Page Turners

Page-turner: a book available from the Lititz Public Library that is so exciting or gripping that one is compelled to read it very rapidly.

This Book Will Save Your LifeThis Book Will Save Your Life by A.M. Homes
Disconnected from the outside world until a health scare and a sinkhole in his yard force him to forge new relationships, a middle-aged man finds his life changed by a doughnut shop owner, a kidnapped woman, and a counterculture icon.

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Waging a fierce competition for which they have trained since childhood, two circus magicians unexpectedly fall in love and share a fantastical romance.

The Story Sisters by Alice Hoffman
Three sisters have a fate they must meet alone, one on a country road, one in the streets of Paris, and one in the corridors of her own imagination.

The Girl You Left BehindThe Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes
A portrait ties two women who live nearly a century apart: one a woman risking everything to reunite with her husband during WWI and the other a widow attempting to remember her husband.

Heartsick by Chelsea Cain
Addicted to painkillers and bound to the beautiful serial killer who once abducted and tortured him, a detective is caught up in a duel with a murderer targeting teenage girls.

The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
An abandoned child leaves her adoptive parents in Australia and travels to England to find her real identity.

Amy Falls DownAmy Falls Down by Jincy Willett
A frustrated writer trips in her backyard and her head injury leads her to be interpreted as a rambling genius.

The Widow Waltz by Sally Koslow
Left penniless and shattered by devastating secrets revealed in the aftermath of her supposedly successful lawyer husband’s sudden death, a woman rallies herself to pursue a new relationship and support her two daughters.

Room by Emma Donoghue
The narrator and his mother, who was kidnapped seven years earlier, celebrate his fifth birthday in a soundproofed cell in a shed in the kidnapper’s yard.

You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz
A violent death and a missing husband shock a therapist who thought she was living the life she always wanted.

The Hundred-Year HouseThe Hundred-Year House by Rebecca Makkai
An historic estate holds secrets for a failing academic who needs an artist colony’s files to restart his career.

The Children Act by Ian McEwan
Facing a crumbling marriage, a High Court judge in London throws herself into the case of a seventeen-year-old boy whose parents will not permit a life-saving blood transfusion.

Hello from the Gillespies by Monica McInerney
When the matriarch of the Gillespie family is taken away in a most unexpected manner, the family pulls together in an unusual way.

The Bronze HorsemanThe Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons
In 1941 Leningrad, two sisters share everything, including a passion for a Red Army officer.

The Vacationers by Emma Straub
Celebrating their thirty-fifth anniversary during a two-week vacation in Mallorca, a couple confronts old secrets, hurts and rivalries they try to conceal.

The Paying Guest by Sarah Waters
In 1922, an impoverished widow and her spinster daughter are obliged to take in lodgers.

May 8, 2015