New adult fiction
Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Fiction books for adults.
Beats and Blow
The founder and leader of the Crescent Crew negotiates a supply of products from lockdown while his second-on-command, Bone, has a secret agenda that is starting an internal war.
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The Incredible Events in Women's Cell Number 3
"The startling, vivid debut novel by Alexey Navalny's press secretary, following a woman who is arrested at an anticorruption rally in Moscow and sentenced to ten days in a special detention center, where she shares a cell with five other women from all walks of life. The Incredible Events in Women's Cell Number 3 is the debut novel by Kira Yarmysh that follows a young woman, Anya, who is arrested at a Moscow anticorruption rally and, under false charges, sentenced to a ten-day stretch at a special detention center. In a large barren room furnished only by communal bunkbeds, Anya...
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Once We Were Home
"From Jennifer Rosner, National Jewish Book Award Finalist and author of The Yellow Bird Sings, comes a novel based on the true stories of children stolen in the wake of World War II. Ana will never forget her mother's face when she and her baby brother,Oskar, were sent out of their Polish ghetto and into the arms of a Christian friend. For Oskar, though, their new family is the only one he remembers. When a woman from a Jewish reclamation organization seizes them, believing she has their best interest at heart, Ana sees an opportunity to reconnect with her roots,...
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Death of A Bookseller
"An honest policeman, Sergeant Wigan, escorts a drunk man home one night to keep him out of trouble and, seeing his fine book collection, slowly falls in to the gentle art of book collecting. Just as the friendship is blossoming, the policeman's book-collecting friend is murdered. To solve the mystery of why the victim was killed, and which of his rare books was taken, Wigan dives into the world of 'runners' and book collectors, where avid agents will gladly cut you for a first edition and then offer youa lift home afterwards. This adventurous mystery, which combines exuberant characters with...
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A Gentle Murderer
"Hailed by critic Anthony Boucher as "one of the best detective stories of modern times," this classic tale by Grand Master Dorothy Salisbury Davis combines suspense and psychological insight as a priest and a police detective both race to find a self-confessed murderer before he is compelled to kill again. "Bless me, Father, for I have sinned ..." Father Duffy has heard many confessions through the years, but none quite so disturbing as the one he's heard tonight. A young man enters the confessional justas the priest is readying to leave for the evening; he's distraught that he has killed...
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Three employees of the last Blockbuster video store in America discover an old VCR that may actually have the power to change the ends of popular films and potentially the real world around them.
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The Girl With the Dragonfruit Tattoo
"On the tropical island of Paraiso, Plum Lockhart has a new zest for life. Not only is her new villa rental company growing like a weed, but things are also finally heating up between her and the handsome Director of Security at Las Frutas Resort. Plum'sthrilled when she gets an invite to dinner on the yacht of a wealthy music executive, grateful for a luxurious night on the water, surrounded by A-listers. But days later, one of the servers from the yacht-a girl with a dragonfruit tattoo-washes up dead,and Plum's sweet bit of paradise quickly goes rotten. As the yacht...
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In 1938, Dr. Ho Fengshan, consul general of China posted in Vienna, whose instructions are to maintain amicable relations with the Third Reich, risks his life, along with his American wife, to help Viennese Jews escape the Nazis before World War II explodes.
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"In the follow up to MISFIT, New York Times bestselling author Elle Kennedy takes us back to Sandover Prep where the bourgeoning relationship between Casey Tresscott and Fenn Bishop is the talk of the school. But as secrets from the past emerge, Casey decides she's tired of being taken advantage of and takes matters into her own hands. While Fenn thought keeping the truth from her was the right thing to do, he wasn't prepared for how he would feel when she goes rogue"--
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"Finding out your mom is marrying some rich guy you've never met is enough to make any eighteen-year-old's head spin. And for RJ Shaw, it gets worse: he's being sent to Sandover Prep for senior year. If there's one place a misfit hacker like RJ doesn't belong, it's an ivy-covered all-boys boarding school for rich delinquents. There's no point trying to get along with anyone. That is, until he meets Sloane Tresscott in the woods on the outskirts of campus. Gorgeous and sharp-tongued, Sloane is pure temptation. Except Sloane is the one girl he's forbidden from touching. The headmaster's daughter....
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