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Week of January 10, 2022

Paperback releases for the week of January 10th include THE CHILDREN’S BLIZZARD by Melanie Benjamin, a story of courage on the prairie, inspired by the devastating storm that struck the Great Plains in 1888, threatening the lives of hundreds of immigrant homesteaders, especially schoolchildren; THE SURVIVORS, a thrilling mystery from Jane Harper in which coming home dredges up deeply buried secrets for Kieran Elliott, whose life changed forever on the day a reckless mistake led to devastating consequences; A FATAL LIE, the 23rd installment in Charles Todd's series starring Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge, who must delve deep into a dead man’s life and his past to find a killer determined to keep dark secrets buried; and THREE-MARTINI AFTERNOONS AT THE RITZ, Gail Crowther's vividly rendered and empathetic exploration of how two of the greatest poets of the 20th century --- Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton --- became bitter rivals and, eventually, friends.