Friday, January 16, 2015

2014 Staff Favorites - 6th in a series

 Z by Therese Ann Fowler

Fictional account of the love, marriage, exploits, and destruction of Jazz Age writers Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald.

The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith

J.K. Rowling creates an intriguing main character, private detective Cormoran Strike, as he investigates a murder mystery taking us inside the world of London's elite models.

The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida

Illuminating insights into the autistic mind of a boy who is nonverbal but able to type out answers to questions about how he feels and is affected by the world around him.

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

Unforgettable and inspiring story of Olympic runner Louis Zamperini as he manages to survive World War II bombing raids, a plane crash, being lost at sea, and being taken as a Japanese prisoner of war.

Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

The classic novel about southern belle Scarlett O'Hara, and the portrayal of her life before, during, and after the Civil War.

The Heist by Daniel Silva

International thriller set in the art world with lots of fascinating information about art history and theft.

The following two titles by Paula Wall are compelling stories about two families of strong Southern women with unique and eccentric personalities, the men who love them, and the interesting characters in their small towns.

The Rock Orchard by Paula Wall

The Wilde Women by Paula Wall

Holly Raus
Information Specialist, Youth Services
Cumming Library