Craving something to read by a favorite author or hoping to find a debut novelist? We’ve got you covered with new fiction coming out this month, May 2017.
5/1: 16th Seduction by James Patterson – the latest installment in the popular Women’s Murder Club series.
5/2: Salt Houses by Hala Alyan – a novel about a Palestinian family caught between present and past, between displacement and home.
5/2: The Dinner Party and Other Stories by Joshua Ferris- an anthology of short stories that follow characters searching for answers in the wake of surprise, violent, or otherwise life-changing moments.
2/7 – Universal Harvester by John Darnielle – Jeremy, a video store clerk in Iowa, discovers some unusual footage spliced into returned videos; what is lurking in the cornfields? By singer/songwriter Darnielle of The Mountain Goats.
2/7 – Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman – Thor, Odin and Loki come alive in Gaiman’s re-imagining of Norse mythology.
2/7 – My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella – Fired from her perfect job, Katie returns home to her father’s farm and unexpectedly has her worlds collide. From Kinsella, the chick-lit/rom-com queen.
The Seattle Public Library offers a huge selection of materials to the public, and we are constantly adding new titles. How can you stay on top of what’s new at the Library? Shelf Talk is a good place to find recommendations, but there’s a very easy way to see what the Library is getting. When visiting the Library’s catalog search page, click on the “Explore” tab to find “New Titles.” Once there, you can either see what we’ve just gotten in or what we’ve put on order in books, movies and music. Here are a few titles that are sure to be big in the early part of 2017. Get yourselves on the hold list early!