Wicked Charms by Janet Evanovich and Phoef Sutton
Wicked Charms is Evanovich’s third book in the Lizzy and Diesel series. Lizzy must help Diesel find the Stone of Avarice but they must work fast if they want to beat those who have dedicated their entire lives to finding the lost chest that contains the stone.
Truth or Die by James Patterson and Howard Roughan
Attorney Trevor Mann receives a call telling him his girlfriend has been shot in a mugging. The police believe it was a random attack, however Trevor is convinced his girlfriend Claire unearthed a secret while on the job as a journalist and he takes to chasing her leads to discover why she was killed.
The Melody Lingers On by Mary Higgins Clark
Lane, an assistant for an interior designer, is called upon to redecorate a townhouse owned by the wife of notorious financier Parker Bennett, who has been missing for 2 years. Lane becomes drawn to the family but doesn’t realize that the closer she gets to them, the more she puts her life and her daughter’s life at risk. This is the second of three books published this year by Clark.
The Cartel by Don Winslow
The Cartel is a ripped-from-the-headlines novel about the Mexican-American drug wars. When the head of a powerful cartel gets out of prison, the DEA agent responsible for putting him away embarks on a 10 year odyssey to take him down again. A story of revenge, honor and sacrifice, The Cartel is a perfect thriller to read this summer.
In the Country by Mia Alvar
In the Country is a collection of short stories about the women and men of the Filipino diaspora. Alvar’s powerful stories explore loss, displacement and the longing to connect across borders, forcing readers to think about the concept of home.
China Rich Girlfriend by Kevin Kwan
Kwan, the author of the hit book Crazy Rich Asians, is back with a new novel about the elite circles of mainland China. Heir to one of the greatest fortunes in Asia, Rachel is ready to get married but still mourns the fact that her birth father won’t walk her down the aisle. When a shocking revealtion draws her into Shanghai splendor, her dream may come true. If you’ve ever wondered what it is like to be China-rich, put this one on your to-read list.
Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget by Sarah Hepola
Sarah Hepola spent most nights drinking, feeling a sense of freedom in her actions but she was left trying to piece together her memories in the morning, unsure of what she had done while drunk. Blackout is the story of Sarah’s life after alcohol, when she discovered her true self. This book has garnered a lot of media attention this week.
The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
Monsieur Perdu runs a floating bookstore, giving out novels that correspond to hardships in his customer’s lives to help mend broken hearts and souls. While he is able to mend everyone else, he can’t seem to heal his own heart. After reading a letter sent by his former lover, he sets out to make peace with his loss, traveling with an author and a chef through the rivers of France who help him show the healing power of books.
The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler
Simon lives in his longtime family home by himself, his parents long dead and his sister traveling the country. When he receives a book in the mail from a bookseller, he must unlock the secrets it holds and decode his family history before fate takes a deadly turn.
The Truth and Other Lies by Sascha Arango
When the mistress of a bestselling author becomes pregnant, he takes action to find a solution but ends up making a terrible mistake. With the police after him, he weaves the truth and lies together into a story that might help him survive. Fans of The Silent Wife should grab this new one.