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.

The Miracle of the Kurds – Stephen Mansfield

Hundreds of thousands of Kurds were murdered under the tyrannical regime of Saddam Hussein. Best-selling author Stephen Mansfield witnessed much of this history. He has captured the agony and the determination, the horror and the genius of one of the most remarkable stories of our time.

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.