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Here’s what been on my table or nightstand over the last month. What are you reading that you can’t put down?

Recent Reads

Adult: Down Range:Navy SEALS in the War on Terrorism by Dick Couch

Rogue Institution:Vigilante Injustice, Lawlessness, and Disorder at the Air Force Academy by David W. Graney

The Warrior Elite: The Forging of SEAL Class 228 by Dick Couch

YA: After the Rain by Norma Fox Mazer (Good story about a teenage girl and her relationship with her grandfather)

Scorpions by Walter Dean Myers (Interesting book on inner city life and gangs)

Fablehaven Book 3: Grip of the Shadow Plague by Brandon Mull (Fablehaven books are always a fun read for me!)

Gideon the Cutpurse by Linda Buckley-Archer (Interesting time traveling tale)

The Tail of Emily Windsnap by Liz Kessler (Fun modern-day mermaid story)

Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis (Older book, but interesting insight into the jazz era)

Dragons of Deltora Book 1: Dragon’s Nest by Emily Rodda (Fantasy, fun dragon story)

Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary D. Schmidt (Historical fiction, Schmidt is terrific.)

Things Hoped For by Andrew Clements (Different from Clements normal school stories)

Graceling by Kristin Cashore (Loved this adventure story except for the author’s romantic angle in which marriage was not a good option for the heroine, but living together was.)

Currently reading:

Adult: Seven Sacred Pauses: Living Mindfully Through the Hours of the Day by Macrina Wiederkehr

Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, A Vanished Way of Life, and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt by David McCullough

Trident K9 Warriors by Mike Ritland (60 Minutes recently did a story on the author.)

YA: The Upstairs Room by Johanna Reiss (Holocaust tale, mild)

Theodore Boone: The Accused by John Grisham (I Love Theodore Boone. Grisham writes well for a younger audience. If you have a budding attorney, they will love it.)

1 Comment

  1. HeatherC on May 2, 2013 at 3:04 am

    I followed your advice and am reading “The Book Thief.” I am about halfway through and look forward to reading a few more pages each night.

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