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New Titles in the Library

Adult Fiction

New Titles in the Library

Adult Fiction

Someone Knows – Lisa Scottoline

The 13 Minute Murder – James Patterson

Triple Jeopardy – Anne Perry

Neon Prey – John Sandford

Silent Night – Danielle Steel

Outside Looking In – T.C. Boyle

Where the Crawdads Sing – Delia Owens

Young Adult/Junior Fiction

Carlos Gets the Sneezes – Judy Katschke

Legends of Zita the Space Girl – Ben Hatke

Peeper and Zeep – Adam Gudeon


Featured Author of the Month


Lisa Scottoline, born July 1, 1955, is an American author of legal thrillers Born in Philadelphia, Scottoline earned a B.A. in English magna cum laude (in three years) from the University of Pennsylvania, then graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. She clerked for judges at the state and federal appellate courts and later became a litigator at the Dechert firm in Philadelphia. After the birth of her daughter, she left the law firm and started writing. Final Appeal received an Edgar Award, for excellence in crime fiction. She has since written 30 bestselling novels, including Look Again and Don't Go, both which reached number two on The New York Times Best Seller list. She has served as President of the Mystery Writers of America and won many other honors. Her novels have been translated into 30 languages and she has 30 million copies in print. Lisa believes in writing what you know, and she puts so much of herself into her books. What you may or may not learn about Lisa from her books is that she is an incredibly generous person, an engaging and entertaining speaker, a die-hard Eagles fan, a good cook, and a vegetarian. She loves the color pink, has an incredible design sense, has recently taken up gardening and golf, and her musical taste includes everything from U2 to Sinatra to 50 Cent, she is proud to be an American, and nothing makes her happier than spending time with her daughter. Her latest novel is titled Someone Knows released on April 9, 2019.

Lisa Scottoline