A few books releasing this July that I am most excited about! Read more on Riffle
The Last Pilot: A Novel by Benjamin Johncock
When Jim's wife Grace becomes pregnant with their much-longed for child, he leaves behind his career as a test pilot and the chance to become an astronaut to help raise their child. Jim and Grace are happy facing the challenges of parenthood, until one day their family faces an unexpected tragedy. Spanning across one of the most turbulent times in American history, THE LAST PILOT explores a story of loss and courage.
1 / 5
Among the Ten Thousand Things: A Novel by Julia Pierpont
Jack and Deb are living an ideal life -- he's a well-known New York artist and she's a dancer who retired to raise their two beloved children. But one day a package arrives at their doorstep that reveals Jack's secret life. It's addressed to Deb, but their two children open it first. AMONG THE TEN THOUSAND THINGS explores the fragile relationship between these family members and the obstacles they must face together.
2 / 5
Go Set a Watchman: A Novel by Harper Lee
Companion to the beloved novel TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, Harper Lee's GO SET A WATCHMAN has been one of the most talked about books of this year and is a shoe-in for this list. Told from the perspective of an adult Scout, this book offers a new look into Lee's classic.
3 / 5
Confession of the Lioness: A Novel by Mia Couto
In the village of Kulumani, Mozambique, women are being hunted by lionesses. Told from the alternating perspectives of Mariamar, a woman whose sister was killed by a lioness, and Archangel Bullseye, a man who has been hired to hunt the predators, it slowly becomes clear that the lionesses may have been summoned by the women themselves. I'm intrigued by CONFESSION OF THE LIONESS, and can't wait to read it for myself.
4 / 5
A Cure for Suicide: A Novel by Jesse Ball
In a small village, and with the help of a woman known only as the "examiner," a man is re-learning how to live. A puzzling, mysterious, and haunting story, A CURE FOR SUICIDE explores a dystopian reality and looks like it will be a fascinating new read.
5 / 5