New Releases: May 2017

May 2

A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses #3) by Sarah J. Maas


Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

into the water

Genre: Mystery

Always and Forever, Lara Jean (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before #3) by Jenny Han

always and forever

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

The Dark Prophecy (The Trials of Apollo #2) by Rick Riordan

dark prophecy

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Dreamfall (Dreamfall #1) by Amy Plum


Genre: Young Adult Horror

Avenged (Ruin #2) by Amy Tintera


Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Cold Summer by Gwen Cole

cold summer

Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction

The Boy on the Bridge (The Girl with All the Gifts #2) by M.R. Carey

boy on the bridge

Genre: Horror

Release by Patrick Ness


Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

The Leavers by Lisa Ko

the leavers

Genre: Literary Fiction

How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake

how to make a wish

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Until It Fades by K.A. Tucker

until it fades

Genre: New Adult Romance

City of Miracles (The Divine Cities #3) by Robert Jackson Bennett

city of miracles

Genre: Fantasy

Windfall by Jennifer E. Smith


Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

The Baker’s Secret by Stephen P. Kiernan

the baker's secret

Genre: Historical Fiction

Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark T. Sullivan

beneath a scarlet sky

Genre: Historical Fiction

The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore

radium girls

Genre: Nonfiction/History

The H-Spot: The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness by Jill Filipovic


Genre: Nonfiction/Feminism

The Spectacular of Superwomen: Awesome Female Characters from Comic Book History by Hope Nicholson

spectacular sisterhood of superwomen

Genre: Nonfiction/Comics

All Systems Red (The Murderbot Diaries #1) by Martha Wells

all systems red

Genre: Science Fiction

Jane Austen, the Secret Radical by Helena Kelly

jane austen secret radical

Genre: Nonfiction

How to Be Everything: A Guide for Those Who (Still) Don’t Know What They Want to Be When They Grow Up by Emilie Wapnick

how to be everything

Genre: Nonfiction

 Salt Houses by Hala Alyan

salt houses

Genre: Fiction

No One Can Pronounce My Name by Rakesh Satyal

no one can pronounce my name

Genre: Fiction

Notes of a Crocodile by Qiu Miaojin

notes of a crocodile

Genre: Fiction

Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig

ginny moon

Genre: Fiction

Noteworthy by Riley Redgate


Genre: Young Adult Contemporaray

I’ll Eat When I’m Dead by Barbara Bourland

i'll eat when i'm dead

Genre: Fiction

The Jane Austen Project by Kathleen A. Flynn

jane austen project

Genre: Historical Fiction-Time Travel Fiction

A Rising Man (Sam Wyndham #1) by Abir Mukherjee

a rising man

Genre: Mystery

May 9

Assassin’s Fate (The Fitz and the Fool Trilogy #3) by Robin Hobb

assassin's fate

Genre: Fantasy

It’s Not Like It’s a Secret by Misa Sugiura

it's not like it's a secret

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

The Traitor’s Kiss (Traitor’s Trilogy #1) by Erin Beaty

traitor's kiss

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Men Without Women: Stories by Haruki Murakami

men without women

Genre: Fiction

Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane

since we fell

Genre: Mystery

New Boy (Hogarth Shakespeare) by Tracy Chevalier

new boy

Genre: Fiction-Retelling

We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe by Jorge Cham & Daniel Whiteson

we have no idea

Genre: Nonfiction-Science

Scars of Independence: America’s Violent Birth by Holger Hoock

scars of independence

Genre: History

Woman No. 17 by Edan Lepucki

woman no.17

Genre: Mystery

The Berlin Project by Gregory Banford

berlin project

Genre: Science Fiction-Alternate History

Killing Gravity (The Voidwitch Saga #1) by Corey J. White

killing gravity

Genre: Science Fiction

Becoming Clierate: Why Orgasm Equality Matters – And How to Get It by Laurie Mintz

becoming cliterate

Genre: Nonfiction

A New Model: What Confidence, Beauty, and Power Really Look Like by Ashley Graham and Rebecca Paley

a new model

Genre: Nonfiction-Memoir

The Lines We Cross by Randa Abdel-Fattah

lines we cross

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama by David J. Garrow

barack obama

Genre: Biography

The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness by Paula Poundstone

totally unscientific study

Genre: Humor

May 16

Flame in the Mist (Flame in the Mist #1) by Renee Ahdieh

flame in the mist

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich

love interest

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

The Crown’s Fate (The Crown’s Game #2) by Evelyn Skye

crown's fate

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

The Names They Gave Us by Emery Lord

the names they gave us

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

It’s Always the Husband by Michele Campbell

it's always the husband

Genre: Mystery

The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

fact of a body

Genre: Nonfiction/True Crime

A Million Junes by Emily Henry

a million junes

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

eleanor oliphant

Genre: Fiction

Seeker (Riders #2) by Veronica Rossi


Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

This Is What a Librarian Looks Like: A Celebration of Libraries, Communities, and Access to Information by Kyle Cassidy

this is what a librarian looks like

Genre: Nonfiction

How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child by Sandra Uwiringiyimana & Abigail Pesta

how dare the sun rise

Genre: Memoir

Wicked Wonders by Ellen Klages

wicked wonders

Genre: Short Stories

Grit by Gillian French


Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

The Worlds We Think We Know by Dahlia Rosenfeld

worlds we think we know

Genre: Short Stories

May 23

Lord of Shadows (The Dark Artifices #2) by Cassandra Clare

lord of shadows

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Rich People Problems (Crazy Rich Asians #3) by Kevin Kwan

rich people problems

Genre: Fiction

In a Perfect World by Trish Doller

in a perfect world

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World by Sarah Prager

queer there and everywhere

Genre: Nonfiction/History

River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey

river of teeth

Genre: Fantasy-Alternate History

Isadora by Amelia Gray


Genre: Historical Fiction

May 30

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

when dimple met rishi

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

When It’s Real by Erin Watt

when it's real

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

one of us is lying

Genre: Young Adult Mystery

Dark Breaks the Dawn by Sara B. Larson

dark breaks the dawn

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002) by David Sedaris

theft by finding

Genre: Nonfiction/Memoir

Sad Girls by Lang Leav

sad girls

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo

i believe in a thing called love

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia

eliza and her monsters

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

House of Furies (House of Furies #1) by Madeleine Roux

house of furies

Genre: Young Adult Horror

We Are Never Meeting in Real Life by Samantha Irby

we are never meeting in real life

Genre: Nonfiction/Humor

Spectacle (Menagerie #2) by Rachel Vincent


Genre: Fantasy

The Most Dangerous Duke in London by Madeline Hunter

most dangerous duke

Genre: Historical Romance

Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King & Richard Chizmar

gwendy's button box

Genre: Horror

The Reminders by Val Emmich


Genre: Fiction

Skitter (The Hatching #2) by Ezekiel Boone


Genre: Horror

Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong-and the New Research That’s Rewriting the Story by Angela Saini


Genre: Nonfiction-Science

Ex Libris: Stories of Librarians, Libraries, and Lore edited by Paula Guran

ex libris

Genre: Short Stories


April 2017 New Book Releases

April 4

Red Sister (Book of the Ancestor #1) by Mark Lawrence

Red Sister (Book of the Ancestor, #1)

Genre: Fantasy

Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett

Alex, Approximately

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer

Letters to the Lost

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Defy the Stars (Untitled #1) by Claudia Gray

Defy the Stars

Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction

Waking Gods (Themis Files #2) by Sylvain Neuvel

Waking Gods (Themis Files #2)

Genre: Science Fiction

Shadowcaster (Shattered Realms #2) by Cinda Williams Chima

Shadowcaster (Shattered Realms, #2)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Marlena by Julie Buntin


Genre: Fiction

Geekerella by Ashley Poston


Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

The Crow Girl by Erik Axl Sund

The Crow Girl

Genre: Mystery

Gem & Dixie by Sara Zarr

Gem & Dixie

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

American War by Omar El Akkad

American War

Genre: Science Fiction

What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah

What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky

Genre: Fiction-Short Stories

The End of Our Story by Meg Haston

The End of Our Story

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

The Secret Science of Magic by Melissa Keil

The Secret Science of Magic

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Definitions of Indefinable Things by Whitney Taylor

Definitions of Indefinable Things

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Doing It!: Let’s Talk About Sex by Hannah Witton

Doing It!: Let's Talk About Sex

Genre: Nonfiction

The Zoo: The Wild and Wonderful Tale of the Founding of London Zoo: 1826-1851 by Isobel Charman

The Zoo: The Wild and Wonderful Tale of the Founding of London Zoo: 1826-1851

Genre: Nonfiction-History

Brimstone by Cherie Priest


Genre: Fantasy

The Dead Inside by Cyndy Drew Etler

The Dead Inside

Genre: Memoir

The Dragon’s Legacy (The Dragon’s Legacy #1) by Deborah A. Wolf

The Dragon’s Legacy (The Dragon's Legacy, #1)

Genre: Fantasy

The Romance Reader’s Guide to Life by Sharon Pywell

The Romance Reader's Guide to Life

Genre: Historical Fiction

Four Princes: Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, Suleiman the Magnificent and the Obsessions that Forged Modern Europe by John Julius Norwich

Four Princes: Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, Suleiman the Magnificent and the Obsessions that Forged Modern Europe

Genre: Non Fiction – History

Feral by James Demonaco & Brian Evenson


Genre: Horror

The Moon and the Other  by John Kessel

The Moon and the Other

Genre: Science Fiction

No One Is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts

No One Is Coming to Save Us

Genre: Fiction

A Little More Human by Fiona Maazel

A Little More Human: A Novel

Genre: Fiction

Sympathy by Olivia Sudjic


Genre: Fiction

Cake Time by Siel Ju

Cake Time

Genre: Fiction

What Girls Are Made Of by Elana K. Arnold

What Girls Are Made Of

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

The Scarlett Letters: My Secret Year of Men in an L.A. Dungeon by Jenny Nordbak

The Scarlett Letters: My Secret Year of Men in an L.A. Dungeon

Genre: Nonfiction

Behaving Badly: The New Morality in Politics, Sex, and Business by Eden Collinsworth

Behaving Badly: The New Morality in Politics, Sex, and Business

Genre: Nonfiction

The Destruction of Hillary Clinton  by Susan Bordo

The Destruction of Hillary Clinton

Genre: Nonfiction

April 11

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

The Upside of Unrequited

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Given to the Sea by Mindy McGinnis

Given to the Sea

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Spindle Fire (Spindle Fire #1) by Lexa Hillyer

Spindle Fire

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Alex and Eliza: A Love Story by Melissa de la Cruz

Alex and Eliza: A Love Story

Genre: Young Adult Historical Fiction

The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova

The Shadow Land

Genre: Historical Fiction

If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio

If We Were Villains

Genre: Mystery

Duels and Deception  by Cindy Anstey

Duels and Deception

Genre: Young Adult Historical Fiction

Literally by Lucy Keating


Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Long Black Veil by Jennifer Finney Boylan

Long Black Veil

Genre: Fiction

The Day I Died by Lori Rader-Day

The Day I Died: A Novel

Genre: Mystery

Music of the Ghosts by Vaddey Ratner

Music of the Ghosts: A Novel

Genre: Historical Fiction

The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple by Jeff Guinn

The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

Genre: Nonfiction-True Crime

Notes on a Banana: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Manic Depression by David Leite

Notes on a Banana: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Manic Depression

Genre: Memoir

One Perfect Lie  by Lisa Scottoline

One Perfect Lie

Genre: Mystery

The Takedown by Corrie Wang

The Takedown

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

April 18

The Thing About Love by Julie James

The Thing About Love

Genre: Romance

The Adjustment (The Program #3) by Suzanne Young

The Adjustment (The Program, #3)

Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction

Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

Killers of the Flower Moon

Genre: Nonfiction-True Crime

The Book of Joan by Lidia Yuknavitch

The Book of Joan

Genre: Science Fiction

The Edge of the Abyss (The Abyss Surrounds Us #2) by Emily Skrutskie

The Edge of the Abyss (The Abyss Surrounds Us, #2)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Wherever You Go, There They Are by Annabelle Gurwitch

Wherever You Go, There They Are: Stories about My Family You Might Relate to

Genre: Nonfiction

He Said/She Said by Erin Kelly

He Said/She Said

Genre: Thriller

Fireworks by Katie Cotugno


Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Not A Scientist: How Politicians Mistake, Misrepresent, and Utterly Mangle Science by Dave Levitan

Not a Scientist: How Politicians Mistake, Misrepresent, and Utterly Mangle Science

Genre: Non Fiction

When You Find Out the World Is Against You: And Other Funny Memories About Awful Moments by Kelly Oxford

When You Find Out the World Is Against You: And Other Funny Memories About Awful Moments

Genre: Humor

Cosmic Powers: The Saga Anthology of Far-Away Galaxies by John Joseph Adams

Cosmic Powers: The Saga Anthology of Far-Away Galaxies

Genre: Science Fiction

The Last Days of Cafe Leila by Donia Bijan

The Last Days of Café Leila

Genre: Fiction

Beauty Sick: How the Cultural Obsession with Appearance Hurts Girls and Women by Renee Engeln 

beauty sick

Genre: Nonfiction

This Fight Is Our Fight by Elizabeth Warren

This Fight Is Our Fight

Genre: Nonfiction

Grendel’s Guide to Love and War by A.E. Kaplan

Grendel's Guide to Love and War

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

April 25

Legion (Talon #4) by Julie Kagawa

Legion (Talon, #4)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

I Found You by Lisa Jewell

I Found You

Genre: Mystery

Skullsworn by Brian Staveley


Genre: Fantasy

The Red Hunter by Lisa Unger

The Red Hunter

Genre: Thriller

North of Happy by Adi Alsaid

North of Happy

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

The Girl Who Was Taken by Charlie Donlea

The Girl Who Was Taken

Genre: Mystery

Within the Sanctuary of Wings (The Memoirs of Lady Trent #5) by Marie Brennan

Within the Sanctuary of Wings (The Memoirs of Lady Trent #5)

Genre: Fantasy

Borne by Jeff VanderMeer


Genre: Science Fiction

Feast of Sorrow: A Novel of Ancient Rome by Crystal King

Feast of Sorrow: A Novel of Ancient Rome

Genre: Historical Fiction

The Wingsnatchers (Carmer and Grit #1) by Sarah Jean Horwitz

The Wingsnatchers (Carmer and Grit, #1)

Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy

Skitter (The Hatching #2) by Ezekiel Boone

Skitter (The Hatching #2)

Genre: Horror

Incendiary: The Psychiatrist, the Mad Bomber, and the Invention of Criminal Profiling by Michael Cannell

Incendiary: The Psychiatrist, the Mad Bomber and the Invention of Criminal Profiling

Genre: Nonfiction-True Crime

A Single Spy by William Christie

A Single Spy

Genre: Historical Fiction

Last Hope Island: How Nazi-Occupied Europe Joined Forces with Britain to Help Win World War II by Lynne Olson

Last Hope Island: How Nazi-Occupied Europe Joined Forces with Britain to Help Win World War II

Genre: Non Fiction-History

Final Girls by Mira Grant

Final Girls

Genre: Horror

The Last Neanderthal by Claire Cameron

The Last Neanderthal

Genre: Historical Fiction

Lucky Girl by Amanda Maciel

Lucky Girl

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

She-ology: The Definitive Guide to Women’s Intimate Health. Period. by Sherry A. Ross

She-ology: The Definitive Guide to Women's Intimate Health. Period.

Genre: Nonfiction

The Secrets of My Life by Caitlyn Jenner

The Secrets of My Life

Genre: Memoir

New Releases: March 2017

March 7

The Bone Witch (The Bone Witch #1) by Rin Chupeco

The Bone Witch (The Bone Witch, #1)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Etched in Bone (The Others #5) by Anne Bishop

Etched in Bone (The Others, #5)

Genre: Urban Fantasy

The Song Rising (The Bone Season #3) by Samantha Shannon

The Song Rising (The Bone Season, #3)

Genre: Fantasy

Traitor to the Throne (Rebel of the Sands #2) by Alwyn Hamilton

Traitor to the Throne (Rebel of the Sands #2)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Saenz

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

The Deep End (Honey #1) by Kristen Ashley

The Deep End (Honey, #1)

Genre: Erotica

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

Exit West

Genre: Fiction

You’re Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner

You're Welcome, Universe

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel

The Roanoke Girls

Genre: Mystery

Seven Days of You by Cecilia Vinesse

Seven Days of You

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

You Are Here: An Owner’s Manual for Dangerous Minds by Jenny Lawson

You Are Here: An Owner's Manual for Dangerous Minds

Genre: Humor

All Grown Up by Jami Attenberg

All Grown Up

Genre: Fiction

Big Mushy Happy Lump  by Sarah Andersen

Big Mushy Happy Lump (Sarah's Scribbles, #2)

Genre: Humor

The Great Pursuit (Eurona Duology #2) by Wendy Higgins

The Great Pursuit (Eurona Duology, #2)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

We: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere by Gillian Anderson, Jennifer Nadel

We: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere: 9 Principles to Live By

Genre: Feminism/Nonfiction

One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter by Scaachi Koul

One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter

Genre: Nonfiction-Essays

Extracted (Extracted Trilogy #1) by R.R. Haywood

Extracted (Extracted Trilogy #1)

Genre: Science Fiction

Stranger Than Fanfiction by Chris Colfer

Stranger Than Fanfiction

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

The Mermaid’s Daughter by Ann Claycomb

The Mermaid's Daughter

Genre: Fantasy

Rabbit Cake by Annie Hartnett

Rabbit Cake

Genre: Fiction

The One-Eyed Man by Ron Currie Jr.

The One-Eyed Man

Genre: Fiction

The Mother of All Questions  by Rebecca Solnit

The Mother of All Questions

Genre: Nonfiction-Essays

Camp So-and-So by Mary McCoy

Camp So-and-So

Genre: Young Adult Thriller

Confessions of a High School Disaster: Chloe Snow’s Diary by Emma Chastain

Confessions of a High School Disaster: Chloe Snow's Diary

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Sins of Empire (Gods of Blood and Powder #1) by Brian McClellan

Sins of Empire (Gods of Blood and Powder, #1)

Genre: Fantasy

The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea by Bandi, translated by Deborah Smith

The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea

Genre: Fiction/Short Stories

Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 

Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

Genre: Nonfiction/Feminism

Shoot Like a Girl: One Woman’s Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front by Mary Jennings Hegar

Shoot Like a Girl: One Woman's Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front

Genre: Nonfiction/Memoir

The Unmade Bed: The Messy Truth about Men and Women in the 21st Century by Stephen Marche and Sarah Fulford

The Unmade Bed: The Messy Truth about Men and Women in the 21st Century

Genre: Nonfiction

Down City: A Daughter’s Story of Love, Memory, and Murder by Leah Carroll

Down City: A Daughter's Story of Love, Memory, and Murder

Genre: Nonfiction/True Crime

Hunger Makes the Wolf by Alex Wells

Hunger Makes the Wolf

Genre: Science Fiction

Lotus Blue by Cat Sparks

Lotus Blue

Genre: Science Fiction

Say Nothing by Brad Parks

Say Nothing

Genre: Thriller

Ill Will by Dan Chaon

Ill Will

Genre: Mystery

Close Enough to Touch by Colleen Oakley

Close Enough to Touch

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Last Night with the Duke (The Rakes of St. James #1) by Amelia Grey

Last Night with the Duke (The Rakes of St. James, #1)

Genre: Historical Romance

How to Tame a Beast in Seven Days (The Embraced #1) by Kerrelyn Sparks

How to Tame a Beast in Seven Days (The Embraced, #1)

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz by Michael Bornstein & Debbie Bornstein Holinstat

Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz

Genre: Nonfiction-History

The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel

The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit

Genre: Nonfiction-Biography

The Best We Could Do  by Thi Bui

The Best We Could Do

Genre: Graphic Novel-Memoir

Beauty and the Beast: Classic Tales About Animal Brides and Grooms from Around the World by Maria Tatar

Beauty and the Beast: Classic Tales About Animal Brides and Grooms from Around the World

Genre: Fantasy/Mythology

March 14

Hunted by Meagan Spooner


Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Never Let You Go by Chevy Stevens

Never Let You Go

Genre: Mystery

The End of Oz (Dorothy Must Die #4) by Danielle Paige

The End of Oz (Dorothy Must Die, #4)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

Genre: Historical Fiction

Shadow Run (Kaitan Chronicles #1) by AdriAnne Strickland & Michael Miller

Shadow Run (Kaitan Chronicles, #1)

Genre: Science Fiction

The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi

The Collapsing Empire

Genre: Science Fiction

City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris by Holly Tucker

City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris

Genre: True Crime

The Heartbeats of Wing Jones by Katherine Webber

The Heartbeats of Wing Jones

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde

Queens of Geek

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Eggshells  by Caitriona Lally


Genre: Fiction

Frontier by Can Xue


Genre: Fiction

Born Both: An Intersex Life by Hida Viloria

Born Both: An Intersex Life

Genre: Nonfiction/Memoir

Nabokov’s Favorite Word is Mauve: What the Numbers Reveal about the Classics, Bestsellers, and Our Own Writing by Ben Blatt

Nabokov's Favorite Word Is Mauve: What the Numbers Reveal About the Classics, Bestsellers, and Our Own Writing

Genre: Nonfiction

Bleaker House: Chasing My Novel to the End of the World  by Nell Stevens

Bleaker House: Chasing My Novel to the End of the World

Genre: Nonfiction/Memoir

The Wanderers  by Meg Howry

The Wanderers

Genre: Science Fiction

March 21

Nemesis  by Brendan Reichs


Genre: Young Adult Mystery

The Hidden Memory of Objects  by Danielle Mages Amato

The Hidden Memory of Objects

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Lola by Melissa Scrivner Love


Genre: Fiction

Revolution for Dummies: Laughing Through the Arab Spring by Bassem Youssef

Revolution for Dummies: Laughing through the Arab Spring

Genre: Nonfiction/Humor

Infinity Engine (Transformation #3) by Neal Asher

Infinity Engine (Transformation, #3)

Genre: Science Fiction

Men Walking on Water by Emily Schultz

Men Walking on Water

Genre: Historical Fiction

The Greatest Story Ever Told-So Far by Lawrence M. Krauss

The Greatest Story Ever Told--So Far: Why Are We Here?

Genre: Science

March 28

Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer #1) by Laini Taylor

Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer, #1)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Blood Rose Rebellion (Blood Rose Rebellion #1) by Rosalyn Eves

Blood Rose Rebellion (Blood Rose Rebellion, #1)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

A Crown of Wishes (The Star-Touched Queen #2) by Roshani Chokshi

A Crown of Wishes (The Star-Touched Queen, #2)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Radio Silence  by Alice Oseman

Radio Silence

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck

The Women in the Castle

Genre: Historical Fiction

Saga, Vol. 7 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Saga, Vol. 7

Genre: Comic books

Almost Missed You  by Jessica Strawser

Almost Missed You

Genre: Young Adult Suspense

How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life by Lilly Singh

How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life

Genre: Nonfiction

It Happens All the Time by Amy Hatvany

It Happens All the Time

Genre: Fiction

Vigilante by Kady Cross


Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti

The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley

Genre: Fiction

Just a Girl  by Carrie Mesrobian 

Just a Girl

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Dear Sweet Filthy World by Caitlin R. Kiernan

Dear Sweet Filthy World

Genre: Horror/Short Stories

New Book Releases: February 2017

Feb. 7

King’s Cage (Red Queen #3) by Victoria Aveyard

King's Cage (Red Queen, #3)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

The third book in Victoria Aveyard’s Red Queen series.

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Norse Mythology

Genre: Fantasy-Mythology

Neil Gaiman brings his unique brand of storytelling to classic Norse myths.

Swimming Lessons by Claire Fuller

Swimming Lessons

Genre: Mystery

Ingrid Coleman writes thousands of letters to her husband, Gil, leaving them in his vast collection of books. After writing her final letter, she disappears.

Empress of a Thousand Skies by Rhoda Belleza

Empress of a Thousand Skies

Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction

An epic space saga that sounds like a cross between Star Wars and Game of Thrones.

The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Refugees

Genre: Fiction-Short Stories

To Catch a Killer by Sheryl Scarborough

To Catch a Killer

Genre: Young Adult Mystery

Erin Blake survived for three days beside the murdered body of her mother when she was only a toddler. Fourteen years later, she finds herself caught in the middle of another brutal murder – and she fears her mother’s killer may be behind it.

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee


Genre: Historical Fiction

A sweeping family saga that follows one Korean family through multiple generations.

A Tragic Kind of Wonderful  by Eric Lindstrom

A Tragic Kind of Wonderful

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

A teen living with bipolar disorder struggles to have a normal relationships while fighting her instinct to keep everyone at arm’s length.

Lessons in Falling by Diana Gallagher

Lessons in Falling

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Savannah is devastated when her best friend, Cassie, attempts to kill herself. As Cassie closes herself off, Savannah develops a new friendship with Marcos, the boy who saved Cassie’s life.

The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O’Neill

The Lonely Hearts Hotel

Genre: Historical Fiction

Two gifted orphans grow up together and dream about creating their own unique circus. But life gets in the way and they find themselves living separate lives.

All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai

All Our Wrong Todays

Genre: Science Fiction

A man living in a science fiction utopia finds himself transported to an alternate reality – a dystopian world that resembles our current reality.

The Stars Are Legion by Kameron Hurley

The Stars Are Legion

Genre: Science Fiction

A war is being waged for the control of the Legion, a mass of world-ships that travels the stars.

The Devil Crept In by Ania Ahlborn

The Devil Crept In

Genre: Horror

A small-town boy investigates the mysterious disappearance of his cousing – and uncovers a terrifying secret.

The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak

The Impossible Fortress

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

In this hilarious coming-of-age tale, a boy seduces a girl just so he can steal a copy of Playboy – but then he finds out she just might be his soulmate.

Amberlough by Lara Elena Donnelly


Genre: Fantasy

A gay double-agent schemes to protect his smuggler lover during the rise of a fascist government coup.

The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe’s Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance by Anders Rydell

The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance

Genre: History

All the Lives I Want: Essays About My Best Friends Who Happen to Be Famous Strangers by Alana Massey

All the Lives I Want: Essays About My Best Friends Who Happen to Be Famous Strangers

Genre: Essays

Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones


Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

A romantic fantasy retelling of Labyrinth. 

Rise of Fire (Reign of Shadows #2) by Sophie Jordan

Rise of Fire (Reign of Shadows #2)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

With Blood Upon the Sand (The Song of the Shattered Sands #2) by Bradley Beaulieu

With Blood Upon the Sand (The Song of the Shattered Sands, #2)

Genre: Fantasy

Starfall (Starflight #2) by Melissa Landers

Starfall (Starflight #2)

Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction

A Perfect Machine  by Brett Savory

A Perfect Machine

Genre: Science Fiction

At the Edge of the Universe by Shaun David Hutchinson

At the Edge of the Universe

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Ozzie’s boyfriend Tommy disappears one day – not just disappears but it as if he never existed. No one has any memory of Tommy – except for Ozzie.

Universal Harvester by John Darnielle

Universal Harvester

Genre: Horror

Life in a small town takes a dark turn when mysterious footage begins appearing on VHS cassettes at the local Video Hut.

A Separation by Katie Kitamura

A Separation

Genre: Literary Fiction

A wife decides to separate from her cheating husband but, for the moment, they decide to keep it a secret between them. When her estranged husband goes missing, she reluctantly goes searching for him.

Love and Gravity by Samantha Sotto

Love and Gravity

Genre: Science Fiction

A young Isaac Newton falls in love with a girl living in modern-day San Francisco in this time-travel romance that’s reminiscent of The Time Traveler’s Wife. 

Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson

Son of a Trickster

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

A burnout kid from a broken home has the ability to talk to ravens – and his grandmother keeps going on about him being the ‘son of a trickster’ – whatever that means.

Under Her Skin (Blank Canvas #1) by Adriana Anders

Under Her Skin (Blank Canvas, #1)

Genre: Romance

Black Feathers: Dark Avian Tales: An Anthology by Ellen Datlow

Black Feathers: Dark Avian Tales: An Anthology

Genre: Horror

The Twenty Days of Turin by Giorgio De Maria

The Twenty Days of Turin

Genre: Horror

The Devil’s Submission by Nicola Davidson

The Devil's Submission

Genre: Historical Romance

The Lawrence Browne Affair by Cat Sebastian

The Lawrence Browne Affair

Genre: M.M Historical Romance

Feb. 14

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Lincoln in the Bardo

Genre: Historical Fiction

This novel explores a pivotal moment in Abraham Lincoln’s life – when his eleven-year-old son, Willie, died at the dawn of the Civil War.

Gilded Cage (Dark Gifts #1)  by Vic James

Gilded Cage (Dark Gifts, #1)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

The world belongs to the Equals – aristocrats with magical powers – and all commoners must serve them for ten years. But behind the gates of England’s grandest estate lies a power that could destroy the world.

The Valiant (The Valiant #1) by Lesley Livingston

The Valiant (The Valiant, #1)

Genre: Young Adult Historical Fiction/Fantasy

A female gladiator seeks revenge on the man who destroyed her family.

The Wish Granter (Ravenspire #2)  by C.J. Redwine

The Wish Granter (Ravenspire, #2)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter

We Were the Lucky Ones

Genre: Historical Fiction

An extraordinary heartfelt novel that is based on the true story of a family of Polish Jews who are separated at the start of World War II and must find their way back to each other.

The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir  by Jennifer Ryan

The Chilbury Ladies' Choir

Genre: Historical Fiction

In the small village of Chilbury, a group of women decide to form their own choir while the men are at war.

Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History by Bill Schutt

Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History

Genre: Non Fiction

There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce by Morgan Parker

There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce

Genre: Poetry

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

We Are Okay

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Months after leaving everything behind and starting over, Marin is waiting for her former best friend Mabel to visit her. With Mabel’s visit, she’ll be forced to confront everything she left unsaid.

The Last of August (Charlotte Holmes #2) by Brittany Cavallaro

The Last of August (Charlotte Holmes #2)

Genre: Young Adult Mystery

American Street by Ibi Zoboi

American Street

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Fabiola and her mother travel to America from Haiti, hoping to make a better life for themselves. But when her mother is detained by U.S. immigration, Fabiola must deal with her strange new life all on her own.

Dare You (Nikki Kill #2) by Jennifer Brown

Dare You (Nikki Kill, #2)

Genre: Young Adult Mystery

Winter of the Gods (Olympus Bound #2) by Jordanna Max Brodsky

Winter of the Gods (Olympus Bound, #2)

Genre: Fantasy

Portal of a Thousand Worlds  by Dave Duncan

Portal of a Thousand Worlds

Genre: Fantasy

An epic tale of sword-and-sorcery in 19th century China.

Piecing Me Together  by Renee Watson

Piecing Me Together

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Illusion of Justice: Inside Making a Murderer and America’s Broken System by Jerome F. Buting

Illusion of Justice: Inside Making a Murderer and America's Broken System

Genre: Non Fiction

In Calabria by Peter S. Beagle

In Calabria

Genre: Fantasy

A beautiful new unicorn fable from the author of The Last Unicorn. 

Ubo by Steve Rasnic Tem


Genre: Science Fiction/Horror

Royal Affair (Royal Scandal #1) by Parker Swift

Royal Affair (Royal Scandal, #1)

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Feb. 21

A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic #3) by V.E. Schwab

A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic, #3)

Genre: Fantasy

The Dragon’s Price (Transference #1) by Bethany Wiggins

The Dragon's Price (Transference, #1)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

A girl chooses to surrender herself to a deadly dragon rather than marry an enemy prince – but the dragon may not be what he appears.

Devil in Spring (The Ravenels #3) by Lisa Kleypas

Devil in Spring (The Ravenels, #3)

Genre: Historical  Romance

Things We Lost in the Fire: Stories  by Mariana Enriquez

Things We Lost in the Fire: Stories

Genre: Short Stories

The Education of Margot Sanchez by Lilliam Rivera

The Education of Margot Sanchez

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Dreamland Burning  by Jennifer Latham

Dreamland Burning

Genre: Young Adult Historical Fiction

The Orphan’s Tale  by Pam Jenoff

The Orphan's Tale

Genre: Historical Fiction

Long May She Reign by Rhiannon Thomas

Long May She Reign

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Ronit & Jamil  by Pamela L. Laskin

Ronit & Jamil

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary/Retelling

Kings of the Wyld (The Band #1) by Nicholas Eames

Kings of the Wyld (The Band, #1)

Genre: Fantasy

Beautiful Broken Girls by Kim Savage

Beautiful Broken Girls

Genre: Young Adult Mystery

Optimists Die First  by Susin Nielsen

Optimists Die First

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Humans Bow Down by James Patterson, Emily Raymond, 7 Jill Dembowski

Humans, Bow Down

Genre: Science Fiction

Feb. 28

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Daughter of the Pirate King (Daughter of the Pirate King #1) by Tricia Levenseller

Daughter of the Pirate King (Daughter of the Pirate King, #1)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

The Ship Beyond Time (The Girl from Everywhere #2) by Heidi Heilig

The Ship Beyond Time (The Girl From Everywhere, #2)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Thunderbird (Miriam Black #4)  by Chuck Wendig

Thunderbird (Miriam Black, #4)

Genre: Urban Fantasy

10 Things I Can See From Here by Carrie Mac

10 Things I Can See from Here

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary


New Book Releases: January 2017

Jan. 3


Wayfarer (Passenger #2) by Alexandra Bracken

Wayfarer (Passenger, #2)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

The second and final book in the Passenger duology.

Windwitch (The Witchlands #2)  by Susan Dennard

Windwitch (The Witchlands #2)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

The second book in the Witchlands series.

Under Rose-Tainted Skies by Louise Gornall

Under Rose-Tainted Skies

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

While venturing outside to her front porch to rescue her groceries, agoraphobic Norah is spotted by Luke, the adorable boy-next-door. As their friendship blossoms, Norah can’t help but feel that Luke deserves better – like someone who can actually leave their house.

The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti

 The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett

Genre: Young Adult Mystery

Teenage misfit Hawthorn Creely is determined to find out what really happened to Lizzie Lovett, who disappeared when she went camping with her boyfriend. But that means immersing herself in Lizzie’s life – taking her job…and her boyfriend. How far will Hawthorn go to find solve the mystery?

Everything You Want Me to Be by Mindy Mejia

Everything You Want Me to Be

Genre: Mystery

Good girl and star student Hattie Hoffman is found brutally stabbed to death on the opening night of her high school play. But was Hattie really the person everyone thought she was?  Told from multiple POVs, Everything You Want Me to Be tells the story of Hattie’s final school year – and the events that lead to her death.

Breath of Fire (Kingmaker Chronicles #2) by Amanda Bouchet

Breath of Fire (Kingmaker Chronicles #2)

Genre: Fantasy

The second book in the Kingmaker Chronicles. 

The Book Jumper by Mechthild Glaser

The Book Jumper

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Amy Lennox is a book jumper – she can travel into books and interact with the characters inside. Even though it is an ability most bookworms would kill for, being a book jumper comes with its own unique dangers. Someone is stealing from the books Amy visits – and just might be after her own life.

Freeks by Amanda Hocking


Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Mara has been traveling around with Gideon Davorin’s Traveling Sideshow but she’s not a performer – she cleans the tiger cages. While her friends perform supernatural feats, Mara longs for a normal life in a normal town. She gets that opportunity when the Sideshow sets up camp in Caudry, Louisiana – even better, she meets a cute boy. But then the performers start disappearing and bodies are being mauled by an invisible beast and maybe normal life isn’t what it seems for Mara…

Love and First Sight by Josh Sundquist

Love and First Sight

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Blind sixteen-year-old Will is finding it hard fitting in at his new school. One good thing is Cecily, the shy, quiet girl he’s crushing on. But when Will undergoes eye surgery to get his sight back, he realizes that navigating the world – and love – isn’t as easy as he thought it was going to be.

Difficult Women by Roxane Gay

Difficult Women

Genre: Short Story Collection

In this story collection, feminist writer Roxane Gay explores the lives of women in modern-day America.

Midnight Without a Moon by Linda Williams Jackson

Midnight Without a Moon

Genre: Middle Grade Historical Fiction

Rose Lee Carter, a 13-year-old African-American girl, dreams of life beyond the Mississippi cotton fields during the summer of 1955. Her world is rocked when a 14-year-old African-American boy, Emmett Till, is killed for allegedly whistling at a white woman.

Maresi (The Red Abbey Chronicles #1) by Maria Turtschaninoff


Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Only women and girls are allowed in the Red Abbey, a haven from abuse and oppression. Maresi, a thirteen-year-old novice there, arrived in the winter and now lives a happy life in the Abbey, protected by the Mother and reveling in the vast library in the House of Knowledge, her favorite place. Into this idyllic existence comes Jai, a girl with a dark past. She has escaped her home after witnessing the killing of her beloved sister. Soon the dangers of the outside world follow Jai into the sacred space of the Abbey, and Maresi can no longer hide in books and words but must become one who acts.

History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund

History of Wolves

Genre: Literary Fiction

Linda is a teenage outsider with a desire for a normal family. She gets a glimpse of ordinary family life when she gets a job babysitting a young girl for a nice couple. But as she starts to insinuate herself into their happy home, Linda discovers that this family is not what they appear…

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York City’s Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case that Captivated a Nation by Brad Ricca

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation

Genre: True Crime

Jan. 10

RoseBlood by A.G. Howard


Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

A modern-day retelling of The Phantom of the Opera. 

Frostblood (Frostblood Saga #1) by Elly Blake

Frostblood (Frostblood Saga, #1)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

In a world where frostbloods are the ruling class, fireblood Ruby is forced to hide her powers. Things turn deadly when she is forced to compete in a lethal tournament where fireblood prisoners are pitted against frostblood champions.

Poison’s Kiss (Poison’s Kiss #1)  by Breeana Shields

Poison's Kiss (Poison's Kiss, #1)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

A teenage assassin has the ability to kill people with a single kiss. But what will she do when she is ordered to kill the boy she loves?

The Sleepwalker by Chris Bohjalian

The Sleepwalker

Genre: Mystery

Annalee Ahlberg is a sleepwalker and when she goes missing one night, her children fear the worst.

Commander in Chief (White House #2) by Katy Evans

Commander in Chief (White House, #2)

Genre: Contemporary Romance

The sequel to Mr. President. 

The Alchemists of Loom (Loom Saga #1) by Elise Kova

The Alchemists of Loom (Loom Saga, #1)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

An exciting new YA fantasy adventure featuring alchemy, steampunk, and political scheming from the author of the Air Awakens series.

The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

The Bear and the Nightingale

Genre: Fantasy

In this novel inspired by Russian fairy tales, a young girl must protect her village from the dark forces that lurk in the woods.

A Perilous Undertaking (Veronica Speedwell #2) by Deanna Raybourn

A Perilous Undertaking (Veronica Speedwell, #2)

Genre: Historical Mystery

The second book in the Veronica Speedwell series.

Little Heaven by Nick Cutter

Little Heaven

Genre: Horror

A malevolent force invades the settlement of Little Heaven, trapping the inhabitants in a place much like Hell.

Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life by Helen Czerski

Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

Genre: Science

The Second Mrs. Hockaday  by Susan Rivers

The Second Mrs. Hockaday

Genre: Historical Fiction

When Major Gryffth Hockaday heads to fight on the front lines of the Civil War, he leaves his young wife, Placidia, behind to run the farm and raise their family by herself. When Major Gryffth returns two years later, he is shocked to discover that Placidia is on her way  to jail, accused of bearing and murdering a child in his absence. What caused Placidia to act so drastically? What really happened when her husband was at war?

The Most Dangerous Place on Earth by Lindsey Lee Johnson

The Most Dangerous Place on Earth

Genre: Fiction

New teacher Molly Nicoll is trying to get to know her students, all of whom are still dealing with the aftermath of a middle school tragedy.

Always Happy Hour: Stories by Mary Miller

Always Happy Hour: Stories

Genre: Fiction-Short Stories

Full Package by Lauren Blakely

Full Package

Genre: Contemporary Romance

The River at Night by Erica Ferencik

The River at Night

Genre: Thriller

Four friends fight to survive the aftermath of a white water rafting accident.

Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin 

Fever Dream

Genre: Fiction

A young woman lies dying in a hospital and talks to David. The two are not related and as the story unfolds, the relationship between them becomes stranger and stranger.

The Dry by Jane Harper

The Dry

Genre: Mystery

Lotus by Lijia Zhang


Genre: Literary Fiction

Dragon Springs Road by Janie Chang

Dragon Springs Road

Genre: Historical Fiction

Under a Watchful Eye by Adam Nevill

Under a Watchful Eye

Genre: Horror

A man starts having visions of a dark supernatural figure form a past he’s desperate to leave behind.

Jan. 17

Carve the Mark (Untitled Duology #1) by Veronica Roth

Carve the Mark

Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction

Promising to be one of the biggest books of 2017, best-selling author of Divergent, Veronica Roth, is releasing the first in a new sci-fi series that is said to be influenced by Star Wars. 

History is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera

History Is All You Left Me

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Griffin’s first love and ex-boyfriend, Theo, dies unexpectedly in a drowning accident. While Griffin falls into a downaward spiral, his grieving process is made even more complicated by his growing attraction to Jackson – Theo’s last boyfriend.

The Fire By Night by Teresa Messineo

The Fire by Night

Genre: Historical Fiction

Two military nurses in World War II fight to save the lives of wounded soldiers on the front lines.

Human Acts by Han Kang

Human Acts

Genre: Historical Fiction

Human Acts explores the heartbreaking aftermath of a violently-suppressed student uprising through multiple perspectives.

Heartstone by Elle Katharine White


Genre: Fantasy

This book has been described as Pride and Prejudice with dragons. ‘Nuff said.

Little Deaths by Emma Flint

Little Deaths

Genre: Historical Fiction/Mystery

It’s 1965 in Queens, New York. Ruth, a cocktail waitress, wakes up one morning to discover her two children, Frankie Jr. and Cindy, have gone missing. A few days later, Cindy turns up dead. A few days after that, Frankie Jr.’s body is found. Immediately, all fingers point to Ruth.

Homesick for Another World by Ottessa Moshfegh

Homesick for Another World

Genre: Fiction-Short Stories

Galactic Empires  by Neil Clarke

Galactic Empires

Genre: Science Fiction/Anthology

Jan. 24

The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney

The Girl Before

Genre: Mystery/Thriller

Yet another thriller with the word ‘Girl’ in the title that is drawing the inevitable comparisons to Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train. From the synopsis: ‘Please make a list of every possession you consider essential to your life.’ The request seems odd, even intrusive – and for the two women who answer, the consequences are devastating. 

After the Fall by Kate Hart

After the Fall

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Raychel turns to two brothers in the aftermath of a devastating assault. One brother is a platonic friend, while one has the potential to be something more.

Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson


Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

A teenage girl is accused of allegedly killing a baby.

City of Saints & Thieves  by Natalie C. Anderson

City of Saints & Thieves

Genre: Young Adult Mystery

Described as The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo meets Gone Girl set in Kenya, City of Saints & Thieves follows Tina and her search for her mother’s killer.

The You I’ve Never Known by Ellen Hopkins

The You I've Never Known

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Ever since her mother left, Arielle has lived a nomadic life with her father as he moves from job to job and they move from city to city. But one day her mother comes back and tells Arielle something shocking – Arielle’s father kidnapped her.

Passing Strange by Ellen Klages

Passing Strange

Genre: Fantasy

Six women living in the 1940s San Francisco explore a magical World’s Fair.

This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel

This Is How It Always Is

Genre: Fiction

Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society by Cordelia Fine

Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society

Genre: Nonfiction/Science

Jan. 31

Caraval (Untitled #1) by Stephanie Garber


Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

 Two sisters become caught up in the dangerous game of Caraval, a once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show.

Dawn Study (Soulfinders #3)  by Maria V. Snyder

Dawn Study (Soulfinders, #3)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

The third book in the Soulfinders series.

By Your Side by Kasie West

By Your Side

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Two students who are polar opposites find themselves locked in the library together for an entire weekend. Inevitably, sparks start to fly in the enclosed space.

Wires and Nerve, Vol. 1 by Marissa Meyer

Wires and Nerve, Volume 1 (Wires and Nerves, #1)

Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction/Graphic Novels

A thrilling companion series to the Lunar Chronicles starring everyone’s favourite android Iko.

I Liked My Life by Abby Fabiaschi

I Liked My Life

Genre: Fiction

A woman’s suicide leaves her family reeling.

Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough

Behind Her Eyes

Genre: Thriller

A woman is drawn into the twisted relationship between a husband and wife.

Wait for Me by Caroline Leech

Wait for Me

Genre: Young Adult Historical Fiction

A Scottish farmer’s daughter falls for a German POW.

Silver Stars (Soldier Girl #2)  by Michael Grant

Silver Stars (Soldier Girl #2)

Genre: Young Adult Historical Fiction

The second book in Michael Grant’s alternate history series where women were allowed to fight in World War II.

Bitch Planet, Vol. 2: President Bitch by Kelly Sue DeConnick, Taki Soma, and Valentine De Landro

 Bitch Planet, Vol. 2: President Bitch

Genre: Comic Books

Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty

Six Wakes

Genre: Science Fiction

A lone crew on a spaceship is murdered and then resurrected through cloning.

Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case by Patricia Hruby Powell and Shadra Strickland 

Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case

Genre: Young Adult Historical Fiction

Crossroads of Canopy (Titan’s Forest #1)  by Thoraiya Dyer

Crossroads of Canopy (Titan's Forest, #1)

Genre: Fantasy

The fantasy world of Canopy is set in a giant forest where 13 gods and goddesses rule. But the world of Canopy is not without its dark side – underneath the tree tops lives the slave class that provide those in power with free labor.

4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster

4 3 2 1

Genre: Literary Fiction

An epic story of one man living four different lives, 4 3 2 1 tells the story of Archibald Isaac Ferguson in four parallel universes.

The Edge of Everything (Untitled #1) by Jeff Giles

The Edge of Everything

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Zoe gets caught up with a bounty hunter from hell when he saves her from an attacker.

My Husband’s Wife by Jane Corry

My Husband's Wife

Genre: Thriller

Exo (Exo #1)  by Fonda Lee


Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction