New Fiction Titles

The Boy by Tami Hoag: When Detective Nick Fourcade enters the most brutal and confusing crime scene he’s ever seen, he must work to find the killer of seven-year-old, KJ. He was murdered by an intruder, yet his mother is alive and well, a witness left behind to tell the tale. When the very next day KJ’s sometimes babysitter goes missing, the town is terrified that a maniac is preying on their children.

Bird Box by Josh Malerman: In an apocalyptic near-future world, a mother and her two small children must make their way down a river, blindfolded. One wrong choice and they will die. And something is following them–but is it man, animal, or monster?

The Best of Us by Robyn Carr: Leigh Culver loves practicing medicine in Timberlake, Colorado. The only drawback is she misses her Aunt Helen, the woman who raised her. When Helen visits, she is surprised to find her niece still needs her, especially when it comes to her love life. But then Leigh takes Helen out to Sullivan’s Crossing, and Helen finds herself falling for the place and one special person.

The Winter of the Witch by Kathryn Arden: Moscow has burned nearly to the ground. Vasya finds herself on her own, amid a rabid mob that calls for her death, blaming her witchery for their misfortune. Then a vengeful demon returns, renewed and stronger than ever, determined to spread chaos in his wake and never be chained again. Turmoil plagues the Muscovites and the magical creatures alike, and all find their fates resting on the shoulders of Vasya.

The Dakota winters by Tom Barbash: Returning to his childhood home in 1979 New York’s famed Dakota apartments, a former Peace Corps volunteer is swept up in a raucous celebrity effort to reignite his late-night host father’s stalled career.

Turning Point by Danielle Steel: Four exceptional trauma doctors are chosen for an honor and a unique project: to work with their counterparts in Paris in a mass-casualty training program. When an unspeakable act of mass violence galvanizes them into action, their life in Paris becomes a turning point: a time to face choices than they have ever made before – with consequences that will last a lifetime.

Golden State by Ben Winters: In the Golden State, knowingly contradicting the truth is the greatest crime–and stopping those crimes is Laz’s job. In its service, he is one of the few individuals permitted to harbor untruths, to “speculate” on what might have happened. … And when those in control of the facts twist them for nefarious means, the Speculators are the only ones with the power to fight back.

Connections in Death by J.D. Robb: Homicide cop Eve Dallas and her billionaire husband are building a brand-new school and youth shelter. They hire child psychologist Dr. Rochelle Pickering–whose own brother pulled himself out of a spiral of addiction and crime with Rochelle’s support. Then Lyle is found dead with a syringe in his lap. Eve’s investigation confirms that this wasn’t just another OD, and they must venture into the gang territory where Lyle used to run, and its ugly underground world.

Verses for the Dead by Preston and Child: Pendergrast and his new teammate, junior agent Coldmoon, are assigned to Miami Beach, where a rash of killings are distinguished by a confounding M.O.: cutting out the hearts of his victims and leaving them – along with cryptic handwritten letters – at local gravestones, unconnected save in one bizarre way: all belonged to women who committed suicide.

New NonFiction Titles

1000 Books to Read Before You Die by James Mustich: Covering fiction, poetry, science and science fiction, memoir, travel writing, biography, children’s books, history, and more. Titles range across cultures and through time to offer an eclectic collection of works that each deserve to come with the recommendation, “You have to read this.”

Kitchen Yarns by Ann Hood: Hood tracks her lifelong journey in the kitchen with twenty-seven heartfelt essays, each accompanied by a recipe (or a few). Hood’s simple, comforting recipes also include her mother’s famous meatballs, hearty Italian Beef Stew, classic Indiana Fried Chicken, the perfect grilled cheese, and a deliciously summery peach pie

Bad Blood by John Carreyrou: In 2014, Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup “unicorn” promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a machine that would make blood tests significantly faster and easier. There was just one problem: the technology didn’t work. Here is the riveting story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a disturbing cautionary tale set amid the bold promises and gold-rush frenzy of Silicon Valley.

Watercolor Lettering by Jessica Park: This comprehensive how-to guide includes step-by-step instructions for basic and advanced watercolor techniques, expert tips to improve your lettering, and inspiring DIY project ideas to practice pulling it all together.

The Culture Code by Daniel Coyle: Filled with first-hand reporting, fascinating science, compelling real-world stories, and leadership tools that can apply to businesses, schools, sports, families, and any group, The Culture Code will revolutionize how you think about creating and sustaining successful groups.

The Poison Tree by Alan Prendergast: In Cheyenne, Wyoming, fifteen-year-old Richard Jahnke blasted his father through the heart with a twelve-gauge pump-action shotgun. Richard’s seventeen-year-old sister, Deborah, was sitting on the living room couch with a high powered rifle – just in case her brother missed. Hours later, the Jahnke kids were behind bars. Days later they made headlines. So did the truth about the house of horrors on Cowpoke Road. Was it cold-blooded murder? Or self defense?

Maid by Stephanie Land: A journalist describes the years she worked in low-paying domestic work under wealthy employers, contrasting the privileges of the upper-middle class to the realities of the overworked laborers supporting them.

Women Rowing North by Mary Bray Pipher: A timely examination of the cultural and developmental issues women face as they age.

Them: why we hate each other and how to heal by Ben Sasse: U.S. senator Ben Sasse argues that, contrary to conventional wisdom, our crisis isn’t really about politics. It’s that we’re so lonely we can’t see straight–and it bubbles out as anger. Even as technology nudges us to become rootless, Sasse shows how only a recovery of rootedness can heal our lonely souls.

Brave Love by Lisa Leonard: Explains how the author found truth and wholeness after spending years pushing herself to be the perfect wife and perfect mother.

New Young Adult Titles

Muse of Nightmares by Laini Taylor: As humans and godspawn reel in the aftermath of the Citadel’s near fall, a new foe shatters their fragile hopes, and the mysteries of the Mesarthim are resurrected.

Queen of Air and Darkness by Cassandra Clare: While the Clave teeters on the brink of civil war, Julian and Emma take desperate measures to put their forbidden love aside and focus on saving the world of Shadowhunters before the parabatai curse destroys everyone.

Part of Your World by Liz Braswell: What if Ariel had never defeated Ursula? It’s been five years since the infamous sea witch defeated the little mermaid … and took King Triton’s life in the process. Ariel is now the voiceless queen of Atlantica, while Ursula runs Prince Eric’s kingdom on land. But when Ariel discovers that her father might still be alive, she finds herself returning to a world–and a prince–she never imagined she would see again.

Reflection by Elizabeth Lim: When Captain Shang is mortally wounded by Shan Yu in battle, Mulan must travel to the Underworld, Diyu, in order to save him from certain death. But King Yama, the ruler of Diyu, is not willing to give Shang up easily.

Kingdom of Ash by Sarah Maas: With Aelin locked in an iron coffin by Queen of the Fae Maeve, Aedion and Lysandra struggle to defend Terrasen, Chaol, Manon, and Dorian face their own fates, and Rowan seeks his captured wife and queen.

Wind Rider by P.C. Cast: A world filled with beauty and danger and cruelty… Mari, Nik, and their newly formed Pack are being hunted. Thaddeus and the God of Death will stop at nothing until they are obliterated from the earth. But Mari and Nik have one goal: to reach the plains of the Wind Riders, in order to band together to stop Thaddeus from destroying all that Mari and Nik hold dear.

The Traitor’s Game by Jennifer Nielsen: After three years in exile Kestra Dallisor has been summoned back to Antora by her father, right-hand man of the seemingly immortal king, Lord Endrick, but she is intercepted and kidnapped by the Coracks who want to use her to get the Olden Blade, which they believe can be used to kill the despot–Simon, one of the rebels with his own grudge against the Dallisors, is assigned to accompany her, but Kestra has her own plans and she does not intend to let anyone get in her way.

Skyward by Brandon Sanderson: When a long-term attack against her world by the alien Krell escalates, Spensa’s dream of becoming a pilot may come true, despite her deceased father being labeled a deserter.

New Fiction Titles

Four Funerals and a Wedding and Rhys Bowen: In the days leading up to her wedding to Darcy O’Mara, Lady Georgiana Rannoch takes on the responsibilities of a grand estate, but proving she can run a household just may be the death of her …

Robert B. Parker’s Blood Feud by Mike Lupica: PI Sunny Randall is back, and the stakes are higher than ever as she races to protect her ex-husband. As the bullets start flying in Boston’s mean streets, Sunny finds herself targeted by the deranged mastermind of the plot against the Burke family, whose motive may be far more personal than she could have anticipated.

When We Were Young by Karen Kingsbury: When Noah Carter wakes up the morning he has planned to start a new life and leave his family behind, he discovers things are not what they seem and desperately tries to fix his mistakes.

Eggs on Ice by Laura Childs: Some say that casting crusty attorney Allen Sharpe as Scrooge in the Kindred Players production of “A Christmas Carol” is just playing to type. Still it’s a shock when the Ghost of Christmas Past stabs him during the first rehearsal. As the days pass the list of suspects grows longer, and the women of the Cackleberry Club are determined to find the killer before he can add another victim to his Christmas list

Master of His Fate by Barbara Bradford: James Lionel Falconer is everything a self-made man should be: handsome, ambitious, charming, and brimming with self-confidence. Through hard work and a single-minded determination, James rises quickly through the ranks, with a loving wife, devoted children, and a lofty position in the Malvern & Malvern Company. But when back-to-back tragedies strike the Falconer home, it seems as though James might never recover his former glory.

Kill Creek by Thomas Scott: When best-selling horror author Sam McGarver is invited to spend Halloween in one of the world’s most infamous haunted houses, he reluctantly agrees. But what begins as a simple publicity stunt will become a fight for survival. The entity they have awakened will follow them, torment them, threatening to make them a part of the bloody legacy of Kill Creek

The Enemy of My Enemy by W.E.B Griffin: Special agent James Cronley Jr. finds that fighting both ex-Nazis and the Soviet NKGB can lead to strange bedfellows, in the dramatic new Clandestine Operations novel about the birth of the CIA and the Cold War.