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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 1:00 am

New library books

The following romances are new at theáGeorgetown branch of the Allen County Public Library.

“Ayesha at Last”by Uzma Jalaluddin

A modern, Muslim adaptation of “Pride and Prejudice” finds a reluctant teacher who would avoid an arranged marriage setting aside her literary ambitions before falling in love with her perpetually single cousin's infuriatingly conservative fiancÚ.

“The Flatshare” by Beth O'Leary

Entering a flatshare arrangement with a man on an opposite work shift, a heartbroken woman begins exchanging notes with the roommate she has never met and becomes his best friend, and possibly soulmate, through their correspondence.

“Wooing Cadie McCaffrey” by Bethany Turner

Cadie McCaffrey breaks up with her boyfriend, so he, with help from his pro-athlete work friends and tactics drawn from Cadie's favorite romantic comedies, does everything in his power to try to win her back.

“Summer Hours” by Amy Mason Doan

A decade after an ill-fated affair ends her career, a woman attends the wedding of a childhood friend while coming to terms with her feelings for the person for whom she gave up everything.

“You, Me, and the Sea” by Meg Donohue

A story inspired by “Wuthering Heights” finds Merrow Shawe, a young woman living with her family on a fog-cloaked California cliffside farm, struggling to choose between independence and her passionate childhood sweetheart.