Books for Boomers

Grab a cup of hot chocolate, a warm blanket, cozy up by the fire, and snuggle up with some great books to read during the holidays. Here are some suggestions from the Sylvania Branch Library to get you started!

The Martian, Crown Publishers, 2014
By Andy Weir
This is an edge-of-your seat debut thriller with laugh-out-loud dialogue mixed in. After a bad storm cuts his team’s Mars mission short, injured astronaut Mark Watley is stranded. Now he’s got to figure out how to survive without air, shelter, food, or water on the harsh Martian landscape until the next manned mission in four years.

Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances, William Morrow, 2015
By Neil Gaiman
This is the latest collection of short fiction by the #1 best-selling author. Included are previously published stories, verses and a 50th anniversary Doctor Who tale, as well as an original short story.
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Our Souls at Night, Alfred A. Knopf, 2015
By Keith Haruf
In this spare yet eloquent, bittersweet story, a man and a woman, in advanced age, come together to wrestle with the events of their lives and their hopes for the imminent future.

Girl in the Spider’s Web: A Lisbeth Salander Novel, Alfred A. Knopf, 2015
By David Lagecrantz
Series: Millennium novels (Stieg Larsson), 4 After receiving a call from a trusted source claiming to have vital information for the United States, journalist Mikael Blomkvist turns to hacker Lisbeth for help.

Disclaimer, Harper, 2015
By Renee Knight
Reading a mysterious novel that recounts in haunting detail the day she became the victim of a dark secret, documentary filmmaker Catherine Ravenscroft is forced to confront the past to prevent her world from falling apart.