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By:  Victoria Helen Stone  

ISBN: 978-1477819791

Publisher: Lake Union 

Publication Date: 9/19/2017 

Format: Paperback 

My Rating: 5 Stars

At forty-five, Hannah Smith is at a crossroads. That’s her spin on it.

The reality is she’s divorced, jobless, and moving back to her family home in Iowa to keep an eye on her mother, who’s slipping into dementia.

Her return stirs up the same unnerving sense of disconnect Ha...

By: Joyce Maynard

ISBN: 978-1635570342

Publisher:  Bloomsbury USA

Publication Date: 9/5/2017 

Format: Hardcover

My Rating:  5 Stars

F
rom New York Times bestselling author Joyce Maynard, a memoir about discovering strength in the midst of great loss--"heart wrenching, inspiring, full of joy and tears and life." (Anne Lamott)

In 2011, when she was in her late fifties, beloved author and journalist Joyce Maynard met...

Darktown #2

By:  Thomas Mullen 

ISBN: 9781501138799

Publisher: Atria 

Publication Date: 9/12/2017

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating: 5 Stars + 

Top Books of 2017 


“[Writes] with a ferocious passion that’ll knock the wind out of you.” —New York Times

Reads like the best of James Ellroy.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Mullen is a wonderful architect of intersecting plotlines and unexpected answers.” —Washington P...

By: Kaira Rouda

ISBN:  9781525811401

Publisher:  Graydon House

Publication Date: 9/19/2017 

Format: Hardcover

My Rating: 5 Stars +++

Top Books of 2017 

“I glance at my wife as she climbs into the passenger seat, and I am bursting with confidence. Today will be everything I’ve promised her…and more…”

Paul Strom has the perfect life: a glittering career as an advertising executive, a beautiful wife, two healthy boy...

By: Louise Jensen

ASIN: B073HDRSWV 

Publisher:  Bookouture

Publication Date: 9/27/2017 

Format: Kindle 

My Rating: 5 Stars ++

Top Books of 2017 


‘You know that feeling? When you want something so badly, you almost feel you’d kill for it?’ 

Be careful what you wish for…

Kat and her husband Nick have tried everything to become parents, and are on the point of giving up. Then a chance encounter with Kat’s childhood f...

By:  Joanne  DeMaio

ISBN:  B074DZSDFS

Publisher: Joanne Demaio

Publication Date: 9/12/2017

Format: Kindle 

My Rating: 5 Stars  

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Top Christmas Read

From New York Times bestselling author Joanne DeMaio comes a heartwarming novel as merry and bright as a red-feathered cardinal taking flight.

Frank Lombardo's never been spontaneous. The closest he's come was accepting a side job chopping fir...

By: John Clarkson

Series:  Jack Devlin #1

ISBN: B07623BZWH

Publisher: John Clarkson, Inc. 

Publication Date: 9/29/2017

Format:  e-book

My Rating: 5 Stars

If someone you loved were the victim of a shockingly violent crime, how far would you go to find justice? 

Jack Devlin, an investigator for a security firm, comes to New York as a private citizen to attend his father's funeral. After the burial - on a whiskey-soak...

By: Ronald H. Balson 

ISBN: 1250127440

Publisher: St Martin's Press

Publication Date:  9/19/2017

Format: Paperback 

My Rating: 4 Stars

The newest novel from Ronald H. Balson, the international bestselling author of Once We Were Brothers, finds private investigator Liam Taggart returning to his childhood home for an uncle's funeral, only to discover his death might not have been natural.


When his uncle dies, Liam T...

By:  Kate Moretti 

ISBN: 9781501118456

Publisher: Atria 

Publication Date: 9/26/2017 

Format: Paperback 

My Rating: 4.5 Stars (ARC)

Known for novels featuring “great pacing and true surprises” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) and “nerve-shattering suspense” (Heather Gudenkauf, New York Time bestselling author), New York Times bestselling author Kate Moretti’s latest is the story of a scandal-torn Pennsylvania...

By:  Harlan Coben 

ISBN: 978-0525955115

Publisher: Dutton

Publication Date: 9/26/2017 

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating:  5 Stars 

With unmatched suspense and emotional insight, Harlan Coben explores the big secrets and little lies that can destroy a relationship, a family, and even a town in this powerful new thriller.

Suburban New Jersey Detective Napoleon “Nap” Dumas hasn't been the same since senior year of high sch...

By:  Cate Holahan 

ISBN: 9781683312956

Publisher:  Crooked Lane Books

Publication Date: 9/12/2017 

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating: 4 Stars

Sometimes the truth is darker than fiction. 

Liza Jones has thirty days to write the thriller that could put her back on the bestseller list. In the meantime, she’s struggling to start a family with her husband, who is distracted by the disappearance of his best friend, Nick. Wi...

By:  Celeste Ng

ISBN: 9780735224292

Publisher: Penguin Press

Publication Date:  9/12/2017

Format: Hardcover 

My Rating:  5 Stars

"Witty, wise and tender. It's a marvel." – Paula Hawkins, New York Times-bestselling author of The Girl on the Train and Into the Water


From the bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You, a riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family...

By:  Christina Dodd 

ISBN: 9781250028488

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Publication Date:  9/5/2017 

Format: Audio

My Rating:  4 Stars  

"Another stunner." -- Library Journal Starred Review

Merida Falcon is a world-class beauty, a trophy wife who seems to have it all…except she has no voice.

For nine bitter years, Merida lived to serve her wealthy elderly husband, never leaving his side, always doing his biddin...

By: Laura Marshall 

ISBN: 9781478948513

Publisher: Grand Central 

Publication Date: 9/5/2017 

Format: Hardcover

My Rating: 4 Stars (ARC)

DEBUT

MARIA WESTON WANTS TO BE FRIENDS. BUT MARIA WESTON'S DEAD. ISN'T SHE?


1989. When Louise first notices the new girl who has mysteriously transferred late into their senior year, Maria seems to be everything the girls Louise hangs out with aren't. Authentic. Funny. Brash. With...

By:  J.T. Ellison 

ISBN: 9780778330950

Publisher:  MIRA

Publication Date: 9/5/2017 

Format: Paperback 

My Rating:  4.5 Stars  (ARC)

Domestic noir at its best. Readers will devour this stunning page-turner about the disintegration of a marriage as grief, jealousy, betrayal and murder destroy the facade of the perfect literary couple. New York Times bestselling author J.T. Ellison takes her exceptional writing to a n...

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