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August Fiction

The Kids Are Gonna Ask (Original) by Gretchen Anthony

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Before You Go by Tommy Butler

No Offense by Meg Cabot

The Last Flight by Julie Clark

The New Wilderness by Diane Cook

Deadlock by Catherine Coulter

The Lions of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis

Playing Nice by JP Delaney

Empire of Wild by Cherie Dimaline

The Wicked Sister by Karen Dionne

His & Hers by Alice Feeney

The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Crooked Hallelujah by Kelli Jo Ford

Find Me by Anne Frasier

Vanishing Falls by Poppy Gee

The Night Swim by Megan Goldin

Imperfect Women by Araminta Hall

The Kissing Game by Marie Harte

We Are All the Same in the Dark by Julia Heaberlin

Via Negativa by Daniel Hornsby

Sisters by Daisy Johnson

When These Mountains Burn by David Joy

The Boy's Club by Erica Katz

Universe of Two by Stephen P. Kiernan

The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline

The Beggar's Pawn by John L'Heureux

Lone Jack Trail by Owen Laukkanen

The Nemesis Manifesto by Eric Van Lustbader

The Bright Side Sanctuary for Animals by Becky Mandelbaum

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Lies, Lies, Lies by Adele Parks

Louisiana Lucky by Julie Pennell

True Story by Kate Reed Petty

Under Pressure by Robert Pobi

The Palace: A Simon Riske Novel by Christopher Reich

The Day Lincoln Lost by Charles Rosenberg

The Daughters of Erietown by Connie Schultz

Cleo McDougal Regrets Nothing by Allison Winn Scotch

The Order by Daniel Silva

The Silent Wife by Karin Slaughter

The Worst Best Man by Mia Sosa

Royal by Danielle Steel

The Hollow Ones by Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan

I Hold a Wolf by the Ears: Stories by Laura Van den Berg

The Disaster Tourist by Yun Ko-Eun

Child Star : Hollywood Makes You Grow Up Fast by Brian "Box" Brown

The Stringbags by Garth Ennis

June Fiction

Conjure Woman by Afia Atakora

Don't Turn Around by Jessica Barry

Sad Janet by Lucie Britsch

The Wise Friend by Ramsey Campbell

Black Sun Rising by Matthew Carr

Chekhov - Fifty-two

Fifty-Two Stories, 1183-1898 by Anton Chekhov

Final Judgment: A Samantha Brinkman Legal Thriller by Marcia Clark

The Death of Jesus by J.M. Coetzee

The Wife Stalker by Liv Constantine

Master Class by Christina Dalcher

Final Cuts: New Tales of Hollywood Horror and Other Spectacles edited by Ellen Datlow

Corporate Gunslinger by Doug Engstrom

Book of the Little Axe by Lauren Francis-Sharma

The Lord Chamberlain's Daughter by Ron Fritsch

One Minute Out by Mark Greaney

Crash by David Hagberg and Lawrence Light

The Actress by Louise Closser Hale

Always the Last to Know by Kristan Higgins

28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand

A Short Move by Katherine Hill

Robert Ludlum's The Treadstone Resurrection by Joshua Hood

Both Sides: Stories from the Border edited by Gabino Iglesias

The Persuasion by Iris Johansen

The House on Fripp Island by Rebecca Kauffman

Seven Lies by Elizabeth Kay

Kidd - Book of longings

The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd

Someone Like You by Karen Kingsbury

Bubblegum by Adam Levin

Tom Clancy Firing Point by Mike Maden

Mahoney - Ghost Love

Ghostlove by Dennis Mahoney

Sister Dear by Hannah Mary McKinnon

Booked to Death: An Author's Guide to Publishing and Murder by PJ Campbell

Barker House by David Moloney

Night. Sleep. Death. The Stars. by Joyce Carol Oates

Shadowplay by Joseph O'Connor

Miss Iceland by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir

Sleepovers by Ashleigh Bryant Phillips

Dance Away with Me by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

These Women by Ivy Pochoda

Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth

In Five Years by Rebecca Serle

To Wake the Giant: A Novel of Pearl Harbor by Jeff Shaara

The Motion of the Body Through Space by Lionel Shriver

Burn-in: A Novel of the Real Robotic Revolution by P.W. Singer & August Cole

Rodham: A Novel by Curtis Sittenfeld

Ghosting: A Love Story by Tash Skilton

Daddy's Girls by Danielle Steel

Exile Music by Jennifer Steil

The Gretchen Question by Jessica Treadway

The Ancestor by Danielle Trussoni

Redhead, By the Side of the Road by Anne Tyler

The Ghosts of Sherwood by Carrie Vaughn

The Jetsetters by Amanda Eyre Ward

Distant Dead by Heather Young

Zhang - how much of these hills

How Much of These Hills is Gold by C. Pam Zhang

Hold On To Me by Jules Bennett

Reckless in Red by Rachael Miles

August Mystery

The Falcon Always Wings Twice by Donna Andrews

Murder in the East End by Jennifer Ashley

Cry Baby by Mark Billingham

The Last Mrs. Summers by Rhys Bowen

The Key Lime Crime by Lucy Burdette

A Private Cathedral by James Lee Burke

The Grove of the Caesars by Lindsey Davis

Tea & Treachery by Vicki Delany

The Silence of the White City by Eva Garcia Saenz

The Cabinets of Barnaby Mayne by Elsa Hart

Cat Me If You Can by Miranda James

The Less Dead by Denise Mina

A Royal Affair by Allison Montclair

Cajun Justice by James Patterson & Tucker Axum

The Eighth Detective by Alex Pavesi

Mr Campion's Seance by Mike Ripley

The First to Lie by Hank Phillippi Ryan

Choppy Water by Stuart Woods

June Mystery

The Silence by Susan Allott

The Divinities by Parker Bilal

Scent of Danger by Fiona Buckley

The Hour of the Fox by Cassandra Clark

The Rat Began to Gnaw the Rope by C.W. Grafton

Credible Threat by J.A. Jance

Trace Elements by Donna Leon

The Streel by Mary Logue

The King's Justice by Susan Elia MacNeal

Myst Patterson - Hush

Hush by James Patterson and Candice Fix

The Summer House by James Patterson & Brendan DuBois

Bitter Paradise: A Dr. Zol Szabo Medical Mystery by Ross Pennie

One Fatal Flaw by Anne Perry

A Body in the Garden by Katherine Schellman

Bombshell by Stuart Woods and Parnell Hall

Hit List by Stuart Woods

August Science Fiction

Uranus by Ben Bova

The Tyrant Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson

Axiom's End by Lindsay Ellis

Flights of Marigold by Susan Forest

Bystander 27 by Rik Hoskin

The First Sister by Linden A. Lewis

Harrow the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

Miscreations: Gods, Monstrosities, & Other Horrors edited by Doug Murano

The Nobody People by Bob Proehl

Relentless by R. A. Salvatore

Ten Arrows of Iron by Sam Sykes

By Force Alone by Lavie Tidhar

Annihilation Aria by Michael R. Underwood

The Sin in the Steel by Ryan Van Loan

The Jackal by J.R. Ward

Ashes of the Sun by Django Wexler

June Science Fiction

Providence by Max Barry

Fire Season by Stephen Blackmoore

Devolution: A Firsthand Acount of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre by Max Brooks

The Rise of Skywalker by Rae Carson

The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

Lethal Game by Christine Feehan

The Annotated American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Cries from the Lost Island by Kathleen O'Neal Gear

Wishful Thinking by Helen Harper

July Fiction

Never Ask Me by Jeff Abbott

The Daughters of Foxcote Manor by Eve Chase

The Party Upstairs by Lee Conell

Florida Man by Tom Cooper

Blacktop Wasteland by S.A. Cosby

Wrath of Poseidon: A Sam and Remi Fargo Adventure by Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell

Breathing Through the Wound by Victor del Arbol

A Week at the Shore by Barbara Delinsky

The Patient by Jasper DeWitt

Love by Roddy Doyle

You Can Go Home Now by Michael Elias

They Did Bad Things: A Thriller by Lauren A. Forry

The Bright Lands by John Fram

Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Evolution by Brian Freeman

The Lies that Bind by Emily Giffin

The Last Wife by Karen Hamilton

Antkind by Charlie Kaufman

Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan

The Golden Cage by Camilla Lackberg

The End of Her by Shari Lapena

House Privilege by Mike Lawson

One Year of Ugly by Caroline Mackenzie

Blue Ticket by Sophie Mackintosh

A Walk Along the Beach by Debbie Macomber

A Burning by Megha Majumdar

You Can't Catch Me by Catherine McKenzie

On Ocean Boulevard by Mary Alice Monroe

Death in Her Hands by Ottessa Moshfegh

The Shadows by Alex North

Until We Have Faces: Short Stories by Michael Nye

The Dilemma by B.A. Paris

The Black Swan of Paris by Karen Robards

Ivy is a Weed by Robert M. Roseth

Home Before Dark by Riley Sager

Queen of America Episodes I-IV: The Saga of a Viking Shieldmaiden by TJ Slee

The Lion's Den by Katherine St. John

Self Care by Leigh Stein

Friends and Strangers by J. Courtney Sullivan

Her Perfect Life by Rebecca Taylor

Survivor Song by Paul Tremblay

Gary's Guide to Life: How I am Going to Achieve Phenomenal Success, and How You Can Do the Same by Michael Nabavian & Phil Wall

Or What You Will by Jo Walton

Mother Daughter Widow Wife by Robin Wasserman

I Was Told it Would Get Easier by Abbie Waxman

The Lost and Found Bookshop by Susan Wiggs

The All-Night Sun by Diane Zinna

Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler, adapted by Damian Duffy

The Great Gatsby: The Graphic Novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, adapted by Fred Fordham

No Longer Human by Junji Ito

Hell's Paradise by Yuji Kaku

The Death of the Master by Patrick Kyle

Berserker Unbound by Jeff Lemire

The Boy, the Mole, The Fox and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy

The Adventure Zone Vol. 3: Petals to the Metal by Griffin McElroy

Space Bandits by Mark Millar

Berserk by Kentaro Miura

Lupus by Frederik Peeters

Strange Planet by Nathan W. Pyle

No One Left to Fight by Aubrey Sitterson

May Fiction

You are not alone by Greer Hendricks

This is how I lied by Heather Gudenkauf.

The split by SJ Bolton

The second home by Christina Clancy

The last trial by Scott Turow

The immortals of Tehran by Ali Aragi

The heirloom garden by Viola Shipman

The goodbye man by Jeffery Deaver

The end of October by Lawrence Wright

The business of lovers by Eric Jerome Di

The book of lost friends by Lisa Wingate

The age of witches by Louisa Morgan

Shakespeare for squirrels by Christopher

Swimming in the dark

Summer darlings by Brooke Lea Foster

Separation anxiety by Laura Zigman

Sea wife by Amity Gaige

Red dress in black and white by Elliot A

Our riches by Kaouther Adimi


Miss Austen by Gill Hornby

Looking glass the chronicles of Alice no

Little secrets by Jennifer Hillier

Little eyes by Samanta Schweblin

Life for sale by Yukio Mishima

Lake of darkness by Scott Kenemore

Lake like a mirror by Ho Sok Fong

Jane Goes North

I don't expect anyone to believe me

It's not all downhill from here

Hideaway by Nora Roberts

Hidden Salem by Kay Hooper

Grudge match by Mike Lupica

Hello, summer by Mary Kay Andrews

Ghosts of Harvard by Francesca Serritell

Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas

We had no rules by Corinne Manning

Empire city by Matt Gallagher

Eagle Station by Dale Brown

Days of distraction by Alexandra Chang

Beach read by Emily Henry

A good marriage by Kimberly McCreight

Big summer by Jennifer Weiner

Afterlife by Julia Alvarez

July Mystery

The Bones of Wolfe: A Border Noir by James Carlos Blake

Outsider by Linda Castillo

Fair Warning by Michael Connelly

One Last Lie by Paul Doiron

After She Wrote Him by Sulari Gentill

The Art of Deception: A Daughter of Sherlock Holmes Mystery by Leonard Goldberg

Sarah's List by Elizabeth Gunn

Death of a Prominent Citizen by Cora Harrison

Half Moon Bay by Jonathan and Jesse Kellerman

Dharma: A Rekha Rao Mystery by Vee Kumari

The Geometry of Holding Hands by Alexander McCall Smith

The Full Scoop: A Riley Ellison Mystery by Jill Orr

Love & Other Crimes: Stories by Sara Paretsky

1st Case by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts

Of Mutts and Men by Spencer Quinn

The Mist by Ragnar Jonasson, translated from the Icelandinc by Victoria Cribb

The Red Right Hand by Joel Townsley Rogers

The Reckoning by M.J. Trow

April & May Mystery

Who speaks for the damned by C. S

The third sister by Sara Blaedel

Three hours in Paris by Cara Black

The talented Mr

The summer of Kim Novak

The Faking of the President

The King's Beast A Mystery of the Americ

The Secrets They Left Behind

The Chocolate Cobweb

Murder on Pleasant Avenue by Victoria Th

Miss Julia knows a thing or two by Ann B

Texas outlaw by James Patterson

The 20th victim by James Patterson

Masked prey by John Sandford

Death in the East

Deadly anniversaries

Dead land by Sara Paretsky

Archie goes home by Robert Goldsborough.

Creeping Jenny A Nyquist Mystery


A bad day for Sunshine by Darynda Jones.

July Science Fiction

Peace Talks: A Novel of the Dresden Files by Jim Butcher

The Empire of Gold by S.A. Chakraborty

The Unconquered City by K.A. Doore

Firemane Saga Bk 2: Queen of Storms by Raymond E. Feist

Hella by David Gerrold

The Relentless Moon by Mary Robinette Kowal

Red Noise by John P. Murphy

So You Had to Build a Time Machine by Jason Offutt

The Book of Dragons: An Anthology edited by Jonathan Strahan

The Don't Make Plus Size Spacesuits by Ali Thompson

The Big Book of Modern Fantasy: The Ultimate Collection edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer

The Buried World by Jeff Wheeler

Jack by Connie Willis

Interlibrary Loan by Gene Wolfe

April & May Science Fiction

The Oppenheimer Alternative

The last Emperox by John Scalzi

The human son by Adrian J. Walker

The Helios Disaster

The faceless old woman who secretly live

The city we became by N.K. Jemisin

Sword of destiny by Andrzej Sapkowski

Stealing thunder by Alina Boyden

Starborn and godsons by Larry Niven

Shorefall by Robert Jackson Bennett

Repo virtual by Corey J. White

Out of body by Jeffrey Ford

Legacy of Ash by Matthew Ward

Network effect by Martha Wells

Goldilocks by Laura Lam

Firewalkers by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Blood of elves by Andrzej Sapkowski

Anthropocene Rag

Crescent City  house of Earth and blood

July & August Audiobooks & Large Print

Why We're Polarized by Ezra Klein, read by the author

Food Fix: How to Save Our Health, Our Economy, Our Communities, and Our Planet - One Bite at a Time by Dr. Mark Hyman, MD, read by the author

Joy at Work: Organizing Your Professional Life by Marie Kondo, read by Brittany Ishibashi & Dan Woren

The Clutter Remedy: A Guide for Getting Organized for Those Who Love Their Stuff by Marla Stone, performed by Cynthia Farrell

The House of Kennedy by James Patterson and Cynthia Fagen, read by David Pittu

The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Eleven edited by Ellen Datlow, read by Charlie Thurston & Rebecca Gibel

American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins, read by Yareli Arizmendi

Don't Look Down: A Thriller by Hilary Davidson, performed by multiple readers

A Week at the Shore by Barbara Delinsky, read by Therese Plummer

Corporate Gunslinger: Greed Means Debt Means Violence by Doug Engstrom

This is How I Lied by Heather Gudenkauf, performed by Brittany Pressley

28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand, read by Erin Bennett

The Persuasion by Iris Johansen, read by Elisabeth Rodgers

The End of Her by Shari Lapena, read by Karissa Vacker

The Ultimate Super Villains, edited by Stan Lee, read by Angelo Di Loreto

A Walk Along the Beach by Debbie Macomber, read by Sandy Rustin and Roger Wayne Jr.

Night, Sleep, Death, the Stars by Joyce Carol Oates, read by Cheryl Smith

The Order by Daniel Silva, read by George Guidall

The Silent Wife by Karin Slaughter, read by Kathleen Early

Daddy's Girls by Danielle Steel, read by Brittany Pressley

The Hollow Ones by Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan, read by Dan John Miller

Kent State by Deborah Wiles, with multiple readers

Outsider by Linda Castillo, read by Kathleen Mcinerney

Half Moon Bay by Jonathan & Jesse Kellerman, read by Dennis Boutsikaris

Cajun Justice by James Patterson & Tucker Axum, read by Kevin Stillwell

Choppy Water by Stuart Woods, read by Tony Roberts

The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin, read by Robin Miles

Ballistic Kiss by Richard Kadrey, read by MacLeod Andrews

New Large Print

A Week at the Shore by Barbara Delinsky

When You See Me by Lisa Gardner

You Are Not Alone by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

LPM Jance - Credible Threat

Credible Threat by J.A. Jance

Paretsky - Love & other crimes

Love & Other Crimes: Stories by Sara Paretsky

Texas Outlaw by James Patterson & Andrew Bourelle

The Numbers Game by Danielle Steel

The Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate

Bombshell by Stuart Woods

Choppy Water by Stuart Woods

June Audiobooks

AB Andrews - Hello Summer

Hello Summer by Mary Kay Andrews, read by Kathleen McInerney

le threat

Credible Threat by J.A. Jance, read by Karen Ziemba

Devoted by Dean Koontz, read by Edoardo Ballerini

The 20th Victim by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro, read by January LaVoy

Eight Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson, read by Graham Halstead

April & May Audiobooks

The shape of night by Tess Gerritsen

The numbers game by Danielle Steel

The glass hotel by Emily St

The Dutch house by Ann Patchett

The boy from the woods by Harlan Coben

Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner

Girl by Edna O'Brien


Agent running in the field

Golden in death by J.D. Robb

A book of bones by John Connolly

The witches are coming by Lindy West

Blowout  Corrupted Democracy

The body  a guide for occupants

The sinner by J.R. Ward

Star Wars  the rise of Skywalker

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