Summer Reads
June 12, 2016
recommended books
showing author, title, publisher and (in parentheses) contributor
Alexander, Robert (ed.) & Eric Braun (ed.), - Nothing to Declare: A Guide to the Flash Sequence, White Pine Press, 2016 (Barbara Chatterton Frye)
Faber, Michel - The Book of Strange New Things: A Novel, Hogarth, 2015
Jemisin, N. K. - The Killing Moon, Orbit; 2012 (Dawn Hayslett)
Jemisin, N. K. - The Shadowed Sun (Dreamblood), Orbit; 2012 (Dawn Hayslett)
Johnson, Adam - The Orphan Master's Son: A Novel, Random House, 2012
Mantel, Hilary - A Place of Greater Safety: A Novel, Picador, 2006 (Robin Proud)
Paretsky, Sara - Guardian Angel, 1993
Richards, Alan - New Penguin Book Of Welsh Short Stories, Viking UK, 1993 (Rose Smith)
Said, Kurban - Ali and Nino: A Love Story, The Overlook Press, 2013 (Rosemarie Lester)
Shute, Nevil - Trustee From The Toolroom, William Morrow; 1960 (Robin Proud)
Vreeland , Susan - The Forest Lover, Penguin Books, 2004 (Ron Frye)
Yanagihara, Hanya - A Little Life, Anchor, 2016 (Mary Mullen)
Zusak, Markus - The Book Thief, Alfred A. Knopf, 2007 (Bob Park)
Calvino, Italo - Collection of Sand, Mariner Books, 2014
Clinton, Hillary Rodham - Hard Choices, Simon & Schuster, 2015 (Cindy O'Neill)
Cowley, Betty - Stalag Wisconsin: Inside WWII Prisoner of War Camps, Lisa Loucks Christenson Publishing, 2002 (Pam Gates)
Friend, Catherine - Sheepish: Two Women, Fifty Sheep, and Enough Wool to Save the Planet, Da Capo Lifelong Books, 2011 (Barbara Park)
Froese, Paul - On Purpose: How We Create the Meaning of Life, Oxford University Press, 2016 (Millie Moffett)
Hammer, Joshua - The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts, Simon & Schuster, 2016 (Susan Hagstrom)
Kondo, Marie - The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, Ten Speed Press, 2014 (Orange Schroeder)
Reilly M.D., Brendan - One Doctor: Close Calls, Cold Cases, and the Mysteries of Medicine, Atria Books, 2014 (Orange Schroeder)
Reiss, Tom - The Orientalist: Solving the Mystery of a Strange and Dangerous Life, Random House, 2006 (Ruth Calden)
Stout, Martha - The Sociopath Next Door, Harmony, 2006 (Gary Gates)
Walls, Jeannette - The Glass Castle: A Memoir, Scribner, 2006 (Mary Mullen)

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