Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers by Sara Ackerman
A year after her husband went missing, Violet Iverson is still dealing with unanswered questions about his disappearance. Suspicious that her daughter may know more than she’s letting onto, Violet can’t shake the feeling something bad has happened. Through the opening of a pie stand near the military base and a new interest in a bold marine, Violet will do everything in her power to keep her life from falling to pieces yet again in this alluring World War II novel.
White Houses by Amy Bloom
In Amy Bloom’s new historical read, she tells the fascinating story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok. Lorena and Eleanor met during Franklin Roosevelt’s first presidential campaign and unbeknownst to them, this meeting would spur the love of a lifetime. As the two women grow closer, Lorena moves into the White House and works alongside the married couple, giving her the status of “first friend.” Detailing the lifelong friendship and romantic relationship between these two women, White Houses is the touching story of the Roosevelts that many people don’t know–the perfect book for fans of The Paris Wife.
Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton
A story told both in the past and present, Marisol Ferrera will travel to Havana to spread the ashes of her beloved grandmother and learn a thing or two along the way. While in Havana, Marisol will uncover secrets from her family’s past and when she meets a mysterious man who seems to be harboring his own secrets, she’ll use her knowledge of her grandmother’s past to handle the tricky love connection.
Winter Sisters by Robin Oliveira
This historical fiction read from Robin Oliveira takes place after a terrible storm in New York as two sisters have gone missing. Dr. Mary Sutter is picking up the pieces of her life when the two children of her deceased family friends go missing. Determined to find the girls, she enlists the help of her mother and niece who have come to New York for their own mysterious reasons. But when Mary digs up the truth about the girls’ whereabouts, it’ll affect the entire town in ways she never thought possible.