Sasha's Picks

Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399159015
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Amy Einhorn Books - April 17th, 2012

Lawson’s life story will keep you laughing out loud throughout. You will want to read each section to someone because they are so unbelievable. This book chronicles the famous bloggers life starting in a small town in Texas up to her current struggles and events. I would recommend this book if you are looking for something to pick up once a week or so to read a section.

A Visit from the Goon Squad Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307477477
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Anchor Books - March 22nd, 2011

This is a story of intersecting lives set around the music industry. Each chapter is told from a different character, giving insight to the various perspectives and opinions of each personality within the book. Compelling to the end, this book will keep you reading in order to connect the dots.

All the Flowers in Shanghai Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062081605
Availability: Special Order
Published: William Morrow & Company - December 20th, 2011

Jepson takes on the first person role of a female in pre-communist China seamlessly. This story of a young girl unexpectedly married off to her sisters fiance portrays a seldom seen picture of traditional Chinese women and the gender roles they are forced to fulfill. Under the covers of a family name, Feng must struggle with vicious relatives, pressure for a son, and living up to traditions she has never known. A great story that will keep you reading throughout the night!

Waiting for Sunrise Cover Image
ISBN: 9780061876769
Availability: Special Order
Published: Harper - April 1st, 2012

A provocative espionage story interwoven with love, betrayal, and deceit. The story starts in Vienna in 1913 with Lysander Reif seeking psychotherapy while simultaneously having a steamy affair only to be sent back to London at the start of World War I. He is then caught up in the past affair, underground intelligence circles, and family interferences.

I Am America (and So Can You!) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780446582186
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 20th, 2009

Hilarious book! Stephen Colbert’s summary of America and the fundamentals of American life. This book is entirely sarcastic and in true Colbert fashion. The book is divided by major topics of American culture (“Religion”, “Marriage”, “Education”) which are then discussed in length according to Colbert’s opinions. The audio version of this book is read by Colbert, adding to the deadpan wit found throughout the book.

The Book of
ISBN: 9780811876452
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Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - July 28th, 2010

Funny and entertaining!