Thursday, June 7, 2012

June 2012

Summer reading time is here again................

Some new and recommended biographies are:

It Worked For Me: In Life and Leadership by Colin Powell
A Natural Woman: A Memoir by Carole King
Diamond in the Rough: A Memoir by Shawn Colvin
The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson by Robert A. Caro

New nonfiction titles are:

Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power  by Rachel Maddow
Imagine: How Creativity Works by Jonah Lehrer
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
The Presidents Club: Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity by Nancy Gibbs

Fiction for beach and vacation reading:

The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson - This is a brutal, but fascinating story which takes place in North Korea
The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsey Faye - This story details the beginnings of the New York Police Dept.
The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker - The story of a young woman's search for her father
The O'Briens by Peter Behrens - A family saga
Waiting for Sunrise by William Boyd -A story of espionage in World War I
The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty - The story of the actress, Louise Brooks and her chaperone on their first trip to NYC

Hope this list supplies you with some ideas for relaxing and getting in to a good book -----or your Nook or your Kindle.

Let us know what you are reading and what you have liked or disliked.

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