Nicole C. Kear
St. Martin's Press
Now I See You: A Memoir
"Carpe diem" becomes the motto of the author after, as a teen, she is diagnosed with a life-changing disease.
Rupert Thomson
Other Press
In 17th century Florence, a pious Duke commissions a sculptor to create provocative art, soon a danger and obsession for them both.
Susan Jane Gilman
Grand Central Publishing
The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street: A Novel
A mix of fact and fiction: In America a century ago, a Russian girl taken in by an Italian ice peddler later becomes an ice cream mogul.
Ari Goldman
Algonquin Books
The Late Starters Orchestra
The author's love affair with his cello is a paean to music-making later in life!
Alyson Foster
Bloomsbury USA
God Is An Astronaut
In this debut novel, a married couple deals with disaster in the engineer-husband's business: the explosion of a commercial-passenger space shuttle; alas, a tale of the not-too-distant future.