“Where are the Children Now?” by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke, this is the sequel to her classic “Where are the Children?” written over four decades ago. We met Nancy and her children in the first book. Now, Nancy’s daughter Melissa is grown and recently married a man with a young daughter. Melissa’s stepdaughter goes missing, bringing back memories of her own abduction. She and her brother Mike race to find Riley, to save her from the trauma they still struggle with or worse. “Happy Place” by Emily Henry, this is the story of a couple who break up after nearly a decade, but pretend to still be together for their annual best friend’s vacation. Harriet and Wyn were the perfect couple, but now for some unknown reason they aren’t. Will they get away without telling their friends for a week or will the friends find out and try to get them back together? “Silver Alert” by Lee Smith, this is a funny novel about family, secrets, and aging. Herb is an aging alone with his dear wife Susan, who needs constant care. When the kids come to intervene Herb decides to go on one last joy ride in his Porsche. He also decides to take his wife’s manicurist along for the ride, soon setting off a Silver Alert. “My Heart Will Find You” by Jude Deveraux, this is the story of Etta, a young woman trying to find her spot in life. When she meets Henry an older gentleman looking for a caretaker she settles into a companionable living arrangement. Etta indulges in Henry’s library and soon is dreaming of the Midwest and being a mail order bride. She can only hope of finding love like that in her life. “The Wedding Planner” by Danielle Steel, this is the story of Faith Ferguson, a very successful wedding planner, even if she hasn’t walked down the aisle herself. She must make every ceremony a success through the private quarrels, unplanned pregnancies, family scandals and dark secrets to prove that there is more than one way to happily ever after.
“Simply Lies” by David Baldacci, “The Trackers” by Charles Frazier, “Homecoming” by Kate Morton, “The Loner” by Diana Palmer, “Romantic Comedy” and “Beyond That, the Sea” by Laura Spence-Ash. “Forgotten War” by Don Bentley, this is the fourth Matt Drake novel, “Earth’s the Right Place for Love” by Elizabeth Berg, “On the Line” by Fern Michaels, “The Rescue” by T. Jefferson Parker, “Strawberry Lane” by Jodi Thomas this is the first book in the Someday Valley series, and “Two Wars and a Wedding” by Laruen Willig. “Breakneck” by Marc Cameron, “The Cuban Heiress” by Chanel Cleeton, “The Soulmate” by Sally Hepworth, “In the Lives of Puppets” by T.J. Klune, “Small Mercies” by Dennis Lehane, and “Only the Beautiful” by Susan Meissner. “Tom Clancy Flash Point” by Don Bentley, “The Way of the Bear” by Anne Hillerman, “Summer on Sag Harbor” by Sunny Hostin, this is the second book in the Oak Bluff series, “With my Little Eye” by Joshilyn Jackson, “The True Love Experiment” by Christina Lauren, “The 23rd Midnight” by James Patterson, and “Not the Ones Dead” by Dana Stobenow. “Swamp Story” by Dave Barry, “Seven Girls Gone” by Allison Brennan, this is the fourth book in the Kara Quinn series, “Where Coyotes Howl” by Sandra Dallas, “The Golden Doves” by Martha Hall Kelly, “The Quantum Solution” by Eric van Lustbader, and “The Covenant of Water” by Abraham Verghese.
New Large Print
“One Last Chance” by Kat Martin, this is the third book in the Blood Ties, the Logans. “Settling His Hash” by William W. Johnstone, this is the fifth book in the Chuckwagon Trail series. “It’s in His Kiss” by Julia Quinn, this is the seventh book in the Bridgeton series and only in large print.
New Christian Fiction
“After the Shadows” by Amanda Cabot, this is the first book in the Secret of Sweetwater Crossing series. “Second Time Around” by Melody Carlson, and “A Brighter Dawn” by Leslie Gould, this is the first book in the Amish Memories series. “When He Found Me” by Victoria Bylin, this is the first book in the Road to Refuge series. “Hopefully Ever After” by Beth Wiseman, this is the third book in the Amish Bookstore series. “Windswept Way” by Irene Hannon, this is the ninth book in the Hope Harbor series.
“Collateral Damage” by J. A. Jance. “The Enigma of Garlic” by Alexander McCall Smith, this is a 44 Scotland Street series novel. “Mother of the Bride Murder” by Leslie Meier. “City Walls” by Loren D. Estleman. “Tell-Tale Bones” by Carolyn Haines, this is a Sarah Booth Delaney mystery.
“George VI and Elizabeth: the Marriage that Saved the Monarchy” by Sally Bedell Smith. “Honey, Baby, Mine: a Mother and Daughter Talk Life, Death, Love (and Banana Pudding)” by Laura Dern & Diane Ladd.
“A Fever in the Heartland” by Timothy Egan, “Volcanoes and Earthquakes: a Guide to Our Unquiet Earth” by Chiara Maria Petrone, “The Wisdom of the Bullfrog: Leadership Made Simple (But Not Easy)” by William McRaven, and “Creative Family Home” by Ashley Gibson. “Heroes are Human: Lessons in Resilience, Courage, Wisdom from the COVID Front Lines” by Bob Delaney, “Complete Horse Riding Manual” by William Micklem, and “The Secret Gate: a True Story of Courage and Sacrifice During the Collapse of Afghanistan” by Mitchell Zuckoff. “Wildflowers of North America” by Damian Fagan, “Flight: the Complete History of Aviation” by R.G. Grant, “The Ball in the Air: a Golfing Adventure” by Michael Bamberger, and “The Wager: a Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder” by David Grann. “The Best of Reminisce 2023,” “You Are Not Alone: the NAMI Guide to Navigating Mental Health” by Ken Dockworth, “Cooking a la Heart: 500 Easy and Delicious Recipes to Help Make Every Meal Heart Healthy” by Linda Hachfeld, and “Homegrown: Timothy McVeigh and the Rise of Right-Wing Extremism” by Jeffrey Toobin. “Pilates for Dummies” by Ellie Herman, “Magnolia Table: a Collection of Recipes for Gathering, Volume 3” by Joanna Gaines, “The Best of Family Handyman 2023,” and “The Last Honest Man: the CIA, the FBI, the Mafia, and the Kennedys and One Senator’s Fight to Save Democracy” by James Risen.
New Audio Books
“Simply Lies” by David Baldacci, and “The Loner” by Diana Palmer. “The Trackers” by Charles Frazier, and “The Soulmate” by Sally Hepworth. “The Way of the Bear” by Anne Hillerman, and “My Heart Will Find You” by Jude Deveraux. “Dark Angel” by John Sandford. “The Golden Doves” by Martha Hall Kelly.
“North to Home,” and “Blue’s Big City Adventure.” “Plane” and “The Son.” “Cocaine Bear,” and “Thomas & Friends: the Mystery of Lookout Mountain. “80 for Brady,” and “All Quiet on the Western Front.” “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” and “Barbie It Takes Two: Stars are Born.”
New TV Season
“Reacher” season 1. “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” season 5. “Blue Bloods” season 9. “Yellowstone” season 5: Volume 1. “Supernatural” season 5.
April 2023 Releases
“What Have We Done” by Alex Finlay, this is the story of three desperate lives and one deadly secret. As teenagers Jenna, Donnie and Nico were best friends, at the group home for parentless teens. When the home shut down the three were split up. Each has led a successful but troubled life. Now they are reunited for a haunting reason someone is trying to kill them. But why?
“A Most Intriguing Lady” by Sarah Ferguson Duchess of York, this is a novel of the Victorian Era. Lady Mary Montagu Douglas Scott, is the youngest child of Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch, who moonlights as an amateur sleuth for high society’s inner circle. Wealthy victims with their pride and reputation at stake would never go to the police, so Lady Mary must help them. She meets Colonel Walter Trefusis, a distinguished and extremely handsome war veteran. Walter, like Mary, lives a double life, with a desk job in Whitehall providing a front for his role in the British Intelligence Service. The two form an unlikely alliance to solve a series of crimes. Could the two spark a romance too?
“So Close” by Sylvia Day, is the first book in the Blacklist series, this is the story of Kane Black who is grieving the death of his wife, Lily. Then he sees a woman with his wife’s beauty on the street in Manhattan, and takes her to his penthouse. Kane is happier than he’s ever been, and he’ll do anything to stay that way.
“The Only Survivors” by Megan Miranda, this story is about a group of former classmates who ten years before survived a terrible accident. One the anniversary of the accident one of the survivors disappears. This makes the others wonder if it has something to do with the original tragedy itself.
“All That is Mine I Carry with Me” by William Landay, “The Sister Effect” by Susan Mallery, this book is also in large print, “Symphony for a Deadly Throne” by E.J. Mellow this is the third book in the Mousai series, “The London Séance Society” by Sarah Penner, “Worthy Opponents” by Danielle Steel, this book is also in large print, and “Riding the Nightmare” by William W. Johnstone, this book is only in large print. “The Cotillion Brigade” by Glen Craney, “Forget What You Know” by Christina Dodd, “Countdown” by James Patterson, this book is also in large print, “Loyalty” by Lisa Scottoline, and “Hang the Moon” by Jeannette Walls, this book is also in large print. “Community Board” by Tara Conklin, “Her Deadly Game” by Robert Dugoni, “River Sing Me Home” by Eleanor Shearer and “The White Lady” by Jacqueline Winspear. “Robert Ludlum’s the Treadstone Rendition” by Joshua Hood, “The Perfumist of Paris” by Alka Joshi this is the third book in the Henna Artist series, “Love, Honor, Betray” by Mary Monroe, and “Dark Angel” by John Sandford.
New Christian Fiction
“Forged in Love” by Mary Connealy, this is the first book in the Wyoming Sunrise series. “A Match in the Making” by Jen Turano this is the first book in the Matchmakers series, and “A Novel Proposal” by Denise Hunter. “Fields of Bounty” by Lauraine Snelling, this is the third book in the Leah’s Garden series. “Once Upon a Buggy” by Shelley Shepard Gray, this is the second book in the Amish of Apple Creek series, and “Remember Me” by Tracie Peterson, this is the first book in the Pictures of the Heart and also in large print.
“Hiss & Tell” by Rita Mae Brown, this is a Mrs. Murphy mystery. “Lowcountry Getaway” by Susan M. Boyer, this is a Liz Talbot mystery.
New Large Print
“When He Was Wicked” by Julia Quinn, this is the sixth book in the Bridgerton series.
“The Road to Unafraid: How the Army’s Top Ranger Faced Fear and Found Courage Through “Black Hawk Down” and Beyond” by Jeff Struecker.
“Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions: Get the Most Out of Your Retirement & Medical Benefits” by Joseph Matthews, “Walk Through Fire: the Train Disaster that Changed America” by Yasmine Ali, “Freedom From Family Dysfunction: a Guide to Healing Families Battling Addiction or Mental Illness” by Kenneth Perlmutter, “Everyday Baking” by Better Homes & Garden, “Rock Painting Flowers, Cottages, Houses, and Towns: Step-by-Step Instructions, Techniques, and Ideas” by Lin Wellford. “Take Control of Your Heart Disease Risk” by John Whyte, “An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Raising Backyard Ducks” by Gail Damerow, “How to Sew Clothes” by Amelia Greenhall, and “But Have You Read the Book?” by Kristen Lopez. “You Don’t Have to Carry It All: Ditch the Mom Quilt & Find a Better Way Forward” by Paula Faris, “Reelfoot Lake: Oasis on the Mississippi” by Jim Johnson, “The Complete Guide to Bathrooms” by Black & Decker, and “Saved: a War Reporter’s Mission to Make It Home” by Benjamin Hall. “The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide: What You and Your Family Need to Know” by David Miklowitz, “Deliciously Vintage Baking & Desserts” by Victoria Glass, and “Fodor’s 2023 New York City” by Kelsy Chauvin.
New Audio Books
“What Have We Done” by Alex Finlay, and “The Sister Effect” by Susan Mallery. “Countdown” by James Patterson, “Loyalty” by Lisa Scottoline. “I Will Find You” by Harlan Coben, and “Hang the Moon” by Jeannette Walls. “The Only Survivors” by Megan Miranda, and “Where are the Children Now?” by Mary Higgins Clark & Alafair Burke.
“The Old Way” and “I Wanna Dance with Somebody.” “Big Sky River” and “Barbie It Takes Two: Best Friends Forever.” “God’s Country,” and “Alice, Darling.” “Babylon,” and “PBS Kids 15 Sports Stories!”
New TV Season
“ER” season 7. “The Walking Dead” season 11. “The Good Wife” season 7. “Gotham” season 3.