On The Shelves: New Book Releases- April 3 – April 9, 2011

On My Shelves

The Uncoupling: A Novel, by Meg Wolitzer – I read this for an upcoming episode of What’s Old Is New where Jen and I chatted with Meg Wolitzer. An interesting look at the effect on relationships and a community when the wives decide not to have sex anymore.
Reading Lips: A Memoir of Kisses, by Claudia Sternbach
The Secret Daughter: A Novel, by Shilpa Somaya Gowda – I have been looking forward to reading this since it was out n hardcover.  Everyone says such great things about it.

The Silver Boat: A Novel, by Luanne Rice – This is the first time that  am reading anything by Luanne Rice.  Later this week I will have an interview wit her about her reading (and writing!).
A Song For My Mother, by Kat Martin


The Sandalwood Tree:  A Novel, by Elle Newmark
The Year We Were Famous: A Novel, by Carol Estby Dagg
There Is No Year: A Novel, by Blake Butler

Rotters, by Daniel Kraus
The Daughter’s Walk: A Novel, by Jane Kirkpatrick
Please Look After Mom: A Novel, by Kyung-Sook Shin

Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, by Manning Marable
Elizabeth I: A Novel, by Margaret George
The Fifth Witness, by Michael Connelly

1DA652C2516038AE4D02F55645591F39 Christian Lacroix and the Tale of Sleeping Beauty, by Camilla Morton   Book Review

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  1. Just yesterday I finished Secret Daughter; it is one of my favorites so far this year! The writing and story are both wonderful

  2. I need to look at Please Look out for Mom, the book jacket is intriguing.

    I really want to read The Un-Coupling…. can’t wait. It’s been on my list for months.

    Have a great week!

  3. I am excited about Reading Lips and just got that one in the mail. You focused on a lot of great books this time around, and I hope that you get the chance to enjoy some of them!

    1. With as many as I have to read I think these list will serve more as a reminder for some future time when I, theoretically, have more time.

    1. There are! These lists will be a great reference too for me to remember some of them. I make a long list and cull it down to the best of what I would read.

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