Happy #BookBday (3/8/16 Edition)

Happy #BookBday to these new titles on shelves now:

PEACEKEEPING by Mischa Berlinski
Two stars for this sophomore novel from National Book Award nominee Berlinski, in which a former deputy sheriff and failed politician takes a job in Haiti where he befriends an American-educated judge and falls in love with the judge’s wife. “[Berlinski] is a kind of heir to Graham Greene and Robert Stone, both for his excellent storytelling and for the way it can reveal a bigger picture.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review

CRAZY BLOOD by T. Jefferson Parker
A ferocious rivalry between brothers takes place in the high octane world of Olympic skiing. “In a change of pace from his crime novels, three-time Edgar Award winner Parker delivers an intricate and atmospheric family drama reminiscent of the works of T.C. Boyle and John Steinbeck.” — Library Journal

RETURN OF THE WITCH by Paula Brackston
The enchanting sequel the New York Times bestseller, THE WITCH’S DAUGHTER. “With savvy heroines and a final duel between good and evil, this quick read is a spellbinding choice for fantasy devotees and readers happy to find a dash of magic added to English history.” — Booklist

THE TWO-FAMILY HOUSE by Lynda Cohen-Loigman
A moving and evocative debut set in a two-family brownstone in 1950s Brooklyn, unraveling a multi-generational story woven around the deeply buried family secret. “In her first novel, Loigman uses complex characters to deconstruct the anatomy of family relationships and expose deep-rooted emotions, delivering a moving story of love, loss, and sacrifice.” — Booklist

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