LJ Fiction Reviews: March 1, 2017

Below is a list of Fiction and Mystery titles to be reviewed in the March 1, 2017, issue of Library Journal. These lists include pertinent publisher and bibliographic information for your convenience.

Starred reviews are indicated with **.

Publishers: Please remember to send us one finished copy of each book that is scheduled for review (i.e., all of the forthcoming titles listed below) if you initially submitted a galley or bound manuscript. Our reviewers are not paid, and we like to send a finished copy of the reviewed book as a thank you. Materials should be mailed to: Library Journal, 123 William Street, Suite 802, New York, NY 10038.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: For a roundup in the May 1, 2017, issue, LJ is seeking amazing fashion titles and art books. Please include with your submissions author, title, ISBN, page count, price, marketing plans, formats available (print, audio, ebook), and a brief description—catalog copy will suffice. Contact Liz French at efrench@mediasourceinc.com for more details. Deadline: March 15.


**Cocozza, Paula. How To Be Human. Metropolitan: Holt. May 2017. 288p. ISBN 9781250129253. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781250129260. F DEBUT

oneeyedman.jpg21017**Currie, Ron. The One-Eyed Man. Viking. Mar. 2017. 336p. ISBN 9780670025350. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780735222809. F

Dymott, Elanor. Silver and Salt. Norton. Apr. 2017. 336p. ISBN 9780393239768. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393248722. F

Heat-Moon, William Least. Celestial Mechanics: A Tale for a Mid-Winter Night. Three Rooms. Apr. 2017. 400p. ISBN 9781941110560. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781941110577. F DEBUT

Holleman, Emily. The Drowning King. Little, Brown. Apr. 2017. 432p. ISBN 9780316383035. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780316383028. F

Katchur, Karen. The Sisters of Blue Mountain. St. Martin’s. Apr. 2017. 320p. ISBN 9781250066824. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466874718. F

**Ko, Lisa. The Leavers. Algonquin. May 2017. 352p. ISBN 9781616206888. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781616207137. F DEBUT

Lewis, Phillip. The Barrowfields. Hogarth: Crown. Apr. 2017. 368p. ISBN 9780451495648. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780451495662. F DEBUT

**Lowe, Daniel. All That’s Left To Tell. Flatiron: Macmillan. Feb. 2017. 304p. ISBN 9781250085559. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250085542. F DEBUT 

McNeal, Laura. The Practice House. Little A: Amazon: Apr. 2017. 492p. ISBN 9781477817902. $24.95; pap. ISBN 9781503937253. $14.95. F 

**Makumbi, Jennifer Nansubuga. Kintu. Transit. May 2017. 443p. ISBN 9781945492013. pap. $16.95. F

**Mills, Mark. Where Dead Men Meet. Blackstone. May 2017. 332p. ISBN 9781504779739. $26.99. ebk. available. F

Norman, Howard. My Darling Detective. Houghton Harcourt. Mar. 2017. 256p. ISBN 9780544236103. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780544237087. F

**O’Loughlin, Ed. Minds of Winter. Quercus. Mar. 2017. 500p. ISBN 9781681442457. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781681442433. F

Palmer, Liza. The F Word. Flatiron: Macmillan. Apr. 2017. 288p. ISBN 9781250083470. pap. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250083463. F

bluehour.jpg21017**Pritchett, Laura. The Blue Hour. Counterpoint. Feb. 2017. 256p. ISBN 9781619028487. $25; ebk. ISBN 9781619028890. F

**Shepard, Sam. The One Inside. Knopf. Feb. 2017. 192p. ISBN 9780451494580. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9780451494597. F

**Singer, Judy Reene. In the Shadow of Alabama. Kensington. Jun. 2017. 320p. ISBN 9781496709455. pap. $15; ebk. ISBN 9781496709462. F

Stewart, Mariah. The Last Chance Matinee: A Hudson Sisters Novel. Gallery. Mar. 2017. 432p. ISBN 9781501165351. $28; pap. ISBN 9781501144905. $16; ebk. ISBN 9781501144912. F

Vann, David. Bright Air Black. Black Cat: Grove. Mar. 2017. 256p. ISBN 9780802125804. pap. $16; ebk. ISBN 9780802189639. F

Short Stories

Enríquez, Mariana. Things We Lost in the Fire. Hogarth: Crown. Feb. 2017. 208p. tr. from Spanish by Megan McDowell. ISBN 9780451495112. $24; ebk. ISBN 9780451495136. short stories

Russo, Richard. Trajectory. Knopf. May 2017. 256p. ISBN 9781101947722. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781101947739. short stories

Last-Minute SF/Fantasy

Boone, Ezekiel. Skitter. Emily Bestler: Atria. (Hatching, Bk. 2). May 2017. 352p. ISBN 9781501125072. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781501125096. HORROR




randomroad.jpg21017**Kies, Thomas. Random Road: A Geneva Chase Mystery Poisoned Pen. May 2017. 318p. ISBN 9781464208003. $26.95; pap. ISBN 9781464208027. $15.95; ebk. ISBN 9781464208034. M


Ashworth, A.R. Souls of Men: An Elaine Hope Novel. Crooked Lane. Apr. 2017. 304p. ISBN 9781683311171. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781683311195. M DEBUT 

**Chapman, Julia. Date with Death. Minotaur: St. Martin’s. (Dales Detective, Bk. 1). Apr. 2017. 384p. ISBN 9781250109361. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250109378. M

Cleeves, Ann. Cold Earth. Minotaur: St. Martin’s. (Shetland Island, Bk. 7). Apr. 2017. 400p. ISBN 9781250107381. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250107398. M

Hockensmith, Steve with Lisa Falco. Give the Devil His Due: A Tarot Mystery. Midnight Ink. Apr. 2017. 360p. ISBN 9780738742243. pap. $14.99; ebk. ISBN 9780738747507. M

Kasasian, M.R.C. The Secrets of Gaslight Lane: The Gower Street Detective. Pegasus Crime. Apr. 2017. 400p. ISBN 9781681773582. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681773940. M

Koutsakis, Pol. Athenian Blues. Bitter Lemon. Apr. 2017. 278p. tr. from Greek by Pol Koutsakis. ISBN 9781908524768. pap. $14.95; ebk. ISBN 9781908524775. M DEBUT

McKinty, Adrian. Police at the Station and They Don’t Look Friendly: A Detective Sean Duffy Novel. Seventh St: Prometheus. Mar. 2017. 320p. ISBN 9781633882591. pap. $15.95; ebk. ISBN 9781633882607. M

**Simpson, Rosemary. What the Dead Leave Behind: A Guilded Age Mystery. Kensington. Apr. 2017. 304p. ISBN 9781496709080. $25; ebk. ISBN 9781496709103. M


LoTempio,T.C. Purr M for Murder: A Cat Rescue Mystery. Crooked Lane. Mar. 2017. 304p. ISBN 9781683310921. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781683310938. M

Orr, Jill. The Good Byline: A Riley Ellison Mystery. Prospect Park. Apr. 2017. 280p. ISBN 9781938849916. pap. $16;ebk. ISBN 9781938849923. M


ofbooksandbagpipes.jpg21017Malliet, G.M. Devil’s Breath: A Max Tudor Mystery. Minotaur: St. Martin’s. Apr. 2017. 304p. ISBN 9781250092786. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250092793. M

Perry, Anne. Murder on the Serpentine: A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel. Ballantine. Mar. 2017. 288p. ISBN 9780425284988. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780425284995. M

Shelton, Paige. Of Books and Bagpipes: A Scottish Bookshop Mystery. Minotaur: St. Martin’s. Apr. 2017. 304p. ISBN 9781250057495. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466861220. M


Chang, Henry. Lucky. Soho Crime. Mar. 2017. 224p. ISBN 9781616957841. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9781616957858. M