Brand New Books: January’s Fiction

 

Publication1

Wonder what your neighbors are reading this month? Who do the critics like?  Here are a few of the Robbins Library’s new and popular fiction releases.

My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

My Name

 Put yourself on the wait list here for the powerful, melancholy, and  minutely sensitive new novel from Elizabeth Strout.

 

While you’re waiting, check out Strout’s other titles
The Burgess Boys      Olive Kitteridge      Abide With Me

burgessoliveabide

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald 

Readers of

First published in Sweden in 2013, this sweet and quirky paperback promises to be the perfect winter read. It’s the story of a Swedish woman opening a bookstore in small town Iowa.

Who doesn’t love books about bookstores! For more bookstorefiction take a look at these titles…

The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zavin

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

 

 

The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin

Swans of

 

This  fictionalized account of socialite Babe Paley and author Truman Capote’s friendship, glamorous fifties New York City serves as a backdrop. Request The Swans of Fifth Avenue 

Interested in reading some of Capote’s work?

Check out In Cold Blood or take a look at his equally famous novella, Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

          Robbins also has some relevant DVDs!

bloodcapotebreakfast

Listen to Moon River on Hoopla
84afe319792a20dbaec95956fc8163a2

 

All The Birds In The Sky by Charlie Jane Anders 

All the

 

This science fiction and fantasy combo is getting a lot of press. It has everything, witches, robots, time travel, romance, and an impending apocalypse. The author, editor-in-chief of blog io9, won a Hugo award in 2012 for her novelette Six Months, Three Days.

Request All the Birds In the Sky! It has received praise from the LA Times  the New York Times and NPR. This one is next on my to-read list.

 

 

 

 

Here are a few more new titles to round out this month’s list!

Any good new books you’re excited for?

paperveblenpastsplitfoot

 

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Books, Uncategorized and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s