|Rise by Mira Grant
A collection of short stories set in the “Newsflesh” universe. Basically, it’s about a zombie apocalypse with the twist that human civilization DIDN’T completely collapse.
|Grimm (TV series)
This takes a spin on the Grimm fairy tales. What if what they wrote was the real deal? You think you might know your fairy tales.
|Sweet by Emmy Laybourne
Laurel regrets accepting her friend Viv’s invitation to go on a luxurious celebrity cruise launching the trendy new diet sweetener Solu. She’s too seasick to even try the sweetener and she’s already completely embarrassed herself in front of celebrity host Tom Forelli–the hottest guy ever! Tom and Laurel notice the passengers acting really strange and the shocking side effects of Solu are exposed.
|Collapse, by Jared Diamond, who also wrote Guns, Germs, and Steel.
Diamond seeks to answer the question of why various civilizations of the past vanished into antiquity, and what lessons we can learn from them (as well as from those that still survive) in order to avoid a similar fate for ourselves. His survey sweeps the globe and the timeline, covering societies past and present from places such as Easter Island, the Yucatan peninsula, the American southwest, Greenland, Japan, Rwanda, and Australia.
||Cookies & Cups cookbook by Shelly Jaronsky
I’m always looking for a new nummy recipe. Regardless of the title, I’m probably going to try the “Essential Blueberry Streusel Muffins.” Nom, nom.
Some of the staff (and staff-in-laws) are playing this. We also are a PokeStop.