Read-Alikes for 'The Recovery Agent' by Janet Evanovich | LibraryReads

LibraryReads and Library Journal offer read-alikes for patrons waiting to read The Recovery Agent by Janet Evanovich.

The Recovery Agent by Janet Evanovich (Atria), is the top holds title of the week (3/21/22). LibraryReads and Library Journal offer read-alikes for patrons waiting to read this buzziest book.

Initially seen in 2020’s Fortune and Glory, another Stephanie Plum escapade, Gabriella Rose gets to do her own thing in the first new series Evanovich has launched on her own in a while. Stephanie’s adversary in the last book, Gabriella is a designer-clad supercook and recovery agent from Miami's Little Havana, and she’s starting out big; there’s a 500,000-copy first printing. Originally scheduled for June 2021.— Barbara Hoffert

Finlay Donovan Knocks 'Em Dead by Elle Cosimano (Minotaur: St. Martin’s)

Appeared on the February 2022 LibraryReads list

“The second Finlay Donovan installment is just as funny, charming, and over-the-top as the first. Finlay is still a lovable hot mess and her love life hasn't gotten easier. While it's definitely a mystery with some dead bodies, the humor and giant heart of this series prevail. For fans of Janet Evanovich and Sarah Strohmeyer.”—Rebecca Swanson, Fitchburg Public Library, Fitchburg, WI

All Her Little Secrets: A Novel by Wanda M. Morris (Morrow)

Appeared on the November 2021 LibraryReads list

“All is not as it first seems in this thriller set in present-day Atlanta. In-house attorney Ellice is suddenly elevated to corporate general counsel after her boss’s death, but things don’t add up. A beautifully written, entertaining mystery with on-target social commentary about workplace politics and racial and sexual discrimination. For fans of Hank Phillippi Ryan, Attica Locke, and S. A. Cosby.”—Nina Radakovich, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, Atlanta, GA

Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala (Berkley; LJ starred review)

Appeared on the May 2021 LibraryReads list

"This fast-paced, cozy mystery with a diverse and colorful cast will make you laugh, cringe,and salivate. Lila has returned home to help with the family's failing Filipino restaurant,which is repeatedly panned by her food blogger ex. When he comes to lunch and ends up face down in his dessert, Leela Becomes the prime murder suspect. For readers who enjoyed Dial A for Aunties and Mimi Lee Gets a Clue.”—Laura Eckert, Clermont County Public Library, Milford, OH

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