The Little Bookshop of Promises by Debbie Macomber

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Synopsis: Somewhere between a car accident and a divorce, Annie Applegate stopped believing in happy endings. Now, she just wants to disappear. And the tiny town of Promise fits the bill. With its winding streets and melting-pot of residents, it’s the perfect place for Annie to hide away and open the bookshop she always dreamed […]

Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee

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Addition: Hardback Genre: Fiction Rating: 3 out of 5 Synopsis: Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch–“Scout”–returns home from New York City to visit her aging father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political turmoil that were transforming the South, Jean Louise’s homecoming turns bittersweet when she learns disturbing truths about […]

Sea by Heidi R. Kling

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Addition: Hardback Genre: Young adult Rating: 3 out of 5 Synopsis: Still haunted by nightmares of her mother’s death, fifteen-year-old Sienna Jones reluctantly travels to Indonesia with her father’s relief team to help tsunami orphans with their post traumatic stress disorder-something Sienna knows a lot about. Since her mother’s plane went missing over the Indian […]

2015 Reading: #15 Debbie Macomber’s 92 Pacific Boulevard

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2015 Reading Book 15 – 92 Pacific Boulevard by Debbie Macomber Synopsis: Dear Reader, I’m not much of a letter writer. As the sheriff here, I’m used to writing incident reports, not chatty letters. But my daughter, Megan–who’ll be making me a grandfather soon–told me I had to do this. So here goes. I’ll tell […]

2015 Reading: #14 Debbie Macomber’s 8 Sandpiper Way

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2015 Reading Book 14 – 8 Sandpiper Way by Debbie Macomber Synopsis: Dear Reader, I have something to confide in you. I think my husband, Dave, might be having an affair. I found an earring in his pocket, and it’s not mine. I’m also worried because some jewelry was recently stolen from an old woman—and […]

The Glassblower of Murano by Marina Fiorato

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Addition: Paperback Genre: Chick-lit Rating: 3 out of 5 Synopsis: Venice, 1681. Glassblowing is the lifeblood of the Republic, and Venetian mirrors are more precious than gold. Jealously guarded by the murderous Council of Ten, the glassblowers of Murano are virtually imprisoned on their island in the lagoon. But the greatest of the artists, Corradino […]