Hot Pursuit by Stuart Woods
In the next Stone Barrington novel, Stone travels to Wichita to take possession of his plane is given an invitation to a private club open only to exclusive members.
Miracle at Augusta by James Patterson and Peter de Jonge
A year ago, Travis McKinley shocked everyone by winning the PGA Senior Open. He should be enjoying his success but he feels like he doesn’t deserve it. When he befriends a troubled teen, he gets a shot a redemption. Sometimes, the greatest miracles happen when no one is watching. This is Patterson’s second book featuring pro-golfer Travis McKinley – the first was titled Miracle on the 17th Green.
Emma: A Modern Retelling by Alexander McCall Smith
Best known for his No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency novels, McCall Smith takes on The Austen Project, a series of Jane Austen rewrites commissioned by HarperCollins in the U.K. In this modern retelling, Emma goes to live with her father after graduating. While trying to launch her own business, she offers guidance to others in her wise, witty and enchanting manner. Both fans of Austen and Smith will enjoy this remake.
The Folded Clock by Heidi Julavits
Featured on the cover of the New York Times book review, The Folded Clock is a diary of Julavits, a forty something woman. Inspired by the detailed diary she kept as a kid, Julavits presents a personal look into her daily life and her past. Her sense of humor will appeal to readers, especially fans of lighthearted memoirs.
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
In 1875, a general of the Vietnamese Army sits in his villa making a list of the individuals who will be put on the last flights out of the country. As they begin a new life in L.A., they are unaware that their captain is reporting to the Viet Cong. This book chronicles the story of his captain, exploring a life between two worlds and the legacy of the Vietnam War today. Fans of spy novels and historical fiction should put this one on their to-read list.
The Royal We by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan
The Royal We is a delightful spin on William and Kate by the founders of the fashion site Go Fug Yourself. Bex falls for Nick at Oxford, the future king of Great Britain, and is pushed into the spotlight. Unprepared, she struggles to face the pressures and winds up in trouble. Now, on the eve of the wedding, she must face the biggest choice of her life.
The Children’s Crusade by Ann Packer
Bill stumbles upon three acres of land and decides to buy it, seeing his future family happy there. He finds a wife, Penny, and later come four children. Thirty years later, the youngest child returns home and sets off a struggle over the family’s future. One by one, the siblings tell their story and paint a picture of this family readers will become intrigued by. Packer’s novel explores the idea of just how much our adult lives are shaped by past events.
Orhan’s Inheritance by Aline Ohanesian
Orhan’s grandfather, Kemal, is found dead and in his will he leaves the family estate to a stranger thousands of miles away. Curious, Orhan boards a plane to L.A. to find out who this stranger is, only to discover that her past could threaten his future. If her full story is told, the entire family legacy may come undone. Her debut novel, Ohanesian presents a powerful tale about the hidden stories that can haunt families for generations.
A Desperate Fortune by Susanna Kearsley
Amateur code breaker Sara Thomas is hired to crack the mysterious journal of Jacobite exile Mary Dundas. In beginning her work, Sara finds complications from all involved. The journal is a first-hand account of Mary’s involvement in a dangerous intrigue. As the tale grows more dire, Sara must choose which road will lead her safely home. Readers will enjoy a bit of puzzle solving in this historical fiction work that blends stories from two time periods.