I'm just finishing Sisterland by Curtis Sittenfeld (Prep) and found it to be a fun, intriguing novel of family...a study of two closely linked siblings and their psychic powers. I recommend it if you're looking for something light for the summer...or winter...
Lots of new books are debuting this week and I've selected three that look promising.
(Bookreporter.com contributed to these posts.)
The White Princess by Philippa Gregory - Fiction, Historical Fiction
Henry Tudor must marry the princess of the enemy house, Elizabeth of York, to unify a country divided by war for nearly two decades. But his bride is still in love with his slain enemy, Richard III --- and her mother and half of England dream of a missing heir, sent into the unknown by the White Queen. When a young man who would be king invades England, Elizabeth has to choose between the new husband she is coming to love and the boy who claims to be her beloved lost brother.
Tell No Lies by Gregg Hurwitz - Fiction, Thriller
Daniel Brasher finds an envelope in his department mailbox --- one intended for someone else that was placed in his slot by accident. Inside it is an unsigned piece of paper, a note that says only “admit what you’ve done or you will bleed for it. you have 'til november 15 at midnite.” The deadline has already passed and the person to whom the envelope was addressed was brutally murdered. But this first warning is only the beginning.
Snow Hunters by Paul Yoon - Fiction
In SNOW HUNTERS, Yoon proves that love can dissolve loneliness, that hope can wash away despair, and that a man who has lost a country can find a new home. This is a heartrending story of second chances, told with unerring elegance and tenderness....
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