OUR RECOMMENDATIONS

THE STARS ARE FIRE / Anita Shreve

Grace and Gene have a quaint home just off the coast of Maine.  With two children and Gene working six days a week, the family is always busy.  Their marriage is not perfect, but Grace makes the best of her situation, and loves to visit with her neighbor, and best friend, Rosie.  When a raging […]

 

THE RED-HAIRED WOMAN / Orhan Pamuk

This is a minor book by the Nobel prize-winning Turkish author, which Pamuk fans in particular will enjoy.  The book is a meditation on fathers and sons – fathers that desert sons, sons that kill fathers (like Oedipus, a frequent and continuous topic in the book), fathers that kill sons (referring to the Persian Rustam […]

 

WATCH ME DISAPPEAR / Janelle Brown

Billie, a suburban mother, has been missing and presumed dead for almost a year.  With the anniversary getting close, her husband, Jonathan, and daughter, Olive, begin to untangle the complicated story of Billie.  Jonathan begins a comprehensive search of Billie’s laptop.  Olive has visions of her mother and is convinced that Billie is alive and […]