The Adult Services department staff at the Headquarters Branch love to share what they're reading and recommend their favorite titles to our patrons. Since we can't do this in person right now, here's a virtual recommendation list from our team!
Sarah has been reading The Field of Blood and The Dead Hour, which are the first two books in Denise Mina's Paddy Meehan series. They are about a young woman, Paddy Meehan, who is starting off her career at a Glasgow newspaper in the 1980's. Through her reporting she solves murder mysteries.
Karen has been reading Anxious for Nothing by Max Lucado.
"I think our patrons who are interested in faith based works may like it." - Karen
Sheila is reading Sweep with Me, which is the fifth book in the Innkeeper Chronicles series by Ilona Andrews.
"Nice mix of snarky banter, humor, romance, and science fiction/fantasy action adventure." - Sheila
Caroline has been reading Jody Taylor's series, The Chronicles of St. Mary's.
Sabrina recommends Dead Men Do Tell Tales by William R. Maples. Dr. Maples was a noted forensic anthropologist who worked at the C.A. Pound Human Identification Laboratory at the Florida Museum of Natural History here in Gainesville, FL. In his book, Maples revisits his strangest, most interesting, and most horrific investigations.
Jeremy has been reading Being Jazz by Jazz Jennings.
Pat recommends The Magnolia Story by Chip and Joanna Gaines and Capital Gaines by Chip Gaines. These two former stars of the hit television show Fixer Upper just hosted a four-hour sneak-preview on April 26 about their new venture, the Magnolia Network, which will launch October 4 on ABC. Check out Pat's blogs on The Magnolia Story and Capital Gaines for more info.
Jasmine is rereading Tessa Dare's series, Girl Meets Duke.
"Eccentric ladies finding love with a happy ending? Count me in!" - Jasmine
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