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

How to hide an empire : a history of the greater United States / Daniel Immerwahr.
"A history of the United States' overseas possessions, from Puerto Rico to the Philippines and beyond, and what they reveal about the true meaning of American empire."--Provided by publisher.
The Raven tower / Ann Leckie.
"Following her record-breaking run in science fiction, Ann Leckie, winner of the Hugo, Nebula, Arthur C. Clarke and Locus Awards, brings her immense talent to an epic fantasy novel about the hidden forces that guide our fates. Having helped win a war at g…
The study of animal languages / Lindsay Stern.
"Ivan is a tightly wound philosophy professor whose reverence for logic and order governs not only his academic interests, but also his closest relationships. His wife, Prue, is quite the opposite: a pioneer in the emerging field of biolinguistics, she is…
American heroin : a novel / Melissa Scrivner Love.
"A crime thriller set in LA" --Provided by publisher.
Mission critical / Mark Greaney.
"The Gray Man deals in death with mathematical precision, but this time he may finally find himself on the wrong side of the equation in this blistering thriller from New York Times bestselling author Mark Greaney. Court Gentry's flight on a CIA transport…
The familiars / Stacey Halls.
Young Fleetwood Shuttleworth, a noblewoman, is with child again. None of her previous pregnancies have borne fruit, and her husband, Richard, is anxious for an heir. Then Fleetwood discovers a hidden doctor's letter that carries a dire prediction: she wil…
Daughter of Moloka'i / Alan Brennert.
This companion tale to Moloka'i tells the story of Ruth, the daughter that Rachel Kalama--quarantined for most of her life at the isolated leprosy settlement of Kalaupapa--was forced to give up at birth. The book follows young Ruth from her arrival at the…
The white book / Han Kang ; translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith.
A lyrical exploration of personal grief, conveyed through the prism of the color white, finds a nameless writer grappling with a haunting family tragedy involving the infancy death of her older sister.
Cherokee America / Margaret Verble.
"From the author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist Maud's Line, an epic novel that follows a web of complex family alliances and culture clashes in the Cherokee Nation during the aftermath of the Civil War, and the unforgettable woman at its center"--Provide…
The secret of clouds / Alyson Richman.
An English teacher with haunting childhood memories gains perspective and inspiration while tutoring a young Ukrainian immigrant whose serious health issues prevent him from taking any day for granted. By the best-selling author of The Velvet Hours.
Bangkok wakes to rain : a novel / Pitchaya Sudbanthad.
"A house in the center of Bangkok becomes the point of confluence where lives are shaped by upheaval, memory, and the lure of home. Witness to two centuries' flux in one of the world's most restless cities, a house plays host to longings and losses past,…
The next to die / Sophie Hannah.
"What if having a best friend could put you in the crosshairs of a killer? A psychopath the police have dubbed “Billy Dead Mates” is targeting pairs of best friends, and killing them one by one. Before they die, each victim is given a small white book. Fo…
That old scoundrel death : A Sheriff Dan Rhodes mystery / Bill Crider.
Texas sheriff Dan Rhodes tackles a final mystery involving an unidentified victim at a school demolition site, a band of dimwitted hoodlums, and a paranoid detective.
Woman 99 : a novel / Greer Macallister.
Going undercover to rescue her wrongly committed sister from a notorious asylum, Charlotte uncovers a dangerous secret about the institution and why their fellow inmates were put away.
No beast so fierce : the terrifying true story of the Champawat Tiger, the deadliest animal in history / Dane Huckelbridge.
"American Sniper meets Jaws: The gripping true account of the Champawat Tiger, the deadliest animal of all time (killer of an astonishing 436 humans), and Jim Corbett, the legendary hunter who brought it down in 1907"--Provided by publisher.
Under pressure : confronting the epidemic of stress and anxiety in girls / Lisa Damour, Ph.D..
"Though anxiety has risen among young people overall, studies confirm that it has skyrocketed in girls. Research finds that the number of girls who said that they often felt nervous, worried, or fearful jumped 55% from 2009 to 2014 while the comparable nu…
The city in the middle of the night / Charlie Jane Anders.
""If you control our sleep, then you can own our dreams . . . And from there, it's easy to control our entire lives." The bestselling author of All the Birds in the Sky returns with a strange, haunting, and deeply human tale. Sophie serves coffee at an un…
Imperfect solo : a dark comedy of random misfortune / Steven Boykey Sidley.
"Steven Boykey Sidley is an award-winning and multi-shortlisted novelist. His first novel, Entanglement won the UJ Debut Fiction Award and was shortlisted for the Sunday Times Fiction Prize and MNet Literary Award in South Africa. His second novel, Steppi…
Lost children archive / Valeria Luiselli.
"From the two-time NBCC Finalist, a fiercely imaginative novel about a family's summer road trip across America--a journey that, with breathtaking imagery, spare lyricism, and profound humanity, probes the nature of justice and equality in America today. …
The heavens : a novel / Sandra Newman.
"A young man, Ben, meets a young woman, Kate--and they begin to fall in love. From their first meeting, Ben knows Kate is unworldly and fanciful, so at first he isn't that concerned when she tells him about the recurring dream she's had since childhood. I…
Leading men / Christopher Castellani.
"An expansive yet intimate story of desire, artistic ambition, and fidelity, set in the glamorous literary and film circles of 1950s Italy In July of 1953, at a glittering party thrown by Truman Capote in Portofino, Italy, Tennessee Williams and his longt…
Finding Dorothy : a novel / Elizabeth Letts.
"This richly imagined novel tells the story behind The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the book that inspired the iconic film, through the eyes of author L. Frank Baum's intrepid wife, Maud. Hollywood, 1938: As soon as she learns that M-G-M is adapting her late …
The chef's secret : a novel / Crystal King.
A captivating novel of Renaissance Italy detailing the mysterious life of Bartolomeo Scappi, the legendary chef to several popes and author of one of the bestselling cookbooks of all time, and the nephew who sets out to discover his late uncle's secrets--…
Careless love : a DCI Banks novel / Peter Robinson.
One of the world's greatest suspense writers returns with this gripping, powerful new mystery featuring Alan Banks, continuing what Stephen King calls "the best series now on the market."
The good lie : a novel / Tom Rosenstiel.
"An intelligent and propulsive international political thriller--Peter Rena is hired by the president to investigate the bombing of an American military base overseas"--Provide by publisher.
Say you're sorry / Karen Rose.
"Introducing the first book in the new pulse-pounding Sacramento series from New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose. FBI Special Agent Gideon Reynolds did not have a conventional upbringing. Raised in a cult in Northern California, his mother smugg…
The girl in the glass box / James Grippando.
"James Grippando's crusader Jack Swyteck is back in his sixteenth adventure, a timely and pulse-pounding thriller"--Provided by publisher.
American pop : a novel / Snowden Wright.
"Moving from Mississippi to Paris to New York and back again, an epic saga of family, ambition, passion, and tragedy that brings to life one unforgettable Southern dynasty - the Forsters, founders of the world's first major soft-drink company - against th…
Bowlaway : a novel / Elizabeth McCracken.
"A sweeping and enchanting new novel from the widely beloved, award-winning author Elizabeth McCracken about three generations of an unconventional New England family who own and operate a candlepin bowling alley"--Provided by publisher.
Keto diet : your 30-day plan to lose weight, balance hormones, boost brain health, and reverse disease / Josh Axe.
Outlines a thirty-day, step-by-step plan that offers scientific insights and shares dozens of satisfying keto-diet recipes for losing weight, reducing inflammation, and bolstering health.
Forget you know me / Jessica Strawser.
Hoping to end an estrangement with her best friend, Liza panics when their video call is interrupted by a masked invader before her friend calls back later, pretending nothing has happened.
The glovemaker : a novel / Ann Weisgarber.
In the inhospitable lands of the Utah Territory, during the winter of 1888, thirty-seven-year-old Deborah Tyler waits for her husband, Samuel, to return home from his travels as a wheelwright. It is now the depths of winter, Samuel is weeks overdue, and D…
Cyanide with Christie / Katherine Bolger Hyde.
"Having finished transforming Windy Corner, the grad Victorian mansion she inherited from her great aunt, into a writers' retreat, widowed literature professor Emily Cavanaugh is ready to receiver her first set of guests during Christmas week. But her car…
Shameless : a sexual reformation / Nadia Bolz-Weber.
"Nothing gives church folk anxiety quite like the subject of sex. And that's why in Shameless, Pastor Nadia sets out to reclaim the conversation for a new generation. In the spirit of Martin Luther, Bolz-Weber calls for a reformation of the way believers …
Better apart : the radically positive way to separate / Gabrielle Hartley with Elena Brower.
"Marital strife and divorce often tear families apart, but it doesn't have to be that way. Better Apart shows how instead they can be opportunities to exercise mindfulness and a deep understanding that change, while difficult, can put the struggling coupl…
Merchants of truth : the business of news and the fight for facts / Jill Abramson.
"The definitive report on the disruption of the news media over the last decade. With the expert guidance of former Executive Editor of The New York Times Jill Abramson, we follow two legacy (The New York Times and The Washington Post) and two upstart (Bu…
Grateful American : a journey from self to service / Gary Sinise with Marcus Brotherton.
Gary Sinise shares the never-before-told story of his journey from trouble-making Chicago kid to cofounder of the legendary Steppenwolf Theater Company, world-famous actor, and tireless advocate for America's active duty defenders, veterans, and first res…
Dreyer's English : an utterly correct guide to clarity and style / Benjamin Dreyer.
"Authoritative as it is amusing, this book distills everything Benjamin Dreyer has learned from the hundreds of books he has copyedited, including works by Elizabeth Strout, E. L. Doctorow, and Frank Rich, into a useful guide not just for writers but for …
The unwinding of the miracle : a memoir of life, death, and everything that comes after / Julie Yip-Williams.
"Born blind in Vietnam, Julie Yip-Williams narrowly escaped euthanasia by her grandmother, only to then flee the political upheaval of the late 1970s with her family. Loaded into a rickety boat with three hundred other refugees, Julie made it to Hong Kong…
Watcher in the woods : a Rockton novel / Kelley Armstrong.
"Watcher in the Woods is the next gripping installment of #1 bestselling Kelley Armstrong's riveting Casey Duncan series. The secret town of Rockton has seen some rocky times lately; understandable considering its mix of criminals and victims fleeing soci…
What we did / Christobel Kent.
"In a sleepy college town, a woman who was sexually abused as a child must face her traumatic past and protect her family when her abuser appears in town and forces his way back into her life"--Provided by publisher.
The dead ex : a novel / Jane Corry.
"One man's disappearance throws four women's lives into chaos--and not all will survive. Vicki works as an aromatherapist, healing her clients out of her home studio with her special blends of essential oils. She's just finishing a session when the polic…
The hiding place : a novel / C.J. Tudor.
"The thrilling second novel from the author of The Chalk Man, about a teacher with a hidden agenda who returns to settle scores at a school he once attended, only to uncover a darker secret than he could have imagined. Joe never wanted to come back to Ar…
Stranger things : suspicious minds / Gwenda Bond.
"A mysterious lab. A sinister scientist. A secret history. If you think you know the truth behind Eleven's mother, prepare to have your mind turned Upside Down in this thrilling prequel to the hit show Stranger Things. It's the summer of 1969, and the sho…
Black leopard, red wolf / Marlon James.
"In the first novel in Marlon James's Dark Star trilogy, myth, fantasy, and history come together to explore what happens when a mercenary is hired to find a missing child"--Provided by publisher.
Good riddance / by Elinor Lipman.
"In a delightful new romantic comedy from Elinor Lipman, one woman's trash becomes another woman's treasure, with deliriously entertaining results. Daphne Maritch doesn't quite know what to make of the heavily annotated high school yearbook she inherits f…
Stalker : a Joona Linna Novel / Lars Kepler; translated from the Swedish by Neil Smith.
"The Swedish National Crime Unit receives a video of a young woman in her home, clearly unaware that she's being watched. Soon after the tape is recieved, the woman's body is found horrifically mutilated. With the arrival of the next, similar video, the p…
Out : a novel / John Smolens.
"In the novel Out, a sequel to John Smolens's internationally-acclaimed Cold, Del Maki's house provides shelter for a group of characters whose lives are as volatile and unpredictable as the blizzard that lashes Michigan's north woods"--Provided by publis…
The bold world : a memoir of family and transformation / Jodie Patterson.
"Jodie Patterson is the mother of five children, including her ten-year-old transgender son Penelope, the catalyst for the author's reexamination of identity within her own dynamic household--and the wider world. This inspiring and highly personal debut m…
The wedding guest : an Alex Delaware novel / Jonathan Kellerman.
"LAPD Lieutenant Milo Sturgis is a fine homicide detective, but when he needs to get into the mind of a killer, he leans on the expertise of his best friend, the brilliant psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware. While Sturgis has a knack for piecing together the …
Judgment : a novel / Joseph Finder.
"New York Timesbestselling author Joseph Finder returns with an explosive new thrillerabout a female judge and the one personal misstep that could lead to her--and her family's--undoing. It was nothing more than a one-night stand. Juliana Brody, a judge …
Reckoning of fallen gods / R.A. Salvatore.
"The winds of change are blowing upon Fireach Speur. Aoelyn risked her life to save the trader Talmadge and it cost her everything that is dear to her, but Talmadge survived and can't forget the amazing woman who killed a god. Little do they realize, war …
That Churchill woman : a novel / Stephanie Barron.
"The Paris Wife meets PBS's Victoria in this enthralling novel of the life and loves of one of history's most remarkable women: Winston Churchill's scandalous American mother, Jennie Jerome. Wealthy, privileged, and fiercely independent New Yorker Jennie…
The break line / James Brabazon.
"British intelligence operative and hardened assassin, Max Maclean, battles a nightmarish enemy in this stunning debut thriller from an award winning war correspondent. When it comes to killing terrorists British intelligence has always had one man they c…