The Gethsemane Library offers these new books to enrich your long, summer days. Families, check our webpage for a link to some outstanding summer reading programs for kids.
The Hidden Flame, by Davis Bunn and Janette Oke, is an epic tale of romance and intrigue set in first-century Jerusalem.
Though Waters Roar is Lynn Austin’s newest novel that traces the stories of four women who dare to challenge their society’s feminine expectations.
Pillars of the Earth, by Ken Follett, is a spellbinding tale of ambition and power that tells the story of Philip, prior of Kingsbridge, a monk driven to build the greatest cathedral in the world. (An Oprah Book Club selection.)
World Without End, by Ken Follett, picks up the story two centuries after the townspeople of Kingsbridge finished the exquisite cathedral that was the heart of the Pillars of the Earth.
Beguiled, by Deanne Gist and J. Mark Bertrand, is set in the historical city of Charleston, South Carolina. It blends romance and suspense as two people tackle the question of who is the thief terrorizing this historical city?
Fall to Grace, by Kerry Casey, is the story of an eight year friendship between two boys of different backgrounds, but similar tragedies. This book was an all-congregational read at Pastor’s Sarah’s previous church.
Leaving Yesterday, by Kathy Cushman, is a contemporary re-telling of the prodigal son. Is Alisa’s son truly ready to seek help or is he covering up past and new temptations?
Watch Over Me, by Christa Parrish, tells of a baby girl abandoned in a field. Ben and Abbi seem like the obvious couple to serve as foster parents, but the newborn’s arrival challenges their already precarious marriage.