A murder mystery. A hot new series. A beloved children’s author. What do these things have in common? They make up our picks for the best new books of the week!
The Cinderella Murder by Mary Higgins Clark & Alafair Burke
Mary Higgins Clark, master of suspense, teams up with bestselling author Alafair Burke on a thrilling new series featuring a television program that recreates unsolved crimes.
I’m one of those obnoxious people ready to pull in the tree and throw on its lights as I shove the jack-o-lantern out the door on November 1st. But don’t accuse me of not giving the turkey his moment in the spotlight just yet, because when I ring in the season, even before the bird’s had a chance to properly take up residence in my freezer, it’s actually a tribute to what I think of Thanksgiving. Yep. To me, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve…the final months leading us into a new year are all one big excuse to par-tay like it’s 1999, only this time, we know Y2K isn’t that scary, so at midnight, no one’s wondering if we’ll lose power and soon be thrust into the Apocalypse.
It’s like the holidays have come early for us at Shelf Pleasure! This week’s exciting new releases include titles from one of our favorite television personalities and one of our all-time favorite thriller writers.
The Andy Cohen Diaries by Andy Cohen
The beloved Andy Cohen takes us along for the ride as he shares all the intimate—and hysterically funny—details that make up a year in his life.
For Katniss Everdeen, life has been a whirlwind of struggle, disaster, fear and triumph since she volunteered to replace her sister in The Hunger Games. Fans of the wildly popular series have been waiting eagerly for the newest installment in the film franchise, and the release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 is just around the corner. Of course, you can spend your time until its release rereading the books and binge watching the movies online or streaming through most TV plans.
The best antidotes for these chilly nights are red-hot reads—and this week’s best new releases certainly fit the bill.
Rogue Spy by Joanna Bourne
Spies, sex and sin combine for one steamy adventure. Thomas Paxton returns to London to confess his years infiltrating British Intelligence Service for France and is given a chance to prove where his loyalty lies.
Whether it’s romance or romantic suspense you crave, these titles will leave your heart thumping!
Only Enchanting by Mary Balogh
Devastated after his fiancée leaves him, Flavian Viscount Ponsonby finds himself seeking comfort in the arms of the charismatic Agnes Keeping.