New Releases 10.22.13
This week’s list of best new releases is full of big names. A new novel from an old favorite, a nail-biter of a mystery, and a beautifully written tale about love and fate means it must be new release Tuesday!
The new V.I. Warshawski mystery combines history, action and adventure in one pulse-pounding page turner. When the troubled daughter of an old friend goes missing, V.I. Warshawski is called upon to investigate. What she discovers is a decade’s old plot to develop an atomic bomb—and a group of people determined to make sure it never gets revealed.
We loved Wally Lamb’s novels I Know This Much Is True and She’s Come Undone, so obviously we’re excited to read We Are Water. Anna Oh is a wife and mother, and after 27 years of marriage she has fallen in love with Viveca. The two plan to get married, but as the wedding draws near the secrets of the Oh family come bubbling to the surface in a family saga that also promises to be a compelling look at our modern society.
An explosion at the Metropolitan Museum in NYC kills 13-year-old Theo’s mother, but the boy manages to survive. His father takes off and Theo is taken in by the family of a good friend. Trying to adjust to this new life and at the same time missing his mother terribly, Theo becomes attached to a Dutch painting in his possession known as The Goldfinch—the one thing which makes him feel connected to her. It also sets Theo off on a path into the dark and dangerous underworld of art….
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