Goodreads: Best Books of the Month: April 2016
English | 6 Books | Various Genre | 19 MB
1. The Regional Office Is Under Attack! by Manuel Gonzales
It’s assassin vs. assassin in this zany thriller fueled by revenge and conspiracy. At the Regional Office—a shadowy organization that recruits female superheroes to protect humanity—rogue agent Rose leads a mutinous attack as her rival Sarah swears to defend the Office, the only home she’s ever known.
2. Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
Nature and love unite in this unique blend of memoir and science writing. Jahren is a geobiologist who cherishes plants as well as her relationship with her research partner.
3. Dodgers by Bill Beverly
When East, a 16-year-old Los Angeles gang member, is ordered to murder a key witness hiding in Wisconsin, his cross-country trek leads him into perilous territory and opens his eyes to the larger world in this literary crime novel.
4. The Midnight Assassin: Panic, Scandal, and the Hunt for America’s First Serial Killer by Skip Hollandsworth
Before Jack the Ripper committed his first murder, the Midnight Assassin terrorized 1880s Austin, Texas. This nonfiction account examines how, for nearly a year, the serial killer brutalized women across the city and was never caught.
5. Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
Inspired by actual events, this historical novel follows three women—New York socialite Caroline, German doctor Herta, and Polish teenager Kasia—whose lives converge in Ravensbrück, the women’s-only concentration camp during World War II.
6. The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi (The Star-Touched Queen, #1)
In this adventure for teens inspired by Indian mythology, Princess Maya marries a handsome stranger and becomes queen of the magical land of Akaran. She must learn how to navigate the mysterious new world and decide whom to trust while protecting the fate of the human and Akaran realms.