Are you looking for a way to bond with your dad? If one of his interests is reading, that’s a passion to enjoy together. Pick a book the two of you can read and discuss. Form your own book reading group. Finding a common interest may be hard.
Here are some new releases in several categories that may appeal to the two of you.
Fantasy – The Fearless Sea
Erin Morgenstern’s novel introduces Zachary Rawlins. The Vermont grad student comes across an unusual library book. It tells stories from his childhood. By unraveling the handful of clues given to him, he finds his way to a secret masquerade party that brings him into an ancient library far below ground.
General Fiction – When We Were Vikings
This lighthearted story by Andrew David Macdonald shares Zelda’s story. The 21-year-old woman is fascinated by Vikings. She lives with her brother and has a few rules that she insists on following.
Her brother, however, is struggling to support them and sometimes that means thinking outside the box. When she learns how he’s been making some of his money, she heads off on a quest to make a name for herself, and that may mean tapping into her love of all things Viking.
Historical Fiction/Christian – Echoes Among the Stones
After making several career-ending errors, Aggie returns to her grandmother’s home in Wisconsin. There, she finds her grandmother has become obsessed with an unsolved crime. She’s created the historic crime scene in a dollhouse. Aggie finds a job and is tasked with clean up after a flood. There, she stumbles onto a crime that could have major implications for the town. Jaime Jo Wright’s mystery delves into the past and back again.
Mysteries – The Silent Patient
Alex Michaelides’ The Silent Patient deserves the buzz it’s been getting. A famous painter shoots her husband, a fashion photographer, and goes into silence. It’s been six years, and she still doesn’t talk. No one can understand what would cause her to shoot him in the face five times and never speak another word. Enter Dr. Faber, a psychotherapist who is determined to unravel the truth.
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