Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate About the book: (from the publisher) Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge–until strangers arrive in force.
Secrets: a true story of addiction, infidelity, and second chances by Jonathan Daugherty About the book: (from the publisher) Everyone has a secret or two areas of their life they would rather not share with the general public. But Jonathan Daugherty had a life-altering, relationship-ending secret that he wanted to keep hidden at all costs.
The Confusion of Languages by Siobhan Fallon About the book: (from the publisher) Both Cassie Hugo and Margaret Brickshaw dutifully followed their soldier husbands to the U.S. embassy in Jordan, but that’s about all the women have in common. After two years, Cassie’s become an expert on the rules, but newly arrived Margaret sees only her chance to […]
Season of Heartbreak: Healing for the Heart, Brain, and Soul by Mark Gregory Karris About the book: (from the publisher) After a devastating breakup, many people are left heartbroken, lonely, confused, even devoid of hope. Science proves that the grief of losing a romantic partner is similar to grieving a loved one’s death. Yet, too often, friends, […]
The Almost Sisters by Joshilyn Jackson About the book: (from the publisher) Superheroes have always been Leia Birch Briggs’ weakness. One tequila-soaked night at a comics convention, the usually level-headed graphic novelist is swept off her barstool by a handsome and anonymous Batman.
Loveable: Embracing What Is Truest About You, So You Can Truly Embrace Your Life by Kelly Flanagan About the book: (from the publisher) It’s time to remember. Dr. Flanagan is a clinical psychologist and father known to millions for the letters he writes to his children and shares on his blog. Loveable is written to the little one […]
Hum If You Don’t Know the Words by Bianca Marais About the book: (from the publisher) Life under Apartheid has created a secure future for Robin Conrad, a ten-year-old white girl living with her parents in 1970s Johannesburg. In the same nation but worlds apart, Beauty Mbali, a Xhosa woman in a rural village in the Bantu […]
The Yellow Envelope: One Gift, Three Rules, and a Life-Changing Journey Around the World by Kim Dinan About the book: (from the publisher) What would you do with a yellow envelope? After Kim and her husband decide to quit their jobs to travel around the world, they’re given a yellow envelope containing a check and instructions to give […]
The Most Beautiful Woman in Florence: A Story of Botticelli by Alyssa Palombo About the book: (from the publisher) A girl as beautiful as Simonetta Cattaneo never wants for marriage proposals in 15th Century Italy, but she jumps at the chance to marry Marco Vespucci. Marco is young, handsome and well-educated. Not to mention he is one of […]
Israel — God’s Heart: Landscapes and Legacy of Israel by Ron Gafni and Kathleen Barrett About the book: (from the publisher) Many of us only dream of traveling to the Holy Land. Very few, like Israel’s top aerial photographer, Ron Gafni, soar above the craggy mountains ranges of Masada, the salty Dead Sea, and the iconic locations where Jesus walked. […]