February 2019 Book Recommendations

Beverly Cleary’s A GIRL FROM YAMHILL; life in Oregon, difficulties learning to read, the Depression, and more; the second volume of the centenarian’s memoirs.

Anzia Yezierska’s SALOME OF THE TENEMENTS; a 1923 novel–based on a true story about a Jewish immigrant girl’s romance with a millionaire–which jarred the public.

Margaret Truman’s MURDER IN THE SMITHSONIAN; a historian is murdered during a black tie affair, and a case of deceit, secrets, and revenge is revealed.

Agatha Christie’s A CARIBBEAN MYSTERY; a photograph and a strange story lure the sleuth, Jane Marple, into investigating a murder.

 

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