New Releases

Here are a few new releases for the week:

UNFORGIVEN by Kate Lauren (the latest in the Fallen series) (Hardback)

SOUNDLESS by Richelle Mead (Hardback)

DANGEROUS LIES by Becca Fitzpatrick (Hardback)

BLACK ICE by Becca Fitzpatrick (Paperback)

TRIPLE MOON by Melissa de la Cruz (Hardback)

THE LOST by James Patterson (Paperback)

THE PROMISE by Robert Crais (the latest Elvis Cole novel)

DEAR MR. YOU by Mary-Louise Parker

MAKE ‘EM LAUGH by Debbie Reynolds

THE WILD SWAN: AND OTHER TALES by Michael Cunningham

AT THE WATER’S EDGE by Sara Gruen (Paperback)

RUFFLECLAW by Cornelia Funke

MAX HELSING AND THE THIRTEENTH CURSE by Curtis Jobling

 

Black Ice

Bestselling author Becca Fitzpatrick has shown us a world filled with guardian angels in her Hush, Hush saga and now she is taking us hiking through a blizzard in her latest novel Black Ice.  Britt is still healing from her breakup with Calvin and has decided the best way to get over him, or maybe to win him back, is to go backpacking through the Tetons.  She has been training all year for this adventure and is planning to go with her bestfriend Korbie, who is also Calvin’s little sister.  As the two set out for Korbie’s family cabin, they get caught in a terrible blizzard.  The two girls start walking in the snow and it doesn’t take long for them to become cold and wet.  Stumbling upon a small cabin Britt and Korbie ask the two boys staying there if they can spend the night.  Things take an ugly turn and the girls find themselves being held hostage by two fugitives.  Now Britt is forced to lead them off the mountain. She continues to have hope that someone will rescue her since she knows that her ex-boyfriend is on the mountain too.  As she keeps trekking down she uncovers evidence of a serial killer and begins to suspect the killer is on the mountain and looking for her.

Fitzpatrick has created an intense YA thriller that will have you chilled to the bone.  The twists and turns of the plot were suspenseful and created a fast pace. I like that Britt realized that in order to live she had to rely on herself, not the men in her life, to save her.  She is determined, resourceful and she refuses to give up even when facing extreme fear and weather.  I liked that this book is so drastically different from Fitzpatrick’s other novels.  If you are looking for a new thriller to read, this is an excellent choice.

New Releases

Here are a few new releases for the week:

The Young Elite by Marie Lu

Black Ice by Becca Fitzpatrick

The Perfectionists by Sara Shepard

The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan (book 5 in the Heroes of Olympus series)

A Midwinter’s Tail by Sofie Kelly (book 6 in the Magical Cat series)

Nora Webster by Colm Toibin

Some Luck by Jane Smiley

The Innovators:  How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson

A Bean, a Stalk and a Boy Named Jack by William Joyce

April Book Clubs

Here are our April book discussion:

Online at Goodreads:  Teen Reads with Mostly Books

Hallowed by Cynthia Hand

Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick

Sweet Evil by Wendy Higgins

In-Store Discussions

April 17th (7 PM) Fiction Book Group:  A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

April 24th (7 PM) Mystery Book Group:  The Boy in the Suitcase by Lene  Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis

November Bestsellers

Here are our bestsellers for the beginning of November:

1  Judgment Call by JA Jance

2  Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

3  As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

4  Finale by Becca Fitzpatrick

5  Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

6  Beautiful Redemption by Kami Garcia

7  Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan

8  The Casual Vacancy by J K Rowling

9  The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

10  An Irish Country Wedding by Patrick Taylor

New Releases

Here are a few new releases for the week:

Finale by Becca Fitzpatrick (the latest installment in the Hush, Hush saga)

Beautiful Redemption  by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl (the latest installment in the Beautiful Creatures series)

The Evolution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin (the latest installment in the Mara Dyer trilogy)

“Who Could It Be At This Hour?” by Lemony Snicket (the first book in a new series)

September Book Discussions

Here are our September book discussions:

Online Teen Forum on Goodreads.com (Join the group Teen Reads with Mostly Books)

Changeling by Philippa Gregory (September 1st-14th)

Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick (September 15th-30th)

In store book discussions Wednesday nights at 7 PM:

September 5th Non-Fiction Group:  Stiff:  The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach

September 12th the Lit Wit Group:  The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

September 19th Fiction Group:  The Blossom Festival by Lawrence Coates (Unfortunately this novel is out of print and unavailable from our website)

September 26th Mystery Group:  Private:  #1 Suspect by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro