It is 3 a.m. and you are sitting in a folding chair outside your favorite retail store, along with 400 other bargain hunters. Sounds like you could use something good to read. Here are my suggestions for Black Friday shoppers … you brave souls.
Books for the reader who wants a new camera
- Chopsticks by Jessica Anthony (2013 Popular Paperbacks nomination)
In this photo-mosaic love story, Glory falls in love with Frank, much to the disappointment of her father, eventually leading the piano virtuoso into madness.
- Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip by Jordan Sonnenblick (2013 Amazing Audiobook nomination)
An injury leaves Peter out of the pitching game … and leads him to a new hobby: sports photography. His new interest brings a new girlfriend, new fame, and a deeper relationship with his grandfather.
- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs (2012 Readers’ Choice, 2012 Best Fiction for Young Adults)
Jacob has never believed his grandfather’s stories about the strange children he grew up with in Whales. But when Jacob has the chance to explore the place his grandfather talked about, he can’t pass up the opportunity. And he discovers a horrifying truth behind the strange sepia photographs in his grandfathers collection.