Books to read 2018
Beautiful Animals by Lawrence Osborne - Taking in a stranger who is suffering from exposure during a white-hot summer on the Greek island of Hydra, the daughter of a wealthy art collector and her friend, an American vacationer, discover the man's story before their act of altruism takes a dangerous turn that exposes their true loyalties. Recommended by: Jean Simpson, Readers' Services Librarian.
Riveting, rousing, and utterly real, Surpassing Certainty is a portrait of a young woman searching for her purpose and place in the world—without a road map to guide her. The journey begins a few months before her twentieth birthday. Janet Mock is adjusting to her days as a first-generation college student at the University of Hawaii and her nights as a dancer at a strip club. Finally content in her body, she vacillates between flaunting and concealing herself as she navigates datin...