Love Letters by Debbie Macomber

In this enchanting novel set at Cedar Cove’s cozy Rose Harbor Inn, #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber celebrates the power of love–and a well-timed love letter–to inspire hope and mend a broken heart. Summer is a busy season at the inn, so proprietor Jo Marie Rose and handyman Mark Taylor have spent a lot of time together keeping the property running.

Recommended by: Valerie N.

 

 

 

 

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

In just two decades–she died in 1965, at the age of 48–Shirley Jackson created a weird and distinctive world of fiction, one in which a grinning death’s head lies just behind the smiling mask of so-called everyday life. She first displayed her genius for conjuring daylight demons in The Lottery, the classic collection whose world-famous title story is an allegory of bloodlust and blind obedience to tradition.

Recommended by: Danny

 

 

 

 

 

Dark Lord of Derkholm by Diana Wynne Jones

Derk, an unconventional wizard, and his magical family become involved in a plan to put a stop to the devastating tours of their world arranged by the tyrannical Mr. Chesney

Recommended by: Crystal

 

 

 

 

 

 

Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne

An adventurous geology professor mounts an expedition that descends into a subterranean world of luminous rocks, antediluvian forests, and fantastic marine life — a living past that holds the secrets to the origins of human existence. Jules Verne‘s 19th-century action classic has the added appeal of a psychological quest, in which the journey is as significant as the destination

Recommended by: Chris

 

 

 

 

 

Fire in the Hole by Elmore Leonard

n the title story, the basis for the hit FX series “Justified,” U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens meets up with an old friend, but they’re now on different sides of the law. Federal marshal Karen Sisco, from “Out of Sight,” returns in “Karen Makes Out,” once again inadvertently mixing pleasure with business. In “When the Women Come Out to Dance,” Mrs. Mahmood gets more than she bargains for when she conspires with her maid to end her unhappy marriage.

Recommended by: Dru