Winter 2024 Book List | A list of fiction titles to be published for the winter of 2024, recommended by your EPL librarians. Download the printable list here.
Spring 2024 Book List | A list of fiction titles to be published for the spring of 2024, recommended by your EPL librarians. Download the printable list here.
|The Warm Hands of Ghosts
During the Great War, a combat nurse searches for her brother in this hauntingly beautiful historical novel with a speculative twist.
|The Boy Who Cried Bear
|Det. Casey Eric feel at home and they know how to navigate the woods and its various dangers, other residents don’t.
A novel where each character has been secretly written by a different, major literary voice - from Margaret Atwood and John Grisham to Emma Donoghue.
|Girls with Bad Reputations
|All her life, Kayla heard the same refrain: Don't be so loud. Don't act so wild. Don't take up so much space. Now she's the beating heart of an up-and-coming rock band…and the whole world is going to know her name.
|When a key witness goes missing, Quinn and Costa must find her before a killer silences her for good.
|Right on Cue
|A former actress-turned-screenwriter finds herself back in the spotlight, only for her romantic lead to be the one man she can’t stand.
|When children start going missing in her small-town Lorrain Henry pays attention, especially since she has a small nephew and the police seem to not care. When her nephew becomes one of the missing and Lorraine is determined to find him.
|Ready or Not
|A surprise pregnancy leads to even more life-changing revelations.
|Death of a Spy
|Beaton, M. C.
Sergeant Hamish Macbeth faces a string of mysterious robberies that are only the beginning of an international threat to his sleepy Scottish village.
|The Tainted Cup
|Bennett, Robert Jackson
|An eccentric detective and her long-suffering assistant untangle a web of magic, deceit, and murder in this sparkling fantasy reimagining of the classic crime novel.
|The Atlas Maneuver
|Cotton unravels a mystery from World War II involving a legendary lost treasure, Yamashita’s Gold, worth billions.
|The Deepest Kill
|Rachel and Ellie look into the mysterious death of the daughter of the third richest man in America.
|Double Grudge Donuts
’Tis the season for desserts, but someone naughty on Santa’s list has come to town.
|A magically gifted con artist must gather her estranged mother’s old crew for a once-in-a-lifetime heist.
|Box, C. J.
|Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett faces two different kinds of rampaging beasts—one animal, one human.
|Five Furry Familiars
|Mia Malone is working at a ski lodge, but when her roommate’s ex checks in, everything starts going downhill.
|The Diamond and the Duke
A wounded soldier finds unlikely friendship with a headstrong beauty.
|Under the Storm
|After a house fire a young woman is found murdered. For ten-year-old Isak it sets in motion something he can’t control, igniting his future.
|Acts of Forgiveness
A family grapples with how much of their lineage they’re willing to unearth in order to participate in the nation’s first federal reparations program.
|The Hollow Dead
|Keira remembers two things: that she can speak with the dead, and that sinister mask-wearing men are hunting her.
|A Haunting in the Arctic
|A deserted shipwreck off the coast of Iceland holds terrors and dark secrets.
|A Catered Quilting Bee
Bernie and Libby Simmons return for another culinary cozy with catering, dogs, and murder.
|Abe Strapp is about to marry to cement his hold on the shore when the Widow Caines arrives to throw the wedding and Abe's plans into chaos.
|A Redwood Court
|Dameron, DeLana R A
A breathtaking debut about one unforgettable Southern Black family, seen through the eyes of its youngest daughter as she comes of age in the 1990s.
|Last Seen in Havana
A Cuban American woman searches for her mother and fights to restore a crumbling Art Deco home in the heart of Havana.
|Journalist John Russell is adrift in a McCarthy-era Los Angeles until his research into a wartime conspiracy brings him face-to-face with the perilous instability of a post-Stalin Berlin.
|Once Persuaded, Twice Shy
|A Modern Reimagining of Persuasion.
Animal attraction takes over in this exhilarating Leopard novel.
|Crime and Cherry Pits
|When the death turns out to be more suspicious than a cherry pit down the wrong pipe, Shiloh finds herself under local law enforcement's microscope.
|The Partner Plot
Two former high school sweethearts get a second chance in this marriage of convenience romance.
|A High Tide Murder
|The newest installment in the Cannabis Café cozy mystery series.
|I See Buildings Fall Like Lightning
|A novel about five friends whose lives are shaped by the brutality of a world that doesn't value them - and the different choices they make.
|The Smoke in Our Eyes
|When a car accident shatters ten-year-old Lucas's world, he finds himself confronting crime and vengeance, humor and heroism, all against the backdrop of growing up.
|The Chaos Agent
Artificial intelligence leads to shockingly real danger for the Gray Man.
|The Women is the story of one woman gone to war, but it shines a light on the story of all women who put themselves in harm’s way to help others.
|A dangerous alliance between a Vampyre bride and an Alpha werewolf becomes a love deep enough to sink your teeth into.
|Everyone Who Can Forgive Me is Dead
Nine years ago Charlie fled from the “Scarlet Christmas. Now she’s back and she’s not going to let anything get in her way.
|Sisters of Fortune
|Huber, Anna Lee
A novel set on the legendary ocean liner that includes actual stories and anecdotes from the Titanic, as it tells of three well-to-do sisters, each at a crossroads in her life.
|Struggling with an personal crisis, Evan goes back to the basics of his mission and helps a little girl who wants him to find her missing dog.
|A Fate Inked in Blood
|A shield maiden battles to unite a nation under a power-hungry king - while fighting her growing desire for his fiery son.
|The Kamogawa Food Detectives
Down a quiet backstreet in Kyoto exists a very special restaurant. Run by Koishi Kamogawa and her father Nagare, the Kamogawa Diner serves up deliciously extravagant meals. But that's not the main reason customers stop by.
|The Ghost Orchid
Alex and Milo must confront LA's darkest side as they unravel a trail of deadly secrets.
|The Lantern's Dance
|King, Laurie R.
Mary and Sherlock are caught up in a case that turns both bewildering and intensely personal.
|Keep Your Friends Close
|Strangers on a Train meets The Family Next Door in this page-turning thriller by the author of The Perfect Escape.
|My Beloved Life
A novel that tells the story of modern India, through the life of one apparently ordinary man, from the death of Gandhi to the rise of Modi.
|Sun of Blood and Ruin
|This reimagining of Zorro features a heroic warrior sorceress.
A grumpy lobster fisherman tosses a fashion influencer’s impeccably curated life overboard.
|Among the Living
|A terrifying novel set in a melting Arctic landscape. Something deadly has lain dormant for thousands of years, but now the permafrost is giving up its secret.
|Night for Day
|Two people destined to be together, but to never see each other again, fight against the greatest odds.
|The Book of Love
Three teenagers become pawns in a supernatural power struggle.
|The Road from Belhaven
A novel about a young woman whose gift of second sight complicates her coming of age in late-nineteenth-century Scotland.
|The Summer Book Club
The rules of summer book club are simple: No sad books - No pressure - Yessssss, wine!
|Meant for Me
Reeling from the death of her sister Addie May flees to Texas where farm hand Zac starts to cut through the pain and grief and show her she has something to live for.
A surprisingly inventive tale of female subversion and agency in a patriarchal world, with two brilliantly crafted protagonists to root for.
|To Cage a God
Using ancient secrets, Galina and Sera’s mother grafted gods into their bones. Bound to brutal deities and granted forbidden power no commoner has held in a millennia, the sisters have grown up to become living weapons. Raised to overthrow an empire―no matter the cost.
|Nate Evers struggles with rage when his little cousin is murdered so he leads 3 grief-stricken friends on a mission of retribution.
Scuba diving instructor Cass leads her students out for their first dive, but things quickly spiral out of control.
|Murder at an Irish Chipper
|A holiday by the sea gets put on hold as they help the local garda apprehend an elusive killer.
|A Wild and Heavenly Place
A sweeping story of star-crossed lovers and the birth of Seattle.
After tragedy hits during Dixon’s attempt to climb Mt. Everest he finds when he returns home that his world has shifted and he must confront the truth of what happened.
|Paris, B. A.
Iris and Gabriel have just got home to find Laure, in their house - sleeping in their bed, wearing Iris' clothes, even rearranging the furniture.
|Patterson, James and James O Born
Michael Bennett faces his most terrifying killer ever. It could be anyone. They could be anywhere.
|Sex, Lies, and Sensibility
|Two sisters roll up their sleeves to run a dilapidated inn but must learn to work with the locals in this deliciously spicy novel inspired by Sense and Sensibility.
|The Price You Pay
Peter Ash must follow his closest friend into the criminal underworld when secrets from the past threaten everything they hold dear.
|Simply the Best
|Phillips, Susan Elizabeth
|A successful sports agent and the sister of his biggest client engage in a take-no-prisoners battle of the sexes.
|The Phoenix Crown
An unforgettable narrative about the intertwined lives of two wronged women, spanning from the chaos of the San Francisco earthquake to the glittering palaces of Versailles.
A breathtaking thriller about a family shaken by lies, vengeance, and a cold-blooded crime.
|This Disaster Loves You
A poignant and funny story about a man whose wife disappeared seven years ago and his journey to find her or find out what happened.
|The American Daughters
|Ruffin, Maurice Carlos
|A gripping historical novel about a spirited girl who joins a sisterhood working to undermine the Confederates.
|Fish Out of Water
When Dahlia’s sister goes missing in the Rockies she needs to convince local hermit, and survival expert Winston, to be her guide on an adventure she’ll never forget.
|One Wrong Word
|Ryan, Hank Phillippi
|One word can ruin your life. And now crisis management expert Arden Ward knows that first hand.
|Fur Love or Money
Secondhand shop owner Sarah Grayson and her rescue cat, Elvis, sniff out the suspects.
|Sean Pope already lost Amalie Lincoln once. This time, he will risk everything to never have to say goodbye to her again.
|Gone with the Witch
|Sanders, Angela M.
A spellbinding heroine, a clever cat familiar, colorful local, and of course, murder.
On a secluded island, homicide detective Jessica Niemi must investigate a drowning that is tied to a frightening ghostly legend.
|Nowhere Like Home
When Lenna gets a call to join a mysterious “mommune” she finds her worst fears are confirmed.
A razor-sharp thriller about a mother forced to the breaking point when her life and the lives of her children are threatened by an intruder.
|The Briar Book of the Dead
|Slatter, A. G.
Ellie Briar is the first non-witch born into her family for generations, but when she develops an unexpected ability to speak to the dead she uncovers sinister family secrets that threaten to destroy everything her family has built.
|The Spy and I
After a case of mistaken identity, one woman must work with her sister’s sexy spy partner to save the world in this heart-pounding romantic comedy.
|Nothing Without Me
|Takhar, Helen Monks
The gripping tale of a film director with a shadowy past, her missing lead actress, and the disturbing cost of fame.
|Queens of London
|Queens of London is a look at Britain's first female crime syndicate, the ever-shifting meaning of justice, and the way women claim their power by any means necessary.
|Williams, Phillip B.
Meet Saint, a fearsome conjuror who, in the 1830s, annihilates plantations all over Arkansas to rescue the people enslaved there.
|A Love Song for Ricki Wilde
A swoon-worthy love story of two passionate artists drawn to the magic, romance, and opportunity of New York.
|Murder in Masquerade
Countess turned advice columnist Amelia Amesbury finds herself playing the role of sleuth when a night at the theater turns deadly.
|Village in the Dark
Det. Cara Kennedy thought she’d lost her husband and son in an accident, but evidence points to murder--and she will stop at nothing to find the truth.