Books

Whiskey in a Teacup

Reese Witherspoon Touchstone | 303 pages | $35 When the world seems to be tipping into a tsunami of bad news and bickering, it’s…

Fierce Kingdom

Gin Phillips Penguin Books | 274 pages | $16 Fierce Kingdom by Gin Phillips opens on a mild day in October, when Joan is…

Clock Dance

By Anne Tyler Alfred A. Knopf | 292 pages | $27 Anne Tyler, a Pulitzer Prize-winning literary icon, takes the ordinary lives of ordinary…

The Lying Game

By Ruth Ware Simon & Shuster | 384 pages | $25 I can’t help you with your vacation plans, but I can tell you…

Promise

By Minrose Gwin Harper Collins | 367 pages | $26 On April 5, 1936, a tornado with winds estimated as high as 318 mph,…

84, Charing Cross Road

By Helene Hanff Penguin Books | 97 pages | $13 Recently, a new friend, and fellow book lover, welcomed me into her home. At…

The Story of Arthur Truluv

Elizabeth Berg | Random House | 218 pages | $26   As the novel opens, Arthur Truluv, eighty-five years old, is grieving the loss…

The Stars Are Fire

By Anita Shreve | Knopf | 241 pages | $26 Fall of 1947 was devastating for Maine. The state had endured a warm spring foll-owed…