Adult eBooks

These eBooks for adults are new to our "shelves" in the last 30 days (most recent on top).


List

Dear Sonali letters to the daughter I never had / Lynn Toler.
Dear Sonali, is a passion project from the Divorce Court Host. Seeking to share her mother's wisdom with a daughter of her own, this mother of six boys has written letters for young women to help them grow, conquer and thrive. From money and men, to passi…
Comet's tale how the dog I rescued saved my life / Steven Wolf with Lynette Padwa.
Comet’s Tale is a story about a friendship between two former winners, both a little down on their luck, who together stage a remarkable comeback. A former hard-driving attorney, Steven Wolf has reluctantly left his job and family and moved to Arizona for…
Dog crazy a novel of love lost and found / Meg Donohue.
"As a pet bereavement counselor, Maggie Brennan uses a combination of empathy, insight, and humor to help patients cope with the anguish of losing their beloved four-legged friends. Though she has a gift for guiding others through difficult situations, Ma…
Becoming trader joe how I did business my way and still beat the big guys / Joe Coulombe
"Build an iconic shopping experience that your customers love—and a work environment that your employees love being a part of—using this blueprint from Trader Joe’s visionary founder, Joe Coulombe. Infuse your organization with a distinct personality and …
London's number one dog-walking agency Kate MacDougall
"In 2006, Kate MacDougall had a safe but uninspiring job at the venerable auction house Sotheby's in London. After nearly destroying a precious piece of art, she quit Sotheby's to set up her own dog-walking company. No one thoughts being a professional do…
The girls in the stilt house a novel / Kelly Mustian.
"Ada promised herself she would never go back to the Trace, to her unbearable life on the swamp, and to her harsh father in Mississippi. But now, after running away to Baton Rouge and briefly knowing a different kind of life, she finds herself with nowher…
Maybe in another life : a novel / Taylor Jenkins Reid.
"Hannah Martin's life isn't shaping up into much of anything. Since graduating college eight years ago, she has lived in six different cities and held countless meaningless jobs. At the age of twenty-nine, she is starting to see crow's feet, and yet, she …
Till the end CC Sabathia with Chris Smith.
"The memoir of the life of one of the most beloved baseball players of his generation, a raw, compelling story of baseball, family, fame, addiction, loss, and a champion's resilience"--Provided by publisher.
Across the tracks : remembering Greenwood, Black Wall Street, and the Tulsa Race Massacre
One hundred years after the Tulsa Race Massacre, Across the Tracks is a celebration and memorial of Greenwood, Oklahoma In Across the Tracks: Remembering Greenwood, Black Wall Street, and the Tulsa Race Massacre, author Alverne Ball and illustrator Stacey…
47 Ronin
Japan's enduring national legend comes to comics! The tale of the 47 Ronin and their epic mission to avenge their wronged master epitomizes the samurai code of honor, and creators Mike Richardson and Stan Sakai have done justice to their story! Meticulous…
The cellist a novel / Daniel Silva
"Viktor Orlov had a longstanding appointment with death. Once Russia’s richest man, he now resides in splendid exile in London, where he has waged a tireless crusade against the authoritarian kleptocrats who have seized control of the Kremlin. His mansion…
Drunk How We Sipped, Danced, and Stumbled Our Way to Civilization / Edward Slingerland
"While plenty of entertaining books have been written about the history of alcohol and other intoxicants, none have offered a comprehensive, convincing answer to the basic question of why humans want to get high in the first place. Edward Slingerland eleg…
Island queen a novel / Vanessa Riley
"A remarkable, sweeping historical novel based on the incredible true life story of Dorothy Kirwan Thomas, a free woman of color who rose from slavery to become one of the wealthiest and most powerful landowners in the colonial West Indies. Born into slav…
An Irish hostage Charles Todd.
"The Great War is over, but in Ireland, in the wake of the bloody 1916 Easter Rising, anyone who served in France is now considered a traitor, including nurse Eileen Flynn and former soldier Michael Sullivan, who only want to be married in the small, isol…
Trejo my life of crime, redemption, and Hollywood / Danny Trejo with Donal Logue.
"On screen, Danny Trejo the actor is a baddie who has been killed at least a hundred times. He’s been shot, stabbed, hanged, chopped up, squished by an elevator, and once, was even melted into a bloody goo. Off screen, he’s a hero beloved by recovery comm…
The comfort book Matt Haig.
"The Comfort Book is a collection of little parcels of hope. Gathering notes, proverbs, and stories, it gifts us with new ways of seeing ourselves, the world, and ourselves in the world. Matt Haig's blend of philosophy and self-reflective memoir builds on…
The great dissenter the story of John Marshall Harlan, America's judicial hero / Peter S. Canellos.
"Dissent. No one wielded this power more aggressively than John Marshall Harlan, a young Union veteran from Kentucky who served on the US Supreme Court from the end of the Civil War through the Gilded Age. In the long test of time, this lone dissenter was…
The forest of vanishing stars Kristin Harmel.
"After being stolen from her wealthy German parents and raised in the unforgiving wilderness of eastern Europe, a young woman finds herself alone in 1941 after her kidnapper dies. Her solitary existence is interrupted, however, when she happens upon a gro…
The therapist B.A. Paris.
"Alice and Leo have just moved in together to a gorgeous gated community in London. But when Alice tries to get to know their new neighbors, she discovers a devastating, grisly secret about her new home - and begins to feel a strong connection with Nina, …
While we were dating Jasmine Guillory.
"Ben Stephens has never bothered with serious relationships. He has plenty of casual dates to keep him busy, family drama he's trying to ignore, and his advertising job to focus on. When Ben lands a huge ad campaign featuring movie star Anna Gardiner, how…
Fallen Linda Castillo.
"When a young woman is found murdered in a Painters Mill motel, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder is shocked to discover she once knew the victim. Rachael Schwartz was a charming but troubled Amish girl who left the fold years ago and fled Painters Mill. Wh…
The bone code Kathy Reichs.
"On the way to hurricane-ravaged Isle of Palms, a barrier island off the South Carolina coast, Tempe receives a call from the Charleston coroner. The storm has tossed ashore a medical waste container. Inside are two decomposed bodies wrapped in plastic sh…
Tender is the bite Spencer Quinn.
"Chet the dog,...and his human partner, P.I. Bernie Little, are contacted by a terribly scared young woman who seems to want their help. Before she can even tell them her name, she flees in panic. But in that brief meeting Chet sniffs out an important sec…
Falling a novel / T.J. Newman.
"You just boarded a flight to New York. There are one hundred and forty-three other passengers onboard. What you don’t know is that thirty minutes before the flight your pilot’s family was kidnapped. For his family to live, everyone on your plane must …
Count the Ways a novel / Joyce Maynard.
"Eleanor and Cam meet at a crafts fair in Vermont in the early 1970s. She’s an artist and writer, he makes wooden bowls. Within four years they are parents to three children, two daughters and a red-headed son who fills his pockets with rocks, plays the v…
Dog eat dog David Rosenfelt.
"Lawyer Andy Carpenter and his wife, Laurie, enjoy walking their dogs, Tara and Sebastian. By this point in their marriage, it’s routine. When out for one of their strolls, their simple ritual isn’t so simple anymore. Across the street, a man is mistreati…
Dear Miss Metropolitan Carolyn Ferrell.
"Fern seeks refuge from her mother’s pill-popping and boyfriends via Soul Train; Gwin finds salvation in the music of Prince much to her congregation’s dismay and Jesenia, miles ahead of her classmates at her gifted and talented high school, is a brainy a…
The paper palace Miranda Cowley Heller.
"Before anyone else is awake, on a perfect August morning, Elle Bishop heads out for a swim in the freshwater pond below 'The Paper Palace' - the gently decaying set of cabins in the Back woods of Cape Cod where her family has spent every summer for gener…
Come back to me Jody Hedlund.
"The ultimate cure that could heal any disease? Crazy. That's exactly what research scientist Marian Creighton has always believed about her father's quest, even if it does stem from a desire to save her sister from the genetic disease that stole their mo…
Nine lives a novel / Danielle Steel.
"After a carefree childhood, Mary Margaret Kelly came of age in the shadow of grief. Her father, a dashing daredevil Air Force pilot, died when she was nine. Maggie saw her mother struggle to put their lives back together. As the family moved from one cit…
After the fall being American in the world we've made / Ben Rhodes.
"In 2017, as Ben Rhodes was helping Barack Obama begin his next chapter, the legacy they had worked to build for eight years was being taken apart. To understand what was happening in America, Rhodes decided to look outward. Over the next three years, he …
China room Sunjeev Sahota.
"Mehar, a young bride in rural 1929 Punjab, is trying to discover the identity of her new husband. Married to three brothers in a single ceremony, she and her now-sisters spend their days hard at work in the family's 'china room,' sequestered from contact…
The third grave Lisa Jackson
"The old Beaumont mansion is a rotting shell of its once-grand self, especially after a disastrous hurricane sweeps through Georgia. The storm does more than dislodge shutters and shingles. It leads to a grisly find in the cellar. Three graves. But only t…
Nightmare scenario inside the Trump Administration's response to the pandemic that changed history / Yasmeen Abutaleb and Damian Paletta.
"Since the day Donald Trump was elected, his critics warned that an unexpected crisis would test the former reality-television host—and they predicted that the president would prove unable to meet the moment. In 2020, that crisis came to pass, with the ou…
Freed Helen Hardt
"Dale Steel has spent his life running from the horror of his past, so he's completely unprepared for horror to follow him into the present. But that's exactly what it's done. His only hope is his love for Ashley White, so he grabs hold with both hands, d…
When stars collide Susan Elizabeth Phillips
"Thaddeus Walker Bowman Owens, the backup quarterback for the Chicago Stars, is a team player, talented sideline coach, occasional male underwear model, and a man with a low tolerance for Divas. Olivia Shore, international opera superstar, is a driven div…
Survive the night a novel / Riley Sager.
"It’s November 1991. Nirvana’s in the tape deck, George H. W. Bush is in the White House, and movie-obsessed college student Charlie Jordan is in a car with a man who might be a serial killer. Josh Baxter, the man behind the wheel, is a virtual stranger …
Lorna Mott comes home a novel / Diane Johnson.
"Lorna Mott Dumas, small, pretty, high-strung, the epitome of a successful woman–lovely offspring, grandchildren, health, a French husband, a delightful house and an independent career as an admired art lecturer involving travel and public appearances, ex…
Thanks for waiting the unexpected joy (& weirdness) of being a late bloomer / Doree Shafrir.
"Doree Shafrir was one of Gawker's early hires and one of the first editors at BuzzFeed; at both sites, she authored countless viral articles. Just before she turned forty, she published her first novel, and one year later, she quit her journalism career …
The personal librarian Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray.
"In her twenties, Belle da Costa Greene is hired by J. P. Morgan to curate a collection of rare manuscripts, books, and artwork for his newly built Pierpont Morgan Library. Belle becomes a fixture in New York City society and one of the most powerful peop…
Murder at Sunrise Lake Christine Feehan.
"It starts in her dreams. Hideous flashes from a nightmare only she can stop. Images of a murderer stalking the ones she cares about most. . . . Stella Harrison thought she had gotten away from the traumas of her past. Running the Sunrise Lake Resort high…
Hell of a book or the altogether factual, wholly bona fide story of a big dreams, hard luck, American-made mad kid / Jason Mott.
"In Jason Mott’s Hell of a Book, a Black author sets out on a cross-country publicity tour to promote his bestselling novel. That storyline drives Hell of a Book and is the scaffolding of something much larger and urgent: since Mott’s novel also tells th…
Widespread panic a novel / James Ellroy.
"Freddy Otash was the man in the know and the man to know in ‘50s L.A. He was a rogue cop, a sleazoid private eye, a shakedown artist, a pimp—and, most notably, the head strong-arm goon for Confidential magazine. Confidential presaged the idiot internet—a…
To sir, with love Lauren Layne.
"Perpetually cheerful and eager to please, Gracie Cooper strives to make the best out of every situation. So when her father dies just five months after a lung cancer diagnosis, she sets aside her dreams of pursuing her passion for art to take over his Mi…
Little black book Kate Carlisle.
"Brooklyn and her hunky husband, security expert Derek Stone, have just returned from a delightful trip to Dharma, where the construction of their new home away from home is well underway, when a little black book arrives in the mail. The book is a rare B…
Sunrise by the sea Jenny Colgan
"Marisa Rosso can’t understand why everyone else is getting on with their lives as she still struggles to get over the death of her beloved grandfather, back home in Italy. Everyone loses grandparents, right? Why is she taking it so badly? Retreating furt…
What white people can do next from allyship to coalition / Emma Dabiri
"What White People Can Do Next teaches each of us how to be agents of change in the fight against racism and the establishment of a more just and equitable world. In this affecting and inspiring collection of essays, Emma Dabiri draws on both academic dis…
The secret keeper of jaipur A Novel / Alka Joshi
"Malik, now twenty and finished his private school education, has just met a young woman named Nimmi when he leaves to apprentice at the Facilities Office of the Jaipur Royal Palace. Their latest project: a state-of-the-art cinema. Malik soon finds that n…
The collected works of jim morrison poetry, journals, transcripts, and lyrics / Jim Morrison
"Created in collaboration with Jim Morrison’s estate and inspired by a posthumously discovered list entitled 'Plan for Book,' The Collected Works of Jim Morrison is an almost 600-page anthology of the writings of the late poet and iconic Doors’ front man.…
Downeast five Maine girls and the unseen story of rural America / Gigi Georges
Nestled in Maine’s far northeast corner, Washington County sits an hour’s drive from the heart of famed and bustling Acadia National Park. Yet it’s a world away. For Willow, Vivian, Mckenna, Audrey, and Josie—five teenage girls caught between tradition an…
Suburban dicks Fabian Nicieza
"Andie Stern thought she’d solved her final homicide. Once a budding FBI profiler, she gave up her career to raise her four (soon to be five) children in West Windsor, New Jersey. But one day, between soccer games, recitals, and trips to the local pool, a…
The summer of no attachments A Novel / Lori Foster
"After putting the brakes on her dead-end relationship, local veterinarian Ivey Anders is ready to soak up this summer on her own terms. The way she sees it, no dating means no disappointment. But when she meets Corbin Meyer-- and his troubled young son, …
Life on the line young doctors come of age in a pandemic / Emma Goldberg
"In March 2020, soon-to-graduate medical students in New York City were nervously awaiting 'match day' when they would learn where they would begin their residencies. Only a week later, these young physicians learned that they would be sent to the front l…
Dream girl Laura Lippman
"Injured in a freak fall, novelist Gerry Andersen is confined to a hospital bed in his glamorous high-rise apartment, dependent on two women he barely knows: his incurious young assistant, and a dull, slow-witted night nurse. Then late one night, the phon…
How the word is passed a reckoning with the history of slavery across America / Clint Smith
"Beginning in his hometown of New Orleans, Clint Smith leads the reader on an unforgettable tour of monuments and landmarks—those that are honest about the past and those that are not—that offer an intergenerational story of how slavery has been central i…
Hostage a novel / Clare Mackintosh.
"Mina is trying to focus on her job as a flight attendant, not the problems with her five-year-old daughter back home or the fissures in her marriage. But the plane has barely taken off when Mina receives a chilling note from an anonymous passenger, someo…
Filthy animals Brandon Taylor.
"In the series of linked stories at the heart of Filthy Animals, set among young creatives in the American midwest, a young man treads delicate emotional waters as he navigates a series of sexually fraught encounters with two dancers in an open relationsh…
The woman they could not silence one woman, her incredible fight for freedom, and the men who tried to make her disappear / Kate Moore.
"1860: As the clash between the states rolls slowly to a boil, Elizabeth Packard, housewife and mother of six, is facing her own battle. The enemy sits across the table and sleeps in the next room. Threatened by Elizabeth's intellect, independence, and ou…
Lie beside me a novel / by Gytha Lodge.
"Louise wakes up. Her head aches, her mouth is dry, her memory is fuzzy—but she suspects she’s done something bad. She rolls over toward her husband, Niall. The man who, until recently, made her feel loved. But it’s not Niall lying beside her. In fact, …
Hormone intelligence the complete guide to calming the chaos and restoring your body's natural blueprint for wellbeing / Aviva Romm.
"Hormonal. We all know what it means when we hear it – and feel it. While hormonal shifts are natural throughout women’s lives, too many experience distressing period symptoms, struggle daily with PCOS, endometriosis, a fertility challenge, pain, low sex …
A distant grave Sarah Stewart Taylor.
"Long Island homicide detective Maggie D'arcy and her teenage daughter, Lilly, are still recovering from the events of last fall when a strange new case demands Maggie's attention. The body of an unidentified Irish national turns up in a wealthy Long Isla…
A study in crimson Sherlock Holmes 1942 / Robert J. Harris.
"London, 1942. A killer going by the name of 'Crimson Jack' is stalking the wartime streets of London, murdering women on the exact dates of the infamous Jack the Ripper killings of 1888. Has the Ripper somehow returned from the grave? Is the self-styled …
Republic of detours how the New Deal paid broke writers to rediscover America / Scott Borchert.
"The plan was as idealistic as it was audacious—and utterly unprecedented. Take thousands of hard-up writers and put them to work charting a country on the brink of social and economic collapse, with the aim of producing a series of guidebooks to the then…
All the water I've seen is running a novel / Elias Rodriques.
"Along the Intracoastal waterways of North Florida, Daniel and Aubrey navigated adolescence with the electric intensity that radiates from young people defined by otherness: Aubrey, a self-identified "Southern cracker" and Daniel, the mixed-race son of Ja…
Yoke my yoga of self-acceptance / Jessamyn Stanley ; cover illustration by Shanée Benjamin ; interior illustrations by Joelle Avelino.
"In Sanskrit, yoga means to 'yoke.' To yoke mind and body, movement and breath, light and dark, the good and the bad. This larger idea of “yoke” is what Jessamyn Stanley calls the yoga of the everyday—a yoga that is not just about perfecting your downward…
Skye falling a novel / Mia McKenzie.
"When she was twenty-six and broke, Skye didn’t think twice before selling her eggs and happily pocketing the cash. Now approaching forty, Skye still moves through life entirely—and unrepentantly—on her own terms, living out of a suitcase and avoiding all…
What's done in darkness a novel / Laura McHugh.
"Seventeen-year-old Sarabeth has become increasingly rebellious since her parents found God and moved their family to a remote Arkansas farmstead where she’s forced to wear long dresses, follow strict rules, and grow her hair down to her waist. She’s all …
Home stretch a novel / Graham Norton.
"It is 1987 and a small Irish community is preparing for a wedding. The day before the ceremony a group of young friends, including the bride and groom, drive out to the beach. There is an accident. Three survive, but three are killed. The lives of the fa…
King Richard Nixon and Watergate--an American tragedy / Michael Dobbs.
"In January 1973, Richard Nixon had just been inaugurated after winning re-election in a historic landslide. He enjoyed an almost 70 percent approval rating. But by April 1973, his presidency had fallen apart as the Watergate scandal metastasized into wha…
The witness for the dead Katherine Addison.
"When the young half-goblin emperor Maia sought to learn who had set the bombs that killed his father and half-brothers, he turned to an obscure resident of his father’s Court, a Prelate of Ulis and a Witness for the Dead. Thara Celehar found the truth, t…
Night came with many stars a novel / Simon Van Booy.
"In rural Kentucky, back in 1933, Carol's daddy lost his 13-year-old daughter in a game of cards...Simon Van Booy's...novel spans decades as he tells the story of Carol and the people in her life. Incidents intersect and lives unexpectedly change course i…
Legends of the North Cascades a novel / Jonathan Evison.
Dave Cartwright used to be good at a lot of things: good with his hands, good at solving problems, good at staying calm in a crisis. But on the heels of his third tour in Iraq, the fabric of Dave's life has begun to unravel. Gripped by PTSD, he finds hims…
Kin a memoir / Shawna Kay Rodenberg.
"When Shawna Kay Rodenberg was four, her father, fresh from a ruinous tour in Vietnam, spirited her family from their home in the hills of Eastern Kentucky to Minnesota, renouncing all of their earthly possessions to live in the Body, an off-the-grid End …
God spare the girls a novel / Kelsey McKinney.
"Luke Nolan has led the Hope congregation for more than a decade, while his wife and daughters have patiently upheld what it means to live righteously. Made famous by a viral sermon on purity co-written with his eldest daughter, Abigail, Luke is the proto…
Songs in Ursa Major Emma Brodie.
"The year is 1969, and the Bayleen Island Folk Fest is abuzz with one name: Jesse Reid. Tall and soft-spoken, with eyes blue as stone-washed denim, Jesse Reid’s intricate guitar riffs and supple baritone are poised to tip from fame to legend with this one…
Blush a novel / Jamie Brenner.
"For decades, the Hollander Estates winery has been the premier destination for lavish parties and romantic day trips on the North Fork of Long Island. But behind the lush vineyards and majestic estate house, the Hollander family fortunes have suffered an…
Checking in how getting real about depression saved my life-and can save yours / Michelle Williams.
"'I need help.' Those three words saved Grammy Award–winning singer Michelle Williams’s life. After decades of sweeping her anxiety and depression under the rug—even during her years in the spotlight with Destiny’s Child—Michelle found herself planning he…
Hairpin bridge Taylor Adams
"Three months ago, Lena Nguyen's estranged twin sister, Cambry, drove to a remote bridge sixty miles outside of Missoula, Montana, and jumped two hundred feet to her death. At least, that is the official police version. But Lena isn't buying it. Now she's…
Live your life my story of loving and losing Nick Cordero / Amanda Kloots with Anna Kloots.
"In March 2020, Broadway star and Tony Award nominee Nick Cordero was hospitalized for what he and his wife, Amanda Kloots, believed to be a severe case of pneumonia. Entering the hospital, they had every reason to believe that Nick—a young father and oth…
Night, neon tales of mystery and suspense / Joyce Carol Oates
"From literary icon Joyce Carol Oates comes a brand new collection of haunting and, at times, darkly humorous mystery & suspense stories. These are tales of psyches pushed to their limits by the expectations of everyday life—from a woman who gets lost on …
The sweetness of water A Novel / Nathan Harris
"In the waning days of the Civil War, brothers Prentiss and Landry, freed by the Emancipation Proclamation, seek refuge on the homestead of George Walker and his wife, Isabelle. The Walkers, wracked by the loss of their only son to the war, hire the broth…
Elizabeth and monty the untold story of their intimate friendship / Charles Casillo
"When Elizabeth Taylor was cast opposite Montgomery Clift in A Place in the Sun, he was already a movie idol, with a natural sensitivity that set him apart. At seventeen, Elizabeth was known for her ravishing beauty rather than her talent. Directors treat…
The godmothers a novel / Camille Aubray
"Meet the Godmothers: Filomena is a clever and resourceful war refugee with a childhood secret, who comes to America to wed Mario, the family's favored son. Amie, a beautiful and dreamy French girl from upstate New York, escapes an abusive husband after f…
The cape doctor E. J. Levy
"Beginning in Cork, Ireland, the novel recounts Jonathan Mirandus Perry’s journey from daughter to son in order to enter medical school and provide for family, but Perry soon embraced the new-found freedom of living life as a man. From brilliant medical s…
How to survive america D. L. Hughley
"White people love survival guides. But have you noticed they’re always about ridiculous activities in locations far from home, with chapters like 'How to Survive an Avalanche' or 'How to Live on Bugs in the Jungle.' Huh?! You know who really needs a surv…
The hellion's waltz Olivia Waite
"Sophie Roseingrave hates nothing more than a swindler. After her family lost their piano shop to a con man in London, they're trying to start fresh in a new town. Her father is convinced Carrisford is an upright and honest place, but Sophie is not so sur…
Boundless Jack Campbell.
"Geary believed in the Alliance. Even when he uncovered overwhelming evidence that the highest echelons of the government and fleet command were involved in secret programs and prison camps, he believed it was worth saving. And that his duty was to see th…
Home waters a chronicle of family and a river / John N. Maclean ; wood engravings by Wesley W. Bates.
"John N. Maclean's remarkable memoir of his family's century-long love affair with Montana's majestic Blackfoot River, the setting for his father's classic novella, A River Runs through It. Maclean returns annually to the simple family cabin that his gran…
The burning blue the untold story of Christa McAuliffe and NASA's Challenger disaster / Kevin Cook.
"On January 28, 1986, NASA’s space shuttle Challenger exploded after blasting off from Cape Canaveral. Christa McAuliffe, America’s 'Teacher in Space,' was instantly killed, along with the other six members of the mission. At least that's what most of us …
The woman in the purple skirt a novel / Natsuko Imamura ; translated from the Japanese by Lucy North.
"Almost every afternoon, the Woman in the Purple Skirt sits on the same park bench, where she eats a cream bun while the local children make a game of trying to get her attention. Unbeknownst to her, she is being watched–by the Woman in the Yellow Cardiga…
The damage  Caitlin Wahrer.
"Tony has always looked out for his younger brother, Nick. So when he’s called to a hospital bed where Nick is lying battered and bruised after a violent sexual assault, his protective instincts flare, and a white-hot rage begins to build. As a small-town…
The abduction of Pretty Penny Leonard Goldberg.
"Joanna and the Watsons are called in by the Whitechapel Playhouse to find Pretty Penny, a lovely, young actress who has gone missing without reason or notice. While on their search, the trio is asked by Scotland Yard to join in the hunt for a vicious mur…
Home made a story of grief, groceries, showing up--and what we make when we make dinner / Liz Hauck.
"Liz Hauck and her dad had a plan to start a weekly cooking program in a residential home for teenage boys in state care, which was run by the human services agency he co-directed. When her father died before they had a chance to get the project started, …
Shadow target David Ricciardi.
"Someone is assassinating CIA field officers and Jake Keller's name is next on the list....Jake doesn't know who is trying to kill him and he doesn't know why, but it's a threat he can't ignore. When his small plane crashes in the Alps, Jake is the only s…
Beyond by Mercedes Lackey & Rosemary Edghill.
"Within the Eastern Empire, Duke Kordas Valdemar rules a tiny, bucolic Duchy that focuses mostly on horse breeding. Anticipating the day when the Empire’s exploitative and militant leaders would not be content to leave them alone, Korda’s father set out t…
Bath haus a thriller / P.J. Vernon.
"Oliver Park, a recovering addict from Indiana, finally has everything he ever wanted: sobriety and a loving, wealthy partner in Nathan, a prominent DC trauma surgeon. Despite their difference in age and disparate backgrounds, they've made a perfect life …
Morningside heights Joshua Henkin.
"When Ohio-born Pru Steiner arrives in New York in 1976, she follows in a long tradition of young people determined to take the city by storm. But when she falls in love with and marries Spence Robin, her hotshot young Shakespeare professor, her life take…
Cultish the language of fanaticism / Amanda Montell.
"What makes 'cults' so intriguing and frightening? What makes them powerful? The reason why so many of us binge Manson documentaries by the dozen and fall down rabbit holes researching suburban moms gone QAnon is because we’re looking for a satisfying exp…
The maidens Alex Michaelides.
"Edward Fosca is a murderer. Of this Mariana is certain. But Fosca is untouchable. A handsome and charismatic Greek tragedy professor at Cambridge University, Fosca is adored by staff and students alike-particularly by the members of a secret society of f…
Million dollar demon Kim Harrison.
"The new master vampire of Cincinnati has arrived . . . and she wants Rachel Morgan out. No matter where Rachel goes, Constance is there--threatening Rachel's allies, causing city-wide chaos, and, to add insult to injury, even forcing Rachel out of her cu…
Brainscapes the warped, wondrous maps written in your brain-and how they guide you / Rebecca Schwarzlose.
"Your brain is a collection of maps: detailed representations, scrawled across your brain’s surfaces, of the sights, sounds, and actions that hold the key to your survival. Although scientists began discovering these maps over a century ago, we are only n…
Reserved for murder Victoria Gilbert
"Meeting your favorite author in the flesh can be the chance of a lifetime. But for one unlucky fan, her plum place in line at a book signing will lead to her untimely demise. Beaufort, North Carolina, is home to Chapters Bed and Breakfast, owned and oper…
A dark and secret place A Novel / Jen Williams
"When prodigal daughter Heather Evans returns to her family home after her mother’s baffling suicide, she makes an alarming discovery–stacks and stacks of carefully preserved letters from notorious serial killer Michael Reave. The “Red Wolf,” as he was du…
When the stars begin to fall overcoming racism and renewing the promise of America / Theodore Roosevelt Johnson III
"'Racism is an existential threat to America,' Theodore R. Johnson declares at the start of his profound and exhilarating book, a refutation of the American Promise enshrined in our Constitution-that all men and women are inherently equal. And yet racism …
Deadly delights Laura Jensen Walker
"August in Lake Potawatomi, Wisconsin, always means one thing: the annual baking contest. Picture The Great British Baking Show, writ Midwestern. It’s a huge draw for the upper crust of Wisconsin pastry aficionados. And, of course, bon vivant baker-turned…
Hola papi how to come out in a Walmart parking lot and other life lessons / John Paul Brammer
The popular LGBTQ columnist and writer presents a memoir though a series of essays that chronicle his life growing up as queer, mixed race kid and offers advice for young people facing the same journey.
The plague year America in the Time of COVID / Lawrence Wright
"From the fateful first moments of the outbreak in China to the storming of the U.S. Capitol to the extraordinary vaccine rollout, Lawrence Wright’s The Plague Year tells the story of Covid-19 in authoritative, galvanizing detail and with the full drama o…
The menopause manifesto Own Your Health with Facts and Feminism / Jen Gunter
"The only thing predictable about menopause is its unpredictability. Factor in widespread misinformation, a lack of research, and the culture of shame around women's bodies, and it's no wonder women are unsure what to expect during the menopause transitio…
Animal a novel / Lisa Taddeo
"Joan has spent a lifetime enduring the cruelties of men. But when one of them commits a shocking act of violence in front of her, she flees New York City in search of Alice, the only person alive who can help her make sense of her past. In the sweltering…
Sisters of the resistance Christine Wells
"Paris, 1944: The war is nearly over, but for members of the Resistance in occupied France, it is more dangerous than ever before. Twenty-five-year-old Gabby Foucher loathes the Nazis, though as the concierge of 10 rue Royale, she does her best to avoid c…
The bullet Iris Johansen
"Diane Connors is a dedicated doctor with the world's biggest secret, a discovery that could have shocking global ramifications. But while conducting private research trials, word has gotten out. The wrong people have heard the news and now want to hide D…
Tom Clancy target acquired Don Bentley.
"Jack Ryan, Jr. would do anything for Ding Chavez. That’s why Jack is currently sitting in an open-air market in Israel, helping a CIA team run an asset-validation exercise as a favor to his friend. It's a cushy assignment - until it's not. Jack's job is …
Forget the Alamo the rise and fall of an American myth / Bryan Burrough, Chris Tomlinson, and Jason Stanford.
"Every nation needs its creation myth, and since Texas was a nation before it was a state, it's no surprise that its myths bite deep. There's no piece of history more important to Texans than the Battle of the Alamo, when Davy Crockett and a band of rebel…
A sense of self memory, the brain, and who we are / Veronica O'Keane.
"How do our brains store-and then conjure up-past experiences to make us who we are? A twinge of sadness, a rush of love, a knot of loss, a whiff of regret. Memories have the power to move us, often when we least expect it, a sign of the complex neural pr…
The letter keeper Charles Martin.
"Murphy Shepherd has made a career of finding those no one else could—survivors of human trafficking. His life’s mission is helping others find freedom . . . but then the nightmare strikes too close to home. When his new wife, her daughter, and two other…
All that she carried the journey of Ashley's sack, a black family keepsake  / Tiya Miles.
"In 1850s South Carolina, an enslaved woman named Rose faced a crisis, the imminent sale of her daughter Ashley. Thinking quickly, she packed a cotton bag with a few precious items as a token of love and to try to ensure Ashley’s survival. Soon after, the…
The disappearing act a novel / Catherine Steadman.
"Once a year, actors from across the globe descend on the smog and sunshine of Los Angeles for pilot season. Every cable network and studio is looking to fill the rosters of their new shows, enticing a fresh batch of young hopefuls—anxious, desperate, and…
The Appalachian Trail Philip D'Anieri.
"The Appalachian Trail is America’s most beloved trek, with millions of hikers setting foot on it every year. Yet few are aware of the fascinating backstory of the dreamers and builders who helped bring it to life over the past century. The conception and…
Americanon an unexpected US history in thirteen bestselling books / Jess McHugh.
"Surprising and delightfully engrossing, Americanon explores the true history of thirteen of the nation’s most popular books. Overlooked for centuries, our simple dictionaries, spellers, almanacs, and how-to manuals are the unexamined touchstones for Amer…
Castle shade a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes / Laurie R. King.
"A queen, a castle, a dark and ageless threat--all await Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes in this chilling new adventure. The queen is Marie of Roumania: the doubly royal granddaughter to Victoria, Empress of the British Empire, and Alexander II, Tsar of …
The man I knew the amazing story of George H.W. Bush's post-presidency / Jean Becker.
"A heartfelt portrait of President George H.W. Bush—and his post-presidential life—by a confidante who knew him well. As chief of staff, Jean Becker had a ringside seat to the never-boring story of George Herbert Walker Bush's life post-presidency, inclu…
Rainbow milk Paul Mendez.
"An essential and revelatory coming-of-age narrative from a thrilling new voice, Rainbow Milk follows nineteen-year-old Jesse McCarthy as he grapples with his racial and sexual identities against the backdrop of his Jehovah’s Witness upbringing. In the 19…
Everyone knows your mother is a witch Rivka Galchen.
"The story begins in 1618, in the German duchy of Württemberg. Plague is spreading. The Thirty Years' War has begun, and fear and suspicion are in the air throughout the Holy Roman Empire. In the small town of Leonberg, Katharina Kepler is accused of bein…
Haven Point Virginia Hume.
"1944: Maren Larsen is a blonde beauty from a small Minnesota farming town, determined to do her part to help the war effort––and to see the world beyond her family’s cornfields. As a cadet nurse at Walter Reed Medical Center, she’s swept off her feet by …
Shape the hidden geometry of information, biology, strategy, democracy, and everything else / Jordan Ellenberg.
"How should a democracy choose its representatives? How can you stop a pandemic from sweeping the world? How do computers learn to play Go, and why is learning Go so much easier for them than learning to read a sentence? Can ancient Greek proportions pred…
Pack up the moon Kristan Higgins.
"Joshua and Lauren are the perfect couple. Newly married, they’re wildly in love, each on a successful and rewarding career path. Then Lauren is diagnosed with a terminal illness. As Lauren’s disease progresses, Joshua struggles to make the most of the ti…
Rabbits a novel / Terry Miles.
"Conspiracies abound in this surreal and yet all-too-real technothriller, detailing an underground alternate reality game, set in the same world as the popular Rabbits podcast. Rabbits is a secret, dangerous, and occasionally fatal underground alternate r…
A rogue's company Allison Montclair.
"In London, 1946, the Right Sort Marriage Bureau is getting on its feet and expanding. Miss Iris Sparks and Mrs. Gwendolyn Bainbridge are making a go of it. That is until Lord Bainbridge—the widowed Gwen's father-in-law and legal guardian—returns from a b…
Chasing the thrill obsession, death, and glory in America's most extraordinary treasure hunt / Daniel Barbarisi.
"When Forrest Fenn was given a fatal cancer diagnosis, he came up with a bold plan: He would hide a chest full of jewels and gold in the wilderness, and publish a poem that would serve as a map leading to the treasure’s secret location. But he didn’t die,…
One two three a novel / Laurie Frankel.
"In a town where nothing ever changes, suddenly everything does... Everyone knows everyone in the tiny town of Bourne, but the Mitchell triplets are especially beloved. Mirabel is the smartest person anyone knows, and no one doubts it just because she ca…
Dear Senthuran a Black spirit memoir / Akwaeke Emezi.
In three critically acclaimed novels, Akwaeke Emezi has introduced readers to a landscape marked by familial tensions, Igbo belief systems, and a boundless search for what it means to be free. Now, in this extraordinary memoir, the bestselling author of T…
Ghost blows a kiss Carolyn Hart
"The late--as in Dearly Departed--Bailey Ruth Raeburn is delighted when she's assigned a new mission by Heaven's Department of Good Intentions, even if she is no good at following the rules for Earthly Visitations. This time she's determined to be the per…
The thousand crimes of ming tsu Tom Lin
"Orphaned young, Ming Tsu, the son of Chinese immigrants, is raised by the notorious leader of a California crime syndicate, who trains him to be his deadly enforcer. But when Ming falls in love with Ada, the daughter of a powerful railroad magnate, and t…
Freed E L James
"You are cordially invited to the wedding of the decade, when Christian Grey will make Anastasia Steele his wife. But is he really husband material? His dad is unsure, his brother wants to organize one helluva bachelor party, and his fiancée won't vow to …
The one hundred years of lenni and margot A Novel / Marianne Cronin
"Seventeen-year-old Lenni Pettersson lives on the Terminal Ward at the Glasgow Princess Royal Hospital. Though the teenager has been told she’s dying, she still has plenty of living to do. Joining the hospital’s arts and crafts class, she meets the magnif…
Murphy's slaw Elizabeth Logan
"Charlie Cooke loves many things, like the Bear Claw Diner, the heated steering wheel of her car, and her orange tabby cat Eggs Benedict. Something she has never loved is the state fair. So when her best friend Annie Jensen begs her for a fair day, she's …
Two old men and a baby or, how Hendrik and Evert get themselves into a jam / Hendrik Groen ; translated by Hester Velmans.
"Hendrik Groen and Evert Duiker, faithful friends in good times and bad, are well over seventy and enjoy weekly visits together to play chess, drink gin, and have chats. But one day, Hendrik's quiet life is rudely disturbed when Evert shows up on his door…
One last stop Casey McQuiston.
"For cynical twenty-three-year-old August, moving to New York City is supposed to prove her right: that things like magic and cinematic love stories don’t exist, and the only smart way to go through life is alone. She can’t imagine how waiting tables at a…
Palace of the drowned Christine Mangan.
"It’s 1966 and Frankie Croy retreats to her friend’s vacant palazzo in Venice. Years have passed since the initial success of Frankie’s debut novel and she has spent her career trying to live up to the expectations. Now, after a particularly scathing revi…
The lost boys of Montauk the true story of four men who vanished at sea / Amanda Fairbanks.
"In March of 1984, the commercial fishing boat Wind Blown left Montauk Harbor on what should have been a routine offshore voyage. After a week at sea, the weather suddenly turned, and the four-man crew found themselves in the fight of their lives. Tragica…
The chosen and the beautiful Nghi Vo.
"Immigrant. Socialite. Magician. Jordan Baker grows up in the most rarefied circles of 1920s American society-she has money, education, a killer golf handicap, and invitations to some of the most exclusive parties of the Jazz Age. She's also queer and Asi…
Jackpot Stuart Woods and Bryon Quertermous.
"Teddy Fay hedges his bets in the latest thriller from #1 New York Times-bestselling author Stuart Woods"--Provided by publisher.
Breaking the news exposing the establishment media's hidden deals and secret corruption / Alex Marlow.
"Alex Marlow was just a twenty-one-year-old UC Berkeley student when renowned media mogul Andrew Breitbart hired him as his first employee. Breitbart began mentoring Marlow on how to fight the culture war one headline at a time and to remain resilient in …
With teeth Kristen Arnett.
"From the author of the New York Times-bestselling sensation Mostly Dead Things: a surprising and moving story of two mothers, one difficult son, and the limitations of marriage, parenthood, and love If she's being honest, Sammie Lucas is scared of her so…
Lesson in red a novel / Maria Hummel.
"Brenae Brasil is a rising star at Los Angeles Art College, the most prestigious art school in the country, and her path to art world celebrity is all but assured. Until she is found dead on campus, just after completing a provocative documentary about fe…
Learning to speak southern Lindsey Rogers Cook.
"A searing Southern story about confronting the difference between the family you're born into and the family you choose, from the acclaimed author of How to Bury Your Brother Lex fled Memphis years ago, making ends meet with odd jobs teaching English aro…
We are what we eat a slow food manifesto / Alice Waters ; with Bob Carrau and Cristina Mueller.
"When Waters first opened Chez Panisse in 1971, she did so with the intention of feeding people good food during a time of political turmoil. Customers responded to the locally sourced organic ingredients, to the dishes made by hand, and to the welcoming …
Dead dead girls Nekesa Afia.
"Harlem, 1926. Young black women like Louise Lloyd are ending up dead. Following a harrowing kidnapping ordeal when she was in her teens, Louise is doing everything she can to maintain a normal life. She's succeeding, too. She spends her days working at M…
The Bombay prince Sujata Massey.
"November, 1921. Edward VIII, Prince of Wales and future ruler of India, is arriving in Bombay to begin a four-month tour. The Indian subcontinent is chafing under British rule, and Bombay solicitor Perveen Mistry isn't surprised when local unrest over th…
Neon gods Katee Robert.
"Society darling Persephone Dimitriou plans to flee the ultra-modern city of Olympus and start over far from the backstabbing politics of the Thirteen Houses. But all that's ripped away when her mother ambushes her with an engagement to Zeus, the dangerou…
Hard reboot Django Wexler
"Kas is a junior researcher on a research mission to Old Earth. When a con artist tricks her into wagering a huge sum of money she doesn't have on the outcome of a manned robot arena battle she becomes drawn into the seedy underworld of Old Earth politics…
Death in bloom Jess Dylan
"Sierra Ravenswood is the new part-time employee of the Flower House, a flower shop in Aerieville, Tennessee. It's true she didn't expect to be back in her hometown at twenty-eight-years-old, but after her dream of making it as a singer in Nashville crash…
The housewives The Real Story Behind the Real Housewives / Brian Moylan
"In the spring of 2006, a new kind of show premiered on Bravo: The Real Housewives of Orange County. Its stars were tanned, taut, and bedazzled; their homes were echoey California villas; and their drama was gossip-fueled, wine-drenched, and absolutely ex…
The beach house Rochelle Alers
"It's been almost a year since Leah Berkley Kent left her lavish Richmond home to spend two months on Coates Island, North Carolina. There she found friendship with two extraordinary women, Kayana and Cherie. Together they formed a summer book club, meeti…
You will get through this night Daniel Howell
"In this no-nonsense guide, Daniel Howell (with his signature self-depreciation and dark humor) shares his personal struggles with depression and anxiety. In consultation with a qualified psychologist, he explores how our minds work, why we think and feel…
Blind ambition Lutishia Lovely
"Since childhood, Chantel has idolized her older sister, Jett, a superstar performer. But she's seldom seen her Hollywood-based sibling. More on the shy side, Chantel is perfectly happy with her own modest singing career and quiet Missouri hometown life. …
The stepsisters Susan Mallery
"Once upon a time, when her dad married Sages mom, Daisy was thrilled to get a bright and shiny new sister. But Sage was beautiful and popular, everything Daisy was not, and she made sure Daisy knew it.Sage didnt have Daisys smartsshe had to go back a gra…
Hang the moon a novel / Alexandria Bellefleur
"Brendon Lowell loves love. It's why he created a dating app to help people find their one true pairing and why he's convinced "the one" is out there, even if he hasn't met her yet. Or... has he? When his sister's best friend turns up in Seattle unexpecte…
The diva serves forbidden fruit Krista Davis
"With Old Town’s DIY Home Decorating Festival in full swing, Sophie’s swamped, juggling a bumper crop of artisans, antique dealers, and decorators for the busy street fair. Still, when her best friend Nina suddenly needs a ride from the airport, Sophie is…
My remarkable journey A Memoir / Katherine Johnson
"In 2015, at the age of 97, Katherine Johnson became a global celebrity. President Barack Obama awarded her the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom—the nation’s highest civilian honor—for her pioneering work as a mathematician on NASA’s first flight…
Impostor syndrome a novel / Kathy Wang.
"In 2006 Julia Lerner, a recent university graduate in computer science, is living in Moscow when she’s recruited by Russia’s largest intelligence agency. By 2018 she’s in Silicon Valley as COO of Tangerine, one of America’s most famous technology compani…
Heart and Seoul Jen Frederick.
"As a Korean adoptee, Hara Wilson doesn't need anyone telling her she looks different from her white parents. She knows. Every time Hara looks in the mirror, she's reminded that she doesn't look like anyone else in her family-not her loving mother, Ellen;…
Beth & Amy Virginia Kantra.
"Amy March is more like her older sister Jo than she’d like to admit. An up-and-coming designer in New York’s competitive fashion industry, ambitious Amy is determined to get out of her sisters’ shadows and keep her distance from their North Carolina home…
The invisible husband of Frick Island Colleen Oakley.
"Piper Parrish's life on Frick Island-a tiny, remote town smack in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay-is nearly perfect. Well, aside from one pesky detail: Her beloved husband, Tom, is dead. When Tom's crab boat capsized and his body wasn't recovered, Piper…
Killer content Olivia Blacke.
"Bayou transplant Odessa Dean has a lot to learn about life in Brooklyn. So far she's scored a rent-free apartment in one of the nicest neighborhoods around by cat-sitting, and has a new job working at Untapped Books & Café. Hand-selling books and craft b…
A peculiar combination Ashley Weaver.
"Electra McDonnell has always known that the way she and her family earn their living is slightly outside of the law. Breaking into the homes of the rich and picking the locks on their safes may not be condoned by British law enforcement, but World War II…
The photographer Mary Dixie Carter.
"Mary Dixie Carter's The Photographer is a slyly observed, suspenseful story of envy and obsession, told in the mesmerizing, irresistible voice of a character who will make you doubt that seeing is ever believing. Delta Dawn comes from humble beginnings, …
The betrayals A Novel / Bridget Collins
"At Montverre, an ancient and elite academy hidden high in the mountains, society’s best and brightest are trained for excellence in the grand jeu—the great game—an arcane and mysterious competition that combines music, art, math, poetry, and philosophy. …
Madam Phoebe Wynne.
"For 150 years, high above rocky Scottish cliffs, Caldonbrae Hall has sat untouched, a beacon of excellence in an old ancestral castle. A boarding school for girls, it promises that the young women lucky enough to be admitted will emerge 'resilient and re…
The summer job Lizzy Dent.
"Beach Read meets Sweetbitter in this laugh-out-loud and ultimately heartwarming debut of a good friend's very bad decision and the summer job that stands to ruin or make her life"--Provided by publisher.
Independent bones Carolyn Haines.
"When Dr. Alala Diakos, a visiting professor of Greek literature, comes to teach at Ole Miss in Oxford, Mississippi, it doesn't take long for controversy to follow. With her fervent feminist ideals and revolutionary leanings, she quickly earns the admirat…
America on fire the untold history of police violence and Black rebellion since the 1960s / Elizabeth Hinton.
"What began in spring 2020 as local protests in response to the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police quickly exploded into a massive nationwide movement. Millions of mostly young people defiantly flooded into the nation’s streets, demanding an en…
The break-up book club Wendy Wax.
"The story of a book club of broken hearts, where four women come together and discover the power of female friendship and find the courage to pursue their dreams, from the USA Today bestselling author of My Ex-Best Friend's Wedding. Jazmine was supposed …
Last summer at the golden hotel Elyssa Friedland.
"In its heyday, the Golden Hotel was the crown jewel of the hotter-than-hot Catskills vacation scene. For more than sixty years, the Goldman and Weingold families-best friends and business partners-have presided over this glamorous resort, which served as…
Phase six a novel / Jim Shepard.
"In a tiny settlement on the west coast of Greenland, 11-year-old Aleq and his best friend, frequent trespassers at a mining site exposed to mountains of long-buried and thawing permafrost, carry what they pick up back into their village, and from there S…
Into the deep a memoir from the man who found Titanic / Robert D. Ballard and Christopher Drew.
"Bob Ballard has a lifetime of stories about the ocean depths. He's found famous shipwrecks like the Nazi warship Bismarck, the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Yorktown, and JFK's PT-109. He's revealed trading vessels thousands of years old in the Mediterranean a…
A summer to remember Erika Montgomery.
"For thirty-year-old Frankie Simon, selling movie memorabilia in the shop she opened with her late mother on Hollywood Boulevard is more than just her livelihood-it's an enduring connection to the only family she has ever known. But when a mysterious pack…
The anatomy of desire a novel / L.R. Dorn.
"Claire Griffith has it all, a thriving career, a gorgeous boyfriend, glamorous friends. She always knew she was destined for more than the life her conservative parents preached to her. Arriving in Los Angeles flat broke, she has risen to become a popula…
The radio operator a novel / Ulla Lenze ; translated from the German by Marshall Yarbrough.
"At the end of the 1930s, Europe is engulfed in war. Though America is far from the fighting, the streets of New York have become a battlefield. Anti-Semitic and racist groups spread hate, while German nationalists celebrate Hitler’s strength and power. J…
Finding the mother tree Suzanne Simard.
"Suzanne Simard is a pioneer on the frontier of plant communication and intelligence; she’s been compared to Rachel Carson, hailed as a scientist who conveys complex, technical ideas in a way that is dazzling and profound. Her work has influenced filmmake…
How y'all doing? misadventures and mischief from a life well lived  / Leslie Jordan
"Emmy Award-winner Leslie Jordan regales fans with entertaining stories about the odd, funny, and unforgettable events in his life in this unmissable essay collection that echoes his droll, irreverent voice. When actor Leslie Jordan learned he had “gone …
Astrid sees all a novel / Natalie Standiford.
"New York, 1984: Twenty-two-year-old Phoebe Hayes is a young woman in search of excitement and adventure. But the recent death of her father has so devastated her that her mother wants her to remain home in Baltimore to recover. Phoebe wants to return to …
Twice shy Sarah Hogle
"Maybell Parish has always been a dreamer and a hopeless romantic. But living in her own world has long been preferable to dealing with the disappointments of real life. So when Maybell inherits a charming house in the Smokies from her Great-Aunt Violet, …
Phantoms and felonies Lucy Ness
"When a local theater troupe puts on a new play at the club, manager Avery Morgan is excited. This is just the sort of event that’s destined to bring in potential new members. Okay, millionaire banker Bob Hanover has more bucks than talent and has used hi…
Just my luck Adele Parks
"For fifteen years, Lexi and Jake have played the same six numbers with their friends. Over drinks, dinner parties, and summer barbecues, the three couples have discussed the important stuff...and they've laughed off their disappointment when they failed …
I'm waiting for you And Other Stories / Bo-young Kim
"In 'I’m Waiting for You' and 'On My Way,' an engaged couple coordinate their separate missions to distant corners of the galaxy to ensure—through relativity—they can arrive back on Earth simultaneously to make it down the aisle. But small incidents wreak…
Caul baby a novel / Morgan Jerkins
"Laila desperately wants to become a mother, but each of her previous pregnancies has ended in heartbreak. This time has to be different, so she turns to the Melancons, an old and powerful Harlem family known for their caul, a precious layer of skin that …
Animal instinct David Rosenfelt.
"Corey Douglas and his K-9 partner, a German shepherd named Simon Garfunkel, are recently retired police officers turned private investigators. Along with fellow former cop Laurie Collins and her investigating partner, Marcus, they call themselves the K T…
To love and to loathe a novel / Martha Waters.
"The widowed Diana, Lady Templeton and Jeremy, Marquess of Willingham are infamous among English high society as much for their sharp-tongued bickering as their flirtation. One evening, an argument at a ball turns into a serious wager: Jeremy will marry w…
The intimacy experiment Rosie Danan.
"Naomi Grant has built her life around going against the grain. After the sex-positive start-up she cofounded becomes an international sensation, she wants to extend her educational platform to live lecturing. Unfortunately, despite her long list of quali…
Mirror's edge Scott Westerfeld.
"Frey’s return to the city of her birth isn’t going to be an easy one. She and her love Col must surge on new faces and bodies in order to infiltrate Shreve by dropping from the sky and landing undetected. Frey’s sister Rafi—no longer a twin in features,…
How to love the world poems of gratitude and hope / edited by James Crews.
"More and more people are turning to poetry as an antidote to divisiveness, negativity, anxiety, and the frenetic pace of life. How to Love the World: Poems of Gratitude and Hope offers readers uplifting, deeply felt, and relatable poems by well-known poe…
Heart of fire an immigrant daughter's story / Mazie K. Hirono.
"Mazie Hirono is one of the most fiercely outspoken Democrats in Congress, but her journey to the U.S. Senate was far from likely. Raised poor on her family's rice farm in rural Japan, Hirono was seven years old when her mother left her abusive husband an…
The devil's hand a thriller / Jack Carr
"It’s been twenty years since 9/11, two decades since the United States was attacked on home soil and set out to make the guilty pay with their lives. In the shadows, the enemy has been patient—learning, and adapting. And the enemy is ready to strike agai…
"Renowned chef Elodie Winters' dream job, private chef to a powerful family in New York, quickly becomes a nightmare when her employer turns out to be the head of a notorious mob family. Now on the run, she thinks she's finally safe, having landed in the …
Death with a double edge Anne Perry.
"When junior barrister Daniel Pitt is summoned to the scene of a murder in the London district known as Mile End, he knows only that the victim is a senior barrister from the same firm. To Daniel’s relief, it is not his close friend Toby Kitteridge, but t…
The girl and the mountain Mark Lawrence.
"On the planet Abeth there is only the ice. And the Black Rock. For generations the priests of the Black Rock have reached out from their mountain to steer the fate of the ice tribes. With their Hidden God, their magic and their iron, the priests’ rule ha…
Near the bone Christina Henry.
"Mattie can't remember a time before she and William lived alone on a mountain together. She must never make him upset. But when Mattie discovers the mutilated body of a fox in the woods, she realizes that they're not alone after all. There's something in…
Knit, purl, a baby and a girl Hettie Bell
"Poppy Adams doesn't have a perfect life, and she wasn't ready for the positive test. An unexpected baby--Poppy's unexpected baby--won't exactly have her family doing cartwheels. But she's making the right choice. Right? Poppy's totally got this. She just…
Vegetable gardening for dummies [3rd edition] by Charlie Nardozzi and the editors of the National Gardening Association.
"We all love good food, and the fresher it is, the better! And what could be fresher than farm-to-table terms than vegetables you've grown at home? The new edition of Vegetable Gardening For Dummies puts you in touch with your roots in a thousands of year…
The marriage pass Briana Cole
"Can you really have the best of both worlds? He's rich, successful--and has been faithfully married to his longtime girlfriend for nearly one grueling year. Because for Dr. Dorian Graham, too many women is never too much--no matter how loyal his wife, S…
The good killer a novel / Harry Dolan.
"Sean Tennant and Molly Winter are living quietly in Houston when a troubled, obsessive stranger shatters the safety they have carefully constructed for themselves. Sean is at a shopping mall when Henry Alan Keen, scorned by a woman he's been dating, pull…
Homeland elegies A Novel / Ayad Akhtar
"A deeply personal work about identity and belonging in a nation coming apart at the seams, Homeland Elegies blends fact and fiction to tell an epic story of longing and dispossession in the world that 9/11 made. Part family drama, part social essay, part…
Hamnet Maggie O'Farrell.
"England, 1580: The Black Death creeps across the land, an ever-present threat, infecting the healthy, the sick, the old and the young alike. The end of days is near, but life always goes on. A young Latin tutor—penniless and bullied by a violent father—f…