Dublin detectives take on ‘The Secret Place’

| |Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014

Irish author Tana French’s new thriller investigates a year-old murder at a private girls’ school.

What’s new in bookstores

Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014

Of note: a history of the Roosevelts, an African mystery and a French woman’s list of vows.

New & Notable: ‘Somewhere Save With Somebody Good’

Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014

After nine years, bestselling author Jan Karon returns to Mitford.

What’s new in bookstores this week, Aug. 24-30

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014

Of note: a journalist’s wartime memoir, a mystery in 17th-century Amsterdam and Hannah Smith hunts for ghosts.

New & Notable: ‘The Equalizer’

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014

Author Michael Sloan updates mystery man Robert McCall in this 21st-century thriller.

New & notable: ‘Sweetness #9’ Stephan Eirik Clark

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

Stephen Colbert gives a bump to another author’s debut.

Review: ‘We Are Not Ourselves’ is an epic debut novel

| |Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

Author Matthew Thomas’ saga follows the trials of Eileen Tumulty Leary and her family.

Book review: ‘Blood Aces’

| |Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014

Author Doug J. Swanson tells the violent but entertaining story of Dallas and Vegas gambling kingpin Benny Binion.

What’s new in bookstores

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014

Of note: an LA socialite goes undercover, Bess Crawford is on the case and the aftermath of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

New & Notable: ‘The 6th Extinction’

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014

Bestselling author James Rollins returns with a 10th installment in his ‘Sigma Force’ series.