Welcome to the Monday Morning Book Buzz. Every week we’ll take a look at some notable new books being released in the coming days.
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- Across the Great Barrier (Frontier Magic Series #2) by Patricia C. Wrede — Eff is an unlucky thirteenth child – her twin brother, Lan, is a powerful seventh son of a seventh son. And yet, Eff is the one who saved the day for the settlements west of the Great Barrier.
- Aftershock: Protect Yourself and Profit in the Next Global Financial Meltdown by David Wiedemer — In this 2nd edition of his bestselling book, Wiedemer, a world leader in macro-evolutionary economic analysis, provides information on how to protect investors, families, and businesses in the next global money meltdown.
- Back of Beyond by C. J. Box — A troubled cop tries to save his son from a killer in Yellowstone National Park.
- Circle of Fire (Prophecy of the Sisters Series #3) by Michelle Zink — In this conclusion to the trilogy, Lia sets out on a journey to find the remaining keys, locate the missing pages of the Prophecy, and convince her sister Alice to help—or risk her life trying.
- Cold Vengeance (Special Agent Pendergast Series #11) by Douglas Preston — Devastated by the discovery that his wife was murdered, Special Agent Pendergast seeks retribution.
- Death Sentence: Escape from Furnace 3 by Alexander Gordon Smith — After he fails to escape the underground Furnace Penitentiary a second time, Alex faces an even worse punishment–in the hidden, bloodstained laboratories beneath the prison, he will be made into a monster.
- Downpour (Greywalker Series #6) by Kat Richardson — In this follow-up to Labyrinth, Harper Blaine, while recovering from a gunshot wound, sees a ghostly car accident whose victim insists that he was murdered and that the nearby community of Sunset Lakes is to blame.
- Edda by Conor Kostick — In this final book in a trilogy, everyone in the virtual universe of Edda is made of pixels-except Penelope. While her body is kept alive in a hospital bed, her avatar runs free, able to go anywhere and do anything, including create deadly weapons for Edda’s ruler, Lord Scanthax.
- Eternal by Gillian Shields — The third book in Shield Immortal series. At Wyldcliffe Abbey School for Young Ladies, Sarah is the faithful friend to Evie and Helen, her sisters in the Mystic Way — until she finds that their friendship is being tested.
- Misfit by Jon Skovron — Jael has always felt like a freak. She’s never kissed a boy, she never knew her mom, and her dad’s always been superstrict—but that’s probably because her mom was a demon, which makes Jael half demon and most definitely not a normal sophomore girl.
- Murder by Mocha (Coffeehouse Mystery Series #10) by Cleo Coyle — Clare’s Village Blend coffee beans are being used to create a new java love potion, a “Mocha Magic Coffee” — but when the editor of a popular social networking site is murdered at the product launch, Clare is convinced a bitter killer wants the secret formula.
- Never Have I Ever (Lying Game Series #2) by Sara Shepard — The second book in a new series by the bestselling author of the Pretty Little Liars series.
- Retribution (Dark-Hunter Series #20) by Sherrilyn Kenyon — A hired gunslinger, William Jessup Brady lived his life with one foot in the grave, until the day when he finally found a reason to live. After he loses his life, Brady is brought back by a Greek goddess to be one of her Dark-Hunters, swearing to spend eternity protecting the humans he’d once considered prey.
- A Small Hotel by Robert Olen Butler — Chronicles the relationship between Michael and Kelly Hays, who have decided to separate after twenty-four years of marriage.
- Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero by Michael Hingson — A blind man and his guide dog show the power of trust and courage in the midst of devastating terror. On 9/11, their lives are changed forever by two explosions and 1,463 stairs.
- Unsaid by Neil Abramson — Helena Colden, a veterinarian who has just died of breast cancer, is forced to witness the rapid emotional deterioration of her husband David, a successful Manhattan attorney who loses the only connection that had made his life full. Because of Helena, David becomes involved in a court case to save the life of a chimpanzee that may hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of animals consciousness.
- The Wild Rose by Jennifer Donnelly — Bestselling author Donnelly continues her sweeping historical saga that began with Tea Rose and Winter Rose. In 1914 London, World War I looms on the horizon, women are fighting for the right to vote, and explorers are pushing the limits of endurance in the most forbidding corners of the earth.