Recommended Reads from May 5th, 2020
Title: The Alice Network
Author: Kate Quinn
Genre: Historical Fiction
Recommended by: Bobbi L-W. – Accounting
In an enthralling new historical novel from national bestselling author Kate Quinn, two women female spy recruited to the real-life Alice Network in France during World War I and an unconventional American socialite searching for her cousin in 1947 are brought together in a mesmerizing story of courage and redemption.
Title: Hard to Handle: The Life and Death of the Black Crowes – A Memoir
Author: Steve Gorman with Steven Hyden
Recommended by: Colin M, Husband of Michelle M. – Corporate Travel
Black Crowes drummer and cofounder Steve Gorman shares the band’s inside story in this behind-the-scenes biography, from their supernova stardom in the ’90s to exhilarating encounters with industry legends.
Title: Woman on the Edge
Author: Samantha M. Bailey
Recommended by: Annie M. – Reservations
A moment on the platform changes two lives forever. But nothing is as it seems… ‘Take my baby.’ In a split second, Morgan’s life changes forever. A stranger hands her a baby, then jumps in front of a train.
Title: Lilac Girls
Author: Martha Hall Kelly
Genre: Historical Fiction
Recommended by: Janice M. – Sister in Law of Rob M. – Sales
Inspired by the life of a real World War II heroine, this debut novel reveals a story of love, redemption, and secrets that were hidden for decades.
Title: Knots and Crosses (from John Rebus series)
Author: Ian Rankin
Genre: Detective Fiction
Recommended by: Mary Lou M. – Human Resources
Detective John Rebus: His city is being terrorized by a baffling series of murders… and he’s tied to a maniac by an invisible knot of blood.
Author: Dean Karnazes & Matt Fitzgerald
Genre: Non-Fiction / Sports
Recommended by: Craig J. – General Manager
This is an account of the amazing things you can achieve when the mind and the body work together. It tells of Karnazes challenge to run 50 marathons in 50 days.
Title: The Wealthy Barber Returns
Author: David Chilton
Genre: Personal Finance
Recommended by: Rob M. – Sales
David Chilton sets off to provoke our thoughts about money; spending, saving and happiness. He uses stories and humor to take the intimidation out of financial planning. Why? He was pulling his hair out watching us get deeper and deeper into financial troubles.
Title: Must Thinking
Author: S. Paul Kearley
Genre: Health, Mind and Body
Recommended by: Michelle M. – Corporate Travel
Imagine having the audacity to predict your own success, and then actually achieving it.
Title: Seven Days to Save Her Son
Author: Alex Lake
Recommended by: Lisa M. – Wife of Rob M. – Sales
In seven days, Maggie’s son, Max, turns three. But she’s not planning a party or buying presents or updating his baby book. She’s dreading it. Because in her world, third birthdays are the days on which the unthinkable happens… she loses her child.
Title: Le Passager
Author: Patrick Sénécal
Recommended by: Lisa-Marie B. – Revenue
Que celui qui s’aventure en compagnie de cet étrange Passager sache qu’il n’en sortira pas indemne. Patrick Senécal est en effet passé maître dans l’art d’aspirer son lecteur dans la spirale infernale de l’étrange. Inexorablement.
Title: The Bad Guys Episode 1
Author: Aaron Blabey
Genre: Graphic Novel for Kids
Recommended by: Ethan & Alex W. – Sons of Bobbi L-W. – Accounting
They sound like the Bad Guys, they look like the Bad Guys . . . and they even smell like the Bad Guys. But Mr Wolf, Mr Piranha, Mr Snake and Mr Shark are about to change all of that!