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New Books

A Banquet of Consequences by Elizabeth George — Request here
A new Inspector Lynley novel in Elizabeth George’s acclaimed mystery series.





The Lake House by Kate Morton — Request here
A gothic mystery set in 1930s England; ““Morton’s moody, suspenseful latest is the perfect page-turner for a chilly night” (People Magazine, Best Books of the Fall).



Dark Corners by Ruth Rendell — Request here
A man blackmails his London landlord in this psychological thriller, from the late bestselling author.




A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James — Request here
Critically acclaimed and winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize, “an epic of postcolonial fallout, in Jamaica and elsewhere, and America’s participation in that history” (The New York Times).



After Alice by Gregory Maguire — Request here
The author of Wicked imagines the life of Alice in Wonderland in this “thoughtful and disconcertingly memorable” story (Publishers Weekly).




Depraved Heart by Patricia Cornwell — Request here
Kay Scarpetta learns the secrets of her niece’s life in the latest thriller in the series.




Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova — Request here
A Massachusetts family deals with Huntington’s Disease in this novel by the author of Still Alice; “a gut-wrenching and memorable read” (Library Journal).




My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem — Request here
From the revolutionary American figure, a “powerfully personal yet universally appealing memoir” (Publishers Weekly).





Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham — Request here
An unusual lawyer defends difficult clients and fights for custody of his son in John Grisham’s latest.




Corrupted by Lisa Scottoline — Request here
Lawyer Bennie Rosato defends a client from her past, a former teen who’s now on trial for murder.



Wildflower by Drew Barrymore — Request here
“[Barrymore] brings honesty, sweetness, and humor to the tale of how she fought to earn the hard-won wisdom that steered her from being a 12-year-old former child star to becoming a beloved actor… a warm and inviting narrative” (Publishers Weekly).



Christmas Bells by Jennifer Chiaverini — Request here
This holiday tale alternates between a teacher in present-day Boston, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s family Christmas celebration in the 1860s.



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