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Spotlight on October Fiction 2019


Here’s a Quick Pick List of novels out this month that we can’t wait to read!

Did you know you can request a book before it even arrives at the library? Or even before it’s published??? It’s true! You can fill out a purchase request in person at the library or online from home!

The Giver of Stars by Jojo MoyesVolunteering for Eleanor Roosevelt’s new traveling library in small-town Kentucky, an English bride joins a group of independent women whose commitment to their job transforms the community and their relationships.
Agent Running in the Field by John Le CarreDesperate to resist the political turbulence of his 2018 London home, a young man establishes connections that lead him down a dark and dangerous path.
Christmas Shopaholic by Sophie KinsellaAgreeing to host her family’s Christmas celebration, Becky finds her efforts complicated by her parents’ alternate plans, Jess’ vegan turkey, Luke’s lack of enthusiasm, Minnie’s request for a hard-to-find gift and the reappearance of a rock-star ex.
Grand Union Stories by Zadie SmithThe award-winning author of “White Teeth” presents a collection of 10 original short stories and selections from her most-lauded pieces as first published in The New Yorker and other literary magazines.
Imaginary Friend by Stephen ChboskyChbosky’s second novel after “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” is a horror story. Christopher is seven years old. Christopher is the new kid in town. Christopher has an imaginary friend.
Ninth House by Leigh BardugoSurviving a horrific multiple homicide, a girl from the wrong side of the tracks is unexpectedly offered a full scholarship to Yale, where her mysterious benefactors task her with monitoring the university’s secret societies.
What Happens in Paradise by Elin HilderbrandA follow-up to “Winter in Paradise” finds Irene and her sons returning to St. John to investigate her late husband’s secret double life before uncovering surprising truths about their own realities and futures.
Blue Moon by Lee ChildIn the next installment of Lee Child’s acclaimed suspense series, Jack Reacher comes to the aid of an elderly couple . . . and confronts his most dangerous opponents yet.