Beach Reads: “Rise and Shine, Benedict Stone”

By Phaedra Pulley
Publication Date: May 16, 2017

From the author of “The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper” comes a heartwarming and quirky story of family lost and found. Benedict Stone’s niece, the daughter of his estranged brother, shows up on his doorstep just as his world is becoming less of a rut than a black hole and shows him that sometimes life needs to be turned upside down to make it go right again.

This book is available at the Avalon Free Public Library. All Cape May County residents are eligible for library cards at the Avalon Free Public Library, 235 32nd St., Avalon. For book availability and other information, call (609) 967-7155 or visit