Two Great Mystery Novels from Lake Country Booksellers

A bottle of Tattersall Bootlegger, a spirit featuring distilled lime and lemon peels, sits next to "Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens.

Co-owner Nancy Thysell recommends Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley (Atria Books, 2014). “I love historical fiction, and a friend introduced me to this series. The wealthy adoptive father of a family of sisters dies unexpectedly and leaves each daughter a clue about where she came from. This is the first book of a series. If you like historical detail, mystery, romance and time-switch stories, you’ll enjoy this series,” says Thysell. Read more about Two Great Mystery Novels from Lake Country Booksellers

September Book Reccommendations

Adult Choice
Carol Jackson, manager of the Ramsey County Library in Shoreview, offers a suggestion for a good read for adults.

In a long-awaited sequel to Dear Committee Members, Julie Schumacher’s Thurber Prize–winning novel ,The Shakespeare Requirement takes readers back to protagonist Jason Fitger’s life as he deals with personal and institutional problems as the newly appointed chair of the English Department at Payne University.
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Summer Reading Suggestions from the Staff at Local Libraries

Adventurous Reading
White Bear Lake children’s librarian Ann Wahlstrom suggests a great summer read for kids.

Aru Shah and the End of Time, by Roshani Chokshi follows the adventure of 12-year-old Aru during her school break. While her friends are on vacation, Aru is stuck waiting at the Museum of Ancient Indian Art and Culture, where her mom works. While there, Aru accepts a seemingly innocent dare—because curses can’t be real, right?

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Daring Adventures on Lake Superior

A coming-of-age story, the young adult/adult novel, Redemption’s Run, follows 12-year-old Kacie Aldrich and her quest to find a father she never knew. Set in the picturesque Apostle Islands of Bayfield, Wisconsin, the novel captures the courage of a young girl searching for answers.

Author Jane Fredericksen worked on the book on and off for 15 years, originally writing it as a movie script. In its fifth year, the Star Tribune’s summer serial, which ran chapters of the book each day for 10 weeks, chose Redemption’s Run out of 150 books.   Read more about Daring Adventures on Lake Superior



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