New Fiction

Murder on the Quai by Cara Black: In November 1989, first year medical student Aimee Leduc finds her life crumbling when her lab work is sabotaged, her relationship ends, and Aimee’s detective father takes off to Berlin on a mysterious errand. Murder and mayhem ensue.

First Comes Love by Emily Giffin: The sisters, whose relationship was strained by the tragic death of their older brother over a decade ago, find that they need each other more than they realized when they begin to question their life choices and search for deeper connections.

Redemption Road by John Hart: A boy with a gun waits for the man who killed his mother. A troubled detective confronts her past in the aftermath of a brutal shooting. After thirteen years in prison, a good cop walks free. But for how long? And deep in the forest, on the altar of an abandoned church, the unthinkable has just happened. This is a town on the brink. This is a road with no mercy.

Defender by Diana Palmer: The man Isabel can’t forgive is the one thing standing between her and a deadly stalker .

Bay of Sighs by Nora Roberts: To celebrate the rise of their new queen, three goddesses of the moon created three stars, one of fire, one of ice, one of water. But then they fell from the sky, putting the fate of all the worlds in danger. And now three women and three men join forces to pick up the pieces.

Before the Fall by Noah Hawley: Ten privileged individuals one down-on-his-luck painter depart Martha’s Vineyard on a private jet. Sixteen minutes later, the unthinkable happens: the plane plunges into the ocean. The only survivors are Scott Burroughs-the painter-and a four-year-old boy, who is now the last remaining member of an immensely wealthy and powerful media mogul’s family.

Foreign Agent by Brad Thor: Near the Syrian border, a operations team readies to launch a dramatic mission. Their target: the director of social media for ISIS. Before the team can launch, the safe house is attacked. What unfolds in the bloody aftermath is a political and public relations nightmare.

Grace Sees Red by Julie Hyzy: Grace Wheaton is called to Indwell, an upscale assisted-living facility. they discover one of the elderly residents has been found dead under suspicious circumstances. Grace’s trusted assistant, Frances, was seen arguing with the man earlier in the day and is now of interest.

 Liberty’s Last Stand by Stephen Coonts: Jake Grafton and Tommy Carmellini suddenly find themselves on the wrong side of the law when a public act of violence throws the country into chaos just before a presidential election. After martial law is declared and rioting begins, Grafton and Carmellini must risk everything to unravel a massive conspiracy and help a new resistance movement rise up against an unimaginable enemy.

New DVDs

movie nightWhiskey Tango Foxtrot: Based on journalist Kim Barker’s memoir “The Taliban shuffle: strange days in Afghanistan and Pakistan”, which details her years as a reporter in Pakistan and Afghanistan beginning in 2002. With Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Christopher Abbott, and Billy Bob Thornton.

Eye in the Sky: Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone, triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare. With Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul and Alan Rickman

Gods of Egypt: Inspired by the classic mythology of Egypt, the survival of mankind hangs in the balance as an unexpected mortal hero Bek undertakes a thrilling journey to save the world and rescue his true love.

Hail, Ceasar!: An all-star comedy set during the latter years of Hollywood’s Golden Age. It follows a single day in the life of a studio fixer who is presented with plenty of problems to fix. With Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Veronica Osorio.

London has Fallen: After the British Prime Minister mysteriously passes away, his funeral is an event for leaders of the western world. However, what starts out as the most protected event on Earth turns into a deadly plot to kill the world’s most powerful leaders, and unleash a terrifying vision of the future

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2: Toula and Ian have raised a headstrong daughter while trying to keep the spark alive. But just as they think they’re balancing an independent teen, aging parents, and the rest of the irrepressible clan, the reveal of a shocking secret will bring the three generations of this family closer than ever as they plan a bigger, fatter and Greeker wedding!

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in nineteenth century England is faced with a new challenge, an army of undead zombies.

10 Cloverfield Lane: A young woman wakes up after a terrible accident to find that she’s locked in a cellar with a doomsday prepper, who insists that he saved her life and that the world outside is uninhabitable following an apocalyptic catastrophe.

Zootopia: Zootopia is a city like no. When optimistic Officer Judy Hopps arrives, she discovers that being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn’t so easy. Determined to prove herself, she jumps at the opportunity to crack a case, even if it means partnering with a fast-talking, scam-artist fox.

13 Hours: A gripping true story of six elite ex-military operators assigned to protect the CIA who fought back against overwhelming odds when terrorists attacked in the U.S. diplomatic compound on September 11, 2012. When everything went wrong, six men had the courage to do what was right.

New Fiction

new bookwormThe Girls in the Garden by Lisa Jewell: Deep in the heart of London, in a lush communal square, as a festive garden party is taking place, a thirteen year-old girl lies unconscious and bloody in a hidden corner. What really happened to her? And who is responsible?

Title Wave by Lorna Barrett: Tricia and Angelica leave Booktown behind for a pleasure cruise, but they’re going to need their life jackets because a murderer has also booked passage.

End of Watch by Stephen King: The diabolical “Mercedes Killer” drives his enemies to suicide, and if Bill Hodges and Holly Gibney don’t figure out a way to stop him, they’ll be victims themselves. Despite his vegetative state, Brady is awake, and in possession of deadly new powers that allow him to wreak unimaginable havoc without ever leaving his hospital room.

Here’s to Us by Elin Hilderbrand: When a struggling celebrity chef takes his own life, his first wife and childhood sweetheart, Laurel Rowe, sets out to gather Deacon’s far-flung family on the island. Secrets are revealed, confidences are shared, and bonds are formed as they say goodbye to the man they loved.

Vinegar Girl by Anne Taylor: Anne Tyler’s modern retelling of the Shakespeare play “The taming of the shrew.

The Summer Before the War by Summer Simonson: Just as eccentric Latin teacher Beatrice comes alive to the beauty of the Sussex landscape and the colorful characters who populate Rye, the perfect summer is about to end. For the unimaginable is coming. Soon the limits of progress, and the old ways, will be tested as this small Sussex town and its inhabitants go to war.

The Bourbon Thief by Tiffany Reisz: When Cooper McQueen wakes up from a night with a beautiful stranger, it’s to discover he’s been robbed. The only item stolen is a million-dollar bottle of bourbon. The thief, a mysterious woman named Paris, claims the bottle is rightfully hers as she unspools the lurid tale of Tamara Maddox, heiress to the distillery that became an empire.

All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda: Ten years after leaving Cooley Ridge, Nicolette Farrell returns to care for her ailing father. A decade ago, she and a group of friends were suspects when Corinne–Nic’s best friend– disappeared. Within days of Nic’s return, she is plunged into a shocking drama when the group’s alibi ten years previously, goes missing.

Magic by Danielle Steel: A dazzling contemporary novel that vividly portrays the glamorous White Dinners that occur annually in Paris, and the ups and downs of three interconnected couples for whom the dinners have become a tradition.

The Games by James Patterson: Investigator Jack Morgan is Rio to secure the Olympics. But before the torch is lit, the threats come fast and furious as Jack discovers that someone is trying to sabotage the games.

New YA Fiction

new bookwormThe Only Thing Worse than Me is You by Lily Anderson: After years of competing against each other, Trixie and Ben form a fandom-based tentative friendship when their best friends start dating each other, but after Trixie’s friend gets expelled for cheating they have to choose which side they are on.

The Crown by Kiera Cass: Twenty years have passed since America Singer and Prince Maxon fell in love, and their daughter is the first princess to hold a Selection of her own.

The Scandal by John Grisham: When an anonymous tip leads the school board to investigate a suspicious increase in scores at another local middle school, Theo finds himself thrust in the middle of a cheating scandal. With insider knowledge and his future on the line, Theo must follow his keen instincts to do what’s right.

Summer Days and Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories: Maybe it’s the long, lazy days, or maybe it’s the heat making everyone a bit crazy. Whatever the reason, summer is the perfect time for love to bloom.

Once by Anna Carey: In the second book of this dystopian adventure, Eve will come face to face with the king who has been ruthlessly hunting her–and learn shocking truth about who she really is

Sisters of Salt and Iron by Kady Cross: The spirit of Wren Noble is lonely even though she talks with her living twin sister Lark. Then Wren meets Noah, the spirit of a young man who died a century ago. But Noah has a dark influence on Wren and Lark’s distrust of him drives the sisters apart for the first time.

All the Rage by Courtney Summers: After being assaulted by the sheriff’s son, Grey was branded a liar and bullied by former friends, finding refuge only in the diner where she works outside of town, but when a girl with ties to both Romy and Kellan goes missing and news of him assaulting another girl gets out, Romy must decide whether to speak out again or risk having more girls hurt.

The Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard: Mare Barrow’s world is divided by blood — those with common, Red blood serve the Silver-blooded elite, who are gifted with superhuman abilities. Mare is a Red, scraping by as a thief in a poor, rural village, until a twist of fate throws her in front of the Silver court.

This is Where it Ends by Marieke Nijkamp: Minutes after the principal of Opportunity High School in Alabama finishes her speech welcoming the student body to a new semester, they discover that the auditorium doors will not open and someone starts shooting as four teens, each with a personal reason to fear the shooter, tell the tale from separate perspectives

The Ghostfaces by John Flangan: When a massive storm at sea blows the Brotherband crew off course to a land so far west Hal cannot recognize it from his maps, they face an unknown enemy.

New Fiction

new bookwormThe Last Mile by David Baldacci: Convicted murderer Melvin Mars counts down the last hours before his execution when he’s granted an unexpected reprieve. Another man has confessed to the crime. Due to striking similarities to his own life, new FBI agent Amos Decker takes an interest in the case.

The Sorcerer’s Daughter by Terry Brooks: The daughter of a reviled sorcerer, Leofur is nothing like her dreaded father. When her life-partner, Paxon Leah, leaves on a dangerous mission, Leofur protects Paxon’s sister. When she is abducted Leofur is forced to choose between saving Paxon from a mission gone awry, or hiring the services of the best tracker in the world to go after her life-partner’s sister.

The Revelation Code by Andy Mcdermott: On the eve of Operation Iraqi Freedom, a CIA special forces unit met with Arab rebels near long-hidden ancient ruins, a place from which the Americans were direly warned to stay away. But team member Ezekiel Cross didn’t listen and made an astounding discovery – one worth killing for. Now Cross is a ruthless cult leader on an ominous mission.

Beyond the Ice Limit by Preston and Child: That thing is growing again. We must destroy it. The time to act is now … With these words begins Gideon Crew’s latest, most dangerous, most high-stakes assignment yet. Failure will mean nothing short of the end of humankind on earth.

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Patrick Phaedra: Arthur Pepper, widowed and sorting through his wife’s possessions, finds an exquisite gold charm bracelet he’s never seen before. What follows is a surprising and unforgettable odyssey that takes Arthur from London to Paris and as far as India in an epic quest to find out the truth about his wife’s secret life before they met.

The Last Ranch by Michael McGarrity: When Matthew Kerney returns to his ranch in the beautiful San Andres Mountains after serving in Sicily during World War II, he must not only fight to recover physically and emotionally from a devastating war injury, but he must also battle attempts by the U.S. Army to seize control of his land for expanded weapons testing

The City of Mirrors by Justin Cronin: With The Twelve destroyed, many wonder if the threat to humankind also has vanished. But then a terrifying threat shudders the gates of the colony…and Amy–the girl who must save the world, Peter, Alicia, and Michael must at last confront their destinies

As Time Goes By by Mary Higgins Clark: Television journalist Delaney Wright is on the brink of stardom after she begins covering a sensational murder trial for the six p.m. news. She should be thrilled, yet her growing desire to locate her birth mother consumes her thoughts.

The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street by Susan Gilman: Lillian’s rise to fame and fortune spans seventy years and is inextricably linked to the course of American history itself, from Prohibition to the disco days of Studio 54. Yet Lillian Dunkle is nothing like her whimsical motherly persona, and when her past begins to catch up with her, everything she has spent her life building is at stake.

The Weekenders by Mary Kay Andrews: When Riley Griggs is waiting for her husband to arrive at the ferry one Friday afternoon, she is instead served with papers informing her that her island home is being foreclosed. To make matters worse, her husband is nowhere to be found.

The Highwayman by Craig Johnson: When Wyoming highway patrolman Rosey Wayman is transferred to the beautiful and imposing landscape of the Wind River Canyon, she starts receiving “officer needs assistance” calls. The problem? They’re coming from Bobby Womack, a legendary Arapaho patrolman who met a fiery death in the canyon almost a half-century ago.

All Summer Long by Dorothea Benton Frank: Prominent interior designer Olivia Ritchie and her husband Nicholas Seymour, an English professor and true southern gentleman, are seemingly polar opposites, yet magnetically drawn together and in love for more than fourteen years.

Night Shift by Charlaine Harris: At Midnight’s pawnshop, weapons are flying off the shelves–only to be used in suicides right at the main crossroads in town. Who better to figure out why blood is being spilled than the vampire Lemuel, who, while translating texts, discovers why Midnight is the town it is.

Wilde Lake by Laura Lippman: Luisa “Lu” Brant is the first female state’s attorney of Howard County, Maryland. Fiercely intelligent and ambitious, she sees an opportunity to make her name by trying a mentally disturbed drifter accused of beating a woman to death in her home.

Gray Matter by Nick Pirog: Thomas is having a rough go. His girl left him. He’s alone on Thanksgiving. He’s out of waffles. And now someone is trying to kill him.

Hounded by David Rosenfelt: When Carpenter gets a phone call from a good friend, policeman Pete Stanton, who discovered the body of ex-convict Danny Diza, Pete asks him to take care of the Diza’s boy and dog until he is cleared of Danny’s murder so they won’t get thrown in the “system”.

Flight Patterns by Karen White: Georgia Chambers has spent her life sifting through other people’s pasts while trying to forget her own. But then her work requires her to her family home on the coast of Florida, she finds solace in seeing her grandfather still toiling away in the apiary where she spent much of her childhood, but encountering her estranged mother and sister leaves her rattled .

The Island House by Nancy Thayer: Every summer since college, twenty-nine-year-old Courtney has traded the familiarity of the Midwest for the allure of Nantucket. Now an established university professor, she finds herself caught between two lifestyles and two very different men. Because this summer has taken an unexpected turn and now she must decide what she really wants

The Apartment by Danielle Steel: A memorable ensemble cast of four young women share a beautiful loft apartment in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen and experience the glamour and challenges of city life, love and career in this irresistible contemporary story.