Two titles from NetGalley this fortnight.
Publication date 7 June 2016.
Passing meets The House of Mirth in this “utterly captivating” (Kathleen Grissom, New York Times bestselling author of The Kitchen House) historical novel based on the true story of Anita Hemmings, the first black student to attend Vassar, who successfully passed as white—until she let herself grow too attached to the wrong person.
Review copy from Atria Books.
UPDATE: Read our 2.5 Star Review
Publication date 12 July 2016.
Described as ‘part coming-of-age novel, part mystery’ and ‘a quirky and utterly charming debut’ this story involving two young girls turned amateur detectives sounds right up my alley. The synopsis brought to mind of Mari Strachan’s wonderful novel The Earth Hums in B Flat.
Review copy from Scribner.
UPDATE: Read our 4 Star Review
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