Books & Reading
FDR and the American Crisis by Albert Marrin
An accessible portrait of the 32nd president traces his privileged upbringing, the polio that cost him the use of his legs and his leadership during the Great Depression and World War II.
There Will Be Lies by Nick Lake
Shelby Cooper has been overprotected by her single mother all her life but after a car accident, Shelby’s mother steals her away from the hospital, revealing that Shelby’s father is not dead, but rather a violent man who promised to hunt them down.
Fairest: The Lunar Chronicles – Levana’s Story by Marissa Meyer
Queen Levana is a ruler who uses her “glamour” to gain power. But long before she crossed paths with Cinder, Scarlet, and Cress, Levana lived a very different story – a story that has never been told . . . until now.
The Way We Bared Our Souls by Willa Strayhorn
Five teenagers sit around a bonfire in the middle of the New Mexico desert and when they participate in a ritual to trade totems as a symbol of shedding and adopting one another’s sorrows, they think it is only an exercise, but in the morning they wake to find their burdens gone and replaced with someone else’s.