May 2021 Staff picks
Amee: Black Widows by Cate Quinn- A murder mystery with an interesting character choice and setting. Blake Nelson is found murdered and his “three” wives are the main suspects. Each wife suspects the other. Can they work together to solve their husband’s murder?
Karen: The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins- Modern retelling of “Jane Eyre” with a twist ending.
Kasey: Those Who are Saved by Alexis Landay- A heartbreaking World War II novel. One mother’s impossible choice and her search for her daughter against all odds.
Katie: The Transatlantic Book Club by Felicity Hayes-McCoy- To cheer up her recently widowed grandmother, Cassie decides to start a transatlantic book club with the people on Finfarran Peninsula and the town of Resolve in the United States where many Irish immigrated to. The book club stirs up the past and plenty of drama! A great read for rainy days! Can be read as a stand alone novel or as part of the “Finfarran Peninsula” series.
Mary: The Last Bookshop in London by Madeline Martin- Inspired by the true World War II history of the few bookshops to survive the Blitz, The Last Bookshop in London is a timeless story of wartime loss, love and the enduring power of literature.-Goodreads.
Megan: Bear Can't Wait by Karma Wilson- Fans of the Bear books this is a must read! In his newest book, Bear is trying to be patient, but he is so excited for the surprise he is
planning for Hare. Will everything work out or will Bear make a mess of things? Read and find out!