Our motto is back to school, back to books! But it’s even better knowing that we’re reading for fun. Here are the new titles we’ll be checking out this week.
Virtue Falls by Christina Dodd
Virtue Falls is the small town in Washington where four-year-old Elizabeth Banner witnessed the murder of her mother. After her father is convicted of the crime, Elizabeth is raised by relatives and eventually grows into a smart, beautiful young woman.
Catherine Bell, the winner of the 2014 Washington Writers’ Publishing House Fiction Prize, is bursting into the literary world with her debut novel in October. Rush of Shadows is a deeply emotional story about two women, one white and one Native American, who form an unlikely friendship in 19th century California when tensions were flaring between the two cultures. To tide us over until pub, Catherine shares the books she’s currently reading.
In Stephanie Joyce Cole’s debut novel, Compass North, a desperately unhappy woman is thrust into a new life and a new identity in a small town in Alaska when she is presumed dead in a freak accident. She discovers that it takes more than a change of venue to reinvent a life. In honor of publication, Stephanie shares the books she can’t live without.
My husband and I are moving soon. It will be both wonderful and wretched. Wonderful, because it’s exciting to have a new place to live and explore. Wretched, because moving is so much work, and involves so many hard choices.
Jessica Barksdale Inclán is the bestselling author of Her Daughter’s Eyes, The Matter of Grace, and When You Believe. In honor of her latest novel, How to Bake a Man (we LOVE the title!), she put together a list of the fun summer reads on her nightstand.
Savannah Page is an American expatriate indie author living in Berlin, Germany. She’s the author of six chick lit novels in her When Girlfriends… Collection: When Girlfriends Let Go, When Girlfriends Take Chances, When Girlfriends Chase Dreams, When Girlfriends Make Choices, When Girlfriends Step Up, and When Girlfriends Break Hearts. She is also the author of the personal / travel narrative, Bumped to Berlin. Here she shares her summer reads…
My name is Mary Behre. I’m a paranormal romantic suspense author and my nightstand is overflowing with books I want to read.
See, I’m in the middle of promoting Guarded, Book #2 in the Tidewater Series. That leaves me precious little time for anything else. But, I really need time to read for pleasure.
So I’ve carved out a mini vacation. For two glorious days, my only responsibility will be to read to my heart’s content! And there are three books on my nightstand that take top priority.