The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls, Anton DiSclafani. Exiled to an equestrian boarding school at the height of the Great Depression, teen Thea Atwell grapples with painful memories while acclimating to the school's strict environment.
The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic expressions: honeysuckle for devotion, asters for patience, and red roses for love. But for Victoria Jones, it’s been more useful in communicating mistrust and solitude.
**The Kitchen House - Kathleen Grissom: 'When a white servant girl violates the order of plantation society, she unleashes a tragedy that exposes the worst and best in the people she has come to call her family.
THE VACATIONERS by Emma Straub. This is exactly what we look for in a beach read: exotic, sunny fun, but smartly written, and filled with enough wit and honesty to keep you engaged long after the sun’s gone down.
It is and London is tense. Ex-servicemen are disillusioned; the out-of-work and the hungry are demanding change. And in South London, in a genteel Camberwell villa — a large, silent house now bereft of brothers, husband, and even servants.
"This Dark Road to Mercy" by Wiley Cash, about a wayward father who kidnaps his two daughters from foster care, instigating in investigation and chase from police and people he's slighted in the past alike, from Annie, available January