and her Maisie Dobbs mystery series featuring a British woman-detective set between World Wars I and II then you might also enjoy these titles,
You may notice books on the shelf-end or "endcap" displays in the Adult area have a special "Master the Art of Reading" bookmarks. These bookmarks are put in books as suggestions for the various Adult Summer Reading program levels, Student, Apprentice, and Master. For example, if there is a book on the end display of the Romance area with a bookmark, it will fulfill the requirment for the Student level Romance catagory. You are welcome to keep the bookmark with the book when you check out.
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote. With her tousled blond hair and upturned nose, dark glasses and chic black dresses, Holly Golightly is top notch in style and a sensation wherever she goes. Her brownstone apartment vibrates with martini-soaked parties as she plays hostess to millionaires and gangsters alike. Yet Holly never loses sight of her ultimate goal.
Stealing Buddha's Dinner: a memoir by Bich Minh Nguyen. As a Vietnamese girl coming of age in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Bich Nguyen is filled with a rapacious hunger for American identity. In the pre-PC era Midwest, where the devoutly Christian blond-haired, blue-eyed Jennifers and Tiffanys reign supreme, Nguyen's barely conscious desire to belong transmutes into a passion for American food. This selection is part of The Great Michigan Read, a state-wide reading program sponsored by the Michigan Humanities Council.
or Terry McMIllan, Kimberla Lawson Roby, ReShonda Tate Billingsley try these titles:
- Wanda Brunstetter started a new series, Indiana Cousins with the title A Cousin's Promise
- Brunstetter also writes the Sisters of Holmes County series, the first is A Sister's Secret
- Paul Gaus writes the Ohio Amish Mystery series, the first title is Blood of the Prodigal
- Cindy Woodsmall writes the Sisters of the Quilt series, the first title is When the Heart Cries
- Beth Wiseman writes the Daughter's of the Promise series, beginning w
and can't get enough even with his many books coming out this year try some of these books that could grab you right from the first page:
- The Eighth Day by John Case
- Tell No One by Harlan Coban
- Prey by Michael Crichton
- Devil's Teardrop by Jeffrey Deaver
Also look at the May We Suggest list for Greg Iles fan? Have you read...
Get Creative! Celebrate Adult Summer Reading by bringing in a sample of a creative project (could be stitching, jewelry, gardening, cooking) along with a book you consider an indispensible resource. Adult Summer Reading participants will receive and extra entry in the prize drawing.