New Fiction Titles

Desperate Creed by Alex Kava: Francine “Frankie” Russo is irritated when her young co-worker calls at 5:00 am for a video-chat and catches her in only a towel. She’s so annoyed with Tyler Gates that she’s barely paying attention when two men confront him on the street. In a matter of seconds, Frankie witnesses Tyler’s murder. With the killers hot on her trail, Frankie races to meet Maggie. But she has no idea that she’s driving straight into the grasp of another killer–a monster storm system.

The World We Knew by Alice Hoffman: At the time when the world changed, Hanni Kohn knows she must send her twelve-year-old daughter away to save her from the Nazi regime. She finds her way to a renowned rabbi, but it’s his daughter, Ettie, who offers hope of salvation when she creates a mystical Jewish creature, a rare and unusual golem, who is sworn to protect Hanni’s daughter, Lea.

What Happens in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand: A year ago, Irene Steele had the shock of her life: her loving husband, father to their grown sons and successful businessman, was killed in a plane crash. But that wasn’t Irene’s only shattering news: he’d also been leading a double life on the island of St. John, where another woman loved him, too. Now Irene and her sons are back on St. John, determined to learn the truth about the mysterious life -and death – of a man they thought they knew.

Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout: Olive returns, this time as a person getting older, navigating her next decade as she comes to terms with changes–sometimes welcome, sometimes not. Here is Olive, strangely content in her second marriage, still in an evolving relationship with her son and his family, encountering memorable characters in the seaside town of Crosby, Maine. Olive, Again is another lasting work of fiction by this remarkable writer, and a cause for celebration among readers everywhere.

Stealth by Stuart Woods: Stone Barrington must trap a ruthless defector in this heart-stopping thriller from fan favorite Stuart Woods.

Child’s Play by Danielle Steel: A single mother for years after the death of her husband, Kate keeps a tight rein on her family, her career, and even her own emotions, never once asking herself if she truly knows her children … or if her hopes for them are the right ones, and what they want. She is about to find out. During one hectic summer in Manhattan, Kate’s world turns upside down, and she has a part to play in the chaos. Because Kate too has kept secrets from her children.

Elevator Pitch by Linwood Barclay: A thriller that does for elevators what Psycho did for showers and Jaws did for the beach–a heart-pounding tale in which a series of disasters paralyzes New York City with fear.

True Believer by Jack Carr: Former Navy SEAL James Reece’s skill, cunning, and heroism put the US government back in his debt and set him on another path of revenge. When a string of horrific terrorist attacks plagues the Western world during the holiday season, the broader markets fall into a tailspin. Now a reluctant tool of the United States government, Reece travels the globe, targeting terrorist leaders and unraveling a geopolitical conspiracy that exposes a plot with worldwide repercussions.

The Night Fire by Michael Connelly: Back when Harry Bosch was just a rookie homicide detective, he had a mentor who taught him to take the work personally and fight for every case. That mentor, J.J. Thompson, is dead now, but after his funeral his widow hands Bosch a murder book outlining the unsolved killing of a troubled young man. Bosch brings the murder book to LAPD detective Renne Ballard and asks her to help him find what about the case lit Thompson’s fire all those years ago.

New Fiction Titles

Met Her Match by Jude Deveraux: Terri Rayburn is a girl with a reputation. She doesn’t deserve it, so she keeps to herself as she runs the summer resort on Lake Kissel. When she returns home from a short trip to find a handsome stranger living in her house, she smells a rat. Someone is trying to fix her up, and she has to admit that Nate Taggert is just her type. However, Nate is engaged to the daughter of the mayor and strictly off-limits.

Blue Moon by Lee Child: Reacher helps an elderly couple who have made a few well-meaning mistakes, and now they owe big money to some very bad people. One brazen move leads to another, and suddenly he finds himself a wanted man in the middle of a brutal turf war between rival Ukrainian and Albanian gangs. Now Reacher has to stay one step ahead of the sharks, the thugs, and the assassins.

Land of Wolves by Craig Johnson: Wyoming Sheriff Walt Longmire is neck deep in the investigation of what could or could not be the suicidal hanging of a shepherd. With unsettling connections to a Basque family with a reputation for removing the legs of Absaroka County sheriffs, matters become even more complicated with the appearance of an oversize wolf in the Big Horn Mountains to which Walt finds himself feeling more and more empathetic.

The Guardians by John Grisham: A young lawyer named Keith Russo was shot dead. The killer left behind no clues or witnesses. The police soon settled on Quincy Miller, a poor black man, who was framed and sentenced to life. Then he wrote a letter to Guardian Ministries, a small innocence group. It turns out Powerful, ruthless people murdered Keith Russo, and they do not want Quincy exonerated. They killed one lawyer twenty-two years ago, and they will kill another one without a second thought.

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena: Anne and Marc seem to have it all–a loving relationship, a wonderful home, and their beautiful baby. But one night when they are at a dinner party next door, a terrible crime is committed. Inside the curtained house, an unsettling account of what actually happened unfolds. What follows is the nerve-racking unraveling of a family and a chilling tale of deception, duplicity, and unfaithfulness that will keep you breathless until the final shocking twist.

Lying Next to Me by Gregg Olsen: Adam, Sophie their three-year-old daughter are vacationing in Washington State’s Hood Cana. On Adam’s first day out on the water, he sees Sophie abducted by a stranger. A hundred yards from shore, Adam can’t save her. For Adam, at least there’s comfort in knowing that Mason County detective Lee Husemann is an old friend of his. She’ll do everything she can to help. She must. But she suspects that not everyone is telling the truth about what they know.

Lethal Agent by Kyle Mills: An unprecedented and terrifying bioterrorism plot threatens to kill millions in the midst of a divisive presidential election. If the terrorists succeed, they’ll trigger a pandemic that could rewrite the world order. Rapp embarks on a mission to infiltrate the Mexican cartels and track down the ISIS leader who he failed to kill during their last confrontation.

Bark of Night by David Rosenfelt: When defense lawyer Andy Carpenter’s veterinarian asks to speak to him privately the last thing Andy expects is Truman, a tiny, healthy, French bulldog. Truman was dropped off with instructions to be euthanized by a man everyone thought was his owner. Thanks to Truman’s chip, it’s discovered that the man wasn’t his owner at all . . . Truman’s real owner has been murdered. It’s now up to Andy and the rest of the gang to solve this case.

 

New Nonfiction

Three Women by Lisa Taddeo: Based on years of immersive reporting, and told with astonishing frankness and immediacy, Three Women is a groundbreaking portrait of erotic longing in today’s America, exposing the fragility, complexity, and inequality of female desire with unprecedented depth and emotional power.

The Mosquito by Timothy Winegard: A pioneering and groundbreaking work of narrative nonfiction that offers a dramatic new perspective on the history of humankind, this text shows how through millennia, the mosquito has been the single most powerful force in determining humanity’s fate.

American Predator by Maureen Callahan: A gripping tour de force of investigative journalism that takes us deep into the investigation behind one of the most frightening and enigmatic serial killers in modern American history, and into the ranks of a singular American police force: the Anchorage PD.

Kochland by Christopher Leonard: Leonard uses the extraordinary account of how the biggest private company in the world grew to be that large to tell the story of modern corporate America. The annual revenue of Koch Industries is bigger than that of Goldman Sachs, Facebook, and U.S. Steel combined.

Spies of No County by Matti Friedman: The story of a ragtag unit known as the Arab Section, which was conceived in Palestine during World War II by British spies and Jewish militia leaders, and which eventually became the nucleus of the Mossad, Israel’s vaunted intelligence agency.

Metahuman by Deepak Chopra: The New York Times-bestselling author unlocks the secrets to moving beyond one’s present limitations to access infinite possibilities by becoming metahuman, liberating oneself from old conditioning and the mental constructs that underlie anxiety and ego-driven demands.

The Beautiful Ones by Prince: From Prince himself comes the brilliant coming-of-age-and-into-superstardom story of one of the greatest artists of all time–featuring never-before-seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric sheets.

Witch Hunt by Gregg Jarrett: Jarrett uncovers the bureaucratic malfeasance and malicious politicization of our country’s justice system and shows how the law was weaponized by Democrats and the media to create a claim that Trump was working for the Russians. His expose proves that there was no basis for Mueller’s investigation of the charge that has attacked Trump and his administration.

Trump vs. China by Newt Gingrich: Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich sounds the warning bell that communist-ruled China poses the biggest threat to the United States that we have seen in our lifetime. This is a competition between the American system-which is governed by freedom and the rule of law-and a totalitarian dictatorship that is controlled by the Chinese Communist Party. These are two different visions for the future; one will succeed, and one will fail.

Beautiful Boards: 50 amazing snack boards for every occasion by Maegan Brown: Over 50 creative and delicious food boards that are inspiring and easy to recreate with easy-to-find foods, ranging from breakfast boards and dessert boards to any special occasion board you would ever need. Make mealtimes, special occasions, and holidays memorable with these easy-to-recreate snack boards.

New Fiction Titles

Tidelands by Philippa Gregory: During England’s seventeenth-century civil war, Alinor, a woman without a husband and skilled with herbs, helps a young man on the run and unwittingly brings disaster into the heart of her life.

The Tender Land by William Kent Krueger: The acclaimed author of Ordinary Grace crafts a powerful novel about an orphan’s life-changing adventure traveling down America’s great rivers during the Great Depression, seeking both a place to call home and a sense of purpose in a world sinking into despair.

Call Your Daughter Home by Deb Spera: It’s 1924 South Carolina and the region is still recovering from the infamous boll weevil infestation that devastated the land and the economy. Three women who seemingly have nothing in common unite to stand up to the terrible injustices that have long plagued their small town, and they find strength in the bond that ties women together.

Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner: Just as the winds of his optimism are beginning to pick up for newly divorced Dr. Toby Fleishman, they’re quickly dampened, and then extinguished, when his ex-wife, Rachel, suddenly disappears. If Toby ever wants to really understand where Rachel went and what really happened to his marriage, he is going to have to consider that he might not have seen it all that clearly in the first place.

The Gifted School by Bruce Holsinger: Set in the fictional town of Crystal, Colorado, The Gifted School is a keenly entertaining novel that observes the drama within a community of friends and parents as good intentions and high ambitions collide in a pile-up with long-held secrets and lies. It’s a humorous, keenly observed, timely take on ambitious parents, willful kids, and the pursuit of prestige, no matter the cost

The Dearly Beloved by Cara Wall: Set in the years 1950-1970 in a changing America and London, follows two married couples–ministers and academics–whose intricate bonds of faith and friendship, jealousy and understanding, are tested by the birth of an autistic child.

Tender Melody by Elizabeth Penney: During a community music festive, the owners of the Magnolia Harbor Inn prepare to host Daria Hargreaves, a young and beautiful vocalist. At the peak of her talent, she appears to have it all. But Daria’s life is not what it seems. She’s trapped in a devastating situation, and she worries about her future. Will her stay at the inn give her the courage to confront her fears and make a fresh start?

Lock Every Door by Riley Sager: A young woman’s new job apartment sitting in the Bartholomew, one of Manhattan’s most high-profile and mysterious buildings, may cost more than it pays. No visitors. No nights spent away from the apartment. No disturbing the other residents, all of whom are rich or famous or both. When a fellow apartment sitter disappears, she begins searching for the truth and digs deeper into the Bartholomew’s sordid past and into the secrets kept within its walls.

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware: It seems too good to be true: a live-in nanny post, with a staggeringly generous salary. When Rowan Caine arrives at Heatherbrae House, she is smitten by the luxurious “smart” home fitted out with all modern conveniences, by the beautiful Scottish Highlands, and by this picture-perfect family. What she doesn’t know is that she’s stepping into a nightmare– which will end with a child dead and herself in prison awaiting trial for murder.