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Summer is almost here, that golden time when you get to CHOOSE what books you read. 🙂 Kirkwood Library Services is here to help you with those choices. Here’s a collection of books that were listed on various best of lists for 2015. Take a look and find what interests you and check it out.

Call Number: Graphic Novel 741.5 J324r Title: Roller Girl Author: Victoria Jamieson

Call Number: 305.896 S982b Title: Between the World and Me Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates

Call Number: 338.4 B396e Title: Empire of Cotton: A Global History Author: Sven Beckert

Call Number: 394.12 M392c Title: Combat-Ready Kitchen: How the U.S. Military Shapes the Way You Eat Author: Anastacia Marx de Salcedo

Call Number: 629.409 D282L Title: Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight Author: Margaret Lazarus Dean

Call Number: 636.3 R289s Title: The Shepherd’s Life Author: James Rebanks

Call Number: 664.006 K628h Title: Homemade for Sale: How to Set Up and Market a Food Business From Your Home Kitchen Authors: Lisa Kivirist and John D. Ivanko

Call Number: 779.092 M282h Title: Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs Author: Sally Mann

Call Number: 780.92 A548s Title: Symphony for the city of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad Author: M.T. Anderson

Call Number: 791.45 M296b Title: Becoming Maria: A Memoir Author: Sonia Manzano
NOTE: As in Maria on Sesame Street.

Call Number: 811.54 M571h Title: James Merrill: Life and Art Author:Langdon Hammer

Call Number: 813.54 B792h Title: The Harder They Come Author: T.C. Boyle

Call Number: 813.6 H182c Title: City on Fire Author: Garth Risk Hallberg

Call Number: 813.6 S344h Title: The Hired Girl Author: Laura Amy Schlitz

Call Number: 959.704 S43m Title: Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War Author: Steve Sheinkin

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