Local Favorites: Oct. 5th

The following books are current best-sellers at the Lake Forest Book Store and can be found on our library shelves. If you’re ever looking for something and you don’t see it, please ask! We are always looking for purchase suggestions!

A Piece of the World – Christina Baker Kline
Imagines the life story of Christina Olson, the subject of Andrew Wyeth’s painting “Christina’s World,” describing the simple life she led on a remote Maine farm, her complicated relationship with her family, and the illness that incapacitated her.

Educated – Tara Westover
An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University.

Fear – Bob Woodward
Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump’s White House and precisely how he makes decisions on major foreign and domestic policies. Woodward draws from hundreds of hours of interviews with firsthand sources, meeting notes, personal diaries, files and documents.

Liars, Leakers, and Liberals – Judge Jeanine Pirro
Former prosecutor Jeanine Pirro outlines a plot against the People of the United States and argues that the conspirators have the means and motive to destroy our democratic republic.

The Lake Michigan Cottage Cookbook – Amelia Levin
This collection of recipes captures the evocative food experiences of the Lake Michigan region, an ultimate vacation destination with hundreds of miles of shoreline and rich food traditions reflecting the bounty of the area’s farms and the lake’s daily catch.

Warm Transfer – Laura Holtz
Tamsen’s husband Victor owns a successful advertising agency, and his income supports the Peel’s lavish lifestyle in the uppermost echelon of Chicago society. Inside the clutch of Victor’s controlling ways, however, Tamsen has misplaced her sense of identity.

Where the Crawdads Sing – Delia Owens
For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. She’s barefoot and wild; unfit for polite society. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark. But Kya is not what they say.

Your Second Life Begins When You Realize You Only Have One – Raphaelle Giordano
At thirty-eight and a quarter years old, Paris native Camille has everything she needs to be happy, or so it seems: a good job, a loving husband, a wonderful son. Why then does she feel as if happiness has slipped through her fingers? All she wants is to find the path to joy.

-Claire

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