Posted by: Burlington Public Library (WA) | April 18, 2013

Great new reads

red hot reads

With or Without You, by Dominica Ruta
This best-selling memoir is being compared to Jeannette Walls’ The Glass Castle, A Girl Named Zippy, by Haven Zimmel, and James Frey’s A Million Little Pieces.  Ruta grew up  north of Boston, with a mother that began sharing her addiction to Oxycontin with her when Ruta was a teenager.  If you like the reading about the challenges of dysfunctional family and addiction, this is one to watch for.

Untouchable, The Strange Life and Tragic Death of Michael Jackson, by Randall Sullivan
What is it about Michael Jackson that continues to fascinate us?  Here is a hefty tome “of unprecedented depth”  by a former editor for Rolling Stone magazine.  Pages of photographs completes the work.

How to Travel the World on $50 a Day, by Matt Kepnes
Can’t afford to travel, you say?  Learn the tricks of free airfare and much more in this book by a long-time travel blogger.  Great way to stoke your daydreams.

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