LLSummer2022

Love these recommendations and want more? Subscribe to our newsletters at mcdl.info/newsletters. 7 June Aurora by David Koepp (thriller) A solar storm has knocked out power around the globe, forcing a woman and her brother to cope in very different ways. Good Husbands by Cate Ray (domestic suspense) Three wives receive letters accusing their husbands of rape thirty years prior. Horse by Geraldine Brooks (literary fiction) This epic novel traces the legacy of a real Civil War-era racehorse. Lucie Yi Is Not a Romantic by Lauren Ho (contemporary fiction) After a breakup, Lucie still wants to be a mother and finds a perfect match in Collin – but will her traditional family approve? Jackie & Me by Louis Bayard (historical fiction) A fictional account of the courtship of Jacqueline Bouvier, narrated by Jack Kennedy’s closest friend and confidant. August Firestorm by Taylor Moore (crime) DEA Special Agent Garrett Kohl uncovers a plot by a giant energy company to benefit Russia, using violence and kidnapping as tools in their takeover attempt. Mr. Perfect On Paper by Jean Meltzer (romantic comedy) Thanks to her dear but meddling grandmother, a successful matchmaker finds her own search for romance front and center on reality TV. The Thread Collectors by Shaunna J. Edwards and Alyson Richman (historical fiction) During the Civil War, two women – one Jewish, one Creole – use their stitchery to secretly help soldiers and men both enslaved and free. Fox Creek by William Kent Krueger (mystery) Cork O’Conner races against the clock to save an Ojibwe healer, a woman, and his own wife from hunters in the North Woods. The Family Remains by Lisa Jewell (suspense) A companion novel to The Family Upstairs, a tale of murder, marriage, and family secrets. July The Hidden One by Linda Castillo (mystery) In this 14th Kate Burkholder mystery, the police chief unearths secrets when a missing Bishop’s body is found. The Daughter of Doctor Moreau by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (horror) A retelling of The Island of Doctor Moreau set in 19th-century Mexico. Acts of Violet by Margarita Montimore (contemporary fiction) The author of Oona Out of Order is back with a genre-bending novel about a magician whose disappearance leaves her sister picking up the pieces. Sister Mother Warrior by Vanessa Riley (historical fiction) The Haitian revolution told through the eyes of two courageous female leaders. The Ruins by Phoebe Wynne (gothic) A suspenseful comingof-age novel set in a chateau on the French Riviera. Book Buzz: Fiction

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