It's the dog days of summer and you may feel like reading, but nothing too taxing. Short stories collections are a good choice.
Full dark, no stars [large print] by Stephen King
Summer brides [large print] by Susan Wiggs, Sherryl Woods, and Susan Mallery
Coronado [large print]: stories by Dennis Lehane
Some days you get the bear [large print] by Lawrence Block
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- The stylings of the Balloon Buffoon, John Duh
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- Detroit Circus and Flyhouse performers
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Burn [videodisc] by directed by Tom Putnam and Brenna Sanchez
Half the road: the passion, pitfalls & power of women's professional cycling [videodisc] by written, produced, and directed by Kathryn Bertine
St. Paul's Cathedral [videodisc] by produced by Atlantic Productions Ltd. for National Geographic Channels in association with PBS & France TV ; series producer, Lara Acaster ; director, Jay Taylor
Trashed [videodisc] by Blenheim Films presents a film by Candida Brady ; executive producer, Jeremy Irons ; produced by Candida Brady & Titus Ogilvy ; written & directed by Candida Brady
Wild Brazil [videodisc]: Land of fire and flood by producer, Joe Stevens ; director, Adam White ; a BBC/ Discovery Channel co-production
Before Motown: a history of jazz in Detroit, 1920-60 by Lars Bjorn with Jim Gallert
Ask Not by Max Allan Collins
Murder as a Fine Art by Charles Morrell
Three can keep a secret: a Joe Gunther novel by Archer Mayor
Murder as a fine art by David Morrell
A question of honor by Charles Todd
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Bringing down Gaddafi: on the ground with the Libyan rebels by Andrei Netto ; translated by Michael Marsden
The month that changed the world: July 1914 by Gordon Martel
The Zhivago affair: the Kremlin, the CIA, and the battle over a forbidden book by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée
Independence: the tangled roots of the American Revolution by Thomas P. Slaughter
The mysterious affair at Styles [large print]: Poirot's first case by Agatha Christie
No man's nightingale [large print] by Ruth Rendell
Pursuit [large print] by Gene Hackman
The pawnbroker [large print] by David and Aimee Thurlo
That old black magic [large print] by Mary Jane Clark
""We hold these truths to be self-evident.." The United States as seen through the eyes of six different authors.
American fun: four centuries of joyous revolt by John Beckman
The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 objects by Richard Kurin
Supreme City: how Jazz Age Manhattan gave birth to modern America by Donald L. Miller
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Sally Ride: America's first woman in space by Lynn Sherr
Hard choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton
Tibetan peach pie: a true account of an imaginative life by Tom Robbins
If it's not impossible—: the life of Sir Nicholas Winton by Barbara Winton
Stephen Crane: a life of fire by Paul Sorrentino
Black current by Karen Keskinen
India Black and the Shadows of Anarchy by Carol K. Carr
Seven for a secret by Lyndsay Faye
Onion Street: a Moe Prager mystery by Reed Farrel Coleman
The wild beasts of Wuhan: an Ava Lee novel by Ian Hamilton
Loyalty by Ingrid Thoft
Beautiful ruins: a novel by Jess Walter
Belle: the slave daughter and the Lord Chief Justice by Paula Byrne
The Civil War: the final year told by those who lived it by Aaron Sheehan-Dean, editor
Forgotten Fifteenth: the daring airmen who crippled Hitler's war machine by Barrett Tillman