Challenged Friendships, Past Secrets And Lies, Touching Animal Tale, Lakeside Tranquility In Four Great Reads
North American Precis Syndicate
Her” by Rosalind Brackenberry
(NAPSI)—An exquisitely written, Ferrante-esque novel, “Without
Her” by Rosalind Brackenbury centers around the life-long, enigmatic
friendship of Hannah and Claudia, close companions throughout childhood as
well as at Cambridge while vying for the same elusive Frenchman who
eventually falls into the arms of Claudia, the novel’s narrator. Years
later, when Hannah’s husband calls Claudia from the south of France to
say that Hannah has gone missing and pleads with her to help him find his
missing wife, Claudia begins to suspect that she may be unwittingly involved
in a love triangle. “I absolutely loved this book,” says Annie
Purchase “Without Her” (Delphinium Books) http://bit.ly/2MIYl3G.
“Finding Mrs. Ford” by
Susan Ford’s cocoon of privilege is threatened when an Iraqi man
from her distant past boards a plane in Baghdad to come find her. Early one
morning in the summer of 2014, the FBI arrives to question her about the man
from Iraq—a Chaldean Christian from Mosul—where ISIS has just
Sammy Fakhouri is his name and they have taken him into custody, picked up
on his way to her house. Why is Sammy looking for Susan after so many years?
Buy “Finding Mrs. Ford” (Post Hill Press) at https://amzn.to/2XIMMdu.
by Georgeanne Irvine
It started with a murmur and ended with a cheer! This colorful
children’s book is the true story of Karen, a Sumatran orangutan who
won the hearts of everyone around her while she was growing up. It chronicles
her stay in the San Diego Zoo’s baby animal nursery, her reintroduction
to her orangutan family and her brave journey through history-making,
open-heart surgery and a challenging recovery.
Karen’s poignant story includes fun facts about orangutans and is
part of the San Diego Zoo Kids Hope and Inspiration Series.
Buy “Karen’s Heart” (San Diego Zoo Global Press) at http://bit.ly/2R0t1vr.
“Come to the Lake” by
People seek different means to “rescue” themselves from the
hustle and bustle of everyday lives, escape from the hundreds of daily peeks
on their smartphones, and find a sense of peace, solitude and tranquility.
Rather than preach what may or may not work for somebody else, Anne Goodwin
has shared what works for her in her unusual memoir.
It contains the experiences and reflections from life on her
family’s 1920s lake cottage in southeastern Wisconsin: short vignettes,
essays, poems, notes, images, thoughts, checklists, even recipes that are
marvelously conducive to lakeside living.
Purchase “Come to the Lake” (Pleasurable Pause Press) at
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