May 2017 LibraryReads

This month’s LibraryReads list will interest readers of all genres. Explore astrophysics with best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson as he takes you on a cosmic journey that will fit around your busy day; take a look into the past when you read The Radium Girls and discover one of the biggest scandals of the early 20th century; and finally curl up with J. Courtney Sullivan’s new novel that shows how a secret between two sisters can create so much distance but ultimately bring them closer than ever.

Honeyman, Gail. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine. Pamela Dorman: Viking. ISBN 9780735220683. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780735220706. F
See LJ’s review:

Moore, Kate. The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women. Sourcebooks. ISBN 9781492649359. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781492649366. HIST
See LJ’s starred review:

Neil deGrasse TysonLehane, Dennis. Since We Fell. Ecco: HarperCollins. ISBN 9780062129383. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062129406. F
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Ko, Lisa. The Leavers. Algonquin. ISBN 9781616206888. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781616207137. F
See LJ’s starred review:

Ludwig, Benjamin. Ginny Moon. Park Row: Harlequin. ISBN 9780778330165. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781460397961. F
See LJ’s starred review:

Sullivan, J. Courtney. Saints for All Occasions. Knopf. ISBN 9780307959577. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780307959584. F
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Andrews, Ilona. White Hot: A Hidden Legacy Novel. Avon. ISBN 9780062289254. pap. 7.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062289261. ROMANTIC SUSPENSE

Chancellor, Bryn. Sycamore. Harper. ISBN 9780062661098. $26.99; pap. ISBN 9780062677129. $19.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062661111. F
See LJ’s starred review:

Tyson, Neil deGrasse. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry. Norton. ISBN 9780393609394. $18.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393609400. SCI
See LJ’s review: LJ 5/15/17

Flynn, Kathleen A. The Jane Austen Project. Harper Perennial. ISBN 9780062651259. pap. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062651266. F
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Created by a group of librarians, LibraryReads offers a monthly list of ten current titles culled from nominations made by librarians nationwide as their favorites. See the May 2017 list at and contact to make your own nomination.

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