Under the summer sun: some excellent reads


June 01, 2008|By Felicia Pride | Felicia Pride,Special to The Sun

The Tempest Tales

Stand the Storm

By Breena Clarke

Little Brown and Co. / July 2008 / $24.99

After achieving international success with her debut novel, River, Cross My Heart, which was an Oprah book-club pick, Washington native Breena Clarke has returned with a gripping novel about a family's heart-wrenching journey out of slavery. The Coatses managed to purchase their freedom only to face seemingly insurmountable obstacles trying to establish a new life in Washington's Georgetown neighborhood.

Felicia Pride reads, writes, blogs and critiques books on her Web site, feliciapride.com. unisun@baltsun.com

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