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June 2014 Books We're Excited About

The Antiquarian
The Antiquarian A Novel By Faverón Patriau, Gustavo (Paperback - 2014 ) FICTION coll. Mystery and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:We hear fans of Roberto Balano will enjoy the debut of this Peruvian critic.

The Book of Unknown Americans
The Book of Unknown Americans By Henríquez, Cristina (Book - 2014 ) FICTION and more… All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:Chicago writer Cristina Henriquez's latest is a drama of an immigrant Mexican family settling in Delaware and coming to grips with life in America.

Carsick
Carsick By Waters, John (Book - 2014 ) PN1998.3.W38A3 2014 and more… All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:On the road with John Waters? There's a hitchhiker we'd pull over for.

Ecstatic Cahoots
Ecstatic Cahoots Fifty Short Stories By Dybek, Stuart (Paperback - 2014 ) FICTION and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:The great Chicago storyteller (his Coast of Chicago was a One Book One Chicago selection) pulls off an impressive feat: two new story collections out in the same month. This is the first one.

Euphoria
Euphoria A Novel By King, Lily (Book - 2014 ) FICTION and more… All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:This fictionalization of a chapter in the life of Margaret Mead tells the story of three young anthropologists in New Guinea in the 30s. Sounds like book club gold to us.

Hard Choices
Hard Choices By Clinton, Hillary Rodham (Book - 2014 ) E887.C55A3 2014 and more… All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:One of the most buzzed-about books of the season is this memoir from the former FLOTUS and Secretary of State.

I'll Be Right There
I'll Be Right There A Novel By Sin, Kyŏng-suk (Paperback - 2013 ) FICTION and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:We're excited to read the previous novel by the author of the international bestseller Please Look After Mom.

The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street
The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street A Novel By Gilman, Susan Jane (Book - 2014 ) FICTION and more… All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 17 on 14 copies

Annotation:The author of Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven turns in a first novel that sounds fascinating: a rags to roches tale of immigrants, family feuds and rival ice cream businesses.

Mr. Mercedes
Mr. Mercedes A Novel By King, Stephen (Book - 2014 ) FICTION and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:King is in hardboiled detective mode for this tale of the search for the Mercedes Killer - a hit and run driver who deliberately plowed into a crowd of people at a job fair, and who plans worse.

Paper Lantern
Paper Lantern Love Stories By Dybek, Stuart (Book - 2014 ) FICTION and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:The second of two new collections from a Chicago master of short stories.

The Prada Plan
The Prada Plan 4, Love & War By Ashley Antoinette (Paperback - 2014 ) FICTION coll. Heritage Collection and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:It's a big month for urban fiction with a new Around the Way girls book, a new Wahida Clark and this latest from the extremely popular Ashely Antoinette.

The Silkworm
The Silkworm By Galbraith, Robert (Book - 2014 ) FICTION and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:A new Cormoran Strike mystery from Robert Galbraith (pen name of - perhaps you've heard of her? - JK Rowling).

Summer House With Swimming Pool
Summer House With Swimming Pool A Novel By Koch, Herman (Book - 2014 ) FICTION and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:Herman Koch's The Dinner was an international bestseller and an unputdownable read. We're eager to see his latest.

Written in My Own Heart's Blood
Written in My Own Heart's Blood A Novel By Gabaldon, Diana (Book - 2014 ) FICTION and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:A new Outlander novel! A new Outlander novel! Need we say more?

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Based on advance reviews and publicity, here are some of the books we're most excited to read this month.


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