New Adult Nonfiction for March

“The Death and Life of the Great Lakes” by Dan Egan. A landmark work of science, history and reporting on the past, present and imperiled future of the Great Lakes. “Richard Nixon: The Life” by John A. Farrell. Brilliantly researched, authoritatively crafted by a prize-winning biographer, and lively on the page, this is the Nixon…

New Adult Fiction for March

“The Black Book” by James Patterson. Being a cop runs in Billy Harney’s family. The son of Chicago’s Chief of Detectives whose twin sister, Patty, also followed in their father’s footsteps, there’s nothing Billy won’t give up for the job, including his life. Left for dead alongside his tempestuous former partner and a hard-charging assistant…

New Adult Nonfiction for January

“American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus” by Lisa Wade. A revelatory account of the new culture of sex that has come to dominate the American college experience. “Everybody Curses, I Swear!: Uncensored Tales from the Hollywood Trenches” by Carrie Keagan. Carrie Keagan’s “naughty interviews with Hollywood’s elite are the stuff of legend,…

New Adult Fiction for January

“The Antiques” by Kris D’Agostino. On the night of a massive, record-breaking hurricane, George Westfall, an upstate New York antique store owner and father of three, lays dying. As his wife Ana seals up the storefront, their adult son Armie hides from the outside world as he always does, immersed in woodwork and thoughts of…

New Adult Nonfiction for December

“The Wellness Mama Cookbook” by Katie Wells. Fresh is simply best. To get the tastiest, most nutritious produce, you have to grow your own, and in a cold climate this presents unique challenges. Fresh from the Garden will help you extend the growing season to produce the best vegetables, berries, and herbs, right in your…

Adult Fiction for December

“Motherland Hotel” by Yusuf Atlgan, translated by Fred Stark. Camus meets Orhan Pamuk, via Freud, in this existentialist novel by the father of Turkish modernism. “The Magdalen Girls” by V.S. Alexander. When her beauty provokes a lustful revelation from a young priest, sixteen-year-old Teagan is sent to one of Dublin’s Magdalen Laundries for fallen women,…

Adult Nonfiction for November

“All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor’s Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor” by Donald Stratton and Ken Gire. Remembering Pearl Harbor on the 75th anniversary. “Dawn of Infamy: A Sunken Ship, a Vanished Crew, and the Final Mystery of Pearl Harbor” by Stephen Harding. On December 7, 1941, even as Japanese carrierlaunched aircraft flew toward…