If you are seeking a “spring” book – a bit gentle, light and uplifting – check out the suggestions below:
Excellent Women by Barbara Pym FIC PYM
The life of Mildred Lathbury, an “excellent woman,” may be quiet, but even a tranquil life can have moments of excitement.
The Girl Who Chased the Moon
by Sarah Addison Allen FIC ALL
Emily moves in with her grandfather and soon realizes this new home is a strange and magical place.
I Shall Not Want by Julia Spencer-Fleming MYS SPE
A van carrying migrant workers is ambushed and Police Chief Russ Van Alstyne does whatever he can to find a serial killer.
Laced With Magic by Barbara Bretton FIC BRE
Chloe Hobbs must decide if she is going to free a child's spirit or, to protect her village from harm, fight an old nemesis.
Life Is Short But Wide by J. California Cooper
Families live and love in Wideland, Okla., their stories told by one of its oldest citizens.
The Optimist’s Daughter
by Eudora Welty FIC WEL
The death of a father forces his daughter to accept the past and move on.
Summer on Blossom Street by Debbie Macomber FIC
The owner of a knitting shop offers a class for people who are trying to end an old phase in their lives and start anew.
The Wildwater Walking Club
by Claire Cook FIC COO
Three women, who might not otherwise spend time together, begin to share daily walks, forming deep friendships.