Cool Summer Reads

Our Popular Reading program has been renewed for the 2019-2020 academic year! See some of our recent selections below or come and browse our titles on the first floor of Mullen Library in the Reference Reading Room.

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Title Author Status
Eyes in the Sky: The Secret Rise of Gorgon Stare and How It Will Watch Us All
Michel, Arthur Holland
The Conservative Sensibility Will, George F.
The Guest Book Blake, Sarah
Last Day Ruta, Domenica
The Last Time I Saw You Constantine, Liv
The Learning Curve Berman, Mandy
The Orphan’s Song Kate, Lauren
The Power of Human: How Our Shared Humanity Can Help Us Create a Better World Waytz, Adam
The Red Daughter Schwartz, John Burnham
The Skin Game Woods, Stuart & Hall, Parnell
This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant’s Manifesto Mehta, Suketu
Why You Like It: The Science and Culture of Musical Taste Gasser, Nolan
100 Side Hustles: Unexpected Ideas for Making Extra Money Without Quitting Your Day Job Guillebeau, Chris

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Let’s Get Summer Reading Started!

Happy Summer Go Time! Our latest selections have arrived in our Popular Reading collection. You can find them on the first floor of Mullen Library in the Reference Reading Room.

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Title Author Status
The Age of Living Machines: How the Convergence of Biology and Engineering Will Build the Next Technology Revolution Hockfield, Susan
The Ditch Koch, Herman
Every Tool’s a Hammer: Life Is What You Make It Savage, Adam
Exhalation: Stories Chiang, Ted
Fight Like a Mother: How a Grassroots Movement Took on the Gun Lobby and Why Women Will Change the World Watts, Shannon. Foreword by Julianne Moore
Full Count: The Education of a Pitcher Cone, David
Giants of the Monsoon Forest: Living and Working with Elephants Shell, Jacob
The Hive, No. 2 (Second Formic War) Card, Orson Scott & Johnston, Aaron
How Not to Die Alone Roper, Richard
It’s Great to Suck at Something Rinaldi, Karen
Kingdom of Lies: Unnerving Adventures in the World of Cybercrime Fazzini, Kate
The Latte Factor: Why You Don’t Have to Be Rich to Live Rich Bach, David and Mann, John David
Mrs. Everything Weiner, Jennifer
Orange World and Other Stories Russell, Karen
Reckoning: The Epic Battle Against Sexual Abuse and Harassment Hirshman, Linda
Rules for Visiting Kane, Jessica Francis
Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis Diamond, Jared

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Easter Week Reading Suggestions

Happy Easter! Our latest selections have arrived in our Popular Reading collection. You can find them on the first floor of Mullen Library in the Reference Reading Room.

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Title Author Status
Cemetery Road Greg Iles
Daisy Jones & the Six Taylor Jenkins Reid
The Fifth Doctrine Karen Robards
Gingerbread Helen Oyeyemi
In the Blink of an Eye Jesse Blackadder
The Last Act Brad Parks
The Library of Lost and Found Phaedra Patrick
When All is Said Anne Griffin
Ave Maria: The Mystery of a Most Beloved Prayer Pope Francis
Era of Ignition: Coming of Age in a Time of Rage and Revolution Amber Tamblyn
First: Sandra Day O’Connor Evan Thomas
Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals Rachel Hollis
Love Your Enemies: How Decent People Can Save America From Our Culture of Contempt Arthur C. Brooks
Pounding the Rock: Basketball Dreams and Real Life in a Bronx High School Marc Skelton
Queen Bey: A Celebration of the Power and Creativity of Beyoncé Knowles-Carter Veronica Chambers
Zora and Langston: A Story of Friendship and Betrayal Yuval Taylor
California Girls Susan Mallery
Don’t Label Me: An Unusual Conversation for Divided Times Irshad Manji
Lights! Camera! Puzzles! (Puzzle Lady Mysteries) Parnell Hall
American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race Douglas Brinkley
The Last Stone: A Masterpiece of Criminal Interrogation Mark Bowden

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Spring Break Reading Suggestions

Don’t leave town until you grab a book or two from our Popular Reading collection. You can find them on the first floor of Mullen Library in the Reference Reading Room.

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Wonder Woman (via Giphy)

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Title Author Status
The Alarming Palsy of James Orr Tom Lee
The Current Tim Johnston
The Nowhere Child Christian White
Irish Above All Mary Pat Kelly
This is not a Love Song Brendan Mathews
The Curiosities
Susan Gloss
Forget You Know Me Jessica Strawser
I Owe You One Sophie Kinsella
Parkland: Birth of a Movement
Dave Cullen
The Cassandra Sharma Shields
Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America’s Journey From Slavery to Segregation Steve Luxenberg
Finding Dorothy Elizabeth Letts
The Secret of Clouds Alyson Richman
Daughter of Moloka’i Alan Brennert
American Spy Lauren Wilkinson

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Plan Your Winter Reading

It’s winter – read a book! Stay warm with some of our latest additions to our popular reading collection. You can find them on the first floor of Mullen Library in the Reference Reading Room.

 

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Title Author Status
DASH Diet Mediterranean Solution, The: The Best Eating Plan to Control Your Weight and Improve Your Health for Life Marla Heller
The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties
Paul Collier
Watching You
Lisa Jewell
The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power
Shoshana Zuboff
The Orchid and the Dandelion: Why Some Children Struggle and How All Can Thrive W. Thomas Boyce
Are U OK?: A Guide to Caring for Your Mental Health Kati Morton
Burning the Sky: Project Argus, the Most Dangerous Scientific Experiment in History Mark Wolverton
The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington
Brad Meltzer & Josh Mensch
Aristotle’s Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life Edith Hall
Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called Alien Jeremy N. Smith
An Anonymous Girl Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen
Shameless: A Sexual Reformation Nadia Bolz-Weber
The Pope: Francis, Benedict, and the Decision That Shook the World Anthony McCarten
Talent
Juliet Lapidos
A Dog Called Jack Ivy Pembroke
Annelies David R. Gillham
Calm the F*ck Down: How to Control What You Can and Accept What You Can’t So You Can Stop Freaking Out and Get on With Your Life
Sarah Knight
Code Name: Lise: The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII’s Most Highly Decorated Spy
Larry Loftis

 

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Relaxing during Christmas Break

Start the holidays off right! Pick some escapist titles from our popular reading collection. You can find them on the first floor of Mullen Library in the Reference Reading Room.


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Title Author Status
Why Religion?: A Personal Story Elaine Pagels
The Secret Language of Cats: How to Understand Your Cat for a Better, Happier Relationship Susanne Schötz. Trans. by Peter Kuras
Paris Echo
Sebastian Faulks
Evening in Paradise: More Stories
Lucia Berlin
Becoming
Michelle Obama
The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success Albert-László Barabási
The Kinship of Secrets Eugenia Kim
A Call for Revolution: A Vision for the Future Dalai Lama XIV & Sofia Stril-Rever
Fed Up: Emotional Labor, Women, and the Way Forward
Gemma Hartley
Feel Better Fast and Make It Last: Unlock Your Brain’s Healing Potential to Overcome Negativity, Anxiety, Anger, Stress, and Trauma Daniel G. Amen
Gone So Long Andre Dubus
Muck Dror Burstein. Trans. by Gabriel Levin
Out of the Maze: An A-mazing Way to Get Unstuck Spencer Johnson. Afterword by Ken Blanchard
The Social Leap: The New Evolutionary Science of Who We Are, Where We Come From, and What Makes Us Happy Bill von Hippel
1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List
James Mustich
Hazards of Time Travel Joyce Carol Oates
Dead Sea Rising Jerry Jenkins
The Inequality Paradox: How Capitalism Can Work for Everyone
Douglas McWilliams

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Popular Reading Books Pre-Thanksgiving Grabfest

Before heading out of town for the Thanksgiving holiday, grab some light reading from our Popular Reading Book collection. The new books have arrived and some selections are given below. You can find them on the first floor of Mullen Library in the Reference Reading Room.

 


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Title Author
Almost Everything: Notes on Hope
Lamott, Anne
American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures
Ferrera, America
The Apprentice: Trump, Russia and the Subversion of American Democracy
Miller, Greg
Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
Clear, James
Brief Answers to the Big Questions
Hawking, Stephen
The Clockmaker’s Daughter
Morton, Kate
Glitter Bomb
Childs, Laura, with Terrie Farley Moran
Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You
Miranda, Lin-Manuel. Illus by Jonny Sun
Go to My Grave
McPherson, Catriona
God Is Young: A Conversation With Thomas Leoncini
Pope Francis, with Thomas Leoncini. Trans by Anne Milano Appel
Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger
Traister, Rebecca
Invisible: The Forgotten Story of the Black Woman Lawyer Who Took Down America’s Most Powerful Mobster
Carter, Stephen L.
Lab Rats: How Silicon Valley Made Work Miserable for the Rest of Us
Lyons, Dan
The Laws of Human Nature
Greene, Robert
LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media
Singer, P. W. & Brooking, Emerson T.
Murder on Millionaires’ Row
Lindsey, Erin
My Squirrel Days
Kemper, Ellie
Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women’s Anger
Chemaly, Soraya
Real Lolita, The: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World
Weinman, Sarah
Red Moon
Robinson, Kim Stanley
Saving Bravo: The Greatest Rescue Mission in Navy SEAL History
Talty, Stephan
A Spark of Light
Picoult, Jodi
The World According to Tom Hanks: The Life, the Obsessions, the Good Deeds of America’s Most Decent Guy
Edwards, Gavin

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Best Beach Reading 2018

Start July off right! Pick some beach reading from our popular reading collection of which some selections are given below. You can find them on the first floor of Mullen Library in the Reference Reading Room.


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Title Author Status
When Life Gives You Lululemons Lauren Weisberger
The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies Michael V. Hayden
Gigged: The End of the Job and the Future of Work
Sarah Kessler
Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for the Simpsons
Mike Reiss and Mathew Klickstein. Foreword by Judd Apatow
Rebel Talent: Why It Pays to Break the Rules at Work and in Life
Francesca Gino
Calypso David Sedaris
Adjustment Day Chuck Palahniuk
The Death of Mrs. Westaway Ruth Ware
The Outsider Stephen King
The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity Byron Reese
Sorority Genevieve Sly Crane
AIQ: How People and Machines Are Smarter Together Nick Polson and James Scott

Looking for more options? You can always see a full list of our Popular Reading books in the catalog, by searching under keyword, “CUA Popular Reading.”
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Begin Your Summer Reading Here!

Get your summer reading started here. Enjoy some light (or heavy) reading by checking our new additions to the popular reading book collection. You can find them on the first floor of Mullen Library in the Reference Reading Room.


Sunny Spring (via Giphy)

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Title Author Status
The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos
Christian Davenport
A Lady’s Guide to Selling Out Sally Franson
The Good Pilot Peter Woodhouse Alexander McCall Smith
The Female Persuasion Meg Wolitzer
Circe Madeline Miller
This Is Me: Loving the Person You Are Today Chrissy Metz
Blackfish City Sam J. Miller
The City of Lost Fortunes(Crescent City) Bryan Camp
If We Had Known Elise Juska
The Myth of the Nice Girl: Achieving a Career You Love Without Becoming a Person You Hate Fran Hauser
Noir Christopher Moore
Alternate Side Anna Quindlen
To Change the Church: Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism
Ross Douthat
The Little Book of Feminist Saints Julia Pierpont, Illus by Manjitt Thapp
Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet Claire Evans

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Take a Book for Spring Break!

Take a book with you for Spring Break. Check out some of our new additions to the popular reading book collection. You can find them on the first floor of Mullen Library in the Reference Reading Room.

 

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Title Author Status
Beautiful Days: Stories Joyce Carol Oates
The Triumph of Christianity: How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World Bart Ehrman
The Bookworm Mitch Silver
Mrs.: a Novel Caitlin Macy
Vogue Knitting: the Ultimate Knitting Book The Editors of Vogue Knitting Magazine
A False Report: A True Story of Rape in America T. Christian Miller and Ken Armstrong
Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley
Emily Chang
Brave Rose McGowan
High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing Ben Austen
How to Turn Down a Billion Dollars: The Snapchat Story
Billy Gallagher
Anatomy of a Scandal Sarah Vaughan
A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History Jeanne Theoharis
How Democracies Die Steve Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt

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