Coming soon: Fiction titles to put on hold now

By Collection Management Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

Love to be among the first to discover an amazing new book? We’re switching it up this month and sharing some books that you might get to brag about being the first among your friends to read. Put a hold on these fiction titles before everyone else does!

Fiction titles out now, coming soon


The Final Revival of Opal & Nev by Dawnie Walton

Why you should try it: If you loved Daisy Jones & the Six for its musician drama, you’ll love this novel from the other side of the interview.

Description: Accepting a contract from a fledgling record company, a talented music artist in early 1970s New York endures racist responses to her activism, before a reunion interview decades later reveals explosive secrets.

Stream & download with: Media on Demand/Libby (ebook)

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Libertie by Kaitlyn Greenidge

Why you should try it: Greenidge’s richly detailed historical comes with high praise, as it was already chosen for Roxane Gay’s Audacious Book Club.

Description: Coming of age as a free-born Black woman in Reconstruction-era Brooklyn, Libertie Sampson struggles against her mother’s medical aspirations for her when she finds herself more drawn to a musical career that could compromise her autonomy.

Stream & download with: Media on Demand/Libby (ebook)

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The Jigsaw Man by Nadine Matheson

Why you should try it: This gory tale won’t be for everyone, but it is definitely for you if murderous suspense novels are your thing.

Description: Serial Crimes Unit DI Anjelica Henley races to stop a copycat killer and prevent her own death before the ruthless murderer who is being imitated takes matters into his own hands.

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Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert

Why you should try it: If you’ve been following the Brown sisters, you’re already excited for the sweet, funny, a little bit chaotic heroine, Eve.

Description: When his life is taken over by a purple-haired tornado of a woman named Eve Brown, B&B owner Jacob Wayne tries to fight his attraction to this sunny, chaotic woman who is his natural-born enemy.

Stream & download with: Media on Demand/Libby (ebook)

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The Rose Code by Kate Quinn

Why you should try it: Come for the royal wedding, stay for the smart women and enduring friendship.

Description: Joining the elite Bletchley Park codebreaking team during World War II, three women from very different walks of life uncover a spy’s dangerous agenda against a backdrop of the royal wedding of Elizabeth and Philip. 

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Too Good to Be True by Carola Lovering

Why you should try it: It’s a twisty, turny, “firecracker of a novel” with multiple narrators and a timeline that wraps around on itself like a Moebius strip.

Description: Accepting the proposal of an older, sophisticated man after a whirlwind courtship, a woman struggling with severe OCD throws herself into wedding plans before discovering her fiancé’s secret past and deceptive agenda.

Stream & download with: Hoopla (digital audiobook)

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Librarian Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

About Dontaná

Dontaná is a Collection Management Librarian who was born with an unending reading list. She is almost always reading two books simultaneously and is easily distracted by cool covers.

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