August 14, 2013

reading list

August Reading List

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein. A dog’s view on human life. If you love dogs, I will say no more.

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell. What makes high-achievers different? Gladwell takes readers on a journey through the world of “outliers” – and explains the secrets of software billionaires, why Asians are good at math and what made the Beatles the greatest rock band.

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls. A story of triumph against all odds – and a Twelfth Avenue reader favorite. Tale of unconditional love in a family that despite its profound flaws gave Jeannette the fiery determination to carve out a successful life on her own terms.

The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty. Said to be the ultimate vacation read and a total page turner I must get my hands on before summer’s end. Imagine that your husband wrote you a letter, to be opened after his death, and that the letter contains his deepest, darkest secret. Imagine that you stumble across that letter while your husband is still very much alive…