In the meantime.. on to the books that I have received...they all seem a little bit perfect!!
The Watery Part of the World, By Michael Parker (author's website)
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, I Am My Mother After All! by Susan Kane-Ronning, Ph.D.
Mrs Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger by Lee Smith (author's web-site)
The Frozen Rabbi, by Steve Stern
About Steve Stern:Steve Stern, winner of the National Jewish Book Award, is the author of several previous novels and novellas. He teaches at Skidmore College in upstate New York.
Thank you Algonquin and Atlas Books!