12th of Never

by James Patterson

A week after giving birth, Lindsay Boxer is investigating two cases: a grisly murder where the main suspect is an NFL player and an eccentric professor who thinks his dreams of a murder are real.

Blossom Sisters by Fern Michaels

Swindled out of his home by his gold-digging wife, successful accountant Gus Hollister returns to his Grandmother Rose’s Virginia farmhouse where he helps the residents of Blossom Farm expand their business and finds the courage to love again.

Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation by Michael Pollan

A New York Times contributor and best-selling author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma recounts the story of his culinary education and the roles of the four classical elements of fire, water, air and earth in transforming natural ingredients into delicious meals and drinks, in an account that traces his efforts to master classic recipes using one of the four elements.

Fast Metabolism Diet by Haylie Pomroy

An easy-to-follow plan demonstrates how to alternate nutritious foods in specific combinations to confuse one’s metabolism and turn the body into fat-burning machine.

The Hit by David Baldacci

Skilled assassin Will Robie is asked by the U.S. government to track down fellow assassin Jessica Reel, who has gone rogue, but during his pursuit of Reel, Robie realizes that her betrayal may be concealing a larger threat that could impact the whole world.

Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris

From the perils of French dentistry to the eating habits of the Australian kookaburra, from the squat-style toilets of Beijing to the particular wilderness of a North Carolina Costco, we learn about the absurdity and delight of a curious traveler’s experiences.

Life After Life

by Kate Atkinson

A woman, born on a snowy night in 1910, repeatedly dies and reincarnates into the same life to correct missteps and ultimately save the world.

Maya’s Notebook

by Isabel Allende

After the death of her beloved grandfather, nineteen-year-old Maya Vidal, turning to drugs, alcohol, and petty crimes, becomes trapped in a war between assassins, the police, the FBI, and Interpol, until her grandmother helps her escape to the remote island of Chiloé, off coast of Chile where she tries to make sense of her life.

Paris by Edward Rutherfurd

Rutherfurd presents a multigenerational saga detailing the history of Paris, from its founding under the Romans to the hotbed of cultural activity during the 1920s and 1930s.

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Anne Fowler

A tale inspired by the marriage of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald follows their union in defiance of her father’s opposition and her abandonment of the provincial finery of her upbringing in favor of a scandalous flapper identity that gains her entry into the literary party scenes of New York, Paris and the French Riviera.