Month of Love
Reading list recommendations – What’s New
As we celebrate the importance of love in our lives during this month of love the library has compiled few romance titles that members might like to read:
Amathaf’ Entandabuzo by Fikiswa Magqashela
Summary: The story is layered with the intricacies of love and life, charged with passion and intrigue leaving one in a state of despair, as it tries to find a way out of a valley of doubts.
Nobody’s wife – Laura Pearson
Summary: Emily and Josephine have always shared everything. They’re sisters, flatmates, and best friends. It’s the two of them against the world. When Emily has the perfect wedding, and Josephine finds the perfect man, they know things will change forever. But nothing can prepare them for what, or who, one of them is willing to give up for love. Four people. Three couples. Two sisters. One unforgivable betrayal.
Serena & Caine by Nora Roberts
Summary: Book 1 & 2 from the classic Macgregor series, Serena and Caine MacGregor are the youngest children of the great Daniel MacGregor – a modern-day Scottish lord that rules over his family with never-ending love and a hope that they all find the love he has known with his wife and children…even if that involves a bit of heavy-handed meddling
Serenade – Helena Hugo
Summary: Norita het haar hart in die wereld se romantiese stad verloor, dalk vind sy dit hier terug. Maar kan sy haar hart vertrou – en die aantreklike man wat hier in Parys haar pad langs kom?
Still me – Jojo Moyes
Summary: this is the third title, the previous two titles being Me before you and After you. Lou Clark arrives in New York ready to start a new life, confident that she can embrace this new adventure and keep her relationship with Ambulance Sam alive across several thousand miles. She is hurled into the world of the super-rich Gopniks: Leonard and his much younger second wife, Agnes, and a never-ending array of household staff and hangers-on. Lou is determined to get the most out of the experience and throws herself into her job and New York life within this privileged world.
Before she knows what’s happening, Lou is mixing in New York high society, where she meets Joshua Ryan, a man who brings with him a whisper of her past. In Still Me, as Lou tries to keep the two sides of her world together, she finds herself carrying secrets – not all her own – that cause a catastrophic change in her circumstances. And when matters come to a head, she has to ask herself: Who is Louisa Clark? And how do you reconcile a heart that lives in two places?
The lonely hearts hotel – Heather O’Neill
Summary: The Lonely Hearts Hotel is a love story with the power of legend. An unparalleled tale of charismatic pianos, invisible dance partners, radicalized chorus girls, drug-addicted musicians, brooding clowns, and an underworld whose economy hinges on the price of a kiss. In a landscape like this, it takes great creative gifts to thwart one’s origins. It might also take true love.
Modern romance by Aziz Ansari & Eric Klineberg
Summary: “Ansari and Klinenberg elegantly capture the entirely new ways that singles communicate, court, and find love today. It is a captivating read, with deep insight into history, science, and culture, and loads of wit and charm. Along the way, you may even collect some valuable tips for finding a soul mate.”
Asiel vir Annelie – Rika du Plessis
Summary: Annelie Benade se man verlaat haar onverklaarbaar na ‘n drie jaar lange sprokieshuwelik. Sy aanvaar die pos as versorger van ‘n bekende skrywer se verlamde ma op ‘n afgelee kusdorpie. Maar sal sy hier asiel vind, en genesing vir haar gekneusde hart? Veral met twee aantreklike mans soos Ryno en Stiaan daar?