Beach Reads

Searching for an intriguing and entertaining novel to read this summer? Look no further than the Lititz Public Library.

The ImmortalistsThe Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
In 1969, four children sneak out to hear their fortunes told by a traveling psychic who claims to be able to tell anyone the day they will die and the prophecies influence the next five decades their lives.

I’ll Be Your Blue Sky by Marisa de los Santos
Exploring the seaside guesthouse that is her unexpected inheritance, a young woman finds two mysterious ledgers hidden beneath the kitchen sink.

The Cutting Edge by Jeffery Deaver
New York is terrorized when a serial killer targets newly engaged couples, killing them in jewelry stores as they purchase wedding rings.

Dead Letters by Caite Dolan-Leach
Following the death of her twin sister, a message from beyond the grave pulls a woman into an outlandish circle of friends and twisted relationships.

A Dangerous GameA Dangerous Game by Heather Graham
A criminal psychologist is accosted by a desperate woman who shoves an infant in her arms and is murdered minutes later on a busy Manhattan street.

The Sunshine Sisters by Jane Green
A mother asks her three estranged daughters to come home to help her end her life.

How to Stop Time by Matt Haig
Although he looks like an ordinary forty-one-year-old, a man with a rare condition allowing him to live for centuries falls in love, breaking the one rule of the secretive group that protects people like him.

Now that You Mention It by Kristan Higgins
When a woman’s carefully built life begins to crumble, she returns to her tiny Maine hometown, a place that doesn’t necessarily welcome her back.

An American Marriage : A NovelAn American Marriage by Tayari Jones
Newlyweds are ripped apart when the husband is arrested and sentenced to twelve years for a crime his wife knows he didn’t commit.

Sunburn by Laura Lippman
A man and woman fall into a steamy affair, but each holds back something secret, even lethal, from the other.

Tangerine by Christine Mangan
Arriving in Tangier with her new husband, a woman encounters the estranged best friend she has not seen in more than a year and is quickly stifled by the woman’s controlling nature.

Use of Force by Brad Thor
Navy SEAL turned covert counterterrorism operative is hired to investigate the mission of a high-value terrorism suspect found dead on the Italian shore.

The Chalk Man : A NovelThe Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor
A man gets a letter containing a single chalk stick figure, a childhood code that, thirty years earlier, led him to a dismembered body.

Women in Sunlight by Frances Mayes
Three American women, new friends and all older women, take a lease on a stone manse in Tuscany to escape the fates expected of them as aging women.

Circe by Madeline Miller
The banished witch daughter of Helios hones her powers and interacts with famous mythological beings before a conflict with one of the most vengeful Olympians forces her to choose between the world of the gods and mortals.

The Beach at Painter’s Cove by Shelley Noble
Owners of a mansion known as a haven for artists, the women of a Connecticut family search for a way to save the site and reunite their family.

The Best of Adam Sharp by Graeme Simsion
A middle-aged man, content in his life and marriage, can’t shake his nostalgia for a passionate relationship he had with a strong-willed actress twenty years earlier.

The Shark Club by Ann Kidd Taylor
Dogged by unresolved wounds, a world-traveling marine biologist returns to the small island off Florida where she grew up to confront her feelings about her brother’s betrayal and the missteps of her childhood sweetheart.


May 25, 2018