Reading Recommendations

Left to Hide by Blake Pierce (available on Hoopla)- An Italian couple vacationing in Germany are found brutally murdered, causing an international outcry. FBI special agent Adele Sharp is the only one with the international expertise to cross borders and stop the killer-and she finds herself working alongside her estranged father, who knows far more about her mother's unsolved murder than he lets on.

The Printed Letter Bookshop by Katherine Reay (available on Hoopla)- One of Madeline Cullen's happiest childhood memories is of working with her Aunt Maddie in the quaint and cozy Printed Letter Bookshop. But by the time Madeline inherits the shop nearly twenty years later, family troubles and her own bitter losses have hardened Madeline's heart toward her once-treasured aunt-and the now struggling bookshop left in her care.

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The Last Wife by Karen Hamilton (available on Hoopla)- Marie Langham is devastated when her childhood friend Nina is diagnosed with a terminal illness. Before Nina passes away, she asks Marie to look out for her family-her son, daughter and husband, Stuart. Marie would do anything for Nina, so of course she agrees.

Stranger in the Lake by Kimberly Belle (available on Hoopla)- When Charlotte married the wealthy widower Paul, it caused a ripple of gossip in their small lakeside town. They have a charmed life together, despite the cruel whispers about her humble past and his first marriage. But everything starts to unravel when she discovers a young woman’s body floating in the exact same spot where Paul’s first wife tragically drowned.

My Dead Hamilton by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie (available on Hoopla) - From the New York Times bestselling authors of "America's First Daughter" comes the epic story of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton a revolutionary woman who, like her new nation, struggled to define herself in the wake of war, betrayal, and tragedy. Haunting, moving, and beautifully written, Dray and Kamoie used thousands of letters and original sources to tell Eliza's story as it's never been told before not just as the wronged wife at the center of a political sex scandal but also as a founding mother who shaped an American legacy in her own right.

 

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