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More New Fiction Coming Soon... (December 2016 - February 2017)

Check out these titles recently ordered by Cathy, our fiction selector. You can also find her notes on the books. Place your holds on these titles today!

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The Magdalen Girls
V. S. Alexander
historical, 1962, Ireland
Release Date: 12/27/2016

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A Darkness Absolute
Kelley Armstrong
mystery, police procedural, Casey Duncan, book 2
Release Date: 2/07/2017

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The Fifth Petal
Brunonia Barry
crime thriller, cold case, Salem, sequel Lace Reader, Star Review
Release Date: 1/24/2017

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Take Back the Sky
Greg Bear
science fiction, aliens, conclusion War Dogs, book 3
Release Date: 12/20/2016

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The Marriage Lie
Kimberly Belle
suspense, family life
Release Date: 12/27/2016

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The Lost Woman
Sara Blaedel
suspense, Denmark, Louise Rick, book 7
Release Date: 2/07/2017

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The Schooldays of Jesus
J. M. Coetzee
literary, Jesus, book 2, Star Review, nominee Booker Award
Release Date: 2/21/2017

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What You Break
Reed Farrel Coleman
mystery, hard-boiled, Gus Murphy, book 2 Star Review
Release Date: 2/07/2017

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Garden of Lamentations
Deborah Crombie
mystery, police procedural, England, Duncan Kincaid / Gemma James, book 17
Release Date: 2/07/2017

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Little Heaven
Nick Cutter
horror, flashbacks, 1960-80s, New Mexico
Release Date: 1/10/2017

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Universal Harvester
John Darnielle
literary, horror, Star Review
Release Date: 2/07/2017

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Kill the Father
Sandrone Dazieri
crime thriller, Italy, Deputy Captain Colomba Caselli, book 1, Star Review
Release Date: 1/17/2017

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Dead Letters
Caite Dolan-Leach
literary, psychological suspense, twin sisters, debut, Star Review
Release Date: 2/28/2017

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Clownfish Blues
Tim Dorsey
mystery, Florida, Serge Storms, book 20
Release Date: 1/24/2017

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Buried in the Country
Carola Dunn
mystery, 1960s, Cornish, book 4
Release Date: 12/13/2016

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Power Game
Christine Feehan
paranormal romance, GhostWalker, book 13
Release Date: 1/24/2017

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The River at Night
Erica Ferencik
thriller, wilderness, survival, Maine
Release Date: 1/10/2017

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Rogue One
Alexander Freed
science fiction, Star Wars, media tie-in
Release Date: 12/20/2016

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Swimming Lessons
Claire Fuller
literary, mystery, psychological, Star Review
Release Date: 2/07/2017

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Setting Free the Kites
Alex George
literary, coming of age, Maine
Release Date: 2/21/2017

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The Rising
Heather Graham
science fiction, thriller, aliens, book 1, teen crossover
Release Date: 1/17/2017

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The Ice Beneath Her
Camilla Grebe
thriller, psychological, Sweden, Star Reviews
Release Date: 12/27/2016

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Gilded Cage
Vic James
fantasy, dystopian, violence, Dark Gifts Trilogy, book 1, debut, Star Review, teen crossover
Release Date: 2/14/2017

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For the Record
Regina Jennings
historical, 1885, romance, Missouri
Release Date: 12/06/2016

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Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
Darynda Jones
paranormal urban fantasy, Charley Davidson, book 11
Release Date: 1/24/2017

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August Snow
Stephen Mack Jones
mystery, hard-boiled, corruption, urban decay, racism, Detroit
Release Date: 2/14/2017

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No Game No Life Volume 5
Yuu Kamiya
fantasy, light novel
Release Date: 12/20/2016

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The Dime
Kathleen Kent
thriller, hard-boiled, Detective Betty Rhyzyk, Texas, Star Review
Release Date: 2/14/2017

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The Innkeeper of Ivy Hill
Julie Klassen
historical, romance, widow, English Regency, Tales from Ivy Hill, book 1
Release Date: 12/06/2016

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Wild Wicked Scot
Julia London
historical, romance, Scottish Regency, Highland Grooms, book 1
Release Date: 12/27/2016

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The Lost Book of the Grail
Charlie Lovett
literary, flashbacks, bibliophile, Barchester Cathedral, England
Release Date: 2/28/2017

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The Burning World
Isaac Marion
dystopian, zombies, Warm Bodies sequel, Star Review
Release Date: 2/07/2017

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All Our Wrong Todays
Elan Mastai
science fiction, time travel, Star Reviews
Release Date: 2/07/2017

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The Hollow Men
Rob McCarthy
mystery, police procedural, police surgeon, England, Harry Kent, book 1, Star Review
Release Date: 12/20/2016

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Everything You Want Me to Be
Mindy Mejia
psychological suspense, murder, Minnesota, Star Review
Release Date: 1/03/2017

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The Fifth Letter
Nicola Moriarty
family life, friendships, letters, secrets, debut
Release Date: 1/24/2017

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Homesick for Another World
Ottessa Moshfegh
short stories, Star Reviews
Release Date: 1/17/2017

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The Dangerous Ladies Affair
Marcia Muller
historical mystery, 1890s, San Francisco, Carpenter and Quincannon Mystery, book 5
Release Date: 1/03/2017

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The Possessions
Sara Flannery Murphy
psychological, grief, debut, Star Review
Release Date: 2/07/2017

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The Refugees
Viet Thanh Nguyen
literary, short stories, Star Reviews
Release Date: 2/07/2017

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A Book of American Martyrs
Joyce Carol Oates
literary, psychological, abortion, grief
Release Date: 2/07/2017

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Savage Theories
Pola Oloixarac
literary, Argentina, debut, translation, Star Reviews
Release Date: 1/10/2017

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The Lonely Hearts Hotel
Heather O'Neill
historical, WWI, orphans, magical realism, Canada, Star Reviews
Release Date: 2/07/2017

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The Old Man
Thomas Perry
crime thriller, mercenaries, Vermont
Release Date: 1/03/2017

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The Chilbury Ladies' Choir
Jennifer Ryan
historical, WWII, English village, journals, letters, debut, film rights
Release Date: 2/14/2017

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Miniatures
John Scalzi
science fiction, short stories
Release Date: 12/31/2016

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Autumn
Ali Smith
literary, flashbacks, aging, friendship, Star Reviews
Release Date: 2/07/2017

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Her Every Fear
Peter Swanson
psychological suspense, murder, Boston/London, Star Reviews
Release Date: 1/10/2017

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Man on the Run
Carl Weber
urban action/adventure, escaped convict, sequel Married Men
Release Date: 1/17/2017

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Star Wars: Aftermath: Empire's End
Chuck Wendig
science fiction, trilogy conclusion, media tie-in
Release Date: 2/21/2017

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The Wicked City
Beatriz Williams
historical, 1924, romance bootleggers
Release Date: 1/17/2017

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The Shimmering Road
Hester Young
suspense, murders, clairvoyant, Texas/Arizona/Mexico, Charlotte Charlie Cates, book 2
Release Date: 2/14/2017