A fresh batch of staff recommendations for anyone looking to build their To-Be-Read list.
Hester: Amazing re-telling of The Scarlet Letter. Albanese shares a wonderful story of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Isobel Gamble, the woman she imagines to be the inspiration for Hester Prynne. ~Leslie M.
The Sun Down Motel: Before she was born Carly Kirk's aunt Viv disappeared while working at the Sun Down Motel in Fell, NY. Carly has never been able to let go of her aunt's mysterious disappearance. So Carly moves to Fell to visit the motel where nothing has changed since 1982. But something isn't right at the motel. Something haunting and scary. ~ Bonnie
Deliberate Cruelty: The true story of how a murder affects the lives of Capote and his swans. A must read. ~Leslie W.
The Apricot Lanes Farm Cookbook: More than a run of the mill cookbook. This one is filled with great stories of a city couple turned farmers, and they owe it all to their beloved late dog! A+ recipes too. ~Ashley
(You will recognize this family from the popular documentary Biggest Little Farm also available at the library)
Nantucket White Christmas: This is a "feel-good" small-town Christmas story that takes place on Nantucket Island. Author Pamela Kelley continues her story with The Beach Cove Inn & The Hodges Family. ~ Erin