Recommendation written by Jenny Beckler This story follows four California doctors as they travel to Paris for a conference with four Paris doctors to trade information on how each city/country treats trauma patients due to mass events such as terrorist attacks or earthquakes. While in Paris, the doctors respond to one such terrorist attack that … Continue reading For medical fiction, thriller, and romance fans: Turning Point by Danielle Steel
Recommendation written by an anonymous Beulah Library patron This book was very thought-provoking. It will take you into another world. Throughout the book, it made me wonder if the characters were living in a world of dystopia or utopia. Read the whole book before you decide. The Giver is a quick read, suspenseful, and has … Continue reading The Giver by Lois Lowry
Recommendation written by an anonymous Beulah Library patron I enjoyed this book. It was a different take on the usual mystery/murder story. It also pulled in some historical fiction from WWI, which is another enjoyable genre for me. It was a fairly quick and easy read with some exciting suspenseful parts. There were unique characters … Continue reading For mystery fans: Masie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear
Recommendation written by Amy Prince This book has you hooked after the first two chapters. After the second chapter, it has you wondering if the wife actually killed her husband or not. It then jumps ahead to a psychotherapist that gets assigned to treat her. The problem is she has not talked in years since … Continue reading For mystery or thriller fans: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
Recommendation written by Elizabeth Watson This is not a book I would have chosen for myself, but the teen readers in my life said it was a must-read. It brings up relevant issues. It reminds me of how history is there to teach us to learn from our mistakes.
Recommendation written by Kelsie Schmidt Although it's blazing hot in the summer, my favorite summer read is actually a book that takes place during the winter! I like to read this book at least every other summer because it's such a cute little love story that incorporates some fantasy elements including angels on Earth. It's … Continue reading For romance fans: Coffeehouse Angel by Suzanne Selfors
Recommendation submitted by Paula Battest My favorite summer read so far is "Such a Fun Age" by Kiley Reid. It was released on December 31, 2019, and is a story about race and privilege. A young black woman is the babysitter for a white family. She is a very level-headed young lady and she talks … Continue reading For coming-of-age story fans: Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
Recommendation written by Jen Schepp What a great WWII historical read! This story bounces between preset day and the past, Alice and Alina being the two main characters. It is a story of love, war, heartbreak, secrets, and bravery. I highly recommend this book! Normally the WWII books are so sad, with reason to be, … Continue reading For historical fiction fans: The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer
Recommendation written by Jean Schutt I love any book by Susan Wiggs. New York fashion world, failure, foster mom to her best friend's kids whose mother died from drug overdose. Relocate to Washington state to start life over.
Recommendation written by Karen Schmidt A fast paced, suspenseful story of Artemis Fowl saving his dad from villains. This intelligent boy outwits the kidnappers, saves his dad, and learns that all the "fairy" tales his dad told him were true.