Category Archives: New Adult Books

Sunset Beach

By Mary Kay Andrews

Drue Campbell’s life and career have recently been derailed.  The only thing she has left is the house her mother left her: a ramshackle beach bungalow with a missing roof in the once-sleepy town of Sunset Beach.  When Drue’s father turns up at her mother’s funeral and offers her a job at his law firm, Drue doesn’t know whether to be grateful or resentful that he suddenly reappeared.  She grudgingly accepts the job, but when her attention is caught by a suspicious murder case, Drue finds herself entangled in a decades-old mystery-one that may have dire consequences for Drue and the people she loves. 

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Mistress of the Ritz

By Melanie Benjamin

A captivating novel based on the story of the extraordinary real-life American women who secretly worked for the French Resistance during WWII–while playing hostess to the invading Germans at the iconic Hotel Ritz in Paris. 

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Island of Sea Women

By Lisa See

This beautiful thoughtful novel illuminates a world turned upside down, one where the women are in charge, engaging in dangerous physical work, and the men take care of the children.  A classic Lisa See story–one of women’s freindships and the larger forces that shape them. 

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Anna of Kleve

By Alison Weir

Bestselling author and acclaimed historian Alison Weir tells the little-known story of Henry VIII’s fourth wife, as the grieving king chooses a bride sight unseen in the fourth novel in the epic and intrigue-filled Six Tudor Queens series. 

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Resistance Women

By Jennifer Chiaverini

From the NY Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker, an enthralling historical saga that recreates the danger, romance, and sacrifice of an era and brings to life one courageous, passionate American–Mildred Fish Harnack–and her circle of women friends who waged a clandestine battle against Hitler in Nazi Berlin. 

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The Ghost Ships of Archangel

By William Geroux

In this gripping history, Geroux recounts the fascinating story of multinational convoy PQ-17, which sailed through treacherous ice-filled waters to deliver tanks, explosives, and other supplies to support the Soviet WWII effort. 

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The Guest Book

By Sarah Blake

An ambitious novel that weaves the American past with its present, Sarah Blake’s The Guest Book looks at the racism and power that has been systemically embedded in the U.S. for generations. 

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The Last Romantics

By Tara Conklin

When asked about the inspiration for a celebrated work, poet Fiona Skinner reveals a story of siblings who bonded after a family funeral during a freewheeling summer thay called the Pause.  Two decades later, betrayal shredded those ties. 

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The Pioneers

By David MeCullough

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important and dramatic chapter in the American Story-the settling of the Northwest Territory by dauntless pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would come to define our country. 

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Blessing In Disguise

By Danielle Steel

In Danielle Steel’s new novel, one of her most memorable characters comes to terms with unfinished business and long – buried truths as the mother of three very different daughters with three singular fathers. 

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