Genre Selections

If variety is the spice in your life, you won’t want to miss these outstanding genre fiction novels. They’re available to borrow from the Lititz Public Library.

Suspense Fiction

Pretty Girls : A NovelPretty Girls by Karin Slaughter
Estranged since their teenage sister vanished without a trace twenty years earlier, two sisters forge a truce when one of their husbands is killed and the reason for the murder appears to lie in the past.

The Cartel by Don Winslow
When the head of a powerful cartel leaves prison with plans to rebuild his drug empire, a DEA agent vows to take him down.

Fantasy Fiction

Uprooted by Naomi Novik
In an enchanted world, villagers are threatened by a magical wood and allow the resident wizard to take one daughter into servitude for ten years.

A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab
A magician with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel universes is a smuggler servicing people willing to pay for the smallest glimpse of the alternate world.

Historical Fiction

Crooked Heart : A NovelCrooked Heart by Lissa Evans
A young man, raised by his ex-suffragette godmother to be a free-thinker, finds his life in turmoil when the London Blitz forces him to take shelter with a scam artist.

The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows
In 1938, the daughter of a powerful senator refuses to marry the man her father has chosen for her and takes a job working for the Federal Writers Project to write the first official account of a small West Virginia town.

Mystery Fiction

The Long and Faraway Gone by Lou Berney
A private investigator looks into two tragedies that rocked Oklahoma City in 1986, the armed robbery of a movie theater that left six employees dead and the disappearance of a teenage girl from the annual State Fair.

WolfWolf by Mo Hayder
A vagrant enlists the help of a reluctant police inspector after he finds a dog wandering alone, his collar tagged with a scrap of paper reading “HELP US”.

Science Fiction

Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
Five thousand years after a catastrophic event rendered the Earth a ticking time bomb, the descendants of a handful of outer space explorers embark on a journey to return to Earth.

The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi
With Nevada and Arizona fighting over dwindling shares of the Colorado River, a mercenary working for the opportunistic boss of the Las Vegas water authority becomes the pawn in a game with dangerous stakes.

Romance Novels

A Desperate FortuneA Desperate Fortune by Susanna Kearsley
An amateur codebreaker is given the chance to decipher the 1732 diary of a young Jacobite woman, exiled and sent to Rome under the protection of a mysterious Scotsman.

When a Scot Ties the Knot by Tessa Dare
A hopelessly awkward young woman facing her first London season, invents a sweetheart who is conveniently never around to avoid the pressures of society.

Women’s Fiction

The Royal We by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan
An American woman goes to Oxford, meets and falls in love with the eventual heir to the British throne, but reflects on the unimaginable baggage a life with her Prince will bring.

After I Do : A NovelAfter I Do by Taylor Jenkins Reid
When a couple’s marriage reaches the breaking point, they decide to take a year off in the hope of finding a way to fall in love again.

March 18, 2016