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Read these books in 2018

Need some help selecting new books this year? The Monitor asked asked four popular bookstores for titles they think will excite readers in 2018. These 11 recommendations are from four independent bookstores across the United States: Prairie Lights in Iowa City; the Strand in New York; Off the Beaten Path in Steamboat Springs, Colo.; and Parnassus Books in Nashville, Tenn. (Please note the Monitor has not reviewed these selections.) 

1. 'The Immortalists' (Jan. 9) by Chloe Benjamin

"The Immortalists" by Chloe Benjamin, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 352 pp.

Four adolescent siblings sneak out to see a traveling psychic who claims to be able to foretell the day anyone will die. Chloe Benjamin’s novel is set in New York City’s Lower East Side in 1969 and stretches over five decades following the four children as they age.

“The Immortalists” (Jan. 9) by Chloe Benjamin was recommended by Karen Hayes, managing owner of Parnassus Books in Nashville, Tenn.

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