A paranormal romance, a page-turning mystery and a hot new young adult novel are the new releases we’ll be checking out this week.
It’s been a while since we’ve entered the world of paranormal romance.
Current picks, all-time favorites, what’s coming soon, and other books that get readers excited.
Theodor Geisel may not be a household name but his pen name, Dr. Seuss, most certainly is. This past Sunday, March 2nd marked what would have been the beloved author’s 110th birthday. Geisel’s career was peppered with so many unique stories. In his honor, here are five of the most interesting facts about some of his most popular books:
Whether you’re looking for a pulse pounding page turner, a fun romance, or a suspenseful mystery, this week’s new releases have you covered.
Timothy Savage’s death has been ruled a suicide. But when Dr. Samantha Owens, forensic expert, receives a bizarre letter from Timothy insisting that if he’s found dead it is foul play, she has no choice but to look into the case.
I don’t know about you, but I’m fairly handy with maps. That’s good news for a travel junkie. Without them, I am certain that Long Island runs north-to-south (it does not). With them, I’m ever more convinced that the left bank in Paris should be called the bottom bank for living below the Seine. The newest maps are best for travelers given how quickly some things change.
However, as an historical fiction writer, the most valuable maps are the ancient ones. It is one thing to pick up my smart phone to determine where I am walking in Philadelphia. It is quite another to try determine how a man on horseback would ride from Philadelphia to Williamsburg during the American Revolution. The questions arise quite quickly. How long did that take? How did he cross the rivers if there were no bridges? Did the route I want him to take even exist?
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn seemed to be on everyone’s lips last year. It was one of the undisputed big mystery hits of 2013. After I read it, I had a taste for more. So I went looking for another great mystery and found Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight. I dove in head first, anxious for more twists and turns, and found myself floored. How was it that this book wasn’t on everyone’s lips? In my opinion, it should have arguably been just as big as, if not bigger, than Gone Girl
According to Wikipedia, lovers armed with flowers and greeting cards have celebrated Valentine’s Day since the 18-century. Whether you buy into the hype, reject it as a “Hallmark Holiday”, or something in between, it would only seem right to read a few love stories in the month of February to celebrate!
The thing about love stories is that there are all kinds – self-love, romantic love, risky love, doomed love, destined love, the list goes on. Whatever you fancy, I’ve got a suggestion for you based on ten different kinds of love.