Here are some fiction titles just added to our collection.  Click on the title for availability.

Hieroglyphics by Jill McCorkle (July 2020)

Bonding over the mutual losses of their parents in childhood, a couple determined to leave a history for their own children respectively sift through family records and obsess over a possible childhood home before uncovering troubling memories.

The Glass Kingdom by Lawrence Osborne (August 2020)

Fleeing to Bangkok with a suitcase of money to hide in plain sight in a luxury high-rise, Sarah bonds with a circle of ex-pat women before political chaos and military coup attempts turn the apartment’s residents against each other.

The Margot Affair by Sanae Lemoine (June 2020)

Growing up in hiding in a small Left Bank apartment, the illegitimate daughter of an actress and a high-profile French politician bonds with a respected journalist who aids her reckless agenda to expose dangerous secrets.

Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy (August 2020)

A scientist who follows the ocean’s tides and the birds that soar above, convinces a sea captain to let her onboard, winning over his crew with promises that the birds she is tracking will lead them to fish. They learn that the beguiling scientist in their midst is not who she seems.

Never Ask Me by Jeff Abbott (July 2020)

After their neighbor from two houses away is found murdered on a park bench, a family becomes embroiled in a whirlwind of distrust and intrigue as they each begin to suspect the unimaginable of each other.

Pew by Catherine Lacey (July 2020)

Racially ambiguous, genderless, mute, and of unknown age, Pew is named by where they were found — sleeping in a church. Pew’s muteness allows the townspeople to project whatever they wish. But fear of the unknown is strong, and soon the town’s generosity turns to suspicion.

The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue (July 2020)

A novel set in 1918 Dublin offers a three-day look at a maternity ward during the height of the Great Flu pandemic.

The Son of Good Fortune by Lysley Tenorio (July 2020)

An undocumented Filipino teenager redefines his relationships with his mother, his culture, and the place he calls home.

Via Negativa by Daniel Hornsby (August 2020)

Debut novel about an old priest looking back on his life and grappling with his mistakes as he hits the highways of the American Midwest with a pistol in his pocket and an injured coyote in his backseat.

Dear Emmie Blue by Lia Louis (July 2020)

Falling desperately in love with the boy who found her released balloon 14 years earlier, Emmie neglects the things in her life that once mattered before questioning her understanding about relationships.

The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline (August 2020)

In this gorgeous novel, Christina Baker Kline brilliantly recreates the beginnings of a new society in a beautiful and challenging land, telling the story of Australia from a fresh perspective, through the experiences of Evangeline, Hazel, and Mathinna.

500 Miles from You by Jenny Colgan (June 2020)

Colgan returns to the beloved Scottish Highland town of Kirrinfief, which readers first met in The Bookshop on the Shore, and adds a dash of London’s bustling urban landscape.

Antkind by Charle Kaufman (July 2020)

A neurotic and underappreciated film critic becomes sole witness to a film he’s convinced will change his career trajectory and rock the world of cinema to its core.

Blacktop Wasteland by S. A. Cosby (July 2020)

Compelled by poverty to agree to a lucrative final heist that will allow him to go straight, a skilled getaway driver finds his efforts complicated by racial dynamics and the ghosts of his past.

Empire of Wild by Cherie Dimaline (July 2020)

Inspired by the Canadian Métis legend of the Rogarou, a U.S. debut finds a woman reconnecting with her heritage when her missing husband reappears in the form of a charismatic preacher who does not recognize her.

The Mother Code by Carole Stivers (August 2020)

Racing to protect human survival in the wake of a bio-warfare attack gone wrong, a team of scientists creates a generation of genetically engineered children who struggle to survive when their robot protectors are slated for demolition.

Sea Wife by Amity Gaige (April 2020)

A young family escapes suburbia for a year-long sailing trip that upends all of their lives.

If you would like more recommendations, call us at 725-5242.  Or email refdesk@curtislibrary.com.  we are happy to help!