Looking for Reading Ideas?
The Princeton Library recently hosted a book talk and title/author preview by Mary Elliott, library employee and co-owner of Pastimes, an independent book store in Princeton. Here is a list of titles that event participants gave high praise. All titles are available at the Princeton Public Library or by reserving from other Winnefox Library System members. Season's Readings!
Middlesex & The Marriage Plot, both by Jeffrey Eugenides
Spy by Daniel Silva (if you enjoy this title, you’ll want to read more)
James McPherson’s books on the War Between the States
Driftless by David Rhodes, a Wisconsin author
Owen Parry’s mysteries featuring Abel Jones, set during the American Civil War
Seek My Face by John Updike
Breathing Lessons, older title by Anne Tyler (turned into a movie)
State of Wonder (newer) & Bel Canto (older) both titles by Anne Patchett
One of Our Thursdays is Missing by Jasper Fforde (many fun mysteries in this series)
The Giver, children’s award winner by Lois Lowry
Book of Silence by Sara Maitland