Showing posts from October, 2015

Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

A.J. Fikry is a small bookstore owner on Alice Island off the east coast. Depression sets in after loosing his wife in an accident. Then he feels the world is against him after having a rare book stolen. He is saved and finds love again with the help of his friend Chief Lambaise, a cute publisher's rep and a baby left on his doorstep named Maya. A very nice story albeit a tragic ending.

November Library Read List

Announcing the
November 2015 

LibraryReads list!
You voted, we counted, and November's LibraryReads Favorite is: The Japanese Lover: A Novel  by Isabel Allende

“Irina is a young Moldavian immigrant with a troubled past. She works at an assisted living home where she meets Alma, a Holocaust survivor. Alma f

100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window by Jonas Jonasson

This is a totally unbelievable comedic tall tale. I had to keep turning the pages just to see what outrageous adventure the author could dream up next for the life of Allan. Allan is a Swedish man who recently entered a nursing home, which he hates, and decides he does not want to go to his 100th birthday party that the director has planned.
Hilarious. A fun read.

Wish You Well by David Baldacci

The Evening Adult Discussion Group chose this title for their October meeting.  I really enjoyed reading this story.   This is the first David Baldacci book I have read and look forward to reading more of his titles.A family journey of life in the Virginia Mountains starting in the I940s.  This is the story of the Cardinal family, seen through the eyes of twelve year old Louisa Mae Cardinal.  A story of friendship, forgiveness and hope.  -- submitted by Michelle