Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be – Frank Bruni

Over the last few decades, Americans have turned college admissions into a terrifying and occasionally devastating process, preceded by test prep, tutors, all sorts of stratagems, all kinds of rankings, and a conviction among too many young people that their futures will be determined and their worth established by which schools say yes and which say no.

Ruthie: A Family’s Struggle with ALS – Lynn Miclea

2015 Summer Book Awards Winner: Many amazing 5-star reviews! This book is a dramatic yet informative, loving, and compassionate memoir about a woman’s experience with ALS, as told by her daughter, including multiple diagnoses, symptoms, deterioration, and progression of the disease.