Category Archives: New Adult Books

The Mountains Sing

By Nguyen Phan Que Mai

The Mountains Sing tells the enveloping, multigenerational tale of the Tran family, set against the backdrop of the Viet nam War. 

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I Really Needed This Today

By Hoda Kotb

From NY Times bestselling author and beloved Today show anchor Hoda Kotb comes an inspiring collection of quotes–drawn from her own personal favorites featured on her 1 million+ Instagram account–that offer wisdom, courage, and hope. 

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Texas Outlaw

By James Patterson

Texas Ranger Rory Yates is not keen for hero status.  But it’s unavoidable once his girlfriend, country singer Willow Dawes, writes a song about his bravery.  Rory escapes his newfound fame when he’s sent to the remote Texas town of Rio Lobo.  Rio Lobo detective Ariana Delgado is the one who requested Rory, and the only person who believes a local council-woman’s seemingly accidental death is a murder.  Then Rory begins to uncover a tangle of small-town secrets, favors, and lies as crooked as Texas law is straight.  To get to the truth before more people die, Rory is forced to take liberties with the investigation,  The next ballad of Rory Yates may not be about a hero, but rather an outlaw song.   

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Chosen Ones

By Veronica Roth

Fifteen years ago, five ordinary teenagers were singled out by a prophecy to take down an impossibly powerful entity wreaking havoc across North America.  He was known as the Dark One.  After the Dark One fell, the world went back to normal…for everyone but them.  After all, what do you do when you’re the most famous people on earth, your only education was in magical destruction, and your purpose in life is now fulfilled.  

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Devoted

By Dean Koontz

Woody Bookman hasn’t spoken a word in his eleven years of life.  Not when his father died in a freak accident. Not when his mother, Megan, tells him she loves him.  For Megan, keeping her boy safe and happy is what matters.  But Woody believes a monstrous evil was behind his father’s death and now threatens him and his mother. 

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The Last Tourist

By Olin Steinhauer

Reluctant CIA agent Milo Weaver thought he had finally put “Tourists”- CIA-trained assassins –to bed.  A decade later, Milo is hiding out in Western Sahra when a young CIA analyst arrives to question him about a series of suspicious deaths and terrorist chatter linked to him.  Their conversation is soon interrupted by a new breed of Tourists intenet on killing them both, forcing them to run.

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The Red Lotus

By Chris Bohjalian

A twisting story of love and deceit: an American man vanishes on a rural road in Vietnam, and his girlfriend, an emergency room doctor trained to ask questions, follows a path that leads her home to the very hospital where they met. 

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The Jerusalem Assassin

By Joel C. Rosenberg

With the unexpected death of a Russian President  and Iran’s efforts to acquire fully operational nuclear warheads successfully thwarted, American President Andrew Clarke decides the moment has come to unveil his comprehensive proposal to achieve peace between Israel and the Palestinians.  However, when a series of senior American officials involved in the peace process are assassinated, Clarke orders Marcus Ryker and a team of CIA operatives to hunt down those responsible and bring the killing spree to an end. 

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A Conspiracy of Bones

By Kathy Reichs

A new riveting novel featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan, who must use all her tradecraft to discover the identity of a faceless corpse, its connection to a decade-old missing child case, and why the dead man had her cell phone number. 

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