Squeezing in on the last day of the month, here’s our list of Adult Staff Picks for July:
Walking on Water
by Richard Paul Evans
In this fifth New York Times bestseller in the Walk series, Richard Paul Evans’ hero Alan Christoffersen must say some painful goodbyes and learn some important lessons as he comes to the end of his cross-country walk to Key West.
The Various Haunts of Men
by Susan Hill
From the passages revealing the killer’s mind to the final heart-stopping twist, The Various Haunts of Men is an astounding and masterly crime debut, the first in what promises to be a magnificent series featuring Simon Serrailler.
by James Patterson
Everyone thinks Emmy Dockery is crazy. Obsessed with finding the link between hundreds of unsolved cases, Emmy has taken leave from her job as an FBI researcher. Now all she has are the newspaper clippings that wallpaper her bedroom, and her recurring nightmares of an all-consuming fire. Could one person really be responsible for these unthinkable crimes and can she get anyone to believe her?
by Karen Slaughter
Relentlessly paced, acutely observed, wickedly funny, and often heartbreaking, Cop Town is Karin Slaughter’s most powerful novel yet—a tour de force of storytelling from our foremost master of character, atmosphere, and suspense.
by Andy Weir
A modern day Robinson Crusoe fights for his life after his crew mistakes him for dead and strands him on Mars. Though sometimes too technical for its own good, the story is an inventive take on the survival genre.