Saturday, May 9, 2015

Reblog: 15 Books So Good, You Can't Put Them Down

Looking for a good read this summer?  Try one of these 15 guaranteed-to-hold-your-interest books!

Gillian Flynn's GONE GIRL. (Large Print) (Audio)
On the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick's wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police immediately suspect Nick. Amy's friends reveal that she was afraid of him, that she kept secrets from him. He swears it isn't true. A police examination of his computer shows strange searches. He says they aren't his. And then there are the persistent calls on his mobile phone. So what did really did happen to Nick's beautiful wife?

Liane Moriarty's WHAT ALICE FORGOT. (Available from Bethlehem)

Vanessa Diffenbaugh's THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS. (Large Print)
"The story of a woman whose gift for flowers helps her change the lives of others even as she struggles to overcome her own past."

A.S.A. Harrison's THE SILENT WIFE.
Todd Gilbert and Jodie Brett are in a bad place in their relationship. They've been together for twenty-eight years, and with no children to worry about there has been little to disrupt their affluent Chicago lifestyle. But there has also been little to hold it together, and beneath the surface lie ever-widening cracks. When it becomes clear that their precarious world could disintegrate at any moment, Jodie knows she stands to lose everything. It's only now she will discover just how much she's truly capable of.

JoJo Moyes's ME BEFORE YOU. (Large Print)
Taking a job as an assistant to extreme sports enthusiast Will, who is wheelchair bound after a motorcycle accident, Louisa struggles with her employer's acerbic moods and learns of his shocking plans before demonstrating to him that life is still worth living.

The story of twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan and the life-saving discovery of the autoimmune disorder that nearly killed her -- and that could perhaps be the root of "demonic possessions" throughout history.

John Green's THE FAULT IN OUR STARS. (Audio)
Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis until a chance meeting with a boy at cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life.

Kimberly McCreight's RESURRECTING AMELIA. (Not currently available.)

Eowyn Ivey's THE SNOW CHILD.

Liane Moriarty's THE HUSBAND'S SECRET. (Large Print)
Discovering a tattered letter that says she is to open it only in the event of her husband's death, Cecelia, a successful family woman, is unable to resist reading the letter and discovers a secret that shatters her life and the lives of two other women.

William Landay's DEFENDING JACOB. (Large Print) (Audio)
When his 14-year-old son is charged with the murder of a fellow student, assistant district attorney Andy Barber is torn between loyalty and justice as facts come to light that lead him to question how well he knows his own son.

Tatiana de Rosnay's SARAH'S KEY. (Audio)
On the anniversary of the roundup of Jews by the French police in Paris, Julia is asked to write an article on this dark episode and embarks on an investigation that leads her to long-hidden family secrets and to the ordeal of Sarah.


Hillary Jordan's WHEN SHE WOKE.
In the future, abortion has become a crime as a series of events threatens the existence of the United States. One woman wakes up to discover that her skin color has been changed to red as punishment for having the procedure done. Now she must embark on a dangerous journey in order to find refuge from a hostile and threatening society.

Kathleen Grissom's THE KITCHEN HOUSE. (Available from Bethlehem and Allentown)

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+ Reblogged from Tiny Oranges.

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