Adult High Demand

These High Demand books are new to our shelves in the last 30 days (most recent on top).

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Capote's women : a true story of love, betrayal, and a swan song for an era / Laurence Leamer.
"Laurence Leamer delves into the years following the acclaimed publication of Breakfast at Tiffany’s in 1958 and In Cold Blood in 1966, when Capote struggled with a crippling case of writer’s block. While en­joying all the fruits of his success, he was st…
Martha Stewart's fruit desserts : 100+ delicious ways to savor the best of every season / from the kitchens of Martha Stewart ; photographs by Johnny Miller and others.
"Gorgeous seasonal fruits abound in Martha Stewart’s collection of 100+ dependable recipes for crumbles, crisps, pies, buckles, and more. From perfectly ripe peaches and plump, tender figs to crisp, honey-sweet apples and bright, juicy citrus, Martha Ste…
Dear Santa : a novel / Debbie Macomber.
"Lindy Carmichael isn’t feeling particularly joyful when she returns home to Wenatchee, Washington, for Christmas. The man she thought was 'the one' has cheated on her with her best friend, and she feels completely devoid of creativity in her graphic-desi…
The eco-Christmas craft book : 30 stylish festive projects that won't hurt the planet / Marrianne Miall.
"If you love Christmas, you'll love this book! It's filled with lots of ideas to create your own stylishly beautiful, eco-friendly Christmas. All you need to do is save up some recyclable or foraged items such as cardboard, newspaper, wine bottle corks, t…
Concepcion : an immigrant family's fortunes / Albert Samaha.
"A journalist's powerful and incisive account of the forces steering the fate of his sprawling Filipinx-American family reframes how we comprehend the immigrant experience. Nearing the age at which his mother had migrated to the U.S., part of the wave of …
I dream he talks to me : a memoir of learning how to listen / Allison Moorer.
"When Allison’s son, John Henry, stopped using his growing vocabulary just before his second birthday, she knew in her bones that something was shifting. In the years since his autism diagnosis, Allison and John Henry have embarked on an intense journey f…
Time for socialism : dispatches from a world on fire, 2016-2021 / Thomas Piketty.
"As a correspondent for the French newspaper Le Monde, world-renowned economist Thomas Piketty has documented the rise and fall of Trump, the drama of Brexit, Emmanuel Macron’s ascendance to the French presidency, the unfolding of a global pandemic, and m…
Midnight in Washington : how we almost lost our democracy and still could / Adam Schiff.
"In the years leading up to the election of Donald Trump, Congressman Adam Schiff had already been sounding the alarm over the resurgence of autocracy around the world, and the threat this posed to the United States. But as he led the probe into Donald Tr…
Twelve Caesars : images of power from the ancient world to the modern / Mary Beard.
"What does the face of power look like? Who gets commemorated in art and why? And how do we react to statues of politicians we deplore? In this book—against a background of today’s 'sculpture wars' — Mary Beard tells the story of how for more than two mil…
An elderly lady must not be crossed / Helene Tursten ; translated from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy.
"Just when things have finally cooled down for 88-year-old Maud after the disturbing discovery of a dead body in her apartment in Gothenburg, a couple of detectives return to her doorstep, ruining a perfectly good afternoon. Though Maud deftly dodges thei…
An Irish country Yuletide / Patrick Taylor.
"December 1965. ‘Tis the season once again in the cozy Irish village of Ballybucklebo, which means that Doctor Fingal Flahertie O’Reilly, his young colleague Barry Laverty, and their assorted friends, neighbors, and patients are enjoying all their favorit…
Ronin : a Visions novel / Emma Mieko Candon.
"The Jedi are the most loyal servants of the Empire. Two decades ago, Jedi clans clashed in service to feuding lords. Sickened by this endless cycle, a sect of Jedi rebelled, seeking to control their own destiny and claim power in service of no master. Th…
This thing between us / Gus Moreno.
"It was Vera’s idea to buy the Itza. The 'world’s most advanced smart speaker!' didn’t interest Thiago, but Vera thought it would be a bit of fun for them amidst all the strange occurrences happening in the condo. It made things worse. The cold spots and …
Pearl / Josh Malerman.
"There’s something strange about Walter Kopple’s farm. At first it seems to be his grandson, who cruelly murders one of Walter’s pigs in an act of seemingly senseless violence. But then the rumors begin — people in town whisper that Walter’s grandson hear…
Reprieve : a novel / James Han Mattson.
"On April 27, 1997, four contestants make it to the final cell of the Quigley House, a full-contact haunted escape room in Lincoln, Nebraska, made famous for its monstrosities, booby-traps, and ghoulishly costumed actors. If the group can endure these hor…
Marked man / Archer Mayor.
"A year ago, local philanthropist and millionaire Nathan Lyon died a natural death in his sprawling mansion, a 150,000 square foot converted mill, surrounded by his loving, attentive family. Or so it seemed at the time. Now Joe Gunther and his Vermont Bur…
God rest ye, royal gentlemen / Rhys Bowen.
"Lady Georgiana Rannoch is hanging the stockings with care when a murder interrupts her holiday cheer in this all-new installment in the New York Times bestselling Royal Spyness series from Rhys Bowen. For my first Christmas as a married woman, it seems f…
The party crasher : a novel / Sophie Kinsella.
"It's been over two years since Effie's beloved parents got divorced, destroying the image of the happy, loving childhood she thought she had. Since then, she's become estranged from her father and embarked on a feud with his hot (and much younger) girlfr…
Claws for alarm / Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown ; illustrated by Michael Gellatly.
"Pharamond 'Fair' Haristeen is known throughout Crozet, Virginia, as a good horse vet and a better man. So when Benjamin Wagner, a new vet in town, is found dead in his unopened clinic, local police turn to Fair for help getting to the bottom of things. F…
ER nurses : true stories from America's greatest unsung heroes / James Patterson and Matt Eversmann with Chris Mooney.
"James Patterson and Matt Eversmann, #1 bestselling coauthors of Walk in My Combat Boots, powerfully present the medical frontline heroes who work to save our lives every day: E.R. Nurses. Around the clock, across the country, these highly skilled and com…
Destroyer of light / Jennifer Marie Brissett.
"The Matrix meets an Afro-futuristic retelling of Persephone set in a science fiction underworld of aliens, refugees, and genetic engineering in Jennifer Marie Brissett's Destroyer of Light. Having destroyed Earth, the alien conquerors resettle the remain…
The daily laws : 366 meditations on power, seduction, mastery, strategy, and human nature / Robert Greene.
"From the #1 New York Times bestselling author, a year's worth of daily wisdom and guidance, distilled from the lessons of his six previous books and from never-before-published work Robert Greene, the bestselling author, philosopher, and life guide for m…
Shelf life : chronicles of a Cairo bookseller / Nadia Wassef.
"The streets of Cairo make strange music. The echoing calls to prayer; the raging insults hurled between drivers; the steady crescendo of horns honking; the shouts of street vendors; the television sets and radios blaring from every sidewalk. Nadia Wassef…
The redemption of Bobby Love : a story of faith, family, and justice / Bobby and Cheryl Love ; with Lori L. Tharps.
"Bobby and Cheryl Love were living in Brooklyn, happily married for decades, when the FBI and NYPD appeared at their door and demanded to know from Bobby, in front of his shocked wife and children: “What is your name? No, what’s your real name?” Bobby’s …
The lost Café Schindler : one family, two wars, and the search for truth / Meriel Schindler.
"An extraordinary memoir of a Jewish family spanning two world wars and its flight from Nazi-occupied Austria. Meriel Schindler spent her adult life trying to keep her father, Kurt, at bay. But when he died in 2017, he left behind piles of Nazi-era docume…
The Boys : a memoir of Hollywood and family / Ron Howard & Clint Howard.
"'What was it like to grow up on TV?' Ron Howard has been asked this question throughout his adult life. In The Boys, he and his younger brother, Clint, examine their childhoods in detail for the first time. For Ron, playing Opie on The Andy Griffith Show…
Eruption : conversations with Eddie Van Halen / Brad Tolinski and Chris Gill.
"When rock legend Eddie Van Halen died of cancer on October 6, 2020, the entire world seemed to stop and grieve. Since his band Van Halen burst onto the scene with their self-titled debut album in 1978, Eddie had been hailed as an icon not only to fans of…
To rescue the republic : Ulysses S. Grant, the fragile Union, and the crisis of 1876 / Bret Baier with Catherine Whitney.
"Born a tanner’s son in rugged Ohio in 1822 and battle-tested by the Mexican American War, Grant met his destiny on the bloody fields of the Civil War. His daring and resolve as a general gained the attention of President Lincoln, then desperate for bold …
Truffle hound : on the trail of the world's most seductive scent, with dreamers, schemers, and some extraordinary dogs / Rowan Jacobsen.
"The scent of one freshly unearthed white truffle in Barolo was all it took to lead Rowan Jacobsen down a rabbit hole into a world of secretive hunts, misty woods, black-market deals, obsessive chefs, quixotic scientists, muddy dogs, maddening smells, and…
Running is a kind of dreaming : a memoir / J.M. Thompson, PhD.
"'Voluntary or involuntary?' asked the nurse who admitted J. M. Thompson to a San Francisco psychiatric hospital in January 2005. Following years of depression, ineffective medication, and therapy that went nowhere, Thompson feared he was falling into an …
On animals / Susan Orlean.
"These stories consider a range of creatures—the household pets we dote on, the animals we raise to end up as meat on our plates, the creatures who could eat us for dinner, the various tamed and untamed animals we share our planet with who are central to …
One Friday in April : a story of suicide and survival / Donald Antrim.
"As the sun lowered in the sky one Friday afternoon in April 2006, acclaimed author Donald Antrim found himself on the roof of his Brooklyn apartment building, afraid for his life. In this moving memoir, Antrim vividly recounts what led him to the roof an…
Seed money : Monsanto's past and our food future / Bartow J. Elmore.
"Monsanto, a St. Louis chemical firm that became the world’s largest maker of genetically engineered seeds, merged with German pharma-biotech giant Bayer in 2018—but its Roundup Ready® seeds, introduced twenty-five years ago, are still reshaping the farms…
Say their names : how Black lives came to matter in America / Curtis Bunn, Michael H. Cottman, Patrice Gaines, Nick Charles, and Keith Harriston.
"For many, the story of the weeks of protests in the summer of 2020 began with the horrific eight minutes and 46 seconds when Police Officer Derek Chauvin killed George Floyd on camera, and it ended with the sweeping federal, state, and intrapersonal chan…
Until I am free : Fannie Lou Hamer's enduring message to America / Keisha N. Blain.
"[A]uthor Keisha N. Blain situates Fannie Lou Hamer as a key political thinker alongside leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and Rosa Parks and demonstrates how her ideas remain salient for a new generation of activists committed to dismant…
When women ruled the world : making the Renaissance in Europe / Maureen Quilligan.
"The sixteenth century in Europe was a time of chronic destabilization in which institutions of traditional authority were challenged and religious wars seemed unending. Yet it also witnessed the remarkable flowering of a pacifist culture, cultivated by a…
The opposite of butterfly hunting : the tragedy and the glory of growing up : a memoir / Evanna Lynch.
"Evanna Lynch’s casting as Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter films is a tale that grew to almost mythic proportions—a legend of how she faced disordered eating as a young girl, found solace in a beloved book series, and later landed the part of her favori…
Lidia's a pot, a pan, and a bowl : simple recipes for perfect meals / Lidia Matticchio Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali ; photographs by Armando Rafael.
"Here are more than 100 homey, simple-to-prepare recipes that require fewer steps and fewer ingredients (not to mention fewer dirty pots and pans!), without sacrificing any of their flavor....[Recipes include]: Spinach, Bread, and Ricotta Frittata ; One-P…
Orwell's roses / Rebecca Solnit.
"A fresh take on George Orwell as a far more nature-loving figure than is often portrayed, and a dazzlingly rich meditation on roses, gardens, and the value and use of beauty and pleasure in the face of brutality and horror. "In the spring of 1936 a man p…
How to be sad : everything I've learned about getting happier by being sad / Helen Russell.
The internationally bestselling author of The Year of Living Danishly shares how she discovered the key to happiness and explains that by allowing ourselves to experience pain and sadness can better prepare us to feel joy.
I'm possible : a story of survival, a tuba, and the small miracle of a big dream / Richard Antoine White.
"Young Richard Antoine White and his mother don't have a key to a room or a house. Sometimes they have shelter, but they never have a place to call home. Still, they have each other, and Richard believes he can look after his mother, even as she struggles…
Set the night on fire : living, dying, and playing guitar with The Doors / Robby Krieger with Jeff Alulis.
"Few bands are as shrouded in the murky haze of rock mythology as The Doors, and parsing fact from fiction has been a virtually impossible task. But now, after fifty years, The Doors’ notoriously quiet guitarist is finally breaking his silence to set the …
Credible : why we doubt accusers and protect abusers / Deborah Tuerkheimer.
"Sexual misconduct accusations spark competing claims: her word against his. How do we decide who is telling the truth? The answer comes down to credibility. But as this eye-opening book reveals, invisible forces warp the credibility judgments of even the…
The Christmas killer / Alex Pine.
"As the snow begins to fall, the body count begins to climb... DI James Walker is ready for a quiet family Christmas in the sleepy village of Kirkby Abbey. But when he opens an early Christmas present left on his doorstep, he soon realises it is no gift. …
Monster in the middle / Tiphanie Yanique.
"When Fly and Stela meet in 21st Century New York City, it seems like fate. He’s a Black American musician from a mixed-religious background who knows all about heartbreak. She’s a Catholic science teacher from the Caribbean, looking for lasting love. But…
The judge's list / John Grisham.
"Lacy Stoltz investigated a corrupt judge who was taking millions in bribes from a crime syndicate. She put the criminals away, but only after being attacked and nearly killed. Three years later, and approaching forty, she is tired of her work for the Flo…
Femlandia / Christina Dalcher.
"A chilling look into an alternate near future where a woman and her daughter seek refuge in a women-only colony, only to find that the safe haven they were hoping for is the most dangerous place they could be. Miranda Reynolds always thought she would r…
1979 / Val McDermid.
"It’s only January, and the year 1979 has already brought blizzards, strikes, power cuts, and political unrest. For Allie Burns, however, someone else’s bad news is the unmistakable sound of opportunity knocking, a chance to escape the 'women’s stories' t…
Death at Greenway : a novel / Lori Rader-Day.
"Bridey Kelly has come to Greenway House--the beloved holiday home of Agatha Christie--in disgrace. A terrible mistake at St. Prisca's Hospital in London has led to her dismissal as a nurse trainee, and her only chance for redemption is a position in the …
The neighbor's secret / L. Alison Heller.
"How well do you really know your neighbors? With its sprawling yards and excellent schools, Cottonwood Estates is the perfect place to raise children. The Cottonwood Book Club serves as the subdivision's eyes and ears, meeting once a month for discussion…
No one will miss her : a novel / Kat Rosenfield.
"On a beautiful October morning in rural Maine, a homicide investigator from the state police pulls into the hard-luck town of Copper Falls. The local junkyard is burning, and the town pariah Lizzie Oullette is dead—with her husband, Dwayne, nowhere to be…
The cure for what ales you / Ellie Alexander.
"After a long cold winter, spring is beginning to bloom in the alpine village of Leavenworth, Washington, where craft brewer Sloan Krause and her partner in crime Garrett Strong are putting the finishing touches on their bright and refreshing Lemon Kiss a…
Tales from the cafe : a novel / Toshikazu Kawaguchi ; translated from Japanese by Geoffrey Trousselot.
"In a back alley in Tokyo, there is a caf̌ that has been serving carefully brewed coffee for more than one hundred years. Local legend says that this shop offers something else besides coffee -- the chance to travel back in time. With faces both familiar …
The book of magic / Alice Hoffman.
"The Owens family has been cursed in matters of love for over three-hundred years but all of that is about to change. The novel begins in a library, the best place for a story to be conjured, when beloved aunt Jet Owens hears the deathwatch beetle and kno…
My Monticello : fiction / Jocelyn Nicole Johnson.
"An irresistibly accessible yet startlingly bold book of short stories and a novella, inspired by Black lives in America and featuring the gripping eponymous work "My Monticello""--Provided by publisher.
A spindle splintered / Alix E. Harrow.
"It's Zinnia Gray's twenty-first birthday, which is extra-special because it's the last birthday she'll ever have. When she was young, an industrial accident left Zinnia with a rare condition. Not much is known about her illness, just that no-one has live…
Small pleasures  a novel / Clare Chambers.
"1957: Jean Swinney is a feature writer on a local paper in the southeast suburbs of London. Clever but with limited career opportunities and on the brink of forty, Jean lives a dreary existence that includes caring for her demanding widowed mother, who r…
Three sisters / Heather Morris.
"Against all odds, three Slovakian sisters have survived years of imprisonment in the most notorious death camp in Nazi Germany: Auschwitz. Livia, Magda, and Cibi have clung together, nearly died from starvation and overwork, and the brutal whims of the g…
State of terror : a novel / Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny.
"After a tumultuous period in American politics, a new administration has just been sworn in, and to everyone’s surprise the president chooses a political enemy for the vital position of secretary of state. There is no love lost between the president of t…
The Apollo murders : a novel / Chris Hadfield.
"1973: a final, top-secret mission to the Moon. Three astronauts in a tiny spaceship, a quarter million miles from home. A quarter million miles from help. NASA is about to launch Apollo 18. While the mission has been billed as a scientific one, flight c…
Murder at the Christmas cookie bake-off / Darci Hannah.
"With the spirit of the holidays wafting through the Beacon Bakeshop, Lindsey thinks she has the recipe for the sweetest Christmas ever—winning the town-wide cookie bake-off. Unfortunately, striving for a picture-perfect December in Beacon Harbor is a lot…
There is nothing for you here : finding opportunity in the twenty-first century / Fiona Hill.
"A celebrated foreign policy expert and key impeachment witness reveals how declining opportunity has set America on the grim path of modern Russia—and draws on her personal journey out of poverty, as well as her unique perspectives as an historian and po…
Becoming abolitionists : police, protests, and the pursuit of freedom / by Derecka Purnell.
"Purnell details how multi-racial social movements rooted in rebellion, risk-taking, and revolutionary love pushed her and a generation of activists toward abolition. The book travels across geography and time, and offers lessons that activists have learn…
Those we throw away are diamonds : a refugee's search for home / Mondiant Dogon with Jenna Krajeski.
"A stunningly beautiful and heartbreaking lens on the global refugee crisis, from a man who faced the very worst of humanity and survived to advocate for refugees everywhere. One night when Mondiant Dogon, a Bagogwe Tutsi born in Congo, was very young, hi…
Where the deer and the antelope play : the pastoral observations of one ignorant American who loves to walk outside / Nick Offerman.
With wit, heartwarming stories and a keen insight into new and exciting ways to see both the past and the future of the country, the actor, writer and woodworker takes a literary journey to America's frontier to celebrate the people and landscape that hav…
King of the blues : the rise and reign of B.B. King / Daniel de Visé.
"Riley King, ever to be known as B.B. (1925-2015), was born into deep poverty in Jim Crow Mississippi. Wrenched away from his sharecropper father, B.B. lost his mother at age ten, leaving him more or less alone. Music became his emancipation from exhausti…
In the weeds : around the world and behind the scenes with Anthony Bourdain / Tom Vitale.
"In the nearly two years since Anthony Bourdain's death, no one else has come close to filling the void he left. His passion for and genuine interest in the cultures he visited made the world feel smaller and more knowable. Despite his affable, sometimes …
Invisible child : poverty, survival & hope in an American city / Andrea Elliott.
"Invisible Child follows eight dramatic years in the life of a girl whose imagination is as soaring as the skyscrapers near her Brooklyn shelter. Dasani was named after the bottled water that signaled Brooklyn’s gentrification and the shared aspirations o…
Squirrel Hill : the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting and the soul of a neighborhood / Mark Oppenheimer.
"Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh is one of the oldest Jewish neighborhoods in the country, known for its tight-knit community and the profusion of multi-generational families. On October 27, 2018, a gunman killed eleven Jews who were worshipping at the Tree of …
Zen and the art of saving the planet / Thich Nhat Hanh ; edited and with commentary by Sister True Dedication ; afterword by Sister Chan Khong.
"We face a potent intersection of crises: ecological destruction, rising inequality, racial injustice, and the lasting impacts of a devastating pandemic. The situation is beyond urgent. To face these challenges, we need to find ways to strengthen our clar…
Innovation / Peter Ackroyd.
"Innovation, the sixth and final volume in Peter Ackroyd's magnificent History of England series, takes readers from the Boer War to the Millennium Dome almost a hundred years later. Innovation brings Peter Ackroyd's History of England to a triumphant clo…
Trisha's kitchen : easy comfort food for friends & family / Trisha Yearwood ; with Beth Yearwood Bernard ; foreward by Garth Brooks.
"Trisha Yearwood’s fans know that she can cook up a comforting, delicious meal that will feed a family! Like her earlier bestsellers, Trisha’s Kitchen will include new family favorites and easy-to-make comfort foods, with stories about her family and what…
Beat Bobby Flay : conquer the kitchen with 100+ battle-tested recipes / Bobby Flay with Stephanie Banyas & Sally Jackson ; photographs by Ed Anderson.
"Think you can cook better than Bobby Flay? Put your kitchen skills to the test and cook alongside Bobby and his competitors with more than 100 recipes from the hit show. Beat Bobby Flay brings the excitement of the Food Network show stage into your home …
Garden allies : the insects, birds, & other animals that keep your garden beautiful and thriving / Frédérique Lavoipierre ; illustrations by Craig Latker.
An illustrated guide to the animals and insects that live in our yards and gardens and act as helpful friends by pollinating and keeping pests in check and includes information on welcoming and nurturing these creatures.
Crown of cinders / Emily R. King.
"Althea Lambros is growing into her power, wrestling with a burdensome heritage, and unwilling to concede to Cronus, the redoubtable God of Gods. For that, Cronus is making good on his promise. Calling upon the elder Titans, he's bringing down his wrath o…
The last guest : a novel / Tess Little.
"A glamorous birthday dinner in Los Angeles ends with the famous host dead and every guest under suspicion in this dark, cinematic suspense debut reminiscent of an Agatha Christie page-turner crossed with and David Lynch's Mulholland Drive. There's more t…
The butler : a novel / Danielle Steel.
"Joachim von Hartmann was born and raised in Buenos Aires by his loving German mother, inseparable from his identical twin. When Joachim moves to Paris with his mother in his late teens, his twin stays behind and enters a dark world. Meanwhile, Joachim be…
The survivors : a novel / Alex Schulman ; translated from the Swedish by Rachel Willson-Broyles.
"In the wake their mother's death, three estranged brothers return to the lakeside cottage where, over two decades before, an unspeakable accident forever altered their family. There is Nils, the oldest, who couldn't escape his suffocating home soon enoug…
Fight night / Miriam Toews.
"'You're a small thing,' Grandma writes, 'and you must learn to fight.' Swiv's Grandma, Elvira, has been fighting all her life. From her upbringing in a strict religious community, she has fought those who wanted to take away her joy, her independence, an…
The death of Jane Lawrence / Caitlin Starling.
"Practical, unassuming Jane Shoringfield has done the calculations, and decided that the most secure path forward is this: a husband, in a marriage of convenience, who will allow her to remain independent and occupied with meaningful work. Her first choic…
Cackle / Rachel Harrison.
"All her life, Annie has played it nice and safe. After being unceremoniously dumped by her longtime boyfriend, Annie seeks a fresh start. She accepts a teaching position that moves her from Manhattan to a small village upstate. She's stunned by how perfe…
No words : a novel / Meg Cabot.
"Jo Wright always swore she'd never step foot on Little Bridge Island, not as long as her nemesis, bestselling author Will Price, is living there. Then Jo's given an offer she can't refuse: an all-expense paid trip to speak and sign at the island's first …
It started with a dog / Julia London.
"Thanks to an accidental phone swap, two adorable rescue pups, and a coffeehouse clash, a holiday flirtation goes to the dogs and hilarity ensues, from New York Times bestselling author Julia London. All Harper Thompson wants for Christmas is the huge pro…
The orphan witch / Paige Crutcher.
""Mystical, magical, and wildly original...If Alice Hoffman and Sara Addison Allen had a witchy love child, she would be Paige Crutcher. Do not miss this beautifully realized debut!"--- JT Ellison, New York Times bestselling author of Her Dark Lies on The…
Light from uncommon stars / Ryka Aoki.
"Shizuka Satomi made a deal with the devil: to escape damnation, she must entice seven other violin prodigies to trade their souls for success. She has already delivered six. When Katrina Nguyen, a young transgender runaway, catches Shizuka's ear with he…
A carnival of snackery : diaries (2003-2020) / David Sedaris.
"If it’s navel-gazing you’re after, you’ve come to the wrong place; ditto treacly self-examination. Rather, his observations turn outward: a fight between two men on a bus, a fight between two men on the street, pedestrians being whacked over the head or …
The taking of Jemima Boone : colonial settlers, tribal nations, and the kidnap that shaped America / Matthew Pearl.
"On a quiet midsummer day in 1776, weeks after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, thirteen-year-old Jemima Boone and her friends Betsy and Fanny Callaway disappear near the Kentucky settlement of Boonesboro, the echoes of their faraway scream…
I'll take your questions now : what I saw at the Trump White House / Stephanie Grisham.
"Stephanie Grisham rose from being a junior press wrangler on the Trump campaign in 2016 to assuming top positions in the administration as White House press secretary and communications director, while at the same time acting as First Lady Melania Trump'…
A confederacy of dumptys : portraits of American scoundrels in verse / John Lithgow, author of the New York times bestsellers Dumpty and Trumpty Dumpty wanted a crown.
"While the Trump Era was rife with corruption and abuse of power, it was nothing new. Through Lithgow's cutting humor, you will read about a rogues' gallery of villains that came before Donald J. Trump, powerful men and women who were corrupt, venal, crim…
Smile : the story of a face / Sarah Ruhl.
"With a play opening on Broadway, and every reason to smile, Sarah Ruhl has just survived a high-risk pregnancy when she discovers the left side of her face is completely paralyzed. She is assured that 90 percent of Bell’s palsy patients see spontaneous i…
Taste : my life through food / Stanley Tucci.
"Stanley Tucci grew up in an Italian American family that spent every night around the kitchen table. He shared the magic of those meals with us in The Tucci Cookbook and The Tucci Table, and now he takes us beyond the savory recipes and into the compelli…
World war C : lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic and how to prepare for the next one / Sanjay Gupta, MD, with Kristin Loberg.
"As America’s favorite frontline Covid-19 health journalist, Dr. Sanjay Gupta has barely left his primetime seat in his makeshift studio basement since the pandemic began (other than to perform brain surgery). He’s had the insider of insider access to the…
American made : what happens to people when work disappears / Farah Stockman.
"Shannon, Wally, and John built their lives around their place of work. Shannon, a white single mother, became the first woman to run the dangerous furnaces at the Rexnord manufacturing plant in Indianapolis, Indiana, and was proud of producing one of the…
The trouble with white women : a counterhistory of feminism / Kyla Schuller.
"An incisive history of self-serving white feminists and the inspiring women who’ve continually defied them. Women including Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Margaret Sanger, and Sheryl Sandberg are commonly celebrated as leaders of feminism. Yet they have fought …
Guardians of the trees : a journey of hope through healing the planet / Kinari Webb, M.D., founder of Health in Harmony.
"A "magnificent, empowering" (Bill McKibben) memoir about a woman spearheading a global initiative to heal the world's rainforests and the communities who depend on them. When Kinari Webb first traveled to Indonesian Borneo at 21 to study orangutans, she …
What really happened in Wuhan / Sharri Markson.
"The origins of Covid-19 are shrouded in mystery. Scientists and government officials insisted, for a year and a half, that the virus had a natural origin, ridiculing anyone who dared contradict this view. Tech giants swept the internet, censoring and sil…
Promise that you will sing about me : the power and poetry of Kendrick Lamar / Miles Marshall Lewis.
"Kendrick Lamar is one of the most influential rappers, songwriters and record producers of his generation. Widely known for his incredible lyrics and powerful music, he is regarded as one of the greatest rappers of all time. Promise That You Will Sing Ab…
2 sisters detective agency / James Patterson and Candice Fox.
"Attorney Rhonda Bird returns home after a long estrangement when she learns her father has died. There she makes two important discoveries: her father stopped being an accountant and had opened up a private detective agency, and she has a teenage half si…
Death at Holly Lodge / Louise R. Innes.
"Ooh La La hair salon owner Daisy Thorne adores the Christmas cheer in her picturesque hometown of Edgemead, England. Excitement is extra high this year, as international pop star, Mimi Levanté, the village's newest resident, begins renovating historic Ho…
April in Spain : a novel / John Banville.
When Quirke travels to the coast of San Sebastian, Spain for some relaxation, he sees a woman who he believes had been murdered by her brother several years prior.
We are not like them : a novel / Christine Pride and Jo Piazza.
"Jen and Riley have been best friends since kindergarten. As adults, they remain as close as sisters, though their lives have taken different directions. Jen married young, and after years of trying, is finally pregnant. Riley pursued her childhood dream …
The wrong end of the telescope / Rabih Alameddine.
"Mina Simpson, a Lebanese doctor, arrives at the infamous Moria refugee camp on Lesbos, Greece, after being urgently summoned for help by her friend who runs an NGO there. Alienated from her family except for her beloved brother, Mina has avoided being so…
Crossroads / Jonathan Franzen.
"Crossroads is the first novel in Jonathan Franzen's A Key to All Mythologies. The trilogy tells the story of a Midwestern family across three generations, mirroring the preoccupations and dilemmas of the United States from the Vietnam War to the 2020s"--…
The Lincoln highway / Amor Towles.
"In June, 1954, eighteen-year-old Emmett Watson is driven home to Nebraska by the warden of the juvenile work farm where he has just served fifteen months for involuntary manslaughter. His mother long gone, his father recently deceased, and the family far…
Silverview / John Le Carré.
"Julian Lawndsley has renounced his high-flying job in the city for a simpler life running a bookshop in a small English seaside town. But only a couple of months into his new career, Julian's evening is disrupted by a visitor. Edward, a Polish émigré liv…
Last girl ghosted / Lisa Unger.
"She met him through a dating app. An intriguing picture on a screen, a date at a downtown bar. What she thought might be just a quick hookup quickly became much more. She fell for him—hard. It happens sometimes, a powerful connection with a perfect stran…
Murder outside the lines / Krista Davis.
"With Halloween just around the corner, the fall colors in Georgetown are brilliant. As manager of the Color Me Read bookstore, coloring book creator Florrie Fox has arranged for psychic author Hilda Rattenhorst to read from Spooktacular Ghost Stories. Bu…
Here comes the fudge / Nancy Coco.
"It’s late spring on picturesque Mackinac Island, Michigan. Allie is prepping her Historic McMurphy Hotel and Fudge Shop for the start of the tourist season and her best friend Jenn’s wedding. But when Jenn’s fiancé Shane, a crime scene investigator on t…
Chapter and curse / Elizabeth Penney.
"Librarian Molly Kimball and her mother, Nina, need a change. So when a letter arrives from Nina's Aunt Violet in Cambridge, England requesting their help running the family bookshop, they jump at the chance...Determined to bring much-needed revenue to th…
Summer sons / Lee Mandelo.
"Andrew and Eddie did everything together, best friends bonded more deeply than brothers, until Eddie left Andrew behind to start his graduate program at Vanderbilt. Six months later, only days before Andrew was to join him in Nashville, Eddie dies of an …
Spark / Helen Hardt
"Donovan 'Donny' Steel is on a partnership track with a major Denver law firm. He loves his city career and his luxurious downtown loft, and life is going just how he planned it...until his mother, the city attorney for his hometown of Snow Creek, Colorad…
You were made for this moment : courage for today and hope for tomorrow / Max Lucado.
"Are you weary from your challenges, wounded by your battles, or worried your world is spinning out of control? Have the struggles pilfered the life out of your life? If so, the book of Esther brings welcome news: Relief will come! Queen Esther concealed…
Dear white women : let's get (un)comfortable talking about racism / Sara Blanchard and Misasha Suzuki Graham ; foreword by Terri E. Givens.
"What do you do when you're at a dinner party and someone tells a racist joke? Do you nod so as not to 'ruin the vibe'? What if you overhear a microaggression at work? Do you realize much later what you wish you had said? Going deeper, do you know why tha…
The storyteller : tales of life and music / Dave Grohl.
"So, I've written a book. Having entertained the idea for years, and even offered a few questionable opportunities ('It's a piece of cake! Just do 4 hours of interviews, find someone else to write it, put your face on the cover, and voila!') I have decide…
Floating in the deep end : how caregivers can see beyond Alzheimer's / Patti Davis.
"When her father, the fortieth president of the United States, announced his Alzheimer’s diagnosis in an address to the American public in 1994, the world had not yet begun speaking about this cruel, mysterious disease. Yet overnight, Ronald Reagan and hi…
Silent Earth : averting the insect apocalypse / Dave Goulson.
"'If we lose the insects, then everything is going to collapse,' he warned in a recent interview in the New York Times—beginning with humans’ food supply. The main cause of this decrease in insect populations is the indiscriminate use of chemical pesticid…
The recruiter : spying and the lost art of American intelligence / Douglas London.
"If you've ever wondered what it's like to be a modern-day spy, Douglas London is here to explain. London’s overseas work involved spotting and identifying targets, building relationships over weeks or months, and then pitching them to work for the CIA—al…
Say it loud! : on race, law, history, and culture / Randall Kennedy.
"In a magnum opus that spans two decades, Harvard Law School professor Randall Ken­nedy, one of our preeminent legal scholars and public intellectuals, gives us twenty-nine provocative essays—some previously published, others written for this occasion—tha…
Personal effects : what recovering the dead teaches me about caring for the living / Robert A. Jensen with James Hider.
"You have seen Robert A. Jensen—you just never knew it. As the owner of the world’s largest disaster management company, he has spent most of his adult life responding to tragedy. From the Oklahoma City bombing, 9/11, and the Bali bombings, to the 2004 So…
Uncontrolled spread : why COVID-19 crushed us and how we can defeat the next pandemic / Scott Gottlieb, MD.
"Physician and former FDA commissioner Scot Gottlieb shows how the coronavirus and its variants were able to trounce America’s pandemic preparations, and he outlines the steps that must be taken to protect against the next outbreak. As the pandemic unfold…
Things I have withheld : essays / Kei Miller.
"Kei Miller explores the silences in which so many important things are kept. Miller examines the experience of discrimination through this silence and what it means to breach it — 'to risk words, to risk truth; and through the body and the histories thos…
The inn on Sweetbriar Lane / Jeannie Chin.
"June Wu always has it all together—only now, she’s in over her head. Her family’s inn desperately needs guests, her mother’s medical debts are piling up, and the surly, if sexy, stranger next door is driving away the customers she has left! When he asks …
The duchess / Wendy Holden.
"1928. A middle-aged foreigner comes to London with average looks, no money, and no connections. Wallis's first months in the city are lonely, dull, and depressing. With no friends of her own, she follows the glamorous set on the pages of magazines and go…
Eight perfect hours : a novel / Lia Louis.
"On a snowy evening in March, thirty-something Noelle Butterby is on her way back from an event at her old college when disaster strikes. With a blizzard closing off roads, she finds herself stranded, alone in her car, without food, drink, or a working ch…
Hyde : a novel / Craig Russell.
"Victorian Edinburgh. Captain Edward Henry Hyde is chief detective for the City of Edinburgh Police; as such, he is responsible for investigating all murders and serious crimes in the city. Hyde is a striking but severe-looking man who provokes unease, an…
The last house on Needless Street / Catriona Ward.
"In a boarded-up house on a dead-end street at the edge of the wild Washington woods lives a family of three. A teenage girl who isn't allowed outside, not after last time. A man who drinks alone in front of his TV, trying to ignore the gaps in his memory…
The Santa suit / Mary Kay Andrews.
"When newly-divorced Ivy Perkins buys an old farmhouse sight unseen, she is definitely looking for a change in her life. The Four Roses, as the farmhouse is called, is a labor of love-but Ivy didn't bargain on just how much labor. The previous family left…
The baseball 100 / Joe Posnanski.
"Joe Posnanski that tells the story of the sport through the remarkable lives of its 100 greatest players....Baseball’s legends come alive in these pages, which are not merely rankings but vibrant profiles of the game’s all-time greats. Posnanski dives in…
The quick fix kitchen : easy recipes & time-saving tips for a healthier, stress-free life / Tia Mowry ; photography by Matt Armendariz.
"The beloved actress and star of the digital original series Quick Fix shows how to embrace home cooking with easy, delicious, and healthy recipes for the entire family, saving time and energy and bringing balance to your kitchen"--Provided by publisher.
The cause : the American Revolution and its discontents, 1773-1783 / Joseph J. Ellis.
"A culminating work on the American Founding by one of its leading historians, The Cause rethinks the American Revolution as we have known it. George Washington claimed that anyone who attempted to provide an accurate account of the war for independence w…
Robert E. Lee : a life / Allen C Guelzo.
"Robert E. Lee is one of the most confounding figures in American history. Lee betrayed his nation in order to defend his home state and uphold the slave system he claimed to oppose. He was a traitor to the country he swore to serve as an Army officer, an…
Unrequited infatuations : odyssey of a rock and roll consigliere (a cautionary tale) / Stevie Van Zandt ; edited by Ben Greenman.
"What story begins in a bedroom in suburban New Jersey in the early '60s, unfolds on some of the country's largest stages, and then ranges across the globe, demonstrating over and over again how Rock and Roll has the power to change the world for the bett…
Bourdain : the definitive oral biography / Laurie Woolever.
"When Anthony Bourdain died in June 2018, fans around the globe came together to celebrate the life of an inimitable man who had dedicated his life to traveling nearly everywhere (and eating nearly everything), shedding light on the lives and stories of o…
Voices from the pandemic : Americans tell their stories of crisis, courage and resilience / Eli Saslow.
"From Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter Eli Saslow, a powerful portrait of a country grappling with the pandemic, told through voices of people from all across America. The Covid-19 pandemic was a world-shattering event, affecting everyone i…
Hurricane lizards and plastic squid : the fraught and fascinating biology of climate change / Thor Hanson.
"In Hurricane Lizards and Plastic Squid, biologist Thor Hanson tells the remarkable story of how plants and animals are responding to climate change: adjusting, evolving, and sometimes dying out. Anole lizards have grown larger toe pads, to grip more tigh…
The rage of innocence : how America criminalizes Black youth / Kristin Henning.
"Drawing upon twenty-five years of experience rep­resenting Black youth in Washington, D.C.’s juve­nile courts, Kristin Henning confronts America’s irrational, manufactured fears of these young peo­ple and makes a powerfully compelling case that the crisi…
Feeding the soul (because it's my business) : finding our way to joy, love, and freedom / Tabitha Brown.
"Actress, vegan superstar, and "America's Mom" Tabitha Brown offers inspirational life lessons in her warm, charismatic voice"--Provided by publisher.
Pump : a natural history of the heart / Bill Schutt ; illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne.
"Millennia ago, when we first began puzzling over the mysteries of the human body, one organ stood out as vital. The heart was warm, it was central, and it moved as it pumped blood. The ancient Egyptians treated it with reverence, mummifying it separately…
Rationality : what it is, why it seems scarce, why it matters / Steven Pinker.
"Can reading a book make you more rational? Can it explain why there seems to be so much irrationality in the world, including, let's be honest, in each of us? These are the goals of Steven Pinker's follow-up to Enlightenment Now (Bill Gates's "new favori…
Help, I'm drowning : weathering the storms of life with grace and hope / Sally Clarkson.
"In these storms of life, it's easy to feel helpless, exhausted, afraid . . . and alone. We can feel like victims to circumstances out of our control. Beloved author Sally Clarkson understands deeply. Through almost seven decades of life, she has found he…
What storm, what thunder / Myriam J.A. Chancy.
"At the end of a long, sweltering day, as markets and businesses begin to close for the evening, an earthquake of 7.0 magnitude shakes the capital of Haiti, Port-au-Prince. Award-winning author Myriam J. A. Chancy masterfully charts the inner lives of the…
Twisted tea Christmas / Laura Childs.
"Tea maven Theodosia Browning and her tea sommelier, Drayton Conneley, are catering a Victorian Christmas party at a swanky mansion in downtown Charleston for Drucilla Heyward, one of the wealthiest women in town. As the champagne flows and the tea steeps…
Wolf Point / Ian K. Smith.
"A Cadillac, a pistol, and a corpse make for another morning in Chicago. The body belongs to Walter Griffin, a prominent Black Chicagoan insider hailing from the city’s West Side. He ascended to the upper echelons of the mayor’s office only to meet his en…
The jealousy man and other stories / Jo Nesbø ; translated from the Norwegian by Robert Ferguson.
"A detective with a nose for jealousy is on the trail of a man suspected of murdering his twin; a bereaved father must decide whether vengeance has a place in the new world order after a pandemic brings about the collapse of society; a garbage man fresh o…
I love you but I've chosen darkness / Claire Vaye Watkins.
"Since my baby was born, I have been able to laugh and see the funny side of things. a) As much as I ever did. b) Not quite as much now. c) Not so much now. d) Not at all. Leaving behind her husband and their baby daughter, a writer gets on a flight for a…
Out of love : a novel / Hazel Hayes.
"Out of Love begins at the end. A couple call it quits after nearly five years, and while holding a box of her ex-boyfriend’s belongings, the young woman wonders: How could they have spent so long together? When did they fall out of love? Were there good …
Foul play / Stuart Woods.
"Stone Barrington is nearing his New York City abode when he stumbles into trouble. As it turns out, a new client is in danger—and with both business and the safety of the city at stake, he has no choice but to get involved. When it soon becomes clear tha…
Damascus Station : a novel / David McCloskey.
"A CIA officer and his recruit arrive in war-ravaged Damascus to hunt for a killer. CIA case officer Sam Joseph is dispatched to Paris to recruit Syrian Palace official Mariam Haddad. The two fall into a forbidden relationship, supercharging Haddad's recr…
Horseman : a tale of Sleepy Hollow / Christina Henry.
"Everyone in Sleepy Hollow knows about the Horseman, but no one really believes in him. Not even Ben Van Brunt's grandfather, Brom Bones, who was there when it was said the Horseman chased the upstart Ichabod Crane out of town-or snuffed out Crane's life …
Mile high with a vampire / Lynsay Sands.
"Jet Lassiter likes being a pilot for Argeneau Inc. Perks included travelling to exotic locations and meeting interesting people, even if they are the blood-sucking kind. He’s living the good life, until his plane goes down in the mountains and four of hi…
A Yuletide kiss / Sabrina Jeffries, Madeline Hunter, Mary Jo Putney.
An unexpected Christmas gift: "Jenna Waverly has closed her inn, anticipating a blissfully quiet Christmas, until a snowstorm brings the first of several strangers to her property. Lucas Avonwood, as charming as he is secretive, is on a mission to track d…
When sparks fly / Helena Hunting.
"Avery Spark is living her best life. Between her friends, her sisters, and Spark House, the event hotel her family owns, she doesn’t have much time for anything else, especially relationships. She’d rather hang out with her best friend and roommate, Decl…
We know you remember : a novel / Tove Alsterdal ; English translation by Alice Menzies.
" A missing girl, a hidden body, a decades-long cover-up, and old sins cast in new light: the classic procedural meets Scandinavian atmosphere in this rich, character-driven mystery, awarded Best Swedish Crime Novel of the Year, that heralds the American …
The last graduate : a novel / Naomi Novik.
"A budding dark sorceress determined not to use her formidable powers uncovers yet more secrets about the workings of her world in the stunning sequel to A Deadly Education, the start of Naomi Novik's groundbreaking crossover series. At the Scholomance, E…
The matzah ball / Jean Meltzer.
"Rachel Rubenstein-Goldblatt is a nice Jewish girl with a shameful secret: she loves Christmas. For a decade she’s hidden her career as a Christmas romance novelist from her family. Her talent has made her a bestseller even as her chronic illness has alwa…
The Christmas wedding guest / Susan Mallery.
Guilted into being bridesmaids at their parents' vow renewal ceremony, sisters Reggie and Dena Sommerville, each working through tough personal issues, find love in the most unexpected of places-their hometown.
When ghosts come home : a novel / Wiley Cash.
"When the roar of a low-flying plane awakens him in the middle of the night, Sheriff Winston Barnes knows something strange is happening at the nearby airfield on the coast of North Carolina. But nothing can prepare him for what he finds: a large airplane…
Cloud cuckoo land : a novel / Anthony Doerr.
"Set in Constantinople in the fifteenth century, in a small town in present-day Idaho, and on an interstellar ship decades from now, Anthony Doerr’s gorgeous third novel is a triumph of imagination and compassion, a soaring story about children on the cus…
Once in a lifetime / Mary Monroe.
"Free-spirited, living on the fly, Vanessa Hayes is still always down for traditional family holiday fun—until now. She's making her oft-delayed wish finally come true: Christmas in Paris, the glittering City of Lights. But when her passport gets delayed,…
Santa cruise / Fern Michaels.
"At Ridgewood High, Amy, Frankie, Rachael, and Nina formed a deep bond. Now, fifteen years after leaving school behind, they're back for a reunion, laughing, reminiscing, and chatting how much has changed--and how much hasn't. Nina, once the star of every…
The unknown / Heather Graham.
The newest member of the Krewe of Hunters elite paranormal team, FBI agent Ryder Stapleton must enlist the help of a beautiful museum curator with an otherworldly ability to track down a serial arsonist setting fire to the streets of New Orleans.
Black girls must die exhausted : a novel / Jayne Allen.
"Tabitha Walker is a black woman with a plan to 'have it all.' At 33 years old, the checklist for the life of her dreams is well underway. Education? Check. Good job? Check. Down payment for a nice house? Check. Dating marriage material? Check, check, and…
The long war : the inside story of America and Afghanistan since 9/11 / David Loyn.
"As troops pull out of Afghanistan at the end of America's longest war, The Long War uncovers the failures at the start that set the scene for this prolonged conflict. Three American presidents tried to defeat the Taliban--sending 150,000 international tr…
True raiders : the untold story of the 1909 expedition to find the legendary Ark of the Covenant / Brad Ricca.
"True Raiders is The Lost City of Z meets The Da Vinci Code, from critically acclaimed author Brad Ricca. This book tells the untold true story of Monty Parker, a British rogue nobleman who, after being dared to do so by Ava Astor, the so-called "most bea…
Graceland, at last : notes on hope and heartache from the American South / Margaret Renkl.
"There are many Souths—red and blue, rural and urban, mountain and coast, Black and white and brown—and no one writer could possibly represent all of them. In Graceland, At Last, Renkl writes instead from her own experience about the complexities of her h…
How to save a life : the inside story of Grey's anatomy / Lynette Rice.
"The first inside story of one of TV's most popular and beloved dramas, Grey's Anatomy. More than 15 years after its premiere, Grey's Anatomy remains one of the most beloved dramas on television and ABC's most important property. It continues to win its t…
The right to sex : feminism in the twenty-first century / Amia Srinivasan.
"A work of nonfiction by philosopher Amia Srinivasan that upends the way we discuss-or avoid discussing-the problems and politics of sex"--Provided by publisher.
The end of bias : a beginning : the science and practice of overcoming unconscious bias / Jessica Nordell.
"Unconscious bias: persistent, unintentional prejudiced behavior that clashes with our consciously held beliefs. We know that it exists, to corrosive and even lethal effect. We see it in medicine, the workplace, education, policing, and beyond. But when i…
Saving us : a climate scientist's case for hope and healing in a divided world / Katharine Hayhoe.
"A Canadian climate scientist living in Texas, [Katherine Hayhoe] negotiates distrust of data, indifference to imminent threats, and resistance to proposed solutions with ease. Over the past fifteen years Hayhoe has found that the most important thing we …
The devil in the gallery : how scandal, shock, and rivalry shape the art world / Noah Charney ; foreword by Martin Kemp.
"This beautiful full-color book tells the stories of rivalries that not only stimulated and benefited the course of art, from ancient times to the present, but also help shape our narrative of art, lending it a sense of drama that it might otherwise lack"…
Olga : a novel / Bernhard Schlink ; translated from the German by Charlotte Collins.
"Abandoned by her parents, Olga is raised by her grandmother in a Prussian village around the turn of the 20th century. Smart and precocious, endearing but uncompromising, she fights against the prejudices of the time to find her place in a world that see…
The chaos kind / Barry Eisler.
Determined not to play by anyone else's rules, a Seattle sex-crimes detective, a "natural causes" killer and an ex-Mossad honey-trap killer fight to get their hands on a tape implicating some of the most powerful members of the US national security state …
A calling for Charlie Barnes : a novel / Joshua Ferris.
"Someone is telling the story of the life of Charlie Barnes, and it doesn't appear to be going well. Too often divorced, discontent with life's compromises, and in a house he hates, this lifelong schemer and eternal romantic would like out of his present …
Under the whispering door / TJ Klune.
"Welcome to Charon's Crossing. The tea is hot, the scones are fresh, and the dead are just passing through. When a reaper comes to collect Wallace from his own funeral, Wallace begins to suspect he might be dead. And when Hugo, the owner of a peculiar t…
Dune. The lady of Caladan / Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson.
"Lady Jessica, mother of Paul, and consort to Leto Atreides. The choices she made shaped an empire, but first the Lady of Caladan must reckon with her own betrayal of the Bene Gesserit. She has already betrayed her ancient order, but now she must decide i…
The killing kind / Jane Casey.
After barrister Ingrid Lewis successfully defends John Wenster against a stalking charge, she finds herself the victim of a stalker and becomes suspicious when Webster shows up at her house and claims he is the only one who can protect her.
The wish / Nicholas Sparks.
"1996 was the year that changed everything for Maggie Dawes. Sent away at sixteen to live with an aunt she barely knew in Ocracoke, a remote village on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, she could think only of the friends and family she left behind . . . unti…
The stowaway / James S. Murray and Darren Wearmouth.
"From internationally bestselling authors James Murray and Darren Wearmouth comes The Stowaway, a suspenseful masterpiece that leaves a cruise ship stranded at sea with a serial killer hiding aboard... Two years ago, Maria Fontana was the deciding vote on…
The beginning / Beverly Lewis.
"Susie Mast's Old Order life has been shaped more by tragedy than her own choices. But when she decides to accept another's invitation and stop waiting on her childhood friend, she soon realizes her mistake. Will family secrets and missed opportunities di…
The last chance library / Freya Sampson.
"June Jones emerges from her shell to fight for her beloved local library, and through the efforts and support of an eclectic group of library patrons, she discovers life-changing friendships along the way. Lonely librarian June Jones has never left the s…