New and recent books:
|The Paris Diversion|
Genre: political thriller, suspense
About: terror attack across Paris affects expat Kate Moore and her family
|Map of the Heart|
Genre: historical drama
About: Set in WWII France, Provence, and Delaware, a family discovers family surprises when they return to France.
|All the Beautiful Lies|
Genre: suspense, psychological thriller
About: Set in Maine. Harry Ackerson returns home after the death of his father and tangles with his step-mother and a myserious woman.
|The ABC Murders|
Genre: mystery, Hercule Poirot #13
About: tie-in to a limited streaming series starring John Malkovich, Rupert Grint, and Tara Fitzgerald.
|Maman a Tort|
Genre: suspense, thriller set in the Havre, France
About: A three-and-a-half year-old boy, Malone, tells his school psychologist that his parents are not his real parents, and sets off a series of events.
|We Were the Lucky Ones|
Genre: historical novel based on true stories of a Jewish family in Poland
About: the author discovers her family are WWII survivors and decided to tell the story in novel form of their experiences living in and escaping Poland during WWII,
Comments: The author does meticulous historical and family research to outline the political events in Poland during 1939 through the end of the war, events that shaped their family history of survival and flight that left their family luckily intact. I learned a lot of history from reading this book, which was a pick for our library book club.
What books are you reading this week?