The Mad Max movie franchise continues with “Fury Road,” as two rebels defy the odds in an apocalyptic
future. There's Max, a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of mind following the
loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos. And Furiosa, a woman of action and a woman
who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her
childhood homeland. Abbie Bernstein takes SF fans behind the scenes with The Art of Mad Max: Fury
Nancy Holder expands the dark romantic justice of the world of Beauty and the Beast in Some Gave All. When Vincent Keller is approached by the family of a fellow soldier who went missing in Afghanistan, he vows to help them uncover the truth behind her disappearance. Meanwhile, Catherine Chandler is working on the case of a young girl so traumatized by the brutal murder of her aunt that she is unable speak. Nancy’s latest original young adult paranormal adventure is the third installment in her co-authored works with Debbie Viguie: Wolf Springs Chronicles: Savage.
Tue, 05/26/2015 - 10:00am
A selection of books that go on sale this week, most on Tuesday May 26th.
Check with staff if you have questions. You can also purchase many of the below in eBook format. Just click the title to see if an eBook is available for that title. (Thanks to Kobo, most ebooks are now available for pre-sale.)
Signed titles may arrive later in the month. Contact the staff to reserve a copy.
The internationally bestselling author of the award-winning Inspector Thomas Lynley series and hailed by Entertainment Weekly as the “queen of the mystery genre,” Elizabeth George has carried her success over to her paranormal YA series. It all began with The Edge of Nowhere, an Agatha and Edgar finalist for Best YA Novel, followed by The Edge of the Water. Now in the third installment, The Edge of the shadows, Becca King and her friends are wondering if a band of newcomers are responsible for a string of fires around Whidbey Island. Becca is also honing her paranormal abilities, thanks to fellow psychic Diana Kinsale. This...
Rachel Howzell Hall’s Los Angeles homicide detective Elouise “Lou” Norton returns with Skies of Ash, the second in this critically-acclaimed series set in South Los Angeles which began with Land of Shadows. Lou and her partner, Colin Taggert, investigate a tragic house fire which killed Juliet Chatman and her two kids. The husband, Christopher Chatman, is devastated he couldn’t save them, but Lou suspects otherwise. She sees through the picture-perfect family façade, although her colleagues suspect her own marital troubles could be clouding her judgment. Kirkus Reviews praises Hall’s second in the series, saying the author “outdoes...