New Fiction

The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood: A married couple join The Positron Project, a community where everyone gets a job and house in exchange for becoming temporary prison inmates in the prison system. Soon, Positron looks less like a prayer answered and more like a chilling prophecy fulfilled

The Guilty by David Baldacci: When his father is charged with murder and refuses to do anything to prove his innocence, Will Robie returns as an outsider to his hometown of Cantrell, Mississippi–where is he is met with distrust–to conduct his own investigation.

The Force Awakens by Alan Dean Foster: The official novelization of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the highly anticipated blockbuster film released in theaters December 2015.

Tom Clancy Commander in Chief by Mark Greaney: With fifty thousand Russian troops poised to invade a NATO nation, can Jack Ryan move swiftly enough to stop Russian president Valeri Volodin’s grand plan of global conflict and conquest?

Whispers from the Dead by Karen Ann Hopkins: Sheriff Serenity Adams and Daniel Bachman are once again partnered up in a criminal investigation, when they travel to a northern Amish settlement that has been riddled by arsons for the past two decades.

The Expatriates by Janice Y.K. Lee: Three women, a Korean American and recent Columbia graduate, a wealthy housewife haunted by her struggle to have a child, and a happily married mother of three find that their lives will collide in ways that have irreversible consequences.

Forty Thieves by Thomas Perry: Except for deadly aim with a handgun, two couples have little in common–until they are both hired to do damage control on the same murder case.

Blackout by David Rosenfelt: New Jersey state police officer Doug Brock has been after infamous criminal Nicholas Bennett for years. When Bennett kills someone close to Doug, however, Doug’s investigation and his life start spiraling out of control.

Shadows of Self by Brandon Sanderson: Shadows of Self shows Mistborn’s society evolving as technology and magic mix, the economy grows, democracy contends with corruption, and religion becomes a growing cultural force, with four faiths competing for converts.

Scandalous Behavior by Stuart Woods: After a series of nonstop adventures, Stone Barrington is eager for some peace and quiet in a rustic British setting. But no sooner does he land in England than he’s beset by an outrageous demand from a beautiful lady, and an offer he can’t refuse.

New Fiction

new bookwormThe Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende: An exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from present-day San Francisco to Poland and the United States during WWII.

The Wild Inside by Christine Carbo: A special agent for the Department of the Interior, Ted Systead, investigates a murder in Glacier National Park where a victim was tied to a tree and mauled by a grizzly bear.

Blood, Salt, Water by Denise Mina: A wealthy businesswoman disappears without a trace, leaving her husband and children panicked but strangely resistant to questioning. When a connection to someone close to Alex Marrow surfaces, the case gets more personal than she could have imagined

Ashley Bell by Dean Koontz: Bibi Blair’s doctors tell her that she’s dying. Two days later, she’s impossibly cured. She becomes obsessed with the idea that she was spared because she is meant to save someone else. Someone named Ashley Bell. This proves to be a dangerous idea.

After She’s Gone by Lisa Jackson: When actress Cassie Kramer’s superstar sister Allie goes missing, Cassie looks like a suspect then ends up in a psych ward. Is she just imagining the sinister figure who comes to her bedside, whispering about Allie–a visitor of whom there is no record? Is someone trying to help–or drive her mad?

The Bone Labyrinth by James Rollins: An archaeologist discovers a subterranean Catholic chapel, hidden for centuries, holding the bones of a Neanderthal woman. In the same cavern system, elaborate primitive paintings tell of a battle between tribes of Neanderthals and monstrous shadowy figures.

The Forgotten Soldier by Brad Taylor: Pike Logan returns with his most dangerous and personal threat yet: a Taskforce Operator gone rogue, and he is forced to choose between his friend and the administration he’s sworn to protect.

Prodigal Son by Danielle Steel: Fraternal twin brothers Peter and Michael McDowell never managed to leave behind the animosity that took root in their childhood until their paths intersect at a lake cottage where they spent their summers and they begin to make peace with the past.

White Collar Girl by Renee Rosen: Takes us deep into the tumultuous world of 1950s Chicago where a female journalist struggles with the heavy price of ambition and every second of every day, something is happening.

Secret Sisters by Jayne Ann Krentz: Madeline and Daphne were once as close as sisters–until a secret tore them apart. Now it might take them to their graves. They knew his name, the man who tried to brutally attack twelve-year-old Madeline in her grandmother’s hotel. They thought they knew his fate, until a dying man’s last words convey a warning: the secrets they buried have been discovered.

New Nonfiction

new bookwormComplete Guide to Internet Privacy, Anonymity and Security by Matthew Bailey: A comprehensive guide to protecting your computer and your digital information from theft, misuse and infection.

Facebook All-In-One for Dummies: Provides steps for opening and setting up a Facebook account, managing settings, marketing on Facebook, creating a business page, driving traffic and tracking use, using mobile apps, and using insights.

Young Titan: the making of Winston Churchill by Michael Sheldon: An account of the World War II prime minister’s early career covers his contributions to building a modern navy, his experimentations with radical social reforms, and his lesser-known romantic pursuits.

Clementine: the life of Mrs. Winston Churchill by Sonia Purnell: A portrait of Winston Churchill’s extraordinary wife and her lesser-known role in World War II discusses her relationship with political mentor Eleanor Roosevelt, her role in safeguarding Churchill’s health throughout key historical events and her controversial family priorities.

Flea Market Secrets by Geraldine James: You’ll learn all the tricks of the trade, including how to bag a bargain, unearth the hidden gems, and recognize makers’ marks.

Sea-Salt Sweet by Heather Baird: Mixing saltiness with sweetness creates a magic alchemy… and some very mouthwatering desserts. Baird teaches you how to use fine artisan salts in sure-to-please reincarnations of classics and more exotic choices.

The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up: Japanese cleaning consultant takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that is you properly simplify and organize your home once, you’ll never have to do it again.

The Horse by Wendy Williams: A revelatory chronicle of the fifty-six-million-year history of the horse by a journalist and avid equestrienne, and reveals how biological affinities and differences have shaped bonds between horses and humans.

Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs by Lisa Randall: Tells a breathtaking story that weaves together the cosmos’ history and our own, illuminating the deep relationships that are critical to our world and the astonishing beauty inherent in the most familiar things.

Crippled America by Donald Trump: Donald Trump outlines how a crippled America could be restored to greatness. The book explores Trump’s view on key issues including the economy, big CEO salaries and taxes, healthcare, education, national security, and social issues.

New Fiction

new bookwormTricky Twenty-Two by Janet Evanovich: When the leader of the Zeta fraternity is arrested for assaulting the dean of students, he goes into hiding. Things aren’t adding up, and Stephanie can’t shake the feeling that something funny is going on at the college — and it’s not just Zeta fraternity pranks.

The Burned Bridges of Ward, Nebraska by Eileen Curtwright: Rebecca Meer’s hometown of Ward, Nebraska is small – so small that she can’t even sneak home after a drunken girl’s night without running unto at least three people she knows. But she has bigger problems than her reputation.

Streams of Mercy by Lauraine Snelling: A recent widow from Norway settles with her children in the early 1900s community of Blessing, North Dakota, where her growing friendships with two men in the community bring her to a challenging choice.

Brooklyn by Colm Toibin: In Ireland in the early 1950s, Eilis Lacey cannot find work, so when a job is offered in America, she must go. Leaving behind her family and country, Eilis heads for unfamiliar Brooklyn where the pain of parting is buried beneath the rhythms of her new life, and slowly, happiness.

The Revenant by Michael Punke: Hugh Glass is an experienced frontiersman who is viciously mauled by a grizzly bear and abandoned by his companions. They take his only means of protecting himself — including his precious gun and hatchet, so Glass is driven to survive by one desire: revenge.

The Bitter Season by Tami Hoag: Minneapolis resident Evi Burke has a life she only dreamed of as a kid in and out of foster homes: a beautiful home, a family, people who love her, a fulfilling job. Little does she know that a danger from her past is stalking her perfect present.

Cross Justice by James Patterson: When his cousin is accused of a heinous crime, Alex Cross returns to his North Carolina hometown, where he discovers evidence of widespread corruption and a shattering family secret.

The Grownup by Gillian Flynn: When a fraudulent “psychic” visits an eerie Victorian home that has been the source of a client’s terror and grief, she realizes she may not have to pretend to believe in ghosts anymore.

Dead to the Last Drop by Cleo Coyle: After the White House Clare Cosi to consult on the coffee service for a Rose Garden Wedding, she discovers a historic pot was used as a CIA “dead drop” decades before. Now long-simmering secrets boil over, scalding Clare and the people around her.

House of the Rising Sun by James Burke: A story of a father and son separated by war and circumstance and whose encounter with the legendary Holy Grail. A tale of love, loss, betrayal, vengeance, and retribution that follows Texas Ranger Hackberry Holland on his journey to reunite with his estranged son, Ishmael, a captain in the United States Army.