This winter, curl up under a blanket and enjoy these reads with regional interest, recommended by Lake Geneva Public Library Community Engagement Librarian Ellen Ward-Packard.
THE KINDRED SPIRITS SUPPER CLUB
BY AMY E. REICHERT
Ghosts! Romance! Supper clubs! Down-on-her-luck Sabrina returns to the Wisconsin Dells and the family curse that lets her communicate with needy spirits. Things start looking up when she connects with a cheese curd-obsessed supper club owner. Cute and quirky, this rom-com has a little bit of everything.
LIVING A COUNTRY YEAR: WIT AND WISDOM FROM THE GOOD OLD DAYS
BY JERRY APPS
This memoir by the elder statesman of Wisconsin rural history is organized by the months of the year, and includes a memory, a recipe, and snippets of advice for each. Read it in one sitting, or let it guide you month by month.
WISCONSIN INDIAN LITERATURE: ANTHOLOGY OF NATIVE VOICES
EDITED BY KATHLEEN TIGERMAN
This anthology by a University of Wisconsin professor collects historical and contemporary works from members of the many tribes that make up the American Indian Nations of Wisconsin. Ranging from creation myths to environmental protest pieces, this book offers a chorus of often-excluded, Wisconsin native voices.