Among Thieves by M.J. Kuhn. A high-stakes heist novel set in a gritty world of magic and malice.
Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty. The Delaney family love one another dearly–it’s just that sometimes they want to murder each other. If your mother was missing, would you tell the police? Even if the most obvious suspect was your father?
Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney. Four young people pair up, break up, have wild flirtations and worry about their friendships and the world they live in while pondering their eroding youth.
Bewilderment by Richard Powers. Following the death of his wife, an astrobiologist searches for life throughout the cosmos while raising his unusual nine-year-old son. He learns of an experimental treatment that involves training the boy on the recorded patterns of his mother’s brain.
Bloodless (Pendergast #20) by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child. When completely bloodless bodies are found in Savannah, Georgia, FBI Agent Pendergast investigates amid growing panic and whispers of an infamous local vampire.
The Book of Form and Emptiness by Ruth Ozeki. An inventive novel about loss, growing up, and our relationship with things.
Bullet Train by Kōtarō Isaka. A dark, satirical thriller following the perilous train ride of five highly motivated assassins.
The Burning (Clay Edison #4) by Jonathan & Jesse Kellerman. A raging wildfire. A massive blackout. A wealthy man shot to death in his palatial hilltop home. Things get personal for the Deputy Coroner Edison when a murder hits close to home.
Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr. The latest by the author of All the Light We Cannot See connects teenagers in three timelines (1450s, the present, and the far future) through an ancient love letter to books and their stewards.
Dark Things I Adore by Katie Lattari. Lattari unravels the realities behind campfire legends, the horrors that happen in the dark, the girls who become cautionary tales, and the guilty who go unpunished… until now.
A Darker Reality (Elena Standish #3) by Anne Perry. The next installment in the spy thriller series following a young British photographer and secret agent in the 1930s, when the world was a place of increasing fear and uncertainty.
Enemy at the Gates (Mitch Rapp #20) by Kyle Mills & Vince Flynn. The CIA’s top operative searches for a high-level mole with the power to rewrite the world order.
The Garden House by Marcia Willett. A charming and heartwarming novel about family, yearning, and long-buried secrets, set in the Devon countryside.
Halloween Party Murder (Maine Clambake Mystery #9.5) by Leslie Meier, Lee Hollis & Barbara Ross. Small town holiday traditions are celebrated throughout Maine, but when it comes to Halloween, some people are more than willing to reap a harvest of murder.
Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead. Whitehead’s latest genre shift is a heist novel set in 1960s Harlem.
Harrow by Joy Williams. Enter an uncertain landscape after an environmental apocalypse; a world in which only the man-made has value, but some still wish to salvage the authentic.
Hemlock (China Bayles #28) by Susan Wittig Albert. Bayles visits the Hemlock House Library, a haunted North Carolina mountainside mansion, where the most valuable book in the collection is missing and her friend, the director, is under suspicion.
Her Perfect Life by Hank Phillippi Ryan. Everyone knows Lily Atwood—and that may be her biggest problem. She has it all—fame, fortune, Emmys, an adorable seven-year-old daughter. To keep it, all she has to do is protect one life-changing secret. Her own.
The Heron’s Cry (Two Rivers #2) by Ann Cleeves. When Detective Venn is called out to a rural crime scene at the home of a group of artists, he finds an elaborately staged murder, and must tread carefully through lies that fester at the heart of his community.
Inseparable by Simone de Beauvoir. Deemed too intimate to publish during her lifetime, Inseparable offers fresh insight into the groundbreaking feminist’s own coming of age.
It Happened One Summer by Tessa Bailey. A Schitt’s Creek-inspired rom-com. A Hollywood “It Girl” cut off from her wealthy family is exiled to a small Pacific Northwest beach town where she butts heads with a surly, sexy local who thinks she doesn’t belong.
The Jailhouse Lawyer by James Patterson & Nancy Allen. A young lawyer takes on the judge who is destroying her hometown – and ends up in jail herself.
The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward. In a boarded-up house on a dead-end street at the edge of the wild Washington woods lives a family of three. What is buried out among the birch trees may come back to haunt them all.
The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers. An intimate, sweeping novel that chronicles the journey of one American family, from the centuries of the colonial slave trade through the Civil War to today.
The Magician by Colm Tóibín. A complex portrait and novelization of Thomas Mann, the most successful novelist of his time; a public man whose private life remained a secret.
The Man Who Died Twice (Thursday Murder Club #2) by Richard Osman. A letter arrives from an old colleague. He’s made a big mistake, he needs help. His story involves stolen diamonds, a violent mobster, and a very real threat to his life.
Matrix by Lauren Groff. Young Marie de France is sent to England to be the new prioress of an impoverished abbey, its nuns on the brink of starvation and beset by disease. A mesmerizing portrait of a woman that history moves both through and around.
The Matzah Ball: A Novel by Jean Meltzer. Rachel is a nice Jewish girl with a shameful secret: she loves Christmas. She’s hidden her career as a Christmas romance novelist from her family, while a chronic illness has kept the love she writes about out of reach.
Nice Girls by Catherine Dang. A deviously dark psychological novel that explores the hungry, angry, dark side of girlhood and wonders what is most dangerous to a woman: showing the world what it wants to see, or who she really is?
The Night She Disappeared by Lisa Jewell. A cold case, an abandoned mansion, family trauma and dark secrets lie at the heart of this novel.
Palmares by Gayl Jones. The story of Almeyda, a Black slave girl who comes of age on Portuguese plantations, escapes to a fugitive slave settlement called Palmares, and embarks on a journey across colonial Brazil to find her husband, lost in battle.
Robert B. Parker’s Stone’s Throw (Jesse Stone #20) by Mike Lupica. Paradise is rocked by the mayor’s untimely death in the latest novel starring police chief Jesse Stone.
A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins. A new thriller from the author of The Girl on the Train.When a young man is found gruesomely murdered in a London houseboat, it triggers questions about three women who knew him.
Snowflake by Louise Nealon. A tale of love and family, depression and joy; an affecting coming-of-age story about a young woman learning to navigate a world that constantly challenges her sense of self.
The Stolen Hours by Allen Eskens. A “riveting, hold-your-breath” mystery in which a woman finds herself in a race not only for justice but for her life.
Under the Whispering Door by T.J. Klune. A contemporary fantasy about a ghost who refuses to cross over and the ferryman he falls in love with.
The War for Gloria by Atticus Lish. A story about fathers and sons, sons and mothers, and a young boy’s struggle to become a man; while yearning to protect his mother requires him to dismantle the myth of (and possibly destroy) his father.
The Wish by Nicholas Sparks. A novel about the enduring legacy of first love, and the decisions that haunt us forever.
Beautiful Country: A Memoir by Qian Julie Wang. A memoir of living undocumented after immigrating with her parents from China to New York City in 1994. Qian’s “illegal” family fights to survive, working in sweatshops and finding refuge in the library.
50 Hikes with Kids New England by Wendy Gorton. Designed to spark a love of nature, 50 Hikes highlights kid-friendly New England hikes – all under five miles and with an elevation gain of 900 feet or less – plus plenty of helpful information and fun ideas.
Forever Young: A Memoir by Hayley Mills. Iconic actress Hayley Mills shares personal memories from her storied childhood, growing up in a famous acting family and becoming a Disney child star, trying to grow up in a world that wanted her to stay forever young.
Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law by Mary Roach. One of the most popular, accessible science writers of today, Roach explores the science behind human/wildlife interactions.
Humane: How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War by Samuel Moyn. As American wars have become more humane, they have also become endless. This provocative book argues that this development might not represent progress at all.
Into the Forest: A Holocaust Story of Survival, Triumph, and Love by Rebecca Frankel. From a little-known chapter of Holocaust history, one family’s inspiring true story.
Land by Simon Winchester. The author of The Professor and the Madman explores the notion of property through human history, how it has shaped us and our future.
Make Good the Promises: Reclaiming Reconstruction and Its Legacies by Kinshasha Holman Conwill. The companion volume to the new exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Own Your Morning: Refresh Your A.M. Routine & Unlock Your Potential by Liz Plosser. Women’s Health Editor Plosser helps identify core values to reshape morning habits, improve physical and mental health and set a positive, productive tone for the day.
The Right to Sex: Feminism in the Twenty-First Century by Amia Srinivasan. A provoking and promising, transformation of many of our most urgent political debates, upending the way we discuss—or avoid discussing—the problems and politics of sex.
Robert E. Lee: A Life by Allen C. Guelzo. From the acclaimed author of Gettysburg: The Last Invasion, a sweeping, intimate biography of the Confederate general.
The Secret of Life: Rosalind Franklin, James Watson, Francis Crick, and the Discovery of DNA’s Double Helix by Howard Markel. A lively and sweeping narrative of Watson & Crick’s 1953 landmark discovery of the double helix structure of DNA – and one that finally gives the woman at the center of this drama her due.
The Speckled Beauty: A Dog and His People by Rick Bragg. A warm-hearted and hilarious story of how the author’s life was transformed by his love for a poorly behaved, half-blind stray dog.
Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy by Nathaniel Philbrick. Philbrick argues for Washington’s unique contribution to the forging of America by retracing his journey as a new president through all thirteen former colonies.
Twilight Man: Love and Ruin in the Shadows of Hollywood and the Clark Empire by Liz Brown. The unbelievable true story of Harrison Post–the enigmatic lover of one of the richest men in 1920s Hollywood–and the battle for a family fortune.
Unbound: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement by Tarana Burke. From the founder and activist behind the largest movement of the 20th and 21st centuries, Burke shares her never before revealed life story of how she first came to say Me Too and launch one of the largest cultural events in American history.
Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty by Anderson Cooper & Katherine Howe. A chronicle of the rise and fall of a legendary American dynasty—Cooper’s mother’s family, the Vanderbilts.
Wildland: The Making of America’s Fury by Evan Osnos. After a decade abroad, the Pulitzer Prize–winning Osnos returns to three places he has lived —Greenwich, CT; Clarksburg, WV; and Chicago, IL—to illuminate the origins of America’s political fury.
NEW DVDs & MEDIA
Adventures in Babysitting (1987)
Captain Ron (1992)
In the Heights (2021)
Sitting Pretty (1948)
The Truffle Hunters (2021)
Weekend at Bernie’s (1989)
What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
Detectorists (Complete 1-3, 2018)
Lovecraft Country (Season 1, 2021)
Parks and Recreation (Complete 1-7, 2020)
The Undoing (Ltd., 2021)
Watchmen (Ltd., 2020)
John Prine, John Prine (1971)
Mickey Guyton, Remember Her Name (2021)
Chowder Rules! The True Story Of An EPIC Food Fight by Anna Crowley Redding
The Couch Potato by Jory John
Grandma’s Gardens by Hillary Clinton
Sounds Like School Spirit by Meg Fleming
What I am by Divya Srinivasan
Letters From Cuba by Ruth Behar
Minecraft: the Dragon by Nicky Drayden
The Vanderbeekers: Make a Wish #5 by Karina Yan Glaser
Children’s Illustrated History Atlas by Simon Adams
Counting on Fall by Lizann Flatt
Finish the Fight: The Brave and Revolutionary Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote by Veronica Chambers
Flying High: The Story of Gymnastics Champion Simone Biles by Michelle Meadows
History Smashers: The Titanic by Kate Messner
Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion: A Chapter-by-Chapter Guide by Annette Whipple
Lizzie Demands a Seat ! Elizabeth Jennings Fight for Streetcar Rights by Beth Anderson
Murder on the Baltimore Express: The Plot to Keep Abraham Lincoln from Becoming President by Suzanne Jurmain
Rescuing the Declaration of Independence: How We Almost Lost the Words That Built America by Anna Crowley Redding
Sakamoto’s Swim Club: How a Teacher Led an Unlikely Team to Victory by Julie Abery
Unbound: The Life and Art of Judith Scott by Joyce Scott
Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre by Carole Boston Weatherford
Who Would Win? Extreme Animal Rumble by Jerry Pallotta
The Cardboard Kingdom: Roar of the Beast by Chad Sell
Dog Man. Mothering Heights by Dav Pilkey
History Comics: the Wild Mustang: Horses of the American West by Chris Duffy
Paw Patrol: Moto Pups Nickelodeon
Straight Outta Nowher. Scooby-doo Meets Courage the Cowardly Dog starring Frank Welker
Notes from Booklist, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, Library Journal, New York Times Book Review, Goodreads and publishers.