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 Jewish immigrant girl has a romance with a millionaire; the 1923 novel–based on a true story–scandalized 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.