Monday, June 29, 2015

July New Books (Part 5)

The Gospel of Winter by Brendan Kiely
Contemporary Fiction 
Managing the challenges of his fractured family by taking Adderall, sneaking drinks, and confiding in an abusive priest, Aidan finds support from new friends including a crush, a wild girl, and a swim-team captain with his own secrets.

Hawkeye vol 3: L. A. Woman by Matt Fraction
Graphic Novel 
Kate Bishop heads to Los Angeles to get away from New York, life, and Clint Barton - but not away from trouble! Because Madame Masque is hanging out at poolside with the rich and famous as well! As Kate helps a reclusive and Sixties-damaged pop music genius find his lost masterpiece, Madame Masque finds Kate. By which we mean starts trying to kill her again. 

Historical Heartthrobs: 50 Timeless Crushes from Cleopatra to Camus by Kelly Murphy
History really comes alive when you stop to consider the likes of Eva Peron and Nikola Tesla as potential members of your dating pool. This book includes both men and women from a wide range of countries, ethnicities, and historical epochs. Each entry concludes with a crushability ranking.

Hold Tight Don't Let Go by Laura Rose Wagner
Historical Fiction 
In the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Nadine goes to live with her father in Miami while her cousin Magdalie, raised as her sister, remains behind in a refugee camp, dreaming of joining Nadine but wondering if she must accept that her life and future are in Port-au-Prince.

The Hunted by Matt de la Pena
After surviving the earthquake and tsunami, Shy manages to make it back to land but he is far from safe because a secret his cruise ship co-worker, Addie, shared with him is one that people have killed for, and now that Shy knows, he has become a moving target.

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