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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.

January 2015


From Tablet to Table: Where Community Is Found and Identity Is Formed by Leonard Sweet - Christian, Christian Life, Nonfiction, Spiritual Growth

NavPress | 9781612915814 | Published January 1, 2015

What if the Bible were seen less as a tablet of ink than as a table of food? FROM TABLET TO TABLE invites readers to explore the importance of The Table in biblical theology, and what it might mean for us to bring back the table to our homes, our churches and our neighborhoods. Leonard Sweet explores how our failure to understand and appreciate “the most sacred item of furniture in every home” has created such a deficit in our fast-food, take-what-you-like-smorgasbord, together-but-separate society.

The Soul of Discretion: A Chief Superintendent Simon Serrailler Mystery by Susan Hill - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

Overlook Hardcover | 9781468301458 | Published January 2, 2015

Chief Superintendent Simon Serrailler is asked to take the principal role in a potentially dangerous undercover operation. He must leave town immediately, without telling anyone --- not even his girlfriend Rachel, who has only just moved in with him. To complete his special operation, Simon must inhabit the mind of the worst kind of criminal. This takes its toll on Simon and --- as the investigation unfolds --- also on the town and some of its most respected citizens.

A Fine Summer's Day: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery by Charles Todd - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

William Morrow | 9780062237125 | Published January 6, 2015

On a fine summer’s day in June 1914, Ian Rutledge pays little notice to the assassination of an archduke in Sarajevo. An Inspector at Scotland Yard, he is planning to propose to the woman whom he deeply loves, despite intimations from friends and family that she may not be the wisest choice. Meanwhile, a widow’s death will set off a series of murders across England, seemingly unconnected, that Rutledge will race to solve in the weeks before the fateful declaration in August that will forever transform his world.

A List of Things That Didn't Kill Me: A Memoir by Jason Schmidt - Memoir, Nonfiction, Young Adult 14+

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) | 9780374380137 | Published January 6, 2015

A New Season: A Robertson Family Love Story of Brokenness and Redemption by Al Robertson and Lisa Robertson, with Beth Clark - Christian, Love & Marriage, Memoir, Nonfiction

Howard Books | 9781476773209 | Published January 6, 2015

Infidelity, deceit, distrust and shame. Unfortunately, these are recurring themes in many of today’s marriages in America --- even in the family-values-promoting, Christian-based Robertson family. But this is not a book about a marriage gone wrong. It is a candid story of rescued love and renewed commitment. After nearly getting divorced, Alan and Lisa Robertson came to terms with what went wrong in their marriage, and both began the hard work of making it right.

A Pleasure and a Calling by Phil Hogan - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Picador | 9781250060631 | Published January 6, 2015

Mr. Heming is a real estate agent who has the keys to every home he's ever sold in town. He has kept them all so he can observe his neighbors, not just on the street, but also behind locked doors. His disturbing hobby soon begins to form a clear pattern, and the reasons behind it come into focus. But when the quiet routine of the village is disrupted by strange occurrences, including a dead body found in the backyard of a client's home, Mr. Heming realizes it may be only a matter of time before his secrets are found out.

After the Fall by Patricia Gussin - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Oceanview Publishing | 9781608091270 | Published January 6, 2015

Laura Nelson works to finalize the imminent approval of her pharmaceutical company’s groundbreaking new drug. But Jake Harter, a malicious FDA employee, is obsessed with Adawia Abdul, who discovered the drug. As soon as the drug is approved, Adawia will reluctantly return to replace her dying father, the lead scientist in Saddam Hussein’s bioweapon program. As Hussein’s henchmen apply brutal pressure to assure Dr. Abdul’s speedy return to Iraq, Harter uses his influence to stall the drug’s approval.

As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust: A Flavia de Luce Novel by Alan Bradley - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

Delacorte Press | 9780345539939 | Published January 6, 2015

Shortly after 12-year-old Flavia de Luce arrives at Miss Bodycote’s Female Academy boarding school, a charred and mummified body tumbles out of a bedroom chimney. Now, while attending classes, making friends (and enemies), and assessing the school’s stern headmistress and faculty (one of whom is an acquitted murderess), Flavia is on the hunt for the victim’s identity and time of death, as well as suspects, motives and means.

Before I Go by Colleen Oakley - Fiction

Gallery Books | 9781476761664 | Published January 6, 2015

On the eve of what was supposed to be a triumphant “Cancerversary” with her husband, Jack, to celebrate three years of being cancer-free, Daisy suffers a devastating blow: her doctor tells her that the cancer is back, but this time it’s an aggressive stage four diagnosis. Terrified of what will happen to Jack when she’s no longer there to take care of him, Daisy resolves to find him another wife. But as the thought of her husband with another woman becomes all too real, Daisy is forced to decide what’s more important in the short amount of time she has left: her husband’s happiness, or her own.

The First Bad Man - Audiobook written and read by Miranda July - Fiction

Simon & Schuster Audio | 9781442380684 | Published January 13, 2015

Cheryl is haunted by a baby boy she met when she was six, who sometimes recurs as other people’s babies. She is also obsessed with Phillip, a philandering board member at the women’s self-defense nonprofit where she works. She believes they’ve been making love for many lifetimes, though they have yet to consummate in this one. When Cheryl’s bosses ask if their 21-year-old daughter, Clee, can move into her house for a little while, Cheryl’s eccentrically ordered world explodes.