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Tis the Season...To Read a Good Book

by KIX101.1 /1230 KFJB News Department posted Dec 26 2013 1:51PM
After a long period of time entertaining family and friends, it's about time you take a bit of time for yourself. And what's a better way than to get lost in a good book? Sarah Rosenblum, Director of the Marshalltown Library, has a few suggestions.

In Fiction:
  • The Gold Finch- Donna Tart
  • And the Mountains Echoed- Khaled Hosseini
  • Life After Life- Kate Atkinson
  • Cuckoos Calling- Robert Gallbraith (aka JK Rowling)
In Non-Fiction:
  • Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune- Bill Dedman
  • A Year of Holiday Cooking- Ree Drummond
  • Notable Names to Look For:
    • Ted Williams
    • Barbra Stanwyck
In Young Adult:
  • Hunger Games (Series)- Suzanne Collins
  • Divergent (Series)- Veronica Ross
  • Harry Potter (Series)- JK Rowling
    • They have new covers, same story
  • Eleanor & Park- Rainbow Rowell
In Children's Books:
  • Go Away, Big Green Monster- Ed Emberley
  • Elephant & Piggie (Series)- Mo Williems
  • Dr. Suess Books
  • Corduroy- Don Freeman
  • American Girl (Series)- Various Authors
  • Diary of a Whimpy Kid (Series)- Jeff Kinney
  • Chronicles of Narnia (Series)- C.S. Lewis
  • Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for
  • Dads and Kids to Share- Ken Denmead
  • Guinness Book of World Records- Guinness World Records


--By 1230 KFJB Reporter Katherine Fritcke
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12/26/2013 1:53PM
Tis the Season...To Read a Good Book
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