The following works of literary fiction are new through the Allen County Public Library.
“Follow Me to Ground” by Sue Rainsford
Helping her father dispense otherworldly folk remedies to heal the sick in their village, Ada pursues a forbidden affair that transforms her lover and the dangerous source of her powers.
“Welcome to the Pine Away Motel and Cabins” by Katarina Bivald
The best-selling author of “The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend” presents the story of a ghost who would help her friends heal and move on by reconnecting them with memories from their senior year of high school.
“When We Were Vikings” by Andrew David MacDonald
Discovering that her brother has rationalized unethical measures to keep them afloat, rule-driven Zelda follows examples from Viking culture to pursue a legendary life that tests the limits of her courage.
“Interior Chinatown” by Charles Yu
A stereotyped character actor stumbles into the spotlight before uncovering surprising links between his family and the secret history of Chinatown in this deeply personal novel about race, pop culture, assimilation and escaping the roles we are forced to play.
“Recipe for a Perfect Wife” by Karma Brown
In a dual-narrative novel, a modern-day woman finds inspiration in hidden notes left by her home's previous owner, a quintessential 1950s housewife, causing her to question the foundation of her relationship with her husband.