The Dutch House, Ann Patchett, Deckle House - Ann Patchett’s latest novel The Dutch House reads like a modern fairy tale with a house that seems enchanted or damned, depending on which character’s perspective you are grounded in, an evil stepmother, and two siblings,
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.
The Other Windsor Girl, Georgie Blalock, William Morrow - Georgie Blalock’s novel, The Other Windsor Girl, is a fictional non-literary romance novel based on British royalty research. She focuses on Princess Margaret, daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, second in line to the throne after sister Queen Elizabeth II.
Epoca, The Tree of Ecrof, Kobe Bryant, Ivy Claire, Granity Studios - Creative basketball star Kobe Bryant is back with “Epoca,” yet another insightful and motivating fantasy that offers wisdom to young athletes.
Hide Away, Jason Pinter, Thomas & Mercer - One night, evil shattered the lives of a young family living in Darien, Connecticut. Police corruption and incompetence compounded the horror.
Christmas from the Heart, Sheila Roberts, Mira Books - Livi Berg lives for her charity, Christmas from the Heart. In the small Cascades community of Pine River, the not-for-profit is all that stands between many folks and poverty at Christmas.
Quantum, Patricia Cornwell, Tomas & Mercer - Patricia Cornwell, author of the popular thriller series, “Scarpetta,” now offers the first edition of her new series, “Quantum.” Her hero-character is Calli Chase, a NASA officer and a quantum physicist.
The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft: Beyond Arkham, Leslie Klinger Editor, Liveright Publishing - Howard Phillips Lovecraft’s stories of horror and the macabre are rooted in the Pulp genre, but he carved out a literary niche all his own with “Weird Fiction.”