Enduring a homeless and numb existence that she prefers over remembering the horrors of her brutal past, Jacqueline, a young Liberian, is eventually forced to confront the realities of her life and endures a harrowing journey of psychological turmoil while returning to human society.
A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams - I seriously inhaled this book, finished it in one day! Quick read - set in the 1930s, friendship, love, betrayal, family mysteries, beach houses........loved it! Need to look up her other book "Overseas" next.
Our editors warn against reading Jennifer McMahon's Winter People at night — it's just that scary. After 19-year-old Ruthie's mom mysteriously vanishes, she discovers a cache of frightening information that might explain more than just her disappearance.
"Dog days and the fresh bodies are arriving once again." So begins the fall term at South Carolina Medical College, where Dr. Jacob Thacker is on probation for Xanax abuse. His interim career--working public relations for the dean--takes an unnerving detour into the past when the bones of African American slaves, over a century old, are unearthed on campus. Out of the colleges dark past, these bones threaten to rise and condemn the present.