Adult High Demand

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

You may also be interested in what we have On Order in this category.


List

The runaway bride / Jody Hedlund.
"In 1862, Arabella Lawrence fled past mistakes on a bride ship. Vying for her hand are two very different men who disagree on how the natives should be treated during a smallpox outbreak. Intent on helping a young girl abandoned by her tribe, seeking what…
The lady of Sing Sing : an American countess, an Italian immigrant, and their epic battle for justice in New York's Gilded Age / by Idanna Pucci.
"In 1895, an Italian seamstress in New York was accused of killing the man who had raped her, promised to marry her, and was about to abandon her. Following a sensational trial conducted in a language she could not understand, Maria Barbella, at the age o…
Get out of your own way : a skeptic's guide to growth and fulfillment / Dave Hollis.
When Dave Hollis’s wife, Rachel, began writing her book "Girl, Wash Your Face", he bristled at her transparency and her willingness to talk about such intimate details of their life. But when a looming career funk, a growing drinking problem, and a challe…
My dark Vanessa : a novel / Kate Elizabeth Russell.
"2000. Bright, ambitious, and yearning for adulthood, fifteen-year-old Vanessa Wye becomes entangled in an affair with Jacob Strane, her magnetic and guileful forty-two-year-old English teacher. 2017. Amid the rising wave of allegations against powerful m…
How to eat : all your food and diet questions answered / Mark Bittman, David L. Katz, MD.
"What is the "best" diet? Do calories matter? And when it comes to protein, fat, and carbs, which ones are good and which are bad? Food writer and cook Mark Bittman and health expert David Katz, MD, answer all these questions and more in a lively and easy…
Rebel Cinderella : from rags to riches to radical, the epic journey of Rose Pastor Stokes / Adam Hochschild.
"Rose Pastor arrived in New York City in 1903, a Jewish refugee from Russia who had worked in cigar factories since the age of eleven. Two years later, she captured headlines across the globe when she married James Graham Phelps Stokes, scion of one of th…
The two lives of Lydia Bird : a novel / Josie Silver.
"Lydia and Freddie. Freddie and Lydia. They'd been together for more than a decade, and Lydia thought their love was indestructible. But she was wrong. On her twenty-eighth birthday, Freddie died in a car accident. So now it's just Lydia, and all she want…
These ghosts are family : a novel / Maisy Card.
"Stanford Solomon has a shocking, thirty-year-old secret. And it’s about to change the lives of everyone around him. Stanford Solomon is actually Abel Paisley, a man who faked his own death and stole the identity of his best friend. And now, nearing the …
A good neighborhood / Therese Anne Fowler.
"In Oak Knoll, a verdant, tight-knit North Carolina neighborhood, professor of forestry and ecology Valerie Alston-Holt is raising her bright and talented biracial son, Xavier, who’s headed to college in the fall. All is well until the Whitmans—a family w…
The firsts : the inside story of the women reshaping Congress / Jennifer Steinhauer.
"A lively, behind-the-scenes look at the historic cohort of diverse, young, and groundbreaking women newly elected to the House of Representatives in 2018 as they arrive in Washington, D.C., and start working for change, by a New York Times reporter with …
A citizen's guide to beating Donald Trump / David Plouffe.
"If you’ve asked yourself the question, what more can I do to make sure Donald Trump does not continue to occupy the Oval Office on January 20, 2021?–then this book is for you. A playbook for the common citizen, A Citizen’s Guide to Beating Donald Trump a…
Stop at nothing : a novel / Michael Ledwidge.
"When a Gulfstream jet goes down in the Bahamas carrying a fortune in cash and ill-gotten diamonds, expat diving instructor Michael Gannon is the only person on the scene. Assuming himself the beneficiary of a drug deal gone bad, Gannon thinks he’s home f…
Under the rainbow : a novel / Celia Laskey.
"When a group of social activists arrive in a small town, the lives and beliefs of residents and outsiders alike are upended, in this wry, embracing novel. Big Burr, Kansas, is the kind of place where everyone seems to know everyone, and everyone shares …
We ride upon sticks / Quan Barry.
"Set in the coastal town of Danvers, Massachusetts, where the accusations began that led to the 1692 witch trials, We Ride Upon Sticks follows the 1989 Danvers High School Falcons field hockey team, who will do anything to make it to the state finals—even…
In five years : a novel / Rebecca Serle.
"Where do you see yourself in five years? When Type-A Manhattan lawyer Dannie Cohan is asked this question at the most important interview of her career, she has a meticulously crafted answer at the ready. Later, after nailing her interview and accepting…
Blackwood / Michael Farris Smith.
"In this timeless, mythical tale of unforgiving justice and elusive grace, rural Mississippi townsfolk shoulder the pain of generations as something dangerous lurks in the enigmatic kudzu of the woods. The town of Red Bluff, Mississippi, has seen better d…
Long range / C. J. Box.
"When Joe Pickett is asked to join the rescue efforts for the victim of a startling grizzly attack, he reluctantly leaves his district behind. One survivor of the grizzly’s rampage tells a bizarre story, but just as Joe begins to suspect the attack is not…
The jetsetters : a novel / Amanda Eyre Ward.
"When seventy-year-old Charlotte Perkins submits a sexy essay to the Become a Jetsetter contest, she dreams of reuniting her estranged children: Lee, an almost-famous actress; Cord, a handsome Manhattan venture capitalist who can’t seem to find a partner;…
The story of more : how we got to climate change and where to go from here / Hope Jahren.
"Hope Jahren is an award-winning scientist, a brilliant writer, a passionate teacher, and one of the seven billion people with whom we share this earth. In The Story of More, she illuminates the link between human habits and our imperiled planet. In conci…
Sharks in the time of saviors / Kawai Strong Washburn.
"A groundbreaking debut novel that folds the legends of Hawaiian gods into an engrossing family saga; a story of exile and the pursuit of salvation"--Provided by publisher.
The night watchman : a novel / Louise Erdrich.
"Thomas Wazhashk is the night watchman at the jewel bearing plant, the first factory located near the Turtle Mountain Reservation in rural North Dakota. He is also a Chippewa Council member who is trying to understand the consequences of a new “emancipati…
Docile / K.M. Szpara.
"There is no consent under capitalism. Docile is a science fiction parable about love and sex, wealth and debt, abuse and power, a challenging tour de force that at turns seduces and startles. To be a Docile is to be kept, body and soul, for the uses of t…
Blame the dead / Ed Ruggero.
"Set against the heroism and heartbreak of World War II, former Army officer Ed Ruggero brilliantly captures, with grace and authenticity, the evocative and timeless stories of ordinary people swept up in extraordinary times. Sicily, 1943. Eddie Harkins, …
The evil men do / John McMahon.
"What if the one good thing you did in your life doomed you to die? A hard-nosed real estate baron is dead, and detectives P.T. Marsh and Remy Morgan learn there's a long list of suspects. Mason Falls, Georgia, may be a small town, but Ennis Fultz had fil…
The numbers game : a novel / Danielle Steel.
"Eileen Jackson was happy to set aside her own dreams to raise a family with her husband, Paul. Together they built an ordinary life in a Connecticut town, the perfect place for their kids to grow up. But when Eileen discovers that Paul's late nights in t…
Egg drop dead / Vivien Chien.
"It was supposed to be a fancy, intimate dinner party by the pool. Instead, Lana Lee's first-ever catering event turns into full-course madness when a domestic worker is found dead. Is the party's host Donna Feng, the sweet-and-sour owner of the Asia Vill…
Secrets of my heart / Tracie Peterson.
"Portland, Oregon, 1879. Nancy Pritchard finds herself a widow with a world of problems when her deceased husband's schemes start to come to light. As she searches through the pieces of her loveless marriage, Nancy realizes there is a lot that she didn't …
Hannah's war : a novel / Jan Eliasberg.
"Berlin, 1938. Groundbreaking physicist Dr. Hannah Weiss is on the verge of the greatest discovery of the 20th century: splitting the atom. She understands that the energy released by her discovery can power entire cities or destroy them. Hannah believes …
This town sleeps : a novel / Dennis E. Staples.
"On an Ojibwe reservation called Languille Lake, within the small town of Geshig at the hub of the rez, two men enter into a secret romance. Marion Lafournier, a midtwenties gay Ojibwe man, begins a relationship with his former classmate Shannon, a heavil…
The lost family : how DNA testing is upending who we are / Libby Copeland.
"A deeply reported look at the rise of home genetic testing and the seismic shock it has had on individual lives You swab your cheek or spit into a vial, then send it away to a lab somewhere. Weeks later you get a report that might tell you where your a…
We are not here to be bystanders : a memoir of love and resistance / Linda Sarsour ; foreword by Harry Belafonte
"Linda Sarsour, co-organizer of the Women’s March, shares how growing up Palestinian Muslim American, feminist, and empowered moved her to become a globally recognized activist on behalf of marginalized communities across the country. On a chilly spring m…
Pearls of wisdom : little pieces of advice (that go a long way) / Barbara Bush.
"First Lady Barbara Bush was famous for handing out advice. From friends and family to heads of state and Supreme Court justices, and certainly to her staff, her advice ranged from what to wear, what to say or not say, and how to live your life. She esp…
The back roads to March : the unsung, unheralded, and unknown heroes of a college basketball season / by John Feinstein.
"Feinstein pulls back the curtain on college basketball’s lesser-known Cinderella stories–the smaller programs who no one expects to win, who have no chance of attracting the most coveted high school recruits, who rarely send their players on to the NBA. …
Lethal game / Christine Feehan.
"When Malichai Fortunes attacks a problem, he does it full force--a habit that earns the GhostWalker a painful injury and a forced vacation in San Diego, California. With nothing but physical therapy on the horizon, Malichai is starting to get restless...…
Please see us / Caitlin Mullen.
"Summer has come to Atlantic City but the boardwalk is empty of tourists, the casino lights have dimmed, and two Jane Does are laid out in the marshland behind the Sunset Motel, just west of town. Only one person even knows they're there. Meanwhile, Clara…
You are not alone / Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen.
"The thrilling new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of An Anonymous Girl and The Wife Between Us. Shay Miller has three strikes against her: no job, no apartment, no love in her life. But when she witnesses a perfectly normal looking y…
Deacon King Kong / James McBride.
"In September 1969, a fumbling, cranky old church deacon known as Sportcoat shuffles into the courtyard of the Cause Houses housing project in south Brooklyn, pulls a .38 from his pocket, and in front of everybody shoots the project’s drug dealer at point…
The body double / Emily Beyda.
"A strange man discovers our nameless narrator selling popcorn at a decrepit small-town movie theater and offers her an odd and lucrative position: she will forget her job, her acquaintances, even her name, and move to Los Angeles, where she will become t…
Lavender blue murder / Laura Childs.
"Tea maven Theodosia Browning and her tea sommelier Drayton Conneley are guests at a bird hunt styled in the precise manner of an English shooting party. Which means cocktails, gun loaders, the drawing of pegs, fine looking bird dogs, and shooting costume…
Victim 2117 / Jussi Adler-Olsen ; translated by William Frost.
"The newspaper refers to her only as Victim 2117-the two thousand one hundred and seventeenth refugee to die in the Mediterranean Sea. But to three people, the unnamed victim is so much more, and the death sets off a chain of events that throws Department…
Crescent city : house of earth and blood / Sarah J. Maas.
"Bound by blood. Tempted by desire. Unleashed by destiny. Bryce Quinlan had the perfect life--working hard all day and partying all night--until a demon murdered her closest friends, leaving her bereft, wounded, and alone. When the accused is behind bars …