Devil in the White City by Erik Larson – Available for $16 (ISBN: 978-0-375-72560-9) This is the true story of the 1893 World's Fair and a cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death.
The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien – Available for $15 (ISBN: 978-0-618-70641-9) This story follows the men of Alpha Company as they struggle to survive in Vietnam during the war.
Third Quarter PERK Books
The Awakening by Kate Chopin – Available for $5 (ISBN: 978-0-743-487672) The story of a woman’s emotional journey that follows as she goes from a stifled, miserable marriage to a spirited and lusty freedom.
As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner – Available for $14 (ISBN: 978-0-679-732259) The story of the Bundren family’s odyssey across the Mississippi countryside to bury Addie, their wife and mother.
Fourth Quarter PERK Books
Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya – Available for $7 (ISBN: 978-0-446-600255) This story explores the "Chicano" or Northern New Mexico native people and their culture, religion, and customs a relationship between a six year old boy, Antonio and an old wise Lady, Ultima.
All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy – Available for $15 (ISBN: 978-0-679-74439-9) Two Texas cowboys head to Mexico in search of work, but soon find themselves in trouble with the law after one of them falls in love with a wealthy rancher's daughter.