Here's a look at the titles we love that hit shelves this week.

Historical Romance

THE VIPER

"A skillful blending of historically accurate events and finely wrought, believable characters gives the story tremendous emotional impact."

A MOST DANGEROUS PROFESSION

"Complex characters and plot, a parallel storyline, a quest, two star-crossed lovers and fast pacing make this a most delightful read."

Historical Fiction

THE LADY OF THE RIVERS

"As always, Gregory turns history into herstory with pageantry, passion and magic ... She forces us to see, hear and feel every emotion and event; she is a true magician."

Contemporary Romance

A HOME BY THE SEA

"The ever-versatile Skye is back with a terrific story of love, family, choices and trust, all knit together with lovely skeins of yarn."

LOVE'S PARADISE

"A heartwarming story with plenty of drama that not only mingles the past, present and future but gives readers an update on the latest matchmaking efforts of Mamma Lou."

Romantic Suspense

THE HEART OF A KILLER

"[T]his is a taut thriller that challenges the reader to identify the killer before the reveal."

Science Fiction/Fantasy

BEAUTY AND THE WEREWOLF

"Explicitly feminist, [Lackey] uses fairy tales to challenge societal expectations by way of the Tradition and how her characters overcome it in order to live fulfilled lives."

THE SHATTERED VINE

"The final volume of Gilman’s Vineart War trilogy is both compulsively readable and full of complicated characterization."

ASHES OF A BLACK FROST

"A fast-paced, action-filled, fitting end to an epic tale between forces of good, evil and those with a bit of both."

Mainstream Fiction

TRIANGLES

"Hopkins’ poetic adult debut is a real gem."

CAPITAL WIVES

"Readers can always count on Alers for picturesque descriptions in her stories."

Young Adult

THE SCORPIO RACES

"Stiefvater is a master of magical realism, and her prose leaves the reader cold, damp and anxious as November closes in on the isolated island setting."

BEAUTIFUL CHAOS

"Garcia and Stohl prove their mastery of the Southern gothic once again."

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