February 2019
February Book Club News

I t’s a perfect time of year to curl up a book and we’re happy to introduce five that will delight readers.

February historical fiction includes Crystal King’s exploration of Italian Renaissance chef Bartolomeo Scappi’s life -- and the nephew who sets out to discover his secrets -- in  The Chef's Secret.  Lee Miller, the Vogue model turned photographer, seeks to forge a new identity in Whitney Scharer’s debut,  The Age of Light .
And enjoy these new novels: two women rewrite the rules of friendship, family and motherhood in Falguni Kothari’s  The Object of Your Affections . In Katrin Schumann’s 
The Forgotten Hours , a young woman unearths the truth behind a traumatic rape case that had rocked her family a decade earlier. In Carla Laureano’s  Brunch at Bittersweet Cafe ,  a blossoming romance between a pastry chef and pilot leads to a painful dilemma.  
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Judy Gelman and Vicki Levy Krupp
Book Club Daily
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 Katrin Schumann
Lake Union Publishing
In this evocative debut novel — a riveting story of past and present — a young woman's recollection of a childhood summer leads to some startling truths about her father.
Whitney Scharer
Little, Brown and Company
A captivating debut novel that tells the story of Vogue model turned renowned photographer Lee Miller, and her search to forge a new identity as an artist after a life spent as a muse.
 Carla Laureano
Tyndale House Publishers
Fiction / Romance
An unlikely romance blossoms as one woman is forced to choose between her dream -- a chance to open a bakery-cafe -- and love.
Crystal King
Atria Books
Historical Fiction
A fictional examination of legendary Italian Renaissance chef Bartolomeo Scappi and the nephew who sets out to discover his late uncle’s secrets—including the identity of the noblewoman Bartolomeo loved until he died.
 Falguni Kothari
Graydon House
A wry and daring novel that poses complex questions about marriage, parenthood, and friendship as two women rewrite the rules of love and family...and change everything they thought they knew about motherhood.

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