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The Truth Lies Here by Lindsey Klingele

When Penny returns to her small Michigan hometown, she expects to spend the summer focusing on her journalistic aspirations. Instead, she finds herself trying to rescue her missing father from what might just be aliens. With The Truth Lies Here author Lindsey Klingele creates a sci-fi story that is at times humorous and surprisingly touching. Throughout the story, Penny is forced to re-evaluate her black-and-white defination of the truth as she finds the simplest explanation to not always be the correct one.

Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour

Emi is an aspiring production designer, who was just gifted her brother's apartment for the summer. His only condition? She do something amazing with it. She’s not sure what that will be at first, but she has the whole summer to figure that out. Meanwhile, her internship at a production agency, sends her to an estate sale of a famous actor. A letter tucked into one of the findings at the sale leads Emi and her friend on a mystery.

The Great American Read

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is an eight-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey).  It investigates how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as readers are affected by these stories, and what these 100 different books have to say about our diverse nation and our shared human experience.  

Wendy's Not-to-be-Missed Mysteries

If you’ve perused our mystery section you’ve undoubtedly seen staff picks from our mystery expert, Wendy. She’s a lover of mystery novels, reads more than the rest of the staff combined, and will also be leading the Wonderlust Mystery Book Discussion through MSU Extended University. We asked her for ten not-to-be-missed mystery reads that will be perfect for your autumn reading.

 

The Child by Fiona Barton

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