Today is the worst day to advertise new books because who's reading books on a Valentine's day? Even love stories and romances. On the other hand, why not? Each book carries the load of love, sometimes passionate, sometimes unhappy, sometimes tormenting, which as perpetuum mobile drives us into all kinds of miraculous, extraordinary or even sinister situations. New February books are no exception: they all are about relationship, love or its absence. Take a look at out February Top 5 and save it for later.
by Christopher Castellani
If you enjoy reading about real public figures and their private life mixed with skillfully written fiction, this novel is definitely right for you. In 1953 Tennessee Williams and his longtime lover Frank Merlo meet Anja Blomgren, a young Swedish actress in Portofino Italy. Ten years later Frank, already in his deathbed, revisits the events of that summer in Italy. Meanwhile Anja becomes a film star and the information hits the surface that she is the one who has the only surviving copy of Williams' final play...
THE LOST MAN
by Jane Harper
After bestselling The Dry and Force of Nature, Harper returns with a new crime novel. Two brothers meet at the border of their cattle properties at the old grave of the stockman. But nobody remembers who's buried there. They are grieving about their middle brother Cameron. Did he walk to his death himself or was it a murder? In this case, the suspects are but a few...
THE LAST ROMANTICS
by Tara Conklin
If you like reading about complex family relations, this new novel is for you. It tells a story of an American family in one Connecticut town. Four Skinner siblings face the unpredictable future after certain events in their house. They meet two decades later gathered together by another family crisis, which will help them to find out what they could do for love.
THE SILENT PATIENT
by Alex Michaelides
Here comes a gripping psychological thriller by a debut author. Alicia Berenson is a famous painter in London and a wife of a popular photographer. The couple's life looks exemplary but one evening Alicia shoots her husband five times in his face and giving no explanation never speaks again. Criminal psychotherapist Theo Faber is determined to find out the truth whatever it could take.
THE COLLECTED SHIZOPHRENIAS: ESSAYS
by Esmé Weijun Wang
These are the notes of a schizophrenic. The author diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder tries to explain how she struggles with the effects of this mental disease every day. It gives the reader a clearer perception of the condition and explains common misunderstandings and misconceptions.