The Redeemer

Christmas caroling turns deadly in this new Scandinavian thriller, where detective Harry Hole must travel from Oslo to former Yugoslavia to track the perp of the holiday homicide. 

April 19: "What you see first, after the starting gun's crack, is a column of bobbing runners, thousands of them, surging downhill..."

Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. James Parker calls this Dickensian coming-of-age novel "an enveloping…