Local Favorites: November 20th

The following titles are current best-sellers this week at the Lake Forest Book Store and can be found on the shelves of our library.

Ghosted – Rosie Walsh
When Sarah and Eddie meet, it’s love at first sight and the feelings are mutual. So when Eddie leaves for a long-booked vacation, he promises he’ll call from the airport. She has no reason to doubt him, until he doesn’t call…

Half Baked Harvest Super Simple – Tieghan Gerard
The popular cookbook author and blogger behind Half Baked Harvest shares a new collection of recipes for novice home cooks or those pressed for time

Ribbons of Scarlet – Kate Quinn, Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie, Sophie Perinot, Heather Webb, and E. Knight
Six best-selling and award-winning authors bring to life a breathtaking epic novel illuminating the hopes, desires, and destinies of princesses and peasants, harlots and wives, fanatics and philosophers – six unforgettable women whose paths cross during one of the most tumultuous and transformative events in history: the French Revolution.

The Age of Light – Whitney Schrader
A novel inspired by the life of the Vogue model-turned-renowned photographer finds Lee Miller relocating to 1929 Paris, where she becomes the muse and colleague of the mercurial surrealist, Man Ray.

The Dutch House – Ann Patchett
At the end of World War II, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia.

The Giver of Stars – Jojo Moyes
Alice Wright marries a handsome American hoping to escape her stifling life in England. But when small town life in Kentucky becomes claustrophobic, she answers a call to join a team of women who deliver books to Eleanor Roosevelt’s new traveling library.

The Joy of Cooking – Irma S. Rombauer
The bestselling 75th Anniversary edition restores the voice of the original authors and many of the most beloved recipes from past editions and includes quick, healthy recipes for the way we cook today.

The Lying Room – Nicci French
A married woman’s affair with her boss spirals into a dangerous game of chess with the police when she discovers he’s been murdered and she clears the crime scene of all evidence.

The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock – Imogen Hermes Gowar
One evening in 1785, Jonah Hancock hears a knock on his front door. The captain of one of his vessels has come with shocking news. He sold Jonah’s ship for something more rare and precious…a mermaid!

This Tender Land – William Kent Krueger
A powerful novel about an orphan’s life changing adventure traveling down America’s great rivers during the Great Depression, while seeking a place to call home and a sense of purpose.

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