By Barrie Olmstead, Adult Services Librarian
August 12, 2020
28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand
The best-selling author of Summer of ‘69 presents a tale inspired by the film, Same Time Next Year, that follows a man’s discovery of his mother’s long-term relationship with the husband of a Presidential frontrunner.
Beach Read by Emily Henry
An acclaimed but blocked literary master and a best-selling novelist who has stopped believing in true love agree to a summer-long writing project that challenges them to write well in each others’ styles.
Beachside Beginnings by Sheila Roberts
Hair stylist Moira Wellman flees her abusive boyfriend, ending up in the beachside town of Moonlight Harbor where she helps the town women find new confidence in their looks while finding herself drawn to a handsome police officer.
Been There, Married That by Gigi Levangie
An uproarious battle of wills ensues when a picture-perfect Hollywood wife tries to navigate a sudden brutal divorce while holding onto her luxurious lifestyle.
Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner
A woman confronts the dynamics of friendship and forgiveness while visiting Cape Cod to attend an old friend’s increasingly disastrous wedding.
Daddy’s Girls by Danielle Steel
Inheriting a California ranch upon their single father’s sudden death, three sisters evaluate their very different childhoods while uncovering paradigm-shifting secrets about their father’s identity that strengthen their bond with each other.
Dance Away With Me by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Seeking refuge in a Tennessee mountain town to recover from heartbreak, a young widow and midwife bonds with an enigmatic artist, a helpless infant and a passel of curious teens in a small and suspicious community.
Girls of Summer by Nancy Thayer
Skeptical about their mother’s Nantucket romance with a younger man, siblings Juliet and Theo navigate their own tangled relationships involving an idealistic environmentalist and a girl fighting the trauma of a school tragedy.
Hello, Summer by Mary Kay Andrews
When the dream job she has pursued all her adult life suddenly disappears, an ambitious journalist returns to her family’s small-town newspaper before witnessing a car accident that ends the life of a local war hero.
Hideaway by Nora Roberts
Years after escaping a kidnapper with the help of a young man, a Hollywood hopeful pursues healing in Ireland before she is compelled to return to Los Angeles, where she encounters unexpected opportunities in love and vengeance.
One Perfect Summer by Brenda Novak
Discovering the existence of two siblings in the wake of a DNA test that was supposed to be a joke, Serenity meets her mysterious sisters before her search for answers becomes complicated by divorce and romantic politics.
On Ocean Boulevard by Mary Alice Monroe
Returning to Charleston after a 16-year absence, Cara Rutledge reconnects with family members before her second wedding is abruptly halted by a devastating illness.
Summer Longing by Jamie Brenner
When a baby girl is abandoned on her doorstep, Ruth Cooperman, new to Provincetown, turns to her neighbors for help and is drawn into the drama of the close-knit community as alliances are made, relationships are tested and secrets are uncovered.
Sunrise on Half Moon Bay by Robyn Carr
A contemporary woman navigates her journey from a devoted parental caregiver to a person capable of embracing her own joy in the face of hardship.
The Friendship List by Susan Mallery
Reuniting in the aftermath of a devastating loss, two single moms, lifelong best friends, create a list of challenges, from skydiving to getting tattoos, before their prospects and perspectives are transformed by unexpected love.