April showers bring…new books! Fresh books have come in this month, and below is just a sprinkling of titles that might get your reading sprouted this spring. We’ve also got a longer list of new titles to browse here. If the right spring book isn’t here for you, feel free to contact the Fiction/AV/Teen desk at 847/590-4070 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for personalized suggestions.
Dial A For Aunties by Jesse Q. Sutanto
Accidentally causing the death of a blind date, Meddy is persuaded by her meddlesome Chinese-Indonesian mother and aunts to dispose of the body, which upends a billionaire’s wedding and Meddy’s reunion with a former flame.
In The Company of Killers by Bryan Christy
An investigative wildlife reporter and secret CIA spy pursues a vengeful opportunity to capture the man responsible for a friend’s death by infiltrating the offices of a woman he once loved.
Spy Fiction; Intricately Plotted
The Bohemians by Jasmin Darznik
A novel of one of America’s most celebrated photographers, Dorothea Lange, explores the wild years in San Francisco that awakened her career-defining grit, compassion, and daring.
Historical Fiction; Atmospheric
Caul Baby by Morgan Jenkins
Finds a would-be mother rendered the unexpected caregiver of a niece’s unplanned baby, who a matriarch predicts will restore their family’s prosperity.
Magical Realism; Stylistically Complex
The Nine Lives of Rose Napolitano by Donna Freitas
A woman who never wanted to be a mother reconnects with her estranged husband in the wake of unexpected news and is challenged to reevaluate herself in an unanticipated role.
Gold Diggers by Sanjena Sathian
A satirical coming-of-age story follows the experiences of an Indian-American teen in the Bush-era Atlanta suburbs, who joins his crush’s plot to use an ancient alchemical potion to meet high parental expectations, triggering devastating consequences.
Hummingbird Salamander by Jeff Vandermeer
Sent taxidermied specimens of two endangered species, a software manager becomes the target of the ecoterrorists and wildlife traffickers behind a catastrophic global conspiracy.
Dystopian Fiction; Intricately Plotted