February 15, 2017

Check Out These New Titles in Adult Services!

by Cathleen Schine
Available in: Print, eBook, eAudio

Cathleen Schine’s latest novel deftly combines dark humor with clever observations about aging, family, loneliness, and love.  Full of wit and wisdom, They May Not Mean To, But They Do explores the fine line between love and frustration that is a common characteristic of family relationships and, above all, the parent-child bond.  Schine, who is well known for her deft storytelling, is at her best in this novel about getting older and the relationships between families.

by Val McDermid
Available in: Print

Val McDermid’s latest mystery novel is a thrilling police procedural featuring Detective Karen Pirie investigating a seemingly straightforward case that leads to an unsolved murder from two decades past.  Out of Bounds is a thriller led by a Scottish cold case detective who uses her innate intelligence to resolve crimes. While the mysteries are fundamental to the story, DCI Karen Pirie is the star of this book.  McDermid excels in putting the reader at the center of this fast-paced plot.

by Cixin Liu
Available in: Print, eBook

Cixin Liu’s Death’s End—third in the award-winning Remembrance of Earth’s Past trilogy—is an exquisite novel that provides insight into how science fiction has evolved in Chinese culture.  Death’s End focuses on Cheng Xin, a rocket scientist from our era revived from artificial hibernation half a century in the future. An accomplished finale to the series, this book is epic in scope, with unexpected surprises up to the last page. A must-read for any science fiction enthusiast.

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