Book ‘Em 2020-2021

Join us as we discuss the best-reviewed crime fiction of 2019. Did the critics get it right? Book ‘Em meets from 2:30-3:30 p.m. over Zoom. Click the date(s) you're interested in to find out how to attend. To request or check out a title, click on your preferred format.

September 16
Attica Locke: Heaven, My Home
Library Collection: Print, Large Print, and CD Audiobook
OverDrive & Libby: eBook and Audiobook
Texas Ranger Darren Mathews is on the hunt for a missing child.
October 7
Ann Cleeves: The Long Call
Library Collection: Print, Large Print, and CD Audiobook
OverDrive & Libby: eBook and Audiobook
A new series from the author of the much-loved Vera and Shetland novels.
October 28
Abir Mukherjee: Smoke and Ashes
Library Collection: Print and Large Print
OverDrive & Libby: eBook
Hoopla: eBook
A double homicide in 1920 Calcutta lures one of today’s greatest investigative teams.
November 18
Edwin Hill: The Missing Ones
Library Collection: Print
OverDrive & Libby: eBook and Audiobook
Hoopla: eBook and Audiobook
An island of the cost of Maine is chock-full of secrets.
December 9
Allen Eskens: Nothing More Dangerous
Library Collection: Print and CD Audiobook
OverDrive & Libby: eBook and Audiobook
An unforgettable crime story and a brilliant coming-of-age novel.
January 6
Mariah Fredericks: Death of a New American

Library Collection: Print
OverDrive & Libby: eBook and Audiobook
Hoopla: Audiobook
A ladies maid investigates murder in Edith Wharton’s New York.
January 27
Dervla McTiernan: The Scholar
Library Collection: Print
OverDrive & Libby: eBook and Audiobook
Hoopla: Audiobook
The second Cormac Reilly novel takes us into the cutthroat world of academia.
February 17
S. D. Sykes: The Bone Fire
Library Collection: Print
OverDrive/Libby: eBook
Hoopla: Audiobook
Even the strongest fortresses aren't free from terror in fourteenth-century England.
March 10
Laura McHugh: The Wolf Wants In
Library Collection: Print
OverDrive & Libby: eBook and Audiobook
Untimely deaths are all too common in rural Blackwater, Kansas.
March 31
Laura Lippman: Lady in the Lake
Library Collection: Print, Large Print, and CD Audiobook
OverDrive & Libby: eBook and Audiobook
Hoopla: Audiobook
In 1960s Baltimore, a housewife pursues the murder of a forgotten woman.
April 21
Lisa Sandlin: The Bird Boys
Library Collection: Print and CD Audiobook
OverDrive & Libby: eBook and Audiobook
Hoopla: eBook and Audiobook
Ex-con-turned-private-eye Delpha and her boss Phelan reveal Beaumont, Texas’ grim underbelly.
May 12
Fred Vargas: This Poison Will Remain
Library Collection: Print and CD Audiobook
OverDrive & Libby: eBook and Audiobook
Hoopla: Audiobook
The deaths of three men are linked by their childhood at an orphanage in Nimes, France.
June 2
Tana French: The Witch Elm
Library Collection: Print, Large Print, and CD Audiobook
OverDrive & Libby: eBook and Audiobook
A privileged man’s life is derailed, leading to insights and revelations.
June 23
Sujata Massey: The Satapur Moonstone
Library Collection: Print and Large Print
OverDrive & Libby: eBook and Audiobook
Bombay’s only female lawyer is once again called upon to solve a mystery in 1920’s India.
Categories: Authors & Books, Book Discussion, Director's Corner, Events, Featured, Homepage, and Library News.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *