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By Andrea Peskind Katz | Contributor

Fall is the perfect time of year to cozy up with a good book. Any of these reads are fair game!



The Dream Daughter
by Diane Chamberlain
Hard to believe that Chamberlain could top her prior books, but she has done it! This book is a thrilling, mind-bending novel about one mother’s journey to save her child.  What a ride!



The Glass Ocean
by Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig and Karen White
The best-selling trio is back with a captivating historical mystery, infused with romance, that links the lives of three women across a century—two deep in the past, one in the present—to the passenger liner, RMS Lusitania. 


The Kennedy Debutante
by Kerri Maher
Kathleen “Kick” Kennedy, daughter of Joe and sister to Jack, is swept off her feet by Billy Hartington, the future Duke of Devonshire. When war breaks out, Kick joins the Red Cross to get back to England, where she will have to decide where her loyalties lie—with family or with love . . .


Marilla of Green Gables
by Sarah McCoy
Marilla Cuthbert is thirteen years old when she suddenly must bear the responsibilities of a farm wife after her mother dies. A romance offers her happiness, but she finds herself caught up in politics and abolition. Now Marilla must face a reckoning between her dreams of making a difference in the world and her small town life. 


When The Lights Go Out
by Mary Kubica
Jessie discovers a shocking detail that causes her to doubt everything she’s ever known. Meanwhile, twenty years earlier and miles away, another woman’s split-second decision may hold the key to Jessie’s secret past.



A Spark of Light 
by Jodi Picoult
Only Jodi Picoult could perfectly tackle a shooting at a reproductive health clinic with the associated ramifications and a host of characters. Plan to read this one quickly as you won’t be able to put it down.


The Magic of Tiny Business
by Sharon Rowe 
Too many of us feel trapped by work that keeps us from living our purpose. Like a tiny house, a tiny business is built on maintaining a laser focus on what is essential by living an intentional life.




Sacred & Delicious: A Modern Ayurvedic Cookbook
by Lisa Joy Mitchell 
This is a primer on India’s traditional dietary approach to wellness, as well as a cookbook embodying ancient Ayurvedic wisdom while appealing to a modern American palate and dietary needs. 


Editor’s Note: Andrea Peskind Katz has a book review website at Greatthoughts.com and a Book Salon comprised of over 4,000 readers and authors at www.facebook.com/groups/greatthoughtsgreatreaders. 

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