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Thursday, 2 March 2017

Spring Book List



@sugarmousemama Spring reading list 


Biography/lifestyle 

The Unmumsy Mum diary by Sarah Turner – out Feb 23 

She's back once more to bring you the next instalment of her life as mum to two young boys, documenting motherhood exactly as she finds it. 

Scummy Mummies by Helen Thorne & Ellie Gibson – out March 9

A celebration of parenting failures, hilarious confessions, fish fingers and wine! Because let's be honest no matter how much we love our kids, or how good we are at parenting, everyone's a Scummy Mummy sometimes. 

The secrets of my life by Caitlyn Jenner – out April 25 

The anticipated story of the most famous transgender woman in the world, from her childhood as Bruce and Olympian Gold to her transition and her life today.

The most beautiful: My life with Prince by Mayte Garcia- out April 4 

The first wife of the popular musician takes a candid, intimate, and revelatory look at his personal and professional life.



Fiction 

The twelve lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti – out March 7 

A young girl moves back to the New England fishing village where her father, Hawley, finds work on the docks. But lurking over this family are mysteries, including the mother who died and the ghosts of Hawley’s past.

Ill Will by Dan Chaon – out March 7 

A psychologist in suburban Cleveland, Dustin is drifting through his 40s when he hears the news: his adopted brother, Rusty, is being released from prison. Thanks in part to Dustin’s testimony, 30 years ago, Rusty received a life sentence for the massacre of Dustin’s parents, aunt, and uncle.

All grown up by Jami Attenberg – out March 7

Andrea, 39, is totally single. No kids, no men, nothing keeping her from living her life to its full potential, which she does. Until her niece is born with a tragic illness, and Andrea's whole family is forced to confront their values, their lifestyles, and their choices. Told in vignettes, All Grown Up asks what happens after you've got the whole "adult" thing under control. 


Mystery/Thriller

The child by Fiona Barton – out June 29

British author Barton follows her bestselling debut, The Widow, with a psychological thriller that examines the impact of a secret on three women who have never met.


Borne by Jeff Vandermeer – out April 25

In a future strewn with the cast-off experiments of an industrial laboratory known only as the Company, a scavenger named Rachel survives alongside her lover, Wick, a dealer of memory-altering beetles with whom she takes shelter from the periodic ravages of a giant mutant bear named Mord. 


Horror/Fantasy

The Devil Crept in by Anita Ahlborn – out February 7

Ahlborn is at the top of her game with this intimate horror novel, which focuses on the relationship between overwhelmed mothers and the sons they can’t save.

Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames – out February 21

Rock band culture with high-energy epic fantasy adventure in a tale of retired mercenaries literally getting the band back together for a desperate attempt to save their frontman's besieged daughter.


Romance

Unstrung by Laura Spinella –out February 21

In Spinella’s gripping contemporary, a symphony violinist and her financier husband must find a way to repair their marriage after he uses her mother’s home as collateral in a business deal.

Perfect for You by Candis Terry –out February 28 

Endearing, outspoken, quick-witted characters are the highlights of Terry's sweet, seductive second Sunshine Creek Vineyard novel, in which a longtime smoldering attraction between a CEO and his assistant bursts into flames.


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