Eternal on the Water by Jospeh Monninger came from Sarah at Simon and Schuster for a book tour.
I am a sucker for anything with water on the cover or in the title. This story of an enduring love begun on a river and now facing a terrible tragedy is completely appealing on so many levels.
Imperfect Birds by Anne Lamott came from the publisher via Shelf Awareness.
Who doesn't love Anne Lamott's writing? And Lamott writing a novel about a seemingly perfect teenager who is lying to her parents as the siren song of drugs and alcohol pull her under can only be great.
Corked by Kathryn Borel came from Anna at Hachette.
I am no oenophile. As a matter of fact, I don't really like wine at all but I am fascinated by the idea of it and by the idea that learning about it could bring this father and daughter closer together. And I'll be having a giveaway for this one so be sure to check back and enter to win.
Venetia Kelly's Traveling Show by Frank Delaney came from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.
A sprawling vaudvillian novel of Ireland. Need I say more?
The Writing on My Forehead by Nafisa Haji came from the pulisher via TLC Books Tours for a book tour.
An American teenager of Pakistani descent uncovers family secrets when she goes over to Karachi for a family wedding, changing the entire direction of her life. Billed as a novel about family and choice and what defines us, this sounds completely delicious.
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