Book List

Spring 2023 Book List | A list of fiction titles to be published for June recommended by your EPLS librarians. Download the printable list here.
Summer 2023 Book List | A list of fiction titles to be published for the summer of 2023 recommended by your EPLS librarians. Download the printable list here


June 2023

Book: Violeta Fatal Fudge Swirl (Book 3 in the Ice Cream Shop Series)
Allen, Meri
Riley Rhodes returns in Meri Allen's Fatal Fudge Swirl, the third delicious cozy set in a New England ice cream shop.
Book: Gods and Dragons The Wind Knows My Name
Allende, Isabel
A weaving of past and present, tracing th eripple effects of war and immigration on one child in Europe in 1938 and another in the United States in 2019.
Book: Son of Svea Money Devils 2 (Book 9 in the Cartel Series)
Ashley & JaQuavis
the LaCroix sister are bound by money and blood in the world of The Cartel where nothing is more important than family.
Book: Brown Girls The Whispers
Audrain, Ashley
Four families lives are changed when the unthinkable happens and a child's life hangs in the balance.
Book: Bibliolepsy Unfortunately Yours (Book 2 in the Secretly Yours Series)
Bailey, Tessa
The hilarious follow-up to Secretly Yours, in which a down-on-her-luck Napa heiress suggests a mutually beneficial marriage-of-convenience to a man she can't stand... only to discover there's a fine line between love and  hate. 
Book: The Stars Are Not Yet Bells The Spare Room
Bartz, Andrea
Crashing with a friend and  her husband is more intimate-and dangerous-than anyone could imagine.
Book: Bye Bye Baby The First Ladies
Benedict, Marie, and Victoria Christopher Murray
A novel about the extraordinary partnership between Eleanor Roosevelt and civil rights activist Mary McLeod Bethune, a forbidden friendship that changed the world.
Book: Outcasts of the Wildwood The Girls of Summer
Bishop, Katie
Rachel has been in love with Alistair for fifteen  years. Even though she's now married to someone else. Even though she was a teenager when they met. Even though he is twenty years older than her. Now she looks back realistically at her time working for an enigmatic and wealthy controlling man. 
Book: The Last Mrs. Summers The Wedding Gift
Brown Carolyn
A bride with cold feet might just make the mistake of a lifetime, unless there's a wise woman around to set her straight. 
Book: The Girl Who Could Breathe Under Water The Archive Undying (Book 1 in the Downworld Sequence Series)
Candon, Emma Mieko
when the robotic god of Khoun Mo went mad, it destroyed everything it touched. It killed its priests, its city, and all its wondrous works. But in its final death throes, the god brought one thing back to life: its favorine child, Sunai. Now Sunai must save the world.
Book: Her Hidden Genius Death in Fine Condition
Cartmel, Andrew (A book in the Paper back Sleuth Series)
A cast of lovable rogues face fiendish puzzles and murderous villians in this love letter to Agatha Christie murder mysteries and classic whodunit.
Book: Show Me the Bunny Misfortune Cookie (Book 9 in the Noodle Shop Series)
Chien, Vivien
Lana Lee reeturns for another delectable cozy set in a chinese restaurant in Cleveland, OH.
Book: The Shattered Skies Lay Your Body Down
Clarke, Amy Suiter
A young woman returns to her rural Minnesota hometown, where a radical evangelical pastor has poisoned everyone's minds - and may be covering up a murder
Book: Yinka, Where Is Your Husband? All the Sinners Bleed
Cosby, S. A.
A novel about the first Black sheriff in a small Southern town, and his hunt for a killer. 
Book: Good Rich People The Rebound Surprise
Cremant, Laurel
And baby makes 3 in this adorable and loveable new romantic comedy.
Book: Find Me Lady MacDeath (Book 32 in the Bed-and-Breakfast Series)
Daheim, Mary
Unexprected visitors bring old baggage and big trouble to Hillside Manor, threatening the livelihood and life of innkeeper and amateur sleuth Judith McMonigle Flynn.
Book: Iron Annie The Spectacular
Davis, Fiona
When a bomb explodes in Radio City Music Hall in 1956, 19 year old Rockette Marion finds herself pulled into the investigation. 
Book: Spirits and Sourdough Watch Us Shine
De los Santos, Marissa
Alternating between two timelines, Cornelia's story in the present, and that of the young Eleanor Campbell in the 1960's, Watch Us Shine explores the complicated bonds between sisters, the impossible demands of motherhood, and the power of human love to save us again and again.
Book: The Last House on the Street Death Knells and Wedding Bells (Book 10 in the Lighthouse Library Series)
Gates, Eva
Librarian Lucy's wedding is nearly perfect, aside from a missing guest and the strangled body she finds. Now, she vows to find the killer.
Book: The School for Good Mothers Robert B Parker's Bad Influence (Book 11 in the Sunny Randall Series)
PI Sunny Randall takes on another thrilling case. 
She's an outsider desperate to belong, but the cost of entry might be her darkest secret. 
Book: Hot and Sour Suspects Crow Mary
Grissom, Kathleen
A weeping saga inspired by the by the true story of Crow Mary, an indigenous woman torn between two worlds in 19th-century North America.
Book: The Beholden The Paris Daughter
Harmel, Kristin
A gripping historical novel about two mothers who must make unthinkable choices in the face of the Nazi occupation. 
Book: A Stranger's Game Demons of Good and Evil (Book 17 in the Hollows Series)
Harrison, Kim
Rachel Morgan will learn that the price of loyalty is blood.
Book: A Killer Sundae Love Theoretically
Hazelwood, Ali
Rival Physicists collide in a vortex of academic feuds and fake-dating shenanigans.
Book: Honey Roasted Night Will Find You
Heaberlin, Julia
When she was a child Vivvy saved a boy's life. He is now a Texas police officer and believes Vivvy is psychic. He convinces her to help him solve a case, but now the killer may be focused on Vivvy.
Book: The Magnolia Palace The Five Star Weekend
Hilderbrand, Elin
After the unexpected death of her husband Hollis shaw hears of a "Five Star" weekend where a woman invited her best friend from each stage of her life - but her weekend is not the Hallmark movie she expected.
Book: Getting His Game Back Southern Man (Book 7 in the Penn Cage Series)

Iles, Greg

A man - and a town - rocked by anarchy and tragedy, but unbowed in the fight to save those they love.
Book: A Three Book Problem Hiss Me Deadly (Book 15 in the Cat in the Stacks Series)
James, Miranda
Charlie and Diesel must catch a killer before he strikes another deadly note.
Book:Mrs. March Neighborhood Watch
Jester, David
Abi Ansel has never had much luck in love, or anything for that matter, and when her blind date ends up being her new next door neighbor and she believes he might be behind the gruesome murders gripping her small town she doesn't know where to turn. 
Book: Murder on Prescott Mountain The Survivor (Book 30 in the Eve Duncan Series)
Johansen, Iris
Eve Duncan teams up with Riley Smith (A Face to Die For) to go deep in the jungles of Laos to save a rare animal species.
Book: Mermaid Confidential The Single Rule
Mallery, Susan
Three women search for joy.
Book: Strangers I Know Same Time Next Summer
Monaghan, Annabel
The story of an engaged woman who comes face to face with her first love who she hasn't seen in fourteen years, but who she spent every summer with from age five to seventeen when he broke her heart, calling into question everything she thought she knew about their love story, and herself.
Book: Life Flight The Evergreen Heir (Book 4 in the Five Crowns of Okrith Series)
Mulford, AK
A court of revelry. Abookish heir. An impending marriage. And a dark new power rising in the world.
Book: Cutthroat Dogs Cross Down (Book 31 in the Alex Cross Series)
Patterson, James and Brendan Dubois
Alex Cross is gravely injured. Only his partner and friend John Sampson can keep him safe... and get him justice.
Book: Small World The Heavy Lift (Book 8 in the Peter Ash Series)
Petrie, Nick
War veteran Peter Ash must follow his friend Lewis into a criminal underworld when secrets from the past threaten everything they hold dear.
Book: Greenwich Park Tides of Fire (Book 17 in the Sigma Force Series)
Rollins, James
An international research station in the Coral Sea comes under siege during a geological disaster that triggers massive quakes, deadly tsunamis, and volcanic eruptions. To stop the world from burning, it's up to Sigma Force to uncover a secret buried at the heart of out planet.
Book: Savage Road With Every Memory
Rosche, Janine
One year after her family was in a tragic car accident that killed her teenage son, Lori Mendenhall returns home with a traumatic brain injury that has stolen the last eight years of memories from her. 
Book: The Mitford Vanishing The Only One Left
Sager, Riley
A Gothic chiller about a young caregiver assigned to work for a woman accused of Lizzie Borden-like massacre decades earlier.
Book: Crimes and Covers We Could Be So Good
Sebastian, Cat
Colleen Hoover meets The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo in this mid-century romdram about a scrappy reporter and a newspaper mogul's son.
Book: A Heart Adrift Lady Tan's Circle of Women
See, Lisa
A captivating story of women helping other women. It is also a triumphant reimagining of the life of a woman who was remarkable in the Ming dynasty and would be considered remarkable today.
Book: Seoulmates Palazzo
Steel, Danielle
A stirring novel about the legacies families inherit, create, and carry on.
Book: Much Ado About a Latte Middlemen (Book 5 in the MacNeice Series)
Thornley, Scott
Police track a bloody trail to a grisly crime scene in the woods, uncovering a series of murders that appears to be the work of professional hitmen.
Book: One Step Too Far Death Comes to Marlow (Book 2 in the Marlow Murder Club Series)
Thorogood, Robert
Judith, Suzie and Becks return in the brilliant second crime novel.
Book: Something to Hide Your Lion Eyes (Book 2 in the Alphaville Series)
Warren, Christine
Molly Buchanan is a lioness on the prowl. Unfortunately, since she's been prowling through the same town for her entire life, she's down to some pretty slim picking in the dating department. Then the new Deputy comes to town and his bear might want to devour her.
Book: Road of Bones The Beach at Summerly
Williams, Beatriz
June 1946. As the residents of Winthrop Island prepare for the first summer season after the sacrifice of war, a glamorous new figure moves in the guest cottage at Summerly, the idyllic seaside estate of the wealthy Peabody family.

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