January 2022-Fiction-New Releases

January 24th, 2022 by cmcneil · No Comments · New Releases


Look at Us          

Written by T. L.  Toma

Narrated by Christina Delaine

“Riveting. . . . Toma is excellent at looking intensely below the superficial and the unspoken, and his lucid style and cool tone add power to the story. The twists and turns of this contemporary morality play will have readers engrossed.” —Publishers Weekly

 A captivating, trenchant portrait of class and sexual dynamics, Look at Us reveals just how fragile our social arrangements really are.

LaserWriter II: A Novel  

Written by Tamara Shopsin 

Narrated by Tamara Shopsin 

“[An] unconventional and captivating debut novel . . . This singular project brilliantly captures the spirit of individuality, innovation, and change.” –Publishers Weekly Starred Review

From the incomparable New York Times and New Yorker illustrator Tamara Shopsin, a debut novel about a NYC printer repair technician who comes of age alongside the Apple computer.


Written by Gina Apostol

Narrated by Rachel Coates 

“Audacious . . . Apostol creates a striking contrast between wry, outlandish statements and earnest ones verging on spiritual.” —The New York Times

Moving, sexy, and archly funny, Gina Apostol’s Philippine National Book Award–winning Bibliolepsy is a love letter to the written word and a brilliantly unorthodox look at the rebellion that brought down a dictatorship.

The Latinist: A Novel      

Written by Mark Prins 

Narrated by Sasha Higgins

“An engrossing psychological thriller…. an absorbing drama about obsession, abuse of power and intimate violence.”― Sharmila Mukherjee, Minneapolis Star Tribune

A contemporary reimagining of the Daphne and Apollo myth, The Latinist is a compelling exploration of power, ambition, and the intertwining of love and obsession.

Hunger: A Novella and Stories   

Written by Lan Samantha Chang 

Narrated by Eunice Wong  

“Elegant.… A delicately calculated balance sheet of the losses and gains of immigrants whose lives are stretched between two radically different cultures.” ― The New York Times Book Review

This extraordinary fictional debut from Lan Samantha Chang illuminates how first-generation immigrants from China, culturally and emotionally uprooted from their homeland, mistrust connection even as they hunger for attachment—and how the past affects and shapes their children.

Box 88  

Written by Charles Cumming

Narrated by Charlie Ansen  

“Cements Cumming’s place in the top rank of espionage writers.” —Publishers Weekly Starred Review

A secret agent comes of age—and reckons with the legacy of his first mission—in this thriller by New York Times bestseller Charles Cumming, “the best of the new generation of British spy writers” (The Observer).

The Left-Handed Twin  

Written by Thomas Perry 

Narrated by Joyce Bean

“Perry delivers nonstop action, relentless tension, and such three-dimensional secondary characters”
― Publishers Weekly

Thomas Perry presents Book 9 in the Jane Whitefield series.

Maggody in Manhattan

Written by Joan Hess

Narrated by Courtney Patterson

“Hess’s risky decision to take her characters out of the Arkansas setting that has worked so well in five previous mysteries pays off with rousing success in one of the best ‘country hicks vs. city slickers’ stories in a long time.” —Publishers Weekly

Small-town police chief Arly Hanks takes on the New York Police Department to save her mother from a murder rap in this madcap police procedural.

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