Step by Step

By Candace Calvert
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Rated by Lisa J.
May 2, 2016

It's been three years since her husband was killed in a freak accident and Taylor Cabot is making plans to start living again.  She’s made a moving-on list and is marking items off.  She's moved home, is getting active with the help of an activity tracker, and has replaced the donuts with healthier choices. She's even started spending time with a handsome plastic surgeon from the hospital where she works as an ER nurse. When her old friend, Seth Donovan, turns up at the hospital to train the crisis team, old feelings begin to resurface.  

While in San Diego to train crisis volunteers

A Man Called Ove

By Fredrik Backman
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Rated by Catherine G.
Feb 23, 2016

A Man Called Ove is one of those stories where you initially hate the main character but fall completely in love with him by the end of the book. Ove (pronounced ooh-va) is a sad, lonely, and grumpy older man. He believes everything should have a purpose, and one should always follow the rules. Ove does not believe in exceptions, he never smiles, he has zero tolerance for small talk, and he'll tell you to your face if he thinks you're ignorant. According to Ove, almost everyone is - especially if they don't drive a Saab. As you're listening to Ove complain about everyone and everything not

The Beach House by Jane Green

Rated by Library Staff (not verified)
Sep 15, 2010

The Beach House Jane GreenMy favorite Jane Green book is The Beach House. I love the main character, feisty widow Nan from Nantucket. I’m sure I like her because she’s sixty-five with a reputation for being eccentric. She cuts flowers from her neighbor’s yard when they’re away. Their pool is “so blue, so inviting, it was practically begging her to strip off and jump in, which of course she did…She dried off naturally, walking naked around the garden popping strawberries and peas into her mouth in their kitchen garden…” The Siasconset villagers think of Nan as the “crazy woman in the big old house on the bluff”.