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Early in The Sweetness, an inquisitive young girl asks her grandmother why she is carrying nothing but a jug of sliced lemons and water when they are forced by the Germans to evacuate their ghetto. “Something sour to remind me of the sweetness,” she tells her, setting the theme for what they must remember to survive. Set during World War II, the novel is the parallel tale of two Jewish girls, cousins, living on separate continents, whose strikingly different lives ultimately converge.

Grief is the thing with feathers / Max Porter. This title is not available in Middleboro right now, but it is owned by other SAILS libraries. Follow this link to place your hold today!

The Bones of Grace by Tahmima Anam (*****)

Murder on "Dead Man's Island" by Carolyn G. Hart

In Dead Man’s Island, the first book in Carolyn G. Hart’s Henrie O series, Henrietta O’Dwyer Collins gets a summons from her long ago flame, Chase Prescott, the rich owner of a media empire, to his own island, known locally as Dead Man’s Island. Henrie O had made a name for herself as a top investigative reporter before changing gears ten years earlier to writing crime fiction. It is Henrie O’s detection skills that Prescott needs, as someone has tried to murder him with poisoned chocolate…

The Heiress of Winterwood (Whispers On The Moors Book 1) by Sarah Ladd, http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00A2AG674/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_.uPCub117Z2Q3

My Year in Books! See what I read in 2016! #goodreads #yearinbooks I still have a couple in progress, so it will change.

America is in a state of turbulence, engulfed in civil unrest and uncertainty. Yet for Whitney Dane- spending the summer of her twenty-second year on Marthas Vineyard--life could not be safer, nor the future more certain. Educated at Wheaton, soon to be married, and the youngest daughter of the all-American Dane family, Whitney has everything she has ever wanted, and is everything her all-powerful and doting father, Charles Dane, wants her to be

Courier (Freelancer Book 1) by Terry Irving http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00PX7L41Y/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_hCE6wb0YQSYNQ