January 2019 New Releases

January Adult PicksLooking to read more in the new year? Get ahead with any of these 10 upcoming releases!

how to holdHow to Hold a Grudge: From Resentment to Contentment — The Power of Grudges to Transform Your Life by Sophie Hannah (out 1/1)
A comprehensive examination of the universal but widely misunderstood practice of grudge-holding aims to show readers how to use grudges to be their happiest, most optimistic and most forgiving selves.

millenial moneyMillennial Money Makeover: Escape Debt, Save for Your Future, and Live the Rich Life Now by Conor Richardson (out 1/1)
Built for readers in their twenties and thirties, this book gives Millennials a proven playbook. Learn new hacks like how using robo-advisors can increase your returns and how leveraging delayed gratification when buying your first home can save you thousands. Whether you are planning a passion budget, figuring out how to finally purchase that big-ticket item, or thinking about taking your first dip into investing, Conor will show you the way.

winterThe Winter of the Witch by Katherine Arden (out 1/8)
After Moscow is struck by disaster and a wicked demon determined to spread chaos returns, Vasya joins with the winter king Morozko to battle mortal and magical enemies in an effort to save both the seen and unseen Russias.

the truths we holdThe Truths We Hold: An American Journey by Kamala Harris (out 1/8)
The civil rights leader, Senator and former Attorney General of California draws on the lessons of her activist immigrant family to make recommendations for the universal issues of today, including economic inequality, health care and national security.

an orchestraAn Orchestra of Minorities by Chigozie Obioma (out 1/8)
In a contemporary twist of Homer’s The Odyssey, a guardian spirit recounts the tragic story of a Nigerian poultry farmer who sacrifices everything for the wealthy woman he loves.

the longest lineThe Longest Line on the Map: The United States, the Pan-American Highway, and the Quest to Link the Americas by Eric Rutkow (out 1/8)
Chronicles the epic quest to connect the Americas via the Pan American Highway, detailing how its construction and evolution reflected two centuries of divergent history.

enchanted hourThe Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction by Meghan Cox Gurdon (out 1/15)
A Wall Street Journal writer looks at how reading aloud makes adults and children smarter, happier, healthier, more successful and more closely attached, even as technology pulls in the other direction.

women rowing northWomen Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing As We Age by Mary Pipher (out 1/15)
Presents a guide to wisdom, authenticity, and bliss for women as they age, exploring how the myriad roles and challenges of women can help promote balance and a transcendent sense of well-being.

kingdom of copperThe Kingdom of Copper by S.A. Chakraborty (out 1/22)
A trapped Nahri reluctantly embraces her power to safeguard her tribe, while an exiled Ali accepts help from water spirits who unearth a family secret.

maidMaid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive by Stephanie Land (out 1/22)
An economic-hardship journalist describes the years she worked in low-pay domestic work under wealthy employers, contrasting the privileges of the upper-middle class to the realities of the overworked laborers supporting them.