A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
-Recommended by Carrie Brunsberg
Bryson does a good job of giving historic and detailed information in an entertaining and even humorous fashion. His description of a hike along the Appalachian Trail is a fun, informational and adventurous read.
How to Create the Perfect Wife by Wendy Moore
-Recommended by Lee Burkhalter
An interesting, amusing and extremely well-researched book on the life of Thomas Day and his quest to find the perfect wife. Though Moore’s writing reads like fiction, every bit of this astounding story is true.
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (and Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling
-Recommended by Laura Carlson
Kaling, star of The Mindy Project and a performer and writer on The Office, writes a funny and mostly lighthearted memoir. She shares childhood stories, how she got her break in Hollywood and her musings on dating and fashion.
(Recommendations from librarians at the Hennepin County Library–Eden Prairie.)