Here are just a few of the titles that have recently received a “thumbs up” by your fellow Library patrons:
Mysteries by Ann Purser, particularly the Lois Meade mysteries set in England. Begin with Murder on Monday.
The Janissary Tree by Jason Goodwin – the first in a series set in 19th Century Istanbul; try if you like detailed historical mysteries in exotic settings.
Friendship Bread by Darian Gee – a nice story set in a small Illinois town (includes recipes!)
The Good Daughters by Joyce Maynard – enjoyable characters with a nice twist.
Alice Bliss by Laura Harrington – This debut novel has been
called “profoundly moving” and received a starred review from
Booklist. Our patron said it is sad, but loved the father/daughter
dynamic. “It’s a beautiful story, beautifully written that would be
good for all ages – and I’m very picky.”
Spider Bones by Kathy Reichs – readers who enjoy forensic TV shows should enjoy this series (note: you don’t have to start at beginning).
And some nonfiction picks:
Crashing Through: A True Story of Risk, Adventure, and the Man Who Dared To See by Robert Kurson (362.41 KUR) – another fascinating read from the author who brought us Shadow Divers.
In the President’s Secret Service: Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect by Ronald Kessler (363.283 KES)