Books To Read If You Like Alex Michaelides

Books To Read If You Like Alex Michaelides

Alex Michaelides is the New York Times Bestselling Author of the smash hit The Silent Patient. If you loved this exciting novel and are searching for a new thriller for your reading list, look no further than these latest books by bestselling authors Willow Rose, R.C. Blackburne, M Gustafsson, Liz Moore, Jayne Ann Krentz, and James Patterson. Happy reading!


All The Good Girls

by Willow Rose

Release Date: January 15, 2020

The first book in the Harry Hunter Mystery series by Willow Rose… Detective Harry Hunter of Miami PD’s homicide squad has thrown himself into a case nobody asked him to solve. Four teenagers have been murdered on a boat. Another is found in a dumpster. All five of them are from one of Miami’s most affluent neighborhoods and attend the same school. They are all also on a list of witnesses to another crime. Harry was tasked with protecting a possible future victim. But Harry doesn’t like following his boss’s orders.

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A Conspiracy of One

by R.C. Blackburne

Release Date: November 28, 2019

Most people like to keep an illusion they call their happy place. A place to go when they have to unwind. On the outer edge of Utah’s Color Country, Green River is Mike Renford’s hideout from his law practice. Soon his happy place illusion starts to fade away when his client is arrested in Green River for distributing unlawful controlled substances. Then the illusion is over when he discovers the drugs were hijacked from cartel traffickers.

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The Asset

by M Gustafsson

Release Date: December 25, 2019

The first book in the Klara Andersson series… Klara Andersson is discreet, anonymous, and lethal. The CIA groomed her. The Mossad persecutes her. The KSI, the most secret branch of MUST, the Swedish Military Intelligence, recruits her. A Swedish high-tech defense project is coveted by a hostile power. The CIA and MUST are working together to prevent a stealth ship from getting into the wrong hands. Will Klara put her life at risk to befriend the enemy and avert the threat?

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Long Bright River

by Liz Moore

Release Date: January 7, 2020

In a Philadelphia neighborhood rocked by the opioid crisis, two sisters are at odds. Kacey lives on the streets in the vise of addiction. Mickey walks the same blocks as a police officer. They no longer speak but Mickey never stops worrying about her sister. Then Kacey disappears. At the same time as a series of mysterious murders begin in Mickey’s district.

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The Vanishing

by Jayne Ann Krentz

Release Date: January 7, 2020

The first book in the Fogg Lake series by New York Times Bestselling Author Jayne Ann Krentz… It was decades ago when THe Incident occurred in the small town of Fogg Lake. An explosion in the cave system released unknown gasses while the residents slept for two days. When they woke up things had changed. Some started to have visions. Others heard voices. Then the scientists from a mysterious government agency arrived.

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Lost

by James Patterson

Release Date: January 13, 2020

Miami is Detective Tom Moon’s backyard. He has always kept things local and protects the city’s most vulnerable. Now he is the new leader if an FBI task force called “Operation Guardian” and must move his attention to international crime. His team discovers the opportunistic “Blood Brothers” – Russian nationals Romans and Emile Rostoff. They have evaded authorities for years and built a powerful crime syndicate throughout Europe and metropolitan Miami.

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New Memoir Books For Your Reading List | January 2020

New Memoir Books For Your Reading List | January 2020

Have you made it to the end of your memoir reading list and in the mood for some interesting new additions? Look no further than these amazing new memoir books from bestselling authors Mae Adams, Tom Liggett, Chuck Palahniuk, Anna Wiener, Colin O’Brady, and Laura McKowen. Enjoy your new books!


Coin for a Dream

by Mae Adams

Release Date: October 1, 2019

The new book from the bestselling author of Precious Silver Chopsticks… In Coin for a Dream, Mae Adams tells a series of short stories from her early years in Korea. You will read about the monks with flapping minds, tofu peddlers, evil spirits, wrestling goblins, deadly dancing shamans, singing lepers of Sorok Island and many others. This is a storybook of this world, the afterworld, traditional tales, and mythology. Mae weaves Korean customs, traditions, religions, and social status in these life stories.

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Mozart in the Garden

by Tom Liggett

Release Date: January 3, 2020

Thousands of cookie-cutter homes for high-tech workers sprouted from the funeral pyres of a vanishing way of life as acres of lush fruit trees were destroyed to create today’s Silicon Valley. Tom Liggett was one of the children who grew up in this new suburbia in San Jose, California. He was a neglected and unwanted child of dysfunctional parents, that became friends with the “witch” who lived in the Spanish cottage on the hill. Mozart in the Garden is the story of their unlikely friendship and Tom’s remarkable adventures.

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Consider This

by Chuck Palahniuk

Release Date: January 7, 2020

In Consider This, the bestselling author of Fight Club will take readers behind-the-scenes of the writing life. A blend of memoir and insight, Palahniuk shares his stories and advice on what makes writing powerful and what makes for powerful writing. You could call this Palahniuk’s love letter to stories and storytellers.

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Uncanny Valley

by Anna Wiener

Release Date: January 14, 2020

Anna wiener was in her mid-twenties when the tech industry was at the height of its idealism. She was stuck, broke, and looking for meaning in her work. Just like any good millennial. She left her job in book publishing for the promise of the new digital economy. Moving from New York to San Francisco, she landed a job at a big-data startup in the heart of Silicon Valley. There she entered a world of surreal extravagance and dubious success.

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The Impossible First

by Colin O’Brady

Release Date: January 14, 2020

Before December 2018, no individual had ever crossed Antarctica alone without support and completely human-powered. Colin O’Brady was determined to do just that, even if ten years earlier, there was doubt if he would ever walk again. From a tragic accident to his triumphant fight back, follow Colin on his quest to unlock his potential and discover what is possible.

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We Are the Luckiest

by Laura McKowan

Release Date: January 7, 2020

What could be “lucky” about addiction? Absolutely nothing, though Laura McKowen. When drinking brought her to her knees, she wished for something else to be her issue. She thought the people who were able to drink normally were lucky. But as she entered sobriety and was no longer able to anesthetize her pain and anxiety, she realized she was the lucky one.

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Must-Read Romance Novels | January 2020

Must-Read Romance Novels | January 2020

Have you been searching everywhere for some hot new romance novels for your reading list? You won’t want to miss our picks for the must-read romance novels of January! Check out these latest releases by Aly Martinez, Riley McKissack, Lauren Blakely, Stephanie Fournet, Nicole Snow, and Penelope Sky. Enjoy your new books!


Release

by Aly Martinez

Release Date: January 4, 2020

Ramsey Stewart has branded my soul in ways time could never heal. At twelve, he asked me to be his girlfriend. At thirteen, we had our first kiss. At sixteen, we were in love and planned a future together. But t seventeen, Ramsey was convicted of killing a boy that assaulted me. He told me to move on and start a new life. But I can’t give up on Ramsey.

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Deadly Autumn Winds

by Riley McKissack

Release Date: December 26, 2020

The new romantic suspense novel in the Men of the Badge series… In the North Georgia Mountain community of Hawks Peak, women are being kidnapped. Dispatch operator Maddie Quinn has received the calls and has noticed a pattern. They are similar to killings that took place in other places she’s lived. Is the killer targeting those close to her? Or is she actually the target? Detective Sam Morris is determined to find the killer and stop him from killing again.

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Sex and Other Shiny Objects

by Lauren Blakely

Release Date: January 13, 2020

The second book in the Boyfriend Material series by New York Times Bestselling Author Lauren Blakely… I was given an offer to test the sexy scenes from romance novels and I jumped at the opportunity. I have to admit I’ve always been curious. Do buttons really fly off when you rip off a guy’s shirt? Is staircase nookie really that hot or does it leave you with a big bruise on your back? It’s time to find out as I embark on Project Romance Novel Scenes Research.

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Kind of Cursed

by Stephanie Fournet

Release Date: December 12, 2019

All the women in Millie Delacriox’s family are cursed… kind of. Birth control just doesn’t seem to work for them. Going to the altar knocked up is basically a family tradition. Twenty-four-year-old Millie refuses to let that happen to her. She decides that a life of celibacy is her best defense. At least until she’s done raising her brothers and sisters… but then she met Luc Valencia.

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Accidental Shield

by Nicole Snow

Release Date: January 1, 2020

The new book in the bestselling Marriage Mistake series by Nicole Snow… I didn’t plan on waking up hitched to the husband of the century. Or for one little misadventure to erase every memory of us. No sweet nothings, no vows, no honeymoon. But every time I see Flint Calum, I have to wonder how I got so lucky. His flashing eyes and SEAL perfected body aren’t why I’m dizzy. It’s the bittersweet way he smiles when I poke at my past. Something is wrong.

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Lover

by Penelope Sky

Release Date: January 7, 2020

The third book in the Betrothed series by New York Times Bestselling Author Penelope Sky… I lost the one thing that matters to me. I lost my wife. I am the only one to blame and I will sacrifice my life, my pride, and everything else for the woman I love. Whether she loves me or not.

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Books To Read If You Like Ann Patchett

Books To Read If You Like Ann Patchett

Ann Patchett is a New York Times Bestselling Author of Literary Fiction novels. Some of her popular recent releases include The Dutch House, Commonwealth, and State of Wonder. If you’ve been on the lookout for some amazing new literary fiction novels, you won’t want to miss these books to read if you like Ann Patchett!


The After Wife

by Melanie Summers

Release Date: January 10, 2020

Writer Abigail Carson has all but given up on life after losing her husband. After being cocooned in her Manhattan apartment for the last year, she is forced to find a new home where can she can stretch her savings. She is intent on staying isolated, so she moves to a small village in Nova Scotia where no one will interrupt her solitude. But what she didn’t realize was that a small town offers far less privacy than a big city.

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Moral Compass

by Danielle Steel

Release Date: January 7, 2020

Saint Ambrose Prep is the type of school the wealthy send their children so they can have the best possible education. With teachers and administrators from the Ivy League, it’s students become future politicians, lawyers, filmmakers, and CEOs. It was traditionally only for boys but Saint Ambrose has just enrolled 140 female students. While most of the kids on campus are privileged, some are struggling. In this heightened environment, even the smallest spark can become a raging fire.

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The End of the Ocean

by Maja Lunde

Release Date: January 14, 2020

The new release from the author of the bestselling The History of Bees… In 2019, seventy-year-old Signe set sail on a voyage across the ocean in a sailboat. She is haunted by the memories of the love of her life… Now in 2041, David and his young daughter, Lou, flee from drought-stricken Southern Europe. They soon discover an ancient sailboat in a dried-out garden. As they discover Signe’s personal effects, her journey becomes inexorably linked to their own.

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Lady Clementine

by Marie Benedict

Release Date: January 7, 2020

The new book from the New York Times Bestselling Author of The Only Woman in the Room… In 1909, Clementine along with her husband, Winston, step off a train and an angry woman emerges from the crowd. She attacks Winston, pushing him into the direction of an oncoming train. Just before he falls, Clementine grabs him by his suit jacket. This will not be the last time she will save her husband’s life.

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Little Gods

by Meng Jin

Release Date: January 14, 2020

On the fourth of June, a woman gives birth alone in a Beijing hospital. This was the beginning of the unraveling of Su Lan. She is a brilliant physicist who has until this moment, erased her past. She is fighting what she calls the mind’s arrow of time. After she unexpectantly dies seventeen years later, her daughter Liya inherits the silences and contradictions of her life. Liya grew up in America and heads to China with her mother’s ashes. It is an unknown country to her.

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Westering Women

by Sandra Dallas

Release Date: January 7, 2020

February 1852. All around Chicago, Maggie finds postings that solicit for eligible women to travel to the gold mines of Goosetown. She has nothing to lose and joins 43 other women and two pious reverends on the dangerous journey west. No one was prepared for the hardships they face on the 2,000-mile trek or the strengths the didn’t know the possessed.

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Books to Read If You Like Parker S. Huntington

Books to Read If You Like Parker S. Huntington

Parker S. Huntington is a USA Today Bestselling Author of contemporary romance. If you’re a fan of her recent popular release Devious Lies or are just searching for a steamy new read to get lost in, we think you’ll adore these latest romance books to read if you like Parker S. Huntington. Enjoy!


Royal Playboy

by Nana Malone

Release Date: January 7, 2020

The first book in the Playboy Prince Duet by USA Today Bestselling Author Nana Malone… I’ve been called a lot of things. Prodigal son. Black Sheep. Playboy Prince. Merciful is not one of them. But I don’t care what you call me, as long as I get what I want and crave… and it’s not the crown. She is the Princess I didn’t see coming. I will give up anything to have her. Well… almost anything.

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One Blissful Night

by A.M. Hargrove

Release Date: January 4, 2020

He made a promise and I believed him. Brax Kent is a liar and shattered every piece of me. It was several years before I could go through a day without shedding a tear. Hate was the only thing I had left pushing me through the day. Then seven years later he shows up as my next-door neighbor… and he wants me back. Can I trust the man that ruined me?

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Ruthless Love

by Penelope Bloom

Release Date: January 2, 2020

I was the girl that nobody noticed. But then everything changed when I moved next door to Parker High’s most eligible bastard, Tristan Blackwood. Apparently being able to throw a football elevates you to god status around here. He could have had anyone he wanted but somehow all he wanted was to torment me. This devil in a letterman jacket only wants to be my nightmare. And when my pride isn’t enough for him, he decides he wants my body.

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Leave Me Breathless: The Ivy Collection

by Sophia Henry, KL Donn, Evan Grace, Ashley Lane, C.M. Lally, Michelle Windsor, K.L. Humphreys, and Natalie Hill

Release Date: January 7, 2020

Leave Me Breathless: The Ivy Collection is a set of eight standalone love stories from bestselling romance authors. The collection includes Faceoff by Sophia Henry, Anti-Venom: Vipers MC by Ashley Lane, Saint’s Angel by K.L. Humphreys, Legend by C.M. Lally, Catching Chase by Michelle Windsor, and The Change Up by Evan Grace.

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Tempted to Kiss

by W. Winters

Release Date: January 7, 2020

The third book in the Hard to Love series by USA Today Bestselling Author W. Winters… I knew I shouldn’t have fallen for him and I’m not the only one to ever do such a thing. I know I am not an awful person for desiring his touch, his kiss, his everything. But I knew I shouldn’t have. There’s something about it being wrong that tempts me that much more.

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Twice as Sexy

by Carly Phillips

Release Date: January 7, 2020

The second book in The Sexy Series by New York Times Bestselling Author Carly Phillips… Tanner Grayson is trying to outrun the demons of his past. He has the rap sheet to prove it. The only thing that keeps his anger in check are the men he calls brothers and the club he calls home. He had no business taking the sexy woman doing shots in his club upstairs. Now he knows one night will never be enough.

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Must-Read Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels | January 2020

Must-Read Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels | January 2020

Have you been on the lookout for some new fantasy and science fiction novels for your New Year’s reading list? You won’t want to miss these amazing new releases from bestselling authors M.D. Massey, Mark Anthony, P.G. Allison, Jeffrey Freedman, Seanan McGuire, and C.J. Cherryh. Enjoy your new fantasy and science fiction novels!


Blood Bound

by M.D. Massey

Release Date: December 27, 2019

The fifth book in the Junkyard Druid Novellas series by bestselling author M.D. Massey. This short story collection includes three separate novelette-length stories in the Colin McCool series: Voodoo Ball, Prince Mark’s Price, and Breaking Up Is Hard To Do. Start reading this exciting urban fantasy collection to learn more about a thieving slenderman, a dark wizard on a quest to save a comic book store, and a zombie corgi.

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Displaced

by Mark Anthony

Release Date: November 19, 2019

The first book in the Alternate Reality series by Mark Anthony… The year is 2040. Automated systems and A.I. robots perform most work obligations. Many humans have lost their societal value and struggle with their new reality. Eric Ryan sympathizes with their hardship. Eric’s career as a neuropsychologist ended after medical tech pushed him into obsolescence. He now works with the displaced as a community therapist. But one day a robot unexpectedly shows up looking for mental health services.

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Tracy the Fire Witch

by P.G. Allison

Release Date: December 23, 2019

Tracy is just about to start her spring break vacation from West Point when a nightclub in Munich is bombed by terrorists. The U.S. Government’s special task force has asked her to join the team being sent to Germany. The team already has a witch and a couple of werewolves. Tracy will provide them with some added firepower and hopefully stir up the terrorists and make them scramble.

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The Spark Anomaly

by Jeffrey Freedman

Release Date: October 12, 2019

What happens when two earthquakes occur 42 minutes apart in Chile and China? The end of the world… As he drives his rescue vehicle across the magma lake toward the destroyed volcanic generator’s intake pipe, Arnold Spark wonders if his design is to blame for the catastrophe. Now he searches the globe for truth.

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Come Tumbling Down

by Seanan McGuire

Release Date: January 7, 2020

The fifth book in the Wayward Children series by New York Times Bestselling Author Seanan McGuire… When Jack left Eleanor West’s School for Wayward Children, she was carrying the body of her sister back to their home on the Moors. The same sister she murdered in a fit of righteous justice. But it seems death in their adopted world isn’t as permanent as it is here. It is clear something has happened to Jack. Something terrible.

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Resurgence

by C.J. Cherryh

Release Date: January 7, 2020

The 20th book in the Foreigner series by C.J. Cherryh… Bren Cameron is a diplomat in residence, usually representing the ruler of the atevi state. But the dowager, Ilisidi, has been known to borrow his services from time to time. She has her own notions of how to solve the simmering hostilities in the south and will play one problem against another. She is betting the lives of the people on being right.

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Books To Read If You Like Brian Freeman

Books To Read If You Like Brian Freeman

Brian Freeman is a New York Times Bestselling Author of thriller novels. Some of his popular recent releases include the Frost Eaton Series, Thief River Falls, Alter Ego, and Marathon. If your mystery and thriller reading list needs some exciting new additions, you won’t want to miss these books to read if you like Brian Freeman!


Tuesday’s Child

by Anya Mora

Release Date: January 1, 2020

After the death of our daughter, my husband and I are clinging on to what’s left of our family. Then the sheriff knocks on our door and delivers news no mother should ever have to hear. Our daughter was murdered and my son is the prime suspect. We weren’t wearing rose-colored glasses when we adopted eleven-year-old Holden, but we never would have imagined he could do this. They say you can’t pick your family but I did. Did I choose a murderer?

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Heartbreak

by John Righten

Release Date: November 29, 2019

The first book in the Lenka Trilogy by John Righten… 1990. Lenka Brett has volunteered to deliver medical aid to Romanian orphanages after she learns of the horrifying plight of the children living in them. She is joined by Captain Simon Trevelyan, an English naval officer, as her co-driver. Together they join the convoy of humanitarian aid drivers, known as the Rogues, as they deliver supplies to countries most charities dare not to enter. Lenka soon falls for another driver, but she soon discovers he is not what he appeared to be when the Rogues become the target of mercenaries.

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Minor Arcana

by Jerry Lambert

Release Date: December 6, 2019

The second book in The Dark Emeralds series by Jerry Lambert… Georganne Blaylock is trying to get her life and career back on track after she was almost murdered. She and her business partner Tom Standridge have been hired by the conductor of the New Orleans Symphony to redecorate his historic mansion and design the decor for Réveillon, the most important social event of the season. Things finally seem to be going her way… that was until her terrible dreams return. Once again someone from the other side is trying to reach out to her.

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As the Crow Flies

by Rysa Walker

Release Date: October 15, 2019

The first book in the Enter Haddonwood series by Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author Rysa Walker and debut author Caleb Amsel… Haddonwood is not real. It can’t be. Another world, another reality, hovers just beyond Chase Rey’s reach. In that world, things are in balance. The dead stay dead and it isn’t a patchwork quilt of every scary book or movie he’s ever seen. In that world, nightmares have an end. Chase is determined to return to that world but the only way out may be the noose that seems to lurk around every corner.

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Unspeakable Things

by Jess Lourey

Release Date: January 1, 2020

Inspired by a true story from the author’s hometown… Cassie McDowell’s life in 1980’s Minnesota seemed very wholesome. Yes, her parents threw strange parties with a parade of deviant guests, but she got used to that. But then everything changed when someone comes hunting in Lilydale. The locals start going missing one by one. They all return but they are changed. They become violent, moody, and withdrawn. Shocking rumors start to surface about what happened to them and the town’s dark secrets start to surface.

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Good Girls Lie

by J.T. Ellison

Release Date: December 30, 2019

The Goode School is a prestigious prep school known as Silent Ivy. It is the boarding school of choice for the daughters of the rich and influential. Only the best and brightest are accepted. Now a stranger has come to Goode and the ivy has turned poisonous. No one questions the cruelties of the secret societies or the dubious behavior of the privileged young women. But when a student is found dead, the truth can no longer be ignored.

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Books To Read If You Like Deborah Harkness

Books To Read If You Like Deborah Harkness

Deborah Harkness is a New York Times Bestselling author of fantasy novels. She is best known for her incredibly popular All Souls Trilogy. If you’ve been on the lookout for some fantastic new fantasy novels for your reading list, don’t miss these books to read if you like Deborah Harkness!


Plague of Witches

by John Patrick Kennedy

Release Date: September 15, 2019

With her wealthy father dominating her life and no memory of her mother, Kana has grown up determined to succeed. At 21 she is about to start her M.B.A. so she can join her father’s business. Then everything changed… Professor White appears and delivers a 21-year-old message from her mother. She is a witch.

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Savior’s Spell

by Gwen Rivers

Release Date: January 7, 2019

The first book in the Spellcaster series by Gwen Rivers… Emma Slade is out for revenge against the fiends who murdered her family. But they hopelessly outnumber the half-fae orphan. A handsome and brooding werewolf claims he can help her but he might just send her to her death instead.

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Cataclysm: An Age of Legend

by Joseph Hansen

Release Date: December 30, 2019

The first book in the Rebirth series by Joseph Hansen… The world was broken by the cataclysm. After several millennia, shifting tectonic plates formed new continents. Humanity was reduced to the barest minimum. All life was dying slowly of starvation or exposure in this barren and violent world. They were forced to take refuge in cave or crevasse, hoping they would see another day. The age of sentience faced annihilation.

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Two Worlds of Redemption

by Angelina J. Steffort

Release Date: December 18, 2019

The third book in the Two Worlds series by bestselling author Angelina J. Steffort… Maray has finally been presented to the Allinan public. Her life at court soon becomes dictated by traditions and duties. Every move the princess makes is watched. Rhia may be locked up in the dungeons but the attacks on Maray’s loved ones continue. It seems Rhia’s plan runs much deeper.

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Shadowborn Academy

by G. Bailey & Scarlett Snow

Release Date: December 22, 2019

The first book in the Dark Fae Academy Series by G. Bailey and Scarlett Snow… Darkness likes to play in this world. But it can be deceptive. In the Enchanted Forest, secrets thrive and Corvina Charles is desperately searching for answers. This powerful Shadowborn is a human who touched dark magic and became something else… something dangerous.

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Mercy’s Trial

by Sever Bronny

Release Date: December 2, 2019

The third book in the Fury of a Rising Dragon series… Augum’s kingdom has been conquered by a ruthless enemy. The academy of the Arcane Arts is the sole remaining stronghold, sheltered beneath a protective dome. Augum and his friends are about to abandon it. But he has no idea that escaping is the easy part and a harrowing adventure awaits him.

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Buzziest Books of the Year | 2019

Buzziest Books of the Year | 2019

2019 has been an incredibly exciting year for new novels and we wanted to celebrate by sharing our top ten list for buzziest books of the year! Whether your a fan of mystery, romance, literary fiction, science fiction, or memoir, we think we’ve got a little something for everyone. Sit back and enjoy our picks for the best books of 2019!


The Silent Patient

by Alex Michaelides

Release Date: February 5, 2019

This thriller was an instant #1 New York Times Bestseller from debut author Alex Michaelides…Everything was seemingly perfect for Alicia Berenson. She is a famous painter and married to an in-demand fashion photographer. She lives in a grand house in one of Londons most desirable areas. Then one evening she shoots her husband five times in the face and never speaks another word. Her refusal to talk turns this domestic tragedy into a mystery that captures public attention and casts Alicia into notoriety.

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City of Girls

by Elizabeth Gilbert

Release Date: June 4, 2019

The year is 1940 and nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris has just been kicked out Vassar College for her poor performance in her freshman year. He parents send her to live with her aunt in Manhattan. Her aunt owns the flamboyant but crumbling midtown theater called the Lily Playhouse. Here Vivian is introduced to an interesting array of characters. When she makes a mistake that turns into a professional scandal, her world turns upside down.

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The Testaments

by Margaret Atwood

Release Date: September 10, 2019

The sequel to Margaret Atwood’s dystopian masterpiece, The Handmaid’s Tale… Fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid’s Tale the Republic of Gilead regime maintains its grip on power. But it may be starting to rot from within. Follow three very different women as their lives converge.

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The Unhoneymooners

by Christina Lauren

Release Date: May 14, 2019

Olive Torres is always the unlucky twin and her life is almost comically jinxed. To contrast this, her sister Ami is a champion. She even managed to finance her wedding by winning a slew of contests. The only thing worse for Olive than her constant bad luck is having to spend the wedding day with the best man… her nemesis, Ethan Thomas.

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Olive, Again

by Elizabeth Strout

Release Date: October 15, 2019

The new novel from New York Times bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout… Olive, Again follows the life of beloved Olive Kitteridge. Olive is struggling to understand not only herself but the lives of everyone around her in the town of Crosby, Maine. “Strout managed to make me love this strange woman I’d never met, who I knew nothing about. What a terrific writer she is.”—Zadie Smith.

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The Institute

by Stephen King

Release Date: September 10, 2019

On a quiet suburban street in Minneapolis, intruders silently murder Luke Elis’s parents and he is loaded into a black SUV. In the morning he wakes up at The Institute. He is in a room that looks just like his own but with no windows. Outside his door are other doors, all that have other kids… kids with special talents.

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The Water Dancer

by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Release Date: September 4, 2019

The new book from the National Book Award-winning author of Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates… Hiram Walker’s mother was sold away when he was very young, he was robbed of all memory of her. But he was gifted a mysterious power. This power saved his life when he almost drowned in a river years later. Hiram’s brush with death spurs a daring scheme… to escape the only home he has ever known.

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Once More We Saw Stars

by Jayson Greene

Release Date: May 14, 2019

The new memoir from Jayson Greene explores the power of love in the face of loss… Two-year-old Greta Greene is sitting with her grandmother on a park bench in Manhattan. Overhead a brick windowsill crumbles and strikes Greta unconscious. Once More We Saw starts with this traumatic moment and the hours leading up to her death. It explores the anguish that Jayson and his wife went through but also dives into a narrative that is more about hope and healing.

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Mrs. Everything

by Jennifer Weiner

Release Date: June 11, 2019

Bethie and Jo Kaufmann were born into a world full of promise. They grew up in a perfect 1950’s Detroit house and their roles in the family were clearly defined. Bethe is the pretty and feminine good girl who dreams of a traditional life. While Jo is a tomboy, a bookish rebel that wants to make the world fairer. But things end up looking very different from what they imagined.

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The Guardians

by John Grisham

Release Date: October 15, 2019

A young lawyer named Keith Russo was shot dead in his office. There were no clues, no witnesses, and no one with a motive. But somehow the police came to suspect one of his clients, a young black man, Quincy Miller. He was sent to prison for life. He has spent twenty-two years maintaining his innocence while in prison but no one listens. In a desperate move, he reaches out to Guardian Ministries, a nonprofit run by Cullen Post, an Episcopal minister and lawyer.

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Our Audiobook Playlist For December | 2019

Our Audiobook Playlist For December | 2019

We wanted to share with you some of our favorite audiobooks we’ve been listening to in December. Our playlist includes a little something for everyone from mystery, literary fiction, science fiction, and romance. Grab your headphones and happy listening!


A Day in the Death of Walter Zawislak

by Molly O’Keefe

Release Date: December 13, 2019

If you were given one day to relive at the end of your life, what day would you choose? Walter Zawislak doesn’t want any of it. He doesn’t want a trip down memory lane to revisit a life he wasted. His wife, Rosie, died twenty years ago, and he hasn’t done much living since. If it’s lights out, he just wants some peace and quiet. But Peter, the mysterious man in charge of Walter’s afterlife isn’t listening.

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Trace of Evil

by Alice Blanchard

Release Date: December 3, 2019

The first book in A Natalie Lockhart series by Alice Blanchard… Natalie Lockhart is a rookie detective in Burning Lake, New York. It is an isolated town known for its dark past. Natalie has been tasked with finding nine missing transients that have gone missing over the years. As she dives into the case, she wrestles with the town’s troubled history… and the scars left by her sister’s unsolved murder.

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Trying to Score

by Kendall Ryan

Release Date: November 12, 2019

The third book in the Hot Jocks series by New York Times Bestselling Author Kendall Ryan… I knew Teddy King way before he was the hockey player that everyone wants a piece of. He was just a rebellious college co-ed and one of my more energetic study partners. But now the secret is out. One steamy encounter from our college days has surfaced and could cause a major scandal. That’s unless we can work together to stop it.

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Starsight

by Brandon Sanderson

Release Date: November 26, 2019

The sequel to Skyward by New York Times Bestselling Author Brandon Sanderson… Spensa has dreamed of becoming a pilot her entire life. She wants to prove she is a hero like her father. When she made it to the sky, she learned some crushing truths about her father. The rumors about his cowardice are true and he deserted his flight during a battle against Krell.

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If You Tell

by Gregg Olsen

Release Date: December 1, 2019

The new true crime story from the New York Times Bestselling Author, Gregg Olsen… The word mom triggers horrific memories for sisters Nikki, Sami, and Tori Knotek. For years, behind the closed doors of a farmhouse in Raymond, Washington, their mother, Shelly, subjected the girls to abuse, torture, and psychic terrors. Throughout everything, the three girls developed a defiant bond that helped them escape the escalating nightmare.

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A Christmas Gathering

by Anne Perry

Release Date: November 5, 2019

Although her friends’ country house is beautiful, it is not the place Lady Vespasia wants to spend Christmas with her new husband, Victor Narraway. She would have much preferred a relaxing holiday at home. Especially since Victor, the former head of the London Special Branch, seems to be hiding undercover dealings with the other guests of the estate.

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