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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 2018

Hardcover

A Map of the Dark by Karen Ellis - Crime, Family, Fiction, Mystery, Police Procedural, Suspense, Thriller

Mulholland Books | 9780316505666 | Published January 2, 2018

Even as her father lies dying, FBI Agent Elsa Myers can't ignore a call for help. A teenage girl --- Ruby --- has disappeared from Forest Hills, Queens, and a series of false leads obscures the fact that she did not go willingly. As the hunt for Ruby deepens into a search for a man who may have been killing for years, Elsa's carefully compartmentalized world begins collapsing. She finds missing people, but she knows too well how it feels to be lost. Everything she has buried --- her family’s past, as well as her own --- threatens to resurface, with devastating consequences.

Tell Me More: And 11 Other Important Things I'm Learning to Say by Kelly Corrigan - Biography, Memoir, Motivational, Nonfiction

Random House | 9780399588372 | Published January 9, 2018

With refreshing candor, a deep well of empathy and her signature desire to understand “the thing behind the thing,” Corrigan swings in this insightful book between meditations on life with a preoccupied husband and two mercurial teenage daughters to profound observations on love and loss.
The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin - Fiction

G.P. Putnam's Sons | 9780735213180 | Published January 9, 2018

It's 1969 in New York City's Lower East Side, and word has spread of the arrival of a mystical woman, a traveling psychic who claims to be able to tell anyone the day they will die. The Gold children --- four adolescents on the cusp of self-awareness --- sneak out to hear their fortunes. Their prophecies inform their next five decades. Golden-boy Simon escapes to the West Coast, searching for love in '80s San Francisco; dreamy Klara becomes a Las Vegas magician, obsessed with blurring reality and fantasy; eldest son Daniel seeks security as an army doctor post-9/11, hoping to control fate; and bookish Varya throws herself into longevity research, where she tests the boundary between science and immortality.

The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen - Contemporary Fiction, Suspense, Thriller, Women's Fiction

St. Martin's Press | 9781250130921 | Published January 9, 2018

When you read this book, you will make many assumptions. You will assume you are reading about a jealous wife and her obsession with her replacement. You will assume you are reading about a woman about to enter a new marriage with the man she loves. You will assume the first wife was a disaster and that the husband was well rid of her. You will assume you know the motives, the history, the anatomy of the relationships. Assume nothing.
Carnegie's Maid by Marie Benedict - Biography, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literary

Sourcebooks Landmark | 9781492646617 | Published January 16, 2018

Clara Kelley is not who they think she is. She's not the experienced Irish maid who was hired to work in one of Pittsburgh's grandest households. She's a poor farmer's daughter with nowhere to go and nothing in her pockets. But the other woman with the same name has vanished, and pretending to be her just might get Clara some money to send back home.

City of Endless Night by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child - Crime, Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

Grand Central Publishing | 9781455536948 | Published January 16, 2018

When Grace Ozmian, beautiful and reckless daughter of a wealthy tech billionaire, goes missing, the NYPD assumes she has sped off on another wild adventure --- until her decapitated body is discovered in an abandoned warehouse in Queens. Lieutenant CDS Vincent D'Agosta quickly takes the lead. He knows his investigation will attract fierce scrutiny, so D'Agosta is delighted when FBI Special Agent A.X.L. Pendergast shows up at the crime scene assigned to the case. But neither Pendergast nor D'Agosta are prepared for what lies ahead. A diabolical presence is haunting the greater metropolitan area, with many victims to follow Grace Oziman. Worse still, there's something unique to the city itself that has attracted the evil eye of the killer.

I Know My Name by C. J. Cooke - Fiction, Loss, Marriage, Mystery, Psychological Thriller, Thriller

Grand Central Publishing | 9781538744444 | Published January 16, 2018

On a small Greek island, a woman comes ashore with no memory of who she is, where she's from, or how she came to be shipwrecked there. Worse, she has no way of leaving. She is nursed back to health by the island's four inhabitants, who each appear to be hiding something --- something that may relate to the mystery of her identity. Meanwhile, in a pretty suburb on the outskirts of London, Eloise, the mother of a newborn and a toddler, vanishes into thin air. Her husband, Lochlan, is desperate to find her --- but as the police look into the disappearance, it becomes clear that Lochlan and Eloise's marriage was not the perfect union it appeared. What each discovers will place lives at risk and upend everything they thought they knew about their marriage, their past, and what lies in store for the future.

Red Clocks by Leni Zumas - Contemporary Fiction, Current Affairs, Drama, Fiction, Human Rights, Inspirational, Lifestyles , Motherhood, Mystery, Relationships, Social Issues, Women's Fiction, Women’s Issues

Little, Brown & Company | 9780316434812 | Published January 16, 2018

In RED CLOCKS, abortion is once again illegal in America, in-vitro fertilization is banned, and the Personhood Amendment grants rights of life, liberty and property to every embryo. These barriers give new meaning to age-old questions about motherhood, identity and freedom. In a small Oregon fishing town, five very different women navigate these questions. Ro, a single high-school teacher, is trying to have a baby on her own, while also writing a biography of Eivør, a little-known 19th-century female polar explorer. Susan is a frustrated mother of two, trapped in a crumbling marriage. Mattie is the adopted daughter of doting parents and one of Ro's best students, who finds herself pregnant with nowhere to turn. And Gin is the gifted, forest-dwelling herbalist, or "mender," who brings all their fates together when she's arrested and put on trial in a frenzied modern-day witch hunt.

The Girl on the Velvet Swing: Sex, Murder, and Madness at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century by Simon Baatz - History, Human Rights, Lifestyles , Nonfiction, Sex, Social Issues, True Crime, Women's History

Mulholland Books | 9780316396653 | Published January 16, 2018

In 1901, 16 year old Evelyn Nesbit, a chorus girl in the musical “Florodora”, dined alone with Stanford White, the foremost architect of his day, in his New York townhouse. After drinking champagne, Nesbit lost consciousness, and awoke naked, next to White, with blood on the bed sheets. Several years later, she confided in Harry Thaw, the man who would become her husband, about the rape. Vengeful, Thaw shot and killed White in 1906 during a performance in Madison Square Garden, a building that White had designed. Most Americans agreed with Thaw that he had been justified, but the district attorney expected to send him to the electric chair. The murder cast a long shadow: Thaw later attempted suicide, and Nesbit struggled for many years to escape an addiction to cocaine.

The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Delacorte Press | 9781101886809 | Published January 16, 2018

THE GIRLS IN THE PICTURE is a fascinating novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood’s earliest female legends --- screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford --- from the New York Times bestselling author of THE SWANS OF FITH AVENUE and THE AVIATOR'S WIFE.

The Take by Christopher Reich - Crime, Espionage, Fiction, International Intrigue, Political Thriller, Politics, Spy Fiction, Thriller

Mulholland Books | 9780316342353 | Published January 16, 2018

Simon Riske is a freelance industrial spy who has maintained a mostly quiet life above his auto garage in central London by avoiding big, messy jobs --- until now. A gangster by the name of Tino Coluzzi, once Riske's brother-in-arms, has orchestrated the greatest street heist in the history of Paris: a visiting Saudi prince had his pockets lightened of millions in cash, and something else. Hidden within a stolen briefcase is a secret letter that could upend the balance of power in the Western world. The Russians have already killed in an attempt to get it back by the time the CIA comes knocking at Simon's door. Now, it is thief against thief, and hot on their trail are a dangerous Parisian cop, a murderous Russian femme fatale, her equally unhinged boss and perhaps the CIA itself.

Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Atria/Emily Bestler Books | 9781501172168 | Published January 23, 2018

Sophie’s husband James is a loving father, a handsome man, a charismatic and successful public figure. And yet he stands accused of a terrible crime. Sophie is convinced he is innocent and desperate to protect her precious family from the lies that threaten to rip them apart. Kate is the lawyer hired to prosecute the case: an experienced professional who knows that the law is all about winning the argument. And yet Kate seeks the truth at all times. She is certain James is guilty and is determined he will pay for his crimes. Who is right about James? Sophie or Kate? And is either of them informed by anything more than instinct and personal experience?

I Love You Too Much by Alicia Drake - Coming of Age, Family, Fiction, Friendship, Love & Romance, Personal Growth, Relationships

Little, Brown & Company | 9780316553209 | Published January 23, 2018

From the outside, Paris seems the perfect city, but for 13-year-old Paul, it’s the loneliest place in the world. Shy and unloved, he quietly observes the lives of the self-involved grown-ups around him: his glamorous Maman, Séverine, her younger musician lover, Gabriel, and his fitness-obsessed Papa, Philippe. Always overlooked, it's only a matter of time before Paul witnesses something that he's not supposed to see. Seeking solace in an unlikely friendship with rebellious classmate Scarlett and succumbing to the temptation of the numerous patisseries in his elegant neighborhood, Paul searches for unconditional love. But what will he do if he can't find it?

Need to Know by Karen Cleveland - Espionage, Fiction, Political Thriller, Politics, Suspense, Thriller

Ballantine Books | 9781524797027 | Published January 23, 2018

What do you do when everything you trust might be a lie? Vivian Miller is a dedicated CIA counterintelligence analyst assigned to uncover the leaders of Russian sleeper cells in the United States. On track for a much-needed promotion, she’s developed a system for identifying Russian agents, seemingly normal people living in plain sight. After accessing the computer of a potential Russian operative, Vivian stumbles on a secret dossier of deep-cover agents within America’s borders. 
The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

William Morrow | 9780062678416 | Published January 23, 2018

Anna Fox lives alone --- a recluse in her New York City home, unable to venture outside. She spends her day drinking wine (maybe too much), watching old movies, recalling happier times...and spying on her neighbors. Then the Russells move into the house across the way: a father, mother, their teenaged son. The perfect family. But when Anna, gazing out her window one night, sees something she shouldn’t, her world begins to crumble?and its shocking secrets are laid bare. What is real? What is imagined? Who is in danger? Who is in control? In this diabolically gripping thriller, no one --- and nothing --- is what it seems.

The Winter Station by Jody Shields - Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, International Relations, Love & Marriage, Medicine, Social Issues, World History

Little, Brown & Company | 9780316385343 | Published January 30, 2018

In THE WINTER STATION --- based on a true story during the last days of imperial Russia --- people are mysteriously dying at an alarming rate in the Russian-ruled city of Kharbin, a major railway outpost in Northern China. Strangely, some of the dead bodies vanish before they can be identified. The Baron, a wealthy Russian aristocrat and the city's medical commissioner, is determined to stop this mysterious plague. Battling local customs, an occupying army, winter’s cold, and a brutal epidemic with no name, the Baron is torn between duty and compassion, between Western medical science and respect for Chinese tradition. His allies include a French doctor, a black marketeer, and a charismatic Chinese dwarf. His greatest refuge is the intimacy he shares with his young Chinese wife --- but she has secrets of her own.

Paperback

Silver Stars: A Front Lines Novel by Michael Grant - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Katherine Tegen Books | 9780062342195 | Published January 2, 2018

The summer of 1943, World War II. With heavy memories of combat, Frangie, Rainy, Rio and the rest of the American army are moving on to their next target: the Italian island of Sicily. The women won’t conquer Italy alone. They are not heroes for fighting alongside their brothers --- they are soldiers. But Frangie, Rainy, Rio and the millions of brave females fighting for their country have become a symbol in the fight for equality. They will brave terrible conditions in an endless siege; they will fight to find themselves on the front lines of WWII; and they will come face-to-face with the brutality of war until they win or die.

The Running Girl by Sara Blaedel - Crime, Fiction, Motherhood, Thriller

Grand Central Publishing | 9781538759738 | Published January 2, 2018

Louise gets a call from her son, Jonas: as a school party ended, a group of violent teenagers forced their way into the building in search of alcohol and valuables. One student was gravely injured --- struck by a car while attempting to run. Now the girl's distraught mother will do anything to make those who hurt her daughter pay. So when someone targets the gang members with a vicious attack, the girl's mother is the obvious suspect. But Louise can't shake the feeling that the case might not be as cut-and-dried as it first appears. Someone is lying --- but who?