Love these recommendations and want more? Subscribe to our newsletters at mcdl.info/newsletters. December The Wildest Sun by Asha Lemmie (historical fiction) A young woman comes of age as she searches for her father, who may or may not be Ernest Hemingway. The Curse of Penryth Hall by Jess Armstrong (suspense) A moody Gothic novel set in the Cornish countryside, where the Baron of the hall has just been murdered. The Other Mothers by Katherine Faulkner (domestic suspense) Murder, motherhood, and privilege combine when a nanny is killed in one of London’s upscale suburbs. On the Plus Side by Jenny L. Howe (romance) A reluctant candidate on a reality-TV dating show finds love where she least expects it. Deadly Game by Michael Caine (thriller) Detective Chief Inspector Harry Taylor is at the center of international intrigue around rogue radioactive material. February Everyone Who Can Forgive Me is Dead by Jenny Hollander (thriller) Charlotte witnessed a Christmas Eve crime nine years ago, and is threatened when a movie promising to reveal the truth comes out. The Women by Kristin Hannah (historical fiction) A sheltered young woman joins the conflict in Vietnam to help others as a nurse, only to return home to a changed America. Everyone On This Train is a Suspect by Benjamin Stevenson (mystery) Mystery authors aboard a train must test their skill in solving—and perhaps committing—a murder. The Warm Hands of Ghosts by Katherine Arden (fantasy) A historical novel with a supernatural twist set during WWI, as a young nurse searches the trenches for her brother. The Last Days of the Midnight Ramblers by Sarah Tomlinson (fiction) A ghostwriter tries to uncover the secrets of a legendary rock band and the death of its leading man. January Goldenseal by Maria Hummel (literary fiction) Forty years have passed since a betrayal that estranged Lacey and Edith. Now they reunite in Los Angeles, the scene of their formative friendship. Diva by Daisy Goodwin (historical fiction) The fictionalized life story of legendary opera singer Maria Callas and her doomed relationship with Greek billionaire Aristotle Onassis. Family Family by Laurie Frankel (fiction) An actress creating a movie about adoption is confronted with her own experience when she criticizes the movie. Only If You’re Lucky by Stacy Willingham (thriller) A quiet, introverted college student finds herself at the center of a mystery when her vivacious housemate goes missing after a murder on campus. The House of Last Resort by Christopher Golden (horror) A young couple buys an abandoned Italian villa, not knowing the house’s evil past. Book Buzz: Fiction 3