Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Summer is for Reading--Fiction and Non

If you have extra time on your hands now that summer is here, get out from behind that computer and get in front of a good book. We have current fiction that you'll find on the bestseller lists, as well as some fascinating, intriguing, and thought-provoking non-fiction. Here are a few titles you might check-out--literally!


Bad Luck and Trouble: a Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child--the 11th Jack Reacher adventure--Not again!
Children of Hurin by J.R.R. Tolkien--first complete book by Tolkien in 30 years--So, whatcha been reading all these years?
Divisadero by Michael Ondaajte--The newest novel by the author of The English Patient--but waaaay shorter!
Dream when You're Feeling Blue: a novel by Elizabeth Berg--This is one of her best, so don't miss it!
The Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill--Stephen King's son follows in his father's footsteps--or does he?
The Meaning of Night: a confession by Michael Cox--a thriller/murder mystery set in 1854 London--Don't read it alone.
Sleeping with Strangers by Eric Jerome Dickey--well, uh, you know Dickey's style, right?
Twilight by William Gay--Southern fiction writing at it's gothic best & set in rural Tennessee--imagine that!


Castles by Guy De la Bedoyere--gorgeous pictorials of castles in Great Britain, Ireland, and Europe--When do we leave?
Cell Phone Reader by A.P. Kavoori--read how the cell phone is transforming society
Citizen Speilberg by Lester D. Friedman--examines the genres of this amazing director's films
Fifty Greats for the Piano by Yamaha Music--scores for Chopin, Liszt, Tchaikovsky, and others--How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice!
Insurgent Iraq by L. Napoleoni--reveals how Abu Musab al-Zarqawi spread his terror network
Into the Mummy's Tomb--spooky tales by Bram Stoker, Anne Rice, Louisa Alcott, Mark Twain, et al.
Reality Television by Richard Huff--analyzes the beginnings and impact of this phenomenon--Just whose reality is it?
Understanding Workplace Violence by M. Paludi--a guide for managers and employees--Which one are you?
The Vatican Museums by B. Furlotti--masterpieces from the incomparable Papal collections--I don't know much about art, but I know what I like!

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