Book Expo 2018 has come to an end and countless TBR lists have grown exponentially in its wake. On Friday, June 1st, Virginia Stanley closed out Book Expo in style by presenting a particularly exciting line-up of titles at the Publishers Book Buzz. Keep reading for details on the books that have Virginia buzzing! For a printable handout, click here.
When the Men Were Gone by Marjorie Herrera Lewis: In this debut historical novel inspired by a true story, a woman breaks with tradition to become the first female high school football coach in Texas.
November Road by Lou Berney: From the multiple award-winning author of The Long and Faraway Gone, an evocative crime novel set against the assassination of JFK, centered on a desperate cat-and-mouse chase across 1960s America.
The Dakota Winters by Tom Barbash: From the award-winning author of The Last Good Chance, an evocative and wildly absorbing novel about the Winters, a family living in New York City’s famed Dakota apartment building in the year leading up to John Lennon’s assassination.
Bowlaway by Elizabeth McCracken: A sweeping and enchanting new novel from the widely beloved, award-winning author about three generations of an unconventional New England family who own and operate a candlepin bowling alley.
Cross Her Heart by Sarah Pinborough: The New York Times bestselling author of Behind Her Eyes returns with a twisty, hair-raising psychological thriller about a single mom, her daughter, and her best friend, the secrets they hide, and the danger they can’t escape.
Marilla of Green Gables by Sarah McCoy: Set in rural Prince Edward Island in the nineteenth century, a bold, heartfelt tale of life at Green Gables that imagines the young life of spinster Marilla Cuthbert, and the choices that will open her life to the possibility of heartbreak—and unimaginable greatness.
Even more books Virginia is excited about!
When You Read This by Mary Adkins
For a printable copy of the presentation handout, please click here.