Monday, May 4, 2015

Titles to Watch for this Week: May 3 - 9, 2915

Some titles getting big media push are: 14th Deadly Sin by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro, A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson and Brent K. Ashabranner and The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

Other Adult Fiction customers may ask about: 

Church of Marvels by Leslie Parry - gritty, historical fiction debut, told from multiple perspectives which superbly portrays life in the underbelly of 1895 New York

Day Shift by Charlaine Harris - an atmospheric Urban fantasy with a large cast of characters; second book in the Midnight, Texas series, follows 2014's Midnight Crossroad

I Take You by Eliza Kennedy - a witty debut with sassy characters and a bawdy tone, perfect as a beach read; a Manhattan lawyer, getting married in a week, needs to decide if she can be faithful to one man 

Rock With Wings by Anne Hillerman - the popular Jim Chee/Joe Leaphorn mystery series continues; his daughter, Tony Hillerman's daughter picked up the series with her 2013 New York Times bestseller Spider Woman's Daughter

Adult Nonfiction releases for this week include comedy, WWII propaganda, and a new title from the authors of Freakonomics

The Book of Joan: Tales of Mirth, Mischief and Manipulation by Melissa Rivers - the daughter of the iconic comedienne shares insights into life with her Mom outside the spotlight and their complicated personal relationship

Goebbels: A Biography by Peter Longerich - a comprehensive, new biography of Hitler's Minister of Propaganda; for those with interest in World War II, the Holocaust, Germany, and the history of marketing and propaganda

When to Rob a Bank: And 131 More Warped Suggestions and Well-intended Rants by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner - more offbeat economic insights in this compilation of the last 10-years of blog posts from

And YA title tied an Author Visit and a Children's book which may interest young readers:

Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen - witty, emotionally intense realistic fiction from the author of The Moon and More (2013) and What Happened to Goodbye (2011); watch the reserves on this one build as customers ...

The Great Good Summer by Elizabeth Garton Scanlon - 12-year old, church-going Ivy and her classmate, science-loving Paul team up for a surprising summer adventure; a coming of age story with a dose of humor and a hint of religion

What new titles will you be looking to hit the shelves this first week of May?

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