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Lust for Life by Lana Del Rey – New Title Tuesday

This week’s New Title Tuesday recommendation Lust for Life  is Lana Del Rey’s follow-up to her 2015 album Honeymoon .    Typically, optimism has not been a descriptor on previous releases by this singer-songwriter, but Lust for Life reveals a hopeful and more philosophical performer. Meaghan Garvey wrote in her Pitchfork.com review: “But her fourth full-length, Lust for Life ,… Continue reading Lust for Life by Lana Del Rey – New Title Tuesday

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Reincarnation Blues by Michael Poore, New Title Tuesday

http://search.illinoisheartland.org/search/title.aspx?ctx=263.1033.0.0.3&cn=3539724 Once again, I’ve taken a walk on the literary wild-side and read a book that is outside of my usual comfort zone. It’s safe to say that not only did I survive until the end, I fully recommend Reincarnation Blues by Michael Poore as this week’s New Title Tuesday selection. Publisher’s Summary: First we live.… Continue reading Reincarnation Blues by Michael Poore, New Title Tuesday

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When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon, New Title Tuesday

Sometimes a fun, young-adult love story is just what the doctor ordered, and this New Title Tuesday recommendation, When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon, is the perfect prescription. Publisher’s Summary: A laugh-out-loud, heartfelt YA romantic comedy, told in alternating perspectives, about two Indian-American teens whose parents have arranged for them to be married. Dimple Shah… Continue reading When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon, New Title Tuesday

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Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz, New Title Tuesday

This week’s New Title Tuesday pick, Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz, is a two-for-the-price-of-one mysteries – a manuscript that is an Agatha Christie style cozy as well as a mystery encountered by the editor of the manuscript. Publisher’s Summary: When editor Susan Ryeland is given the tattered manuscript of Alan Conway’s latest novel, she has… Continue reading Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz, New Title Tuesday

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Do Not Become Alarmed by Maile Meloy -New Title Tuesday

Do Not Become Alarmed by Maile Meloy is this week’s New Title Tuesday selection because of its gripping and timely subject matter.  I read the entire book in one sitting because I had to know what happened to the children.  Publisher’s Summary: When Liv and Nora decide to take their husbands and children on a holiday… Continue reading Do Not Become Alarmed by Maile Meloy -New Title Tuesday

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No One is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts, New Title Tuesday

When I first heard of No One is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts, I knew I wanted to read this debut novel and I was not disappointed by the honest and resonant tale. Publisher’s Summary: JJ Ferguson has returned home to Pinewood, North Carolina, to build his dream house and to pursue his high… Continue reading No One is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts, New Title Tuesday

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The Late Show by Michael Connelly, New Title Tuesday

http://search.illinoisheartland.org/search/title.aspx?ctx=263.1033.0.0.3&cn=3530403 This week’s New Title Tuesday recommendation, The Late Show will not disappoint fans of Bosch and Lincoln Lawyer author Michael Connelly.  This time, the detective is an uncompromising female. Publisher’s Summary: Renee Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood–also known as the Late Show–beginning many investigations but finishing none, as each morning she turns everything over to the day… Continue reading The Late Show by Michael Connelly, New Title Tuesday