Sunday, June 3, 2012
Lots of good fiction choices: June 2012
The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker Random, 288p
Dystopian fiction with a gradual apocalypse the backdrop for the coming-of-age of an eleven-year-old girl, likely appealing to young adult and adult fans of the Hunger Games.
Porch Lights by Dorothea Benton Frank Morrow, 336p
Low Country popular fiction in the author’s signature style.
Tumbleweeds by Leila Meacham Grand Central, 480p
Popular fiction about three friends growing up in small-town Texas. This author is a wonderful story-teller.
The Taken: Celestial Blues: Book One by Vicki Pettersson HarperVoyaguer, 432p
A former P.I. angel bucks his orders and saves a reporter. Mix of paranormal, romance, and mystery/suspense.
Spring Fever by Mary Kay Andrews St. Martin’s, 400p
Southern women’s fiction the author is known for.
The Hypnotist’s Love Story by Liane Moriarty Amy Einhorn Bks: Putnam, 426p
A hypnotherapist wants to help her new boyfriend, who is being stalked by his ex-girlfriend, but the girlfriend is already a patient, incognito, with suspicious motives.
This Bright River by Patrick Somerville Little, Brown, 352p
Literary novel about a woman whose medical career is cut short and an ex-con trying to put their lives back together in a small Wisconsin town.
The Good Dream by Donna VanLiere St. Martin’s, 320p
Gentle southern historical fiction about a spinster and orphan affect each other and their community.
The Yard by Alex Grecian Putnam, 320p
Historical thriller-twelve detectives are brought into to find Jack the Ripper when one of them is killed.