Staff Reading Picks

After I'm Gone

by Laura Lippman
ISBN:9780062083395

Working a twenty-six-year-old cold case involving the murder of a convicted felon's mistress, retired Baltimore detective Roberto Sanchez discovers a web of bitterness, jealousy, and greed involving five women which spans five decades.

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A Colder War

by Charles Cumming
ISBN:9781250020611

A top-ranking Iranian military official is blown up while trying to defect to the West. An investigative journalist is imprisoned for writing an article critical of the Turkish government. An Iranian nuclear scientist is assassinated in Tehran. Each had been recently recruited by Western intelligence. Then MI6's most senior agent in Turkey dies in a puzzling plane crash. Fearing the worst, MI6 brings disgraced agent Tom Kell in from the cold to investigate.

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The Home Place

by Carrie La Seur
ISBN:9780062323446

In the wake of her sister's death, lawyer Alma Terrebonne is forced to return home to rural Montana to deal with the family trouble she thought she'd left behind, and discovers that her sister's death may not have been an accident.

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Painted Horses

by Malcolm Brooks
ISBN:9780802121646

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Mercy Snow

by Tiffany Baker
ISBN:9781455512737

A tragic bus accident has devastating repercussions for two families from opposite sides of the tracks of a tiny New England paper milling town.

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Little Failure

by Gary Shteyngart
ISBN:9780679643753

Traces the author's experiences as a young bullied Jewish-Russian immigrant in Queens, his haphazard college pursuits, and his initial forays into a literary career.

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Decoding Your Dog

by Debra Horwitz
ISBN:0547738919

A team of top researchers, scientists, and veterinarians offer a definitive guide to canine behavior, explaining the most effective training methods and offering advice on socialization, housetraining, diet, and exercise, and how to resolve a variety of behavioral problems.

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Shovel Ready

by Adam Sternbergh ISBN:9780385348997

Working as a hit man on the ravaged streets of New York City after a dirty bomb is unleashed on Times Square, Spademan takes an assignment to kill the daughter of a powerful evangelist only to discover that his mark holds a shocking secret and that his client hides a more sinister agenda.

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