Tuesday, September 27, 2016

What to read while waiting for...




Commonwealth
Commonwealth
By Patchett, Ann
2016-09 - Harper
9780062491794 Check Our Catalog

The acclaimed, bestselling author winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize tells the enthralling story of how an unexpected romantic encounter irrevocably changes two families lives.
One Sunday afternoon in Southern California, Bert Cousins shows up at Franny Keating's christening party uninvited. Before evening falls, he has kissed Franny's mother, Beverly thus setting in …More


Are you patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for that best seller?  Here are some suggestions.


The Hundred-Year House
The Hundred-Year House
By Makkai, Rebecca
2014-07 - Viking
9780525426684 Check Our Catalog
The acclaimed author of "The Borrower "returns with a dazzlingly original, mordantly witty novel about the secrets of an old-money family and their turn-of-the-century estate, Laurelfield.

Rebecca Makkai is a writer to watch, as sneakily ambitious as she is unpretentious."

Richard Russo

Meet the Devohrs: Zee, a Marxist literary scholar who detests her parents
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Miller's Valley
Miller's Valley
By Quindlen, Anna
2016-04 - Random House
9780812996081 Check Our Catalog
Filled with insights that are hallmarks of Anna Quindlen's bestsellers, this extraordinary novel is about a woman coming of age, as she unearths secrets about her family and her town, and surprising truths about herself. …More



Memory Man
Memory Man
By Baldacci, David
2015-04 - Grand Central Publishing
9781455559824 Check Our Catalog


With over 110 million copies of his novels in print, David Baldacci is one of the most widely read storytellers in the world. Now he introduces a startling, original new character: a man with perfect memory who must solve his own family's murder.

MEMORY MAN

Amos Decker's life changed forever--twice.

The first time was on the gridiron. A big, towering
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