It's My Party, Jeanette Watson, Turtle Point Press - Jeanette Watson’s memoir, “It’s My Party,” will make your eyes glaze. Alas, it’s like a bad party encounter, when somebody rambles on about riches and “famous” people his or her family has wined and dined.
Reality Wedding, Laura Heffernan, Kensington Publishing - Jen Reid and Justin Taylor, stars of the reality TV show The Fishbowl, met on set and fell in love in spite of all life – and showbiz – could throw at them.
You Were There Before My Eyes, Maria Riva, Maria Riva’s illuminating historical novel, “You Were There Before My Eyes,” is marketed as an adventure and love story of two Italian immigrants.
Bone Music, Christopher Rice, Thomas & Mercer - Nine months old Trina Pierce’s mother was murdered, and she was taken by two serial killers, Abigail and Daniel Banning.
Tips for Living. Renee Shafransky, Lake Union Publishing - Nora Glasser feels her post-divorce life is coming together. She lives in a small town on Long Island and writes a snarky column for the local paper
Keep Her Safe, K. A. Tucker, Atria - Noah Marshall’s white bread life is thrown into chaos when his mother, Austin Police Chief Jackie Marshall, kills herself.
The Clarity, Keith Thomas, Atria - a roller coaster of excitement and horror, chills and intrigue. The pacing never lets up for one minute in a tour-de-force of action and graphic violence.
Peter Taylor Complete Stories, Library of America - Author Peter Taylor produced a respectable amount of work during his lifetime, yet he never enjoyed the notoriety of other 20th-century writers even though he won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for his novel, “A Summons to Memphis.”
Death in the Air, Kate Winkler Dawson, Hachette Books - Mentioned in literature and commemorated in art, the infamous London "peasouper" is a choking miasma composed of smoke and fog that has been a striking feature of the city for centuries.
The Choice, Dr. Edith Eva Eger, Simon & Schuster- Not many memoirs can be described as "page-turners," but Dr. Edith Eva Eger's The Choice is an exception.