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Book Recommendations

October, 2016

By: B. A. Paris
Grace and Jack seem to have the perfect marriage. His coworkers and friends know that he is absolutely devoted to his wife. Grace is slim, attractive, and a charming hostess. But are these just roles that Jack and Grace play? Is their marriage really a loving partnership? Much of this book is implausible, but there are still some twists and turns in the plot that make it a satisfying read.
By: Heather Young
Debut novelist Heather Young has woven a captivating story which moves back and forth in time between members of the same extended family. In 1935, six-year-old Emily goes missing at her family's remote summer house. After her disappearance, her mother and two sisters, Lilith and Lucy, have the house winterized and live there for the rest of their lives. Sixty years later, single mother Justine, Lilith's granddaughter, inherits the house unexpectedly. She hopes to make a fresh start in Minnesota with her two young daughters. Her only neighbors are two elderly brothers who were lifelong friends of Lucy and Lilith. This novel is much more than another book about a missing girl. The author has developed complicated characters and some twists and turns in the plot that will keep readers staying up late at night to discover what happens next.

September, 2016

By: Ruth Ware
Lo Blacklock, a travel journalist, has landed the assignment of a lifetime -- covering the maiden voyage of the Norwegian luxury cruise ship, the Aurora. Lo is awakened in the middle of her first night onboard when she hears loud noises from the neighboring cabin. When she opens the door onto her veranda, she is sure that she sees a body in the water. Although she raises the alarm, all passengers and crew are accounted for. Who was in the water?
By: Liane Moriarty
Author Liane Moriarty weaves her magic once again in this outstanding novel set in the suburbs of Sydney, Australia. Sam and Clementine are happily married with two young children. Their close friends, Erika and Oliver, invite them to a barbecue at the home of their neighbors, Tiffany and Vid. What happens at the barbecue changes everyone. The audio version of this book is an absolute delight!