Staff's Picks



Recommended by: Earnestine B

Claire Mallory is finally settling into her dream house and enjoying the summer. Her daughter, Caron, and her friend Inez are volunteering at a Literary Council. The Council helps college students and immigrants learn to speak and read English.

When a Polish immigrant is dead at the Council, Claire quickly starts her own investigation into the murder. She quickly learns everything is not what it seems.

This is the 19th in the series. It's a good cozy.

Still Life

Joy Fielding

Recommended by: Anonymous

Still Life tells the story of a young woman who is hit by a car, and finds herself in a coma, unable to move or communicate, but able to hear what is happening around her.  As the story progresses, it becomes harder to tell who she can trust, and who is trying to kill her.  

An Ordinary Woman

Cecelia Holland

Recommended by: Nancy B

Nancy Kelsey, her husband and a small group of Americans make the perilous overland trek to California where she works at Sutter's Fort and rides tin the rebellion that wrests California from Mexico in a novel based on the real life exploits of one courageous American pioneer woman.

The Bride Wore Size 12

Cabot, Meg

Recommended by: epitcher

Another winner in the Heather Healther Wells Series.

Mad Men Season 6

Recommended by: epitcher

Another great season for this show.


Stephen King

Recommended by: Earnestine B

  In the second book of the Shining series,we catch up with a middle-aged Dan Torrance. He has drifted from place to place trying to deal with what happened to him at the Overlook when his dad had died. Dan has his own issues with alcohol. He finally settles down in a small town in New Hampshire and joins AA.

   He works in a nursing home and he got the name of Doctor Sleep. When a resident is close to death, he and a resident cat visits the person and eases them into their death.

    On the road there is a tribe of people driving RV's called the True Knot. They're looking for some special children with the same gift that Dan had as a child and still possess it. He is soon  teamed up with a teenager and they are doing their best to destroy the True Knot.

    Great sequel and fans of the Shining will like this new addition.

The First Phone Call From Heaven

Mitch Albom

Recommended by: Nancy B

It tells the story of a small town on the shores of Lake Michigan that gets worldwide attention when its' citizens begin getting calls from the afterlife.  Is it the greatest miracle or a giant hoax?

Bridget Jones: mad about the boy

Fielding, Helen

Recommended by: epitcher

The lastest in Fielding's Bridget Jones series.  If you liked the others you will like this once you get passed the surprise plot twist.

All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion

Fannie Flagg

Recommended by: Earnestine B

  Sookie Poole has just married off the last of her daughters and is looking forward to some time alone with her husband . When a registered letter come for her mother and her whole world comes crashing down. To her horror, she isn't who she thought she was. Soon Sookie is on a quest to find out who she is and where she belongs.

  Fans of Fannie Flagg will not be disappointed with this new novel.


Baler, Jo

Recommended by: epitcher

This is a treat for Austen fans.  It is a retelling of Pride and Prejudice from the servants point of view.  Enjoy.