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.
The Girl Who Fell from the Sky: A Novel by Heidi W. Durrow - This searing and heartwrenching portrait of a young biracial girl dealing with society's ideas of race and class is the winner of the Bellwether Prize for best fiction manuscript addressing issues of social justice.
Ten years ago, Ruby was a drifting 19 yr old who made a split-second decision at an Oklahoma rest stop. 9 years later: Ruby and her daughter, Lark, live in New Mexico. Ruby has built a family for them with a wonderful community of friends and her boyfriend of three years. Life is good. Until the day Ruby reads a magazine article about parents searching for an infant kidnapped by car-jackers.