Since we’re all practicing “social distancing,” it’s important for us to connect in other ways. What are you listening to or reading to pass the time? Send us a list of what you’re reading. Here is the latest installment from our readers:
The Rain Watcher
by Tatiana de Rosnay
This powerful family drama is set in Paris as the Malegarde family gathers to celebrate the father’s 70th birthday. Their hidden fears and secrets are slowly unraveled as the City of Light undergoes a stunning natural disaster. Seen through the eyes of charismatic photographer Linden Malegarde, the youngest son, all members of the family will have to fight to keep their unity against tragic circumstances. Audiobook narrated by Simon Vance. (2018, 229 pgs; Fiction)
by Nora Roberts.
Year One, book one of the series Chronicles of the One, is an epic of hope and horror, chaos and magick, and a journey that will unite a desperate group of people to fight the battle of their lives. Audiobook narrated by Julia Whelan. (2017, 419 pgs; Fiction)
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
by Rachel Joyce
Harold Fry is convinced that he must deliver a letter to an old love in order to save her, meeting various characters along the way and reminiscing about the events of his past and people he has known, as he tries to find peace and acceptance. (2012, 320 pgs; Fiction)
Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune
by Bill Dedman
This nonfiction account of wealth and loss, complete with copper barons, Gilded Age opulence, and backdoor politics has at its heart a reclusive 104-year-old heiress named Huguette Clark. It is a touching story of an eccentric, a last jewel of the Gilded Age, who lived life on her own terms. (2013, 470 pgs; Nonfiction)
We look forward to hearing about the books you or your book club recommend.
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