The Best Books to Read for February
The Maid by
When a wealthy man is found dead in his room, a maid at the Regency Grand Hotel becomes a lead suspect.
The Midnight Library by
Nora Seed finds a library beyond the edge of the universe that contains books with multiple possibilities of the lives one could have lived.
The Lincoln Highway by
Two friends who escaped from a juvenile work farm take Emmett Watson on an unexpected journey to New York City in 1954.
The Horsewoman by
As the Paris Olympics draw near, a mother and daughter, who are champion horse riders, compete against each other.
The Last Thing He Told Me by
Hannah Hall discovers truths about her missing husband and bonds with his daughter from a previous relationship.
The Judge’s List by
The second book in the Whistler series. Investigator Lacy Stoltz goes after a serial killer and closes in on a sitting judge.
Devil House by
A crime writer re-examines his work after moving into a house where a pair of briefly notorious murders took place.
A woman whose life spans 100 years recounts personal and historical events through letters to someone she loves.
The Magnolia Palace by
An English model stumbles upon messages that might uncover the truth behind a decades-old murder in the Frick family.
The Stranger in the Lifeboat by
After a ship explodes, nine people struggling to survive pull a man who claims to be the Lord out of the sea.
Wish You Were Here by
Diana O’Toole re-evaluates her seemingly perfect life when a pandemic disrupts her vacation in the Galápagos Islands.
Cloud Cuckoo Land by
An interconnected cast of dreamers and outsiders are in dangerous and disparate settings past, present and future.
Call Us What We Carry by
A debut collection of poems on identity and history by the presidential inaugural poet who wrote “The Hill We Climb.”
The Wish by
Maggie Dawes, a renowned travel photographer, struggles with a medical diagnosis over Christmas.
One Step Too Far by
The second book in the Frankie Elkin series. Frankie searches for a young man who went missing during a bachelor party camping trip.
The author of “Profiles in Corruption” portrays a conspiracy of how the Chinese government might infiltrate American institutions.
How to Be Perfect by
The creator of “The Good Place” incorporates works by various philosophers to examine ethical questions and moral issues.
The 1619 Project by
Viewing America’s entanglement with slavery and its legacy, in essays adapted and expanded from The New York Times Magazine.
The Betrayal of Anne Frank by
New technology was used to investigate who revealed the location of Anne Frank and her family to the Nazis.
Enough Already by
The actress and TV personality describes her personal setbacks and difficult journey to self-acceptance.
South to America by
A wide-ranging collection of stories and histories based in the American South that also illuminate the country as a whole.
The actor, producer and musician tells his life story and lessons he learned along the way.
The Maryland congressman describes leading the impeachment effort against the former president shortly after his son’s death by suicide and the insurrection at the Capitol.
Crying in H Mart by
The daughter of a Korean mother and Jewish-American father, and leader of the indie rock project Japanese Breakfast, describes creating her own identity after losing her mother to cancer.
The Storyteller by
A memoir by the musician known for his work with Foo Fighters and Nirvana.
The Academy Award-winning actor shares snippets from the diaries he kept over the last 35 years.
The activist and public speaker describes her journey of listening to her inner voice.
The Real Anthony Fauci by
The anti-vaccine advocate gives his take on the chief medical advisor to the president.
Blood in the Garden by
A senior writer for Sports Illustrated gives a history of the New York Knicks during the 1990s.
The award-winning actor reflects on his career, Italian-American heritage, meals and mishaps.