American history. A father-daughter relationship. Pulse-pounding thrillers. Any of that sound like something you would read? If the answer is yes, keep reading for more on this week's coverage on BookPage.com:
Read an Independence Day roundup
America’s Revolutionary War is so encrusted in myth and preconceptions that there always seems room for another angle. Three new histories take only sidelong glances at the war itself, instead examining such aspects as motivation, political maneuvering and the significant people who never achieved the status of “Founding Fathers.”
Read an interview with Lily King about new novel Father of the Rain
Author Lily King is known for her sensitive exploration of family ties. In her third book, Father of the Rain, she follows the tumultuous relationship of a father and a daughter. She answered a few questions for BookPage about her work, the place and ideas that inspire it, and the dangers of falling in love with your characters.