1. Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band gave a once in a lifetime performance at the 2009 Superbowl Halftime Show. This incredible event is what inspired Springsteen to write the tale of his life. Readers will gain insight into his Catholic upbringing in New Jersey, his breakout into the music business, and the ups and downs of his career. Even if you aren’t a big Springsteen fan, anyone who ever had big dreams can relate to this raw memoir.
2. The Witch House of Persimmon Point by Suzanne Palmieri
Get ready for Halloween with this spooky novel. In a powerful saga about secrets, Byrd Whalen returns to her family’s ancestral home, only to spend the weekend learning the macabre history hidden there. She has to question everything she ever thought she knew about her family’s past. If you love old-fashioned gothic novels, you will love this book.
3. An Address in Amsterdam by Mary Dingee Fillmore
Historical fiction lovers will devour this novel in one sitting. A teenage girl in 1940s Nazi-occupied Amsterdam has to deal with her boyfriend’s disappearance, her task of delivering forbidden newspapers, and hiding out in a basement with her family. Just when it seems that hope is lost, Rachel finds more courage and love in the most unexpected places.
4. Two By Two by Nicholas Sparks
Have your tissues nearby for this latest novel from best-selling author Nicholas Sparks. It seems like Russell Green has it all: a gorgeous wife, cute daughter, great job. Then, things start falling apart in a matter of months. Soon Russell must face unemployment and single parenthood in this emotional tale.