The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

Forty years ago, Harriet Vanger disappeared off the secluded island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger family. There was no corpse, no witnesses, no evidence. But her uncle, Henrik, is convinced that she was murdered by someone from her own deeply dysfunctional family. Disgraced journalist Mikael Blomkvist is hired to investigate, but he quickly […]

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Giant Days

In this hilarious graphic novel series, Susan, Esther, and Daisy started at University.  Despite their very different personalities and interests, they bond immediately. While this series is very much a coming-of-age story for each girl, it stands out because of how funny it is.  Readers can easily relate to watching them fight off the flu, […]

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“The Darkling Bride” by Laura Andersen

Deeprath Castle has been home to the Gallagher Family for the past 700 hundred years. Aidan, the current Viscount Gallagher has not lived there since the violent and unsolved death of his parents two decades earlier. When he finally does return, it is to sign the castle over to become a public trust. Before Aidan […]

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Where the Past Begins by Amy Tan

“…there is no greater meaning to my life than what happens when I write,” Amy Tan writes in her newest book, Where the Past Begins.  As the narrative unfolds, Tan reveals and reflects on the personal and professional choices she has made to become the writer that she is today. Along the way, she defines […]

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“Murder on Black Swan Lane” by Andrea Penrose

Lord Wrexford lives his life on his terms, and scorns anyone who gets in his way.  But when the man he very recently and very publicly argued with is murdered, his freedom – and his life – are put in jeopardy when he suddenly becomes the number one suspect.  He quickly decides the best way […]

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