Month: June 2022

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New Fiction in June

New fiction in June

We’ve been so busy welcoming all our excited Summer Reading participants, we almost forgot to announce this month’s most anticipated arrivals to our adult fiction collections! Choose an upcoming read from the sample spotlights below or broaden your choice with the expanded New Fiction in June list.

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Nora Goes Off Script by Annabel Monaghan

After her husband leaves her, a romance-channel screenwriter finds a new chance at love when a sexy leading man is cast to play her husband in a movie based on the script she wrote about her marriage’s collapse.

If you are in the mood for…Warm, Relatable, and Endearing.

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More Than You’ll Ever Know by Katie Gutierrez

An evocative drama follows a woman caught leading a double life after one husband murders the other, and the true-crime writer who becomes obsessed with telling her story.

If you are in the mood for…Character-Driven Crime.

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Out of the Clear Blue Sky by Kristan Higgins

When her husband suddenly leaves her for another woman, Lillie, furious and with limited options of whom to turn to for help, finds unexpected allies who come to her aid, while, at the same time, she comes to theirs.

If you are in the mood for…Grief, Hope, and Humor.

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The Gatekeeper by James Byrne

After foiling an attack at the hotel where he’s staying, Dez, a retired mercenary, musician and gatekeeper, is back in action and drawn into a dangerous conspiracy involving media manipulation, militias, an armed coup and an attempt to fracture the very country in which we live.

If you are in the mood for…Action-Packed Thrills.

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On Rotation by Shirlene Obuobi

Explores that time in your life when you must decide what you want and how to get it, all while navigating love, friendship, and the realization that the path you thought you were travelling has just taken some hard turns.

If you are a fan of…Grey’s Anatomy.

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Elsewhere by Alexis Schaitkin

A unique and isolated town faces a singular affliction: some mothers vanish, disappearing into the clouds. When motherhood comes for Vera, she is faced with the question: will she be able to stay and mother her beloved child, or will she disappear?

If you are in the mood for…Haunting Dystopian Fiction.