Lexington Staff Picks
Life As We Knew It / Susan Beth Pfeffer
Comics Squad: Recess! / Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm
The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook / Elana Amsterdam
|Bear and Hare Go Fishing / Emily Gravett|
Summary: Bear and Hare go fishing, but the trip doesn't turn out the way either one expects.
|Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy / Judd Apatow|
Summary: This book is a collection of 30 years worth of conversations -- always funny, often poignant, and incredibly intimate -- that not only span Apatow's career, but his adult life. Featuring interviews with luminaries like Mel Brooks and Chris Rock and modern icons like Louis CK and Amy Schumer, this is a book for fans of comedy, from the nerdiest fan of all.
|Storm Siren / Mary Weber|
Summary: Seventeen-year-old slave girl, Nym, should not exist. In a world where Elementals are only born male, and always killed at birth, she is an anomaly at best. At worst, people around her die.When a court emissary identifies her weather-manipulating ability as a weapon, Nym is purchased and put to work honing her skills. With time running out for the kingdom of Faelen, Nym might be all that stands between it and the technologically-advanced horror racing down upon them;not to mention the rumored reemergence of the monstrous shapeshifter, Draewulf. But some elements even she can't control.Nym must decide whom to trust as she's unleashed into a world of assassins and political betrayal surrounding a young king fighting for his throne, a tired nation that has forgotten its calling, and her handsome tutor whose dark secrets could destroy both her people and her heart.
|Sweet Salt Air / Barbara Delinsky|
Summary: Two childhood friends reunite at a summer retreat, each harboring a horrible secret that would test the bounds of their longtime relationship if revealed.
|Journey / Aaron Becker|
Summary: Using a red marker, a young girl draws a door on her bedroom wall and through it enters another world where she experiences many adventures, including being captured by an evil emperor.