Great Summer Read. Historical fiction.
The Seamstress by Frances de Pontes Peebles
Two sisters torn apart in a land feud in Taquaritinga do Norte, Brazil, 1928. One is abducted by a band of outlaws traveling through the barren backcountry. The other marries the son of a doctor and enters Brazilian high society. A story of political feuds, family secrets, love and courage set in 2014 World Cup territory, what else could you want for a summer novel?