Raymond Jordan Senior Center Book Club

Come join us for a fascinating book club at the Raymond Jordan Senior Center! | Adults

Raymond Jordan Senior Center
Third Thursday of the Month | 10:00-11:00 AM | Adults

Come join us for a fascinating book club at the Raymond Jordan Senior Center! Do you love to read about real life events? Are you intrigued by learning more about others’ stories and experiences – whether in the present or the past? If so, then meet us at the Raymond Jordan Senior Center for our monthly Book Club, where we delve into the heart of historical fiction, non-fiction, and even memoir.

We will bring each month’s book in large and regular print to each book club meeting. If you need assistance getting additional copies, please contact Elizabeth McKinstry at emckinstry@springfieldlibrary.org.

Fiction On Order

This is a list of new fiction titles ordered for the Springfield City Library this month.

If you wish to place a hold on a title, you may do so by placing a request yourself through the online catalog, or by calling your local library branch, or by using our Ask-a-Librarian service.

June 2023
AuthorTitleLibrarians' Picks
Adelman, Melissa A.What The Neighbors SawThriller
Alexander, KiannaCan't Let Her GoFriends to lovers? There's a lot to consider, a lot to hope for, and a lot at risk.
Andrews, IlonaMagic TidesUrban Fantasy - Kate Daniels Wilmington Years #1
Andrews, IlonaMagic ClaimsUrban Fantasy - Kate Daniels Wilmington Years #2
Apostol, GinaLa TerceraPhilippine history from the 19th century to present day in the fragmented story of the Delgados, a family surviving across generations of colonization, catastrophe, and war.
Bazterrica, Agustina MaríaNineteen Claws And A Black BirdShort Stories
Benedict, Marie, and Victoria Christopher MurrayThe First LadiesHistorical Fiction
Beutner, KatharineKillinglyBased on the unsolved real-life disappearance of a Mount Holyoke student in 1897.
Bishop, KatieThe Girls Of SummerThriller
Boland, ShaliniThe Silent BrideIt's the wedding day of Alice's dreams. Until it becomes a nightmare...
Brazier, Eliza JaneGirls And Their HorsesSet in the glamorous, competitive world of showjumping, a novel about the girls who ride, their cutthroat mothers, and a suspicious death at a horse show.
Carr, John DicksonThe Seat Of The ScornfulMystery - Dr. Gideon Fell #14
Cate, SaraEyes On MeRomance - Salacious Players' Club #2
Cate, SaraPraiseRomance - Salacious Players' Club #1
Chang, ElyshaA Quitter's ParadiseA young woman does everything she can to ignore her mother's death, even as unearthed family secrets become increasingly inextricable from her own.
Cochran, RachelThe GulfA debut thriller, set on the gulf coast of Texas in the 1970s at the height of the women's liberation movement, in which a closeted young woman attempts to solve her surrogate mother's murder in a tight-knit, religious small town.
Darwin, AlexanderThe Combat CodesScience Fiction
Dawson, J. R. The First Bright ThingIf you knew how dark tomorrow would be, what would you do with today?
Evans, Mary AnnaThe Traitor Beside HerHistorical Mystery
Fine, JuliaMaddalena And The DarkHistorical Fiction
Ford, RichardBe MineFiction - Frank Bascombe #5
Fuentes, JavierCountries Of OriginFiction
Galang, M. EvelinaWhen The Hibiscus FallsSeventeen stories traverse borderlines, mythic and real, in the lives of Filipino and Filipino American women and their ancestors.
Gaynor, HazelThe Last LifeboatInspired by a remarkable true story, a young teacher evacuates children to safety across perilous waters
Gilbert, SianShe Started ItThriller
Go, NathanForgiving Imelda MarcosFiction
Goingback, OwlEvil WhispersHorror
Goldberg, PaulThe DissidentA Cold War mystery about a ragtag group of Jewish refuseniks in Moscow.
Gray, Shelley ShepardHer Only WishInspirational - A Season in Pinecraft #2
Green, ChrisThe Plug Of Lil Mexico 2Urban Fiction
Griffin, AdeleThe FavorTwo very different women make an unexpected connection when one decides to carry a baby for the other.
Hanks, TomThe Making Of Another Major Motion Picture MasterpieceHistorical Fiction
Harrison, KimDemons Of Good And EvilUrban Fantasy - Hollows #17
Haven, JoshThe Siberia JobA Texas businessman travels to the furthest reaches of post-Soviet Russia in search of the country's new wealth -- and finds new dangers as well.
Hazelwood, AliLove, TheoreticallyRival physicists collide in a vortex of academic feuds and fake dating shenanigans.
Hoke, HenryOpen ThroatA novel narrated by a queer and hungry mountain lion living in the drought-devastated land beneath the Hollywood sign.
Holborn, StarkTen LowFirefly meets Dune in a breakneck race to escape across an alien moon thriving with aliens and criminals.
Hostin, SunnySummer On Sag HarborFiction - Summer Beach #2
Jalaluddin, UzmaMuch Ado About NadaA second-chance romance inspired by Jane Austen's Persuasion...
James, E. L.The MissusWhat happens once the glass slipper fits...?
James, TaniaLootA historical novel set in the eighteenth century: a hero's quest, a love story, the story of a young artist coming of age, and an exuberant heist adventure that traces the bloody legacy of colonialism across two continents and fifty years.
Jane, EmilyOn Earth As It Is On TelevisionWhen spaceships arrive and then depart suddenly without a word, the certainty that we are not alone in the universe turns to intense uncertainty as to our place within it.
Knight, ElizaStarring Adele AstaireHistorical Fiction
Lee, Mirinae8 Lives Of A Century-Old TricksterLife near the North Korean border is a zero-sum game, an ongoing battle in which you either win or you lose.
Leede, CJMaeve FlyHorror
Lenhardt, MelissaRun Baby RunA mother, a daughter and a road trip that's about to take a hard left turn in this story about the sacrifices we make for love.
Lin, KatherineYou Can't Stay Here ForeverDesperate to obliterate her past, a young widow flees California for the French Riviera.
Lowe, T. I.Indigo IsleChristian Fiction
MacMillan, LindsayDouble-Decker DreamsAmerican consultant Kat is staffed on a six-month project in London and has two very small, very reasonable ambitions before returning home: get promoted to partner and fall in love with a handsome English aristocrat.
Maldonado, IsabellaA Killer's GameAfter witnessing the murder of the chief of staff for a powerful New York senator, FBI agent and former military codebreaker Daniela Vega goes deep undercover to unravel a bizarre conspiracy where she must play a killer's game alongside an assassin-turned-informant.
Martineau, Maxym M.Shadows Of The LostOnce I was a Charmer, and the magical beasts of this world loved me. Now I'm something else. Something darker.
McCombs, TheodoreUraniansShort Stories
McCown, MarjorieFinal CutWhen Hollywood costumer Joey Jessop stumbles across a dead body near the set of a big budget movie, she must find ways to protect her career--and herself--before it's too late.
McNamara, LunaPsyche And ErosThe god of desire is cursed to fall for a spirited young mortal woman, but if she looks upon his face they will be parted forever.
Medie, Peace A.NightbloomWhen Selasi and Akorfa were young girls, they were more than just cousins; they were inseparable confidantes. Then Selasi begins to change, becoming hostile and quiet and losing interest in everything.
Michallon, ClémenceThe Quiet TenantA thriller about a serial killer narrated by those closest to him: his 13-year-old daughter, his girlfriend--and the one victim he has spared.
Mihalik, JessieCapture The SunScience Fiction - Starlight's Shadow #3
Miles, TiyaThe Cherokee Rose Of Gardens And GhostsThree women uncover the secrets of a Georgia plantation that embodies the intertwined histories of Indigenous and enslaved Black communities.
Mitchell, JamelFor The Love Of Blood 3Urban Fiction
Monaghan, AnnabelSame Time Next SummerRomance
Montgomery, ErikaOur Place On The IslandThree generations of women reunite at their family's beach house.
Moore, LorrieI Am Homeless If This Is Not My HomeFiction
Mulford, A. K.Evergreen HeirFantasy - Five Crowns of Okrith #4
Offutt, ChrisCode Of The HillsMystery - Mick Hardin #3
Ōmae, AoPeople Who Talk To Stuffed Animals Are NiceShort Stories
Patel, NamrataScent Of A GardenA perfumer in Paris is forced to return to her California roots.
Patterson, Richard NorthTrialThriller
Pride, ChristineYou Were Always MineA book about "two women, one Black and one white, and the baby who will send them on a collision course to confront their past and their future.
Rabess, CeciliaEverything's FineWhen Jess Lands a job as an analyst at Goldman Sachs, she's less than thrilled to learn she'll be on the same team as Josh, her old sparring partner from college.
RadclyffeFinders KeepersRomance - Rivers Community #8
Rao, Kritika H.The Surviving SkyHigh above a jungle-planet float the last refuges of humanity--plant-made civilizations held together by tradition, technology, and arcane science.
Rao, NilimaA Disappearance In FijiA debut mystery featuring a 25-year-old Indian police sergeant investigating a missing persons case in colonial Fiji.
Reay, KatherineA Shadow In MoscowIn the thick of the Cold War, a betrayal at the highest level risks the lives of two courageous female spies: MI6's best Soviet agent and the CIA's newest Moscow recruit.
Rio, KingThe Cocaine Princess 9Urban Fiction
Rosche, JanineWith Every MemoryIs the life she can't remember one she'd rather forget?
Sager, RileyThe Only One LeftThriller
Sanderson, BrandonThe Frugal Wizard's Handbook For Surviving Medieval EnglandAn amnesiac wizard must endure time travel shenanigans--where his only hope of survival lies in recovering his missing memories.
SaynomoreThe Black Diamond CartelMalachi Williams is an upcoming kingpin in brooklyn, new york who thrives while living a nefarious lifestyle full of danger and crime.
Shalvis, JillThe Sweetheart ListRomance - Sunrise Cove #4
Shipman, ViolaFamous In A Small TownFiction
Slimani, LeïlaWatch Us DanceThe rebellions within an interracial family play out against the countercultural rebellions of the 1960s.
Smale, HollyCassandra In ReverseIf you had the power to change the past...where would you start?
Steel, DaniellePalazzoFiction
Sterling, SienaThe Game She PlaysThriller
Stewart, PollyThe Good OnesThriller
Thai, ThaoBanyan MoonA debut novel following three generations of Vietnamese American women reeling from the death of their matriarch, revealing the family's inherited burdens, buried secrets, and unlikely love stories.
Trussoni, DanielleThe Puzzle MasterAn expert puzzle maker is thrust into an ancient mystery--one with explosive consequences for the fate of humanity.
Tsukiyama, GailThe Brightest StarA historical novel based on the life of the actress Anna May Wong--the first and only Asian American woman to gain movie stardom in the early days of Hollywood.
Turnbull, CadwellMany Worlds: Or, The SimulacraScience Fiction Short Stories
Walker, TanaiRise Of The GorgonRomance
Walsh, CourtneyThe Happy Life Of Isadora BentleyWhat happens when a desperately lonely woman stumbles upon a magazine article outlining the "31 Ways to Be Happy" and decides to use it as a last-ditch attempt to turn her life around?
Ware, RuthZero DaysThriller
Wash, C.King DomOn the dark streets of Washington DC at fifteen years old, Felicio King's journey begins.
Watson, Ruth P.A Right Worthy WomanA novel based on the remarkable true story of Maggie Lena Walker, the daughter of a formerly enslaved woman who became the first Black woman to establish and preside over a bank in the United States.
Westerson, JeriThe Isolated SéanceMystery - Irregular Detective #1
Whittall, ZoeThe FakeFiction
Wilding, RoseSpeak Of The DevilNew Year's Eve, 1999. Seven women are gathered in a hotel room at midnight; a man's head sits in the center of the floor. They all had a motive to kill Jamie Spellman. They all swear they didn't.
Willberg, T. A.Marion Lane And The Raven's RevengeMystery - Marion Lane #3
Williams, KatieMy MurderWhat if the murder you had to solve was your own?
Willis, DeborahGirlfriend On MarsAmber Kivinen is moving to Mars. Or at least, she will be if she wins a chance to join MarsNow.
Woods, StuartNear MissMystery - Stone Barrington #64
Xie, JennyHolding PatternAt 28, Kathleen Cheng returns home to live with her single mother, Marissa, an immigrant from China.
Xie, XiaohongOwlishA professor falls in love with a mechanical ballerina in a mordant and uncanny fable of contemporary Hong Kong.
XtasySanctified And HornyUrban Fiction
May 2023
AuthorTitleLibrarians' Picks
Abbott, MeganBeware The WomanThriller
Abdel Gawad, AishaBetween Two MoonsSet in the Arab immigrant enclave of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, this debut follows three siblings coming of age over the course of one Ramadan.
Ackerman, ElliotHalcyonAlternative History
Adler, SarahMrs. Nash's AshesA starry-eyed romantic, a cynical writer, and (the ashes of) an elderly woman take the road trip of a lifetime that just might upend everything they believe about true love.
Agbaje-Williams, OreThe Three Of UsWhat if your two favorite people hated each other with a passion?
Ah'millionIt's Just Me And You 2Urban Fiction
Alexander, T. J.Chef's ChoiceRomance - Chef's Kiss #2
Anderson, Justin LeeThe Lost WarA tale of magic, mayhem, and a ragtag group of adventurers who just might be the key to saving their kingdom.
Armstrong, KelleyThe Poisoner's RingHistorical Mystery - Rip Through Time #2
Audrain, AshleyThe WhispersFour families' lives are changed when the unthinkable happens.
Bailey, TessaUnfortunately YoursRomance - Vine Mess #2
Bannalec, Jean-LucThe King Arthur CaseMystery - Brittany #7
Bannalec, Jean-LucThe Body By The SeaMystery - Brittany #8
Banville, JohnThe Lock-UpMystery - St. John Strafford #2
Barclay, LinwoodThe Lie MakerThriller
Beharrie, ThereseSingle Dads ClubOpposites attract when an ex-heiress and a single dad cross paths, only to find that their separate roads may lead them to the same destination.
Bell, CeliaThe DisenchantmentThis debut follows a passionate love affair between two noblewomen who wish to free themselves from their repressive society, whatever the cost.
Bellezza, Audrey, and Emily HardingEmma Of 83rd StreetIn this retelling of Jane Austen's Emma, a beautiful, clever, and rich Upper East Sider with a passion for matchmaking quickly discovers that the best match of all might just be the one she never saw coming.
Berest, AnneThe PostcardMysterious mail initiates a family's search for their buried truths.
Bessette, AliciaMurder On Mustang BeachCozy Mystery - Outer Banks Bookshop #2
Blackgoose, MoniquillTo Shape A Dragon's BreathThe remote island of Masquapaug has not seen a dragon in many generations--until fifteen-year-old Anequs finds a dragon's egg and bonds with its hatchling.
Blair, MelissaA Shadow CrownFantasy - Halfling Saga #2
Bostwick, MarieEsme Cahill Fails SpectacularlyFiction
Boullosa, CarmenThe Book Of EveWhat if everything they've told us about the Garden of Eden was wrong?
Brady, AliThe Comeback SummerTwo sisters have one summer to crush their comfort zones and save their grandmother's legacy.
Brammer, MikkiThe Collected Regrets Of CloverA debut about a death doula who, in caring for others at the end of their life, has forgotten how to live her own.
Brown, DaleWeapons Of OpportunityThriller - Nick Flynn #3
Burke, SueDual MemoryScience Fiction
Callaway, JoyAll The Pretty PlacesHistorical Fiction
Cameron, LindsayNo One Needs To KnowWhen an anonymous neighborhood forum gets hacked, the darkest secrets of New York's wealthiest residents come to light--including some worth killing for.
Carr, JackOnly The DeadThriller - Terminal List #6
Castillo, AnaDoña Cleanwell Leaves HomeShort Stories
Cervantes, J. C.The Enchanted HaciendaThe Estrada family farm in Mexico houses an abundance of charmed flowers cultivated by Harlow's mother, sisters, aunt, and cousins. By harnessing the magic in these flowers, they can heal hearts, erase memories, interpret dreams--but not Harlow.
Chang-Eppig, RitaDeep As The Sky, Red As The SeaA historical novel about a legendary Chinese pirate queen, her fight to save her fleet from the forces allied against them, and the dangerous price of power.
Chenault-Kilgore, MonicaLong Gone, Come HomeA story of perseverance, family, and ambition set against the backdrop of the Great Depression and the racial intolerances of the early 20th century.
Ch'ŏn, Myŏng-gwanWhaleA sweeping, multi-generational tale blending fable, farce, and fantasy--a masterpiece of modern fiction for fans of One Hundred Years of Solitude.
Christie, AgathaMidsummer Mysteries : Tales From The Queen Of MysteryMystery Short Stories
Chu, LilyThe ComebackA straitlaced woman's life is turned upside down when she unknowingly falls for one of the most famous men in the world.
Clark, Mary HigginsWhere Are The Children Now?Mystery - Where are the Children #2
Cogman, GenevieveScarletRevolution is a bloodthirsty business . . . especially when vampires are involved.
Comey, James B. Jr.Central Park WestThriller
Constantine, LivThe Senator's WifeA D.C. philanthropist suspects that her seemingly perfect employee is secretly plotting to steal her husband, her reputation--even her life.
Cosby, S. A.All The Sinners BleedThe first Black sheriff in a small Southern town faces a questionable shooting, a Confederate pride march, and a serial killer.
Cuffy, NicoleDancesA ballerina at the height of her powers becomes consumed with finding her missing brother.
Davin, FeliciaThe Scandalous Letters Of V And JHistorical Fiction
Davis, FionaThe SpectacularHistorical Fiction
Davis, Jenny FranDyketteA young woman embarks on a ten-day getaway with her partner and two other queer couples.
De los Santos, MarisaWatch Us ShineFiction
Deb, SiddharthaThe Light At The End Of The WorldA sweeping tale of rebellion, courage, and brutality that connects India's tumultuous 19th and 20th centuries to its distant past and its potentially apocalyptic future.
DiDomizio, NicolasThe Gay Best FriendRomance
Dila, DilmanWhere Rivers Go To DieScience Fiction Short Stories
Dream, KingBlood And GamesUrban Fiction
Dubus, Andre IIISuch KindnessFiction
Dugan, JenniferLove At First SetA gym employee accidentally ruins her bosses' daughter's wedding, then even more accidentally falls for the runaway bride...
Earling, Debra MagpieThe Lost Journals Of SacajeweaHistorical Fiction
El-Arifi, SaaraThe Battle DrumFantasy - Final Strife #2
Ferguson, MelissaFamous For A LivingThe world's most beloved social media star is about to get a rude awakening . . . she's going from Park Avenue to the Parks Department.
Fischer, BronwynThe AdultFiction
Foster, LoriThe Little Flower ShopRomance
Fournier, JamesieThe Other OnesHorror Short Stories
Frank, Victoria BentonMy Magnolia SummerEscape to the South Carolina Lowcountry, where family bonds and hidden secrets run deep.
Gabhart, Ann H.In The Shadow Of The RiverChristian Historical
Gagnon, MichelleKilling MeShe escaped a serial killer. Then things got weird.
Gallon, MichaelThe Murder Queens 3Urban Fiction
Gates, EvaDeath Knells And Wedding BellsCozy Mystery - Lighthouse Library #10
Gayle, MikeThe Museum Of Ordinary PeopleAn old set of encyclopedias leads a young woman to a curious museum and one profoundly moving lesson: that every life is an extraordinary life.
Gaylin, AlisonRobert B. Parker's Bad InfluenceMystery - Sunny Randall #11
Gigl, RobynRemain SilentMystery - Erin McCabe #3
Goldis, JaclynThe ChateauA girls trip to a luxurious French chateau turns from dream vacation to nightmare.
Goodman, AlisonThe Benevolent Society Of Ill-Mannered LadiesA high society amateur detective at the heart of Regency London uses her wits and invisibility as an 'old maid' to protect other women.
Gray, ClaudiaThe Late Mrs. WilloughbyHistorical Mystery - Murder of Mr. Wickham #2
Greco, StephenSuch Good FriendsThis star-studded, evocative novel revels in the glamor, gossip, and casual betrayal of 1960s and '70s high society New York and the socialite "swans" that ruled this scandalous world.
Grissom, KathleenCrow MaryHistorical Fiction
Hall, Alexis J.Mortal FolliesA young noblewoman must pair up with an alleged witch to ward off a curse.
Hanrahan, GarethThe Sword DefiantFantasy
Harkaway, NickTitanium NoirThe story of a detective investigating the murder of a Titan, one of society's most powerful, medically-enhanced elites.
Harmel, KristinThe Paris DaughterHistorical Fiction
Hart, LivyPlanes, Trains, And All The FeelsA series of mishaps unite two unlikely travel companions.
Hedva, JohannaYour Love Is Not GoodFiction
Heron, FarahJana Goes WildA woman trying to shed her perfect image at a destination wedding with hilarious -- and moving -- results.
Herrera, AdrianaAn Island Princess Starts A ScandalHistorical Romance - Las Leonas #2
Higgins, KristanA Little Ray Of SunshineFiction
Hilderbrand, ElinThe Five-Star WeekendFiction
Hill, DonnaI Am Ayah: The Way HomeShielding herself from the world behind the safety of her camera lens, photographer Ayah Fleming is pulled into the past when she returns home and uncovers the truth about her descendants with the help of a man who makes her long for a brighter future.
Horan, NancyThe House Of LincolnHistorical Fiction
Huang, AnaKing Of PrideRomance - Kings of Sin #2
Hyde, Catherine RyanJust A Regular BoyAn orphaned boy raised by a survivalist wends his way into the real world.
Ide, JoeFixitMystery - IQ #6
Isaacs, SusanBad, Bad Seymour BrownMystery - Corie Gellar #2
Islington, JamesThe Will Of The ManyAt the elite Catenan Academy, a young fugitive uncovers layered mysteries and world-changing secrets.
Kay, LauraWild ThingsWhat happens when a group of friends are actually brave enough to live the dream and give up their dreary city apartments to buy a house in the country together.
Kelly, LeeThe Antiquity AffairTwo estranged sisters must band together to solve a puzzle three millennia in the making in this female-heroine take on Indiana Jones.
Khavari, KateA Botanist's Guide To Flowers And FatalityHistorical Mystery - Saffron Everleigh #2
Lam, LauraDragonfallLong-banished dragons, revered as gods, return to the mortal realm.
Lane, ByronBig Gay WeddingTwo grooms. One mother of a problem.
Larsen, SamanthaA Novel DisguiseWhen Miss Tiffany Woodall assumes the identity of her half-brother after his death, she realizes she isn't the only one with a secret to hide in this historical series debut.
Lawrence, MarkThe Book That Wouldn't BurnTwo strangers find themselves connected by a mysterious and vast library, which contains many wonders and even more secrets.
Leckie, AnnTranslation StateThe mystery of a missing translator sets three lives on a collision course that will have a ripple effect across the stars.
Lee, Thomas D.Perilous TimesAn immortal Knight of the Round Table faces his greatest challenge yet--saving the politically polarized, rapidly warming world from itself.
Leitch, WillThe Time Has ComeSeven strangers and one very intense evening at a small-town Georgia pharmacy.
Liljestrand, JensEven If Everything EndsFiction
Lim, DominicAll The Right NotesSparks fly when a piano genius and a Hollywood heartthrob are thrown together for a charity performance of solos, heartfelt duets, and a big, showstopping finale.
Maden, MikeFire StrikeThriller - Oregon Files #17
Makhene, Magogodi oaMphelaInnardsShort Stories
Mc Ivor, BreanneThe God Of Good LooksFiction
McCall Smith, AlexanderThe Private Life Of Spies And The Exquisite Art Of Getting EvenShort Stories
McGill, C. E.Our Hideous ProgenyIt is not the monster you must fear, but the monster it makes of men. . .
McKinlay, JennSummer ReadingRomance
McKnight, RhondaThe Thing About HomeA disgraced social media star flees to South Carolina's Lowcountry in search of refuge and connection to the family she's never known.
Meyer, GabrielleIn This MomentChristian Romance
Michaels, FernLiar!Thriller
Milligan, A. RoyGirls Fall Like DominoesUrban Fiction
Milligan, A. RoyWomen Lie Men LieUrban Fiction
Milligan, A. RoyNaive To The StreetsUrban Fiction
Milligan, A. RoyStack Before You SplurgeUrban Fiction
Milligan, A. RoyWomen Lie Men Lie 3Urban Fiction
Milligan, A. RoyWomen Lie Men Lie 2Urban Fiction
Moore, Meg MitchellSummer StageFiction
Morrissey, BridgetThat Summer FeelingTurns out you're never too old for a summer camp romance. Or a change of heart.
Muchemi-Ndiritu, IreneLucky GirlLonging for independence, a young sheltered Kenyan woman flees the expectations of her mother for a life in New York City that challenges all her beliefs about race, love, and family.
Murphy, NoraThe New MotherIsolated. Lonely. Tired. It's hard being The New Mother. Sometimes it's murder.
Murray, AmitaUnladylike Lessons In LoveHistorical Mystery - Marleigh Sisters #1
Neal, JenniferNotes On Her ColorFiction
Nesbø, JoKilling MoonMystery - Harry Hole #13
Newman, T. J. Drowning : The Rescue Of Flight 1421Thriller
Noble, ShelleyThe Tiffany GirlsHistorical Fiction
Nworah, AdorahHouse WomanThriller
O'Keefe, Megan E.The Blighted StarsStranded on a dead planet with her mortal enemy, a spy must survive and uncover a conspiracy.
Omar, Idman NurThe Private ApartmentsShort Stories
Page, Katherine HallThe Body In The WebMystery - Faith Fairchild #26
Paolini, ChristopherFractal NoiseScience Fiction - Fractalverse #2
Parker, T. JeffersonThe RescueThriller
Patrick, PhaedraThe Little Italian HotelWhen a relationship expert's own marriage falls apart, she invites four strangers to Italy for a vacation of healing and second chances.
Patterson, James, and Adam HandyPrivate MoscowThriller - Private #15
Payne, FumiyaSalute My SavageryAfter being imprisoned for the assault of an arch rival, Kavoni has reentered society with a scheme that'll require spilled blood, boldness and no compassion for the opp.
Peterson, TracieThe Heart's ChoiceThey must uncover the truth before it's buried forever.
Pochoda, IvySing Her DownNo Country for Old Men meets Killing Eve in this gritty, feminist Western thriller.
Polito, Frank AnthonyRehearsed To DeathCozy Mystery - Domestic Partners in Crime #2
Powers, KevinA Line In The SandThriller
Reid, CharishMickey Chambers Shakes It UpTotal opposites. Totally irresistible.
Renee, RaevynHood Defined LoveGrowing up in difficult circumstances in the hood, Mikayla meets Jeremiah, who has also led a troubled life, and the pair discover that love can blossom anywhere.
RentaSki Mask Money 2Urban Fiction
RentaHeaven Got A Ghetto 2Urban Fiction
Rich, SentaHotel 21Fiction
Riley, LucindaAtlas: The Story Of Pa SaltHistorical Romance - Seven Sisters #8
Rio, KingThe Cocaine Princess 8Urban Fiction
Rio, KingSuper GremlinUrban Fiction
Ritchie, Krista and BeccaKiss The SkyRomance - Calloway Sisters #1
Robinson, CoreyProtege Of A Legend 3Urban Fiction
Rosenberg, Joel C.The Libyan DiversionThriller - Marcus Ryker #5
Rosenblum, EmmaBad Summer PeopleA propulsive debut about infidelity, backstabbing, and murderous intrigue, set against an exclusive summer haven on Fire Island.
Rovin, JeffFalloutThriller - Tom Clancy's Op-Center #22
Rowley, StevenThe CelebrantsReuniting to honor a decades-old pact to throw each other living "funerals," five friends find their pact upended when one of them reveals a shocking secret.
Rudnick, PaulFarrell Covington and the Limits of StyleFiction
Ryan, KennedyThe Grip TrilogyRomance
Saint, JenniferAtalantaPrincess, Warrior, Lover, Hero
SaynomoreGorillaz In The Trenches 3Urban Fiction
SaynomoreSoul Of A Hustler, Heart Of A Killer 3Urban Fiction
SaynomoreGorillaz In The Trenches 2Urban Fiction
Schellman, KatharineThe Last Drop Of HemlockHistorical Mystery - Last Call at the Nightingale #2
Sebastian, CatWe Could Be So GoodCasey McQuiston meets The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo in this mid-century rom-dram about a scrappy reporter and a newspaper mogul's son.
See, LisaLady Tan's Circle Of WomenAn immersive tale about an elite woman who becomes a physician in spite of societal restrictions during China's Ming Dynasty.
Shaara, JeffThe Old LionHistorical Fiction
Shade, AnneThree WishesA magic lamp, a beautiful Jinni, and a cursed princess make for one unbelievable story.
Shaffer, MegThe Wishing GameMake a wish, but be careful what you wish for: you might just get it.
Sims, JonathanFamily BusinessDeath. It's a dirty business.
Sinclair, ShaunBeats And BlowUrban Fiction - Crescent Crew #5
Sloan, Holly GoldbergPieces Of BlueA family tries to restore a ramshackle beachside motel--and their own lives.
Smith, Ian K.The OvernightsMystery - Ashe Cayne #3
Smith, Martin CruzIndependence SquareMystery - Arkady Renko #10
Somtochukwu, Ani KayodeAnd Then He Sang A LullabyFiction
Sönmez, BurhanStone And ShadowThis gorgeous, haunting saga tells the story of modern Turkey and its diverse communities through the life of a gravestone maker.
Spencer, MinervaThe Dueling DuchessHistorical Romance - Wicked Women of Whitechapel #2
Stevette, JaylonnaAlmost Happy: The Chronicles of TabbyTabby's tale looks into love, sex, and conflict with the "bad boy" as she struggles to finally be happy.
Styles, T.An Ugly Girl's Diary 2Urban Fiction
Sussman, ElissaOnce More With FeelingRomance
Tay, Self MadeBorn In The Grave 3Urban Fiction
Taylor, BrandonThe Late AmericansA loose circle of lovers and friends encounter, confront, and provoke one another in a volatile year of self-discovery.
Tchaikovsky, AdrianCity Of Last ChancesFantasy
Thomas, JuliaThe Radcliffe Ladies' Reading ClubHistorical Fiction
Thorogood, RobertDeath Comes To MarlowMystery - Marlow Murder Club #2
Törzs, EmmaInk Blood Sister ScribeTwo estranged half-sisters tasked with guarding their family's library of magical books must work together to unravel a deadly secret at the heart of their collection.
Tukes, RomellSosa Gang 3Urban Fiction
Tukes, RomellSosa Gang 2Urban Fiction
Urrea, Luis AlbertoGood Night, IreneWhat if a friendship forged on the front lines of war defines a life forever?
Varadarajan, DeepaLate BloomersAn Indian American family is turned upside down when the parents split up thirty-six years into their arranged marriage.
Vásquez, Juan GabrielRetrospectiveFiction
Wangtechawat, PimThe Moon Represents My HeartFollows a Chinese British family of time travelers as they seek connections over borders--both national borders and those created by time.
Weaver, AshleyPlaying It SafeHistorical Mystery - Electra McDonnell #3
Weir, AlisonThe King's PleasureHistorical Fiction
Wells, MarthaWitch KingFrom the breakout SFF superstar author of Murderbot comes a remarkable story of power and friendship, of trust and betrayal, and of the families we choose.
White, KarenThe House On PrytaniaMystery - Royal Street #2
White, KateBetween Two StrangersThriller
Whitlow, RobertDouble IndemnityChristian Suspense
Winstead, AshleyThe Boyfriend CandidateRomance
Wolfgang-Smith, OliviaGlassworksFollows one family across four generations to explore legacy and identity in all its forms.
Yehoshua, Abraham B.The Only DaughterFiction
ZariPenthouse ViewSelling weed and then running her own robbing crew that targeted drug dealers was how Tori Phillips gained her entry into the Atlanta drug market. Their motto was, "Why buy drugs when you can steal them?"
Even if the Sky is FallingRomance Short Stories
April 2023
AuthorTitleLibrarians' Picks
Abé, ShanaAn American BeautyHistorical fiction inspired by the true rags-to-riches story of Arabella Huntington, who defied the constraints of her era to become the wealthiest self-made woman in America.
Abrams, StaceyRogue JusticeThriller - Avery Keene #2
Adams, ElleryPaper CutsCozy Mystery - Secret, Book, & Scone #6
Adams, SarahPractice Makes PerfectRomantic Comedy
Adams, TaylorThe Last WordAfter posting a negative review of a horror novel, a woman staying at an isolated beach house begins to wonder if the author is a little touchy--or very, very dangerous.
Adjei-Brenyah, Nana KwameChain-Gang All-StarsTwo top women gladiators fight for their freedom within a depraved private prison system not so far-removed from America's own.
Alexander, Neely TubatiLove BuzzA chance romantic encounter during a wild night at a Mardi Gras bachelorette party sends strait-laced Serena Khan's carefully constructed life into chaos
Allen, JayneBlack Girls Must Have It AllFiction - Black Girls Must Die Exhausted #3
Allen, Samantha JayneHard RainMystery - Annie McIntyre #2
Allende, IsabelThe Wind Knows My NameHistorical Fiction
Apostol, GinaLa TerceraThe fragmented story of the Delgados, a family surviving across generations of colonization, catastrophe, and war.
Argento, JoyGin And Bear ItRomance
Argy, JuliaThe OneFiction
Arnaldur IndriðasonThe Girl By The BridgeMystery - Detective Konrad #2
Ausubel, RamonaThe Last AnimalA single mother and her two teen daughters engage in a wild scientific experiment and discover themselves in the process.
Baker, JoThe Midnight NewsHistorical Fiction
Barker, Joanna L.A Heart Worth StealingHistorical Romance
Barry, DaveSwamp StoryFiction
Battis, JesThe Winter KnightArthurian legends are reborn in this upbeat queer urban fantasy with a mystery at its heart.
Bauermeister, EricaNo Two PersonsOne book. Nine readers. Ten changed lives.
Beagle, Peter S.The Way Home : Two Novellas From The World Of The Last UnicornFantasy
Beers, GeorgiaDance With MeRomance
Bellefleur, AlexandriaThe Fiancée FarceA quiet bookseller and a romance novel cover model agree to a modern-day marriage of convenience.
Bentley, DonTom Clancy Flash PointThriller - Jack Ryan, Jr. #10
Berman, EllaBefore We Were InnocentA summer in Greece for three best friends ends in the unthinkable when only two return home.
Binge, NicholasAscensionThe sudden appearance of a mountain in the middle of the Pacific Ocean leads a group of scientists to a series of revelations that challenge the notion of what it means to be human.
Birchall, KatyThe Last WordRomance
Boyd, JeffThe WeightA powerful coming-of-age novel about a twenty-something Black musician living in predominantly white Portland, Oregon.
Bradley, MarciaThe Home For Wayward GirlsGrowing up in the 1990s, a young girl escapes her abusive parents-and the "ranch" they ran for "bad" girls--and becomes an advocate for teen runaways.
Brennan, AllisonSeven Girls GoneMystery - Quinn & Costa #4
Brotherton, Marcus, and Tosca LeeThe Long March HomeHistorical Fiction
Brown, NessThe Scourge Between StarsA tense, claustrophobic sci-fi/horror blend set aboard a doomed generation ship harboring something terrible within its walls.
Brussig, ThomasThe Short End Of The SonnenalleeFiction
Bryant, NiobiaMadam XUrban Fiction - Madam #2
Bunn, T. DavisShell BeachChristian Fiction - Miramar Bay #7
Buoro, StephenThe Five Sorrowful Mysteries Of Andy AfricaThe story of an exceptional teenager coming of age in the shadow of colonialism and communal violence in Nigeria.
Byler, LindaThe Weaving Of LifeAmish Romance - New Directions #1
Callahan Henry, PattiThe Secret Book Of Flora LeaWhen a woman stumbles across a mysterious children's book, long-held secrets about her missing sister and their childhood spent in the English countryside during World War II are revealed
Cambridge, ColleenMastering The Art Of French MurderA new mystery set in Paris and starring Julia Child's (fictional) best friend, confidant, and fellow American.
Cameron, MarcBreakneckThriller - Arliss Cutter #5
Campbell, NanThe No Kiss ContractWorkaholic Davy believes she can get the top spot at her firm if the senior partners think she's settling down and about to start a family, but she needs the delightful yet dubious Anna's help by pretending to be her fiancée.
Carcaterra, LorenzoNonna Maria And The Case Of The Stolen NecklaceCozy Mystery - Nonna Maria #2
Carey, M. R.Infinity GateScience Fiction - Pandominion #1
Carlton, H. D.Haunting AdelineFiction - Cat and Mouse Duet #1
Carlton, H. D.Hunting AdelineFiction - Cat and Mouse Duet #2
Castro, V.The Haunting Of AlejandraA woman is haunted by the Mexican folk demon La Llorona as she unravels the dark secrets of her family history.
Celeste, B.Dare You To Hate MeRomance - Lindon U #1
Celeste, B.Beg You To Trust MeRomance - Lindon U #2
Chalsen, BeckyKismetA sun-soaked debut about love, sisterhood, and destiny, set in the glorious beach town of Kismet, Fire Island . . . Can Amy's marriage survive Jo's wedding?
Charry, BrindaThe East IndianA debut novel about the first native of the Indian subcontinent to arrive in Colonial America.
Chong, CorinnaThe Whole AnimalShort Stories
Chong, KevinThe Double Life Of Benson YuFollows Benson Yu, a writer, who loses control of his own narrative when he attempts to write the story of his fraught upbringing in 1980s Chinatown.
Clare, JessicaWhat The HexRomance
Clawson, MeganFalling Hard For The Royal GuardDespite living in an actual castle, happily ever after is evading Margaret 'Maggie' Moore.
Cleeton, ChanelThe Cuban HeiressIn 1934, a luxury cruise becomes a fight for survival as two women's pasts collide on a round-trip voyage from New York to Havana.
Cline, EmmaThe GuestA young woman pretends to be someone she isn't.
Clipston, AmyBreaking New GroundChristian Fiction - Amish Legacy #3
Connelly, LucyAn American In ScotlandThe small idyllic town of Sea Isle, Scotland, harbors some dark secrets, and Dr. Emilia McRoy is determined to uncover all of them--no matter what the diagnosis.
Connolly, RebeccaUnder The Cover Of MercyCan one nurse on a mission of mercy and rebellion turn the tide of WWI?
Cooney, Caroline B.The Wrong Good DeedShe thought she had left that life behind forever. She was wrong.
Cronin, JustinThe FerrymanA standalone novel about a group of survivors on a hidden island utopia--where the truth isn't what it seems.
Crooks, JacquelineFire RushSet amid the Jamaican diaspora in London at the dawn of 1980s, a story of love, loss, and self-discovery that vibrates with the liberating power of music.
Cypher, SarahThe Skin And Its GirlA young, queer Palestinian American woman pieces together her great-aunt's secrets.
Dalembert, Louis-PhilippeMilwaukee BluesAn eloquent fictionalized account of the events surrounding the death of George Floyd in 2020.
Dallas, SandraWhere Coyotes HowlHistorical Fiction
Darke, MinnieWith Love From Wish & Co.Two boxes, both alike in size and shape . . .
Davenport, N. E.The Blood GiftScience Fiction - Blood Gift #2
Dekane, TrinityDeceitful VowsA wife has had enough of her husband's cheating ways, but he isn't willing to let her go without a fight.
Denton-Hurst, TembeHomebodiesA debut novel about a young Black writer whose world is turned upside down when she loses her coveted job in media and pens a searing manifesto about racism in the industry.
Deveraux, JudeMy Heart Will Find YouTheir love refused to stay quiet, echoing across time...
Devi, MahaswetaTruth/UntruthFiction
Dimon, HelenKayMoorewood Family RulesA woman returns home from prison to her dysfunctional con artist family and tries to get them to go legit.
Doctorow, CoryRed Team BluesThriller
Drake, Piper J.Wings Once Cursed & BoundRomantic Fantasy - Mythwoven #1
Due, TananariveThe Wishing Pool And Other StoriesHorror Short Stories
Edwards, Emily J.Viviana Valentine Goes Up The RiverHistorical Mystery - Girl Friday #2
Elliott, KateFurious HeavenScience Fiction - Sun Chronicles #2
Ellis, PhilipLove & Other ScamsRomance
Faraday, ChrisTrineScience Fiction
Fay, JulietteThe Half Of ItOne perfect night. Forty years of buried hurt. One chance to make it right. Can the past ever be fixed?
Fein-Zachary, JacquelineHarvest DreamsRomance
Ferguson, LanaThe NannyA woman discovers the father of the child she is nannying may be her biggest (Only)Fan.
Fisher, Suzanne WoodsThe Secret To HappinessFisher - Cape Cod Creamery #2
Ford, Daniel M.The WardenA young woman must leave behind the relative luxury of her upbringing and recently graduated collegiate life to serve as a Warden, a wizardly protector, of a rural community at the rough edge of her kingdom.
Fortune, CarleyMeet Me At The LakeRomance
Frazier, CharlesThe TrackersHistorical Fiction
Gamboa, SantiagoColombian PsychoThriller
Geary, KarlJuno Loves LegsFiction
Graham, HeatherShadow Of DeathRomantic Suspense
Graver, ElizabethKantikaA multigenerational saga that moves from Istanbul to Barcelona, Havana, and New York, exploring displacement, endurance, and family as home.
Graves, SarahDeath By Chocolate Marshmallow PieCozy Mystery - Death By Chocolate #6
Gray, AnissaLife And Other Love SongsA father's sudden disappearance exposes the private fears, dreams, longings, and joys of a Black American family in the late decades of the twentieth century.
Greenwald, CarlynSizzle ReelFiction
Griffiths, EllyThe Last RemainsMystery - Ruth Galloway #15
Grillo, ChristineHestia Strikes A MatchSet amid the devastation of a new American civil war, Hestia Strikes a Match is the story of a woman looking for love and friendship, even as the world collapses.
Hackett, NicoleThe Perfect OnesTwo days after arriving in Iceland for a promotional trip, Instagram influencer Alabama Wood goes missing.
Hakes, Jasmin 'IolaniHulaSet in Hilo, Hawai'i, a sweeping saga of tradition, culture, family, history, and connection that unfolds through the lives of three generations of women--a tale of mothers and daughters, dance and destiny.
Hall, Alexis J.Something SpectacularHistorical Romance - Something Fabulous #2
Halperin, HannaI Could Live Here ForeverFiction
Hamburger, AaronHotel CubaHistorical Fiction
Han, KangGreek LessonsA woman finds herself without language at the same time that her instructor slowly loses his eyesight.
Hankin, LauraThe DaydreamsA novel about the stars of a popular teen show from the early 2000s--and the reunion special, thirteen years after their scandalous flameout, that will either be their last chance at redemption, or destroy them all for good.
Hanks, TomThe Making Of Another Major Motion Picture MasterpieceFiction
Harding, LisaCloud GirlsThrown together by a harrowing twist of fate, two girls will find hope and redemption in friendship.
Harris, C. S.Who Cries For The LostHistorical Mystery - Sebastian St. Cyr #18
Harrison, Tiffany ClarkeBlue HourWhat is motherhood in the midst of uncertainty, buried trauma, and an unraveling America? What it's always been--a love song.
Heiny, KatherineGames And RitualsShort Stories
Helfer, MonikaLast House Before The MountainHistorical Fiction
Hendricks, T. R.The InstructorAction
Herchenroether, SaraThe Night FlowersThriller
Hillerman, AnneThe Way Of The BearMystery - Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito #8
Holland, SamThe TwentyMystery - Major Crimes #2
Holton, IndiaThe Secret Service Of Tea And TreasonHistorical Romance - Dangerous Damsels #3
Hostin, SunnySummer On Sag HarborFiction - Summer Beach #2
Howard, KatA Sleight Of ShadowsFantasy - Unseen World #2
Huang, AnaKing Of WrathRomance - Kings of Sin #1
Huang, Ling LingNatural BeautyFollows a young musician into an elite, beauty-obsessed world where perfection comes at a staggering cost.
Hyder, LizThe GiftsIn England in 1840, at the crossroads of belief in religion and science, when society has very strict requirements on gender roles, the lives of five people unravel.
Jackson, BuzzyTo Die BeautifulHistorical Fiction
Jackson, JoshilynWith My Little EyeThriller
Jackson, Sarah K.Not AloneThe harrowing journey of a mother and son fighting for survival and a future in a world ravaged by environmental disaster.
Janowitz, BrendaThe Audrey Hepburn EstateWhen Emma Jansen learns the Long Island estate where she grew up will be demolished, she returns for a last visit. But Emma finds she can't ignore the complicated memories of living over the garage, a child of the help
Jennett, MeaganYou Know HerKilling Eve meets Sharp Objects in this thriller about two women: a fledgling murderer and the cop hell-bent on catching her.
Jimenez, AbbyYours TrulyRomance - Part of Your World #2
Johansen, IrisThe SurvivorMystery - Eve Duncan #30
Johnson, CliffordTurned UpUrban Fiction - Hot Shot #3
Jones, GaylButter : Novellas, Stories, And FragmentsShort Stories
Joseph, PatersonThe Secret Diaries Of Charles Ignatius SanchoThis debut novel comprises the rollicking fictionalized memoirs of a real-life Black British trailblazer who associated with David Garrick and Dr. Johnson, played Othello, served as a valet at Windsor Castle, was painted by Thomas Gainsborough, and voted for abolition.
Karger, SidneyBest MenWhen two best men in a wedding party fall for each other, they realize love isn't a piece of cake.
Keane, Mary BethThe Half MoonA couple in a small town must navigate the complexities of marriage, family, and longing.
Keith, EllenThe Dutch OrphanHistorical Fiction
Kellogg, CamilleJust As You AreThe only thing worse than hating your boss? Being attracted to her.
Kepnes, CarolineFor You And Only YouMystery - Joe Goldberg #4
Keyes, J. GregoryThe Basilisk ThroneFantasy
Khaw, CassandraThe Salt Grows HeavyYou may think you know how the fairytale goes: a mermaid comes to shore and weds the prince. But what the fables forget is that mermaids have teeth. And now, her daughters have devoured the kingdom and burned it to ashes.
Kitt, SandraThe Time Of Your LifeRomance - Millionaires Club #2
Kuang, R. F.YellowfaceWhat happens when a midlist author steals a manuscript and publishes it as her own?
La Salle, EriqLaws Of WrathThriller - Martyr Maker #2
Lacey, CatherineBiography Of XWhen convention-smashing artist X unexpectedly drops dead, her grieving widow, CM, commits herself to writing X's biography and discovers well-kept secrets and destructive patches in X's life that she never knew.
Lalli, SonyaJasmine And Jake Rock The BoatRomance
Larkin, MichelleThe Value Of Sylver And GoldRomantic Suspense - Sylver and Gold #2
Lauren, ChristinaThe True Love ExperimentRomance
Lee, Helen ElainePomegranateFiction
Leicht, StinaLoki's RingGita Chithra embarks on a mission through space to save the robot she loves as a daughter--or risk losing her.
Lin-Greenberg, KarinYou Are HereAs a once-bustling mall prepares to shut its doors for the final time, the residents of an upstate New York town must reckon with a shocking act that forces them to reevaluate who they are.
Little, LivRosewaterRomance
Luo, SusiePaper NamesAn unexpected act of violence brings together a Chinese-American family and a wealthy white lawyer.
Malpas, Jodi EllenOne Night With The DukeHistorical Romance - Belmore Square #1
McAvoy, J. J.Verity And The Forbidden SuitorHistorical Romance - DuBells #2
McCammon, Robert R.Swan SongScience Fiction
McCoy, TajZora Books Her Happy Ever AfterA heart-pounding, curvy romance about an indie bookstore owner who finds herself in a love triangle when she meets the author she's had a crush on for years...and his best friend.
McKenna, Juliet E.The CleavingFour women, four destinies - the future of King Arthur's court...
McKinnon, Hannah RobertsThe DarlingsFiction
Medina, NickSisters Of The Lost NationA young Native girl's hunt for answers about the women mysteriously disappearing from her tribe's reservation leads her to delve into the myths and stories of her people, all while being haunted herself.
Meier, LeslieMother Of The Bride MurderCozy Mystery - Lucy Stone #29
Meissner, SusanOnly The BeautifulHistorical Fiction
Melchor, FernandaThis Is Not MiamiShort Stories
Mellors, CocoCleopatra & FrankensteinA debut novel about the shock waves caused by one couple's impulsive marriage.
Mensah, Elvin JamesSmall JoysAn unexpected friendship saves a young man's life.
Metcalfe, AnnaChrysalisThe story of a mysterious young woman transforming first her body and then her digital presence, told by three distinct people, each differently mesmerized by her.
Milan, Joe Jr.The All-AmericanFiction
Miller, RowennaThe Fairy Bargains Of Prospect HillIn the early 1900s, two sisters must navigate the magic and the dangers of the Fae in this enchanting and cozy historical fantasy about sisterhood and self-discovery.
Moore, SusannaThe Lost WifeHistorical Fiction
Moulton, Rachel EveThe Insatiable Volt SistersTwo sisters must reckon with family history on the mysterious island that is their ancestral home.
Murray, Victoria ChristopherPrideFiction - 7 Deadly Sins #5
Nakamura, FuminoriThe Rope ArtistMystery
Neuvel, SylvainFor The First Time, AgainScience Fiction - Take Them to the Stars #3
Novak, BrendaThe Seaside LibraryFiction
Oza, JanikaA History Of BurningIn 1898, Pirbhai, a teenage boy looking for work, is taken from his village in India to labor for the British on the East African Railway. Far from home, Pirbhai commits a brutal act in the name of survival that will haunt him and his family for years to come.
Palmer, DianaThe LonerRomance - Long, Tall Texans #53
Patterson, JamesCross DownThriller - Alex Cross and John Sampson #1
Paul, Crystal SmithDid You Hear About Kitty Karr?When white silver screen icon Kitty Karr Tate dies and bequeaths her multimillion-dollar estate to the three Black St. John sisters, it prompts questions.
Perry, AnneThe Fourth EnemyHistorical Mystery - Daniel Pitt #6
Pinsker, SarahLost PlacesSpeculative Short Stories
Porter, ChanaThe Thick And The LeanIn the quaint religious town of Seagate, abstaining from food brings one closer to God. But Beatrice Bolano is hungry
Power, RoryIn An Orchard Grown From AshFantasy - Wind-Up Garden #2
Prentiss, MollyOld FlameFiction
Quick, AmandaThe Bride Wore WhiteHistorical Mystery - Burning Cove, California #7
Quinn, Julia, and Shonda RhimesQueen CharlotteA novel of Bridgerton's Queen Charlotte and King George III's great love story.
Quinn, MeghanVacation WarsRomantic Comedy
Raheem, ZaraThe RetreatFiction
Ramisetti, KirthanaAdvika And The Hollywood WivesA down-on-her luck young woman meets and quickly marries a famed Hollywood producer even though he's 41 years her senior.
Reimann, BrigitteSiblingsA story of sibling love ruptured by the Iron Curtain.
Roberts, NoraIdentityRomantic Suspense
Robinson, PeterStanding In The ShadowsMystery - Inspector Banks #28
Rose, JenevaYou Shouldn't Have Come HereThriller
Rose, KatiaThe Devil Wears TartanRomance
Rosen, RenéeFifth Avenue Glamour GirlIt's 1938, and a young woman selling face cream out of a New York City beauty parlor is determined to prove she can have it all. Her name is Estée Lauder, and she's about to take the world by storm.
Saintcrow, LilithSpring's ArcanaFantasy
Sawyer, Kim VogelThe Tapestry Of GraceA Mennonite widower struggling to raise his mischievous boys becomes the unwilling target of the well-intentioned women's benevolent society.
Schuler, AlexRogueWhen an estranged father and son find themselves on a terrifying journey through space, they must figure out what is wiping out advanced civilizations before earth becomes its next victim.
Sharma, AnnikaSugar, Spice, And Can't Play NiceRomance - Chai Masala Club #2
Shepard, KatieBear With Me NowLove makes life a little wilder in this debut romantic comedy.
Sheridan, MiaKylandRomance
Sherwood, KimDouble Or NothingThriller - Double 0 (James Bond) #1
Sin, Kyŏng-sukI Went To See My FatherIn the wake of a personal tragedy, a novelist goes back home in the Korean countryside to take care of her gentle father.
Sky, MelissaOutside The LinesRomantic Suspense
Skye, EvelynDamselA damsel in distress takes on the dragon herself.
Slater, AliceDeath Of A BooksellerIn this debut, a disaffected, true crime-obsessed bookseller develops a dangerous obsession with a colleague.
Smith, Michael F. Salvage This WorldFiction
Sochil Washington, SharonThe Blue Is Where God LivesAn intergenerational examination of trauma, legacy, magic, and memory in the Black American experience.
Sommers, RachaelIn Too DeepRomance
Stabenow, DanaNot The Ones DeadMystery - Kate Shugak #23
Sternbergh, AdamThe Eden TestA thriller about a couple looking to save their marriage by retreating to a cabin upstate. What could possibly go wrong?
Stewart, AndreaThe Bone Shard WarFantasy - Drowning Empire #3
Stradal, J. RyanSaturday Night At The Lakeside Supper ClubFiction
Strohmeyer, SarahWe Love To EntertainThriller
Sullivan, Andrew F.The MarigoldIn a near-future Toronto buffeted by environmental chaos and unfettered development, an unsettling new lifeform begins to grow beneath the surface, feeding off the past.
Sullivan, JulieThe World Is Full Of ChampionsHistorical Fiction
Swinson, KikiBurning SeasonEverything is on the line as a female firefighter desperate for money gets caught up in a man-made disaster . . .
Sze-Lorrain, FionaDear ChrysanthemumsFiction
Tchaikovsky, AdrianLords Of UncreationScience Fiction - Final Architecture #3
Tesh, EmilySome Desperate GloryScience Fiction
Thalassa, LauraBewitchedFantasy Romance
Thayer, NancyAll The Days Of SummerFiction
Thompson, VictoriaMurder On Bedford StreetHistorical Mystery - Gaslight #26
Tina MarieMy Heart Still Beats For YouWhile Inaya, pregnant and newly independent, struggles to let Phantom go, Shahai is held hostage by someone out for serious revenge and rescued by Lox, who realizes the consequences of turning his back for even a moment.
Toon, PaigeOnly Love Can Hurt Like ThisAn earth-shattering secret. A life-changing love story.
Unigwe, ChikaThe Middle DaughterUdodi's death was the beginning of the raging storm but at that moment, we thought that the worst had already happened, and that life would treat us with more kindness.
Valdes, AlisaHollow BeastsA wilderness thriller featuring Jodi Luna, a rookie game warden who takes on a terrorist group in rugged New Mexico.
Varela, AlejandroThe People Who Report More StressShort Stories
Verghese, AbrahamThe Covenant Of WaterFiction
Walker, TanaiCurse Of The GorgonRomantic Suspense - The Gorgon #2
Walters, VanessaThe NigerwifeWhite Lotus meets Big Little Lies in this riveting domestic drama about a young woman who goes missing in Lagos, Nigeria, and her estranged auntie who will stop at nothing to find her.
Waters, MarthaTo Swoon And To SparHistorical Romance - Regency Vows #4
Weeks, BrentNight Angel NemesisFantasy - Kylar Chronicles #1
Welsh-Huggins, AndrewThe End Of The RoadA bank robber tries to leave behind his life of crime after serving his time. But getting out isn't so easy.
Wharton, WizGhost Girl, BananaSet between the last years of the "Chinese Windrush" in 1966 and Hong Kong's Handover to China in 1997, a mysterious inheritance sees a young woman from London uncovering buried secrets in her late mother's homeland.
Whishaw, IonaTo Track A TraitorHistorical Mystery - Lane Winslow #10
White, EdmundThe Humble LoverA rich older man falls in love with a young ballerino.
White, TyriekWe Are A HauntingFollows three generations of a working class family and their inherited ghosts in 1980s Brooklyn.
Winter, LeeShatteredSpeculative Romance
Wiseman, BethHopefully Ever AfterChristian Romance - Amish Bookstore #3
Woods, StuartNear MissMystery - Stone Barrington #64
Worrall, PatrickThe PartisanThriller
Wray, JohnGone To The WolvesA story of young friendship, musical obsession, and a missing person, set in the metal scene of the late eighties and early nineties.
Yarros, RebeccaFourth WingEnter the brutal and elite world of a war college for dragon riders.
Twice CursedFantasy Anthology
MultiversesScience Fiction Anthology
March 2023
AuthorTitleLibrarians' Picks
Adams, LuciNot That Kind Of Ever AfterRomance
d'Amérique, JeanA Sun To Be SewnA creative young Haitian girl struggles against seemingly impossible odds to escape the cruel reality of her Port-au-Prince slum.
Appiah, Krystle ZaraRootlessCan you ever be rooted in a home that's on the brink of collapse?
Ashton, EdwardAntimatter BluesScience Fiction - Mickey7 #2
Baird, GinnyRight Girl, Wrong SideRomance
Baldacci, DavidSimply LiesMystery
Beanland, RachelThe House Is On FireHistorical Fiction
Bell, DarceyWoman Of The YearA thriller about the dark side of female friendship and a revenge plot that gets a little out of hand.
Berg, ElizabethEarth's The Right Place For LoveThe story of two young people growing up in Mason, Missouri, and how Arthur Moses, a shy young man, becomes the wise and compassionate person readers loved in The Story of Arthur Truluv.
Biller, DianaHotel Of SecretsHistorical Romance
Bird, KristenI Love It When You LieThriller
Blake, OlivieOne For My EnemyAn intricate web of love, magic, and rival witch families in New York City.
Bose, DishaDirty LaundryShe was the perfect wife, with the perfect life. You would kill to have it.
Bowen, RhysAll That Is HiddenHistorical Mystery - Molly Murphy #19
Brashears, MonicaHouse Of CottonA young woman in Tennessee receives an odd yet intriguing business proposal in this Southern Gothic debut novel.
Brayden, MelissaLucky In LaceRomance
Briscoe, ConnieYou Never KnowAlexis Roberts can give few details about the intruder who broke into her home and tried to assault her; it was night, and without her cochlear implants she couldn't hear much. But her husband, Marcus, vanished after she learned that his first wife was missing and presumed dead, and she's terrified that he's come back.
Brody, FrancesA Mansion For MurderHistorical Mystery - Kate Shackleton #13
Brouette, Goddess A.Writings On The Wall: Arlissa's StoryA young woman chases a life worthy of a primetime drama and realizes the consequences of her actions a little too late.
Brown, Rita MaeHiss & TellCozy Mystery - Mrs. Murphy #31
Callanan, LiamWhen In RomeThe story of an opportunity to start over at midlife, a chance to save a struggling convent in the Eternal City, and the dramatic re-emergence of an old flame.
Chavez Macias, AnnetteToo Soon For AdiósA novel about a woman who embarks on an emotional journey when she meets her biological father on the day of her mother's funeral.
Chern, LinaPlay The FoolA cynical tarot card reader seeks to uncover the truth about her friend's mysterious death.
Chong, JinwooFluxA young man's reality unravels when he suspects his mysterious employers have inadvertently discovered time travel--and are using it to cover up a string of violent crimes.
Chung, GinaSea ChangeRo, a woman tossed overboard by heartbreak and loss, has to find her way back to stable shores with the help of a giant Pacific octopus at the mall aquarium where she works.
Collins, MandaA Spinster's Guide To Danger And DukesHistorical Romance - Ladies Most Scandalous #3
Conklin, TaraCommunity BoardA timely novel of unplanned isolation and newly forged community.
Coss Aquino, MelissaCarmen And GraceA coming-of-age drama about two cousins lured into the underground drug trade at a young age and the inextricable ties that bind them, as one woman seeks power and the other seeks a way out.
Couto, MiaThe Drinker Of HorizonsFiction - Sands of the Emperor #3
Cranor, EliOzark DogsIn this Southern thriller, two families grapple with the aftermath of a murder in their small Arkansas town.
Croucher, LexInfamousHistorical Romance
Cruz, MichelleEven When You LieThriller
Davis, BarbaraThe Echo Of Old BooksHistorical Fiction
Day, SylviaSo CloseA twisty tale of obsession and rage, as a trinity of women protect what they covet at any cost.
De la Rosa, LianaAna María And The FoxA forbidden love between a Mexican heiress and a shrewd British politician makes for a tantalizing Victorian season.
DeStefano, RenHow I'll Kill YouA novel about three identical sisters who have a nasty habit of killing their boyfriends, and what happens when the youngest commits their worst crime yet: falling in love with her mark.
Dewes, J. S.RubiconLive. Die. Reboot.
Di Grado, ViolaBlue HungerFiction
Di͡achenko, MarinaAssassin Of RealityFantasy - Vita Nostra #2
Dugoni, Robert.Her Deadly GameA defense attorney is prepared to play. But is she a pawn in a master's deadly match?
Eddings, MazeyThe Plus OneRomance
Eding, StephanieSaid No One EverTwo handsome men with competing agendas cause mix-ups and betrayal.
Estleman, Loren D.City WallsMystery - Amos Walker #31
FlameA Gangsta's KarmaUrban Fiction
FlameA Gangsta's Karma 2Urban Fiction
FlameA Gangsta's Karma 3Urban Fiction
Fox, HesterThe Last Heir To Blackwood LibraryIn post-World War I England, a young woman inherits a mysterious library and must untangle its powerful secrets.
Fulton, VictoriaEllie Is Cool NowMeet the girl who's "Most Likely to Make Everything Worse."
Garmus, BonnieLessons In ChemistryMeet Elizabeth Zott, a gifted research chemist in 1960s California whose career takes a detour when she becomes the unlikely star of a beloved TV cooking show.
Gerstenblatt, JulieDaughters Of NantucketSet against Nantucket's Great Fire of 1846, this sweeping, emotional novel brings together three courageous women battling to save everything they hold dear.
Gilmore, LucyThe Lonely Hearts Book ClubA young librarian and an old curmudgeon forge the unlikeliest of friendships.
Gómez-Jurado, JuanRed QueenBrilliant detective Antonia Scott refuses to work or even leave her apartment after personal trauma. Disgraced Bilbao police officer Jon Gutierrez is tasked with coaxing her back to solve a gruesome murder that seems to be spawning other crimes.
Gould, LeslieA Brighter DawnChristian Fiction
Gout, LeopoldoPiñataThey were worshiped by our ancestors. Now they are forgotten. Soon, they will make us remember.
Gray, Shelley ShepardOnce Upon A BuggyInspirational - Amish of Apple Creek #2
Green, DekkerThe ScripturesA debut about the end of the world following a nuclear attack on New York.
Guertin, ChantelGigi, ListeningRomance
Hammad, IsabellaEnter GhostFiction
Hannon, IreneWindswept WayInspirational - Hope Harbor #9
Hardt, HelenChanceRomance - Steel Brothers Saga #25
Haydock, SophieThe FlamesSet in the extravagant, Bohemian art world of early 20th century Vienna, the electrifying untold story of the four women who posed for and inspired the groundbreaking erotic art of controversial painter Egon Schiele.
Heng, RachelThe Great ReclamationSet against a changing Singapore, a sweeping novel about one boy's unique gifts and the childhood love that will complicate the fate of his community and country.
Henry, EmilyHappy PlaceA couple who broke up months ago pretend to still be together for their annual weeklong vacation with their best friends.
Hepworth, SallyThe SoulmateThriller
Heron, FarahHow To Win A BreakupAn "it" couple's breakup becomes a sporting event.
Hess, AlWorld Running DownScience Fiction
Hoffs, SusannaThis Bird Has FlownA semiforgotten singer seeks love and a new hit song in this debut from Hoffs, the co-founder of the Bangles.
Hood, JoshuaRobert Ludlum's The Treadstone RenditionThriller - Treadstone #4
Hunt, MargotLovely GirlsA mother and daughter try to start over in an idyllic town only to get caught up in cliques, mind games...and murder.
Hunter, DeniseA Novel ProposalChristian Romance
Jaffe, RonaThe Best Of EverythingA novel about New York City women in the workplace originally published in 1958.
Jain, VibhutiOur Best IntentionsAn immigrant family gets caught in the middle of a criminal investigation.
Jennett, MeaganYou Know HerKilling Eve meets Sharp Objects in this lush, savage Southern Gothic about two women: a fledgling murderer and the cop hell-bent on catching her.
Jones, Lisa ReneeThe Party Is OverThriller - Lilah Love #8
Joshi, AlkaThe Perfumist Of ParisHistorical Fiction - Jaipur #3
Kang, LydiaCataclysmScience Fiction - Star Wars: The High Republic
Katsu, AlmaRed LondonMystery - Red Widow #2
Kelly, Martha HallThe Golden DovesTwo former female spies, bound together by their past, risk everything to hunt down an infamous Nazi doctor in the aftermath of World War II.
Kingfisher, T.A House With Good BonesA haunting Southern Gothic that explores the dark, twisted roots lurking just beneath the veneer of a perfect home and family.
Klune, TJIn The Lives Of PuppetsA novel that invites readers deep into the heart of a peculiar forest and on the extraordinary journey of a family assembled from spare parts.
Langbein, JuliaAmerican MermaidA debut novel that follows a writer lured to Los Angeles to adapt her feminist mermaid novel into a big-budget action film, who believes her heroine has come to life to take revenge for Hollywood's violations.
Lansdale, Joe R.The Donut LegionMystery
LaRocca, EricThe Trees Grew Because I Bled ThereHorror Short Stories
Lehane, DennisSmall MerciesAn all-consuming tale of revenge, family love, festering hate, and insidious power, set against one of the most tumultuous episodes in Boston's history.
Leigh, LoraIn Isabeau's EyesRomance - Kentucky Nights #1
Leon, DonnaSo Shall You ReapMystery - Commissario Brunetti #32
Link, KellyWhite Cat, Black DogShort Stories
Lobe, Max39 Berne StreetMy mother says that there are things in life that she can't forgive . . .
Loesch, KristenThe Last Russian DollA debut novel about betrayal, revenge, and redemption that follows three generations of Russian women, from the 1917 revolution to the last days of the Soviet Union.
Lyon, AnnetteJust One MoreA librarian investigates her husband's dark past and winds up dead. Now it's up to her best friend to uncover the truth.
Malladi, AmulyaA Death In DenmarkMeet Gabriel Præst, an ex-Copenhagen cop, jazz aficionado, and relentless pursuer of truth as he explores Denmark's Nazi-collaborator past and anti-Muslim present.
Mandelo, LeeFeed Them SilenceA near-future novella about the minds of wolves.
McCaulsky, MarlonIf I Was Your GirlfriendFour lifelong friends find their bonds tested when personality differences and relationship issues threaten to pull them apart.
McLaughlin, James A.Panther GapTwo siblings on the verge of inheriting millions discover dark secrets in their family's past.
Michaels, FernOn The LineThriller
Min, DolkiWalking PracticeAn alien's hunt for food transforms into an existential crisis about what it means to be human.
Mirabella, RichardBrother & Sister Enter The ForestThis queer coming-of-age novel follows a young man's relationship with a violent older boyfriend--and how he and his sister survive a terrible crime.
Miranda, MeganThe Only SurvivorsThriller
Monroe, MaryLove, Honor, BetrayHistorical Fiction - Lexington, Alabama #3
Moore, IanDeath And CroissantsMystery - Follet Valley #1
Moreau, LisaPicture PerfectFalling in love wasn't supposed to be part of the stakes for Olive and Gabby, rival photographers in the competition of a lifetime.
Morton, KateHomecomingHistorical Mystery
Mullen, ThomasBlind SpotsThriller
Murray, SabinaMuckross AbbeyGhost Stories
Nagendra, HariniMurder Under A Red MoonCozy Mystery - Kaveri and Ramu #2
Napolitano, AnnHello Beautiful
Neubauer, Erica RuthIntrigue In Istanbul
Novey, IdraTake What You Need
Oakley, ColleenThe Mostly True Story Of Tanner & Louise
Oates, Joyce Carol48 Clues Into The Disappearance Of My Sister
Oates, NathanA Flaw In The Design
Otoo, Sharon DoduaAda's Room
Pagán, CamilleGood For You
Painter, LynnThe Love Wager
Palmer, SorayaThe Human Origins Of Beatrice Porter And Other Essential Ghosts
Pandian, GigiThe Raven Thief
Park, SuzanneThe Do-Over
Patterson, JamesThe 23rd MidnightMystery - Women's Murder Club #23
Patterson, SueThings I Wish I Told My Mother
Pelayo, CynthiaLotería
Pelayo, CynthiaThe Shoemaker's Magician
Phillips, C. N.QueensUrban Fiction - Carl Weber's Five Families of New York #4
Pin, CecileWandering Souls
Quintana, PilarAbyss
Read, ShelleyGo As A River
Ritchie, KristaAddicted For Now
Robson, JenniferCoronation Year
Roper, JaneThe Society Of Shame
Rosenfelt, DavidGood Dog, Bad Cop
Rosner, JenniferOnce We Were Home
Row, JessThe New Earth
Ryan, DonalThe Queen Of Dirt Island
Salman, NaomiNothing But The Rain
Sanderson, BrandonTress Of The Emerald SeaThe only life Tress has known on her island home in an emerald-green ocean has been a simple one, with the simple pleasures of collecting cups brought by sailors from faraway lands and listening to stories told by her friend Charlie. But when his father takes him on a voyage to find a bride and disaster strikes, Tress must stow away on a ship and seek the Sorceress of the deadly Midnight Sea.
Sandford, JohnDark AngelMystery - Letty Davenport #2
Schine, CathleenKünstlers In Paradise
Shelton, PaigeFateful Words
Shockley, EvieSuddenly We
Siegel, NatashaSolomon's Crown
Simmons, Julia PressStrawberry MansionA dramatic tale of three young friends who must rely on their connection to each other to weather tragic storms.
Simpson, MonaCommitment
Sittenfeld, CurtisRomantic ComedyFiction
Slocumb, BrendanSymphony Of SecretsMusic professor Bern Hendricks discovers a shocking secret about the most famous American composer of all time--his music may have been stolen from a Black Jazz Age prodigy named Josephine Reed.
Song, JadeChlorineFiction
Spence-Ash, LauraBeyond That, The Sea
Steel, DanielleThe Wedding PlannerFiction
Sterling, Michelle MinCamp ZeroIn a near-future northern settlement, the fates of a young woman, a professor, and a mysterious collective of researchers collide.
Stoker, SusanThe Protector
Stratton, L. S.Not So Perfect Strangers
Stuart, AmyA Death At The Party
Sullivan, JustineHe Said He Would Be Late
Sylvester, Cynthia J.The Half-White Album
Therin, AllieLiar City
Thoman, LaurenI'll Stop The WorldThe end and the beginning become one in a coming-of-age mystery about the power of friendship, fate, and inexplicable second chances.
Thomas, SherryA Tempest At Sea
Tsai, MiaBitter Medicine
Utomi, Moses OseThe Lies Of The Ajungo
Varghese, AnujaChrysalis
Webb, BettyLost In Paris
Weitzel, WilNights From This Galaxy
Wellington, DavidParadise-1
Williams, DeniseLove And Other Flight Delays
Williams, Frances MensahStrictly FriendsShe's travelled halfway round the world to paradise. But has it been on her doorstep all along?
Willig, LaurenTwo Wars And A WeddingA coming of age story with a dual timeline and a single heroine--a bold and adventuring young woman who finds herself caught up in two very different wars on both sides of the Atlantic.
Winn, AliceIn Memoriam
Winslow, DonCity Of Dreams
Winspear, JacquelineThe White Lady
Winters, MaryMurder In Postscript
Ximba, UvileDreaming In Color
Yi, EstherY/N
The Year's Best African Speculative FictionShort Stories
Garricks, ChimekaA Broken People's PlaylistShort Stories
February 2023
AuthorTitleLibrarians' Picks
Aboulela, LeilaRiver SpiritAn embattled young woman comes of age during the Mahdist War in 19th century Sudan.
Aira, CesarFulgentiusNovel about an aging Roman general on what may be his last campaign into the provinces.
Alpert Florin, DaisyMy Last Innocent YearFiction
Andrews, V. C.Little PaulaMystery - Eden #2
Angel-Ajani, AsaleA Country You Can LeaveA debut novel following the turbulent relationship of a Black biracial teen and her ferocious Russian mother, struggling to survive in the California desert.
Archer, C. J.The Medici ManuscriptHistorical Mystery - The Glass Library #2
Armstrong, KelleyMurder At Haven's RockFirst volume in a spinoff series that sees Casey Duncan and Eric Dalton starting a new town deep in the Yukon.
Atwood, MargaretOld Babes In The WoodShort Stories
Baker, RaymondEntanglementUrban Fiction
Baptiste, RobertThe Streets Never Let Go 3Urban Fiction
Barnhill, KellyThe Crane HusbandTaking care of her small Midwestern family while her mother, a talented artist, weaves beautiful tapestries, a 15-year-old girl must protect them all from an invasive creature whose demands could destroy everything - unless she changes the story.
Bartz, JuliaThe Writing RetreatWhile attending a month-long writing retreat, Alex, determined to win a seemingly impossible contest, ignores the strange happenings around her until the disappearance of a fellow writer leads her on a desperate search for the truth.
Beagin, JenBig SwissA novel about a sex therapist's transcriptionist who falls in love with a client while listening to her sessions.
Bilow, RochelleRuby Spencer's Whisky YearWhen a thirtysomething American food writer moves to a Scottish village for one year to fulfill her dream of writing a cookbook, she finds more than inspiration--she meets a handsome Scotsman she can't resist.
Black, CaraNight Flight To ParisThriller - Kate Rees WWII #2
Bledsoe, Lucy JaneTell The RestTwo estranged childhood friends find themselves on parallel paths to return to the site of the conversion therapy camp that tore them apart.
Bond, GwendaMr. & Mrs. WitchA couple discovers at the altar the surprising secret identities they've kept from each other.
Brown, Adrienne MareeMaroonsFantasy - Black Dawn #2
Brown, CarolynThe Devine Doughnut ShopFiction
Brown, Diane MarieBlack Candle WomenA family drama with a magical twist about four generations of Black women, a family curse, and one very complicated year of heartache, miscommunication, and learning to let go.
Brunstetter, Wanda E.Letters Of TrustWhere is hope when Eleanor Lapp's life starts to fall apart as extreme grief drives her husband to drink to numb his pain?
Campbell, Theresa A.Marked At BirthChristian Fiction
Carlson, MelodySecond Time AroundChristian Romance
Carr, LakieshaAn Autobiography Of SkinInterconnected generations of Southern black women demonstrate how their experiences are carried inside the body when a new mother experiences a devastating postpartum depression and a daughter returns home to fight the ghosts of her past.
Casati, CostanzaClytemnestraFor fans of Madeline Miller, a debut following Clytemnestra, the most notorious villainess of the ancient world and the events that forged her into the legendary queen.
Catton, EleanorBirnam Wood The founder of a guerilla gardening group that plants crops on roadsides, parks, and neglected yards fights an enigmatic billionaire over a parcel of land.
Chakraborty, ShannonThe Adventures Of Amina Al-SirafiFirst in a new trilogy of magic and mayhem on the high seas: pirates and sorcerers, forbidden artifacts and ancient mysteries, and one woman's determined quest to seize a final chance at glory--and write her own legend.
Chang, JanieThe Porcelain MoonA novel set in WWI France about two young women--one Chinese, one French--whose lives intersect with unexpected, potentially dangerous consequences.
Charles, KJThe Secret Lives Of Country GentlemenGothic scandal meets Bridgerton intrigue in this swashbuckling Regency romance.
Childs, LauraLemon Curd KillerCozy Mystery - Tea Shop #25
Chokshi, RoshaniThe Last Tale Of The Flower BrideA gothic-infused story about a marriage that is unraveled by dark secrets, a friendship cursed to end in tragedy, and the danger of believing in fairy tales.
Chukwu, J. K.The UnfortunatesA queer, half-Nigerian college sophomore who, enraged and exhausted by the racism at her elite college, sets out to find truth about The Unfortunates--the unlucky subset of Black undergrads who have been mysteriously dying.
Church, ClayAll Good A Week Ago: In My Lifetime SeriesAn ex-undercover cop turned P.I., Vegas Wolfchild, picks up two cases that seem to be a walk in the park, "easy money." But both quickly turn life threatening.
Church, MeaganThe Last Carolina GirlA novel for fans of Where the Crawdad's Sing and The Girls in the Stilt House following one girl fighting for her family, her body, and her right to create a future all her own.
Clark, C. L.The FaithlessFantasy - Magic of the Lost #2
Clifford, StephanieThe Farewell TourA novel that tells the story of one unforgettable woman's rise in country and western music.
Coben, HarlanI Will Find YouMystery
Colgan, JennyLessons At The School By The SeaFiction - School by the Sea #3
Conde, MaryseThe Gospel According To The New WorldFiction
Connealy, MaryForged In LoveChristian Historical
Cullen, LynnThe Woman With The CureA riveting novel based on the true story of the woman who stopped a pandemic.
Dailey, JanetA Calder At HeartRomance - Calder Brand #3
Dalton, Julie CarrickThe Last BeekeeperFiction
Daria, AlexisTake The LeadWhen a star dancer and a reluctant celebrity are teamed up on a reality dancing competition, their mutual dislike soon turns into a secret romance that could threaten everything they've worked for.
Dazai, OsamuThe Flowers Of BuffooneryFor the first time in English, Osamu Dazai's hilariously comic and deeply moving prequel to No Longer Human.
Deibel, JenniferThe Maid Of BallymacoolThe only home Brianna Kelly has ever known is Ballymacool Boarding School, but when the son of local gentry arrives at the school to deal with his unruly niece, an unexpected discovery uncovers the truth about her past--and the key to her future.
Diesel, VonReal G's Move In SilenceUrban Fiction
Dimaline, CherieVencoAfter finding a tarnished silver spoon humming with otherworldly energy, Métis millennial Lucky St. James, familiar with the magic of her Indigenous ancestors, and her cantankerous grandmother Stella are welcomed into the fold of VenCo - a network of witches working to return women to their rightful power.
Dodd, ChristinaForget What You KnowThriller
Doller, TrishOff The MapA road trip romance through the Irish countryside where two new friends wonder at something more.
Douaihy, MargotScorched GraceSister Holiday, a chain-smoking, heavily tattooed, queer nun, puts her amateur sleuthing skills to the test in this debut crime novel.
Elliot, AmandaBest Served HotTwo restaurant critics learn their opposing tastes might make for a five-star relationship.
Ellison, J. T.It's One Of UsEverybody lies. Even the ones you think you know best of all . . .
Engberg, KatrineThe SanctuaryMystery - Korner and Werner #4
Estep, JenniferConquer The KingdomFantasy - Gargoyle Queen #3
Farmer, BernardDeath Of A BooksellerA British Library Crime Classic originally published in 1956.
Fedor, EmmaAt SeaWhat happens when the man you love most in the world--who may be lying about everything--unexpectedly disappears and takes your small child with him?
Ferguson, Sarah Duchess of YorkA Most Intriguing LadyA historical saga about a Duke's daughter--the perfect Victorian lady--who secretly moonlights as an amateur sleuth for high society's inner circle.
Fields, AnthonyIf You Cross Me OnceUrban Fiction
Fields, AnthonyIf You Cross Me Once 2Urban Fiction
Finlay, AlexWhat Have We DoneA stay-at-home mom with a past. A has-been rock star with a habit. A reality TV producer with a debt. Three disparate lives. One deadly secret.
Forest, KristinaThe Neighbor FavorA shy bookworm enlists her charming neighbor to help her score a date, not knowing he's the obscure author she's been corresponding with.
Foster, LoriThe Dangerous OneBeing alone is what he wanted... All he needed was her.
Frumkin, RafaelConfidenceThriller
George, EmilyA Half-Baked MurderAfter a scathing food review and a messy breakup, a formally trained pastry chef returns home to California to launch a cannabis bakery with her quirky Aunt Dawn.
Gilmartin, SarahDinner PartyFiction
Gladstone, MaxDead CountryFantasy - Craft Wars #1
Goldsworthy, VesnaIron Curtain: A Love StoryHistorical Fiction
Grace, HannahIcebreakerSparks fly when a competitive figure skater and hockey team captain are forced to share a rink.
Gray, Erick S.Queens 2: The KingdomUrban Fiction
Greaney, MarkBurnerThriller - Gray Man #12
Guns, PriyaYour Driver Is WaitingA ride share driver is barely holding it together on the hunt for love, dignity, and financial security...until she decides she's done waiting.
Hambly, BarbaraOne Extra CorpseHistorical Mystery - Silver Screen #2
Hart, EmiliaWeywardA debut that explores witchcraft and female intuitive powers, told over five centuries through three connected women, for fans of Kate Morton, Diane Setterfield, and Sarah Perry.
Hawkins, S.Pillow PrincessUrban Fiction
Hawley, SarahA Witch's Guide To Fake Dating A DemonMariel Spark knows not to trust a demon, especially one that wants her soul, but what's a witch to do when he won't leave her side--and she kind of doesn't want him to?
Head, Cheryl A.Time's UndoingA searing and tender novel about a young Black journalist's search for answers in the unsolved murder of her great-grandfather in segregated Birmingham, Alabama, decades ago--inspired by the author's own family history.
Hedlund, JodyLast Chance CowboyChristian Romance
Holland, JacquelineThe God Of EndingsThis debut spans history, weaving a story of love, family, history, and myth as seen through the eyes of one immortal woman.
Holmes, RupertMurder Your Employer : The Mcmasters Guide To HomicideThe McMasters Conservatory for the Applied Arts is a luxurious, clandestine college dedicated to the fine art of murder where earnest students study how best to "delete" their most deserving victim.
Hurwitz, GreggThe Last OrphanThriller - Orphan X #8
Jackson, JennyPineapple StreetFiction
Jama-Everett, AyizeHeroes Of An Unknown WorldScience Fiction - Liminal People #4
Jance, J. A.Collateral DamageMystery - Ali Reynolds #17
Jaswal, Balli KaurNow You See UsThe story of three women who work in the homes of Singapore's elite and band together to solve a murder mystery involving one of their own.
Jimenez, ClaireWhat Happened To Ruthy RamirezA Puerto Rican family in Staten Island discovers their long-missing sister is potentially alive and cast on a reality TV show, and they set out to bring her home.
Johnson, Joshua PhillipThe Endless SongFantasy - Tales of the Forever Sea #2
Kelly, AnitaSomething Wild & WonderfulA sparkling grumpy-meets-sunshine romance featuring two men's sweeping journey across the Western wilderness.
Kelly, JuliaThe Lost English GirlHistorical Fiction
Kennedy, ElleRogueRomance - Prep #2
Kent, KathleenBlack WolfA story about a female CIA agent whose extraordinary facial recognition powers lead her into the dangerous heart of the Soviet Union--and the path of a killer who shouldn't exist.
King, OwenThe CuratorA Dickensian fantasy of illusion and charm where cats are revered as religious figures, thieves are noble, scholars are revolutionaries, and conjurers are the most wonderful criminals you can imagine.
Klapecki, S. J.Station SixScience Fiction - Black Dawn #3
Koller Croft, RachelStone Cold FoxA debut novel about an ambitious woman who, after a lifetime of conning alongside her mother, wants to leave her dark past behind and marry the heir to one of the country's wealthiest families.
Labuskes, BriannaThe Librarian Of Burned BooksHistorical Fiction
Lam, Thien-KimFull ExposureCan a Big Easy fling become the real thing?
Landay, WilliamAll That Is Mine I Carry With MeA mother vanished. A father presumed guilty. There is no proof. There are no witnesses. For the children, there is only doubt.
Landsem, StephanieCode Name EdelweissAdolf Hitler is still a distant rumble on the horizon, but a Jewish spymaster and his courageous spies uncover a storm of Nazi terror in their own backyard.
Lanza, R. P.ObserverA neurosurgeon gets involved with a scientific research team's mind-bending project.
Lavalle, VictorLone WomenA woman with a past, a mysterious trunk, a town on the edge of nowhere, and a bracing new vision of the American West.
Lindsay, RachelReal LoveReality-TV love may look tempting, but real love could change everything in the debut novel from the Bachelorette star and author of Miss Me with That.
Lorac, E. C. R.Post After Post-MortemClassic British Mystery originally published in 1936.
Lostetter, MarinaThe Cage Of Dark HoursFantasy - Five Penalties #2
Lowell, JoannaArtfully YoursSparks fly between a lordly art critic and a lady forger in this Victorian historical romance.
Lumsden, KatieThe Secrets Of Hartwood HallHistorical Mystery
Major, CescaMaybe Next TimeOne Day meets Groundhog Day, in this heartwarming and emotionally poignant novel about a stressed woman who must relive the same day over and over, keeping her family and work life from imploding as she attempts to spare her husband from an unfortunate fate.
Makkai, RebeccaI Have Some Questions For YouWhen film professor and podcaster, Bodie Kane is invited back to the New Hampshire boarding school she attended as a teenager, she finds herself drawn to investigate the murder of a classmate in 1995.
Mallery, SusanThe Sister EffectFiction
Matthews, OwenWhite FoxA thriller about two competing KGB operatives on a race across Russia and against time to uncover the devastating truth behind the assassination of JFK.
Mattia, AuroraThe Fifth WoundFiction
Maxwell, JessaThe Golden SpoonA locked-room mystery where someone turns up dead on the set of TV's hottest baking competition--for fans of Nita Prose, Richard Osman, and Anthony Horowitz.
May, StephenSell Us The RopeHistorical Fiction
McCauley, Jennifer MaritzaWhen Trying To Return Home : StoriesA short story collection spanning a century of Black American and Afro-Latino life in Puerto Rico, Pittsburgh, Louisiana, Miami, and beyond-and an evocative meditation on belonging, the meaning of home, and how we secure freedom on our own terms.
McDaniel, TiffanyOn The Savage SideSix women--mothers, daughters, sisters--gone missing. Inspired by the unsolved murders of the Chillicothe Six, this harrowing novel tells the story of two sisters, both of whom could be the next victims.
McFarlane, FionaThe Sun Walks DownHistorical Fiction
McGuire, SeananBackpacking Through BedlamUrban Fantasy - InCryptid #12
MeeshaBaby, I'm Wintertime Cold 2Urban Fiction
Mills Newman, AlisonFranciscoFirst published in 1974, actor-turned-minister Newman's only novel is a lush narrative of a young Black woman's love affair with a filmmaker.
Mizushima, MargaretStanding DeadMystery - Timber Creek K-9 #8
Moeng, GothataoneCall And Response : StoriesRichly drawn stories about the lives of ordinary families in contemporary Botswana as they navigate relationships, tradition and caretaking in a rapidly changing world.
MolottiLoyalty Is EverythingCordale and Willis are best friends who came up together from the mud on their way to hood stardom. What starts as a nickel and dime hustle grows into a big-time drug operation, and then jealousy and grudges threaten to destroy everything they've built.
Moore, CelesteTerms & Conditions Of Creepin With A Rich BossUrban Fiction
Moorman, JenniferThe Baker's ManIn the Southern town of Mystic Water, magic is always in the wind--and in the ovens.
Moustakis, Melinda 1982-HomesteadA debut novel, set in Alaska, about the turbulent marriage of two unlikely homesteaders.
Ndala, BlaiseIn The Belly Of The CongoA gripping multigenerational novel that explores the history and human cost of colonialism in the Congo.
Nguyễn Phan Quế MaiDust ChildA richly poetic and suspenseful saga about two Vietnamese sisters, an American veteran, and an Amerasian man whose lives intersect in surprising ways, set during and after the war in Việt Nam.
Nickson, ChrisThe Dead Will RiseHistorical Mystery - Simon Westow #5
Nnuro, DKWhat Napoleon Could Not DoEnvious of his sister, who achieved, as their father put it, "what Napoleon could not do," by graduating law school in the U.S. and marrying a wealthy black businessman from Texas, Jacob, fighting for a visa to join his wife in Virginia, must learn from his dashed hopes to fulfill his own dreams.
North, AlexThe Angel MakerThriller
Okri, BenThe Last Gift Of The Master ArtistsFiction
Older, MalkaThe Mimicking Of Known SuccessesA cozy Holmesian murder mystery and sapphic romance, set on Jupiter.
Pardo, PazThe Shamshine BlindThis debut imagines a world where emotions have been weaponized, and a small-town law enforcement agent uncovers a conspiracy to take down what's left of American democracy.
Parry, H. G.The Magician's DaughterFantasy
Patel, SajniIsha, UnscriptedUnwilling to yield to familial expectations, an aspiring screenwriter attempts to pursue her dreams during an unforgettable night of chaos.
Patterson, JamesCountdownThriller
Penner, SarahThe London Séance SocietyFrom the author of the sensational bestseller The Lost Apothecary comes a spellbinding tale about two daring women who hunt for truth and justice in the perilous art of conjuring the dead.
Peterson, TracieRemember MeFrom the Yukon to Seattle, the hope of a new beginning waits just around the corner.
Raybourn, DeannaA Sinister RevengeHistorical Mystery - Veronica Speedwell #8
Read, SaraJohanna Porter Is Not SorryFiction
Riddle, A. G.Quantum RadioAt CERN, a scientist has just made an incredible discovery - a breakthrough that may answer the deepest questions about human existence. But what he's found is far more dangerous than he ever imagined.
Rio, KingThe Brick Man 5Urban Fiction
Rio, KingThe Cocaine Princess 6Urban Fiction
Rio, KingThe Cocaine Princess 7Urban Fiction
Robinson, CoreyLove In The TrenchesUrban Fiction
Robinson, CoreyProtege Of A Legend 2Urban Fiction
Robotham, MichaelLying Beside YouThriller - Cyrus Haven #3
Roemer, AstridOn A Woman's MadnessA classic of queer literature originally published in 1982.
Rose, KarenCold-Blooded LiarMystery - San Diego Case Files #1
Roth, VeronicaArch-ConspiratorA gripping and atmospheric reimagining of Antigone.
Ruff, MattThe Destroyer Of WorldsHorror - Lovecraft Country #2
Samano Cordova, GerardoMonstrilioHorror
Santopolo, JillStars In An Italian SkyA sweeping story of two star-crossed lovers in post-World War II Italy, and a blossoming relationship generations later that will reveal a long-buried family secret.
SaynomoreSoul Of A Hustler, Heart Of A Killer 2Urban Fiction
Schuyler, George S.Black EmpireA pioneering work of Afrofuturism and antiracist fiction by the author of Black No More, about a Black scientist who masterminds a worldwide conspiracy to take back the African continent from imperial powers.
Score, LucyThings We Hide From The LightRomance - Knockemout #2
Scott, KylieEnd Of StoryRomance
Scott, SophfroniaWild, Beautiful, And FreeThe story of one young woman's bold journey to reclaim her birthright and carve out her own place in a world that tells her she doesn't belong.
Scottoline, LisaLoyaltyAn emotional, action-packed epic of love and justice, set during the rise of the Mafia in Sicily.
Shannon, SamanthaA Day Of Fallen NightThe standalone prequel to the bestselling The Priory of the Orange Tree.
Sharma, NishaThe Karma MapA youth group's temple road trip through India is a liberating escape for former mean girl Tara Bajaj and aspiring photojournalist Silas D'Souza-Gupta to explore their past and their feelings for each other.
Shea, Susan C.Murder Visits A French VillageWhen Ariel Shepherd inherits a rundown French château and with finances tight, she swaps her Manhattan lifestyle for a peaceful French village. But life becomes more complicated when a historian is found dead in the moat!
Shipman, James D.Beyond The WireHistorical Fiction
Sloan, Elissa R.Hayley Aldridge Is Still HereA forgotten child star and former Hollywood "It" Girl fights back against the conservatorship that has controlled her life for the past decade.
Snyder, Lucy A.Sister, Maiden, MonsterA visceral story set in the aftermath of our planet's disastrous transformation and told through the eyes of three women trying to survive the nightmare.
Spalding, AmyFor Her ConsiderationWhen an aspiring L.A. scriptwriter falls head-over-heels for a bossy and beautiful movie star after a devastating break-up, the two take a risk on love and cast themselves as the leading ladies of their own star-struck romance.
Stage, ZojeMotheredA claustrophobic psychological thriller about one woman's nightmarish spiral while quarantined with her mother.
Stoker, SusanFinding AshlynRomance - Seal Team Hawaii #6
Sutanto, Jesse Q.Vera Wong's Unsolicited Advice For MurderersA lonely shopkeeper takes it upon herself to solve a murder in the most peculiar way.
Swan, RichardThe Tyranny Of FaithFantasy - Empire of the Wolf #2
Swanson, PeterThe Kind Worth SavingWhen a private eye starts to follow a possibly adulterous husband, little does he know that the twisted trail will lead back to the woman who hired him.
Tay, Self MadeBorn In The Grave 2Urban Fiction
Todd, CharlesThe Cliff's EdgeHistorical Mystery - Bess Crawford #13
Topp, BlaccTaintedUrban Fiction
Tukes, RomellBodymore KingpinsUrban Fiction
Tukes, RomellBronx SavagesUrban Fiction
Tukes, RomellSosa GangUrban Fiction
Turano, JenMatch In The MakingChristian Historical
Variyar, RajasreeThe Daughters Of MaduraiBoth a heartrending family story and a page-turning mystery about the secrets we must keep to protect those we love.
Walls, EoghanThe Gospel Of OrlaThe coming-of-age story of a young girl, Orla, and the man she meets who has an astonishing and unique ability.
Walls, JeannetteHang The MoonHistorical Fiction
Walters, Monica and LaJill HuntFull Figured 18Urban Fiction
Whitten, HannahThe Foxglove KingA young woman's secret power to raise the dead plunges her into the dangerous and glamorous world of the Sainted King's royal court.
Williams, Janelle M.Gone Like YesterdayZahra, a young black woman who can hear the voices of her ancestors singing to her through moths, teams up with Sammie, an outspoken Trini-American teenager who can also hear them, as the pair search for Zahra's missing brother.
Williams, JibrilMoney Mafia 2Urban Fiction
Winnette, ColinUsersDystopian Fiction
Winter, LeeChaos AgentRomance - Villains #2
Winter, LeeThe FixerRomance - Villains #1
Woolridge, AddieAnatomy Of A Meet CuteRomance
Yolen, JaneThe Scarlet CircusShort Stories
January 2023
AuthorTitleLibrarians' Picks
Abbas, FatinGhost SeasonA mysterious burnt corpse appears one morning in Saraaya, a remote border town between northern and southern Sudan. For five strangers on an NGO compound, the discovery foreshadows trouble to come.
Adebayo, AyobamiA Spell Of Good ThingsA story of modern Nigeria and two people caught in the riptides of wealth, power, poverty, and corruption.
Adjapon, BisiDaughter In ExileFiction
Alsterdal, ToveYou Will Never Be FoundMystery - High Coast #2
Amidon, StephenLocust LaneCan anyone be trusted in this small town?
Arend, NicoleVamps: Fresh BloodAt an elite vampire academy, a half vampire, half human struggles to hone his bloodthirsty side.
Asher, AprilNot Your Ex's HexesRomance - Supernatural Singles #2
Asher, LaurenFinal OfferRomance - Dreamland Billionaires #3
Bailey, TessaSecretly YoursRomance
Ballard, FalonJust My TypeTo win the job of her dreams, a relationship-prone journalist needs to learn how to stay single.
Beaton, M. C.Death Of A TraitorMystery - Hamish Macbeth #35
Bennett, MichaelBetter The BloodA debut thriller that speaks to the longstanding injustices faced by New Zealand's indigenous peoples, by an acclaimed Māori screenwriter and director.
Berne, SuzanneThe Blue WindowA therapist whose attempts to unlock the most difficult cases of her life reveal that the bigger the secret you're concealing, the more it conceals you.
Berry, SteveThe Last KingdomThriller - Cotton Malone #17
Black, AnnaWho Do I Run To Now?Urban Fiction
Blue, EllyBicycles & Broomsticks: Fantastical Feminist Stories About Witches On BikesScience Fiction
Box, C. J.Storm WatchMystery - Joe Pickett #23
Brannigan, EllieMurder At An Irish CastleBrannigan debuts a new mystery series coupling the beauties of Ireland with murder.
Brennan, AllisonDon't Open The DoorMystery - Regan Merritt #2
Butler, Lyn LiaoSomeone Else's LifeA new life in paradise should have healed her wounds. But for a woman struggling to hold on to her family and her sanity, one stormy night could change everything.
Cai, DeliaCentral PlacesA young woman's past and present collide when she brings her white fiancé home to meet her Chinese immigrant parents.
Carroll, JonathanMr. BreakfastFiction
Cauley, KashanaThe SurvivalistsA single Black lawyer puts her career and personal moral code at risk when she moves in with her coffee entrepreneur boyfriend and his doomsday-prepping roommates.
Chase, Kristen M.A Thousand Miles To GracelandThe journey of a thousand miles begins with sequins and a beehive wig in this debut novel about mothers, daughters, and the surprising power of Elvis.
Chen, MikeVampire WeekendBeing a vampire is far from glamorous...but it can be pretty punk rock.
Clayborn, KateGeorgie, All AlongRomance
Coates, DarcyThe Twisted DeadHorror - Gravekeeper #3
Coble, ColleenDark Of NightRomantic Suspense - Annie Pederson #2
Colt, PeterThe AmbassadorMystery - Andy Roark #4
Comfort, JenMidnight DuetA romance about two musicians who collide on the stage of a Nevada opera house.
Compton, JohnnyThe Spite HouseA debut horror tale that puts a modern spin on the haunted house story.
Cosimano, ElleFinlay Donovan Jumps The GunMystery - Finlay Donovan #3
Cotterill, ColinThe Motion Picture TellerMystery
Craig, CharmaineMy NemesisFiction
Crane, MarisaI Keep My Exoskeletons To MyselfScience Fiction
Crewe, TomThe New LifeTwo marriages, two forbidden love affairs, and the passionate search for social and sexual freedom in late 19th-century London.
Crombie, DeborahA Killing Of InnocentsMystery - Kincaid/James #19
Crownover, JayRuleOpposites in every way . . . except the one that matters.
Darwent, HeatherThe Things We Do To Our FriendsThriller
De Cadenet, GiaNot The PlanAn ambitious chief of staff risks her career and her heart when she falls hard for her new colleague.
De Céspedes, AlbaForbidden NotebookA classic first published in Italy in 1952.
Delany, VickiThe Game Is A FootnoteCozy Mystery - Sherlock Holmes Bookshop #8
DiLouie, CraigEpisode ThirteenHorror
Divakaruni, Chitra BanerjeeIndependenceSet during the partition of British India in 1947, the sweeping story of three sisters caught up in events beyond their control, their unbreakable bond, and their incredible struggle against powerful odds.
Divya, S. B.MeruOne woman and her pilot are about to change the future of the species in an epic space opera about aspiration, compassion, and redemption.
Dong, MariaLiar, Dreamer, ThiefThriller
Douglas, ClaireThe Girls Who DisappearedA journalist's life is threatened when she investigates the truth about a mysterious car crash that happened twenty years earlier.
Echevarre, SarahWhat We RememberFiction
Elliott, KateThe Keeper's SixFantasy
Elsbai, HadeerThe Daughters Of IzdiharA debut set in a mix of modern Egypt and a timeless fantasy world.
Enriquez, MarianaOur Share Of NightA woman's mysterious death puts her husband and son on a collision course with her demonic family.
Everett, ElizabethA Love By DesignHistorical Romance - Secret Scientists of London #3
Fawcett, HeatherEmily Wilde's Encyclopaedia Of FaeriesA curmudgeonly professor journeys to a small town in the far north to study faerie folklore and discovers dark fae magic, friendship, and love.
Fellowes, JessicaThe Mitford SecretHistorical Mystery - Mitford Murders #6
Fenkl, Heinz InsuSkull WaterAn intergenerational coming-of-age novel set in South Korea--about friendship, belonging, and displacement.
Fuller, KathleenThe Courtship PlanRomance - Amish of Marigold #1
Gītāñjali ŚrīTomb Of SandAn epic set in contemporary northern India, about a family and the inimitable octogenarian matriarch at its heart.
Godoy, ArianaThrough YouRomance - Hidalgo Brothers #2
Golden, ChristopherAll HallowsHorror
Gray, Shelley ShepardSycamore CircleRomance - Rumors in Ross County #2
Gray, Shelley ShepardHer Heart's DesireRomance - Season in Pinecraft #1
Hall, Alexis J.GlitterlandRomance - Spires #1
Hallett, JaniceThe Twyford CodeThe mysterious connection between a teacher's disappearance and an unsolved code in a children's book is explored in this mystery.
Harding, PaulThis Other EdenHistorical Fiction
Hardt, HelenBlushWhat he wants from you will make you blush.
Harper, JordanEverybody KnowsA publicist, who makes sure that everybody doesn't know about the shady dealings of the lawyers and private security firms for which she works, tries to discover the secret her boss took to his death.
Harris, AnsteyWhen I First Held YouSilence tore them apart. Can the truth bring them back together?
Hastings, AnastasiaOf Manners And MurderFirst in a new historical mystery series.
Haynes, DavidRight By My Side30th anniversary edition of a classic novel.
Haynes, NatalieStone BlindThe only mortal in a family of gods, Medusa is the youngest of the Gorgon sisters.
Heisey, MonicaReally Good, ActuallyOne woman's messy search for joy and meaning in the wake of an unexpected breakup.
Hemon, AleksandarThe World And All That It HoldsHistorical Fiction
Hernandez, Treasure, and LaJill HuntAround The Way Girls 12Urban Fiction
Herrera, JenniferThe HunterHow can we uncover the truth when we are lying to ourselves?
Hoover, Colleen, and Tarryn FisherNever NeverRomantic Suspense
Hosein, Kevin JaredHungry GhostsThe story of two families colliding in 1940s Trinidad--and a chilling mystery that shows how interconnected their lives truly are.
Hunter, StephenThe Bullet GardenThriller - Earl Swagger #4
Jenoff, PamCode Name SapphireA woman must rescue her cousin's family from a train bound for Auschwitz.
Jessen, Lauren KungLunar LoveA debut enemies-to-lovers romantic comedy.
Johansen, Iris, and Roy JohansenMore Than Meets The EyeMystery - Kendra Michaels #10
Johns, JessicaBad CreeA young Cree woman's dreams lead her on a perilous journey of self-discovery that forces her to confront the toll of a legacy of violence on her family, her community, and the land they call home.
Johnson, SadeqaThe House Of EveA story set in 1950s Philadelphia and Washington, DC, that explores what it means to be a woman and a mother, and how much one is willing to sacrifice to achieve her greatest goal.
Jones, Stephen GrahamDon't Fear The ReaperHorror - Indian Lake #2
Jones, ValonaSnuffed OutTwin sisters Tabby and Sage co-own a candle shop, but will it all go up in flames?
Joyce, RachelMaureenFiction - Harold Fry #3
Kellerman, JonathanUnnatural HistoryMystery - Alex Delaware #38
Kelly, Jennifer SavranEndpapersA queer book conservator finds a mysterious old love letter, setting off a search for the author who wrote it and for a meaningful life beyond the binary in early-2000s New York City.
Kois, DanVintage ContemporariesPulled back into her past when a posthumous work needs a publisher, reconnecting her with an old friend, successful book editor and new mom Emily is forced to reckon with her decisions, her failures, and what kind of creative life she wants to lead.
Laestadius, Ann-HelénStolenLouise Erdrich meets Jo Nesbø in this Swedish novel that follows a young indigenous woman as she struggles to defend her family's reindeer herd and culture.
Lea, AmyExes And O'sA romance novel-obsessed social media influencer revisits her exes on her hunt for true love.
Lester, NatashaThe Three Lives Of Alix St. PierreHistorical Fiction
Lewis, Susannah B.Della And Darby Of SistersIn this small Mississippi town, everyone has long memories and loud opinions.
Lichtarowicz, PaulaThe Snow HareA woman dreams of becoming a doctor until World War II leads her instead into an astonishing love--and a fateful choice.
Long, H. M.Barrow Of WinterFantasy - Hall of Smoke #3
Ma, KathrynThe Chinese GrooveA story about a blithely optimistic immigrant with big dreams, dire prospects, and a fractured extended family in need of his help--even if they don't know it yet.
Maberry, JonathanSon Of The Poison RoseFantasy - Kagen the Damned #2
Malliet, G. M.Invitation To A KillerMystery - Augusta Hawke #2
Markert, JamesThe Nightmare ManA chilling horror novel that illustrates the fine line between humanity and monstrosity.
Markley, StephenThe DelugeA sprawling epic of climate apocalypse.
Maroo, ChetnaWestern LaneA debut novel about grief, sisterhood, and a young athlete's struggle to transcend herself.
Marshall, HeatherLooking For JaneIn this debut novel inspired by true stories, three women's lives are bound together by a long-lost letter, a mother's love, and a secret network of people fighting for the right to choose.
Marshall, Kate AliceWhat Lies In The WoodsThriller
Maxwell, AlyssaA Fashionable FatalityHistorical Mystery - Lady and Lady's Maid #8
May, PeterA Winter GraveThriller
McGuire, SeananLost In The Moment And FoundFantasy - Wayward Children #8
Meier, Leslie, Lee Hollis, and Barbara RossIrish Coffee MurderCozy Mystery novellas
Minnicks, JamilaMoonrise Over New JessupHistorical Fiction
Moore, ScottoWild MassiveScience Fiction
Mosley, WalterEvery Man A KingMystery - King Oliver #2
Moyes, JojoSomeone Else's ShoesWho are you when you are forced to walk in someone else's shoes?
Mukherjee, OindrilaThe Dream BuildersAfter living in the US for years, Maneka Roy returns home to India to mourn the loss of her mother and finds herself in a new world.
Mulford, A. K.The High Mountain CourtFantasy - Five Crowns of Okrith #1
Mulford, A. K.The Witches' BladeFantasy - Five Crowns of Okrith #2
Newitz, AnnaleeThe TerraformersScience Fiction
Nkrumah, NyanebaWade In The WaterA debut novel that explores the unlikely friendship between a precocious black girl and a mysterious white woman in a small Mississippi town in the early 1980s.
O'Connor, JosephMy Father's HouseHistorical Fiction
Olson, KaylaThe ReunionWhen two former teen stars reconnect at the 20th reunion for their hit TV show, they discover their ... feelings for each other are real--and mutual!--and not just what was scripted out for them all those years ago.
Page, SallyThe Keeper Of StoriesFiction
Patterson, James3 Days To LiveThriller
Poeppel, AmyThe Sweet SpotFiction
Pylväinen, HannaThe End Of Drum-TimeHistorical Fiction
Quartey, KweiLast Seen In LapazMystery - Emma Djan #3
Raybon, PatriciaDouble The LiesHistorical Mystery - Annalee Spain #2
Riedel, JoshPlease Report Your Bug HereA dating app employee who discovers a glitch that transports him to other worlds.
Riker, MartinThe Guest LectureA newly jobless academic rehearses a speech on John Maynard Keynes for a surprising audience.
Robb, J. D.Encore In DeathMystery - In Death #56
Robert, KateeRadiant SinRomance - Dark Olympus #4
Rollins, JamesThe Cradle Of IceFantasy - Moonfall #2
Rumfitt, AlisonTell Me I'm WorthlessA dark, unflinching haunted house story that confronts both supernatural and real-world horrors through the lens of the modern-day trans experience.
Rushdie, SalmanVictory CityHistorical Fiction
Ryan, AnastasiaYou Should Smile MoreWhen Vanessa Blair is fired because of her "resting bitch face," her friends help her get revenge...
Saab, GabriellaDaughters Of VictoryDecades after defying her aristocratic family to join the Russian revolution, Svetlana Petrova opens her home to her eighteen-year-old granddaughter, Mila, who falls under the spell of the resistance when their remote village is overrun by Nazi invaders.
Salesses, MatthewThe Sense Of WonderWhen Won Lee, the first Asian American in the NBA, stuns the world in a seven-game winning streak, the global media audience dubs it "The Wonder"--much to Won's chagrin.
Sandgren, LydiaCollected WorksA family saga following unsuccessful book publisher Martin Berg, who must confront life's banality in the aftermath of his wife's disappearance.
Schwartz, Selby WynnAfter SapphoHistorical Fiction
Scott, KieranRegrets OnlyA single mom goes undercover to investigate a host of disturbing secrets held by the leaders of a local suburban parent-school association, including embezzlement, bribery, adultery, and murder.
Seeck, MaxThe Last GrudgeMystery - Ghosts of the Past #3
Shah, MansiThe Direction Of The WindA heartfelt story that spans continents and generations, about a young woman who searches for answers about a mother she barely remembers.
Shalvis, JillThe Backup PlanRomance - Sunrise Cove #3
Shane, LizzieSweeter Than ChocolateRomance
Shearer, EleanorRiver Sing Me HomeThe story of a mother's gripping journey across the Caribbean to find her stolen children in the aftermath of slavery.
Shepperson, LauraPhaedraPhaedra has been cast to the side all her life: daughter of an adulteress, sister of a monster, and now unwilling bride to the much-older, power-hungry Theseus.
Sinclair, ShaunBeats And BlowHis empire is worth a billion thanks to the drug-fueled wealth of his infamous Dirty South crew. But with unanticipated enemies gathering for a final devastating hit, will there be anyone left to rule?
Smith, Tom RobCold PeopleA mysterious force captures Earth and gives humanity thirty days to move to Antarctica, where they will be allowed to exist and survive in the planet's most extreme environment.
Steel, DanielleWorthy OpponentsFiction
Stetz-Waters, KareliaBehind The ScenesRomance
Stokes-Chapman, SusanPandoraA historical novel set in Georgian London where the discovery of a mysterious ancient Greek vase sets in motion conspiracies, revelations, and romance.
Suarez, DanielCritical MassA group of pioneering astropreneurs must overcome never-before-attempted engineering challenges to rescue colleagues stranded at a distant asteroid.
Sullivan, SophieA Guide To Being Just FriendsRomance
Sundin, SarahThe Sound Of LightChristian Historical
Tanamachi, CaraThe Second You're SingleRomance
Tchaikovsky, AdrianChildren Of MemoryScience Fiction - Children of Time #3
Thomas, KaiIn The Upper CountryThe fates of two unforgettable women--one just beginning a journey of reckoning and self-discovery and the other completing her life's last vital act--intertwine in this sweeping, powerful novel set at the terminus of the Underground Railroad.
Torday, DanielThe 12th CommandmentFiction
Tudor, C. J.The DriftThree ordinary people risk everything for a chance at redemption.
Verble, MargaretStealingA novel about a Cherokee child removed from her family and sent to a Christian boarding school in the 1950s.
Voskuni, TaleenSorry, BroAn Armenian-American woman rediscovers her roots and embraces who she really is in this heartfelt queer rom-com.
Wachtel, Shirley RussakA Castle In BrooklynHistorical Fiction
Waidner, IsabelSterling Karat GoldFiction
Walters, MonicaStuck On YouUrban Fiction
Weber, CarlThe Family Business 6Urban Fiction
Winslow, De'shawn CharlesDecent PeopleA sweeping novel of a Black community reeling from a triple homicide, and the secrets the killings reveal.
Yamashita, IrisCity Under One RoofA stranded detective tries to solve a murder in a tiny Alaskan town where everyone winters in the same high-rise building.
Young, LouisaTwelve Months And A DayRomance
Yu, AnGhost MusicA former concert pianist searches for the truth about a vanished musician.
Zhao, KylaThe Fraud SquadA working-class woman who infiltrates Singapore's high society to fulfill her dreams risks losing everything in the process--including herself.
Zigman, LauraSmall WorldTwo offbeat and newly divorced sisters move in together as adults--and finally reckon with their childhood.
December 2022
AuthorTitleLibrarians' Picks
Adams, SeanThe Thing in the SnowA psychological thriller set at an all-but-abandoned research institute in an unspecified chilly north.
Aiken, G. A.The Heretic RoyalFantasy Romance - Scarred Earth Saga #3
Andrews, V. C.Eden's ChildrenMystery - Eden #1
B, KnowledgeTha KhroniclesUrban Fiction
Bardugo, LeighHell BentFantasy - Alex Stern #2
Beers, GeorgiaCamp Lost and FoundRomance
Bell, MarcellaThe Rodeo QueenThe rules of being a rodeo queen: no creases, no boyfriends, no mistakes.
Benedict, MarieThe Mitford AffairHistorical Fiction
Berenson, LaurienKiller CupidCozy Mystery - Melanie Travis #29
Berg, SibylleGrimeThis novel in translation addresses the question currently being debated around the world: where will climate change, artificial intelligence, the rise of right-wing populism, and the inexorable expansion of surveillance lead?
Bhagat, VinayaThe Girl in the MistIt lurks in the shadows. It lives in your worst nightmares. It feeds on your deepest fears. And it's coming to get you.
Biswas, DamyantiThe Blue BarOn the dark streets of Mumbai, the paths of a missing dancer, a serial killer, and an inspector with a haunted past converge.
Blake, DenaA Spark in the AirRomance
Blaque, EricaAmong WolvesThriller
Blauner, PeterPicture in the SandAn intergenerational saga told through a grandfather's passionate letters to his grandson, passing on the story of his political rebellion in 1950s Egypt in order to save his grandson's life in a post-9/11 world.
Breslin, KateIn Love's TimeChristian Historical
Brown, AmberSomeone Had to Do ItA fashion intern overhears a shocking secret about her employer, with disastrous consequences for all.
Bujold, Lois McMasterPenric's LaborsFantasy - Penric & Desdemona
Bunn, T. DavisForbiddenFantasy
Buonaguro, GinaThe Virgins of VeniceHistorical Fiction
Butler, Octavia E.Bloodchild and Other StoriesScience Fiction
Cameron, W. BruceLove, Clancy: Diary Of a Good DogFiction
Carew, LeoThe CuckooFantasy - Under the Northern Sky #3
Carlsson, ChristofferBlaze Me a SunA Swedish police officer obsessed with a serial killer that became active in 1986, on the same night the prime minister was assassinated, fails to solve the case, until a novelist returns to Halland and begins interviewing him decades later.
Church, DanielHollowsFolk horror meets ancient gods in a remote snowbound Peak District town where several murders take place.
Clark, TracyHideA mystery featuring hard-boiled Chicago detective Harriet Foster, who's on the hunt for a serial killer with a deadly affinity for redheads.
Clipston, AmySomething Old, Something NewSometimes treasure can be found where you least expect it.
Collins, FloraA Small AffairA young woman's life is torn apart when her wealthy ex-lover is found dead -- along with his wife.
Coltrane, KitAll the Way HappyTheir differences made them enemies. One summer tied them together forever.
Cooper, Sharon C.In It to Win ItTwo entrepreneurs compete for a property but secure the biggest win of all--each other--in this second chance romantic comedy.
Correa, Armando LucasThe Night TravelersFour generations of women experience love, loss, war, and hope from the rise of Nazism to the Cuban Revolution and finally, the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Crouch, BlakeAbandonThriller
Crutcher, PaigeThe Lost WitchParanormal Romance
Dailey, JanetBlue Moon HavenRomance - New Americana #7
Datlow, EllenThe Best Horror Of The Year, Volume FourteenHorror Anthology
de Leon, AyaThat Dangerous EnergyMarrying a billionaire will fulfill this struggling artist's dreams--and enable her to make a difference. But exposing the truth will put all her convictions on one dangerous line . . .
Dykes, AmandaAll the Lost PlacesDiscovered floating in a basket along the canals of Venice, Sebastien Trovato wrestles with questions of his origins.
Eason, LynetteCritical ThreatChristian Suspense - Extreme Measures #3
Fletcher, JessicaDeath On The Emerald IsleCozy Mystery - Murder, She Wrote #56
Force, MarieState Of ShockRomantic Suspense - First Family #4
Fowler, ChristopherPeculiar LondonThinking of a jaunt to England? Let Arthur Bryant and John May, London's oldest police detectives, show you the oddities behind the city's façades in this tongue-in-cheek travel guide.
Gable, MichelleThe Lipstick BureauHistorical Fiction
Ganeshananthan, V. V.Brotherless NightA courageous young Sri Lankan woman tries to protect her dream of becoming a doctor.
Garza, AmberA Mother Would KnowA mother questions everything she knows about her son when a local woman is found dead.
George, JessicaMaameA debut about a young British Ghanaian woman as she navigates her twenties and finds her place in the world, for readers of Queenie and The Other Black Girl.
Glenn, RoyCold BloodedUrban Fiction - Mike Black #39
Goodman, AllegraSamFiction
Greene, CharlottePicture-Perfect ChristmasTwo former rivals compete to capture the essence of their small mountain town at Christmas, all the while fighting old and new feelings.
Halston, SidneyThe Valentine's HateAn enemy to lovers/fake engagement rom-com themed around Valentine's Day.
Hardt, HelenFlareRomance - Steel Brothers Saga #23
Hardt, HelenScorchRomance - Steel Brothers Saga #24
Harper, JaneExilesMystery - Aaron Falk #3
Harper, LanaBack In A SpellParanormal Romance - Witches of Thistle Grove #3
Hatcher, Robin LeeAll She Ever DreamedChristian Romance - Boulder Creek #2
Hatcher, Robin LeeEven ForeverChristian Romance - Boulder Creek #1
Hawkins, RachelThe VillaWhile on a girls trip to Italy with her best friend, Chess, Emily discovers their high-end villa was once the scene of a brutal murder, and, digging into the past, finds the truth seeping into the present as dangerous betrayals emerge.
Hazelwood, AliLoathe To Love YouRomance
Hedlund, JodyStay With MeHistorical Romance - Waters of Time #3
Hendrix, GradyHow to Sell a Haunted HouseForced to return to the small Southern town where she grew up to sell her late parents' house, Louise discovers that her and her brother's old grudges pale in comparison to the terror that still lurks within its walls.
Higashino, KeigoA Death In TokyoMystery - Kyochichro Kaga #3
Hoover, ColleenHeart BonesTwo young adults from completely different backgrounds embark on a tentative romance, unaware of what the future holds.
Ichijo, MisakiEven if This Love Disappears TonightFantasy Romance
Itō, HiromiThe Thorn PullerIn this first novel to appear in English by an award-winning Japanese author, the narrator, who cares for her husband and daughters in California and her aging parents in Japan, creates a powerful and entertaining narrative as she shuttles back and forth between two different cultures.
Jennings, ReginaEngaging DeceptionChristian Historical - Joplin Chronicles #3
Johnstone, CaroleThe BlackhouseThriller
Joseph, Lauren JohnAt Certain Points We TouchFrom a new voice in fiction comes a novel of queer friendship, first love, and unbridled youth.
Kapoor, DeeptiAge Of ViceThis is the age of vice, where money, pleasure, and power are everything, and the family ties that bind can also kill.
Kendall, BeverleyTokenFounding Token, a boutique PR agency that helps "diversity-challenged" companies and celebrities, Kennedy Mitchell, with business booming, discovers that some messes are not so easily fixed when she is drawn into a PR scandal of her own.
Kennedy, ElleMisfitNew Adult Romance
Konen, LeahYou Should Have Told MeA new mother chases the secrets her partner left behind after his sudden disappearance.
Koontz, DeanThe House at the End of the WorldSuspense
Kubica, MaryJust The Nicest CoupleWhen her husband Jack vanishes without a trace, Nina Hayes will stop at nothing to uncover the truth, which, unbeknownst to her, is inextricably linked to their close friends, who may have been the last to see Jake before he went missing.
Lackey, MercedesInto The WestFantasy - Founding of Valdemar #2
Lau, Jamie MarinaGunk BabyA black comedy workplace thriller set in a sprawling indoor shopping mall about a cabal of low-wage workers who plot violent acts of "resistance" against their managers.
Lehane, CorneliusMurder by DefinitionMystery - 42nd Street Library #4
Lipman, ElinorMs. DemeanorFiction
Littles, T. C.Starving for LoveA spoiled rich girl falls for one of the most notorious thugs in Detroit. Will she give up everything, including the successful future her parents had planned for her?
Mactague, LiseWinter's MoonsUrban Fantasy
Malhotra, AanchalThe Book of Everlasting ThingsWhen their beloved city is ravaged by Partition, Hindu perfumer Samir Vij and Muslim calligrapher Firdaus Khan, now on opposite sides, their love forbidden, make a series of fateful decisions that will change the course of their lives forever.
Manenzhe, RešoketšweScatterlingsTells the story of a multiracial family when the Immorality Act is passed in South Africa, revealing one family's scattered souls in the wake of history.
Marsh, BeezyQueen of ThievesA historical adventure about a ring of bold and resourceful women thieves in post-World War II London.
Masters, PriscillaUndue InfluenceMystery - Florence Shaw #1
McGill, JerryThe Color of FamilyParalyzed for life after a car accident, Devon Payne, over the course of a decade, visits his seven siblings now scattered across the globe, confronting the guilt and heartbreaking betrayals that followed in the wake of the tragedy and discovering to power of forgiveness to live free in the present.
Miller, CarolDeath Rides a PonyCozy Mystery - Fortune Telling #2
Murphy, KittyDeath in HeelsWhen Fi went to support her best friend's drag debut, she didn't imagine a killer would be going to watch it too. And they're waiting for their grand finale...
Noyes, E. J.SchussThey're best friends who're secretly in love with each other, but what if admitting that ruins the best friendship either of them have had?
O'Shea, TJTo be With YouRomance
Parks, AdeleOne Last SecretEveryone has secrets, don't they?
Parlato, TerriAll the Dark PlacesA savage murder rocks a quiet Massachusetts suburb, revealing the dark secrets at the center of a group of friends and setting two women - one with a traumatic past, the other a Boston police detective - on a hunt for truth.
Parrott, ThomasCompromisedScience Fiction - Tom Clancy's The Division
Patterson, JamesThe House Of WolvesThriller
Payne, MelissaA Light in the ForestAn emotional and suspenseful novel about the weight of secrets and the healing power of friends and family.
Pellegrino, AmandaThe Social ClimberWhen you ' re on top, you can get away with anything...
Perry, ThomasMurder BookAn ex-cop takes on a widespread criminal organization targeting midwestern towns.
Peyton, Tracey RoseNight Wherever We GoA debut novel about a group of enslaved women staging a covert rebellion against their owners.
Preston, DouglasThe Cabinet Of Dr. LengThriller - Agent Pendergast #21
RadclyffeOnly This SummerRomance
Reyes, AnaThe House in the PinesArmed with only hazy memories, a woman who long ago witnessed her friend's sudden, mysterious death, and has since spent her life trying to forget, sets out to track down answers.
Rinehart, Mary RobertsThe AlbumClassic Mystery
Rosenfield, KatYou Must Remember ThisA Knives Out-style whodunnit featuring a long-ago love affair, icy death, and a rich family gone bad.
Rouda, Kaira SturdivantThe WidowThriller
Ryan, ReneeThe Secret Society Of SalzburgInspired by true events, a story of two very different women united to bring light to the darkest days of World War II.
Sagara, MichelleCast In EternityFantasy - Chronicles of Elantra #18
Shroff, PariniThe Bandit QueensA young Indian woman finds the false rumors that she killed her husband surprisingly useful--until other women in the village start asking for her help getting rid of their own husbands.
SkyyDumbDetermined to win the one she thinks is for her, Paige finds herself making one foolish decision after another.
Spotswood, StephenSecrets Typed In BloodHistorical Mystery - Pentecost And Parker #3
St Clair, ScarlettQueen Of Myth And MonstersParanormal Romance - Adrian X Isolde #2
Stevenson, BenjaminEveryone In My Family Has Killed SomeoneA fiendishly clever blend of classic and modern murder mystery.
Stoker, SusanDeserving HenleyRomance - Refuge #2
Taylor, BradThe Devil's RansomThriller - Pike Logan #17
Tracy, P. J.The Devil You KnowMystery - Detective Margaret Nolan #3
Tuomala, A. M.The Map And The TerritoryFantasy
Van Stry, JohnSummer's EndSometimes a dark past can haunt you. Other times, it just may be the only thing keeping you alive.
Vernon, LeahThe UnionA dystopian novel that explores the power of friendship in a future society built on violence and division.
Wegert, TessaThe Kind To KillMystery - Shana Merchant #4
Westerson, JeriCourting DragonsIntroducing Will Somers, the king's jester but nobody's fool in this mystery set in Tudor England, the first in a new series.
Wilde, DarcieThe Secret Of The Lost PearlsCozy Mystery - Rosalind Thorne #6
Willingham, StacyAll The Dangerous ThingsA mother desperately hopes to mobilize the true-crime community's armchair detectives to find her son, Mason, who was abducted from his bedroom a year earlier.
Shenanigans: All-New Tales Of ValdemarFantasy Anthology
November 2022
AuthorTitleLibrarians' Picks
Abbott, CordyDead Men Don't DecorateArt, murder, and a secret dating back centuries collide in this cozy mystery series debut.
Afshar, TessaThe Hidden PrinceChristian Historical
Andersson, LivLittle Red HouseThriller
Armentrout, Jennifer L.A Light in the FlameParanormal Romance - Flesh and Fire #2
Armstrong, KelleyChristmas at Thorne ManorFantasy Romance
Baldree, TravisLegends & LattesAfter a lifetime of bounties and bloodshed, Viv is hanging up her sword. The battle-weary orc aims to start fresh, opening the first ever coffee shop in the city of Thune. But old and new rivals stand in the way of success -- not to mention the fact that no one has the faintest idea what coffee actually is.
Banks, RussellThe Magic KingdomHistorical Fiction
Baron, MelissaTwice in a LifetimeRomance
Basham, PepperAuthentically, IzzyChristian Romance
Beaton, M. C.Devil's DelightCozy Mystery - Agatha Raisin #33
Belle, KimberlyThe Personal AssistantThriller
Berkeley, AnthonyMurder in the BasementClassic Mystery
Blake, OlivieAlone With You in the EtherFantasy Romance
Bolden, Martell TroublesomeRich Savage 3Urban Fiction
Bowen, RhysPeril in ParisHistorical Mystery - Royal Spyness #16
Brayden, MelissaThe Forever FactorRomance
Brooks-Dalton, LilyThe Light PirateFiction
brown, adrienne mareeFables and SpellsSpeculative Stories and Poetry
Brown, CarolynThe Sandcastle HurricaneRomance
Brown, WesleyBlue in GreenHistorical Fiction
Bruce, CamillaAll The Blood We ShareA sinister novel based on the real Bloody Benders, a family of serial killers in the old West bound by butchery and obscured by the shadows of American history.
Buckhanon, KalishaRunning to FallTragedy Powell tries to feel she has it all- until her and her husband's perfect life online becomes a whirlwind of spilled secrets about Tragedy's drinking, a missing woman and their all-white town.
Calderón, GabeMàgòdizScience Fiction
Cameron, MarcTom Clancy Red WinterThriller - Jack Ryan #22
Carter, ShmelTaking Down a BossUrban Fiction
Caruso, MelissaThe Ivory TombFantasy - Rooks and Ruin #3
Castro, V.Out Of AztlanHorror Short Stories
Christie, WilliamThe Double AgentA Russian/German double agent loyal only to himself again becomes a double agent in a desperate bid to protect himself, this time for the English.
Chronister, KayDesert CreaturesIn a world grown desiccated and treacherous, one young woman will find salvation or become just another rot-lonely skull in the sand.
Chung, BoraCursed Bunny: StoriesSurreal, chilling fables that take on the patriarchy, capitalism, and the reign of big tech with absurdist humor and a (sometimes literal) bite.
Claire, AnnDead and GondolaIn this series debut, a mysterious bookshop visitor dies under murderous circumstances, compelling the Christie sisters and their cat, Agatha, to call on all they've learned about solving mysteries from their favorite novelist.
Clark, Aaron PhilipBlue Like MeMystery - Trevor Finnegan #2
Cook, RobinNight ShiftThriller - Stapleton/Montgomery #13
Córdova, ZoraidaStar Wars: ConvergenceScience Fiction - The High Republic
Cosby, S. A.My Darkest PrayerMystery
Crittendon, DeniseWhere it Rains in ColorLileala has just been named the Rare Indigo - beauty among beauties - and is about to embrace her stardom, until something threatens to change her whole lifestyle and turn the planet of Swazembi upside down.
Cross, TracyRootworkSet in a small Louisiana parish, deep in the segregated South, Rootwork follows school-age sisters, Betty, Ann, and Pee Wee during one life-changing summer.
Cumming, CharlesJudas 62Thriller - Box 88 #2
Czerneda, JulieTo Each This WorldScience Fiction
Dade, OliviaShip WreckedRomance - Spoiler Alert #3
Davis, AmbriaI Need a Bad Boy in My LifeUrban Fiction
DeLuca, JenWell TraveledRomance - Well Met #4
DeuxMoiAnon Pls.A debut novel about a stylist assistant whose drunken decision to turn her Instagram into a celeb gossip account turns her life completely upside down.
Dev, SonaliThe Vibrant YearsThree generations of the Desai women navigate bad dates, reemerging exes and secrets that refuse to remain hidden as they embark on a daring shared journey of self-discovery to live their most authentic lives.
Dewberry, John GaryHang All the MistletoeHoliday
Du Brul, Jack B.Clive Cussler The Sea WolvesAdventure - Isaac Bell #13
Dumas, LukeA History of FearA University of Edinburgh student taking on a ghostwriting job for a mysterious stranger begins to suspect he is working for the devil himself.
Edwards, Emily J.Viviana Valentine Gets Her ManLife as a secretary in New York gets tougher when Viviana Valentine's boss goes M.I.A in this debut historical mystery.
Eisler, BarryAmokWhen the government offers a twenty-six-year-old former Marine a five-figure payday, there's only one question: Who does he have to kill?
Elliott, LaurenSteeped in SecretsThe first installment in a new series featuring amateur detective Shay Myers, intuitive gemologist and owner of a New Age tea and crystals shop.
Evans, Erin M.Empire of ExilesMagic, mystery, and revolution collide in this fantasy epic where an unlikely team of mages, scribes, and archivists must band together to unearth a conspiracy that might topple their empire.
Everlee, JessThe Gentleman's Book of VicesIs their real-life love story doomed to be a tragedy, or can they rewrite the ending?
Fader, MollyThe Sunshine GirlsTwo friends. A lifetime of secrets. One sparkling story.
Ferrada, Maria JoseHow to Turn into a BirdFiction
Fields, KerikaWith Your Bad SelfHistorical Fiction
Flower, AmandaFrozen DetectiveMystery - Piper and Porter #2
Flynn, AveryWitcha Gonna Do?Paranormal Romance
Francis, FelixHands DownMystery - Dick Francis #11
Fre$hBetrayal of a Thug 2Urban Fiction
Fredericks, MariahThe Lindbergh NannyAmerica's most notorious kidnapping through the eyes of the woman who found herself at the heart of this deadly crime.
Friedman, ElyseThe OpportunistWhen her wealthy 76-year-old father announces he is marrying his 28-year-old nurse, hardworking single mother Alana Shropshire, ordered by her brothers to make the gold digger go away, is faced with a formidable foe who refuses to go down without a fight.
Gallen, MichelleFactory GirlsHistorical Fiction
Gilbert, VictoriaDeath in the MarginsCozy Mystery - Blue Ridge Library #7
Graham, Heather, and John LandBlood MoonScience Fiction - Rising #2
Gray, Shelley ShepardChristmas at the Amish MarketHoliday
Green, Amy LynnThe Blackout Book ClubHistorical Fiction
Gregory, PhilippaDawnlandsHistorical Fiction - Fairmile #3
Griffiths, EllyBleeding Heart YardMystery - Harbinder Kaur #3
Grippando, JamesCode 6At what price do we open our lives to Big Data?
Harris, CharlaineThe Serpent in HeavenHistorical Fantasy - Gunnie Rose #4
Hatcher, Robin LeeLike the WindChristian Fiction
Haven, JoshFake Money, Blue SmokeA skilled counterfeiter hires a crew of career criminals to steal an artwork from a speeding train.
Heath, VirginiaNever Rescue a RogueHistorical Romance - Merriwell Sisters #2
Henderson, AliceA Ghost of CaribouMystery - Alex Carter #3
Henderson, CraigWelcome To The GameNearly bankrupt and losing control of the cocktail of drugs and alcohol that gets him through the day, widower and ex-rally driver Spencer Burnham gets more than he bargains for when he agrees to be the getaway driver for a lethal gangster who wants to pull off one last heist.
Henry, ChristinaInto The Forest: Tales of the Baba YagaFantasy Short Stories
Herbert, Brian, and Kevin J. AndersonThe Heir of CaladanScience Fiction - Dune Caladan #3
Herring Blake, AshleyAstrid Parker Doesn't FailAn interior designer who is never without the perfect plan learns to renovate her love life without one.
Holloway, WarrenMurder and DeceptionUrban Fiction
Howrey, MegThey're Going to Love YouFiction
Hunt, TaranThe Immortality ThiefScience Fiction
Hyde, Catherine RyanSo Long, Chester WheelerFiction
Jackson, KosokoA Dash of Salt and PepperSometimes two cooks in the kitchen are better than one in this romantic comedy.
Jackson, Lisa, and Nancy BushWicked DreamsThriller - Wicked #5
Jefferies, DinahThe Hidden PalaceHistorical Fiction - Daughters of War #2
Joella, EthanA Quiet LifeThree people's lives intersect in unforeseen ways.
Johnson, Damian L.Break the Chain: Part 1: Hustle Game Too HardUrban Fiction
Jones, DaryndaA Hard Day for a HangoverMystery - Sunshine Vicram #3
Kane, DarbyThe Last InvitationThey meet the second Tuesday of every month and vote...and then someone dies.
Kapelke-Dale, RachelThe IngenueWhen the family estate is bequeathed to a man she shares a complicated history with, former piano prodigy Saskia Kreis is forced to reexamine her own past.
Karp, MarshallNYPD Red 7: The Murder SororityThriller - NYPD Red #7
Khaw, CassandraBreakable ThingsHorror Short Stories
Kingsbury, KarenA Thousand TomorrowsChristian Fiction
Kirsanow, PeterW. E. B. Griffin The Devil's WeaponsThriller - Men at War #8
Klassen, JulieThe Sisters of Sea ViewSome guests have come for a holiday, others for hidden reasons of their own . . .
Krasznahorkai, LászlóA Mountain to the North, a Lake to the South, Paths to the West, a River to the EastFiction
Krentz, Jayne AnnSleep No MoreFirst in a new romantic suspense trilogy about a night that changed three women forever--but that none of them can remember.
Landvik, LornaLast Circle of LoveFiction
Laurent, CarolineAn Impossible ReturnHistorical Fiction
Lemberg, R. B.Geometries of BelongingSpeculative Stories and Poetry
Lemberg, R. B.The UnbalancingNew love blossoms between an impatient starkeeper and a reclusive poet as they try together to save their island home.
Levine, LauraDeath By SmoothieCozy Mystery - Jaine Austen #19
Lewis, Linden A.The Last HeroScience Fiction - First Sister #3
Liese, ChloeTwo Wrongs Make a RightOpposites become allies to fool their matchmaking friends in this reimagining of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.
Lindsay, JeffThree-Edged SwordThriller - Riley Wolfe #3
Lipsyte, SamNo One Left to Come Looking for YouFiction
London, StefaniePets of Park AvenueRomance - Paws in the City #2
Louis, LiaThe Key to My HeartRomance
Lovesey, PeterShowstopperMystery - Peter Diamond #21
Mackintosh, ClareThe Last PartyAt midnight, one of them is dead. By morning, all of them are suspects.
Malpas, Jodi EllenThis WomanRomance - This Man #5
Margolin, PhillipMurder at Black OaksMystery - Robin Lockwood #6
Martin, AlexaBetter Than FictionA romantic comedy about a bookseller discovering how to be the main character in her story.
Martin, KatOne Last ChanceMystery - Blood Ties #3
McCarthy, CormacStella MarisFiction - Passenger #2
Meadows, RaeWinterlandA young girl is tapped to be a part of the Soviet Union's gymnastics system.
MestannaThe Devil's BedroomUrban Fiction
Mikhail, DunyaThe Bird TattooA powerful and sweeping novel set over two tumultuous decades in Iraq.
Miller, MadelineGalatea: A Short StoryBoldly reimagines the myth of Galatea and Pygmalion.
Miller, VanessaWhat We Found in HallelujahChristian Fiction
Mitchell, JamelFor the Love of Blood 2Urban Fiction
Moorcock, MichaelThe Citadel of Forgotten MythsFantasy - Elric Saga #1
Morimi, TomihikoThe Tatami GalaxyAn unfulfilled college student hurtles through four parallel realities to explore the what-might've-been and the what-should-never-be in this Groundhog's Day-esque campus chronicle.
Morrison, EwanHow to Survive EverythingKidnapped by their doomsday-prepper father to keep them safe from a supposedly new pandemic, Haley and Ben are confined to his compound with no outside contact and no idea if the threat is even real.
Morrissey, HannahThe WidowmakerThriller - Black Harbor #1
Muñoz, ManuelThe ConsequencesShort Stories
Murray, AmitaArya Winters and the Cupcakes Of DoomCozy Mystery - Arya Winters #2
Newman, CatherineWe All Want Impossible ThingsFiction
Nossett, LaurenThe ResemblanceOn a chilly November morning, a fraternity brother steps off a busy crosswalk and is struck dead by an oncoming car. More than a dozen witnesses all agree on two things: the driver looked identical to the victim, and he was smiling.
Palmer, DianaWyoming HomecomingRomance - Wyoming Men #11
Palmer, RodThe Things We Bring to the TableFiction
Parikh, AmitaThe Circus TrainA World War II debut about a magnificent travelling circus, a star-crossed romance, and one girl's coming-of-age during the darkest of times.
Payne, NikkiPride and ProtestA woman goes head-to-head with the CEO of a corporation threatening to destroy her neighborhood in this retelling of Pride and Prejudice.
Pederson, David S.Murder at Union StationMystery - Mason Adler #2
Perrin, KaylaWe'll Never TellA night of revenge turns deadly.
Perrin, KaylaWhat's Done in DarknessJealousy is a strong motive. People kill for love every day...
Perry, AnneA Christmas DeliveranceHistorical Mystery - Christmas #20
Phillips, GaryWitnesses for the DeadShort Stories
Pitzorno, BiancaThe Seamstress of SardiniaIn 1900 Sardinia, an intelligent and ambitious young woman with an impossible dream is drawn into a world far different than her own.
Pokwatka, AimeeSelf-Portrait With NothingAfter discovering her birth mother is Ula Frost, a reclusive artist who claims her portraits summon their subjects' doppelgängers from parallel universes, Pepper Rafferty wonders if there is a universe, in which she is better able to accept love, and in which Ula decided she was worth keeping.
Polk, C. L.Even Though I Knew the EndAn exiled augur who sold her soul to save her brother's life is offered one last job before serving an eternity in hell. When she turns it down, her client sweetens the pot by offering up the one payment she can't resist: the chance to have a future...
Priest, CherieFlight RiskParanormal Mystery - Booking Agents #2
Prusa, CarolynNone of This Would Have Happened if Prince Were AliveFiction
Ray, PlayaCrime BossUrban Fiction
Rehman, BushraRoses, in the Mouth of a LionWhile attending a prestigious high school in Manhattan, Razia Mirza, from a tight-knit Muslim-American community, falls in love with Angela, a fellow student, and must choose between her family and her own future when their relationship is discovered.
Reid, MaryannThe Professional WifeA beautiful woman is hired to be "professional wife" to celebrities. But what happens when she falls in love with the wrong one?
Rickloff, AlixThe Girls in Navy BlueHistorical Fiction
Rio, KingThe Cocaine Princess 5Urban Fiction
Roanhorse, RebeccaTread of AngelsIn the 1883 mining town of Goetia ruled by the Virtues, a card sharp with a need for justice takes on the role of devil's advocate to defend her sister, accused of murdering a Virtue.
Roberts, BethanMy PolicemanHistorical Fiction
Robin, EmeryThe Stars UndyingScience Fiction Romance
Ross, RebeccaA Fire EndlessFantasy - Elements of Cadence #2
Rowell, Donna M.Never Name the DeadIn this debut, old grudges, tribal traditions, and outside influences collide for a Kiowa woman as forces threaten her family, her tribe, and the land of her ancestors.
Ryan, KennedyBefore I Let GoAfter a devastating tragedy, a married couple discover that love isn't enough to save their marriage, but it eventually might be enough to bring them back together for a second time around.
Salazar, NoelleAngels of the ResistanceHistorical Fiction
Samuel, AmberThe Many Dates of indigoHair done. Nails too. Make-up flawless. Indigo Clark is an accomplished, independent woman. Now she wants a partner to share her fabulous life.
Sanderson, BrandonThe Lost MetalFantasy - Mistborn #7
SaundraLong Live the QueenA good girl-turned Cali drug Queenpin goes nationwide, where the success is explosive, the new conspiracies brutal--and the betrayals could finally take her down for the count...
Sebastian, CatDaniel Cabot Puts Down RootsHistorical Romance - Cabots #3
Shelton, PaigeWinter's EndMystery - Alaska Wild #4
Shinkai, Makoto, and Naruki NagakawaShe and Her Cat: StoriesA collection of four interrelated, stream-of-consciousness short stories follows women and their cat companions as they explore the frailty of life, the pain of isolation, and the limits of communication.
Shipman, ViolaA Wish For WinterHoliday Romance
Simpson, RosemaryDeath at the FallsHistorical Mystery - Gilded Age #7
Simsion, Graeme, and Anne BuistTwo Steps OnwardFiction - Two Steps #2
Smiley, JaneA Dangerous Business In 1850s Gold Rush California, two young prostitutes--best friends Eliza and Jean--follow a trail of missing girls.
Soop, AlexMidnight Storm Moonless Sky: Indigenous Horror StoriesShort Stories
Spencer, MinervaThe Boxing BaronessAgreeing to help the Duke of Staunton rescue his brother, Marianne Simpson, a boxer in her uncle's circus, braces for the fight of her life - and of her heart.
St. James, DorothyA Book Club to Die ForCozy Mystery - Beloved Bookroom #3
Steel, DanielleWithout a TraceFiction
Sten, VivecaHidden in SnowThe splendor of the Swedish mountains becomes the backdrop for a bone-chilling crime.
Strong, Lynn StegerFlightThree siblings gather with their spouses and children for a fraught Christmas.
Szeker, Brandi EliseThe Puppeteer and the Poisoned PawnHorror
Tan, Sue LynnHeart of the Sun WarriorFantasy - Celestial Kingdom #2
Tavares, NathanA Fractured InfinityA thrilling race across the multiverse to save the infinite Earths - and the love of your life - from total destruction.
Tchaikovsky, AdrianDogs of WarA bio-engineered dog fights for its life and its right to life.
Thompson, VictoriaCity of FortuneHistorical Mystery - Counterfeit Lady #6
Tolkien, J. R. R.The Fall of Númenor: And Other Tales From the Second Age of Middle-EarthFantasy
Tudor, C. J.A Sliver of DarknessSuspense Stories
Turonek, E. RayeUnrequited LoveUrban Fiction - Rural Route 8 #2
Unger, LisaSecluded Cabin Sleeps SixThree couples rent a luxury cabin in the woods for a weekend getaway to die for in this chilling locked-room thriller.
Usami, RinIdol, BurningFiction
Wang, Michael X.Lost in the Long MarchAn epic historical novel, set against the tense backdrop of the Long March and Mao's rise to power, that tells a powerful and moving story of two ordinary people.
Wendig, ChuckWaywardScience Fiction - Wanderers #2
Williams, PreslaysaA Sweet Lowcountry ProposalRomance
Wilson, KevinNow is Not the Time to PanicTwo teenage misfits collide one fateful summer, and the art they make changes their lives forever.
Zeldis, KittyThe Dressmakers of Prospect HeightsHistorical Fiction
Africa Risen: A New Era of Speculative FictionShort Stories
October 2022
AuthorTitleLibrarians' Picks
Abdullah, KiaNext Of KinWhen Leila Syed accidentally leaves her toddler nephew in her car, leading to tragedy, the tense, subsequent trial tears her family apart, but as the case progresses, it becomes clear there is more to the incident than meets the eye.
Adams, Lyssa KayA Very Merry BromanceRomance - Bromance Book Club #5
AdrianneLife At The ClubUrban Fiction
Alexander, ClaireMeredith, AloneMeredith, after spending three years inside her house, figures out how to rejoin the world one step at a time.
Amadou Amal, DjaïliThe ImpatientFiction
Anderson, Gerald C., Sr.Fatal Misperceptions: Red Flags Rise Everywhere, But Will She Notice?Urban Fiction
Andrews, DonnaDashing Through The SnowbirdsCozy Mystery - Meg Langslow #32
Anie, SussieTo Fill A Yellow HouseFiction
Asghar, FatimahWhen We Were Sisters After the death of their parents, three Muslim American sisters are left to raise one another.
Bailey, TessaToo Beautiful To BreakRomance - Romancing the Clarksons #4
Bailey, TessaToo Hard To ForgetRomance - Romancing the Clarksons #3
Bailey, TessaToo Wild To TameRomance - Romancing the Clarksons #2
Bailey, TessaToo Hot To HandleRomance - Romancing the Clarksons #1
Banville, JohnThe SingularitiesReleased from prison, a man with a borrowed name arrives at the estate of his youth where he must vie with the idiosyncratic Godley family while dealing with a wealthy and beautiful woman from his past.
Benedict, AlexandraThe Christmas Murder GameTwelve clues. Twelve keys. Twelve days of Christmas. But how many will die before Twelfth Night?
Blake, OlivieThe Atlas ParadoxFantasy - Atlas #2
Block, LawrenceThe Burglar Who Met Fredric BrownMystery - Bernie Rhodenbarr #13
Bouchet, AmandaA Curse Of QueensFantasy Romance - Kingmaker Chronicles #4
Boum, HemleyDays Come And GoChronicling the beauty and turmoil of a rapidly changing Cameroon, Days Come and Go is the remarkable story of three generations of women both within and beyond its borders.
Braverman, BlairSmall Game A survival reality show gone wrong leaves a group of strangers stranded in the northern wilds.
Brecher, ChristinPhoto FinishedA Manhattan photographer finds murder at a high-society ball in t his mystery series debut.
Brown, TracyHold You DownHistorical Fiction
Bruce, CamillaThe Witch In The WellThriller
Bublitz, JacquelineBefore You Knew My NameTwo women--one alive, one dead--are brought together in the dark underbelly of New York City to solve a tragic murder.
Bunn, T. DavisThe Christmas HummingbirdHoliday
Burnet, Graeme MacraeCase StudyBlurs the lines between patient and therapist, fiction and documentation, and reality and dark imagination.
Butcher, James J.Dead Man's HandA young man must throw out the magical rule book to solve the murder of his former mentor in this debut.
Chakraborty, S. A.The River Of SilverFantasy Short Stories - Daevabad #4
Chambers, ChristopherStandaloneMystery - Dickie Cornish #2
Chen, KevinGhost TownFleeing the oppression of his village in Berlin to find acceptance as a gay man, Chen Tien-Hong, the only son of a traditional Taiwanese family, returns home after 10 years and a prison sentence to find his family gone.
Church, WendyMurder On The Spanish SeasMystery
Ciesielski, J'NellThe Brilliance Of StarsAmid the chaos of the Great War, two elite assassins learn precisely how dangerous it is to have something--or someone--worth losing.
Coburn, JenniferCradles Of The Reich At Heim Hochland, a Nazi sanctioned maternity home in Bavaria, three women's fates are irrevocably intertwined.
Cochrun, AlisonKiss Her Once For Me A romantic comedy about a woman who fakes an engagement with her landlord...only to fall for his sister.
Cohen, LeonardA Ballet Of LepersFiction
Cole, BrianaBehind Her LivesA story of secrets, sibling rivalry, and a woman searching for a missing sister who may not want to be found.
Constantinou, MarissaWomen Of The Harlem RenaissanceCollection
Cousens, SophieBefore I DoWhat would you do if the one that got away turned up the night before your wedding?
Crais, RobertRacing The Light Mystery - Elvis Cole and Joe Pike #19
Davidson, AndyThe Hollow KindAn epic horror novel about the spectacular decline of the Redfern family, haunted by an ancient evil.
Deaver, JefferyHunting TimeMystery - Colter Shaw #4
Delaney, Edward J.The Acrobat"Everyone wants to be Cary Grant," mused the world's most famous leading man. Even I want to be Cary Grant."
Denton, Lauren K.A Place To LandA hidden past isn't past at all.
Deveraux, JudeThief Of FateParanormal Romance - Providence Falls #3
Dillon, AlenaEyes Turned SkywardAn empty nester and primary caretaker for her elderly, ailing mother inadvertently discovers that her mom was a Women Airforce Service Pilot who is now filled with regrets as she confronts the end of her life.
Dunn, KatherineToadThe reflections of a deeply scarred and reclusive woman.
Ernaux, AnnieDo What They Say Or ElseThe story of a fifteen-year-old girl named Anne who lives with her working-class parents in a small town in Normandy, France.
Evans, Richard PaulA Christmas MemoryHoliday
Everett, PercivalDr. NoA sly, madcap novel about supervillains.
Feehan, ChristineDark WhisperParanormal Romance - Carpathian #36
Fisher, Suzanne WoodsAnything But PlainChristian Fiction
Frank, Alli, and Asha YoumansNever Meant To Meet You While dealing with a new class of kindergarteners, her son's puberty, and her annoying ex-husband, Marjette navigates a ritual of loss with the help of her neighbor, and together they find the strength to remake their lives.
French, NicciThe Favor A young woman agrees to do a favor for her first love, but when things go horribly wrong, one small task turns into a murder investigation that completely upends her life, ensnaring her in a deadly web of secrets and lies.
Friday, T.Carl Weber's Kingpins: The Ultimate HustleThis pastor's daughter has some choices to make. Does she return to the flock, or fully enter the world of these kingpins?
Gervais, SimonRobert Ludlum's The Blackbriar GenesisThe assassination of a Treadstone agent leads two Blackbriar operatives down a rabbit hole of deceit and betrayal in this new series from the world of Jason Bourne.
Geum-yi, LeeThe Picture BrideIn 1918, Willow, a young Korean picture bride, arrives in Hawaii to start a new life but her dreams are soon shattered by a husband who doesn't want her and by the escalation of the Korean independence movements, which threaten to divide her family and friends.
Gibson, S. T.A Dowry Of BloodThe tale of Dracula's first bride, Constanta.
Gilman, Laura AnneUncanny TimesMonster hunting siblings set out to solve a series of murders.
Givhan, JenniferRiver Woman, River Demon When Eva's husband is arrested for the murder of a friend, she must confront her murky past and embrace her magick to find out what really happened that night on the river.
Gomez, AnnaWhere The Sun Rises: Volume 2Romance - From Kona With Love #2
Gomez, AnnaMoments Like This: From Kona With LoveRomance
Graham, HeatherVoice Of FearParanormal Romance - Krewe of Hunters #38
Gray, Shelley ShepardHappily Ever AmishIn this first in a new series, welcome to Apple Creek, Ohio--a small, vibrant Amish community where everyone seems to know everyone else.
Greer, HelenaSeason Of LoveWhen she inherits half of her great-aunt's Jewish-run Christmas tree farm, Miriam Blum must save the business from going under with the help of the farm's grumpy manager, Noelle.
Griffis, GigiThe Empress Historical Fiction
Hairston, AndreaWill Do Magic For Small ChangeA tale of alien science and earthbound magic and the secrets families keep from each other.
Halfon, EduardoCanciónFiction
Hall, AlexisParis Daillencourt Is About To CrumbleRomance - Winner Bakes it All #2
Hannah, SophieThe Couple At The Table Mystery - Culver Valley Crime #11
Hannon, IreneBody Of EvidenceChristian Suspense - Triple Threat #3
Hawker, OliviaThe Fire And The OreThree spirited wives in nineteenth-century Utah. One husband.
Hays, KatyThe Cloisters A circle of researchers uncover a mysterious deck of tarot cards and shocking secrets in New York's famed Met Cloisters.
Hedlund, JodyFalling For The CowgirlChristian Historical - Colorado Cowboys #4
Herrera, AdrianaOn The HustleRomance - Dating in Dallas #2
Herron, MickStanding By The Wall: The Collected Slough House NovellasMystery - Slough House
Hogle, SarahJust Like Magic The holidays were never her thing, until she accidentally conjures the Holiday Spirit...before her very eyes.
Holiday, Jenny So This Is Christmas Holiday Romance
Hood, Christopher M.The Revivalists A debut novel about a couple's harrowing journey across a ravaged America to save their daughter.
Hornby, GillGodmersham ParkA novel inspired by the true story of Anne Sharp, a governess who became very close with Jane Austen and her family.
Horowitz, AnthonyThe Twist Of A KnifeMystery - Hawthorne and Horowitz #4
Howey, HughAcross The SandScience Fiction - Sand Chronicles #2
Ifedigbo, Sylva NzeBelievers And HustlersMystery
Irving, DionneThe Islands: StoriesThe Islands follows the lives of Jamaican women--immigrants or the descendants of immigrants--who have relocated all over the world to escape the ghosts of colonialism.
Isaka, KōtarōThree Assassins Set in Tokyo's criminal underworld, this thriller pits an ordinary man against a group of talented and very unusual assassins.
J-BluntTorn Between A Gangster And A GentlemanUrban Fiction
Jemisin, N. K.The World We MakeFantasy - Great Cities #2
Johnson, Toni AnnLight Skin Gone To WasteShort Stories
Karunatilaka, ShehanThe Seven Moons Of Maali AlmeidaWinner of the 2022 Booker Prize, this novel is a searing satire set amid the mayhem of the Sri Lankan civil war.
Keegan, ClaireFosterAn Irish child taken by her father to live with relatives on a farm finds the love and affection she never knew before and begins to thrive.
KeeseHood Consigliere 2Urban Fiction
Kennedy, LouiseTrespassesSet in Northern Ireland during the Troubles, a debut novel about a young woman caught between allegiance to community and unsanctioned love.
Khan, Ausma ZehanatBlackwater Falls: A ThrillerThe first in a new mystery series featuring Detective Inaya Rahman.
Khan, VaseemThe Perfect CrimeMystery Short Stories
King, Stephen, Stuart O'Nan, and Richard ChizmarA Face In The Crowd And The Longest DecemberHorror
Kowal, Mary RobinetteThe Spare ManTesla Crane, a brilliant inventor and heiress, finds her honeymoon interrupted by murder, and with her husband accused of the crime, she, armed with witty banter, martinis, and her small service dog, must solve this mystery and stop the real killer from striking again.
La Salle, EriqLaws Of DepravityThriller
Larocca, EricThey Were Here Before UsHorror
Lau, JackieThe Stand-Up GroomsmanA bridesmaid and groomsman put their differences aside to get their best friends down the aisle in this opposites-attract romantic comedy.
Lawhon, Ariel, Kristina McMorris, and Susan MeissnerWhen We Had WingsHistorical Fiction
Lico Albanese, LaurieHester Who is the real Hester Prynne? An origin story for The Scarlet Letter.
Lorac, E. C. R.These Names Make CluesAn invitation to a treasure hunt open to thriller writers and lesser mortals confronts Scotland Yard's Chief Inspector Macdonald with two baffling deaths.
Lux, ClaudiaSign HereA debut novel about a guy who works in Hell (literally) and is on the cusp of a big promotion if only he can get one more member of the wealthy Harrison family to sell their soul.
Ly, DavidQueer Little NightmaresHorror Anthology
Maguire, GregoryThe Oracle Of MaracoorFantasy - Another Day #2
Manning, KateGilded MountainSet in early 1900s Colorado, the tale of a young woman who bravely faces the consequences of speaking out against injustice.
Marske, FreyaA Restless TruthHistorical Fantasy - Last Binding #2
Mathews, FrancineDeath On A Winter StrollMystery - Merry Folger #7
Matthews, MimiThe Belle Of Belgrave SquareHistorical Romance - Belles of London #2
Maxwell, EverinaOcean's EchoScience Fiction
McCracken, ElizabethThe Hero Of This Book Fiction
McDermid, Val1989Mystery - Allie Burns #2
McGee, Stephenia H.The Secrets Of EmberwildChristian Historical
McKinlay, JennThe Plot And The PendulumCozy Mystery - Library Lover's #13
MeeshaBaby, I'm Wintertime ColdUrban Fiction
Michelle, NikoDear DiaryUrban Fiction
Miller, SarahMarmee A retelling of Louisa May Alcott's beloved Little Women, from the perspective of Margaret "Marmee" March.
Millet, LydiaDinosaurs Fiction
Moalem, SharonWrathIn a future much nearer than you think, where scientific experimentation is exploited for commercial profit, unwisely under-supervised cutting-edge technology creates a menace that threatens the very fabric of human existence.
Moore, AlanIlluminationsSpeculative Short Stories
Morris, Wanda M.Anywhere You Run After the murder of a white man in Jim Crow Mississippi, two Black sisters run away to different parts of the country...But can they escape the secrets they left behind? 
Mujica, Barbara LouiseMiss Del Río A historical novel that traces the life of a trailblazing woman whose legacy in Hollywood and in Mexico still shines bright today.
Nam-Joo, ChoSahaA chilling dystopian fable for fans of Netflix's Squid Game.
Nwabineli, OnyiSomeday, MaybeAfter her husband commits suicide, a young woman finds the strength to move on with the help of her tight-knit Nigerian family and happy memories of the man she'll never forget.
Oliveras, PriscillaKiss Me, CatalinaRomance
O'Malley, DanielBlitz Fantasy - Rook Files #3
Oyamada, HirokoWeasels In The AtticA novel that explores fertility, masculinity, and marriage in contemporary Japan.
Oyebanji, AdamA Quiet TeacherA teacher trying to hide in the shadows finds himself embroiled in a murder investigation.
Pariat, JaniceEverything The Light Touches Historical Fiction
Paris, B. A.The PrisonerA woman marries in to a family with deadly intentions.
Patterson, James, and Brian SittsThe Perfect AssassinProf. Brandt Savage, grandson of the legendary action hero, is forced into a top-secret training program where he discovers his true calling...as the perfect assassin.
Penny, LouiseA World Of CuriositiesMystery - Chief Inspector Gamache #18
Power-Greene, Ousmane K.The Confessions Of Matthew StrongThriller
Quick, MatthewWe Are The LightA novel about a widower who takes in a grieving teenager and inspires a magical revival in their small town.
Rai, AlishaPartners In CrimeWhile settling her aunt's affairs with the help of a man she rejected, Mira finds herself in a mad dash through Las Vegas, following clues to untangle the mess her family left behind, which puts both their lives in danger.
Rankin, IanA Heart Full Of HeadstonesMystery - Inspector Rebus #24
Rendon, Marcie R.Sinister GravesMystery - Cash Blackbear #3
Reyes, Raquel V.Calypso, Corpses, And CookingCozy Mystery - Caribbean Kitchen #2
Robert, KateeThe Demon's BargainParanormal Romance
Robert, KateeThe Kraken's SacrificeParanormal Romance - Deal with a Demon #2
Robert, KateeThe Dragon's BrideParanormal Romance - Deal with a Demon #1
Roberts, NoraThe ChoiceParanormal Romance - Dragon Heart Legacy #3
Robinson, ShaunaThe Banned Bookshop Of Maggie BanksI, Maggie Banks, solemnly swear to uphold the rules of Cobblestone Books. If only, I, Maggie Banks, believed in following the rules.
Rosen, Lev ACLavender HouseKnives Out with a queer historical twist.
Rosenfelt, DavidSanta's Little YelpersCozy Mystery - Andy Carpenter #26
Roth, VeronicaPoster GirlThe story of a woman's desperate search for a missing girl after the collapse of an oppressive dystopian regime...and the dark secrets about her family and community she uncovers along the way.
Santos, Yaffa S.A Touch Of Moonlight A young woman must navigate her family's expectations, the demands of her job, a new love, and a secret about her magical identity.
Saunders, GeorgeLiberation Day: StoriesShort Stories
Schweblin, SamantaSeven Empty HousesShort Stories
Scodellaro, GiadaSome Of Them Will Carry MeShort Stories
Scotch, Allison WinnThe RewindTwo exes wake up together with wedding bands on their fingers--and no idea how they got there. They have just one New Year's Eve at the end of 1999 to figure it out.
Scott, OmarLoyal To A FaultLoyalty is a word that gets thrown around a lot, but is rarely put to the test. For Dez, a promising DEA agent that managed to work his way off the streets of Brooklyn, it just got real.
Shapiro, DaniSignal FiresOn a summer night in 1985, three teenagers have been drinking. One of them gets behind the wheel of a car, and, in an instant, everything changes.
Shawl, NisiOur Fruiting Bodies: Short FictionShort Stories
Shepherd, MeganMalice HouseHorror
Slayton, David R.Deadbeat DruidFantasy - Adam Binder #3
Smith, Wilbur A.Titans Of WarHistorical Fiction - Ancient Egyptian #8
Soto, AdamConcerning Those Who Have Fallen AsleepGhost Stories
Spector, Elijah KinchKalyna The SoothsayerA woman born without the Gift of future sight that has been her family's legacy for generations must pretend to tell fortunes for a prince who holds her family hostage--and navigate the potential collapse of the kingdom.
Stabenow, DanaTheft Of An IdolHistorical Mystery - Eye of Isis #3
Steadman, CatherineThe Family Game THE RULES: 1. Listen carefully. 2. Do your research. 3. Trust no one. 4. Run for your life.
Steel, DanielleThe WhittiersFiction
Stoker, SusanFinding CarlyRomance - SEAL Team Hawaii #5
Stone, EmilyOne Last Gift When a young woman finds herself lost and at a crossroads, one last gift from her brother just might give her another chance at life and at love.
Takamura, KaoruLady Joker v. 2Thriller
Thomas, Sheree R.Black Panther: Panther's RageSuperhero
Tran, E. M.Daughters Of The New Year In present day New Orleans, three sisters begin to encounter glimpses of long-buried secrets from their ancestors.
Tsujimura, MizukiLonely Castle In The MirrorSeven students find unusual common ground in this warm, puzzle-like Japanese bestseller laced with gentle fantasy and compassionate insight.
Turton, TanyaJade Is A Twisted GreenA coming-of-age story about queer Black identity, love, passion, chosen family, and rediscovering life's pleasures after loss.
Vo, NghiInto The RiverlandsFantasy - Singing Hills Cycle #3
Wagenstein, AngelIsaac's TorahHistorical Fiction
Ward, CatrionaLittle EveHorror
Warren, Susan MaySundownChristian Romance - Sky King Ranch #3
Wells, ChristineOne Woman's WarThe story of WWII British Naval Intelligence officer Victoire Bennett, the real-life inspiration for the James Bond character Miss Moneypenny.
Wilsner, MerylMistakes Were Made A rom-com about a college senior who accidentally hooks up with her best friend's mom.
Wiseman, BethThe Story Of LoveRomance - Amish Bookstore #2
Wurth, Erika T.White HorseAn Indigenous woman must face her past when she discovers a bracelet haunted by her mother's spirit.
Yakovleva, YuliaPunishment Of A Hunter: A Leningrad ConfidentialThe debut of a noir detective series set in Stalinist Russia.
September 2022
AuthorTitleLibrarians' Picks
Adams, Erin E.JackalA young Black girl goes missing in the woods outside her white rust belt town. But she's not the first--and she may not be the last.
Adams, SarahWhen In RomeOpposites attract for a stranded pop star and small-town baker in this slice of romance adapted from Roman Holiday
Adler-Olsen, JussiThe Shadow MurdersMystery - Department Q #9
Aguirre, AnnExtra WitchyRomance - Fix-It Witches #3
Alexander, TashaSecrets Of The NileHistorical Mystery - Lady Emily #16
Angoe, YasminThey Come At KnightThriller - Nena Knight #2
Archer, C. J.The Librarian Of Crooked LaneA librarian with a mysterious past, a war hero with a secret, and the heist of a magic painting.
Archer, JeffreyNext In LineMystery - William Warwick #5
Armas, ElenaThe American Roommate ExperimentIn this follow up to The Spanish Love Deception, Rosie Graham and Lucas Martín are forced to share a New York apartment.
Atkinson, KateShrines Of GaietyA tale of seduction and betrayal set in Jazz Age London.
Baldacci, DavidLong ShadowsMystery - Memory Man/Amos Decker #7
Balson, Ronald H.An Affair Of SpiesHistorical Fiction
Bannen, MeganThe Undertaking Of Hart And MercyFantasy Romance
Baxter, StephenGalaxiasWhat would happen to the world if the sun went out?
Beers, GeorgiaCherry On TopRomance
Beharrie, ThereseA Ghost In Shining ArmorA woman with a supernatural talent is haunted by one persistent spirit--and a seductive, impossible love . . .
Benn, James R.From The ShadowsHistorical Mystery - Billy Boyle #17
Brooks, TerryDaughter Of DarknessFantasy - Child of Light #2
Burgis, StephanieScales And SensibilityA frothy Regency rom-com full of pet dragons and magical misadventures.
Cardinal, Ann DávilaThe Storyteller's DeathA Puerto Rican teenager who finds herself gifted (or cursed?) with a strange ability.
Carty-Williams, CandicePeople PersonAn aspiring lifestyle influencer saddled with a terrible and wayward boyfriend, 30-year-old Dimple Pennington has never felt so alone in her life until a dramatic event brings her half siblings crashing back into her life, forcing them all to reconnect with the absent father they never really knew.
Castle, JayneSweetwater And The WitchParanormal Romance - Harmony #15
Child, Lee, and Andrew ChildNo Plan BThriller - Jack Reacher #27
Christie, AgathaMarple : Twelve New StoriesMystery Stories
Chupeco, RinSilver Under NightfallFantasy
CJ, PiperThe Night And Its MoonFantasy Romance
Clark, MarciaThe Fall GirlThriller
Coates, DarcyGallows HillHorror
Collette, AbbySoul Of A KillerCozy Mystery - Books & Biscuits #2
Connelly, MichaelDesert StarMystery - Renee Ballard #5
Connolly, JohnThe FuriesMystery - Charlie Parker #20
Cornwell, PatriciaLividMystery - Kay Scarpetta #26
Cruz, AngieHow Not To Drown In A Glass Of WaterForced back into the job market after losing her factory gig during the Great Recession, 50-something Cara Romero narrates the story of her life to her career counselor and confronts her darkest secrets and regrets.
De'kariStraight Beast Mode 2Urban Fiction
DeMille, NelsonThe MazeThriller - John Corey #8
Duke, GloriaWhen Life Gives You VampiresSingle (plus size) vampire, desperately in search of a life.
Eddings, MazeyLizzie Blake's Best MistakeA two-night-stand doesn't go exactly as expected.
Ennes, HironLeechIn an isolated chateau housing the Interprovincial Medical Institute, a parasite invades, spreading madness in this already dark pit of secrets, lies, violence and fear.
Enoch, SuzanneSomething In The HeirSmart, capable heiress Emmeline Pershing will do anything to keep her beloved home; and all it takes is an arranged marriage and a teeny white lie to fulfill her family's silly inheritance rules.
Escoffery, JonathanIf I Survive YouA collection of humorous and harrowing linked stories following a Jamaican-American family as they seek stability upon moving to Miami.
Eskens, AllenForsaken CountryMystery
Estep, JenniferOnly Bad OptionsScience Fiction Romance
Evanovich, JanetGoing Rogue: Rise and Shine Twenty-NineMystery - Stephanie Plum #29
Evans, DaviniaNotorious SorcererIn a city filled with dangerous yet heavily regulated alchemical magic, a man from the slums discovers he may be its only hope to survive certain destruction.
Finger, BobbyThe Old PlaceA debut about a wry retired schoolteacher whose decade-old secret threatens to come to light and send shockwaves through her small Texas town.
Flower, AmandaBecause I Could Not Stop For DeathEmily Dickinson and her housemaid, Willa Noble, realize there is nothing poetic about murder in this first book in an all-new series.
Freeman, Elijah R.Murda Was The Case 2Urban Fiction
Friedland, ElyssaThe Most Likely ClubAt their milestone high school reunion, a group of friends make a pact to finally achieve their high school superlatives one way or another.
Gagnon, JillyAll Dressed UpA remote hotel. A murder mystery. A missing woman. Everyone has a role to play, but what's real and what's part of the game?
Gallon, MichaelThe Murder Queens 2Urban Fiction
GhostKing Of The Trenches 3Urban Fiction
Gray, Erick S.Carl Weber's Kingpins : QueensIt's 1999, and Sincere has finished his tour in the United States Army. He's come back home just in time to find his little brother, Maurice, taking his place in the streets.
Gray, Shelley Shepard, et. alAn Amish Christmas StarHoliday
Green, ChrisClassic CityUrban Fiction
Greer, Andrew SeanLess Is LostFiction - Arthur Less #2
Grisham, JohnThe Boys From BiloxiThriller
Guillory, JasmineDrunk On LoveRomance
Harper, ElodieThe House With The Golden DoorHistorical Fiction - Wolf Den #2
Harris, RobertAct Of OblivionA historical novel that imagines one of the greatest manhunts in history: the search for two Englishmen involved in the killing of King Charles I and the implacable foe on their trail.
Harrison, RachelSuch Sharp TeethA young woman in need of a transformation finds herself in touch with the animal inside.
Henderson, AlexisHouse Of HungerA young woman is drawn into the upper echelons of a society where blood is power in this Gothic novel.
Hilderbrand, ElinEndless Summer : StoriesShort Stories
Hogarth, AinslieMotherthingA domestic horror novel about a woman who must take drastic measures to save her husband and herself from the vengeful ghost of her mother-in-law.
Hoover, ColleenVerityRomantic Suspense - re-release featuring an exclusive new chapter.
Hoover, ColleenIt Starts With UsRomance - It Ends with Us #2
Hoover, ColleenMaybe NowRomance - Maybe Someday #3
House, SilasLark AscendingA timely, powerful story of survival set in the not-too-distant future.
Howe, Jenny L.The Make-Up TestTwo college exes find themselves battling against each other--and their unresolved feelings--for a spot in a prestigious literature Ph.D. program.
Howell, DorothySeams Like MurderA brand new cozy mystery series featuring Abbey Chandler and her fellow sewing circle members in the quaint, touristy town of Hideaway Cove.
Hunter, DeniseHarvest MoonRomance - Riverbend Romance #3
Huynh, CarolynThe Fortunes Of Jaded WomenPart of a family of women cursed never to find love and happiness, Mai Nguyen seeks guidance from her trusted psychic, whose unexpected prophecy brings together her entire estranged family--for better or for worse.
Igharo, JaneWhere We End & BeginRomance
Irving, JohnThe Last ChairliftFiction
Jamnia, NaseemThe Bruising Of QilwaHistorical Fantasy
Janovsky, TimothyYou're A Mean One, Matthew PrinceRomance - Boy Meets Boy #2
Jaye, LolaThe Attic ChildTwo children trapped in the same attic, almost a century apart, bound by a shared secret.
Johnson, Cary AlanDesire LinesA Black teenager growing up gay in Brooklyn is captivated by a vision of life on the other side in Manhattan.
Johnson, CraigHell And BackMystery - Longmire #18
Jones, GaylThe BirdcatcherOn the white-washed island of Ibiza, the narrator describes in great detail her peculiar relationship with her closet friend, a gifted sculptor who is repeatedly institutionalized for trying to kill a husband who never leaves her.
Kennedy, ElleBad Girl ReputationRomance - Avalon Bay #2
Kidd, JessThe Night ShipBased on a real-life event, a historical novel that illuminates the lives of two characters: a girl shipwrecked on an island off Western Australia and, three hundred years later, a boy finding a home with his grandfather on the very same island.
Killjoy, MargaretWe Won't Be Here Tomorrow: And Other StoriesSpeculative Short Stories
King, EllaBad FruitThriller
King, Laurie R.Back To The GardenA fifty-year-old cold case involving California royalty comes back to life--with potentially fatal consequences--in this standalone novel from the author of the Mary Russell series.
Kingsolver, BarbaraDemon CopperheadThe teenage son of an Appalachian single mother who dies when he is eleven uses his good looks, wit, and instincts to survive foster care, child labor, addiction, disastrous loves, and crushing losses.
Kirkpatrick, JaneBeneath The Bending SkiesA young woman torn between duty and her own happiness defies her father to become the wife of a man with few prospects.
Knox, MaggieAll I Want For ChristmasA holiday rom-com about two oil-and-water reality-star country singers who must fake a relationship in order to win the opportunity of a lifetime.
Kolluri, Talia LakshmiWhat We Fed To The ManticoreShort Stories
Lafferty, MurStation EternityAmateur detective Mallory Viridian's talent for solving murders ruined her life on Earth and drove her to live on an alien space station, but her problems still follow her.
LaQuetteVanessa Jared's Got A ManWhen a sexy sheriff shows up on her doorstop, wanting her to keep his sister from marrying her no-good ex, 40-something divorcee Vanessa Jared is not down for this at all until she discovers he's stolen something from her and the game is on.
LaRocca, EricThings Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke, And Other MisfortunesHorror Stories
Lasky, KathrynLight On BoneStep aside Miss Marple, Eugenia Potter, and Kinsey Millhone - Georgia O'Keeffe is the new sleuth in town.
Lavalle, VictorThe Ballad Of Black TomHorror
Lee, SarahAn Ocean ApartInspired by real life stories of the Windrush Generation and her mother's own experiences as a nurse in the 1950s, Sarah Lee's debut novel is a must for fans of Call the Midwife.
Li, YiyunThe Book Of GooseWhen her friend Fabienne passes away, Agnès is free to tell her story of a long-ago childhood in a war-ravaged, backwater town along the French countryside where Fabienne hatched a plan that changed everything, sending Agnès on an epic journey through fame, fortune and terrible loss.
Lien, TraceyAll That's Left UnsaidA young Vietnamese-Australian woman returns home to her family in the wake of her brother's murder and becomes determined to discover what happened.
Ma, LingBliss MontageShort Stories
MacNeal, Susan EliaMother Daughter Traitor SpyA mother and daughter find the courage to go undercover after stumbling upon a Nazi cell in Los Angeles during the early days of World War II.
Macomber, DebbieThe Christmas SpiritHoliday
Mah, AnnJacqueline In ParisA portrait of Jacqueline Bouvier's college year abroad in postwar Paris.
Malerman, JoshDaphneA brutal, enigmatic woman stalks a high school basketball team in a reimagining of the slasher genre.
Mallery, SusanHome Sweet ChristmasRomance - Wishing Tree #2
Manansala, Mia P.Blackmail And BibingkaCozy Mystery - Tita Rosie's Kitchen #3
Marais, BiancaThe Witches Of Moonshyne ManorA coven of modern-day witches. A magical heist-gone-wrong. A looming threat.
Martin, CelestineWitchful ThinkingWhen she accidentally hexes herself and is suddenly unable to say no, Lucy Caraway agrees to help her high school crush unjinx his new house and discovers that love is the trickiest spell of all.
Matthews, OliviaMurder Out Of CharacterMystery - Peach Coast Library #2
Mayor, ArcherFall GuyMystery - Joe Gunter #33
Mayr, SuzetteThe Sleeping Car PorterWhen a mudslide strands a train, Baxter, a queer Black sleeping car porter, must contend with the perils of white passengers, ghosts, and his secret love affair.
McAvoy, J. J.Aphrodite And The DukeBack in London for her sister's society debut, Aphrodite Du Bell is intent on avoiding Evander Eagleman, the man who jilted her and broke her heart by marring someone else years ago, but who is now an unattached widower.
McCarthy, CormacThe PassengerThe story of a salvage diver, haunted by loss, afraid of the watery deep, pursued for a conspiracy beyond his understanding, and longing for a death he cannot reconcile with God.
McEwan, IanLessonsThe story of one man's life across generations and historical upheavals.
Mesa, DesideriaBindle Punk BrujaHiding her supernatural and Latina identity in pursuit of owning an illegal jazz club, Rose negotiates with dangerous criminals as she climbs up Kansas City's bootlegging ladder, but when she finds herself surrounded by greed and bigotry, she must use her earth magic to save her friends and family.
Mills, KyleOath Of LoyaltyThriller - Mitch Rapp #21
Montgomery, SelenaRules Of EngagementRomantic Suspense
Muir, TamsynNona The NinthScience Fiction - Locked Tomb #3
Murphy, JulieA Merry Little Meet CuteA steamy plus-size holiday rom-com about an adult film star who is semi-accidentally cast as a lead in a family-friendly Christmas movie, and the former bad-boy pop star she falls in love with.
Nayler, RayThe Mountain In The SeaFollowing a mysterious murder on an island off the coast of Vietnam, a research team convenes to study an octopus community that seems to be developing its own language and culture.
Nethercott, GennaRoseThistlefootA debut novel about estranged siblings who are reunited after receiving a mysterious inheritance.
North, ClaireIthacaThis is the story of Penelope of Ithaca, famed wife of Odysseus, as it has never been told before.
Novik, NaomiThe Golden EnclavesFantasy - Scholomance #3
Nunn, KayteThe Only ChildMystery
Oates, Joyce CarolBabysitterThriller
O'Connor, Carlene, et. alChristmas Scarf MurderMystery Stories
Ogunyemi, Omolola IjeomaJollof Rice And Other Revolutions: A Novel In Interlocking StoriesFiction
Parks, Carrie StuartFalloutChristian Suspense
Patterson, JamesTriple CrossThriller - Alex Cross #30
Patterson, JamesThe Twelve Topsy-Turvy, Very Messy Days Of ChristmasHoliday
Perry, AnneA Truth To Lie ForHistorical Mystery - Elena Standish #4
Peterson, TracieUnder The Starry SkiesInspirational - Love on the Santa Fe #3
Picoult, Jodi, and Jennifer Finney BoylanMad HoneyFiction
Quinn, JoannaThe Whalebone TheatreA debut novel that takes its heroine, Cristabel Seagrave, from a theatre in the gargantuan cavity of a beached whale into undercover operations during World War II.
Reid, IainWe SpreadThriller
Reynolds, AnthonyRuinationFantasy - League of Legends
Rio, KingThe Brick Man 4Urban Fiction
Robards, KarenThe Girl From GuernicaHistorical Fiction
Robinson, CoreyProtege Of A LegendUrban Fiction
Ryan, AnneliseA Death In Door CountyA Wisconsin bookstore owner and cryptozoologist is asked to investigate a series of deaths that just might be proof of a fabled lake monster in this first installment of a new mystery series.
Sampson, FreyaThe Lost TicketStrangers on a London bus unite to help an elderly man find his missed love connection.
Sanderson, BrandonMistborn : Secret HistoryFantasy - Mistborn
Sawyer, Kim VogelStill My ForeverCan a frustrated composer find new inspiration with the woman who once made his heart sing?
SaynomoreGorillaz In The TrenchesIn Amityville, New York, there are no rules to abide by in the cold ruthless streets where only the most heartless men survive.
Serpell, NamwaliThe FurrowsHaunted by the accidental death of her little brother Wayne years ago, Cassandra Williams begins seeing her brother everywhere and meets a man both mysterious and familiar who is also searching for someone and for his own place in the world - his name is Wayne.
Shamsie, KamilaBest Of FriendsTwo best friends who grew up in Karachi must confront their differences thirty years later when two troubling figures from their past resurface.
Shiloh, ToniTo Win A PrinceChristian Romance
Smith, SarahThe Boy With The BookstoreWhen a baker meets the bookshop owner of her dreams, and he turns into her nemesis, they'll both have to read between the lines to avoid a career-ending recipe for disaster.
Snelling, LauraineThe Florence LegacyChristian Fiction
Socha, KelseyAn Archive Of BrightnessA flock of crows build an archive of brightness by observing and collecting moments of tenderness in a series of queer human relationships.
Steel, DanielleThe High NotesFiction
Sterling, ErinThe Kiss CurseThe follow-up to The Ex Hex features fan favorite Gwyn and the spine-tinglingly handsome Wells Penhallow as they battle a new band of witches and their own magical chemistry.
Strout, ElizabethLucy By The SeaFiction - Amgash #4
Styles, T.An Ugly Girl's DiaryOn the opening night of his restaurant, bad boy Tye Gates finds a diary moments after being unfaithful to his fiance.
Thorne, SallyAngelika Frankenstein Makes Her MatchWhen assisting in her brother Victor's experiment to bring a reassembled man back to life, Angelika Frankenstein gets an idea. But can love be built in a laboratory?
Toston, JerzBound By DnaUrban Fiction
Trai'quanA Gangsta's ParadiseUrban Fiction
Tukes, RomellJack Boys Vs Dope Boys 2Urban Fiction
Tukes, RomellJack Boys Vs Dope Boys 3Urban Fiction
Turow, ScottSuspectMystery - Kindle County #12
Urquhart, AlainaThe Butcher And The WrenFrom the co-host of chart-topping true crime podcast Morbid, a thrilling debut novel told from the dueling perspectives of a notorious serial killer and the medical examiner following where his trail of victims leads.
Walsh, JaneThe Inconvenient HeiressHistorical Romance
Warrell, LauraSweet, Soft, Plenty RhythmWhen he discovers free-spirited drummer Maggie, the woman who is secretly closest to his heart, is pregnant by him, 40-year-old trumpet player and old-school ladies' man who refuses to be tied down, Circus Palmer flees, setting off a chain of interlocking revelations from the various women in his life.
Williams, DarriusThings Come TogetherUrban Fiction
Williams, DarriusThings Come Together 2Urban Fiction
Williams, DeniseDo You Take This ManAfter butting heads, an event planner and a wedding officiant begin an enemies with benefits arrangement as wedding bells chime around them.
Wong, Ryan LeeWhich Side Are You OnFiction
Woods, RitaThe Last DreamwalkerThe story of two women, separated by nearly two centuries yet inextricably linked by the Gullah-Geechee Islands off the coast of South Carolina--and their connection to a mysterious and extraordinary gift passed from generation to generation.
Woods, StuartDistant ThunderMystery - Stone Barrington #63
Yagi, EmiDiary Of A VoidA woman in Tokyo avoids harassment at work by perpetuating, for nine months and beyond, the lie that she's pregnant.
Yang, NeonThe Genesis Of MiseryAs those in power seek to use them to win a terrible war, Misery Nomaki, who possesses a dangerous magic that only "saints" are said to have, is thought to be the new Messiah and decides to embrace their destiny as they grow close to a rebellious royal.
Young, AdrienneSpells For ForgettingFiction
Zusy, JeannieThe Frederick Sisters Are Living The DreamFiction
August 2022
AuthorTitleLibrarians' Picks
Abbott, JeffTraitor's DanceThriller - Sam Capra #6
Abreu, AndreaDogs of Summer Fiction
Acampora, LaurenThe Hundred Waters Fiction
Ackerman, SaraThe Codebreaker's SecretA brilliant female codebreaker. An "unbreakable" naval code. A pilot on a top-secret mission that could change the course of WWII.
Ah'millionIt's Just Me and YouUrban Fiction
Alderson, BenKing of Immortal TitheWhat if Hades fell in love with Persephone's brother instead?
Allen, Sarah AddisonOther BirdsFiction
Andrews, IlonaRuby FeverUrban Fantasy - Hidden Legacy #6
Armstead, KrystalRomeo and Juliet of The ProjectsCan two people with a painful past build a better future? Does love really conquer all?
Armstrong, AddisonThe War LibrarianThe Paris Library meets The Flight Girls in this historical novel inspired by the first female volunteer librarians during World War I and the first women accepted into the U.S. Naval Academy.
AryannaA Dope Boy's Queen: The Game Ain't FairUrban Fiction
AryannaA Dope Boy's Queen 2Urban Fiction
Backman, FredrikThe WinnersFiction - Beartown #3
Baptiste, RobertCaught Up in the Life: Down For Her ManUrban Fiction
Baptiste, RobertCaught Up in the Life 2: Shantell's SecretUrban Fiction
Baptiste, RobertCaught Up in the Life 3Urban Fiction
Barnes, JulianElizabeth Finch Fiction
Beck, HazelSmall Town, Big MagicThere's no such thing as witches...right?
Bentley, CadeWhere Wild Peaches GrowEstranged sisters wrestle with the choices they've made and confront circumstances beyond their control.
Berenson, LaurienPeg and Rose Solve A MurderMurder, She Wrote meets The Odd Couple in this series debut featuring cantankerous Peg and soft-spoken Rose--who'll put aside their differences to stop a killer... if they don't throttle each other first!
Bissonnette, ZacA Killing in CostumesStardom fades fast when you're on the line for murder in this debut cozy mystery.
Box, C. J.Treasure StateMystery - Cassie Dewell #6
Briggs, PatriciaSoul TakenUrban Fantasy - Mercy Thompson #13
Burns, ValerieTwo Parts Sugar, One Part MurderThis cozy mystery series debut introduces a social media expert who's #StartingOver in small town Michigan after inheriting her great-aunt's bakery...and a 200-pound English Mastiff named Baby.
Burton, JessieThe House of Fortune Historical fiction from the author of The Miniaturist.
Byler, LindaAll In Good TimeInspirational - Long Road Home #3
Ca$hRestraining Order: Some Men Can't Take No for an AnswerUrban Fiction
Ca$hRestraining Order 2: A Tragic LoveUrban Fiction
Cannon, JoannaA Tidy Ending Linda lives a quiet suburban life, but things aren't always what they seem...
Carey, C. J.Widowland Fatherland meets The Handmaid's Tale in this what-might-have-been tale.
Charyn, JeromeBig RedReimagines the tragic career of Rita Hayworth and her indomitable husband, Orson Welles.
Childs, LauraA Dark and Stormy TeaCozy Mystery - Tea Shop #24
Chu, WesleyThe Art of Prophecy When the prophecy anoints the wrong hero, Jian decides to save the kingdom anyway with the help of a ragtag group of allies, including a grandmaster of magical martial arts, a straight-laced warrior, and a chaotic assassin.
Cleeves, AnnThe Rising TideMystery - Vera Stanhope #10
Clipston, AmyBuilding A FutureInspirational - Amish Legacy #2
CoffeeRestraining Order: Some Men Can't Take No For An AnswerUrban Fiction
Colgan, JennyRules At The School By The SeaFiction - Little School by the Sea #2
Coll, SusanBookish People Fiction
Davis, Christine N.Trap QueenFed up with feeling powerless, Lihanny takes the drug world by storm when she meets Malaki. But what happens when the love for the game trumps everything else?
Degollado, RubénThe Family IzquierdoA debut that weaves together the lives of three generations of a Mexican American family bound by love, and a curse.
Donoghue, EmmaHaven Three men vow to leave the world behind them as they set out in a small boat for an island their leader has seen in a dream, with only faith to guide them.
Du Bois, W. E. B.DarkwaterDu Bois' foundational investigation of social justice and civil rights by means of essay, poetry, prayer, and short science fiction.
Eason, LynetteCrossfireChristian Suspense - Extreme Measures #2
Edwards, Shaunna J. and Alyson RichmanThe Thread CollectorsHistorical Fiction
Feeney, AliceDaisy DarkerA family reunion on a tiny tidal island leads to murder.
Fielding, JoyThe Housekeeper A woman hires a housekeeper to care for her aging parents--only to watch as she takes over their lives.
Flowers, AshleyAll Good People Here A journalist uncovers her hometown's dark secrets when she becomes obsessed with the unsolved murder of her childhood neighbor--and the disappearance of another girl twenty years later.
Fofana, SidikStories From The Tenants DownstairsA debut about a tight-knit cast of characters grappling with their own personal challenges while the forces of gentrification threaten to upend life as they know it.
Franqui, LeahAfter The Hurricane A daughter returns to Puerto Rico to search for her troubled father, who has gone missing after Hurricane Maria.
Freeman, BrianI Remember YouThriller
Fuller, KathleenSold On LoveChristian Romance - Maple Falls #3
Galbraith, RobertThe Ink Black HeartThriller - Cormoran Strike #6
Gamarra, KatalinaBen and BeatrizThere's nothing like falling for your worst enemy.
Garza, KimberlyThe Last Karankawas A debut about a tight-knit community of Mexican and Filipino families on the Texas coast.
Giddings, MeganThe Women Could Fly A dystopian novel about the unbreakable bond between a young woman and her mysterious mother, set in a world in which witches are real and single women are closely monitored.
Goldin, MeganStay AwakeThriller
Gunty, TessThe Rabbit HutchA debut novel about an odd assortment of residents living in a crumbling apartment building in the post-industrial Midwest.
Gurnah, AbdulrazakAfterlivesA sweeping, multi-generational saga of displacement, loss, and love, set against the brutal colonization of east Africa.
Hannaham, JamesDidn't Nobody Give A Shit What Happened To CarlottaA trans woman reenters life on the outside after more than twenty years in a men's prison.
Hazelwood, AliLove On The BrainRomance
Howard, AmalieAlways Be My DuchessPretty Woman meets the Bridgertons in this historical take on 90s romcoms.
Howard, Catherine RyanRun TimeThriller
Huff, TanyaInto The Broken LandsFantasy
Janson, JulieBenevolence A reimagining of the first contact between Indigenous people and white British settlers and the far-reaching consequences for one Aboriginal girl coming of age in an unsteady and dangerous world.
Jayatissa, AmandaYou're InvitedWhat could be worse than your ex-boyfriend marrying your childhood best friend? Getting accused of her murder...
Jenkins Reid, TaylorCarrie Soto Is BackAn epic adventure about a female athlete perhaps past her prime, brought back to the tennis court for one last grand slam.
Jenkins, BeverlyTo Catch A RavenHistorical Romance - Women Who Dare #3
Jenkins, Jerry B.Dead Sea ConspiracyChristian Suspense - Dead Sea Chronicles #2
Jewell, LisaThe Family Remains Mystery - The Family Upstairs #2
Jimenez, SimonThe Spear Cuts Through WaterTwo warriors shepherd an ancient god across a broken land to end the tyrannical reign of a royal family.
Johansen, IrisCaptiveMystery - Eve Duncan #29
Johnson, LizThe Last Way HomeChristian Romance
Johnson, TyrellThe Lost Kings A woman is forced to confront the darkest moment in her childhood in order to move on from her past and open her heart to love.
Jones, SandieThe Blame GameGames can be dangerous. But blame can be deadly.
Kae, CourtneyIn The Event of LoveReturning home after her event-planning career implodes, Morgan Ross decides to help her one-time-best-friend crush, Rachel Reed, save her struggling tree farm from corporate greed by planning her best fundraiser yet, bringing about unexpected romance.
Kellerman, FayeThe HuntMystery - Decker and Lazarus #27
King, Joy DejaSugar Babies...A Titillating TaleUrban Fiction
King, StephenFairy TaleA seventeen-year-old boy inherits the keys to a parallel world where good and evil are at war.
Kirwan, NouéLong Past SummerIt's hard to move on from a broken heart -- and harder to move on from a broken friendship.
Kiste, GwendolynReluctant ImmortalsHorror
Krueger, William KentFox Creek Mystery - Cork O'Connor #19
Ku, Pyŏng-moThe Old Woman With The Knife The story of a sixty-five-year old female assassin who faces an unexpected threat in the twilight of her career.
Kuang, R. F.Babel : Or The Necessity of ViolenceTraduttore, traditore: An act of translation is always an act of betrayal.
Kumarasamy, AkilMeet Us By The Roaring Sea A genre-bending exploration of memory, war, technology, friendship, love, consciousness, and the challenges of caring for others.
Laflare, ReeseThe Cocaine Diaries 2: Gucci's StoryUrban Fiction
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Lagercrantz, DavidDark MusicA murder investigation in which two unlikely allies race to uncover a shadowy international conspiracy.
Langer, AdamCycloramaTen teenagers are brought together by a high school production of The Diary of Anne Frank that will influence the rest of their lives.
Levin, AdamMount Chicago Fiction
Lewis, BeverlyThe OrchardInspirational
Li, Winnie M.ComplicitAfter a long-buried, harrowing incident, a woman whose promising film career was derailed has an opportunity for revenge.
Lim, RoselleSophie Go's Lonely Hearts ClubA novel about the power of loneliness and the strength of love that overcomes it.
Lister, SherylA Table For TwoOne woman must learn to love again with the help of her supper club friends and the man next door.
Lucia, Natalia MaciasGirls of Salt and SeaFantasy
Lupica, MikeRobert B. Parker's FalloutMystery - Jesse Stone #21
Maden, MikeClive Cussler's HellburnerThriller - Oregon Files #16
Mandanna, SanguThe Very Secret Society of Irregular WitchesAn uplifting novel about an isolated witch whose opportunity to embrace a quirky new family--and a new love--changes the course of her life.
Manibo, VictorThe SleeplessA mysterious pandemic causes a quarter of the world to permanently lose the ability to sleep.
Mann, MichaelHeat 2 A return to the universe and characters of the crime film Heat.
Maxwell, AlyssaMurder At Beacon RockHistorical Mystery - Gilded Newport #10
McAllister, GillianWrong Place Wrong Time Can you stop a murder after it's already happened?
McCall Smith, AlexanderA Song of Comfortable ChairsMystery - No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency #23
McFarlane, MhairiMad About You Romance
McGuire, SeananBe The SerpentFantasy - October Daye #16
McMorris, KristinaThe Ways We HideThe tale of an illusionist whose recruitment by British intelligence sets her on a perilous, heartrending path during World War II.
Medoff, JillianWhen We Were Bright and Beautiful Fiction
Meltzer, JeanMr. Perfect On PaperA third-generation Jewish matchmaker unwittingly finds her own search for love thrust into the spotlight.
Mestre-Reed, ErnestoSacrificioHistorical Fiction
Michaels, FernTick TockHoliday
Michaels, FernFalling StarsRomantic Suspense - Sisterhood #34
Mo, JohannaThe Shadow LilyIt's a race against time as an island searches for a murderer and a missing child.
Modesitt, L. E. Jr.CouncilorFantasy - Grand Illusion #2
Moore, TaylorFirestorm Thriller - Garrett Kohl #2
Newson, RasheedMy Government Means To Kill MeA coming-of-age story following the personal and political awakening of a young, gay, Black man in 1980s New York City.
Ng, CelesteOur Missing HeartsFrom the author of Little Fires Everywhere, anovel about the unbreakable love between a mother and child in a society consumed by fear.
Nguyen, PhongBronze DrumA novel of ancient Vietnam based on the true story of two warrior sisters who raised an army of women to overthrow the Han Chinese and rule as kings over a united people.
O'Farrell, MaggieThe Marriage PortraitA fictional portrait of the captivating young duchess Lucrezia de' Medici as she makes her way in a troubled court.
Osman, RichardThe Bullet That Missed: A Thursday Murder Club MysteryMystery - Thursday Murder Club #3
Patterson, James, and Brendan DuBoisBlowbackThriller
Patterson, James, and Richard DiLalloThe Ninth MonthThriller
Peñaranda, Chloe CA Clash of Three CourtsIn a war of hearts, fates will be sealed. But in a battle of thrones, no bond may be truly unbreakable.
Penelope, L.The Monsters We DefyA woman able to communicate with spirits must assemble a ragtag crew to pull off a daring heist to save her community in this historical fantasy that weaves ogether African American folk magic, history, and romance.
Player, DelmontThe Birth of A Gangster 2Urban Fiction
Pollard, ClareDelphiA British classics professor intersperses her lockdown diary with a taxonomy of ancient systems of prophecy.
Quinn, SpencerBark To The FutureMystery - Chet and Bernie #13
Raybourn, DeannaKillers of A Certain AgeFour female assassins on the brink of retirement are brought back into the game by a surprising assassination attempt--on them.
Revis, BethThe Princess and The ScoundrelSpending their honeymoon on a luxury vessel journeying to the most wondrous worlds in the galaxy, Han Solo and Princess Leia soon discover that the war is not over as the remnants of the Empire still cling to power, bringing the fight to them.
Reynolds, AlastairEversionA dark, mind-bending adventure spread across time and space, where Doctor Silas Coade is tasked with keeping his crew safe as they adventure across the galaxy in search of a mysterious artifact.
Riley, VanessaMurder In WestminsterWhen she stumbles upon the body of her neighbor's wife, Lady Abigail Worthing teams up with the widower and dives into the treacherous waters of London's high society to find the truth.
Ro, HazelI Didn't Think You Existed 2: A Fool In LoveUrban Fiction
Robb, J. D.Desperation In DeathMystery - In Death #55
Robert, KateeCourt of The Vampire QueenThree powerfully alluring vampire men and one queen to rule them all.
Robson, KellyHigh Times In The Low ParliamentA lighthearted romp through an 18th-century London featuring flirtatious scribes, irritable fairies, and the dangers of Parliament.
Roby, Kimberla LawsonSister Friends ForeverFollows four lifelong friends as each faces a crisis in family, love, and forgiveness.
Rocha, KitDance With The DevilRomance - Mercenary Librarians #3
Rose, KarenQuarter To MidnightA series opener set in New Orleans and featuring a tough team of high-end private investigators who are after justice--no matter what they have to do to get it.
Rowland, AlexandraA Taste of Gold and IronFantasy
Ruiz, Sarah GrunderLuck and Last ResortsRomance
Salvatore, R. A.Glacier's Edge Fantasy - Way of the Drow #2
Sandford, JohnRighteous PreyMystery - Prey #32
Scrivenor, HayleyDirt CreekIn this small-town debut mystery, a girl goes missing and a community falls apart and comes together.
Seckel, EmmaThe Wild HuntThe islanders have only three rules: don't stick your nose where it's not wanted, don't mention the war, and never let your guard down during October.
Sexton, Margaret WilkersonOn The RooftopA mother whose dream of musical stardom for her three daughters collides with the daughters' ambitions for their own lives, set against the backdrop of gentrifying 1950s San Francisco.
Simpson, W. A.TinderboxIsbet returns home to find the witch who raised her murdered and her prized possession, the Tinderbox, stolen.
Singh, NaliniStorm EchoParanormal Romance - Psy-Changeling Trinity #6
Slaughter, KarinGirl, Forgotten Thriller
Sparks, NicholasDreamlandFiction
Stoker, SusanDeserving AlaskaThe Refuge is a place to heal. Where those who have experienced traumatic events can go to heal. It's run by seven former military men who've seen more than their fair share of the ugliness in the world.
Sun, Kung LiBegin The World OverAlternative History
Suri, TashaThe Oleander SwordFantasy - The Burning Kingdoms #2
Tang, Belinda HuijuanA Map For The MissingHistorical Fiction
Taylor, JodiA Catalogue of CatastropheScience Fiction - Chronicles of St. Mary's #13
Thankam Mathews, SarahAll This Could be DifferentFiction
Thompson, AliciaLove in the Time of Serial KillersTurns out that reading nothing but true crime isn't exactly conducive to modern dating-and one woman is going to have to learn how to give love a chance when she's used to suspecting the worst.
Tukes, RomellJack Boyz N Da Bronx 2Urban Fiction
Tukes, RomellA Dopeboy's Dream 3Urban Fiction
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Umubyeyi Mairesse, BeataAll Your Children, ScatteredFiction
Valdes, ValerieFault Tolerance Science Fiction - Chilling Effect #3
Virdi, R. R.The First BindingMy name is Ari. And this is the story of how I let loose the first evil. Thus begins the tale of a storyteller and a singer on the run and hoping to find obscurity in a tavern bar.
Watkins, LaToyaPerish A family comes together to say goodbye to their matriarch on her deathbed.
Weber, CarlBlack HamptonsWhen a piece of land comes up for sale in this exclusive community, it sparks a war between the Brittons and the Johnsons.
Weis, MargaretDragons of DeceitFantasy - Dragonlance Destinies #1
West, Catherine AdelThe Two Lives of SaraA young mother finds refuge and friendship at a boardinghouse in 1960s Memphis, Tennessee, where family encompasses more than just blood and hidden truths can bury you or set you free.
Whelan, JuliaThank You For Listening A former actress turned successful audiobook narrator, who has lost sight of her dreams after a tragic accident, agrees to narrate one last romance novel.
Wiggins, MarianneProperties of Thirst Historical Fiction
Winstead, AshleyThe Last Housewife Thriller
Wiseman, Ellen MarieThe Lost Girls of WillowbrookHistorical Fiction
Woodsmall, CindyYesterday's GoneChristian Fiction
Giving The Devil His DueHorror
July 2022
AuthorTitleLibrarians' Picks
Afia, NekesaHarlem SunsetHistorical Mystery - Harlem Renaissance #2
Alers, RochelleAlong the ShoreRomance - Book Club #2
Alexander, KiannaCan't Resist HerTwo very determined women--in love, at odds, and risking a lot on a second chance.
Andrews, DonnaRound Up the Usual PeacocksCozy Mystery - Meg Langslow #31
Armfield, JuliaOur Wives Under the SeaFiction
Arthur, A. C.Happy is on HiatusFiction
Austin, Lynn N.Long Way HomeChristian Historical
Avery, JoySweeter than HoneyRomance - Honey Hill #2
Babalola, BoluHoney and Spice A young woman who has no interest in love unexpectedly finds herself caught up in a fake relationship with the man she warned her girls about.
Baker, CamilleThe Moment We Met A meddling app says she's about to meet her match, but which of the four possibilities is the one--and more importantly, is she ready for love?
Baldacci, DavidThe 6:20 ManMystery
Balogh, MaryRemember LoveHistorical Romance - Ravenswood #1
Barrett, RubyThe Romance RecipeRomance
Bazawule, BlitzThe Scent of Burnt Flowers Fleeing persecution in 1960s America, a Black couple seeks asylum in Ghana, but fresh dangers and old secrets threaten their newfound freedom.
Beauman, NedVenomous LumpsuckerA dark and witty story of environmental collapse and runaway capitalism.
Bennett, Robert JacksonLocklands Urban Fantasy - Founders #3
Bhat, ShashiThe Most Precious Substance on EarthFiction
Billingham, MarkThe Murder BookMystery - Tom Thorne #18
Blair, MelissaA Broken BladeKeera is a killer. As the king's Blade and his most gifted assassin, she is called upon to hunt down a mysterious figure called the Shadow who is moving against the Crown.
Blumberg, ChandraStirring Up LoveTwo rivals whose passion for food and their communities brings them together in ways they never expected.
Bowen, RhysWhere the Sky Begins Historical Fiction
Brayden, MelissaThe Last Lavender SisterRomance
Brenner, JamieGilt A famous family jewelry dynasty and the hidden past that could topple it all.
Bromley, KateHere for the DramaWorking as an assistant for a celebrated, feminist playwright, an aspiring author is invited to London to help stage a play and finds herself falling for her boss's nephew.
Brook, KateNot Exactly What I Had in MindFiction
Brown, EleanorAny Other FamilyThree very different adoptive mothers who face the impossible question: What makes a family?
Brown, SandraOverkillThriller
Brown-Newton, DorothyReign and Jahiem: Luvin' on his New York SwagUrban Fiction
Brunstetter, Wanda E.The Apple Creek AnnouncementInspirational - Creektown Discoveries #3
Bulle, Estelle-SarahWhere Dogs Bark with Their TailsThe tales of one family and their larger-than-many-lives sister, Antoine, weaves together the vibrant, epic story of Guadeloupe and its diaspora.
Burton, Jeffrey B.The LostMystery - Mace Reid K-9 #3
Cambron, KristyThe Italian BallerinaAt the height of the Nazi occupation of Rome, an unlikely band of heroes comes together to save innocent lives.
Carlisle, KateThe Paper CaperCozy Mystery - Bibliophile #16
Cast, P. C.Into the Mist Practical Magic meets Station Eleven in this gripping take on female power and the inevitable, destructive path of violent patriarchies.
Castillo, LindaThe Hidden OneMystery - Kate Burkholder #14
Center, KatherineThe BodyguardHired as superstar actor Jack Stapleton's bodyguard, Hannah Brooks must pose as his girlfriend while visiting his family's ranch in Texas.
Chambers, BeckyA Prayer for the Crown-ShyScience Fiction - Monk and Robot #2
Chang, K-MingGods of WantShort Stories
Chiaverini, JenniferSwitchboard Soldiers Historical Fiction
Child, LincolnChrysalisThriller
Christopher, AdamShadow of the SithLuke Skywalker and Lando Calrissian return in this essential novel set between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens.
Clark, JulieThe Lies I Tell Thriller
Coble, ColleenEdge of DuskA brand-new series set in the Upper Peninsula that incorporates beloved characters from Coble's Rock Harbor series.
Coleman, Ashley M.Good Morning, LoveFollows Carlisa Henton as her life comes undone after a chance meeting with a rising pop star.
Colgan, JennyAn Island WeddingRomance - Mure #5
Cooper, HelenThe Other Guest After a shocking death at a luxurious Italian resort, two very different women must question everything-and everyone-they love in order to untangle truth from lies.
Coulter, CatherineReckoningMystery - FBI Thriller #26
Crawford, IsisA Catered Doggie WeddingCozy Mystery - Mystery with Recipes #17
Crewe, PaddyMy name is YipWestern
Crouch, BlakeUpgrade When his DNA is rewritten with a genetic-engineering breakthrough beyond anything the world has seen, Logan Ramsey finds his transformation threatening everything around him as he is forced to take sides in a fight to save humankind.
Dailey, JanetSomebody like SantaRomance
Dark, Alice ElliottFellowship Point Fiction
Davis, AmbriaCan't Be That Other WomanThis blazing tale of a dangerous love triangle will leave you wondering: Can two women share one man?
Davis, BrandieBrooklynUrban Fiction - Carl Weber's Kingpins
Davis, DaveyX Fiction
Davis, LindseyDesperate UndertakingHistorical Mystery - Flavia Albia #10
Dean, SunyiThe Book EatersOut on the Yorkshire Moors lives a secret line of people for whom books are food, and who retain all of a book's content after eating it.
Deb, SopanKeya Das's Second ActA box in the attic leads one Bengali American family down a path toward understanding the importance of family, even when splintered.
Delany, Martin R.Blake; Or the Huts of AmericaHistorical Fiction
Delany, VickiMurder Spills the Tea Cozy Mystery - Tea by the Sea #3
Dodd, ChristinaPoint Last Seen Thriller
Doiron, PaulHatchet IslandMystery - Mike Bowditch #13
Douglas, ClaireThe Couple at Number 9A couple who inherit what seems to be their dream home, until they make a horrifying discovery.
Edwards, RachelLuckyFiction
El-Arifi, SaaraThe Final StrifeIn the first book of a fantasy trilogy with its roots in the mythology of Africa and Arabia, three women band together against a cruel empire that divides people by blood.
Ellis, DavidLook CloserThriller
Emerson, RamonaShutterA forensic photographer working for the Albuquerque police force who sees the ghosts of crime victims is caught in the crosshairs of one of Albuquerque's most dangerous cartels when a furious ghost sets her on a path of vengeance.
Emrys, RuthannaA Half-Built GardenScience Fiction
Erlick, NikkiThe Measure When every person, all over the globe, receives a small wooden box bearing the same inscription and a single piece of string inside, the world is thrown into a collective frenzy.
Estleman, Loren D.Monkey in the MiddleMystery - Amos Walker #30
Fairbrother, AlisonThe Catch A young woman searches for the truth about her father and the secrets of her family.
Feehan, ChristineRed on the RiverParanormal Romance - Sunrise Lake #2
Feist, Raymond E.Master of FuriesFantasy - Firemane #3
Fischer, NanSome of It Was RealA psychic on the verge of stardom who isn't sure she believes in herself and a cynical journalist with one last chance at redemption are brought together by secrets from the past that also threaten to tear them apart.
Ford, JamieThe Many Daughters of Afong MoyA powerful exploration of the love that binds one family across the generations.
Francis, FelixIcedMystery - Dick Francis #10
Freeman, BrianRobert Ludlum's the Bourne SacrificeThriller - Jason Bourne #17
Gailey, SarahJust Like HomeCalled back home by her mother, Vera must not only face the love she had for her serial-killer father, but also confront the secrets yet undiscovered in the foundations of the notorious Crowder house.
Garwood, JulieGrace Under FireRomantic Suspense - Buchanan/FBI #14
Gerritsen, TessListen to Me Mystery - Rizzoli & Isles #13
Gervais, JuneJobs for Girls with Artistic FlairAn artistic teen growing up in a conventional Long Island town in 1985 convinces her older brother to give her a job in his tattoo parlor where she learns to embrace her quirkiness in her art and her life.
Goldberg, LeeMovielandMystery - Eve Ronin #4
Gomillion, AgnesThe Seed of CainScience Fiction - Record Keeper #2
Goodman, CarolThe Disinvited Guest A group of friends are isolated on a remote island with a history of foul play.
Graham, HeatherAura of NightParanormal Romance - Krewe of Hunters #37
Greaney, MarkArmoredAfter losing part of his left leg, a former Close Protection Agent takes a job as a mall cop in Virginia to support his family, but runs into an old friend who has a much more intriguing job offer.
Griffiths, EllyThe Locked RoomMystery - Dr. Ruth Galloway #14
Habib, ConnerHawk Mountain An English teacher is gaslit by his charismatic high school bully in this tense story of deception, manipulation, and murder.
Haddad, JoumanaThe Book of QueensA book of history, heritage, loyalty, religion, feminism, families, and the Armenian genocide.
Hadero, Meron.A Down Home Meal for These Difficult TimesShort Stories
Hall, Alexis J.Husband MaterialRomance - London Calling #2
Hall, Rachel HowzellWe lie here
Hamid, MohsinThe Last White ManAs people across the land awaken in new incarnations, Anders, whose skin turns dark, confides only in Oona, an old friend turned new lover, deciding to use this as chance at a kind of rebirth.
Hardt, HelenSmolderRomance - Steel Brothers #22
Hare, LouiseMiss Aldridge RegretsIn 1936 London, down-on-her-luck actress Lena Aldridge is offered the role of a lifetime in New York, and, sailing aboard the Queen Mary, is drawn into the fold of an obscenely wealthy family and their bizarre family dynamic where her greatest performance will be for her life.
Hariri-Kia, ImanA Hundred Other GirlsHow far would you go to keep the job a hundred other girls are ready to take?
Herbert, BrianSands of DuneScience Fiction Short Stories
Hillier, JenniferThings We Do in the DarkParis Peralta is suspected of killing her celebrity husband, and her long-hidden past now threatens to destroy her future.
Ho, LaurenLucie Yi is not a romantic An ambitious career woman signs up for a co-parenting website only to find a match she never expected.
Hockman, AngieDream On A law student wakes up from a car accident with memories of a boyfriend she's never met, only to run into him in a flower shop a year later.
Hokeah, OscarCalling for a Blanket DanceA moving and deeply engaging debut novel about a young Native American man finding strength in his familial identity.
Iglesias, GabinoThe Devil Takes You HomeA genre-defying thriller about a father desperate to salvage what's left of his family--even if it means a descent into violence.
Irwin, SophieA Lady's Guide to Fortune-HuntingHistorical Romance
Itäranta, EmmiThe Moonday LettersScience Fiction
Jackson, BrendaThe House on Blueberry LaneRomance - Catalina Cove #6
Jackson, DanielleThe Accidental Pinup Rival photographers are forced to collaborate on a body-positive lingerie campaign, but they might have to readjust their focus when sparks fly.
Jackson, K. M.Knot AgainRomance - Real Men Knit #2
Jackson, LisaThe Girl Who SurvivedRomantic Suspense
Jackson-Brown, AngelaThe Light Always BreaksHistorical Fiction
James, HollyNothing But the TruthFiction
Jamieson, TrentThe Stone RoadFantasy
Jean, EmikoMika in Real LifeMika is at her lowest point when she receives a phone call from Penny--the daughter she placed for adoption sixteen years ago.
Jennings, AlexThe Ballad of Perilous GravesMusic is magic in this vibrant and imaginative debut novel set in a fantastical version of New Orleans where a battle for the city's soul brews between two young mages, a vengeful wraith, and one powerful song.
Jin, MengSelf-Portrait with GhostShort Stories
Johnson, MatInvisible Things Science Fiction
Kaplan, IsabelNSFW A novel about a young woman trying to succeed in Hollywood without selling her soul.
Khalid, ZainBrother Alive A debut novel about family, sexuality, and capitalist systems of control, following three adopted brothers who live above a mosque in Staten Island with their imam father.
Kingfisher, T.What Moves the DeadA gripping and atmospheric retelling of Edgar Allan Poe's classic The Fall of the House of Usher.
Knecht, RosalieVera Kelly: Lost and FoundMystery - Vera Kelly #3
Kochai, Jamil JanThe Haunting of Hajji Hotak and Other StoriesShort Stories
Koontz, Dean R.The Big Dark SkyThriller
Krow, LeynaFire Season The story of three scheming opportunists--a banker, a conman, and a woman with an extraordinary gift--whose lives collide in the wake of a devastating fire in the American West.
La Rosa, ErinFor Butter or WorseChef Nina Lyon finds her dreams of stardom dashed after clashing with her cooking challenge show co-host so badly it causes her to quit on live tv, forcing her nemesis to beg for her return.
Lee, JayciBooked on a FeelingRomance
Liu, KenSpeaking BonesFantasy - Dandelion Dynasty #4
Livesay, TraceyAmerican Royalty A prince who wants to live out of the spotlight falls for a daring American rapper who turns his life, and the palace, upside down.
Lopez, Angelina M.After Hours on Milagro StreetOpposites attract in this rivals-to-lovers romance.
Macomber, DebbieThe Best Is Yet to ComeRomance
Malliet, G. M.Augsta HawkeCrime writer Augusta Hawke puts her sleuthing skills to the test to solve the mystery of her disappearing neighbors in the first entry in a new series.
Manfredi, FrancescaThe Empire of DirtThree generations of women must face their secrets and regrets when an old family curse awakens.
Mantel, HilaryLearning to TalkShort Stories
March, NevPeril at the ExpositionHistorical Mystery - Captain Jim and Lady Diana #2
Marra, AnthonyMercury Pictures presents A brilliant woman must reinvent herself to survive, moving from Mussolini's Italy to 1940s Los Angeles.
Martin, CharlesThe Record KeeperFiction
Martin, JessicaFor the Love of the BardRomance
Martin, MadelineThe Librarian SpyA novel inspired by the true history of America's library spies of World War II.
Matheson, NadineThe Binding RoomMystery - Inspector Anjelica Henley #2
McCall Smith, AlexanderThe Sweet Remnants of SummerMystery -Isabel Dalhousie #14
McClellan, BrianIn the Shadow of LightningAn epic fantasy where magic is a finite resource--and it's running out.
McDonald, EdDaughter of RedwinterFantasy
McKinney-Whetstone, DianeOur Gen Residents of an active-living retirement community revert to lives of youthful indulgence, even as time-bomb secrets of their pasts tick toward explosion.
Mead, TomDeath and the ConjurorStumped by a confounding murder, the Scotland Yard detective on the case calls on retired stage magician-turned-part-time sleuth Joseph Spector in this series opener.
Meadows, FozA Strange and Stubborn EnduranceHistorical Fantasy
Méndez, Yamile SaiedTwice a QuinceañeraAn accomplished young woman decides to throw herself a quinceañera (times two) for her 30th birthday after calling off her wedding.
Menon, LilyThe Sizzle ParadoxRomance
Migo, BlackQueen of the Zoo 2Urban Fiction
Mihalik, JessieEclipse the MoonScience Fiction Romance - Starlight's Shadow #2
Mina, DeniseConfidenceMystery - Anna and Fin #2
Miranda, MeganThe Last to VanishA thriller that opens with the disappearance of a journalist who is investigating a string of vanishings in the resort town of Cutter's Pass.
Monroe, KatrinaThey Drown Our DaughtersHorror
Montimore, MargaritaActs of VioletFiction
Moreno-Garcia, SilviaThe Daughter of Doctor Moreau When the arrival of Eduardo Lizalde sets in motion a dangerous chain of events, Carlota Moreau finds her carefully constructed world falling down around her as passion is ignited in the sweltering heat of the jungle where a motley group of monstrosities await.
Morrow, RebeccaCorinne Fiction
Murata, SayakaLife CeremonyShort Stories
Na'ColeTori and Jace: Trapped in His LoveUrban Fiction
Nicieza, FabianThe Self-Made WidowTwo unlikely sleuths investigate a murder that reveals the dark underbelly of suburban marriage.
Nieh, DanielTake No NamesA young man on the run from a furtive past, in search of a quick payday in Mexico City, finds himself in the crosshairs of a dangerous international scheme.
Obaro, TomiDele weds Destiny The story of three once-inseparable college friends in Nigeria who reunite in Lagos for the first time in thirty years.
Obuobi, ShirleneOn rotation With her life crashes down around her, a med student who's spent her life being the Perfect Immigrant Daughter questions everything - her career, her friendships and her taste in men - until she meets someone who changes everything.
Okparanta, ChineloHarry Sylvester BirdFiction
Onda, RikuFish Swimming in Dappled SunlightPart psychological thriller, part murder mystery.
Patterson, JamesShatteredThriller - Michael Bennett #14
Pearse, SarahThe RetreatDetective Elin Warner uncovers the truth behind the suspicious deaths on a stunning island getaway.
Peltier, N. G.Don't Go Baking My HeartRomance - Island Bites #2
Peterson, TracieBeyond the Desert SandsChristian Historical - Love on the Santa Fe #2
Poston, AshleyThe Dead Romantics Romance
Pulley, NatashaThe Half Life of Valery KAn epic Cold War novel set in a mysterious town in Soviet Russia.
Ragnar JónassonOutsideMystery
Reichs, KathyCold, Cold BonesMystery - Temperance Brennan #21
Reid, AvaJuniper & ThornA young witch seeks to discover her identity and escape the domination of her abusive wizard father.
Reilly, MatthewThe One Impossible LabyrinthThriller - Jack West Jr. #7
Reynolds, AllieThe swellPoint Break meets And Then There Were None in a pulse-pounding beach read that explores the dangerous ties between a group of elite surfers who are determined to find the perfect waves at any cost...even murder.
Riley, VanessaSister Mother WarriorA novel of the Haitian Revolution based on the true-life stories of two extraordinary women.
Rimmer, KellyThe German WifeHistorical Fiction
Rochon, FarrahThe Hookup PlanRomance - Boyfriend Project #3
Roffey, MoniqueThe Mermaid of Black ConchFiction
Rosenberg, Lisa WilliamsonEmbers on the WindThe past and the present converge in this tale of women connected by motherhood, slavery's legacy, and histories that span centuries.
Rosenfelt, DavidHoly ChowCozy Mystery - Andy Carpenter #25
Roy, LucindaFlying the CoopScience Fiction - Dreambird Chronicles #2
Schaitkin, AlexisElsewhereA community in which girls become wives, wives become mothers and some of them, quite simply, disappear.
Schubach, AlannaThe NobodiesFiction
Scott, AnikaThe Soviet SistersA historical novel filled with secrets, lies, and betrayals, following two spy sisters during the Cold War.
Shipman, ViolaThe Edge of SummerFiction
Silva, DanielPortrait of an Unknown WomanThriller - Gabriel Allon #22
Sims, JonathanThirteen StoreysThe only way out is up.
Sivak, ZoeMademoiselle RevolutionThe story of a biracial heiress who escapes to Paris when the Haitian Revolution burns across her island home.
Slaughter, JodieBet on ItRomance
SlmnGodlessMystery - Bloodlines #2
Smith, Wilbur A.Storm TideA historical epic set against the backdrop of the American revolution.
Soomro, TaymourOther Names for LoveA debut novel about a boy's life-changing summer in rural Pakistan.
Steel, DanielleThe ChallengeFiction
Stevens, NellBriefly, a Delicious LifeA lively, daring ghost story about a teenage ghost who falls in love with a writer who doesn't know she exists.
Sullivan, Mecca JamilahBig Girl A young, plus-size girl in 1990s Harlem tries to meet the lofty expectations of her painfully proper mother, sharp-tongued grandmother and her mostly white Upper East Side prep school while finding solace in the music of Biggie Smalls and Aaliyah.
Swinson, KikiPlaying Their GamesMystery - Yoshi Lomax #2
Talty, MorganNight of the Living RezTwelve striking, luminescent stories that breathe life into tales of family and a community as they struggle with a painful past and an uncertain future.
Taylor, Sarah StewartThe Drowning SeaMystery - Maggie d'Arcy #3
Thompson, JeanThe Poet's HouseA young woman gets swept up in the rivalries and love affairs of a dramatic group of writers.
Thor, BradRising TigerThriller - Scot Harvath #21
Tieu, JulieCircling Back to YouRomance
Todd, AnnaThe FallingRomance
Tremblay, PaulThe Pallbearers ClubA volunteer pallbearer for poorly attended funerals in the 80s, a 17-year-old loner meets a cool girl who has an obsessive knowledge of strange, terrifying things. He tries to make sense of it years later, but she keeps making cuts to his manuscript.
Turonek, E. RayeRural Route 8Urban Fiction
Turtledove, HarryThree Miles DownScience Fiction
Vaughan, SarahReputation A politician whose less-than-perfect personal life is thrust into the spotlight when a body is discovered in her home.
Walters, MinetteThe Swift and the HarrierHistorical Fiction
Ware, Ruth.The It GirlA woman searches for answers a decade after her friend's murder.
Weaver, AshleyThe Key to DeceitMystery - Electra McDonnell #2
Wenzel, Olivia1,000 Coils of FearFiction
Wesley, JamieFake It Till You Bake It  A reality star and a cupcake-baking football player pretend to be a couple in order to save his bakery.
White, AlexAugust Kitko and the Mechas from SpaceWhen an army of giant robot AIs threatens to devastate Earth, a virtuoso pianist becomes humanity's last hope.
White, KateThe Second HusbandA woman's seemingly perfect second marriage is rocked by a discovery about the death of her first husband.
Wiggs, SusanSugar and Salt Fiction
Williams, RacquelRiding ShotgunUrban Fiction
Williams, ShanoraThe Wife BeforeA new bride's fairytale marriage becomes a prison of secrets.
Williams, TadInto the NarrowdarkFantasy - Last King of Osten Ard #3.1
Wisdom, AlisonThe Burning SeasonFiction
Wise, A. C.HookedA reimagining about what happened to Captain Hook after Neverland.
Wojtas, OlgaMiss Blaine's Prefect and the Vampire MenaceMystery - The Prefect's Adventures #2
Wong, CecilyKaleidoscope Fiction
Woods, StuartBlack DogMystery - Stone Barrington #62
Wynne, PhoebeThe RuinsFiction
Yuknavitch, LidiaThrustAs rising waters--and an encroaching police state--endanger her life and family, a girl with the gifts of a carrier travels through water and time to rescue vulnerable figures from the margins of history.
ZariAbsolute PowerWar may be bad for business, but sometimes, it's necessary to move your business into the future.
Zevin, GabrielleTomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow Two friends--often in love, but never lovers--come together as creative partners in the world of video game design, where success brings them fame, joy, tragedy, duplicity, and, ultimately, a kind of immortality.
Other Terrors: An Inclusive AnthologyHorror
Dark Stars: New Tales of Darkest HorrorHorror
June 2022
AuthorTitleLibrarians' Picks
Aaron, RachelThe Last Stand of Mary Good CrowBetter than gold, magical crystals kick off the Great Sioux War of 1876. Mary Good Crow can hear the voice in the rocks, but guiding miners with it leads her to secrets everyone will kill for.
Abreu, Caio FernandoMoldy StrawberriesIn eighteen exhilarating stories, Caio Fernando Abreu navigates a Brazil transformed by the AIDS epidemic and stifling military dictatorship of the 80s.
Addison, KatherineThe Grief of StonesFantasy - Cemeteries of Amalo #2
Alford, MaryAmong the InnocentTen years ago, Leah Miller's entire Amish family was murdered. Now, after a string of new homicides with the same MO, it appears the killer has returned with one target in mind: Leah. Can she and the new chief of police stop the killer before it's too late?
Anderson, ToniCold SilenceRomantic Suspense
Bailey, TessaMy Killer VacationRomance
Barrett, LornaClause of DeathCozy Mystery - Booktown #16
Barton, FionaLocal Gone MissingDetective Elise King investigates a man's disappearance in a seaside town where the locals and weekenders are at odds.
Basu, SamitThe City InsideScience Fiction
Bayard, LouisJackie & MeA historical novel depicting Jackie Kennedy and her iconic marriage-in-the-making to an elusive John F. Kennedy, narrated by Jack's best friend and fixer, Lem Billings.
Belfer, LaurenAshton Hall A frustrated academic still reeling from her husband's betrayal moves into Ashton Hall with her young son and tries to come up with answers after they discover the remains of a woman walled into a forgotten part of the manor.
Bervoets, HannaWe Had to Remove This PostA group of young colleagues working as social media content monitors--reviewers of violent or illegal videos for an unnamed megacorporation--who convince themselves they're in control . . . until the violence strikes closer to home.
Binnie, ImogenNevadaFiction
Bondurant, MattOleander City Historical Fiction
Brady, AliThe Beach TrapTwo best friends torn apart by a life-altering secret. One summer to set the record straight.
Brooks, GeraldineHorseA discarded painting in a junk pile, a skeleton in an attic, and the greatest racehorse in American history.
Carlson, MindyHer Dying Day A mystery writer's sudden disappearance leads a budding filmmaker down a dark road to treachery, murder, and long-buried sins.
Christopher, Andie J.Thank You, NextAlex Turner is never The One--but always the last one an ex dates before finding love--and now she's determined to find out why.
Clark, GeorgiaIsland TimeThis is one island you won't want to be rescued from.
Clarke, DianaThe Hop Fiction
Coates, DarcyFrom BelowNo light. No air. No escape. Hundreds of feet beneath the ocean's surface, a graveyard waits...
Cole, Audrey J.The Final HuntThriller
Cross, TyN2 DeepTeka is a correctional officer, who gets entangled with two inmates who where friends.
Dawson, JunoHer Majesty's Royal CovenA Discovery of Witches meets The Craft in this epic fantasy about a group of childhood friends who are also witches.
Deane, MayaWrath Goddess Sing Historical Fantasy
Dermansky, MarcyHurricane Girl Fiction
Dimitri, FrancescoNever the WindFantasy
Dorn, AnnaExalted Fiction
Drew, AlanThe Recruit Thriller
Edwards, MartinGuilty Creatures: A Menagerie of MysteriesClassic Mystery
Escobar, MarioThe Teacher of Warsaw Historical Fiction
Evans, Mary AnnaThe Physicists' Daughter A 20-year-old factory assembly line worker discovers the carbon parts she assemble have nothing to do with boats, but are intended for a secret government initiative-The Manhattan Project-and that her factory may be a target for sabotage.
Finney, KatoyaToy ChestUrban Fiction
Fordham, RachelWhere the Road BendsChristian Historical
Freeman, RuSleeping AloneShort Stories
Goldberg, Leonard S.The Blue DiamondHistorical Mystery - Daughter of Sherlock #6
Hahn, TaylorThe LifestyleThis debut recasts Jane Austen's meddlesome heroine Emma as a 30-something New York lawyer, and her plan for solving everyone's relationship issues is a foray into the swinger scene.
Hallinan, TimothyRock of AgesMystery - Junior Bender #8
Harlan, KathrynFruiting BodiesShort Stories
Harrison, KimTrouble with the CursedUrban Fantasy - Hollows #16
Harrow, Alix E.A Mirror MendedFantasy - Fractured Fables #2
Hartstone, JoeyThe LocalA freewheeling, small-town attorney takes on a national murder trial when an out-of-town client is accused of killing a federal judge in Texas.
Herzog, WernerThe Twilight WorldHistorical Fiction
Hilderbrand, ElinThe Hotel Nantucket Fiction
Holleran, AndrewThe Kingdom of SandA man who moved to Florida to look after his aging parents--during the height of the AIDS epidemic--and has found himself unable to leave after their deaths.
Holmes, LindaFlying Solo A woman returns to her small Maine hometown, uncovering family secrets that take her on a journey of self-discovery and new love.
Hutchings, RenUnder Fortunate StarsScience Fiction
Hutson, AshleyOne's Company Fiction
Johansen, IrisA Face to Die ForMystery - Eve Duncan #28
Kandic Torres, ChristineThe Girls in Queens Reunited when their beloved Mets are on a historic run for the playoffs, two Latinx women, Kelly and Brisma, must decide if the fierce loyalty of their past is enough to sustain the future when their friend, Brian is accused of sexual assault.
Lane, S. R.Eight Weeks in ParisA lost novel of Bell Epoque Paris comes to the silver screen with an A-list cast. But will on-set drama doom the filming of this gay love story before it starts?
Lapierre, AlexandraBelle GreeneBased on the true story of Belle da Costa Greene, a woman who defied all odds to carve out a destiny of her own choosing.
Laskey, CeliaSo Happy for You A wedding weekend spirals out of control in this bold, electrifying, hilarious novel about the complexities of female friendship.
Libby, GillianFour Ways to Wear a DressRomance
Lovering, CarolaCan't Look AwayThriller
Maberry, JonathanKagen the DamnedFantasy
McKeegan, ColleenThe Wild One A deadly childhood secret that binds three young women threatens to destroy their lives.
Mehl, NancyFree FallChristian Suspense - Quantico Files #3
Miller, Sam J.Boys, Beasts & MenA teen who can control the ambient digital cloud falls for a con man, and a survivor of an alien invasion worries he brought something infectious back from the Arctic.
Moehling, JoshuaAnd There He Kept HerWhen misguided teenagers Jesse Crawford and Jenny Wheeler are forced to rob Emmett Brown to escape impossible circumstances, what starts as a home invasion quickly turns into a nightmare for the teens.
Mollen, JennyCity of Likes Fiction
Moore, Meg MitchellVacationland Fiction
Moshfegh, OttessaLapvonaIn a village in a medieval fiefdom buffeted by natural disasters, a motherless shepherd boy finds himself the unlikely pivot of a power struggle that puts all manner of faith to a savage test.
Moss, TaraThe Ghosts of Paris Mystery - Billie Walker #2
Nunez, ElizabethNow Lila KnowsCaribbean professor Lila Bonnard arrives in Vermont for a short-term teaching position and is forced to confront the terrible legacy of American (in)justice.
O'Donnell, ParaicThe Maker of Swans In the dead of night, shots ring out over the grounds of a sprawling English estate.
Ohman, JulesBody GrammarA coming-of-age queer love story set in the glamorous but grueling world of international modeling.
Oke, JanetteUnfailing LoveInspirational - When Hope Calls #3
Parker, AmyVirgins in Their BedsA feminist retelling of One Thousand and One Nights.
Patel, NamrataThe Candid life of Meena Dave A woman embarks on an unexpected journey into her past in a novel about identity, family secrets, and rediscovering the need to belong.
Patterson, JamesEscapeMystery - Black Book Thriller #3
Pook, LizzieMoonlight and the Pearler's DaughterAn adventure story set against the backdrop of the dangerous pearl diving industry in 19th-century Western Australia.
Rukeyser, RebeccaThe Seaplane on Final Approach A young woman seeks out experience on a remote Alaskan homestead.
Sager, RileyThe House Across the Lake A recently fired Broadway star flees to a remote Vermont lake house, only to find out that the area has a history of missing women.
Santos Donaldson, DavidGreenland Fiction
Schorr, MeredithAs Seen on TVA rom-com about a city girl who goes in search of small-town happiness, only to discover life--and love--are nothing like the TV movies.
Seifert, MaryMaverick, Movies & MurdersCozy Mystery
Shalvis, JillThe Friendship PactRomance - Sunrise Cove #2
Steel, DanielleSuspects Thriller
Stronach, SaschaThe DawnhoundsGideon the Ninth meets Black Sun in this queer, Māori-inspired debut fantasy about a police officer who is murdered, brought back to life with a mysterious new power, and tasked with protecting her city from an insidious evil threatening to destroy it.
Swirsky, RachelJanuary FifteenthScience Fiction
Taddeo, LisaGhost LoverShort Stories
Taylor, JodiAnother Time, Another PlaceScience Fiction - Chronicles of St. Mary's #12
Vatner, JonathanThe Bridesmaids UnionFiction
Wang, JackWe Two AloneShort Stories
Webb, Brandon, and John David MannCold FearThriller - Finn #2
Whishaw, IonaFramed in FireHistorical Mystery - Lane Winslow #9
White, AdamThe Midcoast Fiction
Wilder, AvaHow to Fake it in Hollywood A talented Hollywood starlet and a reclusive A-lister enter into a fake relationship...and discover that their feelings might be more than a PR stunt.
Witemeyer, KarenIn Honor's DefenseInspirational - Hanger's Horsemen #3
Wolfe, ToyaLast Summer on State Street A coming-of-age debut about friendship, community, and resilience, set in the housing projects of Chicago during one life-changing summer.
Woods, CarolineThe Lunar Housewife An up-and-coming journalist who stumbles onto a web of secrets, deceptions, and mysteries at a popular new literary magazine.
Screams From the Dark: 29 Tales of Monsters and the MonstrousHorror
May 2022
AuthorTitleLibrarians' Picks
Abdullah, ChelseaThe Stardust ThiefInspired by stories from One Thousand and One Nights, The Stardust Thief weaves the gripping tale of a legendary smuggler, a cowardly prince, and a dangerous quest across the desert to find a legendary, magical lamp.
Adelmann, MariaHow to Be EatenDebut novel that reimagines classic fairy tale characters as modern women in a support group for trauma.
Albert, Susan WittigThe Darling Dahlias and the Red Hot PokerMystery - Darling Dahlias #10
Alharthi, JokhaBitter Orange TreeFiction
Armentrout, Jennifer L.The War of Two QueensParanormal Romance - Blood and Ash #4
Armstrong, KelleyA Rip Through TimeWhile visiting her dying grandmother in Edinburgh, a homicide detective out on a jog is beaten unconscious and wakes up in the body of a housemaid, left for dead in the exact same spot in 1869.
Bamford, EmmaDeep WaterResponding to a rescue call in the Indian Ocean, a captain discovers a mortally injured man and his traumatized wife, who describes how their exotic trip to a tiny, remote island forced her to become a murderer.
Banker, Ashok K.The Blind King's WrathFantasy - Burnt Empire Saga #3
Barclay, LinwoodTake Your Breath Away Thriller
Barnhill, Kelly ReganWhen Women Were Dragons After the Mass Dragoning of 1955, when thousands of women, including her beloved Aunt Marla, transformed into dragons, left a trail fiery destruction and took to the skies, young Alex Green must face the consequences of this event as she learns to accept people as they really are.
Batsha, NishantMother Ocean Father Nation On a fictional island in the Pacific blending aspects of Fiji, Uganda, and Trinidad, two siblings take different paths when violence against the Indian community explodes in 1985.
Batuman, ElifEither/OrDuring her sophomore year at Harvard, Selin's quest for self-knowledge leads to certain conclusions about the universal importance of parties, alcohol, and sex, in the follow-up to The Idiot.
Bays, CarterThe Mutual Friend Romance
Bentley, DonTom Clancy: Zero HourThriller - Jack Ryan, Jr. #9
Berry, SteveThe Omega FactorThriller
Bessette, AliciaSmile Beach MurderThis all-new mystery series stars Callie Padget, a former reporter-turned-bookshop clerk in the Outer Banks, who is drawn into a mystery involving a deadly fall at a lighthouse that could be linked to her past.
Blake, AudreyThe Surgeon's DaughterIn the 19th century, Nora Beady is chosen to work with the only female professor in her medical school to develop the caesarian section, drawing the wrath of her male peers and professors as she risks everything to help revolutionize this life-saving surgery.
Bliss, JacksonAmnesia of June BugsFiction
Brown, DaleCountdown to Midnight Thriller - Nick Flynn #2
Brown, GrahamClive Cussler's Dark VectorThriller - NUMA Files #19
Brown, Rita MaeThrill of the Hunt Cozy Mystery - Jane Arnold #14
Bryce, Denny S.In the Face of the Sun To escape an abusive marriage, Frankie Saunders flees across the country to Los Angeles with her reckless, profane Aunt Daisy, who will do whatever it takes to settle old scores and resolve the past.
Burke, James LeeEvery Cloak Rolled in BloodMystery - Holland Family #4
Butcher, Jim, et. alHeroic HeartsFantasy Short Stories
Byrne, JamesThe GatekeeperThriller
Cain, MattThe Secret Life of Albert EntwistleForced into retirement, former postman Albert Entwistle, with no friends, family or hobbies, forms a brave plan to start truly living, seek the happiness he's always denied himself and find the courage to look for the man he loved and lost years ago but has never forgotten.
Caña, NatalieA Proposal They Can't RefuseKamilah, a Puerto Rican chef and Liam, an Irish American whiskey distiller, are blackmailed by their grandfathers into getting married or risk losing the building that houses both their businesses.
Carr, JackIn the BloodThriller - James Reece #5
Chaon, DanSleepwalk A high speed and darkly comic road trip through a near future America with a bighearted mercenary.
Chavez, LorenzoThe Light of a Cuban SonThe moving story of a boy determined to stay true to who he is and find happiness against all odds.
Chen, KirstinCounterfeit The story of two Asian American women who band together to grow a counterfeit handbag scheme into a global enterprise--an incisive and glittering blend of fashion, crime, and friendship.
Chen, MikeBrotherhoodScience Fiction - Star Wars
Cleeton, ChanelOur Last Days in BarcelonaWhen Isabel Perez travels to Barcelona to save her sister Beatriz, she discovers a shocking family secret.
Clipston, AmyThe View from Coral CoveWhen a jilted romance novelist returns to the small beach town she once loved, she discovers not only inspiration but also a romance to call her own.
Cobb, May K.My Summer DarlingsThree lifelong friends plus a dangerous, sexy new stranger in town add up to a scorching summer of manipulation, obsession, and murder.
Cowie, AmberLast One AliveA team of researchers exploring the myth of a witch find their numbers mysteriously dwindling.
Crosley, SloaneCult ClassicFiction
Cross-Smith, LeesaHalf-Blown RoseA woman remakes her life after her husband's betrayal, leading to a year of travel, art, and passion.
Dayle, DennardEverything AbridgedShort Stories
Dent, LizzyThe SetupOne woman's impulsive fib jump starts a summer of reinvention and learning about love, life, and what it means to accept yourself.
Dev, SonaliThe Emma Project Romance - Rajes #4
Edwards, K. D.The Hourglass ThroneUrban Fantasy - Tarot Sequence #3
El-Wardany, SalmaThese Impossible ThingsA debut novel of three best friends navigating love, sex, faith, and the one night that changes it all.
Espach, AlisonNotes on Your Sudden Disappearance Fiction
Estep, JenniferTear Down the ThroneFantasy - Gargoyle Queen #2
Evans, RobertAfter the RevolutionScience Fiction
Fajardo-Anstine, KaliWoman of light In 1930s Denver, Luz "Little Light" Lopez, a tea leaf reader and laundress, begins having visions that transport her to her Indigenous homeland in the nearby Lost Territory where she must save her family stories from disappearing into oblivion.
Feltman, AmyAll the Things We Don't Talk AboutRaised by their neurodivergent father, a nonbinary teenager grapples with the sudden reappearance of his dazzling and destructive mother, Zoe, who abandoned them and fled to Europe on their first birthday.
Fishman, LillianActs of Service Fiction
Flores, Fernando A.ValleyesqueShort Stories
Foley, AaronBoys Come FirstThree Black, gay, Millennial men search for love and professional success in Detroit while navigating real friendships, Grindr hookups and family drama in the debut novel.
Fortune, CarleyEvery Summer AfterFiction
Foster, LoriThe Honeymoon CottageRomance
Fowler, Therese AnneIt All Comes Down to ThisThree sisters come together to sell the family's summer cottage in Maine, which becomes complicated by an enigmatic ex-con with his own hidden past.
Gates, EvaDeath by Beach ReadCozy Mystery - Lighthouse Library #9
Gear, Kathleen O'NealThe Ice GhostScience Fiction - Rewilding Reports #2
Gentill, SulariThe Woman in the LibraryFour strangers in a library strike up a friendship. One of them is a murderer. As they each share their stories, which one has something to hide?
Giffin, EmilyMeant to Be A restless golden boy and a girl with a troubled past navigate a love story that may be doomed before it even begins.
Gilbert, VictoriaA Fatal BookingCozy Mystery - Book Lover's B&B #3
Graham, HeatherSound of DarknessParanormal Romance - Krewe of Hunters #36
Greenwood, KerryThe Lady With the Gun Asks the QuestionsShort Stories - Phryne Fisher
Guillory, JasmineBy the BookRomance - Meant to Be #2
Gutierrez, KatieMore Than You'll Ever KnowTold through alternating timelines, this mystery and family drama follows struggling crime writer Cassie Brown as she becomes obsessed with a 1985 murder case involving a woman whose double life led to murder.
Hall, Alexis J.A Lady for a DukePresumed dead, Viola Carroll takes the opportunity to live freely despite losing her wealth, title, and closest companion, unaware of the shattering impact her loss has had on him.
Han, JosephNuclear Family Fiction
Hansen, JosephGravediggerMystery - Dave Brandstetter #6
Hardt, HelenGarnetRomantic Suspense - Gems of Wolfe Island #3
Harper, LanaFrom Bad to CursedParanormal Romance - Witches of Thistle Grove #2
Hatcher, Robin LeeI'll Be Seeing YouChristian Fiction
Heartfield, KateThe Embroidered BookHistorical Fiction
Heltzel, AnneJust Like MotherThe last time Maeve saw her cousin, Andrea, was the night she escaped the cult they were raised in; then, years later, Andrea suddenly reappears.
Hemley, RobinOblivionFiction
Henry, M. B.All the Lights Above UsHistorical Fiction
Hernandez, TreasureDaughter of a Queen PinWhen tragedy strikes, Krystal is faced with decisions that could alter the fate of her entire generation for years to come.
Herrera, AdrianaA Caribbean Heiress in ParisThree best friends at the 1889 World's Fair have goals: going to the most scandalous places in Paris, kissing disreputable men and absolutely not falling in love.
Herron, MickBad ActorsThriller - Slough House #8
Higgins, KristanOut of the Clear Blue SkyFiction
Holm, Chris F.Child ZeroScience Fiction
Horowitz, AnthonyWith a Mind to KillThriller - James Bond #41
Hua, VanessaForbidden City A teenage girl living in 1960s China becomes Mao Zedong's protégée and lover--and a heroine of the Cultural Revolution.
Hughes, A. J.A Life: Worth LivingRomance
Huguley, PiperBy Her Own DesignThe incredible untold story of how Ann Lowe, a Black woman and granddaughter of slaves, rose above personal struggles and racial prejudice to design and create one of the most famous wedding dresses in US history.
Hunt, AngelaApostle's SisterChristian Historical
Ishola-Ayodeji, AbiPatience is a Subtle Thief Embarking on a desperate search to find her mother, who was banished from their compound in Nigeria years ago, Patience unexpectedly reconnects with her cousin who draws into a world of crime.
Jenner, NatalieBloomsbury GirlsHistorical Fiction
Jensen, Danielle L.The Inadequate HeirFantasy Romance
Karp, MarshallSnowstorm in AugustMystery
Kawakami, MiekoAll the Lovers in the NightFiction
Kay, Guy GavrielAll the Seas of the WorldHistorical Fantasy
KeeseHood ConsigliereTwo street-wise hustlers have been successfully robbing big time drug dealers throughout the city for years, but their luck could be running out.
Khavari, KateA Botanist's Guide to Parties and PoisonsAttempting to blaze a new trail for women at the University College London in 1923, research assistant Saffron Everleigh becomes involved in solving the murder of a professor's wife who appeared to have been poisoned at a school dinner party. First in a new series.
KingpenConcrete Killa 3Urban Fiction
Koepp, DavidAurora When a solar storm knocks out the power across the globe, Aubrey Wheeler, in Aurora, Illinois, becomes the fierce protector of her suburban neighborhood, while across the country, her brother, a Silicon Valley CEO, hunkers down in his gilded desert bunker, leading to a long-overdue reckoning between siblings.
Korelitz, Jean HanffThe LatecomerWhen her triplets, who have no strong familial bond and cannot wait to go their separate ways, leave for college, their mother Johanna decides to have a fourth child and wonders what role the "latecomer" will play in her already fractured family.
Kotomi, LiSolo DanceFiction
Ladd, Sarah E.The Letter From Briarton ParkIn Regency England, one letter will alter a young woman's fate when it summons her to Briarton Park---an ancient place that holds the secrets of her past and the keys to her future.
Lama, Tsering YangzomWe measure the earth with our bodies The story of a Tibetan family's journey through exile.
Laskar, Devi S.CircaFollows a young Indian American woman who, in the wake of tragedy, must navigate her family's expectations as she grapples with a complicated love and loss.
Lauren, ChristinaSomething WilderRomance
Lea, AmySet on YouA gym nemesis pushes a fitness influencer to the max in this steamy debut romantic comedy.
Leary, AnnThe FoundlingThe story of two friends, raised in the same orphanage, whose loyalty is put to the ultimate test when they meet years later at a controversial institution--one as an employee; the other, an inmate.
Lee, DonThe PartitionShort Stories
Lee, Marie Myung-OkEvening HeroFiction
Little, JacquelineThe Narrative of The Life of TheresaChristian Fiction
London, StefanieThe Dachshund Wears PradaHow do you start over when the biggest mistake of your life has more than one million views?
Lustbader, EricOmega RulesThriller - Evan Ryder #3
MacMillan, LindsayThe Heart of the DealFiction
Magee, AudreyThe ColonyIn 1979, as violence erupts all over Ireland, two outsiders travel to a small island off the west coast in search of their own answers, despite what it may cost the islanders.
Mallery, SusanThe Boardwalk BookshopFiction
Manawatu, BeckyAuēFiction
March, Joseph MoncureThe Set-UpWritten in 1928, The Set-Up is a long narrative poem about the boxing underworld - a hard-boiled tragedy told in syncopated rhyming couplets.
Martin, KatThe Last MileMystery - Blood Ties, The Logans #2
McCoy, SarahMustique Island A sun-splashed romp with a rich divorcee and her two wayward daughters in 1970s Mustique, the world's most exclusive private island.
McKenzie, MosesAn Olive Grove in EndsA young man is faced with a fraught decision: escape a dangerous past alone, or brave his old life and keep the woman he loves.
McKevett, G. A.Murder most GraveCozy Mystery - Granny Reid #4
McKinty, AdrianThe IslandA family that just wanted a nice vacation finds themselves running for their lives.
McNeil, PeterPostal RebootUrban Fiction
McNeil, PeterPostal ll RedemptionUrban Fiction
McPhail, Diane C.The Seamstress of New OrleansHistorical Fiction
McTiernan, DervlaThe Murder Rule Mystery
Melchor, FernandaParadaisFiction
Michalski, LizDarling GirlIn this modern-day reimagining of the classic, to save her daughter's life one woman must take on the infamous Peter Pan--who is not the innocent adventurer the fairy tales make him out to be . . .
Michelle, NikoJiltedAvery Booker is beautiful, successful, and ready to pledge forever to Lloyd, starting with the elaborate wedding ceremony she's wanted for so long. Avery's happy; Lloyd's happy, but the pregnant woman who objects is not.
Miro, J. M.Ordinary MonstersAt an institute where children with gifts have been gathered, they discover the truth about their abilities and that the worst monsters sometimes come bearing the sweetest gifts.
Momplaisir, FrancescaThe Garden of Broken ThingsA novel about one family wading through the aftermath of the earthquake that devastated Haiti in 2010.
Monaghan, AnnabelNora goes off scriptA heartwarming and hilarious novel about a divorced romance channel screenwriter whose script about her marriage's collapse just might help her reclaim her life and find love.
Moore, ChristopherRazzmatazz Fantasy - Sammy and the Cheese #2
Mottley, LeilaNightcrawlingWhen a drunken altercation with a stranger turns into a job she desperately needs, Kiara starts nightcrawling until her name surfaces in an investigation exposing her as a key witness in a massive scandal within the Oakland Police Department.
Murphy, NoraThe FavorThriller
Natera, CleyvisNeruda on the Park An upwardly mobile young Manhattan lawyer and her parents react to the gentrification of their Dominican neighborhood.
Nawaz, ZarqaJameela Green ruins everythingA disillusioned American Muslim woman becomes embroiled in a plot to infiltrate an international terrorist organization, and in the process, reconnects with her loved ones and her faith. 
Noyes, E. J.If I Don't AskRomance
O'Connell, RyanJust by Looking at HimA gay TV writer with cerebral palsy fights addiction and searches for acceptance in an overwhelmingly ableist world.
Odle, E. V.The Clockwork ManScience Fiction
Offutt, ChrisShifty's BoysMystery - Mick Hardin #2
Oliveras, PriscillaWest Side Love StoryA heart-stirring romance of star-crossed love, feuding familias, and the bonds of sisterhood.
Orenstein, HannahMeant to be MineFiction
Palmer, DanielMy Wife is MissingThriller
Patel, Naheed PhirozeMirror Made of RainFiction
Patrick, PhaedraThe Messy Lives of Book PeopleThe house cleaner of a famous author must carry out her employer's shocking last wish.
Pavone, ChrisTwo Nights in LisbonMystery
Payne, MarcusThe Set Up: Part IDenarius Payne must choose between his family, his values, and his love for the streets.
Peguero, RobinWith PrejudiceNo one knows what happened that night. Seven strangers must decide.
Perrotta, TomTracy Flick Can't Win A new satirical novel about ambition, coming-of-age in adulthood, and never really leaving high school politics behind--featuring Perotta's most iconic character of all time.
Polito, Frank AnthonyRenovated to DeathJust as they are about to start filming the renovation of twin brothers Terry and Tom Cash's local Tudor, real-life domestic partners and stars of a new reality TV show Peter and JP discover Tom Cash dead and must chip away at the clues to catch a killer.
Pooley, ClareIona Iverson's rules for commutingRomance
Quirk, MatthewRed Warning Thriller
Rari, Paper BoiRan Off on da PlugUrban Fiction
Ray, CateGood HusbandsThree wives, one letter, and an explosive secret that will change everything.
Rekulak, JasonHidden PicturesA supernatural thriller about a woman working as a nanny for a young boy with strange and disturbing secrets.
Riley, LucindaThe Murders at Fleat HouseMystery
Rio, KingThe Cocaine Princess 4Urban Fiction
Robert, KateeWicked BeautyRomance - Dark Olympus #3
Robert, KateeDesperate Measures: A Dark Fairy Tale RomanceRomance - Wicked Villains #1
Robert, KateeLearn My Lesson: A Dark Fairy Tale RomanceRomance - Wicked Villains #2
Robert, KateeA Worthy Opponent: A Dark Fairy Tale RomanceRomance - Wicked Villains #3
Robert, KateeThe Beast: A Dark Fairy Tale RomanceRomance - Wicked Villains #4
Robert, KateeThe Sea Witch: A Dark Fairy Tale RomanceRomance - Wicked Villains #5
Robert, KateeQueen Takes Rose: A Dark Fairy Tale RomanceRomance - Wicked Villains #6
Rovin, JeffCall of DutyThriller - Tom Clancy's Op-center #21
Rowe, ChristopherThese Prisoning HillsA post-apocalyptic Appalachian weird fiction novella.
Runde, KatieThe Shore A mother and her two daughters grapple with heartbreak, young love, and the weight of family secrets.
Ryan, EimearHolding Her Breath Fiction
Ryan, JenniferThe Wedding Dress Sewing Circle Three plucky women lift the spirits of home-front brides in wartime Britain, where clothes rationing leaves little opportunity for pomp or celebration.
Schellman, KatharineLast Call at The NightingaleFirst in a captivating Jazz age mystery series.
Sebastian, CatThe Perfect Crimes of Marian HayesFleeing to the countryside after shooting her evil, murderous husband, the Duchess of Clare turns to a charismatic blackmailer, highwayman and con-artist for help.
Sereno, AnnieBlame it on the BrontësShe's going to write her own happy ending.
Shapiro, Barbara A.Metropolis The interlocking stories of six characters whose only connection is their units at a storage facility, where a tragic accident will either tear them apart or help them salvage their own precarious lives.
Shipstead, MaggieYou have a friend in 10AShort Stories
Sinclair, RoslynTruth and MeasureWhat happens when the world's fiercest fashion editor learns she's pregnant-and her distracting assistant is the only one she can turn to?
Smith, AliCompanion Piece Fiction
Snelling, LauraineA Time to BloomChristian Historical
Songsiridej, AlyssaLittle RabbitFiction
St Clair, ScarlettA Game of RetributionFantasy Romance - Hades Saga #2
Sterling, SienaTell Us No SecretsThriller
Stibbe, NinaOne Day I Shall Astonish the WorldA frank, tender, and poignantly funny story about the ebb and flow of female friendship over half a lifetime.
Stoker, SusanFinding MonicaRomance - Seal Team Hawaii #4
Swan, ErinWalk the Vanished EarthIn the tradition of Station Eleven, Severance and The Dog Stars, a beautifully written and emotionally stirring dystopian novel about how our dreams of the future may shift as our environment changes rapidly, even as the earth continues to spin.
Taylor, Phoebe AtwoodThe Cape Cod MysteryMystery
Toltz, SteveHere Goes NothingFiction
Townsend, JacindaMother Country Fiction
UntamedNever Again, No More 6: Karma's PaybackUrban Fiction
Vercher, JohnAfter the Lights Go OutA harrowing and spellbinding story about family, the complications of mixed-race relationships, misplaced loyalties, and the price athletes pay to entertain.
Villada, CamilaBad GirlsFiction
Vowel, ChelseaBuffalo Is the New BuffaloPowerful stories of "Métis futurism" that envision a world without violence, capitalism, and colonization.
Walker, SaraiThe Cherry RobbersA feminist gothic about the lone survivor of a cursed family of sisters, whose time may finally be up.
Walter, HeatherMisruleFantasy - Malice #2
Warren, Susan MaySunburstChristian Romance - Sky King Ranch #2
Waxman, AbbiAdult Assembly RequiredA young woman arrives in Los Angeles determined to start over and discovers she doesn't need to leave everything behind after all.
Weir, AlisonThe Last White RoseHistorical Fiction - Tudor Rose #1
White, KierstenHide Fourteen contestants embark on a seven-day competition and the chance to win $50,000 if they can successfully play hide and seek in an abandoned amusement park without being found and eliminated.
Whitten, HannahFor the ThroneFantasy - Wilderwood #2
Williams, Beatriz, et. alThe Lost Summers of Newport A novel of money and secrets set among the famous summer mansions of Newport, Rhode Island, spanning over a century from the Gilded Age to the present day.
Yolen, Jane, et. alThe Reinvented Heart : Tales of Futuristic RelationshipsRomance Short Stories
Yoon, DavidCity of OrangeA man wakes up alone and injured in an apocalyptic landscape and must learn how to survive with only vague memories of how he got there.
Zak, ErinThe hummingbird sanctuaryRomance
April 2022
AuthorTitleLibrarians' Picks
Aaronovitch, BenAmongst Our WeaponsFantasy - Rivers of London #9
Adams, ElleryThe Vanishing TypeCozy Mystery - Secret, Book, and Scone #5
Adams, SarahThe Cheat SheetIs it ever too late to leave the friend zone? The heartwarming friends to lovers romance that became a sensation on TikTok.
Al-Nakib, MaiAn Unlasting HomeA multigenerational saga spanning Lebanon, Iraq, India, the United States, and Kuwait that brings to life the triumphs and failures of three generations of Arab women.
Alexander, TjChef's KissA high-strung pastry chef's professional goals are interrupted by an unexpected career transition and the introduction of her wildly attractive nonbinary kitchen manager.
Ali, MonicaLove MarriageA captivating social comedy and a profoundly moving, revelatory story of two cultures, two families, and two people trying to understand one another.
Allen, Samantha JaynePay Dirt RoadFriday Night Lights meets Mare of Easttown in this small-town debut mystery about an unlikely private investigator searching for a missing waitress.
Andrews, Mary KayThe HomewreckersFiction
Atherton, NancyAunt Dimity and the Enchanted CottageCozy Mystery - Aunt Dimity #25
Barnhill, KellyWhen Women Were DragonsIn 1950s America, thousands of women have spontaneously transformed into dragons.
Bellinger, Demisty D.New to LibertyDepicting the strength and resolve of three unforgettable women growing up in a society that refuses to evolve, this novel, told in three parts - in 1933, 1947, and 1966 - offers a snapshot of mid-century America during which these women's actions have consequences for generations to come.
Benson, JendellaHope and GloryLeaving her glamorous life in LA, Glory Akindele returns to London to mourn her father's death and discovers that her previously close family has fallen apart and decides to stay and try to reunite them.
Bestor-Siegal, AmandaThe CaretakersA debut told from the points of view of six women and centered around a group of au pairs in a wealthy Parisian suburb, one of whom is arrested after a sudden and suspicious tragedy strikes her host family.
Birch, TonyThe White GirlAustralia's leading indigenous storyteller makes his American debut with this immersive and deeply resonant novel, set in the 1960s, that explores the lengths we'll go to save the people we love.
Birchall, KatyThe Wedding SeasonRomance
Bird, SarahLast Dance on the Starlight PierHistorical Fiction
Bird-Wilson, LisaProbably RubyAn Indigenous woman adopted by white parents goes in search of her identity in this unforgettable debut novel about family, race, and history.
Black, AnnaWho Do I Run ToA love triangle with a married man spirals out of control.
Black, HollyBook of NightBest-selling YA author Black makes her adult debut with this urban fantasy where the shadows have not only eyes but teeth as well--and feeding them is the way to magical power.
Black, JuneauMirror LakeCozy Mystery - Shady Hollow #3
BlaqueDirty DNAUrban Fiction
BlaqueDirty DNA 2Urban Fiction
BlaqueDirty DNA 3Urban Fiction
Bohjalian, ChrisThe LionessA luxurious African safari turns deadly for a Hollywood starlet and her entourage.
Bowery, LizLove, Hate & ClickbaitWhen a misleading photo of them goes viral, political consultant Thom Morgan and data analyst Clay Parker--sworn enemies working with a presidential candidate--are forced to fake a relationship to save the campaign.
Brennan, AllisonThe Wrong VictimMystery - Quinn & Costa #3
Brock, KimberlyThe Lost Book of Eleanor DareHistorical Fiction
Brown, JanelleI'll be YouTwo identical twin sisters and former child actors have grown apart--until one disappears.
Brown, TaylorWingwalkersA former WWI ace pilot and his wingwalker wife barnstorm across Depression-era America, performing acts of aerial daring.
Bunn, DavisEmerald TideChristian Fiction - Miramar Bay #6
Cameron, MarcCold SnapThriller - Arliss Cutter #4
Carcaterra, LorenzoNonna Maria and the Case of the Missing BrideWhen a crime on a beautiful Italian island stumps the police, locals turn to the nosy, elderly widow Nonna Maria.
Cañas, IsabelThe HaciendaMexican Gothic meets Rebecca in this debut supernatural suspense novel, set in the aftermath of the Mexican War of Independence, about a remote house, a sinister haunting, and the woman pulled into their clutches...
Chadburn, MelissaA Tiny Upward ShoveA fictionalized account of real life Canadian serial killer Willie Pickton and his final victim.
Chavez, HeatherBlood Will TellA twisty novel about the bond between two sisters--and the crimes one covers up to protect the other.
Chen, LisaActivities of Daily LivingA debut novel on the interconnection between work and life, loneliness and kinship, and the projects that occupy our time.
Chu, LilyThe Stand-InA famous actress wants Gracie to be her stand-in, but she must be escorted by the most attractive and infuriating man she's ever met.
Clare, JessicaGo Hex YourselfRomance
Close, JenniferMarrying the KetchupsA comedy of manners about three generations of a Chicago restaurant family and the private jokes, ancient grudges, broken hearts, and deep, abiding love that feeds them all.
Cooney, C. S. E.Saint Death's DaughterFantasy
Cotugno, KatieBirds of CaliforniaRomance
Crowley, JohnFlint and MirrorFrom the author of Little, Big comes an exquisite fantasy.
Dailey, JanetHope CreekRomance - New Americana #6
Dalglish, DavidThe Bladed FaithA usurped prince prepares to take up the mantel of a deadly assassin and reclaim his kingdom, his people, and his slain gods.
Dallas, SandraLittle SoulsHistorical Fiction
Davidson, PaulThe Small StuffWhat if the reason we find the love of our life isn't due to fate, chance, or plain dumb luck-but because of the decisions everyone around us ends up making?
Davis, ElizabethI Love You, I Hate YouRomance
Day, ElizabethMagpieA taut, psychological suspense novel about a perfect couple and their seemingly perfect roommate.
Devlin, MalcolmAnd Then I Woke UpIn a world reeling from an unusual plague, monsters lurk in the streets while terrified survivors arm themselves and roam the countryside in packs.
Diaz, HernanTrustHistorical Fiction
Dillsworth, LianneTheatre of MarvelsSet in Victorian London, an irresistible story of an ambitious young Black actress, an orphan from the slums who has finally achieved a dubious stardom as "The Great Amazonia, a savage African queen"--but everything she has fought for depends on hiding the secret of her own identity.
Dumond, SusieQueerly BelovedA people-pleasing bridesmaid-for-hire falls for the crushable new lesbian in town. Will she finally find her happily ever after--and her own voice?
Elliott, K.Street FameUrban Fiction
Emezi, AkwaekeYou Made a Fool of Death With Your BeautyLearning how to feel joy while healing from loss, Feyi Adekola starts dating the perfect guy, but discovers she has feelings for someone else who is off limits and must decide just how far she is willing to go for a second chance at love.
Fisher, Suzanne WoodsThe Sweet LifeChristian Fiction
Fisher, TarrynAn Honest LieThriller
Ford, John M.AspectsFantasy
Fre$hBetrayal of a ThugOrphaned Yayo goes from rags to riches, but his ascension is rife with turmoil and tragedy.
Fuller, KathleenLove in Plain SightChristian Romance - Amish Mail-Order Bride #3
Gabhart, Ann H.When the Meadow BloomsChristian Historical
Gallon, MichaelThe Murder QueensUrban Fiction
Gibson, RachelDrop Dead GorgeousFiction
Glass, JuliaVigil HarborWhen two unexpected visitors arrive in an insular coastal village, they threaten the equilibrium of a community already confronting climate instability, political violence, and domestic upheavals.
Gray, ClaudiaThe Murder of Mr. WickhamA summer house party turns into a thrilling whodunit when Jane Austen's Mr. Wickham--one of literature's most notorious villains--meets a sudden and suspicious end.
Griffith, NicolaSpearForging her own bright path, a young woman, armed with a stolen hunting spear and mended armor, embarks on a journey to the court of Artos, king of Caer Leon.
Grisham, JohnSparring PartnersShort Stories
Gwynne, JohnThe Hunger of the GodsFantasy - Bloodsworn #2
Hadlock, JodyThe Lives of Diamond BessieHistorical Mystery
Harper, Rachel M.The Other MotherWhile attending Brown, Jenry, a musical prodigy, sets out to learn about his late father until his estranged grandfather makes an admission that leads Jenry down a new path - one that ends a web of secrecy that binds this family together even as it keeps them apart.
Hart, MichelleWe Do What We Do in the DarkA novel about a young woman's life-altering affair with a much older, married woman.
Hartnett, AnnieUnlikely AnimalsA lost young woman returns to small-town New Hampshire under the strangest of circumstances.
Hedlund, JodyTo Tame a CowboyChristian Romance - Colorado Cowboys #3
Henry, EmilyBook LoversOne summer. Two rivals. A plot twist they didn't see coming...
Hightower, LaurelBelowHow far would you go to help a stranger?
Hillerman, AnneThe Sacred BridgeMystery - Leaphorn, Chee and Manuelito #7
Hossain, Saad Z.Kundo Wakes UpScience Fiction
Hubbard, ColleenHousebreakingFollowing a long-standing feud and looking to settle the score, a woman decides to dismantle her home--alone and by hand--and move it across a frozen pond during a harsh New England winter.
Hunter, DeniseMulberry HollowChristian Romance - Riverbend #2
Janovsky, TimothyNever Been KissedRomance
Jimenez, AbbyPart of Your worldRomance
Kann, ClaireThe Romantic AgendaJoy is in love with Malcolm. But Malcolm really likes Summer. Summer is in love with love. And Fox is Summer's ex-boyfriend.
Katsu, AlmaThe FervorThe author of literary horror novels The Hunger and The Deep turns her psychological and supernatural eye on the horrors of the Japanese American internment camps in World War II.
Kenyon, SherrilynShadow FallenParanormal Romance - Dream-Hunter #5
Kingfisher, T.Nettle & BoneThis isn't the kind of fairytale where the princess marries a prince. It's the one where she kills him.
Kingsbury, KarenThe Baxters: A PrequelChristian Romance
Knight, ElizaThe Mayfair BookshopA dual-narrative story about Nancy Mitford--one of 1930s London's hottest socialites, authors, and a member of the scandalous Mitford Sisters--and a modern American desperate for change.
Kohda, ClaireWoman, EatingA young, mixed-race vampire must find a way to balance her deep-seated desire to live amongst humans with her incessant hunger in this debut novel.
Koomson, DorothyI Know What You've DoneDo you have any idea what the people you know are capable of?
Kurkov, AndreĭGrey BeesWith a warm yet political humor, Ukraine's most famous novelist presents a balanced and illuminating portrait of modern conflict.
Lacour, NinaYerba BuenaThe debut adult novel by the bestselling and award-winning YA author Nina LaCour, following two women on a star-crossed journey toward each other.
Lanier, Martina M.A Resilient LoveUrban Fiction
Larkin, MichelleSecret AgentRomance
Lazar, ZacharyThe Apartment on Calle UruguayFiction
Llanos-Figueroa, DahlmaA Woman of EnduranceThis groundbreaking novel illuminates a little discussed aspect of history--the Puerto Rican Atlantic Slave Trade--witnessed through the experiences of Pola, an African captive used as a breeder to bear more slaves.
LowkeeFinessed: play chess or get check'dA story of love, loss, loyalty and the strength it requires to survive the streets.
Marcelo, TifKnow You by HeartRomance
Martinez, GuillermoThe Oxford BrotherhoodMystery
McBrayer, LaurenLike a House on FireA debut novel about a woman at a turning point in her life, and what happens when she discovers the spark that makes her feel whole again.
McCulloch, AmyBreathlessThriller
McGuire, SeananSeasonal FearsFantasy - Alchemical Journeys #2
McMahon, JenniferThe Children on the HillThriller
McMillan, RachelThe Mozart CodeChristian Historical
Meyer, DeonThe Dark FloodMystery - Benny Griessel #7
Michaels, FernSecretsThriller
Miller, KirstenThe ChangeBig Little Lies meets The Witches of Eastwick in this story about three women whose midlife crisis brings unexpected new powers, putting them on a collision course with the evil that lurks in their wealthy beach town.
Miller, Linda LaelCountry BornRomance - Painted Pony Creek #3
Moore, NiyahMy Hustler, My Enemy : Rise of a Street QueenCrime kingpins learn the hard way to "Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer..."
Moore, YolandaThe Streets Will TalkUrban Fiction
Naga, NoorIf an Egyptian Cannot Speak EnglishAn Egyptian American woman visiting her parents' homeland begins a dark romance with an unemployed photographer who is addicted to cocaine and living in a rooftop shack in Cairo.
Nagendra, HariniThe Bangalore Detectives ClubThe first in a charming, joyful crime series set in 1920s Bangalore, featuring amateur detective Kaveri and her husband Ramu.
Newman, LeighNobody Gets Out AliveShort Stories
Oduor, OkwiriThings They LostThis debut novel tells the story of a lonely girl living in a small African town and her struggle to free herself from her mercurial, charming mother.
Paretsky, SaraOverboardMystery - V.I. Warshawski #22
Patel, VaishnaviKaikeyiThis debut reimagines the life of the infamous queen from the Indian epic the Ramayana, an extraordinary woman determined to leave her mark in a world where gods and men dictate the shape of things to come.
Pen, KweenMona LizaUrban Fiction
Penelope, L.Savage CityParanormal Romance
Perkins-Valdez, DolenTake My HandA novel about a young Black nurse's shocking discovery and burning quest for justice in post-segregation Alabama.
Phillips, GaryOne-Shot Harry1963 Los Angeles provides a powerful backdrop in this historical crime novel about an African American forensic photographer seeking justice for a friend--perfect for fans of Walter Mosley, James Ellroy, and George Pelecanos.
Pinborough, SarahInsomniaEmma Averill worries that her crippling insomnia is a sign that she's slowly going insane--like the mother she's worked so hard to leave in her past.
Player, DelmontThe Birth of a GangsterUrban Fiction
Pratt, TimPrison of SleepScience Fiction - Journals of Zaxony Delatree #2
Quick, AmandaWhen She DreamsRomantic Suspense - Burning Cove, CA #6
Richardson, Kim MicheleThe Book Woman's DaughterFiction - Book Woman of Troublesome Creek #2
Rio, KingThe Cocaine Princess 2Urban Fiction
Rio, KingThe Cocaine Princess 3Urban Fiction
Roberts, NoraNightworkRomantic Suspense
Rodale, MayaThe Mad Girls of New YorkA novel based on the fearless reporter Nellie Bly, who would stop at nothing to expose injustices against women in 19th century New York.
Rollins, JamesKingdom of BonesThriller - Sigma Force #16
Rose, JenevaOne of Us Is DeadOpulence. Sex. Betrayal ... Sometimes friendship can be deadly.
Rothchild, SaschaBlood SugarIntroducing the most likable murderess you will ever meet.
Rubio, Marytza K.Maria, Maria: & Other StoriesShort Stories
Saint, JenniferElektraA reimagining of the story of one of Greek mythology's most infamous heroines.
SaynomoreMob Ties 6Urban Fiction
Scherm, RebeccaA House Between Earth and the MoonFiction
Scott, MarynStandomRomance
SequaiaLoving a Girl Like YouFame and love combined can be either the greatest combination or the worst. For these star-crossed lovers, which will it be?
Shin, Kyung-SookVioletsFollows a neglected young woman's search for human connection in contemporary Seoul.
Simon, ChristineThe Patron Saint of Second ChancesThe self-appointed mayor of a tiny Italian village is determined to save his hometown no matter the cost in this debut novel.
Sinha, MadiAt Least You Have Your HealthBehind the chic veneer of a wellness clinic lies a dangerous secret.
SlmnRaceA gripping thriller about a reporter risking his life to expose corrupt policing and destroy the system from within before it destroys him.
Stanford, ClaireHappy for YouA novel about a young woman who takes a job at a tech company looking to break into the "happiness market"--even as her own happiness feels more unknowable than ever.
Starford, RebeccaAn Unlikely SpyHistorical Fiction
Story, Rosalyn M.Sing Her NameThe intertwined stories of two singers whose lives connect across time.
Straub, EmmaThis Time TomorrowFiction
Sussman, ElissaFunny You Should AskFiction
Tchaikovsky, AdrianEyes of the VoidScience Fiction - The Final Architecture #2
Thayer, NancySummer LoveFiction
Thayne, RaeAnneSummer at the CapeRomance - Cape Sanctuary #4
Thompson, VictoriaMurder on Madison SquareHistorical Mystery - Gaslight #25
Thorogood, RobertThe Marlow Murder ClubTo solve an impossible murder, you need an impossible hero...
Tukes, RomellCoke GirlzUrban Fiction
Van Pelt, ShelbyRemarkably Bright CreaturesFor fans of A Man Called Ove, a ... debut novel about a widow's unlikely friendship with a giant Pacific octopus reluctantly residing at the local aquarium--and the truths she finally uncovers about her son's disappearance 30 years ago.
Vara, VauhiniThe Immortal King RaoA debut novel rewrites the history of big tech into a mythic immigrant story of dystopian proportions.
Vo, NghiSiren QueenImmortality is just a casting call away...
Waters, JohnLiarmouth: A Feel-Bad RomanceFiction
Weiner, JenniferThe Summer PlaceFiction
Wiley, SoonWhen We Fell ApartA young Korean American man's search for answers about his girlfriend's mysterious death becomes a soul-searching journey into his own bi-cultural identity.
Williams, RacquelLovin' a Virginia Bad GirlNyesha, Kymani, and Yohan get caught up in a messy, page-turning love triangle.
Wilson, CarterThe New NeighborThriller
Winn, KarenOur Little WorldFiction
Winslow, DonCity on FireThe first novel in an epic crime saga.
Winter, DawnSedating ElaineFiction
Wiseman, BethThe Bookseller's PromiseChristian Fiction - Amish Bookstore #1
Wright, Jaime JoThe Souls of Lost LakeWren Blythe has long enjoyed being among the Northwoods, helping her father with programming at a youth camp. But when a little girl in the area goes missing, an all-out search ensues, reviving the decades-old campfire story of Ava Coons, the murderess, who still roams the woods.
March 2022
AuthorTitleLibrarians' Picks
Abu-Jaber, DianaFencing with the King Amani discovers a poem on an airmail paper that slipped out of one of her father's books and becomes determined to learn more about its author, her grandmother, who arrived in Jordan during World War I.
Aguirre, AnnBoss WitchRomance - Fix-It Witches #2
Ahmad, AaminaThe Return of Faraz AliSent back to his birthplace, Lahore's notorious red-light district, to hush up the murder of a girl, a man finds himself in an unexpected reckoning with his past.
Akers, W. M.Westside Lights Historical Mystery - Westside #3
Alexander, EllieLost Coast LiteraryA young editor inherits her grandmother's estate only to learn that her editing pen has the power not only to change stories but also to change lives.
Ali, KasimGood IntentionsA debut novel about a young man who has hidden a romance from his parents, unable to choose between familial obligation and the future he truly wants.
Allingham, MerrynMurder at Primrose CottageCozy Mystery - Flora Steele #3
Alpsten, EllenThe Tsarina's Daughter Historical - Tsarina #2
Andrews, BrianDark AngelThriller - Shepherds #2
Andrews, V. C.Becoming My SisterTwo sisters face love, rivalry, and a shocking disappearance amidst the luxury of Palm Springs.
Bahr, DaneThe Houseboat This psychological thriller set in small town Iowa in the 1960s pits a detective struggling with his own demons against a mysterious outcast who may or may not be a serial killer.
Baldree, Travis.Legends & Lattes A hot cup of fantasy slice-of-life with a dollop of romantic froth.
Banwo, Ayanna LloydWhen We Were Birds A mythic love story set in Trinidad, this radiant debut introduces two unforgettable outsiders brought together by their connection with the dead.
Barasch, CaitlinA Novel Obsession An aspiring novelist finds herself stalking--and writing about--her boyfriend's ex-girlfriend.
Barenbaum, RachelAtomic AnnaThree generations of women work together and travel through time to prevent the Chernobyl disaster and right the wrongs of their past.
Bennett, Claire-LouiseCheckout 19Fiction
Bennett, S. J. All the Queen's Men Cozy Mystery - Her Majesty the Queen Investigates #2
Bhanoo, SindyaSeeking Fortune ElsewhereShort Stories
Bishop, AnneCrowbonesUrban Fantasy - World of the Others #3
Black, CaraMurder at the Porte de VersaillesMystery - Aimée Leduc #20
Blanco Calderón, RodrigoThe NightRecurring blackouts envelop Caracas in an inescapable darkness that makes nightmares come true.
Blædel, Sara.A Harmless Lie Mystery - Louise Rick/Camilla Lind #10
Bond, GwendaThe Date from HellParanormal Romance - Match Made in Hell #2
Bova, BenSam Gunn Jr.Science Fiction - Sam Gunn #3
Brayden, MelissaExclusiveSkylar Ruiz lands the TV reporting job of a lifetime, but is she willing to sacrifice it all for the love of her longtime crush, anchorwoman Carolyn McNamara?
Broaddus, MauriceSweep of StarsWhen the old powers seek to destroy the Muungano empire and all that they've built, three people leader Amachi Adisa, warrior Fela Buhari and captain Stacia Chikeke prepare for battle while searching for the answers that could save them all.
Bulawayo, NoVioletGlory Inspired by the unexpected fall by coup of the longtime president of Zimbabwe, the book describes a fictional nation of animals on the path to true liberation after the sudden fall of Old Horse.
Burchell, KristinCourt of VenomFantasy
Burton, Tara IsabellaThe World Cannot GiveArriving at St. Dunstan's Academy in Maine, shy, sensitive Laura Stearns falls under the spell of charismatic, neurotic overachiever Virginia, who gives her purpose until the new school chaplain challenges Virginia, forcing Laura to decide how far she will let her devotion to Virginia go.
Byler, LindaA Beacon of Light Inspirational Romance - Long Road Home #2
Carr, RobynA Family AffairRomance
Chou, Elaine HsiehDisorientationWhile finishing her PhD dissertation on the late canonical poet Xiao-Wen Chou, graduate student Ingrid Yang discovers a curious note in the archives and upends her entire life trying to unravel the note's message, ultimately making an explosive discovery.
Clark, Andrea YaryuraOn a Night of a Thousand StarsA young couple confronts the start of Argentina's Dirty War in the 1970s, and a daughter searches for truth twenty years later.
Cole, LeeGroundskeepingFiction
Colgan, JennyWelcome to the School by the Sea The first book of a new series, set at a charming English boarding school on the sea.
Comfort, JenThe Astronaut and the StarA romantic comedy featuring an astronaut tasked with training a Hollywood actor for a space flick.
Cooper, Sharon C.Business Not as UsualRomance
Corey, James S. A.Memory's LegionScience Fiction Short Stories
Cranor, EliDon't Know ToughFiction
Crosby, EllenBitter RootsCozy Mystery - Wine Country #12
Croucher, LexReputationWhen she meets a wealthy member of the in-crowd, bookish and sheltered Georgina is introduced to the upper levels of Regency aristocracy where she begins to wonder if she'll ever fit in - or if the price of entry into this glittering world is higher than she's willing to pay.
Davenport, N. E.The Blood TrialsBlending fantasy and science fiction, this debut kicks off a duology of loyalty and rebellion, in which a young Black woman must survive deadly trials in a racist and misogynistic society to become an elite warrior.
DeYoung, AndrewThe TempsThey're underemployed. Underpaid. And trying to survive the end of the world while trapped inside an office complex. Who knew temp work could be this dangerous?
Deeds, MarionComeuppance Served ColdA hard-boiled historical fantasy of criminality and magic, couched in the glamour of Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries.
Dolan, LianLost and Found in ParisWhen her husband announces he's fathered twins with another woman, Joan books a last-minute trip to Paris as an art courier where she, after the priceless drawings are stolen, is led on a treasure hunt all over the city hoping to recover the lost art, and her own sense of adventure.
Doller, TrishThe Suite SpotRomance
Downes, AnnaThe Shadow HouseThriller
Eason, LynetteDriving ForceChristian Suspense - Elite Guardians #1
Elliot, AmandaSadie on a PlateLanding a coveted spot on her favorite TV show, chef Sadie, a rising star in the trendy Seattle restaurant scene, arrives in NYC and has a spontaneous one-night fling, or she thought was a one night, until she arrives on set and gets the surprise of her life.
Ellis, ShellyTruth, Lies, and Mr. GreyFiction - Three Mrs. Greys #2
Folk, KateOut There: StoriesShort Stories
Fu, MelissaPeach Blossom SpringHistorical Fiction
Gainza, MaríaPortrait of an Unknown Lady The story of an auction house employee on the trail of an enigmatic master forger.
Galgut, DamonThe PromiseFiction
Garmus, BonnieLessons in ChemistryIn the early 1960s, chemist and single mother Elizabeth Zott, the reluctant star of America's most beloved cooking show due to her revolutionary skills in the kitchen, uses this opportunity to dare women to change the status quo.
Garrett, KellyeLike a SisterWhen death of her half-sister Desiree, a disgraced reality TV star, is ruled an overdose, Lena Scott knows that can't be the case and becomes determined to find justice for Desiree, even if means unraveling her family's darkest secrets - or ending up dead herself.
Gelernter, J. H.Captain Grey's GambitHistorical Fiction - Captain Grey #2
Gillham, David R.Shadows of Berlin Historical Fiction
Ginder, GrantLet's Not Do That AgainFiction
Gladstone, MaxLast ExitAfter being able to travel between alternate realities, wizard Zelda Quiang gathers her friends from the past to help defend the world against her ex-lover, Sal.
Glenn, RoyManipulationUrban Fiction
Gorcheva-Newberry, KristinaThe Orchard Four teenagers grow inseparable in the last days of the Soviet Union--but not all of them will live to see the new world arrive in this debut novel, loosely based on Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard.
Graham, HeatherCrimson SummerRomantic Suspense
Grande, ReynaA Ballad of Love and Glory A sweeping historical saga following a Mexican army nurse and an Irish soldier who must fight, first for their survival and then for love, amidst the atrocity of the Mexican-American War
Graves, SarahDeath by Chocolate Chip CupcakeCozy Mystery - Death By Chocolate #5
Green, JaneSister StardustInspired by a true story, this book reimagines the glamorous and tragic life of fashion icon and socialite Talitha Getty through the eyes of Claire, a young woman in search of adventure who is drawn into Talitha's orbit, forever changing her life.
Gurnah, Abdulrazak Admiring SilenceFiction
Gurnah, Abdulrazak Memory of DepartureFiction
Gurnah, Abdulrazak Pilgrims WayAn extraordinary depiction of the life of an immigrant, as he struggles to come to terms with the horror of his past and the meaning of his pilgrimage to England.
Hannon, IreneSea Glass CottageInspirational - Hope Harbor #8
Hansen, JosephSkinflickMystery - Dave Brandstetter #5
Harkin, JoTell Me An Ending Never Let Me Go meets Black Mirror in this speculative debut about a tech company that deletes unwanted memories.
Harper, ElodieThe Wolf DenA slave and prostitute in Pompeii's notorious Wolf Den brothel, Amara, once the beloved daughter of a doctor in Greece, is buoyed by the sisterhood she forges with the other women and dream of a new beginning - if she can pay the high price for her freedom.
Harris, C. S.When Blood LiesHistorical Mystery - Sebastian St. Cyr #17
Harvey, Kristy WoodsonThe Wedding VeilFollows four extraordinary women across generations, bound by a beautiful wedding veil and a connection to the Vanderbilt legacy that changes their lives - and history as they know it.
Heath, LorraineGirls of Flight CityHistorical Fiction
Hepworth, SallyThe Younger WifeThriller
Heron, FarahKamila Knows BestToo busy with her friends' love lives, hardly giving thought to her own, Kamila Hussain refuses to let herself get distracted by her growing feelings for a longtime friend of the family until her secret nemesis sets her sights on him.
Hetherington, VictoriaAutonomyIn a near future ravaged by illness, one woman and her AI companion enter a dangerous bubble of the superrich.
Hill, EdwinThe Secrets We ShareThriller
Hill, SusanA Change of CircumstanceMystery - Simon Serrallier #11
Holland, SamThe Echo ManThriller
Holmberg, Charlie N.Star FatherFantasy - Star Mother #2
Holton, IndiaThe League of Gentlewomen WitchesParanormal Romance - Dangerous Damsels #2
Hood, JoshuaRobert Ludlum's the Treadstone TransgressionThriller - Treadstone #3
Hubbard, LadeeThe Last Suspicious HoldoutShort Stories
Hubscher, LibbyIf You Ask MeWhen an advice columnist's picture-perfect life implodes, she opts to go rogue.
Huchu, T. L.Our Lady of Mysterious AilmentsUrban Fantasy - Edinburgh Nights #2
Hyde, AllegraEleutheriaAfter meeting a renowned Harvard professor who betrays her, a naïve, young idealist finds a guide to fighting climate change and is inspired to move to Eleutheria in the Bahamas to join the author and his ecowarriors.
IndiaRich Wives AssociationThe life of a celebrity wife is supposed to be all glitz and glamour. However, when the lights dim and the paparazzi fade, living life in the fab lane comes with a price.
Johnson, Chantal V.Post-TraumaticA dedicated lawyer who advocates for mentally ill patients makes a bold move during a family reunion that leaves her alone in new and terrifying ways, causing her to unravel.
Jones, SolomonC.R.E.A.M. about the StreetsUrban Fiction - C.R.E.A.M. #1
Jones, SolomonPayback: The Return of C.R.E.A.M.Urban Fiction - C.R.E.A.M. #2
K'wanPromise BrokenAfter losing her mother and the abandonment of her father, Promise has two goals: graduate from high school and be loved. Her pursuit of these goals will lead to life-altering events.
Kava, AlexFallen CreedMystery - Ryder Creed K9 #7
Kazbek, KatyaLittle Foxes Took Up MatchesA powerful story of sexual awakening and acceptance voiced by a protagonist coming of age in post-Soviet Russia.
Keneally, ThomasThe Dickens Boy The son of England's most famous author, Edward Dickens, is sent to Australia to make something of himself - or at least fall out of the public eye - where he works hard to prove to his parents and himself that he can succeed in this vast and unfamiliar wilderness.
Kenyon, SherrilynEve of DestructionParanormal Romance - League: Eve of Destruction #1
Keyes, MarianAgain, RachelFiction
Kravetz, Lee DanielThe Last Confessions of Sylvia P. Bridging fact and fiction to imagine the life of a revered writer, this masterful literary novel follows a seasoned curator as she, vetting the 55-year-old handwritten journals of Sylvia Plath, discovers she is connected to Plath's legacy in an unexpected way.
Lansdale, Joe R.Born for Trouble : The Further Adventures of Hap and LeonardMystery
Lastufka, AlanFace the NightRookie police sketch artist Adriana just drew the wrong face. A face with no name, with no voice, but with one hell of a secret...
Lewis, Amy O.Half-Told TruthsMystery - Colorado Skies #2
Li, Grace D.Portrait of a ThiefOcean's Eleven meets The Farewell in this heist novel inspired by the true story of Chinese art vanishing from Western museums.
Lin, HudsonGoing PublicRomance - Jade Harbour Capital #2
Loizou, PolisA Good YearHorror
Luna, LouisaHideoutMystery - Alice Vega #3
Lupica, MikeRobert B. Parker's Revenge TourMystery - Sunny Randall #10
Macmillan, GillyThe Long Weekend A group of women travel to the most remote place in England for a weekend escape, only to discover a startling note that one of their husbands will be killed before they return home.
Margolin, PhillipThe Darkest PlaceMystery - Robin Lockwood #5
Marie, TinaMy Heart Beats for YouSometimes, even true love isn't enough to prevent bad choices.
May, FrancescaWild and Wicked ThingsIn the aftermath of World War I, a naive woman is swept into a glittering world filled with dark magic, romance, and murder.
Maz, WilliamThe Bucharest DossierThriller
McCoy, TajSavvy Sheldon Feels Good As HellWhile renovating her house and her life, Savvy Sheldon finds things going not as planned and soon realizes that she should have started her renovation the other way around, beginning with how she sees and loves herself before she can love someone else.
Medel, ElenaThe WondersDuring the Women's March in 2018 Madrid, Alicia, unaware that the mother who left her years ago is in the crowd, searches for a man who, for a few hours, will make her forget her husband and the life he expects them to live.
Miller, CarolThe Fool Dies LastThe Bailey sisters may be the only ones able to interpret the meaning behind a bizarre series of murders in the first entry in the Fortune Telling Mysteries series.
Miller, VanessaSomething GoodWhen three women find their lives inextricably linked after one terrible mistake, they must work together to make the most of their futures and the challenges before them.
Monroe, MaryEmpty VowsPopular, generous, forty-something widow Jessie Tucker decides to make herself indispensable to recently widowed Hubert Wiggins but is disappointed when he is not everything she dreamed he would be and instead turns her attentions to a much younger man.
Montgomery, JessThe EchoesHistorical Mystery - Kinship #4
Monáe, JanelleThe Memory Librarian: And Other Stories of Dirty ComputerIn a totalitarian world where thoughts - as a means of self-conception - are controlled or erased by a select few, and your life is dictated by those who feel they have the right to decide your fate, Jane 57821 remembers and breaks free.
Morrey, BethDelphine Jones Takes a ChanceFiction
Mueller, Sara A.The Bone OrchardA dying emperor charges his favorite concubine with solving his own murder, and preventing the culprit, which undoubtedly is one of his three terrible sons, from taking control of an empire.
Murphy, JenniferScarlet in Blue Follows Blue and her artist mother Scarlet as they finally settle down in a small Michigan beachfront town where Blue thrives as her mother prepares to escape the shadow of her traumatic past, no matter what the cost.
Neuvel, SylvainUntil the Last of MeScience Fiction - : Take Them to the Stars #2
Novak, BrendaSummer on the IslandRomance
Nović, SaraTrue BizTaking readers into a residential school for the deaf, this coming-of-age novel follows three people - a rebellious transfer student, the school's golden boy and the headmistress - as they each deal with personal and political crises and find their lives inextricable from one another - and changed forever.
O'Leary, BethThe No-ShowThree women who seemingly have nothing in common find that they're involved with the same man.
O'Nan, StewartOcean StateA story of working-class life in Rhode Island and the terrible things love makes us do, told through the alternating perspectives of four women at the heart of the murder of a high school student.
O'Shea, T.J.Beyond the BlueRomance
Osman, DiriyeThe Butterfly JungleShort Stories
Osunde, EloghosaVagabonds!In Nigeria, the lives of a group of vagabonds - the poor, the queer, the drivers and dancers, the abused, displaced and vulnerable - intertwine in bustling markets and underground clubs, churches and hotel rooms where they are seized and challenged by spirits who command the city's dark energy.
Oyebanji, AdamBraking DayAn engineer-in-training on a generation ship that escaped an inhospitable Earth sees a young woman floating out in space without a helmet and must decide whether to ignore it and secure his family's place among the elite or uncover the truth.
Painter, LynnMr. Wrong NumberA steamy message from a random wrong number turns into an anonymous relationship.
Pandian, GigiUnder Lock & Skeleton KeyTempest Raj, while visiting her dad's latest renovation project, discovers the body of her former stage double and wonders if she was the original target.
Patterson, James, and Maxine Paetro22 SecondsMystery
Patterson, James, and J.D. BarkerDeath of the Black WidowThriller
Pederson, David S.Murder on Monte VistaHistorical Mystery
Pellegrino, AmandaSmile and Look PrettyWhat happens when four assistants risk everything to say enough is enough?
Perry, AnneThree Debts PaidHistorical Mystery - Daniel Pitt #5
Powell, GarethStars and BonesWhen her sister disappears while responding to a mysterious alien distress call, Eryn insists on being part of the crew sent to look for her.
Power, RoryIn a Garden Burning GoldTwins Rhea and Lexos have spent an eternity working with their father to keep control over the seasons, tides, stars and people but might face each other on the battlefield as an independence movement grows, putting the siblings at odds.
Reedus, NormanThe RavagedFiction
Reich, ChristopherOnce a ThiefThriller - Simon Riske #4
Rigetti, SusanCover StoryAn ambitious young woman gets trapped in a charismatic con artist's scam.
Riley, VanessaA Duke, the Spy, an Artist, and a LieHistorical Romance - Rogues and Remarkable Women #3
Roanhorse, RebeccaFevered StarFantasy - Between Earth and Sky #2
Roe, LisaWelcome to the NeighborhoodGinny Miller's remarriage is a great opportunity to move with her quirky eleven year-old daughter to an upscale New Jersey suburb, but reality in the Real Housewives of NJ town isn't everything she hoped it would be.
Ronan, KelseyChevy in the Hole The love story of an interracial couple, recovering addict August "Gus" Molloy and urban farmer Monae Livingston, as told through two generations of their families living in and around Detroit.
Rosenfelt, DavidCitizen K-9Cozy Mystery - K Team #3
Runcie, James The Great Passion Told through the story of Bach's writing of the St. Matthew's Passion, this meditation on grief and music follows 13-year-old Stefan Silbermann who is taken under the tutelage of Bach and drawn into Bach's family life, escaping the cruelty of his classmates.
Scalzi, JohnThe Kaiju Preservation SocietyWhen an old acquaintance desperately needs her help, Jamie Gray is transported to an alternate dimension where she must save large creatures called Kaiju from others who have found their way to the world - and who threaten humankind back on Earth with their carelessness.
Scurati, AntonioM: Son of the CenturyAn epic historical novel that chronicles the birth and rise of fascism in Italy through the eyes of its founder, Benito Mussolini.
Searles, JohnHer Last Affair In this tense and atmospheric thriller of love found and lost again, three individuals find their lives intertwined as they reconnect with their past, to deadly effect.
Segura, AlexSecret identity In 1975, when the comic book industry is struggling, Carmen Valdes, an assistant at Triumph Comics, finds things taking a strange turn when she helps create a new female character - a project that leads to murder and plunges her into a dangerous world of secrets and resentments.
Shade, AnneHer Heart's DesireRomance
Sharma, NishaDating Dr. Dil Romance
Shelton, PaigeThe Burning PagesCozy Mystery - Scottish Bookshop #7
Shepherd, PengThe Cartographers When her estranged father is found dead with a seemingly worthless map hidden in his desk, cartographer Nell Young soon discovers the map is extremely valuable - and that a mysterious collector will stop at nothing to destroy it and anyone who gets in the way.
Shocklee, MichelleCount the Nights by StarsChristian Historical
Sim, TaraThe City of DuskFantasy
Singh, SonyaSari, Not SariThe beautiful young CEO of Breakup, a highly successful company helping people manage their relationship breakups, Manny Dogra has an identity crisis and makes a deal with an irritating client who agrees to give her a crash course in being "Indian."
Sorell, GinaThe Wise WomenA popular advice columnist for 40 years, Wendy Wise decides to meddle in her own troubled daughters' lives even though they are holding on some resentments from childhood, while her daughters discover that Wendy has been hiding more than a few problems of her own.
Sosa, MiaThe Wedding CrasherCrashing the wedding of complete strangers who don't belong together, Solange agrees to be the former groom's pretend girlfriend to make up for her interference, and as they fake date for the benefit of his colleagues, they form an undeniable connection.
Spencer, KateIn a New York MinuteRomance
Spindler, EricaThe Detective's DaughterA woman risks everything to solve the cold case that destroyed her father-but will it destroy her as well?
Steel, DanielleBeautifulFiction
Sten, CamillaThe Resting PlaceEleanor inherits a house tucked away in the Swedish woods from her cruel grandmother and seeks the truth about her grandmother's murder.
Straight, Susan.MeccaFiction
Stringfellow, Tara M.MemphisTold over the course of 70 years, this debut novel traces three generations of a Southern Black family and one daughter, who, channeling her rage into art, discovers with the power of her paint brush, she can change her family's legacy.
Stuart, DouglasYoung MungoIn Glasgow, Mungo and James, who should be enemies due to their religious beliefs, fall in love, dreaming of finding somewhere they belong, while Mungo works hard to hide his true self from all those around him to protect them both from the danger their relationship brings.
Sutanto, Jesse Q.Four Aunties and a WeddingRomance - Aunties #2
Swanson, PeterNine Lives Mystery
Tawada, YōkoScattered All Over the EarthA mind-expanding, cheerfully dystopian new novel by a winner of the National Book Award.
Tector, AmyThe Honeybee EmeraldsAlice Ahmadi, a shy intern at a struggling Parisian magazine, finds herself drawn into decades-old secrets when she discovers a priceless necklace previously owned by some of history's most iconic and glamorous women.
Trigiani, AdrianaThe Good Left UndoneHistorical Fiction
Varela, AlejandroThe Town of Babylon Returning to his hometown to care for his ailing father, Andres, a gay Latinx professor, decides to attend his 20-year high school reunion where he encounters the long-lost characters of his youth and must confront these relationships to better understand his own life.
Wallace, David FosterSomething to Do with Paying AttentionFiction
Ward, Amanda EyreThe Lifeguards Three mothers who have raised their kids together find the perfect world they have so painstakingly created shattered by the unthinkable when a secret their three boys - all lifeguards - have been keeping is revealed.
Ward, J. R.Lover ArisenParanormal Romance - Black Dagger Brotherhood #20
Warner, SondiLead Me AstrayParanormal Romance
Waters, MarthaTo Marry and to MeddleHistorical Romance - Regency Vows #3
Wegert, TessaDead WindMystery - Shana Merchant #3
White, KarenThe Shop on Royal StreetMystery
Wilkes, AllyAll the White Spaces Something deadly and mysterious stalks the members of an isolated polar expedition.
Williams, SheilaThings Past Telling Recalling the last 100-plus years of her triumphant and tumultuous life, the narrator shares how her midwifery skills allowed her to sometimes transcend the racial and class barriers of her enslavement and how she never lost her sense of self.
Winning, JoshThe Shadow GlassA thrilling race against the clock to save the world from fantasy creatures from a cult 80s film.
Winstead, AshleyFool Me OnceRomance
Wong, KhanThe Circus InfiniteA circus takes down a crime boss on the galaxy's infamous pleasure moon.
Zarou, Paul AzizArab Boy DeliveredMichael Haddad, the teenage son of Palestinian immigrants, comes of age during the tumultuous sixties in his family's neighborhood grocery store in New York City.
Zhang, Jenny TinghuiFour Treasures of the SkyA Chinese girl struggles to find her place in the 1880s American West after being kidnapped and smuggled, working at a calligraphy school and a San Francisco brothel as anti-Chinese sentiment sweeps across the country.
February 2022
AuthorTitleLibrarians' Picks
Abraham, DanielAge of AshFirst volume of a monumental epic fantasy trilogy that unfolds within the walls of a single great city, over the course of one tumultuous year, where every story matters, and the fate of the city is woven from them all.
Albert, AnnabethSink or SwimRomance - Shore Leave #2
Alexander, KiannaCarolina BuiltThe novelized life of real estate magnate Josephine N. Leary in a previously untold story of passion, perseverance, and building a legacy after emancipation in North Carolina.
Andrews, IlonaFated BladesTwo members of the genetically-enhanced ruling families of planet Rada, in a constant fight for power and dominance for eons, must put aside their ill will and work together secretly to prevent evil forces from using universe-altering technology.
Armas, ElenaThe Spanish Love DeceptionA romantic comedy about a young woman who agrees to fake date a colleague and bring him to her sister's wedding.
Armstrong, KelleyThe Deepest of SecretsMystery - Casey Duncan #7
Asher, AprilNot the Witch You WedParanormal Romance
Ashley, T.Capturing CelesteUrban Fiction
Ashton, EdwardMickey7The Martian meets Dark Matter in this science fiction thriller, in which Mickey7, an expendable, refuses to let his replacement clone Mickey8 take his place.
Au, JessicaCold Enough for SnowFiction
Bailey, TessaHook, Line, and SinkerRomance - Bellinger Sisters #2
Baldacci, DavidDream TownThriller - Aloysius Archer #3
Barr, LisaWoman on FireA gripping tale of a young, ambitious journalist embroiled in an international art scandal centered around a Nazi-looted masterpiece.
Barron, StephanieJane and the Year Without a SummerHistorical Mystery - Jane Austen #14
Barry, QuanWhen I'm Gone, Look for Me in the EastIn a windswept Mongolia, estranged twin brothers make a journey of duty, conflict, and renewed understanding.
Beaton, M. C.Death of a Green-Eyed MonsterCozy Mystery - Hamish Macbeth #34
Belloc Lowndes, MarieThe Chianti FlaskClassic Mystery
Billingsley, ReShonda TateMiss Pearly's GirlsFour estranged sisters must return to rural Arkansas when their mother is diagnosed with a terminal illness.
Bird, KristenThe Night She Went MissingEach mother is sure she knows who is responsible, but they all have their own secrets to keep and reputations to protect. And the lies they tell themselves and each other may just have the potential to be lethal in this riveting debut.
Birdsong, Destiny O.Nobody's MagicThree novellas about African American women grappling with their families' and communities' attitudes toward their albinism.
Black, JuneauCold ClayCozy Mystery - Shady Hollow #2
Blackburn, Lynn H.Malicious IntentChristian Suspense - Defend and Protect #2
Blake, OlivieThe Atlas SixChosen to compete for five spots within The Alexandrian Society, the protectors and benefactors of the world's greatest source of knowledge, six powerful young magicians must decide how much they are willing to sacrifice to win one of the coveted spots.
Bowen, RhysWild Irish RoseHistorical Mystery - Molly Murphy #18
Box, C. J.Shadows ReelMystery - Joe Pickett #22
Brown, VanessaThe Darker Side of MeFiction
Brunstetter, Wanda E.The Sugarcreek SurpriseInspirational - Creekside Discoveries #2
Candlish, LouiseThe HeightsThriller
Cannon, JulieMy Secret ValentineRomance
Carlson, MelodyLooking for LeroyChristian Romance
Chase-Riboud, BarbaraThe Great Mrs. EliasThe author of the award-winning Sally Hemings now brings to life Hannah Elias, one of the richest black women in America in the early 1900s.
Clark, AshleyWhere the Last Rose BloomsChristian Fiction
Clipston, AmyFoundation of LoveIn the first installment of a new series, an Amish widower with three grown sons discovers that another chance at love may be waiting for him.
Coben, HarlanThe MatchMystery - Wilde #2
Connealy, MaryThe Element of LoveChristian Historical
Coulter, CatherineThe Grayson Sherbrooke Otherworldly AdventuresHistorical Mystery - Books 1-5
Cramer, SofieText for YouFiction
Crimp, ImogenA Very Nice GirlAn ambitious young opera singer is caught between devotion to her craft and an all-consuming affair with an older man.
Dailey, JanetCalder GritRomance - Calder Brand #2
Dams, Jeanne M.Murder in the ParkIntroducing spirited female sleuth Elizabeth Fairchild in the first of the new Oak Park Village mystery series, set in 1920s Illinois.
Darnielle, JohnDevil HouseMystery
Deibel, JenniferLady of Galway ManorChristian Historical
Deveraux, JudeA Relative MurderMystery - Medlar #4
Dick, KayTheyA dark, dystopian portrait of artists struggling to resist violent suppression.
Dixon, Ariel DelgadoDon't Say We Didn't Warn YouTwo sisters unite to survive a traumatic upbringing--from absentee parents to a wilderness camp for troubled teens.
Domingo, AnniBreaking the Maafa ChainThe story of two sisters' struggle for true freedom in the mid-nineteenth century as their paths diverge in the middle passage--one to the court of Queen Victoria, the other to an American plantation.
Donnelly, Lara ElenaBase NotesA New York City perfumer accepts an intricate and dangerous commission from a super wealthy client and manipulates struggling artists into being his accomplices until plans start to unravel and a tenacious private investigator is on his heels.
Doyle, RoddyLife Without ChildrenShort Stories
Drakeford, ScottRise of the MagesEmrael Ire must embrace his abilities as a warrior and his place as last of the ancient Mage Kings to save his brother with the help of an undercover mage.
Dugoni, RobertThe Silent SistersThriller - Charles Jenkins #3
Eddings, MazeyA Brush with LoveWhile anxiously awaiting placement into a top oral surgery residency program, Harper doesn't have time to be more than "just friends" with an adorable first year dental student who threatens to undo her carefully ordered life.
Egan, JenniferThe Candy HouseA "sibling novel" to A Visit from the Goon Squad--an electrifying, deeply moving novel about the quest for authenticity and meaning in a world where memories and identities are no longer private.
Engberg, KatrineThe HarborMystery - Korner and Werner #3
Evanovich, JanetThe Recovery AgentThe launch of a new series that blends wild adventure, hugely appealing characters, and pitch-perfect humor.
Everett, ElizabethA Perfect EquationHistorical Romance - Secret Scientists of London #2
Falade, David WrightBlack Cloud RisingSergeant Richard Etheridge, the son of a slave and her master, must prove that his troops in the African Brigade are skilled and trustworthy as they raid the areas occupied by the Confederate Partisan Rangers in the fall of 1863.
Fawcett, JenniferBeneath the StairsA woman returns to her hometown after her childhood friend attempts suicide at a local haunted house--the same place where a traumatic incident shattered their lives twenty years ago.
Fay, KimLove & SaffronThis witty and tender novel follows two women in 1960s America as they discover that food really does connect us all, and that friendship and laughter are the best medicine.
Feehan, ChristinePhantom GameParanormal Romance - GhostWalker #18
Felker-Martin, GretchenManhuntBeth and Fran spend their days traveling the ravaged New England coast, hunting feral men and harvesting their organs in a gruesome effort to ensure they'll never face the same fate.
Fellman, IsaacDead CollectionsA whirlwind romance between a vampire archivist and a grieving widow explores what it means to be at home in your own body.
Ferencik, EricaGirl in IceThriller
Finlay, AlexThe Night ShiftThriller
Fluke, JoanneCaramel Pecan Roll MurderCozy Mystery - Hannah Swenson #28
Fowler, Karen JoyBoothDescribes the multiple scandals, family triumphs and disasters that took their toll on the 10 children of celebrated Shakespearean actor Junius Booth as the North and the South reached a boiling point and the Civil War broke out.
Frost, CarolineShadows of Pecan HollowFourteen years after being abducted and forced into a life of crime, Kit must reckon with her past when her kidnapper shows up on her doorstep, drawing her back into his orbit.
Gould, LeslieThreads of HopeChristian Fiction
Gran, SaraThe Book of the Most Precious SubstanceA mysterious book that promises unlimited power and unrivaled sexual pleasure. A down-on-her-luck book dealer hoping for the sale of a lifetime. And a twist so shocking, no one will come out unscathed.
Gray, Shelley ShepardEdgewater RoadMystery - Rumors in Ross County #1
Greaney, MarkSierra SixThriller - Gray Man #11
Hamilton, HugoThe PagesHistorical Fiction
Hansen, JosephThe Man Everybody Was Afraid OfMystery - Dave Brandstetter #4
Hardt, HelenBlazeRomance - Steel Brothers Saga #21
Harrison, CoraSpring of HopeHistorical Mystery - Gaslight #4
Harrison, Suzette D.The Dust Bowl OrphansHistorical Fiction
Hart, RobThe Paradox HotelScience Fiction
Hendricks, GreerThe Golden CoupleA maverick therapist who lost her license due to controversial methods, Avery agrees to help golden couple Marissa and Mathew Bishop overcome Marisa's cheating, setting all three of them on a collision course.
Henwood Hoen, ToryThe ARCFiction
Herring Blake, AshleyDelilah Green Doesn't CarePressured into photographing her estranged step-sister's wedding, Delilah Green reluctantly returns home to Bright Falls where she finds herself falling for one of the stuck-up bridesmaids after the pair are forced together during party preparations.
Heti, SheilaPure ColourFiction
Hill, WhitneySecrets and TruthsParanormal Romance - Otherside Heat #1
Jackson, KosokoI'm So (Not) Over YouPretending to still be his ex's current boyfriend in front of his parents, Kian reluctantly winds up being Hudson's plus-one at a splashy Georgia wedding and the pair find themselves in need of hashing out their true feelings.
Jenkins, James D.The Valancourt Book of World Horror StoriesShort Stories
Jio, SarahWith Love from LondonWhen a woman inherits her estranged mother's bookstore in London's Primrose Hill, she finds herself thrust into the pages of a new story--hers.
Johansen, RoyKiller ViewMystery - Kendra Michaels #9
Jorge, LídiaThe Wind Whistling in the CranesFiction
Kanon, JosephThe Berlin ExchangeHistorical Thriller
Kate, LaurenBy Any Other NameRomance
Kauffman, RebeccaChorusEach of the seven Shaw siblings describe their own versions of the two events that altered their lives, first the untimely death of their mother and second a shocking teen pregnancy in a story of familial loss, recovery and hope.
Kelly, Simone#1544A suspenseful and mystical twist-filled thriller about a father and daughter with supernatural abilities.
Kistler, BonnieThe CageTwo professional women--colleagues at an international fashion conglomerate--enter an elevator together . . . but only one is alive when they reach the ground floor.
Kuhns, John D.They Call Me IshmaelHistorical Fiction
Larkwood, A. K.The Thousand EyesFantasy - The Serpent Gates #2
Lashay, TaveyahRequiem: OriginsUrban Fiction
Lashay, TaveyahRequiem: ExposedUrban Fiction
Ledwidge, MichaelBeach WeddingWhen Terry Rourke is invited to a small town in the Hamptons for his brother's wedding, he can't help but take another look at a decades-old murder trial there that rocked the very foundations of his family.
Lee, StanThe Devil's Quintet: The Armageddon CodeScience Fiction
Leon, DonnaGive Unto OthersMystery - Guido Brunetti #31
Liardet, FrancesThink of MeHistorical Fiction
Lloyd, ElleryThe ClubA smart and sinister murder mystery set in the secretive world of exclusive celebrity clubs.
Lund, EmmeThe Boy With a Bird in his ChestFleeing to Washington to hide in plain sight with his family, Owen Tanner, who has a bird in his chest, feels joy and acceptance, despite living in a constant state of fear, in a community that embraces him for who he is.
Macallister, GreerScorpicaFive hundred years of peace between queendoms shatters when girls inexplicably stop being born.
MacNeal, ElizabethCircus of WondersHistorical Fiction
Mallery, SusanThe Summer Getaway Romance
Mandel, Emily St. JohnSea of TranquilityA novel of art, time, love, and plague that takes the reader from an island off Vancouver in 1912 to a dark colony of the moon three hundred years later, unfurling a story of humanity across centuries and planets.
Manguso, SarahVery Cold PeopleGrowing up in the frozen, snow-padded town of Waitsfield, Massachusetts, Ruthie, dealing with shame handed down from her immigrant ancestors and her indomitable mother, and violence endured by her high school friends, wonders if she'll ever get out of this town alive.
Mayquist, KitTripping ArcadiaWorking for one of Boston's most elite families, Lena discovers they are responsible for the ruin of her own family and embarks on a poison-filled quest for revenge that leads her into a hedonistic world where she must decide how much she is willing to risk for payback.
McGuire, SeananSpelunking Through Hell: A Visitor's Guide to the UnderworldUrban Fantasy - InCryptid #11
McHugh, MandyChloe Cates is MissingThe disappearance of a young internet celebrity ignites a firestorm of speculation on social media, and to find her a detective will have to extinguish the blaze.
McKenzie, PepiStreet Life: RedemptionUrban Fiction
Mellors, CocoCleopatra and FrankensteinFiction
Meltzer, BradThe Lightning RodThriller - Zig and Nola #2
MiashaSecret Society: All We Have Is UsUrban Fiction - 15th Anniversary Edition
Michaels, FernFear Thy NeighborRomantic Suspense
Mihalik, JessieHunt the StarsTo earn enough money to keep her bounty hunting crew together, Octavia Zarola accepts a job from her sworn enemy, a ruthless former general who ignites her anger and desire, and uncovers a peace-threatening political plot.
Montgomery, BrielleThe Appraisal 2Urban Fiction
Moorcock, MichaelElric of MelniboneFantasy - Elric Saga #1
Morris, AmeliaWildcatFiction
Moss, SarahThe FellThriller
Moustadraf, MalikaBlood Feast: The Complete Short StoriesShort Stories
Murugan, PerumalPyreAfter meeting in a small southern Indian town where he works, Saroja and Kumaresan quickly marry before returning to Kumaresan's family village, where they hope to build a happy life together. But they are harboring a terrible secret: Saroja is from a different caste than Kumaresan, and if the villagers find out, they will both be in grave danger
Myers, AdeleThe Tobacco WivesHistorical Fiction
Nickson, ChrisThe Blood CovenantHistorical Mystery - Simon Westlow #4
Ojeda, MónicaJawboneFernanda and Annelise are so close they are practically sisters: a double image, inseparable. So how does Fernanda end up bound on the floor of a deserted cabin, held hostage by one of her teachers and estranged from Annelise?
Osho, AndiAsking for a friendThree best friends decide it's time to ditch the dating apps and play the love game by their own rules. They're going to ask people out in real life...but only for each other. What could possibly go wrong?
Pataki, AllisonThe Magnificent Lives of Marjorie PostHistorical Fiction
Pek, JaneThe VerifiersWhile working for Veracity, a referral-only online-dating detective agency, Claudia breaks protocol to investigate when a client disappears and uncovers a maelstrom of personal and corporate deceit.
Peterson, TracieAlong the Rio GrandeChristian Historical - Love on the Santa Fe #1
Phillips, C. N.The BronxUrban Fiction - Carl Weber's Five Families of New York #3
Pierlot, CielBluebirdA lesbian gunslinger fights spies in space.
Piñeiro, CaridadThe Family She Never MetA multigenerational story that explores the resilience of three Cuban American women and the price they've all paid for their family.
Pitoniak, AnnaOur American FriendA mysterious first lady. The intrepid journalist writing her biography. And the secret that could destroy them both.
Qiu, XiaolongThe Shadow of the EmpireThe legendary Judge Dee Renjie investigates a high-profile murder case in this mystery set in seventh-century China.
Quinn, KateThe Diamond EyeHistorical Fiction
Radley, AmandaReading HerRomance
Ravn, OlgaThe EmployeesScience Fiction
Raybourn, DeannaAn Impossible ImpostorHistorical Mystery - Veronica Speedwell #7
Reekles, BethLockdown on London LaneRomance
Reimonenq, AldenThe Upside-Down TreeHistorical Fiction
Rio, KingThe Cocaine PrincessAlexus Costilla was raised by her father, a ruthless Mexican drug cartel boss, and her mother, a strong-spirited black woman with an MBA from Harvard. So, it's no surprise that when Alexus forgoes academia for the dope game, she quickly becomes one of the best to ever do it.
Rivers, FrancineThe Lady's MineChristian Historical
Robuck, ErikaSisters of Night and FogA novel based on the extraordinary true stories of an American socialite and a British secret agent whose acts of courage collide in the darkest hours of World War II.
Ross, RebeccaA River EnchantedFantasy - Elements of Cadence #1
Sagara, MichelleSword and ShadowFantasy - Wolves of Elantra #2
Sanderson, BrandonDawnshardFantasy - Stormlight Archive #3.5
Sandford, JohnThe InvestigatorLetty Davenport, the brilliant and tenacious adopted daughter of Lucas Davenport, takes the investigative reins in the newest thriller from Sandford.
Scott, KieranWish You Were GoneThriller
Scottoline, LisaWhat Happened to the BennettsThriller
Serle, RebeccaOne Italian SummerFiction
Silver, JosieOne Night on the IslandWhen a double-booking at a remote one-room cabin accidentally throws two solace seekers together, it feels like a cruel twist of fate. But what if it's fate of a different kind?
Smith, Jennifer E.The Unsinkable Greta JamesFiction
St James, SimoneThe Book of Cold CasesA true crime blogger gets more than she bargained for while interviewing the woman acquitted of two cold case slayings.
Staub, Wendy CorsiThe Other FamilyThriller
Sundin, SarahUntil Leaves Fall in ParisChristian Historical
Swan, RichardThe Justice of KingsSir Konrad Vonvalt, the most feared if the Emperor's Justice, and his protege, Helena Sedanka, investigate the murder of a provincial aristocrat and unearth a conspiracy that stretches to the very top of Imperial society.
Turnbull, BrynThe Last Grand DuchessThis sweeping novel takes readers behind palace walls to see the end of Imperial Russia through the eyes of Olga Nikolaevna Romanov, the first daughter of the last Tsar.
Tyler, AnneFrench BraidFiction
Vidich, PaulThe MatchmakerThriller
Walsh, RosieThe Love of My LifeWhen Emma suffers a serious illness, her husband, an obituary writer, unravels her dark past, and she must somehow prove to him that she really is the woman he married, but first, she must tell him about the other love of her life.
Ward, CatrionaSundialRob is forced to make one last trip out to Sundial, her parent's property in the wild Mojave desert where dark secrets are buried, when a frightening accident in her home reveals a disturbing discovery in her oldest daughter's bedroom.
Washington, Rodney H.Born in a MangerUrban Fiction
Wayne, StevenShe Was My Best ManUrban Fiction
Wesley, Valerie WilsonA Fatal GlowCozy Mystery - Odessa Jones #2
Wibberley, EmilyThe Roughest DraftRomance
Wiedlin, IeshiaThere You AreRomance
Winspear, JacquelineA Sunlit WeaponHistorical Mystery - Maisie Dobbs #17
Woods, StuartA Safe HouseMystery - Stone Barrington #61
Wrobel, StephanieThis Might HurtA dark, thrilling novel about two sisters--one trapped in the clutches of a cult, the other in a web of her own lies.
Youers, RioNo Second ChancesThriller
Zambra, AlejandroChilean poetA young Chilean man who inherited his love of poetry from his stepfather helps an American journalist both literally and figuratively lost in Santiago.
January 2022
AuthorTitleLibrarians' Picks
Albertson, Alana QuintanaRamón and JulietaJulieta is a gifted chef in an authentic but failing Mexican restaurant. Ram¢n is the heir apparent to his family's highly successful chain of Mexican restaurants. A chance meeting on Day of the Dead challenges Julieta to decide what community and familial loyalties truly mean.
Allen, JayneBlack Girls Must Be MagicFiction - Black Girls Must Die Exhausted #2
Allende, IsabelVioletaTells the epic story of Violeta Del Valle, a woman whose life spans one hundred years and bears witness to the greatest upheavals of the twentieth century.
Anderson, Kevin J.Gods and DragonsFantasy - Wake the Dragon #3
Ashley, KristenThe Girl in the MistRomantic Suspense - Misted Pines #1
Asim, JabariYonderThe Water Dancer meets The Prophets in this spare, gripping, and beautifully rendered novel exploring love and friendship among a group of enslaved Black strivers in the mid-19th century.
Assadi, Hannah LillithThe Stars are Not Yet BellsFifty years after Elle Ranier came to Lyra island with her husband to find the source of mysterious lights, she looks back on her life on the island and at a secret she herself has guarded for decades.
Avery, JoySomething So SweetIn Honey Hill, North Carolina, mayor Lunden Pierce finds her historical town threatened by the arrival of her childhood sweetheart who plans to sell the inn he?s inherited, along with the honeybees living in its yard, and will do anything in her power to change his mind.
Ballard, FalonLease on LoveBeach Read meets The Flatshare in this debut rom-com about a down-on-her-luck young woman who turns an innocent mix-up between a dating app and a roommate app into a new chance at love.
Barnes, S. A.Dead SilenceTitanic meets The Shining in this SF horror novel in which a woman and her crew board a decades-lost luxury cruiser and find the wreckage of a nightmare that hasn't yet ended.
Bass, ElizabethA Letter to Three WitchesRomance
Bell, DarceyAll I WantA young couple with a baby on the way moves to an old Victorian house in rural, upstate New York. Strange happenings contribute to their disintegrating marriage-and to their terrifying descent into the darker side of human nature.
Bellefleur, AlexandriaCount Your Lucky StarsRomance - Written in the Stars #3
Berenson, LaurienShow me the BunnyCozy Mystery - Melanie Travis #28
Black, DanielDon't Cry for MeOn his deathbed, a dying Black man writes a letter to his estranged, gay son and shares with him the truth that lives in his heart and tries to create a place where the pair can find peace.
Black, JuneauShady HollowThe first book in the Shady Hollow mystery series, in which we are introduced to the village of Shady Hollow, a place where woodland creatures live together in harmony--until a curmudgeonly toad turns up dead and the local reporter has to solve the case.
Blackburn, Lizzie DamilolaYinka, Where is Your Huzband?A 30-something, Oxford-educated, British Nigerian woman with a high-paying job and good friends must find a date for her cousin?s wedding with the help of a spreadsheet and her best friend.
Blake, SarahClean AirClimate Fiction
Bleiweiss, RickPignon Scorbion & the Barbershop DetectivesIn this mystery debut, a quirky detective and ensemble cast of characters is set against the backdrop of small-town England in the 1910s.
Braffet, KellyThe Broken TowerFantasy - Barrier Lands #2
Branum, ReneeDefenestrateFiction
Brazier, Eliza JaneGood Rich PeopleFor fans of Parasite and Ready or Not--a destitute woman pretends to be someone else and moves into the lower floor of a Los Angeles duplex, and inadvertently becomes a target in the twisted game of the wealthy family upstairs.
Buccola, AllisonCatch Her When She FallsThriller
Cassidy, LukeIron AnnieFiction
Castro, V.Mestiza BloodHorror Short Stories
Chamberlain, DianeThe Last House on the StreetFiction
Chang, Lan SamanthaThe Family ChaoWhen Big Leo, the owner of Fine Chao restaurant is found dead, his three sons are reunited and fall under suspicion, and must reckon with the legacy of their father?s outsized appetites and own future survival.
Chen, MikeLight Years from HomeWhen their brother who has been missing for fifteen years suddenly returns, changed, Evie and Kass Shao must cast aside their differences to hide him from the FBI and an entire alien army who are in fast pursuit.
Clarke, Cassandra RoseThe BeholdenFantasy
Cosimano, ElleFinlay Donovan Knocks 'em DeadMystery - Finlay Donovan #2
Coyle, CleoHoney RoastedCozy Mystery - Coffeehouse #19
Cumming, CharlesBox 88At the funeral of his best friend, a member of a top-secret transatlantic black ops team falls into a trap and is helpless while his pregnant wife is abducted and held as collateral for information he is sworn to protect.
Cutts, JennyThe Never Ending FallMystery - Falling Awake #3
Daley, SarahObsidianShade Nox is the only witch in a land of wizards ? a fiend, a rogue, a wanted criminal.
Dawson, Delilah S.The ViolenceWhen a mysterious illness sweeps the nation, resulting in sudden, explosive bouts of animalistic rage, Chelsea, who has been abused by her husband for years, uses the opportunity to liberate herself from him once and for all.
De Cadenet, GiaGetting His Game BackRomance
DeMeester, KristiSuch a Pretty SmileHorror
Dee, SandraNever, Now, or LaterThree attractive, modern, and educated African American girlfriends living in the inner-city of Detroit confront the tumultuous challenges of life as they find themselves heading down differing paths.
Delany, VickiA Three Book ProblemCozy Mystery - Sherlock Holmes Bookshop #7
Elizabeth, CarolynThe Raven and the BansheeA passionate tale of vengeance, forgiveness, second-chance love and redemption in a swashbuckling adventure on the high seas.
Elliott, KateServant MageA lowly fire mage finds herself entangled in an empire-spanning conspiracy on her way to discovering her true power.
Everhart, DonnaThe Saints of Swallow HillWhere the Crawdads Sing meets The Four Winds in a unique setting?the turpentine camps and pine forests of the American South during the Great Depression.
Faulkner, KatherineGreenwich ParkHelen innocently befriends Rachel at a prenatal class despite the woman?s unbecoming behavior and has no idea her new friend has ulterior motives and is on a vindictive mission to ruin the lives of her extended family.
Fellowes, JessicaThe Mitford VanishingHistorical Mystery - Mitford Murders #5
Foley, LucyThe Paris ApartmentA locked room mystery set in a Paris apartment building in which every resident has something to hide.
Fox, HesterA Lullaby for WitchesGothic Fiction
Frederick, JenSeoulmatesRomance
Freeman, BrianThe UrsulinaMystery - Shelby Lake #2
Freeman, SaraTidesThe story of a lost woman who walks out of her life and washes up in a seaside town.
Fu, KimLesser Known Monsters of the 21st CenturyShort Stories
Gala, MarcialCall me CassandraA young boy in 1970s Cuba searches for his identity as he moves from childhood to adolescence firmly believing he was born in the wrong body and that he is the reincarnation of the Trojan princess Cassandra.
Gigl, RobynSurvivor's GuiltMystery - Erin McCabe #2
Golden, ChristopherRoad of BonesAn American producer eager to score a big hit travels to Siberia to shoot a reality series along the desolate Kolyma Highway and gets more thrills than he bargained for.
Gramont, Nina DeThe Christie AffairWhy would the world's most famous mystery writer disappear for eleven days? What makes a woman desperate enough to destroy another woman's marriage? How deeply can a person crave revenge?
Green, JocelynDrawn by the CurrentChristian Historical
Greene, CharlotteThe Wedding SetupRomance
Gudenkauf, HeatherThe Overnight GuestA woman receives an unexpected visitor during a deadly snowstorm.
Guterson, DavidThe Final CaseFrom the author of Snow Falling on Cedars, a moving father-son story that is also a taut courtroom drama and a bold examination of privilege, power, and how to live a meaningful life.
Hadley, TessaFree LoveHistorical Fiction
Haigh, JenniferMercy StreetAs anti-abortion protests intensify, a counselor at the Mercy Street clinic is in a constant state of fear and turns to an affable pot dealer through whom she meets a random assortment of customers, one of whom may unwittingly bring about the destruction of the clinic.
Hairston, AndreaRedwood and WildfireHistorical Fantasy
Hall, AlexisSomething FabulousA delightfully witty historical romance featuring a reserved duke who's betrothed to one twin and hopelessly enamoured of the other.
Hallett, JaniceThe AppealFor fans of Ruth Ware and Lisa Jewell, this mystery follows a community rallying around a sick child--but when escalating lies lead to a dead body, everyone is a suspect.
Hamilton, KarenThe Ex-HusbandA woman fleeing her past as a con artist finds herself trapped aboard a cruise ship with someone who not only knows about that past, but will stop at nothing to get revenge.
Hansen, EssaAzura GhostScience Fiction - The Graven #2
Hansen, JosephDeath ClaimsMystery - Dave Brandstetter #2
Hansen, JosephFadeoutPublished fifty years ago, the first Dave Brandstetter novel shattered stereotypes and redefined the Private Eye novel as we know it.
Hansen, JosephTroublemakerMystery - Dave Brandstetter #3
Hardt, HelenFlameRomance - Steel Brothers Saga #20
Harris, KaiWhat the Fireflies KnewA coming-of-age novel told by almost-eleven-year-old Kenyatta Bernice (KB), as she and her sister try to make sense of their new life with their estranged grandfather in the wake of their father's death and their mother's disappearance.
Hawks, ArlemBeyond the Lavender FieldsIn Marseille, on the eve of the French Revolution, a royalist and a revolutionary clash and struggle to navigate their relationship in a society that forces people to choose sides.
Hedlund, JodyNever Leave MeChristian Romance
Henkel, CallaOther People's ClothesTwo American ex-pats obsessed with the Amanda Knox trial find themselves at the nexus of murder and celebrity in glittering late-aughts Berlin.
Higgins, Chencia C.D'Vaughn and Kris Plan a WeddingTo elevate her brand, a closeted social media influencer goes on a reality TV show where she must convince her family and friends she's getting married to the love of her life in six weeks.
Hoover, ColleenReminders of HimA troubled young mother yearns for a shot at redemption in this heartbreaking yet hopeful story.
Huf, TammyeA More Perfect UnionHistorical Fiction
Hunt, La Jill et. alFull Figured 16Urban Fiction
Hurwitz, GreggDark HorseThriller - Orphan X #7
Ide, JoeThe Goodbye CoastIn this colorful reinvention of a classic, Philip Marlowe finds himself tangled in two missing persons cases.
James, ChantalNone But the RighteousFiction
James, MarlonMoon Witch, Spider KingFantasy - Dark Star #2
Jance, J. A.Nothing to LoseMystery - J.P. Beaumont #25
Janowitz, BrendaThe Liz Taylor RingThree siblings. A priceless family ring. One legendary love story.
Jen, GishThank you, Mr. NixonShort Stories
Jonas, Julia MayVladimirA beloved English professor faces a slew of accusations against her professor husband by former students--a situation that becomes more complicated when she develops an obsession of her own.
Jurczyk, EvaThe Department of Rare Books and Special CollectionsA librarian's quiet life is turned upside down when a priceless manuscript goes missing. Soon she has to ask: what holds more secrets in the library--the ancient books shelved in the stacks, or the people who preserve them?
Kelk, LindseyOn a Night Like ThisRomance
Kellerman, JonathanCity of the DeadMystery - Alex Delaware #37
Kelly, AnitaLove & Other DisastersThe first openly nonbinary contestant on America's favorite cooking show falls for their clumsy competitor in this romantic comedy debut.
Kennedy, ElleGood Girl ComplexRomance
King, Stephen, and Richard ChizmarGwendy's Final TaskHorror - Gwendy's Button Box #3
Kukafka, DanyaNotes on an ExecutionA work of literary suspense that deconstructs the story of a serial killer on death row, told primarily through the eyes of the women in his life.
Kuzniar, M. A.Midnight in EverwoodHistorical Fantasy
Lackey, MercedesThe Silver Bullets of Annie OakleyFantasy - Elemental Masters #16
Lake, Rae B.Dare to RideMarcus Heavy is the founder of the Heavy Sinners Motorcycle Club. They specialize in the drug game, prostitution, blackmail, and murder. You cross any member of the club, and that's the end of your life.
Layne, LaurenMade in ManhattanA reverse My Fair Lady tale about a pampered Manhattan socialite who must teach an unpolished drifter from the Louisiana Bayou how to fit in with New York City's upper crust.
Lutz, LisaThe AccompliceThriller
Maas, Sarah J.House of Sky and BreathFantasy - Crescent City #2
Maddox, JaimeParis RulesRomance
Manansala, Mia P.Homicide and Halo-HaloMystery - Tita Rosie's Kitchen #2
Mandanipour, ShahriarSeasons of PurgatoryShort Stories
Maren, MeshaPerpetual WestAs Alex and Elana try to make their home among the academics and young leftists in El Paso and Juárez, they are pulled from each other by an affair with a lucha libre fighter, their struggles to define themselves, and the loud cry of home.
Matthews, MimiThe Siren of SussexHistorical Romance
May, NikkiWahalaA debut novel following three Anglo-Nigerian best friends and the lethally glamorous fourth woman who infiltrates their group.
Meier, LeslieEaster Bonnet MurderCozy Mystery - Lucy Stone #28
Mitchard, JacquelynThe Good SonThe gripping, emotionally charged novel of a mother who must help her son after he is convicted of a devastating crime.
Montgomery, SelenaNever TellCriminal psychologist Dr. Erin Abbott wants nothing more than to live a quiet life. That means no danger, no intrigue-and absolutely no romance. But when Erin suspects a serial killer is roaming New Orleans, her investigation throws her straight into the arms of the only man who can help her.
Moore, ScottoBattle of the Linguist MagesIn modern day Los Angeles, a shadowy faction led by the Governor of California develops the arcane art of combat linguistics, planting the seeds of a future totalitarian empire.
Morrison, ToniRecitatif: A StoryA beautiful, arresting story about race and the relationships that shape us through life by the legendary Nobel Prize winner.
Morrow, Bethany C.Cherish FarrahThriller
Nagamatsu, SequoiaHow High We Go in the DarkFor fans of Cloud Atlas and Station Eleven, a debut that follows a cast of intricately linked characters over hundreds of years as humanity struggles to rebuild itself in the aftermath of a climate plague.
Nakamura, FuminoriMy AnnihilationWhat transforms a person into a killer? Can it be something as small as a suggestion?
Newman, Jay HartleyUndermoneyAn electrifying debut thriller about a group of American operatives who secretly take over the world's largest dark money fund.
Nijkamp, MariekeKith & KinFantasy: Critical Role Vox Machina
O'Connell, J. P.Hotel PortofinoA historical drama about a British family who opens an upper-class hotel on the magical Italian Riviera during the Roaring Twenties.
Olde Heuvelt, ThomasEchoHorror
Onyebuchi, TochiGoliathIn this ambitious novel, dense with perspectives and social commentary, Onyebuchi dreams up disparate lives in a crumbling future America--with gentrifiers returning to Earth from space colonies and laborers trying to make a precarious living--while leaving room for moments of beauty and humor.
Osler, RobDevil's Chew ToyFor fans of Carl Hiaasen and Armistead Maupin, this light mystery follows an unlucky in love--and life--teacher who unwittingly ends up the prime suspect in a disappearance.
Otsuka, JulieThe SwimmersA novel about what happens to a group of obsessed recreational swimmers when a crack appears at the bottom of their local pool.
Parker, T. JeffersonA Thousand StepsThriller
Parks, AdeleWoman Last SeenThriller
Patterson, James, and Dolly PartonRun, Rose, RunA thriller about a young singer-songwriter on the rise and on the run, and determined to do whatever it takes to survive.
Patterson, James, and Howard RoughanStealMystery - Instinct #3
Percy, BenjaminThe Unfamiliar GardenScience Fiction - The Comet Cycle #2
Peterson, TracieEver ConstantChristian Historical - Treasures of Nome #3
Petrie, NicholasThe RunawayMystery - Peter Ash #7
Preston, DouglasDiablo MesaMystery - Nora Kelly #3
Rice, Anne, and Christopher RiceThe Reign of OsirisHorror - Ramses the Damned #3
Robb, J. D.Abandoned in DeathMystery - In Death #54
Robert, KateeElectric IdolRomance - Dark Olympus #2
Robinson, ShaunaMust Love BooksA heartfelt debut following a young woman who discovers she'll have to ditch the dream job and write her own story to find her happy ending.
Rutkoski, MarieReal EasyThriller
Sanchez, DavidAll Day is a Long TimeFor fans of Denis Johnson and Ocean Vuong: A debut novel about coming of age on Florida's drug-riddled Gulf Coast and the enigmatic connection between memory and self.
Sanchez, RafaelBeen Had PaperUrban Fiction - Rise of the Fam #1
Schaffhausen, JoannaLast Seen AliveMystery - Ellery Hathaway #5
Shalvis, JillThe Family You MakeShalvis begins a new series--Sunrise Cove--set near beautiful Lake Tahoe, with a heartwarming story of found family and love.
Shiloh, ToniIn Search of a PrinceBrielle Adebayo's simple life as a teacher unravels when she discovers she is a princess in the African kingdom of Oloro Ilé and must immediately assume her royal position.
SlmnGods & Gangsters 3Urban Fiction - Illuminati #3
Slocumb, BrendanThe Violin ConspiracyA riveting page-turner about a Black classical musician's desperate quest to recover his lost violin on the eve of the most prestigious musical competition in the world.
Solomon, Rachel LynnWeather GirlA TV meteorologist and a sports reporter scheme to reunite their divorced bosses with unforecasted results.
Speakman, ShawnThe Tempered Steel of Antiquity GreyScience Fiction
Stabenow, DanaDisappearance of a ScribeHistorical Mystery - Eye of Isis #2
Steel, DanielleHigh StakesFiction
Sullivan, SophieHow to Love Your NeighborEnemies-to-lovers meets HGTV in this frothy, effervescent romantic comedy.
Tan, Sue LynnDaughter of the Moon GoddessA young woman's quest to free her mother pits her against the most powerful immortal in the realm and sets her on a dangerous path--where choices come with deadly consequences, and she risks losing more than her heart.
Taylor, BradEnd of DaysThriller - Pike Logan #16
Thomas, MorganManywhereShort Stories
Todd, CharlesA Game of FearHistorical Mystery - Inspector Ian Rutledge #24
Tokarczuk, OlgaThe Books of JacobFollows the comet-like rise and fall of a mysterious, messianic religious leader as he blazes his way across eighteenth-century Europe.
Tracy, P. J.Desolation CanyonMystery - Detective Margaret Nolan #2
Vample, J. B.Right as ReignRomance
Walters, RonDeep DiveScience Fiction
Wang, WeikeJoan is OkayA novel about a marvelously complicated woman who can't be anyone but herself.
Webb, HeatherThe Next Ship Home: A Novel of Ellis IslandHistorical Fiction
Weber, MarcusPhilly Girl 2Urban Fiction
Wilkerson, CharmaineBlack CakeIn this debut novel, two estranged siblings deal with their mother's death and her hidden past--a journey of discovery that takes them from the Caribbean to London to California and ends with her famous black cake.
Willberg, T. A.Marion Lane and the Deadly Rose Historical Mystery - Marion Lane #2
Williams, BrittaniThe Streets Keep Pulling Me BackGo on a roller coaster ride with Tank, a man who battled a tortured past to become a "made man," determined to win no matter what he must do, or who he must hurt in the process.
Willingham, StacyA Flicker in the DarkTwenty years after Chloe Davis' father was convicted of killing half a dozen young women, someone seems to be celebrating the anniversary by extending the list.
Young, ErinThe FieldsSome things don't stay buried. It starts with a body--a young woman found dead in an Iowa cornfield, on one of the few family farms still managing to compete with the giants of Big Agriculture.
December 2021
AuthorTitleLibrarians' Picks
Alers, Rochelle et. alRosie's Curl and Weave: Four NovellasRomance
Andreades, Daphne PalasiBrown GirlsFour friends, all young women of color, reconcile their immigrant backgrounds that require them to be obedient, dutiful daughters, with the freedoms of American culture while growing up in a vibrant community in Queens, New York.
Apostol, GinaBibliolepsyA literature fan in 1980s Philippines who tracks down authors and pursues romantic connections with them believes that her country can be saved by love, sex and books as civil unrest grows against the kleptocratic, brutal rule of Ferdinand Marcos.
Armstrong, KelleyHigh JinxUrban Fantasy - Cursed Luck#2
Atkins, AceRobert B. Parker's Bye Bye BabyMystery - Spenser #49
Bartels, ErinThe Girl who Could Breathe Under WaterChristian Fiction
Beharrie, ThereseAnd They Lived Happily Ever AfterSuccessful romance author Gaia Anders has a secret: anything she dreams at night is magically written into her bestselling novels.
Belle, KimberlyMy Darling HusbandThriller
Benedict, MarieHer Hidden GeniusThe story of Rosalind Franklin, who, despite an environment of harassment and bullying in the late 1940s and 1950s, worked in a stringent, scientific manner and became one of the first scientists to map the structure of DNA.
Benson, J. C.Am I My Brother's Keeper?Mystery
Bernal, RafaelHis Name Was DeathClimate Fiction
Blake, DenaLove by ProxyTess has a secret crush on her best friend, Sophie, so the last thing she wants is to help Sophie fall in love with someone else, but how can she stand in the way of her happiness?
Blumberg, ChandraDigging Up LoveRomance
Brennan, AllisonThe Sorority MurderThriller
Brightwell, EmilyMrs. Jeffries and the Midwinter MurdersHistorical Mystery - Mrs. Jeffries #40
Brightwell, EmilyMrs. Jeffries Demands JusticeHistorical Mystery - Mrs. Jeffries #39
Brown, AdesinaWhere the Rain Cannot ReachFantasy
Burke, AlafairFind MeA Manhattan defense lawyer searches for her missing best friend, a person who never recovered from amnesia after an accident, with the help of a homicide detective who thinks the disappearance might be related to a cold case.
Burrows, Grace et. alDuke the HallsHistorical Romance Anthology
Cantor, JillianBeautiful Little FoolsAfter the events of The Great Gatsby, West Egg police officers discover a diamond hair pin near the millionaire’s pool putting three women under suspicion for the murder of Jay Gatsby and mechanic George Wilson.
Chan, JessamineThe School for Good MothersAfter one moment of poor judgment involving her daughter Harriet, Frida Liu falls victim to a host of government officials who will determine if she is a candidate for a Big Brother-like institution that measures the success or failure of a mother’s devotion.
Christie, AgathaA Deadly Affair: Unexpected Love StoriesMystery Short Stories
Cleland, Jane K.Jane Austen's Lost LettersCozy Mystery - Josie Prescott Antiques #14
Coble, ColleenA Stranger's GameChristian Suspense
Cogman, GenevieveThe Untold StoryFantasy - Invisible Library #8
Collette, AbbyA Killer SundaeCozy Mystery - Ice Cream Parlor #3
Collins, Anna E.Love at First SpiteRomance
Collins, KimmyRide or Die: Khadijah & BundyCatch a glimpse into the life of Khadijah Caldwell, a young lady who is suffering from the recent loss of both her parents and trying to learn how to become a woman in a world full of pain.
Collins, MandaAn Heiress's Guide to Deception and DesireHistorical Romance - Ladies Most Scandalous #2
Cranor, JeffreyYou Feel it Just Below the RibsA fictional autobiography in an alternate 20th Century that chronicles one woman's unusual life, including the price she pays to survive and the cost her choices hold for the society she is trying to save.
Cruz, ElleHow to Survive a Modern-Day Fairy taleA quirky, people-pleasing bookworm who is internet-famous for decorating cookies falls for the CEO of a huge tech company hailed as the next Mark Zuckerberg and the pair try to navigate their personal and professional differences together.
Davis, FionaThe Magnolia PalaceWhen mod English model Veronica Weber, while at the Frick museum, chances upon a series of hidden messages, she is led on a hunt that could not only solve her financial woes but could finally reveal the truth behind a decades-old murder in the infamous Frick family.
De León, AyaQueen of Urban ProphecyWhen she is chosen to headline her record label’s first-ever all-female national tour, Deza, a young female rap superstar, goes up against brutal industry misogyny and corporate big money to claim respect for herself—and for everyone and everything she believes in.
De'kariStraight Beast ModeUrban Fiction
Dolla, SmooveMoney GameUrban Fiction
Dolla, SmooveMoney Game 2Urban Fiction
Dovalpage, TeresaDeath Under the PerseidsMystery - Havana #4
Eason, LynetteLife FlightHelicopter pilot Penny Carlton is used to stress, but an emergency landing in a raging storm with a critical patient on board would test the limits of the best of pilots. When news of a serial killer reaches her, it's clear the stress has just begun.
Ellis, JayceIf You Love SomethingAfter a successful restauranteur learns that his grandmother has terminal cancer and that she’s willing half of her state to his ex-husband, he contests the will and discovers embers that could potentially reignite and reunite them.
Eriksson, KjellThe Deathwatch BeetleMystery - Ann Lindell #9
Estleman, Loren D.Cutthroat DogsMystery - Amost Walker #29
Evison, JonathanSmall WorldIn this epic historical novel set in multiple time periods, present-day travelers on a train and their ancestors more than a century before are brought together by the history they share against such iconic backdrops as the California gold rush and the development of the Continental Railroad.
Fletcher, JessicaDebonair in DeathCozy Mystery - Murder, She Wrote #54
Foster, LoriWatching Over YouRomantic Suspense - McKenzies of Ridge Trail #3
Fuller, KathleenMuch Ado About a LatteChristian Romance - Maple Falls #2
Gardner, LisaOne Step Too FarMystery - Frankie Elkin #2
Gaylin, AlisonThe CollectiveCamille Gardner is a grieving—and angry—mother who, five years after her daughter’s death, is still obsessed with the privileged young man she believes to be responsible.
George, ElizabethSomething to HideMystery - Inspector Lynley #21
Glass, SeressiaThe Love ConJoining the reality show competition Cosplay of No Way, gamer Kenya Davenport, required to have a significant other, and asks her best friend to roleplay as a couple in love, but when real feelings get involved, it could cost her the best friend she’s ever had.
Gonzalez, XochitlOlga Dies DreamingIn the wake of Hurricane Maria, Olga, the tony wedding planner for Manhattan’s power brokers, must confront the effects of long-held family secrets when she falls in love with Matteo, while other family members must weather their own storms.
Grant, MiraSquare3Horror
Greengrass, JessieThe High HouseClimate Fiction
Hall, SarahBurntcoatIsolated in her large studio while a virus spreads through England, a celebrated sculptor and her new lover discover themselves forever transformed by the fears and dangers of the outside world.
Harris, JoanneA Narrow DoorThriller - Malbry #4
Harrison, M. JohnThe Sunken Land Begins to Rise AgainScience Fiction
Hawkins, RachelReckless GirlsWhen they arrive at Meroe Island, a remote island paradise in the South Pacific despite a mysterious history of shipwrecks, cannibalism and murder, six people find their dream vacation turning into a nightmare when history starts repeating itself.
Hawley, NoahAnthemThriller
Henderson, AliceA Blizzard of Polar Bears of SuspenseMystery - Alex Carter #2
Hernandez, TreasureCarl Weber's Kingpins: SnitchUrban Fiction
Hill, GerriThe Great CharadeRomance
Ho, Jean ChenFiona and JaneA witty, warm, and irreverent book that traces the lives of two young Taiwanese American women as they navigate friendship, sexuality, identity, and heartbreak over two decades.
Holmberg, Charlie N.Star MotherFantasy
Huff Tha GreatThe Life of a Savage: Welcome to the District of ColumbiaUrban Fiction
Hughes, LorenaThe Spanish DaughterAfter inheriting a cocoa plantation in Ecuador and her husband is murdered, Puri assumes his identity to search for the truth of her father's legacy and learn the identity of the enemy who stands in the way of her birthright.
Hunter, StephenTargetedThriller - Bob Lee Swagger #12
Imrie, CeliaOrphans of the StormAn epic novel set against the backdrop of the sinking of the Titanic.
Jaeger, MeredithThe Pilot's DaughterHistorical Mystery
JenesequaReal Love From A Real OneShe's a go-getter who walks to the beat of her own drum, ready to ride for her sisters whenever and wherever, and taken by a man who would rather she play housewife than CEO. He's an undisputed king in his city, a man that commands the attention of any room he walks into, and unconcerned with matters of the heart.
Jennings, ReginaCourting MisfortuneChristian Historical - Joplin Chronicles #1
Jennings, ReginaProposing MischiefChristial Historical - Joplin Chronicles #2
Kane, DarbyThe Replacement WifeThriller
Kelly, JuliaThe Last Dance of the DebutanteHistorical Fiction
Keyse-Walker, JohnPalms, Paradise, PoisonMystery - Teddy Creque #3
Koontz, Dean R.QuicksilverThriller
Krentz, Jayne AnnLightning in a MirrorRomantic Suspense - Fogg Lake #3
Lacey, RachelRead Between the LinesWhen she discovers that romance author Brie, the woman she's fallen in love with online, is responsible for terminating her bookstore's lease, Rosie Taft closes her heart to love until Brie writes her way to a happy ending.
Laflare, ReeseThe Cocaine Diaries: Gucci's StoryUrban Fiction
Lippman, LauraSeasonal WorkShort Stories
Malliet, G. M.Death in CornwallCozy Mystery - St. Just #4
Malpas, Jodi EllenThe EnigmaRomance
Martin, KimmeryDoctors and FriendsFiction
Maxwell, AlyssaA Deadly EndowmentHistorical Mystery - Lady and Lady's Maid #7
McGuire, SeananWhere the Drowned Girls GoFantasy - Wayward Children #7
Mohamed, NadifaThe Fortune MenBased on a true event, an intimate and harrowing novel about the last man in Cardiff to be sentenced to death is a Booker Prize finalist.
Monarch, CynfulHell Hath No Fury: Be Careful With MeUrban Fiction
Moreau, LisaThe Christmas ProposalStranded together in a Christmas village on a snowy mountain, Grace and Bridget face their past and question their dreams for the future.
Navarro Aquino, XavierVelorioHaunted by the death of her sister, Camila joins the supposed utopia of Memoria, a cult led by an idealistic, yet troubled man who turns increasingly violent, forcing her and other members gather together to find a way to reclaim their home.
Neill, ChloeA Swift and Savage TideFantasy - Captain Kit Brightling #2
Nicole, LatoyaComing to the HoodUrban Fiction
Palmer, AdaPerhaps the StarsScience Fiction - Terra Ignota #4
Patterson, JamesThe HorsewomanFiction
Prins, MarkThe LatinistWhen her ex-boyfriend sabotages her career, determined to prove he has her best interests at heart, Oxford-educated Tessa Templeton scrambles to undo the damage, and in the process, makes a discovery about an obscure second-century Latin poet that could launch her career, finally freeing her from his influence.
Prose, NitaThe MaidWhen she discovers the dead body of the infamous and wealthy Charles Black in his suite, hotel maid Molly Gray finds her orderly life upended as she becomes the prime suspect in the case and is caught in a web of deception that she has no idea how to unravel.
Quick, Thadine N.Diamond$ N' the RoughUrban Fiction Short Stories
Radley, AmandaHumbugRomance
Rambo, CatYou Sexy ThingTo keep the dream of their restaurant The Last Chance alive, Niko Larson, former Admiral in the grand army of the Hive Mind, and her crew must survive the machinations of a sadistic pirate king.
Robotham, MichaelWhen You are MineThriller
Rollins, JamesThe Starless Crown Four strangers—a gifted student, a broken soldier, a drunken prince and an imprisoned thief, hunted by enemies old and new, must learn to trust each other in order to survive an evolving world and uncover the ancient secrets that hold the key to their salvation.
Rosenfeldt, HansCry WolfA dead wolf. A drug deal gone wrong. A lethal female assassin. The first book in a new mystery series by the creator of the TV series The Bridge.
Sanghani, Radhika30 Things I Love About MyselfAfter her engagement is called off and her career veers off track, Nina Mistry embarks on a journey of self-love after finding an inspirational book while locked in a holding cell in her pajamas on her 30th birthday.
Soto, AdamThis Weightless WorldScience Fiction
Stapley, MarissaLuckyLucky Armstrong is a tough, talented grifter who has just pulled off a million-dollar heist with her boyfriend, Cary. She's ready to start a brand-new life, with a new identity when things go sideways.
Starr, KhloeDamaged: The Diary of a Lost SoulIn this debut novel, two women, one out for vengeance and one out to outrun her past, collide for a gritty, raw, and unforgettable urban thriller.
Steel, DanielleInvisibleFiction
Sykes, DorianA New GenerationUrban Fiction - Good Life #3
Thomas, Sarah LoudinThe Finder of Forgotten ThingsChristian Historical
Thompson, TadeMaking WolfMystery
Truss, LynnePsycho by the SeaCozy Mystery - Constable Twitten #4
Umrigar, Thrity N.HonorThe story of two Indian women, one a victim of a brutal crime and the other an Americanized journalist returning to India to cover the story, and the courage they inspire in each other.
UntamedWhat Goes AroundUrban Fiction - Never Again, No More #4
UntamedGame OverUrban Fiction - Never Again, No More #5
Walters, MonicaWhat's It Gonna Be?Urban Fiction
Warren, Susan MaySunriseChristian Romance - Sky King Ranch #1
Washington, C. J.The IntangibleAfter a devastating loss, Amanda Jackson develops pseudocyesis, believing she’s still pregnant, and becomes involved with a neuroscientist who, as he spirals deeper in her illness, must confront the fraught intersection of science, death and human emotion.
Williams, JibrilLoyal to the SoilThree sisters must find a way to bring their incarcerated husbands home, against all odds.
Williams, TadBrothers of the WindFantasy - Last King of Osten Ard
Winawer, MelodieAnticipationHistorical Fiction
Yanagihara, HanyaTo ParadiseSpanning three centuries and three different versions of the American experiment, an unforgettable cast of characters are united by their reckonings with the qualities that make us human—fear, love, shame, need and loneliness.
Yardley, CathyLove, Comment, SubscribeA fun, feisty romance about high school frenemies turned unlikely collaborators.
Yvonne, TamAn Unexpected Love For ChristmasRomance
Zahn, TimothyLesser EvilScience Fiction - Star Wars: Thrawn Ascendancy #3
Zgheib, YaraNo Land to Light OnA young Syrian couple awaiting the birth of their son, Hadi and Sama dream of their life together until Hadi’s father dies suddenly in Jordan, and Hadi, after attending the funeral, is detained for questioning and becomes trapped in a timeless, nightmarish limbo.
Zucca, SilviaAn Astrological Guide for Broken HeartsFrustrated at the path her life has taken, Alice decides to take control of her personal life using astrology as her guide in this quirky, steamy, and hilarious romantic comedy.
November 2021
AuthorTitleLibrarians' Picks
Adams, MichelleHidden Treasures: A Novel of First Love, Second Chances, and the Hidden Stories of the HeartRomance
Adjapon, BisiThe Teller of SecretsIn this debut novel, Esi, a feisty Nigerian-Ghanaian girl growing up amid political upheaval in postcolonial Ghana, begins to question the hypocrisy of the patriarchal society that surrounds her, and the restrictions and unrealistic expectations placed on women.
Almada, SelvaBrickmakersA piercing and passionate novel, set in rural Argentina, about violence and masculinity.
Anders, Charlie JaneEven Greater MistakesScience Fiction Short Stories
Andrews, BrianW. E. B. Griffin Rogue AssetThriller - Presidential Agent #9
Andrews, V. C.Out of the RainFiction - Umbrella #2
Arthur, A. C.The After PartyThree women form an unbreakable bond in a sexy, suspenseful, and adventurous novel about empowerment and sisterhood through thick and thin.
Baart, NicoleEverything We Didn't SayThriller
Balogh, MarySomeone PerfectHistorical Romance - Westcott #10
Bell, TedSea HawkeThriller - Alex Hawke #12
Blanchard, AliceThe Witching TreeMystery - Natalie Lockhart #3
Bourelle, Andrew48 Hours to KillThriller
Brackston, PaulaCity of Time and MagicHistorical Fantasy - Found Things #4
Bradley, DavidThe Chaneysville IncidentUpdated with a new foreword by the author in celebration of its 40th anniversary, the classic novel about a man’s obsessive quest to uncover the circumstances of his father’s death and his town’s murky history.
Brayden, MelissaMarry MeAllison Hale attempts to plan the wedding of the century to a man who could save her family's business, if only she wasn't falling for her wedding planner, Megan Kinkaid.
Breslin, KateAs Dawn BreaksChristian Historical
Burdette, LucyUnsafe HavenThriller
Cameron, StellaThe Playing FieldsHistorical Mystery - Alex Duggins #7
Carrick, M. A.The Liar's KnotFantasy - Rook & Rose #2
Caruso, MelissaThe Quicksilver CourtFantasy - Rooks and Ruin #2
Chow, Jennifer J.Mimi Lee Cracks the CodeMystery - Sassy Cat #3
Clayton, Meg WaiteThe Postmistress of ParisAs German tanks roll across the border and into Paris, an American heiress joins the resistance and becomes known as the Postmistress because she delivers information to those in hiding and uses her charms and skill to house the hunted and deliver them to safety.
Clipston, AmyAn Amish Quilting Bee: Three StoriesChristian Fiction
Cole, BrianaCouples WantedA page-turning look behind-the-scenes of love and marriage in this sexy, suspenseful story of two couples and an intimate adventure gone very wrong...
Collins, FloraNanny DearestThriller
Cornick, NicolaThe Last Daughter of YorkHistorical Fiction
Cornwell, BernardSharpe's Assassin: Richard Sharpe and the Occupation of Paris, 1815Historical Fiction - Sharpe #22
Corsi Staub, WendyProse and ConsMystery - Lily Dale #4
Cousens, SophieJust Haven't Met You YetRomance
Daas, FatimaThe Last OneFiction
Desai, SaraThe Singles TableRomance - Marriage Game #3
Diaz, EloisaRepentanceMystery
Diaz, MillieFeet of Clay: Gus C. Garcia, Tragic Hero of the Civil Rights MovementFiction
Duffy, KimberlyEvery Word UnsaidChristian Historical
dyer, kcAn Accidental OdysseyRomance - Exlibris Adventure #2
Eggers, DaveThe EveryScience Fiction - The Circle #2
Ernshaw, SheaA History of Wild PlacesAn expert at locating missing people is asked to find the vanished, well-known author of dark, macabre children's books and is led to Pastoral, a reclusive community found in the 1970s that many believed to only be a legend.
Fawver, KurtWe are Happy, We are DoomedHorror Short Stories
Fay, ShannonInnate MagicThis debut novel in the enchanting Marrowbone Spells series features Paul Gallagher, a lower-class magician who aspires to high society through spells, wits, and irresistible charm.
Faye, LyndsayObservations by Gaslight: Stories from the World of Sherlock HolmesShort Stories
Feehan, ChristineDark TarotParanormal Romance - Carpathian #35
Feldman, SuzanneSisters of the Great WarHistorical Fiction
Flanagan, TedEvery Hidden ThingThe shady, corrupt mayor of Worcester, John O'Toole, is bent on silencing a night shift paramedic, Thomas Archer, with bribes, beatings and personal attacks after he uncovers a secret that could upend his political aspirations.
Fowler, ChristopherBryant & May: London Bridge Is Falling DownMystery - Bryant & May #20
Gamboa, SantiagoThe Night Will Be LongThriller
Garcia Gonzalez, FranciscoWhen a Robot Decides to Die and Other StoriesScience Fiction Short Stories
Gilbert, VictoriaRenewed for MurderCozy Mystery - Blue Ridge Library #6
Gillam, ConstanceThe Hookup DilemmaAfter a chance encounter with Elliott, the heir to an architecture empire, Rashida finds a building for her new restaurant until two people from their past get wind of the situation and want a piece of the building—and of their new relationship.
Glover, NicoleThe UndertakersHistorical Fantasy - Murder & Magic #2
Goddard, ElizabethDeadly TargetInspirational - Rocky Mountain Courage #2
Gonzalez, ChristopherI'm Not Hungry But I Could EatShort Stories
Gonzalez, NitaLawless Intent : Murder in the BadlandsUrban Fiction
Gould, Howard MichaelPay or PlayMystery - Charlie Waldo #3
Graves, Tracey GarvisHeard It in a Love SongNewly divorced and lonely, Layla Hilding cautiously gets to know a newly-separated dad whose daughter attends the elementary school where she teaches music.
Griffiths, EllyThe Midnight HourHistorical Mystery - Brighton #6
Hackwith, A. J.The God of Lost WordsFantasy - Hell's Library #3
Hall, CodiNick and Noel's Christmas PlaylistRomance
Harding, LisaBright Burning ThingsHaunted by her failed career and lingering childhood trauma, a former stage performer turns to alcohol but is saved from the brink of the abyss by her son whose love redirects her towards rehabilitation and redemption.
Heath, VirginiaNever Fall for Your FiancéeThe first in a new historical rom-com series, a handsome earl hires a fake fiancée to keep his matchmaking mother at bay, but hilarity ensues when love threatens to complicate everything.
Higashino, KeigoSilent ParadeMystery - Detective Galileo #4
Holland, LucySistersongIn the ancient kingdom of Dumnonia, there is old magic to be found in the whisper of the wind, the roots of the trees, and the curl of the grass.
Hooper, KayCurse of SalemMystery - Bishop/Special Crimes Unit #20
Hossain, Saad Z.Cyber MageIn post-apocalyptic Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2089, after residents have discovered how to survive with biological nanotech, Cyber Mage, the teenager moonlighting as a hacker, crosses paths with mercenary Djibrel and together they seek out the fate of the Djinn, a magical super race of genies
Jackson, Patricia A.Forging a NightmareFBI agent Michael Childs is tasked with tracking down a serial killer with an obsession for victims born with twelve fingers and toes. But he discovers something much more startling about himself...
Jago, LucyA Net for Small FishesWolf Hall meets The Favourite in Lucy Jago's A Net For Small Fishes, a gripping dark novel based on the true scandal of two women determined to create their own fates in the Jacobean court.
Jansson, SusanneWinter WaterThriller
Jefferies, DinahDaughters of WarThree sisters living in an old stone cottage in the French countryside during World War II answer the call when the Allies come .knocking
Joella, EthanA Little HopeA deeply moving, life-affirming novel about residents in a small Connecticut town facing everyday fears and desires—a lost love, a stalled career, a diagnosis—that pulls at the heartstrings and provides hope, for readers of Olive Kitteridge.
Jordan, EvelynReturn to Sweetheart LakeWhen the man who left her behind returns home years later to make amends and win her back, single mother and bakery owner Romey Michaels finds the secrets and painful memories of her past come rushing back. 
Justice, RobertThey Can't Take Your NameThis gripping crime novel pits three characters in a race against time to thwart a gross miscarriage of justice—and a crooked detective who wreaks havoc with deadly consequences.
Kapelke-Dale, RachelThe BallerinasReturning to the Palais Garnier Opera House to choreograph the ballet that will kickstart her career—and finally make things right with her former friends, ballerina Delphine quickly discovers that things have changed—and some secrets can’t stay buried forever.
Keegan, ClaireSmall Things Like TheseIn a small Irish town in 1985, coal merchant and family man, Bill Furlong, while delivering an order to the local convent, makes a discovery that forces him to confront both his past and the complicit silences of a town controlled by the church.
Kent, KathleenThe PledgeMystery - Detective Betty #3
Kestrel, JamesFive DecembersAs the Japanese fleet heads undetected towards Pearl Harbor in December 1941, Honolulu police detective Joe McGrady is assigned to a homicide case that will take him across the pacific and change his life forever.
Killjoy, MargaretA Country of GhostsScience Fiction - Black Dawn #2
Kim, JuheaBeasts of a Little LandAfter her desperate family sells her to a courtesan school, Jade befriends JungHo, an orphan boy begging on the streets of Seoul, and must decide to pursue her dreams or risk everything in the fight for independence.
King, LilyFive Tuesdays in WinterShort Stories
King, VanessaA Certain AppealA sparkling contemporary retelling of Pride and Prejudice set in the tantalizing world of New York City burlesque, perfect for fans of The Kiss Quotient and The Roommate.
Klassen, JulieShadows of Swanford AbbeyChristian Historical
Knox, JosephTrue Crime StoryThriller
Krupitsky, NaomiThe FamilyA captivating debut novel about the tangled fates of two best friends and daughters of the Italian mafia, and a coming-of-age story of twentieth-century Brooklyn itself.
Kuhn, CynthiaHow to Book a MurderPerfect for fans of Jenn McKinlay and Kate Carlisle, in this series debut, small-town bookseller and literary event planner Emma Starrs is out to close the book on a killer intent on crashing the party.
Lackey, MercedesBoundariesFantasy Short Stories
Lackey, MercedesReboots : Undead Can DanceUrban Fantasy
Le Tellier, HerveThe AnomalyA novel that blends crime, fantasy, sci-fi, and thriller as it plumbs the mysteries surrounding a Paris-New York flight.
Lee, FondaJade legacyFantasy - Green Bone Saga #3
Lipinska, BlankaThis DayRomance - 365 Days #2
Lowell, VerityMeet Me in MadridRomance
Lozada-Oliva, MelissaDreaming of You: A Novel in VerseA macabre novel in verse of loss, longing, and identity crises following a poet who resurrects pop star Selena from the dead.
Lush, TaraCold Brew CorpseCozy Mystery - Coffee Shop #2
MacLeod, AlisonTendernessFor readers of A Gentleman in Moscow and Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, an ambitious, spellbinding historical novel about sensuality, censorship, and the novel that set off the sexual revolution.
Mcgill, JerryBed StuyFrom the author of Dear Marcus comes a breathtaking novel about a fated love affair that crosses the divides of race and class.
McKinlay, JennKiller ResearchMystery - Library Lover's #12
Mehl, NancyDead FallInspirational - Quantico Files #2
Mitchell, StephenThe First ChristmasHoliday
Montgomery, SelenaDeceptionBestselling author and political leader Stacey Abrams, writing under her pen name Selena Montgomery, delivers a gripping story of a woman forced to play the hand life dealt and the FBI agent who calls her bluff.