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Abide with Me by Elizabeth Strout Fiction suggested by Barbara Late 1950s, small town ME, minister struggles to regain his calling.
About Grace by Anthony Doerr Fiction suggested by Janet From Amazon: The first novel by the author of the acclaimed Pulitzer Prize-winning #1 New York Times bestseller All the Light We Cannot See, one of the most beautiful, wise, and compelling debuts of recent times. David Winkler begins life in Anchorage, Alaska, a quiet boy […]
The Admissions by Meg Mitchell Moore Fiction suggested by Barbara From Amazon: The Hawthorne family has it all. Great jobs, a beautiful house in one of the most affluent areas of northern California, and three charming kids with perfectly straight teeth. And then comes their eldest daughter’s senior year of high school . . . […]
The Alice Network by Kate Quinn Fiction suggested by Terry In an enthralling new historical novel, two women — a female spy recruited to the real-life Alice Network in France during World War I and an unconventional American socialite searching for her cousin in 1947 — are brought together in a mesmerizing story of courage […]
Alone in America: Search for Companionship by Louise Berkinow Non-fiction from Barbara K US culture encourages isolation.
Amy and Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout Fiction suggested by Shirley from Amazon – … evokes a teenager’s alienation from her distant mother—and a parent’s rage at the discovery of her daughter’s sexual secrets. In most ways, Isabelle and Amy are like any mother and her 16-year-old daughter, a fierce mix of love and loathing exchanged […]
At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson Non-fiction suggested by Janice Walking through his own house, a former rectory in England, Bryson explores daily life in the 19th century. How things like electricity, ice, cookbooks, glass windows, and salt and pepper transformed the way people lived. Each room becomes a starting […]
Autism in Heels: The Untold Story of a Female Life on the Spectrum by Jennifer Cook O’Toole Non-fiction suggested by Janice from Amazon – An intimate memoir reveals the woman inside one of autism’s most prominent figures, Jennifer O’Toole. At the age of thirty-five, Jennifer was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, and for the first time […]
Before I Go to Sleep by S. J. Watson Fiction suggested by Nancy From Amazon: The New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback—a disturbing psychological thriller, reminiscent of Shutter Island and Memento, in which an amnesiac desperately tries to uncover the truth about who she is and who she can trust. “The best debut […]