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Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2022 15:43:45 -0400
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Patrick Taylor's series that begins with An Irish Country Doctor might
work.

Best,
Janet

Janet Adelberg
Librarian
Cary Memorial Library
PO Box 127
Wayne, ME 04284
Phone: 207-685-3612
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On Fri, Apr 29, 2022 at 3:35 PM Lee Edward Shaw <
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> Hello library friends,
>
> I'm looking for some book suggestions. I have a patron who likes to read
> but is sensitive to upsetting content. It is difficult for her to get to
> the library to browse, so she calls and asks us to find a handful of books
> at a time. She likes books that involve relationships, especially family,
> and where not too much happens. We've found that even the mildest of
> narratives often contain some sort of divorce, addiction, death, or
> negative situation, so it can be a challenge to find a winner. She has
> really enjoyed Elizabeth Berg novels and Jenny Colgan's "The Little Beach
> Street Bakery."  Any other leads would be much appreciated!
>
> -Lee
>
> Lee Shaw
> Library Director
> South Berwick Public Library
> 27 Young Street
> South Berwick, ME 03908
> 207-384-3308
> www.southberwicklibrary.org<http://www.southberwicklibrary.org/>
>

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