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Literary Delights: Exploring Large Print Books for Seniors

Calling all book lovers! 

Winter offers the perfect opportunity to snuggle up with a captivating book and become fully immersed in its enchanting narrative. We are diving into a series of large-print books for those who struggle with reading the small text but still love the feeling of physically turning the pages. In this post, we’re exploring a treasure trove of captivating stories, memorable characters, and thrilling adventures. If you’re looking for an enjoyable and accessible way to escape into different worlds, you’re in the right place. Let’s review some fantastic large print book series that will keep you engaged and entertained.

  • Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple Series: Delve into the captivating realm of cozy mysteries within Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple series. Accompany the astute Miss Marple as she skillfully untangles intricate cases in the quaint village of St. Mary Mead. 
  • Jojo Moyes The Giver of Stars: This is a spellbinding tale set in the 1930s, centered around the Pack Horse Library Project in the rural hills of Kentucky. This remarkable story follows a diverse group of women who become book-wielding heroines, delivering literature to people in the isolated mountains.
  • James Patterson’s Women’s Murder Club Series: If you enjoy gripping crime dramas, the Women’s Murder Club series by James Patterson is a perfect choice. Follow the lives and careers of a detective, a prosecutor, a reporter, and a medical examiner as they work together to solve heinous crimes in San Francisco.
  • “The Address” by Fiona Davis: Dive into concepts of ambition, love, betrayal, and the timeless charm of historic landmarks. Fiona Davis masterfully weaves historical facts into a modern-day enigma, constructing an engaging story that draws readers into the allure and mystique of both the past and present of New York City, its glamor, and its intrigue.
  • Alexander McCall Smith’s No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Series: These books transport readers into an enchanting world, where mysteries are unraveled with keen intuition and insightful humor. However, McCall Smith’s novels offer more than just solving cases; they paint a vivid portrait of the complexities of human relationships and the vibrant tapestry of life in Africa.


The Terrace Retirement Library full of books for senior residents to enjoy.

Finding large print books near you is easy, and there are several resources to explore, such as local libraries, your retirement community library, online retailers, and thrift stores. Large print books are a fantastic way for seniors to continue enjoying their love for reading without the strain of tiny text. These book series offer a diverse range of genres, ensuring there’s something for every taste.

Immerse yourself in the delights of a good book – it’s more than just a leisurely activity; it’s a key player in your memory care routine. So, pick up one of these large print series, find a cozy reading spot, and get ready to embark on unforgettable literary journeys. Happy reading, and may your golden years be filled with great books and grand adventures!

Are you ready to start a new chapter of your life? Contact Linette at the Terrace at 573-875-2538 for a tour. Your reading adventures await in a cozy corner of our community, where the magic of storytelling meets the comfort of your new home. Call Linette today, and let your literary journey begin!

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