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June 2022 Staff picks


Amee: Nettle & Bone by T. Kingfisher (fantasy)

With help from a dust-wife, godmother, dead dog, and a murderer, can Marra become

the hero needed to protect her sister and kill the prince? I had not read anything by

T. Kingfisher but now, I will need to find her other books. This was an excellent fantasy


Death on the Nile (dvd)

New movie version of Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile. Excellent twisty whodunit

starring Kenneth Branagh, Gal Gadot and Armie Hammer.

It’s Okay to be a Unicorn by Jason Tharp (children’s)

Cornelius hides that he is a unicorn under his many hats because sometimes horses in Hoofington are not always kind to unicorns. What happens when Cornelius decides to

share his uniqueness during the Hoofapalooza festival? This is an awesome story about uniqueness, kindness, and acceptance. I would encourage everyone to read!

Dawn: Cozy White Cottage Seasons by Liz Marie Galvan (non-fiction)

This interior design book give cozy cottage inspiration including tips, DIY’s and recipes

to create a cozy home for all seasons.

Karen: The Younger Wife by Sally Hepworth (thriller)

Two sisters deal with their father's engagement to a younger woman, his secret marriage and the hint of abuse.

Mary: The Vanishing Type by Ellery Adams (cozy mystery)

Book 5 in the Secret, Book, and Scone Society series.  Bookshop owner Nora Pennington

and her librarian friend unravel the connection between The Scarlet Letter, an obscure

19th century writer and a dead hiker.

Megan: Notorious by Diana Palmer (romance)

Gaby Dupont has trouble trusting men. When her family’s fortune is in jeopardy she goes undercover and takes a job with the lawyer who may or may not be on her side. Can she trust Nicholas Chandler? Will he protect Gaby when her secret is out and she is in trouble? Read and find out!

Heather: Enough Already by Valerie Bertinelli (biography)

I love her books. This is her third book. I love that she tells stories of her life and all the

hard times she has endured. This one deals with Covid, the loss of her ex-husband and

her weight issues.

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