The Movement of Stars by Amy Brill came from Riverhead Books.
A female astronomer in Nantucket who takes on a dark-skinned whaler as a student and starts to question her community and perceived path in life? Doesn't this sound amazing?
The Mermaid of Brooklyn by Amy Shearn came from Touchstone and TLC Book Tours for a blog tour.
A formerly working woman is struggling with motherhood when her husband disappears and she makes a decision that changes her life forever. I imagine I'll recognize some of my life here.
The Great Escape by Susan Elizabeth Phillips came from William Morrow and TLC Book Tours for a blog tour.
Very little's more appealing than a runaway bride and one who holes up on a Great Lakes island (one of my favorite places on earth) with an enticing, strong but silent type is just icing on the cake.
Ghost Moth by Michele Forbes came from Bellevue Literary Press.
Rising tensions in Northern Ireland mirroring rising tensions and buried secrets in a marriage, this sounds like it is going to be spectacular.
A Dual Inheritance by Joanna Hershon came from Ballantine Books and TLC Book Tours for a blog tour.
Following the lives of two men who start as friends but who suffer a sudden falling apart, I look forward to this change from books about women's friendships.
Nowhere Is a Place by Bernice L. McFadden came from Akashic Books.
A novel about a road trip to a family reunion which uncovers much in a family's past, this really appeals to me a lot.
If you'd like to see the marvelous goodies in other people's mailboxes, make sure to visit MariReads as she is hosting this month's Mailbox Monday and have fun seeing how we are all doing our part to keep the USPS and delivery services viable.