New adult titles
Fans of Janet Evanovich’s series of novels featuring bounty hunter Stephanie Plum won’t have to wait long to read the latest installment, “Smokin’ Seventeen.” There are multiple copies and they’re circulating quickly. Call to reserve your copy, or place a hold through the website; a copy should be available soon.
S J Watson has debuted with one of the best literary thrillers in recent years with, “Before I Go To Sleep.” A mysterious accident has made Christine an amnesiac. Who can she trust? Can she trust herself? Her memories disappear every time she falls asleep. This one is suspenseful from start to finish.
Author David Ignatius writes with such authority it will leave you wondering whether “Bloodmoney” is truly fiction. A top-notch CIA thriller, this novel is about the intersection of politics, ethics and finance.
“The Kingdom (A Fargo Adventure)” by Clive Cussler returns Sam and Remi Fargo for the third thrilling adventure of the series. The Fargos are used to hunting for treasure, not people, but when an investigator friend is missing, the search begins. Cussler packs this book with breathtaking suspense and endless imagination.
One of Amazon Best Books for the month of June is “Ten Thousand Saints” by Eleanor Henderson. Henderson set the book in the Lower Eastside of New York City in the 1980s. Meticulously researched by the author, the characters deal with addictions from drugs to addiction to abstinence in all forms.
“Three Bedrooms, One Corpse” is the latest in the Aurora Teagarden series by Charlaine Harris. Former librarian Teagarden pitches in to help her mother in the real estate business. On her first unofficial showing of a house, Aurora discovers the corpse of a rival realtor in the master bedroom. Follow Aurora and her mother Aida as they question staff, brokers and friends to try and lead them to the killer.
“To Be Sung Underwater” by Tom McNeal will have your undivided attention a few pages into it and you will be lost in this book until the end. Judith Toomey fell in love in her high school years in Nebraska, but now, decades later, if she called that man, what would he say? “To Be Sung Underwater” is a novel that examines the effect a broken relationship can have on one’s life path.
After a break in their lives, Ann Brashares has reunited the characters of “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” in “Sisterhood Everlasting.” A story about four long-lost best friends, trails through growing up, losing one’s way and creating a new one.
Lisa See continues the story of sisters Pearl and May, along with Pearl’s daughter, Joy in “Dreams of Joy.” Pearl is determined to retrieve her run away daughter from China as she follows her from crowded cities to remote villages and the dangers of the communist regime.