Adult eBooks

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


List

Then she vanished T. Jefferson Parker.
"Private Investigator Roland Ford has taken a job for a fellow Marine and a rising politician, Dalton Strait. Strait is contending with unexplained bombings of government buildings in his district...but that is not why he hired Ford. Strait's wife, Natali…
Our only home A Climate Appeal to the World / Dalai Lama
"Saving the climate is our common duty. With each passing day, climate change is causing Pacific islands to disappear into the sea, accelerating the extinction of species at alarming proportions and aggravating a water shortage that has affected the entir…
The burning god R. F. Kuang
"After saving her nation of Nikan from foreign invaders and battling the evil Empress Su Daji in a brutal civil war, Fang Runin was betrayed by allies and left for dead. Despite her losses, Rin hasn’t given up on those for whom she has sacrificed so much—…
Piece of my heart Mary Higgins Clark
"Television producer Laurie Moran and her fiancée, Alex Buckley, the former host of her investigative television show, are just days away from their mid-summer wedding, when things take a dark turn. Alex’s seven-year-old nephew, Johnny, vanishes from the …
Hot to trot M. C. Beaton
"When Private Detective Agatha Raisin learns that her friend and one-time lover Charles Fraith is to be married to a mysterious socialite, Miss Mary Brown-Field, she sees it as her duty to find out what she can about the woman. Coming up empty, Agatha—out…
Frontier follies Adventures in Marriage and Motherhood in the Middle of Nowhere / Ree Drummond
"Ree unveils real goings-on in the Drummond house and around the ranch. In stories brimming with the lively wit and humor found in her cookbooks and her bestselling love story, The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels, Ree pulls back the curtain a…
The moth and the mountain a true story of love, war, and Everest / Ed Caesar
"In the 1930s, as official government expeditions set their sights on conquering Mount Everest, a little-known World War I veteran named Maurice Wilson conceives his own crazy, beautiful plan: he will fly a plane from England to Everest, crash-land on its…
How can it be gluten free cookbook collection 350+ Groundbreaking Recipes for All Your Favorites / America's Test Kitchen
"Here are 350+ foolproof recipes that raised the bar on gluten-free cooking and baking along with the test kitchen's reveiews of gluten-free products, information about store-bought blends, and how to stock a gluten-free pantry. Expand your repertoire wi…
All that glitters A Novel / Danielle Steel
"Nicole 'Coco' Martin is destined to have it all. As the only child of doting and successful parents, she has been given every opportunity in life. Having inherited her mother’s stunning beauty and creativity, along with her father’s work ethic and dilige…
The star-crossed sisters of Tuscany Lori Nelson Spielman.
"Since the day Filomena Fontana cast a curse upon her sister more than two hundred years ago, not one second-born Fontana daughter has found lasting love. Some, like second-born Emilia, the happily-single baker at her grandfather’s Brooklyn deli, claim it…
The short the long and the tall short stories / Jeffrey Archer ; illustrated by Paul Cox.
"Award-winning writer [Jeffrey Archer] joins forces with renowned illustrator Paul Cox to re-imagine twenty of his most popular and fêted short stories alongside beautifully rendered watercolor illustrations. Find out what happens to the hapless young det…
The boy toy Nicola Marsh.
"For almost a decade, successful thirty-seven-year-old Samira Broderick has used her bustling Los Angeles practice as an excuse to avoid a trip home to Australia. She still resents her meddling Indian mother for arranging her marriage to a man who didn't …
This time next year we'll be laughing  a memoir / Jacqueline Winspear.
"After sixteen novels, Jacqueline Winspear has taken the bold step of turning to memoir, revealing the hardships and joys of her family history. Both shockingly frank and deftly restrained, her memoir tackles such difficult, poignant, and fascinating fami…
The best of me David Sedaris
"For more than twenty-five years, David Sedaris has been carving out a unique literary space, virtually creating his own genre. A Sedaris story may seem confessional, but is also highly attuned to the world outside. It opens our eyes to what is at absurd …
Group how one therapist and a circle of strangers saved my life / Christie Tate
"Christie Tate had just been named the top student in her law school class and finally had her eating disorder under control. Why then was she driving through Chicago fantasizing about her death? Why was she envisioning putting an end to the isolation and…
The noel letters Richard Paul Evans
"After nearly two decades, Noel Post, an editor for a major New York publishing house, returns to her childhood home in Salt Lake City to see her estranged, dying father. What she believed would be a brief visit turns into something more as she inherits t…
Truly, madly, deeply a novel / Karen Kingsbury.
"When eighteen-year-old Tommy Baxter declares to his family that he wants to be a police officer after graduation, his mother, Reagan, won’t hear of it. After all, she’s still mourning the death of her own father on September 11 and she’s determined to ke…
The sentinel Lee Child and Andrew Child.
"It is close to midnight on a Saturday night when Jack Reacher gets off a bus at the Greyhound station in Nashville. Reacher is in no hurry. He has no appointments to keep. No people to see. No scores to settle. Not yet anyway. But in the early morning ho…
Shit, actually The Definitive, 100% Objective Guide to Modern Cinema / Lindy West
"New York Times opinion writer and bestselling author Lindy West was once the in-house movie critic for Seattle’s alternative newsweekly The Stranger, where she covered film with brutal honesty and giddy irreverence. In Shit, Actually, Lindy returns to th…
The silence Don DeLillo
"It is Super Bowl Sunday in the year 2022. Five people, dinner, an apartment on the east side of Manhattan. The retired physics professor and her husband and her former student waiting for the couple who will join them from what becomes a dramatic flight …
The gift of the magpie Donna Andrews.
"Meg’s running Caerphilly’s Helping Hands for the Holidays project, in which neighbors help each other with things they can’t do and can’t afford to have done. Her hopes for a relatively peaceful (if busy) Christmas vanish when someone murders Harvey the …
The secret life of groceries the dark mirace of the American supermarket / Benjamin Lorr.
"The miracle of the supermarket has never been more apparent. Like the doctors and nurses who care for the sick, suddenly the men and women who stock our shelves and operate our warehouses are understood as ‘essential’ workers, providing a quality of life…
The once and future witches Alix E. Harrow.
"In 1893, there’s no such thing as witches. There used to be, in the wild, dark days before the burnings began, but now witching is nothing but tidy charms and nursery rhymes. If the modern woman wants any measure of power, she must find it at the ballot …
Undaunted my fight against America's enemies, at home and abroad / John O. Brennan
"Friday, January 6, 2017: On that day, as always, John Brennan’s alarm clock was set to go off at 4:15 a.m. But nothing else about that day would be routine. That day marked his first and only security briefing with President-elect Donald Trump. And it wa…
Keep moving notes on loss, creativity, and change / Maggie Smith.
"When Maggie Smith, the award-winning author of the viral poem 'Good Bones,' started writing inspirational daily Twitter posts in the wake of her divorce, they unexpectedly caught fire. In this deeply moving book of quotes and essays, Maggie writes about …
A question of betrayal Anne Perry.
"Britain's secret service, MI6, has lost contact with its informant in northern Italy, just as important intel about the future plans of Austria and Nazi Germany is coming to light. And young Elena Standish, to her surprise, is the only one who can recogn…
Trust America's best chance / Pete Buttigieg.
"In Trust, Pete Buttigieg demonstrates how trust will be essential in order to face the unique challenges of the decades ahead. Trust is essential to the foundation of America's democracy, asserts Pete Buttigieg, the former presidential candidate and Sout…
Dear child Romy Hausmann ; translated from the German by Jamie Bulloch.
"A woman held captive finally escapes-but can she ever really get away? A windowless shack in the woods. A dash to safety. But when a woman finally escapes her captor, the end of the story is only the beginning of her nightmare. She says her name is Lena.…
The true definition of Neva Beane Christine Kendall.
"Being twelve isn't easy, especially when you're Neva Beane. Neva feels beautiful wearing her new bra, but she's confused by how others respond to the changes taking place in and out of her body. Her best friend, Jamila, is getting all the attention. Her …
Blackout how Black America can make its second escape from the Democrat plantation / Candace Owens
"Black Americans have long been shackled to the Democrats. Seeing no viable alternative, they have watched liberal politicians take the black vote for granted without pledging anything in return. In Blackout, Owens argues that this automatic allegiance is…
I have something to tell you Chasten Buttigieg
"A moving, hopeful, and refreshingly candid memoir by the husband of former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg about growing up gay in his small Midwestern town, his relationship with Pete, and his hope for America’s future. Throughout the …
Final cut a novel / Lonzell Watson.
"They tried to hide the truth. But the camera never lies. Blackwood Bay. An ordinary place, home to ordinary people. It used to be a buzzing seaside destination. But now, ravaged by the effects of dwindling tourism and economic downturn, it's a ghost town…
40-love Olivia Dade
"This match is no game. When a rogue wave strips Tess Dunn of her bikini top, desperate, half-naked times call for desperate, please-cover-me-kids-are-coming-closer measures. Enter Lucas Karlsson, AKA that flirty Swede in the water nearby. When he prevent…
Sweetest in the gale Olivia Dade
Sweetest in the gale: "After a summer apart, though, Candy returns to school a changed woman. Muted. Dimmed. Bowed by a grief Griff recognizes all too well, but doesn’t yet understand. And when they’re thrown together to coordinate a poetry project, he ca…
The seaside café Rochelle Alers
"For three decades, the Seaside Café has served delicious meals to locals and island tourists alike. Kayana Johnson has moved home to help her brother run the café—and to nurse her wounds following a deep betrayal. Between cooking favorite recipes—creole …
The farm stand Amy Clipston.
"Salina Petersheim runs her own produce booth at the Amish market and has been dating Josiah for almost a year now. Her religious parents approve of community member, Josiah, but to Salina, he feels more like a friend than a boyfriend. Then Will Zimmerman…
A duke by any other name Grace Burrowes
Nathaniel, Duke of Rothhaven, lives in seclusion, leaving his property only to gallop his demon-black steed across the moors by moonlight. Exasperated mamas invoke his name to frighten small children, though Nathaniel is truly a decent man—maybe too decen…
Tombstone the Earp brothers, Doc Holliday, and the vendetta ride from hell / Tom Clavin.
"The true story of the Earp brothers, Doc Holliday, and the famous Battle at the OK Corral, by the New York Times bestselling author of Dodge City and Wild Bill. On the afternoon of October 26, 1881, nine men clashed in what would be known as the most fam…
No justice in the shadows how America criminalizes immigrants / Alina Das
"This provocative account of our immigration system's long, racist history reveals how it has become the brutal machine that upends the lives of millions of immigrants today. Each year in the United States, hundreds of thousands of people are arrested, im…
The ten thousand doors of January Alix E. Harrow.
"'When one enters a door, one must be brave enough to see the other side.' In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealty Mr. Locke, she feels little different from the artifacts …