Seabrookers Are Reading…

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:

Bluebird, Bluebird
by Attica Locke
Forced by duty to return to his racially divided East Texas hometown, an African-American Texas Ranger risks his job and reputation to investigate a highly charged double-murder case involving a black Chicago lawyer and a local white woman. (2017, 307 pgs; Fiction)

The Education of an Idealist
by Samantha Power
In her memoir, Power offers an urgent response to the question “What can one person do?”–and a call for a clearer eye, a kinder heart, and a more open and civil hand in our politics and daily lives. Follow her distinctly American journey from immigrant to war correspondent to presidential Cabinet official. (2019, 580 pgs; Nonfiction)

A Human History of the Worlds Beneath Our Feet
by Will Hunt
From sacred caves and derelict subway stations to nuclear bunkers and ancient underground cities—this is an exploration of the history, science, architecture, and mythology of the worlds beneath our feet. (2019, 275 pgs; Nonfiction)

by Elizabeth McCracken
A sweeping and enchanting new novel from the widely beloved, award-winning author Elizabeth McCracken about three generations of an unconventional New England family who own and operate a candlepin bowling alley. (2019, 373 pgs; Fiction)

We look forward to hearing about the books you or your book club recommend.

  • Include your name (although it will not be published), the title, and author of the book you are recommending and email this to Tidelines at (You may be able to click on the email address to open a new message.)
  • For audiobooks, include the name of the narrator.
  • Tidelines editors will provide a blurb to tell a little about the book and add the book jacket image.
  • Publication is at the discretion of Tidelines editors.

Please donate any recently published books to The Lake House Library.

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