It’s 1938, and the town of Macedonia, W.Va., is celebrating its sesquicentennial. Twelve-year-old Willa, who prides herself as “a natural-born sneak,” is the fearless narrator who peels back the complicated layers of the Romeyn family in the wake of the Great Depression.
Laced with warmth and humor, this novel for adults doesn’t shy away from the hard realities of life in a mill town among people who aren’t always what they seem to be—even in Willa’s own family.
Turn off the phone and curl up in your favorite chair for this latest book by the author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society. (Dial Press)