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Pop Culture Connection: New Year, More Reads!

Don't let the NYE excitement fizzle out with the last firework! Start your 2018 off with these titles at OLPL focused around the New Year!

A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby

Four strangers meet atop a London roof, ready to end their lives on New Year's Eve. Before the night is over, the strangers become friends as the narration alternates between their voices and they detail the stories of what brought each of them to the rooftop.

If you like: Dark Humor, Bittersweet Stories, Second Chances

New Year's Eve Murder by Leslie Meier

Lucy Stone and her oldest daughter travel to New York City after winning an all expense paid Mother/Daughter makeover from a magazine. It's not long before the magazine's fashion editor is killed and Lucy's daughter is hospitalized from anthrax exposure. Lucy must balance investigating the murder with tending to her sick daughter as the competition gets even more deadly.

If you like: Cozy Mysteries, Mother & Daughter Relationships, Female Detectives

Year One by Nora Roberts

The first book in a new trilogy from famed Romance author Nora Roberts; Year One tells of an apocalyptic world ravaged by a mysterious virus. While the virus eliminates most of the human population, those who are immune, The Uncanny, are believed to have magical abilities...

If you like: Dystopian Fiction, Fantasy, Romance

The Repeat Year by Andrea Lochen

Olive Watson wakes up in her ex-boyfriend's bed on New Year Day 2011....when she should've awoken in 2012. Now Olive has the rare chance to rewrite her future, making choices that could this time help salvage the relationship with her boyfriend, her best friend, and her mother. Will she take advantage of the opportunity she's been given?

If you like: Time Loops, Relationships, Thought-Provoking Reads

Next of Kin by James Tucker

On New Year's Eve, 10-year-old Ben Brook's parents and sister are brutally murdered at their family's camp complex but Ben manages to escape. Detective Buddy Lock is hesitant to take the case and further alienate his own family and girlfriend, but when an attempt is made on young Ben's life once again, the Detective must match wits with this ruthless killer to save lives.

If you like: Thriller/Suspense, Fast-Paced Reads, Family Secrets


Created by Kristin Lansdown on Dec 29th, 2017 @ 11:49 AM.
Updated on Dec 29th, 2017 @ 2:06 PM.