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.