Book Notes

Open books and the words book notes

5/18/2020

These are all e-books. Click on the book title to view the book in our Overdrive catalog. Email or call us if you need help accessing them, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

The Education of an Idealist by Samantha Power
Power’s outlines her American journey from immigrant to war correspondent to presidential Cabinet official. In 2005, her critiques of US foreign policy caught the eye of Senator Barack Obama who eventually named Power US Ambassador to the United Nations, the youngest American to assume the role.

Lost Connections by Johann Hari
What really causes depression and anxiety—and how can we solve them? Hari, who’s suffered from depression since he was a child, travels around to world discovering that everything we’ve been told about depression is wrong.

The Chocolate Maker’s Wife by Karen Brooks
Rosamund Tomkins, the illegitimate daughter of a nobleman, spends most of her life in a drudgery at a country inn . . . until the day she is nearly run over by the coach of Sir Everard Blithman and offered an “opportunity like no other.”

The Jetsetters by Amanda Eyre Ward
When seventy-year-old Charlotte wins the Become a Jetsetter contest and reunites her estranged children—Lee, an almost famous actress; Cord who can’t seem to find a partner; and Regan, a harried mother who took it all wrong when Charlotte bought her a Weight Watchers gift certificate for her birthday—they’re forced to confront what drove them all apart.

View all book notes.