Spot-Lit for September 2014

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General Fiction / Literary Fiction

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

Paying Guests by Sarah Waters

The Betrayers by David Bezmozgis

Florence Gordon by Brian Morton

The Dog by Joseph O’Neill

First Novels / Fiction

How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran

Fives and Twenty-Fives by Michael Pitre

Gutenberg’s Apprentice by Alix Christie

Rooms by Lauren Oliver

A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing by Eimear McBride

Many more promising debuts are coming out this month – take a look.

Crime Fiction /Suspense

The Secret Place by Tana French

Last of the Independents by Sam Wiebe

Perfidia by James Ellroy

The Monogram Murders by Sophie Hannah

Gangsterland by Tod Goldberg

SF / Fantasy

The Hawley Book of the Dead by Chrysler Szarlan

The Mirror Empire by Kameron Hurley

The Broken Eye by Brent Weeks

The Falcon Throne by Karen Miller

Maplecroft by Cheri Priest

Romance / Erotica

Stay with Me by J. Lynn

Claudine by Barbara Palmer

Screwdrivered by Alice Clayton

Linger by Lauren Jameson

Virtue Falls by Christina Dodd

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More in Life

Shrimp and grits, rendered healthful and Italian? We’re in.

This recipe features a sauce made with olive oil, tomatoes and herbs instead of cheese and cream.

UFO at Paine Field playground was left by an artist — not aliens

The flying saucer at community park in Everett is a cosmic attraction.

Chef James Abbott makes Buck’s peanut butter pie at Buck’s American Cafe in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Fur & Feathers: 4 lovable dogs need homes

Meet Lola, Sadie, Scooter and Chance

Sweet baking tips: How to rescue brown sugar that’s turned hard

Soften the rock solid stuff, then try this recipe for chocolate chunk cookies with sea salt.

Valentina Bogdanova, 74, loves working in the gardens that nearly surround the Bakerview Apartments, where she has lived for 20 years. The units are among 16 affordable and subsidized properties leased to seniors by the Everett Housing Authority. (Dan Bates / The Herald)
As real estate booms, those with fixed-incomes need help

When senior citizens get housing, they are able to ‘age in place.’

Visiting Germany’s Lutherland, birthplace of Reformation

The sights include the church where the first Protestant service took place in 1521.

Can you top ‘Hamilton’? Author Ron Chernow is about to find out

The notable writer’s latest book, published Oct. 10, is a lengthy biography on Ulysses S. Grant.

Try this tailgate snack: Sticky wings with honey and Sriracha

Forget the typical Buffalo flavor: Shake up game-day Sunday with this Asian-style chicken recipe.

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