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By:  Hank Phillippi Ryan 

ISBN:  978-0765393074

Publisher: Forge Books 

Publication Date: 8/28/2018 

Format: Hardcover

My Rating: 5 Stars +

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"Grief and deception are at the helm of Hank Phillippi Ryan’s latest thriller, Trust Me, in which a crime writer and an accused criminal's lives collide, as they come to discover that no one can be...

By:  T. Greenwood 

ISBN:  978-1250164193

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Publication Date: 8/7/2018

Format:  Other

My Rating: 5 Stars ++

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“Greenwood’s glowing dark ruby of a novel brilliantly transforms the true crime story that inspired Nabokov’s Lolita.

Shatteringly original and eloquently written....So ferociously suspenseful, I found myself holding my breath.” ―Caroline Leavitt, New York...

By:  Delia Owens 

ISBN: 0735219095

Publisher:  GP Putnam

Publication Date: 8/14/2018 

Format: Audio/Hardcover

My Rating: 5 Stars ++

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"Painfully beautiful."--The New York Times Book Review

"Perfect for fans of Barbara Kingsolver."—Bustle

"Owens delivers her lush mystery wrapped in gorgeous, lyrical prose."—Alexandra Fuller

How long can you protect your heart?

For years, rumors of the "Marsh Gir...

By:  A. J. Banner

ISBN: 978-1503900813

Publisher: Lake Union 

Publication Date: 8/7/2018

Format: Other

My Rating:  5 Stars ++ 

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Beware of friends with secrets…

Imagine your closest friend utterly betraying you. Years later, when she seeks forgiveness, you invite her to your engagement party as a gesture of reconciliation. But seething hostilities rise to the surface, ruining everyone’s eveni...

By: Rea Frey 

ISBN: : 9781250166425

Publisher: St. Martin's Press  

Publication Date: 8/21/2018 

Format: Other  

My Rating: 5 Stars + 

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Emma Grace Townsend. Five years old. Gray eyes. Brown hair. Missing since June.

Emma Townsend is lonely. Living with her cruel mother and clueless father, Emma retreats into her own world of quiet and solitude.

Sarah Walker. Successful entrepreneur. Broken-h...

By: Fiona Davis 

ISBN: 978-1524742959

Publisher: Dutton

Publicaiton Date: 8/7/2018 

Format: Hardcover

My Rating: 5 Stars +

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In her latest captivating novel, nationally bestselling author Fiona Davis takes readers into the glamorous lost art school within Grand Central Terminal, where two very different women, fifty years apart, strive to make their mark on a world set against them.

For the nearly...

By: Victoria Helen Stone 

ISBN: 9781503900899

Publisher: Lake Union 

Publication Date: 8/1/2018 

Format: Other 

My Rating: 5 Stars ++

Top Books of 2018 

A double life with a single purpose: revenge.

Jane’s days at a Midwest insurance company are perfectly ordinary. She blends in well, unremarkably pretty in her floral-print dresses and extra efficient at her low-level job. She’s just the kind of woman middle mana...

By: Karin Slaughter 

ISBN:  978-0062430274

Publisher: William Morrow 

Publication Date: 8/21/2018 

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating: 5 Stars 

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The #1 internationally bestselling author returns with a new novel in the vein of her New York Times bestsellers Pretty Girls and The Good Daughter—a story even more electrifying, provocative, and suspenseful than anything she’s written before.

What if the...

By: J.T. Ellison 

ISBN: 978-0778308263

Publisher: MIRA

Publication Date: 8/28/2018 

Format: Hardcover  

My Rating: 5 Stars

The follow-up to her critically acclaimed Lie to Me, J.T. Ellison’s Tear Me Apart is the powerful story of a mother willing to do anything to protect her daughter even as their carefully constructed world unravels around them.

One moment will change their lives forever…

Competitive skier...

By: Kristina McMorris

ISBN: 9781492663997

Publisher: SourceBooks 

Publication Date: 8/28/2018 

Format: Paperback 

My Rating: 5 Stars (ARC)

A picture is worth a thousand words, but sometimes the story behind the picture is worth a thousand more…

Philadelphia, 1931. A young, ambitious reporter named Ellis Reed photographs a pair of young siblings on the front porch of a farmhouse next to a sign: “2 children for...

A Rosato & DiNunzio Novel #6

By: Lisa Scottoline 
ISBN: 9781250099594
Publisher:  St. Martin's Press
Publication Date: 8/14/2018 
Format: Hardcover 
My Rating: 4 Stars


Machiavelli, a corrupt lawyer, aggressively strikes close to the DiNunzio household, attacking Mary’s father and one of their beloved family friends by filing a lawsuit that accuses them of embezzling from the treasury of a local South Philly soc...

By:  David Joy 

ISBN: 0399574220

Publisher: Putnam

Publication Date:  8/14/2018   

Format:  Hardcover 

My Rating: 4.5 Stars

From critically acclaimed author David Joy comes a remarkable novel about the cover-up of an accidental death, and the dark consequences that reverberate through the lives of four people who will never be the same again.

W
hen Darl Moody went hunting after a monster buck he’s chased...

By:  Emily Bleeker

ISBN: 9781503900882

Publisher: Lake Union 

Publication Date:  8/28/2018 

Format: Hardcover

My Rating:  5 Stars +

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From the bestselling author of When I’m Gone and Working Fire comes a gripping novel about a mother, her missing daughter, and the dark secrets that engulf them.

Ever since her husband’s death collided with the birth of her daughter, postpartum depression has taken...

By: Shari Lapena

ISBN:  978-0525557623

Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books

Publication Date:  8/7/2018 

Format: Hardcover

My Rating:  4.5 Stars

A remote lodge in upstate New York is the perfect getaway . . . until the bodies start piling up.

It's winter in the Catskills and the weather outside is frightful, but Mitchell's Inn is so delightful! The cozy lodge nestled deep in the woods is perfect for a relaxing--may...

By: Lisa Patton 

ISBN: 9781250020666

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Publication Date: 8/21/2018 

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating: 5 Stars 

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Set in modern day Oxford, Mississippi, on the Ole Miss campus, bestselling author Lisa Patton’s RUSH is a story about women—from both ends of the social ladder—discovering their voices, courage and empowerment. 

W
hen Lilith Whitmore, the well-heele...

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