Paulette Jiles' new novel is showing up on lists for notable and best novels of the year 2016. That's not surprising. "News of the World" perfectly captures Texas just after the Civil War, two memorable characters and Indian territory to the north in a terrific story.
There are so many wonderful books published in the past, waiting to be read. Here are two I indulged in these recent weeks, plus a link to a list of "21 Books You've Been Meaning to Read."