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Books of the Month
I have been promising some people that we would do a book of the month and I keep forgetting. I have been reminded so we are going to have some fun here! I am picking an adult, young adult, and children’s book every month so no one is left out. This is the first book in the A Brit in the FBI series and it’s one of my absolute favorite series. So first: I’m picking The Final Cut by Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison. This book includes murder, mayhem, gorgeous but tough federal agents, a jewel heist, which of course means one really clever international jewel thief, a villain who believes the stolen diamond holds a deadly prophecy, and it all comes together in an incredibly well-written tale that you won’t be able to put down. Now, for young adults, one of my young patrons has recommended the book Little Britches which is the first of the Ralph Moody series. Zachary says he likes this series because he remembers his dad reading it to him when he was little and it has great life lessons. Little Britches starts out in 1906 when Ralph Moody was just 8 years old and follows him as he and his family moved west to ranch. He tells about the adventures and heartaches that come with life and that prepare him to take his place as the head of the family much too young. Finally for the children: Young Lillian has recommended The Boxcar Children because she says they have fun mysteries you can solve. I’m not arguing, I loved this series for the same reason when I was little. For those of you who aren’t familiar with this series, it follows 4 orphans who believe the only way that they’ll be able to stay together is to take off on their own. They find an abandoned boxcar and make it their home. You have to keep reading to see what happens next.