The Magnetic Girl, Jessica Handler, Hub City Press - History and Imagination Yield Compelling Tale
Assassin of Shadows, Lawrence Goldstone, Pegasus Books - Just after 4 P.M. on September 6, 1901, twenty-eight-year-old anarchist Leon Czolgosz pumps two shots into the chest and abdomen of President William McKinley.
A Woman is No Man, Etaf Rum, Harper Collins - Three generations of women in a Palestinian family deal with a culture that considers girl babies a curse and boys a blessing, that teaches that women are inferior to men.
A Good Enough Mother, Bev Thomas, Viking - What happens when an experienced therapist starts breaking all her own rules?
The Only Woman in the Room, Marie Benedict, Sourcebooks Landmark - It is remarkable how many advances in science and technology made by women, are left out of history.
Trying, Emily Phillips, Hodder & Stoughton - Olivia and Felix want to have a baby. Most of Olivia’s friends and co-workers are somewhere on the same continuum – trying, pregnant, babe in hand.
The Shaman of Turtle Valley, Cifford Garstang, Braddock Avenue Books - A painting hangs over the fireplace in Clifford Garstang's home in rural Virginia of a temple with the Mountain God between two mountain ranges.
Ripples, Evan Williams, Southern Fried Karma - Place is essential to storytelling. This is a concept author Evan Williams is quick to embrace.
Age of Light, Whitney Scharer, Little Brown - Lee Miller’s flawless beauty made her a photographer’s dream, starting with her father when she was a child and continuing as a fashion model into her twenties.
Blackberry and Wild Rose, Sonia Velton, Blackstone Publishing - Blackberry and Wild Rose is a stunning, intricate debut about two very different women, the wife of a Huguenot master silk weaver, Esther Thorel, and a young woman, Sara Kemp, who has been working as a prostitute since she arrived in London.