BOOK NOTES: 'White Beauty Slept' ... 'The Winter People' ... 'The Bookstore'
Grand Forks Public Library "The Sacred History: How Angels, Mystics, and Higher Intelligence Made Our World" by Mark Booth. An examination of the ancient myths of civilizations and how they inspired literary movements, history, and science. "Vill...
Grand Forks Public Library
- “The Sacred History: How Angels, Mystics, and Higher Intelligence Made Our World” by Mark Booth. An examination of the ancient myths of civilizations and how they inspired literary movements, history, and science.
- “Villains, Scoundrels, and Rogues: Incredible True Tales of Mischief and Mayhem” by Paul Martin. A collection of historical ne’er-do-wells who never made it into the history books, by the former editor of National Geographic.
- “Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War” by Mark Harris. The story of Hollywood’s attempts to take part in World War Two.
- “Trapped Under the Sea: One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles into the Darkness” by Niel Swidey. The true story of Boston’s attempts to clean up its harbor, told through the eyes of the divers, politicians, and bystanders.
East Grand Forks Campbell Library
- “While Beauty Slept” by Elizabeth Blackwell. When Elise’s great-granddaughter tells a tale about a beautiful princess sleeping in a tower, it pushes open a door to the past. For Elise was the companion to the real princess who slumbered-and she is the only one left who knows what actually happened.
- “A Burnable Book” by Bruce Holsinger. London, 1385. Surrounded by ruthless courtiers-including his powerful uncle, John of Gaunt, and Gaunt’s artful mistress, Katherine Swynford-England’s young, still untested king, Richard II, is in mortal peril, and the danger is only beginning.
- “The Winter People” by Jennifer McMahon. West Hall, Vermont, has always been a town of strange disappearances and old legends. When Ruthie wake up and discovers her mother is missing, she learns she may be the only one who can stop history from repeating itself.
- “The Bookstore” by Deborah Meyler. Idealistic Esme Garland finds solace working at a bookstore after her boyfriend leaves her alone and pregnant. When he comes back, Esme must decide to give him a second chance or risk losing more than she can handle.