Books | July 2017

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Two Nights
By Kathy Reichs (Random House Publishing Group)
Sunnie has spent years running from her past, burying secrets and building a life where she needs no one and feels nothing. But a girl has gone missing in the chaos of a bomb explosion and the family needs Sunnie’s help. Sunnie is forced to face her own demons—because they might lead her to the truth about what really happened all those years ago.


Kiss Carlo
By Adriana Trigiani (HarperCollins Publishers)
The Palazzini Cab Company & Western Union Telegraph Office, owned and operated by Dominic Palazzini and his three sons, is flourishing along with the rest of South Philadelphia in the post-war boom. But a decades-long feud that split Dominic and his brother Mike and their once-close families sets the stage for a rematch.



Gumbo Love: Recipes for Gulf Coast Cooking, Entertaining and Savoring the Good Life
By Lucy Buffett (Grand Central Publishing)
Since she was a young girl, Lucy Buffett (Jimmy’s sister) has believed in the power of gumbo—the stirring, the transformation of the roux, the simple ingredients cooking up into something much better than just the sum of its parts. Her new cookbook is a labor of love and includes recipes from all over the Gulf Coast.


How to Fall in Love with Anyone
By Mandy Len Catron (Simon & Schuster)
An insightful, charming and fascinating memoir from the author of the popular New York Times essay, “To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This,” the book explores the romantic myths we create and explains how they limit our ability to achieve and sustain intimacy.