Books I've reviewed that you might enjoy:
In her new novel Into the Water, Paula Hawkins has apparently taken to heart Jane Burroway’s helpful precept for writers that “only trouble is interesting." Into the Water opens with a three-paragraph prologue entitled “Libby.” By the end of those three paragraphs, Libby has drowned. The first of many. Here's the rest of my review.
Among Kate DiCamillo’s many gifts as an award-winning children's author is the good sense not to pander to children. In Raymie Nightingale, a finalist for the National Book Award, she takes on abandonment and betrayal. Read more.
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Try this yummy recipe for Gullah Red Rice with Shrimp, Bacon, & Fennel, created by book blogger, Allroadsleadtothekitchen, inspired by my novel VANISHING TIME.
And while it's cooking, read her review of Vanishing Time:
"Aside from the fact that this book kept me on the edge of my seat, fervently cheering Cama's drive to find her son—alive, it also made me hungry." Read more...
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“… A cross between Jodi Picoult’s page-turners and the finest psychological dramas."
— Barbara Levenson
author of the Mary Magruder
Katz Mystery series
"... a compelling story that uses the search for self and the search for truth as dual themes... Britton’s writing voice is clear, strong, and completely captivating."
“Acutely rendered details of a beloved natural landscape and [a] wise understanding of complex human hearts. The tale is touched with heartbreak but leavened with humor.”
author of Under a Wing
and Forward From Here
Concord Monitor’s Livewell Magazine Top Summer Read, 2014
"Shifting between present day and the late 1960s, two sisters confront their tragic past in Britton's touching debut. Britton seamlessly alternates between the two eras to unravel a tale of rivalry, tragedy, love, and the corruptibility of truth.”
NHPR Top Summer Read, 2011