|The Stranger Game
By Peter Gadol (Hanover Square Press)
Rebecca’s on-again, off-again boyfriend Ezra has gone missing, but the police seem surprisingly unconcerned as they suspect he has been playing the “stranger game,” a viral hit in which players start following others in real life. The novel unearths connections that are built in the physical and digital worlds.
|The Royal Runaway
By Lindsay Emory (Gallery Books)
After Princess Theodora is stood up at the altar, she escapes the palace while trying to hide from paparazzi. She meets Nick Cameron, who turns out to be a British spy (and her fiancé’s brother). While evading security, Thea and Nick engage in romance while investigating the murders of people connected to her fiancé’s law firm.
|1,000 Books to Read Before You Die
By James Mustich (Workman)
Mustich creates a curated personal compendium that will inspire hours of browsing and a lifetime of reading. Encompassing fiction, poetry, science and science fiction, memoir, travel writing, biography, children’s books, history, and more, 1,000 Books presents an eclectic collection of must-read titles.
By Jay Baer and Daniel Lemin (Portfolio)
Word of mouth is directly responsible for 19 percent of all purchases, but less than 1 percent of companies have a strategy for generating these crucial customer conversations. Talk Triggers provides that strategy in a timely book that can be put into practice immediately, by any business.