March 25, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Epoch Booklist: Recommended Reading for Feb. 3–9

This week, we feature a no-nonsense manual for the young approaching life after school and a roadmap for Americans to reject the path of socialism.
A Debut to Remember

‘The Lions of Lucerne’
By Brad Thor
Brad Thor’s debut novel established his popular protagonist, Scott Harvath, as the source of action-packed and suspenseful reading. The ex-Navy SEAL turned Secret Service agent must uncover the truth after the murder of 30 agents and a kidnapped president.
Pocket Star Books, 2002, 512 pages

A Sweet, Funny Look at Love
‘Vinegar Girl’
By Anne Tyler
Prickly Kate Battista cares for her unconventional scientist father, monitors her flirtatious 15-year-old sister, and works in a daycare. When her father asks Kate to marry his brilliant lab assistant Pyotr to prevent his deportation (due to an expired visa), the fireworks begin. Will the bitter Kate find happiness? This retelling of Shakespeare’s controversial “The Taming of the Shrew” offers a wonderful take on love, marriage, and family, with Tyler’s humor and eye for human eccentricity in full play….
Source: The Epoch Times