Staff's Picks


Cavendon Hall

Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Recommended by: Ellen P

Bestselling author Taylor does it again.  This will please her readers and fans of Downton Abbey too.


Blossom Street Brides

Debbie Macomber

Recommended by: Nancy B

Can three very different women who meet in their local yarn shop find strength in their new friendship  to deal with their problems that arise. Anyone who has read Debbie Macomber knows it will all work out.


Midnight Crossroad

Charlaine Harris

Recommended by: Earnestine B

  Midnight Texas is a small town that has seen better days. The town has just a few businesses that are open. The town also has few full-time residents.

  When newcomer, Manfred Bernardo, moves to Midnight he has a secret that the residents soon discover. Like Manfred, they also have their own secrets.

  This a new series that is a trilogy by Charlaine Harris. This a fantasy that has quirky characters that fans will love.


The Fault In Our Stars

John Green

Recommended by: Sheila U

The Fault in Our Stars tells the story of two teens with cancer, who embark on a trip to Amsterdam to meet a favorite author.  The movie is due in theatres on June 6th - read the book before you see the movie!


Smart money, smart kids: raising the next generation to win with money

Ramsey, Dave

Recommended by: Ellen P

Dave teams up with his daughter to give advice specially on teaching kids about money.  Another winner for Ramsey.


Death of a Policeman

M.C. Beaton

Recommended by: Earnestine B

Local police stations all over Scotland are being closed and Hamish McBeth fears his will be next. Detective Chief Inspector Blair takes this opportunity to send a young policeman, Cyril Sessions, to spy on Hamish.

  Hamish discovers the spy and he is determined to have a good report to headquarters. Unfortuately Cyril is found murdered and Hamish races to find his killer.


Stone Cold

C.J. Box

Recommended by: Nancy B

Everything about the man is a mystery, the massive ranch in the remote Black Hills of Wyoming that nobody ever visits, the women who live with him, the secret philanthropies, and especially the persistant rumors that the mans wealth comes from killing people.

I loved the book and wish I did not have to wait a year for the nest book.


Mrs. Lincoln's rival

Chivavernini, Jennifer

Recommended by: Ellen P

This another winner from the author.  Fans of historical fiction will love this.


MURDER AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

JOAN HESS

Recommended by: Earnestine B

Claire Mallory is finally settling into her dream house and enjoying the summer. Her daughter, Caron, and her friend Inez are volunteering at a Literary Council. The Council helps college students and immigrants learn to speak and read English.

When a Polish immigrant is dead at the Council, Claire quickly starts her own investigation into the murder. She quickly learns everything is not what it seems.

This is the 19th in the series. It's a good cozy.

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