Back McReader's Digest | March Newsletter

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  McReader's Digest  
Sooley

John Grisham · Doubleday
Format: Book

In the summer of his seventeenth year, Sam­uel Sooleymon gets the chance of a lifetime: a trip to the United States with his South Sudanese teammates to play in a showcase basket­ball tournament. He has never been away from home, nor has he ever been on an airplane. The opportunity...

Read More check catalog
 
 
Ocean Prey

John Sandford
Format: Hardcover

An off-duty Coast Guardsman is fishing with his family when he calls in some suspicious behavior from a nearby boat. It's a snazzy craft, slick and outfitted with extra horsepower, and is zipping along until it slows to pick up a surfaced diver . . . a diver who was apparently alone,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Finding Ashley

Danielle Steel
Format: Book

Melissa Henderson is leading a quiet life. Once a bestselling author, she now pours all her energy into renovating a Victorian house nestled in the foothills of rural New England. Six years ago, she lost her young son to cancer, and her marriage dissolved. She stopped writing. It was only...

Read More check catalog
 
 
Hour of the Witch

Chris Bohjalian · Doubleday
Pages: 416
Format: Book

Boston, 1662. Mary Deerfield is twenty-four-years-old. Her skin is porcelain, her eyes delft blue, and in England she might have had many suitors. But here in the New World, amid this community of saints, Mary is the second wife of Thomas Deerfield, a man as cruel as he is powerful....

Read More check catalog
 
 
Turn a Blind Eye

Jeffrey Archer
Format: Hardcover

Newly promoted to Detective Inspector, William Warwick is tasked with a dangerous new line of work, to go undercover and expose crime of another kind: corruption at the heart of the Metropolitan Police Force. Along with detectives Rebecca Pankhurst and Nicky Bailey, his team is focused...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Death with a Double Edge: A Daniel Pitt Novel

Anne Perry
Format: Hardcover

When junior barrister Daniel Pitt is summoned to the scene of a murder in the slum area known as Mile End, he knows only that the victim is a senior barrister from his firm. To Daniel's relief, it is not his close friend Toby Kitteridge, but the question remains: What was this respected...
Read More check catalog
 
 
A Gambling Man

David Baldacci · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 432
Format: Book

Aloysius Archer travels to 1950s California to apprentice with a legendary private eye and former FBI agent but immediately finds himself involved in a scandal in the second novel of the series following One Good Deed.

Read More check catalog
 
 
A Distant Shore

Karen Kingsbury
Format: Book

"Bestselling author of life-changing fiction returns with this high-stakes love story of danger, passion, and faith following two undercover FBI agents working around the world to bring down sex-trafficking rings while questioning their growing feelings for each other.A girl is caught...

Read More check catalog
 
 
Three Missing Days

Colleen Coble
Format: Hardcover

A chilling murder.Chief of Police Jane Hardy plunges into the investigation of a house fire that claimed the life of a local woman as well as one of the firefighters. It's clear the woman was murdered. But why? The unraveling of Jane's personal life only makes the answers in the case...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Bookstore on the Beach

Brenda Novak
Format: Book

How do you start a new chapter of your life when you haven't closed the book on the previous one?Eighteen months ago, Autumn Divac's husband went missing. Her desperate search has yielded no answers, and she can't imagine moving forward without him. But for the sake of their...

Read More check catalog
 
 
Good Company

Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney · Ecco
Format: Book

"Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney plumbs the depths of marriage, motherhood and friendship with warmth and wit. I devoured it in one gulp! Treat yourself to some Good Company." - Maria Semple, author of Today Will Be DifferentA warm, incisive new novel about the enduring bonds of marriage...

Read More check catalog
 
 
The Nine Lives of Rose Napolitano

Donna Freitas
Format: Book

In every woman there are many stories . . . Rose Napolitano is fighting with her husband, Luke, about prenatal vitamins. She promised she'd take them, but didn't. He promised before they got married that he'd never want children, but now he's changed his mind. Their marriage...

Read More check catalog
 
 
The Music of Bees

Eileen Garvin · Dutton
Format: Book

Forty-four-year-old Alice Holtzman is stuck in a dead-end job, bereft of family, and now reeling from the unexpected death of her husband. Alice has begun having panic attacks whenever she thinks about how her life hasn't turned out the way she dreamed. Even the beloved honeybees...

Read More check catalog
 
 
The Venice Sketchbook

Rhys Bowen
Format: Book

Caroline Grant is struggling to accept the end of her marriage when she receives an unexpected bequest. Her beloved great-aunt Lettie leaves her a sketchbook, three keys, and a final whisper ... Venice. Caroline's quest: to scatter Juliet "Lettie" Browning's ashes in the city...

Read More check catalog
 
 
Your Inner Hedgehog

Alexander McCall Smith
Format: Paperback

Professor Dr. Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld and his colleagues at the University of Regensburg's Institute of Romance Philology pride themselves on their unwavering commitment to intellectual excellence. They know it is their job to protect a certain civilized approach to the scholarly...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Peaces

Helen Oyeyemi
Format: Book

When Otto and Xavier Shin declare their love, an aunt gifts them a trip on a sleeper train to mark their new commitment - and to get them out of her house. Setting off with their pet mongoose, Otto and Xavier arrive at their sleepy local train station, but quickly deduce that The Lucky...

Read More check catalog
 
 
How Y'all Doing?: Misadventures and Mischief from a Life Well Lived

Leslie Jordan
Format: Book

When Leslie Jordan learned he had "gone viral," he had no idea what that meant or how much his life was about to change. Entertaining millions with his uproarious Instagram videos, he has become beloved around the globe and in this lively and intimate essay collection, Leslie...

Read More check catalog
 
 
The Night Always Comes

Willy Vlautin · Harper
Format: Book

Award-winning author Willy Vlautin explores the impact of trickle-down greed and opportunism of gentrification on ordinary lives in this scorching novel that captures the plight of a young woman pushed to the edge as she fights to secure a stable future for herself and her family.Barely...

Read More check catalog
 
 
Whereabouts

Jhumpa Lahiri
Format: Book

Exuberance and dread, attachment and estrangement: in this novel, Jhumpa Lahiri stretches her themes to the limit. The woman at the center wavers between stasis and movement, between the need to belong and the refusal to form lasting ties. The city she calls home, an engaging backdrop...

Read More check catalog
 
 
Gold Diggers

Sanjena Sathian · Penguin Press
Format: Book

Spanning two continents, two coasts, and four epochs, Gold Diggers expertly balances social satire and magical realism in a classic striver story that skewers the model minority narrative, asking what a community must do to achieve the American dream. In razor sharp and deeply funny...

Read More check catalog
 
 
The Darling Dahlias and the Voodoo Lily

Susan Wittig Albert · Persevero Pr
Format: Book

Spring, 1935 finds the little Alabama town of Darling excited about their new local radio station, WDAR. But there are problems brewing at the newspaper, where a trio of new hires causes headaches for editor Charlie Dickens.

That's not the worst of it, though, as the Dahlias...

Read More check catalog
 
 
Sensational: The Hidden History of America's "Girl Stunt Reporters"

Kim Todd · Harper
Format: Hardcover

A vivid social history that brings to light the "girl stunt reporters" of the Gilded Age who went undercover to expose corruption and abuse in America, and redefined what it meant to be a woman and a journalist - pioneers whose influence continues to be felt today.In the waning...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Animal Instinct: A K Team Novel

David Rosenfelt · Minotaur Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Corey Douglas and his K-9 partner, a German shepherd named Simon Garfunkel, are recently retired police officers turned private investigators. Along with fellow former cop Laurie Collins and her investigating partner, Marcus, they call themselves the K Team, in honor of Simon.The K Team's...
Read More check catalog
 
 
What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing

Oprah Winfrey
Format: Book

Through deeply personal conversation, Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Perry explore how what happens to us in early childhood influences the people we become.  They challenge us to shift from focusing on, "What's wrong with you?" or "Why are you behaving that way?,"...

Read More check catalog
 
 
The Drowning Kind

Jennifer McMahon
Format: Book

Be careful what you wish for. When social worker Jax receives nine missed calls from her older sister, Lexie, she assumes that it's just another one of her sister's episodes. Manic and increasingly out of touch with reality, Lexie has pushed Jax away for over a year. But the next...

Read More check catalog
 
 
The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos

Judy Batalion · William Morrow
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

One of the most important stories of World War II, already optioned by Steven Spielberg for a major motion picture: a spectacular, searing history that brings to light the extraordinary accomplishments of brave Jewish women who became resistance fighters -- a group of unknown heroes whose...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Son of Mr. Suleman

Eric Jerome Dickey
Format: Book

Professor Pi Suleman is a Black man from Memphis and proud of it. Still, he has to endure a lot as an adjunct professor at the city's prestigious University Along the Nile, a hard-earned career that is crushing his spirit. Pi is constantly forced to bite his tongue in the face of one of his tenured...

Read More check catalog
 
 
You Love Me: A You Novel

Caroline Kepnes
Format: Hardcover

Joe Goldberg is done with cities, done with the muck and the posers, done with Love. Now, he's saying hello to nature, to simple pleasures on a cozy island in the Pacific Northwest. For the first time in a long time, he can just breathe.He gets a job at the local library--he does know...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Lover Unveiled

J. R. Ward
Format: Book

The next in J.R. Ward's Black Dagger Brotherhood series.

Sahvage has been living under the radar for centuries and he has every intention of staying 'dead and buried.' But when a civilian female sucks him into her dangerous battle with an evil as ancient as time,...

Read More check catalog
 
 
The Good Sister

Sally Hepworth
Format: Book

From the outside, everyone might think Fern and Rose are as close as twin sisters can be: Rose is the responsible one, with a home and a husband and a fierce desire to become a mother. Fern is the quirky one, the free spirit, the librarian who avoids social interaction and whom the world...

Read More check catalog
 
 
Mother May I

Joshilyn Jackson
Format: Book

"A master of domestic suspense." - Entertainment WeeklyThe New York Times bestselling author of the critically acclaimed Never Have I Ever builds on her success with this addictive novel of domestic suspense in which a mother must decide how far she is willing to go to protect...

Read More check catalog
 
 
The Cottage on Lighthouse Lane

Davis Bunn
Format: Hardcover

Sometimes life flips the script...Billy Walker is a North Carolina boy whose Hollywood star is beginning to shine. His rough past is in the rearview. Now seeing the world from the back seat of a limousine, Billy has no regrets about what he had to do, and the choices he made, to get there....
Read More check catalog
 
 
Stargazer: A Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito Novel

Anne Hillerman
Format: Hardcover

Murder, deception, Navajo tradition, and the stars collide in this enthralling entry in New York Times bestselling author Anne Hillerman's Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito series, set amid the beautiful landscape of the American Southwest.What begins as a typical day for Officer Bernadette...
Read More check catalog
 
 
World Travel: An Irreverent Guide

Anthony Bourdain · Ecco
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A guide to some of the world's most fascinating places, as seen and experienced by writer, television host, and relentlessly curious traveler Anthony BourdainAnthony Bourdain saw more of the world than nearly anyone. His travels took him from the hidden pockets of his hometown of New York...
Read More check catalog
 
 
When the Stars Go Dark

Paula McLain
Format: Book

Anna Hart is a seasoned missing persons detective in San Francisco with far too much knowledge of the darkest side of human nature. When tragedy strikes her personal life, Anna, desperate and numb, flees to the Northern California village of Mendocino to grieve. She lived there as a child...

Read More check catalog
 
 
Go West, Young Man

William W. Johnstone
Format: Paperback

Missouri, 1860.  Rumors of war between the North and the South are spreading across the land.  In rural Green County, many of the farmers are already choosing sides.  But not John Zachary.  His loyalties lie with his family first -- and his heart is telling him to go west. ...

Read More check catalog
 
 
Miss Julia Happily Ever After

Ann B. Ross
Format: Book

Wedding fever hits Abbotsville and several of Miss Julia's friends have plans to tie the knot. But, as usual, nothing is so simple. Christy Hargrove suddenly gives up a lifelong dream and drops out of medical school to marry, Helen Stroud and Thurlow Jones decide to change their...

Read More check catalog
 
 
The Last Night in London

Karen White
Format: Hardcover

London, 1939. Beautiful and ambitious Eva Harlow and her American best friend, Precious Dubose, are trying to make their way as fashion models. When Eva falls in love with Graham St. John, an aristocrat and Royal Air Force pilot, she can't believe her luck that she's getting everything...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War

Malcolm Gladwell
Format: Book

In The Bomber Mafia, Malcolm Gladwell weaves together the stories of a Dutch genius and his homemade computer, a band of brothers in central Alabama, a British psychopath, and pyromanical chemists at Harvard to examine one of the greatest moral challenges in modern...

Read More check catalog
 
 
Country Proud

Linda Lael Miller · HQN
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Don't miss Country Proud, the second book in Linda Lael Miller's Painted Pony Creek series about three best buddies whose strength, honor and independence exemplify the Montana land they love.There's something missing from Eli Garrett's life. He loves being the sheriff of Painted...
Read More check catalog