5 Hot New Titles for March

Check out these five popular adult titles that hit the shelves in March. To see more titles, including new titles in popular series, check out the booklist New March '19 Books You'll Want to Read and our new titles page. Dexter meets Mr. and Mrs. Smith in this debut thriller by Samantha Downing: My Lovely Wife. Our love story is simple. I met a…
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Book Corner: Kids Can Read About Kids in These Inspiring Picture Books

By Darcie Caswell February is Black History Month and presents a great opportunity to highlight stories by and about African Americans. As a reader and a librarian, I am delighted at the increase in children’s books published each year by and about African Americans, giving us more books about influential individuals like scientists, artists, and…
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If you like The Umbrella Academy

In an inexplicable worldwide event, forty-seven extraordinary children were spontaneously born by women who had previously shown no signs of pregnancy. Millionaire inventor Reginald Hargreeves adopted seven of the children; when asked why, his only explanation was, 'To save the world.' These seven children form The Umbrella Academy, a dysfunctional family of superheroes with bizarre…
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A Spy Called James: The True Story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War Double Agent

James was a slave in Virginia when the American Revolution began. Wanting to earn his freedom while helping the new country, he volunteered for the Revolutionary Army, with the promise of his freedom at the war’s end—if the Americans were victorious. He was assigned to work for the young and brilliant French commander who was…
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Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave Ona Judge

In traditional biographies of the Washingtons, the subject of slavery rarely comes up, or, if it does, it is given a paragraph or perhaps a chapter to explain the “peculiar institution” as it related to the first First Family. There is nothing like a personal story—a slave’s personal and true story—to get a deeper perspective…
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If you like Naked Heat

When New York's most vicious gossip columnist, Cassidy Towne, is found dead, NYPD Homicide Detective Heat uncovers a gallery of high profile suspects, all with compelling motives for killing the most feared muckraker in Manhattan. Heat's murder investigation is complicated by her surprise reunion with superstar magazine journalist Jameson Rook. Naked Heat   Castle was an…
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If you like Empty Mansions

Empty Mansions is a rich tale of wealth and loss, complete with copper barons, Gilded Age opulence, and backdoor politics. At its heart is a reclusive 104-year-old heiress named Huguette Clark. Dedman has collaborated with Huguette's cousin, Paul Clark Newell, Jr., one of the few relatives to have had frequent conversations with her, to tell…
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If you like A Time to Kill

When Carl Lee Hailey guns down the monsters who have raped his ten-year-old child, the people of Clanton see it as a crime of blood and call for his acquittal. A Time to Kill A Time to Kill is a 1996 American crime drama film based on John Grisham's 1989 novel and directed by Joel Schumacher. Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Matthew McConaughey, and Kevin…
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If you like Annihilation

Area X has claimed the lives of members of eleven expeditions. The twelfth expedition consisting of four women hopes to map the terrain and collect specimens; to record all their observations, scientific and otherwise, of their surroundings and of one another; and, above all, to avoid being contaminated by Area X itself. Annihilation Annihilation is a…
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If you like The Gargoyle

A self-centered adult film star crashes his car into a ravine and suffers horrible burns over much of his body. As he recovers, undergoing the tortures of the damned, he awaits the day when he can leave the hospital and commit carefully planned suicide - for he is now a monster in appearance as well…
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