cover image The Weight of Winter

The Weight of Winter

Cathie Pelletier. Washington Square Press, $14 (432pp) ISBN 978-0-671-79387-6

Readers familiar with Pelletier's novels will rejoice to find themselves back in Mattagash, Maine, where the descendents of the town's early settlers all know one another, watch one another and feud with one another. (Aug.) *CHILDREN'S BOOKS