Greene Book Recommendations
By: Sigrid MacRae
Sigrid MacRae's wonderful family memoir is set in the turbulent time of WWII. Her mother, who married a Russian exile in the late 1920s, wound up a widow with six children after her husband was killed fighting for the Germans. After finding a long-unopened box of love letters between her parents, MacRae set out to discover the father she never knew, and in the process came to understand the extraordinary, bi-continental and multigenerational history of her family.
By: Nick Trout
Veterinarian Cyrus Mills has reluctantly inherited his late father's practice in tiny Eden Falls, Vermont. A national veterinary chain in a neighboring town is doing its best to put Mills out of business. Mills tackles some puzzling cases, both animal and human. He starts to appreciate the quirky residents of his community, especially the alluring Amy, a waitress at the local diner. This is a lighthearted, enjoyable read.