April 23rd, 2018
How would you prefer to spend your weekend?
A. Video games
C. Learning something new
Which superpower would you pick?
A. Predict the future
B. Be able to communicate with plants
C. Read minds
What kinds of stories do you like?
A. Fast-paced and thrilling
B. Long and descriptive
C. Short and punchy
What are you watching?
A. Back to the Future, for the sci-fi
B. Planet Earth, for the beautiful natural imagery
C. Get Out, for the dark humor
If you chose mostly A’s, you should read…
The Oracle Year by Charles Soule
Twentysomething Will Dando wakes up with the power to predict the future and finds himself to be the most powerful man in the world. Or you may like Ready Player One by Ernest Cline.
If you chose mostly B’s, you should read…
The Overstory by Richard Powers
National Book Award winner Richard Powers is back with The Overstory. If the trees could talk, what would they say? Powers weaves multiple characters together, all connected by trees. Or try reading the nonfiction title The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben.
If you chose mostly C’s, you should read…
Heads of the Colored People by Nafissa Thompson-Spires
This stunning debut collection of short stories features black middle-class America. Or have you read New People by Danzy Senna?
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