Books You May Have Missed

Books You May Have Missed

Butterfly 3
Butterfly 3
By Antoinette, Ashley
2020-12 - St. Martin's Griffin
9781250136404 Check Our Catalog

 

 

"One of the biggest names in urban-fiction." - Red Carpet Crash on Butterfly

The hardest thing Morgan Atkins has ever done is let go of love. After losing Messiah, she never thought she'd find someone who understood her again. Until she reunited with Ahmeek Harris and their friendship quickly transformed into something deeper, but there was one problem... she was …More
 

Cuyahoga
Cuyahoga
By Beatty, Pete
2020-10 - Scribner Book Company
9781982155551 Check Our Catalog

 

*Longlisted for the PEN/Hemingway Award * One of The Millions and BuzzFeed's Most Anticipated Books *

A spectacularly inventive debut novel that reinvents the tall tale for our times--"Cuyahoga defies all modest description... it] is ten feet tall if it's an inch, and it's a ramshackle joy from start to finish" (Brian Phillips, author of Impossible Owls). …More
 

Written in the Stars
Written in the Stars
By Bellefleur, Alexandria
2020-11 - Avon Books
9780063000803 Check Our Catalog

 

 

I was hooked from the very first page " - Christina Lauren, New York Times bestselling author of In a Holidaze

This book is a delight. - New York Times Book Review
 

A National Bestseller Featured on Shondaland, Oprah Mag, Bustle, The New York Times Book Review, Buzzfeed, …More
 

A Dog's Perfect Christmas
A Dog's Perfect Christmas
By Cameron, W. Bruce
2020-10 - Forge
9781250163585 Check Our Catalog

 

 

The perfect, feel-good holiday gift from W. Bruce Cameron, the #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the A Dog's Purpose series

The problems fracturing the Goss family as Christmas approaches are hardly unique, though perhaps they are handling them a little differently than most people might. But then a true emergency arises, one with the …More
 

Shelter Mountain
Shelter Mountain
By Carr, Robyn
2020-08 - Mira Books
9780778311065 Check Our Catalog

 

Welcome back to Virgin River with the books that inspired the hit Netflix series...

John "Preacher" Middleton is closing Jack's Bar when a woman and her young son come in out of the wet night. A marine who has seen his share of pain, Preacher knows a crisis when he sees one--the woman is covered in bruises. He wants to protect them, and to punish whoever did this, but he knows …More
 

Whispering Rock
Whispering Rock
By Carr, Robyn
2020-09 - Mira Books
9780778331537 Check Our Catalog

 

Welcome back to Virgin River with the books that inspired the hit Netflix series...

Virgin River became a safe haven for Sacramento prosecutor Brie Sheridan after she nearly lost her life at the hands of a crazed criminal. Though tough and courageous, she has some fears she can't escape.

LAPD officer Mike Valenzuela was badly wounded in the line of duty. When he …More
 

Bestiary
Bestiary
By Chang, K-Ming
2020-09 - One World
9780593132586 Check Our Catalog

 

NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICE - Three generations of Taiwanese American women are haunted by the myths of their homeland in this spellbinding, visceral debut about one family's queer desires, violent impulses, and buried secrets.

"Gorgeous and gorgeously grotesque . . . Every line of this sensuous, magical-realist marvel is utterly alive."--O: The Oprah …More
 

The End of the Day
The End of the Day
By Clegg, Bill
2020-09 - Gallery/Scout Press
9781476798202 Check Our Catalog

 

"Reading The End of the Day] is like studying a stained-glass window up close, each piece bright and sharply cut, but when you step back and see it as a whole you discover a large, beautiful, mysterious work of art." --David Ebershoff, New York Times bestselling author of The Danish Girl and The 19th Wife

Following his acclaimed New York Times …More
 

The Wind Traveler
The Wind Traveler
By Cueto, Alonso
Translator Wynne, Frank
Translator Mendez Sayer, Jessie
2020-10 - University of Texas Press
9781477317747 Check Our Catalog

 

 

The Wind Traveler showcases the mesmerizing storytelling of Alonso Cueto at the top of his career. At the heart of his latest work is a seemingly ordinary man named ngel, who sells kitchenware at a store in Lima. In the early 1990s, he had served as an army soldier, engaging in brutal acts whose aftermath still reverberates. He is forced to reckon with his past when a woman he was …More
 

Salt Air Secrets
Salt Air Secrets
By Demaio, Joanne
2020-05 - Independently Published
9798625162401 Check Our Catalog

 

New York Times bestselling author Joanne DeMaio returns to The Seaside Saga and her New England beach town, where secrets carry on salt air breezes.

It's been a long, hot summer in Stony Point. As temperatures rise on the Connecticut coast, so do the secrets. Everyone's got one. Jason and Maris, Celia and lobsterman Shane, the beach commissioner, and especially innkeeper Elsa. …More
 

Collateral
Collateral
By Diamond, De'nesha
2020-11 - Dafina Books
9781496705884 Check Our Catalog

 

Within D.C.'s ruthless halls of power, the conspiracies are killer--and the endgame is anything but fake news . . .

With her name finally cleared of a murder charge, Abrianna Parker can at last marry her partner, Kadir Kahlifa. But the two have barely shared the news with their team of street rebels and digital revolutionaries when …More
 

Wrong Alibi
Wrong Alibi
By Dodd, Christina
2020-12 - Hqn
9781335549594 Check Our Catalog

 

Perfect for fans of Lisa Jewell, New York Times bestselling author Christina Dodd delivers an all-new thriller, featuring a bold and brash female protagonist.

WRONG JOB

Eighteen-year-old Evelyn Jones lands a job in small-town Alaska, working for a man in his isolated mountain home. But her bright hopes for the future are shattered when …More
 

The Death of Vivek Oji
The Death of Vivek Oji
By Emezi, Akwaeke
2020-08 - Riverhead Books
9780525541608 Check Our Catalog

 

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR'S CHOICE

LONGLISTED FOR THE DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE

Electrifying. -- O: The Oprah Magazine

Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York TimesThe Washington Post, NPRUSA TODAY, Vanity FairElleHarper's BazaarMarie Claire…More
 

The Office of Historical Corrections: A Novella and Stories
The Office of Historical Corrections: A Novella and Stories
By Evans, Danielle
2020-11 - Riverhead Books
9781594487330 Check Our Catalog

 

WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

An O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE BEST BOOK OF 2020

FINALIST FOR THE STORY PRIZE

LONGLISTED FOR THE ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZE

ONE OF THE NEW YORKER BOOK CRITIC'S FAVORITE FICTION OF THE YEAR

"Sublime short stories of race, grief, and …More
 

Before She Disappeared
Before She Disappeared
By Gardner, Lisa
2021-01 - Dutton Books
9781524745042 Check Our Catalog

 

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner, a propulsive thriller featuring an ordinary woman who will stop at nothing to find the missing people that the rest of the world has forgotten

Frankie Elkin is an average middle-aged woman, a recovering alcoholic with more regrets than belongings. But she spends her life doing …More
 

The Butchers' Blessing
The Butchers' Blessing
By Gilligan, Ruth
2020-11 - Tin House Books
9781947793781 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Every year, na prepares for her father to leave her. He will wave goodbye early one morning, then disappear with seven other men to traverse the Irish countryside. Together, these men form the Butchers, a group that roams from farm to farm, enacting ancient methods of cattle slaughter.

The Butchers' Blessing moves between the events of 1996 and the present, offering a simmering …More
 

Vexed
Vexed
By Honey
2020-01 - Urban Books
9781893196063 Check Our Catalog

 

Blood isn't always thicker than water, especially in matters concerning love, lust, and passion.

Family ties no longer bind the once close King siblings, Zach and Jay. Their desire for the same woman transforms them from loving brother and sister to bitter arch rivals. Jamaican beauty Jillian Bessette is Jay's lover, but Zach's uncontrollable yearning to have her overpowers him, causing …More
 

Fast Girls
Fast Girls
By Hooper, Elise
2020-07 - William Morrow & Company
9780062937995 Check Our Catalog

 

 

ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF THE SUMMER BY POPSUGAR, FROLIC, PARADE, TRAVEL & LEISURE, SHE KNOWS, and SHE READS

NAMED A REAL SIMPLE BEST BOOK OF 2020 (SO FAR).

"Fast Girls is a compelling, thrilling look at what it takes to be a female Olympian in pre-war America...Brava to Elise Hooper for bringing these …More
 

The Gates of Athens
The Gates of Athens
By Iggulden, Conn
2021-01 - Pegasus Books
9781643136660 Check Our Catalog

1st book in Athenian series

Evoking two of the most famous battles of the Ancient World--the Battle of Marathon and the Last Stand at Thermopylae--The Gates of Athens is a bravura piece of storytelling by a well acclaimed master of the historical adventure novel.

In the new epic historical novel by New York Times bestselling author Conn Iggulden, in ancient Greece an army of slaves gathers on the plains of …More
 

Courting Misfortune
Courting Misfortune
By Jennings, Regina
2020-12 - Bethany House Publishers
9780764235344 Check Our Catalog

1st book in Joplin chronicles

Calista York needs one more successful case as a Pinkerton operative to secure her job. When she's assigned to find the kidnapped daughter of a mob boss, she's sent to the rowdy mining town of Joplin, Missouri, despite having extended family in the area. Will their meddling expose her mission and keep Lila Seaton from being recovered?

When Matthew Cook decided to be a missionary, he …More
 

An Ivy Hill Christmas: A Tales from Ivy Hill Novella
An Ivy Hill Christmas: A Tales from Ivy Hill Novella
By Klassen, Julie
2020-09 - Bethany House Publishers
9780764233814 Check Our Catalog

 

Richard Brockwell, the younger son of Ivy Hill's most prominent family, hasn't been home for Christmas in years. He prefers to live in the London townhouse, far away from Brockwell Court, the old family secret that haunts him, and the shadows of his past mistakes. But then his mother threatens to stop funding his carefree life--unless he comes home for Christmas. Out of options, he sets out for …More
 

In a Holidaze
In a Holidaze
By Lauren, Christina
2020-10 - Gallery Books
9781982163631 Check Our Catalog

 

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

One Christmas wish, two brothers, and a lifetime of hope are on the line for hapless Maelyn Jones in In a Holidaze, the quintessential holiday romantic novel by Christina Lauren, the New York Times bestselling author of The Unhoneymooners.

It's the most wonderful time of the year...but not for Maelyn Jones. …More
 

The Friendship List
The Friendship List
By Mallery, Susan
2020-08 - Hqn
9781335136961 Check Our Catalog

 

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"THE FRIENDSHIP LIST is a must. Susan Mallery is at the top of her game."--Fresh Fiction

"Mallery beautifully illustrates the power of female friendship and the importance of reaching for one's dreams. This irresistible, heartfelt story will appeal to romance readers and …More
 

Where the Wild Ladies Are
Where the Wild Ladies Are
By Matsuda, Aoko
Translator Barton, Polly
2020-10 - Soft Skull Press
9781593766900 Check Our Catalog

 

In this delightfully uncanny collection of feminist retellings of traditional Japanese folktales (The New York Times Book Review), humans live side by side with spirits who provide a variety of useful services--from truth-telling to babysitting, from protecting castles to fighting crime.

A busybody aunt who disapproves of hair removal; a pair of door-to-door saleswomen hawking …More
 

The Love Story of Missy Carmichael
The Love Story of Missy Carmichael
By Morrey, Beth
2020-04 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780525542445 Check Our Catalog

 

For readers of Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine and A Man Called Ove, a life-affirming, deeply moving coming-of-old story, a celebration of how ordinary days are made extraordinary through friendship, family, and the power of forgiving yourself--at any age.

At a time when people are having to isolate, this novel is] a balm, offering an expansive sense of love and …More
 

The Switch
The Switch
By O'Leary, Beth
2020-08 - Flatiron Books
9781250769862 Check Our Catalog

 

 

A grandmother and granddaughter swap lives in The Switch, a charming, romantic novel by Beth O'Leary, who has been hailed as "the new Jojo Moyes" (Cosmopolitan UK)...

When overachiever Leena Cotton is ordered to take a two-month sabbatical after blowing a big presentation at work, she escapes to her grandmother Eileen's house for some long-overdue rest.

Eileen is …More
 

Spoils of the Dead
Spoils of the Dead
By Stabenow, Dana
2021-02 - Head of Zeus
9781788549158 Check Our Catalog

5th book in Liam Campbell series

Newenham is an ice-bound bush town with a six-bed jail, a busted ATM and a saloon that does double-duty as a courtroom. It's a wide-enough patch to warrant a state police presence, though, and Trooper Liam Campbell is it. Campbell has been exiled from Anchorage to Newenham in disgrace, busted down from sergeant to trooper in the aftermath of a mistake that cost a family of five their lives, to …More
 

The Cowboy Who Saved Christmas
The Cowboy Who Saved Christmas
By Thomas, Jodi
Author Lovelace, Sharla
Author Dunn, Scarlett
2020-10 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9781496725493 Check Our Catalog

 

 

In these Texas-set stories of romance and adventure, the Civil War is over, Christmas is coming--and it's time for three rugged fighters to become lovers . . .

FATHER GOOSE

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Jodi Thomas

Dispirited by war, when Trapper …More
 

White Ivy
White Ivy
By Yang, Susie
2020-11 - Simon & Schuster
9781982100599 Check Our Catalog

 

**A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick**

A young woman's crush on a privileged former classmate becomes a story of love, lies, and dark obsession, offering stark insights into the immigrant experience, as it hurtles to its electrifying ending.

Ivy Lin is a thief and a liar--but you'd never know it by looking at her.

Raised outside of Boston, Ivy's immigrant …More
 

Hieroglyphics
Hieroglyphics
By McCorkle, Jill
2020-07 - Algonquin Books
9781616209728 Check Our Catalog

 

"Hieroglyphics is a novel that tugs at the deepest places of the human soul--a beautiful, heart-piercing meditation on life and death and the marks we leave on this world. It is the work of a wonderful writer at her finest and most profound."

--Jessica Shattuck, author of The Women in the Castle

A mesmerizing novel about the burden of secrets carried …More
 

Here We Are
Here We Are
By Swift, Graham
2020-09 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780525658054 Check Our Catalog

 

In his newest novel, acclaimed author Graham Swift marries the erratic devastations of reality with the elusive probability of magic under the lights of vaudeville, a story of delicate illusions where what one chooses to believe can unearth the most revealing connections.

It's the summer of 1959, and something magical can be witnessed at the end of the pier in beach town Brighton, …More
 

The Book of Lost Saints
The Book of Lost Saints
By Older, Daniel Jose
2019-11 - Imprint
9781250185815 Check Our Catalog

 

 

The Book of Lost Saints is an evocative multigenerational Cuban-American family story of revolution, loss, and family bonds from New York Times-bestselling author Daniel Jos Older.

Marisol vanished during the Cuban Revolution, disappearing with hardly a trace. Now, shaped by atrocities long-forgotten, her tenacious spirit visits her nephew, Ram n, in modern-day …More
 

The Haunting at Bonaventure Circus
The Haunting at Bonaventure Circus
By Wright, Jaime Jo
2020-09 - Bethany House Publishers
9780764233890 Check Our Catalog

 

1928

The Bonaventure Circus is a refuge for many, but Pippa Ripley was rejected from its inner circle as a baby. When she receives mysterious messages from someone called the "Watchman," she is determined to find him and the connection to her birth. As Pippa's search leads her to a man seeking justice for his murdered sister and evidence that a serial killer has been haunting the …More
 

Point of Danger
Point of Danger
By Hannon, Irene
2020-10 - Fleming H. Revell Company
9780800736170 Check Our Catalog

1st book in Triple threat series

Radio talk show host Eve Reilly is used to backlash from her pot-stirring on-air commentary and interviews, but now it seems a disgruntled listener is resorting to more than angry words to express their displeasure. When a suspicious package arrives on her doorstep, Eve turns to law enforcement for help.

Police detective Brent Lange can't find any evidence to link the string of …More
 

In the Lion's Den
In the Lion's Den
By Bradford, Barbara Taylor
2020-11 - St. Martin's Press
9781250187420 Check Our Catalog

2nd book in House of Falconer series

 

From New York Times bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford comes the highly anticipated second book in the House of Falconer saga.

James Lionel Falconer has risen quickly from a mere shop worker to being the right-hand man of Henry Malvern, head of the most prestigious shipping company in London. With Malvern's daughter Alexis running away to the country after a terrible …More