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Joan’s Review: Women in Sunlight

Women in Sunlight – Frances Mayes Be sure to tuck this into your beach bag for summer reading. This is one of those books about women of a certain age being brave and embracing life (in a gorgeous location of course). This is a fine example of this type of story, which is not surprising, since Frances Mayes delivers quality work. I especially liked that the hopes and dreams, both for reinvention and romance, of the characters of retirement age were not given any less focus than of the younger characters. Be assured, life and adventure after 60 exists and is worth writing and reading about. Thank you! Ms. Mayes

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Staff Reads: May

Check out the books we’re reading! Origin by Dan Brown Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon navigates a dangerous intersection of humanity’s two most enduring questions, interweaving codes, science, religion and other disciplines before making a paradigm-shifting discovery. The Kraken Project by Douglas Preston When a NASA accident kills seven scientists and enables a self-modifying artificial intelligence to escape into the Internet, Wyman Ford and the AI’s creator, Melissa Shepherd, struggle to keep the evolving program out of the hands of scheming Wall Street traders. The Woman Left Behind by Linda Howard A gruff, no-nonsense GO-Team leader who relies on the sensual voice of the team’s communication expert to guide him through dangerous assignments becomes her rescuer in the aftermath of an attack that leaves her stranded on a deserted station. All that Glitters by Diana Palmer Taking a job at a prestigious fashion house in New York, Ivory Keene is about to realize her dreams of becoming a fashion designer, but she puts her career on the line when she has a forbidden affair with her older boss, Curry Kells. Little Boy Blue by M.J. Arlidge Detective Helen Grace investigates an elusive serial killer who navigates a world in Southampton, England, where disguises and discretion are the norm, and where no one wants to come forward to say what they saw…

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