Timely Debuts from Markely, Rojas Contreras, Meyerson, & Weisman; Edge-of-Your-Seat Thrills from Del Árbol, Nugent, Griffiths | Fiction: May 1, 2018

Johnson's gem of a novel tells of a place and its people so vivid that readers won't want their stories to end; Meyerson's sweet debut is filled with family, love, and healing; the coveted book of summer, Weisberger's latest is sure to be in high demand; the latest addition to Griffiths's "Ruth Galloway" series is one of the best; fans of CWA Gold Dagger Award–winning series will dive into the scrum of Herron's fifth outing; once again, Kepnes explores love and devotion on the fringes
Below is a list of Fiction and Mystery titles to be reviewed in the May 1, 2018, issue of Library Journal. These lists include 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. CALL FOR REVIEWERS: LJ is seeking reviewers in the following subject areas: e-Original Romance (contact Bette-Lee Fox, bfox@mediasourceinc.com ); Technothrillers, Historical Fiction, urban fiction/street lit (contact Wilda Williams, wwilliams@mediasourceinc.com ); Graphic Novels (contact Annalisa Pešek apesek@mediaourceinc.com ); Crafts/DIY [art instruction, crafts, fiber crafts, interior design]; contact Amanda Mastrull amstrull@mediasourceinc.com ); Performing Arts and Health/Medicine (contact Liz French, efrench@mediasourceinc.com ); and Reference and Professional Media (contact Mahnaz Dar mdar@mediasourceinc.com ). To fill out an application, visit ow.ly/tDNC30iLfCV.


**Borman, Tracy. The King’s Witch. Atlantic Monthly. Jul. 2018. 448p. ISBN 9780802127884. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780802146243. F

Dion, Katharine. The Dependents. Little, Brown. Jun. 2018. 256p. ISBN 9780316473873. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780316473880. F

Duchovny, David. Miss Subways. Farrar. May 2018. 320p. ISBN 9780374210403. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780374717568. F

Fresán, Rodrigo. Bottom of the Sky. Open Letter. Apr. 2018. 290p. tr. from Spanish by Will Vanderhyden. ISBN 9781940953786. pap. $15.95; ebk. ISBN 9781940953793. F

**Gessen, Keith. A Terrible Country. Viking. Jul. 2018. 352p. ISBN 9780735221314. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780735221321. F

**Johnson, Caleb. Treeborne. Picador. Jun. 2018. 320p. ISBN 9781250169082. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781250169099. F

Kennedy, Eliza. Do This for Me. Crown. May 2018. 304p. ISBN 9781101907207. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781101907221. F

Lovering, Carola. Tell Me Lies. Atria. Jun. 2018. 384p. ISBN 9781501169649. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781501169663. F DEBUT

Lye, Harriet Alida. The Honey Farm. Liveright: Norton. May 2018. 336p. ISBN 9781631494345. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781631494352. F DEBUT

**Markley, Stephen. Ohio. S. & S. Aug. 2018. 496p. ISBN 9781501174476. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781501174490. F DEBUT

Mazur, Grace Dane. The Garden Party. Random. Jul. 2018. 240p. ISBN 9780399179723. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780399179730. F

Miller, Louise. The Late Bloomers’ Club. Pamela Dorman: Viking. Jul. 2018. 336p. ISBN 9781101981238. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781101981252. F

Mirza, Fatima Farheen. A Place for Us. SJP: Hogarth. Jun. 2018. 448p. ISBN 9781524763558. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781524763572. F DEBUT

Moshfegh, Ottessa. My Year of Rest and Relaxation. Penguin Pr. Jul. 2018. 304p. ISBN 9780525522119. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780525522126. F

Nash, Charlotte. The Paris Wedding. Morrow. Jun. 2018. 336p. ISBN 9780062696205. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062696229. F

Page, Libby. The Lido. S. & S. Jul. 2018. 320p. ISBN 9781501182037. $25; ebk. ISBN 9781501182044. F DEBUT

Plett, Casey. Little Fish. Arsenal Pulp. May 2018. 320p. ISBN 9781551527208. pap. $17.95. F Debut

**Rojas Contreras, Ingrid. Fruit of the Drunken Tree. Doubleday. Jul. 2018. 320p. ISBN 9780385542722. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780385542739. F debut

**Shteyngart, Gary. Lake Success. Random. Sept. 2018. 352p. ISBN 9780812997415. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780812997422. F

Weisberger, Lauren. When Life Gives You Lululemons. S. & S. Jun. 2018. 352p. ISBN 9781476778440. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781476778464. F

Weisman, Jamie. We Are Gathered. Houghton Harcourt. Jun. 2018. 288p. ISBN 9781328793294. $24; ebk. ISBN 9781328793270. F debut

At the Bookstore

Butland, Stephanie. The Lost for Words Bookshop. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Jun. 2018. 368p. ISBN 9781250124531. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250124548. F

Meyerson, Amy. The Bookshop of Yesterdays. Park Row: Harlequin. Jun. 2018. 368p. ISBN 9780778319849. $22.99; ebk. ISBN 9781488078736. F debut


Pick of the Month

**Sweazy, Larry D. See Also Proof. Seventh St: Prometheus. (Marjorie Trumaine, Bk. 3). May 2018. 250p. ISBN 9781633882799. pap. $15.95; ebk. ISBN 9781633882805. M

Check These Out

Brandreth, Benet. The Spy of Venice: A William Shakespeare Mystery. Pegasus Crime. Aug. 2018. 448p. ISBN 9781681777986. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681778457. historical thriller DEBUT

Burton, Tara Isabella. Social Creature. Doubleday. Jun. 2018. 288p.ISBN 9780385543521. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780385543538. THRILLER debut

Cleverly, Barbara. Fall of Angels. Soho Crime. (Detective Inspector Redfyre, Bk. 1). May 2018. 368p. ISBN 9781616958763. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781616958770. M

**Del Árbol, Víctor. A Million Drops. Other. May 2018. 640p. tr. from Spanish by Lisa Dillman. ISBN 9781590518458. pap. $19.95; ebk. ISBN 9781590518465. THRILLER

Hart, Rob. Potter’s Field. Polis. Jul. 2018. 304p. ISBN 9781943818938. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781947993037. M

**Herron, Mick. London Rules. Soho Crime. (Slough House, Bk. 5). Jun. 2018. 336p. ISBN 9781616959616. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781616959623. THRILLER

Irving, Nicholas & A.J. Tata. Reaper: Ghost Target. St. Martin’s. May 2018. 336p. ISBN 9781250127341. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250127358. THRILLER

Kepnes, Caroline. Providence. Lenny: Random. Jun. 2018. 384p. ISBN 9780399591433. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780399591440. THRILLER

Lindgren, Minna. Death in Sunset Grove. Pan Macmillan. (Lavender Ladies Detective Agency, Bk. 1). Jun. 2018. 384p. tr. from Finnish by Lola Rogers. ISBN 9781447289326. pap. $13.95. M Debut

MacDonald, Patricia. The Girl in the Woods. Severn House. Jun. 2018. 240p. ISBN 9780727887788. $28.99. M

**Nugent, Liz. Lying in Wait. Scout: S. & S. Jun. 2018. 320p. ISBN 9781501167775. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781501167782. THRILLER

O’Donohue, Clare. Beyond the Pale. Midnight Ink. (World of Spies, Bk. 1). May 2018. 360p. ISBN 9780738756509. pap. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9780738757094. M

**Reardon, Bryan. The Real Michael Swann. Dutton. Jun. 2018. 352p. ISBN 9781524742324. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781524742331. THRILLER

Trent, Christine. No Cure for the Dead. Crooked Lane. (Florence Nightingale, Bk. 1). May 2018. 336p. ISBN 9781683315445. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781683315452. M

Cozy Corner

Bell, Maymee. Cake & Punishment. Crooked Lane. (Southern Cake Baker, Bk. 1). May 2018. 320p. ISBN 9781683315711. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781683315728. M

Page, Nora. Better Off Read. Crooked Lane. (Bookmobile, Bk. 1). May 2018. 336p. ISBN 9781683316435. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781683316442. M

Webb, Betty. The Otter of Death. Poisoned Pen. (Gunn Zoo, Bk. 5). May 2018. 276p. ISBN 9781464209901. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781464209932. M

Forensic Mysteries

**Alexander, Rebecca. A Baby’s Bones. Titan. May 2018. 480p. ISBN 9781785656217. pap. $14.95; ebk. ISBN 9781785656224. M

**Griffiths, Elly. The Dark Angel. Houghton Harcourt. (Ruth Galloway, Bk. 10). May 2018. 352p. ISBN 9780544750326. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780544750531. thriller

Asian Crime Fiction

Nakamura, Fuminori. Cult X. Soho Crime. May 2018. 528p. tr. from Japanese by Kalau Almony. ISBN 9781616957865. $27.95; ebk. ISBN 9781616957872. M

Zhou Haohui. Death Notice. Doubleday. Jun. 2018. 320p. tr. from Chinese by Zac Haluza. ISBN 9780385543323. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780385543330. THRILLER


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