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Afternoon Light at Powell’s Books in Portland

Do you have a good answer for: “Hey, are you reading any good books right now?” Well we polled the entire Canary team and asked just that. We came up with a long list of book titles that should get everyone through their summer reading list. See below and get ready for vacation reads, inspirational stories, book club suggestions, and a few story time selections.

Nonfiction
Creative Confidence – Unleashing the Creative Potential within us all
Putin Country – A Journey into the Real Russia
Waylon – An Autobiography of the great Waylon Jennings
Erwin Rommel  – The Story of a famed WWII German General
The Boy Who Runs – Inspirational true story of a Ugandan boy soldier who became a world-renowned runner
Yes Please – Words of wisdom (and lots of laughs) from Amy Poehler
What to Expect in the 1st Year – We have lots of expecting and new moms
The Wonder Weeks – Turn the first 20 months of your baby’s life into magical leaps forward
Outliers
– One of Malcolm Gladwell’s best!
Steve Jobs – A riveting story of the roller-coaster life of Apple Co-Founder

Fiction
Y is for Yesterday – Private investigator confronts her darkest and most disturbing case in this #1 New York Times bestseller from Sue Grafton.
The Relic Thief – Historical fiction by Michael R. Davis

Metal Bookmark resting on two books

“A Girl With a Book” Metal Bookmark

The Nightingale – Unforgettable novel of love and strength in the face of war. By Kristin Hannah
The Woman in Cabin 10 – A suspenseful haunting novel by Ruth Ware
Lonesome Dove – A love story, an adventure, and an epic frontier. By Larry McMurtry
Rules of Attraction – Funny novel of New England college co-eds in a curious romantic triangle. By Bret Easton Ellis
Lilac Girls – Story of a WWII Heroine.
All The Missing Girls – Nail-biting, breathtaking story about the disappearances of two young women told in reverse. By Megan Miranda
Devil in the White City – Murder, magic and madness at the fair that changed America. By Erik Larson
Peace Like a River – Heroic quest and haunting meditation on the possibility of magic in the everyday world. By Leif Enger
One More Thing – Stories and other stories by B.J. Novak
Big Little Lies – A brilliant take on ex-husbands and second wives, mothers and daughters, schoolyard scandal and the little lies that can turn lethal. By Liane Moriarty
The Couple Next Door – How well do you know the couple next door? Or your husband? Or even – yourself? By Shari Lapena
The Help – A timeless and universal story about the lines we abide by and the ones we don’t
Digital Fortress – Mystery and suspense surrounding the NSA and digital security. By Dan Brown
Eligible – A modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice. By Curtis Sittenfeld
The Virgin Suicides – An unforgettable novel of adolescent love, disquiet and death. By Jeffery Eugenides
The Cuckoo’s Calling – A crime novel by JK Rowling under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith
A Dance with Dragons – The first book in the set that inspired hit series, Game of Thrones. By George R. R. Martin
Find Her – Harrowing tale of a spring break kidnapping. By Lisa Gardner
The Sweet Forever – A bold, brilliant tale of mystery, revenge and survival in the 1980s. By George Pelecanos

Story Time For Kids
Guess How Much I love you
Charlotte’s Web
The Mouse & The Motorcycle

 

 

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