The Girl Beneath the Sea. Andrew Mayne, Thomas & Mercer - Sloan McPherson’s family history is riddled with treasure hunters, drug smugglers and rum-runners.
Author Archives for Cynthianna Matthews
Book Review: Follow Me, Kathleen Barber, Gallery Books - Audrey Miller’s a young up-and-coming professional with a honed and toned body who lives her life online for all to see. She has millions of followers and admirers on social media, but her glamorous online life doesn’t pay the bills.
A Cold Trail, Robert Dugoni, Thomas & Mercer - Seattle police Detective Tracy Crosswhite is on maternity leave when she returns to her hometown of Cedar Grove with her husband Dan and two-month-old daughter Daniella. The town holds painful memories for Tracy.
The Life Below, Alexandra Monir, Harper Teen - Naomi Ardalan is one of the Final Six, a specialist team sent out from a dying Earth to establish a new home for humanity on Jupiter’s moon, Europa.
Glorious Boy, Aimee Liu, Red Hen Press - In the late 1930s Claire and Shep Durant move to the Andaman Islands, a far-flung outpost of the British Empire in the Indian Ocean.
Woolson: Collected stories, Anne Boyd Rioux editor, Library of America - In her lifetime Constance Fenimore Woolson achieved a remarkable degree of commercial success as well as literary acclaim, an achievement almost unheard of for a woman author of the Victorian era.
Between Heaven and Hell, David Talbot, Chronicle Prism - David Talbot made an impact on the American media scene as an author, journalist and founder/CEO of the early web magazine Salon.
A Book of Bones, John Connolly, Emily Bestler Books - PI Charlie Parker has unfinished business. The destruction of the evil Familist cult’s church in the backwoods of Maine during his last adventure uncovered the scent of something far worse, something that threatens the nature of the world itself.
Camp Clique, Eileen Moskowitz-Palma, Running Press Kids - Bea and Maisy are former best friends. Maisy joined a group of snobby girls in sixth grade and forgot all about her old pal Bea for the entire year.
Frances Hodgson Burnett - The Library of America - Whenever you ask middle school readers what their favorite novel is, you’ll often hear “I love The Sercret Garden!” Possibly you’ll hear, “I love A Little Princess, too!” as both of these classic tales have been turned into big-budget movies with gorgeous settings and great acting in recent times.