return home from the war. This discovery sets Ivy off on a mission. Who wrote the note? Did the man ever come home? What mysteries did the Rose family hold?

 Stanley Mann lost his Christmas spirit when he lost his wife. But then she shows up in his dreams and informs him it’s time to ditch his scroogey attitude. Stanley digs in his heels, but she’s determined to haunt him until he wakes up and rediscovers the joys of the season. (Overdrive Ebook)

It was supposed to be Christy Sullivan’s perfect Christmas getaway—a trip to Lapland with her family and best friend, Alix. As secrets unravel and unexpected romance shines, can Christy and Alix find the courage to fight for the relationships they really want, and save the precious gift of each other’s friendship? (Overdrive Ebook)

Every December, Josie posts a letter from her home in London to the parents she lost on Christmas night ears ago. But this year, her annual trip to the postbox is knocked off course by a bicycle collision with a handsome stranger—a stranger who will change the course of Josie’s life. (Overdrive Ebook)

New Fiction

 A tour de force of interwoven perspectives and sustained suspense, its action largely unfolding on a single winter day of December 23, 1971 during a Chicago storm, Crossroads is the story of a Midwestern family at a pivotal moment of moral crisis. 

What would happen if we called on God for help and God actually appeared? In Mitch Albom’s profound new novel of hope and faith, a group of shipwrecked passengers pull a strange man from the sea who claims to be “the Lord.”

Reacher isn’t one to back down from a fight. And when a shadowy crew raises the stakes, he won’t hesitate to teach them a lesson: When you pick a fight with Reacher, you’re better off dead.

To his neighbors, Carney is an upstanding businessman making a life for himself and his family. Few people know he descends from a line of uptown hoods and crooks. As Ray navigates this double life, he starts to see the truth about who actually pulls the strings in Harlem. 

The Cottonwood Book Club serves as the subdivision’s eyes and ears, meeting once a month for discussion, gossip, and cocktails. When late-night acts of vandalism target the women of the book club in increasingly violent and personal ways, they will be forced to decide how far to go to keep their secrets. 

Lizzie Oullette is dead– with her husband, Dwayne, nowhere to be found. Adrienne, social media influencer and wife of a disgraced billionaire, had been renting Lizzie’s tiny lake house. As her connection to the case becomes clear, so too does her connection to Lizzie, who narrates their story from beyond the grave. 

When Lolo Long’s niece Jaya begins receiving death threats, Tribal Police Chief Long calls on Absaroka County Sheriff Walt Longmire along with Henry Standing Bear as lethal backup.

Terrorist attacks throw the global order into disarray and Secretary of State Ellen Adams is tasked with assembling a team to unravel a conspiracy carefully designed to take advantage of an American government dangerously out of touch and out of power.

Vivienne Jones handled the biggest break-up of her life the way that any witch would: a curse on her ex, Rhys. As the curse starts to affect the magic of the town, the two must put their personal feelings aside and work together to break the curse and save the town and Rhys’s life.

New Nonfiction

In this follow-up to his previous volume of diaries, the award-winning humorist chronicles the years 2003-2020, charting his rise to fame with his trademark misanthropic charm and wry wit.

Schiff  takes us through  his personal account of January 6, 2021, and how the anti-democratic forces Trump unleashed continue to define his party, making the future of democracy in America more uncertain than ever.

Are you a conservative patriot who fears for the future, believes in Judeo-Christian values, and believes America is under attack in a Socialist takeover? Do you see and feel evil all around us? If your answer is “yes”… this book is for you.

Stunned by the turbulence of the 2020 election, millions of Americans are asking the forbidden question: what really happened? Rewriting history is a specialty of the radical left, now in control. But they will have to contend with the determination, insight, and eloquence of Mollie Hemingway. 

General Keith Kellogg saw it all. The only national security advisor to work side by side with both President Trump and Vice President Pence. No one knows better than he that the hysterical accusations of the administration’s partisan detractors were unconnected to reality.

Touching on our body’s defenses, the types of adversaries we face, and the grave consequences of immune malfunction, Immune is a vital crash course in what is arguably, and increasingly, the most important system in the body.

When Rodney Habib’s dog, Sam, was diagnosed with cancer in 2013, it sent him on a mission to save her life. Backed by cutting-edge research, The Forever Dog explores the key factors that can help improve your dog’s health and lengthen your dog’s lifespan.

By turns confessional, nostalgic, heartwarming and harrowing, the award-winning filmmaker and his brother, an audience-favorite actor, share their unusual family story of navigating and surviving life as sibling child actors.

Couric reveals how she has balanced her personality, intellectual curiosity and desire to be taken seriously while facing a host of challenges: an eating disorder, sexism, the perils of celebrity, and life with two young daughters after her husband, Jay Monahan, died of colon cancer.

New Fiction Titles

Based on a true event, The Brightest Place in the World traces the lives and interactions of six Las Vegans in the wake of an industrial disaster.

The Pulitzer Prize winning author presents a hauntingly beautiful and redemptive novel about stewardship: of the book, of the Earth, and of the human heart.

A wealthy businessman approaches Jack Morgan, head of Private – the world’s largest investigation agency – with a desperate plea to track down his daughter and grandchildren, who have disappeared without a trace.

Part adventure, historical saga, and coming-of-age love story, West with Giraffes explores what it means to be changed by the grace of animals, the kindness of strangers, the passing of time, and a story told before it’s too late.

Alice, Felix, Eileen, and Simon are still young–but life is catching up with them. They desire each other, they delude each other, they get together, they break apart.  Will they find a way to believe in a beautiful world?

When Kennedy discovers evidence of a mole scouring the Agency’s database for sensitive information on Nicholas Ward, the world’s first trillionaire, she convinces Rapp to take a job protecting him. In doing so, he finds himself walking an impossible tightrope.

When her library is threatened with closure, librarian June Jones is forced to emerge from behind the shelves. For once, she’s determined not to go down without a fight. And maybe, in fighting for her cherished library, June can save herself, too.

Maggie is unexpectedly grounded over Christmas, and feeling vulnerable, begins to open up to her assistant. She tells him the story of another Christmas, decades earlier, and the love that set her on a course she never could have imagined.

A sprawling Gothic supernatural thriller that is set in Saint Petersburg, Russia, against the backdrop of the Fall of the Romanov Dynasty. Evoking elements of Jack the Ripper and Vlad Dracula, this is a suspense-filled alternative retelling of Rasputin’s diabolical influence over the final days of the Romanov Dynasty

New Nonfiction Titles

Nicholas shows you how to use astrology as a tool for self-discovery, success, and self-care. She shows how your birth chart– a snapshot of the sky at the moment you took your first breath– reveals your unique talents, challenges, and opportunities.

Visionary artist Kim Krans chronicles her multi-layered search for truth and recovery from an eating disorder and infertility in the throes of a health and wellness-obsessed culture, touching on the healing potentials of creativity and spirituality.

From popular humor writer and social media sensation Anna Lind Thomas comes an essay collection that is sure to make you laugh, cry, and cry from laughing as you discover how to take life a smidge less seriously.

The sensational true story of murder, madness, glamour, and greed that shook the Gucci dynasty. On March 27, 1995, Maurizio Gucci, heir to the fabulous fashion dynasty, was slain by an unknown gunman as he approached his Milan office.

This is the story of the 15,000 immigrants and refugees who used their native language skills and knowledge of their home countries to help America to victory in World War II.

This isn’t a book about high fiving everyone else in your life. You’re already doing that. Instead, Mel teaches you how to start high fiving the most important person in your life, the one who is staring back at you in the mirror: YOURSELF.

This classic study of Washington takes readers deep inside the Trump White House, the Biden White House, the 2020 campaign, and the Pentagon and Congress, with vivid, eyewitness accounts of what really happened.

The groundbreaking investigative story of how three successive presidents and their military commanders deceived the public year after year about the longest war in American history by Washington Post reporter Craig Whitlock, a three-time Pulitzer Prize finalist.

Chris Wallace delivers a thrilling new account of the final eight months of intelligence gathering, national security strategizing, and meticulous military planning that leads to the climactic mission when SEAL Team Six closes in on its target.

New Fiction Titles

In the summer of 1988, the mutilated bodies of several missing girls turn up in a small Maryland town. Soon a rumor begins to spread that the evil stalking local teens is not entirely human. 

Detective Matthew Venn is called out to a rural crime scene at the home of a group of artists. Matthew soon finds himself treading carefully through the lies that fester at the heart of his community and a case that is dangerously close to home.

For Nina Dean, her thirties have not been the liberating, uncomplicated experience she was sold. Everywhere she turns, she is reminded of time passing and opportunities dwindling, so a new relationship is just what the mid-life-crisis ordered.

A young man who, escaping his own grief, is hired by an elite fishing lodge in Colorado where amid the natural beauty of sun-drenched streams and forests he uncovers a plot of shocking menace.

Elizabeth has received a letter from an old colleague, a man with whom she has a long history. He’s made a big mistake, and he needs her help. His story involves stolen diamonds, a violent mobster, and a very real threat to his life. 

In picture-perfect Erva, Alabama, the most serious crimes are misdemeanors. Speeding tickets. Shoplifting. Contempt of court. Then why is the jail so crowded? And why are so few prisoners released? Sometimes the best education a lawyer can get is a short stretch of hard time.

Strange occupants, mysterious disappearances and unexplained deaths have frightened the locals away from Naybor Manor. Lanie is asked uncover the truth of Naybor Manor and end the rumors once and for all. When more bodies are discovered, Lanie realizes she might be in over her head.

Everyone has those friends – the ones you always show up for – no questions asked. We did have the best of intentions. Especially after what happened to Alice all those years ago, we can’t bear to think of losing anyone else. In fact, we’ll do anything to make sure that doesn’t happen.

If your mother was missing, would you tell the police? Even if the most obvious suspect was your father? Two of the Delaney children think their father is innocent, two are not so sure—but as the two sides square off against each other, all of the Delaneys will start to reexamine their shared family history in a very new light.

New DVDs

Following the deadly events at home, the Abbott family must now face the terrors of the outside world as they continue their fight for survival in silence. Forced to venture into the unknown, they quickly realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path.

Kern County Deputy Sheriff Joe “Deke” Deacon becomes embroiled in the search for a serial killer who is terrorizing the city. The investigation dredges up echoes of Deke’s past, uncovering disturbing secrets that could threaten more than his case.

Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises.

While her house undergoes repairs, fiercely independent senior Helen temporarily moves into a nearby retirement community, where she encounters lusty widows, cutthroat bridge tournaments and a hotbed of bullying “mean girls.”

One night is not enough as members of an underground movement, no longer satisfied with the annual night of anarchy and murder, decide to overtake America through an unending campaign of mayhem and massacre. No one is safe.

When Dom Toretto’s forsaken brother Jakob unexpectedly resurfaces as an elite assassin, the crew comes back together to help Dom settle an old score and stop a familiar foe’s diabolical plot from destroying their family.

Hutch is a nobody. As an overlooked and underestimated father and husband, he takes life’s indignities on the chin and never rocks the boat. But when his daughter loses her beloved kitty-cat bracelet in a robbery, Hutch hits a boiling point no one knew he had. What happens when a pushover finally pushes back?

Tells the true story of the Mighty Mites, the football team of a Fort Worth orphanage who, during the Great Depression, went from playing without shoes—or even a football—to playing for the Texas state championships.

After a crushing defeat ended their prior season, everyone counted the Abilene Eagles out of title contention. It will take the guidance of their team chaplain and a surrogate father figure for them to realize what they can achieve when they stand united as a team.

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists newfound ally Diana Prince to face an even greater threat. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to recruit a team to stand against this newly awakened enemy. 

New Orleans judge Michael Desiato is forced to confront his own deepest convictions when his son is involved in a hit and run that embroils an organized crime family.

Digging deeper into the backstories and context of the people and events of the gospels, season one introduces you to people such as Simon Peter, Nicodemus, Mary Magdalene, Matthew, and of course Jesus in a way never before seen on film.

New Fiction

Ali Reynolds’s personal life is in turmoil when two separate men show up on the scene – a serial killer and a murderer who has just been released from  prison. With lives hanging in the balance, Ali must thread the needle between good and evil.

Biologist Inti Flynn arrives in Scotland with her twin sister, Aggie, to reintroduce gray wolves into the remote Highlands. She hopes to heal not only the dying landscape, but Aggie, too, unmade by the terrible secrets that drove the sisters out of Alaska. 

Australia, 1942, and as Japanese bombs rain down, Molly Hook searches for Longcoat Bob, the deep-country sorcerer who put a curse on her family. By her side are the most unlikely travelling companions: Greta, a razor-tongued actress and Yukio, a fallen Japanese fighter pilot.

In her first new novel since The Perfect Nanny launched her onto the world stage and won her acclaim , Leila Slimani draws on her own family’s inspiring story for the first volume in a planned trilogy about race, resilience, and women’s empowerment.

In Hell of a Book, an African-American author sets out on a cross-country book tour to promote his bestselling novel. That storyline drives Jason Mott’s novel and is the scaffolding of something much larger and more urgent.

When a county initiative forces the students at a mostly black public school to move across town to a nearly all-white high school, the community rises in outrage. For two students, quiet and aloof Gee and headstrong Noelle, these divisions will extend far beyond their schooling. 

Kabul, 1978: the ten-year-old daughter in a prominent family, Sitara Zamani lives a privileged life in Afghanistan’s thriving capital until her world is shattered when communists stage a coup, assassinating the president and Sitara’s entire family. Only she survives. 

Evan has the complete memories of two other people who lived sequentially before him. Then he meets Poppy, who is like him, but a member of the secretive Cognomina. They are, in effect, immortals, compiling  lifetimes into near-superhuman abilities that they have used to drive history over centuries.

J.R.R. Tolkien continued to write about Middle-earth right up until the years before his death in 1973. This new collection offers readers a chance to peer over Professor Tolkien’s shoulder at the very moment of discovery: and on every page, Middle-earth is once again brought to extraordinary life.

New Fiction

From the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic comes a riveting noir about a daydreaming secretary, a lonesome thug, and the mystery of the missing woman that brings them together.

In this family, everyone is keeping secrets–especially the dead.  The Mertons are brutally murdered the night after an Easter dinner with their three adult kids. Who, of course, are devastated? Or are they?

Cassie Woodson becomes obseesed with Forest Watts, and his wife, Annabelle. She doesn’t simply admire Annabelle-she wants to take her place. And she’s armed with the tools to make that happen.

Lizzie and Alice are the best of friends when a childish spat triggers Lizzie’s epilepsy. When she comes to, she finds an unimaginable horror: Alice has been killed. Years later, Lizzie has tried to move on, but someone from her past isn’t willing to forgive and forget.

Long ago, something sinister, something hungry, walked in the tunnels and the mountains and the coal mines of  Pennsylvania. When young Oliver meets a strange boy with a taste for dark magic, his family is thrust into a battle of good versus evil.

When Cork stumbles upon the body of a man he revered hanging from a tree in an abandoned logging camp, it is the first in a series of events that will cause him to question everything he took for granted about his hometown, his family, and himself.

In 1960s Denver, it becomes clear the idyllic landscape harbors tremendous power—and evil. Followed by a mysterious shrouded figure who might not be human, Aaron will have to face down his foes to save the life of the woman he loves as well as his own.

A mosaic of seven regular townsfolk are going about their days, blissfully unaware their lives are about to interweave, interchange and interact; entangling into such a messy web that, together — and unbeknownst to them — they end up changing the course of history.

When a man is found murdered in a houseboat, it triggers questions about three women with separate connections to the victim. Three women who are – for different reasons – simmering with resentment.

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From bestselling author Patrick deWitt comes a brilliant and darkly comic novel about a wealthy widow and her adult son who flee New York for Paris in the wake of scandal and financial disintegration.

The six D’Aplièse sisters have each been on their own incredible journey to discover their heritage, but they still have one question left unanswered: who and where is the seventh sister?

A shooting lays bare the secrets harbored by five families in a sleepy suburban cul-de-sac where a diverse group of neighbors all bear scars and all have access to guns. Not all will survive the night.

When Chief Armand Gamache is asked to provide security for an event held by Professor Abigail Robinson he discovers an agenda so repulsive he begs the university to cancel the lecture. As sides are declared, a madness takes hold and murder is committed.

A CIA analyst makes a split-second decision that endangers her country but saves her son–and now she must team up with an answer-hungry journalist she’s not sure she can trust.

Assassin Billy Summers is a good guy in a bad job, and he wants out. Then something happens that changes everything. A stranger needs rescuing, and Billy sacrifices the safety of his own perfectly devised new life to offer her protection.

Lady Clementine is the ferocious story of the brilliant and ambitious woman beside Winston Churchill who would not surrender either to expectations or to enemies.

Told in prose as clear as a spring-fed creek, this book paints a portrait of a family whose bonds are tested and a community clinging to a vanishing way of life. It’s a story of the enduring power of love—between husband and wife, mother and child, and longtime neighbors.

In the shadow of Mount Hood, two girls are suddenly overcome by a strange vibrating crescendo rising out of the forest like deafening screams. Their father sweeps them up and drops them through a trapdoor into a storm cellar. But the sound only gets worse…