The Road (Cormac McCarthy). Understated and straightforward but written with beautiful language and some heartfelt moments. A dad and young son "carry the fire" to the coast in a post apocalyptic cannibalistic world.
It's the rare mystery reader who doesn't secretly believe that she'd make a great detective. In Steven Rigolosi's new book, Felicity Prim is mugged in New York City, then decides it's time to move to the country and set up shop as a "criminal outsmarter.
The Catcher in the Rye is the ALLTIME Classic teen book. OK, Holden Caulfield is rich and negative. His time in New York is journey into maturity. Read it. Don't shoot anybody with the book in your pocket or I will revoke your library card!