December 2017’s best books

December 2017's best books

There’s still time to find a breakout hit in 2017! Fall in love with these new books before 2018 comes around with all of its delectable new reads.

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Roomies by Christina Lauren

When hunky street performer Calvin saves Holland Bakker from being attacked on the subway, Holland takes the opportunity to get close to him by landing him an audition with her Broadway musical director uncle. Nailing the audition, Calvin can’t take the spot due to his student visa status but Holland has the answer he needs to nab the gig: marry her and stay in the country.

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Now That You Mention It by Kristan Higgins

Moving back to her small hometown in Maine, Nora Stuart has one more chance at bringing her family together. But the fifteen years she has been gone have not been kind to her and she’ll have to face the people who blame her for the drama and disappointment she once set upon the community. Can she mend her family or will this be another failed attempt at getting her life together?

The Wanted by Robert Crais

The Wanted by Robert Crais

The #1 New York Times bestselling author is back with another Elvis Cole and Joe Pike novel. When a group of teenagers robs the wrong man of a prized possession, one of the boys is murdered and a single mother’s son has disappeared. Elvis and Joe take on the case and they will have to find a way to save the children being hunted down by professional killers.

Year One by Nora Roberts

As the sickness spread and both the electrical grid and government collapsed, magic, both bad and good, rose in their place. The dangers of New York City have become more than Lana and Max can handle and they join a group of survivors as they travel somewhere new out west. All they know is that the end has come so there’s only room for a new beginning.

2Fish by Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo

Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo has released her first poetry collection written from her teen years into adulthood. With a few short stories thrown in, this book takes her honest views from her childhood notebook and turns them into art.

You’re Not That Great: (but neither is anyone else) by Elan Gale

Elan Gale argues that purely practicing positivity won’t get you where you need to go. Instead of only thinking positively, Gale challenges readers to harness all the negative energy they have accumulated and use it to improve their lives and stay true to themselves because life isn’t always sunshine and rainbows.

Elmet by Fiona Mozley

Elmet by Fiona Mozley

Everything one family thought about their solitary life will prove to be a complete lie in the aftermath of one catastrophic event. Out to protect themselves and their family in the face of danger, Cathy and Daniel can’t help but provoke violence among their neighbors and a community they once found peaceful.

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The Good Samaritan by John Marrs

Laura loves to talk to people who have it worse than she does and has deviously been using the suicide line End of the Line to propagate her madness. When one heartbroken husband catches on to her cruel game, Laura will go to any end to keep up the relentless charade in this suspense novel.

What Remains True by Janis Thomas

What Remains True by Janis Thomas

The Davenports seem to lead an ordinary life until their son is killed and the family completely unravels. Each member dealing with his death in their own way, they will have to chose to either let the heartbreak ruin their lives forever or start on a path of rebuilding the family that used to be.

Ashley Johnson

Lead Editor

Ashley has always been a writer at heart, receiving a diary from her mother at a very young age. Supportive book-buying parents influenced her love of literature and storytelling as she grew up. Her love for songwriting led the way to creating short stories and the start of her own blog where she documented her life as a college student. A fan of dark plot lines, Ashley picked up Stephen King’s It and never looked back. When she is not working on her first novel or new story ideas, Ashley can be found curled up with her rescue chihuahuas or exploring breathtaking locations throughout the US.

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