Book ‘Em 2022-2023

Join us this fall for the return of Book ‘Em, our popular crime fiction book group. This season we'll be reading the best in crime fiction from 2022 and early 2023, ranging from traditional mysteries to thrillers to suspense. We will continue to meet on Zoom; check our online calendar for the link. Book ‘Em meets from 2:30-3:30 p.m.

To request or check out a title, click on your preferred format. We hope to have more copies and formats available in the future. Some titles have yet to be published so we will add catalog links as they become available.

Click here for a printable PDF of dates & titles.

September 21
The Last Mona Lisa by Jonathan Santlofer
Library Collection: Print
Libby: eBook
hoopla: eBook
An “insider view of the underground world of art collectors driven by deception, ego, and greed.”–Publishers Weekly
October 19
Book of Cold Cases by Simone St. James
Library Collection: Print
Libby: eBook / Audiobook
A true crime blogger gets more than she bargained for while interviewing the woman acquitted of two cold case slayings.
November 16
Two Nights in Lisbon by Chris Pavone
Library Collection: Print
Libby: eBook / Audiobook
A brilliant example of how sophisticated and meaningful a thriller can be white still ratcheting up the suspense and anxiety.
December 21
Clark and Division by Naomi Hirahara
Library Collection: Print
Libby: eBook / Audiobook
hoopla: Audiobook
“This is as much a crime novel as it is a family and societal tragedy, filtering one of the cruelest examples of American prejudice through the prism of one young woman…”–New York Times Book Review
January 18
Lightseekers by Femi Kayode
Library Collection: Print
A Nigerian psychologist travels to a remote southern town to uncover the truth about the murder of three university students.
February 15
How to Kill Your Family by Bella Mackie
hoopla: eBook
You can’t choose your family, but you can kill them. Dark and clever, urbane and droll.
March 15
The Plot by Jean Hanff Korletiz
hoopla: Audiobook
“Deep character development…intertwining story lines, and a candid glimpse into the publishing business make this a page-turner of the highest order.”–Publishers Weekly
April 19
Sleep Well My Lady by Kwei Quartey
Library Collection: Print
Libby: eBook
hoopla: Audiobook
“Brilliantly executed . . . Quartey, also the author of the Darko Dawson series, is one of the strong voices in the current wave of African crime fiction.”–Booklist
May 17
Girl in Ice by Erica Ferencik
Library Collection: Print
Libby: eBook
“Trenchant details about catastrophic climate change bolster a creative plot featuring authentic characters… Ferencik outdoes Michael Crichton…”–Publishers Weekly
June 21
City Under One Roof by Iris Yamashita
To be published in January 2023.
A stranded detective tries to solve a murder in a tiny Alaskan town where everyone lives in a single high-rise building.
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