November means shorter days and LONGER nights to READ! Check out this impressive list of new releases with titles from your favorite authors and outstanding authors making their debut…

Nine Perfect Strangers
by Liane Moriarty

This author has a real knack for creating characters with comfortable lives who just can’t help making themselves uncomfortable. Gathering at a remote health resort for a 10-day fitness program, nine strangers and their enigmatic host become subjects of interest to a brokenhearted novelist who becomes suspicious about the resort's true agenda. Eerie, full of surprises and a bit humorous – Moriarty fans will be pleased.

Night of Miracles
by Elizabeth Berg

The Story of Arthur Truluv continues! Readers new to the series won’t be lost, though, as this heartwarming and moving story reads easily as a stand-alone. Berg’s newest is an engaging and moving story about a baking instructor, her troubled assistant and a child reeling from family tragedy and how the power of community comes together during uncertain times. Perfect for fans of Anna Quindlen, Amy Bloom and anyone who’s ever imagine living in Stars Hollow.
Fox 8: A Story
by George Saunders

Fox 8 ' s ability to communicate in "Yuman" cannot save his pack when their den and food supply are destroyed to build a mall, so he writes a letter asking for an explanation of human's cruelty. A moving, thought provoking and wholly unique tale by the author who gave us Lincoln in the Bardo , sure to appeal to readers who also enjoyed Garth Stein’s The Art of Racing in the Rain.

Kingdom of the Blind
by Louise Penny

It seems every new book by Penny is better than the last, and her latest is no exception. The stakes are high once more. In this case, a huge import of lethal drugs is about to hit the Montreal streets and Gamache and his team are on the case, desperately to find its source before tragedy happens. Penny’s fine writing is combined with a race to the finish plot to make for what is sure to be one of the best mystery releases this year.
The Kinship of Secrets
by Eugenia Kim

A sweeping, historical family saga in which two sisters are separated during the Korean War. One is raised in the United States and the other in South Korea.  This compelling epic offers a valuable window into Korean history as well as to issues like immigration and assimilation, which couldn’t be more relevant today. This novel will appeal to readers who enjoy the multicultural novels of Lisa See and Amy Tan – stories that enlighten as well as entertain.
The Adults
by Caroline Hulse

Divorced couple Claire and Matt devise a terrific idea for Christmas: spend it at Happy Forest Holiday Park with their new partners and their seven-year-old daughter Scarlett (and her imaginary friend). Hilarious and heartrending, this debut novel asks the age-old question – what could possible go wrong? This book is the whole package, rendering it a quick read, as you’ll want to fly through to see how the story ends up. Entertaining and suspenseful!
COMING SOON
The Shadows We Hide
by Allen Eskens

In this sequel to Eskens debut thriller, The Life We Bury, a young reporter investigating the murder of a man with the same name as him discovers the deceased to be a loathsome lowlife. Eskens keeps readers guessing until the last pages in this darkly lyrical and brutally intimate story of one man’s journey of self-discovery. A finely written mystery by Eskins, whose followers also enjoy reading Stieg Larsson, Robert B. Parker and Denise Mina.

The Revolution of Marina M.
by Janet Fitch

In a break from her best-selling contemporary fiction (White Oleander, Paint it Black) , Fitch puts her concentration in Russian studies to work in this richly detailed epic. A young woman of privilege coming of age in 1916 St. Petersburg discovers her life and ambitions violently upended by historical events that find her joining the cause for workers' rights, falling in love with a radical poet and navigating devastating betrayals.

Season's Readings

Are you ready to get into the holiday spirit? Already listening to holiday tunes on the radio and binging on “holiday everything” on the Hallmark channel? This collection of mysteries, fiction, romance and non-fiction will keep you in the spirit from now until the last bell’s jingled and the cookie tin is empty. Click HERE for the list or visit the Season’s Readings display up now at the library.