The Reluctant Fortune-Teller
In As You Wish, the last book in Jude Devereaux’s enchanting Summerhouse series, three women of differing backgrounds, experiences and even generations, wind up at a vacation house in Maine at the same time. Each of the women are nursing personal regrets and disappointments, but despite feeling alone, come to trust and find strength in… Read More »
Tags: #strongwomenread, Girls Burn Brighter, Helen Warner, Here We Lie, Keziah Frost, Paula Treick DeBoard, Sara Ackerman, Shobha Rao, The Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers, The Reluctant Fortune-Teller, The Story of Our Lives
Grumpy characters can be some of the most fun to read about. Here are 6 books featuring lovable curmudgeons that you’ll absolutely love.
Tags: A Man Called Ove, Anne of Green Gables, Fredrik Backman, Keziah Frost, L.M. Montgomery, Markus Zusak, Phaedra Patrick, Rise and Shine Benedict Stone, Sarah Haywood, The Book Thief, The Cactus, The Reluctant Fortune-Teller
A retired accountant becomes the town’s fortune-teller in this witty and charming debut Norbert Zelenka has always lived life on the sidelines. It’s why at seventy-three years old he’s broke and alone except for the company of a Chihuahua. But when “Carlotta’s Club”—three strong-willed seniors with plenty of time on their hands—decide to make Norbert… Read More »