ZORA & ME: THE SUMMONER, by Victoria Bond, Candlewick Press

In the finale to the acclaimed trilogy, upheaval in Zora Neale Hurston's family and hometown persuade her to leave childhood behind and find her destiny beyond Eatonville. For Carrie and her best friend, Zora, Eatonville--America's first incorporated Black township--has been an idyllic place to live out their childhoods. But when a lynch mob crosses the … Continue reading ZORA & ME: THE SUMMONER, by Victoria Bond, Candlewick Press

RESURRECTION GIRLS, by Ava Morgyn, Albert Whitman & Co.

Olivia Foster hasn’t felt alive since her little brother drowned in the backyard pool three years ago. Then Kara Hallas moves in across the street with her mother and grandmother, and Olivia is immediately drawn to these three generations of women. Kara is particularly intoxicating, so much so that Olivia not only comes to accept … Continue reading RESURRECTION GIRLS, by Ava Morgyn, Albert Whitman & Co.

THE TELEPHONE BOX LIBRARY, by Rachael Lucas, Pan Macmillan

The Telephone Box Library is an uplifting story about fresh starts and new beginnings, set in a picturesque Cotswold village, by bestselling author Rachael Lucas. Books. Wine. Secrets. You'll find them all at the telephone box library . . . The Cotswolds: the perfect retreat for a stressed-out teacher. And Lucy has found just the right … Continue reading THE TELEPHONE BOX LIBRARY, by Rachael Lucas, Pan Macmillan

MORE THAN WE REMEMBER, by Christine Suzann Nelson, Bethany House/Baker Publishing Group

One night changes everything for three women. . . .When Addison Killbourn's husband is involved in a car accident that leaves a woman dead, her perfectly constructed life crumbles apart. With her husband's memory of that night gone and the revelation of a potentially life-altering secret, Addison has to reevaluate all she thought she knew.Emilia … Continue reading MORE THAN WE REMEMBER, by Christine Suzann Nelson, Bethany House/Baker Publishing Group

THE MAD KYOTO SHOE SWAPPER: AND OTHER SHORT STORIES, by Rebecca Otowa, Tuttle Publishing/PGC

From the unique standpoint of an American woman who married into a Japanese family and has lived in Japan for more than thirty years, Rebecca Otowa weaves enchanting tales of her adopted home that portray the perspective of both the Japanese and the foreigner on the universal issues that face us all—love, work, marriage, death, … Continue reading THE MAD KYOTO SHOE SWAPPER: AND OTHER SHORT STORIES, by Rebecca Otowa, Tuttle Publishing/PGC

SECRETS OF MY HEART: WILLAMETTE BRIDES, BOOK ONE, by Tracie Peterson, Bethany House/Baker

Portland, Oregon, 1879. Nancy Pritchard finds herself a widow with a world of problems when her deceased husband's schemes start to come to light. As she searches through the pieces of her loveless marriage, Nancy realizes there is a lot that she didn't know about this man.Seth Carpenter is a childhood friend of Nancy's who … Continue reading SECRETS OF MY HEART: WILLAMETTE BRIDES, BOOK ONE, by Tracie Peterson, Bethany House/Baker

EARTHLINGS: A NOVEL, by Sayaka Murata, Grove Press/Publishers Group West

Ewww! Natsuki isn't like the other girls. She has a wand and a transformation mirror. She might be a witch, or an alien from another planet. Together with her cousin Yuu, Natsuki spends her summers in the wild mountains of Nagano, dreaming of other worlds. When a terrible sequence of events threatens to part the … Continue reading EARTHLINGS: A NOVEL, by Sayaka Murata, Grove Press/Publishers Group West

GRAVEMAIDENS, by Kelly Coon, Delacorte Press/Random House

The start of a fierce fantasy duology about three maidens who are chosen for their land's greatest honor...and one girl determined to save her sister from the grave. In the walled city-state of Alu, Kammani wants nothing more than to become the accomplished healer her father used to be before her family was cast out … Continue reading GRAVEMAIDENS, by Kelly Coon, Delacorte Press/Random House

CONFESSIONS OF A FORTY-SOMETHING F##K UP, Macmillan/Panmacmillan

Nell Stevens’ life is a mess. When her business goes bust and her fiancé with it, Nell’s happy ever after in California falls apart and she moves back to London to start over. But a lot has changed since she’s been gone. All her single friends are now married with children, sky-high rents force her … Continue reading CONFESSIONS OF A FORTY-SOMETHING F##K UP, Macmillan/Panmacmillan

A MIDWINTER PROMISE, by Lulu Taylor, Panmacmillan

One family across two generations.A marriage marred by trauma and infidelity.Lives marked by death, divorce and a shattered family.A dark secret at the heart of a tragedy. Now the Pengelly family reunites around the sickbed of David, a beloved husband and father, to confront the emotions and the secrets that have divided them over the … Continue reading A MIDWINTER PROMISE, by Lulu Taylor, Panmacmillan