The Andromeda Evolution by Daniel H. Wilson. (Sequel to the Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton.) In 1967, an extraterrestrial microbe came crashing down to Earth and nearly ended the human race. It took a team of top scientists to save the world from an epidemic of unimaginable proportions. And the world thought it was safe.
Twisted Twenty-Six by Janet Evanovich. A Stephanie Plum novel. This isn’t just another case, this is family. How far will Stephanie go to protect the person who means the most to her?
Agent Running in the Field by John Le Carre. Nat, a 47-year-old veteran of Britain’s Secret Intelligent Service, believes his years as an agent runner are over. But with the growing threat from Moscow Centre, the office has one more job for him. But Nat is more than just a spy.
Many Rivers to Cross by Peter Robinson. An Inspector Banks novel. Two deaths, seemingly unrelated, and a close friend who is dealing with her own dark past. In both his personal and professional lives, Banks finds that the truth may be more complex than it seems.
Audiobooks (a great alternative for holiday road trips!)
What Rose Forgot by Nevada Barr, read by Kate Burton
The 19th Christmas by James Patterson, read by January LaVoy
The Guardians by John Grisham, read by Michael Beck
Young Adult Fiction
Warriors; The Broken Code; The Silent Thaw: by Erin Hunter. When a false leader arises, every clan will fall.
Junior Easy Fiction
The Dinky Donkey by Craig Smith. Wonky Donkey had a child; it was a little girl. HEE HAW!
Sounds Like Christmas by Robert Munsch. When Grandma asks Georgia and Lincoln to decorate the Christmas tree, it’s a crazy competition to create the best one ever. Because everyone knows how to make a Christmas tree look good, but how should it sound?
Dr. Floss is the Boss by Dan Gutman. It’s National Dessert Day and Ella Menty School has brought in a dentist to teach the students about the dangers of sweets. But Dr. Floss has other plans!
The Other Side of the Wall by Amy Ephron. It’s Christmas break and Tess and Max are in London, staying at the posh Sanborn House with their Aunt Evie. As they wait for their parents to arrive, there is a storm that makes the city seem as though it’s caught in a snow globe. Perfect weather for an adventure in Hyde Park. But when they leave to search for a cab, they find a horse and carriage and driver waiting for them at the curb. And that’s just the beginning.