Together with all greenery and flowers in bloom, the greatest authors open their new novels to spring. In May our TOP 5 of new book releases incorporate such writers as Chuck Palahniuk, Rachel Kushner and Stephen King. And while you'll be going through our recommendations, we're off to the green fields for our blessed reading hour in the sun.
by Chuck Palahniuk
It took this great modern writer four years after his Beautiful You to come up with a new novel. The fans must be losing their heads from excitement. Adjustment Day is yet another satire where Chuck Palahniuk points out and jeers absurdities in our society. This time he aims at politics that brings our world to the threshold of the third world war. But suddenly a blue-black book is launched, which spreads around another type of wisdom...
by Stephen King
The master of suspense and thriller is back with a very unsettling crime story. An eleven-year boy is found murdered. Everything points to Terry Maitland, an exemplary citizen, English teacher and a father of two daughters. He is arrested and the case is considered almost closed. But is it so simple? And what about Terry? Is he a nice guy or a monster? The answers may be retrieved only in a King's way...
THE MARS ROOM
by Rachel Kushner
The author of Flamethrowers returns with her new novel about a woman in jail. Romy Hall has just got two life sentences leaving her young son and her life in San Francisco behind the other side of the bars. She has to face her new reality and adapt to severe prison conditions. Rachel Kushner describes Romy's life with humor and precision, making it sound so alive and mesmerizing.
THE PERFECT MOTHER
by Aimee Molloy
This psychological thriller is soon to be a movie, thus hurry up to read it first. There's a group of women called May Mothers who gave birth on the same month. They regularly meet to chat and spend their time together. However one of their meetings at the local bar goes wrong when Winnie, a single mother, notices that her baby son has disappeared from his crib. Touched by the tragedy, three other members of the group are determined to find Winnie's son...
SHE HAS HER MOTHERS LAUGH
by Carl Zimmer
For non-fiction lovers, this month we offer a stunning history and research on heredity. As the author states himself, "Each of us carries an amalgam of fragments of DNA, stitched together from some of our many ancestors. Each piece has its own ancestry, traveling a different path back through human history." So get started to know who you really are and what we are going to pass to future generations.