The Floating World, C. Morgan Babst, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill – In the chaos of Katrina, the Boisdorè family broke up in more ways than one.
Of Mess and Moxie: Wrangling Delight out of this Wild and Glorious Life, Jen Hatmaker, Thomas Nelson - Beloved Jen Hatmaker, Texan pastor, homemaker, blogger, and the star of the HGTV show, My Big Family Renovation - is the author of several successful books and the highest-profile evangelical to affirm same-sex relationships.
Followers of the "Me Too" movement (or "#MeToo" used in social media) may find Barry Eisner's latest thriller, THE NIGHT TRADE gratifying to see justice done
The Going and Goodbye, Shuly Xóchitl Cawood, Platypus Press - To understand love, you must first understand power—the balance of it, when to give it up, when to take it back.
Story of Arthur Truluv, Elizabeth Berg, Penguin - the 28th book from the prolific author Elizabeth Berg, explores issues of grief, death and aging with a gentle touch that reminds readers of the everyday grace that can be found in life.
The Girls in the Picture, Melanie Benjamin, Delacorte Press - New York Times bestselling author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue is back with an even more fascinating read about the creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends, screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford.
Happy New Year - 2018 - To all our friends and colleagues we wish you the joy of finding truly good books to read. We hope the newly-designed Authorlink Writers & Readers Magazine will help you find pleasure and peace amid our uncluttered, easy-to-navigate pages.
The Whole Thing Together, Ann Brashares, Penguin - With her new book, Brashares gives readers two new families who relive its’ memories, happy and sad, of summers past.
Heating and Cooling, Beth Ann Fennelly, W.W.Norton - Good writing in any genre rings with truth, personal and universal. In her latest book of micro-memoirs, Heating & Cooling, Beth Ann Fennelly shares her truth about life’s moments, big and small, with poignancy and humor.
Joy Jordan-Lake’s new novel, A TANGLED MERCY, is the result of 20 years of research and writing that began when she was a young PhD student at Tufts. Set in Charleston, SC in present day and in 1822, she intertwines the stories of a gifted but enslaved 19th-century blacksmith and a floundering Harvard grad student who is researching the planning of a slave revolt.