This is your life, Harriet Chance! by Jonathan Evison
PHPL Call Number: GENERAL F EVI
Harriet Chance is given a letter that must be opened while she is on an Alaskan cruise. The contents of this letter shatter Harriet and she begins to reevaluate her life and relationships.
All Summer Long by Dorothea Benton Frank
PHPL Call Number: GENERAL F FRA
A Southern gentleman and his New York wife return to his home in lush South Carolina, where they endure a summer of transitions while observing the lives of neighbors and visitors.
The Widower’s Tale by Julia Glass
PHPL Call Number: GENERAL F GLA
Enjoying an active but lonely rural life, 70-year-old Percy haplessly allows a progressive preschool to move into his barn and transform his quiet home into a lively, youthful community.
Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
PHPL Call Number: GENERAL F HAR
Two elderly neighbors meet and encounter love, friendship, and a delightful revival of a life neither of them was expecting.
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
PHPL Call Number: GENERAL F JOY
Harold Fry receives a letter from Queenie, an old friend. She has written to say she is in hospice and wants to say goodbye. Harold becomes convinced he must see Queenie — who is 600 miles away.
The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey by Walter Mosley
PHPL Call Number: GENERAL F MOS
Ptolemy Grey, a 91-year-old man , encounters Robyn Small, a 17-year-old, who helps him clean up his apartment and straighten out his life.
The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick
PHPL Call Number: GENERAL F PAT
In this poignant, charming debut, 69-year-old Arthur Pepper discovers his late wife’s charm bracelet, which prompts a quest to discover its origins.
Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks
PHPL Call Number: GENERAL F SPA
Katie resists forming any personal ties until she is drawn into relationships with a young widower and her neighbor, who help her overcome her fearful past.
Noah’s Compass by Anne Tyler
PHPL Call Number: GENERAL F TYL
Liam Pennywell struggles to recall missing memories of the night before he awoke in the hospital with a head injury, an effort that leads to unexpected discoveries.
Storied life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
PHPL Call Number: GENERAL F ZEV
A middle-aged bookseller, a feisty publisher’s rep, and a charmingly precocious abandoned child come together on a small island off the New England coast in this novel of love and second chances.