A Twist of the Knife by Becky Masterman
On leave from the Bureau, Laura has been volunteering for a legal group trying to prove the innocence of a man who is on death row for killing his family. Laura is firmly convinced that he didn't do it, while her former partner Brigid isn't so sure--but the date for his execution is coming up so quickly that they'll have to act fast.
Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
In a feverish race against the inevitable end of the world, nations around the globe band together to devise plan to ensure the survival of humanity far beyond our atmosphere, in outer space...only a handful of survivors remain. Five thousand years later, their progeny—seven distinct races now three billion strong—embark on yet another audacious journey into the unknown . . . to an alien world utterly transformed by cataclysm and time: Earth.
Death of a Ghost by M.C. Beaton
When Police Sergeant Hamish Macbeth decides to investigate the ruined, “haunted” castle near Drim with Charlie “Clumsy” Carson, they stumble (quite literally) upon a body...which then disappears. Something strange is going on at the castle, and Hamish must get to the bottom of it before the “ghost” can strike again.
Class Mom by Laurie Gelman
Jen Dixon is not your typical Kansas City kindergarten class mom-or mom in general - and not all of Jen's methods win approval from the other moms. Throw in an old flame from Jen's past, a hyper-sensitive "allergy mom," a surprisingly sexy kindergarten teacher, and an impossible-to-please Real Housewife-wannabe, causing problems at every turn, and the job really becomes much more than she signed up for.
Blue Hollow Falls by Donna Kauffman
Sunny never expected to find herself owning a centuries old silk mill in the shadow of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains . . . or becoming a half-sister to a ten-year-old named Bailey. Once the shock subsides, she plans to cash in and head back home. But the overgrown greenhouse she finds on the property calls out to the gardener in her, and she senses Bailey’s need for nurturing too...
The Long Haul by Finn Murphy
More than thirty years ago, Finn Murphy dropped out of college to become a long-haul trucker. Since then he's covered more than a million miles packing, loading, and hauling people's belongings all over America. Known by his trucker handle as U-Turn, he spends his days (and many of his nights) in a 53-foot eighteen-wheeler he calls Cassidy.
The Dancing Plague by John Waller
In 1518, Frau Troffea stepped into the streets of Strasbourg and began to dance...and could not stop. Over the next two months, roughly four hundred people succumbed to the same agonizing compulsion. At its peak, the epidemic claimed the lives of fifteen men, women, and children a day. Possibly 100 people danced to their deaths in one of the most bizarre and terrifying plagues in history.
You Can't Touch My Hair by Phoebe Robinson
Phoebe Robinson is a stand-up comic, which means that, often, her everyday experiences become points of comedic fodder. And as a black woman in America, she maintains, sometimes you need to have a sense of humor to deal with the absurdity you are handed on the daily. A hilarious and affecting essay collection about race, gender, and pop culture.
Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel
Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality—not out of anger at the world, but simply because he preferred to live on his own.
Motor City Barn Finds by Tom Cotter
Detroit's lost cars are abandoned in empty lots, resident in decrepit buildings, squirreled away in garages, and stashed in historic wrecking yards. Behind the wheel of his classic 1939 Ford Woodie, Cotter trolls the back streets and neighborhoods of this historic city looking for lost automotive gems accompanied by photographer Michael Alan Ross.
Deconstructed: She-Hulk Vol. 1
Jennifer Walters has survived the second Civil War...barely. But, having risen from the rubble, she re-enters the world a very different kind of hero. Fueled by a quiet rage, she is determined to move forward, to go on with her life - but the pain of the past and all that she's lost is always there. An undercurrent, a pulse waiting to quicken -and trigger Jen's transformation into the one thing she doesn't have control over...
Before the Devil Breaks You by Libba Bray
Book #3 in the Diviners Series, the Diviners are sick of lies and want to understand the mystery behind their supernatural gifts. But first they must face a new terror: The King of Crows. As ghosts possess and murder the people of New York City, the Diviners ban together once again in this fast-paced thriller.
Real Friends by Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham
Shannon and Adrienne have been best friends ever since they were little. But one day, Adrienne starts hanging out with Jen, the most popular girl in class and the leader of a circle of friends called The Group. Everyone in The Group wants to be Jen's #1, and some girls would do anything to stay on top . . .