Friday, March 12, 2010

Friday Finds

Friday Finds hosted by Should Be Reading asks us to share what great books we heard about or discovered in the past week.

I came across these books while browsing a friend's library on

Dream House by Valerie Laken

What price will people pay to hold their homes and dreams together?

When Kate and Stuart Kinzler buy a run-down historic house in Ann Arbor, Michigan, they're hoping their grand renovation project can rescue their troubled marriage. Instead, they discover that years ago their home was the scene of a terrible crime—and the revelation tips the balance of their precarious union.

When a mysterious man begins lurking around her yard, Kate, now alone, is forced to confront her home's dangerous past. Hers is not the only life that has crumbled under this roof. This man's family also disintegrated here, as the result of one brief act of rage that may haunt him—and this house—for years to come.

  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial; Reprint edition (January 26, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0060840935
  • ISBN-13: 978-0060840938

Katrina's Wings by Patricia Hickman

A rich, reassuring, coming-of-age tale for the dreamer in us all

For every woman who has come into her own or is striving to find her way in the world, Katrina's Wings honors and explores the desire to break free from childhood constraints and soar into the future. A tale of redemption, love, and triumph set entirely in the Deep South, Patricia Hickman's novel offers an intimate, occasionally painful, and frequently humorous glimpse into the lives of two sisters who take different paths in life, yet wind up at the same discovery: Miracles show up in the most unexpected places.
  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: WaterBrook Press; Later Printing edition (May 16, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1578562937
  • ISBN-13: 978-1578562930

What did YOU find today???


Anonymous said...

Great finds! Your blog is beautiful!

Wall-to-wall books said...

Dream House sounds soooo good. I am adding that one to my list.

Anonymous said...

Hmm, the central idea of Dream House reminds me a bit of The House of Sand and Fog--with a house representing much more than just a house! Nice picks.

My Friday Find is over at bookwanderer!

Alayne said...

Both of these look really good. Nice picks. Mine are at The Crowded Leaf.

Christina T said...

Dream House looks fantastic. I hadn't heard of it before. I read Katrina's Wings and really enjoyed it. I like Patricia Hickman's writing.

Your blog design is beautiful.

Here are my Friday Finds.

Lisa said...

OOOOOOOOH, they both looke awesome, and the covers are GEORGOUS!

I also LOVE your new header, Missy!

StephTheBookworm said...

I really love the sound of Dream House! Looks suspenseful!

Amanda Leigh said...

Great finds! Dream House sounds good!

Here are my finds: Not-Really-Southern Vamp Chick

FeatheredQuillBookReviews said...

Cool finds!
Love you backgrounds too :)
Have a happy weekend!

gautami tripathy said...

Both are great finds!

Friday Find: Broken Birds by Jeannette Kazir

Darlene said...

Great finds Missy. I've seen Dream House around and it looks quite good.


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