We hope your summer is restful and rejuvenating! How about some great reads to help while away those long hot summer days?
Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance
Who doesn’t want to read about this audacious businessman whose has the smarts and the cold hard cash to innovate in space exploration, e-commerce, and the automotive industry? A fascinating account of one of the boldest entrepreneurs of our time.
The Trascriptionist by Amy Rowland
A terrific debut novel by a former transcriptionst for the NYT. Explores the disconnection between ethics and journalism, and people and the organizations they serve.
Holy Cow by David Duchovny
Yup, the X-Files actor wrote a book, and it’s a funny, heartfelt book about a cow and her friends who discover the dark underbelly of the human world: industrial meat farms.
The Whites by Richard Price (writing as Barry Brandt)
If you love crime novels, prepare to enjoy the best crime novel of 2015. Richard Price has written for the TV series The Wire, and is no stranger to the intrigue and complicated motives of criminals and detectives alike. The hallmark of Price’s writing is the nuance and breadth he brings to all of his characters.
Nightmares by Jason Segel & Kirsten Miller
In this first of a trilogy, Jason Segel writes the story of Charlie Laird, a boy who is convinced his stepmother is an actual witch. A great read for elementary-aged readers who may also have trouble differentiating between bad dreams and reality.
Ball written and illustrated by Mary Sullivan
A hilariously illustrated story about the inner life of dogs.
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mark Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen
Life takes some interesting turns for two young boys and their dog. Illustrated by Jon Klassen, famed for the “I Want My Hat Back” and “This is Not My Hat” books.