Hella’s Book Review

This month Hella reviews the book The Winters by Lisa Gabriele.

 

The Winters by Lisa Gabriele was a very enjoyable book to read. The story is based on Rebecca, a classic story by Daphne du Maurier.  The narrator, a young woman and main character, remains nameless throughout the story. She was born on a boat, lost her mother to cancer at age six and then also lost her father.  She is employed by a charter boat company in the Cayman Islands when she meets Max, a wealthy politician and widower who charters a boat from the company and hires her as the captain. … Read the full review

 

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Fireside Chat Book Discussion

Join us for our next book Blessings by Anna Quindlen. Books are available at the library for check out.

Late one night, a teenage couple drives up to the big white clapboard home on the Blessing estate and leaves a box. In that instant, the lives of those who live and work there are changed forever. Skip Cuddy, the caretaker, finds a baby girl asleep in that box and decides he wants to keep the child . . . while Lydia Blessing, the matriarch of the estate, for her own reasons, agrees to help him. . Read more.