A couple of intriguing titles are being released between March and June 2016. In the list below you’ll see the ones that have the biggest chances to enter bestseller lists.
The most anticipated title of spring is the new novel by Sylvia Day, One with You. It’s the grand finale of the bestselling erotic saga that started with Bared to You.
Joyce Carol Oates, one of the most admired contemporary authors, will publish in May a collection of six haunting stories, The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror.
And if you were waiting for Bill Hodges and Holly Gibney to solve their next case, you won’t be disappointed. Stephen King’s new novel, End of Watch, will come out at the beginning of June, and involve a diabolical killer, Brady Hartsfield.
As usual, we show the books available for pre-order, with short descriptions, release dates, and links to four major ebookstores: Kindle, Nook, Kobo, and iBooks Store.
Are you impatiently waiting for any of the books listed below? What other books are you going to buy and read this spring? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
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12 sure-fire ebook bestsellers – spring 2016
Innocents and Others
Dana Spiotta’s new novel is about two women, best friends, who grow up in LA in the 80s and become filmmakers.
Meadow and Carrie have everything in common—except their views on sex, power, movie-making, and morality. Their lives collide with Jelly, a loner whose most intimate experience is on the phone. Jelly is older, erotic, and mysterious.
She cold calls powerful men and seduces them not through sex but through listening. She invites them to reveal themselves, and they do.
Property of a Noblewoman
In Danielle Steel’s thrilling new novel, a woman’s legacy transforms lives and hearts long after she is gone.
Two people, drawn together by chance, begin to unravel the mystery. Jane Willoughby is a law clerk at the surrogate’s court and Phillip Lawton a fine arts expert for Christie’s auction house. They come to the bank to inspect the contents of the box.
The search turns personal. Their efforts to reconstruct an enigmatic life will lead from New York to London and Paris, to Rome and Naples, and a series of stunning revelations.
The Association of Small Bombs
Recommended by the New York Times Editors, this is a smart and unpredictable novel from one of the most provocative and dynamic novelists of his generation.
When brothers Tushar and Nakul Khurana, two Delhi schoolboys, pick up their family’s television set at a repair shop with their friend Mansoor Ahmed one day in 1996, disaster strikes without warning.
A bomb — one of the many “small” bombs that go off seemingly unheralded across the world — detonates in the Delhi marketplace, instantly claiming the lives of the Khurana boys, to the devastation of their parents.
Fool Me Once
The next impossible-to-put-down thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Harlan Coben.
Former special ops pilot Maya sees an unthinkable image captured by her nanny cam while she is at work: her two-year-old daughter playing with Maya’s husband, Joe — who had been brutally murdered two weeks earlier.
Can you believe everything you see with your own eyes, even when you desperately want to?
To find the answer, Maya must finally come to terms with deep secrets and deceit in her own past before she can face the unbelievable truth about her husband — and herself.
One with You: Crossfire Series Book 5
Heartbreakingly and seductively poignant, One with You is the breathlessly awaited finale to the Crossfire saga, the searing love story that has captivated millions of readers worldwide.
Gideon Cross. Falling in love with him was the easiest thing I’ve ever done. It happened instantly. Completely. Irrevocably.
Marrying him was a dream come true. Staying married to him is the fight of my life. Love transforms. Ours is both a refuge from the storm and the most violent of tempests. Two damaged souls entwined as one.
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
In this must-read book for anyone striving to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows parents, educators, athletes, students, and business people—both seasoned and new—that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called “grit.”
Why do some people succeed and others fail? Sharing new insights from her landmark research on grit, MacArthur “genius” Angela Duckworth explains why talent is hardly a guarantor of success. Rather, other factors can be even more crucial such as identifying our passions and following through on our commitments.
Winningly personal, insightful, and even life-changing, Grit is a book about what goes through your head when you fall down, and how that—not talent or luck—makes all the difference.
The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror
Joyce Carol Oates
From one of our most important contemporary writers, The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror is a bold, haunting collection of six stories.
In the title story, a young boy becomes obsessed with his cousin’s doll after she tragically passes away from leukemia.
In “Equatorial,” an affluent American wife experiences disorienting assaults upon her sense of who her charismatic husband really is, and what his plans may be for her.
In “Gun Accident,” a teenage girl is thrilled when her favorite teacher asks her to house-sit, even on short notice.
The More of Less: Finding the Life You Want Under Everything You Own
Most of us know we own too much stuff. This constant accumulation of stuff slowly begins robbing us of life. It steals our greatest potential. It consumes our limited resources.
But it doesn’t have to be this way.
One of today’s most influential minimalist advocates, Joshua Becker, used to spend his days accumulating more and more. But then he realized how his possessions were not only failing to make him happy, they were actually keeping him from the very things that do. Instead of bringing fulfillment, they brought distraction.
Hit List: An In-Depth Investigation into the Mysterious Deaths of Witnesses to the JFK Assassination
Richard Belzer, David Wayne
In the new book, Richard Belzer and David Wayne uncover the truth about the many witness deaths tied to the JFK assassination.
For decades, government pundits have dismissed these “coincidental” deaths, even regarding them as “myths” as “urban legends.”
Some of the deaths seemed purely coincidental; heart attacks, hunting accidents. Others clearly seemed noteworthy; witnesses who did seem to know something and did seem to die mysteriously.
The impeccable research and writing of Richard Belzer and David Wayne show that if the government is trying to hide anything, they’re the duo who will uncover it.
Jimmy Stewart: The Truth Behind the Legend
James Stewart was known as the underdog fighter in many of his films and in real life.
This definitive reveals many unknown sides of the famous actor: his explosive temper, his complex love affairs, his service as a secret agent for the FBI, his innate shyness, and his passionate patriotism.
Munn’s personal touch shines through his writing, as he was a friend of Stewart and his wife, Gloria, and interviewed them as well as their colleagues and friends.
End of Watch
Retired Detective Bill Hodges now runs a two-person firm called Finders Keepers with his partner Holly Gibney. They met in the wake of the ‘Mercedes Massacre’ when a queue of people was run down by the diabolical killer Brady Hartsfield.
Brady is now confined to Room 217 of the Lakes Region Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic, in an unresponsive state. But all is not what it seems: the evidence suggests that Brady is somehow awake, and in possession of deadly new powers that allow him to wreak unimaginable havoc without ever leaving his hospital room.
When Bill and Holly are called to a suicide scene with ties to the Mercedes Massacre, they find themselves pulled into their most dangerous case yet…
Two years ago, Jack Morgan was in Rio consulting on security for the World Cup. The tournament went without a hitch. Until a man died in one of the executive hospitality suites during the final, and the autopsy showed the cause to be a rare and deadly virus.
The story was kept from the media to avoid causing panic, but Jack feared that the death was no freak occurrence.
Now the eyes of the world are once again turned towards Rio for the Olympic Games, and Jack is back in Brazil’s beautiful capital. It’s not long before he uncovers terrifying evidence that someone has set in motion a catastrophic plan.
The death at the World Cup was just a warning. The Olympic Games could be the setting for the worst atrocity the world has ever seen.
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