For fans of Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones and House of Cards! Click here for readalikes.
- November 17th at 7pm: The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman
Call us at (631) 586-3000 to reserve your copy – new members welcome!
Racial tension of the turbulent 60s provides the backdrop for this charming coming-of-age story. Liberty “Ibby” Bell finds herself literally dropped off at her grandmother Fannie’s doorstep. No color boundaries here, Fannie and the household servants all become family to her. Recommended to fans of The Help.
Don Tillman is a genetics professor on the quest for the perfect wife: The Wife Project. Socially challenged, yet brilliant, Don uses science to create a sixteen page survey for his prospects to fill out! When Rosie Jarman enters his life, Don’s best laid plans are on a detour. This hilarious book reminds us of the magic of human beings connecting, and unexpected surprises!
Don’t let this title fool you, it happens to be a “guy read” as well.
Pete Snow, a social worker, doesn’t realize how much his life is about to change when he first tries to help an 11 year old boy living in the Montana wilderness. Jeremiah Pearl, the boy’s father, is even more disturbing than his son Benjamin Pearl. As Pete continues to do his job, he dives headfirst into a complex, chaotic world of paranoia including an FBI manhunt. All the while, Pete’s owns personal life starts to unravel when his teenage daughter runs away from home. The author does a mind bending job of exploring the raw and shocking aspects of our behavior as humans, in a very realistic brilliant way!