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Rachelle’s Recommended Reads

Did you know Colfax Librarian, Rachelle Marshall, writes weekly recommendations for readers in the Moscow Pullman Daily News?

The Edge of Lost by Kristina McMorris
Alcatraz, 1937.  A prison guard’s only daughter – one of the youngest civilians who lives on the island – has gone missing. Tending the warden’s greenhouse, convicted bank robber Tommy Capello waits anxiously. Only he knows the truth about the little girl’s whereabouts, and that both their lives depend on what happens next. Request this book.

The Longest Night by Andria Williams
In 1959, Nat Collier moves with her husband Paul to Idaho Falls where he has been stationed to help oversee on of the country’s first nuclear reactors. However, when Paul discovers the reactor has been compromised and the army wants to cover up the problem rather than fix it, Paul’s lies and secrecy drive a wedge between them and sends Nat into the arms of another man. Request this book.

All the Young Men by Ruth Coker Burns
In 1986, after 26-year old Ruth Coker Burns witnesses nurses drawing straws to see who will attend the patient behind the red door, she enters to discover a man crying out for his mother in the last moments of his life. This sets her on a life-long journey to help young men afflicted with AIDS as she fervently advocates for their safety and visibility. Request this book.

Monster, She Wrote by Lisa Kröger
Part biography, part readers guide, the eBook introduces you to more than a hundred female authors and over two hundred of their mysterious and spooky novels, novella and stories. From Gothic ghost stories to psychological horror to science fiction you’ll find out why when it comes to spine tingling tales female authors excel! Request this book.

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