Books | February 2017

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The Orphan’s Tale

By Pam Jenoff (MIRA)

When sixteen-year-old Noa discovers a boxcar containing dozens of Jewish infants bound for a concentration camp, she is reminded of her own baby who she was forced to give up after getting pregnant by a Nazi soldier. She steals one of the babies and flees to a German circus, where she creates a bond with its lead aerialist.

A Piece of the World

By Christina Baker Kline (HarperCollins Publishers)

The bestselling author of Orphan Train illuminates a little-known part of America’s history, imagining the life of a woman with a complicated relationship to her family and her past, and a special bond with one of our greatest modern artists.


Diet Right for Your Personality Type: The Revolutionary 4-Week weight-Loss Plan that Works for you

By Jen Widerstrom (Harmony)

In her first book, diet expert and personal trainer Jen Widerstrom has showcases a plan to maximize weight loss and keep it off by eating right for your specific personality type. She reveals the five, most common personality types so you can own your weight loss for life.

A Meatloaf in Every Oven: Two Chatty Cooks, One Iconic Dish and Dozens of Recipes—from Mom’s to Mario Batali’s

By Frank Bruni and Jennifer Steinhauer (Grand Central Publishing)

Bruni and Steinhauer address all the controversies (Ketchup, or no? Sauté the veggies?) surrounding a dish that has legions of enthusiastic disciples, and help you troubleshoot so you never have to suffer a dry loaf again.