Where Earth Meets Water by Pia Padukone came from Harlequin Mira.
A man who unwittingly cheated death in the Twin Towers in 2001 and then in the tsunami in 2004 searches for answers, traveling back to India where he meets his girlfriend's wise grandmother. This pairs deep questioning with one of my favorite locales and I can't wait.
Cutting Teeth by Julia Fierro came from St. Martin's Press and TLC Book Tours for a blog tour.
A group of thirty-something couples gathered together at a beach house and the rising tension of the weekend, this sounds like a phenomenal read.
Ishmael's Oranges by Claire Hajaj came from Oneworld.
When an exiled Palestinian and an English Jewish whose family survived the Holocaust fall in love, is it possible for them to have a future or will their cultural pasts create a rift that can't be bridged? I love generational novels and this sounds like it has some fascinating aspects to it that many others don't.
Burial Rites by Hannah Kent came from St. Martin's Press.
A woman accused of murdering her master is sent to live out the days before her execution on a remote Icelandic farm where the family charged with housing her discover there might be more than one side to the story they've heard. A novel about the power of stories and even more so about the power of the storytellers, this sounds fascinating.
If Not For This by Pete From came from Red Hen Press.
A novel about two river guides, Maddy and Dalt, who fall in love, start their own business, have a family, before they discover that Maddy has MS, this looks wonderful all the way around.
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