February may be a short month, but it packs in a lot of new fiction releases. From quirky family sagas, to stories of immigrants at home and abroad, to some powerhouse fantasy novels, it’s a great month to find something you know you’ll love or to branch out in new directions. Continue reading “New Fiction Roundup, February 2019”
It’s a new year, and there’s no shortage of books to make 2019 happier and healthier. A few memoirs and a pair of revealing histories round out the best of January nonfiction.
1/1: Bad With Money. Put your financial house in order with this humorous guide from Gaby Dunn.
1/1: The Martha Manual. From entertaining to cleaning and everything in-between, Martha Stewart provides guidance on all things domestic.
1/8: 5 Ingredients. Quick and easy recipes from acclaimed British chef Jamie Oliver. Continue reading “New Nonfiction Roundup – January 2019”
Did you set a reading resolution to start the new year? If you’re looking for books to get you started, here are a crop of titles coming out in January – from explorations of near-future societies, to eerie short stories, to picaresque adventures and mystery, there’s a little something for everyone.
1/8: An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks – When Jessica Farris signs up for a psychology study, she thinks all she’ll have to do is answer a few questions, collect her money, and leave. But as the study morphs into real life situations, Jess realizes she may have told her secrets to the wrong person… A Peak Pick! Continue reading “New fiction roundup – January 2019”
December’s not just about the holidays. Enjoy these nonfiction titles being released this month.
12/4: Babel. Gaston Dorren explores the twenty most widely spoken languages in the world, which accounts for half of the Earth’s population.
12/4: Congo Stories. Fidel Bafilemba and John Prendergast consider the impact of five decades of exploitation of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Continue reading “New Nonfiction Roundup – December 2018”
12/4: The Accidental Beauty Queen by Teri Wilson – School librarian Charlotte finds herself filling in for her glamorous twin sister who falls ill the night before a beauty pageant.
12/4: The Dakota Winters by Tom Barbash – This family saga follows the Winters family, living New York City’s famed Dakota building, in the year leading up to John Lennon’s assassination.
12/4: Eighteen Below by Stefan Ahnhem – When a police chase in Helsingborg ends in the death of a tech entrepreneur, Danish police officer Fabian Risk makes a bizarre discovery that complicates the case. Continue reading “New Fiction Roundup – December 2018”