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The Friends purchased the following books as part of our Friends Express program. As you enter the library, the latest titles are on the carousel. The Book Committee meets monthly if you're interested in joining. We donate children's books as well - check the Children's Area regularly. Sign up for emails to get updates on new arrivals.




Absolution by Alice McDermott

America Fantastica by Tim O'Brien

Dirty Thirty by Janet Evanovich

The Edge by David Baldacci

The Future by Naomi Alderman

Iron Flame by Rebecca Yarros

The Leftover Woman by Jean Kwok

Resurrection Walk by Michael Connelly

The Secret by Lee Child, Andrew Child

The Twelve Books of Christmas by Kate Carlisle

Unnatural Death by Patricia Cornwell



Behind the Seams by Dolly Parton

The Woman in Me by Britney Spears




12 Months to Live by James Patterson, Mike Lupica

Code Red by Vince Flynn, Kyle Mills

The Exchange: After The Firm by John Grisham

A Haunting on the Hill by Elizabeth Hand

Judgment Prey by John Sanford

Land of Milk and Honey by C Pam Zhang

Let Us Descend by Jesmyn Ward

Mother-Daughter Murder Night by Nina Simon

North Woods by Daniel Mason

Starling House by Alix E. Harrow

Wellness by Nathan Hill



Wandering Through Life by Donna Leon




After That Night by Karin Slaughter

Blessing of the Lost Girls by J.A. Jance

The Breakaway by Jennifer Weiner

Dead Mountain by Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child

Flop Dead Gorgeous by David Rosenfelt

The Fraud by Zadie Smith

Happiness Falls by Angie Kim

Holly by Stephen King

The Invisible Hour by Alice Hoffman

The Last Devil to Die by Richard Osman

Lion & Lamb by James Patterson, Duane Swierczynski

The River We Remember by William Kent Krueger

The Vaster Wilds by Lauren Groff

Whalefall by Daniel Kraus

What You Are Looking for Is in the Library by Michiko Aoyama



Trail of the Lost by Andrea Lankford

AUGUST 2023 



The Collector by Daniel Silva

Crook Manifesto by Colson Whitehead

Everyone Here Is Lying by Shari Lapena

Family Lore by Elizabeth Acevedo

Gone Tonight by Sarah Pekkanen

The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride

Just Another Missing Person by Gillian McAllister

My Murder by Katie Williams

None of This Is True by Lisa Jewell

Tom Lake by Ann Patchett



The Art Thief by Michael Finkel

JUNE 2023 



The Beach at Summerly by Beatriz Williams

Drowning by T.J. Newman

The Five-Star Weekend by Elin Hilderbrand

Good Night, Irene by Luis Alberto Urrea

The Guest by Emma Cline

Killing Moon by Jo Nesbø

Lady Tan's Circle of Women by Lisa See

The Paris Daughter by Kristin Harmel

Rogue Justice by Stacey Abrams

The Wind Knows My Name by Isabel Allende

Yellowface by R.F. Kuang

Zero Days by Ruth Ware

MAY 2023 



The Collected Regrets of Clover by Mikki Brammer

The Covenant of Water by Abraham Verghese

Dark Angel by John Sandford

Dressed to Drill by Kate Carlisle

Dust Child by Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai

Happy Place by Emily Henry

Hula by Jasmin Iolani Hakes

In the Lives of Puppets by T.J. Klune

The Only Survivors by Megan Miranda

Only the Beautiful by Susan Meissner

The Rescue by T. Jefferson Parker

Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfeld

Small Mercies by Dennis Lehane

Standing in the Shadows by Peter Robinson

Swamp Story by Dave Barry

Symphony of Secrets by Brendan Slocumb

You are Here by Karin Lin-Greenberg



Outlive: The Science and Art of Longevity by Peter Attia

The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder by David Grann

APRIL 2023 



City of Dreams by Don Winslow

Collateral Damage by J.A. Jance

Community Board by Tara Conklin

Countdown by James Patterson, Brendan DuBois

Every Man a King by Walter Mosley

Hang the Moon by Jeannette Walls

Homecoming by Kate Morton

Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus (Extra copy!)

The London Séance Society by Sarah Penner

Loyalty by Lisa Scottoline

Pineapple Street by Jenny Jackson

The Private Life of Spies and The Exquisite Art of Getting Even by Alexander McCall Smith

Simply Lies by David Baldacci

So Shall You Reap by Donna Leon

Vera Wong's Unsolicited Advice for Murderers by Jesse Q. Sutanto

The Way of the Bear by Anne Hillerman

The White Lady by Jacqueline Winspear

MARCH 2023 



Birnam Wood by Eleanor Catton

The Bride Wore White by Amanda Quick

Encore in Death by J.D. Robb

Good Dog, Bad Cop by David Rosenfelt

Hello Beautiful by Ann Napolitano

I Have Some Questions for You by Rebecca Makkai

I Will Find You by Harlan Coben

The Librarian of Burned Books by Brianna Labuskes

Maame by Jessica George

Unnatural History by Jonathan Kellerman

Victory City by Salman Rushdie



We Should Not Be Friends by Will Schwalbe




Age of Vice by Deepti Kapoor

All the Dangerous Things by Stacy Willingham

The Bandit Queens by Parini Shroff

The Cabinet of Dr. Leng by Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child

Hell Bent by Leigh Bardugo

The House in the Pines by Ana Reyes

The House of Eve by Sadeqa Johnson

The House of Wolves by James Patterson, Mike Lupica

How to Sell a Haunted House by Grady Hendrix

The Lipstick Bureau by Michelle Gable

Moonrise Over New Jessup by Jamila Minnicks

River Sing Me Home by Eleanor Shearer

Someone Else's Shoes by Jojo Moyes

This Other Eden by Paul Harding

Wade in the Water by Nyani Nkrumah



Master Slave Husband Wife by Ilyon Woo

Palo Alto: A History of California, Capitalism, and the World by Malcolm Harris




A Dangerous Business by Jane Smiley

Desert Star by Michael Connelly

Exiles by Jane Harper

Foster by Claire Keegan

Going Rogue by Janet Evanovich

Now is Not the Time to Panic by Kevin Wilson

Picture in the Sand by Peter Blauner

Showstopper by Peter Lovesey

The Stolen Book of Evelyn Aubrey by Serena Burdick

The Villa by Rachel Hawkins

Tom Clancy: Red Winter by Marc Cameron



Spare by Harry, Prince, Duke of Sussex




The Christmas Spirit by Debbie Macomber

The Cloisters by Katy Hays

Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver

Distant Thunder by Stuart Woods

A Heart Full of Headstones by Ian Rankin

Long Shadows by David Baldacci

The Maze by Nelson Demille

No Plan B by Lee Child, Andrew Child

The Passenger by Cormac McCarthy

Racing the Light by Robert Crais

Sign Here by Claudia Lux

Signal Fires by Dani Shapiro

We Are the Light by Matthew Quick

A World of Curiosities by Louise Penny



The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man by Paul Newmann

And There Was Light by Jon Meacham




The Boys from Biloxi by John Grisham

The Bullet That Missed by Richard Osman

The Butcher and the Wren by Alaina Urquhart

Dreamland by Nicholas Sparks

Jacqueline in Paris by Ann Mah

Killers of a Certain Age by Deanna Raybourn

Less Is Lost by Andrew Sean Greer

Lessons by Ian McEwan

Mad Honey by Jodi Picoult

Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng

Righteous Prey by John Sandford

Shrines of Gaiety by Kate Atkinson

Suspect by Scott Turow



The Chaos Machine: The Inside Story of How Social Media Rewired Our Minds and Our World by Max Fisher

The Mosquito Bowl by Buzz Bissinger

The Red Widow by Sarah Horowitz




Afterlives by Abdulrazak Gurnah

Babel by R.F. Kuang

Carrie Soto Is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Daisy Darker by Alice Feeney

Fairy Tale by Stephen King

Fox Creek by William Kent Krueger

Girl, Forgotten by Karin Slaughter

The Hunt by Faye Kellerman

Lucy by the Sea by Elizabeth Strout

The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O'Farrell

The Measure by Nikki Erlick

Mercury Pictures Presents by Anthony Marra

Other Birds by Sarah Addison Allen

Overkill by Sandra Brown

The Rising Tide by Ann Cleeves

Soul Taken by Patricia Briggs

Stay Awake by Megan Goldin

AUGUST 2022 



All Good People Here by Ashley Flowers

The Daughter of Doctor Moreau by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

The Family Remains by Lisa Jewell

An Honest Living by Dwyer Murphy

Joan: A Novel of Joan of Arc by Katherine J. Chen

The Librarian Spy by Madeline Martin

The Many Daughters of Afong Moy by Jamie Ford

The Paper Caper by Kate Carlisle

Shattered by James Patterson, James O. Born

Wrong Place Wrong Time by Gillian McAllister



The Sewing Girl’s Tale by John Wood Sweet

Lethal Tides by Catherine Musemeche

JULY 2022 



The 6:20 Man by David Baldacci

A Botanist's Guide to Parties and Poisons by Kate Khavari

Counterfeit by Kirstin Chen

The It Girl by Ruth Ware

Nightcrawling by Leila Mottley

Portrait of An Unknown Woman by Daniel Silva

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin

Tracy Flick Can't Win by Tom Perrotta



I'd Like to Play Alone, Please by Tom Segura

JUNE 2022 



Bloomsbury Girls by Natalie Jenner

The Boardwalk Bookshop by Susan Mallery

The Homewreckers by Mary Kay Andrews

Horse by Geraldine Brooks

The Hotel Nantucket by Elin Hilderbrand

The House Across the Lake by Riley Sager

In the Blood by Jack Carr

The Island by Adrian McKinty

The Lioness by Chris Bohjalian

Mecca by Susan Straight

The Murder of Mr. Wickham by Claudia Gray

The Omega Factor by Steve Berry

Something Wilder by Christina Lauren

Sparring Partners by John Grisham

This Time Tomorrow by Emma Straub

Trust by Hernan Diaz

Two Nights in Lisbon by Chris Pavone

The Wedding Dress Sewing Circle by Jennifer Ryan

The Woman in the Library by Sulari Gentill

Yerba Buena by Nina LaCour



Nina LaCour by David Sedaris

River of the Gods by Candice Millard

May 2022 



Book Lovers by Emily Henry

The Book Woman's Daughter by Kim Michele Richardson

The Cartographers by Peng Shepherd

City on Fire by Don Winslow

Four Treasures of the Sky by Jenny Tinghui Zhang

The Good Left Undone by Adriana Trigiani

Nine Lives by Peter Swanson

Portrait of a Thief by Grace D. Li

The Sacred Bridge by Anne Hillerman

The Summer Place by Jennifer Weiner

When She Dreams by Amanda Quick



Finding Me by Viola Davis

In Love: A Memoir of Love and Loss by Amy Bloom

The Palace Papers by Tina Brown

April 2022 



The Book of Cold Cases by Simone St. James

The Club by Ellery Lloyd

The Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn

Dream Town by David Baldacci

French Braid by Anne Tyler

Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

The Love of My Life by Rosie Walsh

Memphis by Tara M. Stringfellow

The Missing Piece by John Lescroart

The Recovery Agent by Janet Evanovich

A Relative Murder by Jude Devereaux

Run Rose Run by Dolly Parton, James Patterson

Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel

A Sunlit Weapon by Jacqueline Winspear

What Happened to the Bennetts by Lisa Scottoline



Origin: A Genetic History of the Americas by Jennifer Raff

March 2022 



The Berlin Exchange  by Joseph Kanon

The Christie Affair  by Nina de Gramont

Finlay Donovan Knocks 'Em Dead by Elle Cosimano 

House of Sky and Breath by Sarah J. Maas

The Match by Harlan Coben

Lightning in a Mirror by Jayne Ann Krentz

One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle

The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley 

Reminders of Him by Colleen Hoover

Shadows Reel by C.J. Box

Sierra Six by Mark Greaney

The Tobacco Wives by Adele Myers



The Betrayal of Anne Frank by Rosemary Sullivan

Eating to Extinction by Dan Saladino

From Strength to Strength by Arthur C. Brooks

Funny Farm by Laurie Zaleski

Never Simple by Liz Scheier

Stolen Focus by Johann Hari

February 2022 



Black Cake  by Charmaine Wilkerson

City of the Dead  by Amanda Gorman

The Department of Rare Books and Special Collections by Eva Jurczyk  

The Goodbye Coast by Joe Ide 

The Horsewoman by James Patterson, Mike Lupica 

Lightning in a Mirror by Jayne Ann Krentz

The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

The Magnolia Palace by Fiona Davis   

Olga Dies Dreaming by Xóchitl González  

One Step Too Far by Lisa Gardner

The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan 

To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara 

Violeta by Isabel Allende

The Violin Conspiracy by Brendan Slocumb



Chasing History by Carl Bernstein

South to America by Imani Perry

January 2022 



Call Us What We Carry by Jonathan Kellerman  
Criminal Mischief  by Stuart Woods

Fiona and Jane by Jean Chen Ho

A Flicker in the Dark by Stacy Willingham

Flying Angels by Danielle Steel  

Guild Boss by Jayne Castle 

Joan is Okay by Weike Wang 

The Last House on the Street by Diane Chamberlain

Last Redemption by Matt Coyle

The Maid by Nita Prose

The Paris Bookseller by Kerri Maher

Reckless Girls by Rachel Hawkins  



All About Me! by Mel Brooks

The Beatles: Get Back by The Beatles, John Harris (Editor)

The Power of Fun by Catherine Price

December 2021 



The Ballerinas by Rachel Kapelke-Dale

Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney

The Dark Hours by Michael Connelly

Game On by ​Janet Evanovich

Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone by Diana Gabaldon

The Jailhouse Lawyer by James Patterson and Nancy Allen

Last Redemption by Matt Coyle

Leviathan Falls by James S.A. Corey

Never by Ken Follett

O Beautiful by Jung Yun

Still Life by Sarah Winman

The Stranger in the Lifeboat by Mitch Albom

Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult



The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present by Paul McCartney

November 2021 



Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarity 

Bewilderment by Richard Powers

Billy Summers by Stephen King

The Bookseller’s Secret by ​Michelle Gable

Breathe by Joyce Carol Oates

The Cellist by Daniel Silva

False Witness by Karin Slaughter

Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead

The Heron’s Cry by Ann Cleeves

The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave

The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles

The Madness of Crowds by Louise Penny

The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman

Matrix by Lauren Groff

The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller

Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams

A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins



Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner

Everything I Have Is Yours: A Marriage by Eleanor Henderson

Taste: My Life Through Food by Stanley Tucci

This is Your Mind on Plants by Michael Pollan 

Vanderbilt by Anderson Cooper and Katherine Howe     

Stories from Sea Level by Ed Vodrazka  









March  2020 



Apeirogon by Colum McCann 

The Dark Corners of the Night by Meg Gardiner

Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line by Deepa Anappara

The Girl with the Louding Voice by ​Abi Daré

Long Range by C.J. Box

Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu

Oona Out of Order by Margarita Montimore

Saint X  by Alexis Schaitkin

Trace Elements by Donna Leon

Weather by Jenny Offill




Arguing with Zombies by Paul Krugman

Dark towers : Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump, and an epic trail of destruction by David Enrich

The Mamba Mentality by Kobe Bryant

You Never Forget Your First: a biography of George Washington by Alexis Coe

Why We Can’t Sleep: Women’s New Midlife Crisis by Ada Calhoun                                                                             

February  2020 



The Cactus League by Emily Nemens

Coconut Layer Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke

Crooked River by Douglas Preston

A Divided Loyalty by CharlesTodd

Golden in Death by J.D. Robb

House on Fire by Joseph Finder

Lady Clementine by Marie Benedict

Little Gods by Meng Jin

Long Bright River by Liz Moore

A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende


A Black Women's History of the United States by Daina Ramey Berry and Kali Nicole Gross

The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson

Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

Uncanny Valley by Anna Wiener

A Very Stable Genius by Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig

Why We're Polarized by Ezra Klein

January  2020 



The Accomplice by Joseph Kanon

American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins 

Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano

Hitting a Straight Lick With a Crooked Stick by Zora Neale Hurston

Lost Hills by Lee Goldberg

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

Treason by Stuart Woods

The Vanishing by Jayne Anne Krentz
When You See Me by Lisa Gardner


The Blue Zones Kitchen by Dan Buettner 

The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson

Catch and Kill by Ronan Farrow

Martha Stewart's Organizing by Martha Stewart

November/December  2019



The 19th Christmas by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

Agent Running in the Field by John le Carré

All This Could be Yours by Jami Attenberg

The Andromeda Evolution by Daniel H. Wilson and Michael Crichton

Blue Moon by Lee Child

A Cruel Deception by Charles Todd

The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell

The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

The Guardians by John Grisham

A Minute to Midnight by David Baldacci 

A Mrs. Miracle Christmas by Debbie Macomber 

The Night Fire by Michael Connelly

Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson

Quantum by Patricia Cornwell

The Revisioners by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

The Siberian Dilemma by Martin Cruz Smith

The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

To the Land of Long Lost Friends by Alexander McCall Smith

Blowout by Rachel Maddow

Dear Girls by Ali Wong

Home Work by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton

Me by Elton John


October 2019



Bloody Genius by John Sandford

Cold Storage by David Koepp

A Door in the Earth by Amy Waldman 

The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

Elevator Pitch by Linwood Barclay

The Institute by Stephen King

Land of Wolves by Craig Johnson

Lethal Agent by Vince Flynn and Kyle Mills

Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout

No Judgments by Meg Cabot

Quichotte by Salman Rushdie

Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson

The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott

This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger

The Titanic Secret by Clive Cussler and Jack Du Brul

The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates

The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman


The Education of an Idealist by Samantha Power


September 2019


Beloved by Toni Morrison

Drive Your Plow over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk 

Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes

The Girl Who Lived Twice by David Lagercrantz

The Inn by James Patterson and Candice Fox

The Last Good Guy by T. Jefferson Parker

The Last Widow by Karin Slaughter

The Memory Police by Yōko Ogawa

Outfox by Sandra Brown

The Perfect Wife by J.P. Delaney 

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

Tidelands by Philippa Gregory


How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

The Perfect Predator by Steffanie Strathdee and

Thomas Patterson

Range by David Epstein

Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell

The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom

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