A selection of books located in our "Popular Reading" section located on the main floor of Olin Library.
Maria: "Jumpstart to Skinny" by Bob Harper. A good safe way to lose weight fast. Me: Is it hard to start the diet while doing the exercise too? Maria: No, it gets you into a good routine, with your electroytes [drinkie thingies] straight after. I've read it cover to cover already once and Im going to get it out again and do it for 3 weeks in September Me: Which is like last Wednesday. Maria: Yeah.
Some families are created in different ways but are still, in every way, a family. Writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Nia Vardalos firmly believed she was supposed to be a mom, but Mother Nature and modern medicine had put her in a headlock. So she made a choice that shocked friends, family, and even herself: with only fourteen hours notice, she adopted a preschooler.
Jenna Miscavige Hill was raised to obey. As the niece of the Church of Scientologys leader David Miscavige, she grew up at the center of this highly controversial and powerful organization. But at twenty-one, Jenna made a daring break, risking everything she had ever known and loved to leave Scientology once and for all. TitlePeek
The Food Network celebrity chef presents a collection of accessible recipes that feature readily available ingredients, revealing how to use strategic menu planning and culinary know-how to prepare such options as Lobster Corn Fritters, Slow-Roasted Filet of Beef with Basil Parmesan Mayonnaise and Sticky Toffee Date Cake. 1.1 million first printing. First serial, O Magazine.
Montaro Caine, CEO of the Fitzer Corporation, is losing control of the company he built. At this moment of crisis, a man and woman appear at his office with a coin of unknown provenance, composed of a metal unknown on Earth. Montaro immediately recognizes it as the companion of a coin he analyzed as a graduate student working in a lab at MIT, which was later returned to its unidentified owner.
Not really chick lit, but also not really Jodi Picoult's usual "disease of the day" type genre either. Sage hears befriends an elderly man, and history disturbs her beyond words. He tells her of his days as a Nazi officer in World War II's most notorious concentration camps. There are links with her grandmother, and Sage decides immediately that she must report him. There are twists and turns, and a little romance along the way. But this is a very readable novel, with great depth.