Looking for a new book to try? Some of your fellow patrons have taken time to stop by Reader Services and share about how much they enjoyed these titles:
What Angels Fear by C. S. Harris
This is the first in a long series featuring Sebastian St. Cyr, son of an earl who becomes a sleuth when he finds himself the prime suspect in a horrible murder. Set against the backdrop of 1811 London society, this well-researched historical fiction does have some violence, but is also filled with suspense, mystery and a bit of romance.
The Jealous Kind by James Lee Burke
Burke’s writing is always great and this coming-of-age story set in Texas during the 1950s is not to be missed.
Forty Autumns: A Family’s Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall by Nina Willner 943.1552 WIL
Readers of history will enjoy this page-turning memoir about generations of a German family torn apart during the Cold War. “It really helped me better understand my own family’s experience regarding the Berlin Wall and a divided Germany.”
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval N. Harari 909 HAR
“What a fascinating, provoking look at where humans have come from and where we are heading – in a very nice way, the author points out we are all filthy murderers!”