Check out some of these new fiction books to hit the Sewickley shelves this month!
Among the Ten Thousand Things
Jack Shanley is a New York artist who doesn’t mean to plunge his family into crisis. His wife, Deb, gladly left behind a career as a dancer to raise their two children. In the ensuing years, she ignored the weaknesses of the man she married. But then a package arrives in the mail: a cardboard box containing sheaves of printed emails chronicling Jack’s secret life.
Bennington Girls Are Easy
Bennington College, founded in 1932 as a suitable refuge for the wayward daughters of good families, maintains its reputation for attracting free spirits. Here’s the story of two graduates as they move to New York and try to figure out what they are actually doing with their lives.
When Jake Dent’s dreams of baseball glory fell apart in a drunk-driving incident, his marriage did too. In those dark days a popular survivalist blog helped him restore his sense of control. A suspenseful thriller.
When Noel Bostock—aged ten, no family—is evacuated from London to escape the Nazi bombardment, he lands in a suburb northwest of the city with Vera Sedge—a thirty-six-year old widow drowning in debts and dependents. Always desperate for money, she’s unscrupulous about how she gets it. Excellent reviews!
The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty
In this literary thriller, a woman travels to Casablanca, Morocco, on mysterious business. While checking into her hotel, she is robbed of all of her money and identification. She soon finds that she feels strangely liberated by her sudden freedom to be anyone she chooses.
The Dog Master: A Novel of the First Dog
During the Ice Ages, one tribe struggles for survival and one extraordinary man bonds with a wolf—a friendship that changes mankind forever.
How to Be a Grown-up
Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus
The authors of The Nanny Diaries are back with a humorous look at a fortysomething wife and mother thrust back into the workforce, where she finds herself at the mercy of a #bosshalfherage.
In a Dark, Dark Wood
What should be a cozy and fun-filled weekend deep in the English countryside takes a sinister turn in this twisted debut psychological thriller.
Kitchens of the Great Midwest
After a childhood shaken by tragedy, Eva finds solace and salvation in the flavors of her native Minnesota. Blessed with a sensitive palate, she ultimately becomes the mysterious chef behind the most sought-after dinner reservation in the country.
Let Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays, and Other Writings
From the renowned author of “The Lottery” and The Haunting of Hill House, comes a new volume of previously unpublished and uncollected stories, essays, and other writings.
The Library at Mount Char
A debut fantasy author with great reviews! “A spellbinding story of world-altering power and revenge…Hawkins has created a fascinating, unusual world in which ordinary people can learn to wield breathtaking power—and he’s also written a compelling story about love and revenge that never loses sight of the human emotions at its heart.” – Kirkus
Make Your Home Among Strangers
Jennine Capó Crucet
When Lizet, the daughter of Cuban immigrants and the first in her family to graduate from high school, secretly applies and is accepted to an ultra-elite college, her parents are furious at her decision to leave Miami.
The Marriage of Opposites
From the author of The Dovekeepers and The Museum of Extraordinary Things: a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro—the Father of Impressionism.
The Night Sister
In the 1950s, the Tower Motel was the shining attraction of tiny London, Vermont. Now it stands in disrepair, alive only in the memories of three women —and the memory of something dark and sinister that ruined their friendship.
The Third Wife
In the early hours of a summer morning, Maya Wolfe stumbles into the path of an oncoming bus. Was it a tragic accident? Or suicide?
An intriguing novel set in the French Riviera during the twenties and based on the real-life inspirations for F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Tender is the Night.
Woman with a Secret
Described as “like watching a nightmare come to life,” could this thriller be the next Gone Girl?