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By:  Tara Westover

ISBN:  0399590501

Publisher: Random House

Publication Date: 2/20/2018 

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating: 5 Stars +

Top Books of 2018 

Biographies & Memoirs, 
Nonfiction (Adult)

An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University

One of The New York Times Book Review’s “must-know literary events” an...

By:  Kristin Hannah 

ISBN:  9780312577230

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Publication Date: 2/6/2018 

Format: Hardcover

My Rating: 5 Stars +++

Top Books of 2018


"A TOUR DE FORCE."

Kirkus (starred review)

Alaska, 1974.

Unpredictable.

Unforgiving.

Untamed.

For a family in crisis, the ultimate test of survival.

Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet an...

Detective D.D. Warren #9

By: Lisa Gardner

ISBN: 1524742058

Publisher: Dutton

Publication Date:  2/6/2018

Format: Hardcover

My Rating: 5 Stars

Top Books of 2018 

Coming in Trade Paperback Dec 31, 2018!

#1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner's latest twisty thrill ride, Detective D. D. Warren and Find Her's Flora Dane return in a race against the clock to either save a young girl's life . . . or bring her...

By: Laura Lippman 

ISBN: 0062389920

Publisher:  HarperCollins

Publication Date: 2/20/2018

Format: Hardcover

My Rating:  5 Stars ++

Top Books of 2018 

Bustle, Entertainment Weekly and Popsugar Most Anticipated Book of 2018.

“I feel like it creates a whole new category, which I’m thinking of as ‘femme noir [...] She’s taken this traditional noir structure of a man sweeping in to save a woman who then turns around and...

By: Tayari Jones

ISBN: 1616201347

Publisher: Algonquin Books

Publication Date: 2/6/2018 

Format: Hardcover

My Rating:  5 Stars ++

Top Book of 2018 
 

One of the most anticipated novels of 2018 according to Bustle * Southern Living * Bookish * Nylon * iBooks

The author of Silver Sparrow returns with a stunning novel about race, loyalty, and love that endures.

Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the A...

By: Amy Bloom

ISBN: 9780812995664

Publisher: Random House

Publication Date: 2/13/2018 

Format: Hardcover

My Rating: 4 Stars

The unexpected and forbidden affair between Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok unfolds in a triumph of historical fiction from the New York Times bestselling author of Away and Lucky Us.

“I never envied a wife or a husband, until I met Eleanor. Then, I would have traded everything I ever had...

By: John Marrs

ISBN:  1335005102

Publisher: Hanover Square

Publication Date: 2/20/2018

Format: Other

My Rating: 4 Stars


How far would you go to find The One? 

A simple DNA test is all it takes. Just a quick mouth swab and soon you’ll be matched with your perfect partner—the one you’re genetically made for.

That’s the promise made by Match Your DNA. A decade ago, the company announced that they had found the gen...

By:  Cynthia Swanson 

ISBN: 9781501172090

Publisher: Touchstone

Publication Date:  2/6/2018 

Format: Hardcover

My Rating: 4 Stars

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Bookseller comes a gripping literary suspense novel set in the 1960s about a deeply troubled family and three women who will reveal its dark truths.

In the autumn of 1960, Angie Glass is living an idyllic life in her Wisconsin hometown....

And Other Lies I've Loved

By: Kate Bowler 

ISBN: 9780399592065

Publisher: Random House 

Publication Date:  2/6/2018 

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating: 5 Stars

Biographies & Memoirs

Launch Team Featured Read

A divinity professor and young mother with a Stage IV cancer diagnosis explores the pain and joy of living without certainty.

Thirty-five-year-old Kate Bowler was a professor at the school of divinity at Duke, and...

Series: Ika#1

By: Sara Blaedel

ISBN: 9781455541119

Publisher: Grand Central  

Publication Date:  2/6/2018 

Format: Hardcover

My Rating: 4 Stars

A new thrilling suspense novel from #1 international bestselling author Sara Blaedel, author of The Forgotten Girls. 

Already widowed by the age of forty, Ilka Nichols Jensen, a school portrait photographer, leads a modest, regimented, and uneventful life in Copenhagen.  Un...

By:  Susan Meissner

ISBN:  0399585966

Publisher: Berkley 

Publication Date: 2/6/2018 

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating: 5 Stars

From the acclaimed author of Secrets of a Charmed Life and A Bridge Across the Ocean comes a new novel set in Philadelphia during the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918, which tells the story of a family reborn through loss and love.

In 1918, Philadelphia was a city teeming with promise. Even as it...

By:  John Hart

ISBN:  1250012309

Publisher: St. Martin's Press 

Publication Date: 2/27/2018 

Format: Hardcover

My Rating: 5 Stars (ARC)

Set in the world of his most beloved novel The Last Child (“A magnificent creation” ―The Washington Post), John Hart delivers a stunning vision of a secret world, rarely seen.

It’s been ten years since the events that changed Johnny Merrimon’s life and rocked his hometown to the c...

By:  John Lescroart 

Series:  Dismas Hardy #17

ISBN: 1501115707

Publisher:  Atria

Publication Date: 2/13/2018 

Format: Hardcover

My Rating: 5 Stars

Featured Friday Read

From the “master of the legal thriller” (Chicago Sun-Times) John Lescroart comes a dramatic family drama in which attorney Dismas Hardy is called on to defend a former client against the accusation of murder.

Dismas Hardy is looking forward to cutt...

By:  Camille Pagan 

ISBN: 1503949281

Publisher: Lake Union 

Publication Date: 2/27/2018

Format: Hardcover

My Rating:  4 Stars

From bestselling author Camille Pagán comes a hilarious and hopeful story about a woman on the verge of a nervous breakthrough.


At fifty-three, Maggie Harris has a good marriage and two mostly happy children.

Perpetually anxious, she’s also accumulated a list of semi-reasonable fears:...

By: Elizabeth LaBan 

ISBN: 978-1542049818

Publisher: Lake Union

Publication Date: 2/1/2018 

Format: Hardcover

My Rating:  4 Stars

From Elizabeth LaBan, the acclaimed author of The Restaurant Critic’s Wife, comes a captivating and very funny novel about a wife and mother’s fall from grace, and why keeping up appearances is not her biggest secret.

Tabitha Brewer wakes up one morning to find her husband gone, leavin...

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