Laugh along with the social satire and silly sketches in Demetri Martin's "This Is a Book."
"Now You See Me," the hot new mystery by S.J. Bolton featuring a Jack theRipper copycat has kept book reviewers everywhere up late twisting with the plot.Lev Grossman's "The Magician King", sequel to "The Magicians" has Quentin and his ennui-ful friends returning to the Narnia inspired land of Fillory and going on what sounds like a Voyage of the Dawn Treader type journey.
The caretaker of the ruined Temple of Apollo and beekeeper Gabrilis Kaloyeros dies in a hit and run on the Greek island of Arcadia. His friend Hermes Diaktoros, "the fat man" is determined to find the killer in Anne Zououdi's "The Taint of Midas." Library Journal says fans of Alexander McCall Smith will love it. Lots more mysteries and other good reads below.
Albert, Susan Wittig. Mourning Gloria. Berkley Publishing Group. 4/5/2011. Mystery
Asher, Bridget. The Provence Cure for the Brokenhearted. Bantam. 3/29/2011.
Barry, Sebastian. On Canaan's Side. Viking Books. 9/8/2011.
Bolton, S.J. Now You See Me. Minotaur Books. 6/7/2011. Mystery
Clare, Alys. The Rose of the World. Severn House Publishers. 7/1/2011. Mystery
Cleverly, Barbara. The Blood Royal: A Joe Sandilands Murder Mystery. Soho Constable. 9/13/2011. Mystery
Cotterill, Colin. Killed at the Whim of a Hat. Minotaur Books. 7/19/2011. Mytery
Erickson, Carolly. Favored Queen. St. Martin's Press. 9/27/2011.
Evanovich, Janet. Smokin' Seventeen: A Stephanie Plum Novel. Random House Large Print Publishing. 6/21/2011. Large Print
Fowler, Earlene. Spider Web. Berkley Publishing Group. 5/3/2011. Mystery
George, Kathleen. Hideout. Minotaur Books. 8/16/2011. Mystery
Golden, Christie. Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Ascension. Lucas Books. 8/9/2011. Sci-Fi
Gooden, Philip. The Durham Deception. Severn House Publishers. 5/1/2011. Mystery
Grossman, Lev. The Magician King. Viking Books. 8/9/2011. Fantasy
Grozni, Nikolai. Wunderkind. Free Press. 9/6/2011.
Harrison, Cora. Deed of Murder. Severn House Publishers. 11/1/2011. Mystery
Harrison, Cora. Scales of Retribution. Severn House Publishers. 5/1/2011. Mystery
Lancaster, Jen. If You Were Here. New American Library. 5/3/2011.
Martin, Demetri. This Is a Book. Grand Central Publishing. 4/25/2011. Nonfiction.
McCullough, David. The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris. Simon & Schuster. 5/24/2011. Nonfiction.
Pajer, Bernadette. A Spark of Death: A Professor Bradshaw Mystery. Poisoned Pen Press. 7/5/2011. Mystery
Patterson, James. 10th Anniversary. Little Brown and Company. 5/2/2011. Large Print
Prcic, Ismet. Shards. Grove Press. 10/4/2011.
Quartey, Kwei J. Children of the Street: An Inspector Darko Dawson Mystery. Random House Trade. 7/12/2011. Mystery
Raybourn, Deanna. The Dark Enquiry. Mira Books. 6/21/2011.
Ryan, Rex. Play Like You Mean It: Passion, Laughs, and Leadership in the World's Most Beautiful Game. Doubleday Books. 5/3/2011. Nonfiction
Scott, Janny. A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama's Mother. Riverhead Books. 5/3/2011. Biography
Smith, Anne Easter. Queen by Right. Touchstone Books. 5/10/2011.
Tuck, Lily. I Married You for Happiness. Atlantic Monthly Press. 9/6/2011.
Twain, Shania. From This Moment on. Atria Books. 5/3/2011. Biography
Ulfelder, Steve. Purgatory Chasm. Minotaur Books. 5/10/2011. Mystery
Van Dyke, Dick. My Lucky Life in and Out of Show Business: A Memoir. Crown Archetype. 5/3/2011. Biography
Weiss, Jan Merete. These Dark Things. Soho Crime. 5/10/2011. Mystery
White, Betty. If You Ask Me: (And of Course You Won't). Putnam Adult. 5/3/2011. Biography.
Wilde, Oscar. The Picture of Dorian Gray: An Annotated, Uncensored Edition. Belknap Press. 4/11/2011.
Wortham, Reavis. The Rock Hole: Red River Mystery. Poisoned Pen Press. 6/7/2011. Mystery
Zouroudi, Anne. The Taint of Midas. Reagan Arthur Books. 7/20/2011. Mystery