The year is the place, New York City. On a cold March night New York Times reporter John Schuyler Moore is summoned to the East River by his friend and former Harvard classmate Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, a psychologist, or "alienist.
The Kitchen House-Orphaned while onboard ship from Ireland, seven-year-old Lavinia arrives on the steps of a tobacco plantation where she is to live and work with the slaves of the kitchen house. Highly recommend this book.
Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire (FIC McGuire). Abby Abernathy is trying to reinvent herself as a good girl as she begins her freshman year at college, but then she meets lean, cut, and tattooed Travis Maddox who lures her back to the bad side.