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There is nothing like the adventures you take when you find a good book!    In an effort to make a plan to adventure more in 2022, 12 books were chosen, one for each month of this new year. 

 

We included a little something for everyone: a thriller, a love story, a mystery, a self development and a comedy. 


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About Me

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn tells the story of two unlikely friends and their quest for revenge on a brutal man. Evelyn “Eve” Gardiner left her job as a spy in World War I with the intention of killing René, a war profiteer whom she blamed for the death of her best friend.

In an enthralling new historical novel from national bestselling author Kate Quinn, two women—a female spy recruited to the real-life Alice Network in France during World War I and an unconventional American socialite searching for her cousin in 1947—are brought together in a mesmerizing story of courage and redemption

January

By: Kate Quinn

The alice network

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About Me

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn tells the story of two unlikely friends and their quest for revenge on a brutal man. Evelyn “Eve” Gardiner left her job as a spy in World War I with the intention of killing René, a war profiteer whom she blamed for the death of her best friend.

The refreshingly original debut memoir of a guarded, over-achieving, self-lacerating young lawyer who reluctantly agrees to get psychologically and emotionally naked in a room of six complete strangers—her psychotherapy group—and in turn finds human connection, and herself.

April

By: Christie Tate

Group

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About Me

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn tells the story of two unlikely friends and their quest for revenge on a brutal man. Evelyn “Eve” Gardiner left her job as a spy in World War I with the intention of killing René, a war profiteer whom she blamed for the death of her best friend.

The Last Mrs. Parrish is a mesmerizing debut psychological thriller full of delicious twists about a coolly manipulative woman who worms her way into the lives of a wealthy “golden couple” from Connecticut to achieve the privileged life she wants. Amber Patterson is fed up.

July

By: Liv Constantine

The last mrs. parrish

About Me

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn tells the story of two unlikely friends and their quest for revenge on a brutal man. Evelyn “Eve” Gardiner left her job as a spy in World War I with the intention of killing René, a war profiteer whom she blamed for the death of her best friend.

Fair Play (2019) explores gender inequality in the division of domestic labor and the impact of this inequality on mothers. Packed with practical advice, these blinks also offer couples a radical approach to reallocating domestic chores so that women married to men can get a fairer deal.

October

By: Anthony Doerr

All the light we cannot see

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About Me

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn tells the story of two unlikely friends and their quest for revenge on a brutal man. Evelyn “Eve” Gardiner left her job as a spy in World War I with the intention of killing René, a war profiteer whom she blamed for the death of her best friend.

When tragedy strikes, a mother and daughter forge a new life. Morgan felt obligated to marry her high school sweetheart, Chris, when she got pregnant with their daughter, Clara. But she secretly got along much better with Chris' thoughtful best friend, Jonah, who was dating her sister, Jenny.

February

By: Colleen Hoover

Regretting you

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About Me

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn tells the story of two unlikely friends and their quest for revenge on a brutal man. Evelyn “Eve” Gardiner left her job as a spy in World War I with the intention of killing René, a war profiteer whom she blamed for the death of her best friend.

The story centres on Eleanor Oliphant, a social misfit with a traumatic past who becomes enamoured with a singer, whom she believes she is destined to be with. The novel deals with themes of isolation and loneliness, and depicts Eleanor's transformational journey towards a fuller understanding of self and life.

May

By: Gail Honeyman

Eleanor oliphant

is completely fine

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About Me

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn tells the story of two unlikely friends and their quest for revenge on a brutal man. Evelyn “Eve” Gardiner left her job as a spy in World War I with the intention of killing René, a war profiteer whom she blamed for the death of her best friend.

From the author of The Architect's Apprentice comes a bittersweet tale of star-crossed love and the legacy of secrecy on future generations, played out in a vividly evoked island setting. Two teenagers, a Greek Cypriot and a Turkish Cypriot, meet at a taverna on the island they both call home.

August

By: Elif Shafak

The island of missing trees

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About Me

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn tells the story of two unlikely friends and their quest for revenge on a brutal man. Evelyn “Eve” Gardiner left her job as a spy in World War I with the intention of killing René, a war profiteer whom she blamed for the death of her best friend.

Fair Play (2019) explores gender inequality in the division of domestic labor and the impact of this inequality on mothers. Packed with practical advice, these blinks also offer couples a radical approach to reallocating domestic chores so that women married to men can get a fairer deal.

November

By: Fredrik Backman

A man called ove

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About Me

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn tells the story of two unlikely friends and their quest for revenge on a brutal man. Evelyn “Eve” Gardiner left her job as a spy in World War I with the intention of killing René, a war profiteer whom she blamed for the death of her best friend.

Black Cake is a generational family story that follows a brother and sister, Benny and Byron, who have to come to terms with their mother's death. Their mother's passing brings up many unresolved feelings about their pasts, how the family became estranged, and reckoning with their overall grief.

March

By: Charmaine Wilkerson

Black cake

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