Hey! The summer reading season is here! We have some good books, which should “trip your trigger.”
Norman German’s Switch-Pitchers is a great summer read. If you are a baseball fan, you like reading in the summer, you like to catch a game or two, and you like great writing, German’s Switch-Pitchers is right up your alley.
Denise Tucker’s book, Keeping House, is the start of a new mystery series involving the first woman president in the White House.
Papa’s Problem is another intriguing mystery set in the historical environment of Key West just before World War II. It involves, of course, Papa Hemingway. The police accuse the famed writer of a murder and Patrick Kendrick’s newly created character, Emmet MacWain, a retired Scotland Yard inspector, becomes Hemingway’s new best friend. Kendrick won Bronze in the 2008 Florida Book Awards with this intriguing story.
Bert Falardeau wrote Shipmates Four at the young age of 84. The navy veteran of World War II captured the history of the war in the Pacific in his epic novel. This is one of those books which reads as a great story while at the same time, gives a great lesson in history regarding naval operations in that theater.