New Fiction

The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware: Lo Blacklock, is on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. But as the week wears on, Lo witnesses what she can only describe as a dark and terrifying nightmare: a woman being thrown overboard. The problem? All passengers remain accounted for–and so, the ship sails on as if nothing has happened, despite Lo’s insistence that something has gone terribly wrong.

The Missing by Caroline Erikkson: When Alex and four-year-old Smilla disappear on an ordinary outing to a lake, Greta struggles to determine if they all are in danger or if she is losing her grip on reality.

The Prisoner by Alex Berenson: Evidence is mounting that someone high up in the CIA is doing the unthinkable–passing messages to ISIS, alerting them to planned operations. In order to find out the mole’s identity without alerting him, Wells will have to reassume his former identity as an al Qaeda jihadi, get captured, and go undercover to befriend an ISIS prisoner in a secret Bulgarian prison.

Golden Son by Pierce Brown: Risking everything to transform himself and breach Gold society, Darrow has battled to survive the cutthroat rivalries that breed Society’s mightiest warriors, climbed the ranks, and waited patiently to unleash the revolution that will tear the hierarchy apart from within.

Magpie Speaks by R. Allen Chappell: Old Man Paul T’Sosie must confront the curse that has long affected his family and friends. Who will live, and who will die, when push comes to shove among the Hataalli of the clan. And, who can say what evil lurks among the Yeenalldiooshii.

The Rising by Heather Garham: Alex Chin’s parents were murdered and he is being hunted. Now he and his tutor race to figure out why Alex is in danger. The answer lies with a secret buried deep in his past, a secret his parents died to protect.

Echoes in Death by J.D. Robb: After a party in New York, Lieutenant Eve Dallas rides home with her billionaire husband. Not far away, a woman retires to her bedroom with her husband–and walks into a brutal nightmare. Their paths are about to collide … When the young woman–dazed, naked, and bloody–wanders in front of their car, Roarke slams on the brakes and Eve springs into action.

Rather be the Devil by Ian Rankin: John Rebus, as incapable of settling into his retirement as he is of playing by the rules, investigates a cold case from the 1970s involving a gorgeous and wealthy female socialite who was found dead in a bedroom at one of Edinburgh’s most luxurious hotels.

The Second First Time by Elisa Lorello: Novelists Jonathan Moss and Sage Merriweather should be a perfect match, but an ill-fated attempt at taking their relationship to the next level fail and their friendship crumbles. One year later, however, Jonathan invites Sage on a do-over road trip from Phoenix to Tacoma–the same trip that ended before it began the year before.

New DVDs

Deepwater Horizon: For the one hundred and twenty-six people aboard the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig, April 20, 2010, began like any normal day. Before day’s end, the world would bear witness to one of the greatest man-made disasters in United States history. It reveals the brave acts of the men and women who rose to the challenge and risked everything to lead others to safety.

Trolls: When their village is invaded by the grumpy Bergens, two mismatched friends must work together in perfect harmony to save the day. Featuring hit songs performed by Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, and more.

Jack Reacher Never Go Back: Based on Lee Child’s bestselling novel Never Go Back. Jack Reacher, the itinerant problem-solver, is accused of murder and learns that he may have a child he has never met.

Inferno: When Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks, a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to stop a madman from unleashing a global virus that would wipe out half of the world’s population.

Doc Martin Series 7: In these all-new episodes, the doctor continues his practice in the picturesque seaside town of Portwenn, while raising his son with wife Louisa.

Outlander Season 2: Altering the course of history presents challenges that begin to weigh on the very fabric of their relationship – but, armed with the knowledge of what lies ahead, Claire and Jamie must race to prevent a doomed Highland uprising and the extinction of Scottish life as they know it.

Loving: The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.

The Girl on the Train: Rachel is unemployed and devastated by a recent divorce. She fills her time with drinking, riding the commuter train, and fantasizing about a seemingly perfect couple the train passes by every day. Then one morning, Rachel sees something shocking that unravels her and entangles her in an unfolding mystery.

In a Valley of Violence: Paul is a lone drifter who wanders into the forgotten town of Denton, Texas, dubbed by the locals as the valley of violence. There, he picks a fight with the wrong man, an inevitable act of violence that starts a disastrous chain reaction and drags the whole town into the crosshairs.

Jason Bourne: Jason Bourne, the CIA’s most dangerous former operative, now remembers who he truly is and comes out of hiding to uncover more hidden truths about his past.

 

New Nonfiction

Bellevue by David Oshinsky: A history of the iconic public hospital on New York City’s East Side describes the changes in American medicine from 1730 to modern times as it traces the building’s origins as an almshouse and pesthouse to its current status as a revered place of first-class care

Indefensible by Michael Griesbach: An insider exposes the shocking facts deliberately left out of the hit Netflix series Making a Murderer–and argues persuasively that Steven Avery was rightfully convicted in the 2005 killing of Teresa Halbach.

The Engine 2 Seven Day Rescue Diet by Rip Esselstyn: A follow-up to “The Engine 2 Diet” outlines a seven-day vegetarian program designed for rapid weight loss and lower cholesterol, triglyceride, and blood-pressure counts.

The Case Against Sugar by Gary Taubes: This book explains what research shows about addiction to sweets, clarifies arguments against sugar, corrects misconceptions about the relationship between sugar and weight loss, and provides the perspective necessary to make informed decisions about sugar.

The Pink Ribbon Journey by Gilbert Newman: The Pink Ribbon Journey will take you from the very beginning of a breast cancer journey, from what symptoms to look out for, through the practical aspects of breast cancer that affects you to your best chance of staying cancer free.

Voices of Nebraska: In celebration of its seventy-fifth anniversary, the University of Nebraska Press has collected an anthology of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry written by Nebraska under-graduate college students and high school seniors in the theme of “Diverse Landscapes, Diverse Peoples.”

I Wrote This For You: pleasefindthis by Lain Thomas: An acclaimed exploration of hauntingly beautiful words, photography and emotion that’s unique to each person that reads it. This book gathers together nearly 200 of the most beautiful entries into four distinct chapters; Sun, Moon, Stars, Rain that focuses on a different facet of life, love, loss, beginnings and endings

The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston: Douglas Preston takes readers on an adventure deep into the Honduran jungle in this riveting, danger-filled true story about the discovery of an ancient lost civilization.

Three Days in January by Bret Baier: Explores the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower through the lens of his last three days in office in January 1961, revealing him to be a model of strong yet principled leadership.

Settle For More by Megyn Kelly: A top-rated cable news anchor presents a revelatory memoir that also imparts the values and lessons that have shaped her career, describing her tough-love family, her father’s early death, the news events that led to her anchor position, and her ongoing feud with Donald Trump.

New Fiction

The Nowhere Man by Gregg Andrew Hurwitz: Evan Smoak was raised off-the-books operation designed to create deniable intelligence assets–i.e., assassins. Evan was Orphan X. He broke with the program, but the new head of the Orphan program hasn’t forgotten about him and is using all of his assets–including the remaining Orphans–to track down and eliminate Smoak.

Curtain of Death by W.E.B. Griffin: January 1946: Two WACs leave an officers’ club in Munich, and four Soviet NKGB agents kidnap them at knifepoint. That is the agents’ first mistake, and their last. The “incident,” however, will send shock waves rippling up and down the line and have major repercussions for everybody involved.

 Dead Cold Brew by Cleo Coyle: Clare Cosi sheds tears of joy when her NYPD detective boyfriend surprises her with an engagement ring. But her bridal bliss is put on hold when a chilling mystery brings a wave of deadly danger to those she holds dear.

Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth: Living on a violent planet where everyone develops a unique power meant to shape the future, Akos and Cyra, youths from enemy nations, resent gifts that render them vulnerable to others’ control before they become unlikely survival partners.

The Old Man by Thomas Perry: To all appearances, Dan Chase is a harmless retiree. But most sixty-year-old widowers don’t have multiple driver’s licenses, savings stockpiled in banks across the country, and a bugout kit with two Beretta Nanos. Most have not spent decades on the run, and soon Chase must reawaken his survival instincts to contend with the history he has spent his adult life trying to escape.

Ring of Fire by Brad Taylor: Taskforce operators Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill come face-to-face with an insidious threat to strike terror into the heart of America. The information Pike and Jennifer uncover will put them on the trail of the imminent threat, but it’s one that they might be unable to stop. Called Ring of Fire, it will cause unimaginable destruction across the United States, and it’s already in motion.

The Wicked City by Beatriz Williams: Moving into the building that once hid a speakeasy, Ella Hawthorne uncovers the Jazz Age story of a scandalous love triangle involving redheaded flapper Gin Kelly, a rugged Prohibition agent, and a wealthy debonair Princetonian.

Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer: As Jacob and Julia Bloch and their three sons are forced to confront the distances between the lives they think they want and the lives they are living, a catastrophic earthquake sets in motion a quickly escalating conflict in the Middle East. At stake is the meaning of home and the fundamental question of how much aliveness one can bear.

New Fiction

Never Never by James Patterson: Investigating the disappearance of a worker in an isolated mine deep inside the desolate Australian outback–the never never– Harriet uncovers an insular society that has sprung up around the mine. It’s a world full of easy money, plenty of immoral ways to spend it, and no shortage of suspects.

The Seventh Plague by James Rollins: Professor Harold McCabe emerges frantic and delirious from the Sudanese desert, and then dies. After the autopsy reveals someone began to mummify the professor’s body while he was still alive, the medical team falls ill with an unknown disease that spreads quickly, and Painter Crowes is left with a disturbing question – did the Professor find what he was searching for?

The Mistress by Danielle Steel: Discovered on a freezing Moscow street by a Russian billionaire, Natasha has lived for seven years under his protection, immersed in rarefied luxury, while he pursues his activities in a dark world that she guesses at but never sees. Natasha’s job is to keep Vladimir happy, ask no questions, and be discreet. She knows her place, and the rules.

The Midnight Bell by Jack Higgins: Former president Jake Cazalet receives a warning. He is recuperating on a diving trip after successfully helping Sean Dillon and the rest of the “Prime Minister’s private army” defeat an Al Qaeda operation in London. But though AQ may be weakened and facing competition from other terrorist upstarts, it is far from dead–and it intends to prove it.

Egg Drop Dead by Laura Childs: Maintaining good personal relationships with their suppliers is one of the secrets of the Cackleberry Club Café’s success, so Suzanne doesn’t mind going out to Mike Mullen’s dairy farm to pick up some wheels of cheese… But when she arrives, Mike’s nowhere to be found. The Then she discovers a bloodcurdling sight–the farmer’s dead body.

Apes and Angels by Ben Bova: A wave of death is spreading through the Milky Way galaxy. Every world it touched was wiped clean of all life. Now, guided by the ancient intelligent machines called the Predecessors, men and women from Earth seek out those precious, rare worlds that harbor intelligent species, determined to save them from the doom that is hurtling toward them.

Diary of an Oxygen Thief by Anonymous: Say Holden Caulfield was an alcoholic advertising executive and Lolita was a photographer’s assistant. He’s blinded by love; she by ambition. Purporting to be an autobiography, this book is honest, hilarious and heartrending, but above all a very real account of what we do to each other and what we allow to have done to us.

The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories by P.D. James: Four previously uncollected stories include two featuring the author’s popular detective hero, Adam Dalgliesh, in his early years.