Here's a look at the titles we love that hit shelves this week.
"Morgan is at her snappy, outrageous best in this quick-witted, clever tale of con artists and lonely hearts. Her characters are beautifully quirky and utterly endearing, and their hijinks rivet the reader."
"Snyder’s third Bollywood Confidential book is an evocative fairy tale full of deep passion, dark secrets and redemptive love. Longtime fans will recognize much here, but new readers won’t have trouble settling into this world."
Paranormal Romance/Urban Fantasy
"The St. Croix Chronicles is a stunningly well-done series that only continues to excite in this fourth installment."
"Lippman is at her finest here, layering a compelling mystery with emotional depth amongst slice- of-life observations that will stay with readers long after the last page."
"It is almost unbelievable that this is Brekke’s debut novel. The story moves seamlessly between 16th-century Europe and present-day Virginia and Norway, and the mystery is intricate without losing the reader..."
"Shaw writes his debut with exquisite precision, leading the reader on an amazing journey through 1968 England and its fascination with the Beatles."
"Set in 1920s England, Brody’s excellent mystery splendidly captures the conflicts and attitudes of the time with well-developed characters. PI Kate Shackleton is an intelligent woman and a good detective."
"Custody battles are generally nasty, but Kellerman kicks this one up to a whole new level as the fight over a baby turns ugly. The human mind and motivations can be complex and murky..."
"Intensely descriptive and detailed, The Waking Engine will spur readers’ imaginations as they walk the streets with protagonist Cooper. After finishing this engaging read, you’ll want to keep Edison on your TBR list."
"Quick does mental illness well, and the menagerie of odd ducks who populate his latest novel are just as often heartbreaking as they are hilarious."
"West has delivered a satisfying and thrilling sequel to Pivot Point. Addie and Laila both narrate this book, and their voices are distinct, witty and all-around enjoyable."
"Book three in the Weddings by Design series hits all the right notes, mixing equal parts romance and humor with the most delightful characters around."
"Bradley’s debut has a great deal of action and a tightly plotted storyline. It’s not incredibly difficult to figure out the identity of the villain, but that does not detract from the adventure and intrigue of the tale."
"Pataki explores the attractive and cunning wife of notorious American traitor Benedict Arnold. Peggy Shippen Arnold is a well-developed character for whom readers will feel both compassion and contempt."
"The consistency of this story, the characters’ commitment to their lifestyle and their dedication to each other make this cohesive and well-realized on every level."