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Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.

Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.

July 2019

Lock Every Door (Audiobook) written by Riley Sager, read by Dylan Moore - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Penguin Audio | 9781984891051 | Published July 2, 2019

Jules Larsen has just gotten a job as an apartment sitter at the Bartholomew, one of Manhattan's most high-profile and mysterious buildings. As she gets to know the residents and staff, Jules finds herself drawn to fellow apartment sitter Ingrid, who comfortingly reminds her of the sister she lost eight years ago. When Ingrid confides that the Bartholomew is not what it seems and the dark history hidden beneath its gleaming facade is starting to frighten her, Jules brushes it off as a harmless ghost story. Until the next day, when Ingrid disappears. What Jules discovers pits her against the clock as she races to unmask a killer, expose the building’s hidden past, and escape the Bartholomew before her temporary status becomes permanent.

Whisper Network (Audiobook) written by Chandler Baker, read by Almarie Guerra - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

Macmillan Audio | 9781250220899 | Published July 2, 2019

Sloane, Ardie, Grace and Rosalita have worked at Truviv, Inc. for years. The sudden death of Truviv’s CEO means that their boss, Ames, will likely take over the entire company. Each of the women has a different relationship with Ames, who has always been surrounded by whispers about how he treats women. Those whispers have been ignored, but the world has changed, and the women are watching this promotion differently. This time, when they find out that Ames is making an inappropriate move on a colleague, they aren’t willing to let it go. Sloane and her colleagues’ decision to take a stand sets in motion a catastrophic shift in the office. Lies will be uncovered. Secrets will be exposed. And not everyone will survive.

Window on the Bay (Audiobook) written by Debbie Macomber; read by Tavia Gilbert, Erin Bennett and Karissa Vacker - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Random House Audio | 9780525491651 | Published July 16, 2019

After a messy divorce from her surgeon husband nearly 20 years ago, Jenna Boltz raised her two children on her own, juggling motherhood with her beloved job as a Seattle intensive-care nurse. Now that Paul and Allie have gone to college and moved out, Jenna can’t help but wonder what her future holds. Her best friend, Maureen, is excited for Jenna’s newfound independence. Now is the perfect time to finally book the trip to Paris they’ve been dreaming of since their college days. But when it comes to life’s other great adventure --- dating --- Jenna still isn’t sure she’s ready to let love in…until an unexpected encounter begins to change her mind.

Lady in the Lake (Audiobook) written by Laura Lippman, read by Susan Bennett - Fiction, Historical Mystery, Historical Thriller, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

HarperAudio | 9780062390141 | Published July 23, 2019

Drawing on her own secrets, Madeline “Maddie” Schwartz helps Baltimore police find a murdered girl --- assistance that leads to a job at the city’s afternoon newspaper, the Star. Working at the newspaper offers Maddie the opportunity to make her name, and she has found just the story to do it: a missing woman whose body was discovered in the fountain of a city park lake. Cleo Sherwood was a young African-American woman who liked to have a good time. No one seems to know or care why she was killed except Maddie --- and the dead woman herself. Maddie is going to find the truth about Cleo’s life and death. Cleo’s ghost, privy to Maddie’s poking and prying, wants to be left alone.

Chances Are... (Audiobook) written by Richard Russo, read by Fred Sanders - Fiction

Random House Audio | 9780451486486 | Published July 30, 2019

One beautiful September day, three men convene on Martha's Vineyard, friends ever since meeting in college circa the '60s. They couldn't have been more different then, or even today --- Lincoln is a commercial real estate broker, Teddy a tiny-press publisher, and Mickey a musician beyond his rocking age. But each man holds his own secrets, in addition to the monumental mystery that none of them has ever stopped puzzling over since a Memorial Day weekend right here on the Vineyard in 1971: the disappearance of the woman each of them loved --- Jacy Rockafellow. Now, more than 40 years later, as this new weekend unfolds, three lives are displayed in their entirety while the distant past confounds the present like a relentless squall of surprise and discovery.

Hardcover

The Lie: A Memoir of Two Marriages, Catfishing & Coming Out by William Dameron - Memoir, Nonfiction

Little A | 9781542044745 | Published July 1, 2019

Do you know me?, the email began, sparking tremors of fear that turned into a full quake of panic when William Dameron discovered that his selfie had been stolen by strangers. On social networks and dating sites, his image and identity --- a 40-year-old straight white male --- had been used to hook countless women into believing in lies of love and romance. Was it all an ironic cosmic joke? Almost a decade prior, William himself had been living a lie that had lasted for more than 20 years. His secret? He was a gay man, a fact he hid from his wife and two daughters for almost as long as he had hidden it from himself.

Chimes of a Lost Cathedral by Janet Fitch - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Little, Brown and Company | 9780316510059 | Published July 2, 2019

After the events of THE REVOLUTION OF MARINA M., the young Marina Makarova finds herself on her own amid the devastation of the Russian Civil War --- pregnant and adrift in the Russian countryside, forced onto her own resourcefulness to find a place to wait out the birth of her child. When she finally returns to Petrograd, the city almost unrecognizable after two years of revolution, the haunted, half-emptied, starving Capital of Once Had Been, she finds the streets teeming with homeless children, victims of war. Now fully a woman, she takes on the challenge of caring for these civil war orphans, until they become the tool of tragedy from an unexpected direction.

Deep River by Karl Marlantes - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Atlantic Monthly Press | 9780802125385 | Published July 2, 2019

In the early 1900s, as the oppression of Russia’s imperial rule takes its toll on Finland, the three Koski siblings --- Ilmari, Matti and the politicized young Aino --- are forced to flee to the United States. Not far from the majestic Columbia River, the siblings settle among other Finns in a logging community in southern Washington, where the first harvesting of the colossal old-growth forests begets rapid development, and radical labor movements begin to catch fire. The brothers face the excitement and danger of pioneering this frontier wilderness, while Aino devotes herself to organizing the industry’s first unions. As the Koski siblings strive to rebuild lives and families in an America in flux, they also try to hold fast to the traditions of a home they left behind.

Gettysburg by Kevin Morris - Fiction

Grove Press | 9780802147387 | Published July 2, 2019

John Reynolds resides in a beautiful mansion with his wife and daughter, and his business is booming, but he remains despondent as his attempts to pivot into producing his own movie projects fail again and again. Depressed and at a creative dead-end, Reynolds has secretly signed up to participate in a weekend-long reenactment of the Battle of Gettysburg. Just before his departure, an ex-Playmate --- the very centerfold of his adolescent daydreams --- pitches him her idea for a reality TV show. When Reynolds impulsively invites the former Playmate and her best friend, a former Miss Universe, to accompany him to the reenactment, his plans for a solitary weekend of self-discovery run amok.

Growing Things and Other Stories by Paul Tremblay - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Short Stories, Suspense, Thriller

William Morrow | 9780062679130 | Published July 2, 2019

GROWING THINGS is a chilling collection of psychological suspense and literary horror from the multiple award-winning author of THE CABIN AT THE END OF THE WORLD and A HEAD FULL OF GHOSTS. In “The Teacher,” a student is forced to watch a disturbing video that will haunt and torment her and her classmates’ lives. Four men rob a pawn shop at gunpoint only to vanish, one by one, as they speed away from the crime scene in “The Getaway.” In “Swim Wants to Know If It’s as Bad as Swim Thinks,” a meth addict kidnaps her daughter from her estranged mother as their town is terrorized by a giant monster…or not. Joining these haunting works are stories linked to Tremblay’s previous novels.

Heart of Barkness: A Chet and Bernie Mystery by Spencer Quinn - Fiction, Mystery

Forge Books | 9781250297723 | Published July 2, 2019

Chet the dog and P.I. Bernie are both music lovers. So when Lotty Pilgrim, a country singer from long ago, turns up at a local bar, they drive out to catch her act. Bernie is surprised to see someone who was once so big performing in such a dive, and drops a C-note the Little Detective Agency can’t afford to part with into the tip jar. The C-note is stolen right from under their noses, and before the night is over, it’s stolen again. Soon they’re working the most puzzling case of their career, a case that takes them back in time in search of old border-town secrets, and into present-day danger where powerful people want those secrets to stay hidden.

Layover by David Bell - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Berkley | 9780440000860 | Published July 2, 2019

Joshua Fields takes the same flights every week for work, his life a series of departures and arrivals, hotels and airports. During yet another layover, he meets Morgan, a beautiful stranger with whom he feels an immediate connection. When it’s time for their respective flights, Morgan kisses Joshua passionately, lamenting that they’ll never see each other again. As soon as Morgan disappears in the crowd, Joshua is shocked to see her face on a nearby TV. The reason: Morgan is a missing person. What follows is a whirlwind, fast-paced journey filled with lies, deceit and secrets as Joshua tries to discover why Morgan has vanished from her own life.

Maggie Brown & Others: Stories by Peter Orner - Fiction, Short Stories

Little, Brown and Company | 9780316516112 | Published July 2, 2019

In MAGGIE BROWN & OTHERS, Peter Orner chronicles people whose lives are at inflection points. Whether it's a first date that turns into a late-night road trip to a séance in an abandoned airplane hangar, or a family's memories of the painful mystery surrounding a forgotten uncle's demise, Orner reveals how our fleeting decisions between kindness and abandonment chase us across time. These stories are anchored by a poignant novella that delivers not only the joys and travails of a 40-year marriage, but an entire era in a working-class New England city.

Off the Grid by Robert McCaw - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

Oceanview Publishing | 9781608093618 | Published July 2, 2019

A scrap of cloth fluttering in the wind leads Hilo police Chief Detective Koa Kāne to the tortured remains of an unfortunate soul left to burn in the path of an advancing lava flow. For Koa, it’s the second gruesome homicide of the day, and he soon discovers the murders are linked. These grisly crimes on Hawaiʻi’s Big Island could rewrite history --- or cost Koa his career. The dead, a reclusive couple living off the grid, turn out to be mysterious fugitives. The CIA, the Chinese government and the Defense Intelligence Agency attempt to thwart Koa’s investigation and obscure the victims’ true identities. Undeterred by mounting political pressure, Koa pursues the truth only to find himself drawn into a web of international intrigue.

Paper Son: A Lydia Chin/Bill Smith Novel by S.J. Rozan - Fiction, Mystery

Pegasus Books | 9781643131290 | Published July 2, 2019

The Mississippi Delta isn’t a place that Lydia Chin, an American-born Chinese private detective from Chinatown, NYC, ever thought she’d have reason to go. But when her mother tells her a cousin Lydia didn’t know she had is in jail in Clarksdale, Mississippi --- and that Lydia has to rush down south and get him out --- Lydia finds herself rolling down Highway 61 with Bill Smith, her partner, behind the wheel. From the river levees to the refinement of Oxford, from old cotton gins to new computer scams, Lydia soon finds that nothing in Mississippi is as she expected it to be. Including her cousin’s legal troubles --- or possibly even his innocence.

Pretty Revenge by Emily Liebert - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Gallery Books | 9781982122102 | Published July 2, 2019

Kerrie O’Malley, jobless and in an unfulfilling relationship, can isolate the singular moment in her life when things veered off course --- the night she was irrevocably wronged by someone she looked up to. Eighteen years later, when Kerrie sees the very woman who destroyed her life on television, a fire ignites inside her. The stakes are high. The risks are perilous. But she’ll stop at nothing to achieve the retribution she deserves. Jordana Pierson is a gilded New Yorker who appears to have it all: wealth, glamour, a successful and handsome husband, and a thriving wedding concierge business. No one knows the truth about her and the dark shadows of her past. No one, that is, except Kerrie.

Stone Cold Heart by Caz Frear - Fiction, Mystery

Harper | 9780062849885 | Published July 2, 2019

A young Australian woman turns up dead after a party thrown by her new boss. The initial investigation of Naomi Lockhart's murder points to Joseph Madden, the owner of a coffee shop. Madden insists he’s innocent, that he was home with his wife Rachel at the time of the murder. When police question her, Rachel contradicts his alibi, swearing that she was home alone. Detective Constable Cat Kinsella knows that one of them is lying --- but the question of which one, and why, is far more complicated than she could have expected. As she tries to balance the demands of the investigation with a budding romance and unresolved family drama, Cat has to decide how far she’ll go to keep her own past mistakes buried.

Tell Me Who We Were: Stories by Kate McQuade - Fiction, Short Stories

William Morrow | 9780062869791 | Published July 2, 2019

It begins with a drowning. One day Mr. Arcilla, the romance language teacher at Briarfield, an all-girls boarding school, is found dead at the bottom of Reed Pond. Young and handsome, the object of much fantasy and fascination, he was adored by his students. For Lilith and Romy, Evie and Claire, Nellie and Grace, he was their first love, and their first true loss. In TELL ME WHO WE WERE, Kate McQuade explores the ripple effect of one transformative moment on six lives, witnessed at a different point in each girl’s future.

The Ghost Clause by Howard Norman - Fiction

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | 9780544987296 | Published July 2, 2019

It’s been several months since Simon Inescort keeled over the rail of a Nova Scotia–bound ferry, a massive heart attack to blame. Simon's widow, Lorca Pell, has sold their farmhouse to newlyweds Zachary and Muriel --- after revealing that the deed contains a “ghost clause,” an actual legal clause allowing for reimbursement if a recently purchased home turns out to be haunted. In fact, Simon finds himself still at home. He spends time replaying his marriage in his own mind, as if in poignant reel-to-reel, while also engaging in occasionally intimate observation of the new homeowners. But soon the crisis of a missing child threatens the tenuous domestic equilibrium, as the weight of the case falls to a rookie private detective.

Whisper Network by Chandler Baker - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

Flatiron Books | 9781250319470 | Published July 2, 2019

Sloane, Ardie, Grace and Rosalita have worked at Truviv, Inc. for years. The sudden death of Truviv’s CEO means that their boss, Ames, will likely take over the entire company. Each of the women has a different relationship with Ames, who has always been surrounded by whispers about how he treats women. Those whispers have been ignored, but the world has changed, and the women are watching this promotion differently. This time, when they find out that Ames is making an inappropriate move on a colleague, they aren’t willing to let it go. Sloane and her colleagues’ decision to take a stand sets in motion a catastrophic shift in the office. Lies will be uncovered. Secrets will be exposed. And not everyone will survive.

Copperhead by Alexi Zentner - Fiction

Viking | 9781984877284 | Published July 9, 2019

Jessup's stepfather gave him almost everything good in his life --- a sober mother, a sister, a sense of home and the game of football. But during the years that David John spent in prison for his part in a brutal hate crime, Jessup came to realize that his stepfather is also a source of lethal poison for his family. Now it's Jessup's senior year, and all he wants to do is lay low until he can accept one of the football scholarships that will be his ticket out of town. So when his stepfather is released from prison, Jessup is faced with an impossible choice: condemn the man who saved his family or accept his part in his family's legacy of bigotry. Before he can choose a side, Jessup will cause a terrible accident and cover it up --- a mistake with the power to ruin them all.

A House Divided: A Lincoln and Speed Mystery by Jonathan F. Putnam - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

Crooked Lane Books | 9781643850375 | Published July 9, 2019

In the winter of 1839, a sensational disappearance rocks Springfield, Illinois, as headlines announce a local man has accused his two brothers of murder. Not one to pass up an opportunity, Abraham Lincoln takes up the case of the accused with the assistance of his best friend, Joshua Speed, to search for evidence of innocence. But just as soon as they begin, Lincoln and Speed find their friendship at grave risk of rupture as they vie for the hand of a beautiful new arrival in town: an ambitious, outspoken young woman named Mary Todd. As the trial arrives, can Lincoln and Speed put aside their differences to work together for justice once more? An innocent man’s life may be in the balance --- and nothing is as it seems.

A Prayer for Travelers by Ruchika Tomar - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Riverhead Books | 9780525537014 | Published July 9, 2019

Cale Lambert, a bookish loner of mysterious parentage, lives in a dusty town near the California-Nevada border. She was raised by her grandfather in a loving, if codependent, household, but as soon as she's left high school his health begins an agonizing decline. Set adrift for the first time, Cale starts waitressing at the local diner, where she reconnects with Penélope Reyes, a charismatic former classmate running mysterious side-hustles to fund her dreams. Penny exposes Cale to the reality that exists beyond their small town, and the girls become inseparable --- until one terrifying act of violence shatters their world. When Penny vanishes without a trace, Cale must set off on a dangerous quest across the desert to find her friend, and discover herself.

America's Reluctant Prince: The Life of John F. Kennedy Jr. by Steven M. Gillon - Biography, Nonfiction, Politics

Dutton | 9781524742386 | Published July 9, 2019

Through the lens of their decades-long friendship and including exclusive interviews and details from previously classified documents, noted historian Steven M. Gillon examines John F. Kennedy Jr.’s life and legacy from before his birth to the day he died. Gillon covers the highs, the lows and the surprising incidents, viewpoints and relationships that John never discussed publicly, revealing the full story behind JFK Jr.’s complicated and rich life. In the end, Gillon proves that John’s life was far more than another tragedy --- rather, it’s the true key to understanding both the Kennedy legacy and how America’s First Family continues to shape the world we live in today.

Bethlehem by Karen Kelly - Fiction, Historical Fiction

St. Martin's Press | 9781250201492 | Published July 9, 2019

A young woman arrives at the grand ancestral home of her husband’s family, hoping to fortify her cracking marriage. But what she finds is not what she expected: tragedy haunts the hallways, whispering of heartache and a past she never knew existed. Inspired by the true titans of the steel-boom era, BETHLEHEM is a story of temptation and regret, a story of secrets and the cost of keeping them, a story of forgiveness. It is the story of two complex women --- thrown together in the name of family --- who, in coming to understand each other, finally come to understand themselves.