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Mon. | Dec 16 – #AMonthofFaves Winter Reading – Your fave reads from last Winter, or seasonal reads you love, or books on this year’s winter reading list.
I took a quick look at my winter TBR from 2019 to see how they measured up… The two books I loved were both historical fiction (no surprise) and two are still on my TBR!
2020 is shaping up to be another incredible year in books and I’m excited to share my most anticipated reads for winter 2020. Let’s see if we share any of the same titles!
The God Game by Danny Tobey, pub 1/7/20, science fiction
You are invited! Come inside and play with G.O.D. Bring your friends! It’s fun!
But remember the rules. Win and ALL YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE.™ Lose, you die! With those words, Charlie and his friends enter the G.O.D. Game, a video game run by underground hackers and controlled by a mysterious AI that believes it’s God. Through their phone-screens and high-tech glasses, the teens’ realities blur with a virtual world of creeping vines, smoldering torches, runes, glyphs, gods, and mythical creatures.
Followers by Megan Angelo, pub 1/14/20, science fiction
An electrifying story of two ambitious friends, the dark choices they make and the profound moment that changes the meaning of privacy forever.
Recipe for a Perfect Wife by Karma Brown, pub 1/21/20, historical fiction
In this captivating dual narrative novel, a modern-day woman finds inspiration in hidden notes left by her home’s previous owner, a quintessential 1950s housewife. As she discovers remarkable parallels between this woman’s life and her own, it causes her to question the foundation of her own relationship with her husband–and what it means to be a wife fighting for her place in a patriarchal society.
A Good Neighborhood by Therese Anne Fowler, pub 2/4/20, contemporary fiction
In Oak Knoll, a verdant, tight-knit North Carolina neighborhood, professor of forestry and ecology Valerie Alston-Holt is raising her bright and talented biracial son. Xavier is headed to college in the fall, and after years of single parenting, Valerie is facing the prospect of an empty nest. All is well until the Whitmans move in next door―an apparently traditional family with new money, ambition, and a secretly troubled teenaged daughter.
The Other Mrs. by Mary Kubica, pub 2/18/20, mystery thriller
Sadie and Will Foust have only just moved their family from bustling Chicago to small-town Maine when their neighbor, Morgan Baines, is found dead in her home. The murder rocks their tiny coastal island, but no one is more shaken than Sadie, who is terrified by the thought of a killer in her very own backyard.
Saint X by Alexis Schaitkin, pub 2/18/20, mystery thriller
Claire is only seven years old when her college-age sister, Alison, disappears on the last night of their family vacation at a resort on the Caribbean island of Saint X. Several days later, Alison’s body is found in a remote spot on a nearby cay, and two local men―employees at the resort―are arrested. But the evidence is slim, the timeline against it, and the men are soon released. The story turns into national tabloid news, a lurid mystery that will go unsolved. For Claire and her parents, there is only the return home to broken lives.
The Grace Kelly Dress by Brenda Janowitz, pub 3/3/20, historical fiction
Two years after Grace Kelly’s royal wedding, her iconic dress is still all the rage in Paris—and one replica, and the secrets it carries, will inspire three generations of women to forge their own paths in life and in love in this beguiling new novel from Brenda Janowitz.
My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell, pub 3/10/20, mystery fiction
Exploring the psychological dynamics of the relationship between a precocious yet naïve teenage girl and her magnetic and manipulative teacher, a brilliant, all-consuming read that marks the explosive debut of an extraordinary new writer.
The Glass Hotel by Emily St. Mandel, pub 3/24/20, literary fiction
From the award-winning author of Station Eleven, a captivating novel of money, beauty, white-collar crime, ghosts, and moral compromise in which a woman disappears from a container ship off the coast of Mauritania and a massive Ponzi scheme implodes in New York, dragging countless fortunes with it.
Whew! I’m excited about all the great books next year. What’s on your TBR for Winter 2020?
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