“The Sign: The Shroud of Turin and the Secret of the Resurrection” by Thomas de Wesselow (Duttton, $28.95) For the past seven years, art historian Thomas de Wessleow has been researching the Shroud of Turin, tackling the difficult issue of the beginnings of Christianity. “The Sign” is the result of his endeavors, shedding light on Christ’s Resurrection and the religion it inspired.
“The Book of Madness and Cures” by Regina O’Melveny (Little, Brown and Company, $25.99) Gabriella Mondini is something rare in 16th-century Venice: a female physician. After her father’s sudden disappearance, Gabriella must find him, traveling all over Europe, following clues from her father’s enigmatic letters. Elaborately layered with details from Renaissance life, “The Book of Madness and Cures” is a remarkable debut.
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2. "The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food From My Frontier" by Ree Drummond
3. "Mockingjay" by Suzanne Collins
4. "Hunger Games" by Suzanne Collins
5. "Our Family Outing" by Joe Cobb & Leigh Anne Taylor
6. "The Good News Club" by Katherine Stewart
7. "Radiating Like a Stone" by Myrne Roe
8. "Catching Fire" by Suzanne Collins
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Source: Watermark Books & Cafe