Multcolib My Librarian Lisa: 2013 favorite reads to keep your pulse racing
Annotation:What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born, and dies on that same cold night. Ursula is born and dies many times over, while changing the course of history in this most unusual, darkly funny novel.
Annotation: A riveting, revealing, and moving account of the author’s struggles with anxiety, and of the history of efforts by scientists, philosophers, and writers to understand the condition. If you suffer from anxiety, or know someone who does, this book is a must read.
Annotation:The now middle-aged Dan Torrance (the boy protagonist of The Shining) must save a very special twelve-year-old girl from a tribe of murderous paranormals. Stephen King at his riveting best!
Annotation:Mary Roach excels at sometimes grossing us out, often making us laugh, and always teaching us something. After reading Gulp, you'll never again take your digestive system for granted.
Annotation:Former military cop Jack Reacher is one bad dude. He lives life by a different code than most, and he's not afraid to use his fists to get results. When he visits the head quarters of his old MP unit, he's caught up in an adventure he did not sign on for.