Books

New Adult Romance

Have you seen this new category?  Are you a little confused between Young Adult, New Adult and Adult?    New Adult is geared toward the 18-25 year age group.  This category has really become popular because of great authors like Jamie McGuire, Sylvia Day, Colleen Hoover and Samantha Young.  Remember you certainly don’t have to be between the ages of  18 – 25 to read!  Check out some of these titles.

The Accident

I wanted to read The Accident after reading Pavone’s best seller, The Expats. This story isn’t as compelling as The Expats but it was entertaining. Isabel Reed, a New York literary agent, receives a manuscript from an anonymous author. It is sure to be a best seller, but since it reveals secrets kept by powerful people, she is afraid that it will be dangerous to publish the book. Sure enough, her assistant is murdered and soon Isabel and her associate Jeff are running for their lives.

Book Hunters in Brief #31: Jane Austen

BHinB#31: Jane AustenChances are pretty good that Jane Austen didn’t imagine the industriousness she would inspire two centuries after she went to that great cotillion in the sky.

Coming Home to the Alamo

The Alamo and Beyond: a Collector's JourneyAre you a fan of world-famous musician Phil Collins?  Well, he's a fan of yours.  Or rather, a fan of Texas and its history.  From childhood he's followed the stories and legends of our state's progression from territory to Republic to State.

Goodbye City Life...

Over the past century, the American population began to trade a life of rural agriculture for a place in the big city. More than 80% of the population now lives in or near a city. What happens when today's city-folk try their hand at various farming endeavors today? Read these books to find out:

Book Hunters in Brief #30: Teen Beach Reads

Here are some cool reads--perfect for a day soaking up the sun with the sand between your toes.

Spring Branch Memorial Library -- The Page Turners

PompeiiTitle to be discussed: Pompeii, by Robert Harris.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, Aug. 12, 6:30pm.  Summary: When the aqueduct that brings fresh water to thousands of people around the bay of Naples fails, Roman engineer Marius Primus heads to the slopes of Mount Vesuvius to investigate, only to come face to face with an impending catastrophe.

 

While You Wait…

The CollectorAre you one of the more than 200 people waiting for Nora Roberts’ newest novel,

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