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 Moyes||Volunteering 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 Carre||Desperate 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 Kinsella||Agreeing 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 Smith||The 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 Chbosky||Chbosky’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 Bardugo||Surviving 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 Hilderbrand||A 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 Child||In 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.|