Check Out These New Books

Strongsville librarians have some new recommendations

A new month brings another round of great new books. We hope you will come visit the bibrary to check out one of these and many more new books. Happy reading!

Fifteen Digits By Nick Santora, April 2012, 288 pages.

A 15-digit bank account number holds the key to a plot involving five behind-the-scenes employees at a law firm who use discarded documents full of sensitive legal information to get rich. This is a gritty thriller set in the world of powerful New York law firms from Nick Santora, writer of the hit crime dramas The Sopranos, Law & Order, and Prison Break. Fans of great thriller books will enjoy this suspenseful new novel.

More Like Her By Liza Palmer, April 2012, 304 pages.

What really goes on behind those perfect white picket fences? When Emma Dunham, the woman they believe is the height of female perfection, is murdered by her husband, Francis, Lisa and Jill discover that things aren't always what they seem, which forces them to come to terms with the secrets of their own lives. Fans of Jodi Picoult will want to pick up this new contemporary novel that is the right mix of intriguing characters with an interesting plot.

The Uninvited Guests By Sadie Jones, May 2012, 272 pages.

Sadie Jones takes on the traditional English country house story with a tale set during “Downton Abbey” days. While fighting to save their family home, Charlotte prepares for an elaborate birthday celebration for her daughter Emerald – an event that unexpectedly turns into a dramatic evening that forever changes all of their lives.  It’s a gentle comedy of manners, full of eccentric characters and evocative turns of phrase. Fans of the Maisie Dobbs series will enjoy this book.

Reviews are brought to you each week by librarians Jennifer Niederhausen, Dona Stein and Heather Timko, 
Adult Services Division
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