Even after 30 plus years of working at the library I am still passionate about all it has to offer. Need suggestions about what to read next? Contact me- I'd love to connect you with the right titles!
Here's my 'light' summer reading:
The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple by Jim Guinn
Shadowlands: Fear and Freedom at the Oregon Standoff by Anthony McCann
The Most Danderous Man in America: Timonthy Leary, Richard Nixon and the Hunt for the Futitive King of LSD by Bill Minutaglio
If, like me, you are always up for more info on Royalty, try these DVDs:
The Favorite- Despite ill health, 18 pregnancies,scheming ministers and friends, Queen Anne, last of the Stuarts, rules England and Scotland.
Spying on the Royals- listen in on the phone tapping of Edward, Prince of Wales and the infamous Mrs. Wallis
Nicholas & Alexandra: the Letters- Royal Russian Romance and Revolution, told in their own words
Historical Fiction Fan? Try one of these titles:
The Street by Ann Petry- Written in 1946, a story about a young black woman and her son trying to survive in Harlem
The Other Einstein by- How much does the Theory of Relativity owe to the intelligence of Albert and how much to his wife Mileva?
My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante-The story of Lila and Elena's friendship begins in the 50's in a poor neighborhood in Naple