Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.
Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.
9780984991921 | Published June 1, 2013
A century ago, in 1913, the world's finest golfers gathered at The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts, to compete in golf's national championship, the U.S. Open. Joining them was a little-known amateur, 20-year-old Francis Ouimet, who lived across the street from the course and taught himself to play by sneaking onto the fairways with the only golf club he owned. His caddie? Ten-year-old Eddie Lowery, who stood only four feet tall. Together, against their idols and in front of a crowd that grew from a handful of spectators to a horde of thousands, they attempted to pull off the impossible.
David C. Cook | 9781434705471 | Published June 1, 2013
A man doesn’t have to be perfect to be a man of God. As Dr. Charles Stanley writes, a man of God is a maturing man, a striving man, a knowledgeable man. The first step in real manhood is spiritual rebirth. With over 200,000 copies in print, and now with an all-new study guide, MAN OF GOD challenges men to step up and make a difference. What makes a man? The answer starts here.
Pegasus | 9781605984407 | Published June 1, 2013
Luka is a war veteran who, along with his sons, sets out to find a missing girl who happens to be his daughter’s best friend. Soon they realize that the man they are tracking is no ordinary criminal, but a skillful hunter with the child as the bait in his twisted game. It will take all of Luka’s strength to battle the harshest of conditions, and all of his wit to stay a step ahead of Soviet authorities.
David C. Cook | 9781434705778 | Published June 1, 2013
Joey Anderson attended his great-grandmother's funeral because he expected to receive a little inheritance money. What he didn't expect was to inherit her bed-and-breakfast, provided he lives there and follows her final instructions. With a little help from his friends, Joey grows up and discovers a world beyond me, my and I.
Liveright | 9780871403407 | Published June 3, 2013
It’s 1972, and Riddle James Camperdown’s father is running for office from the family compound in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Between Camp’s desire to toughen her up and his wife Greer’s demand for glamour, Riddle has her hands full juggling her eccentric parents. When she accidentally witnesses a crime close to home, her confusion and fear keep her silent. As the summer unfolds, the consequences of her silence multiply.
Touchstone | 9781451608878 | Published June 4, 2013
A PLACE AT THE TABLE tells the story of three unforgettable characters whose paths converge in a storied Manhattan café: Bobby, a young gay man from Georgia who has been ostracized by his family; Amelia, a wealthy Connecticut woman whose life is upended when a family secret comes to light; and Alice, an African-American chef from North Carolina whose heritage is the basis of a renowned cookbook but whose past is a mystery to those who know her.
Viking Adult | 9780670026456 | Published June 4, 2013
A Mormon “lost boy,” Cord Lynear is searching for his missing mother, but clues are scarce. Walt Longmire and his companions, feisty deputy Victoria Moretti and longtime friend Henry Standing Bear, embark on a high plains scavenger hunt in hopes of reuniting mother and son. The trail leads them to an interstate polygamy group that’s presiding over a stockpile of weapons and harboring a vicious vendetta.
FaithWords | 9781455545513 | Published June 4, 2013
Balance is the theme of Nik Wallenda's life: between his work and family, his faith in God and artistry, his body and soul. It resonates from him when performing his high-wire acts and when no one is looking. Nik is an entertainer who wants not only to thrill hearts, but to change hearts for Christ. Christ is the balance pole that keeps him from falling.
Harper | 9780061458576 | Published June 4, 2013
For Pandora, cooking is a form of love. But her husband, Fletcher, now spurns her “toxic” dishes and devotes hours each day to manic cycling. Then, when Pandora picks up her brother Edison at the airport, she doesn’t recognize him. In the years since they’ve seen one another, the once slim, hip New York jazz pianist has gained hundreds of pounds. After Edison has more than overstayed his welcome, Fletcher delivers his wife an ultimatum: It’s him or me.
Putnam Adult | 9780399158841 | Published June 4, 2013
When an award-winning foreign journalist reveals the existence of an Amsterdam-based sweatshop that employs and enslaves young girls as laborers, private security firm Rutherford Risk is hired by a philanthropist to find it and shut it down. Joined by Grace Chu, whose more subtle skills for acquiring sensitive tech information help to balance his improvisational style, Knox heads to Amsterdam in an attempt to dismantle the child labor operation and rescue the girls.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 9780374123666 | Published June 4, 2013
The year is 1819, and the renowned chef Owen Wedgwood has been kidnapped by the ruthless pirate Mad Hannah Mabbot. He will be spared as long as he puts exquisite food in front of her every Sunday without fail. But Mabbot is hunted by a deadly privateer and plagued by a saboteur hidden on her ship. Can Wedgwood rely on the bizarre crew members he once feared to defend their captain?
New Harvest | 9780544027022 | Published June 4, 2013
With fresh and sober eyes, Dwight Gooden shares the most intimate moments of his successes and failures, from endless self-destructive drug binges to three World Series rings. He also offers a unique perspective on Yankees owner and stalwart supporter George Steinbrenner and some of the greatest baseball players of all time.
Scribner | 9781476724089 | Published June 4, 2013
People who suffer from alcoholism as well as their families and friends know that while it is possible to get sober, there is no one “right” way to do this. Now, award-winning mystery writer Martha Grimes and her son, Ken Grimes, offer two points of view on their struggles with alcoholism. In alternating chapters, they share their stories --- stories of drinking, recovery, relapse, friendship, travel, work, success and failure.
Thomas Dunne Books | 9781250030030 | Published June 4, 2013
At age 19, Rob Carrey, the son of a cabinetmaker, spent his senior year at Connecticut’s prestigious Fenton boarding school to help the rowing team known as the God Four break its losing streak in the annual Tuesday race against rival Warwick. Fifteen years later, Rob is a documentary filmmaker for National Geographic. When he receives an unexpected letter from a troubled Fenton classmate, Rob is forced to revisit memories he had hoped to forget.
Harper | 9780062208354 | Published June 4, 2013
Manhattan journalist McKenna Jordan is chasing the story of an unidentified woman who heroically pulled a teenage boy from the subway tracks. When she locates footage of part of the incident, she is shocked to discover that the woman in the video bears a strong resemblance to a close friend who disappeared a decade earlier. This sends McKenna on a dangerous search for the missing woman --- a search that will force her to unearth long-buried truths much closer to home.
St. Martin's Press | 9781250019677 | Published June 4, 2013
Grace Stanton’s life as a rising media star and beloved lifestyle blogger takes a surprising turn when she catches her husband cheating and torpedoes his pricey sports car straight into the family swimming pool. Can Grace figure out a new way home and discover how strong she needs to be to get there? Heartache, humor, and a little bit of mystery come together in a story about life’s unpredictable twists and turns.
Minotaur Books | 9781250028563 | Published June 4, 2013
Like everyone reading the newspapers these days, 10-year-old Barney Roberts knows the killer will strike again soon. There will be no warning about who will be next. There will be no real reason for Barney’s friend and neighbor, Lacey Flint, to become involved…and no chance that she can stay away. With the clock ticking, the violence escalating, and young lives at stake, Lacey and Barney both know they can’t afford a single wrong step if they hope to make it through alive.
William Morrow | 9780062080530 | Published June 4, 2013
Six years ago in Uzbekistan, journalist Charlie Davis was wounded when the government fired on a group of protestors he was covering on assignment. He and his pregnant wife, Julie, barely escaped with their lives. On a trip to Disneyland with their children, Julie vanishes. As Charlie soon discovers, this isn’t a random abduction. The further he goes to find her, the more it becomes clear that Julie isn’t quite the person she seems to be.
Scribner | 9781476706122 | Published June 4, 2013
In present-day Russia, Russian intelligence officer Dominika Egorova struggles to survive in the post-Soviet intelligence jungle. Ordered against her will to become a “Sparrow,” a trained seductress, Dominika is assigned to operate against Nathaniel Nash, a young CIA officer who handles the Agency’s most important Russian mole. Soon one of them begins a dangerous double existence in a life-and-death operation that consumes intelligence agencies from Moscow to Washington, DC.
Simon & Schuster | 9781439136638 | Published June 4, 2013
Almost a decade has passed since Andy Sachs quit working for Miranda Priestly at Runway magazine. Andy and Emily, her former nemesis and co-assistant, have since joined forces to start a high-end bridal magazine. When she discovers a secret letter with crushing implications, Andy’s wedding-day jitters turn to cold dread. She realizes that nothing --- not her husband, nor her beloved career --- is as it seems.
Knopf | 9780307701220 | Published June 4, 2013
While the 13 colonies came together in 1776 and agreed to secede from the British Empire, the British were dispatching the largest armada ever to cross the Atlantic to crush the rebellion in the cradle. The Continental Congress and the Continental Army were forced to make decisions on the run, improvising as history congealed around them. In REVOLUTIONARY SUMMER, Joseph J. Ellis meticulously examines the most influential figures in this propitious moment.
Forge Books | 9780765334947 | Published June 4, 2013
CIA operative Nora Mossa is trained to kill when the situation calls for it. She’s also capable of disappearing into thin air. Being efficient, deadly and beautiful, however, won’t be enough to protect her after her mentor, Erica Janway, is assassinated. With everyone in the Agency suspect, Nora turns to the only person capable of keeping her alive while she uncovers the truth behind Janway’s demise --- her former lover and ex–CIA agent Alex Koves. That is, if he will even speak to her.
Atria/Emily Bestler Books | 9781451642544 | Published June 4, 2013
A teenage girl is found naked and bleeding in a city park, without any recollection of what has happened to her. Another grisly discovery is made on a lakeside beach, and the whole town is on edge. A serial killer walks among them, and while families withdraw to protect their young, Detective Malin Fors must uncover the secrets behind these crimes, potentially putting herself and her own family at risk in the process.
Viking Adult | 9780670025817 | Published June 4, 2013
THE BOYS IN THE BOAT tells the story of the University of Washington’s 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal. The emotional heart of the story lies with one rower, a teenager who rows not for glory, but to regain his shattered self-regard and to find a place he can call home. The crew is assembled by an enigmatic coach and mentored by an eccentric boat builder, but it’s their trust in each other that makes them a victorious team.
Grand Central Publishing | 9781455517060 | Published June 4, 2013
The nation's most renowned investigator and forensics expert, Lincoln Rhyme, is drafted to investigate the murder of an American citizen who was targeted by the US government and assassinated in the Bahamas. While his partner, Amelia Sachs, traces the victim's steps in Manhattan, Rhyme leaves the city to pursue the sniper himself. As details of the case start to emerge, the pair discovers that not all is what it seems.
Mulholland Books | 9780316216852 | Published June 4, 2013
Kirby Mazrachi is the last shining girl, one of the bright young women whose lives Harper Curtis is destined to snuff out after he stumbles on a House in Depression-era Chicago that opens on to other times. At the urging of the House, Harper inserts himself into the lives of the shining girls, waiting for the perfect moment to strike. He's the ultimate hunter, vanishing into another time after each murder, untraceable --- until one of his victims survives.
Riverhead Hardcover | 9781594486401 | Published June 4, 2013
It is 1930 in the midst of the Great Depression. After her mysterious role in a family tragedy, Thea Atwell has been cast out of her Florida home, exiled to an equestrienne boarding school for Southern debutantes. As Thea grapples with her responsibility for the events of the past year that led her to the Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls, she finds herself enmeshed in a new order --- one that will change her sense of what is possible for herself, her family and her country.
Random House | 9781400069590 | Published June 4, 2013
Three iconic crossings are connected by a series of remarkable women whose personal stories are caught up in the swells of history. Beginning with Irish housemaid Lily Duggan, who crosses paths with Frederick Douglass, TRANSATLANTIC follows her daughter and granddaughter, and culminates in the present-day story of Hannah Carson, in whom all the hopes and failures of previous generations live on.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 9780374280406 | Published June 4, 2013
Knopf | 9780307272591 | Published June 11, 2013
Andrew Yancy has a human arm in his freezer. There’s a logical explanation for that, but not for how and why it parted from its owner. Yancy thinks the boating-accident/shark-luncheon explanation is full of holes, and if he can prove murder, the sheriff might rescue him from his grisly Health Inspector gig. But first, he must negotiate an obstacle course of wildly unpredictable events with a crew of even more wildly unpredictable characters.
Doubleday | 9780385536974 | Published June 11, 2013
When Rachel Chu agrees to spend the summer in Singapore with her boyfriend, Nicholas Young, she has no idea that Nick’s family home looks like a palace, that she'll ride in more private planes than cars, and that with one of Asia's most eligible bachelors on her arm, Rachel might as well have a target on her back. Initiated into a world of dynastic splendor beyond imagination, Rachel meets, among others, Nick's formidable mother, a woman who has very strong feelings about who her son should --- and should not --- marry.
Soho Teen | 9781616951399 | Published June 11, 2013
Sixteen-year-old Abigail feels nothing when her mother, who abandoned her as a baby, dies in Scotland and leaves a faded photo, a weirdly cryptic letter, and a one-way ticket to America. But the letter is surprising in that it reveals that her father is living in California and she has an eighteen-year-old sister, Becky. The two expect Abigail to move in with them, and she tries to fit in with her new American family. As Becky sweeps Abigail into a shadowy underground movement, Abigail uncovers something unimaginable: a plot aimed at controlling rebellious teens across the globe.
Soho Crime | 9781616952129 | Published June 11, 2013
In Fumihiro Kuki’s wealthy family, it’s tradition that a patriarch, when reaching the end of his life, will beget one last child to dedicate to causing misery in a world that cannot be controlled or saved. Eleven-year-old Fumihiro will be specially educated to learn to create as much destruction and unhappiness in the world around him as a single person can. But as his education progresses, he begins to question his father's mandate.
Knopf Books for Young Readers | 9780375849725 | Published June 11, 2013
Jeremy once admitted he’s able to hear voices, and the townspeople of Never Better have treated him like an outsider since. After his mother left, it has been up to Jeremy to support the family. But Jeremy can hear voices, specifically the voice of the ghost of Jacob Grimm, one half of the infamous writing duo, The Brothers Grimm. When the provocative local girl Ginger Boultinghouse takes an interest in Jeremy, a grim chain of events is put into motion.
Bloomsbury USA | 9781620401095 | Published June 11, 2013
Kerrigan is writing a guide book to his adopted city of Copenhagen. Specifically, it’s a guide to the city's drinking establishments, of which there are more than 1,500. Kerrigan, an American expat fleeing a brutal family tragedy, has plenty he wants to numb.The only problem with his project is his research associate, a voluptuous, green-eyed gal who makes him tremble with forgotten desire.
Abrams | 9781419708268 | Published June 11, 2013
Accompanied by twelve essays by such noted scholars and historians as Leonard S. Marcus, Iona Opie, Steven Heller, and Paul O. Zelinsky, Maurice Sendak: A Celebration of the Artist and His Work showcases the collection of Justin G. Schiller and Dennis M. V. David, prominent authorities on Sendak’s artwork, and is a deeply personal and thoughtful tribute to a seminal artist whose singular vision has captured the imaginations of countless children and grown-ups throughout the world.
St. Martin's Press | 9781250016799 | Published June 11, 2013
Part memoir, part passionate call for liberty, reason and doing work that matters, MY ISL@M tells the tale of how the Internet opened the eyes and heart of a once fearful young Muslim to a world beyond the dogmatism of his upbringing, and recounts his transformation into a defiant digital activist.
Scribner | 9781476715636 | Published June 11, 2013
In 1968, David Berg’s brother, Alan, was murdered by Charles Harrelson, a notorious hit man and father of actor Woody Harrelson. Alan was only 31 when he disappeared; six months later, his remains were found in a ditch in Texas. RUN, BROTHER, RUN is Berg’s story of the murder. But it is also his account of the psychic destruction of the Berg family by the author’s father, who allowed a grievous blunder at the age of 23 to define his life.
Tor Books | 9780765329950 | Published June 11, 2013
Magician Peter Warlock is a psychic who peers into the future. During a séance, he is confronted by a group of evil spirits called shadow people, beings who have the power to kidnap a person’s soul. The shadow people are connected to a serial killer who Peter must find in real time before he claims his next victim. To save many lives, Peter may have to tap into a legacy that he has always dreaded…and a power that may consume him.
Grand Central Publishing | 9781455503254 | Published June 11, 2013
The American astronauts have been the subject of many books and movies. For their dedication and bravery, they earned a well-deserved place in American history. As the men blasted off into space, left back on terra firma were the wives who kept the homes running and the children cared for. This is a fly-on-the wall look at the lives of those astronaut wives, who became celebrities because of their spouses.
Knopf | 9780307958716 | Published June 11, 2013
As the lives and marriages of four couples unfold in surprising ways, we meet Frances Gerety, a young advertising copywriter in 1947. Frances is working on the De Beers campaign and she needs a signature line, so, one night before bed, she scribbles a phrase on a scrap of paper: “A Diamond Is Forever.” And that line changes everything.
Crown | 9780385347433 | Published June 11, 2013
Noa P. Singleton was found guilty of first-degree murder 10 years ago. Now, just six months away from her execution date, Noa is visited by Marlene Dixon, an attorney who is also the heartbroken mother of the woman Noa was imprisoned for killing. She tells Noa that she has had a change of heart and will do everything in her power to convince the governor to commute the sentence to life in prison -- if Noa will finally reveal what led her to commit her crime.
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) | 9780805095418 | Published June 11, 2013
She doesn’t know who she is. She doesn’t know where she is, or why. All she knows when she comes to a ransacked cabin is that there are two men arguing over whether or not to kill her. Follow Cady and Ty (her accidental savior turned companion), as they race against the clock to stay alive.
Minotaur Books | 9780312656645 | Published June 11, 2013
One morning before school, two children find the naked bodies of five men hanging from the gym ceiling. The case leads Detective Konrad Simonsen and his murder squad to the school janitor, who may know more about the killings than he is telling. Soon, Simonsen realizes that each of the five murdered men had a dark and terrible secret in common. And when Simonsen’s own daughter is targeted, he must race to find the culprit before his whole world is destroyed.
Ballantine Books | 9780345526540 | Published June 11, 2013
Cotton Malone and his 15-year-old son, Gary, are headed to Europe. As a favor to his former boss at the Justice Department, Malone agrees to escort a teenage fugitive back to England. But after he is greeted at gunpoint in London, both the fugitive and Gary disappear, and Malone learns that he’s stumbled into a high-stakes diplomatic showdown --- an international incident fueled by geopolitical gamesmanship and shocking Tudor secrets.
William Morrow | 9780062132468 | Published June 11, 2013
Unable to endure another moment with her insensitive husband and infuriating adult children, Atlanta wife Leslie Carter heads to the Carolina Lowcountry to reassess her life and ends up reconnecting with her first love, a man who awakens a realization in her that life is too short to settle for anything less than the best.
Scribner | 9781451661507 | Published June 11, 2013
“Bean” Holladay and her sister, Liz, are left to fend for themselves when their mother, Charlotte, takes off to find herself. The girls decide to take the bus to Virginia, where their Uncle Tinsley lives in the decaying mansion that has been in Charlotte’s family for generations. When school starts in the fall, it’s Bean who easily adjusts and makes friends, and Liz who becomes increasingly withdrawn. And then something happens to Liz.
St. Martin's Press | 9781250030320 | Published June 11, 2013
In June 1952, Christine Granville was murdered by an obsessed colleague. That she died young was perhaps unsurprising; that she had survived the Second World War was remarkable. The daughter of a feckless Polish aristocrat and his wealthy Jewish wife, Granville would become one of Britain’s most daring and highly decorated special agents. In THE SPY WHO LOVED, Clare Mulley tells the extraordinary history of this charismatic, difficult, fearless, and altogether extraordinary woman.
Simon & Schuster | 9781451695755 | Published June 11, 2013
Since the tragic loss of her 17-year-old daughter less than a year ago, Joan Jacobs has been working hard to keep her tight-knit family from coming apart. But she and her husband, Anders, are unable to snap back from their isolation into the familiarity and warmth they so desperately need. So they flee to their summer home in search of peace and renewal, but moments after they arrive, the family is confronted with an eerily similar tragedy.
Touchstone | 9781451673678 | Published June 11, 2013
Melanie is old enough to know that high school reunions are often a big disappointment. But when her best friend makes her buy a ticket and an old flame gets in touch to see if she’ll be going, she fantasizes that returning to her past might help her find her future --- until her highway driving phobia resurfaces and threatens to hold her back from the adventure of a lifetime.
Pantheon | 9780307908544 | Published June 11, 2013
The rocking motion of the train as it speeds along, the sound of its wheels on the rails. There’s something special about this form of travel that makes for easy conversation, which is just what happens to the four strangers who meet in TRAINS AND LOVERS. As they journey by rail from Edinburgh to London, the four travelers pass the time by sharing tales of trains that have changed their lives.
Pamela Dorman Books | 9780670026289 | Published June 13, 2013
A woman is found dead, and an incoherent man covered in blood is found next to her body. She is a beloved lady of the German court, and he is a well-known Englishman with connections. Those connections happen to involve being the brother-in-law of Harriet Westerman, a woman who isn’t scared off easily and is always ready to investigate a murder, especially if it involves a member of her family. With her friend Gabriel Crowther’s help, a new investigation begins.
Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam | 9780399160219 | Published June 13, 2013
When Lucy Lovett’s husband loses his job, she is forced to give up her posh life in London and move their family to a tiny apartment in Manhattan, where he has managed to secure a lowly position. Homesick and resentful at first, Lucy soon embarks on the love affair of her life --- not with her husband, but with New York City and the three women who befriend her.
Putnam Adult | 9780399158551 | Published June 13, 2013
When rare-manuscript expert Joseph Barkeley is hired to authenticate and purchase the original draft and notes for Bram Stoker's Dracula, little does he know that the reclusive buyer is a member of the oldest family in Transylvania. After delivering the manuscript to the legendary Bran Castle, Barkeley realizes that he's become a prisoner to the son of Vlad Dracul. To earn his freedom, Barkeley must decipher cryptic messages hidden in the text of the original Dracula that reveal the burial sites of certain Dracul family members.
Viking Adult | 9780670025961 | Published June 13, 2013
Rebecca Solnit explores the ways we make our lives out of stories, and how we are connected by empathy, by narrative, by imagination. In the course of unpacking some of her own stories --- of her mother and her decline from memory loss, of a trip to Iceland, of an illness --- Solnit revisits fairytales and entertains other stories. Woven together, these stories create a map that charts the boundaries and territories of storytelling, reframing who each of us is and how we might tell our story.
Viking Adult | 9780670025640 | Published June 13, 2013
Ben Silver had it all --- a successful law practice, a New York apartment overlooking Central Park, a beach house, fine art, club memberships. Yet when a massive coronary fells him while training for the New York City Marathon, it’s revealed that his life was a lie. He’s left his wife, Georgia Waltz, and their two daughters almost penniless. Georgia must now rally to support her family while mourning a husband whose private enigmas keep surfacing.
Dutton Adult | 9780525953968 | Published June 13, 2013
In 1958 Detroit, Grace eagerly awaits her first born, while best friend Julia prepares to welcome twin nieces. However, life erupts when childlike Elizabeth disappears while in the care of Grace and Julia. All the ladies fear that the recent murder of a black woman at the factory where their husbands work may warn of what has become of Elizabeth, and they worry what is yet to become of Julia --- the last to see Elizabeth alive.
St. Martin's Press | 9780312595692 | Published June 18, 2013
When a distraught woman is brought into the Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit after a suicide attempt, Dr. Nadine Lavoie gently coaxes her story out of her --- and learns of some troubling parallels with her own life. Digging deeper, Nadine is forced to confront her traumatic childhood, and the damage that began when she and her brother were brought by their mother to a remote commune on Vancouver Island.
Atria Books | 9781476709093 | Published June 18, 2013
Set in post-revolutionary Iran from 1983 to 2011, Sahar Delijani’s debut novel follows a group of mothers, fathers, children and lovers --- some related by blood, others brought together by the tide of history that washes over their lives. Finally, years later, it is the next generation that is left with the burden of the past and their country’s tenuous future as a new wave of protest and political strife begins.
Ballantine Books | 9780345541536 | Published June 18, 2013
Years have passed since a young woman was found brutally slain at an exclusive Cape Cod golf club, and no one has ever been charged. Cornered by her father, lawyer George Becket can’t explain why certain leads were never explored --- leads that point in the direction of a single family --- and he agrees to look into it. Despite threats at every turn, George is driven to reconstruct the victim’s last hours while searching not only for a killer but for his own redemption.
Knopf | 9780307960702 | Published June 18, 2013
When the story opens on May 11, 2011, Sara’s son, Jason, has been missing for nine days from a Special Operations Forces mission on the same night as the Bin Laden raid. Through letters Jason writes home from his training and early missions, we get a picture of a strong, compassionate leader who is wise beyond his years and modest about his abilities. Those exceptional abilities will give Jason the chance to participate in a wholly different level of assignment, the most important and dangerous of his career. At the end, Sara will find herself on an unexpected journey full of surprise.
Minotaur Books | 9780312658571 | Published June 18, 2013
Evidence emerges that there was nothing accidental about a supposed car accident that killed an Amish deacon and two of his children. Kate Burkholder begins to suspect that she is on the trail of a cold-blooded killer. It is a search that takes her on a chilling journey into the darkest reaches of the human heart and makes her question everything she has ever believed about the Amish culture into which she was born.
Soho Press | 9781616952532 | Published June 18, 2013
A newly-wed couple escapes the busy confusion of their homeland for a distant and almost-uninhabited lakeshore. They plan to live there simply, but as their every pregnancy fails, the husband begins to rage at this new world: the song-spun objects somehow created by his wife's beautiful singing voice, the giant and sentient bear that rules the beasts of the woods, the second moon weighing down the fabric of their starless sky, and the labyrinth of memory dug into the earth beneath their house.
Knopf | 9780385349406 | Published June 18, 2013
Gretta Riordan awakes one morning to find that her husband of 40 years has vanished, cleaning out his bank account along the way. Her three grown children converge on their parents’ home for the first time in years: Michael Francis, whose marriage is failing; Monica, with two stepdaughters who despise her; and Aoife, who has arranged her entire life to conceal a devastating secret.
Ballantine Books | 9780345528735 | Published June 18, 2013
Charming ladies’ man Rory Randall dies with one last trick up his sleeve: His will includes a calculating clause mandating a summer-long reunion for his daughters, all from different marriages --- that is, if they hope to inherit his posh Nantucket house. Relations among the three sisters are sour thanks to long-festering jealousies, resentments and misunderstandings. When a visitor drops by the house with shocking news, the past comes screaming back with a vengeance.
Penguin Press HC, The | 9781594205385 | Published June 18, 2013
At an exclusive school somewhere outside of Arlington, Virginia, students are taught to persuade. They harness the hidden power of language to manipulate the mind and learn to break down individuals by psychographic markers in order to take control of their thoughts. The very best will graduate as “poets”: adept wielders of language who belong to a nameless organization that is as influential as it is secretive.
Putnam Adult | 9780399162121 | Published June 18, 2013
The Ludlows are a hard-charging family, and patriarch Carl Ludlow treats his offspring like employees --- which they are. His daughter, Fina, is the firm’s private investigator, working alongside her brothers. Juggling her family of high-powered (and highly dysfunctional) attorneys, the cops and Boston’s criminal element is usually something Fina does without breaking a sweat. But when her sister-in-law disappears, she’s caught up in a case unlike any she’s encountered before.
Philomel | 9780399257766 | Published June 18, 2013
Knox was born into one of the City’s wealthiest families and he has everything a boy could possibly want --- including a proxy named Syd to take all his punishments. Knox and Syd have more in common than either would guess, and when they realize that the only way to beat the system is to save each other, they flee. The ensuing cross-country chase will uncover a secret society of rebels, test both boys’ resolve, and shine a blinding light onto a world of those who owe and those who pay.
Tor Books | 9780765333148 | Published June 18, 2013
The unhappy child of two powerful parents who despise each other, young Lilly turns to the ocean to find solace, which she finds in the form of the eloquent and intelligent sea monster Octavius, a kraken.In Octavius’s many arms, Lilly learns of friendship, loyalty, and family. When Octavius, forbidden by Lilly to harm humans, is captured by seafaring traders and sold to a circus, Lilly becomes his only hope for salvation. Desperate to find him, she strikes a bargain with a witch that carries a shocking price.
Random House | 9781400069255 | Published June 18, 2013
David Oliver Relin shines a light on the work of Geoffrey Tabin and Sanduk Ruit, gifted ophthalmologists who have dedicated their lives to restoring sight to some of the world’s most isolated, impoverished people through the Himalayan Cataract Project, an organization they founded in 1995. Together they found their life’s calling: tending to the afflicted people of the Himalayas, a vast mountainous region with an alarmingly high incidence of cataract blindness.
FaithWords | 9781599953595 | Published June 18, 2013
Nine years after Rom Sebastian was thrust into the most unlikely of circumstances as hero and bearer of an unimaginable secret, the alliance of his followers is in disarray. An epic battle with The Order has left them scattered and deeply divided both in strategy and resolve in their struggle to become truly alive and free. Only 36 truly alive followers remain loyal to Rom. This meager band must fight for survival as The Order is focused on their total annihilation.
St. Martin's Press | 9781250007032 | Published June 18, 2013
Charlotte and Nicole were once the best of friends, spending summers together in Nicole's family's island house, but they have since grown apart. When Nicole returns to the island house, she invites her old friend Charlotte for both sentimental and practical reasons. But what both women don't know is that they are each holding a secret that may change their relationship forever. Are the bonds of friendship strong enough to weather past indiscretions and betrayals? Can love survive an honest mistake?
Viking Juvenile | 9780670014002 | Published June 18, 2013
Newly arrived to the court of King Henry VIII, everything about Anne Boleyn seems wrong. She accepts the dashing poet Thomas Wyatt’s offer to coach her on how to shine at court. Anne’s popularity soars, and even the king takes notice. But Anne also wants a voice --- and love. Anne finds herself forced to make an impossible choice between her heart's desire and the chance to make history.
Dutton Adult | 9780525952978 | Published June 18, 2013
The ninth unidentified body to turn up in Minneapolis in 2012 is nicknamed Jane Doe 9. Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska take on the case and discover a shocking fact: This victim has been found without any identifiable characteristics, except for those that peg her as an adolescent girl. Before the investigation is through, the case will take the two detectives deep into the life and death of a teenage girl who wanted nothing more than to be “normal.”
Harper | 9780062264336 | Published June 18, 2013
By the stunning white dome of one of Venice’s grandest landmarks a body with two slugs in the back of the head has been pulled from the icy waters. The victim is a woman, dressed in the sacred robes of a Catholic priest --- a desecration that becomes known as the Abomination. Working her first murder case, Captain Kat Tapo embarks on a trail that proves as elusive and complicated as the city’s labyrinthine backstreets.
Bantam | 9780345543042 | Published June 18, 2013
FBI Special Agent Kate Winslow is determined to put the slippery conman known as Danny Cole behind bars. But Danny is quick-witted, charming and distractingly good looking, and is known the world over for being able to pull off some of the most dangerous, high-profile cons with seeming ease. In a dark twist of fate, Kate discovers that her next mission just might include partnering up with her nemesis in the hunt to take down big-league crime.
Harper | 9780062067777 | Published June 18, 2013
A generation after the events of THE LONG EARTH, humankind has spread across the new worlds opened up by “stepping.” A new “America” --- Valhalla --- is emerging more than a million steps from Datum --- our Earth. Valhalla is growing restless under the controlling long arm of the Datum government. Soon Joshua Valiente is summoned by Lobsang to deal with a building crisis that threatens to plunge the Long Earth into a war unlike any humankind has waged before.
Doubleday | 9780385536752 | Published June 18, 2013
Margie has always had a soft spot for helpless creatures. When she falls for Simon Mellinkoff, her charismatic, obviously troubled Latin professor, the two embark on an unconventional romance, and Simon introduces Margie to his small coterie of animal rights activists. But Margie’s increasingly reckless actions force her to flee her California college town, say goodbye to her fragile dad, and seek shelter on the Crow Indian Reservation in Montana. Here, Margie meets a soap opera-loving grandmother, an intriguing, ink-splattered man, and an inscrutable 11-year-old girl --- and makes unexpected discoveries about her heart.
Tor Books | 9780765334138 | Published June 18, 2013
Touched by a very public tragedy, musician Rob Quillen comes to Cloud County, Tennessee, in search of a song that might ease his aching heart. There, in the isolated ridges and hollows of the Smoky Mountains, Rob finds both music and mystery. Close-lipped locals guard their secrets, even as Rob gets caught up in a subtle power struggle he can’t begin to comprehend. Change is coming to Cloud County, and only the night wind knows what part Rob will play when the last leaf falls from the Widow’s Tree…and a timeless curse must be broken at last.
Little, Brown and Company | 9780316211222 | Published June 24, 2013
A newlywed couple steps into the sauna in their deluxe honeymoon suite --- and never steps out again. When another couple is killed while boarding their honeymoon flight to Rome, it becomes clear that someone is targeting honeymooners. FBI Agent John O'Hara is deep into solving the case, while Special Agent Sarah Brubaker is hunting another ingenious serial killer, whose victims all have one chilling thing in common.
Reagan Arthur Books | 9780316099783 | Published June 25, 2013
The Carmichaels and the Grahams have gathered on Nantucket for a wedding. Plans are being made according to the wishes of the bride's late mother, who left behind The Notebook: specific instructions for every detail of her youngest daughter's future nuptials. Everything should be falling into place for the beautiful event --- but in reality, things are far from perfect.
HarperTeen | 9780062105455 | Published June 25, 2013
One courageous girl must navigate a world that has been overtaken by Them --- vile creatures that are rapidly devouring mankind. They arrive and begin killing off humanity one by one. Amy Harris manages to stay alive and rescues “Baby”, a toddler she finds in an abandoned supermarket. They are finally rescued and taken to New Hope, a colony of survivors living on a former government research compound. Amy makes a shocking discovery, and staying in New Hope could mean losing her freedom…or her life.
Picador | 9781250028396 | Published June 25, 2013
It has been 182 days of vodka and insomnia since Geri Molloy got dumped. But it is the autumn of 1991, and war in the Middle East is about to shake up the markets, and maybe also force Geri out of her malaise. Her firm’s biggest client, Felix Mann, an eccentric hedge fund manager in Hong Kong, will only talk to Geri. When she finds herself caught up in a high-stakes takeover, Felix is game for the power play, but his price tag is Geri’s future.
Random House | 9781400068319 | Published June 25, 2013
Kate and her identical twin sister, Violet, were born with innate psychic abilities concerning future events and other people’s secrets. Now, years later, their different paths have led them both back to their hometown of St. Louis. When a minor earthquake hits in the middle of the night, the normal life Kate has always wished for begins to shift. She is ultimately forced to reconcile her fraught relationship with her sister and to face truths about herself she has long tried to deny.
William Morrow | 9780062038029 | Published June 25, 2013
Will Cochrane is ordered to recover a mysterious document stolen by a Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SRV) traitor working for a former high-ranking East German Stasi officer. Years before, the officer had instigated a secret pact between Russian and U.S. generals. The agreement stipulated that should it be broken, an assassin would immediately be set loose after an unknown target. The SRV has sent their own version of Cochrane to retrieve the document, pitting spycatcher against spycatcher.
Kensington | 9780758258588 | Published June 25, 2013
The most hated woman in Savannah, Georgia, is about to be set free. Twenty years ago, Blondell O'Henry was convicted of murdering her eldest daughter and wounding her two other children. The prosecution argued that beautiful, selfish Blondell wanted to be rid of them to be with her lover. Blondell's son, Niall, has recanted his testimony and demolished the case in the process. Reporter Nikki Gillette is determined to get the true story, and not just for professional reasons. Lisa Jackson creates her most electrifying thriller to date, as a mother's unspeakable crime sparks a new killing spree.
William Morrow | 9780061784804 | Published June 25, 2013
In the wilds of Mongolia, a research satellite has crashed, triggering an explosive search for its valuable cargo. At the Vatican, a package arrives containing two strange artifacts that both came from the same body: the long dead Mongol king Genghis Khan. Commander Gray Pierce and Sigma Force set out to discover a truth tied to the fall of the Roman Empire, to a mystery going back to the birth of Christianity, and to a weapon hidden for centuries that holds the fate of humanity.
Ecco | 9780062213785 | Published June 25, 2013
After the death of her beloved twin brother and the abandonment of her long-time lover, Greta Wells undergoes electroshock therapy. Over the course of the treatment, Greta finds herself repeatedly sent to 1918, 1941, and back to the present. In these other worlds, Greta finds her brother alive and well --- though fearfully masking his true personality. And her former lover is now her devoted husband. But will he be unfaithful to her in this life as well?
Redhook | 9780316246576 | Published June 25, 2013
A rare meteorite struck Alex Woods when he was 10 years old, leaving scars and marking him for an extraordinary future. When he meets curmudgeonly widower Mr. Peterson, he finds an unlikely friend, who teaches him that that you only get one shot at lif and you need to make it count. So when, at age 17, Alex is stopped at customs with 113 grams of marijuana, an urn full of ashes on the front seat, and an entire nation in uproar, he's fairly sure he's done the right thing…
Dutton Adult | 9780525953227 | Published June 27, 2013
Sarah Keller is a skip tracer, an expert in tracking people who have gone on the lam. When a school bus accident sends her young daughter Zoe to the ER, their quiet life explodes. Zoe’s medical tests reveal that Zoe is not her daughter. Zoe’s biological mother --- Sarah’s sister, Beth --- was murdered shortly after the child’s birth. And Zoe’s father is missing and presumed dead. With no way to prove her innocence, Sarah must abandon her carefully constructed life and go on the run.
Macmillan Audio | 9781427230812 | Published June 4, 2013
Grace Stanton’s life as a rising media star and beloved lifestyle blogger takes a surprising turn when she catches her husband cheating and torpedoes his pricey sports car straight into the family swimming pool. Can Grace figure out a new way home and discover how strong she needs to be to get there? Heartache, humor, and a little bit of mystery come together in a story about life’s unpredictable twists and turns.
StoneThread Publishing | 9781484867075 | Published June 1, 2013
Jordan Gulok is off for a little R&R in Miami, but he must maintain his skills. He frequents a firing range where he stumbles upon a paramilitary group called the 417s. Is an anti-gun US Congressman somehow entangled in a plot to raid several military arms storage depots? The 417s are poised to visit a fresh hell on the Caribbean if Jordan, his lovely ally and her edgy colleagues can't stop them.
Bethany House Publishers | 9780764210198 | Published June 1, 2013
Arabella Beckett is in the business of assisting other women, but she’s not in the habit of accepting help herself, no matter what kind of trouble she’s in. But private investigator Theodore Wilder is just as stubborn as she is. Has this feisty suffragette finally met her match?
Revell | 9780800722258 | Published June 1, 2013
Katrina Yoder loves to sing, but her strict Amish parents view her singing as vain. However, when her family faces a crisis, it seems to Katrina that going on the TV show "American Star" might be the way to get the money needed to cover the emergency expenses. How will Katrina handle herself as an Amish teenager out in the world? Will her parents ever forgive her? And will she be accepted back into her community when it's all over?
David C. Cook | 9780781405355 | Published June 1, 2013
Dogged by serious allegations, Dr. Jace Rawlings flees to Kenya to start over. But when his near-death surgery patients warn him that people are about to die, he finds himself embroiled in a life-threatening spiritual battle. Can he find the faith to unravel the tangle of witchcraft, politics and deceit --- and restore order to his world?
David C. Cook | 9780781408080 | Published June 1, 2013
In 1880 Oregon, widow Katherine Galloway must raise her daughters and run a boardinghouse alone. But when her controlling, outspoken mother comes to live with her, and with her older daughter entering the teen years, the pressure on Katherine becomes close to overwhelming. She must find the faith, wisdom and courage to transform her life and relationships, especially now that new-in-town widower Micah Jacobs begins to capture her heart.
David C. Cook | 9780781408165 | Published June 1, 2013
With his family's safety on the line, journalist Jack Crittendon fights to reveal a stalker's terrifying schemes, investigates a pastor's mysterious disappearance, and struggles to keep his faith amid unthinkable fear. With danger lurking at every turn, can he muster enough courage to trust a God who allows such inconceivable trials?
Revell | 9780800720773 | Published June 1, 2013
In her warm, approachable style, Kathi Lipp shares more than 100 specific prayers for our lives, relationships, worries, mistakes, faith and more. The simple strategies Kathi reveals will help each of us create a habit of praying with renewed boldness, consistency and expectation. And Kathi’s warm, approachable style will make praying Scripture accessible to new believers and lifelong Christians alike.
Harvest House Publishers | 9780736930222 | Published June 1, 2013
The three wily and beautiful McDougal sisters can swindle a man faster than it takes to lasso a calf. But their luck is running out, and they're about to be hauled off to jail. When the wagon carrying them falls under attack, each sister is picked up by a different man. From noted author Lori Copeland (more than 3 million books in print) comes a romantic new story of God's faithfulness when hope seems lost.
Revell | 9780800734381 | Published June 1, 2013
The beautiful Claybourne home on Cedar Key has long been a place of rest, healing and release. But Cedar Key might also be the birthplace of a lie that is poisoning the family from within. Join the five Claybourne women as they search the past and confront the truth. Their unique paths will lead them through heartbreak, misunderstandings and pain. But their journeys will also bring reconciliation with each other and the precious renewal of love in their own lives.
Bethany House Publishers | 9780764209666 | Published June 1, 2013
On his way to interview for a position at a church in the Piney Woods of Texas, Crockett Archer can't believe it when he's forced off the train by an outlaw and presented to the man's daughter as the preacher she requested for her birthday. He's determined to escape --- which would be much easier if he could stop thinking about Joanna Robbins and her unexpected request. Is there any way Joanna can convince Crockett that he ended up right where he was supposed to be?
Revell | 9780800722494 | Published June 1, 2013
Karen has carried the burden of responsibility for her aging mother ever since her sister left town years ago. But Val has a secret to keep, and coming home has never been an option...until their mother suffers a stroke. Reunited in their hometown, Karen and Val must grapple with past mistakes as they care for their ailing mother. When two handsome men enter the picture, the summer takes on a surprising new dimension.
Bethany House Publishers | 9780764206207 | Published June 1, 2013
When tragedy strikes her family, Emmalyne Knox gives up the future she had always dreamed of with Tavin MacLachlan. Years later, Emmalyne and Tavin meet again. Although circumstances have changed in both of their lives, they cannot deny the feelings that still exist. Can they dare to dream that God could heal the decade-long wound and change the hearts of those keeping them apart?
Bethany House Publishers | 9780764210839 | Published June 1, 2013
Sometimes it’s hard to find your bearings in the New Testament, as you enter the time and place of Jesus and His disciples. There are confusing practices, new people groups, and even unexplained religious conflicts. How did it all come about? Dr. William Marty walks you through the history leading up to the arrival of Jesus in order to help you better understand His life and teachings.
Revell | 9780800721718 | Published June 1, 2013
Children's minister and former children's hospital chaplain Leanne Hadley has been ministering to hurting children for years. In TOUCHING HEAVEN, she recounts the poignant stories and simple faith of the remarkable children she has been privileged to serve. With humor and tenderness, she offers their inspiring testimonies of encounters with God, Jesus and angels, showing us that God is present in our lives --- even as earthly life is ending.
Bethany House Publishers | 9780764209567 | Published June 1, 2013
Fired from her most recent governess position, Melanie Ross must embrace her last resort: the Arizona mercantile she inherited from her cousin. But Caleb Nelson is positive he inherited the mercantile. Even as they contest ownership, Melanie and Caleb are forced to band together when someone starts sabotaging their business. And when a body shows up on their doorstep, there’s deeper trouble in store…
W. W. Norton & Company | 9780393345933 | Published June 3, 2013
On a small snow-covered island lives 12-year-old Minou, her philosopher Papa, Boxman the magician, and a clever dog called No-Name. A year earlier, Minou's mother left the house wearing her best shoes and carrying a large black umbrella. She never returned. One morning, Minou finds a dead boy washed up on the beach. Her father decides to lay him in the room that once belonged to her mother. Can her mother’s disappearance be explained by the boy?
Tyndale House Publishers | 9781414375663 | Published June 4, 2013
Whether it’s a marathon bacon-frying session, a road trip gone hysterically wrong, or a mother-in-law who makes every trip to the grocery store an adventure, author Sophie Hudson reminds us how important it is to slow down and treasure the day-to-day encounters with the people we love the most. A LITTLE SALTY TO CUT THE SWEET is a cheerful, funny and tender account of Sophie’s very Southern family.
William Morrow Paperbacks | 9780062197733 | Published June 4, 2013
Heloise is a suburban madam who lives the life of “every mom” with soccer games and homework in between the hours where she runs her business and has her own customers, who spend time with her for a price. Life seems safe for her until another suburban madam is found dead, and suddenly the life she has built starts to feel a lot less secure.
Washington Square Press | 9781439188200 | Published June 4, 2013
Logan Wade has built a life for herself in New York City, far from her unhappy childhood in Oklahoma. But when she gets the call that her famous cousin needs a new assistant, it’s an offer she can’t refuse. However, their reunion is quickly overshadowed by the toxic dynamic between Kelsey and her parents, causing Logan to question if their childhood has left them both too broken to succeed.
Scholastic Press | 9780545586177 | Published June 4, 2013
Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark. But it was a victory won by defiance of the Capitol and their harsh rules. Katniss and Peeta should be happy. After all, they have just won for themselves and their families a life of safety and plenty. But there are rumors of rebellion among the subjects, and Katniss and Peeta, to their horror, are the faces of that rebellion. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge.
Seventh Street Books | 9781616147914 | Published June 4, 2013
A Los Angeles church, considered by some to be a powerful cult, charges Rich Baxter with embezzling millions. Rich reaches out to Parker Stern to come to his defense. Parker hasn’t entered a courtroom since developing severe stage fright after his mentor, Harmon Cherry, committed suicide. Rich claims that Cherry did not kill himself; he was murdered by someone connected to the church. At first, Parker doesn’t believe it --- until disturbing events force him to question what’s really happening.
Harper Perennial | 9780062124272 | Published June 4, 2013
When Dellarobia Turnbow climbs a mountain near her farmhouse home, she has a mission: she will take a lover and change her boring life. But what she finds on the mountaintop appears to be not only a glowing apparition, but Mother Nature's tragic error. Her discovery will open her eyes, broadening her world and helping her find her place in it.
Scribner | 9781451605921 | Published June 4, 2013
Elegant, amusing and profoundly nasty tycoon Gloria Garrison is shocked that none of her three grandchildren are interested in inheriting her brilliant, booming beauty business. What’s so grand about their lives that they would reject such a kingdom? Memories have a way of intruding at the most inopportune times. Is Gloria’s tough hide as impenetrable as she has always believed?
Vintage | 9780307475183 | Published June 4, 2013
The Harding family is teetering on the edge. Elson Harding is recently divorced from his wife, Cadence. Their grown son Richard still lives at home, resisting his career as a writer. But when their daughter Chloe returns home after getting kicked out of college for reasons she can't explain to her family, the Hardings' lives begin to unravel.
Simon & Schuster | 9781451657715 | Published June 4, 2013
For seven-year-old Raami, the shattering end of childhood begins the night her father comes home bringing details of the civil war that has overwhelmed the streets of Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital. Over the next four years, as she endures the deaths of family members, starvation, and brutal forced labor, Raami clings to the remaining vestige of childhood --- the mythical legends and poems her father told her.
Penguin Books | 9780143123316 | Published June 4, 2013
For years, reclusive anatomist Gabriel Crowther has pursued his forensic studies --- and the occasional murder investigation --- far from his family estate. But an ancient tomb there will reveal a wealth of secrets. When laborers discover an extra body inside, the lure of the mystery brings Crowther home at last.
Hard Case Crime | 9781781162644 | Published June 4, 2013
Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, JOYLAND tells the story of the summer in which college student Devin Jones comes to work as a carny and confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and the ways both will change his life forever.
Back Bay Books | 9780316074254 | Published June 4, 2013
A secret grave is unearthed in the desert revealing the bodies of 19 women and the shocking truth that a serial killer has been operating undetected in Jeddah for more than a decade. But lead inspector Ibrahim Zahrani is more concerned about the disappearance of his mistress. Katya, one of the few women in the police department, is drawn into both investigations and must be increasingly careful to hide a secret of her own.
Dial Press Trade Paperback | 9780812982855 | Published June 4, 2013
When renowned painter Finn Weiss dies of a mysterious illness, his 14-year-old niece, June, is devastated. He was the only person who ever truly understood her. But Finn’s death brings a surprise acquaintance into June’s life --- someone who will help her to heal, and to question what she thinks she knows about Finn, her family, and even her own heart.
Riverhead Trade | 9781594631436 | Published June 4, 2013
Only a few years before becoming a famous actress and an icon for her generation, a 15-year-old Louise Brooks leaves Wichita to make it big in New York. Much to her annoyance, she is accompanied by a 36-year-old chaperone who is neither mother nor friend. Young Louise is known for her arrogance and her lack of respect for convention. Ultimately, the five weeks they spend together will change their lives forever.
Vintage | 9780307739780 | Published June 4, 2013
This is the inspiring true story of a son and his mother, who start a “book club” that brings them together as her life comes to a close. Over the next two years, Will and Mary Anne carry on conversations that are both wide-ranging and deeply personal, prompted by an eclectic array of books and a shared passion for reading.
Hogarth | 9780307889041 | Published June 4, 2013
Longing to escape their unhappy lives in London, David and Jo Henniger, a doctor and a children's book author, willingly accept the invitation to attend their old friends' weekend bacchanal in the Moroccan desert. On the way there, two young men spring at the Henniger's car, trying to interest passing drivers in fossils for sale. A panicked David swerves and kills one of the men. David's misdeed haunts their weekend getaway as the couple struggles to come to terms with their own deteriorating relationship.
Berkley Trade | 9780425260937 | Published June 4, 2013
Hypnotherapist Ellen O'Farrell has finally found a man with relationship potential. However, Patrick comes with baggage. Some of his complications are delightful (such as his young son), and some are only to be expected in a young widower. However, one is particularly disturbing and/or intriguing: it seems that Patrick has a stalker.
Grand Central Publishing | 9781455507207 | Published June 4, 2013
For more than 30 years, Edie and Richard Middlestein shared a solid family life together in the suburbs of Chicago. But now things are splintering apart, seemingly for one reason: Edie's enormous girth. When Richard abandons her, it is up to the next generation of Middlesteins to take control. Do Edie's devastating choices rest on her shoulders alone, or are others at fault, too?
Zondervan | 9780310334880 | Published June 4, 2013
Ivy Marshall discovers that her husband has cheated on her on the very same day her sister’s boyfriend proposes on national television. When Ivy’s mother asks her to come back to her family’s beach home to plan her sister’s upcoming wedding, she decides to use the excuse to escape from the pain of her broken heart. When her return brings Ivy face to face with her former fiancé, old feelings are rekindled and she wonders if there is a future for them.
Thomas Nelson | 9781401688219 | Published June 4, 2013
Young Leah attributes her ability to foretell the future to an invisible friend she calls the Rainbow Man. Her father, the town psychologist, is falling apart over his inability to heal his daughter or fix his marriage. When a dramatic and tragic turn of events leaves the town reeling and places everyone’s lives in danger, the townsfolk face a single choice: Will they cling to what they know, or embrace the things Leah believes in that cannot be seen?
Minotaur Books | 9781250028754 | Published June 11, 2013
Three elderly men are gunned down at a local diner. One of the witnesses to the brutal incident was Carla Elkins, the prosecuting attorney’s daughter, who believes she might be uniquely placed to help her mother do her job. But could Carla also end up doing more harm than good --- in fact, putting her own life in danger?
Minotaur Books | 9781250000101 | Published June 11, 2013
A plane lands in a deserted Upper Peninsula with five dead bodies. Alex McKnight must investigate, but there is a huge possibility that Alex’s best friend, Vinnie LeBlanc, Ojibwa tribal member and blackjack dealer, is involved. Alex will soon find out that the stakes are higher than he ever could have imagined.
Soho Crime | 9781616953287 | Published June 11, 2013
In this follow-up to THE BOY IN THE SUITCASE, Danish Red Cross nurse Nina Borg doesn’t realize she is putting life and family on the line when she tries to treat a group of sick Hungarian gypsies who are living illegally in a Copenhagen garage. Nina has unwittingly thrown herself into a deadly nest of the unscrupulous and the desperate, and what is at stake is much more terrifying than anyone had realized.
Simon & Schuster | 9781439177310 | Published June 11, 2013
Daniel Smith articulates what it is like to live with anxiety, defanging the disease with humor, traveling through its demonic layers, and evocatively expressing its self-destructive absurdities and painful internal coherence. He exposes anxiety as a pudgy, weak-willed wizard behind a curtain of dread and tames what has always seemed to him a terrible affliction.
Atria Books | 9781451660326 | Published June 11, 2013
A love story serves as the backdrop for THE MAP OF THE SKY when New York socialite Emma Harlow agrees to marry millionaire Montgomery Gilmore, but only if he accepts her audacious challenge: to reproduce the extraterrestrial invasion featured in Orson Wells’ War of the Worlds. What follows are three interconnected plots that create a breathtaking tale of time travel and mystery.
Algonquin Books | 9781616203061 | Published June 11, 2013
Janet Groth recalls the two decades she spent as a receptionist for The New Yorker in this memoir that details the comings and goings, marriages and divorces, scandalous affairs, failures, triumphs, and tragedies of the eccentric inhabitants of the eighteenth floor. During those single-in-the-city years, Groth tried on many identities, but eventually she would have to leave The New Yorker to find her true self.
Howard Books | 9781451669459 | Published June 11, 2013
Dr. Laura Pavlov, an American forensic archaeologist, is about to unravel a mystery that promises to shed light on one of the 20th century’s greatest enigmas. Pavlov’s discovery sets her on an unlikely journey to Ireland, where a carefully hidden account of a years-old covert mission is about to change the accepted course of world history and hurl her back into the past --- into a maelstrom of deceit, secrets, and lies.
Reagan Arthur / Back Bay Books | 9780316129305 | Published June 11, 2013
Lauren and Ben are dealing with very different problems in their lives. Lauren came back home after a chain of violent events in the medical field left her jobless, while Ben bottomed out after a series of bad decisions. Their paths intertwine, and it isn't too long before they are questioning if each is what the other needs, or the last thing in the world either one can handle.
Mysterious Press | 9780802121257 | Published June 11, 2013
When a retired academician witnesses a lovely young woman snatched off the street, he is unsatisfied by the police response and vows to find her on his own. She has been kidnapped and held prisoner by a married couple who have started an exclusive website, “What Comes Next,” on which viewers can watch, in real time, what befalls their victims.
NavPress | 9781612913124 | Published June 14, 2013
You don't have to pretend you have it all together --- when you don't! Dr. Crabb's bestseller encourages you to take an honest look at your innermost struggles and bring them before God. Only then can you be set free from them, and experience a truly fulfilling Christian life. This 25th anniversary edition includes a new preface and final chapter.
Revell | 9780800721381 | Published June 15, 2013
When Pontius Pilate is appointed Prefect of the troublesome territory of Judea, his wife, Claudia, does what she has always done: she makes the best of it. But unrest is brewing on the outskirts of the Roman Empire, and Claudia will soon find herself and her beloved husband embroiled in controversy and rebellion. Might she find peace and rest in the teaching of the mysterious Jewish Rabbi everyone seems to be talking about?
NavPress | 9781617471827 | Published June 15, 2013
Living in today's culture, it's easy to forget that contentment is one of the greatest privileges of the Christian faith. Approaching the subject from a historical and biblical perspective, Dr. Richard Swenson takes you on a journey where you'll discover that true contentment is the gateway to joy, freedom, godliness, rest, grace, simplicity, generosity, and more.
Gollancz | 9781857988833 | Published June 17, 2013
This early novel by the author of CRASH and EMPIRE OF THE SUN is at once a fast paced narrative, a stunning evocation of a flooded, tropical London of the near future and a speculative foray into the workings of the unconscious mind.
Picador | 9781250045577 | Published June 18, 2013
As a teenager pretty much left to raise herself while her parents struggle to do the same, Lucy Diamond is a narrator with a radiant yet guarded heart. As she races at breakneck speed toward womanhood, everything is at stake for her, producing an urgency and dread that she holds at bay with humor and grace. But, while Lucy charges ahead, her mother’s youth is fading, providing juxtaposition steeped with tension and love.
Scribner | 9781451634808 | Published June 18, 2013
In a foster home outside Oslo, a 12-year-old boy is causing havoc. The institution’s steely director, Agnes Vestavik, sees something chilling in Olav’s eyes: sheer hatred. When Vestavik is found murdered at her desk, stabbed in the back with an Ikea kitchen knife --- with Olav nowhere to be found --- the case goes to maverick investigator Hanne Wilhelmsen, recently promoted to chief inspector in the Oslo Police. Could the child be a murderer?
Grand Central Publishing | 9781455521548 | Published June 18, 2013
A special NYPD task force is charged with monitoring Hollywood on the Hudson, an event that brings more celebrities than usual to New York. A producer fatally collapses at a breakfast, and Detective Zach Jordan and his new partner/ex-girlfriend Kylie Mac Donald must solve some of the most brutal crimes they've encountered that are sending New York City into chaos.
Back Bay Books | 9780316195812 | Published June 18, 2013
Gabriella Mondini is a rarity in 16th-century Venice: a woman who practices medicine. When her father disappears, Gabriella faces a crisis: she is no longer permitted to treat her patients, women who need her desperately, without her father's patronage. She sets out across Europe to find where --- and why --- he has gone.
St. Martin's Griffin | 9781250023285 | Published June 18, 2013
If there’s been a theme in Justine Meade’s life, it’s loss. Her mother, her home, even her son. The one bright spot in her loss-filled life, the partner she could always count on, was Mack, her gray and black Sheltie --- that is, until she is summoned back to her childhood home after more than 20 years away.
Simon & Schuster | 9781451665338 | Published June 18, 2013
In SAVAGES, Don Winslow introduced Ben and Chon, twenty-something best friends who risk everything to save the girl they both love, O. Now, in this prequel, Winslow reaches back in time to tell the story of how Ben, Chon and O became the people they are. As the trio does battle with a cabal of drug dealers and crooked cops, they come to learn that their future is inextricably linked with their parents’ history.
Ballantine Books | 9780345531421 | Published June 18, 2013
Irene Blum is reeling from the death of her father and the loss of her position at the museum she helped to build. When a mentor gives her a diary showing the possible location of an ancient temple deep in the Cambodian jungle, Irene sets out to find the temple and the mysterious scrolls supposedly hidden there, hoping to claim a reputation she believes she deserves.
Back Bay Books | 9780316211321 | Published June 18, 2013
Nick and her cousin, Helena, have grown up sharing sultry summer heat, sun-bleached boat docks, and midnight gin parties on Martha's Vineyard in a glorious old family estate known as Tiger House. However, after the Second World War, their lives start to crack. When Helena's children discover the victim of a brutal murder, it causes everyone's lives to unravel.
EMILY BESTLER BOOKS/ATRIA/SIMON PULSE | 9781451635812 | Published June 25, 2013
Delilah is obsessed with Between the Lines, a fairy tale featuring Prince Oliver, who really speaks to her. And then one day Oliver actually speaks to her. He’s a restless teen who feels trapped by his literary existence and hates that his entire life is predetermined. So Delilah and Oliver work together to attempt to get Oliver out of his book.
Harper Perennial | 9780062091598 | Published June 25, 2013
During the 1936 Berlin Olympics, cynical British journalist Richard Denham and American Olympic hopeful Eleanor Emerson are determined to report the brutality behind the carefully staged imagery of the Third Reich. They soon become entangled in a treacherous game involving the Gestapo and the British Secret Intelligence Service. At stake: a mysterious dossier that threatens to destroy the leadership of the Third Reich.
Penguin Books | 9780143123323 | Published June 25, 2013
Clare Burke's life took a devastating turn when she tried to protect her sister, Anne, from an abusive and controlling husband and ended up serving prison time for assault. The verdict largely hinged on Anne's defense of her spouse, and the sisters have been estranged ever since. Nearly 20 years later, Clare’s niece turns up on her doorstep. The two long for a relationship with each other, but they’ll have to dig deep into their family’s difficult past in order to build one.
Harlequin MIRA | 9780778314516 | Published June 25, 2013
Two women are standing at a crossroads, a place where unlikely unions can be formed. A place where two very different women might bridge the gap between generations and education, and together make tough choices. Somewhere between the townships called Luck and Trust, at a mountain cabin known as the Goddess House, these two women may even, if they dare, find common ground and friendship.
Harlequin MIRA | 9780778314400 | Published June 25, 2013
Janelle Decker has happy childhood memories of her grandma’s house, and even lived there through high school. Now she’s back with her 12-year-old son to look after her ailing Nan, and hardly anything seems to have changed, not even the Tierney boys next door and, in particular, Gabe. As she and Gabe revisit their interrupted romance, she begins to uncover the truth denied to her when she ran away all those years ago from a mysterious, devastating accident that tore her and the Tierney brothers apart.
Harlequin MIRA | 9780778314974 | Published June 25, 2013
Kirsten Hammarstrom hasn’t been home to her tiny corner of rural Wisconsin in years --- not since the mysterious disappearance of a local teenage girl rocked the town and shattered her family. Now, years later, a new tragedy forces Kirsten and her siblings to return home, where they must confront the devastating event that shifted the trajectory of their lives. Tautly written and beautifully evocative, THE MOURNING HOURS is a gripping portrayal of a family straining against extraordinary pressure, and a powerful tale of loyalty, betrayal and forgiveness.
Hogarth | 9780307955975 | Published June 25, 2013
Yael, Avishag and Lea grow up together in a tiny, dusty Israeli village, attending a high school made up of caravan classrooms, passing notes to each other to alleviate the universal boredom of teenage life. When they are conscripted into the army, their lives change in unpredictable ways, influencing the women they become and the friendship that they struggle to sustain.
Pintail | 9780143187493 | Published June 25, 2013
John Morgan and his wife can barely contain their excitement upon arriving as the new teachers in a Yup'ik Eskimo village on the windswept Alaskan tundra. But their move proves disastrous when a deadly epidemic strikes and the isolated community descends into total chaos.
Penguin Books | 9780143123231 | Published June 25, 2013
Jodi and Todd are at a bad place in their marriage. Much is at stake, including the affluent life they lead in their beautiful waterfront condo in Chicago, as she (the killer) and he (the victim) rush haplessly toward the main event. He is a committed cheater. She lives and breathes denial. He exists in dual worlds. She likes to settle scores. He decides to play for keeps. She has nothing left to lose.
Gallery Books | 9781476709000 | Published June 25, 2013
In this enchanting trilogy set on Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina, New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe captures the complex relationships between three half sisters scattered across the country --- and a grandmother determined to help them rediscover their family bonds.
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Kensington | 9780758266910 | Published June 4, 2013
Stay-at-home dad Deuce Winters finds a body among the frozen burgers and bratwurst at the Rose Petal fair’s concession stand. And it seems the defrosting deceased was last seen arguing passionately with one of the fair’s board members. But there may be more --- a lot more --- to the mystery, and tracking down the dangerous truth may be too much for even the most determined dad!
Signet | 9780451417893 | Published June 4, 2013
Rory Mackenzie is back in her hometown of Ransom River, California. While most of the town is focused on the tense and shocking circumstances of a high-profile murder trial, Rory’s return dredges up troubling memories that she can no longer ignore. But she soon realizes that exposing these dark skeletons has connected her to an old case that was never solved, and bringing the truth to light just might destroy her.
Pocket Books | 9781451668650 | Published June 18, 2013
For the past two years, high-tech thief Elroy Coffin has been incarcerated after a job gone bad, driven to near-madness by the revelation of his beloved wife’s murder. Now a powerful and mysterious visitor offers Elroy his freedom if he’ll do another job, and sweetens the deal with proof that his wife might still be alive. All Elroy has to do is hack into one of the most complicated and deadliest security grids in the world.
Jove | 9780515153019 | Published June 25, 2013
When Judge Ramsey Hunt is shot in the back while presiding over the trial of two accused killers’ things for the judge, the judge’s two FBI friends, and the Federal prosecutor turn from bad to worse. Suddenly, FBI agents Savich and Sherlock are on a race to San Francisco to find out what went wrong in the case.
Dell | 9780440245247 | Published June 25, 2013
Two girls and three boys, all with strikingly different, meet at the Atwood School as young children. Together, they become an inseparable group-known to outsiders as “The Big Five,” but when the group graduates and scatters to different colleges some friends are lost forever, and the ones that remain struggle to understand that even the unbreakable bonds are not proof against tragedy.
Zebra | 9781420121483 | Published June 25, 2013
Revenge. Sweet Justice. GOTCHA! Even with their vigilante days (mostly) behind them, for these steadfast friends, some challenges are impossible to resist. The Sisterhood is back! Get reunited with Myra, Annie, and the rest of the Sisterhood! ...Sometimes justice is a long time coming.
Harper | 9780062073150 | Published June 25, 2013
It’s August in Rome, and Nic Costa’s vacation is about to be cut short by a scream, a girl covered in blood, and a man lying dead in the Via Beatrice Cenci. It seems that Malise Gabriel, a scholar with an impressive list of enemies, stepped onto faulty scaffolding and fell to his death. On the surface, it’s no more than an unfortunate accident. But soon another body is discovered. Nic knows that something evil is circling Malise’s daughter Mina --- and now that something is closing in for the kill.
Grand Central Publishing | 9780446574631 | Published June 25, 2013
While his youngest children are in school, unaware of their father's true occupation, and his adopted son is a college student, Vito Corleone worries most about Sonny, his eldest child. Vito pushes Sonny to be a businessman, but the 17-year-old wants nothing more than to follow in his father's footsteps and become a part of the real family business.
Harper | 9780062068682 | Published June 25, 2013
Police officer Monica Jansson is exploring the burned-out home of a reclusive scientist who seems to have vanished. Sifting through the wreckage, Jansson finds a curious gadget: a box containing some rudimentary wiring, a three-way switch, and…a potato. It is the prototype of an invention that will change the way humankind views the world forever.
Jove | 9780515151374 | Published June 25, 2013
Two of the Allies’ most important plans for winning World War II are at grave risk. A furious FDR turns to OSS spy chief Wild Bill Donovan --- and Donovan turns to his top agent, Dick Canidy, and his team. In the weeks to come, they must fight not only the enemy in the field, but the enemy within. If the Soviets build their own atomic bomb, who knows where that might lead?