Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Bon voyage!

As the semester draws to a close and transfer decisions are announced (congratulations to everyone who was accepted to their college of choice), the library would like to make an announcement of its own -- we have a brand-new batch of highly-engaging and summer-ready books! With all of your new-found free time, consider spending a moment or two reading the following:

3rd Degree by James Patterson
American Wife: A Novel by Curtis Sittenfeld
The Anthologist by Nicholson Baker
Bone by Bone by Carol O'Connell
Eaters of the Dead: The Manuscript of Ibn Fadlan Relating His Experiences with the Northmen in A.D. 922 by Michael Crichton
Fault Line: A Novel by Barry Eisler
Shadow Tag Louise Erdrich
Vaudeville! by Gaetan Soucy
The Wasted Vigil by Nadeem Aslam

If you're a history buff, then what about:
The Attack on Pearl Harbor by Laurie Collier Hillstrom
Medievalism: The Middle Ages in Modern England by Michael Alexander
The Tudors: The Complete Story of England's Most Notorious Dynasty by G. J. Meyer
Thomas Cromwell: The Rise and Fall of Henry VIII's Most Notorious Minister by Robert Hutchinson
How Rome Fell: Death of a Superpower by Adrian Keith Goldsworthy
The Vikings: A History by Robert Ferguson

What's life without music and poetry...
Paul McCartney: A Life by Peter Ames Carlin
Boss Cupid by Thom Gunn

Of course, like always, this is just a smattering of the great titles we've recently added to the collection. Check out our new books list for more of the same. Happy summer!