New Books You May Have Missed

Nonfiction

jewish

The Seasonal Jewish Kitchen: A Fresh Take on Tradition by Amelia Saltsman. This lovely book full of recipes and vibrant pictures focuses on fresh foods with ancient roots.

Disciples: World War II Missions of the CIA Directors Who Fought For Wild Bill Donavan by Douglas Wall. This book details the OSS escapades of four individuals (Allen Dulles, Richard Helms, William Colby, and William Casey) who later became heads of the CIA.

50 Years, 50 Moments: the Most Unforgettable Plays in Super Bowl History by Jerry Rice and Randy O. Williams. Let legendary NFL wide receiver Rice take you through the plays that made Super Bowl history just in time for the game’s 50th anniversary.

Pretty Little Killers: the Truth Behind the Savage Murder of Skylar Neese by Daleen Berry and Geoffrey C. Fuller. If you’re in the mood for some true crime, dip into this book about the horrific murder of a teen girl in West Virginia.

Fiction

Beauty is a Wound by Eka Kurnianwan; translated from Indonesian by Annie Tucker. This book is a family epic that draws on local legends, and begins with the main character waking from the dead after 21 years.

The Hot Countries by Timothy Hallinan. Set in Bangkok, this book focuses on main character Poke Rafferty and his friends at the Expat Bar and what ensues after a man arrives threatening Poke and demanding money he doesn’t have and a person he won’t turn over.

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