Friday, August 01, 2014

New Books: August 2014

Summer is winding down and school’s about to restart. That means you are either ready to party because you kids are going back to school or mourning your return to school. I have the perfect solution for either scenario, either celebrate or grieve with a good back. Here’s a list of new books to get you started:
Week of August 4th
Bad Feminist: Essays by Roxanne Gay
Genre: Nonfiction, Feminism, Short Stories
The Birth of Korean Cool: How One Nation is Conquering the World Through Pop Culture by Euny Hong
Genre: Nonfiction
Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone) by Elizabeth Green
Genre: Nonfiction, Teaching, Education
Cancel the Wedding by Carolyn T. Dingman
Genre: Contemporary fiction, Women’s fiction
The Girl from the Well by Rin Chupeco
Genre: Young adult, Horror, Paranormal
Week of August 11th
Blood Aces: The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, the Texas Gangster Who Created Vegas Poker by Doug J. Swanson 
Genre: Nonfiction, Biography
Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good: A Memoir of Food and Love from an American Midwest Family by Kathleen Flinn
Genre: Nonfiction, Memoir, Food
Henna House by Nomi Eve
Genre: Fiction,
The Supernatural Enhancements by Edgar Cantero
Genre: Gothic, Mystery, Fantasy
Violins of Hope: Violins of the Holocaust--Instruments of Hope and Liberation in Mankind's Darkest Hour by James A. Grymes
Genre: Nonfiction, Music, History
Week of August 18th
The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload by Daniel J. Levitin
Genre: Nonfiction, Psychology
Dear Committee Members by Julie Schumacher
Genre: Fiction, Humor
Debt Inheritance by Pepper Winters
Genre: Adult fiction, Romance
We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas
Genre: Historical fiction
XL Love: How the Obesity Crisis Is Complicating America's Love Life by Sarah Varney
Genre: Nonfiction, Health
Week of August 25th
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
Genre: Childrens, Poetry
The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm
Genre: Childrens, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Ghost House by Alexandra Adornetto
Genre: Young adult, Fantasy, Paranormal
Mighty Ugly: Exercises and Advice for Getting Creative Even When It Ain't Pretty by Kim P.  Werker
Genre: Nonfiction

Enjoy one or all of these books!

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