by Thrity Umrigar

Meena is an Indian Hindu woman who married a Muslim. She survives her family’s attempt to avenge that affront to their honor, but her husband does not. While Meena seeks justice, an Indian-American journalist, Smita, returns to India to help a friend and ends up covering Meena’s efforts in court. From a world of growing religious extremism and violence, the author depicts a timely story of the struggle for tolerance.

Killers Never Sleep

by William W. Johnstone

Former Pinkerton agent Buck Trammel is just trying to keep the peace in Laramie when he arrests the head of the Washington gang. It doesn’t help that a local gambler, Adam Hagen, starts making bets on how long it will take gang members to rescue the outlaw, and that money draws other criminals into town.
After they kidnap the town’s deputy as a bargaining chip, Buck has to figure out how to keep his prisoner and save his officer.

Good Material

by Dolly Alderton

Broken-hearted Andy has moved into his best friend’s spare room because his girlfriend, Jen, dumped him. Completely mystified by her departure, Andy clings to the hope she will return if he can only discover why she left. Meanwhile, he wants to revive his faltering stand-up comedy career and get going with some self-improvement, just in case he has to
get back into that awkward mid-30s dating scene. A funny, relatable look at love.

A City on Mars

by Kelly & Zach Weinersmith

Human expansion into space faces extreme obstacles that challenge not only technology and physical limitations (such as the effects of gravity), but also raises commercial, political, and dangerous national interest entanglements. The authors address each of these dilemmas with a mix of scientific fact and wry humor, resulting in a very realistic and thought provoking view of humanity’s future beyond its pleasantly comfortable home.

What's Left Unsaid

by Melissa DeRosa

As states struggled with a lack of federal COVID leadership, Andrew Cuomo and his staff presented both a plan and factual daily briefings to New York residents. DeRosa takes readers into the inner circle of the Albany administration during those frightening days, and the team that stepped to the forefront of national crisis management. She also raises new uncertainties challenging subsequent accusations of Cuomo’s misconduct.

Don't Forget to Write

by Sara Goodman Confino

Marilyn has just come home on summer break when she and the Rabbi’s son are caught making out in the synagogue. Furious, her parents ship her off to the Jersey shore and great-aunt Ada, tasked to supervise her reputation and find a husband for her. But it’s the 1960s, and Marilyn has other ambitions, like becoming a writer and being independent. Such ideas are uncharted territory for both women, but can Marilyn change?