New Books Coming Out At Abbot Public Library This Summer…

Visit the Abbot Public Library’s website to peruse the new titles that became available in July. You can reserve them for Curbside Pickup on your library account, as well as the following titles which will be coming out later this summer! 


Reserve these titles on the library catalog to pick up at the Abbot Public Library’s rear entrance.


Quick Reads for the Weekend: A Collection of Short Stories and Novellas

If it Bleeds by Stephen King

Four novellas comprise this new work by popular Stephen King, master of suspense and horror. You may have to sleep with the lights on for a few days. Which leads us to…

Sleep No More by P.D. James

Brilliant writer of mystery, P. D. James, master of the short story genre (see also Mistletoe Murder) offers six stories in Sleep No More. She is the writer of the classic Adam Dalgliesh mysteries. 

Triple Homicide by James Patterson 

Short ebooks have become popular, and James Patterson has a series called Bookshots. This collection of three includes thrillers with three of his popular series, Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, and The Women’s Murder Club.

Midnight at Tiffany’s by Sarah Morgan

Wonderfully entertaining author Sarah Morgan wrote this prequel to the enjoyable From Manhattan with Love series. Matilda is an aspiring author whose awkward demeanor is nothing like the bold heroines of her novels, until meeting Chase Adams. Working her day job as a waitress, she finds herself spilling champagne at a function and leaving a lasting impression on Chase. 

A Week in Summer by Maeve Binchy

Classic prolific Irish author Maeve Binchy wrote heartwarming novels, including A Week in Winter, as well as this short story. Brian and Kathleen, happily married for years, plan a much needed vacation to Ireland where surprises await.

Trains and Lovers by Alexander McCall Smith

In these short stories from bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith, four strangers on a train from Edinburgh to London exchange personal stories of love and loss.

Check out more short stories and novellas on Overdrive or through the Libby app, as well as short stories and novellas on hoopla! Starting next week, you can also reserve physical copies of short stories with your online account for pickup! See our instructions for Curbside Pickup for more details. 

New and Upcoming Mysteries, Suspense Novels, and Thrillers!

The Abbot Public Library is continuing to expand its fiction ebook collection to keep you up-to-date with your favorite mystery and suspense authors!

Make sure to add Don Winslow’s newest book, Broken, to your reading list. As an international bestselling book, Broken connects themes of crime, corruption, vengeance, justice, loss, betrayal, guilt, and redemption in this heart-stopping novel.

Just in is John Sanford’s Masked Prey.  In book 30 of his Prey series, Lucas Davenport investigates a vitriolic blog that seems to be targeting the children of U.S. politicians.

Amos Decker and his perfect memory return in book 6 of David Baldacci’s Memory Man series. In Walk the Wire, Decker returns to solve a gruesome murder in a booming North Dakota oil town.

Out next week are John Grisham’s, Camino Winds and James Patterson’s Revenge. Get swept away to paradise for a little sun, sand, mystery, and mayhem back on Camino Island in Grisham’s legal thriller. Or, join former SAS soldier, David Shelley, as he discovers the shocking death of a young woman and helps to protect the family he once served in their quest for revenge.