By John Boyne
An octogenarian haunted by his past makes one last journey to Russia where he remembers his youth in St. Petersburg at the czar’s Winter Palace and the bloody revolution that caused sweeping changes in his country and in his life. By the author of The Boy In the Striped Pajamas and The Absolutist.
River Of Stars
By Guy Gavriel Kay
This outstanding combination of history and SF is set in China, near the end of the 12th Dynasty (1120 A.D.) The Author is known for meticulous research along with powerful, yet elegant prose. A compelling story with the sweep of a James Michener saga. Even if you’ve avoided SF before, take a chance… you won’t be disappointed!
By Jennifer Close
Weezy Coffey finds her empty nest unexpectedly crowded when her three adult children all move back home to Philadelphia. Touchingly tender, emotionally honest novel that focuses on intersections of self-discovery, independence and reliance in the modern family. By the author of the highly acclaimed and bestselling Girls In White Dresses, this is a natural choice for fans of Jennifer Weiner
–Contributed by Staff Member Melanie Matt