by Jennifer Yarbrough
Few pleasures are better having a great book to take on vacation where you can read for hours on end. We have you covered with our list of interesting, fun books. Happy reading!
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
A discovery at the Panama Hotel of the belongings of Japanese Americans sent to internment camps in the 1940s sets Henry Lee on a journey through his past to his present.
The Harry Bosch Series by James Connelly
Follow Detective Harry Bosch as he solves homicides for the LAPD, including the homicide of his own mother.
Killing Monica by Candace Bushnell
This highly anticipated new novel from the author of Sex and the City follows Pandy “PJ” Wallis, a writer trying to reinvent herself after her marriage falls apart and the boathouse of her family home burns down.
To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingway
Harry Morgan is trying to support his wife and two kids during the Great Depression with just his strength and his boat, come onboard as he ferries all sorts of cargo from Key West to Cuba and back.
Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers
Set in 1850s California this is the story of Angel, a prostitute, who meets Michael Hosea, a man after God’s heart. As their love story evolves she grows scared and runs until she realizes that the only thing that can truly change her is to run after God’s heart herself.
A Land Remembered by Patrick Smith
The history of Florida since 1858 as seen through the eyes of the MacIvey family. Learn about the swamplands and inhabitants (human and animal) and their interactions in one of the wildest states in the nation—our state!
The Highlander Series by Diana Gabaldon
Time travel with Claire Randall as she is whisked from her 1946-postwar second honeymoon in Scotland with her husband to the Scottish Highlands of 1743 where she is set to marry James Fraser, a Scottish warrior.
Kenzie and Gennaro Series by Dennis Lahane
Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro are private investigators in Boston that find themselves in all kinds of sticky situations. These books definitely deliver action with that signature South Boston style, in other words, graphic language and violence.
In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume
In her latest novel, out June 2015, Blume explores life, tragedy and how we cope and move on. Set in 1950s America, a young woman’s experiece is revisited and processed .
Einstein’s Dreams by Alan Lightman
A novel of Einstein’s dreams as he is grappling with the theory of relativity; they take a look at many possible worlds.
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
A young woman becomes entwined in a murder involving people she has been watching from the commuter train she takes each day from the suburbs to London. As she helps peice together the mystery she must face truths about her own life. A great thriller wth twists and turns - you will not be able to put it down.
Primates of Park Avenue by Wednesday Martin
Do you ever wonder what motherhood in the wealthy Upper East Side of Manhattan would be like? In this “mommy memoir,” you can find out! Wednesday Martin compares her life as a mom in the UES in anthropological terms, comparing her quest for the perfect Birkin Bag to that of a chimp asserting power in the wild.
Welcome to St. Johns Magazine, the premier lifestyle media company in St. Johns Florida and the heart of Northeast Florida.
St. Johns Magazine is a fun and friendly resource guide connecting the growing communities of northern St. Johns. We focus on the positive aspects of life with entertaining features and articles promoting local businesses, people, places and events!
©2012-2020 All Rights Reserved
St. Johns Magazine LLC
St. Johns Magazine publishes twelve times a year. stjohnsmag.com launched in 2012. Like our page on Facebook, and follow us on Instagram. The magazine is printed in Jacksonville, Florida, USA and distributed free of charge to SELECT homes in northern St. Johns.