In the mood for a book with quirky characters, witty dialogue or a humorous twist? Try a novel that’ll tickle your funny bone from the Lititz Public Library.
Hardcore Twenty-Four by Janet Evanovich
A bounty hunter, who often runs into trouble on the job, relies on her family and friends to help her out of sticky situations.
Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin
An ambitious Congressional intern makes the life-changing mistake of having an affair with her indiscreet boss and, after becoming a late night talk show punchline, decides to change her name and move to a remote town in Maine.
French Exit: A Tragedy of Manners by Patrick deWitt
Rendered a social outcast following the gruesome tabloid death of her late husband, a possessive mother in dire straits, her adult son and their aging cat head for Paris.
Confessions of a Domestic Failure by Bunmi Laditan
A career girl turned less-than-perfect stay-at-home mom gets the opportunity to participate in a boot camp run by the mommy-blog-empire maven she idolizes.
Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan
A Singapore clan convenes at the family matriarch’s deathbed, ostensibly to care for her, but truly to stake claim on the massive fortune she controls.
Less by Andrew Sean Greer
A failed novelist about to turn fifty travels the world to avoid an awkward wedding.
American Housewife: Stories by Helen Ellis
Twelve stories take readers from a haunted prewar Manhattan apartment to the set of a rigged reality television show, from the unique initiation ritual of a book club to the fitting room of a legendary lingerie shop, and more.
Be Me by Jennifer Cursie
Both skeptical of true love, a man and woman consent to meet for dinner to win a bet and at the end of their evening they vow never to see each other again, but fate has other plans.
The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney
A messy murder affects the lives of a grandmother surprised in her home by a stranger, her estranged son, a fifteen-year-old drug dealer and the most fearsome gangster in the city.
Cure for the Common Breakup by Beth Kendrick
When disaster strikes, a woman heads to a tiny seaside town known as the best place in American to bounce back from a breakup.
In Some Other World, Maybe by Shari Goldhagen
Over two decades, six people who met as teenagers at a movie theater in 1992 crisscross the globe, becoming entwined by friendship, ambition, fame and tragedy.
In Good Company by Jen Turano
A troublesome, high-spirited nanny, just dismissed from yet another position, finds a position with the new guardian of three children that scare off every governess he hires.
The Sleepy Hollow Family Almanac by Kris D’Agostino
Things can’t get worse for a family with two adult sons living at home again, a temporarily grounded pilot-father obsessed with his own mortality and the ever-reliable mother crumbling under the pressure of mounting bills and imminent loss of their home.
Love May Fail by Matthew Quick
A Florida woman flees her cheating husband and returns to her South Jersey home, setting off to save a beloved high school teacher, who has retired after a traumatic incident, with the help of a sassy nun, an ex-heroin addict and her hoarder mother.
Magnificence by Lydia Millet
Suddenly gifted her great uncle’s mansion, a woman decides to restore his extensive collection of preserved animals and is joined by a menagerie of uniquely damaged, freeloading relatives.
Scot Free: The Lighter Side of the Dark Underbelly of the California Dream by Catriona McPherson
Six months after a marriage counselor fell in love and left her native Scotland for a golden life in California, she finds herself divorced, broke and heading home.
The Year We Turned Forty by Liz Fenton
Three best friends get the chance to return to the year they turned forty, a year that altered all their lives, for an opportunity to change their future.
October 26, 2018