Book Selections from the Hennepin County Library–Eden Prairie

Punks, ghosts and a mystery encompass book recommendations from E.P. librarians.

The House of Tomorrow

by Peter Boganni

recommended by John Knauss

Punk rock and R. Buckminster Fuller all in one book! Growing up in a geodesic dome with his grandmother, 17-year-old Sebastian Prendergast’s sheltered life is rocked when he crosses paths with local misfit Jared Whitcomb.

 

The Little Stranger

by Sarah Waters

recommended by Gloria Cramer

Post-war England and the decline of wealthy landowners are represented by the spooky and decaying Hundred Halls Manor and its inhabitants. The local doctor befriends the family and becomes caught up in their unsettling lives. This is an atmospheric, slow-developing ghost story that draws the reader into its shadowy world.

 

Secrets of Eden

by Chris Bohjalian

recommended by Sarah Garbis

A murder-suicide rocks a small town in Vermont. However, with things not always what they seem, soon relationships and lives are dissected in pursuit of the truth. Fans of Jodi Picoult and Anita Shreve will enjoy this tale of human compassion and intrigue. —Courtesy of staff at the Hennepin County Library–Eden Prairie