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Adult Fiction

Never Tell – Lisa Gardner

Mission Critical – Mark Greaney

The Girl in the Glass Box – James Grippando

When You Read This – Mary Adkins

The Black Ascot – Charles Todd

Exit Strategy – Martha Wells


Young Adult/Junior Fiction

Battle for Wakanda – Brandon Snider

Escape from Shudder Mansion – R. L. Stine

Jasmine’s New Rules – Suzanne Francis

Featured Author of the Month


Lisa Gardner is an American author of fiction. She is the author of several thrillers including The Killing Hour and The Next Accident. She also wrote romance novels using the pseudonym Alicia Scott.


Lisa Gardner, a #1 New York Times bestselling thriller novelist, began her career in food service, but after catching her hair on fire numerous times, she took the hint and focused on writing instead. A self-described research junkie, she has transformed her interest in police procedure and criminal minds into a streak of internationally acclaimed novels, published across 30 countries. She’s also had four books become TV movies (At the Midnight Hour; The Perfect Husband; The Survivors Club; Hide) and has made personal appearances on TruTV and CNN.


Lisa’s books have received awards from across the globe. Her novel, The Neighbor, won Best Hardcover Novel from the International Thriller Writers, while also receiving the Grand Prix des Lectrices de Elle in France. She was also recognized with the Daphne du Maurier Award in 2000 for The Other Daughter. Finally, Lisa received the Silver Bullet Award from the International Thriller Writers in 2017 for her work on behalf of at-risk children and the Humane Society.


Lisa Gardner latest novel Never Tell returns with an unpredictable thriller that puts fan favorites D.D. Warren and Flora Dane on a shocking new case that begins with a vicious murder and gets darker from there.

Lisa Gardner