Outreach Librarian Katie F. reviews the nonfiction memoir Pilgrim’s wilderness : a true story of faith and madness on the Alaska Frontier. Learn why Katie found the book “compelling and multifaceted.”
Book summary: Into the Wild meets Helter Skelter in this riveting true story of a modern-day homesteading family in the deepest reaches of the Alaskan wilderness – and of the chilling secrets of its maniacal, spellbinding patriarch…In this powerful piece of Americana, written with uncommon grace and high drama, Kizzia uses his unparalleled access to capture an era-defining clash between environmentalists and pioneers ignited by a mesmerizing sociopath who held a town and a family captive.
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The Night Sister by Jennifer McMahon
The latest novel from New York Times best-selling author Jennifer McMahon is an atmospheric, gripping, and suspenseful tale that probes the bond between sisters and the peril of keeping secrets. [Goodreads]
Little Black Lies by Sharon Bolton
Stand-alone thriller, set in the Falkland Islands, by the author of the Lacey Flint mystery series.
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Reserve Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari | Reserve the audiobook (it’s better, anyway, according to Kelsey!)
Rating: 2 of 5 stars
I really wanted to like this book. The premise is intriguing and a few of the findings were definitely interesting. Continue reading Nonfiction Review: Modern Romance