November Adult Picks

The Troop The Troop
by Nick Cutter


Stephen King said it scared him and it also scared me!

In the Woods In the Woods
by Tana French


As dusk approaches a small Dublin suburb in the summer of 1984, mothers begin to call their children home. But on this warm evening, three children do not return from the dark and silent woods. When the police arrive, they find only one of the children gripping a tree trunk in terror, wearing blood-filled sneakers, and unable to recall a single detail of the previous hours.

The Painter The Painter
by Peter Heller


An artist who seeks peace in his painting and fly fishing is forced on the run in the aftermath of a violent encounter. Heller compares favorably to Cormac McCarthy, and may have even topped his debut “The Dog Stars” with this intense novel.

Somewhere Safe Somewhere Safe with Someone Good
by Jan Karon


Excellent new novel about Father Tim Cavanaugh back from Ireland to begin his retirement in Mitford. Only retirement doesn’t come easy when you have Father Tim’s expertise dealing with the population of this small town. The people’s trials and tribulations need Father Tim’s prayers and solutions. Of course there is laughter and good heartedness along the way with Mitford’s familiar and beloved characters. This book is one of Karon’s best, and an excellent read.

The Bone Clocks The Bone Clocks
by David Mitchell


Following a scalding row with her mother, fifteen-year-old Holly Sykes slams the door on her old life. But Holly is no typical teenage runaway: a sensitive child once contacted by voices she knew only as “the radio people,” Holly is a lightning rod for psychic phenomena. Now, as she wanders deeper into the English countryside, visions and coincidences reorder her reality until they assume the aura of a nightmare brought to life.

One More Thing One More Thing
by BJ Novak


A boy wins a $100,000 prize in a box of Frosted Flakes—only to discover that claiming the winnings might unravel his family. A woman sets out to seduce motivational speaker Tony Robbins—turning for help to the famed motivator himself. A new arrival in Heaven, overwhelmed with options, procrastinates over a long-ago promise to visit his grandmother. We meet Sophia, the first artificially intelligent being capable of love, who falls for a man who might not be ready for it himself, and a vengeance-minded hare.

Burn Burn
by James Patterson


Detective Michael Bennett finally returns to New York City – and to the most unsettling, horrific case of his career. At last, Detective Michael Bennett and his family are coming home to New York City. Thanks to Bennett, the ruthless crime lord whose vengeful mission forced the Bennett family into hiding has been brought down for good.

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