Friday, June 14, 2013

June--Girl Book Month!

Is This Tomorrow by Caroline Leavitt, Algonquin, May 2013, 368p
A divorced Jewish mother and her son move into a 1950s Boston neighborhood and then the son’s fatherless friend disappears. Years later the son reunites with his friend’s sister to uncover the boy’s fate.

Looking for Me by Beth Hoffman, Pamela Dorman Books, May 2013, 368 pages
A heartwarming southern novel in which an antique dealer confronts the secrets of her past.

A Hundred Summers Beatriz Williams Putnam Adult, May 2013, 369 pages
The summer of a New York socialite is interrupted by the appearance of her former fiancé with her best friend, now married, and they face the mysterious cause of their break up.

The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells by Andrew Sean Greer, Ecco: HarperCollins, Jun 2013, 304p
Electroshock therapy sends a woman to 1918, 1941, and back to the present where she discovers her alter egos.

Ladies Night by Mary Kay Andrews, June 2013, St. Martin's Press, 464 p
The life of a rising media star and lifestyle blogger changes through divorce recovery therapy sessions which morph into weekly nights out with three other women.

Claudia Silver to the Rescue by Kathy Ebel, Houghton Harcourt, Jun 2013, 256p
Humorous debut about a woman whose job loss snowballs into multiple difficulties.

The Bookman’s Tale: A Novel of Obsession by Charlie Lovett, Viking, Jun 2013, 368p.
A young antiquarian bookseller relocates from the States to the English countryside, to rekindle his love of books, when a Victorian picture of his recently deceased wife leads him on a trail where he finds out truth about his past and solves a literary mystery.

Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews. Scribner, June 2013, 448 pages
A CIA agent, who made a mistake, and a beautiful young Russian, with special abilities, become partners to find a Russian traitor.

Always Watching by Chevy Stevens, St. Martin’s, June 2013, 352 p
A psychiatrist must confront her past when a patient reveals information about the doctor’s family and her missing daughter.