Looking for some good summer reading material? Here are a few of our recent favorites:
Hilariously written and so much fun to read, Bossy Pants is the story of Tina Fey and how she became a comedian. From Saturday Night Live to Liz Lemon to Sarah Palin, she reveals all and proves that you’re no one until someone calls you bossy.
The Power of One: A Novel by Bryce Courtenay
In 1939, as Hitler casts his enormous, cruel shadow across the world, the seeds of apartheid take root in South Africa. There, a boy called Peekay is born. His childhood is marked by humiliation and abandonment, yet he vows to survive and conceives heroic dreams–which are nothing compared to what life actually has in store for him. He embarks on an epic journey through a land of tribal superstition and modern prejudice where he will learn the power of words, the power to transform lives, and the power of one.
The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency (Book 1) by Alexander McCall Smith
Curl up with a cup of tea, or an iced latte, and Botswana’s premier lady detective for a witty summer read filled with suspense and good humor, set in the dusty plains of Botswana.
Lift by Kelly Corrigan
You’ll laugh and cry out loud as you read Kelly Corrigan’s Lift where she elegantly describes the happiness and frustration that comes with being a mother and raising children. Lift will inspire you to take pause from your busy life, think about what’s important and appreciate all you have to be thankful for.
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang
The story of three generations of women in twentieth-century China that blends the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of a dramatic eyewitness history—a bestselling classic in thirty languages with more than ten million copies sold around the world, now with a new introduction from the author.