From the Library Director – September 22, 2014

10 Good Reads for an Autumn Day

Red Hook Road, by Ayelet Waldman – A pair of newlyweds are killed, leaving their recently blended families at a loss. You may not  be able to tear yourself away from Waldman’s powerful novel of love and grief. The author creates a powerful portrait of families and a beautiful reminder of the true joys of life.

Rooms by Lauren Oliver – The New York Times bestselling author of Before I Fall and the Delirium trilogy makes her brilliant adult debut with this compelling story.  If you enjoyed the style of  The Lovely Bones, Her Fearful Symmetry, this may be the book for you.  It is a tale of family secrets, and ghosts with a splash of mystery.  The lives of the living and the not quite living come together in surprising and memorable ways.

Haunted (A Bishop/SCU Novel) Kay Hooper – How do you make peace with the dead if the dead aren’t interested in being forgiven? In New York Times bestselling author Kay Hooper’s latest novel, the answer lies in the sinuous shadows of a small town, and its secrets yet unearthed.

Her Last Whisper: A Novel (Dr. Charlotte Stone) by Karen Robards – Readers who enjoy this author’s penchant for combining passion and spine tingling suspense will be rushing to read the next acclaimed novel featuring Dr. Charlotte “Charlie” Stone. “A heroine with a keen mind for catching killers and a soft heart for bad boys, Charlie is back in this third sizzling paranormal romance thriller.”  (Amazon)

Close to Home Hardcover by Lisa Jackson – This popular author spins an intriguing tale of suspense that bridges horrifying secrets buried within a ramshackle, Oregon house and the family whose memories cannot escape it.

Until next week, read another good book.