Spot-Lit for February 2014

Lots of good fiction is coming out this February, including many strong debuts. Click the titles below and then the Full Display button to read reviews or to place titles on hold.

General Fiction / Literary Fiction

Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen

I Shall Be Near to You by Erin McCabe

An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine

Golden State by Michelle Richmond

I Always Loved You by Robin Oliveira

First Fiction

The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan

Archetype by M.D. Waters

Dust by Yvonne Owuor

While Beauty Slept by Elizabeth Blackwell

One More Thing by B.J. Novak

Crime Fiction / Suspense

Runner by Patrick Lee

Cold Storage, Alaska by John Straley

After I’m Gone by Laura Lippman

An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris

The Poisoned Pawn by Peggy Blair

SF / Fantasy / Horror

Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer

A Darkling Sea by James Cambias (debut)

The Martian by Andy Weir (debut)

Influx by Daniel Suarez

Red Rising by Pierce Brown (debut)

To see all the on-order fiction, click here.

Be sure to visit A Reading Life for more reviews and news of all things happening at the Everett Public Library.

More in Life

Beer and cupcakes: Snohomish brewer, baker form unlikely duo

Pacific Northwest Cupcakes uses SnoTown’s brews to make beer-infused sweet treats.

Woodward Canyon Winery continues to weave masterpieces

Owner Rick Small uses grapes from vines he used when he made wine in his back yard in the 1970s.

Snohomish brewer flavors beer with chilies from mom’s back yard

Beer of the Week: Smoked rye forms sturdy foundation for SnoTown’s well-balanced Loose Rooster.

Beer, wine, spirits: Snohomish County booze calendar

Dash to Diamond Knot: Flying Unicorn Racing is teaming up with Mukilteo’s… Continue reading

Marysville theater stages Noel Coward’s timeless ‘Blithe Spirit’

The cast and crew at the Red Curtain Arts Center do a fine job with the 1940s British play.

Stringed instruments get workout at Cascade Symphony concert

Tchaikovsky’s “Serenade for Strings” is the orchestra’s first concert of the season.

Animating Van Gogh paintings proves to be trippy yet flawed

“Loving Vincent” relates the circumstances of the great painter’s death.

Leno, Short and others reminisce about David Letterman

By Geoff Edgers / The Washington Post A few observations about David… Continue reading

Most Read