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Bossypants by Tina Fey Hilarious and light read! - Samantha C

The Paris Wife Perfect summer reading. - Nicole K

Definitely a deep one...but I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban A real-life hero for girls all around the world! - Julia I

The Light Between Oceans - Jamie D

LOVED Girl on the Train. Also highly recommend The Night Circus. - Dianne

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah Such inspirational & strong characters, but get the tissues ready! - Denise C Gray Mountain by John Grisham Great read. - Andrea M Rumor by Elin Hildebrand - Margaret S

Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers - Meagan I The Knockoff Just finished and loved it. - Heather S The Outlander series - Bridget K Me Before You by Jojo Moyes - Elizabeth K The Grown Ups by Robin Antalek A local author. - Debra N

Northshire’s picks… Start with The Invention of Wings, by Sue Monk Kidd. Northshire’s Jess Hanlon calls this a novel that she could not get enough of !  Set in the early days of the Abolitionist and Suffragist movements, this fast-paced historical novel will entertain and inspire. Jess loved both the scandals and the history.

Bookstore founder Barbara Morrow recommends The Truth According to Us, by Annie Barrows - coauthor of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society and author of the very popular kids' series, Ivy and Bean. Barbara says this is a break-out novel for Barrows that thoroughly engages with complexity of emotions, humor and intrigue. Jennifer Armstrong in the children's department says that many adult readers come looking for good young adult fiction, since it's typically shorter than adult literature.  A book that has resonated with many adult readers who appreciate literary fiction is The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender, by Leslye Walton.  It's lush and gorgeous magical realism, the story of three generations of women, the youngest of whom is born with wings. Bookseller Maeve Noonan says My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She's Sorry, by Fredrik Backman, is perfect for a

poolside read - Elsa is almost eight, and her best friend is her 80-year-old globetrotting granny with wicked paintball skills. Insightful, raucous, perfect for the mom in M the middle of the sandwich.

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