Welcome to New Books News, a semi-regular column featuring new additions to the Calarco Library. This fall, we are highlighting some popular new items as well as books that should be popular, but aren’t getting very much play.
For a full list of new books, please visit Calarco’s What’s New LibGuide.
The Goblin Emperor -Katherine Addison
Need convincing? Read Mr. Gette’s book review.
The Magician’s Land -Lev Grossman
EVERYONE thinks this book is the best installment in Grossman’s trilogy. Need convincing? Read the NYT review.
Ancillary Sword -Ann Leckie
A sequel to Ancillary Justice (which won all the awards).
We Were Liars -E. Lockhart
John Green gave Lockhart’s newest book his stamp of approval. Last time Green did that, it was Eleanor & Park. The guys is usually right.
Station Eleven -Emily St. John Mandel
A National Book Award finalist
The Winter People -Jennifer McMahon
Ghosts + Vermont farmhouses + creepiness = a promising story
Clariel: The Lost Abhorsen -Garth Nix
Fans of the Old Kingdom series will be quick to read this prequel. Interested in starting the series? Check out the Nix’s other installments.
Lock In -John Scalzi
Check out Mr. Gette’s book review. The short version is, “This book is awesome.”
Nora Webster -Colm Toibin
This guy is such a heavyweight that it is always worth checking out his latest book.
The Paying Guests -Sarah Waters
After reading The Little Stranger, I’m ready to read anything by Waters.
Frog Music -Emma Donoghue
If you loved Room, you should give Donoghue’s new (and very different) book a try.
Everything Rick Riordan
Smile -Raina Telgemeier
Sisters -Raina Telgemeier
Follow Raina’s story in this graphic novel series.