Happy New Year - May 2020 be the best year ever!
Costalegre, Courtney Maum, - In Costalegre, Courtney Maum’s third novel, Lara and Leonora Calaway are taking refuge in a remote mansion in the Mexican wilderness in 1937 with a group of Surrealist artists, who Leonora has helped to escape Hitler’s Europe.
The Beekeeper of Aleppo, Christy Lefteri, Ballantine Books - Nuri and Afra and their young son live on a lovely hill overlooking Aleppo. Nuri and his cousin, Mustafa, tend bees in the fragrant fields of flowers nearby. Then war comes.
Book Award Winner, The Yellow House by Sarah Broom - In 1961, Sarah M. Broom’s mother Ivory Mae bought a shotgun house in the then-promising neighborhood of New Orleans East and built her world inside of it.
The Darwin Affair, Tim Mason, Algonquin Books - Tim Mason is a successful playwright whose work has been produced in New York and throughout the world, for decades. The Darwin Affair is his first adult novel.
Joan Didion, David Ulin Editor, Library of America - A major literary event: Library of America launches a definitive collected edition of one of the most original and influential writers of our time
Stay and Fight, Madeline ffitch, Farrar, Straus and Giroux - Helen comes to homestead in Appalachian Ohio with her boyfriend, Shane, who deserts her before they face the first winter.
Things You Save In a Fire, Katherine Center, Macmillan - Katherine Center has a knack for creating women characters that are down to earth, yet heroic, inspiring, but real.
Met Her Match, Jude Deveraux, Mira Books - Bestselling author Jude Deveraux is at her best in her latest book, MET HER MATCH. Terri Rayburn is a girl with a reputation.
Dear Mrs Bird, A. J. Pearce, Scribner - London, 1941. Emmeline Lake dreams of becoming a war correspondent but finds herself working for the formidable advice columnist Henrietta Bird, doyenne of Woman’s Friend magazine.