Hot New Books

January 18th, 2016

01-18 Guest Room The Guest Room
by Chris Bohjalian
F B676g
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.
01-18 Biglaw Biglaw
by Lindsay Cameron
F C1823b
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.
01-18 Turner House The Turner House
by Angela Flournoy
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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.
01-18 Bloodline Bloodline
by Conn Iggulden
F I242bL
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.
01-18 After She's Gone After She’s Gone
by Lisa Jackson
F J134af
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.
01-18 Fifth Heart The Fifth Heart
by Dan Simmons
F S5922f
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.
01-18 Philosopher Kings The Philosopher Kings
by Jo Walton
F W239p
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.
01-18 Even the Dead Even the Dead
by Benjamin Black
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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.
01-18 Dead Assassin The Dead Assassin
by Vaughn Entwistle
M E61d
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.
01-18 Suspicious Minds Suspicious Minds: Why We Believe Conspiracy Theories
by Rob Brotherton
153.4 B874
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.
01-18 Rising Strong Rising Strong
by Brené Brown
158.1 B877r
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.
01-18 Prisoners of Geography Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything about the World
by Tim Marshall
320.12 M369
A journalist uses 10 maps of crucial regions to explain the geo-political strategies of the world powers.
01-18 Dinner for Two Dinner for Two: Easy and Innovative Recipes for One, Two, or a Few
by Julie Wampler
641.561 W243
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.
01-18 Ghosts of K2 The Ghosts of K2: The Epic Saga of the First Ascent
by Mick Conefrey
796.522 C747
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.
01-18 Shift Change Shift Work
by Tie Domi
796.962 D669
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.
01-18 438 Days 438 Days: An Extraordinary True Story of Survival at Sea
by Jonathan Franklin
910.045 A473f
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.
01-18 Lost Tudor Princess The Lost Tudor Princess: A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox
by Alison Weir
941.05 L568w
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.
01-18 Time For Truth A Time For Truth: Reigniting The Promise Of America
by Ted Cruz
973.932 C957
Recounts the author’s life and career, discussing his time as a senator, and arguing for change in government.

 

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