Friday, April 01, 2011

Books In Bloom

Spring Reads
Here's a quick list of our hot picks for early April.  Most of the above are due for release next Tuesday.  Happy reading!

Bossypants by Tina Fey
One of America's favorite funny people reveals all.

We All Fall Down by Nic Sheff
Sheff offers his not always pretty follow-up memoir to 2007's Tweak.  The related title is Beautiful Boy : a Father's Journey Through His Son's Meth Addiction (2006) by Nic's father, David.

The Troubled Man by Henning Mankell
Probably the final in the thriller series featuring Swedish cop, Kurt Wallander.

The Love of My Youth by Mary Gordon
High school sweethearts meet 30 years after their relationship ended in betrayal. Miranda and Adam find they still much to say to each other...

Heads You Lose by Lisa Lutz and David Hayward
Lutz (The Spellman Files series) writes the odd-numbered chapters and her coauthor and ex-boyfriend, poet Hayward, writes the even-numbered chapters in an oddly structured tale about a brother and sister running a pot business.

Bent Road by Lori Roy
A debut novel about dark secrets hidden in mid-1960's rural Kansas.

The Fifth Witness by Michael Connelly
The author's fourth legal thriller featuring Mickey Haller (after Reversal).

The Uncoupling by Meg Wolitzer
What happens when contemporary characters are mysteriously changed by Lysistrata, Aristophanes's biting anti-war comedy?