Word of Mouth Recommendations

 If your looking for reading suggestions, Shelf Awareness is posting a series of word-of-mouth recommendations. Among those making the end-of-summer must read list are:
Once Upon a River by Bonnie Jo Campbell: A modern, female take on Huck Finn.
The Astral by Kate ChristensenA man's midlife crisis gets him out of a rut.
The Last Werewolf by Glenn Duncan: Smart, sexy creature-rific fun.
Ten Thousand Saints by Eleanor Henderson: An utterly different take on the 1980s
Pigeon English by Stephen Kelman: A Ghanaian boy's life in the London projects.
Turn of Mind by Alice LaPlante: A narrator with Alzheimer's involved in a murder.
A Good Hard Look by Ann Napolitano: Flannery O'Connor flirts with a married man.
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett: Passion and plotting in the Amazon rain forest.
Rules of Civility by Amor Towles: Manhattan in the 1930s is both glitzy--and sad.
Zazen by Vanessa Veselka: In a dystopian America, a young woman lives and loves.

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