Jenny’s Book Picks


Some new books:

Find a Way by Diana Nyad

Presence by Amy Cuddy

Non Fiction:

H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald

The Shepherd’s Life by James Rebank

Redeployment by Phil Klay

Spinster by Kate Bolick

Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

The Sound of Music Story by Tom Santopietro

Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine and the Miracle That Set Them Free by Hector Tobar

Russian Tattoo:  A Memoir by Elena Gorokhova

Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

The Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin by Jill Lepore

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson

Sonia Sotomayor:  My Beloved World

Vivian Maier: Out of the Shadows by Richard Cahan and Michael Williams

Vivian Maier:  Street Photographer by John Maloof

A Dog Walks Into a Nursing Home by Sue Halpern

The Little Book of Talent by Daniel Coyle

1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off

Catherine the Great by Robert Massie

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Color Me Calm: Stress Management Through Coloring by Mary Virginia Graham and Madge Cloud

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

Emily Post: Mistress of American Manners by Laura Claridge

The Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Barbara Walters:  Audition by Barbara Walters

Ladies of Liberty by Cokie Roberts

The Bag Lady Papers by Alexandra Penney

You Look Fine, Really by Christie Mellor

Home by Julie Andrews


Whistling Past the Graveyard by Susan Crandall

The Rocks by Peter Nichols

The Love Song of Miss Queen Hennessy by Rachel Joyce

Wynne’s War by Aaron Gwyn

Lila by Marilynne Robinson

Funny Girl by Nick Hornby

The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche

Almost Famous Women by Megan Bergman

Outline by Rachel Cusk

The Secret Wisdom of the Earth by Christopher Scotton

A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler

The Nightingale by Krisin Hannah

At The Waters Edge by Sarah Gruen

Orphan’s Inheritance by Aline Ohanesian

Missoula by Jon Krakauer

I am Abraham by Jerome Charyn

The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell

Vampires in the Lemon Grove by Karen Russell

Tenth of December by George Saunders

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan

Someone by Alice McDermott

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith

I Could Pee on This and Other Poems by Cats   by Francesco Marciuliano

I Could Chew on This and Other Poems by Dogs

Grumpy Cat

The Dress Lodger by Sheri Holman

The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok

Room by Emma Donoghue

Every Man Dies Alone by Hans Fallada

Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

Young Adult Literature:

Fangirl by Rainboy Rowell

Wonder by R.J. Palacio