And When She Was Good, Laura Lippman: "Mega-award-winning author Lippman here offers a stand-alone novel… based on a short story, "Scratch a Woman," taken from Lippman's 2008 collection Hardly Knew Her and nominated for both an Edgar and an Anthony." Library Journal
The Bartender's Tale, Ivan Doig: Doig writes about the West—and wins awards for his stunning novels. "Doig gives us a poignant saga of a boy becoming a man alongside a town and a bygone way of life inching into the modern era." Publisher's Weekly
Hostage, Elie Wiesel: "Nobel Peace Prize winner Wiesel continues to remind us of the brilliant possibilities of the philosophical and political novel." Kirkus
A Hundred Flowers, Gail Tsukiyama: Much anticipated new novel by Tsukiyama about an ordinary family facing extraordinary times at the start of the Chinese Cultural Revolution.
The Inn at Rose Harbor, Debbie Macomber: The first installment in a new series by the best-selling author of the Cedar Cove tales returns readers to the beloved Pacific Northwest town, where a new set of characters orbit a bustling bed and breakfast run by a mysterious newcomer.
Last to Die, Tess Gerritsen: "The first in this best-selling series to boast the "Rizzoli & Isles" brand name in the title, this book will appear just as the third season of TNT's successful Rizzoli & Isles TV series is ending." Library Journal
Line of Fire, Stephen White: White wraps up a best-selling series (featuring psychologist Alan Gregory), but not quite yet; this is the first of a two-parter.
No Way to Kill a Lady, Nancy Martin: Like her heroines, the Blackbird Sisters, Martin comes from a distinguished Pennsylvania family whose ancestors include Betsy Ross, a hanging judge, and a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving, Jonathan Evison: Last year Evison was new to BRPL with West of Here. He won a spot in our hearts with his masterful storytelling, and his ability to mesh the small details of life with grand themes. We are excited about this new novel!
The St. Zita Society, Ruth Rendell: Three time Edgar Award Winner Rendell is a master! "Rendell creates characters that seem to forsake the page of a Kindle or a Nook, and live beyond the borders of her novels: readers wonder how they're faring in prison or in mourning." Publisher's Weekly
Sweet Talk, Julie Garwood: A new romantic thriller from one of the masters of the genre.
Time Untime, Sherrilyn Kenyon: Next in the Dark-Hunter series; note that Kenyon has been No. 1 on the New York Times best sellers list an eye-opening 15 times in the last two years! If you haven't tried her now is the time!
You Are the Love of My Life, Susan Shreve Richards: "...explores the damaging ripple effect of secrets in her emotional and psychologically compelling newest..." Publisher's Weekly
You Don't Want to Know, Lisa Jackson: "This chilling stand-alone suspense thriller from bestseller Jackson brings every parent's biggest fear to life the disappearance of one's child." Publisher's Weekly
And One Memoir by Paul Auster!
Winter Journal, Paul Auster: Award-winning author of The New York Trilogy ... "A consummate professional explores the attic of his life, converting rumination to art." Kirkus
ON THE HORIZON
September: Casual Vacancy, J.K. Rowling ... Dark Storm, Christine Feehan ... Garment of Shadows, Laurie R. King ... Gone, Randy Wayne White ... Phobos, Steve Alten ... Robert B. Parker's Fool Me Twice, Michael Brandman ... Severe Clear, Stuart Woods ... Telegraph Avenue, Michael Chabon ... Tiger's Claw, Dale Brown ... Wanted Man, Lee Child ... Winter of the World, Ken Follett ... Zoo, James Patterson
October: The Bone Bed, Patricia Daniels Cornwell ... The Giving Quilt, Jennifer Chiaverini ... Iced: A Dani O'Malley Novel, Karen Marie Moning ... Jewels of Paradise, Donna Leon ... The Last Man, Vince Flynn ... The Lawgiver, Herman Wouk ... One Summer, Roisin Meaney ... The Panther, Nelson DeMille ... The Racketeer, John Grisham ... The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds, Alexander McCall Smith
November: The Black Box, Michal Connelly ... The Buzzard Table, Margaret Maron ... Dear Life: Stories, Alice Munro ... Elsewhere, Richard Russo ... Flight Behavior, Barbara Kingsolver ... The Forgotten, David Baldacci ... The Legend of Broken, Caleb Carr ... The Marseille Caper, Peter Mayle ... Merry Christmas, Alex Cross, James Patterson ... The Right Hand, Derek Haas ... Seal Team 666, Weston Ochse ... Sweet Tooth, Ian McEwan ... Young Philby, Robert Littell
Graves, Douglas Preston and Lincoln Childs