The Journal Gazette
Sunday, June 06, 2021 1:00 am

New library books

The following works of summer fiction are newly available through the Allen County Public Library.

“Last Summer at the Golden Hotel” by Elyssa Friedland

As three generations of the Goldmans and Weingolds gather for the summer at their declining family-owned resort in the Catskills to decide whether it's time to sell, family secrets unspool left and right in the midst of goat yoga, comedy shows and salon catastrophes.

“The Summer Seekers” by Sarah Morgan

Answering an advert for a driver and companion to take an epic road trip across America, Martha meets 80-year-old Kathleen, who craves adventure, and together these women embark on the journey of a lifetime.

“The Summer of Lost and Found” by Mary Alice Monroe

With her family, finances, emotions, relationships and health teetering on the brink, Linnea Rutledge finds her life further complicated by her feelings for John, an old flame who turns up from California and is quarantining next door.

“The Guncle” by Steven Rowley

When a former sitcom star takes on the role of guardian for his young niece and nephew for the summer, he soon learns that parenting isn't solved with treats or jokes as his eyes are opened to a new sense of responsibility.

“A Summer to Remember” by Erika Montgomery

When a mysterious package arrives, containing a photograph that changes her life forever, 32-year-old Frankie Simon, the owner of a movie memorabilia shop on Hollywood Boulevard, discovers the meaning of home and the magic of true love.

“Malibu Rising” by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Four famous siblings throw an epic end-of-summer party that goes dangerously out of control as secrets and loves that shaped this family's generations come to light, changing their lives forever.

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