NEVER TOO LATE

Three single friends in their late fifties buy a hundred year old”megalith of faded brick” on sixteen acres in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia in the novel A Year on Ladybug Farm by Donna Ball.  A money pit pretty well sums up what they have bought. ...

Mother Daughter Writing Team

Just read Monkeewrench by P.J. Tracy a mother daughter writing team.  Monkeewrench is the first of  five novels.  The novel takes place in Wisconsin and Minnesota with two police departments looking for a killer.  Snappy dialog, believable cop characters, computer...

Political Thriller

I discovered a new author Mike Lawson.  Just read his first two novels Inside Ring and Second Perimeter.  Joe DeMarco is the main character and he works for the Speaker of the House and “fixes problems”  for him.  Snappy dialog, great characters and...

The Shadow of the Wind

Just finished The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon.  It is not a quick read but it is  enjoyable and worthwhile.  It takes place in Spain during the late 1940’s and 50s.  A boy finds a novel and becomes enthralled with the life of the author.  Great...

In a reading slump?

If you are finding it hard to find a new author or haven’t found a book that you can get lost in check out the list of recommended books at the Downingtown Library.  The list is in the folder at the desk labeled “What’s Happening at the...
The library will be closing today, 6/9, at 3pm due to the threat of flash floods. All holds will be held at the library.