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Friday Finds


Here are some books that have come across my radar recently:

The Catherine LeVendeur mystery series, by Sharon Newman. The first is Death Comes as Epiphany; in it, a young scholar comes to the Convent of the Paraclete, and a precious book goes missing. Catherine sets out to save the manuscript as well as the reputation of the convent’s prioress, the infamous Heloise.

More medieval historical fiction: Within the Fetterlock, by Brian Wainwright. A novel about Constance of York, granddaughter of Edward III.

And a few well-known chick lit authors have books coming out in the summer/fall of 2009: Jane Green (Dune Road; June 16); Sophie Kinsella (Twenties Girl; August 25th; and Jennifer Weiner (Best Friends Forever; September 8th).

Comments

Cathy said…
I really enjoyed the Catherine LeVendeur series.
Alyce said…
Great book finds! I love midieval historical fiction, and was very excited to see that Sophie Kinsella has a new book coming out in the summer.
Michele said…
Thanks for the heads-up on the Wainwright book!! Wow that sounds promising!
I loved Within the Fetterlock! You and Michele must definitely read that one!

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