New Fiction Titles

Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewel:  Ten years after Laurel’s life fell apart and her daughter went missing, she meets an unexpectedly charming man in a café. Before she knows it, she’s meeting his daughters–and his youngest, Poppy, takes Laurel’s breath away. Because looking at Poppy is like looking at Ellie. And now, the unanswered questions she’s tried so hard to put to rest begin to haunt Laurel anew

Shroud of Eternity by Terry Goodkind: The formidable sorceress Nicci and her companions–the newly powerless Nathan and the youthful Bannon–set out on another quest after driving ruthless Norukai slavers out of Renda Bay.

The Cutting Edge by Jeffrey Deaver: Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs take on the investigation of a brutal triple murder in Manhattan’s Diamond District. The killer, known as the Promisor, is murdering men and women midway through the purchase of an engagement ring.

Overkill by Ted Bell: Putting it all on the line to rescue his kidnapped son pits counterspy Alex Hawke against Russian President Vladimir Putin in this action-packed thriller from New York Times bestselling author Ted Bell. Only one man can smash the Russian president’s plan for domination–a master counterspy who will cross every line to save his son, and maybe save the world itself in the bargain.

The Terror by Dan Simmons: The confidence of crew members aboard the HMS “Terror” in 1845 begins to erode when the ship is trapped for a second summer in the ice at the Arctic Circle, and the dwindling food and coal supplies, as well as unrelenting cold, become the least of their worries when it becomes clear they are being stalked by an unknown and monstrous predator.

After Anna by Lisa Scottoline: Noah Alderman, a doctor and a widower, has remarried a wonderful woman, Maggie, and for the first time in a long time he and his son are happy. But their lives are turned upside down when Maggie’s daughter Anna moves in with them. Anna is a gorgeous seventeen-year-old who balks at living under their rules though Maggie, ecstatic to have her daughter back, ignores the red flags that hint at the trouble that is brewing.

The Thief by J.R. Ward: Longing for the man she left behind when she ran from a drug lord’s family, former cat burglar Sola Morte returns to her past when he falls into a coma, but his secret may have her running again.

Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao: A searing, electrifying debut novel set in India and America about the extraordinary bond between two girls driven apart by circumstances but relentless in their search for one another. Alternating between the girls’ perspectives as they face ruthless obstacles, Girls Burn Brighter introduces two heroines who never lose the hope that burns within them.

Twenty-one Days by Anne Perry: 1910: Twenty-five-year-old Daniel Pitt is a junior barrister in London and eager to prove himself, independent of his renowned detective father’s influence. And the new case before him will be the test. When his client, arrogant biographer Russell Graves, is found guilty of murdering his wife, Daniel is dispatched by his superior to find the real killer before Graves faces the hangman’s noose–in only twenty-one days.

New Nonfiction Titles

Dirty Genes by Ben Lynch: After suffering for years with unexplainable health issues, Dr. Ben Lynch discovered the root cause–“dirty” genes. Many of us believe our genes doom us to the disorders that run in our families. But Dr. Lynch reveals that with the right plan in place, you can eliminate symptoms, and optimize your physical and mental health–and ultimately rewrite your genetic destiny.

Heart Talk by Cleo Wade: A poet, artist, and speaker, Cleo Wade has carved out a reputation as the voice of a generation blending positivity with arresting honesty to inspire people of all ages. With Heart Talk, she’s poured her spiritually and poetically infused wisdom into an accessible book you won’t want to be without.

Frozen in Time by Owen Beatty: Tells the dramatic story of how Sir John Franklin’s elite naval forces came within sight of the Northwest Passage, only to succumb to unimaginable horrors. The book sheds new light on one of the world’s great maritime mysteries – and, in this new edition, how the 2014 and 2016 discoveries of the lost ships Erebus and Terror will help solve it.

Am I There Yet by Mari Andrew: Adulting meets Hyperbole and a Half in this witty, starkly honest, and absolutely on-point book of essays and illustrations on the realities of growing up and finding yourself. Within each chapter, Mari shares her personal experiences in never-before-seen essays, accompanied by spreads of her signature illustrations, 90 percent of which are brand new.

A Higher Loyalty by James Comey: Former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions.

Measure What Matters by John Doer: The author shares a broad range of first-person, behind-the-scenes case studies, with narrators including Bono and Bill Gates, to demonstrate the focus, agility, and explosive growth that the Objective and Key Results (OKR) business model have spurred in so many great organizations in order to help a new generation of leaders capture the same magic.

The Light Within Me by Ainsley Earhardt: The author shares details of her spiritual journey, family, and Christian faith, and how they all served to shape her successful career in journalism.

Secret Empires by Peter Schweizer: In many parts of the world, the children of powerful political figures go into business and profit handsomely, not necessarily because they are good at it, but because people want to curry favor with their influential parents. “Secret Empires” identifies public servants who cannot be trusted and provides a path toward a more accountable government.

The American Jubilee by Porter Stransberry: Explains the socioeconomic probability of a likely financial jubilee and how to protect retirement investments and assets from huge losses should one occur.

Faith by Jimmy Carter: All his life, President Jimmy Carter has been a courageous exemplar of faith. He writes: ” In this book, my primary goal is to explore the broader meaning of faith, its far-reaching effect on our lives, and its relationship to past, present, and future events in America and around the world.”

New Fiction titles

Queen Anne’s Lace by Susan Wittig Albert: China Bayles comes upon a box of antique handcrafted lace and old photographs. Following the discovery, she hears a woman humming an old Scottish ballad and smells the delicate scent of lavender. As China investigates, the tragic story of a woman in one of the old photographs unfolds.

The Fallen by David Baldacci: While visiting friends, Decker notices flickering lights and then a spark of flame in the window of the house across the way. When he goes to investigate he finds two dead bodies inside and it’s not clear how either man died. But this is only the tip of the iceberg. There’s something going on in Barronville that might be the canary in the coal mine for the rest of the country.

Shattered Mirror by Iris Johansen: Eve Duncan receives a package containing a skull– and instructions for Eve to reconstruct it. When she does, a beautiful woman’s face emerges. But when Eve is introduced to the dead woman’s mirror image, a game is on where her twin’s life hangs in the balance.

Hold Back the Dark by Kay Hooper: Madness has taken ahold of Prosperity, North Carolina. Residents are killing one another, as if in a dream, and waking up with no memory of the monstrous acts they’ve committed–or why.  As a dark pattern begins to emerge, even the most experienced and hardened SCU agents have to wonder if this is beyond their understanding.

Adjustment Day by Chuck Palahniuk: Politicians have brought the nation to the brink of a third world war– in an effort to control the burgeoning population of young males. Working-class men dream of burying the elites; professors propound theories that offer students only the bleakest future. Are the directives in the Talbott book the secrets to surviving? Or are they something else entirely?

The Breakdown by B.A. Paris: Cass is having a hard time since the night she saw the car with the woman sitting inside–the woman who was killed. Since then, she’s been forgetting every little thing. The only thing she can’t forget is that woman, the woman she might have saved, and the terrible nagging guilt. Or the silent calls she’s receiving, and the relentless feeling that someone’s watching her . . . closely.

The Good Pilot Peter Woodhouse by Alexander McCall Smith: A heartwarming tale of hope and friendship set during World War II, in which a British farm girl, an American pilot, and a German soldier are brought together by an unlikely hero: a (very cute) border collie.

The Road Home by Beverly Lewis: Sent from Michigan to Pennsylvania following the tragic death of her Amish parents, Lena Rose Schwartz grieves her loss and the separation from her nine siblings. Beside the fact that Lena has never been so far from home, she hasn’t met the family she will now be living with. But worse than that is having to live apart from her close-knit brothers and sisters.

Why Kill the Innocent by C.S. Harris: London, 1814. The bloody body of a beautiful young musician is found half-buried in a snowdrift. Jane Ambrose’s ties to Princess Charlotte, the only child of the Prince Regent and heir presumptive to the throne, panic the palace, which moves quickly to shut down any investigation into the death of the talented pianist. But Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, and his wife Hero refuse to allow Jane’s murderer to escape justice.

New DVDs

The Snowman: When an elite crime squad’s lead detective investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. With the help of a brilliant recruit, the cop must connect decades-old cold cases to the brutal new one if he hopes to outwit this unthinkable evil before the next snowfall.

Roman J. Israel, Esp: A driven, idealistic defense attorney finds his life suddenly disrupted when he is recruited to join a firm led by ambitious lawyer George Pierce – and begins a friendship with a young champion for equal rights. A turbulent series of events ensues, which will put the activism that has defined Roman’s career to the test.

The Ballad of Lefty Brown: Set in the vast, desolate plains of Montana, The Ballad of Lefty Brown is an ode to the traditional revenge western. When framed frontier lawman and Montana’s first elected senator Eddie Johnson is brutally murdered, his longtime sidekick and friend, Lefty Brown, will stop at nothing to avenge his death.

The Crown: the complete first season: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne … a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world’s most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

The Post: Determined to uphold the nation’s civil liberties, Katharine Graham, publisher of The Washington Post, and hard-nosed editor Ben Bradlee join forces to expose a decades-long cover-up. But the two must risk their careers – and their freedom – to bring the truth to light in this powerful film with a celebrated cast.

The Greatest Showman: Inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum and celebrating the birth of show business, the film follows the visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerizing spectacle.

Lady Bird: Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom, a nurse working tirelessly to keep her family afloat after Lady Bird’s father loses his job.

The Shape of Water: From the master storyteller, Guillermo del Toro, comes an other-worldly fairy tale set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America circa 1962. In the hidden, high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment.

12 Strong: Follows the first U.S. Special Forces team sent into Afghanistan in the harrowing days after 9/11. There, they must convince the general of the Northern Alliance to join forces in fighting the Taliban and Al Queda. While overcoming mutual distrust, the Americans must also adopt the rudimentary tactics of the Afghan horse soldiers. Despite their uneasy bond, the new allies find themselves outnumbered and outgunned by a ruthless enemy that will not take prisoners.

New Nonfiction Titles

It’s Even Worse Than You Think by David Johnston: Bestselling author and longtime Trump observer David Cay Johnston shines a light on the political termites who have infested our government under the Trump Administration, destroying it from within and compromising our jobs, safety, finances, and more.

Homo Deus by Yuval Harari: Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first century — from overcoming death to creating artificial life. It asks the fundamental questions: Where do we go from here? And how will we protect this fragile world from our own destructive powers? This is the next stage of evolution. This is Homo Deus.

The Healing Power of Essential Oils by Dr. Z: Supplies essential oil blends that promote hormone balance, reduced inflammation, improved digestion, increased immunity, and so much more. You’ll be armed with over 150 recipes for every health need, and a special section on women’s health includes dozens of formulations for PMS, fertility, pregnancy, candida, and menopause.

Thunder in the Mountains by Daniel Scharfstein: Chronicles the epic clash between General Oliver Otis Howard, who took on a mission in the Pacific Northwest to force Native Americans onto reservations, and the Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph, who refused to leave his ancestral land.

Already Here by Leo Galland: This tells of the death of Leo Galland’s son, Christopher, at the age of 22, and the communications he received from Christopher’s spirit that dramatically changed Leo’s understanding of life and its meaning. Describes Heaven and Earth, spirit and matter, as unified opposites that cannot exist without each other and cannot be separated from human consciousness.

Scores by Michael Blutrich: A gay man who created New York’s most notorious den of heterosexuality – an anxious, anything-but-hardboiled lawyer who became one of the most successful undercover mob informants in history, offers a hilarious and fascinating account that takes you inside star-studded 1990s New York, mafia sit-downs, and the witness protection program.

Martha’s Flowers: Martha Stewart’s love of flowers began early, as she dug in and planted alongside her father in their family garden, growing healthy, beautiful blooms, every year. For the first time, she compiles the wisdom of a lifetime spent gardening into a practical yet inspired book. Learn how and when to plant, nurture, and at the perfect time, cut from your garden to build stunning arrangements.

Churchill’s Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare by Giles Milton: In the spring of 1939, a top-secret organization was founded in London: its purpose was to plot the destruction of Hitler’s war machine through spectacular acts of sabotage. The guerrilla campaign that followed was every bit as extraordinary as the six men who directed it. Aided by a group of formidable ladies, they single-handedly changed the course Second World War.

The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn by Robert Watson: The surprising story of the most infamous prison ship of the American Revolution, the HMS Jersey, and its role in the fight for independence.