If you want to get lost in a story … read Connie Schultz’s The Daughters of Erietown (Penguin Random House, $28)
The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and former Plain Dealer columnist started writing this novel, her first, 10 years ago. It’s an inspiring tale of strong female characters and a heartwarming and heartbreaking story of a Midwest working-class family and how the choices they all make follow and affect them for years to come.
If you want to be inspired … read Maggie Sullivan’s Boss Ladies of CLE (Media Lady Press, $19.99)
Coffee table book meets a jolt of can-do attitude in this tome of inspiring Cleveland women who are successful small-business owners, artists, politicians and more. Paired with beautiful portraits, each of the 20 women featured — think Vitamix CEO and president Jodi Berg — comes with stories on what it means to be a leader in this town.
If you’re excited for baseball … read Zack Meisel’s Cleveland Rocked: The Personalities, Sluggers, and Magic of the 1995 Indians (Triumph Books, $28)
Most of us still replay the good old days of the 1995 Cleveland Indians in our heads. With an all-star lineup of Kenny Lofton, Omar Vizquel, Manny Ramirez and Albert Belle — and their larger-than-life personalities — Meisel takes a look back at the
promising season on its 25th anniversary.
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August 6, 2020