Even though it’s possible to venture out in our “new normal,” reading will likely continue to be a favored pastime of Seabrookers. We hope you’ll continue to send us titles. Here is the latest installment from our readers:
The Bookseller by Mark Pryor
Hugo Marston buys an ancient book from his friend Max, at the old bookseller’s stall beside the River Seine. Moments later, Max is kidnapped. Hugo must now connect the old man’s bizarre history with the ancient book, and solve the mysterious disappearance of other booksellers. This book is the first of a currently 9-book series set in Paris. The author is a prosecutor who resides in Austin, TX. (2012, 303 pgs; Fiction)
Code Name Hélène
by Ariel Lawhon
Lawhon’s novel is based on the real-life story of socialite spy Nancy Wake, the astonishing woman who killed a Nazi with her bare hands and went on to become one of the most decorated women in WWII. (2020; 464 pgs; Fiction)
The Book of Longings
by Sue Monk Kidd
This audacious novel centers on Ana, the fictitious Galilean wife of Jesus and sister of the infamous disciple Judas. Ana is able to read and write, unusual for Jewish women of the time. Her powerful desire to record the stories of women who would otherwise be forgotten drives the first-person narrative. (2020, 432 pgs; Fiction)
We look forward to hearing about the books you or your book club recommend.
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