…because we’ve already read the internet. All of it. Well, maybe not all of it, but most of it. And sometimes it’s necessary to put down the smart phone, tune out the political posts and “breaking” news – and dive into a good book. Not sure where to start? We’ve got you covered. Every month, we pull together a round up of new releases and preorders, and help you add to your “must read” list of books. Check out some of the best new novels and non-fiction below.
1. The Heart’s Invisible Furies: A Novel by John Boyne – Buy It Here For $17
Described as a heartfelt story about a man’s life, beginning and ending in post-war Ireland. Written by the best selling author of The Boy In The Striped Pajamas.
2. The Store by James Patterson – Preorder Here For $20
Described as the story of a couple who after getting jobs with “the mega-successful, ultra-secretive Store, realize that their lives are about to become anything but perfect, anything but safe. The Store is always watching.
3. Emma In The Night: A Novel by Wendy Walker – Buy It Here For $17
Described as the story of two teenage sisters, who disappear. Three years later, one returns – the other doesn’t. She returns with a story of kidnapping and betrayal on a mysterious island where the two were held, but something doesn’t add up.
4. Megafire: The Race To Extinguish A Deadly Epidemic Of Flame by Michael Kodas – Buy It Here For $20
Described as a detailed and brilliant exploration of the rising phenomenon of megafires (forest fires of alarming scale, intensity, and devastation). Delves into the science of what is causing them and the bravery and heroism of those who fight them.
5. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann – Buy It Here For $19
Described as nonfiction, this book revisits a series of crimes in which many people were murdered in cold blood. After oil was discovered beneath their land, the Osage Indian Nation rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe. Then, one by one, they were killed off.
6. The Epic Crush of Genie Lo by F. C. Yee – Buy It Here For $11
Filed under Young Adult, The Epic Crush of Genie Lo is described as sixteen-year-old Genie’s struggle to get into a top-tier college. But she then discovers she’s a celestial spirit who’s powerful enough to bash through the gates of heaven with her fists.
7. The Drowned Girls by Loreth Anne White – Buy It Here For $10
Described as a romantic thriller, and a race against time to solve the mystery of a serial rapist (who leaves a distinctive calling card—crosses etched into the flesh of his victims’ foreheads), and has resurfaced after two years of silence.
8. Wonder Woman: Warbringer (DC Icons Series) by Leigh Bardugo – Preorder Here For $16
Described as a (new!) highly anticipated coming-of-age story about the world’s greatest superhero.
9. The Good Daughter by Karen Slaughter – Buy It Here For $19
Described as blend of cold-case thriller and psychological suspense. This stunning new novel (from the international #1 bestselling author), tells a tale of two girls are forced into the woods at gunpoint. One runs for her life. One is left behind.
10. Stay With Me: A Novel by Ayobami Adebayo – Buy It Here For $16
Described as the story of a husband and wife, parenthood and love. Delves in the story of their marriage – and the forces that threaten to tear it apart.