The Blog of Toledo Lucas County Public Library
It's hard to believe the end of summer is almost here. According to the Old Farmer's Almanac, the Fall Equinox begins on September 22nd, so we have to say goodbye to summer soon. To make the transition a little more enjoyable, we put together a selection of wonderful, upbeat, end of the summer reads - enjoy!
Hello Sunshine by Laura Dave
Sunshine Mackenzie is a culinary star with millions of fans and a devoted, supportive husband. And then she gets hacked, her darkest secrets are revealed and she loses everything. Forced to return to her childhood home—and the estranged sister—she’s tried hard to forget, what Sunshine does amid the ashes of her own destruction may well save her life.
The Captain’s Daughter by Meg Mitchell Moore
For fans of Elin Hilderbrand and Emma Straub comes an emotionally gripping novel about a woman who returns to her hometown in coastal Maine and finds herself pondering the age-old question of what could have been.
Class Mom by Laurie Gelman
Relatable, irreverent and hilarious in the spirit of Maria Semple, Gelman’s clever novel about a year in the life of a kindergarten class mom is a brilliant send-up of the surprisingly cutthroat terrain of parent politics.
How to Find Love in a Bookshop by Veronica Henry
The enchanting story of a bookshop, its grieving owner, a supportive literary community, and the extraordinary power of books to heal the heart.
The Luster of Lost Things by Sophie Chen Keller
In this story for readers of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and A Man Called Ove, when all seems lost, a silent young man accompanied by his overweight golden retriever goes on a journey to find what matters most.
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