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Book Lovers Circle 2019 August

All That You Leave Behind

All That You Leave Behind
Journalist David Carr died suddenly at age 58. He left behind twin daughters and lots of memories; this memoir was written by one of his surviving children. Talent as well as addiction ran in their family, so it is not surprising that Erin has both writing talent and a pre-disposition towards addiction. She looks for meaning to their lives in this poignant memoir. Check Our Catalog

An Unwanted Guest

An Unwanted Guest
A real old fashioned murder mystery. A group of people trapped in a blizzard in the Catskills at a wonderful old inn are introduced. And then the murders start. The author's legal skills show up once the detectives start questioning the survivors. Check Our Catalog

Beyond All Reasonable Doubt

Beyond All Reasonable Doubt
Sophia Weber, a successful attorney, is personally asked by her law professor to look into exonerating a prisoner, once a doctor, who was convicted in the brutal murder of a young woman. Public opinion is against the prisoner, but Sophia, seeing inconsistencies in the investigation, is compelled to take the case. Check Our Catalog

The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

The Bookish Life of Nina Hill
Nina Hill is an introvert, happy with her job as a clerk in a book store, and enjoying her quiet time alone. Upon the death of her father, she discovers that she has lots of relatives, who now want to be part of her life, and she starts to enjoy the attentions of an attractive single young man. Can an introvert change her ways? Read this and see. Check Our Catalog

The Good Sister

The Good Sister
The novel takes place over the four days of the trial of Becky, who has been accused of smothering her sister's infant. It's a delicate balance between a courtroom drama and family story. Each character is delineated as they are called to the witness stand, and it will keep you engrossed until the last page. American debut of an English author. Check Our Catalog

How Not to Die Alone

How Not to Die Alone
Andrew's co-workers think he goes home to a wife and family, but, in reality, he lives alone and has been content with a quiet life keeping his emotions safe. Then a new employee comes to work with him and he finds he has feelings for her that have been kept shut up for years. Suddenly his simple life becomes quite complicated. Check Our Catalog

Natalie Tan's Book of Luck and Fortune

Natalie Tan's Book of Luck and Fortune
Natalie Tan returns to Chinatown in San Francisco after her mother's death in order to settle the estate. Natalie is shocked to see how run-down the Chinatown from her childhood has become, and she makes it her mission to reopen the wonderful restaurant that her grandmother had operated on the bottom floor of their old house. Check Our Catalog

Necessary People

Necessary People
Violet and Stella have had a friendship that worked during college, but now that they are competing against each other in the same profession, real problems emerge. What lengths will people go to in order to get what they want? A story of a dark female friendship. Check Our Catalog

The Rosie Result

The Rosie Result
This is the third in the "Rosie" series. Don and Rosie's marriage is going well, but now they are dealing with issues with their 11 year old son, Hudson. Don's new project becomes "The Hudson project." Of course, things never go as planned, and Simsion treats all of the issues that ensue with gentle humor and a full acceptance of Autism in its many forms. Check Our Catalog

The Spies of Shilling Lane

The Spies of Shilling Lane
If you liked Ryan's last book, "The Chilbury Ladies' Choir," you should enjoy this one. Mrs. Braithwaite, a stiff-upper lip matron, comes to London during World War II to reconnect with her daughter, only to find out that her child is working undercover to catch Nazi sympathizers. Humor is mixed with the seriousness of the situation of living a city dealing nightly with the blitz. Check Our Catalog



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