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- Chosen Prey by John Sandford. “An oldie but goodie. Fast-paced thriller–a serial killer is hunted in Minneapolis.” Fiction
- Starting Now by Debbie Macomber. “This book is very light reading and very enjoyable.” Fiction.
- When It Happens To You by Molly Ringwald. “An infidelity is the thread that weaves the characters together in this series of interconnected stories. The voices of the characters seem real, like someone you might know. There is no perfect, happy ending, but hope for all the characters to find what they are searching for.” Fiction.
- The House Girl by Tara Conklin. “The story alternates between antebellum Virginia and modern day New York. I loved Josephine’s story but not the present day story of Lina and her mother. 3 stars.” Fiction.
- The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, Theodore Rex, & Colonel Roosevelt by Edmund Morris. “A lengthy but highly readable three part biography of the 26th President of the United States.” Non fiction.
- The Six-Gun Tarot by R.S. Belcher. “An interesting blend of steampunk, westerns and how the world began.” Fiction.
- Private Berlin by James Patterson. “COULDN’T PUT THIS BOOK DOWN….JUST GREAT….” Fiction.
- Private London by James Patterson. “This book I could not put down….The ending is not what I thought it would be….Recommend …..5 stars…” Fiction.
- The Art of Men by Kirstie Alley. “What a funny and wonderful book from a great actress…..” Non fiction.
- The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman. “Historical fiction set in post WWII Australia. A book filled with compelling characters where choices made have devastating consequences. One of the best books I have read!” Fiction.
- A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash. “Set in 1980′s North Carolina. The story is told in 3 voices :a young boy, an elderly church woman and the sheriff. If you enjoy books set in the south,religious snake healers, murder then you should enjoy this. I loved it!” Fiction
- My Mother Was Nuts by Penny Marshall. “What a enjoyable, funny and sometimes sad book….Couldn’t put it down……” Non fiction.
- The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. “A hard to put down book with lots of action. Good for any age group.” Fiction
- Defending Jacob by William Landay. Fiction.
- Outlander by Diana Gabaldon. “This book has everything; adventure, romance, history. Great story with sequels if you like it.” Fiction.
- The Mystery of the Girl Scout Giggling Ghost by Carole Marsh. “Cute book for young girls. The story is about a Girl Scout Junior visitng Savannah Georgia for Girl Scout’s 100th Anniversary. While there they take a walk and they find notes on the ground and a voice giggling. They want to find who is doing this.” Fiction.
- The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian. “This is a moving, beautifully written story about the Armenian genocide. The author has an amazing gift for description and crafting a plot. It is his latest book and was inspired by his own heritage. Like so many of his books, it captures the human spirit and a very sad time in history.” Fiction.
- Alice I Have Been by Melanie Benjamin. “This is a fictional biography of Alice Liddell who was the inspiration for Alice in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Charles Dodgson who used the pen name of Lewis Carroll. It was the first time I ever thought that such a well known children’s book could be based on someone who really existed.” Fiction.
- Home by Julie Andrews. “It’s autobiographical & such a talented woman to learn about.” Non fiction.
- The Fall of Giants by Ken Follett. “It’s the first of Follett’s Century Trilogy, covering the beginning of the 20th Century and a great look at World War I and the Russian Revolution. He develops great characters along with the history. Book 2 “Winter of our World” is out now starting in 1930. Book 3 next year.” Fiction.
- The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh. “It’s a beautiful story about the struggles of an orphan.” Fiction.
- The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck. Fiction.