Heartbreaking Tale of Art, History, Love & Secrets
Tara Conklin's debut novel, The House Girl,tells two stories: One is about a 17-year-old slave named Josephine in 1852 Virginia. The other is about a young woman lawyer named Lina in 2004 Manhattan. Their lives intersect over a modern class-action lawsuit involving reparations for the descendants of American slaves. Independent booksellers have givenThe House Girltheir stamp of approval, choosing it as their No. 1 "Indie Next Pick" for February. It's also getting rave early reviews so make sure you don't miss out!