Summer Reading Recommendations
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The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83¼ Years Old
by Hendrik Groen
This #1 international bestseller reminds the reader of A Man Called Ove. In this novel, Hendrik lives in a nursing home and founds the Old-But-Not-Dead Club and records the daily antics of his friends and fellow “inmates.” This hilarious, laugh out loud tale is charming while inspiring. It is a must read.
The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels
by Jon Meacham
In this work of non-fiction, Pulitzer Prize winning historian Jon Meacham references Abraham Lincoln’s call for “better angels of our nature” as he frames our present American life and politics with past era narratives. Although dark times in our history are poignant, Meacham’s insights for our paths forward are those of hope….hope over fear.