Buzziest Books of January | 2020

Buzziest Books of January | 2020

The month of January was a great time for readers with a host of exciting releases from bestselling authors. There were so many page-turning novels that captivated us from cover to cover this month. If you want to catch up on the books everyone was talking about, here are our choices for the buzziest books of January. Happy reading!


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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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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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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American Dirt

by Jeanine Cummins

Release Date: January 21, 2020

An Oprah Book Club Pick… Lydia Quixanon Perez lives in a Mexican city named Acapulco, where she runs a book store. Her life with her husband and son is by and large, fairly comfortable despite the cracks starting to show in Acapulco with drug cartels. Lydia knows they will never sell, but she stocks some of her all-time favorite books in her store. To her surprise, a man one day enters the shop and comes to the register with two of her favorites. Unbeknownst to Lydia, she just served the jefe of the drug cartel that has taken over the city.

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The Escape Artist

by Kitty Thomas

Release Date: January 14, 2020

Claire was a captive. For 43 days she was imprisoned by a man who did unspeakable things to her. Then she escaped. Three years later she finally got her revenge. The only problem is, she has got the wrong man. God help her if he escapes.

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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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The Great Witches Baking Show

by Nancy Warren

Release Date: January 15, 2020

The first book in a new culinary cozy mystery series by USA Today Bestselling Author Nancy Warren… Poppy Wilkinson is thrilled to be a contestant on The Great British Baking Contest. As an American with English roots, she knows that appearing on the reality show will give her a chance to get into Broomewoode Hall and uncovers some of the secrets of her past. But odd things start to happen on set: accusations of sabotage, A black cat following Poppy, the unsociable residents at Broomewode Hall… and the judges are real witches.

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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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Our Audiobook Playlist For January | 2020

Our Audiobook Playlist For January | 2020

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


Mozart in the Garden

by Tom Liggett

Release Date: January 17, 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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Don’t Lie to Me

by Willow Rose

Release Date: December 24, 20219

Twelve-year-old Sophie Williams never returned home from a Girl Scout summer camp. Three months later she was found dead in a sleeping bag in the most frequent area of Cocoa Beach. The town is outraged as Sophie was not just any child, she is the town’s most beloved surf idol. When another child is soon kidnapped, FBI profiler Eva Rae Thomas dives into the investigation.

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Tempted to Kiss

by Willow Winters

Release Date: December 25, 2019

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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As the Crow Flies

by Rysa Walker

Release Date: December 10, 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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The Spark Anomaly: The Fisher Chronicles: 2067

by Jeffrey Freedman

Release Date: November 5, 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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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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Bestsellers Now in Paperback | January 2020

Take a look at this month’s selection of bestsellers now in paperback! January had a great selection of bestselling books to check out from thrilling mysteries to enthralling literary reads, and insightful biographies. Pick up these latest paperback books by bestselling authors Stephen King, J.D. Robb, David Baldacci, C.J. Box, Tara Conklin, James Lee Burke, C.A. Fletcher, James S.A. Corey, and many more!


Mystery, Thriller & Suspense


Literary Fiction


Fantasy & Science Fiction


Young Adult


Biography & Memoir

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Sci-Fi and Fantasy Reads Not To Miss | January 2020

Sci-Fi and Fantasy Reads Not To Miss | January 2020

Have you been searching for some exciting new sci-fi and fantasy reads? You’ll be able to explore fantastic new worlds with these amazing new releases from bestselling authors Leah Reise, J.S. Hudson, Kevin Pettway, Jeffrey L. Kohanek, Wilkie Martin, and S. K. Dunstall. Happy reading!


The Beauty in Darkness: A New Race

by Leah Reise

Release Date: January 11, 2020

The second book in The Beauty in Darkness series by Leah Reise… Left as a human amid a vampire war, Rena feels abandoned by her immortal kin. When the rival coven offers her a deal in exchange for the safety of her human family, she severs the psychic link to her vampire sister Edrea in order to protect everyone she loves. But her secret is bigger than she realizes, one that veils a threat to all of humanity.

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Enhanced

by J.S. Hudson

Release Date: December 9, 2019

We all have challenges. Obstacles that stand between us and what we want in life. What if there was a way to have what you wanted immediately? What would you do if all you had to do was lie? Or steal? Or put someone else in danger? would the reward be worth it? Four teenagers face this difficult choice.

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A Good Running Away

by Kevin Pettway

Release Date: January 7, 2020

The first book in the Misplaced Mercenaries series by Kevin Pettway… Keane and Sarah have escaped the mercenaries of Wallace’s Company. They are going to start fresh, where no one is trying to kill them. Keane has stolen the company’s wages in return for his attempted murder, and Sarah agrees to the plan. The only problem is that Keane doesn’t have one. Together they hop from danger to disaster. After one con too many, they soon find themselves between the King’s Swords, who are notoriously hostile towards mercenaries.

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Wizardoms: Eye of Obscurance

by Jeffrey L. Kohanek

Release Date: October 1, 2019

The first book in the Fate of Wizardoms series by bestselling author Jeffrey L. Kohanek… In a realm where wizards rule, the ambitious thirst for power. Those that are able to claim a throne are granted the power of a god. But how can you defeat a god? A thief, an acrobat, and a dwarf are joined by an old storyteller as they attempt something impossible… the assassination of a wizarding lord. Their slim chances lie in the power of an enchanted amulet, the Eye of Obscurance.

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Razor

by Wilkie Martin

Release Date: December 22, 2019

A mourning husband can no longer live with his guilt. He has decided to die, not by his own hand, but in heroically helping those that are vulnerable. There are limited opportunities for heroism in the peaceful Cotswold countryside, so he ventures further afield. But to his annoyance, new and unlikely friends keep mysteriously appearing that foil his plans. Will he succeed or will he come to terms with his grief first?

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Stars Beyond

by S. K. Dunstall

Release Date: January 21, 2020

The second book in the Stars Uncharted series by bestselling author S. K. Dunstall… Meet the crew of Another Road. Josune, Roystan, and Nika managed to escape the company thugs trying to kill them. Now they have a new ship to replace The Road and it is armed to the teeth with dangerous weapons. Before they can head out to find the legendary lode of transurides to restore Roystan’s memory, they need the genemod machine Nika has ordered.

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Interview with Leah Reise, Author of The Beauty in Darkness: A New Race

What can you tell us about your new release, The Beauty in Darkness: A New Race?

The Beauty in Darkness: A New Race is the second book in The Beauty in Darkness trilogy. To give you a brief introduction, the first book, The Beauty in Darkness: A Vampire Story, encompasses the story of two estranged sisters that are torn between the immortal and mortal realms after a power-seeking vampire of a rival coven murders one of the sisters in order to use her latent mind powers. The sisters can inherit these clairvoyant powers after turning, which makes them both desirable to malicious immortals. A New Race is the continuation of the sisters’ interconnected journeys through the worlds of the living and undead as they fight to save each other and humanity from a new threat, which brews under the land of the living.

Like the first book, which was my debut, it wasn’t something I planned to write. To make a long story as short as possible, the first book just sort of began out of nowhere one day when I was sitting in bed. After I published it, I wasn’t sure about writing a sequel until fans of Book One convinced me to continue the story. When I realize how the story affected people, I couldn’t just stop. The special sisterhood that the two main characters share is actually based on real sisters, as are some of the events and characters in the story, so the story truly means a lot to me too, as does the message behind it.

What or who inspired you to become an author?

When it comes to what inspired me to become an author, I have to say it was the power of the written word. Since I was a young girl, writing gave me an outlet I didn’t have anywhere else, an inner sanctuary and place of self-discovery. I used this place to express myself, enabling myself to face my deepest fears, and also to discover a sense of inner peace. Writing allowed me to dream, and also to connect to my fellow humanity and the universe around me. It was a place to create stories and worlds I could run away to, beautiful places I could visit and enjoy where I felt safe. Writing was also a way I found I could reach others, as I always had trouble expressing myself otherwise. I think I became an author to connect with people, to show them new worlds and ways of thinking, and if possible to ease their sorrows and bring them a little more joy and peace of mind, as that is the most rewarding thing for me in life.

What’s on your top 5 list for the best books you’ve ever read?

Since I was young my ADD has made it difficult to have much of an attention span for reading, but as of now, these are my top 5 favorite books or works of literature that stayed with me:

The Andalusian Spanish literary works and Gypsy Ballads by Federico Garcia Lorca. Lorca’s eerie and melancholy poetry and literature was an influence in much of my writing and brought out the secret Gypsy hiding inside of me.
The Active Side of Infinity by Carlos Castañeda. This story sparked my natural existential draw to learning about the meaning of life and the experiences we carry as we get closer to our death day by day.
Free Will by Sam Harris. This book is the embodiment of the conversation I have inside my mind every single day. It’s just something I love to contemplate and which helps me understand the behaviors of people around me.
The Mind Readers series by Lori Brighton. This is my all time favorite guilty pleasure, but maybe not so guilty. Brighton somehow speaks right to my heart and mind with this series. I’m reading this series for the third time. I think it also influenced my own writing.
The Marked series by Bianca Scardoni. It’s hard for me to get into a series, but this is one of the ones that kept me hooked. Scardoni has a beautiful way with words, and I enjoy melancholy and spicy vampire stories.

Say you’re the host of a literary talk show. Who would be your first guest? What would you want to ask?

If I was the host of a literary talk show, Federico Garcia Lorca would have to be my first guest! I have always fantasized about traveling to the past to meet him. I would probably ask him if he would have done anything differently. To me he was a legend and a beautiful person.

What’s your favorite thing about writing?

My favorite thing about writing is the way it enables one to more easily articulate one’s thoughts in the most effective manner so that it is easier to convey the meaning one wants to express.

What is a typical day like for you?

A typical day for me is pretty systematic. I wake up and make my coffee with coconut milk, honey and cinnamon and have the same breakfast almost every single morning. During the week, I go to work at the hospital where I’ve worked the last 15 years in admitting and more recently in surgery scheduling and billing. I have an 8-hour work day, but 10 if you count the driving in traffic! When I get home, I try to do as little as possible while I relax with my needy cat and new husband who was a firefighter now turned nursing student. Sometimes I get some writing in. We usually watch shows like Buffy or Doctor Who during dinner and go to bed by 9! On the weekends, we mostly hang out at home. That’s when I write the most. Otherwise, we sometimes do dinner and a movie. We almost always do a 2.5-mile walk to the nearby golf course and back. I recently bought an elliptical machine that he’s putting together for me as I write this. As I live with severe rheumatoid arthritis, convenience and easy workouts are important to me. It stresses me out to have to drive somewhere!

What scene in The Beauty in Darkness: A New Race was your favorite to write?

I think my favorite scene in A New Race is the one that takes place in the down town cafe in Windsor, CA when the younger sister builds up the courage to go meet the young immortal man that is following her. I can’t say much more without giving away too much, but it’s an important turning point in the book.

Do you have a motto, quote or philosophy you live by?

I do have a philosophy I live by. Putting oneself in someone else’s shoes. I think that’s the best way to understand other people and in hand oneself. I think if people lived that way more often, they would be a lot kinder to each other, and maybe a little more empathetic.

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New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books | January 21

Set off on an adventure to new worlds this week! This selection of new science fiction and fantasy books will surely please! Science Fiction fans should be excited about the latest from bestselling authors Tochi Onyebuchi, John Andrew Karr, Anne Wheeler, and more. If Fantasy is what your library needs, you’ll be able to pick up the latest from Kevin Pettway, Leah Reise, CM Raymond, Terry Goodkind, and more. Enjoy your new science fiction and fantasy books. Happy reading!


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Interview with M.D. Massey, author of Blood Bound

What can you tell us about your new release, Blood Bound?

Blood Bound is the fifth volume in a short story series that is supplemental to my main series, the Colin McCool Junkyard Druid urban fantasy novels. Most of those stories feature the main character, druid apprentice Colin McCool, but several of the stories spotlight supporting characters, such as Belladonna, Crowley, Hemi, and more recently, Larry the Chupacabra in Blood Bound.

Blood Bound contains three short stories. One features Colin, another Crowley the dark wizard, and a third pairs Colin and Larry in a hilarious caper involving a zombie corgi with an axe to grind. All three stories are zany, silly, paranormal fun, written with the intent to reward long-time readers with tales that don’t necessarily fit in the narrative of the main novels.

What books are currently on your nightstand?

Currently, I’m reading the Joe Ledger series by Jonathan Maberry for the third time. Maberry just released another book in that series, so I decided to reread them to refresh my memory before I dig into the new novel. I’ve also been reading Save the Cat Writes a Novel by Jessica Brody. I try to read at least one book on craft a month.

What advice would you give your teenage self?

“Start writing now.” For years I had the urge to write, but I failed to act on that urge because I felt inadequate for the task. And, it’s a shame because I would be much higher on the learning curve by now, had I started writing fiction when I was a teen.

If you had an extra hour each day, how would you spend it?

Today? Sleeping. Twenty years ago? I’d probably have spent that time practicing martial arts.

What makes your world go round? Why does it bring you joy?

As I’ve grown more mature, I’ve discovered that I have a very deeply ingrained need to exercise my creative muscles. On any given day, that might involve expressing myself physically through martial arts practice or expressing my intellect and emotions via writing, graphic design, and web design. When I ignore that need to create, I get restless, and when I ignore it for too long, it brings me down emotionally. So, I try to express that need every single day, and I’m definitely much happier now that I am a full-time indie author.

What scene in Blood Bound was your favorite to write?

Without a doubt, the final fight scene in Breaking Up Is Hard To Do was the most fun to write, simply because I allowed myself to go utterly gonzo with the characters, dialogue, and events in that story. However, I also really enjoyed writing Crowley’s story. He’s both funny and tragic at the same time, and his acerbic wit and cynical outlook offer a lot of opportunity for dark humor and snappy one-liners. Pro tip for all the aspiring fiction authors out there—writing fictional characters is a lot more fun when you make them say things you wish you could say to people in real life.

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New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books | January 14

Set off on an adventure to new worlds this week! This selection of new science fiction and fantasy books will surely please! Science Fiction fans should be excited about the latest from bestselling authors Evan Currie, Jesse Wilson, Mike CHen, and more. If Fantasy is what your library needs, you’ll be able to pick up the latest from P.G. Allison, M.D. Massey, E.A. Copen, Martha Carr, and more. Enjoy your new science fiction and fantasy books. Happy reading!


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Interview with P.G. Allison, Author of Tracy the Fire Witch

What can you tell us about your new release, Tracy the Fire Witch?

It’s a novella about a character I’ve created in the Missy the Werecat series. I thought I could use this story about how Tracy spends her spring break, dealing with terrorists over in Germany, to start a new series about Tracy. I hope to write future books focusing on her, outside of the adventures she has in the series about Missy.

What or who inspired you to become an author?

I’ve read lots of fantasy books about witches and werewolves and I really enjoy the genre but it always seems the focus is all about the supernaturals with their interactions with humans being almost non-existent, other than those humans who are “prey or food” (for vampires) or else those to hide from and avoid (for werewolves). Also, the werewolf books are all about the packs and the Alphas. What I wanted was a book where: “There is no pack, no pride of other werecats and no Alpha”. So … I decided to write one, just to see if I could. I thought trying to write such a fantasy might be fun … and, it was! I’m enjoying what I’ve created and it seems my readers seem to “get” what I’m doing and enjoy my books as well. Now, after seven books about Missy the Werecat, who is both a were and a witch, I thought I’d try a new series in the same world about her good witch friend Tracy, who is also a cadet at West Point.

What’s on your top 5 list for the best books you’ve ever read?

I have many favorites and love to read books in a series by great authors. I’ll mention just a few, showing some of what I like:

The Harry Potter Series by J. K. Rowling
The Outlander Series by Diana Gabaldon
The Travis McGee Series by John D. MacDonald
The Psy-Changelings Series by Nalini Singh
The Mercedes Thompson Series by Patricia Briggs

And, here are some more authors whom I enjoy; I always read everything they write: Kelley Armstrong, David Baldacci, Jennifer Lynn Barnes, Lee Child, Sierra Dean, Jennifer Estep, John Grisham, Kim Harrison, Faith Hunter, Chloe Neill, Wayne Stinnett, Carrie Vaughn, Rachel Vincent and Eileen Wilks.

Say you’re the host of a literary talk show. Who would be your first guest? What would you want to ask?

I would never be host of a talk show; I’d be terrible. I would have loved to interview John D. MacDonald but he passed away years ago. He was such a prolific writer and each of his stories really holds your interest. Crime, suspense, human interest, hard-boiled thrillers — he wrote so many things in so many ways. How did he do it?

What’s your favorite thing about writing?

Not knowing when I start writing things just where the story will end up going. As I try to work through each situation which my characters find themselves getting into, possible scenarios and dialog will evolve and the result will often go places I’d never dreamed of. Then, of course, I go back and rewrite and edit and rewrite some more, but the storyline has emerged and it’s fun to see just what has happened.

What is a typical day like for you?

Some days I’m able to write and some days I’m not. There are so many other things going on, so it always depends. Work, family, friends, try to stay fit, try to change what I can’t accept and accept what I can’t change. You know … life!

What scene in Tracy the Fire Witch was your favorite to write?

I love trying to include some humor. Those scenes usually include Tracy’s soulmate John and the banter between the two of them often provides opportunities for fun and frolic.

Do you have a motto, quote or philosophy you live by?

Plan your work, then work your plan!

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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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