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Book Lovers Circle 2019 June

All the Rivers

All the Rivers
A young Jewish woman, studying in New York in 2003, meets a handsome painter, who is Palestinian, also living in New York. Their attraction is strong, but when each one returns; one to Tel Aviv, and the other to an Arab village in the West Bank, the author realistically presents the barriers to their relationship. Check Our Catalog

The Altruists

The Altruists
A character driven debut novel. Arthur is a non-descript professor in a small college, and two years after his wife's death, he reaches out to his children and asks them to return to the family home. He needs their help financially and wants them to give him money they inherited from their mother. The author really captures the individuality of each family member and their struggle to relate to each other as adults. Check Our Catalog

Henry, Himself

Henry, Himself
This is a prequel to other books by Stewart O'Nan which dealt with the Maxwell family of Pittsburgh after the death of the patriarch, Henry. In this book, Henry is still alive and well and turning 75. It's a gentle story about a year in his life. Check Our Catalog

I Miss You When I Blink

I Miss You When I Blink
A collection of essays which form a "biography" of the author. They are reflections of the author's life-sometimes they talk about the details of her day and sometimes they are reflective of major life issues she is dealing with. Told with love and humor. Check Our Catalog

Miracle Creek

Miracle Creek
Miracle Creek is the name of a town in Virginia where a recent Korean immigrant has started a business treating various medical conditions with a hyperbaric oxygen chamber. Tragedy ensues when the chamber explodes, killing two patients, one of whom is an eight year old autistic boy. Did his mother kill him? She is arrested, and charged with murder. This debut novel is written by a former trial lawyer who knows her stuff. The novel takes place during the four days of the trial, and the outcome will surprise you. Check Our Catalog

The Only Woman in the Room

The Only Woman in the Room
The subject of this historical fiction novel is the life of beautiful actress Hedy LaMarr, starting in 1933 when Hedy is a 19 year old actress who catches the eye of an Austrian arms dealer who wants to marry her despite the fact that she is Jewish; and follows her escape to the US, her movie career and her discovery, with a musician, of a way to block the success of torpedoes with methods still used today. Check Our Catalog

The River

The River
Two young men on an idyllic canoe trip in northern Canada face the challenge of their lives when they must deal with two enemies-man and nature. While trying to out-race a forest fire, they find themselves enmeshed in a possible murder. The author is an experienced outdoorsman, which shows in this book. Check Our Catalog

Save Me The Plums

Save Me The Plums
Reichl, who has written several memoirs about her life as a food critic and food lover, writes about her time at Gourmet magazine, and how she went from an inexperienced novice to a savvy expert. Reichl always writes in an entertaining style. Check Our Catalog

Say Nothing: a True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

Say Nothing: a True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
This is the true story of a murder mystery in Ireland. Using the abduction of a widow, mother to 10 children, who was kidnapped and killed at the height of the Irish Troubles in 1972, the author, who researched this book for 10 years, blends espionage, murder mystery and political history into an accessible account of the violence that afflicted Northern Ireland. Check Our Catalog

The Unquiet Heart

The Unquiet Heart
A combination of historical mystery and romance in Victorian era Scotland, whose main character, Sarah, is a young medical student whose parents want her to marry boring Miles. Before she can get out of this arranged marriage, Miles is charged with murder and in order to clear his name, Sarah joins forces with her brooding, mercurial, handsome medical professor. The plot thickens.... Check Our Catalog



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