Last Minute Summer Reads From the Link Crew

July 20, 2018

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We love to read here at the Link here are a few of our picks for your last minute summer reading list.

Sheri's Pick: INTO THE DROWNING DEEP by Mira Grant

Do you guys read horror books? I always stayed away from them for the most part because I was afraid I’d get too creeped out. And now that I’ve read Into the Drowning Deep..I need more! ✨✨✨ It’s about killer mermaids! I mean..how much better could it really get?! Of course that is simplifying it a bit, but you should definitely check it out for yourself. My review along with a synopsis is posted on my blog (link in bio)! . . #intothedrowningdeep #miragrant #orbitbooks #horrorbooks #killermermaids #cryptozoology #bookishconnoisseur #bookishconnoisseurbookreviews #bookreviewer #flatlay #bookphotography #bookishflatlay

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If you like sitting on the beach and thinking about deadly sharks, you’re going to love sitting on the beach and reading this book about deadly, violent psychotic mermaids!  It is an excellent beach read-  I highly recommend it.

Todd's Pick:

The Catcher Was A Spy by Nicholas Dawidoff 

Nothing says summer like baseball... and Spies. The book is about a former major league baseball player Moe Berg who also was a spy during WW||. 

Kelly's Pick:

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

Starting this today and I am so excited! I have heard such good things, have you read this book? If you did share your thoughts! ----

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If you're a self-help skeptic this book is for you. It takes on the mindless positivity that some books are pushing and illuminating that struggles give live more meaning and character. 

Program Director & all around Bossman Darrin's Pick: 

Killers of the Flower Moon Written by David Grann

3/5⭐️ Nonfiction, true crime book written in journalistic style about the mistreatment of the Osage tribe during the oil boom. Good insight into the beginning of the FBI. #killersoftheflowermoon #davidgrann #truecrime #bookstagram

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If you love real crime stories this book follows along the story of Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI. This book made it on the New York Times Bestseller list as well as earning accolades in Rolling Stone Magazine. 

My Pick:

You are a Badass  by Jen Sincero

Yes please! Sun, swimming, wine, a pal, and some Badassery on top. Not to mention hanging out in Spain - well done @zunna, thanks for being #BadassOfTheWeek. · · · @zunna: Viva Espana #bffs #awsomeness#catchingup #BadassOfTheWeek · · · If you'd like to be chosen as #BadassoftheWeek and have your awesome self broadcast far and wide over the Badass socialsphere, please post a pic of yourself with my book(s) to your public Instagram account (extra points for extra creative/hilarious shots), tag me (@jensincero) and include the hashtag #BadassoftheWeek! Thaaaaaaank you!

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If you're looking for a good dose of motivation and positivity this book has it in heaps. I'm normally not a self-help reader but the book's wit and realness caught my attention.