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Week of June 10, 2019

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Week of June 10, 2019

Paperback releases for the week of June 10th include THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING, Bill Clinton and James Patterson's thriller that confronts a threat so huge that it jeopardizes not just Pennsylvania Avenue and Wall Street, but all of America; THE LABYRINTH OF THE SPIRITS, which marks Carlos Ruiz Zafon's return to the magnificent universe he constructed in THE SHADOW OF THE WIND, THE ANGEL'S GAME and THE PRISONER OF HEAVEN --- a riveting series finale that introduces a sexy, seductive new heroine whose investigation shines a light on the dark history of Franco’s Spain; THE COLLECTOR'S APPRENTICE, a noirish page-turner from B. A. Shapiro, who once again takes readers into the world of art, glamour and mystery; and WE ALL LOVE THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS, Joanne Proulx's novel about three suburban families whose lives spiral dangerously out of control after tragedy strikes.

The Amazing Adventures of Aaron Broom by A. E. Hotchner - Historical Fiction

June 11, 2019

Twelve-year-old Aaron Broom is protecting his father’s car from repossession when he witnesses a jewelry store robbery gone wrong. To Aaron’s shock, his father, a struggling salesman in the wrong place at the wrong time, is fingered as the prime suspect in the murder. Aaron --- precocious, plucky, not a little naïve --- must seek out gangsters, diamond dealers, bootleggers and street kids in order to prove his father’s innocence. In his search for justice, Aaron draws upon the resources of a world-weary paperboy, an aspiring teen journalist and a kindly lawyer. As they dig into the details of the case, these unconventional detectives reveal a cover-up that goes much deeper than a jewelry-store heist gone sour.

The Collector's Apprentice by B. A. Shapiro - Historical Thriller

June 11, 2019

The Dependents by Katharine Dion - Fiction

June 11, 2019

The Emancipation of Evan Walls by Jeffrey Blount - Historical Fiction

June 15, 2019

End of the Ocean by Matthew McBride - Thriller

June 11, 2019

When newly divorced Sage arrives in Bali, his only plan is to drink on the beach until his money runs out and then return home to start over. So he’s caught by surprise when he falls in love with the country and its people, particularly the attractive and considerate Ratri. Soon Sage can no longer see himself living anywhere else, even as his funds dwindle and his visa’s expiration date nears. Increasingly desperate to stay with Ratri, Sage finds himself being recruited by a drug-smuggling ring --- in a country where drug trafficking is punishable by death. The promised payout would be enough to set Sage and Ratri up for life, but only if Sage isn’t caught. Will Sage go home and risk the life he envisions with Ratri, or risk everything to stay and make that life possible?

French Exit by Patrick deWitt - Fiction/Dark Humor

June 11, 2019

The Good Sister by Gillian McAllister - Psychological Thriller

June 11, 2019

His Favorites by Kate Walbert - Fiction

June 11, 2019

How to Stop Time by Matt Haig - Fiction

June 11, 2019

Tom Hazard has just moved back to London, his old home, to settle down and become a high school history teacher. And on his first day at school, he meets a captivating French teacher who seems fascinated by him. But Tom has a dangerous secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but owing to a rare condition, he's been alive for centuries. Unfortunately for Tom, the Albatross Society, the secretive group that protects people like Tom, has one rule: Never fall in love. As painful memories of his past and the erratic behavior of the Society's watchful leader threaten to derail his new life and romance, the one thing he can't have just happens to be the one thing that might save him.

The Labyrinth of the Spirits by Carlos Ruiz Zafón - Historical Fiction

June 11, 2019

Life in the Garden by Penelope Lively - Memoir

June 11, 2019

The President is Missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson - Political Thriller

June 11, 2019

THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING confronts a threat so huge that it jeopardizes not just Pennsylvania Avenue and Wall Street, but all of America. Uncertainty and fear grip the nation. There are whispers of cyberterror and espionage and a traitor in the Cabinet. Even the President himself becomes a suspect, and then he disappears from public view. Set over the course of three days, Bill Clinton and James Patterson's political thriller sheds a stunning light upon the inner workings and vulnerabilities of our nation.

Providence by Caroline Kepnes - Supernatural Thriller

June 11, 2019

Rosie Colored Glasses by Brianna Wolfson - Fiction

June 11, 2019

Practical Rex is a rule keeper. Sparkling and unconventional Rosie lives to break the rules. When Rex and Rosie divorce, their daughter, Willow, must navigate their opposing worldviews as she shuffles between them. But Willow just wants to be with fun-loving Rosie, to bask in her mother’s enchanting glow, the parent who lets her stay up late, miss school and eat candy for breakfast. Rosie’s seemingly outsized love fills a void within Willow. But as her mother’s behavior becomes erratic, her father must step in to shield Willow. Blinded by Rosie’s brilliance, Willow resents Rex’s interference, unable to recognize his kind of love. Rex has removed his Rosie colored glasses. Now Willow struggles to do the same without diminishing her deep love for her mother.

She Was the Quiet One by Michele Campbell - Mystery

June 11, 2019

Sisters of Summer's End by Lori Foster - Fiction

June 11, 2019

This is Home by Lisa Duffy - Fiction

June 11, 2019

After the death of her mother, 16-year-old Libby Winters lives with her father, Bent, in the middle apartment of their triple decker home --- Bent’s two sisters, Lucy and Desiree, live on the top floor. Quinn Ellis is at a crossroads. When her husband John, who has served two tours in Iraq, goes missing back at home, suffering from PTSD he refuses to address, Quinn finds herself living in the first-floor apartment of the Winters house. For Libby, the new tenant downstairs is an unwelcome guest, another body filling up her already crowded house. But soon enough, an unlikely friendship begins to blossom, when Libby and Quinn stretch and redefine their definition of family and home.

We All Love the Beautiful Girls by Joanne Proulx - Psychological Thriller

June 11, 2019

One frigid winter night, Mia and Michael Slate's comfortable world dissolves in an instant when they discover that their best friend has cheated them out of their life savings. At the same time, a few doors down, their teenage son passes out in the snow at a party --- a mistake the consequences of which will shatter not just their family, but an entire community.