Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Spring 2013 Reading

A Little Folly by Jude Morgan, St. Martin’s: Mar 2013 (416p) Historical (Regency) Romance
When their domineering father dies, a brother and sister start a new life in their Devonshire home.

Benediction by Kent Haruf, Knopf: Mar 2013 (272p) Literary
The stories of families and the bonds they form set in Holt, Colorado, by a gifted author.

Z—: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Anne Fowler, St. Martin’s: Mar 2013 (384 p) Historical
A reimagining of the life of F. Scott’s wife.

The Burgess Boys: A Novel by Elizabeth Strout, Random House, March, 2013 (336 p) Literary
A trio of middle-aged siblings encounter Somalian immigrants and old tensions surface for the family.

The Ashford Affair by Lauren Willig, St. Martin’s: Apr 2013 (368 p) Historical (1920s) Fiction
A secret connects a grandmother and granddaughter.

From the Kitchen of Half Truths by Maria Goodin, Sourcebooks: Apr 2013 (352 p) Commercial
A daughter tries to pry the truth about her background out of her fanciful mother.

The Golem and the Jinni: A Novel by Helene Wecker: Harper, Apr 2013 (496 p) Commercial
A blend of fantasy and historical fiction in which the lives of two creatures intersect and interact with the humans around them.

A Dual Inheritance by Joanna Hershon: Random, Ballantine Books: May 2013, (496 p) Commercial
The lives of two college guys separate and intersect around a woman.

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