Books

Book Hunters in Brief #36: if i stay

book hunters in brief #36: if i stayEven if you loved the book long before it was a glimmer in some Hollywood executive's eye, Book Hunters have some suggestions we think you just might love as much.

Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

Here's why: Samantha repeats the day of her death seven times before she finds a way to save herself.

Book Hunters in Brief #35: Outlander

BHinB 35 OutlanderFor fans of the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon, Harris County Public Library's award-winning Book Hunters recommends these great titles:

The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley

The Game of Kings by Dorothy Dunnett

Love Historicals? Read a Sherry Thomas

Private ArrangementsI’ve been on a historical romance kick lately, and recently discovered Sherry Thomas.

Spring Branch-Memorial Library -- The Page Turners

Death Comes for the ArchbishopTitle to be discussed: Death Comes for the Archbishop, by Willa Cather.  Date of meeting: Tuesday, Sept. 9, 6:30pm.  Summary: "The story of a French priest who goes to New Mexico and with another priest win the southwest for the Catholic Church. After forty years, he dies--the archbishop of Santa Fe."

 

Book Hunters in Brief #34: The Giver

Book Hunters in Brief #35You say you can't wait for next Friday? Well, Book Hunters can't help you there, but we can recommend these awesome titles to make the wait a lot more entertaining.

Fever Crumb by Philip Reeve

The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

1984 by George Orwell

Feed by M.T. Anderson

Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler

Masters of Suspense Book Club

The PhotographJoin us at Baldwin Boettcher on Monday, September 8, 6:30 p.m., for a discussion of The Photograph by Penelope Lively.  Copies of the book are available at the library. 

Summary follows:

Pick a Winner

Complete Guide to Dog BreedsPets bring so much to a person's life.  Make sure if you're planning to get a dog, look for one that matches your lifestyle, family, and personality.

Book Hunters in Brief #33: Awkward Protagonists

Book Hunters in Brief GraphicFor all of you who geek out on the geeks of The Big Bang Theory, the Book Hunters have some reading suggestions that feature some awe-inspiringly awkward protagonists, we think you’ll love.

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