Two Book Reviews: The Janson Command +The Games

Robert Ludlum’s The Janson Command¬†by Justin Scott

I appreciated the integrity of Janson in choosing his assignments. I really enjoyed this novel.

The Games by James Patterson

I learned a lot about Olympics at Rio. The book helped set the scene for the 2016 Olympics.

– Barbara, Ephrata, PA

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Blue by Danielle Steel

Ginny met Blue at the lowest point in her. About to end her life, the teenager became the best thing to bring hr back to real life. A chance meeting changes 3 lives.

– Julie, Ephrata, PA

(note: we are currently publishing patrons’ reviews of books, many of whom participated in the adult summer reading. Thank you to all who wrote reviews.)

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Invention of Wings

Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

Tells the story of a young slave girl and her owner during the early 19th century in Charleston. Both girls are looking to escape the hands they’ve been dealt in hopes to make a better and more meaningful life for themselves. The story accounts their remarkable friendship over many years and how through trial and heartbreak, their wish to live a better life is achieved…together!


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The Rumor

The Rumor by Elin Hilderbrand

Very cute and funny beach read. Loved it.


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The Mermaid Chair

The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd

A woman returns to her hometown to take care of her sick mother. Upon returning, she rediscovers the secrets of The Mermaid Chair and must choose between a new love and the life she’s already known.


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We Were Liars

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

4 friends spend the summer together each year and begin to grow frustrated with their place in life. One summer they make a decision that will change their lives forever.


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A Fall of Marigolds

A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner

A mysterious scarf ties two women, who have suffered a terrible loss, together. Tells the story of a nurse on Ellis Island who is trying to come to terms with a terrible tragedy. In a separate time, a woman searches for meaning and in her life as she mourns the loss of her husband on 9/11.


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