Monday, April 27, 2015

Titles to Watch for This Week: April 26 - May 2, 2015

Adult Fiction titles coming out this week include historical fiction and new titles in popular series:

Gathering Prey by John Sandford - another fast-paced, gritty Lucas Davenport thriller; 25th in the author's long-running Prey series

The Last  Bookaneer by Matthew Pearl - atmospheric, historical fiction about literary pirates in the 19th Century, from the author of The Technologists (2012) 

Madam President by Nicolle Wallace - Wallace's newest novel about various women serving in the White House including the 45th President of the United States; follows Eighteen Acres (2010) and It's Classified (2011).

Your Next Breath by Iris Johansen - dramatic suspense with CIA operative Catherine Ling trying to find out who is killing off those closest to her; follows 2014's Live to See Tomorrow

Customers may be interested in these Adult Nonfiction releases:

On the Move by Oliver W. Sacks - an engaging memoir from the adventurous physician who brought you The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (1985)

Romantic Outlaws: the Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and her daughter Mary Shelley by Charlotte Gordon - a dual biography of two amazing women with intertwined lives who never knew each other

Fantasy and romance feature in these new teen titles coming out:

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir - an action-packed, suspenseful fantasy debut with detailed world-building and a budding love triangle; some realistic depictions of violence and abuse may not be for every reader 

The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough - a lyrical, interracial love story set in 1930's Seattle told from multiple points of view; for romance fan who like to root for ill-fated lovers

Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley - lush writing and world-building about a young girl discovering her true self in a strange world; for fans of Neil Gaiman and Laini Taylor's Daughter of Smoke & Bone

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