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WFL Book Report Podcast: Episode 3 – YA Romance with Jackie

Latest Episode: Episode 3 – Young Adult Romance with Jackie
Guest Librarian: Jackie Linsky

Interview Notes: Today Wellesley Librarian and YA selector Jackie Linsky discusses the popular title The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han

Jackie also mentions the other books in the Summer series, as well as To All the Boys…, another series by Jenny Han and puts in a good word for This Woven Kingdom by Tahereh Mafi which she tells us she’s currently reading at the end of the interview.

The WFL Teen Reads page is frequently updated with recommended titles!

Wellesley Reader’s Report

 

ADULT FICTION

  1. Cloud cuckoo land : a novel by Anthony Doerr.
  2. The personal librarian by Marie Benedict.
  3. The seven husbands of Evelyn Hugo : a novel by Taylor Jenkins Reid.
  4. The awakening : a solitary soul by Kate Chopin.
  5. Verity by Colleen Hoover.

 

ADULT NONFICTION

  1.   From strength to strength : finding success, happiness, and deep purpose in the second half of life by Arthur Brooks.
  2.   Crying in H Mart : a memoir by Michelle Zauner.
  3.   Atlas of the heart : mapping meaningful connection and the language of human experience by Brené Brown.
  4.   Principles for dealing with the changing world order by Ray Dalio.
  5.   Oh crap! potty training : everything modern parents need to know to do it once and do it right   Glowacki, Jamie, author.

 

MYSTERY

  1.   2 Sisters Detective Agency by James Patterson.
  2.   Gone for good by Joanna Schaffhausen.
  3.   Suburban dicks by Fabian Nicieza.
  4.   Choose me by Tess Gerritsen.
  5.   All the devils are here by Louise Penny.

 

SCIENCE FICTION

  1. Project Hail Mary : a novel by Andy Weir.
  2.   Greater good by Timothy Zahn.
  3.   The invisible life of Addie LaRue by Victoria Schwab.
  4.   Absynthe by Brendan P. Bellecourt.
  5.   Leviathan falls James S. A. Corey.

 

DVD

  1.   House of Gucci
  2.   Licorice pizza
  3.   King Richard
  4.   The French dispatch
  5.   A few good men

 

BIOGRAPHY

  1.   Lab girl by Hope Jahren
  2.   Untamed by Glennon Doyle
  3.   Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood by Trevor Noah
  4.   Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
  5.   The autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X

 

AUDIOBOOKS

  1.   1776 by David McCullough
  2.   What happens in paradise by Elin Hilderbrand
  3.   Less : a novel by Andrew Sean Greer
  4.   Freezing order : a true story of money laundering, murder, and surviving Vladimir Putin’s wrath by Bill Browder
  5.   Trouble with tattle-tails by Jonathan Auxier

 

COOKBOOKS

  1.   The new Mediterranean table : modern and rustic recipes inspired by cooking traditions spanning three continents by Sameh Wadi
  2.   Half baked harvest cookbook : recipes from my barn in the mountains by Tieghan Gerard
  3.   Damn delicious : 100 super easy, super fast recipes by Chungah Rhee
  4.   One spice, two spice : American food, Indian flavors by Floyd Cardoz
  5.   The game night cookbook : snacks, noshes, and drinks for good times by Barbara Scott-Goodman

 

YOUNG ADULT

  1.   The promised Neverland by Kaiu Shirai
  2.   Just roll with it by Lee Durfey-Lavoie
  3.   My neighbor Seki = Tonari no Seki-kun by Takuma Morishige
  4.   Kitchen princess by Natsumi Andō
  5.   Komi can’t communicate by Tomohito Oda

 

GRAPHIC NOVELS

  1.   One-Punch Man by Yusuke Murata
  2.   Seraph of the end : vampire reign by Takaya Kagami
  3.   The dark matter of Mona Starr by Laura Lee Gulledge
  4.   The Croaking Volume 1 by Megan Grey
  5.   Let’s play. volume 1 by Leeanne M  Krecic

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