The innocents by Francesca Segal. As he prepares for his wedding to Rachel Gilbert, the girl he has been with for twelve years, Adam Newman begins to question everything when Rachel's fiercely independent and beautiful young cousin moves home from New York.

The time keeper by Mitch Albom. Given one last chance at redemption, Father Time, the inventor of the world's first clock, must teach two earthly people the true meaning of time – a journey that leads him to a teenage girl who is about to give up on life and a wealthy businessman who wants to live forever.

I don't know why but seeing this kind of pictures make me cry. #PotterheadForever I will go to Hogwarts no matter what okay?

The chaperone by Laura Moriarty. Accompanying a future famous actress from her Wichita home to New York, chaperone Cora Carlisle shares a life-changing five-week period with her ambitious teenage charge during which she discovers the promise of the 20th century and her own purpose in life.

Between you and me by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus. Reunited with her cousin Kelsey when a job offer returns her to the home of her unhappy childhood in Oklahoma, Logan risks everything to secure her cousin's happiness while Kelsey's celebrity and controlling parents threaten her efforts to live a normal life. By the authors of The Nanny Diaries.

Color of Water by James McBride A young African American man describes growing up as one of twelve children of a white mother and black father, and discusses his mother's contributions to his life and his confusion over his own identity. Book Club in a Bag available at the Farmingdale Library.

The light between oceans by M.L. Stedman. Moving his young bride to an isolated lighthouse home on Australia's Janus Rock where the couple suffers miscarriages and a stillbirth, Tom allows his wife to claim an infant who has washed up on the shore only to witness a rift in their marriage that is further complicated by a search by the baby's desperate mother.

Behind the beautiful forevers by Katherine Boo. A first book by a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist profiles everyday life in the settlement of Annawadi as experienced by a Muslim teen, an ambitious rural mother of a prospective female college student and a young scrap metal thief, in an account that illuminates how their efforts to build better lives are challenged by regional religious, caste and economic tensions.

Where'd you go, Bernadette : a novel by Maria Semple. When her notorious, hilarious, volatile, talented, troubled and agoraphobic mother goes missing, teenage Bee begins a trip that takes her to the ends of the earth to find her in this new novel from the author of This One is Mine.

The tiger's wife byTéa Obreht. Remembering childhood stories her grandfather once told her, young physician Natalia becomes convinced that he spent his last days searching for "the deathless man," a vagabond who claimed to be immortal. As Natalia struggles to understand why her grandfather, a deeply rational man would go on such a farfetched journey, she stumbles across a clue that leads her to the extraordinary story of the tiger's wife.

Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James is the book everyone can't stop talking about.

The help by Kathryn Stockett.In Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed. With the civil rights movement exploding all around them, three women start a movement of their own, forever changing a town and the way women--black and white, mothers and daughters--view one another.

10 must-read books to add to your list

The Witch's Daughter - My name is Elizabeth Anne Hawksmith, and my age is three hundred and eighty-four years. If you will listen, I will tell you a tale of witches. this sounds interesting.

A room without books...

20 books to read in your twenties

"A goo dbook is an event in my life." - Stendhal #books #reading #quotes #stories #bookworm #authors Also, get a $15 credit for Oyster-- it's like Netflix for eBooks at

16 beach reading recs for your long weekend

Apparently these have solid reviews on Goodreads and J.K. liked them. Might have to check these out!

Books will keep you warm this winter!

This is actually a pretty good list...