A must read for fans of The Lilac Girls or The Nightingale. Set in 1939 Paris and 1983 Montana this amazing story through time about the brave librarians of the American Library in Paris during the Nazi invasion.
Watch Her by Edwin Hill is the third installment in his Hester Thursby series, and each one keeps getting better and better. In Watch Her we learn more about Hester’s past and how it connects to the current mystery. A real page turner, couldn’t put it down story.
A delightful story about being brave, having faith in yourself and your dreams, and friendship. Wonderful and playful illustrations.
Louise Penny just gets better and better. Her latest surrounds Armand Gamche and his family in Paris, but still keeps us connected to Three Pines.
The Last Story of Mina Lee is a beautiful debut novel for Nancy Jooyoun Kim. It made me laugh, cry, and wish for one more conversation with my late mother.Terrific story full of imagery and a self conscious look at being an immigrant in America . Highly recommending.
Sarah Vaughan has touched upon the psyche and inner fears of every parent in this riveting thriller. I am highly recommending this novel.
A new voice for a classic spy thriller. Khurrum Rahman has written a fast paced, hard to put down modern day spy novel. A look at Muslims and Extremists and how we are all more alike than different.
This 2nd Hester Thursby mystery is even more of a page-turner tahn the first. In this fast-paced thriller, we learn more about Hester and why she does what she does. Children have gone missing , only to be found -- but who is taking them? Read this to find out!
What is courage? In this novel, Katherine Center shows us all the levels of courage and how sometimes we can't see just how brave someone is. A great read and a heroic characters!
This story made me laugh and cry and then laugh again. So much of what adult children go through with their parents, and how we need to look at life with love and compassion.
Highly Recommending this twisty page turner by Alex North. A story that pulls you in and makes you care about the characters and then delivers a twist that makes you reevaluate what you know and pulls you right back in.
This gripping thriller will keep you guessing until the end. Imagine being locked in an elevator with the people who share your secrets but are not to be trusted. Will they make it out alive?
I love how Kristan Higgins makes you love her characters right away and has you hoping for the best for everyone. In Always the Last to Know, the Frost family is on the verge of collapse when a family emergency requires them to reevaluate and face the past and the future with open eyes. Highly recommending!
A fun summer read that gets you dreaming of days on the water and family gatherings. Hannah McKinnon tells a good story that covers the gamut of what family is. Mostly that family is important.
Martha McPhee has written a wonderful story showing the good, the bad, and the ugly of life and the joys of family. I thoroughly enjoyed the back and forth through history as we learned the details of family history that were for the general public, and what is kept just for family to know. excellent read, highly recommending .
Great must read book for summer. Barbara Delinsky gives you characters you can relate to and family you have or wish you had. A story go three sisters who reunite for a week at home in Rhode Island to finally settle some old family differences. Thoroughly enjoyed this and am highly recommending it.
Interesting read especially in the times we are now living in.
A timely and endearing biography with an honest look at living and thriving while dealing with anxiety, ADD, depression, and bi-polar issues. Jen gives us a look into the ups and downs she's incurred and survived as she founded and continues to run her business Ban.do. Leaves you with a positive feeling and a desire to pay it forward.
Highly Recommending. Such a fun read, and OMG so much to discuss and think about. I am recommending this to my book club as our next read. The Astonishing Life of August March is truly amazing. Carelessly born and abandoned in a NYC theatre August learns to look after himself and leads an adventurous life.
A story about an American family whose fortunes rise and fall with the country's. This twisty read will keep you engaged from the beginning to the end.
I enjoyed this mystery -- the characters support and enhance each others' sleuthing skills. A stalker is toying with the natural criems unit, and it will take the skills of a trauma expert/hypnotist to find him.
All I knew of Wild Bill Hickock was what I'd seen in the movies; his life was so much more interesting! A gunfigter, yes, but truly an American legend.
I did not know this history of the Vanderbilts. Alva is strong willed and fierce in doing what she thinks is best for her family.
Kristin Higgins has done it again. What could happen when your estranged grandmother calls and needs your help? Could you forgive? Would life be better or worse? The London family will keep you engaged till the end.
This is a pager turner with an ending that will stick with you. Hester Thursby has become a memorable investigator! This mystery will not disappoint you.
A thought provoking read. Follow Willow as she navigates her world after her parents separate. Share her parents views on love and the best way to move on from love and loss.
This is a story about love, loss, and what comes next. This page turner takes you to the debilitating fear of anxiety and learning to live.
While I am not a Buddhist, the mindfulness practices in this book are timely and helpful. A different perspective on how to view yourself in the world. Love the closing paragraphs.