6/16/2024

fiction
1
camino ghosts
John Grisham
The third book in the Camino series. The last living inhabitant of a deserted island gets in the way of a resort developer.
2
you like it darker
Stephen King
A dozen short stories that explore darkness in literal and metaphorical forms.
3
the women
Kristin Hannah
In 1965, a nursing student follows her brother to serve during the Vietnam War and returns to a divided America.
4
funny story
Emily Henry
After their exes run off together, Daphne and Miles form a friendship and concoct a plan involving misleading photos.
5
fourth wing
Rebecca Yarros
Violet Sorrengail is urged by the commanding general, who also is her mother, to become a candidate for the elite dragon riders.
6
iron flame
Rebecca Yarros
The second book in the Empyrean series. Violet Sorrengail’s next round of training might require her to betray the man she loves.
7
southern man
Greg Iles
Fifteen years after the events of the Natchez Burning trilogy, Penn Cage works to reveal the motivations of a polarizing national figure.
8
heavenbreaker
Sara Wolf
A giant machine left over from the war has something unstoppable in it.
9
mind games
Nora Roberts
Thea shares the gift to see into the minds and souls of others with the man who killed her parents when she was 12 and now seeks vengeance.
10
one perfect couple
Ruth Ware
On a storm-swept island, there is a killer amid five couples who were cast on a reality TV series and are now unable to contact their crew.
11
the 24th hour
James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
The 24th book in the Women’s Murder Club series. A high-society killer could spell trouble for members of the club.
12
think twice
Harlan Coben
The 12th book in the Myron Bolitar series. Myron’s client, whom he eulogized three years ago, might still be alive and is the main suspect in a double homicide.
13
first frost
Craig Johnson
The 20th book in the Longmire series. Shortly after enlisting to serve in the Vietnam War, Walt and Henry go out Route 66 to try to outrun troubles.
14
a calamity of souls
David Baldacci
Lawyers from different backgrounds represent a Black man charged with killing a wealthy white couple in Virginia in 1968.
15
remarkably bright creatures
Shel Van Pelt
A widow working the night shift at the Sowell Bay Aquarium is aided in solving a mystery by a giant Pacific octopus living there.
nonfiction
1
the demon of unrest
Erik Larson
The author of “The Splendid and the Vile” portrays the months between the election of Abraham Lincoln and the beginning of the Civil War.
2
the anxious generation
Jonathan Haidt
A co-author of “The Coddling of the American Mind” looks at the mental health impacts that a phone-based life has on children.
3
what this comedian said will shock you
Bill Maher
The host of “Real Time With Bill Maher” gives his take on a variety of subjects in American culture and politics.
4
the end of everything
Victor Davis Hanson
The author of “The Dying Citizen” and “The Case for Trump” looks at how some societies obliterate their foes.
5
the situation room
George Stephanopoulos with Lisa Dickey
The ABC host and former adviser to President Clinton describes the location where and conditions under which a dozen presidential administrations handled crises.
6
an unfinished love story
Doris Kearns Goodwin
A trove of items collected by the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian’s late husband inspired an appraisal of central figures and pivotal moments of the 1960s.
7
life's too short
Darius Rucker with Alan Eisenstock
A memoir by the Grammy Award–winning country musician and lead singer of Hootie & the Blowfish.
8
bits and pieces
Whoopi Goldberg
The EGOT winner shares personal stories about her mother and older brother and the struggles they faced.
9
in my time of dying
Sebastian Junger
After suffering a ruptured aneurysm, the author of “Tribe” and "The Perfect Storm” addresses some imponderables related to mortality.
10
you never know
Tom Selleck with Ellis Henican
The actor charts his journey from his California childhood to success in Hollywood.
11
a walk in the park
Kevin Fedarko
The author of “The Emerald Mile” goes with a friend on a journey to hike the Grand Canyon from end to end.
12
the wager
David Grann
The survivors of a shipwrecked British vessel on a secret mission during an imperial war with Spain have different accounts of events.
13
outlive
Peter Attia with Bill Gifford
A look at recent scientific research on aging and longevity.
14
rebel girl
Kathleen Hanna
The feminist punk musician shares stories about her time in the bands Bikini Kill, Le Tigre and the Julie Ruin.
15
the wide wide sea
Hampton Sides
The author of “On Desperate Ground” depicts Captain James Cook’s final voyage and the controversies surrounding its legacy.