Recommended Reads

Libraries may be closed but that doesn’t mean you can’t still get new reading material. Check out the ebooks the library has, order paper books online or ask a friend to drop books off.  Below is a list of recommended reads by Susan Weston – an avid reader, volunteer and sister.

Book List


All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doer

The Nightingale Kristen Hannah

I know This much is True Wally Lamb

Unsheltered Barbara Kingsolver

Weaving Water A. Beckel

A Gentleman in Moscow Amar Towles

The Gold Finch Donna Tart

Do Not Say We Have Nothing M. Thien

And the Birds Rained Down J. Saucier

The Testaments M. Atwood

Water for Elephants S. Gruen

Warlight M. Ondaatje

Life After Life Kate Atkinson

And the Mountain Echoed K. Hosseni

The Great Alone Kristin Hannah

Educated Tara Westover

Alone in the Classroom Elizabeth Hayes

Rules of Civility Amor Towles

Sweetland Michael Crummy

The Innocents Michael Crummy

Olive Kitteridge Elizabeth Strout

Olive Again Elizabeth Strout

I heard the Crawdads Sing Delia Owens

The Tattooist of Auschwitz Heather Morris

The Alice Network Kate Quinn

Women Talking Mariam Towes

A man Called Ove F. Backman

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry Rachel Joyce

Half-Blood Blues Esi Edugyan

The Painted Girls C. Buchanan

My Brilliant Friend Elena Ferrante

Washington Black Edugyan



Becoming Michelle Obama

Talking to Strangers Malcolm Gladwell

Outliers Malcolm Gladwell

In the Garden of Beasts Erik Larson (he has other books)

The Library Book Susan Orlean

All things Consoled Elizabeth Hay



Th Hypnotist Lars Kepplar (ist in a series_

The Keeper of Lost Causes Jussi Adler-Olsen (ist in a series)

Into the Water Paula Hawkins

The House of Silk Anthoney Horowirz (many more)

A pitying of Doves Steve Burrows (many more)

Hypothermia Arnaldur Indriadason (+ many)

The Child Fiona Barton (+ more)

The Snowman Harry Hole ( + many more)

Faceless Killers Henning Mankell (+ more)

Snow Blind Ragnar Jonasson

A Fatal Grace Lousie Penny – need to read in order

In the Woods Tana French (+ more)

Nine Perfect Strangers Liane Moriarty (+ more)

A lesson in Dying Ann Cleeves (+ more)

Any Jack Reacher Book Lee Child

The Torso Helen Tursten

Westwind Ian Rankin (+ more)

The Ice Princess Camilla Lackberg (+ more)

What Remains of Her Erick Rickstad

Lifetime Liza Marklund

See me Lisa Gardener (+ more)

Blue Monday Nicci French (+ more)

Memory Man David Baldacci (+ more)

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