Saunter into these quaint reads about twilight gardens and moonbeams. And view the Perseids, a prolific meteor shower ocurring from mid-July to mid-August.
The English Garden at Night by Linda Rutenberg (Nonfiction)
Linda Rutenberg’s photographs are taken after midnight, creating a vision of stillness and mystery, a soliloquy of shadow and light emanating from leaves and flowers, hedgerows and trees. To create this magical book, Rutenberg laid claim to the enchanted domain of some of this country’s most beautiful gardens.
Twilight Garden by Lia Leendertz (Nonfiction)
Gardening expert Lia Leendertz shows that it is possible to create a nighttime paradise whether you have a small backyard terrace or a large plot of land. She includes case studies of formal gardens and detailed horticultural descriptions of night-friendly plant species and varieties. Following her lead, you’ll be able to transform your own private space into a moonlit paradise.
Slow Moon Rising by Eva Marie Everson
Cedar Key has long been a place of rest, healing and release in the Claybourne family. But it might also be the birthplace of a lie that is poisoning the family from within. Join the strong Claybourne women–Anise, Kimberly, Jayme-Leigh, Heather and Ami–as they each confront the truth. Their unique paths will lead them through heartbreak, misunderstandings and pain. But their journeys will also bring reconciliation and renewed love in their own lives.
The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen (Teen)
Emaline’s mostly-absentee father, too, thinks Emaline should have a bigger life, and he’s convinced that an Ivy League education is the only route to realizing her potential. Emaline is attracted to the bright future that Theo and her father promise. But she also clings to the deep roots of her loving mother, stepfather and sisters. Can she ignore the pull of the happily familiar world of Colby?
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