The Harder They Come: A Novel by T.C. Boyle - Boyle's thought-provoking literary novel examines the relationship between three damaged souls: an ex-Marine father, his emotionally disturbed son, and the son's older lover
Normal by Graeme Cameron - the unnamed narrator is anything but normal, he's a serial killer who's life may be about to change due to two women. Not for everyone although may appeal to fans of Jeff Lindsay's 'Dexter' series
The Patriot Threat by Steve Berry - a timely, action-packed, political thriller with an unusual premise: what if there had been irregularities with the ratification of the 16th Amendment to the Constitution; the amendment which legalized federal income tax?
The Shadows by J. R. Ward - two brothers, Trez and iAm, confront a conspiracy which can change their destiny in the 13th novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series.
For those who enjoy Adult Nonfiction, coming out this week:
Rescue at Los Banos: The Most Daring Prison Camp Raid of World War II by Bruce Henderson - this dramatic account sheds light on the little known rescue of almost 2,000 men, women, and children from a Japanese interment camp in the Philippines
So You've Been Publicly Shamed: a Journey Through the World of Public Humiliation by Jon Ronson - the author takes look at the dark side of social media and the disastrous impact it can have on people's lives, which may bring to mind the warning "With great power, comes great responsibility"
Read a review in the March 29, 2015 'Arts' section of the New York Times
And for the teen in anyone, a few Young Adult releases:
Black Dove, White Raven by Elizabeth Wein - a compelling historical novel set in 1930's Ethiopia, about barnstorming, prejudice and impending war dealing with two young people, one black, one white, raised as brother and sister
The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord - a young girl is continually defined by the people in her small town as 'the girl whose boyfriend drowned' and struggles to find her own identity after tragedy
The Wicked Will Rise by Danielle Paige - young Amy continues trying to free Oz from the tyrannical rule of Dorothy and her evil companions in this fast-paced, dystopian fantasy; sequel to 2014's Dorothy Must Die