Goodreads: Best Books of the Month: May 2016
English | 6 Books | Various Genre | 52 MB
1. The Mirror Thief by Martin Seay
This historical adventure traces a mystery through three centuries and three characters—a war vet at the Venetian casino in modern-day Las Vegas, a grifter in 1950s Venice Beach, and a 16th-century smuggler attempting a dangerous mission to sneak a group of inventors out of Venice, Italy.
2.Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride by Lucy Knisley
The comic artist documents her relationship odyssey from single girl to wife in this graphic memoir, detailing her very handmade and do-it-yourself wedding as well as her conflicting feelings about getting hitched. Marion says, “[Knisley] is never one to sugarcoat anything, so the rawness in which she tells her stories is impactful…It makes you feel like you’re not alone in your crazy and that it’s OK to have those moments of insanity.”
3.The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick
In this humorous, quirky novel, 69-year-old Arthur Pepper finds his deceased wife’s charm bracelet, a talisman from her life before marriage. He begins an international journey to uncover his beloved’s secret past, and along the way he realizes surprising truths about himself.
4.Morgue: A Life in Death by Vincent DiMaio
Forensic pathologist Vincent DiMaio, famous for his autopsy of Trayvon Martin and exhumation of Lee Harvey Oswald, offers readers an in-depth look at his craft. Having performed 9,000 autopsies in his 40-year career, he tells macabre stories that will captivate fans of true crime.
5.The Defense by Steve Cavanagh (Eddie Flynn #1)
Con artist-turned-lawyer Eddie Flynn thought he was retired. But when a New York mobster on trial for murder kidnaps Flynn’s daughter, he has no choice but to take on the case and use his killer powers of persuasion in this courtroom thriller.
6.The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye (The Crown’s Game, #1)
There can only be one Imperial Enchanter. Star-crossed magicians Vika and Nikolai must duel to the death to win the Russian czar’s favor, as threats from the Ottoman Empire escalate in this epic fantasy for teens.