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.

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