Books on My Doorstep This Week

Because I have a book blog & I write about books as a freelancer, I receive books for review consideration almost every day. Here are a few that arrived this week that I'm particularly excited about
  1. The Skeleton Tree by Iain Lawerence
    Two boys are the only people left after a sailing accident off the coast of Alaska, They must learn to get along and to find a way to survive the wilderness For young teens and up (publishes in Jan 2016)
  2. Winterwood by Jacey Bedford
    This an alternate history story that takes place in 1800. England is fighting France, but there is also magic in the world. Stars a woman privateer; involves family secrets, fate, & love. Adult audience (publishes in Feb 2016)
  3. The Blue Line by Ingrid Betancourt
    This takes place in Argentina in the 1970s. It's about a women who is involved with revolution; has themes of freedom, hope, & fate. Adult audience (publishes in Jan 2016)
  4. All the Winters After by Sere Prince Halverson
    This is another one set in Alaska. Two strangers who carry deep burdens meet. Themes of hope, family, & redemption. Adult audience (publishes Feb 2016)
  5. Forest of Ruin by Kelley Armstrong
    One of my favorite authors in the fantasy genre. This is the last in her Age of Legends series -- set in an imaginary world. Young adult audience (publishes in April 2016)
  6. The Indifferent Stars Above by Daniel James Brown
    The true story of what happened to the Donner Party. I've always been intrigued by this event in American history. 1840s, Nonfiction; adult audience (published Sept 2015)
  7. The Radiant Road by Katherine Catmull
    Set in Ireland: folk legends, the fey, fate, love, and family. About a young woman who is able to sense another layer to the world; once she moves from Texas to her birth home in Ireland, her talents strengthen -- but are the beings she sees good or evil? Young adult audience (publishes in Jan 2016)