Good Housekeeping (UK) - - Bookshelf -

◆ With echoes of The Time Trav­eler’s Wife, AN OCEAN OF MIN­UTES is a love story with a dif­fer­ence by THEA LIM. ◆ A re­tired suf­fragette looks for a new cause in the hi­lar­i­ous OLD BAG­GAGE by LISSA EVANS. ◆ A split-se­cond de­ci­sion has dev­as­tat­ing con­se­quences in CRES­SIDA CON­NOLLY’S AF­TER THE PARTY, set in the rar­efied cir­cles of the Mit­ford sis­ters and Os­wald Mosley’s Bri­tish Union of Fas­cists. ◆ Au­thor of The English Pa­tient MICHAEL ON­DAATJE re­turns with WARLIGHT, his first novel in seven years. Set in 1945, this story of two aban­doned teenagers is dazzling. ◆ SWAN SONG by KELLEIGH GREEN­BERG-JEPHCOTT is the scan­dal-heavy story of the so­cialites who be­friended – and were later be­trayed – by writer Tru­man Capote. ◆ A small town in the deep south awaits an ex­e­cu­tion that many are op­posed to in THE MERCY SEAT, an ab­sorb­ing slice of his­tor­i­cal fic­tion by EL­IZ­A­BETH H WINTHROP.

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