Coming Soon: June

Summer is around the corner which means that it’s also time to start looking for those summer beach reads. Whether they’re by bestselling authors like  James Patterson or new unknown authors, check out some new releases to get cozy with this summer.

Summer of ’69  by Elin Hilderbrand

In her first historical novel Elin Hilderbrand, once again earns her title as queen of the summer novel. This time she presents four siblings that experience the drama, intrigue, and upheaval of a summer when everything changed. It’s 1969, and for the Levin family, the times they are a-changing. Every year the children have looked forward to spending the summer at their grandmother’s historic home in downtown Nantucket.  As the summer heats up, Ted Kennedy sinks a car in Chappaquiddick, man flies to the moon, and Jessie and her family experience their own dramatic upheavals along with the rest of the country.

 

 

Lost and Found / by Danielle Steel

Danielle Steel is back with another offering. What might have been? That tantalizing question propels a woman on a cross-country adventure to reunite with the men she loved and let go. It all starts with a fall from a ladder in a firehouse in New York City. Spurred by old memories, a forced pause in her demanding schedule, and an argument with her daughter that leads to a rare crisis of confidence, Maddie embarks on a road trip. She hopes to answer questions about the men she loved and might have married–but didn’t. As the miles and days pass, and with each new encounter, Maddie’s life comes into clearer focus and a new future takes shape. A deeply felt story about love, motherhood, family, and fate, Lost and Found is an irresistible new novel from America’s most dynamic storyteller.

 

 

 

Unsolved / James Patterson and David Ellis

James Patterson returns in the long-awaited follow-up to the bestselling thriller Invisible. FBI agent Emmy Dockery is absolutely relentless. But a shocking new case-unfolding across the country-has left her utterly baffled.The victims all appear to have died by accident, and have seemingly nothing in common. But this many deaths can’t be coincidence. And the killer is somehow one step ahead of every move Dockery makes.

 

 

Beloved author Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction with a unique love story set in the New York City theater world during the 1940s. Told from the perspective of an older woman as she looks back on her youth with both pleasure and regret (but mostly pleasure), City of Girls explores themes of female sexuality and promiscuity, as well as the idiosyncrasies of true love. Eighty-nine-year-old Vivian recounts her life after being kicked out of Vassar College, living in Manhattan with her Aunt Peg and the personal mistake that resulted in a professional scandal.