Book List

 

Fall 2022 Book List | A list of fiction titles to be published from October through December recommended by your EPLS librarians. Download the printable list here.

 

Winter 2023 Book List | A list of fiction titles to be published from January through March recommended by your EPLS librarians. Download the printable list here.


October 2022

Book: Violeta

Jackal

Adams, Erin E.

A 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.  
Book: Gods and Dragons Hester
Albanese, Laurie Lico
A vivid reimagining of the woman who inspired Hester Prynne, the tragic heroine of Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, and a journey into the enduring legacy of New England's witchcraft trials. 
Book: Son of Svea Secrets of the Nile (Book 16 in the Lady Emily series)
 Alexander, Tasha
In a billiant homage to Agatha Christie, Lady Emily is sent to Egypt, both during British colonial rule and back in time to the era of the Pharaohs. 
Book: Brown Girls Dashing Through the Snowbirds (Book 32 in the Meg Langslow Series)
Andrews, Donna
Christmas in Caerphilliy is wonderful, unless you're a Canadian whose inconsiderate boss is forcing you to spend holiday there.
Book: Bibliolepsy The Winners (Book 3 in the Beartown Series)
Backman, Fredrik
As the locals of Beartown struggle to over come the past, great change is on the horizon. 
Book: The Stars Are Not Yet Bells Long Shadows (Book 7 in the Memory Man/Amos Decker Series)
Baldacci, David
The latest novel in this riveting series.
Book: Bye Bye Baby The Singularities
Banville, John
A playful, multilayered novel of nostalgia, life and death, and quantum theory, which opens with the return of one man as he is released from prison.
Book: Outcasts of the Wildwood (Im)Perfect Angel
Barth, Christi
When Maisy Norgate inherits a strange, ornate key, a mouthwateringly hot angel shows up at her door...and if unrequited lust is Hell, she's definitely holding the key.
Book: The Last Mrs. Summers Devil's Delight (Book 33 in the Agatha Raisin Series)
Beaton, M. C.
A naked young man bursts through some bushes and gives Toni and Agatha a new mystery to solve.
Book: The Girl Who Could Breathe Under Water Treachery on Tenth Street (Book 3 in the Gilded Gotham Series)
Belli, Kate
Somebody's killing the most glamorous models in Gilded-Age New York, but intrepid Genevieve Stewart is up to the task.
Book: Her Hidden Genius The Atlas Paradox (Book 2 in the Atlas Series)
Blake, Olivie
Six Magicians were offered the opportunity of a lifetime. Five are now members of the Society. 
Book: Show Me the Bunny A Curse of Queens (Book 4 in the Kingmaker Trilogy Series)
Bouchet, Amanda
The queen has been cursed, and no one knows who's behind the plot to threaten the realm's fragile peace.
Book: The Shattered Skies Daughter of Darkness (Book 2 in the Child of Light Series)
Brooks, Terry
When Harrow is kidnapped, Auris must dig deeper into her past to unlock the remaining secrets if she ever wants to see him alive again. 
Book: Yinka, Where Is Your Husband? The Christmas Hummingbird 
Bunn, Davis
As Ryan and Ethan unite for a cause, Christmas in Miramar Bay looks to be a season of love, healing, and sweet mercies that will be remembered for a lifetime.  
Book: Good Rich People Never's Just the Echo of Forever
Callaghan, Barry
This is the stor of 29-year-old Albie Starbach, a reclusive man who is the caretaker of a large rooming house, with a day job as a crossing guard. He is a caring man. But he is also a dangerous man.
Book: Find Me A Trace of Poison (Book 2 in the Phyllida Bright Series)
Cambridge, Colleen
Mystery fans will revel in this historical series set in the fascinating world of Agatha Christie, as her ever-capable housekeeper endeavors o solve mysteries far stranger than fiction. 
Book: Iron Annie The Storyteller's Death
Cardinal, Ann Davila
When Isla turns eighteen, her grandmother, a great storyteller, dies. It is then that Isla discovers she has a gift passed down through her family's cuentistas. The tales of the dead family storytellers are brought back to life, replaying themselves over and over in front of her. 
Book: Spirits and Sourdough The River of Silver (Book 4 in the Daevabad Trilogy)
Chakraborty, S. A.
Stories from before, during, and after events of The Daevabad Trilogy.
Book: The Last House on the Street Standalone (Book 2 in the Dickie Cornish Series)
Chambers, Christopher 
Dickie Cornish, Washington, DC street denizen turned unlicensed private investigator, is forced at gunpoint to track down the daughter of an ex-con.
Book: The School for Good Mothers No Plan B (Book 27 in the Jack Reacher Series)
Child, Lee and Andrew Child
What one person sees as a suicide, Reacher sees for the murder it is, and he is about to find out it is a part of something larger.
Book: Hot and Sour Suspects Cradles of the Reich
Coburn, Jennifer
Three women, a nation seduced by a madman, and the Nazi breeding program create a so-called master race. 
Book: The Beholden Livid (Book 26 in the Kay Scarpetta Series)
Cornwell, Patricia
Chief medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta finds herself a reluctant star witness in a sensational televised murder trial causing chaos in Old Town Alexandria with the threat of violent protests. 
Book: A Stranger's Game The Hollow Kind
Davidson, Andy
A novel about the spectacular decline of the Redfern family, haunted by an ancient evil. 
Book: A Killer Sundae The Maze (Book 8 in the John Corey Series)
DeMille, Nelson
Former NYPD homicide detective John Corey is called out of retirement to investigate a string of grisly murders much too close to home. 
Book: Honey Roasted Thief of Fate (Book 3 in the Providence Falls Series)
Deveraux, Jude and Tara Sheets
When Liam O'Connar stole Cora McLeod from her destined soul mate Finley Walsh in 1844, he changed the course of history. Now Liam has been given three months to set things right. 
Book: The Magnolia Palace Every Second Counts (Book 1 in the Armistice Series
Donachie, David
Fugitive Billy Houston has in his possession the entire anti-invasion plans for southern Britain. Billy must get the plans to the German delegation. Will he succeed.
Book: Getting His Game Back The Bones of Me
Duckhouse, Kel
Molly's older brother agrees to train her as a boxer, but he goes missing and the police are after him, Molly then goes in search of the truth. 
Book: A Three Book Problem Dark Whisper (Book 26 of the Dark Carpathian Series)
Feehan, Christine
When Vasilisa meets her lifemante, it will change them down to the bone. They will become something more-something feared by both of their kinds.
Book:Mrs. March Saturnalla
Feldman, Stephanie
Tonight, Nina will put on a dress of blackest black, and attend the biggest part of the year. Before it's over, she will discover secret societies battling for power in an increasingly precarious world and become custodian of a horrifying secret.
Book: Murder on Prescott Mountain Hollywood Monsters (Book 3 in the Lilith Series)
Fredsti, Dana
Acress, stuntwoman, and demon hunter Lee Striga is on the hunt at a location where people are vanishing without a trace.
Book: Mermaid Confidential The Favor
French, Nicci
When Jude agrees to help an old friend the last thing she expected was for him to turn up dead and that one decision could cost her everything, including her life. 
Book: Strangers I Know A Cat Cafe Christmas
Gary, Codi
When nerdy cat hater Ben Reese Comes in to help Kara Ingalls promote her Cat Cafe unlikely sparks start to fly. 
Book: Life Flight The Blackbriar Genesis (A book in the Blackbriar Series)
Gervais, Simon
The assassination of a Treadstone agent leads two Blackbriar operatives down a rabbit hole of deceit and betrayal. 
Book: Cutthroat Dogs Voice of Fear (Book 38 in the Krewe of Hunters Series)
Graham, Heather
A killer is looking to silence FBI agent Jordan Wallace and criminal psychologist Patrick Law.
Book: Small World Built to Last
Hahn, Erin
A sparkling second chance romance about owning what you're worth and fighting for the one who got away. 
Book: Greenwich Park Bones of Holly (Book 25 in the Sarah Booth Delaney Series)
Haines, Carolyn
Sarah Booth and Tinkie, along with baby Maylin, are in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi for Christmas this year, as judges for the annual library tree decorating contest. 
Book: Savage Road Confessions of the Other Sister
Harbison, Beth
An unforgettable story about two very different sisters who must come together and face their past if they can make their future better. 
Book: The Mitford Vanishing Just Like Magic
Hogle, Sarah
Betty is broke and squatting in Colorado when she conjures a holiday spirit in the form of a man. Will Betty's heart be merry and light or will her old selfish way resurface?
Book: Crimes and Covers It Starts With Us (Book 2 in the It Ends With Us Series)
Hoover, Colleen
Atlas' side of the story and what comes next in this long-anticipated sequel.
Book: A Heart Adrift The Last Chairlift
Irving, John
When Little Ray goes to Aspen for the Slalom Championships she finishes no where near the podium, but she does manage to get pregnant. Years later her son returns to Aspen where he will meet some ghosts - and they aren't the only ghosts he sees. 
Book: Seoulmates Silver Trail Christmas (Book 3 in the Caleb Marlowe Series)
James, Nik
Feared gunslinger Caleb Marlowe is out to save his partner from ruthless ambition by taking on a dangerous enemy, long thought to be dead; a greedy, railroad-obsessed power broker who's above the law; and a jealous neighbor looking for payback
Book: Much Ado About a Latte A Christmas to Remember (Book 11 in the Blessing Series)
Jenkins, Beverly
Ever since Bernadine Brown bought the town of Henry Adams, her relationship with the diner owner Malachi "Mal" July has had its share of ups and downs. But now they're finally ready to say "I do." Or are they?
Book: One Step Too Far Head Cleaner
Keaton, David James
A hugely original blend of thriller, science fiction, and horror that takes our love of nostalgia to task for its morbid obsessions with dead media and dead-end jobs. 
Book: Something to Hide A Trip With Trouble (Book 2 in the Mountain Lodge Mystery Series)
Kelly, Diane
A charming and engrossing cozy set in a lodge in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Book: Road of Bones Bad Girl Reputation (A book in the Avalon Bay Series)
Kennedy, Elle
A sexy second chance story about two exes who can't stay away from each other. 
Book: The Overnight Guest The Night Ship
Kidd, Jess
An enthralling tale of human cruelty, fate and friendship, and of two children, hundreds of years apart, whose fates are inextricably bound together. 
Book: The Final Case Demon Copperhead
Kingsolver, Barbara
A boy born to a teenaged single mother in a single-wide trailer has no assets beyond his dead father's good looks and copper-colored hair, a caustic wit, and a fierce talent for survival.
Book: The Ex-Husband A Strange Habit of Mind (Book 2 in the Cameron Winter Mystery Series)
Klavan, Andrew
English professor and ex-spy Cameron Winter confronts a Big Tech billionaire to solve the suspicious suicide of a former student.
Book: A Narrow Door Robert B. Parker's Opium Rose (Book 11 in the Cole and Hitch Series)
Knott, Robert
Lawmen Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch must quell a brewing showdown. 
Book: Reckless Girls The Christmas Spirit
Macomber, Debbie
Two lifelong friends, a bartender, and a pastor, decide to trade places the week before Christmas and end up finding love along the way.
Book: Anthem The Oracle of Maracoor (Book 2 in the Another Day Series)
Maguire, Gregory
It continues the story of Elphaba's green-skinned granddaughter, Rain. That strange land, Maracoor, across the ocean from Oz, is beset by an invading army. 
Book: Never Leave Me Home Sweet Christmas
Mallery, Susan
With twinkling humor and heartfelt Christmas spirit, two friends find love in a town called Wishing Tree. 
Book: All of You Every Single One Blackmail and Bibingko (Book 3 in the Tita Rosie's Kitchen Mystery Series)
Manansala, Mia P
When her long-lost cousin comes back to town just in time for the holidays, Lila Macapagal knows that big trouble can't be far behind. 
Book: Wolf Hollow The House at Phantom Park
Masterton, Graham
Disturbing. Original. Terrifying. The 'master of horror' is back with the chilling tale of what lurks in the walls of an abandoned hospital. 
Book: Light Shines on Promise Lodge The Passenger (Book 1 in the Passenger Series)
McCarthy, Cormac
A Breathtaking novel of morality and science, the legacy of sin, and the madness that is human consciousness. 
Book: Targeted The Hero of This Book 
McCracken, Elizabeth
Over the course of one weekend in London, a woman reflecting on her life winds up wrestling with the memory of her mother. 
Book: Full Figured 16 1989 (Book 2 in the Allie Burns Series)
McDermid, Val
The world of newspapers is undergoing a revolution, there's skulduggery in the medical research labs and there are seismic rumblings behind the Iron Curtain. When kidnap and murder are added to this potent mix, Allie is forced to question all her old certainties. 
Book: Getting Clean with Stevie Green The Plot and the Pendulum (Book 13 in the Library Lover's Series)
McKinlay, Jenn
Halloween is approaching in the Briar Creek, and things get spooky when a skeleton is found and connected to a decades-old cold case. 
Book: The Mystery of Albert E. Finch Dinosaurs
Millet, Lydia
The story of an Arizona. man's relationship with the family next door, whose house has one wall made entirely out of glass. 
Book: None But the Righteous In the Shadow of a Queen
Moore, Heather B.
An epic battle of wills between two women: a daughter determined to forge her own life beyond the shadow of her mother, and a queen resolved to keep the Crown's reputation unsullied no matter the cost. 
Book: The Department of Rare Books and Special Collections Anywhere You Run
Morris, Wanda
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.
Book: The Mirror Man Our Missing Hearts
Ng, Celeste
A deeply heart-wrenching novel about the unbreakable love between a mother and child in a society consumed by fear.
Book: The End of Getting Lost No Strangers Here (Book 1 in the County Kerry Series)
O'Connor, Carlene
A female vet returns home to the village where she grew up and must reckon with her past while untangling present mysteries. 

 

Book: The Perfect Escape The Twelve Long, Hard, Topsy-turvy, Very Messy Days of Christmas
Patterson, James
Move over, Dickens-America's favorite storyteller has written a modern Christmas story for the ages. 
Book: Quicksilver Cross Over (Book 30 in the Alex Cross Series)
Patterson, James
Detective Alex Cross hunts down a serial killer who targets entire families-and who will next be coming for the Crosses.
Book: Lightning in a Mirror Mad Honey
Picoult, Jodi and Jennifer Finney Boylan
When Olivia's son is being questioned about the murder of his girlfriend, she knows he's innocent, but does she see flashes of his father's temper?
Book: Notes on an Execution The Color of Ice
Probst, Barbara Linn
Set among the glaciers and thermal lagoons of Iceland, and framed by the magical art of glassblowing, this is the breathtaking story of a woman's awakening to passion, beauty, and the redemptive power of unconditional love. 
Book: Seven Mercies The Whalebone Theatre
Quinn, Joanna
A transporting, irresistible debut novel that takes us from the gargantuan cavity of a beached whale into undercover operations during World War II-a story of love, bravery, lost innocence, and self-transformation. 
Book: Made in Manhattan A Heart Full of Headstones (Book 24 in the Inspector Rebus Series)
Rankin, Ian
A gripping new Rebus novel. 
Book: The Sweetheart Deal Sinister Graves (Book 3 in the Cash Blackbear Series)
Rendon, Marcie R
Set in the 1970s Minnesota on the White Earth Reservation, Cash Blackbear, a young Ojibwe woman, attempts to discover the truth about the disappearances of Native girls and their newborns. 
Book: Half in Shadow Santa's Little Yelpers (Book 26 in the Andy Carpenter Series)
Rosenfelt, David
Lawyer Andy Carpenter and his humorous investigating team return. 
Book: The Runaway Duchess Poster Girl
Roth, Veronica
The story of a woman's desperate search for a missing girl after the collapse of the oppressive dystopian regime and the dark secrets about her family and community she uncovers along the way. 
Book: In the Country of Others Showtime
Ruszin, Ricky
When Jordan discovers his grandparent TV allows him to travel to the past, he sees a chance to save his grandmother's life and exact revenge on the man caused who it. 
Book: The Paris Bookseller Righteous Prey (Book 32 in the Prey Series)
Sandford, John
Lucas Davenport and Virgil Flowers are up against a powerful vigilante group with an eye for vengeance.
Book: The Torqued Man Malice House
Shepherd, Megan
A complex tale of dark magic and family secrets when a woman attempts to settle the estate of her father, and acclaimed horror novelist.
Book: Perpetual West Titans of War (Book 8 in the Ancient Egyptians)
Smith, Wilbur
Play has been trained to become a great spy, and now he embarks on a perilous mission to the heart of the Hyksos lands to find allies for Egypt.
Book: The Siren of Sussex Black Shield Maiden
Smith, Willow and Jess Hendel
A powerful and groundbreaking historical epic about an African warrior in the world of the vikings. 
Book: Wahala The High Notes
Steel, Danielle
An inspiring story about finding the strength to stand up for yourself and your dreams, no matter what it takes.
Book: Where the Drowned Girls Go Secluded Cabin Sleeps Six
Unger, Lisa
Three couples rent a luxury cabin in the woods for a weekend getaway to die for in this chilling locked-room thriller.
Book: The Mozart Code The Janus File (Book 3 in the Gordian Protocol Series)
Weber, David and Jacob Holo
The Fates of universes aren't the only things time travel can impact. Sometimes the effect is a lot more mundane and closer to home. 
Book:In Easter Bonnet Murder Mistakes Were Made
Wilsner, Meryl
The good news: she likes someone. The bad new: It's her best friend's mum.
Book: What Might Have Been Which Side Are You On
Wong, Ryan Lee
How can we live with integrity and pleasure in this world of police brutality and racism? An Asian American activist is challenged by his mother to face this question.
Book: The Good Son Distant Thunder (Book 63 in the Stone Barrington Series)
Woods, Stuart
The next book in the series.
Book:My Annihilation Crime for the Books (Book 3 in the Jane Doe Book Club Series)
Young, Kate
The Jane Does are hosting a Halloween party at Magnolia Manor, but when the lights come on after the staged murder, a real victim lies ahead.
Book: Undermoney A Cosmic Kind of Love
Young, Samantha
Space is the last thing an event planner and an astronaut need in this charming new romantic comedy.


November 2022

Book: A Thousand Steps A Very Merry Bromance (Book 5 in the Bromance Book Club Series)
Adams, Lyssa Kay
This time, they're pulling out of the mistletoe for everyone's favorite country music star, Colton, and his second chance at love.
Book: The Horsewoman The Sword's Elegy (Book 3 in the Sorcerer's Song Series)
Anderson, Brian D
The doom of humankind has at last been realized, and Mariyah and Lem, certain that only magic of the Bards can save them, desperately search for that lost knowledge.
Book: The Unfamiliar Garden All Roads Lead to You (Book 2 in the Small Town Dreams Series)
Ashenden, Jackie
A grumpy wilderness guide and a cheerful jewelry designer find an unlikely love in New Zealand.
Book: Ever Constant Fourteen Days
Atwood, Margaret
Set in a Lower East Side tenement in the early days of the pandemic, each character has been secretly written by a different, major literary voice.
Book: The Runaway The Housemate
Bailey, Sarah
Three housemates. One dead, one missing, and one accused of murder. Dubbed the Housemate Homicide, it's a mystery that has baffled Australians for almost a decade. When one of them turns up dead nine years later, journalist Olive Groves is assigned the story.
Book: The Maid Wherever You Are (Book 12 in the Kelly/KGI Series)
Banks, Maya
Can Skylar be saved and will her savior be able to let her go?
Book: The Starless Crown The Magic Kingdom
Banks Russell
Harley Mann reflects upon his life as a Shaker growing up in the swampland that will eventually become Disney World.
Book: garden of Sins The Personal Assistant
Belle, Kimberly
A deeply addictive thriller exploring the dark side of the digital world when a mommy-blogger's assistant goes missing.
Book: All Day is a Long Time On Spine of Death (Book 2 in the By the Book Mystery Series)
Berry, Tamara
With the whole town convinced that her grandfather was a serial killer, Tess has to call in a fellow horror author for reinforcements. Together, they'll come up with a perfect story to make all the clues fit...and solve a mystery more than thirty years in the making.
Book: Highland Wolf Peril in Paris (Book 16 in the Royal Spyness Series)
Bowen, Rhys
Georgie is back with an all-new mystery to solve.
Book: 30 Things I Love About Myself Small Game
Braverman, Blair
A gripping debut novel about a survival reality show gone wrong that leaves a group of strangers stranded in the northern wild.
Book: Last Seen Alive Hiss and Tell (Book 31 in the Mrs. Murphy Series)
Brown, Rita Mae
Death stalks the Blue Ridge Mountains once again, and Mary Minor "Harry" Harristeen, along with her beloved cats is on the case.
Book: Grave Danger Hold You Down
Brown, Tracy
This edgy novel from rising star Tracy Brown is about the perils of love and the ties that bind.
Book: The Family You Make Seventeen
Brownlow, John
Sixteen people have done this job before me. I am 17. The most feared assassin in the world. But to be the best you must beat the best. My next target is 16, just as one day 18 will hunt me down.
Book: Alaska Escape Kiss Her Once for Me
Cochrun, Alison
A romantic comedy about a woman who fakes an engagement with her landlord...only to fall for his sister.
Book: Weather Girl Desert Star (Book 5 in the Renee Ballard Series, Book 24 in the Harry Bosch Series)
Connelly, Michael
LAPD detective Renee Ballard and Harry Bosch work together to hunt the killer who is Bosch's "white whale" - a man responsible for the murder of an entire family.
Book: Disappearance of a Scribe Racing the Light (Book 19 in the Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Series)
Crais, Robert
Private investigator Elvis Cole and his enigmatic partner Joe Pike are back on the case.
Book: Invisible Hunting Time (Book 4 in the Colter Shaw Series)
Deaver, Jeffery
Colter Shaw plunges into the woods and races the clock in a case where nothing is quite what it seems.
Book: John Doe Cold Case Every Second Counts (Book 17 in the John Pearce Series)
Donachie, David
John Pearce discovers that Madrid plans to desert the British-led coalition and join the enemy.
Book: Antarctica of Love Still Waters (Book 7 in the FBI K-9 Series)
Driscoll, Sara
A training session in the Minnesota wilderness becomes a fight for survival for FBI handler Meg Jennings and her K-9 partner.
Book: End of Days Toad
Dunn, Katherine
Sally Gunnar has been in love, has been mad, has been an agent of destruction, has been spurned; and now she has retreated from the world.
Book: Desolation Canyon What a Trip
Edwards, Susen
Meet Fiona, an art student at a New Jersey college who is struggling to find herself. Through her eyes, we relive the turbulent culture of sex, drugs, and rock 'n roll.

 

Book: Violeta

Going Rogue (Book 29 in the Stephanie Plum Series

Evanovich, Janet

Janet Evanovich returns with the latest book in her massively popular Stephanie Plum Series.
Book: Gods and Dragons A Christmas Memory
Evans, Richard Paul
A coming-of-age holiday tale based on the author's own childhood that shows us how hope and acceptance can be found in the most unexpected of places.
Book: Son of Svea Hands Down (Book 11 in the Dick Francis Series)
Francis, Felix
After a friend's suicide, Sid starts to investigate and soon finds himself embroiled in a conspiracy that cuts to the very heart of the integrity of British horse racing.
Book: Brown Girls The Lindbergh Nanny
Fredericks, Mariah
Examining one of the most famous kidnapping cases in America from the lens of one of America's favorite suspects, puts Betty Gow at the center of her own story for the first time.
Book: Bibliolepsy The Zero Night (Book 11 in the Jonathan Stride Series)
Freeman, Brian
A woman has been kidnapped. Now Jonathan Stride must decide if her husband wants her back ... dead or alive.
Book: The Stars Are Not Yet Bells Blood Moon (Book 2 in the Rising Series)
Graham, Heather and Jon Land
The war continues with Alex and Sam embarking on a desperate journey to save mankind, even as their friendship blossoms into something much more.
Book: Bye Bye Baby Bleeding Heart Yard (Book 3 in the Harbinder Kaur Series)
Griffiths, Elly
A propulsive new thriller set in London featuring Detective Harbinder Kaur.
Book: Outcasts of the Wildwood Folly Park
Hackford, Heidi
What does it take to destroy the place you love in the world?
Book: The Last Mrs. Summers The Couple at the Table (Book 11 in the Culver Valley Crime Series)
Hannah, Sophie
You are on your honeymoon and warned about the "couple at the table nearest to yours." But why?
Book: The Girl Who Could Breathe Under Water The Serpent in Heaven (Book 4 in the Gunnie Rose Series)
Harris, Charlaine
Felicia, Lizbeth's younger half-sister is attacked by her estranged aristocratic Mexican family of wizards who want to use her as a pawn - what no one expected is that she may be the most powerful witch in a generation.
Book: Her Hidden Genius Never Rescue a Rogue (Book 2 in the Merriwell Sisters Series)
Heath, Virginia
Diana and Giles' obvious disdain for each other can't stop the attraction between them.
Book: Show Me the Bunny The Twist of a Knife (Book 4 in the Hawthorne and Horowitz Series)
Horowitz, Anthony
When Horowitz is accused of a murder will Hawthorne take his call?
Book: The Shattered Skies Zorrie
Hunt, Laird
A poignant novel about a woman searching for her place in the world and finding it in the daily rhythms of life in rural Indiana.
Book: Yinka, Where Is Your Husband? The Hidden Palace (Book 2 in the Daughters of War Series)
Jefferies, Dinah
A rebellious daughter, a sister with a secret, and a rift over generations.
Book: Good Rich People The World We Make (Book 2 in the Great Cities Trilogy Series)
Jemisin, N. K.
A story of culture, identity, magic, and myths in contemporary New York City.
Book: Find Me A Quiet Life
Joella, Ethan
An enormously powerful and life-affirming novel about three individuals facing challenges and grappling with loss in their own way.
Book: Iron Annie NYPD RED 7 (Book 7 in the NYPD Red Series)
Karp, Marshall
Finding a single assassin in a city on nine million is daunting. Finding five is a nightmare. 
Book: Spirits and Sourdough A Very Merry Bromance (Book 5 in the Bromance Book Club)
Kay Adams, Lyssa
'Tis the season for a Bromance Book Club matchmaking mission! This time, they're pulling out the mistletoe for everyone's favorite country music star, Colton, and his second chance at love.
Book: The Last House on the Street The Wilderwomen
Lang, Ruth
Five years ago Nora Wilder disappeared. Now her daughter Finn is reliving her memories, and her daughter Zadie, who see the future, are searching for her.
Book: The School for Good Mothers The Last Party (Book 1 in the DC Morgan Series)
Mackintosh, Clare
After the New Year's party to end all parties ends in the death of Rhys Lloyd, it is up to DC Ffion Morgan to find the killer in a village of suspects. 
Book: Hot and Sour Suspects Murder at Black Oaks (Book 6 in the Robin Lockwood Series)
Margolin, Phillip
Lockwood finds herself at an isolated retreat in the Oregon mountains, one with a tragic past and a legendary curse, surrounded by many suspects and confronted with an impossible crime.
Book: The Beholden A Restless Truth (Book 2 in the Last Binding Series)
Marske, Freya
maud Blyth has always dreamed of adventure, but she didn't expect to be trapped at sea with a dead body, a disrespectful parrot, and the dangerously lovely and outrageous Violet Debenham.
Book: A Stranger's Game The Voyage of the Forgotten (Book 3 in the Legacy of the Mercenary King Series)
Martell, Nick
Michael, the infamous Kingkiller, and Serena, the Hollow Queen, race against the odds to have the future they've worked so hard to protect... or risk brining about the end of the world.
Book: A Killer Sundae One Last Chance (Book 3 in the Blood Ties, the Logans Series)
Martin, Kat
Edge Logan, an ex-Green Beret, must deal with a dangerous cult and a female private investigator who will let nothing stop her from rescuing her missing sister.
Book: Honey Roasted Death on a Winter Stroll (Book 7 in the Merry Folger Series)
Mathews, Fancince
No-nonsense Nantucket detective Merry Folger grapples with the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic and two murders as the island is overtaken by Hollywood stars and DC suits.
Book: The Magnolia Palace Ocean's Echo
Maxwell, Everina
When Tennal uses his telepathic powers for illegal activities, he is bound to Lt. Surit. Tennal just wants to escape, but Surit isn't all he seems. 
Book: Getting His Game Back Stella Maris (Book 2 in the Passenger Series)
McCarthy, Cormac
Paranoid schizophrenic Alicia admits herself into the hospital where she contemplates the nature of madness.
Book: A Three Book Problem We All Want Impossible Things
Newman, Catherine
Edi and Ash have been best friends for over 42 years, but now Edi has cancer and Ash has to learn to survive without her.
Book:Mrs. March Wyoming Homecoming (Book 11 in the Wyoming Men Series)
Palmer, Diana
She's haunted his dreams for years, and now she's back to wreak havoc on his heart
Book: Murder on Prescott Mountain The Prisoner
Paris, B.A.
Amelie has always been a survivor, making i on her own, but once she marries billionaire Jed Hawthorne she never expected to wake up in a room not knowing where she is or why she has been taken?
Book: Mermaid Confidential Lost Souls of Leningrad
Parry, Suzanne
June 1941. Hitler's armies race toward vulnerable Leningrad. In a matter of weeks the Nazis surround the city, cut off the food supply, and launch a vicious bombardment. Widowed violinist Sofya Karavaveva and her teenage granddaughter, Yelena, are cornered in the crumbling city. 
Book: Strangers I Know The Perfect Assassin (A Book in the Doc Savage Series)
Patterson, James and Brian Sitts
When Dr. Brandt Savage signs up for a school where he is the lone pupil, he never thought he would be not only the professor's only student but her captive.
Book: Life Flight A Christmas Deliverance (Book 29 in the Christmas Series)
Perry, Anne
A courageous doctor and his apprentice fight to save London's poor - and discover that the hearts of men can be colder than a winter chill.
Book: Cutthroat Dogs Even Though I Knew the End 
Polk, C.L.
When offered the chance to spend the rest of her life with the woman she loves, an exiled auger goes after the White City Vampire, Chicago's most notorious serial killer.
Book: Small World Flight Risk (Book 2 in the Booking Agents Series)
Priest, Cherie
Inconsistent psychic Leda Foley and Seattle detective Grady Merritt return to solve the case of a missing couple. 
Book: Greenwich Park None of This Would Have Happened if Prince Were Alive
Prusa, Carolyn
Ramona has a lot on her to do list; a bratty boss, a toilet training toddler, a critical mom, a cheating husband, and a category four hurricane headed her wya.
Book: Savage Road We Are the Light
Quick, Matthew
A poignant and hopeful novel about a widower who takes in a grieving teenager and inspires a magical revival in their small town. 
Book: The Mitford Vanishing Tread of Angels
Roanhorse, Rebecca
Celeste, a card sharp with a need for justice, takes on the rold of advocatus diaboli, to defend her sister Mariel, accused of murdering a Virtue, a member of the ruling class of this mining town.
Book: Crimes and Covers The Choice (Book 3 in the Dragon Heart Legacy Series)
Roberts, Nora
Breen must tackle traitorous and power mad wishes using her sword magicks, and courage.
Book: A Heart Adrift Angels of the Resistance
Salazar, Noelle
Fourteen-year-old Lien and her older sister, Elif, join the Dutch resistance when the Nazis invade the Netherlands.
Book: Seoulmates The Lost Metal (Book 7 in the Mistborn Series)
Sanderson, Brandon
Harmony's vision of future possibilities comes to an abrupt halt tomorrow night, with only blackness after that. It's a race against time, and Was must choose whether to set aside his rocky relationship with God and once again become the Sword that Harmony has groomed him to be.
Book: Much Ado About a Latte Theft of an Idol (Book 3 in the Eye of Isis Series)
Stabenow, Dana
When Cleopatra's most beloved actress disappears, her new Eye of Isis must solve a case that will lead to the darkest corners of Alexandria.
Book: One Step Too Far The Family Game
Steadman, Catherine
A rich, eccentric family. A time-honored tradition. Or a lethal game of survival? One woman finds out what it really takes to join the Holbeck family.
Book: Something to Hide The Whittiers
Steel, Danielle
When Tragedy occurs, the adult Whittier children find the future of their home and family in question, and learn they must move forward and be true to themselves so that they can face their own personal challenges.
Book: Road of Bones Secluded Cabin Sleeps Six
Unger, Lisa
Three couples rent a luxury cabin in the woods for a weekend getaway to die for in this chilling locked-room thriller.
Book: The Overnight Guest A Dance of Smoke and Steel (Book 3 in the Gathering of Dragons Series)
Vane, Milla
All that Laina must do is stay silent...and serve a man she has sworn to kill. 
Book: The Final Case Forever (Book 2 in the Lair of the Wolven)
Ward, J.R.
Lydia Susi and Daniel Joseph are back in another thrilling installment. 
Book: The Ex-Husband Wayward (Book 2 in the Wanderers Series)
Wendig, Chuck
Benji, Marcy, Shana, and the rest of the sleepwalkers and shepherds must band together to survive the new world. 
Book: A Narrow Door Now is Not the Time to Panic 
Wilson, Kevin
A novel about two teenage misfits who spectacularly collide one fateful summer, and the art they make that changes their lives forever. 
Book: Reckless Girls You Can Hide (Book 2 in the Laurel Snow Series)
Zanetti, Rebecca
What do you do when a sociopath loves you? Rising star FBI profiler Laurel Snow is about to find out.


December 2022

Book: Anthem  Devil's Delight (Book 33 in the Agatha Raisin Series)
Beaton, MC and RW Green 
Crafty Agatha Raisin - the star of her own hit TV series - is back on the case again.
Book: Never Leave Me The Light Pirate 
Brooks-Dalton, Lily
A sweeping story of survival and resilience spanning one extraordinary woman's lifetime as she navigates the uncertainty of a rapidly changing world. 
Book: All of You Every Single One Clive Cussler's The Serpent's Eye (Book 13 in the Sam and Remi Fargo Adventure Series)
Burcell, Robin
Husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo face a new exciting adventure.
Book: Wolf Hollow Night Shift
Cook, Robin
Jack and Laurie are lured into the dark underbelly of hospital dangers when an internist is murdered.
Book: Light Shines on Promise Lodge Judas 62 (Book 2 in the Box 88 Series)
Cumming, Charles
A spy in one of the most dangerous places on earth and an old enemy looking for revenge, who will come out on top in this deadly game.
Book: Targeted Well Traveled (Book 4 in the Well Met Series)
DeLuca, Jen
Th Renaissance Faire is on the move, and Lulu and Dex are along for the ride. 
Book: Full Figured 16 A History of Fear
Dumas, Luke
This is a propulsive foray in to the darkness of the human psyche, marrying dread-inducing atmosphere and heart-palpitating storytelling.
Book: Getting Clean with Stevie Green Amok (A Book in the Dox Series)
Eisler, Barry
When the government offers a twenty-four-year-old former Marine a five-figure payday, there's only one question: Who does he have to kill?
Book: The Mystery of Albert E. Finch The Sunshine Girls 
Fader, Molly
A moment of great change sparks the friendship of a lifetime for two young women who meet in 1967.
Book: None But the Righteous Frozen Detective (Book 2 in the Piper and Porter Mystery Series)
Flower, Amanda
Murder on the ski slopes. The weapon? A bow and arrow. The suspects? Every guest at the villa.
Book: The Department of Rare Books and Special Collections A Mother Would Know
Garza, Amber
A woman questions everything she knows about her son when a local woman is found dead.
Book: The Mirror Man Death in the Margins (Book 7 in the Blue Ridge Library Series)
Gilbert, Victoria
The theater is no place for murder, but a case of backstage betrayal drags library director Amy Webber into a case that could mean curtains.
Book: The End of Getting Lost Scorch (Book 24 in the Steel Brothers Saga)
Hardt, Helen
Welcome to the next generation! Join the grown children of Jonah, Talon, Ryan, and Marjorie for new adventures, mysteries, and heart-pounding passion.

 

Book: The Perfect Escape Wicked Dreams
Jackson, Lisa and Nancy Bush
A stand-alone thriller set in the eerie world of The Colony, a haven for a group of women marked for death by a madman.
Book: Quicksilver A Hard Day for a Hangover (Book 3 in the Sunshine Vicram Series)
Jones, Darynda
Another humorous installment in this series.
Book: Lightning in a Mirror The Last Invitation
Kane, Darby
A gripping and twisty suspense about an invitation to an exclusive club that comes with deadly consequences.
Book: Notes on an Execution W.E.B. Griffin's The Devil's Weapons (Book 8 in the Met at War Series)
Kirsanow, Peter
Dick Canidy and the agents of the OSS scour war torn Poland looking for a rocket scientist who holds the secrets to the Nazis most dangerous weapon.
Book: Seven Mercies The Sisters of Sea View (Book 1 in the On Devonshire Shores Series)
Klassen, Julie
When their father's death leaves them impoverished, Sarah Summers convinces her sisters to open their seaside home to guests to provide for their ailing mother. 
Book: Made in Manhattan Pets of Park Avenue (Book 2 in the Paws in the City Series)
London, Stefanie
What do you do when "The One" is also the one who broke your heart?
Book: The Sweetheart Deal No One Left to Come Looking for You
Lipsyte, Sam
New York's East Village, 1993, and rock musician Jack is on a search for a buddy that uncovers a sinister entanglement of crimes.
Book: Half in Shadow Paris Requiem (Book 2 in the Detective Eddie Giral Series)
Lloyd, Chris
A gripping World War II murder mystery - and a beautifully drawn portrait of Paris under Nazi occupation with compelling and conflicted hero Detective Eddie Giral at its heart.
Book: The Runaway Duchess The Bird Tattoo
Mikhail, Dunva
This novel chronicles a world of great upheaval, love and loss, beauty and horror, and will stay in readers' minds long after the last page.
Book: In the Country of Others The Widowmaker
Morrissey, Hannah
A wealthy family shrouded in scandal; a detective tasked with solving an impossible cold case; and a woman with a dark past collide.
Book: The Paris Bookseller How to Win a Wallflower (Book 3 in the Rebels with a Cause Series)
Parish, Samara
When John Barnesworth is forced tot ake his brother's place as a viscount, he discovers that not only are the estates bankrupt, he's been contracted into an engagement with a cruel debutante. 
Book: The Torqued Man Never Cross a Highlander 
Rayne, Lisa
A historical mash-up of Dirty Harry in a kilt with Mr. and Mrs. Smith. This banter-laden historical romance proves kilts have never been more fun.
Book: Perpetual West Sword-bearer (Book 8 in the Tiger and Del Series)
Roberson, Jennifer
With the world around them falling victim to a malignant Northern-born magic, Tiger gathers Del and his adult son, Neesha, to end the magic threatening the world - and along the journey, discovers another element of magecraft within himself.
Book: The Siren of Sussex Ashes of Man (Book 5 in the Sun Eater Series)
Ruocchio, Christopher
The galaxy is on fire, and it is up to hadrian and the witch, Valka, to put the fire out.
Book: Wahala Winter's End (Book 4 in the Alaska Wild Series)
Shelton, Paige
It's springtime in Benedict, Alaska, and with it the warmer weather comes an unseasonably somber local tradition - the annual Death Walk.
Book: Where the Drowned Girls Go A Dangerous Business
Smiley, Jane
A rollicking murder mystery set in Gold Rush California, as two young prostitutes follow a trail of missing girls. 
Book: The Mozart Code Queen of Myth and Monsters (Book 2 in the Adrian X Isolde Series)
St. Clair, Scarlett
Isolde, newly coronated queen, has finalliy found a king worthy of her in the vampire Adrian. But, their love for each other has cost Isolde her father and her homeland. 
Book:In Easter Bonnet Murder The Dressmakers of Prospect Heights (The Dressmakers of Prospect Heights Series)
Zeldis, Kitty
A mesmerizing historical novel about three women in 1920s New York City and the secrets they hold.