What's better to celebrate Spring than cozy new read? Check out these new titles and more this week at Prince!
Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party by Alexander McCall Smith
One of Phuti Radiphuti's apprentices has gotten a girl pregnant and, under pressure to marry her, has run away. Naturally, it is up to Precious Ramotswe and Grace Makutsi to help the couple work things out. In other developments, Mma Ramotswe investigates a case of rural jealousy in which cattle are being poisoned, in this 12th installment of the beloved, bestselling series.
Wither by Lauren DeStefanosAt age 16, Rhine Ellery has four years to live. Thanks to a botched effort to create a perfect race, all females live to age 20 and males live to age 21. Geneticists are seeking a miracle antidote to restore the human race, desperate orphans crowd the population, crime and poverty have skyrocketed, and young girls are being kidnapped and sold as polygamous brides to bear more children.
When Rhine is kidnapped and sold as a bride, she vows to do all she can to escape.
Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad by Somon & Davis
Lulu is so excited for the Bug Squad to come over for a playdate, and she has all kinds of things planned for them to do-right down to eating cupcakes. But when things don't go just the way Lulu planned, feelings are hurt and apologies are necessary. Sounds like a job for Ladybug Girl, who knows how to be brave and say she's sorry, even when it isn't easy.
The Taliban Shuffle by Kim BarkerAs one of the Middle East's longest-serving correspondents, Barker offers an insider's account of the "forgotten war" in Afghanistan and Pakistan, chronicling the years after America's initial routing of the Taliban, when we failed to finish the job.
New in Paperback:
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
Every Last One by Anna Quindlen
Hellhound on His Trail by Hampton Sides