Potpourri


If 10 people were polled on their favorite books, you’d get 10 different answers in all types of genres and subjects. Below is a mix of fiction, nonfiction, even one picture book. We hope one or more will appeal to your reading tastes.

The Battle of the Crater. The Battle of the Crater: A Novel of the Civil War by Newt Gingrich FIC GIN
Union soldiers plan to destroy a Confederate fort, but the results prove disastrous.

 

 

 

Black Wings: Courageous Stories of African Americans in Aviation and Space History. Black Wings: Courageous Stories of African Americans in Aviation and Space History by Von Hardesty 629.13 H 2008
Readers meet the African- American men and women who have contributed to aviation history in this companion book to a Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum exhibit.

 

 

Dressed to Perfection: the Art of Dressing for Your Red Carpet Moments. Dressed to Perfection: the Art of Dressing for Your Red Carpet Moments by Carmen Marc Valvo 646.34 V 2011
Designer and fashion industry expert Carmen MarcValvo shares his expertise on looking the best at all your important events.

 

 

The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School. The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School by Laura Murray JP MUR
The Gingerbread Man pops out of the oven at school only to find that the children have left for recess. He travels the school as he tries to find them.

 

 

A Good and Perfect Gift: Faith, Expectations, and a Little Girl Named Penny. A Good and Perfect Gift: Faith, Expectations, and a Little Girl Named Penny by Amy Julia Becker B BECKER 2011
The author recounts her journey as a parent when her first child, Penny, is born with Down syndrome.

 

 

How to Walk a Puma: And Other Things I Learned While Stumbling Through South America. How to Walk a Puma: And Other Things I Learned While Stumbling Through South America by Peter Allison 982.7 A 2012
Allison’s search for adventures takes him to Santiago,Chile where, among his exploits, he chases jaguars and escapes piranhas.

 

 

Love you more. Love You More by Lisa Gardner FIC GAR
A respected state trooper is charged with her husband’s murder, but nothing about the case is clear.

 

 

 

The Splendid Table's How to Eat Supper: Recipes, Stories, and Opinions from Public Radio's Award-Winning Food Show. The Splendid Table's How to Eat Supper: Recipes, Stories, and Opinions from Public Radio's Award-Winning Food Show by Lynne Rossetto Kasper 641.53 K 2008E
The author, host of public radio’s “The Splendid Table,” and producer Sally Swift share recipes, tips and ideas on how to prepare delicious, easy-to-make meals.


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