Monday, March 3, 2014

Books Read in February

Big Girl Panties by Stephanie Evanovich - When Holly Brennan meets physical trainer Logan Montgomery on a plane trip, the overweight widow sees a change to regain her life - and result of their workouts will be not only sweat but steam.

Top of the Morning by Brian Stelter - Chronicling a tumultuous year in the history of morning television, a journalist goes behind the scenes to tell the real story behind Ann Curry's firing and the ratings wars.

The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith - When a supermodel dies of an apparent suicide, one-legged Afghan veteran Cormoran Strike is hired to uncover the truth.

Point Your Face at This by Demetri Martin - A stand-up comic's compilation of his simple and pun-filled sketches, part xkcd, part The Far Side.

The Best Writing on Writing (1993) ed. Jack Heffron - This collection of essays from 1993 by poets, writers, and academics offers a rich variety of criticism and meditations on the art of writing.

Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson - In this lyrical novel, two orphaned girls are raised by a procession of eccentric female relatives in a remote town in the Inland Northwest.

The Arrival by Shaun Tan - Sepia-toned illustrations depict an immigrant's challenging journey into a strange new world.

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