Friday, August 8, 2014

Aug. 9 is National Book Lovers Day

To celebrate National Book Lovers Day, the Rio Salado Library would like to recommend books from the following list, originally published at Goodreads.

32 Books That Will Change Your Life:

Life of Pi, by Yann Martel
Catch-22, Joseph Heller
Push, by Sapphire
Middlesex, by Jeffrey Eugenides
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death, by Jean-Dominique Bauby
Never Let Me Go, by Kazuo Ishiguro
Sophie’s World, by Jostein Gaarder
Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison
The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green
Me Talk Pretty One Day, David Sedaris
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War, by Max Brooks
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie
Beloved, by Toni Morrison
Play It as It Lays, by Joan Didion
One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
In Cold Blood, by Truman Capote
White Oleander, by Janet Fitch
Invisible Monsters, by Chuck Palahniuk
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon
Prodigal Summer, by Barbara Kingsolver
Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Giver, by Lois Lowry
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith, by Jon Krakauer
Ada, or Ardor, by Vladimir Nabokov
Cat’s Cradle, by Kurt Vonnegut
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, by Robert Persig
A Brief History of Time, by Stephen Hawking
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, by Betty Smith
It, by Stephen King
Niels Lyhne, by Jens Peter Jacobsen
The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity, by Julia Cameron
The Beautiful and the Damned, Volume I, by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Note: Any title that is not available at the Rio Salado Library can be requested. Simply click on the "Place Hold" option located in the item record to have the item routed for pick up at the community college that is most conveniently located to you. You will need your MEID and password to complete the process.

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