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Posted February 20, 2018



Armstrong, Kelley

This Fallen Prey

Beaton, M.C.

Death of an Honest Man (a Hamish Macbeth mystery)

Benedict, Marie

Carnegie’s Maid (historical fiction)

Benjamin, Chloe


Berenson, Alex

The Deceivers

Bonner, Brynn

Death in Reel Time (a Family History mystery)

Bonner, Brynn

Dead in a Flash (a Family History mystery)

Bonner, Brynn

Picture Them Dead (a Family History mystery)

Bradley, Alan

The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place

Brown, Dale

Act of Revenge

Cleveland, Karen

Need to Know (espionage thriller)

Corry, Jane

Blood Sisters

Dorsey, Tim

The Pope of Palm Beach

Finch, Charles

The Woman in the Water (a prequel to the Charles Lenox series)

Gardiner, Meg

Into the Black Nowhere

Grippando, James

Death in Live Oak

Guillory, Jasmine

The Wedding Date

Haig, Matt

How to Stop Time

Hannah, Kristin

The Great Alone

Harper, Jane

Force of Nature

Heath, Lorraine

Beyond Scandal and Desire

Hurwitz, Gregg


James, Vic

Tarnished City

Jones, Tayari

An American Marriage (new Oprah Book Club selection)

Kellerman, Jonathan

Night Moves (an Alex Delaware novel)

Kinsella, Sophie

Surprise Me

Lescroart, John

Poison (a Dismas Hardy novel)

Matthews, Jason

The Kremlin’s Candidate

McKinlay, Jenn

Every Dog Has His Day

Meissner, Susan

As Bright As Heaven

Mortimer, Ian

The Outcasts of Time

Moyes, Jojo

Still Me

Patterson, James

Fifty Fifty (a Detective Harriet Blue novel)

Phillips, Carly

Tempt Me

Rivers, Francine

The Masterpiece (Christian fiction)

Robb, J.D.

Dark in Death

Rowland, Laura Joh

A Mortal Likeness (a Victorian mystery)

Slimani, Slimani

The Perfect Nanny

Trentham, Laura

When the Stars Come Out

Vaughan, Sarah

Anatomy of a Scandal

Woods, Stuart

Unbound (a Stone Barrington novel)


Posted January 29, 2018



Adebayo, Ayobami

Stay With Me

Arden, Katherine

The Girl in the Tower (fantasy)

Backman, Fredrik

The Deal of a Lifetime

Benjamin, Melanie

The Girls in the Picture

Burke, Alafair

The Wife

Burke, James


Capri, Diane

Don’t Know Jack (#1 in The Hunt for Reacher series)

Capri, Diane

Jack the Reaper (#8 in The Hunt for Reacher series)

Chase, Loretta

A Duke in Shining Armour

Clancy, Tom

Power and Empire

Cornwell, Bernard

Fools and Mortals (historical fiction)

Coyle, Matt

Blood Truth (a Rick Cahill novel)

Estleman, Loren

The Ballad of Black Bart (Western)

Fergus, Jim

The Vengeance of Mothers (historical fiction)

Finn, A. J.

The Woman in the Window

Fletcher, Jessica

Murder She Wrote: Hook, Line and Murder (mystery)

Grant, Andrew

False Witness

Grant, Mira

Into the Drowning Deep

Haines, Carolyn

Sticks and Bones (a Sarah Booth Delaney mystery)

Harris, Robert


Hay, Ashley

A Hundred Small Lessons

Hendricks, Greer

The Wife Between Us

Joyce, Rachel

The Music Shop

Krentz, Jayne Ann

Promise Not to Tell

Lindsey, Johanna

Beautiful Tempest

Lovesey, Peter

Beau Death (a Peter Diamond investigation)

McGuire, Seanan

Beneath the Sugar Sky

Messud, Claire

The Burning Girl

Page, Katherine Hall

The Body in the Casket (a Faith Fairchild mystery)

Perry, Thomas

The Bomb Maker

Phillips, Gin

Fierce Kingdom

Preston, Douglas

City of Endless Night

Shepard, Sam

Spy of the First Person

Smith, Ali


Steel, Danielle

Fall From Grace

Taylor, Brad

Operator Down (a Pike Logan thriller)

Ward, J.R.

Blood Fury (a Black Dagger novel)

Yates, Christopher

Grist Mill Road


Posted December 26, 2017



Balogh, Mary

Someone to Wed (a Westcott novel)

Bradford, Barbara

Secrets of Cavendon

Burrowes, Grace

No Other Duke Will Do

Crais, Robert

The Wanted (an Elvis Cole and Joe Pike novel)

Cranor, Joseph

It Devours! (a Welcome to Night Vale novel)

Dolan, Harry

Man in the Crooked Hat

Eugenides, Jeffrey

Fresh Complaint; stories

Gingrich, Newt


Higgins, Kristan

Now That You Mention It

Ignatius, David

The Quantum Spy

James, E. L.


Klassen, Julie

The Ladies of Ivy Cottage (Tales from Ivy Hill, Book 2)

Koontz, Dean

The Whispering Room

Oust, Gail

Ginger Snapped (A Spice Shop mystery)

Phillips, Carly

Rock Me (a Bodyguard Bad Boys novel)

Poore, Michael

Reincarnation Blues

Ritter, Krysten


Roberts, Nora

Year One (Book 1 of the new Chronicles of “The One”

Rollins, James

Demon Crown; a Sigma Force novel

Shalvis, Jill

Simply Irresistible (a Lucky Harbor novel)

Steel, Danielle

Past Perfect

Taylor, Patrick

An Irish Country Practice

Thayne, Raeanne

Sugar Pine Trail (a Haven Pointe novel)

Woods, Sherryl

Lilac Lane (a Chesapeake Shores novel)


Posted November 24, 2017




Best American Short Stories 2017

Adams, Ellery

The Secret Book & Scone Society (mystery)

Alexander, Tamera

To Wager Her Heart (a Belle Meade Plantation novel)

Alexander, Tamera

To Win Her Favor (Christian fiction)

Baart, Nicole

Little Broken Things

Baldacci, David

End Game

Berg, Elizabeth

The Story of Arthur Truluv

Bolton, S. J.

Dead Woman Walking

Bowen, Rhys

The Ghost of Christmas Past (a Molly Murphy mystery)

Brightwell, Emily

Mrs. Jeffries and the Three Wise Women (mystery)

Brown, Rita Mae

Crazy Like a Fox

Carlisle, Kate

Eaves of Destruction (mystery)

Carr, Robyn

The Summer That Made Us

Cates, Bailey

Potions and Pastries

Chakraborty, S. A.

City of Brass (fantasy)

Chamberlin, Holly

Home for Christmas

Child, Lee

Midnight Line

Christie, Agatha

Murder on the Orient Express (mystery)

Clark, Mary Higgins

Every Breath You Take

Denfeld, Rene

The Child Finder

Dugoni, Robert

Close to Home (legal thriller)

Dugoni, Robert

The Trapped Girl (legal thriller)

Dunn, Matthew

Act of Betrayal (a Will Cochrane novel)

Ellison, J.T.

Lie to Me

Erdrich, Louise

Future Home of the Living God

Evanovich, Janet

Hardcore Twenty-Four

Evans, Richard Paul

The Noel Diary

Gennett, Robert

City of Miracles (fantasy)

Griffiths, Elly

The Blood Card (mystery)

Henry, Patti

The Bookshop at Water’s End

Hoffman, Alice

The Rules of Magic

Hornak, Francesca

Seven Days of Us

Jones, Darynda

The Trouble with Twelfth Grave

Karon, Jan

To Be Where You Are

Kelly, Diane

Death, Taxes and a Shotgun Wedding (a Tara Holloway novel)

Kincaid, Greg

Noelle, a novel

King, Stephen

Sleeping Beauties

Kingsbury, Karen

In this Moment (Christian fiction)

Kirkpatrick, Jane

All She Left Behind (historical fiction)

Leigh, Lora

Nauti Angel

Locke, Attica

Bluebird, Bluebird

Ludwig, Benjamin

Ginny Moon

March, Emily

A Stardance Summer

Mayor, Archer

Trace (a Joe Gunther novel)

McKinlay, Jenn

Death in the Stacks (mystery)

Noblin, Annie

Pupcakes; a Christmas novel

Patterson, James

Count to Ten

Patterson, James

The People vs Alex Cross

Payne, Angel

Misadventures with a Super Hero

Perry, Anne

A Christmas Return

Poore, Michael

Reincarnation Blues

Raintree, Jamie

Perfectly Undone

Roberts, Nora

First Snow

Robertson, L. F.

Two Lost Boys (legal thriller)

Tallent, Gabriel

My Absolute Darling

Thompson, Victoria

City of Lies (a Counterfeit Lady novel)

Weir, Andy



Posted October 24, 2017



Alderman, Naomi

The Power

Anderson, Catherine

The Christmas Room

Andrews, Donna

How the Finch Stole Christmas (a Meg Langslow Christmas mystery)

Atwood, Margaret

The Handmaid’s Tale

Balson, Ronald

The Trust

Beaton, M.C.

The Witches' Tree (an Agatha Raisin mystery)

Belliston, Rebecca


Berenson, Laurien

Wagging Through the Snow (Christmas mystery)

Blauner, Peter

Proving Ground

Bond, Stephanie

8 Bodies is Enough (mystery)

Brown, Dan


Cash, Wiley

The Last Ballad

Chamberlain, Diane

The Stolen Marriage

Coben, Harlan

Don’t Let Go

Colgan, Jenny

Christmas at Little Beach Street Bakery (mystery)

Copperman, E. J.

Dog Dish of Doom (mystery)

Denton, Lauren

The Hideaway

Egan, Jennifer

Manhattan Beach

Gaynor, Hazel

The Girl From the Savoy (historical)

Gaynor, Hazel

Last Christmas in Paris

Grisham, John

The Rooster Bar

Hanks, Tom

Uncommon Type (Short stories)

Hart, Carolyn

Ghost on the Case

Hilderbrand, Elin

Winter Solstice

Hill, Joe

Strange Weather

Hoover, Colleen

Without Merit

Jackson, Joshilyn

Almost Sisters

Johansen, Iris

Mind Game

Klein, Tal

The Punch Escrow

Le Carre, John

A Legacy of Spies

Macomber, Debbie

Merry and Bright

McDermott, Alice

The Ninth Hour

McKinlay, Jenn

Barking Up the Wrong Tree

Michaels, Fern

Holly and Ivy

Moriarty, Sarah

North Haven

Patterson, James

The Medical Examiner (Women’s Murder Club Bookshot)

Rowe, Josephine

A Loving, Faithful Animal

Sandford, John

Deep Freeze

Shalvis, Jill

Chasing Christmas Eve

Smith, Wilbur

The Tiger’s Prey

Stander, Aaron

Gales of November (Michigan mystery)

Steel, Danielle


Stewart, Amy

Miss Kopp’s Midnight Confessions

Thomas, Will

Old Scores

Todd, Charles

A Casualty of War

Von Kreisler, Kristin


Woods, Stuart

Quick & Dirty (a Stone Barrington novel)


Posted October 3, 2017



Adler-Olsen, Jussi

The Scarred Woman (a Department Q novel)

Brogan, Tracy

Hold On My Heart

Brown, Sandra

Seeing Red

Carlson, Melody

The Christmas Blessing (Christian)

Cass, Laurie

Cat With a Clue (mystery)

Cass, Laurie

Wrong Side of the Paw (a Bookmobile Cat mystery)

Chapman, Vannetta

When the Bishop Needs an Alibi (an Amish Bishop mystery)

Coco, Nancy

Oh, Fudge!

Coulter, Catherine

Enigma (an FBI thriller)

DeMille, Nelson

The Cuban Affair

Feehan, Christine

Dark Legacy (a Carpathian novel)

Fisher, Suzanne

The Return (Amish Beginnings Bk 3, Christian fiction)

Flower, Amanda

Assaulted Caramel (First in a new mystery series)

Flynn, Vince

Enemy of the State (a Mitch Rapp novel by Kyle Mills)

Follett, Ken

A Column of Fire (#3 in the historical Pillars of the Earth series)

Ford, Jamie

Love and Other Consolation Prizes

Fury, Dalton

Execute Authority (a Delta Force novel)

Gaynor, Hazel

The Cottingley Secret

Goldenbaum, Sally

Murder Wears Mittens

Gross, Andrew


Healy, Sarah

The Sisters Chase

Hill, Melissa

Keep You Safe

Jance, J.A.

Proof of Life

Johnson, Craig

The Western Star

Lamb, Cathy

No Place I’d Rather Be

Larsson, Stieg

The Girl Who Takes An Eye For An Eye (a Lisbeth Salander novel)

Lewis, Beverly

The Proving (Amish fiction)

Mallery, Susan

You Say It First

Mathews, Brenda

The World of Tomorrow

Miller, Derek

The Girl in Green

Murphy, Shirley

Cat Shining Bright (Joe Grey mystery)

Ng, Celeste

Little Fires Everywhere

Osborne, Lawrence

Beautiful Animals

Parker, Robert

The Hangman’s Sonnet (a Jesse Stone novel)

Parker, T. Jefferson

Room of White Fire

Patterson, James

The Store

Patterson, James

Haunted (a Michael Bennett thriller)

Paul, Gill

The Secret Wife

Pearl, Nancy

George & Lizzie

Penny, Louise

Glass Houses

Perrotta, Tom

Mrs. Fletcher

Pope, Jamie

Hope Blooms

Pope, Jamie

Love Blooms

Robb, J. D.

Secrets in Death

Robotham, Michael

The Secrets She Keeps

Rose, Augustus

The Readymade Thief

Slaughter, Karin

The Good Daughter

Steel, Danielle

The Right Time

Sufford, Francis

Golden Hill: a Novel of Old New York

Sullivan, Mark

Beneath a Scarlet Sky

Tanenbaum, Robert

Without Fear or Favor

Ward, Jesmyn

Sing, Unburied, Sing

Wild, Meredith

Misadventures of a City Girl

Wiseman, Beth

Amish Christmas Love (Four novellas)


Posted August 24, 2017



Andrews, Donna

Gone Gull (a Meg Lanslow mystery)

Armstrong, Kelley

Lost Souls

Ballis, Stacey

How to Change a Life

Bockoven, Georgia

Beach House: Coming Home

Bowen, Gail

The Winners’ Circle (a Joanne Kilbourn mystery)

Bowen, Rhys

On Her Majesty’s Frightfully Secret Service (a Royal Spyness mystery)

Brockmole, Jessica

Woman Enters Left

Chamberlin, Holly

Home for the Summer

Connolly, John

A Game of Ghosts

Cook, Robin


Corrigan, Maya

Tell-Tale Tarte (a Five-Ingredient mystery)

Davis, Fiona


Gerritsen, Tess

I Know a Secret

Ginder, Grant

The People We Hate at the Wedding

Goldreich, Gloria

The Bridal Chair

Grafton, Sue

Y is for Yesterday

Hammesfahr, Petra

The Sinner

Hedlund, Jody

Never Forget (a Beacons of Hope Christian fiction)

Henry, Veronica

How to Find Love in a Bookshop

Huntley, Swan


Ingelman-Sundberg, Catharina

The Little Old Lady Who Struck Lucky Again!

Johansen, Iris

Look Behind You

Kellerman, Jonathan

Crime Scene

Kelly, Christina

Good Karma

Ko, Lisa


Krueger, William

Sulfur Springs

Lapena, Shari

A Stranger in the House

MacNeal, Susan

Paris Spy (a Maggie Hope mystery)

Macomber, Debbie

Any Dream Will Do

Mallery, Susan

Secrets of the Tulip Sisters

McCall-Smith, Alexander

A Distant View of Everything (an Isabel Dalhousie novel)

McNear, Mary

The Light in Summer (a Butternut Lake novel)

Mizushima, Margaret

Hunting Hour (a Timber Creek K-9 mystery)

Muller, Marcia

Color of Fear (a Sharon McCone mystery)

Paris, B. A.


Scottoline, Lisa


Sullivan, Matthew

Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore (mystery)

Wang, Weike


Weiss, Leah

If the Creek Don’t Rise

Wiggs, Susan

Family Tree

Wiggs, Susan

Map of the Heart

Williams, Beatriz

Cocoa Beach

Wilson, Daniel

Clockwork Dynasty (science fiction thriller)

Winslow, Don

The Force

Wiseman, Ellen

The Life She Was Given

Wright, Camron

The Rent Collector

Zevin, Gabrielle

Young Jane Young


Posted July 25, 2017



Akunin, Boris

State Counsellor (mystery)

Barton, Fiona

The Child

Bell, David

Bring Her Home

Bell, David

Since She Went Away

Berenson, Laurien

Murder at the Puppy Fest (a Melanie Travis Canine mystery)

Bouman, Tom

Margaret Maron

Box, C. J.

Paradise Valley

Brockmann, Suzanne

Some Kind of Hero

Brown, Carolyn

Lilac Bouquet

Brown, Carolyn

Strawberry Hearts Diner

Brown, Janelle

Watch Me Disappear

Burrowes, Grace

Too Scot to Handle

Castillo, Linda

Down a Dark Road

Chase, Eve

Wildling Sisters

Clancy, Tom

Point of Contact

Connelly, Michael

The Late Show

Cullinan, Thomas

Beguiled (now in theaters)

Durst, Sarah

The Reluctant Queen (Bk 2 of The Queens of Renthia fantasy series)

Fairstein, Linda


Force, Marie

Fatal Threat

Fuller, Alexandra

Quiet Until the Thaw

Gabaldon, Diana

Seven Stones to Stand or Fall (a collection of Outlander fiction)

Gardiner, Meg


Garwood, Julie


Goodman, Allegra

The Chalk Artist

Gregory, Daryl


Hamilton, Glen

Every Day Above Ground

Hart, Carolyn

Walking On My Grave

Hedlund, Jody

Forever Safe (Beacons of Hope, Christian fiction)

Kubica, Mary

Every Last Lie

Lonsdale, Kerry

All the Breaking Waves

Lonsdale, Kerry

Everything We Left Behind

Maum, Courtney


McCafferty, Keith

Cold Hearted River (a Sean Stranahan mystery)

McCall Smith, Alexander

Precious and Grace

Patterson, James

Murder Games

Peters, Elizabeth

The Painted Queen

Peterson, Holly

It Happens in the Hamptons

Quinn, Spencer

Right Side

Reichert, Amy

Luck, Love & Lemon Pie

Reichert, Amy

The Simplicity of Cider

Reichs, Kathy

Two Nights

Reid, Ruth

Abiding Mercy (1st in the Amish Mercies series)

Reid, Taylor

Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

Richmond, Michelle

The Marriage Pact

Rosenfelt, David

Collared (an Andy Carpenter novel)

Sawyer, Kim Vogel

Grace and the Preacher (Christian)

Segal, Francesca

Awkward Age

Shalvis, Jill

Lost and Found Sisters

Silva, Daniel

House of Spies

Stabenow, Dana

Less Than a Treason (a Kate Shugak novel)

Steel, Danielle


Sykes, Lucy

Fitness Junkie

Thayne, RaeAnne

Serenity Harbor (a Haven Point novel)

Thomas, Jodi

Indigo Lake

Thor, Brad

Use of Force (a Scot Horvath novel)

Trigiani, Adriana

Kiss Carlo

Ware, Ruth

The Lying Game

Watts, Stephanie

No One is Coming to Save Us

Winawer, Melodie

Scribe of Siena (romantic time-travel set in Italy)

Yocum, Robin

Welcome Murder (mystery)


Posted June 22, 2017




Matchup (short stories by the world’s best male and female thriller writers)

Atherton, Nancy

Aunt Dimity & the Widow’s Curse

Barrett, Lorna

A Just Clause (A Booktown Mystery)

Billingham, Mark

Love Like Blood

Brown, Dale

Price of Duty

Brown, Rita Mae

A Hiss Before Dying (mystery)

Burrowes, Grace

Trouble With Dukes

Cameron, W. Bruce

Dog’s Way Home

Campbell, Michele

It’s Always the Husband

Carbo, Christine

Weight of Night

Carlisle, Kate

Once Upon a Spine (a Bibliophile mystery)

Castle, Richard

Heat Storm

Child, Lincoln

Full Wolf Moon

Coes, Ben

Trap the Devil

Crichton, Michael

Dragon Teeth

Dionne, Karen

Marsh King's Daughter

Doiron, Paul

Knife Creek

Du Maurier, Daphne

My Cousin Rachel

Evanovich, Janet

Dangerous Minds (a Knight and Moon novel)

Finder, Joseph

The Switch

George, Nina

The Little French Bistro

Glass, Julia

A House Among the Trees

Gordon, Mary

There Your Heart Lies

Graham, Heather

Dying Breath

Grant, Andrew

False Friend

Green, Jane

Sunshine Sisters

Grisham, John

Camino Island

Gudenkauf, Heather

Not a Sound

Hannon, Irene

Sandpiper Cove (a Hope Harbor novel)

Harding, Robyn

The Party

Harper, Karen

Chasing Shadows

Harper, Karen

Falling Darkness

Heiny, Katherine

Standard Deviation

Henderson, Dee

Threads of Suspicion

Hepworth, Sally

Mother’s Promise

Hilderbrand, Elin

The Identicals

Horowitz, Anthony

Magpie Murders

Houston, Victoria

Dead Spider (a Loon Lake mystery)

Hunter, Madeline

Most Dangerous Duke in London

James, Vic

Gilded Cage

Jeffries, Sabrina

Danger of Desire

Jeffries, Sabrina

Pleasures of Passion

Kanon, Joseph


King, Stephen

Gwendy’s Button Box

Kingsbury, Karen

Love Story (Christian fiction)

Kingsbury, Kate

Dead and Breakfast (a Merry Ghost Inn mystery)

Kleypas, Lisa

Cold-Hearted Rake

Kleypas, Lisa

Devil in Spring (The Ravenels, Book 3)

Koontz, Dean

Silent Corner

Kwan, Kevin

Rich People Problems

Malliet, G.M.

Devil’s Breath (a Max Tudor mystery)

McGuire, Seanan

Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Wayward Children fantasy series)

McKinlay, Jenn

About a Dog (a Bluff Point Romance)

Meloy, Maile

Do Not Become Alarmed

Michaels, Fern

High Stakes (Men of the Sisterhood)

Monroe, Mary Alice

Beach House for Rent

Murakami, Haruki

Men Without Women (short stories)

Parker, Robert

Robert B. Parker’s Little White Lies (a Spenser novel)

Rieger, Susan


Roberts, Nora

Come Sundown

Roy, Arundhati

Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Ryan, Hank

Say No More

Sefton, Maggie

Only Skein Deep (a Knitting mystery)

Thayer, Nancy

Secrets in Summer

Thomas, Jodi

Wild Horse Springs (a Ransom Canyon romance)

Turow, Scott


Weir, Alison

Anne Boleyn; a King’s Obsession (historical fiction)

Wingate, Lisa

Before We Were Yours

Woods, Stuart

Indecent Exposure (a Stone Barrington novel)


Posted May 22, 2017



Adams, Ellery

Killer Characters (a Books by the Bay mystery)

Adams, Ellery

Murder in the Secret Garden (a Book Retreat mystery)

Alexander, Johnnie

What Hope Remembers

Backman, Fredrik


Balogh, Mary

Someone to Hold (a Westcott novel)

Bostwick, Marie

Promise Girls

Brenner, Jamie

Forever Summer

Buntin, Julie


Chapman, Vanetta

What the Bishop Saw (an Amish Bishop mystery)

Child, Lee

No Middle Name (the Complete Collected Jack Reacher stories)

Evans, Richard Paul

Broken Road

Frank, Dorothea

Same Beach, Next Year

Greenwood, Bryn

All the Ugly and Wonderful Things

Hamilton, Steve

Exit Strategy (a Nick Mason novel)

Handy, J.C.

Coffins of Tin (local author)

Hatvany, Amy

It Happens All the Time

Hawkins, Paula

Into the Water

Honeyman, Gail

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Hunter, Stephen

G-Man (a Bob Lee Swagger novel)

James, Eloisa

Seven Minutes in Heaven

James, Julie

Thing About Love

Jewell, Lisa

I Found You

Johansen, Iris

No Easy Target

Jones, Stephen Mack

August Snow

Laditan, Bunmi

Confessions of a Domestic Failure

Lamb, Cathy

Language of Sisters

Landvik, Lorna

Once in a Blue Moon Lodge

Lawrence, Mark

Red Sister (fantasy, 1st Book of the Ancestor)

Lehane, Dennis

Since We Fell

Maas, Sarah

Court of Wings and Ruin (fantasy)

McKevett, G. A.

Every Body on Deck (a Savannah Reid mystery)

McMahon, Jennifer


Meyers, Randy Susan

Widow of Wall Street

Miranda, Megan

All the Missing Girls

Miranda, Megan

Perfect Stranger

Nesbo, Jo

Thirst (a Harry Hole novel)

Patterson, James

16th Seduction (Women’s Murder Club)

Quick, Amanda

Girl Who Knew Too Much

Roberts, Sheila

Starting Over on Blackberry Lane

Ryan, Jennifer

Chilbury Ladies’ Choir

Sandford, John

Golden Prey

Santopolo, Jill

Light We Lost

Sefton, Maggie

Knit to Be Tied (a Knitting mystery)

Simsion, Graem

Best of Adam Sharp

Steel Danielle

Against All Odds

Strawser, Jessica

Almost Missed You

Strout, Elizabeth

Anything is Possible

Sullivan, J. Courtney

Saints for All Occasions

Thompson, Victoria

Murder in the Bowery (a Gaslight mystery)

Wade, Becky

True to You

Wax, Wendy

Sunshine Beach

Wax, Wendy

One Good Thing


Posted April 24, 2017



Aciman, Andre

Enigma Variations

Albert, Susan

Last Chance Olive Ranch (mystery)

Baldacci, David


Belle, Kimberly

Marriage Lie

Berry, Steve

Lost Order

Brogan, Tracy

My Kind of You

Carr, Robyn

Any Day Now

Cherryh, C. J.

Convergence (science fiction)

Childs, Laura

Pekoe Most Poison (mystery)

Clark, Mary Higgins

All By Myself, Alone

Cocco, Giovanni

Shadows on the Lake (mystery)

Colgan, Jenny

Bookshop on the Corner

Corry, Jane

My Husband’s Wife

Deaver, Jeffery

Burial Hour (a Lincoln Rhyme novel)

El Akkad, Omar

American War

Ferencik, Erica

River at Night

Frankel, Laurie

This Is How It Always Is

George, Margaret

Confessions of Young Nero (historical fiction)

Harman, Patricia

Runaway Midwife

Harper, Karen

Drowning Tides (a South Shores novel)

Hillerman, Anne

Song of the Lion

Hogan, Ruth

Keeper of Lost Things

Kerry, Philip

Prussian Blue

Kostova, Elizabeth

Shadow Land

Leon, Donna

Earthly Remains (a Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery)

McCafferty, Keith

Buffalo Jump Blues (mystery)

McElwain, Julie

Twist in Time

McKinlay, Jenn

Caramel Crush (a Cupcake Bakery mystery)

Moyes, JoJo

Horse Dancer

Paretsky, Sara

Fallout (a V.I. Warshawski novel)

Patterson, James

Two from the Heart

Pennell, Julie

Young Wives Club

Riley, Lucinda

Shadow Sister

Rosenberg, Joel

Without Warning

Rosett, Sara

Mother’s Day, Muffins and Murder (mystery)

Ross, Ann

Miss Julia Weathers the Storm

Scottoline, Lisa

One Perfect Lie

Shattuck, Jessica

Women in the Castle

Shreve, Anita

Stars Are Fire

Smith, Wilbur

War Cry (historical fiction)

Suarez, Daniel

Change Agent

Tinti, Hannah

Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley

Todd, Charles

Racing the Devil (mystery)

Ward, J. R.


White, Karen

Night the Lights Went Out

Woods, Stuart

Fast & Loose (a Stone Barrington novel)


Posted March 27, 2017



Alexander, Tamera

A Note Yet Unsung (Christian fiction)

Alexander, Tamera

To Whisper Her Name (Christian fiction)

Allyn, Doug

Jukebox Kings

Armstrong, Kelley

Darkness Absolute

Blackstock, Terri

I’m Found

Bowen, Rhys

In Farleigh Field

Box, C. J.

Vicious Circle (a Joe Pickett novel)

Bussi, Michel

Black Water Lilies

Chiang, Ted

Stories of Your Life and Others

Cohen, Nancy

Facials Can Be Fatal (mystery)

Coulter, Catherine

Devil’s Triangle (a Brit in the FBI thriller)

Cussler, Clive

Cutthroat (an Isaac Bell adventure)

Dunant, Sarah

In the Name of the Family (historical)

Estleman, Loren

Lioness is the Hunter (an Amos Walker mystery)

Feehan, Christine

Power Game

Fluke, Joanne

Banana Cream Pie Murder (mystery)

Greaney, Mark

Gunmetal Gray

Harper, Jane


Hepinstall, Kathy

Book of Polly

Hunter, Georgia

We Were the Lucky Ones

Iles, Greg

Mississippi Blood

Jance, J.A.

Man Overboard

Kellerman, Faye

Bone Box (a Decker / Lazarus novel)

Kenner, J.

Sweetest Taboo

Kinsella, Sophie

My (not so) Perfect Life

Macomber, Debbie

If Not for You

Mallery, Susan

Million Little Things (a Mischief Bay novel)

Patterson, James

Black Book

Perry, Anne

Murder on the Serpentine

Pinborough, Sarah

Behind Her Eyes

Riley, Lucinda

Olive Tree

Robb, J.D.

Echoes in Death

Rooney, Kathleen

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk

Schwab, V. E.

Conjuring of Light

See, Lisa

Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane (multi-cultural)

Shipman, Viola

Hope Chest

Silvis, Randall

Two Days Gone

Steel, Danielle

Dangerous Games

Stevens, Chevy

Never Let You Go

White, Randy Wayne

Mangrove Lightning

Wilson, Kevin

Perfect Little World

Winspear, Jacqueline

In This Grave Hour (a Maisie Dobbs novel)


Posted February 27, 2017



Ballis, Stacey

Wedding Girl

Beaton, M.C.

Death of a Ghost (a Hamish Macbeth mystery)

Berenson, Alex


Cooper, Desiree

Know the Mother (Michigan Notable, short stories)

Creel, Ann Howard

While You Were Mine

Creel, Ann Howard

Whiskey Sea

Crombie, Deborah

Garden of Lamentations

Dorsey, Tim

Clownfish Blues

Fisher, Suzanne

Newcomer (an Amish Beginnings novel)

Gaiman, Neil

Norse Mythology

Gardner, Lisa

Right Behind You

George, Alex

Setting Free the Kites

Gibson, Rachel

Just Kiss Me

Goodkind, Terry

Death’s Mistress (fantasy)

Grippando, James

Most Dangerous Place

Hart, Ellen

Fever in the Dark (a Jane Lawless mystery)

Hedlund, Jody

Luther and Katharina (Christian/Historical)

Higgins, Kristan

On Second Thought

Hoffman, Dustin

One-Hundred-Knuckled Fist (Michigan Notable, short stories)

Jenoff, Pam

Orphan’s Tale (historical fiction)

Jio, Sarah


Kellerman, Jonathan

Heartbreak Hotel

Kelly, Diane

Death, Taxes and Sweet Potato Fries (a Tara Holloway novel)

Klassen, Julie

Innkeeper of Ivy Hill (Christian, Historical)

Kline, Christina

A Piece of the World

Lansdale, Joe

Rusty Puppy

Lipman, Elinor

On Turpentine Lane

Mackintosh, Clare

I See You

Mallery, Susan

Friends We Keep

Mastri, Elan

All Our Wrong Todays

Moriarty, Nicola

Fifth Letter

Murphy, Sara


Parker, Robert

Revelation (Western, written by Robert Knott)

Pinborough, Sarah

Behind Her Eyes

Rankin, Ian

Rather Be the Devil

Saunders, George

Lincoln in the Bardo (biographical/historical fiction, Abe Lincoln)

Smith, April

Home Sweet Home

Smolens, John

Wolf’s Mouth (Michigan Notable book)


Posted January 25, 2017



Abel, James

Cold Silence (a Joe Rush novel)

Alexander, Elli

Fudge and Jury (a Bakeshop mystery)

Anderson, Catherine

Mulberry Moon (a Mystic Creek novel)

Arden, Katherine

Bear and the Nightingale

Balson, Ronald

Karolina’s Twins

Barry, Brunonia

Fifth Petal

Bohjalian, Chris


Correa, Armando

German Girl

Coyle, Cleo

Dead Cold Brew (a coffeehouse mystery)

Coyle, Matt

Dark Fissures

Cussler, Clive

Odessa Sea (a Dirk Pitt adventure)

Delaney, J P

Girl Before

Flint, Emma

Little Deaths

Fowler, Christopher

Bryant & May: Strange Tide

Fridlund, Emily

History of Wolves

Graham, Heather


Hall, Parnell

A Puzzle To Be Named Later (a Puzzle Lady mystery)

Harris, Joanne

Different Class

Hilleman, Andrew

World, Chase Me Down

Hulin, Rachel

Hey Harry, Hey Matilda

Hurwitz, Gregg

Nowhere Man (an Orphan X novel)

Jones, Darynda

Eleventh Grave in Moonlight

Lescroart, John


London, Julia

Wild Wicked Scot (historical romance)

Page, Sharon

Worthington Wife

Palmer, Diana

Wyoming Brave

Patterson, James

BookShot: The Christmas Mystery

Patterson, James

Never Never

Perry, Thomas

Old Man

Poeppel, Amy

Small Admissions

Quinn, Julia

Four Weddings and a Sixpence

Ravikant, Kamal


Raybourn, Deanna

A Perilous Undertaking (a Veronica Speedwell historical mystery)

Rivers, Susan

Second Mrs. Hockaday (historical fiction)

Shalvis, Jill

Accidentally on Purpose

Star Wars

Catalyst: a Rogue One novel

Steel, Danielle


Stross, Charles

Empire Games (science fiction)

Taylor, Brad

Ring of Fire (a Pike Logan thriller)

Thayne, RaeAnne

Riverbend Road (a Haven Point novel)

Ward, J.R.

Blood Vow

White, Karen

Guests on South Battery

Williams, Beatriz

Wicked City

Woods, Stuart

Below the Belt (a Stone Barrington novel)


Posted December 27, 2016



Benedict, Marie

Other Einstein (historical fiction)

Berenson, Laurien

Live and Let Growl (a Melanie Travis canine mystery)

Bowen, Rhys

Crowned and Dangerous (a Royal Spyness mystery)

Carl, Joanna

Chocolate Bunny Brouhaha (a Chocoholic mystery)

Carlisle, Kate

Deck the Hallways (a Fixer-Upper mystery)

Childs, Laura

Egg Drop Dead (a Cackleberry Club mystery)

Clancy, Tom

True Faith and Allegiance (a Jack Ryan novel written by Mark Greaney)

Clement, Blaize

Cat Sitter and the Canary (a Dixie Hemingway mystery)

Coco, Nancy

All You Need is Fudge (a Candy-Coated mystery with Recipes)

Colin, Beatrice

To Capture What We Cannot Keep

Cornwell, Bernard

Flamebearer (historical fiction)

Crawford, Isis

Catered Tea Party (a mystery with recipes)

Dunn, Matthew

Soldier’s Revenge

Durst, Sarah

Queen of Blood (Book One of the Queens of Renthia fantasy series)

Flagg, Fannie

Whole Town’s Talking

Goodkind, Terry

Nest, a thriller

Goodwin, Daisy

Victoria (historical fiction)

Hallinan, Timothy

Fields Where They Lay (a Junior Bender holiday mystery)

Higgins, Jack

Midnight Bell

Jaffarian, Sue

Rhythm & Clues (an Odelia Gray mystery)

Kelly, Diane

Above the Paw (mystery)

Krentz, Jayne

When All the Girls Have Gone

Lamb, Wally

I’ll Take You There

McKinlay, Jenn

Better Late Than Never (a Library Lover’s mystery)

Montefiore, Santa

Girl in the Castle

Oust, Gail

Curried Away (a Spice Shop mystery)

Reichs, Kathy

Bone Collection (four novellas)

Rice, Anne

Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis

Riggle, Kristina

Vivian in Red

Roberts, Nora

Island of Glass (Book Three of the Guardians trilogy)

Smith, Zadie

Swing Time

Woodsmall, Cindy

Angel of Forest Hill


Posted November 28, 2016




Six Scary Stories (selected by Stephen King)

Archer, Jeffrey

This Was a Man (the Clifton Chronicles)

Backman, Fredrick

And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer

Baldacci, David

No Man’s Land (John Puller series)

Balogh, Mary

Someone to Love (First in the new Westcott series)

Chabon, Michael


Clark, Mary Higgins

Sleeping Beauty Killer

Connelly, Michael

Wrong Side of Goodbye

Cornwell, Patricia

Chaos (a Scarpetta novel)

Evanovich, Janet

Turbo Twenty-Three

Evans, Richard Paul

Mistletoe Secret

Everhart, Donna

Education of Dixie Dupree

Finch, Charles


Hedlund, Jody

Newton & Polly (a novel of Amazing Grace)

Hoffman, Alice


Meier, Leslie

Eggnog Murder

Meyer, Stephenie


Parker, John

Racing the Rain

Patterson, James

Cross the Line

Perry, Anne

Christmas Message

Preston, Douglas

Obsidian Chamber

Steel, Danielle


Thayne, RaeAnne

Snowfall on Haven Point


Posted October 24, 2016



Alexander, Johnnie

When Love Arrives (Christian fiction)

Boyle, T. C.


Brown, Eleanor

Light of Paris

Brown, Sandra


Carr, Robyn

Life She Wants

Childs, Laura

Crepe Factor (a Scrapbooking mystery)

Davis, Fiona


Domet, Sarah


Fielding, Helen

Bridget Jones’s Baby

Fluke, Joanne

Christmas Caramel Murder (mystery)

Flynn, Vince

Order to Kill (a Mitch Rapp novel by Kyle Mills)

French, Tana


Gray, Shelley

An Amish Family Christmas

Grisham, John


Groom, Winston

El Paso

Harbison, Beth

A Shoe Addict’s Christmas

Hearon, Pamela

Gaining Visibility

Hebert, Christopher

Angels of Detroit

Hiaasen, Carl

Razor Girl

Hilderbrand, Elin

Winter Storms

James, P. D.

Mistletoe Murder

Jiles, Paulette

News of the World (historical fiction)

Jin, Ha

Boat Rocker

Johansen, Iris

Night Watch

Kava, Alex

Reckless Creed

Leavitt, Caroline

Cruel Beautiful World

Liu, Ken

Wall of Storms (book 2 of the Dandelion Dynasty)

Macomber, Debbie

Twelve Days of Christmas

Mayor, Archer

Presumption of Guilt

Mbue, Imbolo

Behold the Dreamers

McEwan, Ian


McIntosh, Will


Moyes, JoJo

Paris for One and Other Stories

Patterson, James

Woman of God

Patterson, James

Missing (a Private novel)

Perry, Anne

Revenge in a Cold River

Picoult, Jodi

Small Great Things

Rash, Ron

The Risen

Robb, J.D.

Apprentice in Death

Rosenfelt, David

Twelve Dogs of Christmas (an Andy Carpenter mystery)

Sandford, John

Escape Clause (a Virgil Flowers novel)

Semple, Maria

Today Will Be Different

Shalvis, Jill

Trouble With Mistletoe

Smith, Wilbur

Pharaoh (a historical novel of Ancient Egypt)

Sparks, Nicholas

Two by Two

Towles, Amor

A Gentleman in Moscow

White, Randy

Seduced (a Hannah Smith novel)

Willis, Connie



Posted September 27, 2016



Backman, Fredrik

My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry

Beaton, M.C.

Pushing Up Daisies (an Agatha Raisin mystery)

Bolton, Sharon

Daisy in Chains

Bond, Larry

Fatal Thunder

Bradley, Alan

Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew’d (a Flavia de Luce novel)

Burke, James Lee

Jealous Kind (a Hackberry Holland novel)

Butler, Robert

Perfume River

Chiaverini, Jennifer

Fates and Traitors, a novel of John Wilkes Booth

Coben, Harlan

Home (a Myron Bolitar novel)

Connolly, John

Song of Shadows

Coulter, Catherine

Insidious (an FBI thriller)

Cussler, Clive

Pirate: a Sam and Remi Fargo adventure

Dodd, Christina

Because I’m Watching

Donoghue, Emma


Foer, Jonathan

Here I Am

Gregory, Phillippa

Three Sisters, Three Queens (historical fiction)

Hatvany, Amy

Somewhere Out There

Haynes, Elizabeth

Behind Closed Doors

Healey, Emma

Elizabeth is Missing

Hicks, Robert

Orphan Mother

Ingelman-Sundberg, Catherine

Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules

Jance, J.A.


Johnson, Craig

An Obvious Fact (a Longmire mystery)

Krueger, William Kent

Manitou Canyon (mystery)

Lonsdale, Kerry

Everything We Keep

MacMillan, Gilly

Perfect Girl

Mason, Susan

Love’s Faithful Promise (Christian, Courage to Dream book 3)

McEwen, Scott

Ghost Sniper

Miller, Jason

Red Dog (a Slim in Little Egypt mystery)

Mizushima, Margaret

Stalking Ground

Moore, Graham

Last Days of Night (historical)

Mullen, Thomas


O’Connell, Carol

Blind Sight (a Mallory novel)

Patchett, Ann


Patterson, James

BookShots: Chase (a Michael Bennett story)

Patterson, James

BookShots: Let’s Play Make Believe

Penny, Louise

Great Reckoning (an Inspector Armand Gamache novel)

Scottoline, Lisa


Slaughter, Karin

Kept Woman

Steel, Danielle

Rushing Waters

Stewart, Amy

Lady Cop Makes Trouble

Todd, Charles

Shattered Tree (a Bess Crawford mystery)

Whitehead, Colson

Underground Railroad (an Oprah Book Club 2016 selection)

Woodson, Jacqueline

Another Brooklyn


Posted August 29, 2016




Bob Seger’s House and Other Stories

Abbott, Megan

You Will Know Me

Agee, Jonis

Bones of Paradise

Aubray, Camille

Cooking for Picasso

Black, Lisa

That Darkness

Cameron, W. Bruce

Repo Madness

Carr, Robyn

Swept Away

Cates, Bailey

Spells and Scones (a Magical Bakery mystery)

Clark, Georgia


Close, Jennifer


Connolly, John

Time of Torment (a Charlie Parker thriller)

Crouch, Blake

Dark Matter (science fiction)

Dye, Ginny

Always Forward: 1867 (Bregdan Chronicles)

Eggers, Dave

Heroes of the Frontier

Ephron, Delia


Evanovich, Janet

Curious Minds

Fairstein, Linda

Killer Look

Fellowes, Julian


Ferris, Monica

Knit Your Own Murder (a Needlecraft mystery)

Force, Marie

Fatal Identity

Gross, Andrew

One Man

Hamilton, Victoria

Much Ado About Muffin (a Merry Muffin mystery)

Harbison, Beth

One Less Problem Without You

Hemmings, Kaui

How to Party With An Infant

Hood, Ann

Book That Matters Most

Hoover, Colleen

It Ends With Us

Ivey, Eowyn

To The Bright Edge of the World

Jones, Darynda

Curse of Tenth Grave

Kelly, Diane

Death, Taxes, and a Satin Garter (a Tara Holloway novel)

Lapena, Shari

Couple Next Door

Macomber, Debbie

Sweet Tomorrows (a Rose Harbor novel)

McHugh, Laura


Meadows, Rae

I Will Send Rain

Meissner, Susan

Fall of Marigolds

Miller, Louise

City Baker’s Guide to Country Living

Moriarty, Liane

Truly Madly Guilty

Myerson, Julie

Stopped Heart

Paris, B. A.

Behind Closed Doors

Parkhurst, Carolyn


Patterson, James

Bullseye (a Michael Bennett thriller)

Peterson, Tracie

Love Transformed (Christian fiction)

Phillips, Susan Elizabeth

First Star I See Tonight

Rowling, J. K.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Schine, Cathleen

They May Not Mean To, But They Do