Friday, May 18, 2012

Next in June - So Much Pretty

A dark tale inspired by a true case encountered by the author as a police beat reporter follows the experiences of a young victim of domestic violence whose memory is further compromised by community perceptions. A first novel. 

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Top Ten Reading Group Favorites of 2011

1. The Help by Kathryn Stockett

2. Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

3. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

4. Room by Emma Donoghue

5. Still Alice by Lisa Genova

6. Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

7. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson

8. The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

9. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

10. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

[Source: Reading Group Guides]

Friday, May 4, 2012

One Amazing Thing

The Sacramento State One Book Program has selected One Amazing Thing by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni as its One Book for 2012-2013. Read more here.