January 18th, 2016
|The Guest Room
by Chris Bohjalian
The story of a bachelor party gone horribly wrong: two men lie dead in a suburban living room, two women are on the run from police and a marriage is ripping apart at the seams in this spellbinding tale of murder and sex trafficking.
by Lindsay Cameron
Two years into her job at a major Manhattan law firm, Mackenzie questions whether or not this is her dream job as she’s tormented by a bitter senior associate and she’s stuck with the deal from hell.
|The Turner House
by Angela Flournoy
The Turner House brings us a colourful, complicated brood full of love and pride, sacrifice and unlikely inheritances. It’s a striking examination of the price we pay for our dreams and futures, and the ways in which our families bring us home.
by Conn Iggulden
Bloodline sees the Lancastrian and Yorkist factions clash at the battle of Towton — the single bloodiest conflict fought on British soil. The victorious Edward of York seals his claim to the English throne.
|After She’s Gone
by Lisa Jackson
Pursuing a Hollywood career in the shadow of her more beautiful sister, Cassie, who survived the crazed fan attack that nearly killed their mother, is targeted with suspicion and doubts her own sanity when her sister’s body double is killed and her sister then subsequently disappears.
|The Fifth Heart
by Dan Simmons
While in America to solve the mystery of the 1885 death of Clover Adams, wife of the esteemed historian Henry Adams, Sherlock Holmes and Henry James find themselves involved in matters of national importance possibly orchestrated by Moriarty.
|The Philosopher Kings
by Jo Walton
The god Apollo, living under a false human identity in the City founded by time-traveling goddess Pallas Athene, suffers a tragic loss, and the desire for revenge leads him to sail into the mysterious Eastern Mediterranean in search of the man who may have caused his grief.
|Even the Dead
by Benjamin Black
Prone to hallucinations by overwork, Quirke investigates suspicions of foul play in the aftermath of a fatal car crash before teaming up with Inspector Hackett to search for a missing pregnant woman.
|The Dead Assassin
by Vaughn Entwistle
Investigating the brutal murder of a high-ranking government official, Dr. Arthur Conan Doyle and his sidekick, Oscar Wilde, are baffled when the dead body of the assassin is revealed to be a man who was executed two weeks earlier.
|Suspicious Minds: Why We Believe Conspiracy Theories
by Rob Brotherton
Suspicious Minds explores the psychology behind conspiracy theories and reveals the important consequences they can have–from discouraging parents from vaccinating their children against deadly diseases to hampering political policies to combat climate change.
by Brené Brown
Rising Strong outlines theories about the “physics of vulnerability” to explain the role of disappointment, failure, and heartbreak in personal strength and achieving a sense of purpose.
|Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything about the World
by Tim Marshall
A journalist uses 10 maps of crucial regions to explain the geo-political strategies of the world powers.
|Dinner for Two: Easy and Innovative Recipes for One, Two, or a Few
by Julie Wampler
The popular blogger shares 70 new two-serving recipes, offering such options as pesto chicken salad sandwich, beer braised roast with polenta, and pancetta and spinach crêpes.
|The Ghosts of K2: The Epic Saga of the First Ascent
by Mick Conefrey
A gripping true account of three extraordinary expeditions up K2, which were fraught with great danger and unimaginable tragedy, captures the bold and eccentric characters their friendships and rivalries, their guilt and betrayals.
by Tie Domi
From hockey’s most prolific fighter comes a sports memoir unlike any other — passionate, funny, and candid, Shift Work chronicles Tie Domi’s sixteen tumultuous seasons in the NHL.
|438 Days: An Extraordinary True Story of Survival at Sea
by Jonathan Franklin
Draws on interviews with Salvador Alvarenga and those who aided in his rescue and recovery to chronicle his fourteen months alone and adrift at sea.
|The Lost Tudor Princess: A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox
by Alison Weir
Her mother was a queen, her father an earl, and she herself was the granddaughter, niece, cousin and grandmother of monarchs. Some thought she should be queen of England. This is the biography of an extraordinary life that spanned five Tudor reigns, a life packed with intrigue, drama and tragedy.
|A Time For Truth: Reigniting The Promise Of America
by Ted Cruz
Recounts the author’s life and career, discussing his time as a senator, and arguing for change in government.