Thursday, May 01, 2014

New Books: May 2014

Ahhh, it’s May. The sun is shining, the days are getting longer, and we are that much closer to summer break. It’s hard to concentrate on work when you know that vacations, trips to beach, and a break from school is heading our way. Check out these books during your “concentration breaks:”

Week of May 4th
An Untamed State by Roxanne Gay
Genre: Fiction, Suspense
Delancey: A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage by Molly Wizenberg
Genre: Nonfiction, Memoir, Food and Drink
Delicious! by Ruth Reichl
Genre: Fiction, Food and Drink
Since You've Been Gone by Morgan Matson
Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Contemporary Fiction
The Thickety: A Path Begins by J.A. White
Genre: Fiction, Children’s Fiction, Fantasy

Week of May 11th
Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation by Blake J. Harris
Genre: Nonfiction, Business
Cutting Teeth by Julia Fierro
Genre: Fiction, Contemporary Fiction
Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
Genre: Nonfiction, Economics, Business
To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris
Genre: Fiction, Contemporary Fiction
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
Genre: Fiction, Teen, Mystery, Romance

Week of May 18th
The One and Only by Emily Griffin
Genre: Fiction, Chick Lit
The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames by Kai Bird
Genre: Nonfiction, Biography, History
Kidding Ourselves: The Hidden Power of Self-Deception by Joseph T. Hallinan
Genre: Nonfiction
My Real Children by Jo Walton 
Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy
The Three by Sarah Lotz
Genre: Fiction, Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Week of May 25th
Artemis Awakening by Jane Lindskold
Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction
The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps by Michael Blanding 
Genre: Nonfiction, History, Biography
Suspicion by Joseph Finder
Genre: Fiction, Mystery
The Secret Life of Violet Grant by Beatriz Williams
Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance
The Tastemakers: Why We're Crazy for Cupcakes but Fed Up with Fondue by David Sax
Genre: Nonfiction, Food and Drink

Which book do you look forward to reading?

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