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Fast Reads For A Busy Season

I know, you were expecting books that would celebrate this special time of year.  Tanglewood’s library has many, many seasonal titles from which to choose.  So, by all means take advantage of the selection.  Several will appear on the monthly display shelf.  If you have never read any books by Harlan Coben, Deal Breaker (1995) is…

Books That Honor Veterans

It is pretty safe to say that most everyone of us here in Tanglewood knows someone connected to the military.  Maybe a spouse, a relative, a child, or a neighbor. Tanglewood’s Library Committee would like to pay honor to all Veterans by highlighting books which deal with that topic.  Many, many of our residents experienced…

They Find Happiness

The Lost and Found Bookshop (2020) by Susan Wiggs is made for those who love to discover small shops filled with charm and of course books. Natalie Harper inherits the bookshop after the death of her mother.  Natalie pretty much grew up in the shop that is located in a San Francisco historic district.  It…

Summers In The South

Family secrets, dark deeds. Add to that a small Southern town.  Find a comfy spot to read all about skeletons that been kept under wrap for years. All this is found between the pages of Summer in the South (2011) by Cathy Holton. Ava Dabrowski, writer, decides to spend the summer in Woodburn, Tennessee at…

Animal Lovers Are Special People

Just as printed on the cover: “A novel of a small town, love, luck, and a pinch of fantasy along with one special fox…”.  Welcome to Fox Crossing (2022) by Melinda Metz came across my reading list just the day after a posting of a fox being spotted in our community.  I just had to…

All Families Are Different

Welcome to the merry month of May.  Flowers and trees are starting to show their best.  A favorite month of mine and I hope yours too.  A perfect time to sit outside and enjoy a book.  Write My Name Across the Sky (2021) by Barbara O’Neal is a story of three creative women and family…

Heading South For April

Thomas “Zero” Clark is the first character you will meet in the Prologue to Catfish Alley (2011) by Lynne Bryant.  Please keep his adventure in mind as details will emerge later in this novel.  In Chapter 1 you will meet elderly Grace Clark who is fussing about an upcoming meeting.  Grace cannot just figure out…

A Trip South In April

Thomas “Zero” Clark is the first character you will meet in the Prologue to Catfish Alley (2011) by Lynne Bryant.  Please keep his adventure in mind as details will emerge later in this novel.  In Chapter 1 you will meet elderly Grace Clark who is fussing about an upcoming meeting.  Grace cannot just figure out…

That Was Then

Has anyone reading this review ever come across scrapbooks or photo albums that once belonged to your parents or grandparents?  If so, you may want to hang on to them.  You just never know how important they may become as a source of history for your family. That is exactly how Dust Bowl Girls (2017)…