Still More Special Summer Reading Treats
Morrow comes another page turner a New York Times Best Selling author –
J. A. Jance “Betrayal of Trust” ($25.99, 344 pages). The Jance book (a
new Beaumont series novel) features the most potent woman in Washington
State who is unable to escape the horrible truth that is uncovered by
J.P. Beaumont and sidekick Mel Soames. A mesmerizing read.
“Sisters of the
Sari” by Brenda L. Baker (NAL, $15.00, 330 pages) makes for really
enjoyable summer reading. Set in urban south India, it is about an
unlikely pair – a “type A” U.S. exec and an ex-slave who resides in
Chennai. Vivid and touching - a breakout first novel.
National Geographic Publishers comes “10 Best of Everything National
Parks” ($21.95, 480 pages) and “100 Countries 5000 Ideas” $26.95, 400
pages). Both are terrific source books. Part reference, part
encyclopedia, part books of lists, part travel guide, part browser - -
-these worthies belong in your bookcase.
Guide to Advanced Birding” by Kenn Kaufman (HMH, $21.00, 447 pages) is
not for everyone but it might be. It is one for the birds and those
interested in them and is a glorious guide to understanding what you see
and hear. Kaufman, one of the world’s leading bird experts shows why he
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