Caleb Carr (Mystery).
York, turn-of-the-century, serial killer.
Premise is that
it is the first
time psychology is used to solve a crime.
House of Sand
and Fog Andre Dubus III (Drama)
with two factions warring over the possession of a house.
Fay and the Miracle Man Fannie Flagg
Coming-of-age of wacky
southern girl. In the
form of her diary from 14 to 18.
Plainsong Kent Haruf
Odd people thrown together learn
to find joy in life. Beautiful.
Love Hunter Jon
Powerful book about a
dying manís efforts to have his best
friend take care of his wife when heís gone.
Days of Summer
Stephen Kluger (Comedy).
A series of letters
between a Brookyn Dodger and a Jewish kid living in Brooklyn in the
1950ís. Very funny.
of an Ugly Stepsister Gregory Maguire (historical/fantasy)
A twist on Cinderella
revealing the "real" story behind the fairy-tale.
My Year of Meats Ruth Ozeki
Fascinating story about
parallel lives of American and Japanese women centered around the
American meat industry.
Ann Patchett (Drama)
Beautiful book about a
group of people being held hostage at a birthday
party by terrorists. Great
Anna Quindlen (Drama)
Incredibly powerful book
based on the author's life
and her experience taking care of her ailing mother.
Excellent story with strong characters.
Symbologist figures out links
to murder with a huge, centuries old conspiracy that involves the
Church, Jesus, and Leonardo DaVinci. Fabulous read.