A quick recap of the books we’ve spotlighted in the past few days.

    Author Q&A

    In Daughters of the Samurai, the author resurrects the remarkable, long-buried story of three Japanese girls sent to America in the 1870s.

      Book Review

      The Secrets of Flight: A Novel

      By Maggie Leffler

      Intertwined narratives bring the tale of a female WWII pilot to life

      Beyond The Book

      What do book lovers have queued up on their nightstands and ready to read before lights-out? We asked a couple of them, and here’s what they said.

      Book Review

      And After the Fire: A Novel

      By Lauren Belfer

      Music pulses through this rich tale of love, morality, and a lost cantata

      Book Review

      What You Want

      By Constantine Phipps

      This unusual novel-in-verse aims for — but doesn’t quite reach — lofty philosophical insights

      Author Q&A

      The Washington Post reporter and YA novelist talks about her latest book, the WWII-era Girl in the Blue Coat.

      Book Review

      A lightly fictionalized, little-known tale of disaster at sea

      Book Review

      The Last Good Girl

      By Allison Leotta

      This latest Anna Curtis novel provides plenty of the page-turning action fans have come to expect

      Book Review

      Father’s Day: A Novel

      By Simon Van Booy

      A quiet, tender story of unlikely adoption and love’s triumph

      Book Review

      Bystanders: Stories

      By Tara Laskowski

      Alluring, multi-dimensional characters populate this collection of clever tales