Salt Houses, Hala Alyan, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - Salma Yacoub, her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren call a lot of places home. And for that reason, many times they feel as if no place is their real home.
If We Were Villains, M.L. Rio, Flatiron Books Macmillan – Seven acting students made the cut into their fourth year at Dellecher Classical Conservatory. Their on-stage Shakespearian roles have become predictable
Everyone Brave is Forgiven, Chris Cleave, Simon & Schuster - Extraordinary writer-journalist, Chris Cleave, confirms his reputation as one of the most insightful novelist of our time with his latest novel, Everyone Brave Is Forgiven (2016).
The Chalk Artist, Allegra Goodman, Random House - In her latest novel, Allegra Goodman explores the power of images and words through the prism of a romance between a young teacher named Nina and a chalk artist named Collin and twins Aidan, who is addicted to videogames, and his sister Diana, who are Nina’s students.
How to Survive a Summer, Nick White, Penguin Random House - Nick White had just started an M.F.A.in Creative Writing at Ohio State University when he received a piece of advice that would change the way he saw himself and his writing.
The Summer Seaside Kitchen, Jenny Colgan, Little, Brown & Co. UK - Jenny Colgan, the Sunday Times bestselling author, has sold more than 2.5 million novels of romantic-comedy, as well as Doctor Who sci-fi adventures worldwide.
The Half Wives, Stacia Pelletier, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt – In 1883 San Francisco, Henry and Marilyn Plageman lost their little boy and most of their reason for living. Henry’s cause became saving the cemetery where Jack is buried.
Meet Me at Beachcomber Bay, Jill Mansell, - International bestselling author, Jill Mansell, gives us another great feel-good story about family, friendship and love triangles.
The Fall of Lisa Bellow, Susan Perabo, Simon & Schuster -Susan Perabo’s forte is the plight of regular people, people who do their laundry and play board games, dealing with extraordinary circumstances.
Rabbit Cakes, Annie Hartnett, Tin House Books - In Annie Hartnett’s debut novel, Rabbit Cake, ten-year-old Elvis lost her mother in a sleep-swimming accident. Or was it an accident?