Things Are Heating Up!

Here at the library, we're not just thinking about a Summer of Reading for kids and teens--summer is a great time for EVERYONE to read, and we're already looking ahead to the hot books that you'll be craving. Whether you're a mystery buff, want to get lost in the world of science fiction or fantasy, can't get enough of compelling memoirs and biographies, or like a little bit of everything, we've got a summer book on order for you! Get on the holds list for your favorite author's new book today--or try something new!

Mysteries & Thrillers:

Designated Daughters, Margaret Maron

That Night, Chevy Stevens

Act of War, Brad Thor

An Event in Autumn, Henning Mankell

One Kick, Chelsea Cain

The Long Way Home, Louise Penny

Queen of Hearts, Rhys Bowen

Paw and Order, Spencer Quinn

An Unwilling Accomplice, Charles Todd

Windigo Island, William Kent Krueger

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror:

Lock In, John Scalzi

Your Face in Mine, Jess Row

The City, Dean Koontz

Mr. Mercedes, Stephen King

The House of the Four Winds, Mercedes Lackey

The Magician's Land, Lev Grossman

Rise of the King, R.A. Salvatore

Severed Souls, Terry Goodkind

Earth Awakens, Orson Scott Card

The Long Mars, Terry Pratchett

Robogenesis, Daniel Wilson


Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands, Chris Bohjalian

The Hundred Year House, Rebecca Makkai

Last Night at the Blue Angel, Rebecca Rotert

Lucky Us, Amy Bloom

2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas, Marie-Helene Bertino

Adultery, Paulo Coelho

The Invention of Exile, Vanessa Manko

Lisette's List, Susan Vreeland

The Lotus and the Storm, Lan Cao

Season of the Dragonflies, Sarah Creech

I'll Be Right There, Kyong-Suk Sin

Mambo in Chinatown, Jean Kwok

Biographies & Memoirs:

I Said Yes to Everything, Lee Grant

The Mockingbird Next Door, Marja Mills

A Spy Among Friends, Ben Macintyre

All Things Possible, Andrew Cuomo

Doctored, Sandeep Jauhar

I'll Be Right Back After This, Pat O'Brien

Soldier Girls, Helen Thorpe

A Long Way Home, Saroo Brierly

Yours for Eternity, Damien Echols

What book are you most looking forward to diving into this summer?

Written by Becker on May 7, 2014


Lan Cao on June 5, 2014


Becker (is that your first name?). I see you picked my novel The Lotus and the Storm. Great pick Becker. Here is my website for more information, including book club questions which will be posted soon. Thanks.
I was in Denver 18 years ago for my book tour for Monkey Bridge. Lan

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