All the books on this week’s list leave you feeling like you’ve been part of a complex, intriguing, memorable world, one that entirely envelops you and leaves you wanting more. There isn’t any more, though, at least not yet: No sequels to these books exist. The next best thing, though, is talking about the book with a friend. So check out this week’s books and recommend them to someone else!
"Bloom enlivens her story with understated humor as well as offbeat and unforgettable characters. Despite a couple of anachronisms, this is a hard-luck coming-of-age story with heart."
On a journey from Ohio to Hollywood to Long Island to London in the 1940s, a couple of plucky half sisters continually reinvent themselves with the help of an unconventional assortment of friends and relatives. Read full book review >