Book cover We fed an island

New September Titles

Field of bones – J. A. Jance – Sheriff Joanna Brady is pulled out of maternity leave by a serial homicide case that rocks Cochise County, forcing her into a complex investigation involving multiple jurisdictions.

The glass ocean – Beatriz Williams – The New York Times best-selling authors of The Forgotten Room trace the stories of three women, including a present-day writer and two from the early 20th century, who become connected by the tragedy of the RMS Lusitania.

The good neighbor: the life and work of Fred Rogers – Maxwell King – Drawing on original interviews, oral histories and archival documents, the author traces Mr. Rogers’ personal, professional and artistic life through decades of work.

When the lights go out – Mary Kubica – Forced to start over upon her mother’s death, a college student with debilitating insomnia begins to succumb to her grief before a stranger’s desperation to have a child changes both of their lives.

The forbidden door – Dean Koontz -Rogue FBI agent and high-profile fugitive Jane Hawk confronts her worst nightmares when her enemies strike unsettlingly close to home, threatening the life of her beloved 5-year-old son.

Shadow tyrants – Clive Cussler – When the descendants of a legendary band of imperial secret-keepers threaten humanity, Juan Cabrillo and his team aboard the Oregon race to protect the world from a plot to eliminate all technology.

Accessory to war: the unspoken alliance between astrophysics and the military – Neil deGrasse Tyson – From early celestial navigation to satellite-enabled warfare, a well-researched book provides a thought-provoking exploration of the centuries-old relationship between science and military power.

We fed an island – Jose Andres – The founder of World Central Kitchen describes how his culinary network challenged broken government systems while feeding tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans who lost their homes and livelihoods to Hurricane Maria.

Sea prayer – Khalid Hosseini – A short, powerful, illustrated book written by beloved novelist Khaled Hosseini in response to the current refugee crisis, Sea Prayer is composed in the form of a letter, from a father to his son, on the eve of their journey. Watching over his sleeping son, the father reflects on the dangerous sea-crossing that lies before them. It is also a vivid portrait of their life in Homs, Syria, before the war, and of that city’s swift transformation from a home into a deadly war zone.

Dark tide rising – Anne Perry – A ransom exchange gone violently wrong forces Commander William Monk to investigate the unthinkable possibility that one of his own men has betrayed him.

In pieces – Sally Field – The Academy Award-winning actress shares insights into her difficult childhood, the artistic pursuits that helped her find her voice and the powerful emotional legacy that shaped her journey as a daughter and mother.

Why not tonight – Susan Mallery – A moody, reclusive artist finds himself stranded for days with his overly-positive and perky studio manager after a mudslide shuts them inside his mountain home.

Red war – Kyle Mills / Vince Flynn – When a terminally ill Russian president launches a massive campaign that threatens millions of lives, Mitch Rapp is dispatched by the CIA to prevent an all-consuming war.

Transcription – Kate Atkinson – A BBC radio producer finds herself targeted by dangerous individuals from her past as a World War II espionage monitor for MI5.

Bury the lead – Archer Mayor – Joe Gunther and the Vermont Bureau of Investigation tackle a murder and arson case that may be related to an Ebola outbreak and is further complicated by limited evidence and unclear motives.

Hippie – Paulo Coelho – A Brazilian man and a Dutch woman embark on an extraordinary journey of self-discovery as they travel by bus from Amsterdam to Kathmandu against a backdrop of the protests and sexual-liberation experiments of the Civil Rights era.