Spot-Lit for April 2014

Lots of good fiction is headed your way this month. Click the titles below and then the Full Display button to read summaries or reviews or to place titles on hold.

General Fiction / Literary Fiction

American Romantic by Ward Just

Frog Music by Emma Donoghue

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932 by Francine Prose

The Plover by Brian Doyle

First Novels / Fiction

The Whiskey Baron by Jon Sealy

Past the Shallows by Favel Parrett

Sedition by Katharine Grant

Steal the North by Heather Bergstrom

Skookum Summer by Jack Hart

Crime Fiction /Suspense

Until You’re Mine by Samantha Hayes

Destroyer Angel by Nevada Barr

Waiting for Wednesday by Nicci French

The Cold Nowhere by Brian Freeman

By Its Cover by Donna Leon

SF / Fantasy / Horror

The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison

The Bird Eater by Ania Ahlborn

The Days of the Deer by Liliana Bodoc

Afterparty by Daryl Gregory

Battle Royale – Remastered by Koushun Takami

Romance

The Bet by Rachel Van Dyken

Hotelles by Emma Mars

Far Gone by Laura Griffin

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