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Fiction & Mystery  ♦  Nonfiction  ♦  Poetry  ♦  Audiobooks  ♦  Large Print  ♦  Young Adult  ♦  Middle Grade  ♦  Independent & Early Readers  ♦  Picture Books  ♦  DVDs

Click the links below to see what we have preordered for the upcoming months!

 April 2023  ♦  May 2023  ♦  June 2023

Fiction & Mystery

  • The Vanishing Type by Ellery Adams
  • Checkout 19 by Claire-Louise Bennett
  • Earth’s the Right Place for Love by Elizabeth Berg
  • The Last Kingdom by Steve Berry
  • Storm Watch by C. J. Box
  • I Will Find You by Harlan Coben
  • Finlay Donovan is Killing It by Elle Cosimano
  • A Killing of Innocents by Deborah Crombie
  • Olga Dies Dreaming by Xochitl Gonzalez
  • Really Good, Actually by Monica Heisey
  • Murder Your Employer: The McMasters Guide to Homicide by Rupert Holmes
  • Heart Bones by Colleen Hoover
  • Collateral Damage by J. A. Jance
  • Code Name Sapphire by Pam Jenoff
  • The House of Eve by Sadeqa Johnson
  • Maureen by Rachel Joyce
  • Unnatural History by Jonathan Kellerman
  • Eastbound by Maylis De Kerangel
  • Gwendy’s Final Task by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar
  • The Curator by Owen King
  • The Applicant by Nazli Koca
  • The Librarian of Burned Books by Brianna Labuskes
  • So Shall You Reap by Donna Leon
  • The Snow Hare by Paula Lichtarowicz 
  • The Chinese Groove by Kathryn Ma
  • I Have Some Questions For You by Rebecca Makkai
  • Looking for Jane by Heather Marshall
  • The Golden Spoon by Jessa Maxwell
  • Cleopatra and Frankenstein by Coco Mellors
  • Someone Else’s Shoes by Jojo Moyes
  • The Angel Maker by Alex North
  • The Sweet Spot by Amy Poeppel
  • The Missing American by Kwei Quartey
  • Lying Beside You by Michael Robotham
  • Good Dog, Bad Cop by David Rosenfelt
  • Loyalty by Lisa Scottoline
  • Everyone In My Family Has Killed Someone by Benjamin Stevenson
  • Pandora by Susan Stokes-Chapman
  • The Cliff’s Edge by Charles Todd
  • Hang the Moon by Jeannette Walls
  • Decent People by De’Shawn Charles Winslow
  • The White Lady by Jacqueline Winspear


Book Covers for Nonfiction on order for March 2023. Book List in adjacent text box.
  • The Nazi Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill by Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch
  • Northeaster: A Story of Courage and Survival in the Blizzard of 1952 by Cathie Pelletier
  • Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy by Nathaniel Philbrick


  • The Best American Poetry 2022, edited by Matthew Zapruder


  • Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley, read by Isabella Star LaBlanc
  • Lucy by the Sea by Elizabeth Strout, read by Kimberly Farr
  • Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir, read by Ray Porter

Large Print

  • The Heathens by Ace Atkins
  • Christmas at the Cupcake Cafe by Jenny Colgan
  • Fatally Flaky by Diane Mott Davidson
  • Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
  • A Season of Angels by Debbie Macomber
  • Nobody’s Baby But Mine by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
  • The Eagle’s Claw by Jeff Shaara
  • The Last Night in London by Karen White

Young Adult

  • My Hero Academia, Volume 20 by Kohei Horikoshi
  • Doomsday With My Dog, Volume 1 by Yu Isihara
  • Honey Lemon Soda, Volume 1 by Mayu Murata
  • Lore Olympus, Volume 3 by Rachel Smythe

Middle Grade

  • Galactic Hot Dogs: Revenge of the Space Pirates by Max Brallier
  • Goldie Vance, Volumes 1 – 5
  • Ride On by Faith Erin Hicks
  • Star Scouts: The Invasion of the Scuttlebots by Mike Lawrence
  • Freewater by Amina Luqman-Dawson
  • Cottons: The Secret of the Wind by Jim Pascoe
  • Garlic & the Vampire by Bree Paulsen
  • Big Nate: Nailed It by Lincoln Peirce
  • Dog Man 11: Twenty Thousand Fleas Under the Sea by Dav Pilkey
  • Cat’s Cradle: The Golden Twine by Jo Rioux
  • The Deep & Dark Blue by Niki Smith
  • Stick Dog Meets His Match by Tom Watson

Independent & Early Readers

  • Barbie: You Can Be a Doctor, You Can be a Pet Vet
  • Lissy’s Diary by Ellen DeLange
  • The Great Mathemachicken: Hide and Go Beak by Nancy Krulik
  • Nat the Cat Takes a Nap by Jarrett Lerner
  • Magic Treehouse: Rhinos at Recess by Mary Pope Osborne

Picture Books & Board Books

  • An American Story by Kwame Alexander, illustrated by Dare Coulter
  • I Have a Question by Andrew Arnold
  • The Thank-You Game by Katie Bloom, illustrated by Veronica Rose Jones
  • Will We Always Hold Hands? by Christopher Cheng, illustrated by Stephen Michael King
  • Dragon Noodle Party: A Story of Chinese Zodiac Animals by Ying Chang Compestine, illustrated by Paula Pang
  • Oona in the Arctic by Kelly DiPucchio, illustrated by Raissa Figueroa
  • A Dress with Pockets by Lily Murray, illustrated by Jenny Løvlie
  • What Feelings Do When No One’s Looking by Tina Oziewicz, illustrated by Aleksandra Zając, translated by Jennifer Croft
  • The Boy Who Tried to Shrink His Name by Sandhya Parappukkaran, illustrated by Michelle Pereira
  • Palace of Books by Patricia Polacco
  • Hot Dog by Doug Salati
  • Nell Plants a Tree by Anne Wynter, illustrated by Daniel Miyares
  • How Do Dinosaurs Learn to Be Kind? by Jane Yolen, illustrated by Mark Teague


  • All Creatures Great & Small, Season 3
  • Babylon
  • Devotion
  • The Duke
  • Joyride
  • Killing Eve, Season 4
  • A Man Called Otto
  • Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
  • Strange World
  • The Whale
  • Women Talking

Highly Anticipated April 2023 New Releases!

  • Simply Lies by David Baldacci
  • Dirty Laundry by Disha Bose
  • House of Cotton by Monica Brashears
  • School Trip by Jerry Craft
  • The Swiss Nurse by Mario Escobar
  • The Trackers by Charles Frazier
  • The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny, and Murder by David Gunn
  • Death by Chocolate Marshmallow Pie by Sarah Graves
  • The Last Remains by Elly Griffiths
  • The Princess in Black by Shannon Hale & Dean Hale, illustrated by LeUyen Pham
  • Who Cries for the Lost by C. S. Harris
  • Happy Place by Emily Henry
  • The Golden Doves by Martha Hall Kelly
  • In the Lives of Puppets by TJ Klune
  • Small Mercies by Dennis Lehane
  • Homecoming by Kate Morton
  • Nightcrawling by Leila Mottley
  • Pride by Victoria Christopher Murray
  • The Fourth Enemy by Anne Perry
  • Dark Angel by John Sandford

Highly Anticipated May 2023 New Releases!

  • Rogue Justice by Stacey Abrams
  • Warrior Girl Unearthed by Angeline Boulley
  • The Secret Book of Flora Lea by Patti Callahan Henry
  • Pete the Cat Hickory Dickory Dock by James Dean and Kimberly Dean
  • A Song for Juneteenth by Zetta Elliott, illustrated by David Anthony Geary
  • Such Good Friends by Stephen Greco
  • The Garnett Girls by Georgina Moore
  • The 23rd Midnight by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro
  • The Wishing Game by Meg Shaffer
  • I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871 by Lauren Tarshis, art by Cassie Anderson
  • Witch King by Martha Wells

Highly Anticipated June 2023 New Releases!

  • The Wind Knows My Name by Isabel Allende
  • The Spectacular by Fiona Davis
  • Dead Man’s Wake by Paul Doiron
  • Cross Down y James Patterson & Brendan DuBois
  • Lady Tan’s Circle of Women by Lisa See