LJ Fiction Reviews: June 15, 2016

Scotch's In Twenty Years is a must-read; fiction in translation beyond the best sellers; summertime romances; a fantastical Invisible Library and the Dark Matter of alternate lives
Below is a list of Fiction, Romance, and SF/Fantasy titles reviewed in the June 15, 2016, issue of Library Journal, organized by subject. The list includes pertinent publisher and bibliographic information for your convenience. Starred reviews are indicated with **. Publishers: Please remember to send us one finished copy of each book that is scheduled for review (i.e., all of the forthcoming titles listed below) if you initially submitted a galley or bound manuscript. Our reviewers are not paid, and we like to send a finished copy of the reviewed book as a thank you. Materials should be mailed to: Library Journal, 123 William Street, Suite 802, New York, NY 10038.

FICTION

Abbott, Patricia. Shot in Detroit. Polis. Jun. 2016. 320p. ISBN 9781940610825. pap. $15; ebk. ISBN 9781943818143. F herecomesthesun.jpg62116Agee, Jonis. The Bones of Paradise. Morrow. Aug. 2016. 432p. ISBN 9780062413475. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062413499. F Balson, Ronald H. Karolina’s Twins. St. Martin’s. Sept. 2016. 320p. ISBN 9781250098375. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250089052. F Blau, Jessica Anya. The Trouble with Lexie. Harper. Jun. 2016. 336p. ISBN 9780062416452. pap. $14.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062416469. F Brackmann, Lisa. Go-Between. Soho Crime. Jul. 2016. 384p. ISBN 9781616957247. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781616957254. F Brown, Eleanor. The Light of Paris. Putnam. Jul. 2016. 352p. ISBN 9780399158919. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780399573736. F Dennis-Benn, Nicole. Here Comes the Sun. Liveright: Norton. Jul. 2016. 366p. ISBN 9781631491764. $26.95. ebk. ISBN 9781631491771. F DEBUT Duffy, Erin. Lost Along the Way. Morrow. Jul. 2016. 336p. ISBN 9780062405890. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062405913. F Forman, Gayle. Leave Me. Algonquin. Sept. 2016. 352p. ISBN 9781616206178. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781616206482. F Green, Jane. Falling. Berkley. Jul. 2016. 384p. ISBN 9780399583285. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780399583292. F Hammer, Lotte & Søren Hammer. The Vanished. Bloomsbury USA. (Konrad Simonsen, Bk. 3). Sept. 2016. 448p. tr. from Danish by Martin Aitken. ISBN 9781632864857. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781632864871. F Hashimi, Nadia. A House Without Windows. Morrow. Aug. 2016. 432p. ISBN 9780062449689. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062449665. F Kelly, Elizabeth. The Miracle on Monhegan Island. Liveright: Norton. May 2016. 352p. ISBN 9781631491795. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781631491801. F Leimbach, Marti. Age of Consent. Nan A. Talese: Doubleday. Jul. 2016. 336p. ISBN 9780385540872. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780385540889. F Moran, Michelle. Mata Hari’s Last Dance. Touchstone. Jul. 2016. 288p. ISBN 9781476716398. $25; pap. ISBN 9781476716381. $16; ebk. ISBN 9781476716404. F intwentyyears.jpg62116**Scotch, Allison Winn. In Twenty Years. Lake Union: Amazon. Jul. 2016. 369p. ISBN 9781503935242. pap. $10.99. F **Tanabe, Karin. The Gilded Years. Washington Square: Atria. Jun. 2016. 400p. ISBN 9781501110450. pap. $16; ebk. ISBN 9781501110467. F Unger, Lisa. Ink and Bone. Touchstone. Jun. 2016. 352p. ISBN 9781501101649. $24.99; ebk. ISBN 9781501101663. F **Ware, Ruth. The Woman in Cabin 10. Scout: Gallery. Jul. 2016. 352p. ISBN 9781501132933. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781501132940. F **Woodson, Jacqueline. Another Brooklyn. Amistad: HarperCollins. Aug. 2016. 192p. ISBN 9780062359988. $22.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062359988. F

LAST-MINUTE CHRISTIAN FICTION

Parks, Carrie Stuart. When Death Draws Near. Thomas Nelson. (Gwen Marcey, Bk. 2). Aug. 2016. 336p. ISBN 9781401690472. pap. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9781401690489. CF

READING THE WORLD: FICTION IN TRANSLATION ROUNDUP

Abdel Aziz, Basma. The Queue. Melville. May 2016. 224p. tr. from Arabic by Elisabeth Jaquette. ISBN 9781612195162. pap. $15.95; ebk. ISBN 9781612195179. F **Chiziane, Paulina. The First Wife: A Tale of Polygamy. Archipelago. Jul. 2016. 250p. tr. from Portuguese by David Brookshaw. ISBN 9780914671480. pap. $18; ebk. ISBN 9780914671497. F confessions.jpg62116Duras, Marguerite. Abahn Sabana David. Open Letter. Jun. 2016. 108p. tr. from French by Kazim Ali. ISBN 9781940953366. pap. $12.95; ebk. ISBN 9781940953403. F Furukawa, Hideo. Horses, Horses, in the End the Light Remains Pure: A Tale That Begins with Fukushima. Columbia Univ. Mar. 2016. 160p. tr. from Japanese by Doug Slaymaker with Akiko Takenaka. ISBN 9780231178693. pap. $20. F Halberstadt, Michèle. Mon amie américaine. Other. Apr. 2016. 176p. tr. from French by Bruce Benderson. ISBN 9781590517598. pap. $14.95; ebk. ISBN 9781590517604. F Jaber, Rabee. Confessions. New Directions. Mar. 2016. 160p. tr. from Arabic by Kareem James Abu-Zeid. ISBN 9780811220675. pap. $14.95; ebk. ISBN 9780811220682. F Levental, Vadim. Masha Regina. Oneworld. May 2016. 288p. tr. from Russian by Lisa Hayden. ISBN 9781780748610. $20; ebk. ISBN 9781780748610. F Mingarelli, Hubert. A Meal in Winter. New Pr. Jul. 2016. 144p. tr. from French by Sam Taylor. ISBN 9781620971734. ebk. ISBN 9781620971741. F **Modiano, Patrick. Villa Triste. Other. May 2016. 176p. tr. from French by John Cullen. ISBN 9781590517673. pap. $13.95; ebk. ISBN 9781590517680. F N’Sondé, Wilfried. The Heart of the Leopard Children. Indiana Univ. (Global African Voices). Jul. 2016. 100p. tr. from French by Karen Lindo. ISBN 9780253021908. pap. $20; ebk. ISBN 9780253021922. F Sönmez, Burhan. Istanbul Istanbul. OR. May 2016. 192p. tr. from Turkish by Ümit Hussein. ISBN 9781682190388. pap. $18; ebk. ISBN 9781682190395. F Teixidor, Emili. Black Bread. Biblioasis. Jul. 2016. 400p. tr. from Catalan by Peter Bush. ISBN 9781771960908. pap. $14.95. F **Urroz, Eloy. The Family Interrupted. Dalkey Archive. Aug. 2016. 160p. tr. from Spanish by Ezra Fitz. ISBN 9781564787330. pap. $15. F

ROMANCE

SUMMERTIME TALES Callihan, Kristen. Forevermore. Forever: Grand Central. (Darkest London, Bk. 7). Jul. 2016. 336p. ISBN 9781455581702. pap. $7.99; ebk. ISBN 9781455581696. PARANORMAL ROMANCE Feehan, Christine. Shadow Rider. Jove. (Shadow, Bk. 1). Jul. 2016. 480p. ISBN 9780515156133. pap. $7.99; ebk. ISBN 9780698197770. PARANORMAL ROMANCE Gracie, Anne. The Summer Bride. Berkley Sensation. (Chance Sisters, Bk. 4). Jul. 2016. 320p. ISBN 9780425283806. pap. $7.99; ebk. ISBN 9780698411623. HISTORICAL ROMANCE Jenkins, Beverly. Stepping to a New Day. Morrow Paperbacks. (Blessings, Bk. 7). Jun. 2016. 290p. ISBN 9780062412638. pap. $14.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062412645. CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE **Kelly, Brynn. Deception Island. HQN: Harlequin. Jun. 2016. 336p. ISBN 9780373789641. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781459293885. ROMANTIC SUSPENSE Kleypas, Lisa. Marrying Winterborne. Avon. Jun. 2016. 416p. ISBN 9780062371850. pap. $7.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062371843. HISTORICAL ROMANCE hotinhellcatcanyon.jpg62116Long, Julie Anne. Hot in Hellcat Canyon. Avon. (Hellcat Canyon, Bk. 1). Jun. 2016. 374p. ISBN 9780062397614. pap. $7.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062397621. CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE **Mallery, Susan. Daughters of the Bride. HQN: Harlequin. Jul. 2016. 416p. ISBN 9780373789719. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781460394359. CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE Maxwell, Cathy. The Fairest of Them All. Avon. (Marrying the Duke, Bk. 2). Jun. 2016. 384p. ISBN 9780062388636. pap. $7.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062388643. HISTORICAL ROMANCE Novak, Brenda. Discovering You. Mira: Harlequin. (Whiskey Creek, Bk. 10). Jun. 2016. 395p. ISBN 9780778318804. pap. $7.99; ebk. ISBN 9781459294158. CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE **Putney, Mary Jo. Once a Soldier. Zebra: Kensington. (Rogues Redeemed, Bk. 1). Jul. 2016. 368p. ISBN 9781420140927. pap. $7.99; ebk. ISBN 9781420140934. HISTORICAL ROMANCE Roberts, Nora. Bay of Sighs. Berkley. (Guardians, Bk. 2). Jun. 2016. 352p. ISBN 9780425280119. pap. $17; ebk. ISBN 9780698190740. PARANORMAL ROMANCE **Shalvis, Jill. Sweet Little Lies. Avon. (Heartbreaker Bay, Bk. 1). Jul. 2016. 352p. ISBN 9780062448026. pap. $7.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062448033. CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE Singh, Nalini. Allegiance of Honor. Berkley. (Psy-Changeling, Bk. 15). Jun. 2016. 496p. ISBN 9781101987766. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781101987773. PARANORMAL ROMANCE Trentham, Laura. Then He Kissed Me. St. Martin’s Paperbacks. (Cottonbloom, Bk. 2). Jul. 2016. 320p. ISBN 9781250077646. pap. $5.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466889804. CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE Whitman, Jessica. High Season. Grand Central. (Polo Season, Bk. 1). Jun. 2016. 368p. ISBN 9781455563616. pap. $13.99; ebk. ISBN 9781455563630. CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE SECOND TIME AROUND Jeffries, Sabrina writing as Deborah Martin. Stormswept. Pocket. Jul. 2016. 400p. ISBN 9781451665543. pap. $6.99; ebk. ISBN 9781501130991. HISTORICAL ROMANCE Sands, Lynsay. Lady Pirate. Avon. Jul. 2016. 434p. ISBN 9780062019738. pap. $7.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062024909. HISTORICAL ROMANCE

SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY

CHECK THESE OUT Buehlman, Christopher. The Suicide Motor Club. Berkley. Jun. 2016. 368p. ISBN 9781101988732. $26;ebk. ISBN 9781101988749. HORROR Chen, Curtis C. Waypoint Kangaroo. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Jun. 2016. 320p. ISBN 9781250081780. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250081797. SF DEBUT invisiblelibrary.jpg61716**Cogman, Genevieve. The Invisible Library. Roc: NAL. (Invisible Library, Bk. 1). Jun. 2016. 352p. ISBN 9781101988640. pap. $15; ebk. ISBN 9781101988657. FANTASY DEBUT Crouch, Blake. Dark Matter. Crown. Jul. 2016. 352p. ISBN 9781101904220. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781101904237. SF Dearborn, Kristin. Stolen Away. Raw Dog Screaming. Jul. 2016. 218p. ISBN 9781935738848. pap. $14.95. HORROR Fine, Sarah. Reliquary. 47North: Amazon. (Reliquary, Bk. 1). Jun. 2016. 280p. ISBN 9781503935259. pap. $14.95. FANTASY Gribble, J.L. Steel Magic. Dog Star: Raw Dog Screaming. (Steel Empires, Bk. 2). Jul. 2016. 188p. ISBN 9781935738855. pap. $14.95. FANTASY Hairston, Andrea. Will Do Magic for Small Change. Aqueduct.  Jun. 2016. 472p. ISBN 9781619761018. $21; ebk. available. FANTASY Husberg, Christopher. Duskfall. Titan. (Chaos Queen, Bk. 1). Jun. 2016. 400p. ISBN 9781783299157. pap. $14.95; ebk. ISBN 9781783299164. FANTASY DEBUT Kadrey, Richard. The Perdition Score. Harper Voyager. (Sandman Slim, Bk. 8). Jun. 2016. 384p. ISBN 9780062373267. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062373281. FANTASY **Kroese, Robert. The Big Sheep. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Jul. 2016. 320p. ISBN 9781250088444. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250088451. SF Martinez, A. Lee. The Last Adventure of Constance Verity. Saga: S. & S. Jul. 2016. 384p. ISBN 9781481443517. $24.99; ebk. ISBN 9781481443531. FANTASY Power, Stephen S. The Dragon Round. S. & S. Jul. 2016. 336p. ISBN 9781501133206. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781476794617. FANTASY DEBUT Saintcrow, Lilith. Wasteland King. Orbit: Hachette. (Gallow & Ragged, Bk. 3). Jun. 2016. 320p. ISBN 9780316277914. pap. $14.99; ebk. ISBN 9780316277907. FANTASY Skovron, Jon. Hope and Red. Orbit: Hachette. (Empire of Storms, Bk. 1). Jun. 2016. 544p. ISBN 9780316268110. pap. $9.99; ebk. ISBN 9780316268134. FANTASY

SERIES LINEUP

Cooper, Brenda. Spear of Light. Pyr: Prometheus. (Glittering Edge, Bk. 2). Jun. 2016. 400p. ISBN 9781633881341. pap. $18; ebk. ISBN 9781633881358. SF weaverslament.jpg62116de Castell, Sebastien. Saint’s Blood. Jo Fletcher: Quercus. (Greatcoats, Bk. 3). Jun. 2016. 400p. ISBN 9781681444895. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781681444208. FANTASY Green, Simon R. Dr. DOA. Roc: NAL. (Secret Histories, Bk. 10). Jun. 2016. 352p. ISBN 9780451476937. $27;ebk. ISBN 9780698407428. fANTASY Haydon, Elizabeth. The Weaver’s Lament. Tor. (Symphony of Ages, Bk. 9). Jun. 2016. 352p. ISBN 9780765320551. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781429949224. FANTASY Lawrence, Mark. The Wheel of Osheim. Ace: Berkley. (Red Queen’s War, Bk. 3). Jun. 2016. 432p. ISBN 9780425268827. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781101630952. FANTASY
COLLECTIONS & ANTHOLOGIES McKillip, Patricia A. Dreams of Distant Shores. Tachyon. Jun. 2016. 288p. ISBN 9781616962180. pap. $15.95; ebk. ISBN 9781616962197. FANTASY  

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