"Lost You" begins when Libby, recently abandoned by her husband, decides to take her toddler Ethan to a Florida resort to celebrate the start of her new life as a published author.
Hot enough for you? If not, you can read your way into roasting weather — or into chilly climes. Here are a few books to consider to change your internal weather.
A fetching advertisement for a well-paid nanny in a posh, remote home in the Scottish Highlands captures our main character’s attention. Now working in a thankless day-care environment in sodden London, she carefully crafts a stellar résumé, draws up her courage and applies.
Molly is every woman who’s juggled an infant, a 4-year-old, a full-time job and a husband who travels. Her days are exhausting, tedious, mind-numbing, and terror-filled.
Margaret Atwood's "The Testaments," which begins 15 years after the "The Handmaid's Tale" leaves off, is a wild ride, taking readers beyond the walls of the fictional Gilead.
In this new series, as she has done in her previous novels, Locke skillfully packs "Heaven, My Home" with realistic and, at times, uncomfortable situations as she depicts complicated characters.
Here are a half-dozen recommended paperbacks, ranging from expertly rendered crime fiction to academic satire to the conclusion of a sweeping four-novel series.
With walls painted pearl white and bright mats covering the floor, it looks like a fancy showroom in an upmarket neighbourhood. But don't get mistaken -- it's a library. And that too for children.
"Letters from Hollywood: Inside the Private World of Classic American Moviemaking," published by Abrams, compiled and edited by Rocky Lang and Barbara Hall.