Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Titles to Watch For NEXT WEEK: August 9-15, 2015

Here are some of the titles coming out next week ...


  • Fantasy

Fool's Quest: Book II of the Fritz and the Fool Series by Robin Hobb - "The harrowing adventures of Fitz Chivalry Farseer and his enigmatic friend the Fool continue in Robin Hobb's triumphant follow-up to Fool's Assassin." (Random House Inc, publisher)

  • Historical Fiction 

The Dressmaker by Rosalie Ham - "A darkly satirical novel of love, revenge, and 1950s haute couture—soon to be a major motion picture starring Kate Winslet and Liam Hemsworth" (Penguin Group USA, publisher)

Huntress of Thornbeck Forest by Melanie Dickerson (A Medieval Fairy Tale) - "A beautiful maiden who poaches to feel the poor. A handsome forester on a mission to catch her. Danger and love are about to unite in Thornbeck Forest." (Thomas Nelson, publisher)

  • Mystery 

Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes: A Rose Gardner Mystery by Denise Grover Swank - "For Rose Gardner, working at the DMV is bad even before she has a vision of herself dead. She’s had plenty of visions, but this one is different. She’s never seen herself before." (Crooked Lane Books, publisher)

Plantation Shudders: A Cajun Country Mystery by Ellen Byron (Series debut) - "Prodigal daughter Maggie Crozat has returned home to her family's plantation-turned-bed-and-breakfast in Louisiana. When one of their guests dies from unnatural causes, Maggie and her family suddenly become suspects in a murder." (Crooked Lane Books, publisher)

  • Romance 

Brown-Eyed Girl by Lisa Kleypas - "A conclusion to the series that began with Sugar Daddy finds cynical wedding planner Avery avoiding the advances of seductive wedding guest Joe, who challenges her beliefs about love and commitment." (Baker & Taylor annotation)

  • Science Fiction

 The Lightning Stones by Jack B. Du Brul - "When his mentor is killed while conducting vital underground research into climate change, Philip Mercer launches an effort to find answers and exact vengeance." (Baker & Taylor annotation)

  • Suspense/Thriller 

The Beautiful Bureaucrat by Helen Phillips - "Becoming increasingly uneasy about suspicious activities at a new job she felt lucky to land, Josephine makes a terrible realization and is forces to confront dangerous and powerful elements in order to protect her loved ones." (Novelist annotation)

Black-Eyed Susans by Julie Heaberlin - "Rendered famous as the only survivor of a serial killer 20 years earlier, Tessa discovers clues that the wrong person was convicted and that the true killer is preparing to finish what he started. By the author of Playing Dead." (Baker & Taylor annotation)

  • Women's Fiction 

Silver Linings: A Rose Harbor Novel by Debbie Macomber - "Set in Cedar Cove's charming Rose Harbor Inn, Debbie Macomber's captivating new novel follows innkeeper Jo Marie and two new guests as they seek healing and comfort, revealing that every cloud has a silver lining, even when it seems difficult to find." (Random House, Inc, publisher)

The State We're In: Maine Stories by Ann Beattie - "An award-winning short story master presents a collection of new, linked tales that impart the diverse perspectives of women orbiting around a disaffected teen who is staying with relatives while attending summer school." (Baker & Taylor annotation)

Who Do You Love by Jennifer Weiner - "First meeting as young children in the hospital, a wealthy girl with a congenital heart defect and an underprivileged boy with athletic talents meet periodically over the course of three decades before considering whether their growing affections will overcome their differences. By the best-selling author of In Her Shoes." (Baker & Taylor annotation)


Mess: One Man's Struggle to Clean Up His House and His Act by Barry Yourgrau - "Hilarious and poignant, a glimpse into the mind of someone who is both a sufferer from and an investigator of clutter." (W.W. Norton, publisher)

You're Never Weird on the Internet 
(Almost): a Memoir by Felicia Day - "From online entertainment mogul, actress, and "queen of the geeks" Felicia Day comes a funny, quirky, and inspiring memoir about her unusual upbringing, her rise to Internet-stardom, and embracing her individuality to find success in Hollywood." (Simon & Schuster, publisher)


Six Impossible Things by Fiona Wood - "In this charming story of one guy's efforts to get it together when his life is falling apart, award-winning author Fiona Wood introduces an irresistible voice and a delightfully awkward character who is impossible to forget." (Little, Brown & Co, publisher)

HAPPY READING to one and all!

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