Shelf Pleasure’s Book Picks for Fall 2014
As much as we love the warm weather and long days of summer, fall is hands-down our favorite season. Fall fashions, pumpkin spice lattes, football and the best new books of the year will soon be upon us. We cannot wait to get our hands on some of the most anticipated new releases. Here are the ones we’re most excited to check out. Please let us know which ones you’ll be reading!
We can’t emphasize enough how much we love Ken Follett’s Century Trilogy following the lives of several families during some of the most tumultuous events of the 20th century. After a long wait, the third and final book is here! Set in the 1960s through the 1980s, the book is a ride through history, from the Cold War, rock ‘n roll and everything in between.
Michael Connelly bring backs Detective Harry Bosch to investigate the murder of a man who died from complications nine years after being shot by a stray bullet. Using new evidence—beginning with the bullet that’s been inside the body—Bosch and his new partner realize that the shooting may have been entirely intentional. And this homicide investigation will take a whole new turn.
In the summer of 1972, 18-year-old Katie is enjoying the last of her childhood in the small town of Elephant Beach. In the middle of innocence and adulthood, this collection of stories touches upon romantic and family relationships, growing up and finding our place. Sounds to be a noteworthy debut.
The unsolved murder of a popular high school student is reignited when a photo of the boy with the caption, “I know who killed him,” surfaces. Detective Stephen Moran teams up with Detective Antoinette Conway to investigate. Trying to navigate the cruelty of high school cliques leads them in circles with students who refuse to talk and a school that will do anything to keep their reputation spotless. If Detective Moran is going to get inside the Dublin Murder Squad he must find solve the case—even if dealing with an underworld of teenage girls is more dangerous than anyone has thought possible….
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