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The Gingerbread House by Carin GerhardsenSummary: Ingrid Olsson returns home from a Stockholm hospital to discover a man in her kitchen. She's never seen the intruder before. But he's no threat - he's dead.Criminal Investigator Conny Sjöberg takes the call, abandoning his wife Åsa and their...

The Gingerbread House by Carin GerhardsenSummary: Ingrid Olsson returns home from a Stockholm hospital to discover a man in her kitchen. She's never seen the intruder before. But he's no threat - he's dead.Criminal Investigator Conny Sjöberg takes the call, abandoning his wife Åsa and their...

The theme for the Adult Winter Reading this year is Moments in Time, celebrating the 1940s through the 1990s. Here are some picks from the 1970s:Dirty Harry DVDRequest this itemThe Deer Hunter DVDRequest this itemRichard AdamsWatership DownRequest this itemKurt VonnegutBreakfast of ChampionsRequest this itemDouglas AdamsThe Hitchhiker's Guide...

The theme for the Adult Winter Reading this year is Moments in Time, celebrating the 1940s through the 1990s. Here are some picks from the 1970s:Dirty Harry DVDRequest this itemThe Deer Hunter DVDRequest this itemRichard AdamsWatership DownRequest this itemKurt VonnegutBreakfast of ChampionsRequest this itemDouglas AdamsThe Hitchhiker's Guide...

Eva's Eye by Karin FossumSummary: Eva Magnus and her daughter are out walking by the river when a man’s body floats to the water’s surface. Eva goes to call the police, but when she reaches the phone, she dials another number altogether.The police find the body...

Eva's Eye by Karin FossumSummary: Eva Magnus and her daughter are out walking by the river when a man’s body floats to the water’s surface. Eva goes to call the police, but when she reaches the phone, she dials another number altogether.The police find the body...

The theme for the Adult Winter Reading this year is Moments in Time, celebrating the 1940s through the 1990s. Here are some picks from the 1960s:2001: A Space Odyssey DVDRequest this item Dr. Strangelove: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb DVDRequest this...

If you like Alex Berenson's books, you might want to try one of these:Vince FlynnKill ShotRequest this itemRequest this item in large printRequest this item in audioNelson DeMilleRadiant AngelRequest this itemRequest this item in large printRequest this item in audioDaniel SilvaThe English SpyRequest this itemRequest this item in large printRequest...

If you like Alex Berenson's books, you might want to try one of these:Vince FlynnKill ShotRequest this itemRequest this item in large printRequest this item in audioNelson DeMilleRadiant AngelRequest this itemRequest this item in large printRequest this item in audioDaniel SilvaThe English SpyRequest this itemRequest this item in large printRequest...

The theme for the Adult Winter Reading this year is Moments in Time, celebrating the 1940s through the 1990s. Here are some picks from the 1950s:On the Waterfront DVDRequest this itemNorth by NorthwestRequest this itemRebel Without A CaseRequest this itemVladimir NabokovLolitaRequest this itemErnest HemingwayThe Old...

The theme for the Adult Winter Reading this year is Moments in Time, celebrating the 1940s through the 1990s. Here are some picks from the 1950s:On the Waterfront DVDRequest this itemNorth by NorthwestRequest this itemRebel Without A CaseRequest this itemVladimir NabokovLolitaRequest this itemErnest HemingwayThe Old...

If you like Liane Moriarty's books, you might want to try one of these:Rainbow RowellLandlineRequest this itemRequest this item in large printRequest this item in audioJennifer WeinerAll Fall DownRequest this itemRequest this item in large printRequest this item in audioJojo MoyesThe Last Letter from Your LoverRequest this itemDiane ChamberlainNecessary...

If you like Liane Moriarty's books, you might want to try one of these:Rainbow RowellLandlineRequest this itemRequest this item in large printRequest this item in audioJennifer WeinerAll Fall DownRequest this itemRequest this item in large printRequest this item in audioJojo MoyesThe Last Letter from Your LoverRequest this itemDiane ChamberlainNecessary...

Spirit of the Valley by Jane ShoupSummary: In Virginia, 1883, some things you can run from. . . some you have to fight.Pauline Ray is on the run, and she won't get far. With thirty-four dollars, two small children to feed, the cold coming in fast,...

The theme for the Adult Winter Reading this year is Moments in Time, celebrating the 1940s through the 1990s. Here are some picks from the 1940s:A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty SmithRequest this itemRequest this item in audioDeath of a Salesman by Arthur MillerRequest this...

If you like Craig Johnson's books, you might want to try one of these a:C. J. BoxOpen SeasonRequest this itemWilliam Kent KruegerBlood HollowRequest this itemTony HillermanThe Fly on the WallRequest this itemMargaret CoelThe Dream StalkerRequest this itemJames Lee BurkeA Stained White RadianceRequest this itemC. M....

Rubbernecker by Belinda BauerSummary: Belinda Bauer is a phenomenal voice in British crime fiction, whose work has won the CWA’s Gold Dagger Award for Crime Novel of the Year and garnered rave reviews on both sides of the Atlantic. Winner of the 2014 Theakstons Old Peculier...

A Long Fatal Love Chase by Louisa May AlcottSummary: "I'd gladly sell my soul to Satan for a year of freedom," cries impetuous Rosamond Vivian to her callous grandfather. Then, one stormy night, a brooding stranger appears in her remote island home, ready to take Rosamond...

Want some mystery mixed with the supernatural? Check out these books.Ghouls Just Haunt to Have Fun by Victoria LaurieRequest this itemHome for the Haunting by Juliet BlackwellRequest this itemWicked Charms by Janet Evanovich and Phoef SuttonRequest this itemRequest this item in large printRequest this item in audioEvery Dead Thing by John...

Amazon.com lists the best selling books, updated daily, on their website athttp://www.amazon.com/gp/bestsellers/2015/booksHere are the top adult bestsellers for 2015 as of December 30, 2015.The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie KondoRequest this itemStrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom RathRequest this itemGo Set a Watchman by Harper LeeRequest this...

Put a Ring On It by Beth KendrickSummary: The author of New Uses for Old Boyfriends returns to the Delaware seashore town of Black Dog Bay, where one woman learns to put passion before practicality…Brighton Smith doesn’t do outrageous. As an insurance actuary, it’s her job to assess...

Goodreads gave participants the chance to vote for their favorite books of the year. The winners are available at https://www.goodreads.com/choiceawards/best-books-2015. Here are some winners that Tipton County Public Library owns! The rest of the Goodreads award winners will be on the blog tomorrow. Fiction: Go Set a Watchman by Harper LeeRequest...

Heartsong Cottage by Emily MarchSummary: Two weary strangers are about to rest their burdens in Eternity Springs, where there's hope for every broken heart.Haunted by the loss of his wife and son, Daniel Garrett left the police force to devote his life to finding missing children....

Thirteen Guests by J. Jefferson FarjeonSummary: “No observer, ignorant of the situation, would have guessed that death lurked nearby, and that only a little distance from the glitter of silver and glass and the hum of voices, two victims lay silent on a studio floor.” On...

Publishers Weekly has selected some of the best 2015 books. The lists are available at http://best-books.publishersweekly.com/pw/best-books/2015. Here is a (very short) version of the fiction list with books that Tipton County Public Library offers. If you are interested in more, just let us know!The Japanese Lover by...

Marry Me at Christmas by Susan MallerySummary: To bridal boutique owner Madeline Krug, organizing a Christmas wedding sounds like a joy—until she finds out she'll be working closely with the gorgeous brother of the bride, movie star Jonny Blaze. How will a small-town girl like her...

The Reckoning by Rennie AirthSummary: Inspector John Madden—who debuted in River of Darkness—returns in a gripping post–World War II murder mysteryOn a quiet afternoon in 1947, retired bank manager Oswald Gibson is shot in the head while fishing. In Scotland, a respectable family doctor is killed in...

If you liked Revival by Stephen King, you might want to try one of these books:NOS4A2 by Joe HillRequest this itemRequest this item in large printThe Deep by Nick CutterRequest this itemBird Box by Josh MalermanRequest this itemThe Three by Sarah LotzRequest this itemSnowblind by Christopher GoldenRequest this itemFloating Staircase by Ronald MalfiRequest this...

A Thorn Among the Lilies by Michael HiebertSummary: In Michael Hiebert’s haunting and powerful novel, a long-ago tragedy echoes through small-town Alabama as one woman tries to track down a serial killer.Detective Leah Teal is privy to most of the secrets in her hometown of Alvin,...

Pop Goes The Weasel by M. J. ArlidgeSummary: A man’s body is found in an empty house.A gruesome memento of his murder is sent to his wife and children.He is the first victim, and Detective Helen Grace knows he will not be the last. But why...

Three Can Keep a Secret by Archer MayorSummary: Joe Gunther and his team―the Vermont Bureau of Investigation (VBI)―are usually called in on major cases by local Vermont enforcement whenever they need expertise and back-up. But after the state is devastated by Hurricane Irene, the police from...

The Visitant: A Venetian Ghost Story by Megan ChanceSummary: A crumbling palazzo in nineteenth-century Venice holds a buried secret.After she nearly ruins her family with a terrible misstep, Elena Spira is sent to Venice to escape disgrace and to atone by caring for the ailing Samuel...

Christmas in Mustang Creek by Linda Lael MillerSummary: Charlotte Morgan grew up in Mustang Creek, Wyoming, and couldn't wait to escape to the big city. But life in New York isn't as fabulous as she'd like to admit—she's lonely, doing a job she doesn't love and dating too...

The Best American Mystery Stories 2015 edited by James PattersonSummary: In his introduction, guest editor James Patterson observes, “I often hear people lamenting the state of Hollywood . . . If that’s the case, I’ve got one thing to say: read these short stories. You can...

Superfluous Women by Carola DunnSummary: In England in the late 1920s, The Honourable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher, on a convalescent trip to the countryside, goes to visit three old school friends in the area. The three, all unmarried, have recently bought a house together. They are a...

The Oxford Book of English Ghost Stories, edited by Michael Cox and R.A. GilbertSummary: The thrill and chill of the ghost story is displayed in all its variety and vitality through this marvelous anthology. Ranging from the early 19th century to the 1960s, the collection reveals...

Falling Like SnowflakesSummary: Eden Martelli is too busy fleeing the clutches of danger to realize she’s running straight into the arms of a new love.Speeding north through rural Maine, Eden Martelli wonders how her life came to this—on the run with her mute five-year-old son dozing...

Get in the Halloween mood with some horror stories!The Raven: Tales and Poems by Edgar Allan PoeRequest this itemTales by H. P. LovecraftRequest this itemSeize the Night: New Tales of Vampiric TerrorRequest this itemMidian Unmade: Tales of Clive Barker's NightbreedRequest this itemNightmares & Dreamscapes by...

Those We Left Behind by Stuart NevilleSummary: Blood has always been thicker than water for two Northern Irish brothers caught in the Belfast foster system, but a debt of past violence will be paid by not just them, but also by those they left behind.Ciaran Devine,...

The Secret Sister by Brenda NovakSummary: Did she once have a sister? Has her mother lied all these years? Why? After a painful divorce, Maisey Lazarow returns to Fairham, the small island off the South Carolina coast where she grew up. She goes there to heal—and to...

The Wrong Man by Kate WhiteSummary: She wanted to be more daring, but one small risk is about to cost her everything—maybe even her life.Bold and adventurous in her work as owner of one of Manhattan's boutique interior design firms, Kit Finn couldn't be tamer in...

So You Don't Get Lost in the Neighborhood by Patrick ModianoSummary: A haunting novel of suspense from the winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in LiteratureIn the stillness of his Paris apartment, Jean Daragane has built a life of total solitude. Then a surprising phone call...

Obsession Falls by Christina DoddSummary: Taylor Summers witnesses the death threat to a young boy, and does the only thing she can do--she sacrifices herself to distract the killers. Her reward is a life in ruins, on the run in the wilderness, barely surviving a bitter...

Only a Kiss by Mary BaloghSummary: Since witnessing the death of her husband during the wars, Imogen, Lady Barclay, has secluded herself in the confines of Hardford Hall, their home in Cornwall. The new owner has failed to take up his inheritance, and Imogen desperately hopes...

The Hanging Girl by Jussi Adler-OlsenSummary: In the middle of his usual hard-won morning nap in the basement of police headquarters, Carl Mørck, head of Department Q, receives a call from a colleague working on the Danish island of Bornholm. Carl is dismissive when he realizes...

When a Scot Ties the Knot by Tessa DareSummary: On the cusp of her first London season, Miss Madeline Gracechurch was shy, pretty, and talented with a drawing pencil, but hopelessly awkward with gentlemen. She was certain to be a dismal failure on the London marriage...

Brown-Eyed Girl by Lisa KleypasSummary: Wedding planner Avery Crosslin may be a rising star in Houston society, but she doesn't believe in love-at least not for herself. When she meets wealthy bachelor Joe Travis and mistakes him for a wedding photographer, she has no intention of...

The Gates of Evangeline by Hester YoungSummary: When New York journalist and recently bereaved mother Charlotte “Charlie” Cates begins to experience vivid dreams about children she’s sure that she’s lost her mind. Yet these are not the nightmares of a grieving parent, she soon realizes. They...

Say You're One of Them by Uwem AkpanSummary: Each story in this jubilantly acclaimed collection pays testament to the wisdom and resilience of children, even in the face of the most agonizing circumstances.A family living in a makeshift shanty in urban Kenya scurries to find gifts...

No Other Darkness by Sarah HilarySummary: The gripping follow-up to Sarah Hilary’s acclaimed debut Someone Else’s Skin, No Other Darkness finds mystery’s “impressive new cop-heroine” (The Times, London) on a case that hauntingly echoes her own family tragedy. Detective Inspector Marnie Rome and her partner Detective Sergeant Noah...

The Dead of Winter by Rennie AirthSummary:  On a freezing London night in 1944, Rosa Novak is brutally murdered during a blackout. Scotland Yard suspects the young Polish refugee was the victim of a random act of violence and might have dropped the case if...

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