Monday, April 13, 2015

Titles to Watch for This Week: April 12 - 18, 2015

Two HOT releases this week are Nora Roberts' The Liar and Every Fifteen Minutes by Lisa Scottoline. 

Other new Adult Fiction titles which may appeal to customers are:

Asa: A Marked Men Novel by Jay Crownover - for the romance fan, the final title in the author's 'Marked Men' series

Borderline by Liza Marklund - a new thriller; the inspiration for the Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter TV series available on Netflix

The Dead Lands by Benjamin Percy - a postapocalyptic adventure with a nod to Lewis and Clark which begins in the remains of St. Louis

Whispering Shadows by Jan-Philipp Sendker - for those who enjoy international mysteries, a dark mystery which explores Chinese society and life in Hong Kong

Here are a few Adult Nonfiction releases which might be of interest:

Born with Teeth: A Memoir by Kate Mulgrew - a passionate memoir from the TV star known for her roles as 'Captain Kathryn Janeway' in Star Trek: Voyager and 'Red' in Orange is the New Black

KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps by Nikolaus Wachsmann - a comprehensive study of the Nazi camps from their beginning in 1933 to the end of the war in 1945

The Light of the World: a Memoir by Elizabeth Alexander - a widow reflects on her married life after losing her husband who was only 49 years old

Secret Warriors: The Spies, Scientists and Code Breakers of World War I by Taylor Downing - Downing offers a highly readable account of the role of scientific advancement during World War I

And for those who enjoy Young Adult titles, coming out this week are:

I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives by Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Garda - the pen pal correspondence of two teens offers an eye-opening look at living in different cultures; coming to the catalog soon

All the Rage by Courtney Summers - a GalleyChat pick mentioned in Forthcoming Titles Librarians Like!; coming to the catalog soon

The Truth Commission by Susan Juby - three friends form a commission (purportedly as part of a creative writing assignment) to find the 'truth' at their school

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