The Shadow Sister

By Lucinda Riley - Published 2016Published 2017


This, the third book in the Seven Sisters series, follows Star D’Aplièse as she searches for her own family and discovers ...Read Review

The World to Come: Stories

By Jim Shepard - Published 2017


LiteraryShort Stories

When it comes to literary style, Jim Shepard breaks all the rules, yet this collection of short stories leaves the reader breathless and ...Read Review

In the Shadow of Alabama

By Judy Reene Singer - Published 2017



Farm owner Rachel Fleischer is busy handling a fragile contentedness when she gets a phone call that her estranged father, Martin, is dying. ...Read Review

Before We Were Yours

By Lisa Wingate - Published 2017


Before We Were Yours begins in 1939 on a Mississippi River shanty, the Arcadia. The Foss family—parents Queenie and Briny, and their five ...Read Review

The Devil’s Bible

By Dana Chamblee Carpenter - Published 2017



Carpenter’s follow-up to The Bohemian Gospel is similarly crammed with theological mystery and suspense, as we find her protagonist, Mouse, still alive ...Read Review

A Daughter’s Courage

By Renita D'Silva - Published 2017



Renita D’Silva takes the popular parallel-narratives format to a new level with her engrossing saga intertwining four women’s stories. They all ...Read Review

Margot and Me

By Juno Dawson - Published 2017


Children/Young Adult

Fifteen-year-old Fliss and her mother, who is recovering from chemotherapy, move to Wales to live with Margot, Fliss’s grandmother. Fliss finds her ...Read Review

Titan’s Bowman

By Victoria Blake - Published 2017


This book is a wonderful collection of chapters, all of them exquisitely crafted, most of them small—some very small, like the golden ...Read Review

Before We Sleep

By Jeffrey Lent - Published 2017



World War II’s effects are felt for two generations in Lent’s powerful family story, set both the postwar period and 1967. The ...Read Review

The Returning Tide

By Liz Fenwick - Published 2017


This beautifully written novel slips effortlessly in time between 2015 and 1943 as the complex relationship between two sisters, Adele and Amelia, are intriguingly revealed. ...Read Review