Jul 22, 2018

Sunday Salon: A Few ARCs for Summer

What books are you reading this week?
The Sunday Post  hosted by The Caffeinated Bookreviewer,  It's Monday, What Are You Reading? by Book Date., and Mailbox Monday. Also, Stacking the Shelves by Tynga's Reviews

Thanks to HarperCollins for these ARCs:
The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters
The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters
The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters by Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger, September 25, 2018
A gossipy account of the two sisters, Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill


News of Our Loved Ones
News of Our Loved Ones
News of Our Loved Ones by Abigail DeWitt, October 2, 2018. A novel of two generations in France and America affected by the D-Day bombings in Normandy.

The Labyrinth of the Spirits
The Labyrinth of the Spirits
The Labyrinth of the Spirits by Carlos Ruiz Zafon, September 18, 2018.  The final book in the cycle of novels that began with The Shadow of the Wind.
I've also reviewed The Prisoner of Heaven, but missed The Angel's Game

Ongoing reading:
 The Girl from Oto by Amy Maroney
A Strangeness in My Mind by Orhan Pamuk
Murder on the Left Bank by Cara Black

Finished reading: 
A River of Stars

A River of Stars by Vanessa Hua, borrowed from NetGalley, August 14, 2018. What happens or could happen when a pregnant Chinese woman visits the U.S.  for "birth tourism" so that her baby can have U.S. citizenship? The novel gives us a fictional scenario when a naive young woman is persuaded by her wealthy lover to stay at a special maternity center in California. 

After the Monsoon by Swedish writer, Robert Karjel. This is an excellent thriller set in Djibouti, Africa, about pirates on the open ocean, kidnapped sailers, ransom demands, and the war on terror. 

What's on your desk this week? 

18 comments:

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

These three books all look fascinating. I hope you enjoy them all.

I’m still working my way through Paris books. And then there’s the little matter of the new Anne Tyler book that arrived for me this week. Everything else immediately went on hold.

Anonymous said...

You received some wonderful books. I hope you enjoy them.

Harvee said...

Yes, Anne Tyler is among the first for readers!

Harvee said...

I'm looking forward to them all, Jenea!

Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Oh, I am definitely adding The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters to my list. Thanks for sharing...and for visiting my blog.

Harvee said...

They were fabulous to be sure!

vvb32 reads said...

Ooo, The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters. Thanks for alerting me to that one. Didn't know much about Lee until I watched the film, That Summer. Enjoy your latest.

Harvee said...

I'll have to look for that movie!

Yvonne said...

All of your books look good. The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters really has my interest. I'm going to put this one on my wishlist. Have a great week!

Sarah @ All The Book Blog Names Are Taken said...

I love the cover for Labyrinth of the Spirits! And I would read the one about Jackie and Lee in a heart beat. Enjoy your reads!

Northwoman said...

You have some very different books than most, and that's interesting. Anne - Books of My Heart

Barb said...

Looks like you got some awesome books this week. I've only heard good things about the Zafon series.

Harvee said...

Sisetrly love and maybe a bit of rivalry too!

Harvee said...

I love the Zafon book series! Eager to read about sisters Jackie and Lee too. I have four sisters, so....

Harvee said...

I love having/reading different kinds and genres of books!

Harvee said...

The Shadow of the Wind, the first in the books series by Zafon, is one of my favs.

Anne@HeadFullofBooks said...

Gulp. I didn't realize that the Shadow of the Wind had sequels. I LOVE that book...must go explore more deeply. Thanks for the heads up!

Harvee said...

I've read all but The Angel's Game and this new one.

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