Adult Fiction, Mystery

The Pawful Truth by Miranda James

Ages 18+

The Pawful Truth (Cat in the Stacks #11)

Librarian Charlie Harris has decided to go back to school, and enrolls in a medieval history course. offered by Professor Warriner. There he meets Dixie Bell Compton, the only classmate around his age. Then Dixie Bell is murdered, and Charlie is determined, with the help of his Maine Coon cat Diesel, to figure out who did it. The Pawful truth is an action packed page turner sure to thrill readers. Thanks to Netgalley.com for a review copy of this book.

Adult Fiction, Mystery

Layover by David Bell

Ages 18+

Layover

Joshua’s life has become a predictable pattern of departures and arrivals, a lot of his time spent in an airport. Then he meets Morgan during a layover, with whom he feels a deep connection. Morgan kisses Joshua just before she leaves for her flight, saying she’ll never see him again. After she leaves, Joshua sees her face on the news as a missing person. In this fast paced thriller, Joshua is determined to find out why Morgan is on the run. Thanks to Netgalley.com for a review copy of this book.

Adult Fiction, Horror/Thriller, Mystery

The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware

Ages 18+mrs westaway

Hal begins her day like any other day, down on her luck and reading people’s tarot cards to make ends meet. Then she receives a mysterious letter telling her that her grandmother has died, and that she will indicates she is entitled to a substantial amount of money as the result. There’s only one problem: her grandmother has been dead for twenty years. Still, she decides to try and claim the money, using her skills as a tarot card reader to her advantage. She travels for the funeral, and, upon arrival, realizes something much bigger is amiss than a letter being sent to the wrong person.

Adventure, Historical Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction, Mystery

The Story Collector by Kristin O’Donnell Tubb & Iacopo Bruno

Grades 4 – 6 

the story collector

Eleven-year-old Viviani Fedeler spent her entire life in the New York Public Library, and knows every inch of it like the back of her hand. Then she becomes convinced that the library is haunted. Merit Mubarak teases her for it, but Viviani is on a mission to find out if the library really is haunted, or if it’s all in her head. This middle grade historical fiction novel was inspired by the true story of Viviani Joffre Fedeler.

Mystery, Romance, Series, YA Fiction

Uncovering Officer Smith by Sheena Hutchinson

Grades 9-12

officer smith

John Smith has had his heart broken by a leggy blonde and has sworn off women because of it. Enter Becca Swanson, a nerdy conservative girl whose life plan is to study law and take on the world. Their two paths cross and suddenly John isn’t so sure he should stay away from women any longer. This sequel to Discovering April is mysterious and romantic and completely satisfying.