Archives for July 2012

Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult

The small town of Paradise, Pennsylvania, is a jewel in Lancaster County — known for its picture-postcard landscapes and bucolic lifestyle. But that peace is shattered by the discovery of a dead infant in the barn of an Amish farmer. A police investigation quickly leads to two startling disclosures: the newborn’s mother is an unmarried Amish woman, eighteen-year-old Katie Fisher. And the infant did not die of natural causes. Although Katie denies the medical proof that she gave birth to the child, circumstantial evidence leads to her arrest for the murder of her baby.

Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall

Title: Blue Asylum Author: Kathy Hepinstall Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publication Date: April 10, 2012 Hardcover: 288 pages Where’d I Get It: For Review from the Publisher Synopsis (From Goodreads): Amid the mayhem of the Civil War, Virginia plantation wife Iris Dunleavy is put on trial and convicted of madness. It is the […]