Posts with the tag: popular reading

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.


Minion Ugly Sweater Party (via Giphy)

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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.


Water Beach Vacation (via Giphy)

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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

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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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Bye Bye (via Giphy)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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Take some books to go!

You’ve done it! You’ve survived another semester! Now for some FUN reading. 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.

 

 

Beauty and the Beast

 

 

 

 

 

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Title Author Status
Discipline Equals Freedom: Field Manual Jocko Willink
Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery Scott Kelly
In the Midst of Winter Isabel Allende
Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier, No. 2 (Twin Peaks) Mark Frost
Silence in the Age of Noise Erling Kagge
The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence Amir Husain
Why Bob Dylan Matters
Richard F. Thomas
Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News Kevin Young
God: a Human History Reza Aslan
Signs of Hope: Messages from Subway Therapy Matthew Chavez
Artemis Andy Weir
I’m Fine….and other Lies Whitney Cummings
Smile Roddy Doyle

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Thanksgiving Break Recreational Reading

Before you head off for the Thanksgiving break, take some recreational reading with you. Our autumn collection of popular books continue to roll in. You can find them on the first floor of Mullen Library in the Reference Reading Room.


Minion Turkey (via Giphy)

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Title Author Status
Bad Food Bible: how and why to eat sinfully Aaron Carroll
Guts: The Anatomy of The Walking Dead Paul Vigna
The Keto Reset Diet: Reboot Your Metabolism in 21 Days and Burn Fat Forever Marc Sisson
Sourdough: a novel SRobin Sloan
The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun J. R. R. Tolkien, Edited by Verlyn Flieger
The Quantum Spy: a thriller David Ignatius
Bonfire: a novel / Krysten Ritter
8 Seconds of Courage: A Soldier’s Story from Immigrant to the Medal of Honor Flo Groberg and Tom Sileo
Waiting for the Punch: words to live by from the WTF podcast Marc Maron
Leonardo da Vinci Walter Isaacson
The Rules of Magic Alice Hoffman
I Can’t Breathe: A Killing on Bay Street Matt Taibbi

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Our Autumn Collection of Popular Reading Books have arrived!

Our autumn collection of popular books has arrived! You can find them on the first floor of Mullen Library in the Reference Reading Room.

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Sponge Bob working (via Giphy)

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Title Author Status
The Lying Game Ruth Ware
Hunger: a Memoir of (my) Body Roxanne Gay
Jane Austen at Home: A Biography Lucy Worsley
Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived Scalia, Antonin. Foreword by Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ed by Christopher J. Scalia & Edward Whelan
Guts: The Anatomy of The Walking Dead Paul Vigna
Stephen Colbert’s Midnight Confessions Stephen Colbert
The Great Shift: Encountering God in Biblical Times Kugel, James L. & Geiger, Ellen
Sleeping Beauties King, Stephen & King, Owen
Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence Max Tegmark
The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal With People Who Treat You Like Dirt Robert Sutton
Modern Ethics in 77 Arguments: A Stone Reader
Catapano, Peter & Critchley, Simon; eds
The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America’s Enemies Jason Fagone
Why Buddhism Is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment Robert Wright

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Popular Reading Titles: Speaking American, The Spy, A Field Guide to Lies, and Feminist Fight Club

Welcome back CARDS! New titles will be coming soon to our Popular Reading collection in the coming weeks. In the meantime, select some ‘golden oldies’ from the shelves on the first floor of Mullen Library in the Reference Reading Room. There you will find an assortment of best sellers and other popular titles.

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Title Author Status
Lincoln in the Bardo George Saunders
Strangers in a Strange Land: Living the Catholic Faith in a Post-Christian World Charles J. Chaput
Get Your Sh*t Together: How to Freak Out Less, Accomplish More, and Generally Win at Life Sarah Knight
Seinfeldia : how a show about nothing changed everything
Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
Girl with the lower back tattoo Amy Schumer
Difficult Women Roxanne Gay
The Book That Changed America: How Darwin’s Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation Randall Fuller
The Spy: a novel Paulo Coelho
Speaking American: How Y’all, Youse , and You Guys Talk: A Visual Guide Josh Katz
The Boy is back Meg Cabot
Moonglow Michael Chabot
Scrappy Little Nobody Anna Kendrick
Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace Jessica Bennett
A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age Daniel J. Levitin

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