If you’re reading this, it’s safe to guess you’re fond of books, reading, and being transported to different times, places, experiences, and viewpoints. We invite you to check out what others are reading and share your recommendations of favorite titles with us. To see the complete list of books from 2019 through 2022, go to the Tidelines website here and look for the Seabrookers Read tab.
Tom Lake by Ann Patchett
Recalling the past at her daughters’ request, Lara tells the story of a famous actor with whom she shared both a stage and a romance, which causes her daughters to examine their own lives and reconsider the world and everything they thought they knew. (2023, Fiction)
Lessons by Ian McEwan
With his life constantly in flux as he lives through many historic upheavals, Roland Baines, haunted by lost opportunities, searches for comfort through music, literature, friends, sex, politics and love, struggling against global events beyond his control that have shaped his existence and memories. (2023, Fiction)
Charleston: Race, Water and the Coming Storms by Susan P. Crawford
The author chronicles the tumultuous recent past in the life of the city of Charleston–from protests to hurricanes–while revealing the escalating risk in its future. (2023, Nonfiction)
The Book Woman’s Daughter by Kim Michele Richardson
In the ruggedness of the beautiful Kentucky mountains, Honey Lovett has always known that the old ways can make a hard life harder. As the daughter of the famed blue-skinned, Troublesome Creek packhorse librarian, Honey and her family have been hiding from the law all her life. But when her mother and father are imprisoned, Honey realizes she must fight to stay free, or risk being sent away for good. (2022, Fiction)
Crook Manifesto by Colson Whitehead
A furniture store owner and ex-grifter leaves the straight and narrow path when he needs Jackson 5 tickets for his daughter in 1971 Manhattan. (2023, Fiction)
In Memoriam by Alice Winn
Two young men journey from their idyllic boarding school in the English countryside to the trenches in this tale of a forbidden relationship set against WWI. (2023, Fiction)
Nine Black Robes by Joan Biskupic
With unparalleled access to key players, Biskupic shows the tactics of each justice and reveals switched votes and internal pacts that typically never make the light of day, yet will have repercussions for generations to come. (2023, Nonfiction)
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