“Although no one can go back and make a brand new start
anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” ~ Carl Bard

On the Shelf for November 2019


Welcome to Betty Barrick Library on the shelf

We have quite a lot of wonderful books that you might want to read for your next adventure.

The Paris Seamstress by Natasha Lester

The Paris Seamstress by Natasha LesterThis is about a young dressmaker who flees from France to America when the Nazis invade the country in World War II. She was a spy in the couturier houses in Paris. In other words, she copied the cut of the new styles and sent them to America for them to copy. She arrives in America and comes across an American lady who looks exactly like her, who could be her twin sister. Her name is Estelle, who became the head of a dress designer for Americans to wear that did not cost an arm and a leg. It is really a romantic mystery that you will not want to put down until the end.

Allison’s Journey by Wanda E. Brunstetter (The Brides of Webster County series)

Allison’s Journey by Wanda E. BrunstetterThis is an Amish story of a girl named Allison, who lived in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, who is sent to her Aunt Mary’s home in Webster County, Missouri to hopefully learn to sew, cook and take care of a home of her own. Allison is met at the bus station by her cousin Harvey. The book has most of the characters of the other three books. On the first meeting of the young group, she meets a boy named James Esh, who is in his running-around years. Harvey warns her about James being wild and not to trust him. Then she meets Aaron Zook, who she becomes attracted to. You will have to finish this book to find out what happens.

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