Janet Stevens- Tops and bottoms (Jan Hare turns his bad luck around by striking a clever deal with the rich and lazy bear down the road, in this story with roots in European folktales and the slave stories of the American South.
My Absolute Darling: A Novel: Gabriel Tallent - Publishes August I've already read this novel and it is stunning. Stephen King called it a masterpiece. It's action-packed and features a young heroine for the ages. must read!